North Brunswick Library’s virtual programs for December include virtual health seminars, arts and crafts

The North Brunswick Public Library will offer a selection of engaging, informative and fun programs, both online and outside the library, during December.

  • The Consumer Fraud Prevention virtual workshop, in collaboration with the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs, will be held at 7 p.m. Dec. 3.

Learn about identity theft, grandparent scams and suspicious messages from the “IRS,” and how to avoid getting scammed.

Registration is preferred at https://form.jotform.com/203144370192144

Otherwise, tune in via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86130579110?pwd=MmRGVGJFR0tXSDhGTmZaR3R2anlYdz09

Meeting ID: 861 3057 9110
Passcode: 482548

For more information, email librarian Ryan Miller at rmiller@northbrunswicklibrary.org

  • “Just Say Yes to Fruits & Vegetables” is a joint venture between the library and the Community FoodBank of New Jersey. Free nutrition workshops are offered by educators from NJ-SNAP-Ed.

 

– Meal Planning, 6 p.m. Dec. 2: Learn how to plan easy, healthy meals using low cost, readily available foods. Registration is required at https://form.jotform.com/202444315297151

– Nutrition Facts Labels, 6 p.m. Dec. 9: Learn ways to properly identify the information on nutrition facts labels. Registration is required at https://form.jotform.com/202444315297151

– Healthy Beverages, 6 p.m. Dec. 16. Understand the link between sugary drinks and chronic diseases, and discover healthier alternatives.

Registration is required at https://form.jotform.com/202444315297151

  • The Virtual Fiber Arts Club will meet virtually at 10 a.m. Dec. 4 and 18.

Join Librarian Barbara for an hour of any fiber arts craft you are working on (needlepoint, embroidery, knitting, crocheting, etc.). This is a gathering of fiber arts enthusiasts of all skill levels. No instruction is given.

For the Dec. 4 meeting, register in advance for this Zoom program at  https://forms.gle/LqSpdvPP6GJgQBXp6

For the Dec. 18 meeting, register in advance for this Zoom program at https://forms.gle/yxmnuoEwpJD82X6t5 

  • Outdoor Tai Chi will be held at 10 a.m. Dec. 5 and 19.

Participants age 16 and older can join instructor Vikram Sarath for free Tai Chi sessions on the library’s front lawn, 710 Hermann Road, North Brunswick. Beginners are welcome.

Social distancing will be observed. Appropriate face coverings are required until class begins.

Register by emailing librarian Ryan Miller at rmiller@northbrunswicklibrary.org

  • A Pencil Shading Drawing Workshop will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. Dec. 7. Artist April Zay will help students learn about light and shading.

Participants will need white paper, drawing pencils (or a regular No. 2 HB pencil), a ruler and an eraser.

Register in advance for this Zoom program at https://forms.gle/EkE5Vuu59TPcbpCi6

  • “Take Back Your Health Tuesdays” is a collaborative effort between the library and Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey – Community Outreach & Engagement.

 

– “Controlling Your Cancer Risk,” 7 p.m. Dec. 8: Learn what causes heightened risks and the best practices to manage them.

Registration is required at https://form.jotform.com/202264021498148

 

– “Family History and Cancer Risk,” 7 p.m. Dec. 22: Don’t be in the dark when it comes to familial cancer risks.

Registration is required at https://form.jotform.com/202264021498148

Any questions, email librarian Ryan Miller at rmiller@northbrunswicklibrary.org

For a complete listing of virtual events, visit https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/ or find the library on Facebook @NorthBrunswickLibrary.