Bloomfield Public Library launches Tutor.com program

Bloomfield Public Library launches Tutor.com program

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Bloomfield Public Library is announcing the launch of its new Tutor.com program, funded by a generous grant from the Bloomfield Public Library Foundation. Tutor.com connects students to one of more than 3,000 highly vetted expert tutors, instantly and completely free. “Over the last few months, our library has provided valuable services to […]

Bloomfield Library resumes fax, scanning and photocopying services

Bloomfield Library resumes fax, scanning and photocopying services

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library is once again offering fax, scanning and photocopying services, beginning Sept. 8. These services had temporarily suspended as a result of COVID-19.  “Throughout the COVID-19 crisis, all of our departments have made it a priority to continue delivering as many services as possible for residents,” Mayor Michael Venezia […]

Residents participate in ‘Watsessing Walk’

Residents participate in ‘Watsessing Walk’

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — Residents took part in a socially distanced walk between the Bloomfield Public Library and Watsessing Park on Sept. 1. All those who participated in the walk, which was led by the New Jersey Bike & Walk Coalition, received a $10 voucher from the Bloomfield Health and Human Services Department to redeem at […]

Bloomfield Library receives $5,000 grant from NJ Council for the Humanities

Bloomfield Library receives $5,000 grant from NJ Council for the Humanities

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library has received $5,000 in grant money from the NJ Council for the Humanities. The money will be used to fund events to encourage Bloomfield residents to vote, learn information about local elections and learn why it is important to be involved in local government.  “Our municipal government is […]

Bloomfield Library extends free Wi-Fi coverage to Town Green

Bloomfield Library extends free Wi-Fi coverage to Town Green

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library has extended its free Wi-Fi coverage to cover outside the library, the State Street lot and the library courtyard. The expanded coverage will allow residents to remain safely connected outdoors so that they can get whatever information they need at this time. “During this time of COVID-19 and […]

Bloomfield Library uses new methods to reach community

Bloomfield Library uses new methods to reach community

BLOOMFIELD, NJ — The Bloomfield Public Library hasn’t been open for more than a month. Physically, that is. After being forced to close the library due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the staff swiveled from scheduling in-person programs and checking out books to scheduling online programs and checking out e-books. The BPL has been operating as […]

Essex County clerk holds outreach events

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Essex County Clerk Christopher J. Durkin will hold several outreach events throughout the summer. They will be held as follows: Saturday, July 1, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at West Orange Park & Ride, 560 Northfield Ave. in West Orange; Wednesday, July 5, from 2 to 7:30 p.m. at Nutley Parks […]

Essex County libraries receive grant to hold NEA Big Read

MONTCLAIR, NJ — The Essex County Library Directors has received a grant of $15,000 to host the NEA Big Read in Essex County. A program of the National Endowment for the Arts, the NEA Big Read broadens one’s understanding of our world, local communities, and one’s self through the joy of sharing a good book. […]