Autumn Adult Programs at the Library!
For more in depth information on these programs, click here.

CINEMATIC SATCH: RARE FOOTAGE OF LOUIS ARMSTRONG      
Sunday, November 2, at 3:00 P.M
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Ricky Riccardi is a 30-something Louis Armstrong freak with a Master's in Jazz History. He is also the archivist for the Louis Armstrong House Museum in Queens. In this presentation, Ricky presents rare DVD footage and audio clips of Louis Armstrong, and discusses his book, "What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong's Later Years."

HERITAGE QUILTERS SHOW AND RAFFLE
Sunday, November  16, at 3:00 P.M.

The Middlesex Heritage Quilters will be displaying many examples of quilts and needlework, and will be discussing the history and different types of quilting. They have also made 3 beautiful quilts and many other door prizes that will be raffled at this presentation. The raffle is sponsored by the Middlesex Elks and all proceeds will go to the Library. Raffle tickets are $2.00 each. The event is free to attend. Come learn everything you ever wanted to know about quilting, but were afraid to ask!

FROM THE GLOBAL TO THE LOCAL: PERSPECTIVES ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Thursday, November 20, at 7:00 P.M.

Natalie Jesionka, former Middlesex resident and Fulbright Scholar, is the founder of the Prizm Project, the first human rights education organization for young women. Come hear her speak about her work on human trafficking, the arms trade, and women in conflict throughout Asia.

 

*** NEW! TWO SPECIAL GROUP WORKSHOPS***

ENCORE CAREER NETWORKING GROUP: Finding Meaningful Work in the Second Half of Life
Meeting the 1st and 3rd Wednesdays of each month, 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., beginning September 17 and running through the end of 2014
Have you recently retired or been downsized? Are you searching for what’s next in your life? As we reach our 50’s, 60’s and beyond, many of us begin thinking of reinventing our careers and ourselves. The group is limited to 12 participants. Advance registration is required. Call or visit the library reference desk to sign up, 732-356-6602. For more information on this program, click here.

ENERGY WORKSHOP
October 2, 9, 16, 23, November 6, 13
6:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Mr. Wuu Fang Jang will teach traditional Chinese exercises for internal energy cultivation and balance. We need at least 10 people. Please reserve your spot by calling 732-356-6602.
For the most benefit it is recommended that you commit to all sessions.

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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 Ciruclation Desk for more information.

Chess Club

The chess club meets every Wednesday from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm. All are welcome, young and old alike. Registration is required.

Yoga

Yoga practice sessions are on-going. Please stop by the circulation desk for further information.

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Holiday Library Closings:

 

Board Meetings

The meetings for the 2014 are as follows: January 13, February 10, March 10, April 14, May 12, June 9, July 28, NO August meeting, September 8, October 13, November 10, and December 8.

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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