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2018 Membership Drive

2018 Annual Membership Drive   Not a Friend!      Become a Friend!      Renew Membership!   The role of the Friends of the Phillipsburg Free Public Library is to stimulate community awareness of and support for the Library. Our 2018 Annual Membership Drive began September 1st, so please consider joining or renewing membership. Members and membership dues are a key part of our organizational framework. Dues help us make our financial obligations to support the library and aid in the purchase of items and equipment possible. Friends fully fund all of the Summer Reading Programs and assist with the purchase of new furniture, equipment and more as needed. Dues help Friends host programs, events, fundraisers such as the Used Book Sale, Dine-out programs, 2nd Wednesday programs and other activities for community based projects as well as support … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advocacy, Community, Diversity, Membership Drive, Outreach

October 10th P.A.S.T. (Paranormal) Program

Join us on October 10th for a walk on the Paranormal side as Peter Callahan presents his program on: Ghost Hunting basics.  Seating is limited. Sign up at the Phillipsburg library or call 908-454-3712 or click here to register online. Do You Want To Be A Ghost Hunter   … Read entire article »

Filed under: Community, Events, Friends 2nd Wednesday Program, Friends Program, Outreach

September 25th Dine-Out Fundraiser

Join us for our 3rd Dine-Out Event. All proceeds benefit Friends and the Library. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Community, Events, Fundraiser, Outreach, Public Relations

Editorial – September 2018

Editorial Are you aware that our library has served Phillipsburg since 1923? That means that for 95 years our library has served thousands of children, teens, adults and senior residents in whatever capacity that has been needed, much to our great benefit. Of those 95 years, beginning in 1990 the library entered into a federation agreement, with the County of Warren, to serve residents in all of Warren County and afford them the equal opportunity to benefit from services offered. After 28 years, the County chose to terminate the agreement and eliminate the funding to serve township residents. That termination means that the library is serving only Phillipsburg unless a resident from another township purchases a membership. Therefore the diversity of multiple county patronage has come to an end.  This elimination of funding … Read entire article »

Filed under: Advocacy, Community, Diversity, Outreach, Public Relations

September 12, 2018 Workshop – Compose Your Life Song

    Are you or a senior loved one avoiding the conversation about your final years? How do you start the end-of-life sensitive subject? This talk can be a positive experience, with the right resources and tools. This workshop will help you better: Understand the basics of how to get started on a final years’ plan; Learn where to find assistance ; Recognize the important conversations to begin and with whom.   Our workshop event is:      September 12, 2018 @ 1pm Don’t miss this opportunity to get critical answers on this sensitive subject. Join us for our workshop, to be facilitated by Tracy Fazzolari, CSA, CDP from Home Instead Senior Care. Register in person at Phillipsburg Free Public Library, 200 Broubalow Way, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865 or complete registration form on-line or call (908) 454-3712. … Read entire article »

Filed under: Community, Friends 2nd Wednesday Program, Friends Program, Outreach

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 »

Filed under: Community, Friends 2nd Wednesday Program, Friends Program, Outreach

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 »

Filed under: Book Sale, Community, Events, Fundraiser, Outreach

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 »

Filed under: Book Sale, Community, Events, Fundraiser, Outreach