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October 9, 2018

PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway Library’s Kennedy branch was open for blood donations on Monday, where technicians from the New York Blood Services collected 34 pints of blood from community supporters. “Blood donations support breast cancer warriors and survivors,” said account manager, Lynne ...

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Top Notch Test Prep will be providing free college prep programs for teens at Piscataway Library. 20 registrations per program will be accepted. Practice ACT Test: Saturday, 9/22, 10am-2pm at Kennedy Library Understanding the College Essay: Thursday, 9/27, 7-8pm at Westergard ...

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The Piscataway Public Library is helping the Central Jersey Diaper Bank collect diaper donations through the month of July.  New or open packs of disposable baby diapers (all sizes) and wipes are needed. Look for the blue bins at either Kennedy or Westergard to donate!

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Our 2018 Libraries Rock! Summer Reading Club begins on Thursday, June 21st, and runs through Tuesday, August 14th. We offer incentives for reading and for completing activities focused on S.T.E.A.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) literacy and community engagement. This year ...

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Are you a person with Medicare living with diabetes or know someone who is? Take control of your health through a free and fun six-week workshop series. Meet others going through similar experiences and learn about diabetes and its risks, preventing complications, healthy eating, exercise, ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The Piscataway Public Libraries were once again hosts to dozens of “makers” for the 4th Annual NJ Makers Day celebration. The Saturday events at the Kennedy and Westergard Libraries featured activities and demonstrations by members of the maker culture with a focus on STEAM ...

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UPDATE from Piscataway Library: We are pleased to announce that the Township has agreed to not cut the Library funding. The Library and Board of Trustees appreciate their support and their valuation of the services the Library provides the residents. Contact: Maggie ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Residents are invited to view winning student artwork from the “Be Smart about Medicine” creative expression contest at the Piscataway Public Library this month. The annual contest for Middlesex County middle school students promotes awareness about prescription and ...

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New Year’s Resolution: Read Something Different!  Piscataway Public Library’s Adult Reading Challenge is back by popular demand. Step out of your comfort zone and read with a purpose during PPL's Adult Reading Challenge. There is a new category each month and a chance to win prizes! The ...

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Please join us in the Kennedy Main Meeting Room on Thursday, Dec. 28th from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm to celebrate our year of reading outside of our comfort zone. Refreshments will be served and our End of the Year prize winner will be announced. We will also unveil our 2018 Adult Reading Challenge ...

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Give the gift of life - Donate Blood!   Piscataway Public Library Kennedy Branch-  500 Hoes Lane Tues. Dec. 26   1:00pm – 7:00pm All donors will get a $25 coupon for Results Wellness Solutions in home personal training. To donate blood you must be between 17 and 76 years old (16 ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ –  A member of the Girl Scouts of America since the first grade, Lauren St. Louis of Piscataway has earned her Silver Award after helping to establish a “Community Corner” at the Piscataway Library.  A sophomore at Mount Saint Mary Academy in Watchung, Lauren is a member of Troop ...

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Make It Yourself (MiY) gives residents of all ages access to tools, techniques and hands-on learning experiences that will spark their imaginations and enrich their lives. A particular focus is given to young people, with the goal of inspiring/nurturing their interest in science, technology, ...

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Book Sale Location: Kennedy Main Meeting Room Tues. Oct. 24:     4-6 pm Table Set-up, 6-9 pm Book Set-up Wed. Oct. 25:      9 am till done Book Set-up; 6:30-8:30 pm Preview Night Thur. Oct. 26:     10 am - 8:30 pm Book Sale Fri. Oct. 27:        10 am - 4:30 pm Book Sale Sat. Oct. 28:       ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Pre-registration is NOW OPEN for Fall 2017 STAR Homework Club Participants. Opportunities are also available for students in grades 9-12 to earn community service and volunteer hours as STAR Advisors. Volunteers will provide general assistance to Teen Services Librarians. Sign-up ...

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The Piscataway Public Library and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) have partnered to work on a local-for-local initiative, collaborating to find a technological solution to a socio-economic issue that is important to your Piscataway community. To identify the issue ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Want to share your culture with the community? Sign up for the International Arts Open House on September 16th at Kennedy Library! We're looking for people to demonstrate crafts, music, dance and art from all over the world. To register, contact Laizu at 732-463-1633 x5. Here's ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Summer Reading Clubs are underway at the Piscataway Library. Clubs are available for children, teens, and adults. Don't forget to sign up to be part of the fun! For more information, call Kennedy Library at 732-463-1633 or Westergard Library at 732-752-1166, or visit our ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Tinker CAMP is our revamped STEM and maker program workshop series for those entering grades K-5, operated in conjunction with the Piscataway Library Children's Services Department. Children will have the opportunity to make and take various age-appropriate projects for K-2, and ...

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Piscataway Public Library is a proud recipient of the World War I and America Grant from Library of America and the National Endowment for the Humanities. To coincide with the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I, this grant enables us to bring together veterans and the general ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Build It Better Design Challenge will be a one-day startup competition that exposes high school students to the basic skills of entrepreneurship. The event will take place on Saturday, June 10 at 9:30 am at Piscataway's Westergard Library, 20 Murrary Ave. Participating students ...

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Piscataway Rotary Club and Piscataway Public Library have planned a Memorial Day Family Event for Monday, May 29, 12:30 - 3:30 PM at Quibbletown Park in Piscataway. This event will take place immediately following the Memorial Day parade, which is scheduled to end around 12:00 PM at the American ...

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We are offering a variety of events for a healthier mind, body, and soul! This Sunday, for instance, come to our Wellness Fair-sponsored by JFK Medical Center! Representatives from various departments will be on hand from 2-4 to provide health information and answer questions. Plus, there will ...

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Spring is in the air (well, almost)! The library has some fun and enriching classes for you-all free of charge! Many of our events have been posted to the events calendar as well so be sure to look there! As we head into April it is easier to get out and about. Make us one of your prime ...

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Visit the Piscataway Public Library this weekend, March 24-26, for the ultimate celebration of NJ Makers Day! Highlights include Drone Races and a Battlebot demo on Saturday, and a Local Makers Market on Sunday featuring Piscataway-area crafters and artisans. In celebration of this, we have a ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – The frigid weather on Sunday did not stop several township residents from visiting the Piscataway Library to learn about making pottery, and for some it was their first time ever using a pottery wheel. The Art-in-the-Round: Pottery Wheel-A Hands-on Demonstration was led by Peggy ...

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Are you looking to volunteer somewhere but don't  know where would be the best fit for you? Join us at Kennedy Library on Saturday, March 11, between 1-4 and talk with a variety of organizations who are looking for help. You may just find the perfect niche! Everyone is welcome for as little or as ...

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Don't let the cold weather keep you home! The Library is offering a lot of workshops that will stimulate your brain or your body!  Check out some of the choices: Low Impact Aerobics & Toning on Feb. 2, 9 and March 2, 9 from 7-8. Bring a mat (or towel), hand weights. Kennedy ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - We are happy to announce that VITA will be providing free tax assistance at the Westergard Branch beginning in February. Appointments will be offered from February 6 through April 13. All NJ residents with a 2016 income less than $64,000 are eligible for FREE tax preparation ...

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PISCATAWAY, NJ - Calling all local crafters and creators! On Sunday, March 26, 2017, as part of New Jersey Makers Day weekend, Kennedy Library invites you to have a table at the library from 1-4pm at no charge as an opportunity to share and sell your crafts. This event is a great platform for ...

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