June Adult Events

New Movie Matinees

Wednesday, June 7th at 2:00 pm

The Shack

Rated PG-13

Runs 2 hours and 13 minutespromotional poster for the movie the shack


Wednesday, June 21st at 2:00 pm

The Last Word

Rated R

Runs 1 hour and 48 minutes

promotional poster for the film the last word

Book Groups

First Thursday Mystery Book Group

Thursday, June 1st at 7:00 pm

A Murder of Magpies by Judith Flanders

cover of the book a murder of magpies by judith flanders

Great Books Program

Wednesday, June 14th at 1:30 pm

The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon

Wednesday, June 28th at 1:30 pm

the Book of Job

Be an ESL Tutor through Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley

logo of Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley

Meet new people from around the world, become involved in bettering your local community, and hone your teaching skills by becoming a literacy volunteer!


  • Receive 12 hours of free training.
  • Assist individuals who need English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction or help English speaking adults improve their reading and writing skills.
  • Meet with their assigned student for 1 to 1.5 hours per week at the Emerson Public Library at a mutually convenient time.

For more information, visit the website of Literacy Volunteers of Pascack Valley.

ESL Classes

The Emerson Public Library hosts one-on-one ESL classes taught by local volunteers. To sign up for classes, please visit the library and fill out an application card with your name, contact information, and what days/times you are available. We will give this card to the ESL coordinator, Fran Ianora, who contacts students directly to arrange classes.