Old Bridge, NJ –  Jan. 21, 2020 – The Old Bridge Public Library will celebrate the Ninth Annual “National Take Your Child to the Library Day” on Sat. Feb. 1st with a range of engaging activities.

Crafts and activities to commemorate the day will be available from 11am-2pm. Program highlights include a Take your Child to the Library storytime at 11am, featuring classics and modern favorites of children’s literature, followed by a special “Build & Take” Lego Lab at 12pm. From 11am to 2pm, activities will include a Dog Man Police Academy obstacle course, a children’s books character scavenger hunt, and more. Children are encouraged to visit the children’s desk and show their library card for a special prize.  Children without cards can sign up for a free one at the circulation desk (proof of residency required). 

“National Take Your Child to the Library Day grows more popular each year, and we hope many come in to enjoy the festivities and gain a better understanding of all the wonderful resources available to the community,” noted Youth Services Supervisor Pham Condello. “Our Youth Librarians are anxious to sign up new patrons for their own library cards and help ensure they become active members of the Library for life.”

The Old Bridge Public Library has consistently been voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs is available at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch (temporarily closed) is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.


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