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Middle School Scene @ Scotch Plains Public Library

Wed, January 17, 3:30 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Middle School Scene @ Scotch Plains Public Library

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Add to My Calendar 01/17/2018 3:30pm 01/18/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Middle School Scene @ Scotch Plains Public Library

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Meet your friends and make new ones on Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:30pm for ScotLib's After-School Middle Grade (Grades 5-8) program. Sometimes there's food, sometimes there's games, but there's always fun! No registration is required.

For more information, go to www.scotlib.org, email library@scotlib.org, call (908) 322-5007 x 204 or stop by the Reference ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Youth Chess Club @ Scotch Plains Public Library

Wed, January 17, 6:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Youth Chess Club @ Scotch Plains Public Library

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Add to My Calendar 01/17/2018 6:00pm 01/17/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Youth Chess Club @ Scotch Plains Public Library

Students ages 7 through 16 are invited to participate in ScotLib's Chess Club on Wednesday, Jan. 17, from 6 pm - 7:30 p.m. with chess instructor Errol Singh.

Advanced registration is required for each session and is limited to Scotch Plains and Fanwood cardholders only.

For more information, go to www.scotlib.org, email library@scotlib.org, call (908) 322-5007 x 204 or stop by the ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
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Fri, January 19, 10:00 AM

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Learn How to Access ScotLib’s Resources on Your ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/19/2018 10:00am 01/19/2018 11:00am America/New_York Learn How to Access ScotLib’s Resources on Your New Device

Did you get a new tablet or smartphone for the holidays? Then join ScotLib’s reference staff on Friday, Jan. 19 at 10:00 a.m. to learn how to use your Scotch Plains library card to download ebooks, audiobooks, digital magazines, music, and concerts.

You will need to bring your library card, your fully charged device, and any passwords needed to download apps. Advanced registration is ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Middle School Scene @ Scotch Plains Public Library

Mon, January 22, 3:30 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Middle School Scene @ Scotch Plains Public Library

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Add to My Calendar 01/22/2018 3:30pm 01/22/2018 4:30pm America/New_York Middle School Scene @ Scotch Plains Public Library

Meet your friends and make new ones on Mondays and Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m. for ScotLib's After-School Middle Grade (Grades 5-8) program. Sometimes there's food, sometimes there's games, but there's always fun! No registration is required.

For more information, go to www.scotlib.org, email library@scotlib.org, call (908) 322-5007 x 204 or stop by the Reference Desk. The Scotch ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Teen Anime Club at the Scotch Plains Public Library

Mon, January 22, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Teen Anime Club at the Scotch Plains Public ...

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Add to My Calendar 01/22/2018 7:00pm 01/22/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Teen Anime Club at the Scotch Plains Public Library

Join teen librarians and the ever-expanding members of the teen anime club for more great conversation and activities. Meet on Monday, Jan. 22, at 7:00 p.m. at the Scotch Plains Public Library to explore manga, watch a new anime series, participate in activities, and enjoy snacks. Registration is required. Please register here. This club is for teens in grades 6-12 only.

For more ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

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Clark High School Senior Dies; Counselors Provide Support to Classmates

January 9, 2018

CLARK, NJ — Students at Arthur L. Johnson High School are mourning a classmate who died Monday evening. 

“I am writing to you with great sadness that one of our ALJ seniors passed away this evening. Our deepest sympathies go out to her family and friends,” Clark's School Superintendent Ed Grande wrote in a letter to parents Monday night.

The ...

Dog Dies After Being Left at PetSmart; SPCA and Family Seek Answers

January 4, 2018

RARITAN TWP., NJ – This is a story about Scruffles and it is not a happy one.

Scruffles was an eight-year-old bulldog, a pet loved by Danielle DiNapoli and her family. Their story has gone viral on Facebook with more than 14,000 shares and nearly 10,000 comments, leading DiNapoli to create a “Justice for Scruffles” Facebook page.

DiNapoli said she just wants answers. She ...

The New Tax Plan: When It Comes To Real Estate, There are Still Winners

Let’s see who wins and who may lose.

We have all heard a lot about the new tax plan. Depending on your individual financial situation, you may have a positive or negative take on the tax bill. But how does it impact real estate? That also depends on a few things, like where you are buying a house, how much money you have, and what you intend to do with it.

The new tax plan has had a ...

Mark Zuckerberg Should Be Concerned About His Legacy; Punishing Legitimate Media Organizations and Small Businesses Isn’t the Answer; Regulation Is

Facebook recently announced it will be changing its feed and algorithms so that news from publishers and posts from businesses will be relegated in favor of posts about your neighbor’s cat. 

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook is making these changes because he is concerned about his legacy and that of the company he founded. If ...

Trump’s Comments Targeting Immigrants from Africa and Central America

January 14, 2018

Dear Editor:

Donald Trump continues to make clear what many of us knew to be true in throughout the 2016 presidential election cycle: he is a racist whose bigotry and ignorance guide his decision-making.

For far too long, his allies and validators have excused his shameful behavior and discriminatory policies, refusing to hold him to the standard of the Office of the President.

This ...

Addressing Anxiety in Adolescents

January 17, 2018

Anxiety can be one of the most unpleasant emotions that people feel. The word “anxiety” describes periods of fear, worry, nervousness, and restlessness.

Anxiety comes with thoughts of danger and helplessness. Life experiences, especially those that occurred in childhood and adolescence, often determine our perception and expectations of threats and vulnerability.

We react with ...

Swimming: Fuhrmann, Kunka and Mouris Lead Union Catholic to Victory Over A. L. Johnson

January 17, 2018

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Kate Fuhrmann was a triple winner and Miranda Mouris and Chris Kunka each won twice to lead the undefeated Union Catholic swim team to a 101-69 victory over Johnson on Tuesday night at the Jewish Community Center in Scotch Plains.

Fuhrmann, a junior, won the 100 freestyle, the 100 breaststroke, and she anchored the winning 400 freestyle relay.

Mouris had a great ...