CALL: Drawing Class; Journalism Series Continues

This week we are starting a four-week drawing class for adults (see listings below) with Peggy Dressel.  Peggy Dressel is an illustrator and portrait artist working in watercolor and pastel.  She studied at Pratt Institute; National Academy of Design, NY; and Moore College of Art, PA.  She is represented in over 100 collections and is a consistent prize winner.  Her illustrations have been published by Prentice Hall, MacMillan/McGraw Hill, Vogue and others.  She has been featured in American Artist Magazine, April 2007.

The Ethics in Journalism series continues with a talk by Mark Di Ionno on Wednesday.  Both of these series are part of our program of adult education, CALL (Chatham Adult Lifeworks Learning).  They are free; however, registration is requested.

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Miss Carol Dance – 10 or 10:45 am

For preschoolers and their caregivers

Miss Carol introduces basic movement to music in a fun and loving atmosphere.


CALL:  Introduction to Drawing – 12 pm

Thursdays, November 8, 15 & 29; December 6

Peggy Dressel, a graduate of Pratt Institute and an instructor at the Ridgewood Art Institute and the Art Center of Northern New Jersey, will offer a four-week beginner’s drawing class.  Students will be required to bring a fine art pencil set or a few different soft pencils such as HB, 2B, 4B, 6B, and 8B; a white drawing paper pad 11” x 14” or larger; and erasers – kneaded or Staedtler Mars (plastic).  The class is limited to 15 students.  Registration required.


Website Workshop for Local Businesses

November 8 – 6 to 8 pm

This is a workshop for local businesses to learn how to manage their website, use it to grow the business and share experiences.  There will be a Q&A session to discuss individual websites and get tips to improve them.  A business website is required.


Cinema214:  Incredibles 2 (PG, 118 min.) – 7 pm

In Incredibles 2, Helen Parr is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet, Dash and baby Jack-Jack—whose superpowers are about to be discovered.  Their mission is derailed, however, when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything.  But the Parrs don’t shy away from a challenge, especially with Frozone by their side.  Join us for this incredible sequel 14 years in the making.  Refreshments will be served.  Sponsored by Friends of the Library



Anime Club – 3 pm

Grades 6 to 12

Come read, watch, and discuss anything and everything about anime and manga with other fans.  All are welcome, even if you’re brand new to the world of anime!



Drop-In Storytime – 11 am

For children of all ages.  No registration required.


Guided Meditation Class with Jean Leigh – 10 am

Jean Leigh, a practiced meditation teacher, will present a class on the concepts of harvest and the completion of a life-cycle.  Participants will learn to recognize gratitude and thankfulness in their lives.  Pre-registration is requested.