Are you looking to learn something new? Mark your calendars and save the date for these upcoming virtual lectures taking place in June!
Note: These events are scheduled to take place virtually through Zoom. Registration is required and can be done so through the Library’s event calendar. An email with information on how to access the Zoom event will be sent to you the day before the program is to take place.
Wellness Wednesdays: Mindful Eating | Wednesday, June 2 @ 11am
In collaboration with The Department of Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS), a part of Rutgers Cooperative Extension, this interactive, experiential workshop will explain how you can practice mindful eating.
Art Nouveau: Humanity in Harmony with the Natural World | Monday, June 7 @ 7pm
Join art instructor Janet Mandel as she gives an illustrated overview of Art Nouveau, an elegant decorative style that revolutionized visual art and architecture across Europe and the United States at the end of the 19th Century and into the 20th.
Create a Flawless Face Everyday: Makeup Basics | Wednesday, June 9 @ 11am
Whether you are new to the world of makeup or just want to get a refresher, this virtual talk and demonstration by professional makeup artist and licensed esthetician, Lyn Lynch, will arm you with the tools and strategies you need to create that flawless everyday face!
Old Glory: History of the American Flag | Monday, June 14 @ 7pm
With original photographs, vintage images, and patriotic music, Kevin Woyce explores the history of the American Flag, from its origin in the Revolution to the addition of our 50th star in 1960. He also explains how a poem about the 1814 Battle of Baltimore – set to a popular English melody – became our National Anthem.
Home Food Preservation: Freezing the Harvest and Other Foods | Wednesday, June 16 @ 11am
Learn the best practices to freeze produce from your garden or the local farm market to enjoy all year. In this virtual presentation, you’ll learn proven techniques for freezing your favorite meals, snacks and other foods so as to preserve color and flavor. You will gain tips for how to blanch vegetables, keep the color in fruit, freeze herbs, reduce the risk of freezer burn and make freezer jam.
The Story of Opera Part 2: Romantic Opera 1800 – 1890 | Monday, June 21 @ 7pm
This is part 2 of a 3 part series on opera presented by composer, conductor and educator Dr. Robert W. Butts and covers the period from 1800-1890. It will include a talk combined with musical selections.
We hope to see you at one of these virtual lectures!
-Jessica, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian