Library Fall Fundraiser
Friday, October 10, 6:00-10:00 p.m.
Imagine a crisp fall evening meeting up with friends and neighbors, enjoying beers and wursts. If this sounds like a good idea, plan to join the Friends of Kemmerer Library for this year’s first ever Harding Oktoberfest in support of your Library. Profits help fund the Library’s programs and operating costs. Supervision and activities for kids will be available in the multi-purpose room.
Rain date: Saturday, October 11
Talks on Aging and Aging Well
First and Third Thursday of the month, 10:30 a.m. – 12 noon
Last year’s luncheon workshops for seniors were such a huge success that we simply had to continue the series. Once again, experts in their field will lead the discussion.
October 2: Wills and Estates with Dev Modi. With his many years of experience in planning and managing estates, Dev will be able to discuss and answer any questions about new developments in estate laws.
October 16: Home and Elder Care Planning with Jim Harrison. Jim is the principal of Visiting Angels, serving communities in New Jersey. With a degree in senior services and a passion for providing the best and most affordable at-home care for a family member, he has a wealth of information to offer to both seniors and their children.
For a complete schedule of Gray Power luncheon events, please pick up a brochure at the Library.
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November 6: Celestial Conversations with Loanne Mayer. Loanne is the author of Celestial Conversations: Healing Relationships after Death. Speaking from personal experience, she discusses the process of forgiving after a loved one has passed.
November 20: Get Your Face on Facebook with Lara Rouillard. An expert on all things related to social media, Lara gives an entertaining and interactive introduction to getting started on Facebook. Don’t miss this great opportunity to impress the grandkids!
December 4: Long Term Care Insurance 101 with Mike FitzPatrick. In the constantly changing health care environment it is difficult to decide which kind of long term care insurance is best for you and your family. With a lifetime of experience in the field, Mike is uniquely qualified to offer valuable insights into how to make a solid insurance plan.
December 18: Scandinavian Holiday Traditions with Lotte Newlin. As you may know, your local librarian loves a good party — and nothing better than a traditional holiday feast. Come and enjoy music, stories, crafts and, of course, delicious Scandinavian treats!
Finding the Right College for You
Sunday, October 5, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
Carolyn Mulligan of Insiders Network to College will lead this program on test taking options (SAT or ACT?) and strategies for finding the best college match. With years of experience and more than 350 colleges visited, Carolyn has successfully helped 100s of students successfully navigate the college search and application process. Visit Carolyn’s website at Insidersnetwork.org
Sign up for more of our free college prep workshops on the Teens pages.
New Jersey Pilots in World War I
Wednesday, October 15, 5:00-7:00 p.m.
This October, we are very fortunate to be able to display the paintings of aviation artist and historian, Michael O’Neal.
Combining aviation history and art, Michael specializes in portraying in-flight battle scenes from World War I. His extensive research of the subject ensures that each painting reflects a true-to-life interaction.
On October 15, don’t miss Michael’s fascinating lecture – with original memorabilia and pictures – on the role of our state’s pilots and their battles in World War I.