HAZLET, NJ - After undergoing a three-month renovation, the Hazlet Township Library at
The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 14, with light refreshments to follow until noon. The public is invited to attend.
The scope of the $122,902 renovation project entailed upgrading the lighting and replacing the 35-year-old building's ceiling. Patrons notice the difference, according to branch manager Beth Henderson.
"Most of our regular patrons have the same reaction when they come in for the first time: 'Wow!',"
The library, which is a branch of the Monmouth County Library System, re-opened last month after the project was completed on schedule and on budget.
"If any residents haven't been to the library or visited here recently, our open house is the perfect time to stop by,"
Library hours are: Mondays and Wednesdays, 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; and Fridays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please call 732-264-7164.