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Library: Programs & Events

Adults

Need to Register?

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


The New Jersey Shore

Date(s): Wednesday, May 2
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Who: Adults 14 & over

David Kriso provides information including popular beach locations (from Sandy Hook to the famous Gunnison Beach) and lighthouses to visit, along with a list of hotels and restaurants, a shore traveler’s packing cheat sheet, and the 3 simple rules of NJ shore life. Attendees are encouraged to bring a pen, pad, and an open mind!

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: February 12


Tribute to Carole King

Date(s): Sunday, May 6
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Who: Adults 14 & over

Join Gerard and Diane Barros as they salute the legendary singer/songwriter covering some of her greatest solo hits, and classics she wrote for other artists, such as the Drifters, Shirelles, Chiffons, the Beatles, James Taylor, and more! Listen here: http://www.barrosmusic.com/carolekingtribute

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: February 12


Bringing Hummingbirds and Butterflies to Your Garden

Date(s): Tuesday, May 8
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Who: Adults 14 & over

David Zolla gives a comprehensive view of plant selection and placement to entice and create a welcoming habitat for hummingbirds and butterflies. He will suggest strategies to make best use of peripheral gardens, incorporate plant selection and rotation, season management and deck space utilization. David will share amazing photos from his soon to be released book.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: February 12


Kripalu Yoga with Stacy Ackerman

Date(s): Wednesday, May 9
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Who: Adults 14 & over

Join Senior Level Kripalu Yoga teacher, Stacy Ackerman, for an hour of divine relaxation. We will gently stretch and learn the optimal way to breathe, followed by a long relaxation called Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep) when, though awake & aware, you relax so deeply that your body is rejuvenated and home sleep is improved. Comfort is especially important so please wear comfortable clothing, and bring a blanket, 2 cushions, and yoga or exercise mat (or another blanket). Eat lightly or wait until after the session to eat. A consent form will be distributed for signature to participants.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: February 12


Pet Nutrition

Date(s): Wednesday, May 16
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Who: Adults 14 & over

Dr. Brian T. Voynick of the American Animal Hospital talks about the health values of providing your pet with good quality food in the right balance. The right nutrition can improve behavior and significantly help with the management of allergies, and may even eliminate the need for medications for many health conditions.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: February 12


Lighter Than Air: The Story of Airships

Date(s): Tuesday, June 5
Time: 7:00 p.m.
Who: Adults 14 & over

From NASA’s Surveyor craft to our only twin astronauts, NJ has provided the technology and manpower that drove the space age. It all began back in the 1700s with airships, the most majestic and whimsical form of travel. Jim DelGiudice takes us for a ride on the airships through history, from the Hindenburg to the Snoopy.

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: February 12


Bakersfield Breakers Classic Twang & Surf

Date(s): Sunday, June 10
Time: 2:00 p.m.
Who: Adults 14 & over

Surf’s Up! The Bakersfield Breakers are a three-piece instrumental group from New York City that consists of Keith Yaun (guitar), John Hamilton (bass guitar), and John DiGiulio (drums) playing instrumentals from the 50s and 60s, as well as original tunes. Cover bands include the Buckaroos, the Ventures, the Shadows, the Monkees, and the Beatles. Listen here: http://www.bakersfieldbreakers.com

Registration Necessary: Yes    Registration Starts: February 12