We are pleased to announce that starting Tuesday, September 8, 2020, we will offer Notary Service at our Walkup/Pickup area on Mondays from 10am – 1pm and on Tuesdays from 5-8pm. The cost is $2.00 per signature.  Exact change is required.  Due to Covid restrictions, we can not make change.Continue Reading

What’s Cookin’? Quarantine has given us all time to work on some new hobbies, or refine some current ones – and a LOT of people are turning to cooking and baking as not only a way to fill time, but a delicious stress reliever! Check out a small selection ofContinue Reading

Many of us did not grow up with the idea of self-care.  We were raised to believe that we needed to “tough it out” and just keep “putting one foot in front of the other”.  While that may be what we need to do, taking time out for ourselves –Continue Reading

While some of you may have heard the the governor has allowed libraries to open at a limited capacity, our physical building will remain closed to the public for the foreseeable future. The maintenance required to in keep our very high trafficked building safe and clean for the community, especiallyContinue Reading

Need to Print or Copy? We’ve Got You! Walkup/Pickup hours Mondays 10am – 3pm Tuesdays 10am – 3pm Wednesdays 10am – 3pm Thursdays 3pm – 8pm Pickup Printing Service Email your document to printers@middlesexlibrarynj.org > MUST put name and valid/current Library card number IN email < > ONLY black and white,Continue Reading

Our July Adult Summer Reading Challenge is to read one memoir or biography and email the title, author and your impression of the book to our reference email, reference@middlesexlibrarynj.org. Why Read Memoirs and Biographies? Through reading memoirs or biographies of people we admire or respect, we learn more about theirContinue Reading

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