• Library Sets Grand Re-Opening Celebration

    Get ready for it: The Verona Public Library has announced that it will be celebrating its reopening on Saturday, December 1. In March 2017, the Library closed its historic Carnegie building in the center of town for...

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  • Book Club Picks Fall Titles

    The Verona Book Club meets on the last Wednesday of the month, at 7:30 p.m., at the Verona Community Center’s first floor conference room. There is no cost to participate and the club only selects books that...

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  • A Little Neighborhood Library

    If you’ve walked to Verona Park through the Brookdale section lately, you may have seen it: A bookshelf that invites you to take a book to read, and leave a book that others might enjoy. The portable...

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  • Verona Book Club Picks Summer Reading

    The Verona Book Club has picked its reading selections for the summer. It will read Before the Fall by Noah Hawley for its Wednesday, June 27 meeting, In the Language of Miracles by Rajia Hassib for its July 25 meeting, and Alias...

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  • 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...

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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,...

    • Posted 11 months ago
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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...

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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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