MANAHAWKIN, NJ - In honor of Patriot Day, the Stafford Branch Ocean County Library held a toddler storytime themed "Look For The Helpers." 

This morning, Stafford Township Police Officer Lawrence was a special guest and read stories about community helpers and first responders to the 2-5 year old children. 

Officer Lawrence was asked what her favorite thing about being a police officer is and she responded, "My favorite thing about being a police officer is getting to work with the kids." 

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Officer Lawrence was just recently announced the new Community Policing & DARE Officer.

The Stafford Branch Ocean County Library is located at 129 N. Main Street in Manahawkin and offers many free programs for children and families. For more information please visit: http://theoceancountylibrary.org/Branches/STF/stf.htm.