Qigong on the Lawn
September 16 & 30; October 14 & 28
2:00 pm

Meet on the Library’s front lawn at 2:00 pm, alternating Wednesdays beginning Sept. 16, 2020 and running through October 28th.  Wear comfortable clothes and a face mask.  Please be considerate of social distancing.  In the event of inclement weather, the session will be available online via Zoom.  Registration is required.



Meditation & Relaxation
September 23; October 7 & 21
2:00 pm

Meet online, alternating Wednesdays.  Certified Reiki Practitioner Anne Shields will lead sessions of relaxation and meditation.  Offered virtually on YouTube.


Live webinars!  The Verona Public Library and the New Jersey State Library offer a variety of free programs for all interests.  Registration is simple:  just enter your name and email address.   Space may be limited, so sign in early the day of the program to guarantee a space.

The State Library’s webinars are often archived on their YouTube channel.  View their calendar for more upcoming events.  It’s a great time to learn something new!


Make Savings with Medicare 
September 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Medicare can be confusing and lead to unexpected costs. Join Cathy Forbes from the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) to understand how the coverage choices you make may affect what you pay, what free preventive benefits you are entitled to, and how to make the most of programs available to help with Medicare costs. Find out what you need to consider when shopping around for new coverage and top tips for ensuring you do not spend more than you need to without compromising the service you receive.

Cathy Forbes has been the Program Coordinator for the Mercer County SHIP team since 2016 and is employed by the Children’s Home Society of New Jersey. Since emigrating from the UK, Cathy has enjoyed meeting and working with the local population and aims to use her MBA in Healthcare Leadership to support Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers as they navigate the complexities of Medicare so that they do not overpay for their coverage.


Civil War

Virtual Author talk with Gary Saretzky
New Jersey Civil War Photographers
September 16, 12:00 – 1:00 pm

This presentation features several notable examples of New Jersey’s Civil War Era photographers.  The Civil War boosted the photographic trade, and in New Jersey, both soldiers and families demanded more images of loved ones. Numerous new photo galleries opened to meet the demand.   Join us to find out more about New Jersey’s Civil War Era Photographers.


Virtual Astronomy 

Live presentations!  Intrepid  Sea, Air & Space Museum collaborates with Kerbal Space Academy  to allow audiences to participate and meet astronauts, scientists and others through a series of online events.  Monthly programs are listed below (dates and times may be subject to change).

The Verona Public Library offers museum passes to Intrepid  Sea, Air & Space Museum.  Ask us how to borrow one for an in-person visit. 

Sponsored by Friends of the Verona Public Library.


Thursday, September 17
5:30pm – 7:00pm


Thursday, October 15

 Registration coming soon

Thursday, November 19

Registration coming soon

Thursday, December 17

Registration coming soon