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Get Ready for March Madness at the Spotswood Public Library


SPOTSWOOD, NJ - This year March has a lot going on. Of course, there is St. Patrick's Day on March 17. However, the Easter Bunny will be hopping in a little early, coming on March 27. Let's not forget the annual March Madness. It happens every year just as the hint of spring is in the air. Though, it doesn't have to occur just on the basketball court. The Spotswood Public Library has plenty of March Madness going on and there is something for everyone.

Adults will want to mark the March calendar for the following events:

  • The Library Book Sale kicks off on March 15 and runs through March 21.
  • Bring your own craft or try something new at the Wednesday, March 9 Adult Craft Night. Fun begins at 7 p.m.
  • The book discussion group will be chatting about Alan Brennert's "Palisades Park" on Thursday, March 24 at 10:30 p.m.
  • Dive into an Irish mystery on Tuesday, March 15 at 3 p.m. at Murder Among Friends.

Tweens can register for Irish crafts and St. Patrick's Day intrigue on Wednesday, March 2 at 7 p.m. Game Night takes over the library on Wednesday, March 16 at 7 p.m. Bring a personal game or play one of the library's.

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Children of all ages can join Miss Jessica on Thursday, March 17 at 6 p.m. for some St. Patrick's Day bedtime stories and a snack. Kids can wear their pajamas and bring a stuffed friend. Registration isn't required for this event.

Kids five and up can register online for some more March Madness with these Thursday programs. All programs begin at 6 p.m.

  • March 3 - Celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday
  • March 10 - Make a St. Patrick's Day craft
  • March 24 - March is in like a lion and out like a lamb
  • March 31 - Make jumbo pinwheels

Registration can be done online at the library's website or by telephoning the Spotswood Public Library at 732-251-1515.

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