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Read in the New Year Tradition Continues at Five Library Branches

NEWS RELEASE December 19, 2016
Contact: Mark Amorosi, Public Information Officer, (856) 772-1636 ext. 7323

Story times, crafts, countdowns and drawings are part of the fun at some branches

Read in the New Year programs are always a lot of fun as in this one several years ago at the Voorhees branch. (Camden County Library photo)

VOORHEES, NJ - December 19, 2016 - The Camden County Library continues its tradition of offering Read in the New Year programs for children of different ages at five branches. Planned activities vary by branch, but they all give youngsters the chance to celebrate the holiday their way.

Three Read in the New Year celebrations will include a countdown, craft, stories and lots of fun:

South County
Ages 3 – 8
Friday, December 30, 11 a.m.

All ages
Saturday, December 31, 11:30 a.m.

Haddon Twp.
Wednesday, January 4, 6:30 p.m.


Bellmawr will be offering a prize drawing:
Ages Newborn -18 months
Tuesday, January 3, All Day
Start the New Year off with a good book! Participants can stop by the library and read in the New Year to enter their name for a prize drawing.

Cruz-Perez Downtown Branch celebrates Three Kings Day:
Ages 12 and under
Thursday, January 5, 5:30 p.m. Ring in the New Year with a special story time. Participants can decorate their own crown in the tradition of Three Kings Day.

Registration for any program is available online at , or by calling the local branch. Phone numbers and directions to the branches are available at .


Established in 1921, Camden County Library System seeks to meet the recreational, informational and educational needs of its customers with locations in Bellmawr, Camden, Gloucester Township, Haddon Township, Merchantville, Winslow Township and Voorhees.   The Library is governed and supported by the Camden County Board of Freeholders and the Camden County Library Commission.

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