Track your Reading Progress

Bookish social media is a fun way to connect with friends and fellow readers.  The most popular and probably most user-friendly site is Goodreads. Goodreads is an easy way to keep track of all those slips of paper with titles scribbled on them that you heard about from a friend, read about in a magazine, […]

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Ways to Read More in 2020

Are you resolving to read more in the new year?  There are several small steps you can take to increase your reading time and reach your goals.  Check out what these bloggers have to say about keeping your reading resolutions: Katura Hudson is a writer, editor, and communication professional from NJ who gives tips such […]

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Are you ready for a Reading Challenge?

Another new year brings a fresh crop of reading challenges.  Reading challenges can help you out of a reading slump, or can help you widen your reading horizons.  Don’t stick with your comfort genres, branch out this year!  Read below to see which challenge is right for you.   Book Riot Read Harder Challenge – a […]

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Finding your next book

Let us help you find your next book. How?  Read on. Stop by the Information Desk to ask the librarian for a suggestion Give us a call at 732-463-1633 x6 at Kennedy or 732-752-1166 x6 at Westergard for a recommendation Browse the “New Books” shelves at the library of your choice – did you know you […]

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Celebrate NaNoWriMo as a reader

Maybe you’re not ready, or just not interested in participating in NaNoWriMo as a writer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t participate at all.  Besides following along on social media and encouraging and supporting your friends and family in their novel-writing endeavors, join in as a reader!  Pick up or download one of the great […]

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It’s NaNoWriMo! What’s that?

November is NaNoWriMo!  NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. They say it best in their own words – “NaNoWriMo is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.  On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30.  Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, […]

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