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 The Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, will host Children’s Story Time – It’s Groundhog Day! at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 2. Children ages 3-6 are welcome for a story and craft. Details: 609-758-7888.

 The Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, will host Toddler Time at 10:30 a.m. Feb. 3. Children ages 18-36 months and their caregivers are welcome for stories, songs and a craft. Details: 609-758-7888.

 Free tax assistance provided by members of AARP will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursdays from Feb. 5 through April 9 at the Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson. All ages assisted. Appointments required. To make an appointment, call 732-928-4400, ext. 3808.

 The New Egypt Elks Special Children’s Committee will present a comedy night starring Mike Eagan on Feb. 7 at 105 Lakewood Road, New Egypt. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $30, including buffet and beverages. Details: 609-758-8700.

 The LEGO club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 9 at the Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson. The club is for age 4 and up. Register at 732-928-4400.

 The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will host chess night for students in grades 6-12 at 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Registration suggested. Details: 732-928-4400.

 Meet Plumsted Mayor Jack Trotta and state Assemblyman Ron Dancer at the Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, 7-8:45 p.m. Feb. 11. Schedule an appointment by calling 609-758-7888.

 The Jacobstown Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary, 86 Chesterfield-Jacobstown Road, Jacobstown, will sponsor a basket and bag bingo fundraiser at 7 p.m. Jan. 31. Proceeds will benefit the Jacobstown Volunteer Fire Company. Tickets are $30 (cash only). Must be 18 or older to attend. Details: Cathy, 609-298-1169, or email jvfcaux@yahoo.com.

 AARP will offer free income tax help at the Plumsted Library, 119 Evergreen Road, New Egypt, from 1-5 p.m. Feb. 4, 11, 18 and 25. Complete and electronically file a federal and New Jersey tax return, free of charge, with the assistance of IRS-certified volunteers. This program is available to all taxpayers, especially those age 60 or over with low to moderate income. Appointments are necessary. Details: 609-758-7888.

 The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will show the movie “42” at 2 p.m. Feb. 4 in honor of Black History Month. This film tells the story of Jackie Robinson from his signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1945 to his historic 1947 rookie season when he broke the color barrier in Major League Baseball. The program is free and open to the public, but registration is requested. Space is limited. Details: 732-928-4400.

 The Jackson Library, 2 Jackson Drive, Jackson, will sponsor “Read to the Dogs” at 6 p.m. Feb. 5. Beginning readers and up are invited to practice their reading skills with a certified therapy dog. Register in person or by phone at 732-928-4400.

 Learn about summer and school year volunteer opportunities for teens at the Jackson Library at 7 p.m. Feb. 10. Parents are encouraged to attend with, not in place of, their teen. Register at 732-928-4400.

 The Jackson Library will host a free Valentine’s Day concert at 2 p.m. Feb. 14. This doo wop and rock and roll concert will feature Rhythm ’N Sound performing classics from the 1940s through the 1960s. Register now by calling 732-928-4400.