eBooks now available at the Bayonne Public Library!

March 3, 2014

Mayor Mark Smith and Mrs. Sneh Bains, director of the Bayonne Public Library, are announcing that the library will be adding eBooks to the collection. The library is joining Baker and Taylor’s Axis 360 eBook program that will enable library patrons to download current and best seller books to their tablets, smartphones, laptops, computers and e-readers. Mrs. Bains wishes to thank the Estate of Samuel J. Lashinsky, Attorney-at-law, of Bayonne, for the remembrance of the library through his thoughtful bequest that has made this program possible.

To begin using eBooks, please visit our website - www.bayonnelibrary.org and click the link that says Axis360 eBooks.

Special 4th of July Holiday hours

July 2, 2013

The Library will be closed Thursday, July 4th, 2013.

We will be open Friday, July 5th from 10-3.

As is usual for the summer, we will be closed Saturday.

Have a safe holiday!

 

Free Seminar at the Library : “Starting and Managing a Business”

May 2, 2013

The Library will host a seminar on Thursday, May 23rd, 2013 at 7pm entitled, “Starting and Managing a Successful Business”. Frank Dunne will be the presenter. The seminar is free and open to the public. In order to get a better idea of attendance, the library asks that you call 201-858-6980 if you plan to attend, or email library@bayonnelibrary.org. Registration suggested but not required. This seminar is presented by SCORE, a national non-profit sponsored by the US Small Business Administration.

The seminar will be held in the Second Floor Gallery, Bayonne Public Library, 697 Avenue C at 31st St, Bayonne, NJ.

February 20th Seminar at the Library CANCELLED

February 13, 2013

Unfortunately, the February 20th SCORE seminar that was to be held at the Library entitled “Starting and Managing a Successful Business” has been cancelled as the presenter is unavailable. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Free Seminar at the Library : “Starting and Managing a Successful Business”

February 5, 2013

The Library will host a seminar on Wednesday, February 20, 2013  at 7pm entitled, “Starting and Managing a Successful Business”. Richard Berek will be the presenter. The seminar is free and open to the public. In order to get a better idea of attendance, the library asks that you call 201-858-6980 if you plan to attend, or email library@bayonnelibrary.org. Registration suggested but not required. This seminar is presented by SCORE, a national non-profit sponsored by the US Small Business Administration.

The seminar will be held in the Second Floor Gallery, Bayonne Public Library, 697 Avenue C at 31st St, Bayonne, NJ.

Introduction to Computers Class

September 24, 2012

Introduction to Computers

 

Saturday, October 6, 2012

9:30 – 11am

 

Topics covered will include use of the mouse, basic internet navigation and creating and using an email account.

Prerequisite: This class is designed for those who have little or no experience using a computer.

Registration is REQUIRED as space is very limited.

Please sign up at the Reference Desk.

 

Class is open to current Bayonne residents with a Bayonne Public Library card in good standing.

Class : Creating a Resume and Cover Letter with Microsoft Word

September 18, 2012

Creating a Resume and Cover Letter with Microsoft Word

Saturday, October 27, 2012

9:30 – 11am

By the end of this class, participants will be able to use a template to create a resume, and will be able to type a cover letter, using Microsoft Word.

Prerequisite: Basic PC literacy required – familiarity with the mouse and the keyboard, including knowledge of basic keyboard navigation. By signing up for this class, you are certifying that you have these basic skills.

Registration is REQUIRED as space is very limited.

To register, please come to the Reference Desk or call us at 201-858-6980.

 

Class is open to current Bayonne residents with a Bayonne Public Library card in good standing.

Free movie tomorrow .

August 14, 2012

Please join us for our free movie, Puss in Boots.It will be showing tomorrow,Wednesday,August 15,2012 at 1:00 P.M. in the Mary E. O’Connor Gallery,on the second floor of the library.Follow this link to learn about any parental advisories for this animated feature.

Free movie this week…

July 30, 2012

Please come to the library and enjoy the Wednesday afternoon movie.  This week, Wednesday, August 1, 2012  at 1:00 P.M. ,we are showing  “The Muppets”   in The Mary E. O’Connor Gallery on the second floor of the library.

You can follow this link to view the Parents Guide to “The Muppets”.

Useful Phone Numbers for Senior Citizens

July 30, 2012

These phone numbers listed below can put you in touch with services that you may find helpful if you are a senior citizen or are trying to help a senior citizen.

General Number

1-800-792-8820

Adult Protective Services

1-609-341-0812

Crime Injuries Compensation

1-877-658-2221

CITGO/Citizens Energy (utility assistance)

1-800-JOE-4-OIL or 1-800-563-4645

Fresh Start Program (utility assistance)

1-866-240-1347

Global Options for Long-Term Care (Long Term Care Assistance)

1-800-792-8820 or 1-800-792-8820

HAAD (Hearing Aid Assistance to the Aging and Disabled)

1-800-792-9745

Homeland Security & Preparedness

1-866-4-SAFE-NJ or 1-866-472-3365

Identity Theft – Information & Assistance 

1-800-242-5846

Jersey Assistance for Community Caregiving (JACC)

1-877-222-3737

Legal Services of New Jersey for Predatory Lending

(Info. & Referrals)

1-888-576-5529

Medicaid/NJ Family Care

1-800-356-1561

New Jersey Department of Motor Vehicles

1-888-486-3339

New Jersey Division of Aging & Community Services

1-800-792-8820

New Jersey Division of Elections

1-877-NJVOTER (1-877-658-6837) or 1-609-292-3760

New Jersey Easy Access– (NJ EASE)

(learn about & apply for programs & benefits)

1-877-222-3737

New Jersey Income Tax (Division of Taxation)

1-877-225-1312

New Jersey Shares (utility assistance)

1-866-657-4273

New Jersey Transit (Reduced Fare Program)

1-973-491-7112

New Jersey Department of Military & Veterans Affairs

1-888-865-8387 or 1-888-8NJ-VETS

Nursing Home Lists

1-800-367-6543

Personal Assistance Service Program

1-888-285-3036

Pharmaceutical Assistance to the Aged and Disabled (PAAD)

1-800-792-9745

Senior Citizen Park Pass

1-800-843-6420

Senior Dent (Dental Bill Assistance for Seniors)

1-800-792-8820

Senior Housing

1-800-792-8820

State Division of Elections

1-877-658-6837

Universal Service Fund (utility assistance)

1-866-240-1347


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