Press Release Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library
September 24, 2010
Contact: Grace Petrowski
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH CELEBRATION
Escuchar, Bailar y Fiesta!
BARNEGAT- The Barnegat Branch of the Ocean County Library will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month on October 16th at 2:00pm. Enjoy a dance party featuring the amazing rhythms of The Latinos Band. Escuchar, Bailar y Fiesta! Is our theme of the day- Listen, Dance and Party! A sampling a latin foods will be provided by Johnny’s Wings & Things, cookie trays will be provided by Barnegat Nursing Center. Funding for this program is provided by a grant from the OceanFirst Foundation and the Friends of the Barnegat Library. Please register for this free program . 112 Burr Street in Barnegat. 609-698-3331 Ext.3 or online at theoceancountylibrary.org.
BARNEGAT LIBRARY BLOW-OUT BOOKSALE
BARNEGAT- The Friends of the Barnegat Library will hold their book sale on October 6th – 8th, during business hours. It’s time to stock up for your cozy winter nights with a good read, movie, or your favorite cd. We will collect media items from the public on Monday, October 4th from 10am – 4pm and Tuesday, October 5th from 10am – 8pm. Please call if you have any questions. 698-3331 Ext 3.
ENNEAGRAM CLASS TO BE HELD AT BARNEGAT LIBRARY
Presenter Eleanor Clarke will get you acquainted with a powerful system of personality types on Tuesday, October 19th at 7:00pm. Learn your type and begin a journey of self-development. Bring a friend and double the fun and exploration of this class. Please register by calling 609-698-3331 Ext.3 or online at theoceancountylibrary.org or stop by at 112 Burr Street in Barnegat.
BARNEGAT LIBRARY COLLECTING FOR BOUTIQUE SALE
BARNEGAT- Feel the need for spring cleaning in the fall? Well, we can help. We are looking for new or gently used jewelry, scarves, small boutique items, purses and all things girly and feminine! Great way to clean out those closets and help the Barnegat Library! Items can be dropped off at circulation desk. Collection will run until the first day of sale. Sale will be held on November 3-5th, during business hours. Thanks for your support, see you at the Barnegat Boutique.
BARNEGAT LIBRARY HOLDS SIX WEEK CITIZENSHIP COURSE
BARNEGAT- This six week course is designed to help students pass the U.S. Citizenship Test. The instructor will begin by showing a short film about immigration and the process to become a U.S. citizen which was produced by the U.S. government.
Specifically the teacher will discuss and help all students to understand the following:
The Benefits and Responsibilites of Citizenship
Eligibility for Natualization
Help filling out application for Naturalization
Each student will receive a copy of the Citizenship Test and each week will go over the questions so students understand how to answer them. In addition, students will practice how to spell English words and write sentences so they pass this part of the U.S. Citizenship Test. Knowledge of the English language is the most important part of passing the test.