Figures arriving with Washington Avenue parade
Monday, November 19, 2012
A ceremony marking the arrival of two bronze lion statues to be installed at the Belleville Public Library has been rescheduled for Thursday, Nov 29 at 3:30 pm at the library’s main branch on Washington Avenue. The lions are being installed to commemorate the library’s 100th anniversary and are modeled after the statues gracing the front of the New York Public Library. Those statues are dubbed “Patience” and “Fortitude”. The bronze statues in Belleville will be welcomed with a parade up Washington Avenue led by marchers from the Belleville High School band. The ceremony was originally scheduled to be held several weeks ago but was delayed due to Hurricane Sandy.
Program Being Held in Conjunction With Essex County College
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
As part of an initiative coordinated with Essex County College, the Belleville Public Library will offer free classes to help job hunters improve their basic computer and job-search skills beginning in January. All classes will be presented at a beginner level and will last between 2-4 hours. Among the offerings: The training will come as part of a $5.1-million National Telecommunications andInformation Administration American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grant to support the New Jersey State Library’s Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP). The goal is to make New Jersey’s libraries strategic job-creating facilities by adding computer work stations, upgrading Internet connectivity and providing job search assistance and …