ELIZABETH, NJ — The City of Elizabeth has announced two free lunch and book events that will be held next week.

The lunch and books will be distributed at multiple locations around the city from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. next Monday and Thursday. The distribution locations will be different on each day and are listed below.

The lunches will be served as grab and go, just like the summer food program, and the program is open to all youth ages 17 and younger. Lunches will be sponsored by the City of Elizabeth Lunch Distribution program.

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The free books are provided by the Elizabeth Public Library. Unlike library books however, these are for the kids to keep and do not need to be returned.

Monday, August 10:

Miller Playground

715-733 South Park St.


Temple CDC*

134 1st Ave.


Miller Evans Logan Center

161-163 1st Ave.


Mickey Walker Center

800-860 Anna St.


O’Brien Field

641-657 3rd Ave.


Peterstown Community Center

418-434 Palmer St.


Thursday, August 13:

Temple CDC*

630 South St.


Lynch Memorial

1151 Fairmount Ave.


O’Donnell Dempsey Center

618-622 Salem Ave.


Elmora Racquet Club

23 Fernwood Terr.


Green Acres

169 Bellevue St.


Fred Erxleben Center

513-515 Richmond St.


*Note that the Temple CDC location on Thursday is different from Monday’s.