Press Releases

Wireless Printing Now Available at Kennedy and Westergard Branches

Date of Press Release: 

Monday, June 20, 2016 - 10:00am

Beginning Monday, June 20, visitors to the Kennedy and Westergard Branches of Piscataway Public Library will be able to print wirelessly from mobile devices including smart phones, tablets, and laptop computers. Library patrons will print wirelessly by connecting to select wifi networks, and downloading the SmartAlec (Comprise Technologies) app/software. Once the print jobs have been submitted, users will send them to the black and white or color printers from the printer release station. Standard printing fees apply.

Piscataway Public Library Children’s Services Programming for Children with Special Needs

Date of Press Release: 

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 12:45pm

Piscataway Public Library began offering a program called SNAP which stands for Special Needs Active Play, in March 2010.  SNAP was started by a mom who wanted her autistic son to be able to attend library story times just for children with special needs.  She spoke with libraries in nearby towns.  Sayreville was the first to offer such a program and a librarian from Piscataway observed it.  They offered playtime with special learning toys.  At Piscataway, a librarian with a background in special education and teaching, offers learning centers, music activities, playtime and a short story t

Piscataway Library Adds Additional Hours for Open Makerspace Use

Date of Press Release: 

Monday, January 7, 2013 - 11:00am

PISCATAWAY, NJ - January 7th, 2013 - The Piscataway Public Library has added additional open hours for our MiY makerspace. Use of the space is now available Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 3pm to 5pm.

4th Annual Retro Gaming Day Celebrates History of Video Games

Date of Press Release: 

Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 6:30pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- On Sunday, September 15 at 1:00 pm, the Kennedy Branch of Piscataway Public Library will host the 4th Annual Retro Gaming Day.

This all-ages celebration of retro gaming will feature live demonstrations and open play on vintage consoles, an ongoing high score contest, video game themed trivia, and a coloring contest for kids.

New Meetings for Job Seekers at Westergard Library in Piscataway

Date of Press Release: 

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 11:00am

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PISCATAWAY, NJ -- Piscataway Public Library will begin hosting weekly meetings of the Professional Services Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB) at their Westergard Branch, located on Murray Avenue in Piscataway. These meetings will be held every Wednesday at 10:30 am, beginning on August 14.

Piscataway Public Library Selected as SUPER Affiliate for Make Magazine's Maker Camp

Date of Press Release: 

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 11:15am

The Piscataway Public Library has been selected as a SUPER Affiliate for Make Magazine's Maker Camp on Google+.  The Maker Camp runs for six weeks for students between 12 and 18 years old, and will include projects, virtual field trips, and talks from accomplished makers.  The weekly topics are: Makers in Motion, Create the Future, Fun & Games, Art & Design, DiY Music, and Make: Believe.  In week one, attendees will make a Two Liter Motor Boat and a Rocket-propelled Toy Car.  All programs begin at 2p.m., will last about an hour to an hour and a ha

Download Digital Magazines for FREE from Piscataway Public Library

Date of Press Release: 

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 2:30pm

Zinio, the award-winning digital magazine service, is now available at Piscataway Public Library. Your library card now gives you access to over 100 magazine titles, including Bloomberg Businessweek, Cosmopolitan, Elle, ESPN, Marie Claire, and much more!