If your child has an injured or sick doll, stuffed animal or action figure, look no further than the Gloucester Library to get his or her special friend back in tiptop shape.
The Gloucester County Public Library, Main Street Center, has been holding the weekly “Cuddle Care Clinic” since Oct. 1 of last year.
MELANY SLAUGHTER / GAZETTE-JOURNALEmilia LaRue (left) is instructing Nurse Sara (center) and Dr. MoonPie on how to properly hold her doll.
According to Lisa Thomas, Adult Programs Coordinator at the library, the toy clinic was a pre-pandemic idea but it was put on hold due to the spread of COVID-19. The library decided to hold a one-day clinic for children in October to have their toys checked for imagined illnesses, treated for injuries and screened for health problems. Clinic visits were scheduled by appointment to keep the event COVID-safe.
Thomas said that the clinic day was so much fun, the library decided to keep it going on a weekly basis. The clinics are operate...
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