Special Programs for Adults

Start the New Year with Meditation 
Wednesday, January 22
7:00 p.m.

The New Year is a time to create a clean slate. Through meditation one can benefit in all aspects of life--mentally, emotionally, physically and spiritually.  Join Gerry Gorman, a meditator for over 30 year, will lead this lively and enjoyable workshop that will include some sitting meditation at the end. Join Gerry and bring in the joys of a New Year embarking on a new path.

This Isn't Your Granddaddy's Moon 
Thursday, January 23 
7:00 p.m.

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with Greg Redfern, NASA JOL Solar System Ambassador and university professor of physics and astronomy. “Sky Guy Greg” will discuss the origin and evolution of the Moon, as well as the missions sent to the Moon by NASA, China and India, plus manned efforts.

Zentangles™: Valentine’s Day Edition
Tuesday, February 11
6:30 p.m.

Discover you inner artist with the Zentangle™ Method, an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured, repetitive patters called tangles. Supplies are provided and no artistic talent or background in required. Taught by Jennifer Matthaei Cottrell, a Certified Zentangle™ Teacher. Space is limited—advanced registration required. 

Memoir Writing
Saturdays, Feb. 15, Feb. 29, March 14, & March 28
10:30 a.m.-12:30 PM

This four-part workshop series conducted by Jo Anne Sabas will help you write about your life and times, a sure legacy you can leave your children and grandchildren. Or, write for your own enjoyment.  Discover how to organize your chapter topics and why a strong opening chapter matters. Learn how to incorporate photographs and about printing your work. Participants are encouraged to bring any of their memoir writings to the first session. Registration required. 

Genealogy 101
Wednesdays, March 18 & 25
1:00 PM 

This two-part class covers how to get started in the search for your family’s history. Learn about the best sources of information, where to find those records, how to organize your findings, and free resources available through the library. Presented by Ramona Gordon, FOL Board Member, along with library staff.  Registration required.

A Celebration of Black History 
February 3 - 29

This poster exhibit from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History explores various aspects of African American history and accomplishments.