JERSEY CITY, N.J.   August 14, 2013 – Ah… Extending the Summer…always a child’s thought of relaxation and fun that continues into adulthood.

The Jersey City Free Public Library Foundation seeks to satisfy that child’s whim with a bit of its own whimsy… The Endless Summer, a fundraiser at P.J. Ryan’s, 292 Barrow Street in Downtown Jersey City, on Thursday evening, September 19, from 6 to 10 p.m.

Tickets are $20, inclusive of food, drinks and music. Please make checks payable to: Jersey City Free Public Library Foundation, Inc. Please send to: Priscilla Gardner, Executive Director, JCFPL Foundation, Inc., 472 Jersey Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07302. For further information, contact: (201) 547-4508, or e-mail, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Jersey City Free Public Library Foundation, Inc. OFFICERS: Michael A. Ryan, Chairman; Robert Burke, Vice Chairman; Joseph Panepinto Jr., Treasurer. MEMBERS: Samantha Newman-Webster, Sandra J. Webster, Phyllis Gordon, Roselyn Jackson, Alma Burnett, Paulette Gordon, Anthony Gardner, Sekina R. Ridley, Melissa Banks-Shillingford, Jermaine Pharmes, Franklin Walker, and Priscilla Gardner, Executive Director.

The Jersey City Free Public Library Foundation, Inc. is chartered in Jersey City as a 501(c)(3) organization to receive charitable gifts. Benefactors can contribute to the foundation with gifts of cash, property, securities or real estate, trust arrangements, bequests in wills and by naming the foundation as beneficiary of a life insurance policy. The JCFPL Foundation hopes to encourage individuals and organizations to make financial contributions to the Foundation to assure that the library can continue its exceptional service far into the future.

The Jersey City Free Public Library Foundation, Inc. was established on January 27, 2004 to support the mission of the library: to provide services and materials for the education, enrichment and entertainment of the people of Jersey City.

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