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aestheic-realism We all want to be strong! Is there a way of being strong that will have us really like ourselves? Aesthetic Realism consultants Barbara Allen and Robert Murphy will show that there are two kinds of strength, and we can choose the one that...
main-library-renovation-fundraiserSpecial Gala Reception at Main Library in Jersey City Kicked Off Major Fundraising Appeal for Major Renovations Over 100 people attended the special reception, Wine, Renovations & Song, sponsored by the Jersey City Free Public Library...
summer-2014-schedule The JCFPL Summer Hours schedule begins Monday, June 16 to August 30, 2014. DOWNLOAD SCHEDULE (PDF)
tales-of-our-cities   Book it... Sunday, September 21st the book festival in Jersey City is starting to rev its engines!   We’re looking for AUTHORS, PERFORMERS, VENDORS, PUBLISHERS & SPONSORS for Tales of Our Cities 2014. The contract is ready...
keeping-tabs-on-your-tabletKeeping Tabs on Your Tablet… While use of an iPad, Kindle Fire or another tablet can be easy and automatic, there still are some finer points to know that would make it even easier, and much more effective, for your personal and/or...
spring-2014-preschool-story-hours The JCFPL Spring Preschool Story Hours begins March 3 to May 23, 2014. All children 8 years and below must be with a parent or caregiver at all times.
fall-winter-2013-2014-scheduleWinter - Spring 2014 Schedule(Thursday,  January 2, 2013 - Saturday, June 14, 2014) (PDF)
dial-a-story Dial-A-Story offers bedtime pre-recorded stories for children, in English and in Spanish. Please call (201) 547-4604.



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