How Libraries are Addressing Anti-Racism Please read our Director’s Statement on Anti-Racism and Current Events. The American Library Association has written a #LibrariesRespond post with a Call to Action, which can be found here. Dr. Nicole Cooke, a Rutgers graduate who now serves as the Augusta Baker Chair at theContinue Reading

  As you may have heard, the Governor announced that NJ public libraries can reopen starting July 2, at 25% capacity. We are very eager to see all of your smiling faces again, Middlesex! However, as of now,the building will remain closed to the public. We will continue with our Walkup/PickupContinue Reading

As of Monday, June 15, Gov. Murphy has given the green light to Libraries to begin “curbside” contactless pickup/dropoff.  Along with most of our colleagues in NJ, we were following the strict Stay at Home orders from Gov. Murphy’s previous Executive Orders, and our staff have been working remotely. NowContinue Reading

Why do we celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community in June? The Stonewall Riots, also known as The Stonewall Uprising, began at a bar called The Stonewall Inn in New York City’s Greenwich Village on June 28, 1969.  In the 1950s and 1960s, there were very few places for people with differentContinue Reading

Adult Summer Reading Program Survey Summer is coming, and we want to hear from YOU! Please participate in our programming survey so that we can best serve you!

The Middlesex Public Library is dedicated to providing a safe and inclusionary space for lifelong learning for everyone, regardless of color, race, gender, orientation, or religion. We strive to represent and celebrate the diverse tapestry of our community in all that we do to uphold the pursuit of education inContinue Reading

Please note: While we have always appreciated donated materials, WE ARE NOT TAKING ANY DONATIONS AT THIS TIME. PLEASE DO NOT PUT DONATED BOOKS IN OUR BOOKDROP OR LEAVE THEM AT OUR DOORS, as this not only takes space away from our library materials, but also endangers the health ofContinue Reading

The Middlesex Public Library is committed to providing a safe and inclusionary space for everyone, regardless of color, race, gender, orientation, or religion. We continue to expand our collection to include resources to help achieve lifelong learning and growth. Please continue to check back on these lists as we addContinue Reading

Pat, Circulation Staff Hello! My husband and I have been watching the tv series, MKR, My Kitchen Rules, on the Amazon Fire Stick. It’s a great show from Australia in its 11th season. There are so many different people. Some couples, come friends, some roommates, or sisters, all different relationships,Continue Reading