National Poetry Month Events: April 2018

National Poetry Month is the largest literary celebration in the world. Established in 1996 by the Academy of American Poets, it is designed to mark the crucial place poetry has in our society while encouraging anyone and everyone to read and create poetry. By setting aside the month of April […]


Free Movies in April

Friday, 4/6 @ 2pm: Darkest Hour (2017) During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly-appointed British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Adolf Hitler or fight on against incredible odds.  (from IMDB) Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily […]


Staff Review: A Piece of the World by Christina Baker Kline 2

  Christina Baker Kline’s A Piece of the World is an easy book to review. As the selection for our March Second Saturday Book Club, it generated a great deal of discussion from those in attendance. There was much to discuss; the tormented protagonist, the simultaneously stark and beautiful tone of the […]


Irish-American Heritage Month: Live Music and Book Recommendations

March is Irish-American Heritage month, and here at the library we’re celebrating the achievements, literary contributions, and music of Irish-American immigrants and their descendants. Library Event: Live Irish Music Concert: Charlie Zahm and Tad Marks. Sunday, 3/25 @ 2pm. Main Branch. Charlie Zahm is one of the most popular soloists […]


Recap: NJ Makers Day 2018 2

This past Saturday (3/10/18), both of our branches participated in the 4th annual NJ Makers Day. For those of you out there who attended, we’d like to sincerely thank you for coming! We hope you had as much fun as we did. Over the course of the day, we had […]