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Michele M. Dupey, MLIS
Public Information Officer

Jersey City Free Public Library
472 Jersey Avenue
Jersey City, NJ  07302
201-547-4579

Bookmobile off-the-road

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   November 17, 2014 – The Bookmobile is off-road for the full week (Monday, November 17 to Friday, November 21, 2014).

All books and other library materials due this week will be accepted at the Main Library and all nine branches of the Jersey City Free Public Library. If you cannot come to any of those places during this week, your fine will be forgiven the next time the Bookmobile is scheduled at your stop.

“We apologize for any inconvenience,” said Assistant Library Director Sonia Araujo, who oversees the Bookmobile.

Read more: Bookmobile off-the-road

 

Port authority’s DEIS on Cross Harbor Freight Program Available for Viewing

Port authority’s DEIS on Cross Harbor Freight Program Available for Viewing

at Main Library; Five Corners & Greenville Branches

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   November 13, 2014 – The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey (PANYNJ) has sent the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on the Cross Harbor Freight Program to the Reference Department (2nd Floor) at the Main Library (472 Jersey Avenue) in Jersey City, and two of its nine branches – Five Corners (678 Newark Avenue) and Greenville (1841 Kennedy Boulevard) – for viewing by the public.

Comments are encouraged by the public, interested individuals and organizations, and Federal, State, and local agencies by the PANYNJ and its partner, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), for their planning of a Tier 1 Environmental Impact Statement, of which currently is in draft form.

Two other places in Jersey City to view the Draft Environmental Impact Statement are: City Clerk, City of Jersey City, 280 Grove Street, Jersey City; and Hudson County Economic Development Corporation, 830 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City.

Read more: Port authority’s DEIS on Cross Harbor Freight Program Available for Viewing

November Library Board Meeting CANCELLED

December 9th Board Meeting ON

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   November 10, 2014 – The Board of Trustees of the Jersey City Free Public Library have cancelled their November Board meeting, which would have been scheduled for Tuesday, November 18, and held at the Five Corners Branch, 678 Newark Avenue.

Meetings resume for the Jersey City Free Public Library Board of Trustees on Tuesday, December 9th, with its meeting to be held at the Miller Branch Library, 489 Bergen Avenue in Jersey City, at 5:30 p.m.

For the latest on programs, events, and special announcements please follow the Library on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Jersey-City-Free-Public-Library/121162594579991), Twitter (JCFPL_NJ) or Pinterest (www.pinterest.com/jerseycityPL) at Jersey City Free Public Library. Visit us on the web at www.jclibrary.org for all information on the Library, including all press releases in The Press Room. As of today, November 10, 2014, the Jersey City Free Public Library has 183,060 valid card members.

 

LENDING DEPT. CLOSED IMMEDIATELY TODAY, NOVEMBER 12

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   November 12, 2014 – According to the Jersey City Free Public Library, the Lending Department has CLOSED IMMEDIATELY today, Wednesday, November 12, 2014. Until the construction is done outside the Lending Department’s window, the decision to close will be made on a day-by-day basis by Library Director Priscilla Gardner. “We apologize for any inconvenience,” said Assistant Library Director Sonia Araujo, who oversees the Lending Department.

Read more: LENDING DEPT. CLOSED IMMEDIATELY TODAY, NOVEMBER 12

Biggest Audience on November 10 for ‘Acoustic Guitars’ Program at the Heights Branch Library

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   November 12, 2014 – The Heights Branch Library, 14 Zabriskie Street, has lots to sing about, in light of the rousing success of its latest Acoustic Guitars program, hosted by Bob Albrecht and Sam Oliver. The program is presented in conjunction with the Community Awareness Series, a department of the Jersey City Free Public Library that is located at the Miller Branch.

The family-oriented program held on Monday, November 10 had a total attendance of 56 people, which included 20 adults and 36 children. The purpose of the event was for families to engage their children with basic learning games of ABCs; 1, 2, 3; and animal sounds, within a children’s music program. The targeted audience was for preschoolers, up to pre-teen years.

Read more: Biggest Audience on November 10 for ‘Acoustic Guitars’ Program at the Heights Branch Library

 

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