TRENTON – The New Jersey State Library, local libraries and school libraries from across the state have partnered with the New Jersey Sports & Exposition Authority to encourage readers to “Read Like a Library Champion” by giving them the opportunity to win tickets to IZOD Center events by logging in the books they read at www.njlibrarychampions.org.
Ten lucky readers will win a pair of tickets to see Richard Nader’s DOOWOP Reunion XXII presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey on June 11 at 7 p.m. Deadline for entries is June 2. Discount tickets for select IZOD Center family shows are also available at www.IZODcenter.com, by using the code LIBRARY.
Featured performers include:
- Jay Black an American original “This Magic Moment”
- The Duprees “Have You Heard” “You Belong To Me”
- Kenny Vance & The Planotones “Looking For An Echo”
- Tommy Mara and The Crests “Sixteen Candles”
- The Brooklyn Bridge “The Worst That Could Happen”
- The Chiffons “One Fine Day”
- Johnny Thunder “Loop De Loop”
- Amanda Nikka, a salute to the Armed Forces
Library Champions is a community based public awareness campaign featuring role models from the sports, entertainment and literary fields designed to encourage reading and educate the public about the important role New Jersey libraries have in transforming the lives of their customers. Celebrity Library Champions include Eagles defensive end Trent Cole, Harlem Globetrotter Blenda Rodriguez, Devil’s forward Zach Parise, Giant’s defensive end Justin Tuck, Net’s guard Devin Harris and best-selling author and New Jersey native, Judy Blume.
For more information on winning tickets to great shows at the Izod Center, check with your local library.
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