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Play “Jeopardy!” Sat. Oct 3

For more information about Friendly Games @ PFPL or to suggest games that you would be interested in playing, contact Program Coordinator, Ann Caroprese at info@FPFPL.org or leave a message at the library (908) 454-3712. Phillipsburg Free Public Library is located in the municipal complex at  200 Broubalow Way, Phillipsburg NJ  08865 Map and Directions … Read entire article »

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Teen Read Week is Oct. 18 – 24, 2015

Teen Read Week is Oct. 18 – 24, 2015  A teen-friendly environment at the Phillipsburg Free Public Library encourages teens to become lifelong learners and prepares them to become tomorrow’s community leaders.  Some of the many fun activities available for the teens to enjoy are free movies, games, crafts and refreshments!  Contact the Library at (908) 454-3712 or visit the Teen Activities page for other activities and more information.  There is no fee to participate. If you are in grades 7 through 12 and want to make a difference at the Library, sign up for PFPL’s Teen Advisory Board.   The Teen Advisory Board (T.A.B.) is a group of young adults who help develop the Library’s young adult collection, brainstorm ideas for upcoming events and programs, and help to make the Library a safe, friendly place for teens to visit … Read entire article »

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FREE Special Event: “Super Heroes” Thu Oct 22

Thu Oct 22nd     6:30PM to 7:30PM     Grades K thru 5 Sciencetellers presents, “Super Heroes,” an original collection of slightly twisted tales where all the teachers at school are suspected to have superpowers!  Sciencetellers combines storytelling and exciting science experiments into an unprecedented theatrical learning experience.  Join us on a hilarious new adventure where, just like in science, things aren’t always quite what they seem. We will launch things through the air, send them plummeting toward the ground, and even make matter transform and disappear right before your eyes! Throw on your labcoat and buckle in — you are about to experience forces and reactions through several exciting, hands-on experiments that will have you laughing, learning and having fun! FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – Brought to you by the Friends of PFPL, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization of volunteers and advocates that supports the … Read entire article »

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FREE: Ghost Hunting with P.A.S.T. – Wed Oct 14

Join Peter Callahan and his ghost hunting team as they take you on a journey with P.A.S.T (Paranormal and Scientific Techniques) through the three devastating July days of the Battle of Gettysburg. Discover the important battle moments and the paranormal hot spots that they created. See ghostly evidence in photos, audio and video as well as some unnerving stories that surround that horrific moment in history. Seating is limited and registration is required.  Email us at info@FPFPL.org or call the library at (908) 454-3712.  Phillipsburg Free Public Library is located at 200 Broubalow Way (formerly Frost Avenue), corner of Corliss Avenue in Phillipsburg, NJ 08865.  Map & Directions This event is sponsored by the Friends of Phillipsburg Free Public Library, 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 … Read entire article »

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FREE: Take the Scare Out of Medicare – Wed Oct 14

Wed October 14       1:00pm – 3:00pm FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC Seating is limited and registration is required.  Email us at info@FPFPL.org or call the library at (908) 454-3712.  Phillipsburg Free Public Library is located at 200 Broubalow Way (formerly Frost Avenue), corner of Corliss Avenue in Phillipsburg, NJ 08865.  Map & Directions This event is hosted by the Friends of Phillipsburg Free Public Library, 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. Check out other upcoming events in the town of Phillipsburg … Read entire article »

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You have a Friend Request

Our Library needs Friends now, more than ever. Please join us or renew your membership! The Friends of PFPL is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization of Library volunteers and advocates who support our Library’s mission to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge and strengthen the community.  The Friends believe in the importance of libraries as the social and intellectual centers of our communities and contribute to the library in many ways. This year we: Financially supported programs for childrenHosted the annual multi-day Spring Used Book Sale at the LibrarySupported educational and cultural enrichment programs for all agesSupported the Summer Reading Programs for children, teens and adultsPurchased items for the libraryAdvocacy Outreach Nominations for Officers and DirectorsInterested in being more active and participating in guiding and steering the organization? Nominations are open for all offices: President, Vice President, … Read entire article »

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