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hayden photo 2017 Board members Betty Turock, Krisellen Maloney and Gus Friedrick celebrate with Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress, who was the 2017 Commencement speaker at  Rutgers University – Camden.  Both Dr.Hayden and Dr. Turock were former presidents of the American Library Association.   Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen's memoirs, Born to Run, will represent New Jersey in the annual Route 1 Centers for the Book reading project. Springsteen’s book gives fans an insight into what has driven him over the course of his life and career-- the demons, anxiety, joys, fears, hopes, and dreams that drives him to be the "Boss."         Rumphius 2017

The 2016/2017 Miss Rumphius award, given to a person who develops creative activities to enhance learning and literacy, was awarded to Amanda Winter, Youth Services Librarian at Livingston Public Library. Pictured at left are : Carol Phillips, Joseph Emery, Amanda Winter, and Sharon Rawlins.         We'd like your feedback. Contact us at:  www.njcenterforthebook.org/contact-us  

NJ Center for the Book

Statewide Literary Celebration 350th Anniversary

The family morning session programs and activities offered a variety of activities for children. “The Mythmakers,” Richard Stillmand and Gerald Fierst, performed a fun-filled journey of stories and songs that captured the highlights of New Jersey’s history.
The New Jersey Center for the Book and The Newark Public Library presented a program in celebration of New Jersey’s 350th Anniversary on Saturday, January 18, 2014 from 11am to 4pm at The Newark Public Library.