Adult Programs

Behind the Curtain at Disney’s The Lion King

Tuesday, May 7 at 6:00pm

Come hear stories from backstage at The Lion King on Broadway from Phillipsburg resident and veteran stage manager, Carmen Abrazado.

Call the library at 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!

This event is sponsored by Friends of the Phillipsburg Free Public Library.


Small Space Vegetable Gardening

Wednesday, May 8 at 6:30pm

Think you don’t have enough room to grow your own vegetables? Master Gardener Lori Metz will help you discover places to grow edible plants and covers the basics of choosing plants, starting seeds, caring for and maintaining your edibles and more!

Call the library at 908-454-3712 to sign up or register online!

Laughter Yoga

Monday, May 13 at 12:00pm & 7:00pm

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 the library at 908-454-3712 to sign up or register online!

Monday, May 13 at 6:00pm

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


Spring Nutrition Series: The Truth About Nutrition

Tuesdays, May 14, 21, 28 & June 4 at 6:30pm

The Truth About Nutrition class series will take a look at the latest research on Grains and Gluten, Fats and Oils, Sugar and Non-Nutritive Sweeteners and Dairy and Non-Dairy Alternatives to help debunk some of the most common nutrition myths.  Participants in this program will become more savvy consumers when it comes to the nutrition information they access.

  • May 14th – Grains and Gluten
  • May 21st – Fats and Oils
  • May 28th – Dairy and Non-Dairy Alternatives
  • June 4th – Sugar and Non-Nutritive Sweeteners

Call the library at 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!


Book Forum

Wednesday, May 15 at 1:30pm

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


Film Discussion Group

Thursday, May 16 at 7:00pm

Join us for a screening of On the Basis of Sex. Light refreshments will be served!

Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!


Happy Bookers Discussion Group

Wednesday, May 22 at 7:00pm

Join us for a discussion of Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton. Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!


How to Find Your Inner Peace – with Kathleen B. Covalt, Ed.D.

Wednesday, June 5 at 6:00pm

Life can have many ups and downs. Knowing how to find your inner peace and steer your life from your calm, steady center can help you make better decisions, access your inner strength, and benefit your overall health. In this talk, you will learn many helpful methods to quiet your mind and calm your body. You will learn how to select the centering methods that will be most effective for your own unique way of finding your inner peace.*

Call the library at 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!

This event is sponsored by Friends of the Phillipsburg Free Public Library.

*The information from this presentation is intended for your educational use only. This information is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health  providers with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition and before undertaking any health program.


Arts Experience: Printmaking

Wednesday, June 19 at 6:00pm

Join us for a hands-on arts experience, assisted by members of the Phillipsburg Area Arts Community! All skill levels are welcome. This event is FREE but space is limited and registration is required.

Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here!

This event is sponsored by Friends of the Phillipsburg Free Public Library.