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Mullica Hill library to build 'Makerspace' with 3-D printer, scanner

South Jersey Times  |  By Rebecca Forand  |  1/28/14

Gloucester County Library System’s Mullica Hill branch will be the first location in the county to have a 3-D printer, 3-D scanner and vinyl cutter as part of a new “Makerspace,” a collaborative learning center for the public to use. Read more...

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Livingston Library Begins Celebration of New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary With a History of New Jersey Lecture  |  By Michelle Harrop  |  1/24/14

In celebration of New Jersey’s 350th anniversary as a state, the Livingston Public Library hosted a lecture on the history of New Jersey on Thursday. Read more...


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SCORE workshop sessions available in Somerset, Middlesex and Hunterdon counties

The Messenger-Gazette  |  1/20/14 

Central Jersey SCORE has announced its upcoming schedule of free seminars and workshops for people looking to establish a business or who already have a small business and are looking to make it more successful. Read more...

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Fanwood Library to host a romance conference, Feb. 8

Suburban News  |  1/16/14

Save the date, Saturday, Feb. 8, at 12:30 p.m., to come to the Fanwood Memorial Library and be part of the first Love in the Stacks Romance Conference. Four New Jersey authors, specializing in romance, will be taking part at the conference. Read more...

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Scotch Plains Library program on business start-ups

Suburban News  |  1/16/14

If thinking of starting a new business, exploring ways to leverage a new invention or develop an innovative idea, come to the Scotch Plains Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 23, for a program given by Judith Sheft and Dr. Michael Ehrlich, co-directors of the NJ Innovation Acceleration Center at NJIT. Read more...

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Library events in Jefferson  |  1/10/14

The public is invited to take advantage of the free programs and events offered at the Jefferson Township Public Library throughout the year. Enjoy one of the following events for adults, right here in your own hometown. All events are free, and open to the public. Register at, or call the library at 973-208-6244. Signing up beforehand helps them set up and plan programs more efficiently. Read more...

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Madison Library exhibit to feature the work of Medy Bozukurtian

Independent Press  |  1/10/14

’54 Main Madison’ by Medy Bozukurtian is part of the exhibit at the Madison Library. The works of Medy Bozkurtian will be on exhibit in the Chase Room from Feb 1-28. Read more...

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Program on Bulgarian customs at the Manville Library, Feb. 15

The Messenger-Gazette  |  1/13/14

The Raritan Valley Cultural & Heritage Society will present a program featuring Bulgarian customs and culture, “Martenitsa—The Celebration of the Coming of Spring,” on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 11 a.m. at the Manville Public Library, 100 S. 10th Ave., Manville. Read more...

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Edison Library Presents Program on Women Soldiers and Spies in the Civil War  |  1/9/14

Trish Chambers will present a fascinating program at the Edison Public Library about "Women Soldiers and Spies in the Civil War." Dressed in period costume, Ms. Chambers will discuss the riveting true-life tales of brave Northern and Southern women who were left behind to fend for themselves when their men went to war. Read more...

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"Sojouner Truth" Travels Our Way  |  1/10/14

Van Harlingen Historical Society presents Dr. Daisy Century, in first-person interpretation, as the former slave Isabella Baumfree, better known as Sojourner Truth. Read more...

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Vintage photos of New Jersey libraries

The Star-Ledger  |  By Greg Hatala  |  1/13/14

Benjamin Franklin may be credited with creating the first public library in the United States, but the man who should be applauded for increasing access to books by Americans of all economic classes is Andrew Carnegie. Read more...

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Photos: Belleville library celebrates Three Kings Day 

The Belleville Public Library held a Three Kings Day event for kids on Monday, Jan. 6. See more...

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Scotch Plains Public Library Launches 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program  |  By Michelle Willis  |  1/4/14

The Scotch Plains Public Library is launching the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. The multi-year pre-literacy program is open to Scotch Plains and Fanwood residents under the age of 5.  The 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program was developed to increase awareness of the importance of reading to very young children and to help children enter school ready to learn. Read more...

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Photos: Festive Kwanzaa celebration held at Jersey City Miller Branch Library

The Jersey Journal  |  12/29/13

A festive Kwanzaa celebration was held at the Jersey City Miller Branch Library on Bergen Avenue Saturday night. Learn more...

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Libraries offer programs to encourage reading

The Sparta Independent  |  12/24/13

The Sussex County Library System will launch three winter reading clubs (children, teens and adults) to entice reluctant readers and reward enthusiastic bibliophiles. Learn more...

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