Staff Pick of the Week: Sabriel by Garth Nix

Filled with magic, necromancy, ‘zombies’, a talking cat, and a teenage girl having to save her father and well, the world.  This is a wonderful adventure and the beginning of the Abhorsen trilogy, although Sabriel can be read as a standalone novel.  Perfect for young and old readers, this has […]


Summer Concert Series: NJSO String Quartet and Simple Gifts

July 15,  7 – 8:30 PM Take a musical tour through sunny Italy, brought to life by a string quartet from the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra! Featuring everything from traditional tarantella dances to the soaring beauty of music by Puccini, Mascagni and Rossini, the ‘Una Festa Musicale Italiana’ program will […]


Staff Pick of the Week: The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

This week’s staff pick is weird but really good (reportedly).   Hawkins has been repeatedly hailed as a cross between Neil Gaiman and Joe Hill, and the genre-bending The Library at Mount Char definitely reflects that.    This is a novel where you won’t know what’s going on immediately, but it’s an […]


Museum Passes: Grounds for Scultpure

We now offer a limited number of passes to Grounds for Sculpture in Hamilton, NJ!  Grounds for Sculpture features 42 landscaped acres with a constantly evolving collection of contemporary outdoor sculptures. Passes are available on a first-come, first-served bases at the Adult Reference Desk at the Demott Lane location (main library). Passes […]