UNION, NJ - Union Public Library (UPL) has so many exciting events planned for adults in November at both the Main Library (MN) and Vauxhall Branch (VH) that there’s sure to be something for everyone. All programs are free and open to the public.

NaNoWriMo - Research Done Write: Conducting Online Research for Your Writing

Are you a local author working on your next masterpiece? This class will focus on how to conduct research for your writing. Topics include searching online library databases and open-source collections for primary and secondary sources.  Registration required; please call 908-851-5450 x3.

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Thurs., 11/2/19,11am-12pm, MN

Adult Paint and Chill

Add some color to your evening -- join us for a paint party. We will provide the coffee, a fun atmosphere and step-by-step instruction with an experienced and enthusiastic artist. Call 908-851-5451 to register (required).

Mon., 11/4/19, 6-7:00pm, VH

Evening Meditation

Let instructor Soumya Pandey guide you to a place of inner peace.  No experience necessary. May include some light stretching exercise.

Mon., 11/4/19, 7-8:00pm, MN

Medicare Information Presented by SAGE Eldercare

Get answers to your questions about how to get it, use it, and understand what it does and does not cover along with what to do when problems occur.  Bring your questions and get answers!

Tues., 11/5/19, 12-1:00pm, MN

Tuesday Movie @2 (Adults)

Call 908-851-5450 for title.

Tues., 11/5/19, 2-4:00pm MN

Gentle Chair Exercise for Adults

Gentle and relaxing exercise with Soumya Pandey.  No experience necessary, no registration required.

Wed., 11/6/19, 10:15-11:15am, MN

Keyboard & Mouse Basics

This hands-on class will cover tips and tricks for beginners learning the basics of the keyboard and mouse. Registration required; please call 908-851-5450 x3. Note: Sign up early! Registration restricted to 8 people. Computers provided.

Wed., 11/6/19, 1-2:00pm VH

Microsoft Word Basics

Learn how to create and edit a document with Microsoft Word. This class is for people who have little or no experience using Microsoft Word. Registration required; please call 908-851-5450 x3. Note: Sign up early! Registration restricted to 8 people. Computers provided.

Sat., 11/9/19, 11:00am-1:00pm, VH

Autumn Wreath Craft

Presented by Adrienne from the Twp. of Union Community Garden. Make a floral wreath to decorate your front door for Thanksgiving.  Supplies are limited, please call 908-851-5450 x 3 to register.

Sat., 11/9/19, 3-4:00pm, MN

Tuesday Movie @2 (Adults)

Call 908-851-5450 for title.

Tues., 11/12/19, 2-4:00pm, MN  

Open Mic Poetry Night @ the Main Library Hosted by Rock n' Joe Cafe

Poets of all varieties are invited to read their work aloud to an appreciative audience. Light refreshments provided by Rock n' Joe will be served. No registration necessary.

Tues., 11/12/19, 7-8:30pm, MN

Windows Basics

This class is intended for individuals who are new to computing or want to brush up on their basic skills. Participants will be introduced to basic computer terminology and given a general introduction on the basics of Windows operating system. Registration required; please call 908-851-5450 x3. Note: Sign up early! Registration restricted to 8 people. Computers provided.

Wed.,11/13/19 1pm-2pm VH.

Why Weight Loss is So Challenging: The Unique Metabolic Needs of Women

Presented by Dr. Laura Rokosz, Pharmacologist and Food Scientist, current Chair of the Rutgers Food Science Advisory Board. Dr. Rokosz is the author of over 35 peer-reviewed journal articles and the owner of EGGLROCK Nutrition, LLC, an Integrative Healthcare practice providing dietary and lifestyle guidance for disease prevention and health maintenance.

Thurs., 11/14/19, 6-7:00pm, MN

Writer's Support Group

Are you looking for feedback on the book you’re working on, trying to overcome writer’s block, or determine your personal writing style?  Join our group of writers whose mission is to encourage, support and promote authorship.

