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Library: Programs & Events

Adults

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Register online by going to our online program calendar & signup. You may also register in person or by calling 973.895.3556 during library hours. Unless otherwise noted, only Randolph residents are eligible to attend children’s programs that require registration.

Books & Bagels

Date(s): Saturdays
Time: 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Books & Bagels is back! The Friends of the Randolph Library resumes its sponsorship of Books & Bagels every Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Do you love to read? Do you want reading suggestions? Then join this informal discussion in the Quiet Study Room. Come meet your neighbors and enjoy a cup of coffee and a bagel. Just drop in, no registration is required. For adults only.

Registration Necessary: No


Get Motivated with Kara Whitely

Date(s): Wednesday, September 16
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Kara Richardson Whitely, author of Gorge, will detail her journey up Mount Kilimanjaro while weighing 300 pounds, her struggle with food addiction and her journey to wellness. Kara will talk about self image and how to find motivation at any size and at any time throughout life.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 26


A Fine Romance: A Tribute to the Music of Jerome Kern

Date(s): Sunday, September 20
Time: 2:00 p.m.

One of the most important composers of the early 20th century, the illustrious career of Jerome Kern spanned over forty years and brought us both Broadway and Hollywood hits. Roxbury’s own Sandy Taylor and her faithful piano accompanist will take a fresh look at some of Kern’s best known work with jazz interpretations of these timeless classics.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 26


Busy Mom’s Workshop

Date(s): Wednesday, September 30
Time: 7:00 p.m.

How to Organize & Distill Your Mental Clutter presented by Gail Kreitzer. Join Gail, local mom and inventor, and learn an entirely new way of tackling personal organization. Gail teaches a powerful and intuitive method of mental planning she created called Mind Management™ which revolves around the reconciliation of mental clutter, and was designed to address and support the unique mindset of moms.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 26


Psychic Sunday

Date(s): Sunday, October 4
Time: 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Experience the benefits of Reiki, essential oils, holistic modalities, and gain self insight through angel card reading and/or flower reading as well as psychometry. Individual tables will be set up for each topic, and professionals at the ready to serve and explain.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 26


Health Care and Your Retirement

Date(s): Wednesday, October 14
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Join Jonathan LeVar, financial advisor with Edward Jones, to hear the latest information regarding Medicare coverage, traditional medical expenses, long-term medical care expenses and different strategies for addressing uncovered expenses.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 26


Finding Fulfillment after 50 with Diane Lang

Date(s): Wednesday, October 28
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Join Diane Lang, positive living expert, life coach and psychotherapist and explore challenges faced by today’s baby-boomers. Diane will discuss issues that directly impact the 50 plus population such as health choices, finances, the end of long-term relationships and much more. Learn how to embrace challenges and lead a more fulfilling, happier life.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 26


The Good, The Bad & The Ugly: New Jersey’s Civil War Generals

Date(s): Wednesday, November 4
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Presented by Dr. David Martin, this is an illustrated lecture of New Jersey’s Civil War generals from the famous (such as Phil Kearny and Judson Kilpatrick) to the good but not so well known (like Joseph Karge and George Bayard); from the controversial (such as George McClellan) to the awful (Joseph Revere and others). The careers and stories of about 20 of the state’s best and worst officers are covered, along with sidelights of other notable leaders, nurses and soldiers.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 26


Cool Jazz with Charlie Jones

Date(s): Sunday, November 8
Time: 2:00 p.m.

Jazz is a genre of music that originated in the Unites States during the late 19th and early 20th century, and has been flourishing ever since. Relax and enjoy the music of Miles Davis, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, as well as some original tunes.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 26


Faith & Farewell

Date(s): Wednesday, November 18
Time: 7:00 p.m.

Nurturing Your Elderly Parents and Preparing to Say Good-Bye: Join Randolph resident and veteran hospice chaplain Jack DiMatteo for a presentation/discussion regarding the Seven Spiritual Themes of preparing to say farewell to elderly parents. Pastor Jack will share insights gained from his years of counseling thousands of families preparing for the loss.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 26


Songs of the Season Sung by Robin Greenberg Duo

Date(s): Sunday, December 6
Time: 2:00 p.m.

A multi-cultural musical celebration of winter holidays including Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa. Songs are sung in English, Hebrew, Ladino, Spanish, German, Swedish and Yoruban, and performed on guitar, flute, violin and percussion including jingle bells.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: August 26