ADULT DEPARTMENT

 

Please contact reference@fairlawn.bccls.org with any reference questions or questions about programs. 

SPECIAL EVENTS

ESSENTIAL OILS: BASICS

Wednesday, May 25th
7pm

Do you want to learn how to harness the power of aromatherapy in your daily routines?  Have you wondered why there is all the buzz about essential oils?  This class discusses some of the basic ways to get started using essential oils and the powerful impact on you and your family - from eliminating harmful chemicals to recipes for maintaining wellness.

 

Presenter Jamie Scott-Moran is a stay-at-home mom who discovered and harnessed the amazing benefits of essential oils for herself and her family. She leads a community known as The EsSCENTial Connection, of wellness-minded moms looking for natural solutions with essential oils. 

HANDMADE DIY TRAVEL JOURNAL

Thursday, May 26th
7pm

If you are traveling this summer and would like to capture special moments on your trip like writing down your thoughts, memories, ideas or photographs you have taken, and sketches or mini paintings you have created. Join Emiliana in-person and create a handmade keepsake travel, art or writing journal. For this craft, please bring in a spiral hardcovered sketch book. The library will provide all other supplies needed.  Registration is required and you must be a Fair Lawn resident, ages 18+.  

YOU ARE HERE: A NJ TRAVEL GUIDE

Wednesday, June 1st
7pm

This program will be via Zoom or live streamed from the library's large screen TV.

No matter where you live in New Jersey, you’re likely around the corner from an interesting museum, historic site, or park. This program utilizes stunning photography and compelling fun facts to introduce you to cool places around the state. Whether you’re new to New Jersey or have lived here all your life, you’ll be inspired to visit the places highlighted (you’re also welcome to just enjoy this tour from your couch!).

MOVIE: KISS THE GROUND

Tuesday, June 7th
7pm

This program is a Zoom event only. Presented by Fair Lawn's Green Team.

Narrated and featuring Woody Harrelson, Kiss the Ground is an inspiring and groundbreaking film that reveals the first viable solution to our climate crisis.

BEST PRACTICES FOR SMARTPHONE PHOTOGRAPHY

Wednesday, June 8th
7pm

This program will be in-person, or can be watched via Zoom.

 

Learn how to snap professional-quality and creative photos with your phone. Both iPhone and Android users will learn how to adjust your smartphones camera settings so that you will take great photos, how to use many of the best functions your smartphones are equipped with, and how to be much more creative in the way you look at things. 

Presented by Steffen Kaplan. Steffen is also a former photo editor at The New York Times, and freelance photographer whose work has been published around the world, is in the permanent collection at the Museum of the City of New York and the New York City Police Museum, and whose photos are in the opening title sequence of Law & Order: SVU.

ONGOING PROGRAMS

WRITERS' CIRCLE

Mondays 
7pm

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. Please email Justin to sign up. 

KNITTING CLUB

Mondays
2pm

Join Carolina in the Reference Room for a fun hour of knitting, stories, tips and showing off your latest project. All levels welcome. If you would like to attend via zoom, please sign up on our calendar to receive the link

CHESS CLUB

1st Monday of the Month
Next Meeting: June 6th
1pm

Join other Chess enthusiasts for this drop-in chess club on Level B to the left of the globe. 

ADULT BOARD GAME CLUB

Wednesdays
7pm

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 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.

OPEN STUDIO

Thursdays
7pm

Emiliana will continue to lead the group on Zoom.  Enjoy drawing a still life or (clothed) model. 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 or any medium you feel comfortable with. Email Em if you would like to join the group and she will send you a Zoom link the day of the program.

ADULT PROGRAMS SLIDE SHOWS

Opportunity Center Arts & Crafts with Em
Opportunity Center Arts & Crafts with Em

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Dominic
Dominic

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Group Shot
Group Shot

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Opportunity Center Arts & Crafts with Em
Opportunity Center Arts & Crafts with Em

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Valentine's Day Yarn Wreath
Valentine's Day Yarn Wreath

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Amarjit
Amarjit

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Sima
Sima

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Valentine's Day Yarn Wreath
Valentine's Day Yarn Wreath

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2021 Holiday Gnomes
2021 Holiday Gnomes

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Ana I.
Ana I.

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Anna B.
Anna B.

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2021 Holiday Gnomes
2021 Holiday Gnomes

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Cutest Pets Ever Photo Contest Slide Show
Cutest Pets Ever Photo Contest Slide Show

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Mila
Mila

My pet Mia is the cutest pet ever because she loves to read books and snuggle.

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Max
Max

Max came to us from Liberty Humane Society because he needed a home, but we really needed him. He has a cute personality, sleeps a lot, and is a good cuddler. He loves to go on little walks even though he gets tired very fast.

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Cutest Pets Ever Photo Contest Slide Show
Cutest Pets Ever Photo Contest Slide Show

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