Adult Events

Registration for all of our Adult Events is required.
Click here to register through the Events Calendar. Click on the event you are interested in attending and select Register.
Otherwise, please call us at 973-227-3575 or email ffpl@ffpl.org to register.

Featured January Events
CPR Certification w/ Fairfield Police Dept. – Wednesday, January 22 from 4-8pm
*Fairfield Residents & Paid Cardholders Only*
DIY Craft: Bracelet Making – Monday, January 27 at 1pm or 7pm **7 p.m. SESSION CANCELLED**

Featured February Events
Trivia Night w/ Brianne Colombo – Monday, February 3 at 7pm *CANCELLED*
Tax Help 101 w/ United Way North – Thursdays, February 6 & 20 at 1pm
Valentine’s Concert w/ Gerard & Diane Barros – Tuesday, February 11 at 2pm
Local History Lecture: Essex County, NJ Architecture & Environment w/ Jim DelGiudice – Thursday, February 14 at 7pm (RESCHEDULED FROM 1/21)
Valentine’s Social – Friday, February 14 at 11am *CANCELLED*
DIY Craft: Canvas Bags – Monday, February 24 at 1pm or 7pm *CANCELLED*
New Year, New You: Fitness Program w/ JAG-ONE Physical Therapy – Tuesday, February 25 at 2pm

Featured March Events
A History of the Essex County Airport w/ Tom Gomez – Monday, March 2 at 7pm
Trivia Night w/ Brianne Colombo – Monday, March 9 at 7pm *CANCELLED*
Essex County Diners w/ Michael C. Gabriele – Thursday, March 12 at 7pm *RESCHEDULED FROM 3/17*
Social Security Lecture w/ EP Wealth Management – Wednesday, March 25 at 7pm
Health & Wellness Fair w/ Fairfield Police, Field Goods, JAG-ONE Physical Therapy, DoTerra, MECCA – Saturday, March 28 from 10am – 12pm
DIY Craft: Exfoliating Coffee Soaps – Monday, March 30 at 1pm or 7pm

Featured April Events
Medicare 101 w/ State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) – Thursday, April 2 at 2pm
Healthy Meal Planning w/ Danielle Buonforte, RD ShopRite Lincoln Park – Monday, April 6 at 7pm *CANCELLED*
Mozzarella Making Demonstration w/ Mozzarellis – Thursday, April 23 at 7pm
DIY Craft: Vanilla Bath Bombs – Monday, April 27 at 1pm or 7pm
Handlettering for Beginners – Thursday, April 30 at 7pm **CANCELLED*

Featured May Events
Trivia Night w/ Brianne Colombo – Monday, May 4 at 7pm *CANCELLED*
Small Business Start Up Workshop w/ SCORE – Wednesday, May 6 at 7pm
Musical Journey Through the Decades w/ Carol Erikson – Wednesday, May 13 at 7pm
DIY Craft: Photo Coasters – Monday, May 18 at 1pm or 7pm *Please bring four 4×4 photos for this craft*
Mozart Lecture & Performance w/ Dan Lupo, AtoG Music – Tuesday, May 26 at 2pm
Navigating Parenthood as Our Young Children Develop Speech and Language w/ Maria Sanders and Rachel Kirson – Thursday, May 28 at 7pm

Book Clubs
Once Monthly Monday at 12pm
February 10: I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell
March 9: Ghosted by Rose Walsh
April 13: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
May 11: A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
June 8: Save Me the Plums by Ruth Reichl
July 13: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
August 10: This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
September 14: The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen
October 5: Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao
November 9: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
December 14: The Girl He Used to Know by Tracy Garvis Graves

Once Monthly Monday at 7pm
February 10: The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
March 23: The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek by Kim Michele Richardson
April 20: I Am, I Am, I Am by Maggie O’Farrell
May 11: Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
June 15: This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
July 20: A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
August 17: Save Me the Plums by Ruth Reichl
September 14: Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield
October 19: The Girl He Used to Know by Tracey Garvis Graves
November 16: The Victory Garden by Rhys Bowen
December 21: Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao

Beginner Spanish: 6-week course, Thursdays at 5pm
January 23 & 30; February 13, 20 & 27

BINGO! Once a month Friday at 11am *CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*
February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD): Every Thursday at 10:30am *CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE*
Bring your smartphone or tablet to the library for individual training using your device. We will show you the basics of the device and answer any questions you have. We can also show you how to use many of our digital resources (e.g. Overdrive, Hoopla, RBDigital).

Crochet and Knit Club: Select Mondays at 6:30pm with a resource available
March 16 & 23, April 6 & 13, May 4 & 11

Fairfield Historical Society: Meets once a month Thursday at 6:30pm
February 6, March 5, April 2, May 7, June 4, July 9, August 6, September 3, October 1, November 5, December 3

The Fairfield Historical Society was established in 2018 as a group of individuals interested in preserving Fairfield’s past. All community members are welcome to join.

Gardening Group: Select Wednesdays at 7pm
February 5, March 4, April 8, May 27

Mah-Jongg: Every Wednesday from 11am-2pm
Are you interested in playing Mah Jongg? You’re in luck! A resource will be available if patrons have any questions about the game.

Movie Fridays:  Twice a month on Fridays at 1pm for a movie viewing. 
January 24: The Art of Racing in the Rain – PG-13
February 28: Where’d You Go Bernadette – PG-13
March 13: Judy – PG-13
March 20: A Dog’s Journey – PG
April 24: Maiden – PG-13
May 15: Midway – PG-13
May 22: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood – PG-13

Senior Game Club: Select Mondays at 2pm
February 3, March 9, April 13, May 11

Senior Strength Training: Select Thursdays at 10:15am or 11am
January 23, February 13 & 27, March 12 & 26, April 9 & 30, May 7 & 14

Leena Kalle will be instructing this class. Class includes a warm up, circuits, and a cool down.

Tai-Chi: Twice monthly Tuesdays at 1:30 pm
January 21, February 4 & 18, March 3 & 17, April 7 & 21, May 5 & 12
It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing. Tai-Chi is noncompetitive and self-paced.

Watercolor Course: Tuesdays at 7pm
April 7, 14 & 21; May 5, 12 & 19

Writing Group: Select Mondays at 7pm
January 27, February 3 & 24, March 2 & 16, April 13 & 27, May 4 & 18
An informal group for writers of all experience levels, genres, and varieties.

Yoga: Once monthly Thursdays at 7pm
February 20, March 19, April 16, May 21
Come enjoy a relaxing hour of Yoga with certified instructor, Aleksandra Mufceska.