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LPL News: Join us for Mrs. Chen’s Memorial Event, Livingston Author Day!
Library Weekly Newsletter | Date:
November 12, 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
Mrs. Chen’s Memorial Event, Livingston Author Day!
Chen was Livingston Public Library’s beloved Children’s Librarian for
30 years; her dedication helped lay the foundation of our Youth
Services Department as we know it today. We invite you to join us
Wednesday, November 15th at 6:30pm, as we honor her memory and
legacy by bringing together some of the things she loved most –
books, young readers and the Livingston Library.
our Livingston Author Day
event, readers and writers of all ages are invited to join us in the
Library’s program room where Livingston’s childrens, middle grade,
and young adult authors Ariel Bernstein, Jenny Wexler, Mike
Malbrough, and Faygie Holt will be joining us to share their writing
experiences, adventures, and of course, their books!
you ever wanted to ask an author how they get ideas for their
stories? Or how illustrations are created for books? Maybe you were
wondering how to write your own book? Learn the answers to these
questions and more during a panel discussion featuring four of
Livingston's own Children's, Middle Grade and YA authors, as they
share their experiences, adventures and books!
honor of Native American Heritage Month, join us for an evening of
Ramapough-Munsee Lenape Traditional Storytelling. Join Tribal
Representative Amy to hear her stories of the past and present.
This event is geared towards grades K-2, but all are welcome to
for pre-schoolers, toddlers and babies to introduce pre-reading
skills and reading concepts while earning prizes and having fun!
Complete Bingo, 5 in a row vertically, horizontally or diagonally
& earn a prize!
year, the Garden State Children's Book Award committee selects
nominees from American children's literature based on literary
merit. Children choose the winners by reading and voting for their
Talk About Books, a monthly book club that is currently meeting via
December 13 | 7pm
you an avid reader looking to discuss contemporary fiction, trending
titles, and popular authors?
December 14 | 11am
reading and discussing a “thriller” novel with like-minded friends.
Tea will be served at the meeting.
December 18 | 7pm
get enough of the true crime genre? Looking for something to do after
January 24 | 7pm
you enjoy cooking, sharing ideas, and kitchen tips, while enjoying
great food? Join the Livingston Public Library's Cookbook Club!
Upper Elementary Kids
through autumn, I find myself craving Halloweeny books! This year,
I set out searching for a few witchy books that would scratch that
itch, and boy do they! Some are sweet, some are scary, and some are
right in the middle. If you have older elementary kids who want a
dash of fall magic in their lives, check out these wonderful reads.
Reads: Carnegie Medals 2024 NonFiction Longlist
Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction,
established in 2012, recognize the best fiction and nonfiction
books for adult readers published in the U.S. in the previous year
and serve as a guide to help adults select quality reading
material. They are the first single-book awards for...
history, war photography has played a pivotal role in communicating
to the general public what is happening in conflicts around the
world. War photojournalists expose the horrors of armed conflict to
civilians and immortalize these events through their images. Many
photographers put themselves in harm's way as they record...