ADULT PROGRAMS

Please contact reference@fairlawn.bccls.org with any reference questions or questions about programs. Currently all programs are held on Zoom.

conversational spanish

Wednesday, April 28th REGISTER

3pm

Join Carolina via Zoom in a fun conversational Spanish class. All levels welcome.

Registration is required, please sign up and the Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program.

Make & Take Butterflies in Glass for Adults

Thursday, April 22nd at 7pm

Join Em on Zoom and make beautiful glass encased butterflies for Earth Day. Participants will need to have a glue gun, scissors, twigs, and small branches. The library will supply all other items needed for this project.  Adults 18 and up.  Please be considerate and do not register for the program if you will not be able to make it to the zoom. Supply kits will be ready for pick up on Monday, April 19th.

 

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Museum of the American Revolution Virtual Tour

Wednesday, April 28th at 7pm

Join a museum educator for a guided, virtual walk-through of the museum's core galleries. Learn how soldiers, women, African-Americans, Native Americans, children and others experienced the tumultuous events of the Revolution through the stories and objects they left behind.

Registration is required, please sign up HERE and the Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program.

Social security explained

Thursday, May 6th at 7pm

Join special guest speaker Mark Lange, as he discusses:

- Type of benefits you are eligible to receive
- Difference between full retirement age
and delayed retirement
- Filing for benefits
- Retirement planning strategies
- Annuity type distinction

Registration is required, please sign up HERE and the Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program.

Wild New Jersey:

Nature Adventures in the Garden State

Thursday, May 13th at 7pm

Just in time for summer, Conserve Wildlife Foundation Executive Director and nature author David Wheeler, brings you on a journey through the diverse wildlife, nature destinations, and outdoor activities offered in New Jersey. Far from its typical stereotypes, the Garden State actually hosts biodiversity that is nearly unmatched anywhere else in the country in such a small region. From bald eagles and bobcats to diamondback terrapins and bottlenose dolphins, wildlife abounds in New Jersey. Join Mr. Wheeler in learning where you can find your own nature adventures this summer in the Garden State!

Registration is required, please sign up HERE and the Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program.

caregiving at home for the medically fragile

Tuesday, May 25th at 7pm

Healthcare Consultant, Joanne Siegel, will discuss finding and hiring a home health care agency, working with a Home Health Care Aide, and the legal rights of the home care patient.

Registration is required, please sign up HERE and the Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program.

Writers' Circle

Our Adult Writers' Circle has not let the pandemic stop us, as we continue to meet. In fact, we are meeting more often than ever, once a week at the moment, Mondays at 7:00 pm. No experience is necessary and the group meets on Zoom. For an invitation to the next meeting, email Justin here.

Adult Board Game Club

Looking to play some games online with staff and patrons? Our Adult Board Game Club is now virtual and meets weekly on Wednesdays at 7pm. If you are an adult and are interested in playing, email Justin here and he'll tell you more and send you an invitation to our meetings. We have played some party games, and even enjoyed a space-themed RPG.

Not-So-Young-Adult Book Club

Are you an adult that loves YA? Join the Not-So-Young-Adult Book Club! Our next meeting will be on Zoom on Tuesday, April 20th from 7:30-8:30pm. We will be discussing "Dominicana" by Angie Cruz which is on Hoopla as an eAudiobook, and Libby as an eBook and eAudiobook. Print copies are also available at doorside pickup.

Please email Liz here for the meeting info.

Understanding Alzheimer's and Dementia

Wednesday, April 21st at 7pm

Joanne Siegel and Robyn Kohn from the Alzheimer's Association will discuss:

  • The relationship between Alzheimer's and dementia

  • How the brain is affected

  • Risk factors and three stages of the disease

  • FDA-approved treatments available

  • Alzheimer's research

  • Resources

Registration is required, please sign up HERE and the Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program.

Springtime Bird House Craft

Tuesday, April 27th at 4pm

Join Carolina to paint a cheerful springtime bird house. What you would need on your end is a paper plate, a glass of water(to clean your brush), a pencil and a paper towel. The craft kits will be provided by the library and you will get an email once they are ready for pick up.

 

Registration is required and limited. Adults only. Please register HERE, the Zoom link will be sent prior to the program.

Virtual knitting club

Monday, May 3rd at 3:30pm

Join our knitting club for a fun time, talk out your projects and socialize. 

Registration is required, please sign up HERE and the Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program.

chair tai chi

Wednesday, May 5th at 7pm

Learn the ancient graceful movements of Tai Chi. For safety in a virtual environment, the class has been modified and will be performed from a seated position in a sturdy chair. This class is designed to integrate both mind and body, thereby creating balance and energy to sustain a healthy immune system. Additional benefits are improved posture, managing stress, and slowing the aging process. Presenter, Phil Cross, has studied at Peter Kwok's Kung Fu Academy and is trained in Guang Ping Yang Tai Chi.

Registration is required, please sign up HERE and the Zoom link will be emailed prior to the program.

coffee trivia

Tuesday, May 25th at 6:15pm

Join Liz for another Kahoot trivia, this time on all things coffee! Love to drink coffee, but don't know much about it? Read up on it and then come to this fun trivia game! First place winner will receive a coffee related prize!

Registration is required, please sign up HERE and the Zoom link will be emailed the day before.

Open Studio

Our popular Open Studio program returns! Emiliana will continue to lead the group, only now on Zoom. These creative and stress-free meetings will take place every Thursday at 7:00 pm. Enjoy drawing a still life. This is a wonderful way to get the creative juices flowing in a relaxed environment. No drawing or artistic experience is necessary, and new members of all ages are always welcome. You will need a drawing pencil, pad of drawing paper, and eraser. Email Emiliana right here for an invitation to the meeting.

recipe club

Check It Out . . . Let’s Talk Food! We will meet on Zoom the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 11am. Join a group of fun people who gather together to share, discuss and exchange ideas on cooking, nutrition and favorite recipes. Some of our fun activities include a yearly Holiday Cookie Swap, speakers on various food and health topics, money-saving ideas for recipes, holiday parties, and more! 
 

For an invitation to the next meeting, email Em here.

Readers Roundtable

The Readers Roundtable, our adult fiction book club will next meet on Zoom on Thursday,  June 3rd at 2:30pm. We will be discussing "City of Girls" by Elizabeth Gilbert which is on Libby as an eBook and eAudiobook. There are also copies available at our main desk.

Please email Justin here for the meeting info.

Librarians' Choice Book Club

Our adult non-fiction group will next meet on Zoom on Monday, May 25th at 7:30pm. We will be discussing "The Yellow House" by Sarah M. Broom. Print copies are available at our main desk, and eBook a copies are available for immediate download on Libby and Hoopla

Please click HERE to sign up. 

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