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Nonfiction Author Series: Nancy Kislin

Nancy Kislin, a psychotherapist and licensed social worker, will discuss her book LOCKDOWN: Talking to Your Kids About School ViolenceLOCKDOWN offers professional insight and therapeutic guidance to help parents, teachers, school administrators and social service professionals nurture and heal children in this era of school shootings.  The book features scores of interviews with children and their parents, including those present during the 2018 tragic event at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.  It offers important context and professional therapeutic strategies for dealing with the trauma that comes from lockdowns, active shooter drills, and the horrific events that occur all too frequently in our country today.

7:00 PM - 8:15 PM

What is Cannabidiol (CBD) and What Are the Benefits?

Alan Brown, owner of and compounding pharmacist at Liberty Drug in Chatham, will discuss the medical effects of Cannabidiol (CBD), a legal, non-addictive, non-psychoactive compound derived from the hemp plant. Benefits of using CBD help provide relief from pain, anxiety, inflammation, stress, arthritis, insomnia, seizures, and headaches. Join us Tuesday, September 24 at 7 pm and learn more about how CBD works and how to make sure you obtain a quality product.

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Book Group: There There

The library will be discussing There There by Tommy Orange on Wednesday, September 25 at 1 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend. You may reserve a copy of the book at the reference desk.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

ESL Class

For those wanting to improve their English language skills, this series of classes spans 8 weeks from September 5 through October 24.  The program will be conducted by Language Education and Resource Network (LEARN) and volunteer tutors.  Students will be divided into small groups by skill level.  The program is free – all you need is a commitment to learn!  Register online, in person, or call 973-635-0603.

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Cinema214: Yesterday (PG-13, 116min)

Rated PG-13 and runs 116 minutes.

In Lowestoft UK, Jack Malik is a frustrated musician whose musical career is going nowhere despite the faith that his friend/manager Ellie Appleton has in him. On the night Jack decides to give up, the whole world is momentarily hit with a massive blackout during which Jack is hit by a bus. Upon regaining consciousness, Jack learns he is the only person in the world who knows the music of the Beatles. Realizing this improbable opportunity, Jack begins playing the music of the greatest of the rock bands, claiming it as his own. It pays off quickly and Jack becomes a worldwide musical sensation, however, he must make a fundamental moral decision about his music to satisfy his conscience as he decides what he truly needs.  Join us on Thursday, September 26 at 7 pm.

Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by Friends of the Library

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Meditation Classes with Jean Leigh

Jean Leigh, a practiced meditation teacher from Morristown, will present guided meditation classes Saturdays, September 14 and 28 at 10 am. Benefits of meditation include relief of stress, anxiety and tension, enhancement of focus, increased memory, and a sense of peace. Anyone wishing to attend may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The U.S. Constitution: Its History and Current Interpretations

Salvatore Santoro, retired attorney with a degree from Fordham University Law School, will discuss the U.S. Constitution and how it applies to issues such as impeachment, the Electoral College, and federal v state government jurisdictions.  A question and answer session will follow the lecture.  Please join us Monday, September 30 at 7 pm.   You may sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Chatham Community Services: Here to Help Us! Emergency Squad

Mike Lemons of the Chatham Emergency Squad will teach basic first aid and what to do in a medical emergency on Tuesday, October 1 at 11 am.  Please join us.

7:00 PM - 8:45 PM

Gen Y and Other Job Seekers Networking Group

Gen Y Networking Group is a forum dedicated to Generation Y young adults and others interested in job search, networking, and career development. Meetings will take place on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, October 2 and 16 at 7 pm, and all are welcome to attend.

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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