9.26.2016

Old Bridge, NJ – Sept. 26, 2016 – Animal lovers and nature enthusiasts will enjoy several programs offered at the Old Bridge Public Library in October.

On Sat. Oct. 15th at 2pm, there will be a program entitled, “Wild New Jersey: Nature Adventures in the Garden State.” Presented by David Wheeler, Executive Director of Conserve Wildlife Foundation of NJ, the session will explore the state’s wide array of wildlife and outdoor nature adventures.  Wheeler will discuss the year he spent discovering New Jersey’s wildlife diversity and habitats, and will talk about the ample opportunities the state offers for nature activities including dogsledding, mountain climbing and wildlife boat tours.

Then on Sun. Oct. 16th at 1:30pm, the Library will present a program on Therapy Dogs, examining how the dogs provide enormous emotional support to many, ranging from hospitalized children to veterans and seniors. Local therapy dog handler Roger Regan will share his process for training the canines and will discuss how they can positively affect a person’s quality of life.  Attendees will also be able to meet therapy dog Sophie during the presentation.

The Old Bridge Public Library was recently voted “Best Public Library in Middlesex County” by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs can be found at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.

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