New Providence News and Announcements

  • Accidental Libraries

    From the library director, Stephanie Bakos:Before I start this post let me state that no, I do not know when we will be reopening.As many of you know, BHPL is in the process of relocating to a temporary location for approximately two years while the new municipal complex is ...

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  • The Book Group Discusses Carry Me by Peter Behrens

    "As a society loses its moral bearings, a childhood friendship deepends into a love affair with extraordinarily high stakes." This is fair summary of the evening book group's selection this month: Carry Me by Peter Behrens, an epic set mostly between World War I and II in Ge...

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  • Earth Talk: Train vs Bus

    Dear EarthTalk: I always assumed the train was the greenest form of mass transit, but a friend told me I would be better off taking the bus. Could this be true?  -- J.M. Most of us assume that train travel—whether for getting around town, commuting to w...

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  • Introducing "Homework Helpers" a New YMCA program in Berkeley Heights

    From: Summit Area YMCA

    [BERKELEY HEIGHTS], NJ, [JANUARY 10, 2018] – The Summit Area YMCA is committed to nurturing the potential of the children in our communities. Our programs are built to help them learn, grow and thrive in a safe, nurturing environment. With this end in mind, our Berkeley He...

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  • BLOOD DRIVE AT THE BERKELEY HEIGHTS YMCA

    From: Summit Area YMCA

    The Blood Bank from Atlantic Health Care is partnering with the Berkeley Heights YMCA to bring the Community Blood Drive to Berkeley Heights. Join us to donate blood to give second chances to those who need it most. WHEN: Saturday, January 13, 2018TIME: 10:00am – 2:30pmWH...

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  • LIVESTRONG® Cancer Recovery Program Begins at the Berkeley Heights YMCA

    Berkeley Heights, NJ, January 2018 – The Berkeley Heights YMCA is pleased to announce that a new LIVESTRONG® cancer recovery exercise program will begin on Tuesday January 23rd at 10:30 am. This free 12-week exercise program, open to the community, is designed for cancer ...

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  • The Old Magic of Christmas: Interview with the Author

    Before the library closed (to prepare for its move to 110 Roosevelt Avenue), we managed to interview New Providence author Linda Raedisch, whose books are published by Llewellyn Worldwide. Her 2013 book The Old Magic of Christmas is about European folklore, superstitions, an...

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  • Berkeley Heights YMCA Open New Year's Day

    From: Summit Area YMCA

    START OFF THE NEW YEAR ON THE RIGHT FOOT! The Berkeley Heights YMCA is open on New Year's Day from 9:00AM - 2:00PM so you can start working on your New Years resolutions right away! The Y is your partner in reaching your health and wellness goals to achieve a healthier indiv...

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  • eBooks and Other Things Affected By the Move

    On Monday, the library's server will move to the new location.  It may be down until sometime on Wednesday. ...

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  • Before & After

    This week someone called the library and asked if we had a book on our shelf. Well, no. We don't have any books on the shelves anymore.  Everything was boxed up and items not going with us to 110 Roosevelt Ave. were moved into storage. ...

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