Glen Ridge Kiwanis postpones OctoberFeast, continues helping neighbors

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Due to COVID-19 pandemic concerns for health and safety, the members of the Kiwanis Club of Glen Ridge have postponed OctoberFeast until 2022; the event was originally scheduled for Oct. 25 at the Women’s Club of Glen Ridge.  In the meantime, Kiwanis continues to support a number of youth programs and […]

Glen Ridge Library to use CARES Act grant to expand technology access

Glen Ridge Library to use CARES Act grant to expand technology access

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Public Library announced Aug. 27 that it is a recipient of the CARES Act Mini-Grants for Public Libraries. The library was awarded $7,500, which will be used to expand access to technology to the community. The library’s Tech on the Go project will include a solar-powered electric technology […]

Friends of the GRPL bring back the townwide yard sale

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Friends of the Glen Ridge Library will hold the fifth annual townwide yard sale on Saturday, Sept. 25, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. This year, sales will be at Glen Ridge homes only. There will be no sales in the Hillside Lot. There are no borough permits […]

Glen Ridge Public Library seeks funding to improve facilities

Glen Ridge Public Library seeks funding to improve facilities

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — One year ago, the Glen Ridge Public Library applied for a grant from the N.J. Construction Bond Act, which was passed by New Jersey voters in November 2017 to support public libraries in providing modern and technologically efficient library facilities in a one-to-one match. Unfortunately, the Glen Ridge Public Library was […]

Friends of the Glen Ridge Library to hold shredding event

Friends of the Glen Ridge Library to hold shredding event

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Friends of the Glen Ridge Library will hold a drive-through shredding event on Saturday, June 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., rain or shine, in the Glen Ridge High School parking lot, 200 Ridgewood Ave. There is a suggested donation of $5 per box and all proceeds support Friends of […]

Glen Ridge Public Library to move into Phase 4 of reopening — full services

Glen Ridge Public Library to move into Phase 4 of reopening — full services

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — The Glen Ridge Public Library will be returning to full services starting Tuesday, June 1. This means that the library’s full operating hours will be restored for inside visits. There will be no time limits, no reservations needed and seating spaced to assist with social distancing. While the library continues its […]

GR Library cardholders gain access to online tutors

GR Library cardholders gain access to online tutors

GLEN RIDGE, NJ — Members of the Glen Ridge Library now have access to Tutor.com, which provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation and writing assistance for students in Kindergarten through 12th grade, college students, and adults in more than 60 subjects, including math, science, English, writing, social studies, Spanish, computer literacy, AP courses and […]