OLD BRIDGE – The Old Bridge Public Library is hosting a Community Blood Drive sponsored by New Jersey Blood Services at the Library’s main branch on Oct. 17 from 12:30 -6:30 p.m.

This drive is being conducted in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Donors can simply walk in or can log onto http://tinyurl.com/GiveBloodNJBS, sponsor code is 67552, to make an appointment.

To donate, people must be between 17 and 76 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds; 16-year-olds can donate with a parental consent form and those over 76 can donate with a doctor’s note.

Most medications will not disqualify people from being eligible donors; potential donors can call 1-800-933-2566 or visit www.nybloodcenter.org for more information about eligibility requirements.

The library is at 1 Old Bridge Plaza.

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