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Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at the Monroe Township Public Library!

All events are open to the public. Registration required where noted.

Chess Club

Program Room
Jun 17, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 8 & up.

A beginner chess event for kids. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services Desk (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jun 18, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime. For ages 3-5. Registration is not required. 

Beach Blanket Book Bingo

Program Room
Jun 19, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo & win free books! Bring a beach towel for a cool summer feel.
 Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services Desk. Registration is not required.

Engineering Challenge: Foil Boats

Activity Room
Jun 20, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
How much cargo can your foil boat carry?
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Medicare Workshop

Meeting Room
Jun 21, 11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Mike Salum of Senior Advisors presents the changes for 2019, the 5 biggest mistakes made by Medicare beneficiaries, original Medicare vs. Medicare Advantage Plans, How Medicare Supplement Policies (Part D) Work, Medicare Prescription Programs, and proposed future changes.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Stories & STEM for Middles


Jun 22, 11:00 a.m.

For ages 3-5.
Explore early science, technology, math or engineering topics through literature and hands-on experimentation. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Please take a number at the Youth Services Desk (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Musician's Showcase: TC Carpenter

Meeting Room
Jun 23, 2:00 p.m.

Coming down from the mountains, TC Carpenter will join us for a live performance of his unique style of American Folk Rock.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Registration not required.

Make a Mosaic


Jun 24, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6 and up.
Create a mosaic using tiles and templates. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Please take a number at the Youth Services Desk (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jun 25, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime. For ages 3-5. Registration is not required. 

Arts & Crafts

Activity Room
Jun 26, 11:00 a.m.

For all ages.

Come join us for a fun craft! Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services Desk. Registration is not required.

Make Soap

Activity Room
Jun 27, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make your own soap, using a mold that you design.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Eating Healthy on a Budget

Meeting Room
Jun 28, 1:00 p.m.

Presented by Lauren Feldman of Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield

Make a Friendship Bracelet


Jul 1, 5:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. Monday, July 1.  For ages 6 and up. Learn how to make a colorful friendship bracelet. Drop in. 

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jul 2, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime. For ages 3-5. Registration is not required.

Chess Club

Program Room
Jul 3, 6:30 p.m.

A beginner chess event for kids. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services Desk (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Library Closed

All Locations
Jul 4,

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Jul 5, 10:30 AM (Fridays, June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19, August 2 & 16, September 6 & 20, October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, December 6 & 20, 10:30 AM)

Come socialize with needleworkers of all types and skill levels.  Share tips, patterns and ideas. Bring your own supplies. Drop in anytime between 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Draw a Nebula


Jul 8, 5:30 p.m.

Monday, July 8.  For ages 6-8. Learn about nebulas and create a beautiful work of art using oil pastel and chalk. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Please take a number at the Youth Services Desk (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jul 9, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime. For ages 3-5. Registration is not required.

What's Your Story: Leaving a Legacy (a Genealogy Club Event)

Meeting Room
Jul 10, 6:30 PM

Watch the short documentary film "Bunnie" and learn about the importance of capturing, preserving and sharing life stories and family histories.

Meet Your Sewing Machine

Conference Room
Jul 11, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Learn about sewing machines with this hands-on session for adults, ages 18 and over. You will learn how to wind a bobbin, thread a needle and practice stitching.

Touch a Truck


Jul 12, 11:00 a.m.

For all ages.

The Library will have an assortment of vehicles for young people to explore. This event will take place in the Library’s parking lot. Rain date is scheduled for Friday, July 26. A ticket is required to enter the event and will be available at the Youth Services Desk beginning Monday, June 24. In the event of rain, tickets for the original date will be valid for the rain date.

Housel Fun & Fitness: The Sky's the Limit

Program Room
Jul 14, 2:00 p.m.

Recommended for ages 3 & up.

This interactive show will stress the importance of READING! This event will get kids longing to read and they will enjoy fun games, dances, & activities. Free tickets available for this event beginning Monday, June 24.

Astronaut Training 101


Jul 15, 5:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. Monday, July 15. For ages 6-8. Learn about the solar system and what it takes to be an astronaut with games, crafts, and stories. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Please take a number at the Youth Services Desk (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jul 16, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime. For ages 3-5. Registration is not required.

Let's Learn: Planet Earth

Program Room
Jul 17, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

A storytime themed around our planet Earth. Books, crafts & fun. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services Desk (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Let's Make Ice Cream

Activity Room
Jul 18, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Jun 25. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to make your own ice cream.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Jul 19, 10:30 AM (Fridays, June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19, August 2 & 16, September 6 & 20, October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, December 6 & 20, 10:30 AM)

Come socialize with needleworkers of all types and skill levels.  Share tips, patterns and ideas. Bring your own supplies. Drop in anytime between 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Paint with Light

Activity Room
Jul 21, 1:00 pm

Registration required, begins Jun 25. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make glowing LED wands, then use them to paint with light!
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Solar System Spelling Bee


Jul 22, 5:30 p.m.

5:30 p.m. Monday, July 22.  For ages 6-8. Test you knowledge and build you confidence in this Spelling Bee. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Please take a number at the Youth Services Desk (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.
 

Teen Craft: Nebula Jars


Jul 23, 7 - 8 pm

Registration required, begins Jul 1. Click to view event.
Click to view event Celebrate the summer reading theme of "A Universe of Stories" by making your own nebula jar.  Supplies provided.

An Out of this World Craft

Activity Room
Jul 24, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 8 & up.

Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Please take a number at the Youth Services Desk (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Dry Ice Experiments

Activity Room
Jul 25, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Jun 25. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn about the ice that melts into the air.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Craft in a Bag

Program Room
Jul 26,

Come grab all of the supplies you need (minus the scissors & glue) to make a fun craft at home. While supplies last.

Light Painting


Jul 29, 7 - 8 pm

Registration required, begins Jul 1. Click to view event.
Join us for a fun hour of create photography, using lights and long exposures.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jul 30, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime. For ages 3-5. Registration is not required.

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