Thurs.,11/14/19, ⋅7-8:00pm, MN

Celebrating Your Food Traditions

Presented by Vanessa Young of Thirsty Radish. Explore the meaning and value of food traditions while discussing practical tips on how to preserve recipes, family photos and food memories, and, how to update dishes to align with healthy lifestyles concerns while keeping them delicious. Presented by Vanessa Young of Thirsty Radish.

Sat., 11/16/19, 3-4:00pm, MN

AARP Financial Basics for the 50+

It's never too late to take charge of your financial future! Learn how to build on your smart money habits and make the most of your financial resources.

Mon., 11/18/19, ⋅1:30-2:30pm, VH

Shoprite: Wholesome Cooking

Join the ShopRite of Union's Registered Dietitian, Kelsey Pezzuti, for an adult cooking class! She'll be teaching us quick, nutritious ways to eat well at home or on the go with recipes the whole family will love. Registration required.

Mon., 11/18/19, 6:00-7:30pm, VH

Tuesday Movie @2 (Adults)

Call 908-851-5450 for title.

Tues., 11/19/19 2-4:00pm, MN

Connect, Explore and Discover

Learn how to access UPL resources to learn a new language, watch your favorite movie, read a best seller or the latest magazine and so much more.  Please bring your mobile device and Union Public Library card.

Mon., 11/18/19, 6:30-7:30pm, VH

Gentle Chair Exercise for Adults

Gentle and relaxing exercise.  No experience necessary, no registration required.

Wed., 11/20/19, 10:15-11:15am, MN

Internet & Email Basics

If you are new to the web or are looking to improve your Internet skills, this class has you covered! Learn how to browse smartly, the essentials of email and proper email etiquette. Registration required; please call 908-851-5450 x3. Note: Sign up early! Registration restricted to 8 people. Computers provided.

Wed., 11/20/19 1-3:00pm, VH

Meditation

No experience necessary, no registration required.

Thurs., 11/21/19,11:30am-12:30pm, MN

NaNoWriMo - Research Done Write: Conducting Online Research for Your Writing

Are you a local author working on your next masterpiece? This class will focus on how to conduct research for your writing. Topics include searching online library databases and open-source collections for primary and secondary sources.  Registration required; please call 908-851-5450 x3.

Thurs., 11/2/19,11am-12pm, MN

Off the Shelf Book Discussion

Everyone welcome. This month we discuss “The Code Talker” by Chester Nez. The book is available at the Main Reference Desk.

Thurs., 11/21/19, 7:00-8:30pm, MN

Meditation

No experience necessary, no registration required.

Thurs., 11/21/19, 11:30am-12:30pm

Rising Tide Capital Information Session: Learn How to Start and Grow a Successful Business

Rising Tide Capital is a non-profit organization whose mission is to assist struggling individuals and communities build strong businesses that transform lives, strengthen families, and build sustainable communities. Registration required. To reserve call 201-484-5011 x123 or e-mail Briana @RisingTideCapital.org.

Thurs., 11/21/19, 11:30 am-12:30 pm, VH

International Film

Watch an interesting movie from around the world with friends. Call 908-851-5450 for title.

Thu., 11/21/19, 2-4:00pm, MN

Hilton Readers Book Discussion Group

Everyone is welcome. This month we discuss “American Marriage” by Tayari Jones.

Mon., 11/25/19, 6-8:00pm, VH

Mobile Aging Kiosk(ASK)

Union County’s mobile Aging Service Kiosk (ASK) provides a convenient, friendly way to find out about services for the aging, and for their families and caregivers. It is staffed by the Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection of the Union County Department of Human Services.

Tues., 11/26/19, 11:30am-1:30pm, MN

Tuesday Movie @2 (Adults)

Call 908-851-5450 for title.

Tues., 11/26/19, 2-4:00pm, MN