January Virtual Programs available through Union Public Library


Exciting Programs Sponsored by Temple Sha'arey Shalom and Union Public Library

✅ Do You Dream of Sleep? Wed., Jan. 6 at 2:00pm
Learn how to get a good night's sleep presented by Atlantic Health System.
✅ Your 2021 Career: Be a Victor Not a Victim Thur., Jan. 7 @ 4:00pm
Abby Kohut shows you how to network, become a video interview expert, and inspires you to stay motivated during the Pandemic.
All attendees will receive a FREE 28-page COVID-19 Job Search Resource Guide available online.
✅ Does Duct Tape Cure Warts? Tues., Jan. 12 at 2:00pm
Rumors about “miracle cures and solutions” are everywhere. Learn how to evaluate health websites, and avoid “bad science” found on the Internet or in the news. Presented by Dana Abbey, National Library of Medicine’
✅ Virtual Author Visit: Kathleen RooneyThurs., Jan. 14 @ 4:00pm
Kathleen Rooney is a founding editor of Rose Metal Press, and of Poems While You Wait in addition to the novels Miss Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk and Cher Ami and Major Whittlesey. Ask her about writing, poetry, memoir, and how she came to write a book about a pigeon!
✅ Black Women and the Long Struggle for Freedom Fri., Jan.15, 2021 @ 1:00pm
Discover how Black women in NJ were pioneers in activism before, during, and after the Civil Rights Era. Presented by Dr. Hettie V. Williams, Professor at Monmouth University and co-author of Race and the Obama Phenomenon: The Vision of a More Perfect Multiracial Union. * MLK Commemoration
✅ What is Jeopardy: Virtual Author Visit: Claire McNear Tues., Jan. 19 @ 4:00 pm
Claire McNear, author of Answers in the Form of Questions: A Definitive History and Insider’s Guide to Jeopardy! dives deep behind the scenes with Alex Trebek, shares how producers put the show together, and offers tips on how to become a contestant and win.
✅ Mediterranean Diet: Start the New Year Right! Wed., Jan. 20 @ 2:00
Eating a Mediterranean diet may lower your risk of a heart attack, stroke, and death by up to 30 percent. Learn what it is, share recipes, and get inspired by this livable and delicious eating plan. Presented by Karen Ensle, Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Union.
✅ Vision Board: Using the Power of Intention and Visualization to Achieve Your Dream
A Vision Board is a collage representing things you would like to manifest in your life. It will serve as a daily reminder to focus on your goals. During this workshop you will identify specific, measurable, achievable, and realistic short-term and long-term goals to help you re-define your future utilizing the eight areas of wellness (physical, mental/emotional, intellectual, relationships, spiritual, occupational, financial, and environmental). You will then gather pictures to place on your board to visually represent your goals for the New Year.
To get the link go to: www.uplnj.org
✅ Build Your Emotional Toolbox Tues., Jan. 26 @ 2:00 pm
Learn how to cope effectively with stress, retrain thoughts from negative to positive, deal with and manage anger, forgive and more. This program is presented by Diane Lang who is a therapist, life coach, and an Adjunct Professor in Psychology at Montclair State University. She has an M.A. in Counseling and a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the New York Institute of Technology.
✅ Meditation Thurs., Jan. 7, 14, 21, 28 @ 11:30 am
Join Bindu Bhatt for a virtual meditation session. No experience necessary. Bindu has practiced meditation for over 30 years and would like to share her insight with you.
To get the link go to: www.uplnj.org