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‘Ready, Set, Play!’ Means Toddler Fun at the Ocean County Library Lakewood Branch

October 23, 2023

LAKEWOOD – Your tykes and you can have an enjoyable time and make new friends during “Ready, Set, Play!”, 10:30 AM until 12 PM Tuesday, November 21 and Tuesday, December 19 at the Ocean County Library Lakewood Branch.

Children up to age five can have fun in supervised free-form play while adults socialize in a stress-free environment. Kids can tumble about on mats and tunnels and busy themselves with dolls, puzzles and books while happy music fills the air.

The program will be presented by the OCL Lakewood Branch and the Monmouth and Ocean County Councils for Young Children (CCYC), which will provide snacks and offer bilingual information about the organization and its programs.

Please register at for the free program November 21, and for the free program December 19.

For more information, stop by the OCL Lakewood Branch, 301 Lexington Avenue, call (732) 363-1435, or visit

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