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Library Awarded Grant for Spanish/English Bilingual Children’s Program

Press Release 4/12/17

SOUTH AMBOY – The Dowdell Library was recently awarded a grant from the New Jersey State Library and the National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) at Rutgers University to host the Math and Science Storytime Series (MAAST).

The Dowdell Library will hold MAAST Story Times starting May. This story time series will be conducted for children (ages 3-6) and their families in Spanish and English. Sessions will involve reading, singing, and hands-on creative projects.

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The Dowdell Library’s hours are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday from 10 am to 8 pm, Wednesday and Friday from 10 am to 5 pm and Saturdays from 12-4 pm. For more information, please visit, or contact the Library at 732-721-6060 or

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