• 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...

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  • The Library’s Renovation PAL

    Yes, the Verona Public Library is going to have to operate out of the Verona Community Center Annex for 18 months while its building undergoes a thorough renovation. No, the library won’t be able to fit all...

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  • Library To Close, Relocate For Gut Renovation

    There are more than 35,000 books in the Verona Public Library‘s collection. Normally, many go from the library’s shelves to a Verona home and back, a quick round trip. Next month, they will all be going on...

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  • Library Book Sale Starts December 1

    The Friends of the Verona Public Library are excited to announce that their 34th annual book sale will be from Thursday, December 1 through Monday, December 5. This extremely popular used book sale features thousands of books...

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  • Winning Books And Winning Teachers

    I recently finished a personal project where I read as many of the Pulitzer Prize winners for fiction as I could. Since 1918 there have been 89 winners (some years have gone without an award being given)...

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  • It’s Finished: The Pulitzer Project

    I’m done. My Pulitzer Project has concluded. While I was unable to read EVERY piece of fiction that won the Pulitzer Prize, I did read as many as I could that could be found electronically. (I probably...

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  • Ghost Hunter At Verona Library This Sunday

    The Verona Public Library will present eerie tales of New Jersey and New York City by ghost hunter L’Aura Hladik Hoffman on Sunday, October 30 at 3:00 pm. Get into the Halloween spirit with fascinating reports from...

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  • Book Donations Needed For Library Fundraiser

    The Friends of the Verona Public Library are seeking donations of gently used books for their upcoming book sale in December. The Friends are in need of all types of books, audio books, CDs and DVDs for...

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  • Library Friends To Honor Volunteers At Annual Meeting

    On Saturday, October 15, the Friends of the Verona Public Library invites members of the community to join them for their annual meeting and luncheon at noon in the Jack Foley Room of the Verona Public Library,...

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