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

Why do we celebrate the LGBTQIA+ community in June? The Stonewall Riots, also known as The Stonewall Uprising, began at a bar called The Stonewall Inn in New York City’s Greenwich Village on June 28, 1969.  In the 1950s and 1960s, there were very few places for people with differentContinue Reading

The Middlesex Public Library is dedicated to providing a safe and inclusionary space for lifelong learning for everyone, regardless of color, race, gender, orientation, or religion. We strive to represent and celebrate the diverse tapestry of our community in all that we do to uphold the pursuit of education inContinue Reading

Please note: While we have always appreciated donated materials, WE ARE NOT TAKING ANY DONATIONS AT THIS TIME. PLEASE DO NOT PUT DONATED BOOKS IN OUR BOOKDROP OR LEAVE THEM AT OUR DOORS, as this not only takes space away from our library materials, but also endangers the health ofContinue Reading

The Middlesex Public Library is committed to providing a safe and inclusionary space for everyone, regardless of color, race, gender, orientation, or religion. We continue to expand our collection to include resources to help achieve lifelong learning and growth. Please continue to check back on these lists as we addContinue Reading

Pat, Circulation Staff Hello! My husband and I have been watching the tv series, MKR, My Kitchen Rules, on the Amazon Fire Stick. It’s a great show from Australia in its 11th season. There are so many different people. Some couples, come friends, some roommates, or sisters, all different relationships,Continue Reading

We miss our storytimes, but luckily, social media is here to save the day! We’ve had some “celebrity readers” during quarantine – Miss Chrissy and her daughter, Cassie, our Reference Librarian Miss Meridith, and Miss Noreen from the Middlesex Borough Recreation Department. Councilman Jason Carr, from the governing body ofContinue Reading

April 19-25 is National Library week and even though libraries are shuttered due to the Covid 19 pandemic, we are still here for you!   Check out our recent mailing, which lists TONS of online resources as well as other ways we are serving our community during this time! WeContinue Reading

To celebrate National Library Week, we will be posting several challenges this week on Facebook and participants will have the opportunity to win prize bundles! Our first challenge is to share puzzles of any kind that you are doing–jigsaw puzzles, word search puzzles, crossword puzzles, etc. Upload a photo toContinue Reading