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Reluctant Readers Encouraged to Read to Therapy Dogs

On September 16, second grader Samantha Rafalowski read to Bella, a visiting therapy dog, at the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey's (SCLSNJ) Hillsborough branch. Rafalowski read "There Is a Bird On Your Head!" by Mo Willems. Bella gave the book two paws, a "woofing" good read. "This program supports the community by ... read more about Reluctant Readers Encouraged to Read to Therapy Dogs

Summer Reading Winner at the Watchung Branch

With the end of summer reading, comes summer reading winners at the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ). Although reading is its own prize, an extra something does help to bring about extra smiles. Rylan Aldrich, 2, of Watchung, won SCLSNJ's Summer Reading Challenge Interlox Blocks prize, but preferred carrying the Resin ... read more about Summer Reading Winner at the Watchung Branch

Somerset County Libraries Asking for Community Feedback, Hopes, Aspirations

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) is asking Somerset County residents to share their experiences with the Library, as well as about their hopes and aspirations for their communities.  "People like me who work in public libraries are lucky, because we get to see the impact the Library has on people's ... read more about Somerset County Libraries Asking for Community Feedback, Hopes, Aspirations

SCLSNJ Partners with National Consortium to Further Enhance Virtual Programming Offerings

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) has partnered with the Library Speakers Consortium, a national organization that partners with over 200 libraries across 37 states, to zoom exceptional author interviews directly into Somerset County residents’ homes. "SCLSNJ is proud to join libraries nationwide in our partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium," ... read more about SCLSNJ Partners with National Consortium to Further Enhance Virtual Programming Offerings

Sharing Preschool Art Experiences at the Bound Brook Branch

At the end of August, the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey's (SCLSNJ) Bound Brook branch hosted a preschool art experience for approximately 25 children. Children explored stamp art, and got a little messy in a safe, welcoming environment. "Creative play is a key part of a child's early literacy experience," said Aaron ... read more about Sharing Preschool Art Experiences at the Bound Brook Branch

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