SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield Public Library will present Garden State in Bloom on Saturday June 17 at 2pm.  Come join professional photographer, Walter Choroszewski as he retraces the path taken in creating his award-winning book, THE GARDEN STATE In Bloom (1993) and revisits the beautiful public gardens of New Jersey. This program will showcase Walter's 25 favorite pubic gardens with colorful photography and historical information about each garden.

Mr. Choroszewski has been a leading advocate of Jersey pride since 1980, when he was commissioned to photograph the state for a book project. The resulting book, New Jersey, a Scenic Discovery, launched his photographic career, as well as his link to the Garden State. He has since published 18 books of photography.  Mr. Choroszewski was the primary photographer of the “New Jersey & You: Perfect Together” campaign in the 1980s and ’90s, and was the recipient of the first New Jersey Photo Journalism Award in 1989. In addition to state tourism materials, his photographs of New Jersey have been widely published in calendars, magazines and textbooks.  Walter maintains an active lecture schedule with over 230 annual presentations to schools, libraries and organizations. This program is presented free, but registration is required.  To sign up for the program, contact the South Plainfield Library at 908-754-7885.