The Brick Branch of the Ocean County Library celebrated its 20th Anniversary on Saturday, August 28. The day‘s festivities is included a children’s LEGOs activity, building a dream library, and a visit from Sparks.
At noon there was program with remarks by Assistant Director Valerie Bell and presentation of a Mayoral Proclamation and Town Council Resolution by Brick Township Mayor Stephen Acropolis. The governing body and the mayor declared Aug. 28 as “Brick Library Branch Day” in Bricktown.
The program ended with a special recognition of Brick Friends Life Members, Dorothy Epstein and Evelyn Klappholz and the cutting of the Anniversary Cake. In the afternoon everyone enjoyed a wonderful performance by Jim Murphy and the Pine Barons.
Throughout the day visitors viewed our time capsule and photo display and slideshow, an outdoor kite display made by our teen S.A.I.L. volunteers, and entered the raffles for seven themed gift baskets, two filled backpacks and three restaurant gift certificates.
A photo slideshow of the festivities can be viewed at the Flickr web site: http://www.flickr.com/photos/22036136@N07/sets/72157624717270707/show/