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  • Are you App Happy?

    EVPL is presenting two programs on Apps for your Apple and Android products. Apps Galore! is this coming Monday, March 5 th , at North Park Branch, 6:30 pm. Amazing Apps will be Thursday, April 19 th , 6:30 pm at Red Bank Branch. Come join us to learn more about cool stuff for your smartphone or tablet...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 03-02-2012
  • College Admissions, round 2

    My second child is now a high school junior, and we are once again getting overwhelmed by mail from colleges, the alphabet soup of tests - PSAT/ACT/ SAT/CLEP, and sometimes even the kindly questions about where she will go to school from every adult she meets. If you, too, need help finding your way...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 10-11-2011
  • Red Bank Branch CLOSED June 20 - 22

    Red Bank Branch will be closed Monday, June 20 - Wednesday, June 22 for HVAC replacement. During closing all Red Bank programs will move to West Branch Library. To check-out and return items, visit West Branch (open until 8:00pm). To use public computers, visit North Park Branch or Central Library. Thank...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by professor.knowsitall@evpl on 06-16-2011
  • Earthquake Drill @ EVPL libraries on Tuesday

    The EVPL will be participating in The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut . On Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at 9:15am, all EVPL locations will be participating in this earthquake drill. At the time of the drill, an audio broadcast will be played announcing the drill. Staff and customers in the building at the time...
    Posted to Research Blog (Weblog) by professor.knowsitall@evpl on 04-15-2011
  • Thinking About College - for students and parents

    I'm a college mom now - dropped our son off at campus and came home alone. The school feels like a good fit for him, and we're pleased with how the admissions and financial aid worked out, though he is a little farther away than we had first imagined. We got a tremendous amount of help from his...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 09-22-2010
  • Zoo Story: Life in the Garden of Captives by Thomas French

    "Eleven elephants. One plane. Hurtling together across the sky." From these opening sentences, I was captivated by this account of the inner workings of zoos, in particular Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa. The author is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and currently a professor of journalism at Indiana...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by lit.fic.reader@evpl on 08-09-2010
  • College Admissions - where to start?

    First, take a look at these programs coming up (FREE - at Red Bank Branch Library), and bring a friend or parent and come listen to professionals explain Choosing a College , Applying and Interviewing , and Financial Aid . You'll be glad you did! You can also find lots of books on the subject in...
    Posted to Teens Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 09-30-2009
  • College Admissions - what is a parent to do?

    It's late September. This year's juniors are getting ready to take the PSATs, and seniors are squeezing in one last SAT or ACT while starting college applications and essays. What is a parent to do? How do you help, but still let the kids take the lead in this College Admission process? You could...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by kiya@evpl on 09-23-2009
  • Animal Dreams -- Books for Lunch at Red Bank Branch

    On Wednesday, April 8, 2009 at noon we will be discussing Animal Dreams by Barbara Kingsolver at Red Bank Branch Library . I could hardly put Animal Dreams down while I was reading it and I hope you'll enjoy it too. Codi, her father and the other characters are wonderful and the small town of Grace...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Shh_ImReading@evpl on 04-01-2009
  • Books for Lunch - Jane Eyre!

    It is the book that started it all. The book that awakened my love of reading. It is Jane Eyre ! And this month it is the book that we will be discussing at Red Bank Branch library at our Books for Lunch discussion group. So.... please come, bring your lunch, and join us as the ladies of Red Bank discuss...
    Posted to Books Blog (Weblog) by Guatemama@evpl on 02-28-2009
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