SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Friends of the South Orange Public Library will hold a holiday jewelry sale to benefit the South Orange Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Loft of the South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way. The sale will feature a large selection of […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange children’s librarian Keisha Miller reads Maplewood children’s book author Charlotte McAllister Attenborough’s newly published book, “Zakir, Get Outta the Street,” at South Orange Newcomers Day on Sunday, Oct. 3, in Meadowland Park.
MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 is underway in Maplewood and South Orange, from Latin Restaurant Week and outdoor dance parties to documentary and feel-good films. South Orange Village President Sheena Collum described the festivities as “a perfect blend of music, dance, entertainment and education as we enjoy and honor the […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — For the last 36 years, Phyllis Kalb, wearing pink, has served as program coordinator at the South Orange Public Library, bringing the community notable speakers of all disciplines and more. Kalb recently retired from the SOPL.
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange had music, readings and a remembrance for the Sept. 11 attacks on the 20th anniversary at the South Orange Public Library. The event included musical performances by the South Orange Symphony Chamber Orchestra and Noteworthy, a Columbia High School a cappella group. Readings were provided by village President Sheena […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Public Library found its next leader when the board of trustees named Jill Faherty as its new director last week; Faherty will take the helm in July from interim Director Lindita Cani. A former librarian at the Montclair Public Library and the New York Public Library, Faherty is […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Public Library had to shut its doors for four months when the COVID-19 pandemic took hold of the world last year, and even when it opened again in July, things looked different than they had before the pandemic. But the staff adapted and made it work, and the […]
SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA PRIDE 2021 is a time for South Orange and Maplewood residents to come together as one in celebration of all LGBTQ-plus identities and allies collectively united. The monthlong schedule of events will shine a light on LGBTQ-plus issues with books, films, discussions, performances, picnics and parties, and recognize […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — A cold and windy Earth Day didn’t stop South Orange residents from stopping by the library on April 22 for Makers Mayhem, where they could play games, do crafts and plant flowers in stations around the building. A patch of grass was dug up and reserved for a garden in front […]
SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — When Makers Month started on March 19, the South Orange Public Library asked people to take home a blank puzzle piece and decorate it in whichever way their imaginations took them. The library has now put the pieces back together, creating connections through community creativity.