SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – The Children’s Department at the Scotch Plains Public Library invites children over the age of 3 to stop by the library on Thursday, July 12, for a one-of-a-kind show with the Tenafly Nature Center at 3:00 p.m. featuring live raptors up close.

Located in Bergen County, NJ, the Tenafly Nature Center is one of America’s most respected nature preserves and promoters of environmental education. The center is run by the Tenafly Nature Center Association which is a nonprofit association charged with the stewardship of nearly 400 acres of land.

Online registration is required for this event and can be done by visiting the library’s website at For more information about this event, call the library at 908-322-5007. The Scotch Plains Public Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue. Summer reading events are made possible by the Friends of the Library. For more information about the Friends group or to join visit