Library of the Chathams offers gardening, back pain lectures online – New Jersey Hills

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THE CHATHAMS During the COVID-19 shutdown, the Library of the Chathams at 214 Main St. is offering a variety of online services for children, teens and adults, Library Director Karen Brodsky said.

By visiting the librarys website at, one can obtain digital resources including e-books, films, audio, and magazines, Brodsky noted. Weekly online classes, book groups, story hours and other informational programs can also be found on the librarys webpage.

Brodsky advised that residents of the Chathams who do not have a library card may obtain one by emailing Please join us as we social distance together, Brodsky invited.

Container Gardening: Master Gardener Marta McDowell will present Container Gardening for Vegetables and More in a livestream lecture at 7:30 p.m. this Thursday, May 21; for information, visit the librarys website at

Do you have limited space but want to grow some vegetables, herbs or flowers this year? Container gardening may be your answer, said Deborah Fitzgerald, head of Adult Services at the library.

In this live presentation with a question-and-answer session, Fitzgerald said, we will discuss which containers work best, what soil should one use, where you should put your containers, which varieties of plants work best, how to take care of your containers, and how to harvest and store your crops.

Marta McDowell lives, writes and gardens in Chatham. She teaches at the New York Botanical Garden and is one of the founders of the Chatham Community Garden. She became a master gardener in 2009.

Preventing Back Pain: Ricardo Costa, owner of Results Physical Therapy in Chatham Township, will talk about preventing back pain while working from home in a livestream lecture at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 27; for information, visit the librarys website at

Costa earned a doctoral degree in physical therapy in 2006 from Seton Hall University, South Orange. Since that time he has been treating patients in Morris and Union counties. Costa also serves as an Seton Hall University.

Said Fitzgerald, Ricardo prides himself on considering each of his patients individual needs to tailor their treatment. He is here to help you get back to the things you enjoy doing.

For information, visit the Library of the Chathams website at

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