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Looking for something fun to do with your family this summer? Why not plan an awesome staycation right in your backyard using the most valuable card in your wallet - your library card!  Get your creative juices flowing with travel, treasure hunting, and activity books. Want to learn how to build a backyard potato cannon, find great free beaches in the area, or discover NJ’s best kept secrets? Check out some of these books.

Don’t forget about some of our other fun, fabulous, and free services. Check out a museum pass and take your whole family on an afternoon adventure. Or pick up something good to read; Summer Reading is in full swing and is open to all ages. Be sure to use our new online tracker to create an account, log your reading progress, and earn prizes! Complete Activity Tracks on the Summer Reading website and learn new recipes and games to earn more prizes. Last, but not least...we have a magical lineup of events including science programs, Lego challenges, scavenger hunts, Star Wars Jedi Academy, Pirate School, magic shows, cooking classes and more this summer.  Become an explorer in your own backyard!