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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.

Book Bingo!

Program Room
May 24, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Come play a couple of rounds of bingo for free books! 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.

Sewing Class: Eyeglass case

Conference Room
May 25, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn to make a case for your eyeglasses or sunglasses!
Students must bring to class:

  • 1/4 yard each of 2 fabrics - a fabric for the outside of the case and one for the inside (consider a soft material for the inside like flannel)
Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or have prior machine sewing knowledge to take this class. Ages 18 and over.

Stories & Stem for Littles

Program Room
May 26, 10:00 a.m.

For ages 18-36 mos.

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.

Library Closed

All Locations
May 28,

Library Closed

All Locations
May 29,

Starlight Express

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

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Girls Who Code Club

Activity Room
May 31, 6:30

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn to code!
Club meetings are every Wednesday at 6:30 pm.
You may bring your own laptop computer, if you'd like.
Open to grades 6th to 12th.

Make a Fizzy Bath Bomb

Activity Room
Jun 1, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins May 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to make a fizzy bath bomb.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Conference Room
Jun 2, 10:30 a.m.

Irene Goldberg leads a discussion about Sacred Trash: The Lost and Found World of the Cairo Geniza by Adina Hoffman and Peter Cole.
Register and reserve a copy at the Welcome Desk.

Great Decisions

Meeting Room
Jun 3, 10:30 a.m.

Gina Blume moderates a discussion about U.S. Foreign Policy & Oil.
Light refreshments served.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Jun 5, 4:30 P.M.

Stop in the Library for open Lego play. Recommended for ages 5 & up.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jun 6, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Socrates Cafe

Conference Room
Jun 7, 7:00 p.m.

Participate in this international group based on the philosophy of Socrates that we learn more when we ask questions along with others. Join us and post questions, listen to others, raise challenges and consider other alternatives.
This new monthly group will meet the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm. Monroe resident Noreen Gumnic will moderate.

Library Foundation Meeting

Conference Room
Jun 8, 7:00 p.m.

Scan Old Photos, Slides & Negatives (1-on-1)

Studio M
Jun 9, 11 am-12 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Scan Old Photos, Slides, & Negatives-  This is a 1-on-1 session. During this one-on-one session you will learn how to scan photos, slides, and negatives. Digitize family photos to share with relatives and friends, make space in your home, or just to have a backup in case of disaster. If this session is filled, other times are available with an appointment. To make an appointment, contact us at 732-521-5000 x140, or at Click to view event. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

Be Revolutionary!: Battle of Monmouth

Program Room
Jun 10, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Investigate the history of our own backyard as we learn more about the Battle of Monmouth. Join your friends in a game of Kahoot! and win prizes, including gift cards!

For children in grades K-5.
Presented by Christine Viszoki.

Make A Box Monster

Program Room
Jun 12, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 5 and up. Make a customized monster from a recycled box and assorted crafting supplies. Drop in.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jun 13, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Girls Who Code Club

Activity Room
Jun 14, 6:30

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn to code!
Club meetings are every Wednesday at 6:30 pm.
You may bring your own laptop computer, if you'd like.
Open to grades 6th to 12th.

Meet Your Sewing Machine

Conference Room
Jun 15, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 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.

Sit-N-Stitch


Jun 16, 10:30 AM (Fridays, March 3 & 17, April 7 & 21, May 5 & 19, June 2 & 16, July 7 & 21, August 4 & 18, September 1 & 18, October 6 & 20, November 3 & 17, December 1 & 15)

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.

Discovery Day

Program Room
Jun 17, 10:00 a.m.

Hands-on projects and demonstrations for all ages.
Registration is not required.

Bad Kitty Party

Program Room
Jun 19, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 6-8. If you like the Bad Kitty book series, you'll love these themed games and crafts. 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 20, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

'Tween Craft

Activity Room
Jun 21, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 9-12.

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.

Art Smart II

Program Room
Jun 22, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

For ages 9-12.

A program highlighting a different artist or style of art. Registration required.

Friday Afternoon Movie

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

Hidden Figures - Oscar-nominated 2016 drama about three mathematically and technologically gifted African-American women who cope with racism and sexism while performing vital tasks at NASA during the 1960s.
Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Jun 26, 4:30 P.M.

Stop in the Library for open Lego play. Recommended for ages 5 & up.

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