Library To Host June Programs

Adults can keep busy this June at the Washington Township Public Library in Long Valley.

Friends of the WTPL Movie,  Wed., June 15, at 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., “Brooklyn,” tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Snacks are provided courtesy of the Friends.

Evening Knitting Group, Thurs., June 16, June 23 and June 30, 7 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.. Whether a beginning or experienced knitter, come join the fun to learn together.

Art Matters Long Valley, Mon., June 20, 10:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

Come and join fellow fine artists, to meet and discuss all things artistic. New members welcome.

WTPL Knits, Tues., June 21, 1 p.m.- 2:30 p.m.

Whether a beginning or an experienced knitter, come join the fun. Bring own supplies. The group meets the first and third Tuesday of the month in the Meeting Room.

Word 1 – Microsoft Word Basics Class, Wed., June 22, 11 a.m.

Learn how to use Microsoft Word to create letters, reports and other documents; how to edit and add basic formatting to document including aligning text, inserting images and page numbers, and saving to a specific folder. Space is limited; registration is required. Washington Township residents have priority registration.

Prerequisite requirements: Participants must be able to use the mouse to select or highlight text, must be comfortable using the computer, and must have mastered basic computer skills and functions such as using the mouse, pointing and clicking with the cursor, and opening, closing, and saving documents.

Celebrating Our National Parks at 100: The Morristown National Historical Park, Thurs., June 23, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

In celebration of the National Park Service Centennial, join in for a talk by Eric Olsen, Park Ranger and Historian at Morristown National Historical Park.  Olsen will come dressed as a Continental soldier and discuss Morristown’s role in the American Revolution, the park itself, and the celebrations planned to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of the National Park system. After his talk,  Olsen will open the floor to questions. The program is geared more toward adults and older children, but all ages are welcome to attend.

Lunch ‘n’ Learn, Mon., June 27, noon to 2 p.m.

Join Adriane Berg, author of “How Not to Go Broke at 102” for “The Four Pillars of Retirement Planning.”

Introduction to Qigong, Tues., June 28, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Join in for an introduction to Qigong with Stan Cohen, founder of ChiForLiving. Qigong (Chi Kung) is geared for health and wellness. Learn some basic cleansing breath exercises along with a short Qigong form.

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