ANNOUNCEMENT:
The Library will be CLOSED from Monday, September 9 to Monday September 16,
for new carpeting and flooring installation.

We will reopen on TUESDAY, September 17.

No materials will be due during this week, and no fines will accrue during this week.
No InterLibrary loans will be processed or taken/delivered during this week.

Events that are already scheduled for the COMMUNITY ROOM will still take place.

Thank you for your patience as we make our Library a more comfortable and inviting place!

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WE'RE HIRING!

Job Opening: Part Time Circulation Assistant
Click here for more information and how to apply!


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MAKERS NEST CLOSED FOR ALL OF SEPTEMBER
makersnest

 

The Maker's Nest will be CLOSED for the month of September due to the building upgrades taking place.
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NEW HOURS!
Our hours on Tuesdays and Thursdays have changed. We are now open 11am - 9pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays!


Monday & Wednesday 11am - 8pm
Tuesday & Thursday 11am - 9pm
Friday 10am - 5pm
Saturday
10am - 2pm
Sunday CLOSED


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Fine increase

Effective September 1, 2018, books, audio books, and magazines will be charged $0.20 per item per day late.

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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!

Adult Line Dancing Group

Come on in - no boots required! Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month in the Community Room. Learn new line dances, enjoy the company, and get a workout in! **NOTE: ON BREAK FOR JULY AND AUGUST; WILL RESUME IN SEPTEMBER **

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

July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
August 6, 13, 20, 27
September 3, 10, 17, 24

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 may be a closed session at each meeting to discuss matters related to collective bargaining, staffing and personnel.   

 


2019 Meeting Dates:
January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8, May 13, June 10, July 29, August - No Meeting, September 9, October 21, November 18, December 9.

Copies of Board meeting minutes are available by request. Please inquire at the Circulation Desk.

Please click here for the Library's Access to Public Records Policy.



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