Library Of The Chathams Has Busy Fall Lineup

There are several programs planned this fall at the Library of the Chatham’s, including a networking group for Generation Y adults, a Shakespearean performance, foreign language help and a lecture series.

The Gen Y Networking Group is a forum for Generation Y adults and others interested in job search, networking and career development. Meetings will take place on the first and third Wednesdays of the month, Oct.4 and 18, at 7 p.m.

Jon Ciccarelli, artistic director for the Hudson Shakespeare Company, will present a production of Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” featuring six actors in multiple roles. The play will be adapted to fit within an All Hallows Eve theme, offering a more supernatural and enthralling experience. It’ll take place on Saturday, Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. Sign up online or call the library at 973-635-0603.

Kathleen Havens of Chatham will hold a show entitled, “Eclectic,” featuring her landscape, still life and abstract paintings worked in pastels, acrylics, oils and encaustics, at the library through October. She is a member of the Drew Art Association, the Millburn-Short Hills Arts Center and the Chatham Art League. An opening reception, sponsored by The Friends of the Library, will be held for the artist on Sunday, Oct. 1 from 2:15 p.m. to 4 pm. The public is invited to attend.

Dr. Vincent J. Ruffino, adjunct assistant professor of music history at the College of St. Elizabeth and guest conductor at Avery Fisher Hall in New York City, will present a four-part series of lectures on the life and music of Johann Sebastian Bach, one of the most masterful composers of all time. The lectures will be held on Tuesdays, Oct. 10, 17, 24, and 31 at 1 p.m. A $40 fee for this series is required, payable to The Friends of the Library of The Chathams by Oct. 6.

Maria Jose Suarez and Andrea Pitt will moderate a Spanish discussion group on Wednesdays, Oct. 11 and 25 at 7 p.m. Sign up online or call the library.
Luciana Santoriello, a native speaker of Italian, will moderate an Italian discussion group on Friday, Oct. 20 at 1 p.m.

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