Library to kick off ‘1,000 Books Before K’

Families are invited to join the “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” program at Middletown Library this coming January. The “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” program is a nationwide challenge that encourages parents and caregivers to regularly read aloud to their children. By reading just one book a night, families can reach the 1,000-book goal in three years …

Celebrate ‘Noon Year’ at library

Celebrate “Noon Year!” at the Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Road, on Dec. 31 at 11 a.m. What do you do when you are too young (or too tired) to stay up until midnight? You have a morning countdown and ring in the “noon year!” All are welcome. For more information, call 732-671-3700.

Notes

United Methodist Homes of New Jersey Foundation announced Samuel B. Preston was recently elected the chair of its Board of Trustees. Preston is an adjunct professor of business ethics at the Stern School of Business at New York University and has over 35 years of experience in banking and consulting in the U.S. and abroad. …