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Give the Gift of Joining Friends of the Livingston Library (FOTLL) and Reap Rewards - Just Like These New Members

December 14, 2013 at 6:55 AM

LIVINGSTON, NJ - The Friends of the Livingston Library (FOTLL) is proud to announce that the following two additional merchants have joined its Merchants and Member program: Eye Level Learning Center of Livingston at CVS Plaza; and ACL Art Gallery at Town Center.

The Merchants and Members Program is an exclusive benefit of FOTLL membership whereby merchants offer discounts to FOTLL members. The other merchants who are part of the program are: the Philly Pretzel Factory, The Boston Ice Cream Company, and Jay's Shoe Box in Livingston.

Other FOTLL membership benefits include: pre-public access to BookFEST!, the annual book sale extravaganza held at the end of October; recognition on the FOTLL website as a “friend;" and discounts on tickets for FOTLL events.

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As Board Secretary Sue Cone said, “The biggest benefit is probably the satisfaction of knowing that you are supporting our wonderful library. Use the discounts often enough, and membership pays for itself.”

Memberships, which run a year from the date of initial/renewed membership, are offered at different levels and make great gifts.

Further information and membership forms are also available online ( and the and at the Library. Memberships can also by purchased by mail (Friends of the Livingston Library, 10 Robert Harp Drive, Livingston, NJ 07039).

Friends, a non-profit organization, provides crucial funding for many Livingston Library programs and services not covered by the township budget. Examples of the events and services the organization supports include: the Summer Reading Program for Children and Teens; the Museum Pass Program; Guest Speaker Series; the E-Reader Experience, which allows patrons to borrow an e-reader pre-loaded with books for children or adults; and the purchase of hundreds of books and non-print media.

For further information, please call 973-992-4600 x505 or visit the FOTLL website or Facebook page listed above.


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