Adult Programming

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.

Programs   

Raw Food for Busy People-Thursday, June 28 at 6:30 Pm-Interested in the raw food lifestyle for yourself or your family? Ready to reclaim your health, lose weight, have clearer skin, and rediscover a lust for life? Eat your way to a happier, healthier, more vibrant you with the incredible healing benefits of RAW food nutrition!  What are you waiting for?  Learn how to add quick and easy raw food dishes to your diet- Get rid of brain fog- Prevent disease and take charge of your health- Feel younger at any age. Karen Ranzi is an award winning author, internationally renowned speaker, raw food coach, certified raw food chef, speech & feeding therapist, and creator of superhealthychildren.com  and the NJ Raw Food Support Network. Come and taste the benefits of Raw food, we will have two delicious dishes to sample! To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration.

Divine Light Healing Wisdom Classes-Tuesday, Monday, July 2 at 9am & 3pm, Wednesday, July 3 at 9am & 4pm-The purpose of the healing system is to learn how to clear, cleanse, heal, and harmonize your body, mind, and spirit so that you can live your best life. The DLHW is a high-frequency healing vibration through an  attunement meditation format to help return you to your original state of pure perfection, to remind you of your divine purpose, and to give you a powerful tool to clear, cleanse, and heal your own life first and then the lives of your friends, families, and clients.Monday, July 2 ( 2 modules) –The Diamond Light  9-1 pm $100 and The Five Pointed Star  3-7pm $100. Tuesday, July 3 (2 modules)-The Golden Triangle 9-1 pm $100 and The Obelisk 4-7 pm $100-$375 for all four modules. Must be paid in advance.  To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration. 

Paint-A-Sunflower-Thursday, July 5 at 6:30 pm-Paint a Sunflower with Carla Carfora. Painting is easier than you think, with a little help from Carla you will create a beautiful sunflower. Class is limited so sign up soon! $10 per person. FILLED

Flower Felting Class-Wednesday, July 11 at 4:00 pm and 7:00 pm-Ducky is back! Kerstin Katko will teach a basic wet felting project class. Using water and fluffy wool you’ll learn the basics of this creative medium. You will create a beautiful flower to pin or adorn almost anything! $5 per person. Sign up fast class fills up VERY QUICKLY!!! To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration. 

History of the NJ Shore-Thursday, July 12 at 7:00 pm-Local author and photographer Kevin Woyce will speak about “The History of the Jersey Shore”. The hour-long lecture will be illustrated with original photography and vintage images.For anyone who has ever wondered why there is an elephant-shaped building on the beach in Margate, a concrete ship stuck in the sand off Cape May Point, or a town called Ship Bottom, “The History of the Jersey Shore” is a colorful tour of coastal history, from the long-ago days of pirates, shipwrecks and lighthouses to the founding of today’s most popular summer resorts.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration.
 
Ukulele for Adults-Tuesday, July 17 at 7:-00 pm-Don’t let the kids have all the fun! Do you want an instrument that is fun and easy to play? Try the ukulele! Architekt Music brings their instructors to the Kinnelon Library for this free introductory class, where you’ll learn the basics of playing the ukulele. In this fun and relaxed program they will teach you the basic chords, rhythm, and strumming you’ll need, to be able to play a few songs by the end of the workshop. Sign up soon; we only have 10 ukuleles for 10 lucky participants! FILLED
 
BBQ Food and Grilling Class- Thursday, July 19 at 6:30 pm– Brigitte Mesa returns with a BBQ and Grilling class. Learn to cook and sample her delicious creations.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click onAdult Program Registration. 
 
Guided Meditation-Tuesday, July 24, at 6:30 pm-Cindy Strom will lead you through several exercises to help you to learn the art of meditation, and promote your general well being. This is a free program. All are welcome.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click onAdult Program Registration. 
 
Gods of Wood and Stone Booktalk/Signing-Thursday, July 26, at 7:00 pm-Pulitzer Prize finalist and award-winning newspaper columnist Mark Di Ionno, comes to the Kinnelon library to introduce his new book, Gods of Wood and Stone. Coffee and tea will be served. Books will be available for purchase and signing.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click onAdult Program Registration. 

 

Ongoing Programs

Tuesday Talkers Book Club Join our book club. We meet on the third Tuesday of each month at 1:00 pm in the first floor Library. Come have a cup of coffee and chat about a different book each month. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or visit our website or click on Adult Program Registration.

Krafty in Kinnelon Did you know Kinnelon Library has a “Knitting and Crocheting” group? We meet on the second and the last Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm upstairs in the meeting rooms. We welcome “needlers” of any level! Can’t knit or crochet? We will help.  Are you an expert? We will ask you for advice! We have a great time chatting while we create. Come up and see what we are all about! If you are a beginner knitter please bring a size 8 pair of needles and worsted weight #4 yarn in a light color. If you are a beginner crocheter  please bring a size h crochet hook and same yarn as above. To register, or for more information call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration

Scrapbook/Crop ClubJoin our Scrap/Crop club! We meet on the third Saturday of each month from 11am till 4pm.  Bring all your stuff and scrap the day away. Tables and chairs are supplied. You are welcome to bring  a lunch with you.   Space is limited, so join today! To register, or for more information call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration

 

Programs in Process  

NEW! Chair Yoga-Mondays, June 4, 11, 18, 25, July 9, 16, 23 & 30 at 6:00 to 7:00 pm-$60 for eight classes- What is Chair Yoga? Chair yoga is a gentle practice in which postures are performed while seated and/or with the aid of a chair.  Just like a regular yoga practice, Chair yoga increases flexibility, strength and body awareness.  Just about any standard yoga pose can be modified for chair yoga, including backbends, twists, hip openers and forward folds so you will still be working hard. This eight week CHAIR YOGA course    is taught by Sandy Scala. Class size is limited. Sign up soon! Payment must be made at time of registration.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration. 

Monday Pilates – Mondays, June 4-25 at 6:30 pm-The class is taught by Dee Schneider. Cost for four classes is $30. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat to exercise on. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration. 

Ballroom Dance- Mondays, June 4- July 23, 7:00 to 8:00 pm-Longtime Kinnelon resident, Lekha Keister will be teaching Ballroom/Latin dance in a series of eight classes. Couples only please, no experience necessary! Cost is $125 per couple for all classes! To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration

YOGABALL!-Saturdays at 9:00 am-May 5,12, 19, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30-An eight session Zumba class led by Rina Rosazza. All levels are welcome. Cost is $40 for all eight classes. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration.

ZUMBA!-Saturdays at 10:00 am-May 5,12, 19, June 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30An eight session Zumba class led by Rina Rosazza. All levels are welcome. Cost is $40 for all eight classes. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration.

Pilates-Thursdays, 6:30 pm-7:30 pm, May 10, 17, 24, 31, June 7, 14, 21 & 28-$60.00-An eight week Pilates class taught by Dee Schneider. Cost for all 8 classes is $60. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration. 

Registration

To register for any Adult program (one-time or continuous), please enter your information in the fields below. Feel free to register for as many programs as you’d like. It is important to register for Programs as if there are not enough registrants, programs may need to be canceled.

Please note that some programs include a small attendance fee (to cover the cost of an instructor, for example). If there is a charge for the program, please make your payment to the Kinnelon Public Library at the Front Desk (cash or check is fine).

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