Monday, December 25, 2023

LPL News: Cozy Up with the Livingston Library This Season


Library Weekly Newsletter | Date: December 24, 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



Cozy Up with the
Livingston Library
This Season


Livingston Library Community, 

Did you know that the Livingston Public Library is available to you wherever you are? Pause to take a break and cozy up this season with the Library’s digital resources accessible 24/7.

Are you looking to start a new novel, listen to an audiobook, watch a film, or maybe even browse the TIME special edition on Taylor Swift? Your Livingston Library card gives you access to digital services such as Libby for ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines, Hoopla for ebooks, audiobooks, music, movies, and television series, and Kanopy for streaming thousands of films. 




Makers Day 2024




Makers Day


We are looking for local makers/artisans to exhibit at Makers Day. Consider applying through our Vendor Application.

NJ Makers Day is a celebration of maker culture across New Jersey. This all-ages event connects individuals with libraries, schools, businesses, and independent makerspaces that support making, tinkering, crafting, manufacturing, and STEM-based learning.




Register Now





Upcoming Events






Winter Reading Challenge


Children in Grade 5 and under can stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up a bingo board. Mark each square on the bingo board as you complete the activity. Once you have marked all the squares in a line across, down, or diagonally, show your bingo board to a Youth Services Desk librarian to receive a prize.



Teen Video Game Night


Teens—play your favorite video games on the big screen! Sponsored by the Friends of the Livingston Library.










ELL Program


The Livingston Public Library offers a variety of ELL programs to residents interested in practicing their English speaking, listening, and reading skills. Opportunities to tutor are also available. 



Book Clubs



Wednesday, January 10 | 7pm


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


Thursday, January 11 | 11am


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


Friday, January 12 | 12:30pm


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


Wednesday, January 17 | 7pm


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


Monday, January 22 | 7pm


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



Library Blog



Have Yourself a Holly Jolly Time: Humorous Reads

for the Holidays


If you are stressed out about your holiday plans, or if global events have you rather depressed, here are some essay collections and memoirs by comedians and books about comedy published this year and available in the Livingston Library collection that are guaranteed to lighten your mood and introduce more...



'Tis The Season: Christmas Crime and Mystery Reads


Looking for a mystery to settle down with in front of the fire this holiday season? Here are some Christmas themed cozy mysteries or crime stories from this year, featuring eccentric and secretive characters/suspects, dead bodies in unexpected places, and amateur sleuths, that are sure to make for entertaining...



Cozy Holiday Romance Books


It's the most wonderful time of the year. While busy preparing for the holidays, remember to grab a cozy book to warm you up. Here are holiday themed romance books worth checking out. Unleashed Holiday by Victoria Schade When an old rival reappears right before the holidays, a professional dog...




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