The event we've all been waiting for!
THE FRIENDS BOOK SALE - 9/23-9/6
New members are welcome. Consider joining the Friends of the Library for a special preview for members only on Thursday night.
Look for WPL at Sewaren Free Library
Save the Date
The Henry Inman Branch Library in Colonia will be closed until further notice due to a building emergency. We apologize for the inconvenience. Consider a visit to other WPL locations during our winter hours of operation which now include Sunday afternoons at the Main Library--click HERE for more information.
September is Amnesty Month
Programs for Adults
Learn something new this month!
Registration is required for adult programs.
Better than the phone book...
Learn how to navigate and locate information on Data Axle (formerly ReferenceUSA). 

Data Axle is a valuable tool that can be used for businesses trying to establish an optimal location to locate their new business. It is even more powerful when used by existing businesses for expansion and growth. Access information on millions of USA and Canadian business in real time. Search by hundreds of unique business attributes including NAICS and SIC codes. Limit your search by specific geography and/or demographic information. 

Data Axle also includes searchable consumer data that can be limited and sorted by 200 different categories.

Librarian Alex Gabler will demonstrate some of the search options and showcase information available in Data Axle by Zoom. Register HERE to attend.
From the IRS phone scam to lottery and sweepstakes scams, to the so-called grandparent scam, it appears that imposter frauds and other criminal scams are more active than ever— and are preying on potential victims in New Jersey through phone calls, emails, and other means. 

Don’t get scammed!! Please join us on virtually on September 20 @ 2:30 PM as a representative from the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs tells us how to AVOID GETTING SCAMMED.

Register here.
Michael has 35 years experience in corporate America, 27 years on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE clerical staff floor manager for a top investment bank on Wall Street, 5 plus years as a Medicare Planning Specialist as an independent agent, member with most of the top A-rated insurers in the USA, and is not affiliated with CMS or any federal or state Medicare entity.

Register here.

Join us for an interactive discussion about history that often isn't included in classrooms. We will enjoy coffee and pastries while we learn about important Hispanic people that made impactful changes to our country. Come ready to learn and enjoy some cultural delights!

Register here.
Kids and Families
Make sure to visit the Main Library or our branches for awesome, FREE children's grab & go and take & make kits!
Check out the WPL Playlists for YouTubes from some of our favorite readers by clicking HERE! To receive an alert to new library programs on YouTube, visit the library YouTube Channel and click on SUBSCRIBE.
Stuff for Teens
Book Boxes are here again! Head to any location starting Wednesday, September 1st to pick one up!
Want to help make the library better and get some volunteer hours? Submit some book hours! Get 1 hour for every 100 pages you read. Find out more or submit your book reviews here!
Database of the Week!
Bloom's Literature
Bloom's Literature: Literature Resources and Criticism Selected by Literary Expert Harold Bloom. Bloom's Literature features an exhaustive feature set for literary study and criticism, including the Shakespeare Center, full-length videos of classic plays and films, discussion questions, full-text literature and poetry, research guides and information entries on thousands of authors, works, literary characters and theme topics, and more.
News from Friends
The Friends of the Library Book Sale has been rescheduled for September 24-26, 2021.

Kindly store books that you intend to donate to WPL until further notice. A generous year of donations has our dedicated Friends at capacity. Thanks to all for your consideration.
Click HERE for information about the benefits of becoming a Friend of Woodbridge Public Library.
More opportunities for
lifelong learning & recreation!
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Try our new all-in-one app, WPL on the Go!
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Monica F. Eppinger 
Woodbridge, NJ
732-634-4450 x-7099


September 19, 2021