Get Organized, Eat Healthy, Publish A Book-Workshops Offered At Library

Washington Township Library in Long Valley has several upcoming programs planned.

“Get Your Woman On!” is set for Wed., Jan. 25, at 6:30 p.m. Carol Kasperowitz will discuss how to prevent loneliness, have fun, and feel vibrant and passionate for the rest of one’s life.  Join Kasperowitz and other like-minded women in a joyful, transformational journey that will inspire and motivate rediscovery. Leave laughing, arm-in-arm with your new friends, a tool-kit of strategies and pocketful of memories.

Retreats Women Want was founded by Kasperowitz, and offers defining moments and life-changing transformations for women. As a certified retreat facilitator from Sedona Women’s Institute, certified life-coach, and recipient of the NJ Governor’s Award for “Teacher of the Year, Kasperowitz is passionate about supporting women, who are searching for authentic, meaningful lives.


“Get Your Woman On!” is free and open to the public, but registration is requested at or by calling the library at 908-876-3596.


Tips for Getting Organized in 2017 is set for Thur., Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. Getting organized is one of the three most popular New Year’s resolutions?  Overwhelmed with clutter or buried in paper?  Certified Professional Organizer Deborah Gussoff, of In Order, Inc., will present  “15 Tips for Getting Organized in 2017.”  She will share tips and techniques on how to get your home and your paperwork better organized.

Gussoff brings years of corporate and personal experience to professional organizing.  She founded her company, In Order, Inc., an organizing consulting firm, in 1994 to help individuals and businesses gain more time and space by organizing their environments and lives.


Registered Dietician Explains How to Eat Healthy in the New Year is set for Mon., Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. Julianna Manzo, retail dietitian at ShopRite of Mansfield, will provide tips for a delicious and healthful 2017. She will explain how to structure a balanced meal using MyPlate, be smart about reading labels and plan grocery shopping to encourage a healthy diet.



Land of Refuge? Land of Opportunity? College Professor Explores History of Twentieth Century Immigration to U.S. is set for Tues., Jan 31, at 7 p.m.  Dr. Carl Lindskoog will lecture and discuss the migration history of the twentieth century Americas which will challenge participants to reexamine commonly-held assumptions about American and Latin American history.


Lindskoog teaches courses in Latin American, African American, and United States history at Raritan Valley Community College in Branchburg.  A specialist in immigration, race, and ethnicity in the United States and Latin America, he is completing a book entitled Haitian Refugees and the Rebirth of Immigrant Detention in the United States, 1973 to 2000.



Book Marketing Workshop is on the calendar for Sat., Feb. 11, at 10:30 a.m. The program will be led by J.R. Bale, a marketing consultant who currently teaches marketing at County College of Morris and communications at Middlesex County College.  In addition to teaching and consulting, Bale himself is a writer, having self-published his first novel, the political thriller Phoenix in the Middle of the Road, in 2015.  He also operates a cooperative author marketing group called “Page Bound Success” at

The events are free and open to the public, but registration is requested at or by calling the library at 908-876-3596.


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