LC logo small The NJ Center for the Book has recently submitted its NJ winners and honorable mention candidates to the Library of Congress’s Letters about Literature program.  We will be notified of any national winners in April.  The NJ Center for the Book will hold an awards ceremony on the afternoon of May 8, 2018 at the Livingston Student Center of Rutgers University.  The winners’ names and their essays will be posted on this site in May.   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."               We'd like your feedback. Contact us at:  

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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.