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Watch the mural unfold at the Hazlet Township Library

Asbury Park Press

Written by Beth Henderson Reader Submitted

One and a half years ago, Hazlet Township upgraded its Library with a fresh, new ceiling and enhanced lighting. On Monday, July 23, a facelift of another sort began at the library, and rather than closing as it did during its previous project the public is encouraged to watch the progress of this project.

Read the full article here.

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Federal Grant Brings Edgar Allan Poe to Wyckoff Public Library

Wyckoff-Franklin Lakes Patch

By Joseph M. Gerace

Wyckoff Public Library patrons young and old will soon get the opportunity to learn about one of America's most legendary — and enigmatic — literary figures: Edgar Allan Poe.

The opportunity comes thanks to a $7,500 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts program called "The Big Read," as well as a matching contribution from the Friends of the Library.

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The Marriage of Figaro @ Elberon Branch of the Long Branch Free Public Library


On July 31, the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presented The Marriage of Figaro at the Elberon Branch of the Long Branch Free Public Library.



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Penguin's visit brings in 130 curious library goers @ New Providence Library

The Alternative Press

Christy Potter Kass

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 • 6:00am

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - It's hard to say who was more curious about who - the kids, or the penguin.

Saba, a 17-year-old African penguin who lives at Jenkinson's Aquarium, paid a visit to the New Providence Library on Monday as part of an ongoing outreach program that teaches children about different kinds of small animals.

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Job Search Programs @ Piscataway Public Library

The Kennedy Branch of Piscataway Public Library will be hosting a series of 
job search help programs starting September 13 at 7pm and continuing every 
Thursday evening through October 11. Topics include Interviewing Skills, 
Resume Writing, Cover Letters, LinkedIn and the Job Search, and "Hidden 
Opportunities" and the Job Search. 

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Englewood resident teaches kids about digital storytelling
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Northern Valley Suburbanite
HACKENSACK — Teenagers in a local summer reading program learned the benefits of becoming digital storytellers at a summer media camp.
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PRINCETON: Young filmmakers show their work at annual festival
The Princeton Packet
DATE POSTED: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 3:39 PM EDT
By Philip Sean Curran, Staff Writer
 As the lights went down inside the Princeton Library Thursday night, the first of 12 short films or videos appeared on a large screen.

For more than two hours, film lovers got to watch works by a young generation of American and foreign filmmakers at the ninth annual Princeton Student Film & Video Festival.

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Cake contest in Ridgewood hits sweet spot

Thursday July 5, 2012, 4:19 PM

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Millburn Library begins 'Tuesdays' program

Thursday July 12, 2012, 4:43 PM

The Item of Millburn and Short Hills 

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Parsippany Library gets wild

View the photo gallery here.

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North Brunswick library has gone to the dogs
Doggie library cards are available to pet owners
North South Brunswick Sentinel
Staff Writer
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'Big Read' comes to Scotch Plains Public Library, thanks to $5K grant

Published: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 10:48 AM     Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012, 10:49 AM

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Paws for People gets first therapy cat

Published: Thursday, July 05, 2012, 5:00 PM

Buttons is a just a tiny, 10-month-old, black and white kitten, but she’s been helping kids throughout the county for the past three months.

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Kearny to hold job fair at public library

June 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kearny Public Library

A job fair featuring almost 30 employers is coming to Kearny, an event geared to match qualified West Hudson area residents with jobs. Read the full article.

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Reading Buddies @ Belleville Public Library and Information Center

Date:  begins July 10, 2012  Time:  10:00 am

Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 10-August 23, 10-11am

Be a Reading Buddy!! Teens pair up with beginning and/or struggling young readers. Read books to each other…you will love it!! You must commit to the entire 7 week program. Please contact teen librarian Karyn Gost @973-450-3434 if you are interested. You must pre-register for this program.

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