HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J. -- The Free Public Library of Hasbrouck Heights is one of three libraries in the state honored by the New Jersey Library Association, on May 18, at its annual conference.
State Librarian Mary Chute honored the libraries "for conducting outstanding multicultural programs to engage cultural and ethnic communities in meaningful and effective partnerships." Each library received a $1,000 award.
"As state librarian, I am extremely pleased to recognize our award recipients," said Chute. "These programs are exceptional examples of libraries developing partnerships and delivering exceptional comprehensive cultural programming and promotion to their communities."
Hasbrouck Heights' program was "Multicultural Celebration -- Focus on Asian Cultures." The other honored libraries were the Atlantic City Free Public Library, for "Atlantic City Experience: La Ciudad Atlantica," and the South Brunswick Public Library, for "Cultural Conversations."