UNION, NJ - Whether looking to improve your business skills or learn how to relax through meditation, Union Public Library (UPL) has something for you at both the Main Library (MN) and Vauxhall Branch (VH). Here’s what happening in December for adults. All programs are free and open to the public. Check us out!

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.

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Mon., 12/2/19, 1:30-2:30pm, VH

Adult Movie Night 

Enjoy a movie with friends. Call 908-851-5450 x3 for title. No registration required.

Mon., 12/02/19, 6-8:00pm, VH  

Evening Meditation

Let instructor Bindu Bhatt guide you to a place of inner peace.  No experience necessary, may include some light stretching exercise.

Monday, 12/2/19, 7-8 pm, MN

Tuesdays@2 Movies

Enjoy a movie with friends. Call 908-851-5450 x3 for title. No registration required.

Tues., 12/3/19, 2-4:00pm, MN    

Shoprite: Smart Holiday Swaps

Join Shoprite Retail Dietitian Kelsey Pezzuti for a demonstration on how to make "smart swaps" with your holiday dinner so you can have a delicious meal without giving up your favorite dishes.

Tues., 12/3/19, 4:30-5:30pm, MN

Communication Essentials for Women 

Presented by the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship Corporation (WCEC), this training equips women with the skills and confidence to influence and motivate others in many situations. Through a series of interactive modules, the coach shares essential communication skills to help you market more creatively, network more effectively, sell faster, and take your career -- and your business -- to the next level. Register by calling 908-851-5451 (required). 

Thurs., 12/5/19, 11am-2:00pm, VH  

Meditation

Instructor Bindu Bhatt has practiced meditation for over 3 decades and looks forward to sharing her insights with you. No experience necessary. No registration required.

Thurs., 12/5/19, 11:30am-12:30pm, MN

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Desk

Get answers to your questions and help enrolling in a 2020 health plan through Healthcare.gov from a trained and certified ACA Navigator.  

Thurs., 12/5/19, 4:30-6:00pm, MN

Connect, Explore & 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.

Fri.,12/6/19, 3-4:00pm, MN

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Desk

Get answers to your questions and help enrolling in a 2020 health plan through Healthcare.gov from a trained and certified ACA Navigator.  

Mon., 12/9/19, 12-2:00pm, MN

Adult Coloring & Conversation

Join us for creativity and conversation with our Adult Coloring class. A great way to relax, get the creative juices flowing, make new friends and explore your artistic side. Register by calling 908-851-5451 (required). 

Mon., 12/9/19, 6-7:00pm, VH

Bow Making Craft

Presented by Leda Young. The perfect gift requires the perfect finishing touch!  Learn how to make a fancy bow with decorative ribbon to complement your gifts. Register by calling 908-851-5450 x3 (required). 

Mon., 12/9/19, 6-7:00pm, MN

Tuesdays@2 Movies   

Enjoy a movie with friends. Call 908-851-5450 x3 for title. No registration required.

Tues., 12/10/19, 2-4:00pm, MN   

Gentle Chair Exercise for Adults

All levels welcome.  Instructor Natalia Belyakova is a former professional dancer and has performed all over the world. She has taught children and adult dancers since 2003.

Wed., 12/11/19, 10:15-10:45am, MN

Connect, Explore & 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.

Wed., 12/11/19, 3-4:00pm, MN

Meditation

Instructor Bindu Bhatt has practiced meditation for over 3 decades and looks forward to sharing her insight with you.  No experience necessary. No registration required.

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

Affordable Care Act (ACA) Information Desk

Get answers to your questions and help enrolling in a 2020 health plan through Healthcare.gov from a trained and certified ACA Navigator.  

Thurs., 12/12/19, 4:30-6:00pm, MN

De-Stressing for the Holidays

Escape your holiday cares with a gentle and relaxing meditation exercise.  No experience necessary. Presented by Bindu Bhatt.

Sat., 12/14/19, 3-4:00pm, MN

Women Owned Small Businesses 

The Small Business Administration helps women entrepreneurs launch new businesses and compete in the marketplace. This program will cover what a women-owned small business needs to know to become a federal contractor/do business with the Federal Government and offers the opportunity to connect with training and funding opportunities. Register by calling 908-851-5451 (required). 

Mon., 12/16/19, 1:15-2:15pm, VH

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, 12/16/19, 6:30-7:30pm, VH

Spirit of the Season Holiday Music Concert

Sing along to a blend of everyone's holiday fave's including, traditional, contemporary and original tunes with Jeff & Karen’ Spirit of the Season!  

Mon., 12/16/19, 7-8:00pm, MN

Mobile Aging Kiosk 

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. Staffed by the Division on Aging and Disability Resource Connection of the Union County Department of Human Services.

Tues., 12/17/19, 11:30am-12:30pm, MN

Tuesdays@2 Movies     

Enjoy a movie with friends. Call 908-851-5450 x3 for title. No registration required.

Tues., 12/17/19, 2-4:00pm, MN 

Meditation

Instructor Bindu Bhatt has practiced meditation for over 3 decades and looks forward to sharing her insight with you.  No experience necessary. No registration required.

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

Off the Shelf Book Discussion

Everyone welcome. This month we discuss “The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion” by Fannie Flagg. The book is available at the Main Reference Desk.

Thurs., 12/19/19, 7:00-8:30pm, MN

Adult Movie Night

Enjoy a movie with friends. Call 908-851-5451 for title. No registration required.

Mon., 12/23/19, 6-8pm, VH  

Meditation

Instructor Bindu Bhatt has practiced meditation for over 3 decades and looks forward to sharing her insight with you. No experience necessary. No registration required.

Thurs., 12/26/19, 11:30am-12:30pm, MN

Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

Join us for this wonderful celebration of family, community and culture.

Sat., 12/28/19, 1-3:00pm, VH

Adult Coloring & Conversation

Join us for creativity and conversation with our Adult Coloring class. A great way to relax, get the creative juices flowing, make new friends and explore your artistic side. Coloring sheets, colored pencils and crayons provided. Register by calling 908-851-5451 (required). 

Mon., 12/30/19, 6-7:00pm, VH

Union Public Library is located at 1980 Morris Avenue, Union, NJ 07083, with a Vauxhall Branch located 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.