The Library is proud to announce partnership with the American Legion, to create a living tribute called The Legacy Lawn to honor Middlesex residents who have served in the military, or are in active duty currently. From November 11 to December 11, lawn signs with each veteran’s name, picture (ifContinue Reading

On March 8, 1857, women working in New York City factories protested the horrible working conditions in the factories. In 1909, International Women’s Day was observed for the first time. Then, in 1981, the US Congress designated the second week of National March as Women’s History Week. In 1987, CongressContinue Reading

Watch the Superbowl and WIN BOOKS! The Library is hosting a *free* Superbowl Box Pool – to enter, all you have to do is check something out between Feb. 1 and Feb. 10! Ever participate in a box pool? This is basically the same thing, except there’s no purchase toContinue Reading

What is Manga We are often asked what is Manga?  Why do some people like it?  How do you read these books?  Why is this such a big thing? Katrina, one of our circulation assistants, is a big fan of manga and has even lived and studied in Japan, soContinue Reading

Juneteenth Juneteenth celebrates the freedom of enslaved people in the United States at the end of the Civil War. President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act into law on June 17. 2021, making Juneteenth a federal holiday.   Why is Juneteenth Significant? President Abraham Lincoln issued theContinue Reading