October Programs & Events
Activities & Programs for Adults
"Gripping...Yun shows how, although shelter doesn’t guarantee safety and blood doesn’t guarantee love, there’s something inextricable about the relationship between a child and a parent…Shelter is captivating.”

―The New York Times Book Review
October 9th, 6:00 pm
A Walking, Talking Book Discussion Group!
The selection for October is   Shelter   , by Jung Yun.   Contact the Library for your copy. Meet by the Boathouse in Verona Park for a 30-minute walk while discussing a great read! Weather permitting. This will be the last meeting of the season.

Offered in partnership with the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition. To register, go to "Let’s Walk!!" on Meetup: 
or email the Library:  info@veronalibrary.org
Now Meeting Thursday Nights!
7:00 pm
Knitters, crocheters & sewers are invited to create clothing and accessories. Your hand-crafted items will be donated to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, where poverty levels are staggering.

All skill levels are welcome. Materials will be provided, but donations of yarn are appreciated! Join us for this worthy cause. Meet in the Library.
Can't make it on Thursdays? You may still donate your projects! Visit  Friends of Pine Ridge Reservation   for more information.
*Please note, there will be no sessions on October 11 & 25.
with Meditation
Thursdays ~ 10:00 am

Certified Reiki Practitioner Anne Shields creates a friendly, inviting atmosphere for you to learn techniques of stress management and the attainment of inner calm.

Weekly sessions take place every Thursday in the Ballroom of the Verona Community Center. Please wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat and/or blanket. 
Programs & Events For Teens & Tweens
Teen Read Week
October 7 - 13, 2018
It's Teen Read Week! Submit a book review by 10/13 and be entered to win a small gift card from Green Point Organic Juicery, books, and more. Contest is open to library card holders in grades 5 - 12. Pick-up a review form at the library or download the form below.
Pumpkin Painting
Friday, October 19 ~ 3:30 pm
Unleash your artistic creativity and paint spooky or funny pumpkins! Space and supplies are limited. Registration is required.
Franken Slime
Saturday, October 27 ~ 2:00 pm
Create weird and creepy slime creations for Halloween. Space and supplies are limited. Registration is required.
Programs & Activities for Children
Baby Lap-Sit Story Time
Mondays ~ 10:00 am
An early literacy program for newborns through 18 months . Meet in the Children's Room.

Toddler Story Time
Tuesdays ~ 10:00 am

Stories, songs, and crafts for children 18 months through age 3. Meet in the Verona Community Center, 2nd Floor.
Sing Along Story Time
Thursdays ~ 10:00 am
Sing and play instruments with your child. Meet in the Verona Community Center, 2nd Floor.