Elephant Naming Contest Winners
Southwest Council, Inc.
A Staff member from the Southwest Council, Inc. will be available to talk with people at the Millville Public Library
on Wednesday, September 2, 2015, from 1:00 to 3:00pm, and on Wednesday, September 16, 2015, from 1:00 to 3:00pm.
The Southwest Council, Inc. is a private, non-profit health agency which provides education, prevention, early intervention, and outpatient treatment services to the counties of Cumberland, Salem, and Gloucester. The Southwest Council is a member of the New Jersey Prevention Network, a state-wide corporation linking prevention services throughout the entire state of New Jersey.
Founded in 1991 as a primary Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug (ATOD) prevention services provider, The Southwest Council’s sole mission is to reduce the incidence and prevalence of the illegal use, misuse, and continued abuse of these harmful substances. The Southwest Council’s goal is to increase awareness about ATOD related problems in our communities, schools, businesses, and professional organizations, as well as assisting families and individuals by offering services and referrals whenever possible.
As an agency, The Southwest Council, Inc. is committed to improving the health and welfare of residents of Cumberland, Salem, and Gloucester Counties so that children and families can thrive and grow to be strong, responsible individuals. The agency has evolved to meet the changing needs of residents across the lifespan by initiating innovative and evidenced-based prevention and intervention services that fortify communities and the families, schools, and businesses that comprise them.
The Friends of the Millville Library will hold a one day book sale on
Saturday, September 19, 2015
10:00am to 3:00pm
in the Basement of the Millville Public Library
FREE Entrance for all
Call 856-825-7087, ext. 12 for more information
Lobby Book Sale
The Friends of the Millville Library are holding a special
summer lobby sale for the months of July and August.
All books and other items in the front lobby of the library
are only twenty-five cents each.
The Millville Public Library director and several board members visited with Senator Van Drew at his Millville office on May 18 to discuss library related legislation and the library’s Carley Challenge grant. Senator Van Drew has been a big supporter of libraries.
To read more about Senator Van Drew, library related items, and the Carley Challenge go to:
The Literary Classics Online Book Club
The Literary Classics Online Book Club is specially tailored for people who enjoy reading and talking about classic literature. Each year, six classic books will be selected from our classics collection on OneClickdigital to read and discuss. The books are available in both eBook and aAudio formats. Throughout each book’s first month, participants can read the book and fun and interesting facts about that literary classic will be posted on the club’s social-media outlets. The second month discussion questions will be posted for participants to read and comment on.
Little Women has been chosen for March.
If you would like to patricipate, go to facebook.com/tlcobc, twitter.com/tlcobc, or to the blog at tlcobc.wordpress.com
Support the Library
Help us reach out to the community by making a donation to the library. Your donation will help maintain and further improve our services. Resources such as databases, books, periodicals, audiobooks, dvd's, and cd's continuously need to be purchased in order to keep our collection up to date. With your help, the Millville Public Library can continue to offer programs for children, teens, and adults, internet access, classes in computer skills and resume writing, and other enrichment programs. All donations are 100% tax-deductible.
Your online donation is made via PayPal
secured transaction services.
If you would like to make a pledge, please contact the Library Director at 856-825-7087 ext.11.
Thank you for your support!
Ready, Vet , Go!
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Camden, has a program called "Ready, Vet, Go!" to help homeless and low income military veterans with financial assistance and/or housing. Veterans will be screened for eligibility. A counselor from Catholic Charities will be available to talk to veterans at the Millville Public Library, 210 Buck Street, Millville on the following days and times:
Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
Wednesday, September 16, 2015, 1:00pm to 3:00pm
The housing information table will be set up in the Gant Room of the Library. Please walk in. No appointment needed. This is a free screening service for homeless and low income military veterans.
Millville Public Library
Adult Basic Education Classes for the High School Equivalency Degree
(formerly known as GED)
Schedule for August 2015
There are no HSE classes from Aug 3 through Aug 21. Classes resume Aug 24.
Morning Classes: Monday through Friday (Beginning Monday, Aug. 24, 2015)
10:00am to 1:00pm
Evening Classes: Monday through Thursday
5:00pm to 8:00pm
For Additional Information Call: 856-825-7087 ext. 12
Students can enroll and talk to the ABE (GED) Teacher during class hours.
Cumberland-Salem Adult Literacy Consortium
Affordable Care Act
Enrollment for the Affordable Care Act
Need help signing up for the Affordable Care Act?
A Center for Family Services Navigator will be at the library to help
South Jersey residents to enroll in a
healthcare insurance plan that meets your needs.
The program is free and walk-ins are welcome.
A representative will be in the Gant Room at the following times:
Wednesday, September 2, 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, September 3, 2015, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Wednesday, September 9, 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, September 10, 2015, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Thursday, September 17, 2015, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Wednesday, September 23, 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Thursday, September 24, 2015, 1:30pm to 3:30pm
Wednesday, September 30, 2015, 10:00am to 1:00pm
For more information, or to make an appointment,
please call 856-881-5511, ask for Lisa. Walk-ins Welcome.