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ROSELAND These are among the upcoming events at the Roseland Free Public Library, 20 Roseland Ave.:

Guided Meditation with Robin Tucci

Spiritualist, inter-faith minister and Reiki master Robin Tucci will lead a special guided meditation class at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 12 followed by a presentation called "Break Bad Habits & Create Good Habits." In addition to her extensive studies in Eastern philosophies and religious belief systems, Tucci is certified in kineseology, Jin Shin Jyutsu Is and reflexology.RSVP at

Get active with a group fitness activity at 10 a.m. Mondays in the librarys community room. Weekly program features a 45-minute low-impact walking workout (streamed on video). Ideal for beginning fitness levels. Participants should bring a towel and water bottle.RSVP at

Lee Bergman, a Roseland resident and accredited Tai Chi Chih instructor, returns with her Tai Chi Chih classes every Tuesday. Beginners start at 9:30 a.m. and returning students start at 10:30 a.m. Classes end March 24. There will be no class March 17, and a makeup day, if needed, will be March 31. Cost is $70 for all 10 classes. Tai Chi Chih is a series of gentle movements based on ancient wellness principles of the Far East. To register or for information, contact Bergman at

The library now offers Zumba Gold workouts streamed on video at 10 a.m. Wednesdays. Workout is 45 minutes and includes warm-up and cool-down periods. Bring a towel and water bottle.RSVP at

New: Chair Yoga with Danielle Massa

Certified yoga instructor Danielle Massa will lead the librarys weekly chair yoga classes. This gentle form of yoga can be done while sitting, and some poses can be done while standing and using a chair for support. Class runs 35 to 45 minutes and includes some aromatherapy with oils. RSVP at

Mindful Coloring For Adults

Escape the stress of everyday life and color your troubles away at 1 p.m. Tuesdays. Included are herbal tea, snacks and meditative music. RSVP at

Dance, sing and move along with videos streamed on a screen at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays. Suitable for ages 6 months through preschool.This week will have a Dr. Seuss theme.

Story time featuring songs and books for ages 6 months and up meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 a.m.

New: Educational Free Play

Light yoga suitable for children ages 6 months through preschool will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays.

A creative combination of stories and art for toddlers and young children at 11 a.m. Thursdays. This week will have a Dr. Seuss theme.

Photorealistic Drawings on Exhibit

An exhibit of new photorealistic pencil drawings by Jerry Winick, art teacher and proprietor of Pencilworks Studio of Little Falls, will be on view through March during regular library hours.

Take the librarys online survey by Tuesday, March 31 to help us better serve our patrons and you will be entered in a prize drawing. Open to cardholders who are Roseland residents. Survey is on the librarys website at

Donations Wanted for Book Sale

Please donate any unwanted books, DVDs or CDs to the library for the Friends of the Roseland Free Public Library Summer Book Sale, which is set for June. Donations are being accepted now. Please remember to bring your donations inside the library during regular hours.

Artists and photographers are invited to display their artwork in the community room. Original artwork and photographs may be for sale. Exhibits will last for six weeks and include an opening reception hosted by the library as well as publicity. For information, call (973) 226-8636.

Need help with a tablet, laptop, cell phone or other portable device? Stop by on any Monday between 6 and 9 p.m. and get advice. No RSVP needed.

Homebound Delivery Service

Are you a patron who is a Roseland resident and stuck at home because of a physical condition? Call (973) 226-8636 to arrange for having books delivered to your home.

Roseland residents ages 18 and older who have a valid library card may borrow a personal mobile hotspot from the library. Loan period is 14 days. Check for details at

Zacs Hacks Computer Help

Library assistant Zac Cascio is available to show patrons the basics of Microsoft Word, Excel and other tech resources from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays and Fridays. Learn how to safely and effectively navigate social media; create resume templates, letters and spreadsheets; use valuable cell phone, iPad and Kindle features, such as calendars and more. RSVP is required. This is drop-in instruction, not a formal class.

Libby App and Hoopla Help

Libby is an app that gives Roseland Free Public Library patrons access to ebooks and audio books: Patrons also may download free digital music, ebooks and television shows with Hoopla ( Library assistants are available to get patrons started or to help with these apps. No appointment necessary, but call (973) 226-8636 to make sure an assistant will be available.

Online Event Registration

Patrons may register for library programs online. Go to the website at and look for the Event Registration box on the top right. If you do not see the event you are interested in there, call (973) 226-8636.

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