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Out of This World Programs @ Dowdell Library

Press Release 7/1/17

SOUTH AMBOY – Stop by the Dowdell Library for out of this world programs including a Planetarium Dome, Pop/Punk Rock Band, Celebrity Storytime, Bookmark Contest and fun Summer Activities for ages 0-100.

Come join us on Monday, July 10 from 6-8 pm for a night under the stars and enter our 16’ high planetarium dome as we view constellations and learn about the upcoming solar eclipse happening this August 2017! Fun for ages 0-100, limited seating!

Teens! Drop in for live music as we present Someday Far Rock Band on Monday, July 17 from 7-8:30 pm. This pop/punk band consists of Leo, Bryan, Pepi and Matty. Straight Outta Jersey. We’ll also have some BBQ treats for club members, so don’t forget to join before the event!

Stop in for a story and snack with PTO President Nikki Navarria for Celebrity Storytime sponsored by Chipotle on Thursday, July 27 from 3:30-5 pm.

Design a bookmark this Summer!  Just tell us in a few words how the library is your friend, how the library has helped you, how librarians are your friends, or how you can be a friend to the library. Prize categories include: Children Grades 1-5, Children Grades 6-8, Young Adults Grades 9-12 and Adults. Winners will receive gift cards from Walmart and have their creations reproduced on bookmarks distributed in the library in the Fall.

Join the Summer Clubs for Kids, Teens & Adults, and learn how you can win weekly prizes. At the end of the summer, club members will have a chance to win a grand prize, which will be awarded at the End of Summer Party in August.

To learn about upcoming library programs, sign up for the monthly eNewsletter at

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

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