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Red Bank Library & The Community YMCA Summer Safety and Reading Series
The Red Bank Public Library and The Community YMCA are partnering to offer a new Summer Safety and Reading Series for families with children ages 6-12. Designed to help ensure a safe summer filled with opportunities to learn, grow and thrive, the series began on May 22 and runs through August 28.
“As an organization dedicated to nurturing the development of children, the Y is pleased to collaborate with the Red Bank Public Library on helping children learn ways to develop safe habits while encouraging a love of reading,” said Linda Ambis, Executive Director of the Y’s Family Health and Wellness Center in Red Bank.
Mary Faith Chmiel, Librarian of the Red Bank Public Library, said “We love having this opportunity to partner with the Y, as we both believe in the importance of childhood enrichment, whether through sports and athletic activities, or through reading and creative pursuits.”
The topics and dates for the free program are:
June 26 – Sports Safety
July 24 – Summer Nutrition
August 28 – Back to School Safety
The program will take place from 4-4:45 p.m. in the Library Meeting Room, 84 West Front Street.
For more information or to pre-register, parents/guardians can call: The Community YMCA Family Health & Wellness Center, 732.741.2504 or the Library at 732.842.0690.
More About Red Bank Public Library
Red Bank Public Library has an extensive collection of books, movies, music, newspapers, magazines, historic newspapers and other resource materials for the curious and interested.
The library's mission is to empower the public with knowledge and opportunity through information and technology. The library not only seeks to educate and provide the most accurate in information and resources, but to preserve the history and culture of Red Bank, as well.