December for Adults

For the foreseeable future, all our programming will be held outdoors, at the Demarest Train Station, or 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

Demarest: Historically Speaking – Tuesday, December 7, 11am at the Demarest Train Station – Borough historian Mary Anne Clarke will present an overview of the history of Demarest. Registration required. Please wear a mask.

Centering Meditation – Thursdays, 11am to 12pm, except Thursday, December 23 and Thursday, December 30 – Come participate in this holistic healing series for the holidays. Classes will incorporate mindful movement, breathwork, and activation of specific acupuncture points for enhanced stability of the busy brain! Open to all levels.

ESL Conversation Group – Wednesdays from 1pm to 2:30pm at the Demarest Train Station except Wednesday, December 22 – Join us at the train station at 24 Park Street for a relaxed conversation group. Registration is not required. For more information, email

Knitting Club – Wednesday, December 5 and Wednesday, December 19 at 7:30pm – Meetings are being held via Zoom. Email to receive a link to join.

Adult Book Club – Tuesday, December 14 at 7:30pm – December’s book is All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake by Tiya Miles. Request a copy via the catalog or pick one up at the upstairs desk. Also available on Libby as an eBook and an audiobook.

In January, the book club will be discussing A Burning by Megha Majumdar. Request a copy via the catalog or pick one up at the upstairs desk. Also available on Libby as an eBook or an audiobook.

To receive an invite, email Out-of-towners welcome!

Health Consultation – Monday, December 20 from 10am to 11am in the library conference room – drop in at the library for a free health consultation with a registered public health nurse. Services include cardiac assessment, podiatry, balance evaluation, memory assessment, and individualized counseling and education. For more information call 201-935-8852.