Library services are being revamped; watch this space, and social media, for updates! The library building will remain closed until further
If you need assistance or have questions, please call 732-745-5108 x20 (between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday - Friday, or leave a message) or email email@example.com.
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~ The September 23 New Brunswick Free Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting will be conducted via Zoom at 5:00 p.m. All
residents are invited to attend. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 23 for the password; click here for additional details. ~
The library building may be closed to the public, but the library staff is working on providing services and programs for you! We have created some videos that you might find helpful if you want to borrow library items during this limitation of public access.
If you have any questions, please feel free to call the library at 732-745-5108 x20 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays, or email email@example.com.
Friday Fun Day!
Fridays at 3:00 p.m., beginning September 18, 2020
Every Friday afternoon, all are welcome to join Ms. Karen online for a virtual game of Kahoot or Bingo or maybe a Scavenger Hunt! Children under age 8 may need the assistance of a parent or older sibling. Register using this form.
On September 18 we will use Kahoot to test our knowledge of the women’s suffrage movement. Look through some of these websites to improve your chances of winning!
NOTE: In order to play Kahoot via Zoom, you will need 2 windows open side by side on your computer (1 window for Zoom where you will see the questions and 1 window for Kahoot where you will select your answers) or you can use 2 different devices, such as a computer and a phone (use the computer for Zoom and the phone for Kahoot). For questions, contact Ms. Karen at firstname.lastname@example.org.
THE List of Lists
We like books so much, we made this list for finding some good ones.
This database offers recommended reading lists by genre, sorted by suggested age/grade levels. It lets you search for books by subject, author, title, or keyword, and provides an option for "read-alike" titles.
The Garden State Teen Book Award is a project of the Young Adult Section of the New Jersey Library Association. Its awards committee, representing libraries from throughout the state, selected the nominees based on teen appeal and quality of writing from the previous year's 'Best Books' list.
Teens all across NJ are invited to vote for their favorite book title in any one or all three voting categories.
Teen Ink is "a national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos and forums." The library has recently subscribed to the magazine and you can check it out from us with your library card!
A website featuring out of the ordinary booklists for teens that has been an online presence since 1998 and is now an interactive blog, where teens can not only respond to the reviews but write their own!
This digital collection is brought to you by the New Brunswick Free Public Library. Here, you will find information on some important events in the history of New Brunswick, from the colonial period up to the present.
The library subscribes to Learning Express Library, which includes more than 1,000 resources. Vist the "School Center" for practice, lessons, and study aids. There's academic skill building (reading, writing, and math), including resources in Spanish. You can even students can practice for Advanced Placement (AP®), college admissions, college placement, and graduate school exams.
This is a portal to multiple databases: Provided by the NJ State Library, patrons can log on with their library card number to access full text articles on Health, Business, Education, History and also magazine and newspaper articles.
"EDSITEment offers a treasure trove for teachers, students, and parents searching for high-quality material on the Internet in the subject areas of literature and language arts, foreign languages, art and culture, and history and social studies."
"Students can make use of our extensive video library, practice exercises, and assessments from any computer with access to the web... Our library of videos covers K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reaches into the humanities with playlists on finance and history."
"SweetSearch helps students find outstanding information, faster. It enables them to determine the most relevant results from a list of credible resources, and makes it much easier for them to find primary sources."
"Webmath is a math-help web site that generates answers to specific math questions and problems, as entered by a user, at any particular moment... In addition to the answers, Webmath also shows the student how to arrive at the answer."
"The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities. Our Reference tab includes: maps of the major world regions, as well as Flags of the World, a Physical Map of the World, a Political Map of the World, and a Standard Time Zones of the World map."
Use these sites to explore your options after senior year. Plan and prepare early and often.
An online pre-college program directory highlighting more than 100 Rutgers-affiliated programs available for K-12 students during the academic year and summer. Academic enrichment, for-credit courses, college access programs, arts and athletic programs, and camps are available on campus and at RU-affiliated satellite locations.
A free, customizable online student portal that allows middle and high school students to further connect to various resources and opportunities available at Rutgers. Students can use their portal to learn about majors and career options, view upcoming events on campus, subscribe to Rutgers social media feeds, and gain early access to part of the Rutgers University application for admission.