Location & Hours
Long Hill Public Library (Map)
917 Valley Road
Gillette, NJ 07933
Mon - Thurs 10 am - 9 pm
Fri 10 am - 5 pm
Sat 10 am - 2 pm
Sun Closed in July & August
Tomato Festival, Sat, July 26 @ Noon
Saturday, July 26 at Noon
It's time to celebrate the Jersey Tomato. Tomato delights will be served!
Join Food Historian Judith Krall-Russo to discover why everyone loves the Jersey tomato, where it originated, and how it became one of New Jersey’s favorite crops. Find out when NJ was known for its tomato packing industry and what happened. Learn about heirloom varieties, modern hybrids and the folklore attached to this fruit (yes, fruit!).
Long Hill Residents with library cards are welcome to enter our Tomato Contest. Bring your homegrown tomato to the Festival. Ribbons will be awarded in four categories:
- Most Perfect
This program is funded by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Cake Decorating Party for Adults! Mon, July 28 @ 7pm
Cake Decorating Party for Adults! Monday, July 28 @ 7pm
Learn the basics of cake decorating with fondant...'cake-boss' style... with NJ artist and cake decorator Kristin Havyar!
Learn to create beautiful flowers and decorative borders. Gain skills to cover your cake with fondant and amaze your families with fantastic cakes!
Everyone will bring home one decorated, mini-cake.
Space is limited so sign-up soon. Stop by or call the library to register. 908-647-2088. YUM!
Name 6 words that come to mind when you think of the LHT Library?
Tell us what they are to enter our contest. Two winners will be selected at random to win a $25 gift card to the Stirling Hotel or Learning Express Toys.
The contest ends July 31.
Learn a Language!
Try Pronunciator! It's a fun and easy way to learn any of 72 languages & includes ESL. Register for free and start learning at your own pace!
Features include speech recognition, scored quizzes, virtual coach, downloadable MP3s, virtual conversations, and a free app for your iPod/iPhone/iPad to learn wherever you go!