UNION, NJ - Although their buildings are temporarily closed to in person visits, you can still get reading suggestions, books, DVD’s and more through the Union Public Library's (UPL) curbside pick-up service.
If you are a Union resident without a library card, the UPL can provide access to their digital resources by emailing them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Register for all programs at https://uplnj.org/events/list/. To participate by phone call UPL Reference at 908-851-5450 x3.
All That Jazz
Tuesday, March 2 @ 7:00 pm
Enjoy the music, learn about the legends and enjoy the sounds of modern-day jazz. Check out Charlie Parker’s Grafton saxophone, a sequined gown worn by Ella Fitzgerald, and more.
Thursday, March 4, 11, 18, 25 @ 11:30am
Join Bindu Bhatt for a virtual meditation session. No experience necessary. Bindu has practiced meditation for over 30 years.
NJ Suffrage: Reclaiming Our Voice
Thursday, March 4 @ 2:00pm
Did you know that New Jersey played a key role in the fight for women's right to vote? Carol Simon Levin portrays Lillian Feickert, president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association from 1912-1920, to tell how New Jersey women succeeded in gaining the vote. This program is supported by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities through the “NJ Women Vote: The 19th Amendment at 100” initiative.
Beginners Flow Yoga
Thursday., Mar. 4, 11, 18, 25 @ 6:00 - 6:30 pm
This class will lead you through the foundations of yoga postures, body awareness and alignment, relaxation of the mind and a connection with the breath. Learn how to improve muscle strength, promote flexibility, and build your own yoga program specific for your mind and body.
Q&A with Union County's American Job Center
Thursday, March 11 @⋅2:00 pm
Looking for a job? Find out about free resources for job searchers including access to recruitment events, training, and one-on-one coaching for an in-depth review of your work skills and help develop your employment plan.
Bird is the Word
Thursday, March 18 @ 2:00pm
Bird migration begins earlier than you think! Learn what birds are traveling back to New Jersey in early spring, and how you can help fuel their journey with native wildflowers you can plant to offer food all season long. Bonus: Make A Bird Feeder. Reserve your kit by calling 908-851-5450 x3. Limited to 20 participants. You can register for the presentation and/or the craft.
Off the Shelf Book Club
Thursday, March 18 @ 7:00pm
This month the group reads Three Rival Sisters by Marie Louise Gagneur available to UPL cardholders on Hoopla. New members are always welcome.
Hilton Readers Book Discussion Group
Monday, March 22 @ 6:00 pm
Members will discuss some of their favorite books and authors! New members are always welcome. March's title is Dutch House by Ann Patchett.
Social Media Marketing for Small Businesses
Wednesday, March 24 @ 11:00am
Tech expert David Schuchman will show you how to increase your business and your brand through social media marketing. Co-Sponsored by the Union Township Chamber of Commerce
The Immigrant Experience
Tuesday, March 30 @ 6:30pm
Find out what it was like for your family to come to the US between 1892-1954 when Ellis Island was the gateway to so many immigrants. Learn how to trace your family roots to understand where you come from. Presented by The Statue of Liberty—Ellis Island Foundation, Inc.
SHOUT: Poetry for Suffrage
Wednesday, March 31 @ 3:00pm
Singer/Songwriter and Emmy nominee Susanna Rich reads and reenacts poetry from her work Shout! Poetry for Suffrage, and NOW, Poetry for Equal Rights to celebrate both Women's History Month and National Poetry Month. This program is supported by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities through the “NJ Women Vote: The 19th Amendment at 100” initiative.
Union Public Library is located at 1980 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083, with a Vauxhall Branch at 123 Hilton Avenue, Vauxhall, NJ 07088. For more information, please contact the Main Library at (908) 851-5450 or visit our website at www.uplnj.org.