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September 2020

Bilingual Story Time with Ms. Gladys

Sep 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:15 am

For ages 5 and below. Have fun with Ms. Gladys with songs and a story in both English and Spanish! Every week we will be exploring a new letter and practicing early literacy tips. ¡Escuche cuentos y un libro en…

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Virtual Fit To Be Lit Book Club Meeting

Come join us for a fun and lively discussion of some of today's best literary fiction! This month's selection is The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen: With the pace and suspense of a thriller and prose that has been compared…

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JPL Phone Support

Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Our Circulation, Reference and Children's staff are ready to take your calls! Choose from the extensions below from 12 - 8pm and a staff member will be more than happy to help: Circulation Desk: 201-343-4169 x10 Reference Desk: 201-343-4169 x11…

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Book Browsing for Kids

Can't decide on which book to place on hold? Come browse children's books from 12-2pm on the library's front lawn! Face masks and social distancing are required for all participants. This event is weather permitting. Questions? Contact Mari at [email protected]

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Talk with the Social Work Intern

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work. The social work intern can provide a listening ear or help you with specific services including: Linking to/finding community resources Assisting with managing emotions and developing coping skills Relaxation techniques Resume building…

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(R) Virtual Open Mic Night

Open Mic Night is online this month and featuring YOU! Looking for great entertainment mixed with stimulating conversation? Are you a creative-type who is missing the usual outlets or audiences to share your talent? Poets, comedians, musicians, and more are…

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JPL Phone Support

Sep 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our Circulation, Reference and Children's staff are ready to take your calls! Choose from the extensions below from 9am - 5pm and a staff member will be more than happy to help: Circulation Desk: 201-343-4169 x10 Reference Desk: 201-343-4169 x11…

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(R) Baby Lap Time on Zoom

For ages 0-2. Join us as we combine stories, songs and rhymes for infants and babies! The Zoom link will be emailed to you one hour before the event start time. Questions? Contact Mari at [email protected] or 201-343-4169 x14.

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Veterans Benefits Webinar

You have questions, Guy has answers! Guy Vanterpool, a representative of the Department of Veteran Affairs is ready to discuss Vet Center services including: Benefits assistance and referral Readjustment counseling, marital and family counseling Substance abuse information and referral Sexual…

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(R) Zoom Watch Party

For all ages. Grab a snack, get comfortable and join us virtually for another watch party just for kids! We will be watching Onward. The Zoom link will be emailed to you one hour before the event start time. Questions?…

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JPL Phone Support

Sep 26 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Our Circulation, Reference and Children's staff are ready to take your calls! Choose from the extensions below from 9am - 1pm and a staff member will be more than happy to help: Circulation Desk: 201-343-4169 x10 Reference Desk: 201-343-4169 x11…

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ZOOM – Just the Facts: the Nonfiction Only Book Club – The Education of an Idealist by Samantha Power

This month we will discuss: The Education of an Idealist: a Memoir by Samantha Power In her memoir, Power offers an urgent response to the question "What can one person do?" and a call for a clearer eye, a kinder…

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Grab & Go Activity Kits

Available for pick-up at the Circulation Desk during library hours - for all ages. Pick up a different set of activity kits every week! We will have free take-home crafts for all ages, along with coloring sheets and crayons and…

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JPL Phone Support

Sep 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our Circulation, Reference and Children's staff are ready to take your calls! Choose from the extensions below from 9am - 5pm and a staff member will be more than happy to help: Circulation Desk: 201-343-4169 x10 Reference Desk: 201-343-4169 x11…

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Talk with the Social Work Intern

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work. The social work intern can provide a listening ear or help you with specific services including: Linking to/finding community resources Assisting with managing emotions and developing coping skills Relaxation techniques Resume building…

Find out more »

Zen with Ms. Xen

Sep 28 @ 10:00 am - 10:15 am

For ages 5 and below. Are you having trouble figuring out which letter to use when reading or writing? Do you need some practice pronouncing your vowels? Don’t worry! Join us for an early literacy yoga series designed to help…

