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Creativebug Tutorial: Summer Popsicles

(Above Image from Creativebug) Popsicles … what can I say? I love them. In my opinion, they are the perfect summer treat! They’re cool, they’re sweet, and on a hot summer’s day they’re refreshing. What I love most about popsicles is that they are easy to make....

Juneteenth

This celebration of freedom among newly emancipated people in Texas became more widespread, and the date became symbolic of the end of chattel slavery in the United States.

Pride 2022

Pride 2022

What is Pride and how can you connect with your community at the library?

Día: Children’s Day/Book Day

Día: Children’s Day/Book Day

One of the best gifts a parent or guardian can give their child is to nurture the love of books and reading. Therefore, we celebrate  Día.  “Día is a nationally recognized initiative that emphasizes the importance of literacy for all children from all...

National Library Week

All this week, April 3rd through April 9th, libraries across the United States are celebrating National Library Week.  I like to think that libraries are special places, not just to me as a librarian, but to our entire community. This year the National Library...

Happy Pi Day

Happy Pi Day Everyone! Today, March 14th, we are celebrating National Pi day! It is a day where we math lovers celebrate all things math and Pi related. But what exactly is Pi? According to PiDay.org (www.piday.org) pi is defined as:  “one of the most well-known...

Valentine’s Day Friendship Booklist

Valentine’s Day Friendship Booklist

I don’t know about you, but every year I read at least a dozen Valentine’s Day themed book lists all about love and romance. And to be honest, I’ve had my fill of them. While those book lists and books are great, and while I enjoy reading them, I want more. I want...

¡Nuevo año, nuevo yo! New Year, New Me!

¡Nuevo año, nuevo yo! New Year, New Me!

¡Nuevo año, nuevo yo! Ahora más que nunca nos incumben preocuparnos de nuestra salud. Comencemos el 2022 leyendo guías sobre hierbas curativas, ansiedad, diabetes, yoga, cannabis medicinal y muchos otros temas sobre el cuidado de nuestra persona. Transforme su salud...

Countdown to New Year!

Countdown to New Year!

As 2021 comes to a close and we start looking forward to the bright start of 2022, what better way to close out the year than to look back at the most popular books of 2021?  The books below are the top 10 most highly circulated books at the North Bergen Public...

Creativebug Tutorial: Do It Yourself (DIY) Painted Gift Wrap

Creativebug Tutorial: Do It Yourself (DIY) Painted Gift Wrap

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is picking out seasonal gift wrap. I know it sounds silly, but it’s kind of a holiday tradition for me at this point. At the beginning of December, I take to the ever so crowded stores in search of the cutest,...