Monday, June 3, 2024

Celebrate Juneteenth at the Livingston Library


Library Weekly Newsletter | Date: June 2, 2024




A Message from the Director


Celebrate Juneteenth at the Livingston Library


Livingston Library Community, 

We invite you to celebrate Juneteenth this year at the Livingston Library with programs and reads for all ages! 

On Sunday, June 9th,  at 2pm, children grades 3-5 are invited to join us for a Juneteenth Freedom Art Workshop. During this art workshop, children will create a mixed media collage while learning about the symbolism behind colors and how flags can represent historical events & cultural heritage. To participate visit the Youth Services Desk with your Livingston Library card 30 minutes prior to the program start time to receive a ticket. Youth Services will also have a Juneteenth-themed take-home craft for children beginning the week of 6/17, available while supplies last!

All are welcome to join us on Wednesday, June 19th, at 6:00pm for a screening of the film Our America: Black Freedom. This film (2021, NR, 43, min) takes a historical look at the origins of the holiday, which commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States. This film screening is in partnership with Livingston’s Committee for Diversity & Inclusion. Following the film screening, we will make our way to Town Hall for the flag-raising ceremony. 



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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. 

For more information, contact Christine Kelley-Kemple at 973-992-4600 ext: 248


Book Clubs


Thursday, June 13 | 11am

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


Friday, June 14 | 12:30pm

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


Monday, June 17 | 7pm 

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


Wednesday, July 7 | 7pm

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


Wednesday, July 17 | 7pm

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

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