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Centenary College Plans Final "Storytime in the Library!" for this Friday

12/03/2013, 09:55 AM

Hackettstown, N.J. – Centenary College’s Education Department and Taylor Memorial Library at Centenary College will offer the final “Storytime in the Library!” for this semester at 9 a.m. Friday, December 6, 2013. This opportunity is free and open to the public.  It designed for children ages 3 to 5. 

Students from the Centenary College’s Academic Foundation Course for first year students, Those Who Can, Teach, serve as instructors, as well as students who are enrolled in the Foundations of Literacy course.

“This is a win-win situation for all involved,” says Dr. Simon Saba, Associate Professor of Education at Centenary College.  “This project provides students with experience teaching children well before their student-teaching and practicum work, plus it benefits the children who attend. This has been a successful project this semester and hope people will turn out for our final session this Friday.”

Taylor Memorial Library at Centenary College also houses Greene’s Beans Café, which is equipped with a full coffee bar, plus muffins, snacks and juice for the children.
“Storytime in the Library!” took place every Friday since the beginning of the Fall 2013 semester in September.

For more information, call (908) 852-1400, ext. 2345, or e-mail domickt@centenarycollege.edu.

Founded in 1867 by the Newark Conference of the United Methodist Church, Centenary College’s academic program integrates a solid liberal arts foundation with a strong career orientation. This mix is designed to provide an educational experience that prepares students to succeed in the increasingly global and interdependent world. 

Centenary College’s main campus is located in Hackettstown, N.J., with its equestrian facility in Washington Township (Morris County).  The Centenary College School of Professional Studies offers degree programs in two locations: Parsippany and Edison, and at corporate sites throughout New Jersey.  The School of International Programs recruits international students for study at Centenary and Centenary students for study abroad.

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