• Donate Paperbacks For Library Book Sale

    The Friends of the Verona Public Library will be hosting a book sale at the Verona Green Fair on Saturday, May 19, and they need your help with paperback book donations. With the library in its temporary...

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  • Verona Public Library’s Most Circulated, 2017

    Verona likes thrillers. No, not just our electrifying high school sports events, like last year’s volleyball championship. We mean the suspense, excitement and anxiety that comes from a genre of books that seems to dominate the interest...

    • Posted 5 months ago
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  • The Best Books I Read In 2017

    There’s nothing like a good read. Perfect for a cold day when you want to do nothing but snuggle under a blanket or a warm sunny day at the beach. (Although I read predominately using my Nook,...

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  • Moms Demand Action To Hold Book Discussion About Gun Violence

    The local chapter of Moms Demand Action will hold a discussion of A Mother’s Reckoning on Monday, October 16, at 7 p.m. at Watchung Booksellers, 54 Fairfield St., Montclair. The event is free and open to the...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • ‘Playhouse’: Monica Taylor’s New Book On Progressive Education

    Monica Taylor has just published her fourth book, but it’s not her usual academic work. Playhouse: Optimistic Stories of Real Hope for Families with Little Children tells the story of Playhouse, a progressive parent cooperative school in...

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  • The Great Library Road Trip

    PALS Plus, the library consortium of Passaic and select Essex County township libraries–including the Verona Public Library–invites everyone to visit their local library and pick up a copy of “The Great Library Road Trip Contest – Explore...

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  • Adult Summer Reading, Classes At Verona Public Library

    Don’t let the kids have all the fun! Adults are invited to participate in the Verona Public Library’s Summer Reading Club. This year’s Summer Reading theme of “Build a Better World” is especially timely as we’re currently...

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  • Summer Reading Club Starting At Verona Library

    The Verona Public Library will kick off its annual Summer Reading Club on Saturday, June 17. Children’s registration will begin at 9 a.m. Sign up for the program, then stay for an astonishing performance of Great Scott!...

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  • Library Open House At VCC Annex Friday

    On Friday, May 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. the Verona Public Library will host a housewarming in its new temporary quarters in the annex building of the Verona Community Center. The Library’s selection of books and...

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  • The Painter Becomes An Author

    To write her novels, Virginia Woolf needed a room of her own. Marcia Gloster needs Verona’s trees. “The city gives you more electricity and energy,” says Gloster, who became a resident of Verona 20 years ago after...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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