Employment resources at your fingertips
New Jerseyans have been returning to work this summer, but for anyone new to the the job market or looking for a change--one of the best clearinghouses for building or re-building a career is Woodbridge Public Library.

The Township Employment Center maintains an up-to-the-minute list of local opportunities and some resources, click HERE.

Job and Career Excelerator's job and internship search is a good place to begin using Indeed.com, where many employers are looking for fresh talent.

The Library has compiled a list of assistance sites that is updated regularly HERE.
A library card can open doors for your career. To get a Library Card visit your local branch, call during business hours, or visit Ask-A-Librarian to fill out a library card registration form.
Summer Reading 2021 is Here
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Programs for Adults
Learn something new this month!
Registration is required for adult programs.
A lot of animals have lived in the White House over the last 235 years. The Presidential Pet Museum is dedicated to telling their stories. Hear some of the most amazing anecdotes, followed by a Q & A session.

Andrew Hager is the historian-in-residence at the Presidential Pet Museum. Prior to that, he taught middle school social studies for nearly a decade. Andrew knows firsthand the importance—legally blind, he travels with a black Labrador guide dog named Sammy.

Register here.

This program presented by the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts looks at various aspects related to horse-powered travel, including primary source document accounts of what it was like to travel by stagecoach. It will also explore the wide range of horse-powered vehicles that were on the road in the 19th century and what it meant to have a horse as your “engine.” 

Register here.
Join us virtually for a discussion of The Second Mother by Jenny Milchman. Copies of the book are available at select branches and through the MURAL library system. Some copies are available in large print too for those who prefer it. This event is free and open to all.

Register here.
Catch those rays - Make Your Own DIY Sun Catcher! This kit contains supplies to make your own pretty, little sun catcher.  

This craft is open to all patrons ages 18+ from all branches of the Woodbridge Public Library system. Kits must be picked up at our Iselin Branch Library. 

Register here.
Kids and Families
Make sure to visit the Main Library or our branches for awesome, FREE children's grab & go and take & make kits!
Check out the WPL Playlists for YouTubes from some of our favorite readers by clicking HERE! To receive an alert to new library programs on YouTube, visit the library YouTube Channel and click on SUBSCRIBE.
Stuff for Teens

Sign up for Teen Summer Reading today! The program runs until August 13th and each book you read and log gives you a new chance to win one of these sweet prize baskets!

Throughout the summer we'll have DIY kits, giveways, raffles, and more!
We've got a special edition of our Book Boxes for June! Head to any location to pick one up, an this month you get to keep the book!
Want to help make the library better and get some volunteer hours? Submit some book hours! Get 1 hour for every 100 pages you read. Find out more or submit your book reviews here!
Database of the Week!
Small Business Reference Center 
Small Business Reference Center is a comprehensive resource for small business owners and those interested in starting a business, offering full-text periodicals and reports, sample business plans, U.S. tax forms, videos and reference books. It supports small business owners in all relevant areas from planning, financing and managing a business to exit strategies.
News from Friends
The Friends of the Library Book Sale has been rescheduled for September 24-26, 2021.

Kindly store books that you intend to donate to WPL until further notice. A generous year of donations has our dedicated Friends at capacity. Thanks to all for your consideration.
Click HERE for information about the benefits of becoming a Friend of Woodbridge Public Library.
More opportunities for
lifelong learning & recreation!
Call the concert hotline at 732-602-6045 for up to the minute information.
Visit one of our locations!
Try our new all-in-one app, WPL on the Go!
This e-mail newsletter is a service of Woodbridge Public Library.

Monica F. Eppinger 
Woodbridge, NJ
732-634-4450 x-7099

July 18, 2021