Madam C. J. Walker

Madam C. J. Walker

This post is in conjunction with our Madam C.J. Walker program on June 21, 2023 with Rick Feingold (Professor of American Business History at Bergen Community College) on the life of Madam C.J. Walker. All images taken from the Indiana Historical Society. Born Sarah...
Celebrate Juneteenth!

Celebrate Juneteenth!

Juneteenth commerates the emancipation of enslaved African Americans. The first Juneteenth was celebrated on June 19, 1865 two years after the Emancipation Proclaimation was signed into law by President Abrham Lincoln. Union troops came to Galveston, Texas and...
Young Workers Papers

Young Workers Papers

The way teens obtain working papers in New Jersey will be changing on June 1, 2023! After the passing of a new law, teens can now get their working permits in an easier way. Under the new law, teens can apply for their Young Workers Papers directly on the New Jersey...

THE MAIN LIBRARY AND KENNEDY BRANCH WILL BE CLOSED ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2024. THE GUTTENBERG RESOURCE CENTER WILL BE CLOSED ON FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2024.