Sunday, May 7, 2023

LPL News: One-on-One Tech Help at the Livingston Library


Library Weekly Newsletter | Date: May 7, 2023




The Livingston Public Library, the heart of our vibrant town, fosters community engagement, connects people with ideas and each other, and makes Livingston a better place to live and work.



A Message from the Director


One-on-One Tech Help

at the Livingston Library


Livingston Library Community, 

Are you looking for assistance using your smartphone, tablet or other device? Are you interested in learning how you can access the Library’s digital collections and borrow books and audiobooks through Libby or Hoopla? Do you have another specific technology related question? 

The Livingston Public Library is happy to offer a one-on-one Tech Help program for those with specific technology related questions. Tech Help is available by appointment only. Appoints are 30 minutes long and provide assistance in:

  • Operating smartphones, tablets, e-readers, and other tech devices
  • Accessing our digital library through Hoopla and Libby
  • How to use Social Media, Internet Browsing, Microsoft Suite, or Google Drive 

You can request a Tech Help appointment through the Library’s website or by calling the Reference Desk at 973-992-4600. 







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Upcoming Events This Week






Forgotten American Military Heroes: A Tribute


Arlington National Cemetery features the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, honoring some unknown military heroes; but sadly, there are too many others that remain unsung and forgotten. Join historian, author and speaker Michael Czuchnicki as he pays tribute by sharing the inspiring stories and brave exploits of some less known and less remembered American war heroes.



Musical Storytime (ages 2-5)


Come enjoy a magnificent medley of music and storytelling: songs, picture books, puppet shows, dance parties, multimedia presentations, drum circles, egg-shaker jams, and so much more! For children ages 2 to 5 years, and their caregivers. No registration required.








Book Clubs



Monday, May 15 | 7pm

Can't get enough of the true crime genre? Looking for something to do after binging shows.


Thursday, June 8 | 11am

Enjoy reading and discussing a “thriller” novel with like-minded friends. Hot tea will be served at the meeting. 


Friday, June 9 | 12:30pm 

Join Let's Talk About Books, a monthly book club that is currently meeting via Zoom.


Wednesday, June 14 | 7pm

Are you an avid reader looking to discuss contemporary fiction, trending titles, and popular authors?


Wednesday, July 12 | 7pm

Do you enjoy cooking, sharing ideas, and kitchen tips, while enjoying great food? Join the Livingston Public Library's Cookbook Club!


ELL Program




Casual Conversation Groups

English Language Learners will enjoy casual conversations with a volunteer facilitator and one other student for one hour a week. Topics will include current events, hobbies, and general interest subjects. If interested in becoming a volunteer facilitator?




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The Joys of Birds and Birding:

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Whether brightening a dull gray day with a flash of color as they fly by, or signaling the dawn of a spring day with their cheery chirping, birds undoubtedly make the world more interesting. These little winged emissaries fascinate us in every way, including the incredible distances and travel around the...



Reads for Autism

Acceptance Month


Autism is a complex brain disorder that often inhibits a person's ability to communicate, respond to surroundings, and form relationships with others. About 1 in 36 children has been identified with Autism Spectrum Disorders according to estimates from CDC's Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network. April used to be...



The Magnificence of Trees: Reads for Arbor Day


We all love trees, whether in the backyard, parks or rain forests. Our streets, parks, playgrounds and backyards are lined with trees that create a peaceful, aesthetically pleasing environment. One of the pleasures of summer is to curl up in a hammock in the shade of a leafy tree with...




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