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LPL News: Join Us for Lawn Games on the Oval!


Library Weekly Newsletter | Date: August 20, 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



Join Us for

Lawn Games on the Oval!


Livingston Library Community, 

Come celebrate summer outside with the Livingston Public Library. On Wednesday, August 23rd, at 6:30pm, you are invited to join us outside on the Livingston Oval, where we will be playing lawn games!

Set up on the oval will be fun games such as giant-sized chess, limbo, badminton, and croquet (just to name a few)! All ages are welcome as we play games, engage in friendly competition, and even share a few laughs. You can learn more about this event on the Library’s event calendar

Are you interested in bringing the Library’s lawn games home to your next outdoor event? The Livingston Library’s lawn games are part of our ever-growing Library of Things collection. 









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Upcoming Events This Week






Adult Art Workshop: Create A Mini Mosaic Art Piece


Mosaics are a time-honored tradition going back centuries. Learn the art of mosaic using glass and create a mini piece to take home with you. Participants will be provided with a 5x5" wooden square and a multitude of glass tile colors and shapes to choose from to create their design.



Lawn Games at the Oval


Join us at the Livingston Oval for some summer fun on Wednesday, August 23rd from 6:30pm to 8pm. We will have Giant Chess, Badminton, Limbo, Croquet, and other lawn games for you to enjoy. Bring your family and friends, this event is free and open to all. See you there!






English Language Learners (ELL)


Please see Events Calendar for full listing of

in-person and virtual ELL offerings.






Wednesday, September 6 | 7pm

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


Friday, September 8 | 12:30pm

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


Monday, September 11 | 7pm

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


Wednesday, September 13 | 7pm

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


Thursday, September 14 | 11am

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



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