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Holocaust exhibit coming to library

The Monroe Township Public Library, 4 Municipal Plaza, will host a statewide traveling Holocaust exhibit, “Survival of the Human Spirit: Triumph Over Adversity,” from June 17-July 6. An opening reception will be held at 1:30 p.m. on June 18 at the library.

Developed by the Center for Holocaust Studies at Brookdale Community College, Lincroft section of Middletown, and made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, the exhibit consists of 29 panels featuring a group of Holocaust survivors associated with the center.

The exhibition also will be shown from Sept. 1-29 at the Ocean County Library, 101 Washington St., Toms River section of Dover; Nov. 1-30 at the Old Bridge Public Library, Route 516 and Cottrell Road; and Jan. 2-7 at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters, Symmes Road, Manalapan.

The Center for Holocaust Studies at Brookdale Community College is an educational resource center. Its mission is education about historical issues of the Holocaust and genocide; elimination of racism, anti-Semitism and all forms of prejudice that damage society; and development of creative programs and activities regarding these crucial human issues.

For more information, call the center at (732) 224-2769 or log on to www.holocaustbcc.org.