Lakewood to host Sesame Street’s “Susan”

April 20, 2010

The Lakewood branch of the Ocean County Library, 301 Lexington Av., will host Loretta Long who will be celebrating 40 years as “Susan” on the children’s television “Sesame Street.”

The three-hour long program will begin 10 a.m. this Saturday, April 24.

Long will share her experiences while on the show and will also share stories that contributed to the writing of her first children’s book, “Courtney’s Birthday Party.”

Long is writing a new book and will solicit viewer’s experiences as they watched the show over the years. She urges people to bring photographs and other memorabilia of them watching the show as a child.

This family-fun program is free and open to the public. For more information or to register for this program go to the library’s website or telephone the operator (732) 363-1435.