Browsing Date: April 2018 (34)

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Happy National Bookmobile Day ! Today we celebrate bookmobiles and those who ride/drive them and provide mobile library services to their communities. The Free Library has two different mobile… continue reading National Library Week: Ride Along with the Book Bike!

By written by Link R.    April 11, 2018   

We are very pleased to announce complimentary online access to the New York Times is now available with your library card ! Free Library card holders will now have free access to and… continue reading Extra! Extra! New York Times Online Now Free With Your Library Card!

By written by Jamie W.    April 10, 2018    25

National Library Week , held annually during the 2nd week of April, recognizes the values of libraries in our communities. This national observance, which is sponsored by the American Library… continue reading National Library Week: Celebrate National Library Workers Day!

By written by Christina P.    April 10, 2018    2

The Free Library's  Culinary Literacy Center is coming up on four years of having our kitchen doors open! One of the most frequent questions we get is,  What's your favorite… continue reading Buzzing about Cookbooks!

By written by Liz A.    April 9, 2018   

In honor of National Library Week , we’re celebrating not just our beloved Free Library and its amazing librarians and staff, but the role of libraries in the 21st century. Chief among these… continue reading National Library Week: Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2017

By written by Julie B.    April 9, 2018   

This year's additions to the National Recording Registry were announced last month , which include 25 songs, albums, or audio recordings from the early 20th century up to the present. This… continue reading National Recording Registry Reaches 500 Songs—Take a Listen!

By written by Peter SM    April 6, 2018   

Spoiler alert: it's an irrefutable fact that we will all die one day. Whether it's a family member, a beloved pet, or someone we look up to and admire—all will eventually pass away… continue reading On Being Mortal: Books That Deal with Death, Grief, and Loss

By written by Ai Leng N.    April 5, 2018   

We all have our favorites when it comes to picture books, and for me, one of my top ten picture books of all time is Leaves by David Ezra Stein . It is such perfect book – one very young… continue reading Picture Book Highlights | Honey

By written by Monica C.    April 5, 2018   

Saturday, April 7, 2018, 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Stephen Foster (1826–1864). Old Folks at Home (1851), arr. 1897 by Carl Busch (1862–1943) George Chadwick (1854–1931). Suite… continue reading Discoveries from the Fleisher Collection: American Romantics—Chadwick, Foster, and Busch

By written by Fleisher Collection    April 4, 2018   

Even if you’re not a big reader of comics and graphic novels, there’s a good chance that you’re familiar with graphic novel memoirs . After all, these are the books that have won… continue reading Illustrating Life: Graphic Memoir Recommendations

By written by Jennifer E.    April 4, 2018   

Released on April 3, 1968, the Stanley Kubrick film 2001: A Space Odyssey set a new standard for the science fiction film medium. I know that there are those who would talk about the… continue reading Computer Overlords: YA Fiction in the Shadow of 2001: A Space Odyssey

By written by Rachel F.    April 3, 2018   

Spring is the season of renewal and new beginnings, so why not renew your love of reading and films with these new titles available in April? There are serious, off-beat, thrilling, and funny… continue reading New Titles Coming to the Free Library in April!

By written by Paul A.    April 3, 2018   

It’s April, everyone, and you know what that means – it’s National Poetry Month ! Each year, the Academy of American Poets "highlights the extraordinary legacy and ongoing… continue reading Celebrate National Poetry Month

By written by Autumn M.    April 3, 2018   

National Public Health Week takes place this week, from April 2-8. But what is "public health", you may be asking? Public health promotes and protects the health of all people and the… continue reading National Public Health Week

By written by Katie D.    April 2, 2018