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)™.”

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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

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