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Ocean County Library to Begin 2024 Prom Dress Collection Drive

December 08, 2023

TOMS RIVER – The spirit of giving continues after the holiday season winds down! All branches of the Ocean County Library will be collection sites for gently-used formal dresses and gowns during OCL’s 2024 Prom Dress Collection Drive, January 2 through February 23.

The collection drive precedes the Library’s next Prom Dress Giveaway in March 2024 in the OCL Toms River, Brick, and Little Egg Harbor branches. Donated dresses will be available free of charge for teen students in eighth through twelfth grades, regardless of financial circumstances.

Short and long styles within the past five years are especially sought. Donors are asked to please contribute only dry cleaned items, ready for prom wear. Accessories, shoes and purses are not eligible for donation.

For more information, call or visit any of the Ocean County Library’s 21 branches and reading centers, or visit www.theoceancountylibrary/events.

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