**Please note**
We apologize for the delays you may be experiencing receiving your items placed on interlibrary loan/hold. The InterLibrary Loan delivery service provider for the state of NJ is making every effort to resolve the issues and get the materials to the libraries as quickly as possible. We will update you with information as it is received.  Thank you for your patience!


Kids' Summer Lineup AND Volunteer Opportunities Announced!
Click here for our KIDS PROGRAM printable flyer
Click here for our TEEN/TWEEN VOLUNTEER printable flyer
Our Summer Reading theme for 2018 is LIBRARIES ROCK and we can't wait to ROCK with you all! Check back for more details in the next few weeks!




New Library Electronic Resources!

Check out some of our new resources, available to you right from your home computer, tablet, or smartphone!




eBooks & Audiobooks


eLibraryNJ

eLibraryNJ

How to download eBooks to Kindle

How to download eBooks to a Computer

How to download eBooks to a Nook or eReader

How to download eBooks to a smartphone or tablet

Digital magazines
Zinio
Zinio

How to use Zinio
Digital content -
movies, TV shows, etc.
Hoopla
Hoopla

How to use Hoopla
Databases of scholarly research articles JerseyClicks
jerseyclicks


Jerseyclicks offers access to a variety of research and information databases. Library card is required to login and use the resources on Jerseyclicks.

 

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UPDATE TO OVERDUE FINES AND FEES POLICY:

Please Note:  Effective immediately, if you paid for lost materials, there will be no future refund given by the Middlesex Public Library should the materials be located at a later date.  Also, no replacement purchase of lost materials will be accepted in lieu of payment to the library for lost materials.



Public Notary Now Available!

The Library provides limited notary services on Thursday evenings from 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Please call the Library at 732-356-6602 before your visit to ensure that a notary is available to perform the service.

Please click here to read our Public Notary Policy for full guidelines on this service.



Middlesex Friends of the Library

Please visit the Middlesex Friends of the Library webpage for upcoming events and information!


 

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: Wednesdays, 1pm - 3pm

Please see the Circulation Desk for more information.

American History & Basics of American Citizenship Workshop

This course will introduce you to American History and prepare you to take and PASS the U.S. Citizenship interview and test!
REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED - NO FEE

Tuesday nights from 6PM - 8PM
April 3, 10, 17, 24
May 1, 8, 29
June 5, 12, 19, 26

Please see the Circulation Desk for more information.

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 (exceptions for July and September).   There might be a closed session at each meeting to discuss matters related to collective bargaining, staffing and personnel.   

 


2018 Meeting Dates: January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 14, June 11, July 30, August – No Meeting, September 10, October 1, November 5, December 10

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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