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Health insurance questions? Libraries offer resources

This fall, if you have questions about the health insurance options are available to you and your family, consider the resources at your local public library. Libraries and librarians across New Jersey will have access to information about the Medicare and Affordable Care Act Marketplace programs, may be hosting educational programs and one-on-one enrollment sessions, and can connect you with organizations that can provide additional assistance.

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East Orange Library serves up lunch alongside summer reading

summer lunchThe City of East Orange's Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs is proud to once again participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) from June 29 through August 28. It is anticipated that over 2,600 children will receive free meals in summer schools, day camps, community non-profit organizations, and local parks.

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Librarians as information lifeguards

lifeguardSummer is a time for me to catch up with my reading: I like to fill in the edges and extremes I must forego during the school year. As a middle school librarian and high school English teacher with a British Lit background, I have every intention of reading something classic and challenging. However, I usually seek the comfort of the YA lit I do not have time for during the school year; e.g.

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Let the library help with your resolutions!

resolutionsEach year many of us, myself included, make - and break - New Year’s resolutions. Each year we learn that a self-promise is the hardest type to keep. Life happens and resolutions are often set aside - it’s all too easy to say “I’ll do it tomorrow,” especially when it seems the only impact is to ourselves. However, your pledges to yourself can actually help support a vital community center. 

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