Betsy Ross Visits Somerville Library for Girl Scouts Storytime Program


SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey council will host three Storytime programs, appropriate for children grades K-3, at Somerset County Library System of New Jersey locations this winter, including Somerville..

Children will hear a story, participate in an activity, and learn about Girl Scouts.

“Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey is excited to share powerful stories of others today, and to help your children share theirs tomorrow,” said Mara Tolas, community engagement specialist for Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey. “Girl Scouts enables girls to grow their own stories and become a G.I.R.L. (Go-getter, Innovator, Risk-taker, Leader)™.”

Sign Up for E-News

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey will present “Betsy Ross” by Alexandra Wallner on Feb. 17, 10:30-11:30 a.m. at SCLSNJ’s Somerville Library branch, located at 35 West End Ave. During this program, participants will explore how courage and confidence build strong character.

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey will present “I Like Myself” by Karen Beaumont on March 7, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at SCLSNJ’s Mary Jacobs Memorial Library branch, located at 64 Washington St. in Rocky Hill. This program aims to bolster self-esteem and help participants identify what makes them special.

Girl Scouts Heart of New Jersey will present “Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride” by Pam Munoz Ryan on March 8, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at SCLSNJ’s Warren Township Library branch, located at 42 Mountain Blvd. in Warren, a fictionalized account about two strong women in US history who were not afraid to take risks and be the first of their kind.

Registration is required to attend these programs. To register, visit

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News



AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


Former Somerset Prosecutor Geoffey Soriano Appointed Interim Park Director

March 15, 2018

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Former Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey D. Soriano has been appointed Interim Somerset County Park Secretary/Director by the Somerset County Park Commissioners.

Soriano’s appointment is effective Monday, April 2. He will replace Raymond Brown who announced his retirement effective Tuesday, May 1, 2018. The announcement was made on the occasion of ...

Walmart Pays $6.3M in Bonuses to New Jersey Employees

March 8, 2018

TRENTON, NJ - More than 890,000 Walmart U.S. associates received a share of more than $560 million in total cash bonuses March 8, including:

- More than $160 million in cash bonuses based on their stores’ Q4 performance, and

- More than $400 million in one-time cash bonuses tied to recent changes in tax law.

In New Jersey, Walmart associates are receiving approximately $6.3 million ...