SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Ahoy mateys! Aarghhh you ready to become a Planet Pirate?

Children and caregivers are invited to attend the Scotch Plains Public Library on Thursday, July 30, at 2:00 p.m. as The Garden State Discovery Museum demonstrates how we can become planet-saving heroes ourselves!  Children will learn about ways they can reduce, reuse, and recycle, as well as create their own “green” treasure to take home.

To support the nation-wide summer reading theme, Every Hero has a Story, the children’s department staff has invited The Garden State Discovery Museum teach kids about how they can become earth-protecting heroes.

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Founded in 1994, The Garden State Discovery Museum is located in Cherry Hill, NJ and features over 20 large kid-friendly exhibits that are meant to be fun and imaginative. They are one of south Jersey’s largest attractions that caters to children from infants up to age 10.

The Scotch Plains Public Library is located at 1927 Bartle Ave. For more info, visit or call 908-322-5007. Advanced registration is not required for this event. Summer reading events are made possible by the Friends of the Library. For more infon about the Friends group, visit