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:

 
Ready, Set, Go to College!- Thursday, January 24 at 6:30 pm-Join us for a workshop for 8th, 9th,10th graders, and their parents on how to prepare for their college search. This interactive workshop will cover essays, transcripts, teacher recommendations, SAT’s, campus visits, and more. Come learn how to be a better candidate and better your chances of being accepted to the college of your choice! To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 
Ask Ted-Computer Class-Ted Whittemore of Kinnelon Computers returns to the library with his monthly computer classes. Each month, on the last Wednesday, Ted covers a different subject. 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
 
Eat Well, Be Happy!-Thursday, January 31 at 6:30 pm-Join Danielle Columbo, Personal Dietitian Consultant of Lincoln Park Shop-Rite as she helps understand what a healthy diet is, and how eating the right foods makes for a healthier, happier life.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 
 
 
 
Wine Glass Paint Night-Thursday, February 7, at 6:30 PMWAITLIST ONLY-Paint a set of two wine glasses! Local artist Bernadine Ferrari will bring all the supplies and know-how to help us create two beautiful glasses. Space is limited, please register ASAP! Cost is $5, all supplies  Payment must be made at time of registration. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chinese New Year tea Tasting-Saturday, February 9, at 2:00 PM-Come celebrate the Chinese New Year with the Kinnelon   Library and Selina Law, specialist and director of Screen Tea, Inc. She will share with you the history, customs, and stories about Chinese New Year. Each participant will have a chance to brew and taste different types of tea. A variety of snacks that are typical of the new year will be served. There will be a fee of $5 for supplies, which must be paid upon registration to participate in this program. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration 
 
 
 
 
Scrapbook Club-Join our Scrap/Crop club! This month we meet on Saturday, , February  16, 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.
 
Black Gold-Thursday, February 21, at 6:30 PM-Everyone has kitchen scraps, clippings from house and garden plants, leaves and brush available for recycling from our homes and gardens.  With a little effort you can turn these resources into compost. Gardeners call compost “black gold”. Adding just a half inch layer of compost to your soil is a perfect way to grow better flowers and vegetables. Mixing larger quantities of “black gold” into your soil before planting your fruits and vegetables will ensure a beautiful garden and a bountiful harvest for you! The topic of vermicomposting (worm culture) is also covered. Start enjoying the benefits of “Black Gold” today. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 
 

From Jazz to Soul-Sunday, March 3, at 2:00 PM-Beat the winter blue with Rhonda Denet and the Silver Fox Trio. Listen to their soulful sounds as they bring us “From Jazz to Soul Volume One”. A musical journey from the era when the “First Lady Of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald graced the stage to when the “Queen of Soul,” Aretha Franklin ruled the airways. In addition to Ella and Aretha, this showcase pays tribute to Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Nancy Wilson, Etta James, Martha & The Vandellas, Mary Wells, and Gladys Knight.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult 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 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

Ask Ted Computer ClassTed Whittemore of Kinnelon Computers returns to the library with his monthly computer classes. Each month, on the last Wednesday, Ted covers a different subject. 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

 

Programs in Process:

Pilates-Thursdays, Jan 10, 24, 31, Feb 7, 14, 21, 28 & Mar 4 at 6:30 PM-An Eight week Pilates class taught by Dee Schneider. Cost for eight classes is $60.  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, Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 9-10:00 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, Jan 5, 12, 19, 26, Feb 2, 9, 16 & 23 at 10-11:00 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
 
Chair Yoga-On Mondays, Jan.7, 14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25, Mar. 4 & 11 at 6:00 to 7:00 pm-Join our chair yoga class cost is $75 for ten 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. This ten 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
 
Yoga-Tuesdays,Jan 8, 15, 22, 29, Feb 5, 12, 19 & 26 at 10:00 AM-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
 
Guided Meditation-Tuesdays, January 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 6:30 PM-Join us for a series of 4 guided meditation classes. Cindy Strom will lead you through several exercises to help you learn the art of meditation and to promote your general well being. Whether you are  a beginner or practiced at guided meditation, you will enjoy this series. All are welcome. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 
Ballroom Dance-Jan.14, 21, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 & Mar. 4  at 6:00-7:00-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

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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