*Please note that our hours will change starting September 1st.
On Mondays and Wednesdays, our hours will change to be 11am - 8pm. All other hours remain the same.

New Library Catalog Interface!

The Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium (LMxAC) will be migrating to a new catalog interface in the next few weeks. Our new Enterprise catalog will be more user friendly and have many options to make all your Library searches quick, easy, and helpful!

Feel free to try out the new catalog interface now - after September 15, our old iBistro interface will no longer be available!

Click here to try the new Enterprise Catalog Search!
https://lmac.ent.sirsi.net/client/en_US/middlesex/


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Friends of the Library News
For more information, click here.

FINDING SHANGRI LA: STAYING IN THE PINK EVEN WHEN YOU'RE FEELING BLUE
Sunday, September 18, at 3:00 P.M.
Based on the legend of the the hidden realm of Shangri La and its formula for hapy living, author Acharya Sri Khadi Madama shares tools for managing stress, keeping up morale, and remaining motivated in these challenging times.

AFTERNOON DELIGHTS: CABARET, JAZZ STANDARDS, AND OLDIES
Sunday, September 25, at 3:00 P.M.
Join us as we present Off-Broadway singer and dancer, Randy Accardi, who will dazzle you with his performance of your favorite jazz standards, oldies, and hits from the 1950's and 1960's. See Randy perform: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lHeIu-CoOaE 

 FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BUSINESS MEETING
Wednesday, October 5, at 3:00 P.M.
The Friends are busier than ever and need your help! Friends President, Susen Edwards, asks anyone interested in helping with Friends activities, events, and fundraisers to attend this meeting. We're looking for energetic, positive people who want to make a difference in our community.



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

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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:

Board Meetings

The Middlesex Public Library Board 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.   

2016 Meeting Dates: January 11, February 8, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July – No meeting, August 1, September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12.

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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