Beyond the Books

Livingston Public Library Blog
Beyond the Books
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Highlights of the Week: Dynamic Drawing, X-Treme Readers Book Club, The Ballantine Mansion, & more!
12/4 | THE BALLANTINE MANSION AT THE NEWARK MUSEUM  Sue Smith, chairwoman of the Newark Museum’s Speaker’s Bureau, gave an informative presentation on...
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Message from the Director: Creating Cheer
Dear Livingston Library Community, When you were a child, did you ever make paper chains or string popcorn for a seasonal decoration?  This week at the Library we’re...
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Highlights of the Week: Get Lit Casual Book Club & Understanding Your Thyroid
  11/28 | GET LIT CASUAL BOOK CLUB What gives life purpose?  What brings meaning to one’s existence? How does one go from being a doctor healing the sick...
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Message from the Director: Cyber Monday
Dear Livingston Library Community, It’s no secret that we love holidays and remembrances here at the Library, and as Thanksgiving has just passed we hope you’re...
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Highlights of the Week: Night at the Library, Tea and Tai Chi, and Little Listeners
11/18 | NIGHT AT THE LIBRARY: NATIONAL TREASURE Seventy-six teens in grades 6-12 had the library to themselves for an after-hours treasure hunt inspired by the...
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Message from the Director: A Little Bit Further
Dear Livingston Library Community, Are you one of the 1200 visitors who came to the Library’s eclipse program in August? Good news! We have more opportunities to...
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Highlights of the Week: Cookbook Club, Adult Paint Night, A Carole King Tribute & More!
11/12 | ONE FINE TAPESTRY: A CAROLE KING TRIBUTE You could feel the electricity in the air as the husband and wife duo, Diane and Gerard Barros,  performed One...
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Message from the Director: So it Goes.
Dear Livingston Library Community, Yesterday was Veterans Day, and I’ve been thinking about one of my all-time favorite authors, the late Kurt Vonnegut. In fact...
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Highlights of the Week: Story Coders, Yakety Yak Book Club, Tiny Book Workshop & More!
11/4 & 11/9 | STORY CODERS Our award-winning program by children’s librarian, Amanda Winter, came back for two days this week! Led by our tech librarian,...
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Message from the Director: Tea & Tai Chi
Dear Livingston Library Community, Are you curious about authentic Chinese methods of relaxation? The Library is proud to present a free public presentation, “Tea...
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Highlights of the Week: BookFEST!, Trick or Treat, Nature Heals Workshop, and More!
10/26-29: BOOKFEST    Run by the Friends of the Library, BookFEST! is our biggest sale of the year. Just like last year, crowds filled the room each day of...
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Message from the Director: Trick or Treat
Dear Livingston Library Community, Halloween is almost here.  And though our Youth Services Department already held a great drop-in pumpkin decorating event two...
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