Adult Programs

Everyday Art

Wednesday, April 18 at 7:00pm

“Everyday Art” is a freelance Artisan Community which is built on a foundation of creating mindful interactive art to keep for oneself or to give to others. All levels of talent are encouraged to attend, so if you are a professional artist, an artist “want to be,” or simply terrified to put a colored pencil to paper, please, we would love to have you join our group! Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!

Film Discussion Group

Thursday, April 19 at 7:00pm

Come to a free screening of Phantom Thread. Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!


Earth Day Program – Herb Garden Seed Starters

Saturday, April 21 at 1:00-3:00pm

Grow your own delicious herbs at home using recycled jars! We will provide all necessary materials, including soil, seeds, and labels. Bring your own jars from home, or use jars provided by the library. A special thank you to Lowe’s of Phillipsburg for donating a portion of the materials for this event!
 
Drop-ins are welcome, but registration is strongly encouraged. This program will run for the allotted time, or while supplies last. Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!

The American Revolution: The New Jersey Connection

Wednesday, April 25 at 2:00pm

From the Tea burning at Princeton to the reading of the Treaty of Paris, Walter Choroszewski outlines New Jersey’s contributions to the success of the American Revolution. Walter shares stories of the retreat across The Jerseys and the triumphant return across the Delaware River, historic battles at Trenton Princeton, Monmouth and Springfield, the winters at Middlebrook and Morristown, and Washington & Rochambeau’s victory march across New Jersey— The Crossroads of the American Revolution!

This program is sponsored by Friends of the Phillipsburg Free Public Library. Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!


PFPL Writers Group

Thursday, April 26 at 7:00pm

Join us for a meeting of the PFPL Writers Group! Register here!


Happy Bookers Discussion Group

Wednesday, April 25 at 7:00pm

Join us for a discussion of Rules of Civility by Amor Towles.  Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!


The 5 Wishes – Living Wills & Advanced Directives

Wednesday, May 9 at 1:00pm

The Five Wishes is the first Living Will that talks about your personal, emotional and spiritual needs as well as your medical wishes. It lets you choose the person you want to make health care decisions for you if you are not able to make them. It is valid in New Jersey and this workshop is an extension of our recent surrogate program on Wills and Estate Planning. Each attendee will be given The Five Wishes packet for their use. Seating is limited and registration is required. Light refreshments will be offered.

This program is sponsored by Friends of the Phillipsburg Free Public Library. Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!


Laughter Yoga

Monday, May 14 at 12:00pm

Laughing is a vocalization that anyone can do. It relieves stress, which helps keep disease away. Laughter has both psychological and physiological health benefits. Increased oxygen intake clears the lungs and the mind. Laughter is a cardiovascular exercise, ‘internal jogging,’ that burns calories. Here is your chance to try it for yourself! Cynthia Curtis from Funny Farm Laughter Club will lead an hour-long laughter yoga session. Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!


Book Forum

Wednesday, May 16 at 1:30pm

Our book club with no assigned reading. Come prepared to talk about whatever books you’ve enjoyed lately. Register here!


Classic Book Club

Tuesday, June 12 at 7:00pm

Join us for a discussion of Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh.  Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!

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