Fall 2023 T'ai Chi Chih Registration Form (pdf)
Downloadable Coloring Pages



SENIOR FITNESS [FULL] - Mondays & Thursdays through November 2


This Class is Full.
Our Senior Fitness program led by instructor Trudi Barrett returns for a fall session Mondays and Thursdays at 10 am through Thursday, November 2 thanks to the generosity of Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library. Each 60-minute class is especially designed for seniors and includes the following:
5-minute warm-up stretch
15 minutes of aerobics
10 minutes with exercise ball
10 minutes with stretch band
10 minutes with weights
5 minutes cooling down
Participants are required to bring 2, 3, or 4-lb weights, stretch band, and a ball. Weights can be purchased at Five Below, Amazing Savings, TJ Maxx, or Marshalls. RSVP in person or call 973-226-8636. Limited to 24 participants, priority given to Roseland residents.

MINDFUL COLORING - Tuesdays at 1 pm

Take a break with some mindful coloring at the library. With its soothing and meditative qualities, coloring is a fun and easy activity that can help lower stress levels. If you don't have time to stay and color, just call ahead of time to pick up some coloring sheets to take home. No RSVP needed.

VINYASA YOGA - Thursdays at 7 pm

We are excited to offer in-person Vinyasa Yoga class led by yin yoga master Mary McCourt, assistant manager of Niyama Yoga Shala in Roseland, 2022 Best of Essex winner in the wellness provider and yoga studio categories. Classes will be held in the library community room Thursdays at 7 pm. Limited to 12 participants - RSVP required. Suitable for all levels. Participants must bring their own mats, water bottles, and props. 
Free to Roseland residents and paid Roseland Free Public Library members, $5 (cash) fee per class for others.
Described by the instructor as "a kaleidoscope of meaningful expression through movement of the body," these one-hour classes will incorporate dynamic music to help spark a soul-body connection and release stagnant energy. 


Thursday, September 28, at 7 pm


Relax after a busy day with a guided meditation session at the library that will be streamed live in the library community room, or participants also have the option to follow at home through Zoom. Class will be led by meditation guide Amy Rutledge, who has found meditation to be helpful in the management of Lyme disease, PTSD, anxiety, and depression, as well as an overall beneficial wellness practice. USE THIS LINK TO REGISTER ON ZOOM
OCTOBER 5 & 19



FALL T'AI CHI CHIH - Tuesdays through November 14, at 11:30 am
Note: No class on November 7


Certified instructor Linda Sercarz returns with an 8-week fall session of T'ai Chi Chih Tuesdays at 11:30 am through Tuesday, November 14. There will be no class on November 7. Cost for the entire fall session is $75 per participant. Email the instructor at sercarz@aol.com with any questions and complete downloadable form to register.
T'ai Chi Chih is a gentle, mindful exercise that is based on ancient wellness principles from the Far East. It consists of one basic pose and 19 different movements, and is designed to help improve flexibility, balance, and overall well-being. DOWNLOAD REGISTRATION FORM HERE 


The term "body image" is defined as the subjective picture or mental image of one’s own body. Our perceptions of our bodies directly impact our self-esteem and the ways in which we do or do not honor our bodies. 

Join Suzanne Rubinetti, LCSW, for an informative interactive program on body image. Learn strategies to improve your body-esteem and ways to honor your uniqueness.

Suzanne Rubinetti, LCSW is a psychotherapist with a private practice in Summit, NJ. She specializes in the treatment of eating disorders and body image. She also teaches courses at Rutgers University, serves as a Dove Beauty Facilitator, and lectures throughout the community.

BALANCE & FALLS - Wednesday, October 18, 11 am-12 pm
Blanca Moreno, a physical therapist from Cooperman Barnabas Medical Center, will visit the library and share ways to maintain your balance and reduce your risk for falling. RSVP HERE