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Volume 10 Number 1, Winter 1999

In This Issue:

MCI WorldCom Hometown Help Program

The Director's Journal

Library featured on phone book cover

Library on the airwaves and in print

Treasures of the Library

Library Celebrates African-American History Month

African-American History Month Celebration Calendar

The Second Century begins 10th year

Patents and Trademarks on the Internet

Rutgers students again offer free tax return help

"Art of Writing" luncheon

Trustee President: A Community Leader

Library plans two fundraisers

Friends Schedule Dana Lecture

Friends set dates for 1999 Book Sale; need volunteers

Friends set dates for 1999 Book Sale; need volunteers

The Friends will be holding their Seventh Annual Book Sale from April 8 to 10; a members-only pre-sale is scheduled for Wednesday, April 7, from 5:30 to 8pm. Dates/times for the "public" sale are Thursday, April 8, from 11am to 8pm; Friday, April 9, from 9:30am to 4pm; and Saturday, April 10, from 9:30am to 4pm.

Those who are not current dues-paying Friends members may join the organization the evening of April 7 to gain access to the members-only pre-sale.

The sale will feature hard-cover books, paperbacks, records, video tapes, cassette tapes, CDs, and posters. Those wishing to donate items (no magazines or "condensed" books, please), in good, sellable condition, are asked to wait until March (due to limited storage space) before bringing them to the Main Library.

In addition to material donations, Jerry Caprio, 1999 Book Sale Chair, is seeking volunteersindividuals and organizationsto help sort the sale items before, during, and after the event. Those wishing to volunteer should leave a message for Jerry at the Library, in care of Charles F. Cummings, by calling (973) 733-7734.

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