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Volume 11 Number 1, Winter 2000

In This Issue:

The Year of the Branch

The Director’s Journal

Library fundraisers

Forthcoming exhibitions

Treasures of the Library

Library Celebrates African-American History Month

African-American History Month Celebration Calendar

Library holds awards ceremony

Have a reference question?

Grants support valuable services and programs

Friends grants top $14,000

Friends install new officers

Friends set dates for Book Sale; need volunteers

Have a reference question?

Last year, Library staff members answered thousands of reference questions. Half of the questions were from patrons visiting the Library; the remainder came via the telephone and e-mail.

Should you wish to make an electronic inquiry, simply click on contact us on the Library’s home page at Responses are provided via e-mail or telephone. Please be certain to provide the reference librarians with a vehicle for responding.

Should you wish to phone your request, here are some handy reference numbers:

  • Arts & Humanities 733-7820 or 733-7840
  • Business, Science and Technology 733-7779, 733-7815 or 733-7782
  • New Jersey Information Center 733-7775 or 733-7776
  • Book Information 733-7784

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The Second Century
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Telephone: (973)733-7793
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