Cristine Iannitto-Cancela CHAIR YOGA - WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29th at 3:00 PM

This program is for adults; pre-registration IS required. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to bring a yoga mat to keep your chair from sliding on the floor! Are you feeling tired? Stressed? Come enjoy some restorative and peaceful chair yoga! This introduction to yoga will include gentle yoga positions that are very basic and suitable for all ages and figures - no previous experience necessary! All yoga will be done while sitting in a chair so there will be no extensive movement. Presented by instructor Cristine Iannitto-Cancela. Due to popular demand, there will be additional sessions on July 14th at 7pm and on July 27th at 3pm. Please sign up for one class only! Click here for a REVISED flyer. For related resources, see our Meditation & Stress Reduction Webfinder.

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MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES - MONDAY, JULY 11th at 6:30 PM

Showing: Eddie the Eagle. Rated PG-13, running time 106 min. Popcorn is provided! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. Click here to see the schedule for upcoming movies.

MOVIE (second showing) - WEDNESDAY, JULY 13th at 12:15 PM

Showing: Eddie the Eagle. Rated PG-13, running time 106 min. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

CHAIR YOGA with CRISTINE IANNITTO-CANCELA - THURSDAY, JULY 14th at 7:00 PM

This program is for adults; space is limited, pre-registration IS required. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to bring a yoga mat to keep your chair from sliding on the floor! Click here for a printable flyer.

Louis Armstrong JAZZ AND THE AMERICAN SPIRIT - THURSDAY, JULY 21st at 7:00 PM

Presented free; pre-registration IS required. During the Great Depression, Americans found an escape from their hardship in the music of Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong and others. Although the country was facing unprecedented hardship, swing music elevated jazz to new heights, making it the first and only time jazz was America's popular music. Presenter Michael Conklin will illuminate this period and the cultural significance that jazz has played in our country's history. This program is funded by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Click here for a printable flyer.

CHAIR YOGA with CRISTINE IANNITTO-CANCELA - WEDNESDAY, JULY 27th at 3:00 PM

This program is for adults; space is limited, pre-registration IS required. PLEASE NOTE: You will need to bring a yoga mat to keep your chair from sliding on the floor! Click here for a printable flyer.


Clubs, Meetings & Series

TUESDAY BOOK CLUB - TUESDAY, JULY 12th at 4:00 PM

books Currently, the afternoon book club meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 4PM. Join us for great discussions about fascinating books! The next reading selection is American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. CLICK HERE for the **NEW** revised list of reading selections for 2016.

THURSDAY BOOK CLUB - THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd at 4:00 PM

Please note time change - we are now meeting in the afternoon! The Thursday Book Club will not meet during July & August. The September reading selection will be The Glassblower of Murano by Marina Fiorato. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. CLICK HERE for the **NEW** list of reading selections for September 2016 through June 2017.

Mystery Novels Magazine Winter 1933 MYSTERY BOOK CLUB - WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7th at 4:00 PM

Calling all mystery lovers: Join us for the South Plainfield Mystery Book Club! The Mystery Book Club will not meet during July & August. The reading selection for September will be A Great Deliverance by Elizabeth George. CLICK HERE for the full list of reading selections through June 2017. Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required.

JOB SEARCH COACHING - MONDAYS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!

Help Wanted signWe are pleased to announce that we will be partnering with the Professional Services Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB) to offer a program to help job seekers with writing resumes and other job search skills. Beginning in June, PSGNB will provide a volunteer to hold on-site, one-on-one coaching sessions customized to meet the needs of the individual job seeker. Sessions will be by appointment only on Mondays from 1:00 - 4:00 PM, and at other times subject to availability. PSGNB is a member-supported organization that has helped over 9,000 people find their next job. They provide free Job Search Skills Seminars and a Job Seeker Support Group at the Piscataway libraries. Visit their website PSGNB.org for details. To sign up for an appointment, please call or visit the South Plainfield Library. Click here for a printable flyer (revised). For links to helpful job-searching resources, see Useful Websites: JOBS & CAREERS.

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MONDAY NIGHT MOVIES

Brand new DVD releases are usually (but not always!) shown on Mondays at 6:30 PM and usually (but not always!) re-run on Wednesdays at 12:15 PM. Popcorn is provided! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. CLICK HERE to see the schedule of upcoming movies.

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KNITTERS & CROCHETERS CLUB - THURSDAYS at 6:30 PM

Join our friendly group of knitters and crocheters! Come to the library on Thursday evenings to work on your own projects at your own pace. Beginners through experts are welcome! Presented free; pre-registration is NOT required. For related resources, see our Needlework Webfinder.

basket of yarns CROCHET CLASSES - CHECK CALENDAR FOR SCHEDULE

This program is for adults and teens age 14 & older; pre-registration IS required. Series of two hands-on classes teaching basic crochet techniques. Presenter Charlene Varry is a crochet expert who will help you with any crochet problems or questions you my have! Contact the Library for needed materials list. (For related resources, see our Needlework Webfinder.)

Friends of the Library FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

The Friends of the South Plainfield Public Library is a non-profit organization whose members support the Library through advocacy, volunteer services, and fundraising. Friends of the Library meetings are generally held on the first Thursday of the month, at 7:00 PM in the library. All are welcome! Please call the library to confirm time and date.

LIBRARY BOARD of TRUSTEES

The Library Board generally meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM at the South Plainfield Public Library. All are welcome! Meeting schedules are subject to change. For upcoming meeting dates, please check the Library Calendar.


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