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Hot Summer Movies for Hot Summer Days

Summer heat got you down? What better way to spend a sticky, humid day than relaxing in your (hopefully) air-conditioned home and watching movies about hot summers? Mulberry Street Library has put together a list of 20 titles to get you started. Let us know your favorite!

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My Library: Jerilyn Jurinek

Jerilyn is a painter of American history, and teaches drawing at Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers and Spring Studio, and collage at The Cooper Union Department of Continuing Education.

What brings you to the Mulberry Street Library today?

I intend to use the computer. I do everything that needs to be done with email, practice how to use the 

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More Voices from Mulberry Street Library: Don't Close the Book on Libraries

More and more library users are expressing their concern over proposed cuts to library services and hours. Here are just a few from the Mulberry Street Library:


"I was laid off over 2 years ago and haven't found a job. The libraries are a lifeline for me. You don't want to take that away!" —JHW


"It is absolutely tragic that when it is time for budget cuts, the first place that the government hits...are the public libraries... not to mention the much needed after-school programs that not only help the kids but single parents who 

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Mulberry Street Library Users Add Their Voices: Keep Our Libraries Open!

Users of the Mulberry Street Library are passionate about the library and its place in their lives. They are strongly opposed to the mayor's proposed cuts in public library funding and add their voices of support:


I for one was never a library person. When I walked into the Mulberry Branch my thoughts were completely changed. I see children reading and learning from computers and the employees are so eager to help and educate everyone. This 

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"Fruits of Victory" Author Reading at the Mulberry Street Library

On June 8th at 6:30 PM, please join us at the Mulberry Street Library as author Elaine Weiss talks about her book Fruits of Victory: The Women's Land Army of America in the Great War. Fruits of Victory covers the virtually unknown story of the the Women's Land Army. From 1917 to 1920 the Woman’s Land Army (WLA) brought thousands of city workers, society women, artists, business professionals, and college students into rural America to take over Read More ›

May 6th "Project Sunlight" program at the Mulberry Street Library

Learn about Project Sunlight— the first website of its kind in New York State designed to make government transparent and accountable. The website gives to its users unprecedented access to information that government keeps, information that until now has been scattered and difficult to retrieve. The website allows you to easily research bill information, elected officials, donors, lobbyists, special interests, state contracts and uncover the links between them. Presented by a Representative of the ... Read More ›

Mulberry Street Branch Book Discussion Group

The next Mulberry Street Branch Library Book Discussion Group will meet on Monday, June 30th, at 6:30 PM. This month's title is Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides. For more information on future meeting dates and book titles, click here. The Mulberry Street Branch is located at 10 Jersey Street, between Mulberry and Lafayette.

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