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PT Library Assistant, Hightstown Branch

Please accept this email as an announcement of an anticipated part-time vacancy in the title of Library Assistant at the Hightstown Memorial Library.  Successful candidates should display excellent customer service skills and willingness to be a part of a team environment while working with a diverse public. Candidates should exhibit a strong sense of friendly professionalism, flexibility, and efficiency, and […]

Summer Reading Program

Readers of all ages will dive into the ocean depths this summer as we present “Oceans of Possibilities” during our summer library program. Activities include filling out a log of what you have read, winning prizes, crafts for all ages, concerts, virtual lectures for adults, and more. The program starts on Tuesday, June 21st and ends on Saturday, August 6th. […]

Juneteenth

All branches will be closed on Monday, June 20th. In addition, Sunday, June 19th is the first Sunday we are closed for the summer. Sunday hours resume at the start of the school year. June 19th is the official day of celebration. For those of you who may want to know more about this national holiday, below are resources for […]

LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

Events Outdoor Fresh Air Funtime: Celebrating Pride Month Tuesday, June 7 10:30 amWest Windsor Branch Children’s Program Fresh air Funtime is a program held outdoors where we will read a story together, learn some songs and rhymes, and explore nature. The suggested age for this program is children 2 – 5 years old with a caregiver. Please bring a blanket […]

Wear Orange

On June 3, 2022—National Gun Violence Awareness Day—people across the country will #WearOrange & come together to call attention to the gun violence crisis that takes more than 110 lives and wounds hundreds more in the US every single day. Learn more at wearorange.org. El 3 de junio de 2022-Día Nacional de Concientización sobre la Violencia con Armas, el país […]

PT Library Assistant, Hickory Corner Branch

Please accept this email as an announcement of an anticipated part-time vacancy in the title of Library Assistant at the Hickory Corner Branch.  The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills and willingness to be a part of a team environment while working with a diverse public. Computer proficiency is required including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of […]

Baby Formula Shortage

Governor Murphy has signed Executive Order #296 declaring a state of emergency following concerns about a baby formula shortage. With New Jersey families facing difficulties obtaining baby formula due to the ongoing national shortage, Governor Phil Murphy signed Executive Order No. 296 today declaring a State of Emergency in order to activate State price gouging laws, consistent with President Biden’s […]

Memorial Day Closing

All branches will be closed from Saturday, May 28th through Monday, May 30th. For those of you who may want to know more about this national holiday, below are resources for patrons of all ages. Selected by our librarians. Saturday, May 28thMemorial Day WeekendAll branches are closed. Sunday, May 29thMemorial Day WeekendAll branches are closed. Monday, May 30thMemorial Day WeekendAll […]

AANHPI Heritage Month

This month we are highlighting Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. Below are the programs we are hosting as well as some resources to learn more. Please click the day/time you would like to attend for more information. For our full event listing, please go to our Event page. For Adults Poetry Circle: Four Active Asian American […]

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