What’s coming up at the library

WEST MILFORD. A talk about New Jersey’s coastal history will be Thursday.

| 07 Jun 2023 | 07:22

History of the Jersey Shore: Join author and photographer Kevin Woyce for a colorful tour of New Jersey’s coastal history, from the long-ago days of lighthouses and shipwrecks to the founding of today’s most popular summer resorts. The program will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, June 8 in Room 6 & 7 on the second floor. Register at www.wmtl.org/events

Backyard Composting with Virginia Lamb: Learn about backyard composting with Virginia Lamb, a soil health and composting educator/consultant. She will discuss how to practically implement composting in your backyard and will provide a live demonstration. The workshop will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 10 on front lawn of the library. Register at www.wmtl.org/events

Poetry Workshop Series: Writing Down Your Stories: Narrative poetry is a wonderful way to capture memories, make sense of life’s challenges and celebrate the extraordinary in the ordinary. Poetry also can help us heal emotionally and create a space of grace and gratitude so we can move forward. A series of generative poetry workshops will begin from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 17. We will write and share the work generated in the workshop and time permitting share other work. The workshop will take place in the Library Conference Room on the second floor. Limited to 20 adults. Register at www.wmtl.org/events

The Sunshine Series on Health and Well-being: The Natural Path to Health: Join John Malatras for the first in a series of interactive, free-flowing discussions on the challenges of getting and staying healthy. The series will focus on medicines from the earth, such as herbs, probiotics and medicinal mushrooms, along with the roles that stress, exercise, the mind-body connection and nutrition play in personal health. Malatras and his wife, Sally, founded and operated Harvest Moon Health until their retirement in 2018. The series is called the “Sunshine Series on Health and Wellbeing” in honor of Sally, who recently passed away. “Sally was my sunshine, and she brought that to all who met her,” Malatras said. The talk be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 17 in Room 1 & 2 on the second floor. This series does not claim to offer medical advice; consult a licensed doctor for medical issues. Register at www.wmtl.org/events

Gentle Yoga with Michelle: Michelle Brook, a 200-hour registered yoga teacher certified by the American Yoga Academy, teaches a less intense, non-strenuous and quieter form of yoga that focuses on revitalizing the body, relaxing the mind and reducing stress from within. The class meets from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m. Wednesday, June 21 in Room 6 & 7 on the second floor. You can participate in person or online. Registration is required for both. Register and complete the required waiver form at www.wmtl.org/events

Living Your Authentic Life Workshop: Learn how to be true to yourself through honesty, assertiveness and goal-setting. The workshop will take place at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, June 25 in the Library Conference Room on the second floor. Jane Morba is a certified life coach who specializes in female empowerment. The workshop is aimed women, but all are welcome to attend. Register at www.wmtl.org/events

Join the Coloring Crew: Mondays from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Enjoy coloring, conversation and company with the library’s coloring club for adults. No registration required; just drop in to the second-floor conference room.