Meditation, Serenity

October 25, 2019 by
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Follow through on your intention to learn and practice meditation. We will explore different types of meditation with a time of sharing to follow for those who are so inclined. First timers and those with any meditation experience are welcome. This meditation program is led by Jean Leigh. Free. No sign-up is needed.

Friday Afternoon at the Movies: “Long Shot”

October 25, 2019 by
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Our movie this month is “Long Shot” (2019) starring Seth Rogen as Fred Flarsky, a gifted and free-spirited journalist with an affinity for trouble, and Charlize Theron as Charlotte Field, one of the most influential women in the world. The two have nothing in common, except that she was his babysitter and childhood crush. When Fred unexpectedly reconnects with Charlotte as she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, she impulsively hires Fred as her speechwriter, much to the dismay … Continue reading

Tea and Conversation with Grace Schulman

October 27, 2019 by
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Join us for tea and conversation as Julie Maloney, Director of Women Reading Aloud, conducts an up-close and personal interview with Grace Schulman, a literary icon in the poetry world. In 2016, she was awarded The Poetry Society of America’s highest award, the Frost Medal, presented annually for distinguished lifetime achievement in poetry. Last year, she published “Strange Paradise: Portrait of a Marriage” about the marriage she shared with her husband of many years and his physical decline. She has also published six … Continue reading

Different Strokes

October 29, 2019 by
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On view: October 1 – 29, 2019 A collection of artwork created by the students of Andrea Gianchiglia.  

Tabletop Gaming Night

October 29, 2019 by
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Bring your friends for a night of fun playing all of your favorite tabletop games! Thanks to our sponsor, Bearded Dragon Games, we will have Settlers of Catan, One Night Werewolf, Pandemic and more. We also encourage you to bring your own games like Magic: The Gathering cards. Free. No sign-up is needed. Just come! We’ll meet in the library rotunda.  

Gentle Chair Yoga

October 30, 2019 by
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Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair or standing using a chair for support. The postures are adaptations of traditional yoga poses which offer increased strength, flexibility, body and breath awareness and overall vitality. This chair yoga class is open to everyone, and no prior yoga experience is needed. The schedule for this six-week session is Wednesdays, October 30-December 4. The total cost for the session is $40.00. This program is a partnership of Bernardsville … Continue reading

Creating A Dynamic Job Portfolio

October 30, 2019 by
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The job market continues to change, as does the way we look for work. This workshop examines the value of presenting yourself as a complete package by using a resume as an introduction to an employer and backing it up with a portfolio presented at the interview. Jan Goodman, Career Coach and Community Outreach Specialist, will cover writing the resume,
 creating a noticeable package, cover letters, personal branding, and much more. Free. Advance sign-up is encouraged. Click here to sign … Continue reading

Healing Lessons

October 30, 2019 by
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Plan Your Future Now The Healing Lessons workshop series, led by Professional Inspirer Andrea Mastrobattista, focuses on topics that help people on healing journeys, whether they be physical, psychological, emotional, or any combination of those three. Andrea draws on the lessons she learned throughout her healing journey over the past 21 months, and shares how she discovered what is truly most important in her life. At the beginning of the month, we talked about setbacks. They have a tendency to … Continue reading

“Vietnam and Cambodia: After the Ravages of War”

November 2, 2019 by
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On view: November 2 – 27, 2019 Gallery Talk: Wednesday, November 13 at 7:00 pm “After the Ravages of War: Vietnam” by Dr. Douglas Munch The exhibition will display photographs of modern day Vietnam and Cambodia that Dr. Douglas Munch took in January 2018 during his tour from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City (aka Saigon). The photographs portray aspects of modern life in these ancient countries that have been plagued and ravaged by war. Click here for more information on Dr. Munch’s … Continue reading

Unsheltered

November 2, 2019 by
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Saturday Samplers Unsheltered (2018) • Barbara Kingsolver This is the story of two families, in two centuries, who live at the corner of Sixth and Plum in Vineland, NJ, as they navigate the challenges of surviving a world in the throes of major cultural shifts. It’s a timely novel that interweaves past and present to explore the human capacity for resiliency and compassion in times of great upheaval. Free. No sign-up is needed.

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