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Olympic Skater Visits Lodi Library As Part Of Special Toy Drive Event

Olympian Elaine Zayak will visit the Lodi Memorial Library Dec. 19.
Olympian Elaine Zayak will visit the Lodi Memorial Library Dec. 19. Photo Credit: Facebook

LODI, N.J. -- U.S. champion, world champion and Olympian Elaine Zayak takes part in a special "Teens, Tots and Toys" event Saturday at the Lodi Memorial Library.

Zayak will visit the library from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday to read from "Skating Shoes" by Noel Streatfeild. Then there will be a question-and-answer session sponsored by Friends of the Lodi Memorial Library. 

Zayak's session is part of the library's daylong toy drive and other activities in the library's first "Teens, Tots and Toys" event. It all takes place at the library, 1 Memorial Drive, Lodi.

Activities start at 10 a.m. with a welcome and membership drive. Other activities include a sweet and treats refreshment bar, a showing of Disney's "Ice Princess," and a showing of the movie "Arthur Christmas."

Also, there will be a gingerbread house making. Pre-registration is required for this event. 

Officials are asking for a suggested donation of a new, unwrapped toy ($10 maximum) or a donation ($10 maximum) to help a family in need. Proceeds benefit Emmanuel Cancer Center and our membership drive and book sales benefit the Friends of the Lodi Memorial Library, a 501(C)3 organization.

For details, visit the library's website.

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