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Take the Library on Vacation with You!

If your idea of summer vacation includes packing sunscreen along with an entire suitcase of books, avoid overweight luggage fees!  Use your Phillipsburg library card to borrow eBooks from the Library through its DigitalLibraryNJ.com service.  Download bestselling eBooks and audiobooks to your smart phone, e-reader or mp3 player.  Check out the Library’s video tutorial for a quick walk-through. Summer reading has never been easier!  Downloadable ebooks and audio-books provide all the benefits of the library without the bulk.  Fiction and non-fiction books by popular authors, classics and children’s books are available 24/7 from any location with internet, and no late fees!  Check out up to 4 books at a time.  Pick up your free copy of BookPage or subscribe to the Library’s free e newsletter for great reading suggestions. Do you like re-reading favorites?  Choose from thousands of public domain titles on DigitalLibraryNJ.com that never expire … 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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