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The magic of Central Park


MANALAPAN - Learn about spiritualism and art, Transcendentalism and history at a fascinating program on Central Park presented by the Monmouth County Library on Wednesday. Oct. 27 at 6:30 p.m.

New York resident and professional tour guide for the city Leanna Renee Hieber will conduct a virtual tour through the world’s most famous park highlighting its worldwide importance while pointing out the 19th century movements that helped shape both he park and its contents.

Hieber, a graduate of Miami University with a major in theater and focus on the 19th century, ensures the tour will be spirited and govern a number of iconic areas.

The program will be presented on ZOOM at no charge. Registration is available on the Library’s Upcoming Events page at www.MonmouthCountyLib.org. E-mailed information on access will be mailed after p.m., following a noon deadline for registration on Tuesday, Oct. 26. Visit the Library site to learn more about numerous activities at each of its branches and the headquarters library, as well as to more virtual presentations offered both days and evenings.




Morbid Monmouth at the Library


MANALAPAN – Monmouth County Historical Association Director of Collections Bernadette Rogoff will present Morbid Monmouth on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 7 p..

Rogoff, recognized far beyond the Monmouth County Historical Association because of her attention to details in history and presentation, will discuss the Hook of Death, wreaths of human hair, post-mortem imagery and primitive surgical tools which were the lifesavers of earlier centuries. She’ll intersperse the discussion with further tales of what dangers faced families and individuals in the 18th and 19th centuries. Th Association promise a night of spine-tingling presentations and advises children under age 14 should not be present for the presentation.

The program will be presented on ZOOM at no charge. Registration is available on the Library’s Upcoming Events page at www.MonmouthCountyLib.org. E-mailed information on access will be mailed after 4pm following a noon deadline for registration on Wednesday, Oct. 27. Visit the Library site to learn more about numerous activities at each of its branches and the headquarters library, as well as to more virtual presentations offered both days and evenings.

Morbid Monmouth is being presented by the Monmouth County Historical Association and co-sponsored by the Monmouth County Library.


Fall soup salad and dessert


MANALAPAN – Chef Rob is back with the Monmouth County Library to present another unique meal fit for the Harvest Season on Saturday, Oct. 23 at 3 p.m.

Chef Bob will present recipes and methods of preparing an autumn garden vegetable soup a fall salad with apples cranberries and a maple cider dressing, and a Pumpkin Coffee Cake.

The program will be presented live on the Library’s Facebook page @MonCoLibrary, which can be accessed through the library’s website. Registration is available on the Upcoming Events page at www.MonmouthCountyLib.org to receive recipes and photos. Visit the Library site to learn more about numerous activities at each of its branches and the headquarters library, as well as to more virtual presentations offered both days and evenings.

The Chef Rob presentation will be rebroadcast after Saturday’s event and times and dates can be found in the Library’s eNewsletter and YouTube Channel, and Friend@MonCoLibrary on social media.


Sugar or something else


MANALAPAN – Join a discussion on sugar, sugar substitutes and sweeteners offered by the Family and Community Health Sciences Department Educator Sharese Pore, PhD., MPH, CHES, on Tuesday, Oct. 26 at 10:30 a.m.

Porter is senior program coordinator Supervisor for Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Burlington and Monmouth counties, and will discuss the variety of sugar substitutes, how they affect the body, and how top plan for healthier eating decisions.

The program will be presented on ZOOM at no charge. Registration is available on the Library’s Upcoming Events page at www.MonmouthCountyLib.org. E-mailed information on access will be mailed after 4 p.m., following a noon deadline for registration on Monday, Oct. 25. Visit the Library site to learn more about numerous activities at each of its branches and the headquarters library, as well as to more virtual presentations offered both days and evenings.

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