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Municipal Library

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The Runnemede Public Library is a Municipal Library which means that we are supported by local Runnemede taxpayers only, and not part of the County Library System. To obtain a card, (we issue a family card), you must appear in person with ID that shows residence in Runnemede.
We will accept a valid Driver’s License. If you have not changed your Driver’s License address yet, please present a utility bill, or Mortgage/Lease paperwork with your picture ID.
If you are employed in Runnemede may also obtain a library card. Be prepared to present a current pay stub showing the address of your employer with your ID.
*You must be 18 years of age or older to apply.


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February 2015

*Story Hour will begin again on Tuesday February 3, 2015 from 10:30 to 11:30 am.

*Book Club: Wednesday February 4, 2015 at 6:30pm. I am Malala is this month's book.

*The AARP Free Tax Prep will begin in the Senior Center on Thursday February 5, 2015. Program will continue each Thursday until April 9, 2015.
Hours: 11:00am-2:00pm First come, first serve. No appointments.

*The library will not be stocking tax forms this year. If you call the IRS at 1-800-829-1040 they will send you anything you need.

Director’s Desk

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Here we are into the first weeks of the New Year and I find myself wondering how many resolutions have already gone to the wayside. I tend not to make too many resolutions anymore but we all have the perennial wants and needs. Losing weight, exercising more, eating right, you know, the ones that usually fall short.
I was reading a book called, "Resolutions That Stick! 12 Habits That Can Transform Your New Year" by S.J. Scott and the author takes a very practical approach to making change that lasts.
Scott says there are reasons why resolutions don’t stick,
Explanation #1: Too Many Changes All at Once. If you want to establish a new habit, you must focus on it until it has become a permanent part of your daily routine. Once that new habit feels normal and natural, you can move on to changing another one. And then another one after that”.
This makes sense to me, change that becomes habit naturally slips into your life. So what one thing are you going to work on until it becomes habit? Could be reading more this year. Stop in and say hello, we'll help you find a book. Happy New Year!

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