UNION, NJ – The dedication of a Krayon Kiosk, the newest children’s resource at the Vauxhall Branch of the Union Public Library, was held on Wednesday afternoon.

Township of Union Library Director Karen O’Malley welcomed guests and said funding for the Kiosk was made possible by the “hard work of the Friends of the Union Library.”

“This is a great additional asset for the children here,” said Deputy Mayor Joseph Florio, “to help them succeed and to grow and to learn.”

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The two-person iPad kiosk contains two iPads loaded with 50 apps and two chairs for for children at the Vauxhall branch.  The Krayon Kiosk is a secured iPad stand that allows up to four children to sit and enjoy using educational applications, such as fun reading apps for kids.

“Anytime you can bring the children of today innovative technology, and especially in this capacity to bring them into the Public Library, is great,” said Assistant Superintendent Gerry Benaquista.

“When we can purchase things that help the library, it’s what we’re all about,” said David Arminio, President of the Friends of the Public Library.  “We’re glad to do anything we can to help the library.”