Message from the Director: Tech Assistance at the Library

Amy Director

Livingston Library Community, 

Are you interested in borrowing ebooks from the library’s digital collections but need some help troubleshooting the app with your Kindle?  Are you looking for assistance with accessing your email or troubleshooting a specific issue on your device? The Livingston Public Library is pleased to announce it’s new Tech Help program, where you can meet with a technology librarian for one-on-one technology assistance.

Tech Help  is offered by appointment only on Wednesdays beginning on December 1st at 11:30am, 12:30pm, and 2pm. Appointments will run for up to 30 minutes. It’s perfect for those who need a little bit more time or assistance troubleshooting a specific technology question or issue. You can make a Tech Help appointment for December 1st or December 8th now by calling the Reference Desk at 973-992-4600 ext. 263.

If you’re looking for information on how to get started with the Livingston Library’s digital resources or managing your library account online, you can find video tutorials through the Library’s website, here. 

Best, 

Amy Babcock, Director   

Upcoming December Reads

It’s finally December and the end of 2021. It’s been a great year of books and I know we have a lot more amazing titles to look forward to in 2022. Check out the following books at www.livingstonlibrary.org or via https://ebccls.overdrive.com.

The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman

Poetry

December 2

A collection of poetry by poet Amanda Gorman, who rocketed to popularity after her reading at the presidential inauguration.

Sea Hawke by Ted Bell

Adventure

December 7

Alex Hawke is sailing into trouble when an around-the-world journey becomes a fight against terror in the latest exciting adventure from New York Times bestselling novelist Ted Bell.

Creative Types by Tom Bissell

Literary

December 7

A collection of stories by the best-selling author of The Disaster Artist depicts protagonists struggling to bridge the gap between art and life, from a movie star’s hapless assistant to a hired threesome sex partner.

Family Business by S.J. Rozan

Mystery

December 7

The death of a powerful Chinatown crime boss thrusts private eye Lydia Chin and her partner Bill Smith into a world of double-dealing, subterfuge, murder, and, because this is New York City, real estate in this new mystery by Edgar Award-winning novelist S. J. Rozan.

Beasts of a Little Land by Juhea Kim 

Fiction

December 7

An epic story of love, war, and redemption set against the backdrop of the Korean independence movement, following the intertwined fates of a young girl sold to a courtesan school and the penniless son of a hunter.

Better Than Revenge by Elizabeth Adler

Thriller

December 10

The next glamorous, suspenseful beach read from New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Adler follows twin sister grifters whose next mark has just been murdered.

Safe Cracker by Ryan Wick

Thriller

December 25

Safecracker Michael Maven’s latest job should be simple: steal a rare coin from a New York apartment. Except the coin’s owner comes home with a beautiful woman, who murders him, nearly murders Maven, and takes the coin herself, and then Maven’s life gets really complicated: the woman’s boss, a sadistic drug lord, forces him to take on a far more dangerous job.

Curse of Salem by Kay Hooper

Thriller

December 28

The small town of Salem has been quiet for months, or so Bishop and his elite Special Crimes Unit believe. But then Hollis Templeton and Diana Hayes receive a warning in Diana’s eerie “gray time” between the world of the living and the realm of the dead that a twisted killer is stalking Salem, bent on destroying in the most bloody and horrifying way possible the five families that founded the town.

Happy Reading!

-Katie Neylan, Head of Adult Services & Acquisitions