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Gen Y and Others Networking Group

Gen Y Networking Group is a forum dedicated to Gen-Y and other adults interested in job search advice, professional networking, and career development. Meetings will take place on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, June 6 and 20 at 7 pm, and all are welcome to attend.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

ESL - English as a Second Language

For anyone wanting to improve their English language skills, we are starting our first ever ESL program.  The program will be conducted by Language Education and Resource Network (LEARN) and volunteer tutors for 8 weeks on Thursdays from May 3 through June 21.  Further sessions may be offered depending on demand.  Students will be divided into small groups by skill level.  Books and other learning materials will be provided.  The program is free – all you need is a commitment to learn!

Registration required.  Register online, in person, or by calling 973‑635‑0603.

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Guided Meditation Class

Jean Leigh of Morristown has practiced meditation for most of her life, and is skilled at the Sufi Meditation of the Heart, Art of Happiness Meditation, and the Buddhist Vipassana Loving Kindness Meditation.  Jean will be holding a class Saturday, June 23 at 10 am and will focus on breathing, practicing several different ways to focus on the inhalation, exhalation, holding of the breath, and the period in between where one is neither inhaling or exhaling.   Please bring a yoga mat, meditation cushion, or blanket to the class.  There will also be chairs for seated meditation.  You may wish to bring a notepad or journal to record your thoughts during the session.  Please sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

7:15 PM - 8:45 PM

Italian Conversation Group

Are you a bit rusty with your Italian language skills?  Luciana Santoriello and Carmen Del Guercio-Evans will moderate Italian discussion groups.  Join us Friday, June 15 at 1 pm or Tuesday, June 26 at 7:15 pm and these fluent speakers will help you and others get a conversation going.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Book Group—Readers’ Choice Hogarth Press Shakespeare Retellings

The group will discuss Hogarth Pres Shakespeare retellings on Wednesday, June 27 at 1 pm. You can read one or more to these three titles: New Boy by Tracy Chevalier (Othello), Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler (The Taming of the Shrew), or Hag Seed by Margaret Atwood (The Tempest). Everyone is welcome to attend. Copies will be available at the reference desk.

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rock Concert with Jacob Mathews

Chatham High School student, and singer/ songwriter, Jacob Mathews will perform a one hour concert on Wednesday, June 27 at 7 pm. Jacob has performed at the Chatham Performing Arts Club Winter Showcase and has released an album and multiple singles on Apple Music, Spotify, and several other digital platforms. Besides original music, Jacob will perform some songs by U2, one of his favorite groups. All are welcome to attend.

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Cinema214: The Beatles: A Hard Day's Night (G, 87min)

Rated G and runs 87 minutes. Driven by madcap humor, timeless pathos and an irresistible sense of adventure, join The Beatles as they travel from their home town of Liverpool to London for an all-important TV performance. Along the way the band are not only mobbed by obsessed fans, but tasked with rescuing Paul’s mischievous grandfather from moments of high peril, as well as keeping an eye out for a wandering Ringo who manages to disappear just before the concert.  Join us Thursday, June 28 at 7 pm for this fun blast from the past and get into the mood of this summer’s “Libraries Rock” theme!

Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Blood Pressure Screening

No appointment necessary, just stop by the library between 11 am and noon.

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Classic Rock Concert with Rewind

Join us for an evening of your favorite songs.  Local rock band, Rewind will perform classic rock music from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s on the library’s lawn, Wednesday, July 11 at 7 pm. (In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in the Lundt Meeting Room).

7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Gen Y and Others Group

Gen Y Networking Group is a forum dedicated to Generation Y young adults and others interested in job search, networking, and career development. The meeting will take place on the third Wednesday of the month, July 18 at 7 pm, and all are welcome to attend.

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