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:

 
Halloween Paint Night- Saturday, October 20 at 2:00 pm– Come and celebrate  the Halloween season and paint a ‘Moonlit Tree, customize it by changing the owl to a vulture, put a gravestone in the field, or a add a scarecrow! Awaken your inner artist, come create with us. Space is limited, please register ASAP! Cost is $10, due upon registration. All supplies will be included  To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 
Patty Page/Doris Day Tribute Concert-Sunday, October 21 at 2:00pm-Join Prof. Diane Cypkin for a road trip on the Interstate of time back to the fabulous fifties.  For many it was an era of hope and security. Ike was President, cars were big, gas was cheap and families were moving to newly created suburbs like Levittown where they watched the exploits of Lucy, Lassie, Danny, and Donna on their black & white TVs. Two of the leading ladies on the radio were Patti Page and Doris Day. During your journey, Dr. Cypkin will not only sing the hits of these iconic artists, but will also share their personal stories to bring their music and their era to life. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 

Ask Ted Computer ClassDATE CHANGE_TUESDAY, OCTOBER 23 THIS MONTH-Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00pm-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

Halloween Paint Night-Thursday, October 25 at 6:30 pm- Come and celebrate  the Halloween season and paint a ‘Moonlit Tree, customize it by changing the owl to a vulture, put a gravestone in the field, or a add a scarecrow! Awaken your inner artist, come create with us. Space is limited, please register ASAP! Cost is $10, due upon registration. All supplies will be included.CLASS IS FULL                                                                                                                              

“Hidden Wonders of Korea- Serving the People through Science and Technology”-On Wednesday October 24 at 6:30pm-Come and enjoy an evening of Korean culture and history! The members of the Korean  Spirit and Culture Promotion Project will be showing films on King Sejong the Great, a truly enlightened monarch from 15th century Korea. His motto was, “The duty of a king is to love his people. That is all.”  With this belief, King Sejong initiated numerous cultural achievements and scientific inventions to improve the welfare of his people. After the films, there will be a full Korean traditional meal served in Bangjja (traditional Korean bronze tableware). Various books on Korean history and culture will be available at no charge. Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project is a nonprofit organization that is dedicated to raising awareness of Korean history and culture. Since 2005, KSCPP has presented various programs on Korean history and culture over 1,800 times in the United States. Come hungry a full meal will be served!
This program is full.
 
Pilates-Thursdays, at 6:30 pm, Nov 1, 8, 15, 29, Dec 6, 13, 20, & 27- 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, Nov 3, 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 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, Nov 3, 10, 17, Dec 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 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
 

 

Sew It! @ the library-Saturday, November 3 at 1-4pm– We are transforming the library into a sewing studio! Join instructor, Ellen Lumpkin Brown and make this Craft/Cooking Apron. She is bringing the machines,  the fabric, and the know-how. The cost is $15 per person, paid at registration. Sign up ASAP, space is limited!To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration

 

 

Ruining a Nation-Thursday, November 8 at 6:30pm-In 1991, the state of NJ took over control and operated the school district of Paterson. That’s when the district really went downhill. Meet retired Paterson Public School Teacher, Lee McNulty as he recounts his years as a teacher in the Paterson school district. His  book, “Ruining A Nation and Nobody Cares”  is his personal journal, written in a diary format chronologically documenting the continuous non-stop out of control and violent behavior, where students and trespassers are in the hallways, bathrooms, stairwells, everywhere, anywhere other than being in class. This behavior is ignored, and allowed to go on all day, every day, year after year. Hear his compelling and disturbing story and why he couldn’t keep quiet about it!  To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration

Cindy Sings!-Rescheduled  Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 pm-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.) Registration will be available in October. To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration

 

Chair Yoga-Saturdays 11:30 am-  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 six week CHAIR YOGA course is taught by Sandy Scala. Class size is limited. Sign up soon! Payment must be made at time of registration, cost is $45 for six classes.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration
 

Yoga-Tuesdays, Nov. 13, 20, 27, Dec. 4, 11 & 18 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 6 classes is $45.To register, or for more information, call 973-838-1321 or click on Adult Program Registration.

City of Champions-Thursday, November 15 at 6:30pm-Hank Gola comes to the Kinnelon Library to talk about his book “City of Champions”, an American story of leather helmets, iron wills and the high school kids from Jersey who won it all! 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 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

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:

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. 

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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