Movie of the Month: ASTEROID CITY

Movie of the Month: ASTEROID CITY

This month, enjoy Wes Anderson’s ASTEROID CTY on the big screen in our program room! Screenings will be Tuesday, October 10 at 6:30 PM, and Thursday, October 12 at 2 PM. In an American desert town in the mid-fifties, the Junior Stargazer Convention attracts stargazers of different ages. A group of students and their parents […]

Karen Trachtenberg of the West Essex Tribune on “L-Town Radio”

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This month on L-Town Radio – The Livingston Library Podcast, Joe chats with Karen Trachtenberg of the West Essex Tribune about growing up as the daughter of a politician, about working for a local newspaper, and about the time she helped get a cat out of a tree. Plus, Archana and Jessica highlight some of the exciting programs […]

Frights and Fiendish Delights for October: Nonfiction Reads

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The slight chill in the air signals the arrival of fall and of course, Halloween, and so now is the perfect time to engage in a spooky read or two. Here are some nonfiction titles available to borrow with your Livingston Library card to put you in the right spirit. They feature ghosts, the supernatural, haunted venues, […]

September Programming Wrap Up

We enjoyed a successful start to fall with some wonderful programs this September. Here is a recap of what programs our community members enjoyed this past month.  Participants enjoyed our monthly Yoga Workshop in the Library’s program room, where they practiced yoga for all levels and abilities!  Those looking to enjoy a film attended our […]

A24 Films Now Streaming on Kanopy

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Over the last ten years, the independent film studio known as A24 has earned a reputation for producing and distributing some of the most groundbreaking, thought-provoking, and emotionally resonant movies in modern cinema. And with your Livingston Library card, you can stream many of A24’s most noteworthy films for free on Kanopy. Check out some […]

Open Mic Night Featuring Damian Rucci

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Come share your poetry, prose, music, comedy, or other performance art with a supportive audience at our first Open Mic night! This event will also include a special performance by our featured reader, Damian Rucci. Damian is the founder of the New Jersey Poetry Renaissance, and the host of numerous poetry reading series across New […]

Upcoming October Reads

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Are you as excited for the new books coming to our Library’s shelves as we are!? Below is a list of what titles you can look forward to borrowing this October. Please note that descriptions are taken from the publisher.  Going Infinite: The Rise and Fall of the New Tycoon by Michael Lewis | October […]

Spine-Chilling Horror

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With October around the corner, and Halloween just a few weeks away, it’s the perfect time to start picking out some spooky new reads. Here are some noteworthy horror books published in the past year that you can check out with your Livingston Library card— if you dare… (Descriptions provided by the publishers) The Beast […]

Celebrate Hispanic and Latin American Food: Cookbooks From Your Library

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September 15 to October 15 brings the celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States, a time that honors the cultures of American citizens whose ancestors came from Central and South America, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Spain. Latin American cuisine is one of the most vibrant and diverse in the world, reflecting the […]

¡Hola Amigos! Adult Reads for National Hispanic Heritage Month 2023

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The U.S. Hispanic population reached 62.1 million in 2020, up from 50.5 million in 2010, making people of Hispanic origin the nation’s largest ethnic or racial minority.   In 2020, Hispanics made up nearly one-in-five people in the U.S. (19%), up from 16% in 2010 and just 5% in 1970.  What’s more, between 2010 and […]