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June 9th 2018 Saturday Morning Trivia

Want to have some fun?  Come join us. Click here to register.     This program is sponsored by Friends of the Phillipsburg Free Public Library. Call 908-454-3712 for more information. Register here! … Read entire article »

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June 13, 2018 Senior Fraud and Scamming Seminar

Join us for this FREE Program presented by Home Instead Senior Care Click here to register … Read entire article »

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May 9, 2018 Five Wishes (Living Wills) Workshop

  There are many things in life that are out of our hands. This Five Wishes document gives you a way to control something very important—how you are treated if you get seriously ill. It is an easy-to- complete form that lets you say exactly what you want. Once it is filled out and properly signed it is valid under the laws of most. Come Join Us to get a better insight into preparing for that unexpected event.  … Read entire article »

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May 2018 Book Sale Volunteer Form

Your Help Is Needed!   Please Volunteer!  … Read entire article »

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MAY 2018 BIG Annual Spring Book Sale

Put this on your calendar. Stop in and see what you see. Who knows, your next best read may be in this sale, so you definitely do not want to miss it. All monies raised benefit the Library   … Read entire article »

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April 11 Program: Where There’s A Will, There’s A Way

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INFORMATION ALERT – Library Budget & Roof Replacement – Update as of 3/8

Update as of 3/8: At the 3/8 Budget Hearing, there still seems to be a bit of uncertainty to the exact amount of the allocated funds for the library. The council spoke of $725,000 when $745,000 was submitted. They then indicated, that they were uncertain if the roof monies were coming from a grant or were actually a loan that would need to be paid back. The roof issue still has to be clarified. On 3/1, Mayor Ellis attended the library board meeting and cleared up the misunderstandings. The roof will be replaced. The monies are coming from a grant. The grant does not allow upgrades so the replacement will be a flat roof in lieu of slanted. This is good news as the budget will not be reduced by the cost of … Read entire article »

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  Annual  Spring  Book  Sale  Information **************************************** NOTE:  COPY PAPER BOXES OR BOXES OF THAT TYPE  NEEDED. DROP AT THE LIBRARY! THANK YOU Dates & times Thursday, May 3, 2018 Hours: 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm Preview & Sale $10.00 admission Friends members in-good-standing – free admission   Friday, May 4, 2018 Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm   Saturday, May 5, 2018 Hours: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Location Phillipsburg Free Public Library 200 Broubalow Way Phillipsburg, New Jersey  Donations wanted Hardbacks and Paperbacks Children’s books Books on CD DVD’s Music: CD’s, and Video Games Donations will be accepted at the front desk  until May 3rd   Donations we cannot accept NO Tapes (incl Video Cassettes Music Cassettes, Books on Tape) NO Video cassettes NO Music cassettes NO Badly worn, soiled, torn, or mildewed books NO Readers Digest Condensed Books NO Discarded Library Books NO Time/Life sets NO Textbooks or catalogs NO Encyclopedias NO Outdated computer, business, self-help or travel books NO Magazines, including National Geographic Magazines Volunteer for the book sale If … Read entire article »

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April 25th, 2018 Program – American Revolution – The NJ Connection

Join us for our program:  American Revolution: The NJ Connection presented by Mr. Walter Choroszewski from 2:00pm to 4pm on Wednesday April 25th. Mr. C presented a program last year that was very interesting and well received. This presentation will focus on NJ’s contribution to the Revolution – From the tea burning at Princeton to the Treaty of Paris, to stories of the retreat across the Jerseys and the triumphant return across the Delaware. Battles at Princeton, Monmouth and Springfield, winters at Middlebrook and Morristown and Rochambeau’s march through the Crossroads of the Revolution. For more information, contact the library at 908-454-3712 or FRIENDS at Sign up at the library, seating is limited.   … Read entire article »

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March 24th – Pub Trivia – It’s Almost Here

Do you love playing games that teach you timeless facts or cause you to realize that you knew what you did not know you knew? Well put those skills to work and come join in to play PUB TRIVIA on Saturday, March 24th from 1:00pm to 3:00pm in the library community room. Host of the event – Ann Caroprese. Any questions, contact the library or email Must be 18 years and older to participate.    Trivia Questions:  What is the only bird that can swim, but not fly? Which word goes before vest, beans and quartet?  scroll down to see answer         Answer: Penguin: it is also the only bird that walks upright                  String … Read entire article »

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