Belmar Public Library

May 6, 2020

BELMAR, NJ— Belmar Public Library’s virtual doors are now open, offering ’round-the-clock access to a wealth of online resources. “The 24/7 Virtual Library is the go-to place for Belmar Public Library patrons to access digital online services like downloading e-books, audiobooks, 72-hour access ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Public Library served up a full sampling of Irish culture during its St. Patrick's Day celebration. There were entertaining bits of music, dance and history, and tasty bites of Irish fare at last night’s two-hour event held at Taylor Pavilion. Nearly 100 people attended the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Public Library will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in grand style today, March 11 with Irish step dancers, a bagpipe performance, a look at New Jersey’s Irish history and an Irish soda bread contest. The free event will be held at 5 p.m. at Taylor Pavilion, 500 Ocean Avenue, ...

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Deadline to register is Monday, March 9 — either on the library’s website by clicking here or in person at the library, located at 517 10th Avenue. BELMAR, NJ — Are you ready for the Belmar Public Library’s Irish soda bread challenge? Any individual or group from the Belmar area who believes ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Public Library celebrated the Chinese New Year last night with a host of activities that included a look back at Chinese culture throughout the borough’s history. Culling from the borough archives maintained by the Belmar Historical Society, library assistant Luis Pulido ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Public Library will celebrate the Year of the Rat — the symbol of wealth and vitality — on Thursday, February 6 during its annual salute to Chinese culture. The free family event, which begins at 5 p.m., will feature a host of interactive and creative activities for adults ...

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Program to Focus on Pursuing a Path to U.S. Citizenship BELMAR, NJ — The process of becoming an American citizen will be explored during an immigration workshop on Thursday, January 30 at the Belmar Public Library. The free hourlong program that begins at 6 p.m. will be presented by Jewish ...

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BELMAR, NJ — While the Beatles’ influence on music is timeless, that was not the case for the Beatles, the band. In just seven short years, the Fab Four reached the pinnacle of stardom during the 1960s, only to have crumbling artistic, business and personal relationships split up the group. A ...

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BELMAR, NJ — “The Polar Express” pulled into Belmar earlier this month for a family event featuring the holiday classic movie, as well as lots of cookies, candy canes … and fun. Children dressed in their pajamas brought their sleeping bags and blankets to the Belmar Community Center on December ...

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Deadline to sign up is Saturday, December 7. BELMAR, NJ — “The Polar Express” will roll into the Belmar Community Center on Friday, December 13 for a special showing for Belmar children and their parents. The holiday classic movie, starring Tom Hanks that’s based on the book by Chris Van ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Historian Craig Uplinger will recount the Cherokee’s tragic journey along the “Trail of Tears” nearly 200 years ago during a breakfast presentation on Saturday, November 23 at the Belmar Public Library. His free presentation will focus on the forced relocation of the tribe from ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Billy Terrell will offer an evening of “music, memories, anecdotes and joy” on Thursday, November 21 at the Belmar Public Library. In his free presentation, titled “From the Brill to the Brink and Back,” the noted songwriter, producer, musician, comedian and Vietnam veteran will ...

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BELMAR, NJ — New Jersey may seem a highly unlikely place for people to discover utopia — their place of perfection. But back in the early 20th century, the state was home to a number of diverse “experimental” utopian communities that shared one common goal — to make life better for the common ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Already thinking about the holidays? Belmar Community Makerspace has several craft workshops on its calendar this month designed for early planners. On Thursday, November 14 at 6 p.m., holiday ornaments using all sorts of materials will be created — from glittery, painted tree ...

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BELMAR, NJ — From business attire to elegant evening wear, all styles were featured on the runway during the annual Visiting Nurse Association Fashion Show, held earlier this week at Taylor Pavilion. Some 70 people attended the October 23 event, presented by the Belmar Public Library to benefit ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Styles for the colder days ahead will be showcased during the annual Visiting Nurse Association Fashion Show to be held on Wednesday, October 23 at Taylor Pavilion. Presented by the Belmar Public Library and the Manasquan VNA Thrift Shop, the free show will begin at 1:30 p.m. at the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Enter the world of coding to learn how to make a weather station or traffic light. Master computer audio techniques to record podcasts, live music or demos. Design costumes for children and pets — just in time for Halloween. That’s just a sampling of the do-it-yourself projects ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Like so many other teenagers growing up at the Jersey Shore in the 1970s, John Perlow went to see the young Bruce Springsteen perform every chance he could. And it was those experiences that led him to write his self-published book, “A Lifetime Bossed on E Street,” which he will ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The lives of two women with deep secrets — a “fake” psychic who believes she’s lost her unique gift and a desperate mother whose young daughter has a mysterious stomach illness — collide in the debut novel by Ellen LaCorte, who will be featured at 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 21 at ...

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BELMAR, NJ — The Beatles rose from obscurity to international stardom in two short years. Yet their impact on the world of music will forever live on. Who were these English lads before they became the Fab Four? “The Beatles–The Beaginnings” will be presented on Wednesday, September 18 at the ...

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BELMAR, NJ — For the Belmar Public Library’s youth art project this summer, instructor Dawn Lisko decided to go big, both in concept and design. The result — a beach-themed mural created by a group of young artists — was unveiled yesterday during a special reception held in their honor. Standing ...

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BELMAR, NJ — It’s down to the finishing touches on the mural under creation by participants in this summer’s Youth Art Workshop at the Belmar Public Library. For the past four weeks, the young muralists have been working on their signature piece, aptly titled “Belmar ♥s Books,” featuring a ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Dawn Lisko has big plans for this summer’s Youth Art Workshop at the Belmar Public Library. The art instructor is putting out the call for youngsters age 8 and older to join her in a major community endeavor — to create a beach-theme group mural that will incorporate characters from ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Belmar Community Makerspace is mixing it up this summer with activities that abound in skills building and creative fun. For six weeks from July 8 through August 15, these create-and-collaborate sessions will run the gamut from the technical to the whimsical with a different ...

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The following is a profile of Carol Robbins, instructor of Summer Sewing DYI — one- and two-session workshops being offered as part of the Belmar Community Makerspace Summer Maker Program. BELMAR, NJ — Carol Robbins has been sewing since she was a child — a talent she now shares with others ...

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The following is a profile of Louise Krasniewicz, instructor of Arts and Tech: Make Your Own Belmar Souvenir, Comic Book or Teacup Garden — three single-session workshops being offered as part of the Belmar Community Makerspace Summer Maker Program. BELMAR, NJ —Louise Krasniewicz is a professor ...

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The following is a profile of Paul Ritchie, instructor of Computer Audio Recording: Podcasts, Music and Vocals — a three-week program being offered twice as part of the Belmar Community Makerspace Summer Maker Program. BELMAR, NJ — Paul Ritchie is a seasoned musician, producer, and engineer, who ...

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The following is a profile of Greg Glezman, instructor of MEC: Microcontrollers, Electronics and Coding — a six-week program being offered as part of the Belmar Community Makerspace Summer Maker Program. BELMAR, NJ — Greg Glezman worked as a software engineer for both large corporations and a ...

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BELMAR, NJ — Magician and children’s author Mike Lane will be bringing his books of tricks — and the adventures of a young boy who discovers himself through magic — to the Belmar Public Library on Saturday, June 22. During the free program that begins at 11 a.m., Lane will present “Magic is ...

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