Press release from Friends of the Middletown Township Public Library
On Saturday, February 6, Middletown Township Public Library will be the setting for a First Annual “Trash To Treasure” Sale event, hosted by the Friends of MTPL inside the library’s Community Room. Going on between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., the event is open to the public and will feature over 20 tables of eclectic merchandise, including attic treasures, collectibles, jewelry, antiques, clothing, art, novelty items, baked goods and much more.
Tables are available for $25 to Middletown residents and to cardholders of the library who would like to sell merchandise. Table fees will benefit the non-profit organization Friends of the Middletown Township Public Library. There are a limited number of tables available, and registration must be completed with payment made by January 21. Registration is available by visiting the reference desk of the library., and more information is available by calling the library at (732)671-3700 or by emailing Friends of MTPL president Lori Anne Oliwa at LoriAnne@TheWriteAngles.com.
The Friends of MTPL is a non-profit organization whose mission is to raise awareness of the benefits offered by the Middletown Township Public Library and to generate funding for community programming, cultural activities and educational initiatives not covered by the general budget. The motto of the organization is ‘Building Blocks For A Better Library.’ Membership is very affordable and provides the opportunity to be a stakeholder in the success of the library. The organization also hosts special events and projects to benefit the diverse membership and constituencies that utilize the library. The organization has financially supported the popular Museum Pass Program, in addition to a special project which has helped to construct and place ‘Little Free Libraries’ throughout the Township in key locations like the Middletown Arts Center, Belford Ferry Terminal, Tonya Keller Community Center, Middletown Senior Center, Lincroft Village Green, and Middletown Town Hall.