Monday, June 19, 2023

LPL News: Celebrate International Yoga Day at LPL!


Library Weekly Newsletter | Date: June 18, 2023




The Livingston Public Library, the heart of our vibrant town, fosters community engagement, connects people with ideas and each other, and makes Livingston a better place to live and work.




A Message from the Director


Celebrate International

Yoga Day at LPL!


Livingston Library Community, 

Celebrate the start of summer and International Yoga Day here at the Livingston Public Library! On Wednesday, June 21st at 11am join us in the Library’s program room for Summer Solstice Yoga! 

During this one-hour yoga class, we will practice various yoga poses while becoming aware of the many physical and spiritual benefits to yoga. Summer Solstice Yoga is suitable for adults of all abilities, and modifications for those with limitations will be provided. Registration is required to reserve your spot. You can register and learn more about the event on the Library’s calendar





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Wednesday, July 12 | 7pm

Do you enjoy cooking, sharing ideas, and kitchen tips, while enjoying great food? Join the Livingston Public Library's Cookbook Club!


Thursday, July 13 | 11am

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