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  • Earth Talk: B Corporations and their effect on the environment

    Dear EarthTalk: I know what C Corporations, S Corporations and LLCs are, but what are “B Corporations” and how does this status help the environment? -- R.G.   C Corporations, S Corporations and LLCs are legal business structures distinguished ...

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  • Cruising through France with Nina George's The Little Paris Bookshop

    The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George is the subject of this week's evening book group discussion.  If you can't attend the book group meeting, try out the Book Apothecary, which was inspired by the Literary Apothecary and like him, prescribes books for every mood. O...

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  • Voting for Books

    I told my preschooler that it was Election Day so I was going to go vote today.  This was the response: "We're having a pretend election at school too. You stick your head in a box with a tablecloth on top. And you make a red x if you are a red pepper, and a green x if ...

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  • Books in Bookstore Settings

    The dream of having a little bookstore of one's own is so common and so enticing that novels about bookstore owners is a sub-genre of its own. These books are popular with the library staff:Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin SloanThe Bookseller by Cynthia Sw...

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  • Local Community Enjoys Health Fair at the Berkeley Heights YMCA

    From: Summit Area YMCA

    On October 14th, over 20 local health conscience organizations came together to showcase healthy programs and services at the Berkeley Heights, YMCA. [BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ] (October 14)— At the Summit Area YMCA we are always striving to provide our local community with the...

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  • Free Little Library Opens at Berkeley Heights YMCA

    From: Summit Area YMCA

    [BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NEW JERSEY] (OCTOBER 17)— At the Summit Area YMCA, we are dedicated to providing all members of our community with opportunities to learn, grow and thrive through our programs and services. In collaboration with the Little Free Library, a nonprofit organ...

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  • Halloween Displays at the Library

    In October we see some really adorable displays pop up in the Children's Room. Where do all these things live between holidays? If you wander into the Children's Department storage spaces, they are jammed with stuffed animals, toys, and figurines for every holiday....

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  • Consumer Reports: A Self-Help Guide

    Consumer Reports is one of the most-asked-for magazines here at Berkeley Heights Public Library.  You are always welcome to come look at it here and have us print out the article you need.  But if you're lying awake at 3 a.m. worrying, here's a tongue-in-cheek guid...

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  • Diwali Festival of Lights 2017

    From: Diwali Festival of Lights

    Brought to you by the Berkeley Heights YMCA and the Berkeley Heights Diversity Committee, the community can come together at the Berkeley Heights YMCA to celebrate Diwali, one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism, which spiritually signifies the victory of light over da...

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  • Reference Questions Roundup

    Going through the unfinished drafts of blog posts, I discovered this one from the early days of the blog. In celebration of our twelfth year, here is our 1,232nd blog post - a litany of reference questions and an observation about one of the hardest types of question....

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