Message From the Director: Meet the Author: Elyssa Friedland

The Livingston Public Library is extremely excited to host an author visit with Elyssa Friedland on September 18 at 7:00 PM.Elyssa.Friedland.Headshot-200x300

Friedland is the author of three novels, Love and Miscommunication (2015), The Intermission (2018), and The Floating Feldmans (2019).  The Intermission was praised by the Wall Street Journal for having “snappy dialogue” making it an “intelligent piece of commercial fiction.”  Her books have been noted as  must reads on book lists including those of HelloGiggles, PopSugar, Goodreads, MindBodyGreen, and PureWow.  Her latest novel, The Floating Feldmans has been highly praised by People Magazine, Good Housekeeping, and Bustle.

Friedland grew up in Livingston and is a graduate of Yale University and Columbia Law School. She now lives in New York City with her family.  Registration is not required for this event and all are invited to attend.  Copies of The Intermission and The Floating Feldmans will be available for purchase.  For more information, check out our event calendar here.

Hope to see you there!

~Amy Babcock Landry, Director 

Message From The Director: Every Piece of Jewelry Tells a Story

Jewelry tells a story in and of itself.  That’s why the Livingston Public Library is pleased to invite you to a visual and hands on lecture on Costume Jewelry: A Cultural Stroll Through the DecadesMarilyn Visakay, certified personal property appraiser and financial adviser, will highlight how American costume jewelry evolved and changed throughout the decades in the 20th century.  Visakey will discuss various jewelry shapes and materials, as well as how culture, industrialization, Hollywood, and the fashion industry impacted the designs of costume jewelry.

Participants are strongly encouraged to bring a piece of their own costume jewelry with them to the program.  Registration is required, so sign up today!

~Amy Babcock Landry, Director