At the Kinnelon Library, we have a wide range of adult programs to appeal to every sensibility. Our goal is to inspire, educate, and promote the well-being of the public. Our past offerings have included drawing workshops, cooking classes, numerous history lectures, craft classes, supernatural seminars, ballroom dance, and concerts. We also have a wide range of ongoing programs, such as knitting, an adult book club, drop-in crafts, and exercise classes.
Better Together Programs
IN PERSON-Ireland Paint -Saturday, March 4, at 2:00PM– Come and celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day by painting a quaint Irish cottage. We are doing this in person at the library. All supplies (canvas, brushes, paints & instructions) are included. There is no charge for this program. Registration is required. Class is limited to 15 patrons Click to register
ZOOM-Ireland Paint Night-Thursday, February 23, at 6:30PM– Come and celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day by painting a quaint Irish cottage. We are doing this through Zoom. All supplies (canvas, brushes, paints & instructions) are included. Supply kits can be picked up beginning Friday, February 10 unused paint and brushes must be returned afterwards. A hair dryer would be helpful, but not required. There is no charge for this program. Registration is required. For guaranteed registration, use your own paints and brushes. Brushes needed are a 3/4” flat, #8 and #3 round. The paint colors are black, white, green, brown, yellow, and blue. I will supply an 11”x14” canvas, and instructions. Click to register
Author Talk-Cass Lauer-Wednesday, February 16, at 6:30pm–Meet Cass Lauer, Kinnelon Library Marketing and Engagement Coordinator, as she reads excerpts from her debut novel, Vox Libri. An imaginative tale about two co-workers who discover Vox Libri, a forgotten book of peculiar parables rumored to show the reader vivid, vaudevillian hallucinations. And for better or worse, the pair soon can’t focus on anything else. Refreshments will be served. This program is held in the main library. Click to register
Pyramids, Obelisks, and Mummies: Monuments if Ancient Egypt-Wednesday, February 15, at 7pm–Join Dr. Richard Veit, Professor of Anthropology and Interim Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences at Monmouth University, for his program Pyramids, Obelisks, and Mummies. Ancient Egypt is one of the wellsprings of world civilization. This presentation explores the ancient Egyptians and their many accomplishments. Come learn about their amazing feats of architecture and engineering, their beliefs and culture, and their religion. Explore the remains they left behind and see their impact on modern society today. This program is held via Zoom. Click to register
Soap Pump Paint-Thursday, February 9, at 6:30pm-Join Bernadine Ferrari for this fun craft and go home with a cute soap pump dispenser. The cost is $10 per person for all supplies. Please pay in cash to Bernadine at the program. Click to register WAILIST ONLY
Canasta Club-Tuesday at 7:00pm beginning January 10–Come join our Canasta Club, play Canasta every Tuesday at 7:00pm. This club is for beginners to advanced players. If you have never played Jim C. will teach you. Don’t know what Canasta is? Canasta a card game resembling rummy, using two packs. It is usually played by two pairs of partners, and the aim is to collect sets (or melds) of cards but most of all it’s FUN! Click to register
Tuesday Talkers-Tuesday, February 21, at 1:00pm-Join us for Tuesday Talkers! We will be talking about “Fleishman is in Trouble” by Click here to register.. We will be meeting in person at the library, in the teen section.
Yogaball-Saturdays at 8:00 am-beginning January 7- Yogaball will now be held via Zoom until further notice. All you need is a smart phone, tablet, or computer. Please register with the link on our website. Connecting is easy, click on the link from the email that you will receive soon after registering. Register by Friday, at 5PM, for Saturdays class. Click here to register.
Zumba-Saturdays at 9:00 am-beginning January 7-Anyone can Zumba anywhere! Now on Zoom! All you need is a smart phone, tablet, or computer. Please register on our website. The link to our Zoom meeting ID and password will be sent to your email. Connecting is easy, either enter the meeting ID and password on your Zoom app or click on the link from the email that you will receive after registering. Register by Friday, at 5PM, for Saturday class. Click here to register.
8 Classes-In Person-10:00 am – Tuesdays-beginning January 3 YOGA course led by Tara Temple. Students will focus on linking conscious breath with a gentle and mindful flow. In this yoga class students will build strength, flexibility and concentration while cleansing the body and calming the mind. All levels are welcome. Please bring a towel or a mat to exercise on and any other props you have available. Class size is limited. Sign up soon! There is no charge for this class. Click to register
Chair Yoga with Tara-Wednesdays at 6:00pm-Beginning January 4-Join us on Zoom with Tara Temple, all you need is a smart phone, tablet, or computer. Chair Yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is done while seated. Chair Yoga can improve your flexibility, concentration, and strength. It can also boost your mood and reduce stress. Tara has taught floor, and special needs yoga at the library and numerous studios in the area. Registration is required. Click here to register.