The New Brunswick Free Public Library is pleased to announce the availability of LMxPRESS, a mobile app designed to keep you connected to your library wherever and whenever you need us!
With LMxPRESS you can search our collection, place holds, renew items, check the status of items and seamlessly access eLibraryNJ to download eBooks and eAudiobooks. Download LMxPRESS by searching for LMxPRESS at your mobile device's App Store or pointing your mobile browser to lmxac.boopsie.com. LMxPRESS is provided at no cost to library users.
This project is sponsored by the New Brunswick Free Public Library and the Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium. Some funding for this project has been provided by LibraryLinkNJ. LibraryLinkNJ and its services are funded by the New Jersey State Library, which is responsible for the coordination, promotion and funding of the New Jersey Library Network.
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The library participated in The Fertile Crescent project in the Fall of 2012. Check out our Fertile Crescent web page for more details!
The traveling exhibition Lincoln: the Constitution and the Civil War was at the library from August 15 until September 28, 2012. The exhibit was organized by the National Constitution Center and the American Library Association Public Programs Office, and made possible by a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. View this web page to find out more about the exhibit and the events the library presented to accompany it, in observance of the sesquicentennial of the American Civil War!
"New Brunswick in Motion" was the theme of the library's 2012 Photography Contest, which was held in the Spring instead of the Summer this year. View a PDF slideshow of all submissions, starting with the winners! Also see pictures of the Photography Contest Reception (held on June 8) on our Flickr account.
Check out our Sendak exhibit page to see pictures and videos of, and information about, the "In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak" traveling exhibit the library hosted from September 7 until October 13, 2011.
Our Summer 2011 Photography Contest was themed "New Brunswick Unique." View a PDF slideshow of the submitted photos to see how that theme was captured!
The library hosted the traveling exhibition "Fighting the Fires of Hate" during the summer of 2010. Visit our Fires of Hate exhibit page to see videos from our Closing Reception for that exhibit.
By popular demand, here is a PDF version of Ms. Thompson's "From New Brunswick to Uganda" presentation, which she presented in October 2009.
Visit our New Brunswick Stories page to hear New Brunswick residents' stories captured by StoryCorps, "an independent nonprofit project whose mission is to honor and celebrate lives through listening."
Check out the Snapshot Day website to learn about a "day in the life of New Jersey libraries" in 2009. Snapshot Day is a great way to capture the importance of libraries.
Click here to see some NBFPL patron comments and statistics from Snapshot Day 2012!
The Save My NJ Library website was created during the New Jersey Budget struggle in 2010. Its mission now: "Safeguarding and preserving library service in our distressed economic areas during this economic downturn."
Another way to show your support:
Library supporters are invited to recount how much libraries mean to them at the Tell Us Your Story website.
When it comes to eBooks, there's NOT eNOUGH: Ever wonder why many of your favorite authors aren’t available in an eBook or eAudiobook format from the library? The answer might surprise you. The policies of the major publishers concerning selling eBooks to libraries are all different.
Read all about books on this blog launched on MyCentralJersey.com: SuperSummerReader. The blog (which is not just for the summer) allows readers of all ages to post their own book reviews and thoughts on books. The blog will be reviewed daily for content, and they are looking for readers to join in!