MILLBURN, NJ — The Friends of the Millburn Library have come out with a pair of announcements. The most recent one is a return of a town favorite program, while the other is a chance for residents in town to stretch their creative wings.

For the first time since mid-March, people looking to use the little free library in town will find them stocked and open. The program resumed yesterday on Labor Day. While the library cases are open, the group encouraged a number of safety precautions, including the following measures:

  • Wear proper face coverings when visiting the Little Free Library
  • Maintain social distancing of 6 ft from others outside of your group
  • Please wash your hands or use hand sanitizer after handling books and the LFL door handle

The other announcement is a creation and naming contest for the first-ever mascot used by the library group. The contest is open to all Millburn residents, and winners will be chosen from the following age ranges:

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  • Children (ages 5-12)
  • Teen (ages13-18)
  • Adult (ages 19 and up)

The winner in each group will receive a gift card to a local business, with the top design becoming the new mascot of the Friends of the Millburn Library, and being used in electronic and printed media.

The deadline to enter the contest is Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020. all entries must be submitted to

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