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Crafternoon

For grades 3-6 - on the lawn. We will be exploring different crafts every week with Mr. Gavin! Supplies will be available on a first come, first served basis. A face covering is required and must cover your nose and…

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Virtual ESL Conversation Class

Virtual ESL conversation classes through Zoom are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help you get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and…

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Music & Movement

For ages 3-5 - on the lawn. Sing and dance at our music and movement time for children and their caregivers! Due to limited space, spots will be given out on a first come, first served basis. A face covering…

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JPL Phone Support

Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Our Circulation, Reference and Children's staff are ready to take your calls! Choose from the extensions below from 12 - 8pm and a staff member will be more than happy to help: Circulation Desk: 201-343-4169 x10 Reference Desk: 201-343-4169 x11…

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(R) Teen Tuesday: Virtual Cooking Class

For this week's Teen Tuesday event, we will be hosting an online cooking class. We'll be making mug cakes! You will need to register in order to receive the Zoom link and a list of ingredients to buy in advance…

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(R) Yoga on the Lawn

What better way to begin your evening than with soothing yet invigorating yoga. This open level class, taught by certified instructor Sara Pagluica, will help you breathe deeper, get stronger, and feel more relaxed. *No prior experience is necessary. *Please…

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JPL Phone Support

Sep 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our Circulation, Reference and Children's staff are ready to take your calls! Choose from the extensions below from 9am - 5pm and a staff member will be more than happy to help: Circulation Desk: 201-343-4169 x10 Reference Desk: 201-343-4169 x11…

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Story Time with Ms. Mari

Sep 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:15 am

For ages 5 and below. Join Ms. Mari online for this special story time for babies and toddlers featuring fun songs, finger plays and stories! Every week we will be exploring a new letter and practicing early literacy tips. Join…

Find out more »

Virtual ESL Conversation Class

Virtual ESL conversation classes through Zoom are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help you get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and…

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Graphic Novel Book Club

For grades 3-6 - on the lawn. Both readers who are new to the genre and lifelong comics and graphic novel fans are invited to join us for entertaining discussions! Today we will be discussing Illegal: A Graphic Novel Telling…

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October 2020

Bilingual Story Time with Ms. Gladys

Oct 1 @ 10:00 am - 10:15 am

For ages 5 and below. Have fun with Ms. Gladys with songs and a story in both English and Spanish! Every week we will be exploring a new letter and practicing early literacy tips. ¡Escuche cuentos y un libro en…

Find out more »

Book Browsing for Kids

Can't decide on which book to place on hold? Come browse children's books from 12-2pm on the library's front lawn! Face masks and social distancing are required for all participants. This event is weather permitting. Questions? Contact Mari at [email protected]

Find out more »

JPL Phone Support

Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Our Circulation, Reference and Children's staff are ready to take your calls! Choose from the extensions below from 12 - 8pm and a staff member will be more than happy to help: Circulation Desk: 201-343-4169 x10 Reference Desk: 201-343-4169 x11…

Find out more »

Talk with the Social Work Intern

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work. The social work intern can provide a listening ear or help you with specific services including: Linking to/finding community resources Assisting with managing emotions and developing coping skills Relaxation techniques Resume building…

Find out more »

Zoom Games for Kids

For grades K-2. Each week we will gather together to play a different game with our families. Kahoot Trivia, Bingo, and much much more! After you register, an email will be sent with the Zoom link an hour before the…

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JPL Phone Support

Oct 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Our Circulation, Reference and Children's staff are ready to take your calls! Choose from the extensions below from 9am - 5pm and a staff member will be more than happy to help: Circulation Desk: 201-343-4169 x10 Reference Desk: 201-343-4169 x11…

Find out more »

(R) Baby Lap Time on Zoom

For ages 0-2. Join us as we combine stories, songs and rhymes for infants and babies! The Zoom link will be emailed to you one hour before the event start time. Questions? Contact Mari at [email protected] or 201-343-4169 x14.

