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Get Out and Vote!

Election Day is Tuesday, November 8, 2016. Do your civic duty, and VOTE! Here are the polling places for Jefferson residents. (Check your sample ballot for polling place.)

District 1, 2 and 3: Jefferson Township Public Health Center, 57 Minnisink Road, Lake Hopatcong.

District 4, 5 and 6: Jefferson Township Camp Jefferson Community Lodge, 81 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong.

District 7, 8 and 9: Municipal Building, 1033 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge.

District 10, 11 and 14: Milton First Aid Squad, 45 Milton Road, Oak Ridge.

District 12 and 13: Jefferson Township Senior Center, 54 Schoolhouse Road, Oak Ridge.

The Library is OPEN on Election Day.


This entry was added on 2016-11-07

Library Seeking Trustee

Due to a recent resignation, the Trustees of the Jefferson Township Public Library are seeking a Trustee.

The Trustees of the Library are charged with ensuring that the community is provided with excellent library services.

The Library has nine Trustees. Eight of Trustees of are appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Town Council.   The remaining Trustee is the Superintendent of schools.

Typically, a Trustee of the Library serves a five-year term.

Anyone interested in serving as a Trustee of the library should write a letter, by October 7, 2016, detailing their interest to Mayor Felter, 1033 Weldon Road, Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey 07489.

The Trustees of the Library, normally meet monthly, at the library, on the third Tuesday afternoon of the month at 4:00pm.   The next Trustee meeting is October 18, 2016.  Anyone interested in becoming a Trustee is encouraged to attend a meeting of the Trustees.

Any questions about being a Trustee of the Library can be answered by Seth Stephens, the Library Director.   He can be reached by e-mail: seth.stephens@jeffersonlibrary.net, phone:973-208-6245, or by mail 1031 Weldon Road, Oak Ridge, N.J. 07438

This entry was added on 2016-09-28

Coming Next Week: Crosstalk by Connie Willis

In the not-too-distant future, a simple outpatient procedure to increase empathy between romantic partners has become all the rage. And Briddey Flannigan is delighted when her boyfriend, Trent, suggests undergoing the operation prior to a marriage proposal—to enjoy better emotional connection and a perfect relationship with complete communication and understanding. But things don’t quite work out as planned, and Briddey finds herself connected to someone else entirely—in a way far beyond what she signed up for.
It is almost more than she can handle—especially when the stress of managing her all-too-eager-to-communicate-at-all-times family is already burdening her brain. But that’s only the beginning. As things go from bad to worse, she begins to see the dark side of too much information, and to realize love—and communication—are far more complicated than she ever imagined.

To read Crosstalk by Connie Willisclick here

This entry was added on 2016-09-26

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