LAL 2018 1st place winnersMaya Mau (far right) named National Honor winner, Level 3!  The NJ Center for the Book held its awards ceremony for the Library of Congress’ Letters About Literature 2018 program on the afternoon of May 8, 2018, at the Livingston Student Center of Rutgers University. The NJ winners’ names and their essays are now posted on this website. Click on Letters About Literature  under the Literacy Theme above. Congratulations to all our winners -- especially to National winner Maya Mau!

route 1 reads 2018The NJ Center for the Book is delighted to submit Dishing Up® New Jersey: 150 Recipes from the Garden State by John Holl, to represent NJ in the Route 1 Reads program. This year's theme is Cookbooks, which will serve to unite state communities celebrating the heritage of local fare.


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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.