Category: Adult Programs

For Adults

For the foreseeable future, all our programming will be held virtually via Zoom. Sign up for the Adult Events email list to be notified of new programs.

Events hosted via Zoom require you to download Zoom software to your computer or the app to your mobile device, links to all of which can be found here. Always register so we can send you instructions to join. If you need help setting up Zoom, email demacirc@bccls.org


Springtime Yoga Waves – Thursdays from 11am to 12pm – Welcome spring with this passive and dynamic stretching ygoa and meditation class – great for limbering up!

DNA & It’s Use in Genealogy – Thursday, April 22 at 4:00pm – This program is designed to help you understand genetic genealogy for use in your research of your family. Terminology, available tools, and what you can expect from your DNA test results will be covered. This fun and informative programs will help guide you in your research into your family history.

Active Stretching and Breathing for Restful Sleep – Monday, April 26 at 7:30pm – We invite you to a moonlight workshop offering with our in-house yoga instructor. Karen Noel welcomes all and ask you to consider learning new habits. This session shall incorporate a quiet sit and mindful and expansive movement, paired with conscious breathing methods for interior and anterior tranquility. Come rebalance your body and brain in an organic, healing environment.

Knitting Club – Wednesday, April 7 and Wednesday, April 21 at 7:30pm – While the library is closed, meetings will be held via Zoom. Email demarestknitters@outlook.com to receive a link to join.

Adult Book Club – Tuesday, April 6 at 7:30pm – The Adult Book Club will be discussing The Jew Store by Stella Stuberman (available on hoopla as an eBook and audiobook and as an eBook on Libby). To receive an invite, email julia.nock@closter.bccls.org. Out-of-towners welcome!

Next month’s book is Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell (available on Libby as an eBook or audiobook). You can also call the library to request a copy.

ESL from Home – Are you interested in practicing English from home? Email orla.cassidy@demarest.bccls.org

March for Adults

For the foreseeable future, all our programming will be held virtually via Zoom. Sign up for the Adult Events email list to be notified of new programs.

Events hosted via Zoom require you to download Zoom software to your computer or the app to your mobile device, links to all of which can be found here. Always register so we can send you instructions to join. If you need help setting up Zoom, email demacirc@bccls.org


Bee Breathing and Full Body Yoga – Thursdays from 11am to 12pm – Bhramari Pranayama, or Bee Breathing, can be used to calm the agitated mind. It helps with headaches, concentration and memory. Full body yoga will be incorporated into this morning practice with our regular yoga teacher, Karen Noel

Victory Garden Talk – Tuesday, March 16 at 4:00pm – Anthony Bracco of Bracco Family Farms shares the advantages growing your own produce and methods for adapting small farming techniques for a backyard garden. This program will focus on preparing your garden, choosing what to grow and where to find safe seeds, and extending the season to enjoy your garden longer.

Relax and Renew with Jyoti – Wednesday, March 31 at 7:00pm – As we enter a new season, let us take some time for self care to renew and energize. Holistic Health Practitioner Jyoti Nebhnani will demonstrate how to prepare a soothing and nourishing scrub that will leave your skin glowing. She will also share ways to relax with essential oils and meditation.

Knitting Club – Wednesday, March 3 and Wednesday, March 17 at 7:30pm – While the library is closed, meetings will be held via Zoom. Email demarestknitters@outlook.com to receive a link to join.

Adult Book Club – Tuesday, March 9 at 7:30pm – The Adult Book Club will be discussing The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (available on Libby as an eBook and audiobook). To receive an invite, email julia.nock@closter.bccls.org. Out-of-towners welcome!

Next month’s book is The Jew Store by Stella Suberman (available on hoopla as an eBook and audiobook and as an eBook on Libby). You can also call the library to request a copy.

ESL from Home – Are you interested in practicing English from home? Email orla.cassidy@demarest.bccls.org