Health and Wellness Center

Flu shots are periodically given in the library's Health and Wellness Center.The Finkelstein Memorial Library Health and Wellness Center provides access to resources and information on a variety of health related topics.

The Health Information Center houses an in-depth collection of health reference books, periodicals and three computer workstations to enable patrons to search for health information on the Internet.

Health & Wellness Programs

All classes are free but require registration. To register and for further information call 352-5700 ext. 244 or stop by the 2nd floor reference desk.

Check with your health care professional before any exercise regimen.

Yoga for Adults


4- Week Beginner Course

Thursdays, 7:00P.M.- 8:30P.M.

September 3, 10, 17, 24

Instructor: Bonnie Ringer, E-RYT500

Learn the basic principles of Hatha Yoga and Raja Yoga. Wear loose fitting clothing, and bring a yoga mat and towel. Registration required.



Tai-chi classes are offered at the Library.Healthy Tai Chi

Mondays, 10:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

October 12, 19, 26

Instructor: Master Ted Peng, Tai Chi 7th level  

Healthy Tai Chi consists of slow simplified movements taken from elements of regular Tai Chi. They target specific body areas and are therapeutic in nature: by practicing them one can improve immune system, flexibility, balance, and muscular strength. Participants can stand or sit in chairs to perform the exercises. Wear loose fitting clothing. Registration begins September 10.



NAMI"In Our Own Voice: A first-hand account of what it's like to live with a mental illness"

Sunday, October 25 at 2 pm at the Library

The Friends of the Finkelstein Memorial Library's Fall Program: Sunday, October 25 at 2 Present "In Our Own Voice: A first-hand account of what it's like to live with a mental illness" In Collaboration with NAMI Rockland – (The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Rockland County)

You’ve heard a lot about mental illness in the news media lately. Come learn the real story from people who have been there.

This frank and open presentation and discussion features two individuals whose lives were interrupted by mental disorders.  They will share their challenges, hopes and dreams in their journeys to recovery.

 Over 58 million people in the United States live with mental illness each year.  This special program is in celebration of Mental Illness Awareness Week.

Health and Wellness ProgramsDiabetes & Grocery Shopping
Thursday, November 5 – 7:00PM - 8:00PM

Jenna Amos, a Registered Dietitian at ShopRite® of Northvale, NJ will present a program on diabetes prevention, pre-diabetes, and diabetes from a nutritional perspective. Get nutrition tips on everything from label reading to healthy snacks. Registration begins October 5