SPOTSWOOD, NJ - It is inevitable that the December chill would make an appearance even if winter doesn't officially arrive until December 21. However, for some residents keeping warm when the temperature dips to dangerous levels is problematic. In response to the frigid weather, the Spotswood Borough website is reminding residents that warming centers are open and available in town.

The following warming centers are open to residents:

  • Municipal Courtroom - this warming center is available until 4:30 p.m.
  • Spotswood Public Library - people can warm up at the Main Street library during their regular operating hours, which are Monday and Thursday from 10 a.m. until 7:30 p.m., Tuesday and Friday from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The library is closed on Sundays.
  • Spotswood Office on Aging - residents can warm up Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m.

Any residents encountering urgent heating needs at other times during the day should contact the Spotswood Police Department's non-emergency number. The non-emergency telephone number of the Spotswood Police Department is 732-251-2121.

The Municipal Courtroom is located at 77 Summerhill Road. The Spotswood Public Library is located at 548 Main Street. The Spotwood Office on Aging is located 1 Arlington Avenue, Suite 401.