In the Stacks with SCLSNJ

January 22, 2018

On a patch of parkland at High and Culver Streets in Somerville, a four-sided monument stands for those who served our country in WWI. Each side contains a plaque, which lists the names of the town’s contribution of soldiers, sailors and marines. The southward facing plaque is reserved for the ...

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For over 70 years, thousands of people have descended on the little town of Raritan Borough, NJ to honor the memory of one of the most highly decorated heroes of the second World War, John Basilone, at his annual hometown parade. In Raritan and Bridgewater, the legend of Basilone looms large, with ...

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"Rudine Sims Bishop published an article in 1990 titled ‘Mirrors, Windows, and Sliding Glass Doors’ that speaks about how our society has grown with culture, but our books don’t reflect it. She describes that people of color see through windows, looking in at a world that isn’t like their own.

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The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) provides access to helpful tools for your research needs through SCLSNJ.org. SCLSNJ subscribes to many popular resources that you should know about. Reference USA: First is Reference USA, a business and residential directory of the ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - Starting in April, SCLSNJ libraries will begin hosting a new program series aimed at encouraging lifelong learning for adult, whether aged 18 or aged 81.  “The premise of our new Coffee Time Talks series is to provide talks on three main topics: technology, health and wellness, ...

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“Help! My child hates to read!" As librarians, this is one of the most common problems we hear from parents. It frequently hits around third grade. The child has made it through the frustrations of learning how to read, the child is reading within grade level expectations, but the child simply ...

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