Winter 2017

Winter 2017

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Long Branch PL barbershop
program a model
for state

The Asbury Park Press covered the launch of a program for libraries to partner with local barbershops to promote literacy (February 8, 2017)

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NJ libraries seek support for construction funding


How many times have you entered a library to see stained ceiling tiles and the occasional bucket to catch rainwater from a roof in need of repair or replacement?  And, have you been in a library and wondered why the lighting was so dim or the temperature was too hot or too cold? 
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Library cards =
year-round access


You've probably heard about it: every fall, your local library is trying to sign up more folks for library cards. But did you know that there’s always a new reason to become a member of the library? And not just in September! Learn more...

Libraries share info on winter weather grants


With winter rearing its head, it's time to think about winterizing your home, and planning how to budget for those pesky cold weather utility bills if you haven’t already. Public utilities work with public libraries to promote these programs and incentives to their communities. Learn more...



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