SOMA PRIDE is back with a month full of events

SOMA PRIDE is back with a month full of events

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 […]

Gainsburg to discuss being an LGBT ally at SOPL

Gainsburg to discuss being an LGBT ally at SOPL

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Public Library will host a virtual discussion with Jeannie Gainsburg, the author of a guidebook for being an ally to the LGBTQ+ communities, on Monday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. on Zoom. To access this event, either call 929-205-6099 or download the Zoom app to your device, then […]

SOMA libraries prove they are essential

SOMA libraries prove they are essential

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On a normal Saturday, the staff at the Maplewood Public Library checks out about 500 items to patrons. But normal Saturdays aren’t normal anymore. The COVID-19 pandemic is still keeping the doors of nonessential businesses and services closed, and that includes public libraries. Maplewood and South Orange, having both […]

SOPL to add two new book groups

SOPL to add two new book groups

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange Public Library has announced the creation of two new book groups to complement its Fourth Monday of the Month Evening Book Discussion, which has run successfully for 20 years. Literary Bites: A Culinary Book Group will meet the third Monday of each month at 7:30 p.m. in the […]