Maplewood Library to hold community meeting

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Sage and Coombe Architects, which have been hired by the Maplewood Library board of trustees to design a “library for the future,” will present its conceptual design to the public on Tuesday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. at the Main Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood. The design was developed after taking […]

Health programs in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Health Department is spreading the word about these free upcoming health-related programs. The Overlook Mobile Health Van will be at the Hilton Branch Library, 1688 Springfield Ave., on Thursday, Sept. 21, from noon to 2 p.m. Find out if you are at risk for diabetes or high blood pressure with […]

Sustainable landscape lecture at the library

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Monday, Sept. 11, at 7:30 p.m. at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood, the Maplewood Garden Club presents “Early Street Community Garden, a Model of Sustainable Landscape.” Speaker Carolle Huber, vice president and cofounder of Grow It Green Morristown, will describe how sustainable practices — from native plantings to […]

SeniorStudio students’ show artwork at Maplewood Library

SeniorStudio students’ show artwork at Maplewood Library

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SeniorStudio has just completed its third, free senior arts, education and wellness course at the new Maplewood Senior Center, with continuing sponsorship by the Maplewood Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. “We are most appreciative of the support that Maplewood has provided and look forward to building on the strong relationship […]

SOPL invites commuters to use the library

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Hats off to Maplewood Library for reminding commuters that public libraries are a great place to work locally and skip the delays. South Orange Public Library also offers wifi, computers, including in-house laptop loans, wireless printing, scanning, notary and reference services. Across South Orange and Maplewood, the community has access to […]

Nearby events for seniors

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The SOMA – Two Towns For All Ages initiative hosts several events for community seniors, presented by a number of community organizations. Events are free unless otherwise noted; registration may be required. On Mondays, from 10 to 11:45 a.m., attend Project Healthy Bones at the Baird, 5 Mead St. […]

SOMA Film Festival to screen free program for children

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Film Festival, in partnership with the South Orange and Maplewood public libraries, is offering a free screening of its successful “Kids Program” this July. The inaugural “Kids Program” screened to a soldout Maplewood Theater in March at this years’ festival. The program had all original content from local […]

MML to hold book sale

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Friends of Maplewood Library is holding a one-day bag-of-books sale on Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale takes place in Memorial Hall at Maplewood Memorial Library, 51 Baker St. in Maplewood. A bag, supplied by Friends, can be filled with a mix of hardbacks or paperbacks. Books […]

Maplewood Library offers summer hours for commuters

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Is your commute a hassle this summer? Work from home from the Maplewood Memorial Library. With the announced closing of the Morris & Essex Midtown Direct train line to and from Penn Station New York, many commuters may be looking to work from home. Maplewood Township officials recently put out a letter […]

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