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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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SAVE THE DATE!! INFORMATION – FRIENDS ANNUAL SPRING BOOK SALE FUNDRAISER – May 3rd, 4th and 5th

  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Digest Condensed Books NO Discarded Library Books NO Time/Life sets NO Textbooks or catalogs NO Encyclopedias NO Outdated computer, business, self-help or travel books NO Magazines, including National Geographic Magazines Volunteer for the book sale If … Read entire article »

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December 1st & 2nd – Holiday Book Sale

Get started on your holiday shopping! Come to the book sale, at the library on December 1st & 2nd from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Choose from: new and gently used coffee table books; cookbooks; children’s titles and more. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Phillipsburg Free Public Library For additional information, contact the Library at 908-454-3712.   … Read entire article »

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Our Library needs Friends

Our Library needs Friends now, more than ever Our Library is a vital part of our community. It serves a crucial purpose within the community that provides access to information that allows people of all ages to be able to: read books, use the computers, listen to stories, enjoy programs, attend events and much more. The Library has also embraced the electronic age by having an online presence that enables you to download books, magazines, take educational courses and so much more. The biggest advantage to the community is that it is all free. As Friends, we believe in the importance of the Library as the social and intellectual HUB of our community and we support its mission and policies. We serve as the ‘connecting link’ between the Library and the community … Read entire article »

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Thank you for supporting the Holiday BOOK-tique!

Thank you for supporting the Holiday BOOK-tique! Your support allows us to sponsor free library programs such as Summer Reading Programs, Steiner Learning Series, Friendly Games, Family Story Time, and other worthy projects. Many special thanks to our local authors who participated, signed books and answered questions. We appreciate everyone’s continued support. Many of the free programs at the library exist today because of our community’s commitment to educational and cultural enrichment.   from left to right: Anthony Piperata –  Remembering the Berry Gregory P. Bullock –  Algebra in Words: A Guide of Hints, Strategies and Simple Explanations, and Grades, Money, Health: The Book Every College Student Should Read Dave Leone –  Welcome to the Pit: Phillipsburg Wrestling – A Timeless Traditionnot pictured William Suchowacki –  The Adventures of Maggie and Mikey, and Crazy the … Read entire article »

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Holiday Cheer: Nancy Makowski

DOWNLOAD A FLYER HERE Join us on Sat Dec 5th as we transform the community room into a one-of-a-kind holiday booktique! The Friends of PFPL’s Holiday Booktique offers a unique shopping experience here in Phillipsburg. You’re certain to find many wonderful gift-quality books and media for everyone on your list and give back at the same time! Nancy Makowski is the organizing force behind all this good cheer! She is currently the Friends Treasurer and has also served as a Director on our Board. Nancy moved to the Hunterdon/Warren area 40 years ago. Now retired, she has 45 years of experience in corporate payroll, school business administration, and nonprofit organizations. “During my career as a board secretary and school business administrator in Hunterdon and Warren counties, I was responsible for meeting agendas and minutes, … Read entire article »

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Winter Booksale to Benefit the Library

“HOLIDAY BOOK-TIQUE” Saturday, Dec 5th, 2015 10:00am – 4:00pm DOWNLOAD A FLYER HERE NEARLY NEW Books HOLIDAY THEMED Books STOCKING STUFFER Books LOCAL AUTHORS  BAKED GOODS FREE GIFT WRAP Sponsored by Friends of the Phillipsburg Free Public Library The Friends of PFPL is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization of volunteers and advocates who support our Library’s mission to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge and strengthen the community.  Map & Directions If you would like to volunteer or share your skills and talents to help Phillipsburg Free Public Library, feel free to come to one of our monthly meetings held every 2nd Thursday of the month @ 7:00PM in the Library or email us info@FPFPL.org or call 908-454-3712  powered by Yahoo! Search the web with GoodSearch and raise money for Friends of Phillipsburg Free Public Library! … Read entire article »

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Looking For A Great Holiday Gift?

“HOLIDAY BOOK-TIQUE”    Looking for a holiday gift? Come to the Holiday Book Sale! Saturday * December 6, 2014 * 10am to 4pm Phillipsburg Free Public Library 200 Broubalow Way Phillipsburg, NJ 08865*(908)454-3712   NEARLY NEW Books HOLIDAY THEMED Books STOCKING STUFFER Books DAVE LEONE’s book, “Maloney Stadium Moments” PHILLIPSBURG AREA HISTORICAL SOCIETY publications BAKED GOODS FREE GIFT WRAP   Proceeds benefit Phillipsburg Library Sponsored by Friends of the Phillipsburg Free Public Library The Friends of PFPL is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization of volunteers and advocates who support our Library’s mission to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge and strengthen the community.  Map & Directions If you would like to volunteer or share your skills and talents to help Phillipsburg Free Public Library, feel free to come to one of our monthly meetings held every 2nd Thursday of the month @ 7:00PM in the Library or email us info@FPFPL.org or call 908-454-3712  Search the web with GoodSearch and … Read entire article »

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Thank you for supporting our Spring Book Sale!

We are especially grateful to our community for donating books and attending our book sales.  All proceeds from the book sale support educational and cultural enrichment programs at the library and will be used to purchase much needed new books, DVDs and audio books for children and adults. A very special thank you to library staff and the many volunteers who worked tirelessly throughout the year, processing and organizing the donations, stocking the tables at the sale, collecting money, helping buyers carry books to their cars and cleaning up after the sale. With our literacy partner, Better World Books, our Spring Book Sale also enables the Friends of PFPL to support the National Center for Families Learning, which has helped more than 1 million families all over the United States make educational … Read entire article »

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