The Lost Eleven: The Forgotten Story of Black American Soldiers Brutally Massacred in World War II by Denise George Their story was almost forgotten by history. Now known as the Wereth Eleven, these brave African-American soldiers left their homes to join the Allied effort on the front lines of WWII. As members of the 333rd [...]
The Prisoner (John Wells Series #11) by Alex Berenson Edgar-winner Berenson’s 11th John Wells novel (after 2016’s The Wolves) reinforces his status as one of today’s steadiest practitioners of quality spy fiction. The aging but always-ready Wells comes out of a short-lived retirement in North Conway, N.H., where he lives with his two-year-old daughter, to [...]
In observance of President's Day, the library will be closed Monday, February 20, 2017. We will reopen Tuesday February 21, 2017 at 9am.
The Retirement Planning program by Hawk Financial scheduled for February 9th is cancelled. We will be rescheduling it at a date to be determined in either April or May. We apologize for any inconvenience. Contact the library at 908-852-4936 if you have any questions.
Novelist Preston’s irresistibly gripping account of his experiences as part of the expedition to locate an ancient city in the Honduran mountains reads like a fairy tale minus the myth. “There was once a great city in the mountains,” he writes, “struck down by a series of catastrophes, after which the people decided the gods [...]
Our catalog is back up and running, you are free to search and place holds as normal!
Due to a system upgrade, the library catalog will not be accessible on January 24th and January 25th. We apologize for the temporary inconvenience!
Jason Bourne (DVD) Matt Damon returns to his most iconic role in Jason Bourne. Paul Greengrass, the director of The Bourne Supremacy and The Bourne Ultimatum, once again joins Damon for the next chapter of Universal Pictures' Bourne franchise, which finds the CIA's most lethal operative drawn out of the shadows. Damon is joined by [...]
We have great news for all of our awesome patrons! Our system is up and running a day earlier than expected, and as you can probably guess from the picture, we're proud to announce that the Hackettstown Library is now officially the 38th member of the MAIN group of libraries. For those who do not [...]
The Undoing Project: A Friendship That Changed Our Minds, by Michael Lewis How a Nobel Prize–winning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which [...]