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Upcoming Events


REGISTER FOR PROGRAMS ON OUR WEBSITE, OR CALL 973-226-8636. 

 

 

"THE FLICKSTERS" MOVIE DISCUSSION GROUP - Wednesday, August 4, at 7 pm

  

Go on a swashbuckin' summer adventure with The Count of Monte Cristo and The Mask of Zorro, then join us for a discussion! Don't look for Errol Flynn or Basil Rathbone to appear, just enjoy Antonio Banderas, Jim Caviezel, and other favorites as they romp across Mexico and France, through castles and chateaus. Both movies are available through BCCLS - reserve your copies soon! Discussion group is limited to 10 - RSVP on library website to receive Zoom link. Also, guests should attend prepared with a couple of trivia questions about any movie, which we will save for the end of the meeting.


DROP-IN T'AI CHI CHIH - Tuesdays at 10:30 am through August 31

Welcome our new certified T'ai Chi Chih instructor, Linda Sercarz, who will conduct weekly drop-in classes Tuesdays through the end of August. Classes are $10 per session and will be held in the library's Quiet Room. For your safety, if you are unvaccinated, please wear a mask.
Linda, who is also a Reiki practitioner and certified HeartMath coach/mentor, has taught at the Montclair Adult School, JCC, Township of Millburn, Caldwell Community Center, and the Chatham Adult School, among other locations. If you have any questions, please contact Linda at 973-714-8650 or Sercarz@aol.com.

 


"THE NEXT CHAPTER" GRIEF SUPPORT - Tuesday, August 10, at 6:30 pm

The Next Chapter, our informal grief support group, has resumed in-person meetings to provide a casual setting for connecting with others who have also experienced the loss of a loved one. No RSVP needed. We ask that unvaccinated guests please wear masks.

OTHER UPCOMING MEETING DATES - ALL MEETINGS START AT 6:30 PM
TUESDAYS, AUGUST 24 & 31
TUESDAYS, SEPTEMBER 14 & 21
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27



ONLINE CLASS: GUIDED MEDITATION - Thursdays, August 12 & 26, at 7 pm


Enjoy some relaxing "me" time after a busy day with a virtual meditation session led by meditation guide Amy Rutledge, who is also an artist and actor, every other Thursday evening. She has found meditation to be a helpful aid in the management of Lyme disease, PTSD, anxiety, and depression. Her greatest passions are helping people and animals. REGISTER FOR CLASS HERE You will then receive instructions and credentials for logging into the Zoom meeting.
 

 

MONDAY AFTERNOON MOVIES RETURN - Monday, September 13, at 1 pm 


  
 
Monday afternoon movies return to our Community Room EVERY OTHER WEEK with some safety restrictions in place:
  • Seating is limited to 20 guests - must RSVP on library website!
  • Masks must be worn by unvaccinated guests
  • No snacks will be served, but guests are welcome to bring their own snacks

Our series kicks off with Nomadland, the story of 60-year-old Fern, who takes up residence in her van, living as a modern-day nomad throughout the American West, after losing everything during the Great Recession. UPCOMING MOVIE SCHEDULE - CLICK ON MOVIE NAME TO RSVP

SEPTEMBER 13: NOMADLAND
SEPTEMBER 27: ON THE BASIS OF SEX
OCTOBER 18: SECRET GARDEN (LIBRARY CLOSED ON OCTOBER 11 FOR COLUMBUS DAY)
NOVEMBER 1: ALADDIN
NOVEMBER 15: YESTERDAY
NOVEMBER 29: PAVAROTTI


FALL T'AI CHI CHIH - Tuesdays, September 14-November 23, at 10:30 am
NO CLASS ON NOVEMBER 2, ELECTION DAY

 

Certified T'ai Chi Chih instructor Linda Sercarz will teach Fall T'ai Chi Chih on Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 am starting September 14 through November 23. There will be no class on Election Day, November 2. Fee is $100 for all 10 classes. For your safety, if you are unvaccinated, please wear a mask. Limited to 20 participants.
T'ai Chi Chih is not a martial art. This gentle exercise is based on ancient wellness principles from the Far East and is made up of 19 different moves and a single pose. All levels are welcome.
Linda, who is also a Reiki practitioner and certified HeartMath coach/mentor, has taught at the Montclair Adult School, JCC, Township of Millburn, Caldwell Community Center, and the Chatham Adult School, among other locations. To register for the fall session, please DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM HERE or pick up a form from the library and follow the instructions. If you have any questions, please contact the instructor at 973-714-8650 or Sercarz@aol.com. 


 


RECORDED PRESENTATION: REVISIT 1980 

 
Award-winning journalist Evan Weiner takes 40 years down memory lane, to the year 1980, during a special presentation he describes as "semi-autobiographical." He discusses his interview with then-president Ronald Reagan, the start of his relationship with former U.S. Senator Al D'Amato, the New York Senate race, witnessing the return of former Iranian hostages at Stewart Air Force Base, the Ted Kennedy rally at the Ford assembly plant in Mahwah, the legendary U.S. olympic hockey team, and various other political, news, and pop culture topics of the era. 
 
VIRTUAL MURDER MYSTERY SHOW
 

We are very excited to share a new Murder Mystery series presented by Music Mountain Theatre in Lambertville, NJ! Murder at Cheltenham Manor features a Downton Abbey theme, and we will air an episode every week on our Facebook page, or you can access links to episodes here: