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Celebrating Black History Month at Piscataway Public Library!
February 10, 2021
Black History Month is a monumental celebration of African Americans’ achievements and their primary role in American history. The rich legacy of African Americans is highlighted in a number of events held this month across the country. Also, contemporary literature that exhibits how impactful Black stories and works are every day plays a large role […]...
Join us for a Day of Racial Healing
January 18, 2021
The National Day of Racial Healing is a time for contemplation and collective action on #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. Launched on Jan. 17, 2017 by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and their Truth, Racial Healing & Transformation community partners, it is an opportunity to bring ALL people together in their common humanity and inspire […]...
Celebrating National Pizza Week
January 8, 2021
National Pizza Week starts the second Sunday in January – this year, it starts on January 10. Check out one of the titles below to celebrate with your Piscataway Public Library. Place a hold online or using the LMxPRESS PLUS app, or give us a call at Kennedy or Westergard to have a library staff […]...
More Quick Reads to Help You Crush Your Reading Goals
December 21, 2020
Whether you’re trying to fit in just a few more books before the end of 2020 or looking to jumpstart your 2021 reading, here are some suggestions under (or just over) 200 pages from our Teen Services Department. Juba! by Walter Dean Myers Set in 1840s New York, this story follows William Henry “Juba” Lane as […]...
Tell Your Story: Teens Explore Art at the Library
December 7, 2020
“To do art, you don’t need to be artistic or creative, just like anything, you need to work hard!” These are the words of one of the Tell Your Story: Teen Arts Program Series participants, Dhruv, and we’re so glad to hear them! Over 130 teens participated in Piscataway Public Library’s multi-session series, exploring the […]...
Quick Reads for the Year’s End
November 23, 2020
Did you set a reading goal at the beginning of the year? I aimed to read 50 books in 2020, and I was off to a good start, having finished six books by the end of January, but we all know what happened next… Right now I’m at 41 print and audiobook titles combined. Here […]...
Generous Teen Donates to MiY Makerspace
November 11, 2020
Aditya Dutt is the founder of Mission: DICE and a sophomore at Edison Academy. He first used a 3D printer in the Piscataway Public Library’s Make It Yourself (MiY) Makerspace a couple years ago, and he was hooked! Aditya has been printing ever since. When the Library’s Head of Technology and MiY Makerspace Coordinator, Doug […]...
True Crime Titles to Investigate
November 4, 2020
Lots of people read to escape – if tales of investigation, evidence, murder, and mayhem help you unwind, we have the list for you! Enjoy these true crime titles from the past couple years. Does the name George Remus mean anything to you? It will after you read The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg […]...
October is National Cookbook Month! What are you cooking up?
October 19, 2020
Check out some of these recently published cookbooks with rave reviews: Magnolia Table: A Collection of Recipes for Gathering, Volume 2 by Joanna Gaines While we may not be doing a lot of gathering these days, it’s a great time to perfect some new recipes! Volume 1 was a bestseller – second only to Michalle […]...
Driving While Black: Documentary Premiere & Discussion – October 13 & 14
October 7, 2020
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Piscataway Public Library proudly welcomes documentarians Dr. Gretchen Sorin, Ric Burns, and Emir Lewis (Steeplechase Films) for a virtual discussion of their much-anticipated, ground-breaking film Driving While Black: Race & Space & Mobility in America on Wednesday, October 14 at 7pm. This timely documentary closely examines how the fundamental right to travel without restriction in […]...