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:   

Guided Meditation-Tuesday, September 25 at 6:30 pmJoin us for an hour of peace experienced through guided meditation. Cindy Strom will lead you through several exercises to help you to learn the art of meditation and promote your general well being. All are welcome. Please arrive a few minutes early.  Once the program begins, the doors will be closed.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration.
 
Computer Class- Wednesday, September 26, at 7:00 pm-Ted Whittemore of Kinnelon Computers returns to the Kinnelon library with his monthly computer classes. Be the Boss, learn how to take care of your computer and tell it what to do and avoid Surprises! Bring a fully-charged laptop, if you have one. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 
Mushroom Foraging-Thursday, September 27 at 6:30 pm-Join longtime Kinnelon resident and mushroom enthusiast Quillan Snyder and find out how to forage for mushrooms, which ones are poisonous, what medicinal values they have, and more interesting facts. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 
The Beatles-50 Years Later-Wednesday October 3 at 6:30 pm-Barry Wiesenfeld, freelance musician and author, will play and sing his way through the phenomenon that was The Beatles– their growth, originality, musical innovations, and lyric depth.  To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 
Vision-Board Workshop-Saturday, October 6 at 1:00 pm-Create your intentional Life Vision-Board at the Kinnelon library. A vision-board is a way sell your own ideas to yourself, to anchor your dreams and allow the magic of manifestation to work in your life! Everyone from Katy Perry to Ellen Degeneres to Oprah swears by this, come find out for yourself! Cost is $5 per person. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration.
 
Nightmares-Wednesday, October 10 at 6:30pmHalloween season is upon us, tell us your Nightmares! Are you haunted by recurring dreams? Are you afraid of things that go bump in the night? Find the answers to these questions and more with Jefferson  Harman in this unique, interactive event. Whatever your challenge, this workshop will reveal the hidden gifts within your fears that allow you to overcome them. By examining the influence of archetypes, dreams, and  everyday symbology you can create a new relationship with your fears and transform them into trusted allies. If you do not have to a dream to interpret, all thoughts and questions about your dreams are welcome.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 
Lesson Plan for Murder Book Talk/Signing-Thursday, October 11 at 6:30 pm-Meet author and current Kinnelon High School teacher, Lori Robbins at the Kinnelon Library. She will be reading excerpts from her book Lesson Plan for Murder, a novel about an overbearing English teacher found dead in her classroom and quirky but feisty amateur detective Liz Hopewell’s adventures while solving the crime. Books will be available for purchase and signing. Refreshments and light fare will be served. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 

Halloween Felting-Wednesday, October 17 at 6:30-Kerstin Katko will teach a basic felting project. Using a special needle and fluffy wool you’ll learn the basics of this creative medium. You will go home with a completed black cat and a pumpkin to display this Halloween season! This class is suitable for beginners and those who have more experience, all are welcome. Cost for materials is $5 per person, due upon registration. Class size is limited so sign up ASAP!To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration. 

Discover Your Inner Writer-Tuesdays, October 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13 & 20 at 11:00am-A writing circle is a supportive community where people feel free to express themselves through the written word. The group, led by Dianne Di Mella, provides a safe environment to share different genres, such as journaling, memoirs, poetry, creative prose, etc. You will learn writing can reduce stress, heal troubled memories, and that it  is an easy way to communicate with your deeper self. It can also help you share happy memories, if so inclined, you can leave a legacy for your loved ones. Members share their work in a friendly atmosphere and through discussion build confidence in their abilities. In this 6 week workshop let the creative process work its magic as you find your own style and voice. Dianne Herald-Dimella lives in Wayne NJ. Her favorite thing is motivating people to explore their talents and push back the ring-pass-not-they have built for themselves. She has been facilitating writing classes since 2004. Course is limited to 10 participants. Age 50+. The cost per person is $35. All supplies will be included.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration

Cindy Sings!-To be recscheduled-Come hear Cindy Strom as she performs a selection of Contemporary Ballads, Standards, and Oldies. Easy Listening for everyone to enjoy.  Sing along or dance if you would like to. Bring a blanket to sit upon and snacks if you’d, like this will be outside (weather permitting.) 

 

 

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:

Chair Yoga
Saturdays 11:30 am-Sept.1, 8, 15, 22, Oct. 6, 20, 27 & Nov 3
Mondays 6:00 to 7:00 pm-Sept. 10, 17,  24, Oct. 1, 8, 22, 29 & Nov 5
Join one or both of our chair yoga classes cost is $60 for each eight class session.
 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
 
Pilates
Thursdays, at 6:30 pm, September 6, 13, 20, 27, Oct. 4, 11, 18 & 25
Cost for eight classes is$60. Take one or both!Eight week Pilates classes taught by Dee Schneider,
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
 
Yogaball-Saturdays, beginning September 8, at 9 -10 am –What do you get when you combine the stability ball, strength exercises, yoga, and Rina Rosazza? Stability Ball class with Yoga, a great way to stretch and strengthen your body. Join us for 8 sessions with Rina for $40. Please bring your own Yogaball to class.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 
ZUMBA!-Saturdays, beginning September 8, at 10 -11 am– 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
 
Ballroom Dance-On Mondays beginning September 10, 7:00 to 8:00 pm-Come take a spin on the dance floor!  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.
 
Yoga-Tuesdays, beginning September 11 at 10am-New teacher! New time!-An eight week Yoga class taught by Tara Temple. All levels welcome. Please bring a mat to exercise on. 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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