Clark Celebrates National Library Week With Tours & Other Activities

CLARK — The Clark Public Library will celebrate National Library Week by offering two behind the scenes tours of the library on Tuesday, April 16, at 11 a.m. or 4:30 p.m. and again on Thursday, April 18, at 11 a.m. or 6 p.m.

Library Director Patty Anderson will show patrons what goes on behind the front desk and how new books make their way to the shelves. She encourages residents to come see the library’s computer lab and sign up for a free library program. “I look forward to sharing the amazing resources the library offers. Whether you are a job seeker looking for materials to land a new job, a parent looking for free activities for children or a student searching for your next favorite book, the library has what you are looking for,” commented Anderson.

Additionally, the library is hosting a variety of free programs for all ages. The week will start with an Open House sponsored by the Friends of the Clark Public Library on Sunday, April 14. Programs for adults will include a presentation about the folktales and legends of Clark, as well as an appearance by Gardener’s Apprentice, Elisabeth Ginsberg. The festivities will include contests, prizes, balloon-making, a children’s craft project and refreshments.

On Wednesday, April 17, at 3:30 p.m., celebrate Dr. Seuss’s environmental tale “The Lorax.” The week will wrap up with professional organizer, Jamie Novak and Spring Cleaning 101 on Thursday, April 18, at 7 p.m. Registration is required for all programs, except the library tours. Register at the library’s online calendar at, call 1-732-388-5999 or stop by the library.

The Clark Public Library is located at 303 Westfield Avenue in Clark.

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