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Celebrate NaNoWriMo as a reader

Maybe you’re not ready, or just not interested in participating in NaNoWriMo as a writer, but that doesn’t mean you can’t participate at all.  Besides following along on social media and encouraging and supporting your friends and family in their novel-writing endeavors, join in as a reader!  Pick up or download one of the great […]

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It’s NaNoWriMo! What’s that?

November is NaNoWriMo!  NaNoWriMo is short for National Novel Writing Month. They say it best in their own words – “NaNoWriMo is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing.  On November 1, participants begin working towards the goal of writing a 50,000-word novel by 11:59 PM on November 30.  Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, […]

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Great American Read

What’s your Great American Read?

Did you follow along with the Great American Read on PBS? The final episode just aired, and announced that the winner is Harper Lee’s To Kill A Mockingbird – certainly an American classic! Have you read it already? This librarian hasn’t read it since they were in grammar school. If you’re looking to refresh your […]

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Loved the show? Read the book!

You’ve been watching them – on television or on DVD or streaming on Hulu or Netflix or Prime… but have you read the book? Keep reading to find out about the books behind your favorite shows. The Alienist (TNT) NYC Police Commissioner Theodore Roosevelt calls on criminal psychologist Dr. Laszlo Kreizler to secretly investigate the […]

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Welcome to our new website

We’re so happy to see you here! The Piscataway Public Library staff have been working to make the website easier to use, so the information you’re looking for is easier to find.  We think you’ll find that the website works a lot better on your phone or tablet now, too. In this blog, we’ll be […]

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