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December 9 – 3rd Annual Family Holiday Storytime Party

    Can you believe that the Holiday Season is fast approaching?  Plans for our 3rd Annual Children’s StoryTime Holiday Party are well underway. If you joined us before you know we had a good time. If this is your first, the children are in for a treat. So, won’t you bring the kids and join us? New this year - Pizza.  R.S.V.P. by November 30th. As always, volunteers are welcome and needed to help with the party, games and crafts and to read a story or two. As a special treat this year, our board member Pat Brisson, a published young readers author of 20 books, will not only participate in storytime but will give-away a signed copy of one of her books as a prize. Please sign-up at the library for the party and/or to read a story or call 908-454-3712. … 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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Happy Holidays from Friends of PFPL

THERE’S STILL TIME!COME DOWN TO THE FRIENDS HOLIDAY BOOKTIQUE!All proceeds benefit the Library  CHECK OUT THE LIBRARY’S CATALOG FOR THE LATEST ADDITIONS Thank you for your support!  Your internet “GoodSearches” helped us purchase books and DVD’s for the Library.  Every time you searched the web using GoodSearch, we earned a 1¢ donation. If you haven’t signed up for GoodSearch yet, it’s really easy.  Go to to get started.  Enter the Library or the Friends as the cause you wish to support.  It’s free and turns simple everyday actions into a way to support the Library. Friends of PFPL is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization of volunteers and advocates who support the Phillipsburg Free Public Library’s mission to inspire lifelong learning, advance knowledge and strengthen the community.  To find out how you can make a difference in your community, email us or call 908-454-3712  … 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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