NUTLEY, NJ - Read for the Record is a program created by JumpStart to encourage reading in the Pre-K crowd. Today, a group of families came together in the Nutley Public Library to read debut author Oge Mora's "Thank You, Omu,

At the same time, and throughout the day, people gathered across the country in schools, libraries, local book shops, day care centers, and houses of worship to #ReadForTheRecord.

Read for the Record was brought to Nutley by in 2018. It just makes sense for the only locally owned news organization to encourage reading. After last year's success, and fun, we did it again in 2019. This time with two reading sessions, one at 10:30 a.m. and another at 6:30 p.m.

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Following the story, everyone was invited to a craft session where even parents made a pot of Omu's stew.

Spoiler alert: there are no spoilers. If you like to find out about the big pot of red stew, and learn why everyone said 'Thank You, Omu!" grab your library card and check out a copy today. 

The Nutley Public Library is locate at 93 Booth Drive, Nutley NJ, situated alongside the Nutley Park Oval. 


Since 2016,  has been the only locally owned news organization serving the Township of Nutley, and is a member of the New Jersey Press Association. The Nutley Board of Commissioners made the township's 'Official Electronic News Source' starting in 2019. 

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