Summer Reading Program

Readers of all ages will dive into the ocean depths this summer as we present “Oceans of Possibilities” during our summer library program. Activities include filling out a log of what you have read, winning prizes, crafts for all ages, concerts, virtual lectures for adults, and more. The program starts on Tuesday, June 21st and ends on Saturday, August 6th. […]

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

Events Outdoor Fresh Air Funtime: Celebrating Pride Month Tuesday, June 7 10:30 amWest Windsor Branch Children’s Program Fresh air Funtime is a program held outdoors where we will read a story together, learn some songs and rhymes, and explore nature. The suggested age for this program is children 2 – 5 years old with a caregiver. Please bring a blanket […]

Wear Orange

On June 3, 2022—National Gun Violence Awareness Day—people across the country will #WearOrange & come together to call attention to the gun violence crisis that takes more than 110 lives and wounds hundreds more in the US every single day. Learn more at El 3 de junio de 2022-Día Nacional de Concientización sobre la Violencia con Armas, el país […]

Baby Formula Shortage

Governor Murphy has signed Executive Order #296 declaring a state of emergency following concerns about a baby formula shortage. With New Jersey families facing difficulties obtaining baby formula due to the ongoing national shortage, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 296 today declaring a State of Emergency in order to activate State price gouging laws, consistent with President Biden’s […]

Memorial Day Closing

All branches will be closed from Saturday, May 28th through Monday, May 30th. For those of you who may want to know more about this national holiday, below are resources for patrons of all ages. Selected by our librarians. Saturday, May 28thMemorial Day WeekendAll branches are closed. Sunday, May 29thMemorial Day WeekendAll branches are closed. Monday, May 30thMemorial Day WeekendAll […]

AANHPI Heritage Month

This month we are highlighting Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. Below are the programs we are hosting as well as some resources to learn more. Please click the day/time you would like to attend for more information. For our full event listing, please go to our Event page. For Adults Poetry Circle: Four Active Asian American […]

Stars for First Responders

Join us in honoring our beloved first responders, military personnel & veterans, by writing their name down on a star to be proudly displayed in our branches between May 1st – July 5th! Stars will be provided by the branches in three different colors: red, white, and blue. Simply ask for a star and write the name of someone you […]

Get Past Plastic

Starting May 4, 2022, New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores and food service businesses may not provide or sell single-use plastic carryout bags and polystyrene foam food service products. Single-use paper carryout bags are allowed to be provided or sold, except by grocery stores equal to or larger than 2500 square feet, which may only provide or sell reusable carryout […]

Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day and we have been celebrating all month long. Below are the programs we are hosting. Please go to our Event page for more information. In addition, click here for our Earth Day printable flyer. For Kids Upcycle ChallengesThursdays, April 7, 14, 21 & 28, 3:30 pmLocation: Lawrence Branch STEM Earth Day Sensory BinMonday, April 11, […]

Music is History

Big Library Read is an opportunity for those with a valid library card to read the same digital title at the same time without any wait lists or holds. April’s Big Library Read Music Is History combines Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years. Focusing on the years 1971 to the […]

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