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Learning How to Live with Diabetes

Learning How to Live with Diabetes

A dozen people, some of whom have diabetes and others, whose relatives have it, came to listen to Maureen Williams, RN, a Certified Diabetes Educator from Bayonne Medical Center, at the program held in the Federal Documents Department of the Main Library on Wednesday afternoon, January 25, 2012. Using all of her 25 years’ experience, Nurse Williams described the basics of diabetes – what the disorder is, and how best to manage it – concluding with conducting a spirited Q&A, engaging and educating all those who came to hear her speak.

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Pictures with Santa

Pictures with Santa 2011 – Wow!!!

There’s always a smile on a child’s face when asked this question at Christmastime, “Want to have your picture taken with Santa?”

Santa came to town, all right…to the Bonetti Children’s Room on Wednesday, December 7, 2011, and the room was packed! The pictures below show that some children squirmed instead of giving a big smile, but you’ll see that Santa made some library staff happy, too!

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Christmas Party Toy Giveaway 2011

Success breeds success! The Greenville Branch Library held its second annual Christmas Party Toy Giveaway on December 22, 2011 so the community and Jersey City children could share a bit of holiday cheer together, and from the photos, it’s clear everyone was infused with Christmas Spirit!

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New Jersey Room Returns 220 Year Old Book to Library of Virginia

Lost & Found:

Lost – Court Records, Stafford County, VA, prepared October 1791
– By NJ Room, Jersey City Free Public Library

Witness – The Return of this 220-year-old Volume to its rightful owners, the Virginia State Archives, on Thursday, October 20
Volume taken on March 30, 1863
by Capt. W.A. Treadwell, 4th NY Regiment as Spoils of Civil War

New Jersey wasn’t a battleground state during the Civil War, yet a surprising ‘find’ by the New Jersey Room of the Jersey City Free Public Library brings the Civil War into local focus, up front and center, during this 150th commemorative year of that war’s beginning.

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