Adult Online and In-Person Programs

Adult Online Programs - Book Groups and Newsletters and eBooks and more...

Help with using Zoom:

For additional assistance you may contact the Reference staff by phone: 973-694-4272 Ext. 5401

Our Book Discussion Groups continue... Download a book and join in on the fun!

Check out our Book Discussions via Zoom Meetings!

Visit our Book Discussion Page to view the flyers For Romantic Fiction, Evening Book Discussion, Page Turners Book Discussion, Mystery Book Discussion, Classics, Non-Fiction and Monthly Monday Book Talk!

Open Knit, crochet, needlework group

Mondays -  in Person  will resume Monthly in 2023!

Mondays @ 11:30 am Meeting on Zoom - Email Karen  by clicking on the link below for a Zoom invite. 

Visit the Knitting Group Page for additional information and Monthly Keep You in Stitches meeting dates

Contact Karen for sign on information.

Lunch Box Learning 

Lunch Box Learning will be in person and virtually! - Registration will be required via our website calendar.

View the Lunch Box Learning Programs Page

View past Lunch Box Learning programs on our YouTube Channel

Looking for more free exercise programs for beginners?  Visit our You Tube Channel for Exercises for beginners

Discuss & Debate Group

Meets weekly on Tuesdays and Thursdays

10:00 AM -  12:00 PM

Join a group of your fellow community members to discuss and debate current events and other topics of interest in a lively environment! Discussions are held twice a week at the Wayne Public Library (please check the calendar for exceptions and locations in the library). No registration is necessary, and drop-ins are always welcome!

For more information contact the Reference Desk 973-694-4272 Ext. 5401

Job & Career Service Presents: 

1-ON-1 Job Help 

1-on-1 job help is intended to assist job seekers by providing them with information, tools, and resources to help them achieve their employment goals.  A librarian will work with you on a personal basis to help guide you toward your personal career objective. 

Flexible Scheduling- Pick a time that works for you.  Online scheduling is limited, contact for more availability. 

To sign up online visit the apponintments page on our library calendar. 

For more information or to sign up call 973-694-4272 ext. 5502 or email 

View the flyer 

Zoom Casual Spanish 45- Minute Conversation Classes for Adults (Mar/Apr/May) 

Zoom in for a casual & virtual gathering, while picking up common vocabulary & phrases in Spanish! We'll focus on pronunciation & practicality. During the class screen is shared and as phrases come up they are typed out. Afterwards Eleana emails what was written for your review. 

Register in advance directly through the library calendar OR via Zoom

Classes are 2 times/month on Mondays from 5:00-5:45 PM

Dates: 4/10, 4/17, 5/1, 5/15

Zoom "Sit, Stand and Be Fit" with d.e.b. (Spring March-May) 

Zoom in to do a variety of stretches, strengthening exercises, and cardio dancing with certified professional Debra Hanoka, MPH, ACE, CPT. (3 times/month at 5pm; please note Tuesday dates.) A chair is used for seated and standing exercises and support. This class is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. Class can be modified depending on fitness levels. Age should not be a barrier to improve your health! 

Equipment: A sturdy chair is needed. Light weights & resistance bands can be used but are optional.  

Register directly through Zoom OR email Eleana to get your invite to register: 

Dates: 3/28
           4/4, 4/11, 4/18 
           5/2, 5/16, 5/30

Qigong Class for Beginners with Gary MCabe

March 13 through May 22, 2023 (No Class on April 17)

Registration is required on the library calendar. 

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Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Technology Class 

Have you received a new tablet, laptop or smart device and aren't sure how to use it? Come join us and we can help you learn some basic skills so you become comfortable with the device. This will be a two session course. 

Session 1: Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at 11:30 

Session 2: Wedneaday, March 29, 2023 at 11:30 

Registration can be done through the library calendar. Any questions call the Reference Desk at 973-694-4272 ext. 5401 or email Nick or Karin

View the flyer. 

WPL Jazz Concert series presents: The Montclair State Jazz Combo 

Thursday, March 30, 2023 at 7:00 PM

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Please register on the library website calendar to attend the program. 

Questions? Contact Patty at

Chess Club for All Ages

Sunday, April 2 & 16, 2023 at 2:00 - 4:00 PM

Come and learn with chess mentor Jon! Open to Wayne residents of all ages of all levels. Register online on 3/19 at 7AM.

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 Virtual Author Chat - Mercy DeSimone

April 3, 2023 @ 7PM

Mercy DeSimone is the pen name of a champagne drinking, book-loving, music-humming, caffeinista, beauty junkie, fluent in Schoolhouse Rock and useless trivia.  

Email Janette for more information or to sign up:

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Beginner Computer Classes

This is a series of beginner computer classes using Northstar Digital Literacy.  You will be able to work at your own pace and focus on the things you want to learn. The classes will take place in the library training center. This is a three session course.

Monday, April 10 @ 11:00 AM
Monday, April 17 @ 11:00 AM
Monday April 24 @ 11:00 AM 

Registration is required and can be done online through the library's calendar.  For more information or any questions, email Nick at or Karin at or call the Reference Desk at 973-694-4272 ext. 5401.  

View the flyer.

Earth Day: Past & present a virtual presentation with Katie McEwan

Monday, April 10, 2023 @ 1:00 PM

Please register to receive the Zoom meetings link.

View the flyer

Questions? Contact Patty Slezak:

Crafts in the Stacks: Bird Feeder

Thursday, April 13 at 1:30 PM. 

Come join us for this month' s Crafts in the Stacks where we will be make bird feeders.  Registration can be done online through the library calendar. Any questions call the Reference Desk at 973-694-4272 ext. 5401.  

View the flyer. 

WPL Jazz Concert Series 2023

Jazz Connection - Thursday, April 13, 2023 @ 7:00 PM

Enjoy classic jazz, blues and swing tunes from the American songbook!

Library Meeting Room A/B

Please register for this free program on our library calendar, attendance is limited to 50 people. 

Questions or more information contact Patty at

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WPL Movie in April

Showing at 2:00 PM:

Tuesday, April 18th *Shown with subtitles
Thursday, April 20th

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Foreign Film Discussion Club

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

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For more information email Patty - 

Special Movie Presentation - They Survived Together
Not Rated - Runtime 73 minutes 

Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 2:00 PM. 

Q&A with director John Rokosny to follow. 

Library Meeting Room A/B

Registration can be done online thtough the library calendar. There is limited seating. For more information contact Patty Slezak, or call the Reference Desk at 973-694-4272 ext. 5401.   

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Virtual Author Chat - Jen Singer

April 27, 2023 @ 11 AM

Jen Singer is an author, ghostwriter, writing coach, cancer survivor, and Covid long hauler. She is one of the original mom bloggers, published parenting books, wrote for Good Housekeeping and is the author of the Just Diagnosed Guides. 

Email Janette for more information or to sign up:

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Your Brand Your Future with Francina Kaiser 

This is a two part program for young adults and adults. You must attend both programs.

April 20 & April 27, 2023 from 7:00 PM - 8:00PM

Children's Story time room

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