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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

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

Relax & Enjoy an Evening of Live 70s Soul Music

Relax & Enjoy an Evening of Live 70s Soul Musicat the 28th Annual Day-After-Thanksgiving Concert held Friday, November 28th, at the Miller Branch

 

JERSEY CITY, N.J.   November 6, 2014 – Get ready! Soon you’ll get the chance to hear the King of Latin R&B, Joe Bataan, and local bands; Soul Generation, featuring Cliff Perkins; TruSoL and PRIME, who have enjoyed entertaining their loyal fans for many years at this special venue, the Miller Branch Library.

Joe Bataan has become a much-desired perennial act, though he joined Soul Generation and PRIME in 2006, with TruSoL having entertained in 2011. However, it’s both Soul Generation and PRIME holding the fort, so to speak, with 18 years of soul-singing for Cliff Perkins & company at the Miller Branch, and 28, for PRIME.

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT – A Night to Unwind, Just for Us, the Jersey City Free Public Library’s annual Day-After-Thanksgiving concert – will be held on Friday, November 28th, between 8 – 10:30 p.m., at the Miller Branch Library auditorium, 489 Bergen Avenue in Jersey City.

Read more: Relax & Enjoy an Evening of Live 70s Soul Music

 

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