Staff Pick of the Week: An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

This week’s staff pick is the debut from author Sabaa Tahir, An Ember in the Ashes.  Our staffer found it powerful, harsh, and multifaceted.  On the surface, they said it seems like ‘one of those’ fantasy novels, but it quickly sucked them in, and they really enjoyed it.  The first […]

Elton Wade Photographs on Display

Elton H. L. (Henry Lee) Wade was an amateur photographer who lived in the Middlebush area of Franklin Township for most of his life.  The collection presented in our Lobby and Circulation display cases, is a small sample of the over 2,000 photographs taken by Mr. Wade during his lifetime.  The […]

Shakespeare (This Week!) & Summer Concerts

  The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s traveling Next Stage Ensemble presents a live performance of William Shakespeare’s abridged play.  THIS WEDNESDAY, June 24 from 7-8:30 PM. In the hot summer streets of Verona, two idealistic teens discover love in a  society consumed by senseless brutality. Filled with witty wordplay, […]

Staff Pick of the Week: The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove

This week’s staff pick is the beginning of a new children’s/YA series full of adventure, male and female heroines, and the interesting and bizarre.  Our staffer found it refreshing, original, and highly recommends it.  Those who loved The Golden Compass, and fans of Garth Nix, Diana Wynne, Jones, and Tamora Pierce […]