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Service Update
 COMING SOON: Curbside Pick up and Returns
The Jewish Public Library is temporarily closed to support efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19. All in-person programs and events are canceled or rescheduled.

The Jewish Public Library is reopening for borrowing library materials! You can begin reserving your books online now for pick up beginning on Monday, July 13, 2020. While the Federation CJA building, and the Library, remain closed to the public at this time, you can, as of July 6th, call us to arrange an appointment to return and pickup library items after July 13th. All pickups are by appointment only at the front entrance of the Federation building.


To read our pick up and return instructions, please click here. For Frequently Asked Questions,
please click here.



Due to COVID-19, the Jewish Public Library has suspended its book donation program until further notice. We thank you for your interest in donating books to the Jewish Public Library. For information on other ways to provide support please click here.
The Library is not able to advise on book donation alternatives at this time.



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Events for adults


Wed | July 15 | 1:00 pm
VIRTUAL BOOKCLUB
Brian M. Peters reviews
Where the Crawdads Sing
by Delia Owens
Thu | July 16 | 7:00 pm
Hélène Engel :
Qu’est-ce que la musique juive?
(in French)


Sun | July 19 | 2:00 pm
Online Walking Tours with Norm Spatz:
Where We Live Now:
Falaise Saint-Jacques

Mon | July 20 | 7:00 pm
Rabbi Reuben Poupko
in conversation with Rabbi Yehuda Sarna “The New Jews of Arabia”

 
 
Mon | July 27 | 8:00 pm
JPL’s Open Books: A Virtual Literary Salon

Sean Michaels reads and discusses his book The Wagers
Thu | July 30 | 7:00 pm
Jessica Roda et Malky Weingarten
Au-delà des clichés : les femmes artistes dans la communauté hassidique
(in French)


Mon | August 3 | 7:00 pm
Vikki Stark i
n conversation with Susan Schwartz about “In a time of Coronavirus, is it possible to find some good?”
Mon | August 10 | 7:00 pm
JPL’s Open Books: A Virtual Literary Salon
Richard King
reads and discusses
his book A Stab at Life


Norman Berman Children's Library
  
   
   
   
   
   
   
 








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The Internet Archive is increasing access to its virtual library. Enjoy these books safely from your home! The National Emergency Library includes 1.4 million free books to meet students’ and readers’ needs while at home.
Browse the collection at https://archive.org/nel