Learn about ‘Great African Civilizations’ this month with NAACP

Learn about ‘Great African Civilizations’ this month with NAACP

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — This month, at five local libraries, the Oranges and Maplewood Unit of the NAACP will offer video presentations that accent “Great African Civilizations.” The significant contributions of ancient African civilizations are too often overlooked or attributed to other cultures. These video presentations will provide insight into the creative, innovative, exceptional genius […]

‘How Money Works’ workshop

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Attend a free educational workshop to learn “How Money Works” on Thursday, Jan. 31, at 6:30 p.m. at West Orange Public Library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. This informative seminar, which is free and open to everyone, will teach you simple concepts and strategies to get ahead and take control of your […]

Town talks senior housing above library

Mayor discusses possibly building apartments for senior citizens above West Orange Public Library

Town talks senior housing above library

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The Township Council approved two resolutions at its Nov. 27 meeting that will allow a study to be done on the West Orange Public Library to determine whether it qualifies as a noncondemned area in need of redevelopment. One resolution, passed unanimously, authorizes the West Orange Planning Board to investigate if […]

A classic tale at the West Orange Library

A classic tale at the West Orange Library

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Monday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m., West Orange Public Library presents a musical adaptation of “The Nutcracker,” performed by Sylvan Winds Quintet featuring narration by Scotty Davis. The library is located at 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. in West Orange. Treat yourself and those you love to this seasonal favorite performed […]

Library delves into a community newspaper’s function

Library delves into a community newspaper’s function

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Friends of the West Orange Public Library will present “The Chronicle: Making Your Community Newspaper Work For You” on Monday, Nov. 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the library, 46 Mt. Pleasant Ave. West Orange Chronicle managing editor Yael Katzwer will discuss how the local newspaper functions within the community; […]

Improving communication, boundaries with your children

Improving communication, boundaries with your children

MONTCLAIR / WEST ORANGE, NJ — COPE Center will hold free parenting workshops on communication and boundaries. The first workshop will be Saturday, Nov. 3, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave. in Montclair; this session is co-sponsored by Union Congregational Church and Montclair Community Intervention Alliance. The second workshop […]

Book sale at WOPL

Book sale at WOPL

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Friends of West Orange Library will hold its third annual fall book sale on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 7, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will feature approximately 8,000 books from all genres, as well as CDs and DVDs. The sale […]

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