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Spring Adult Programs at the Library!
For more in depth information on these programs, click here.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BUSINESS MEETING
Thursday, March 5 , at 7:00 P.M.
It’s time to begin working on the Annual Book Sale and First Annual Tricky Tray! Anyone interested in taking an active part in the Friends’ book sale and other fundraising events is urged to attend this business meeting.
Sunday, March 8, at 3:00 P.M.
Allan Jaffe explores the musical & social origins of ragtime music, focusing on Scott Joplin, Joseph Lamb, James Scott, & others. He then deals with his own rags, incorporating elements of more contemporary forms of American music: Jazz, Funk, & Blues. This free program is open to the public & provided by the Horizons Speakers Bureau of the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a State Partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
CELEBRATE ST. PATRICK’S DAY WITH DUBLIN FOG
Thursday, March 12, at 7:00 P.M.
What is St. Patrick’s Day without music? Bring your shamrocks, wear your green, and join us for a rousing evening of Irish music! Our performers, Bob and Mimi Harty-Koerner will share their love of Irish tunes on the tin whistle, flute, fife, and bodhran drum.
JULIA SAYS, ‘BON APPETIT!” LINDA KENYON AS JULIA CHILD
Sunday, March 29, at 3:00 P.M.
Julia Child was an American cook, author & television personality who introduced French cuisine & cooking techniques to America. While her public face and voice became familiar to all of us, this play focuses on her private side - especially the relationship with her husband, Paul. Our play is a love story!
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY ANNUAL USED BOOK SALE AND TRICKY TRAY
BOOK SALE HOURS:
Friday Evening, May 1, 7:00 - 9:00 P.M. (Active Friends Members Only)
Saturday, May 2, 9:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Sunday, May 3, 12:00 - 4:00 P.M.
More Information Coming Soon!
SATURDAY, MAY 2
We will also be hosting our first ever Tricky Tray on Saturday, May 2, in conjunction with the Used Book Sale. We are accepting donations through April 1 from local businesses, restaurants, service professionals, and individuals.
DON’T BE SCAMMED! HOW TO AVOID FRAUD
Tuesday, May 12, at 2:00 PM
Hardly a day goes by that we don’t hear about a new scam—from lottery winnings to grandchildren stranded in a foreign country. Hedy Knapp, from Knapp Paperwork Partners, discusses the most common scams & how to avoid becoming a victim. You don’t have to be a senior to fall victim to fraud! This program is open to everyone.
THE FRIENDS OF THE MIDDLESEX LIBRARY NOW PARTICIPATE
IN THE AMAZON SMILE PROGRAM.
It's easy! Just select the Friends of the Middlesex Library as your designated charity at AmazonSmile.
For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price to the customer’s selected charitable organization.
Click on this link to get started: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-3797504
*** 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
The Library runs movies all year long on Thursdays.
Please visit or call the Library for full details on movie dates and titles.
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!
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.
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.
Holiday Library Closings:
- Our 2015 Holiday Schedule can be downloaded here.
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.