Monroe Township Library News

Friday Afternoon Movie Cancelled

Unfortunately, we are still having some technical difficulties and so our Friday Afternoon Movie for tomorrow (April 17) is cancelled. We hope to have everything up and running again soon.

Checkout the Savings!

"Checkout" the savings when you show your

Monroe Township Library Card at these local businesses.

Shop small! Support local business!

Applegarth Golf Center
Applegarth Road
$1.00 off a bucket of balls
Bagel Bazaar
337 Applegarth Road
Buy 6 Get 2 Free
Concordia Cleaners
1600 Perrineville Road
10% Off
D&T Pizza
1600 Perrineville Road
$2.00 Off Purchase of $10.00 or more
Electrolysis by Josephine Le, CPE
1600 Perrineville Road
$10 off 2 Treatments for
New and Existing Clients
Especially For You Florist
302 Spotswood Englishtown Road
$2.00 Off Purchase of $10.00 or more
399 Spotswood Englishtown Road
10% Off Your Purchase
Monroe Diner
1600 Perrineville Road
10% Off Your Check (Dinner only)
Nuts and Noshes
Online . . .
20% Off Your Purchase
Romeo's Pizza
27 E. Railroad Avenue, Jamesburg
10% Off (maximum of $10)
A Stroke of Creativity
557 Old Bridge Englishtown Road
15% Off


Free Drop-in Tutoring!

Drop-in tutoring is back beginning Monday, February 2! Kevin, our new tutor from DeVry University, will be available at the Library from 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday for drop-in homework help. Tutoring is available for students in grades K-8 in either Math or Reading!



Zinio, a digital magazine service

We are pleased to begin offering downloadable magazines at no cost through a service called Zinio. With a library card you will have unlimited simultaneous access to digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices inside or outside of the library.  You’ll be able to browse the complete magazine page for page, including full color picture and ads.  Additional features allow easy navigation, sizing/resizing of text and keyword searching.

Library patrons have access to over 120 popular magazines, everything from art to yoga.  Titles include Newsweek, Ladies Home Journal, and Rolling Stone. There are many specialty magazines in the fields of sports, health, technology, business, cars, and food. And there are several titles available for children and in Spanish. Click here to see the complete title list.

All you need is your Monroe Township library card and an internet connected computer. This service is also compatible with most mobile devices and tablets.  For directions for getting started, visit our how-to page

This service is provided in cooperation with the Libraries of Middlesex Automation Consortium (LMxAC).

Getting Started:

Click on the Zinio logo on the library's website under "Downloadables & Apps" OR go directly to

Next you will click where it says “Create New Account”

A pop-up window will appear where you will enter your 14 digit Monroe Township Library card number.

Click on Next.

Then you will enter some information, including your name, email address and a password (at least 7 characters, with a combination of letters and numbers. Then click Create Account.

Now you can browse the collection! Choose a magazine that you would like to read and click on the cover. Click on Complete Checkout.

Next you will create a account. You can use the same email address and password as you used earlier.

Click on Register.

Now you can read the magazine in your internet browser or in the zinio app on your mobile device.

*Please note that you must borrow magazines via a web browser. The app is only a reader.
**Magazines downloaded to your mobile device are available to read offline.

For a printable version of these directions with screenshots, click here.


Please contact Karen Klapperstuck at (732) 521-5000 or


Studio M

Learn more about Studio M, our new maker lab!

Pay your fines online!

Click SmartPay and log in using your library card number and PIN.