Find out more »

JPL Phone Support

Oct 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Our Circulation, Reference and Children's staff are ready to take your calls! Choose from the extensions below from 9am - 1pm and a staff member will be more than happy to help: Circulation Desk: 201-343-4169 x10 Reference Desk: 201-343-4169 x11…

Find out more »

Grab & Go Activity Kits

Available for pick-up at the Circulation Desk during library hours - for all ages. Pick up a different set of activity kits every week! We will have free take-home crafts for all ages, along with coloring sheets and crayons and…

Find out more »

Spooky StoryWalk

Throughout the entire month of October, kids can read a Halloween-themed story while they walk around the library. A page will be found in a different location around the building. StoryWalk® is an interactive outdoor exhibit that turns reading into…

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Talk with the Social Work Intern

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work. The social work intern can provide a listening ear or help you with specific services including: Linking to/finding community resources Assisting with managing emotions and developing coping skills Relaxation techniques Resume building…

Find out more »

Zen with Ms. Xen

Oct 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:15 am

For ages 5 and below. Are you having trouble figuring out which letter to use when reading or writing? Do you need some practice pronouncing your vowels? Don’t worry! Join us for an early literacy yoga series designed to help…

Find out more »

Crafternoon

For grades 3-6 - on the lawn. We will be exploring different crafts every week with Mr. Gavin! Supplies will be available on a first come, first served basis. A face covering is required and must cover your nose and…

Find out more »

Virtual ESL Conversation Class

Virtual ESL conversation classes through Zoom are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help you get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and…

Find out more »

Music & Movement

For ages 3-5 - on the lawn. Sing and dance at our music and movement time for children and their caregivers! Due to limited space, spots will be given out on a first come, first served basis. A face covering…

Find out more »

(R) Teen Tuesday: Rock Cactus and Real Plants Craft

At this week's Teen Tuesday event, we'll be hosting a craft event on the library front lawn. We'll be making and painting Rock Cactus Pots and also have plant seeds available as well so you can bring home a real…

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Story Time with Ms. Mari

Oct 7 @ 10:00 am - 10:15 am

For ages 5 and below. Join Ms. Mari online for this special story time for babies and toddlers featuring fun songs, finger plays and stories! Every week we will be exploring a new letter and practicing early literacy tips. Join…

Find out more »

Virtual ESL Conversation Class

Virtual ESL conversation classes through Zoom are offered to those who are in a high intermediate to advanced English level. This class is designed to help you get comfortable speaking English in a social setting by learning new vocabulary and…

Find out more »

Bilingual Story Time with Ms. Gladys

Oct 8 @ 10:00 am - 10:15 am

For ages 5 and below. Have fun with Ms. Gladys with songs and a story in both English and Spanish! Every week we will be exploring a new letter and practicing early literacy tips. ¡Escuche cuentos y un libro en…

Find out more »

Book Browsing for Kids

Can't decide on which book to place on hold? Come browse children's books from 12-2pm on the library's front lawn! Face masks and social distancing are required for all participants. This event is weather permitting. Questions? Contact Mari at [email protected]

Find out more »

Talk with the Social Work Intern

A Partnership with Rutgers School of Social Work. The social work intern can provide a listening ear or help you with specific services including: Linking to/finding community resources Assisting with managing emotions and developing coping skills Relaxation techniques Resume building…

Find out more »

Zoom Games for Kids

For grades K-2. Each week we will gather together to play a different game with our families. Kahoot Trivia, Bingo, and much much more! After you register, an email will be sent with the Zoom link an hour before the…

Find out more »

(R) Tell Me a Story-Online storytelling hour

This one is for the adults kiddos. For centuries storytelling has been a way of passing down knowledge and lore. They also help to form connections as we all realize what we have in common instead of dwelling on the…

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(R) Baby Lap Time on Zoom

For ages 0-2. Join us as we combine stories, songs and rhymes for infants and babies! The Zoom link will be emailed to you one hour before the event start time. Questions? Contact Mari at [email protected] or 201-343-4169 x14.

Find out more »
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