INTRODUCING A NEW SUMMER KIDS' PROGRAM!
Thanks to a generous grant from the Middlesex Elks Lodge


E.A.S.E.™ Program
Equine Assisted Social Skills Enrichment Program

The EASE™ (Equine Assisted Social Skills Enrichment) program offers an experiential and innovative approach to learning, incorporating typical social skills objectives through novel horse-based activities.  The EASE™ program is flexible and participant driven, adapted to specific goals and objectives. EASE™ is headed by Robby Devery, MS, OTR/L. , an occupational therapist with 30 years of clinical experience.  Robby has worked with school systems in New York, California and New Jersey providing individual therapies and running social learning groups.

For more information on the benefits of EASE™ , please visit Fun in Motion Therapy: EASE™


Helping children aged 6 - 10 yrs build and enhance skills in the areas of:

* Conflict Management
* Cooperation
* Emotion Management
* Friendship
* Self Esteem
* Conversation

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EASE™ INFO SESSION
TUESDAY JUNE 2 @ 7PM
Library Children’s Room
Refreshments served; childcare provided
No registration needed for info session

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EASE™Summer Program Details

WHEN: Tuesdays, 12:30pm - 1:30pm
June 30, July 7, July 14,
July 21, July 28, August 4
WHERE: Middlesex Public Library/American Legion Parking Lot/Picnic Area
(Program will be indoors if inclement weather)


*NOTE: CHILDREN WILL NOT BE RIDING THE HORSE, but are required to fill out a release form for insurance purposes.

This program is limited in participants. ALL INTERESTED PARTICIPANTS are REQUIRED to fill out an application form and submit it to  Chrissy George (Children’s Librarian)  NO LATER THAN JUNE 12, 2015.  Accepted participants will be notified by June 19.

Application forms can be picked up in person in the Library Children’s Room, or click here.

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THE FRIENDS OF THE MIDDLESEX LIBRARY NOW PARTICIPATE

 IN THE AMAZON SMILE PROGRAM.

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KIDS SUMMER READING PROGRAM SCHEDULE IS NOW UP!

Registration starts MONDAY JUNE 1 AT 11am,
Via Phone or in Person (no web registration).

For more information, click here!

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*** NEW! GROUP WORKSHOP***

Food Allergy Support Group
Do you or does someone you know struggle with a Food Allergy?
Celiac Disease? Asthma?
You are not alone! Join the Middlesex Public Library Food Allergy Support Group!
Meetings will be held at the Middlesex Public Library. Date and time to be determined. For more information, call the Library: 732-356-6602 

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Adult Movies
The Library runs movies all year long on Thursdays.
Please visit or call the Library for full details on movie dates and titles.
Refreshments: 12:30pm
Movie: 1:00pm

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Friends of the Library
CHECK OUT OUR NEW FRIENDS of the LIBRARY WEBSITE!
On our website, you can view details descriptions of upcoming events, learn about the Friends, how to join the Friends, and MORE!
Visit www.middlesexfol.org

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Meeting Room Policy Changed

Please review our revised (Oct. 2013)
Meeting Room Policy here.
Download an updated application to reserve a room here.

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Ongoing Library Programs

Connections Discussion Group

The Connections Discussion Group seeks to explore the many various ways that individuals and social groups come together and find common grounds in the daily routines of their everyday lives. Call the Circulation Desk to sign up!

Young at Heart

A fun group for those adults who are still...young at heart! We enjoy playing games like Bingo, Are you Smarter Than a Fifth Grader, Password, etc. We also keep our minds sharp with crossword puzzles, word games, and word searches! And, of course, we enjoy our coffee, cake, and conversation! Call the Circulation Desk for meeting times and more information.

 

Quilt Making

The Heritage Quilters meet monthly. All are welcome. Come to have fun and participate in several ongoing charity projects. Registration or sign up is not required. Contact the Circulation Desk for more details.

ESL Conversation Group

The ESL Conversation Group meets weekly, and has two levels:

Intermediate: Tuesday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm AND Thursday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Beginner: On Appointment Basis - please contact the library.

Please see the Circulation Desk for more information.

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Holiday Library Closings:

  • Our 2015 Holiday Schedule can be downloaded here.

Board Meetings

The Middlesex Public Library Board Meeting dates from January 2015 to Dec 2015 are as follows.   All meetings will be held at the Community Room of the library (1300 Mountain Avenue , Middlesex , NJ 08846 Tel: 732-356-6602) from 7:00 PM on the 2nd Monday of the month.   There might be a closed session at each meeting to discuss matters related to collective bargaining, staffing and personnel.   

January 12 , February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 27, August - NO meeting, September 14, October 12, November 9, December 14.


Copies of Board meeting minutes are available by request. Please inquire at the Reference Desk. A current agenda for the upcoming meeting will be posted 48 hours prior to the upcoming meeting date, on the Library bulletin board.
Please click here for the Library's Access to Public Records Policy.



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