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Virtual Events for November 2021

The library is hosting online events and programs that you can attend from home! In addition to our regular monthly events, we’ve listed several standout adult programs for October 2021 below. Click here for our full calendar of events.



Special Events



Caretaking and COVID-19 – Tuesday, 11/2 at 7pm via Zoom.

Most likely, dementia does not increase risk for COVID-19. However, dementia-related behaviors, increased age and common health conditions that often accompany dementia may increase risk. Join us to learn about additional precautions you can take to help keep people living with dementia safe during the COVID-19 pandemic, whether at home or in a residential care setting. Click here to register.



Broadway 101: Broadway Returns! – Tuesday, 11/16 at 7pm via Zoom.

Theatre enthusiast Brian Stoll will discuss all things Broadway–from history to the importance of the Playbill to money-saving tips on how to see shows for less than $50. Click here to register.



Buying Your First Telescope – Wednesday, 11/17 at 7pm via Zoom.

Explore the most common types of telescopes and accessories across a range of budgets and for different observing goals and Astrophotography uses. Please click here to register here.



The Art of Coziness: Food, Holistic Strategies, & Seasonal Tips for a Cozier Life – Tuesday, 11/23 at 7pm via Zoom.

Embrace the season in a uniquely cozy way with practical tips to support comfort and happiness at home.  We will explore cooking ideas, home décor approaches, and lifestyle strategies that create a warm, joy-filled environment filled with simple pleasures. This class is grounded in cultural approaches to coziness that apply to all of our lives, particularly as we seek new ways to enjoy time at home and celebrate togetherness. Please click here to register.



Health & Fitness



Beginner Yoga – Mondays at 5pm via Zoom.

New to yoga? Learn the foundations for establishing a safe and effective yoga practice. Click one of the following dates to register: 11/1 | 11/8 | 11/15 | 11/22 | 11/29



Chair Yoga – Thursday, 11/4 and 11/18 via Zoom.

This gentle class focuses on an exploration of basic yoga poses and how to connect them through attention to breathing, alignment and mindfulness. Register here: 11/4 | 11/18



Meditation – Thursday, 11/18 at 7pm via Zoom.

Are you interested in trying meditation to reduce stress or calm your mind? Come try a guided mindfulness meditation session. The process focuses on non-judgmental awareness of our thoughts and actions to achieve relaxation and calm. Please click here to register.



Tai Chi for Beginners – Saturday, 11/6 and 11/20 at 7pm via Zoom.

Experience authentic Tai Chi training, also referred to as ‘Meditation in Motion,’ with Dr. Gang Huang. Click here to register.



Zumba Gold Chair and Pilates – Wednesdays at 2pm via Zoom.

Join instructor Laurie Fechter for this fun combo exercise class in a chair! Click one of the following dates to register: 11/3 | 11/10 | 11/17 | 11/24



Literature



FTPL Virtual Book Club – November, 11/13 at 11am via Zoon.

Join us for a librarian-led discussion of Hament by Maggie O’Farrell. “O’Farrell moves through the family’s pain like a master of signs and signals . . . In Hamnet, art imitates life not to co-opt reality, but to help us bear it.” -Los Angeles Times Click here to register.



Everything Else



English as a Second Language Class – Wednesday, 11/3 and 11/10 at 3pm via Zoom.

A free, Basic ESL conversation group led by an experienced, NJ-certified ESL teacher. Offered to ESL students who have a basic, working knowledge of English and wish to gain confidence speaking English. Click one of the following dates to register: 11/3 | 11/10



Virtual Sit n’ Knit – Wednesday, 11/17 at 2:30pm via Zoom.

Enjoy an hour of knitting, crocheting and conversation with other fiber enthusiasts. Click here to register.



Pet Loss Support – Sunday, 11/21 at 1:15pm via Zoom.

Pet parents who have lost a pet, or anticipate a loss, gather to share stories and memories with like minds and hearts. The Friends of Nikki Pet Loss Support Group was founded 3/8/01 and has been serving the community for over 19 years.
For more information, contact Donna Kahora at 732-246-2124 or at friendsofnikkipetlosssupport@comcast.net.

Please click here to register.



Have any questions about any of these programs? Leave a comment below or call the Reference Desk at 732-873-8700 ext. 111.

Thanks for reading,
-George, FTPL

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