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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.

International Film Sponsored by The Friends of the Library

Meeting Room
Nov 14, 2:00 p.m.

There will be no charge for International Films in 2019 as a 30th Anniversary bonus thanks to the generosity of the Friends of the Library. Registration is not required.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Nov 15, 2:00 p.m.

A Dog's JourneyA dog makes a promise to protect and be there for his owner's granddaughter as she experiences the highs and lows of life.
 

POV Documentary Film

Meeting Room
Nov 16, 1:00 p.m.

These films are presented in collaboration with the award-winning documentary series P.O.V. ( Click to view event).
Registration is not required.

Musician's Showcase: Karl Dentino

Meeting Room
Nov 17, 2:00 p.m.

Ragtime aficionado Karl Dentino will tell stories and play some of the most popular songs to come from the Tin Pan Alley.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Registration is not required.

Make Marbleized Paper

Activity Room
Nov 18, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6 & up. Use shaving cream and food dye to make marbelized designs. 
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

Children's
Nov 19, 7:00 p.m.

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

Stories & STEM for Bigs: The Mayflower

Activity Room
Nov 20,

For ages 6-8.
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. 

3D Printer Demonstration

Studio M
Nov 21, 7:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Did you know that the library has a 3D printer?
A 3D printer is a machine that can take a digital design from your computer and “print” it out into a solid three-dimensional object.  During this session you’ll see a 3D printer in action, understand how it works, and learn how it is used at the library.
All ages welcome.
Registration is required.

 

Scary-Fun Musicals

Meeting Room
Nov 22, 11:00 a.m.

Are you thrilled by musicals? Musicals can be thrilling, filled with wonder and whimsy, and occasionally filled with a touch of horror or a bit of macabre. Travel with us on a creepy-crawly journey, exploring musicals such as "Rocky Horror Show," "The Addams Family," "Sweeny-Todd: The Demon of Fleet Street," and others. We dare you not to enjoy it!
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Scribble Art

Activity Room
Nov 23, 11:00 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months.
An introduction to paint, glue or markers for the younger child. Please wear clothing you don’t mind getting messy in. 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.

Six Weeks Around the World

Children's
Nov 24, 11:00-12:30 p.m.

For children ages 6-9.

Pack your suitcases! This program will take children on a journey around the world without even having to leave the library! For six weeks, children will be learning about different traditions, cultures, geography, and food through arts and crafts. Registration required for the six-week session. Call, visit Youth Services, or go online to register beginning Tuesday, October 29th at 9:30 a.m.

Thanksgiving Storytime

Children's
Nov 25, 5:30 p.m.


For ages 6-8. Join us for a Thanksgiving story and craft. 
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

Children's
Nov 26, 7:00 p.m.

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

Toddlin' Tots

Program Room
Nov 27, 9:30 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months.
Simple stories and songs followed by a 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.

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 28,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 29,

Music with Pat McKinley

Children's
Dec 1, 11:45 a.m.

A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun! Registration is not required.

Origami Workshop

Children's
Dec 2, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6 & up. Learn simple origami techniques. 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

Children's
Dec 3, 7:00 p.m.

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

Socrates Cafe

Conference Room
Dec 4, 7:00 p.m.

Socrates Café are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socratizing; the idea that we learn more when we ask questions along with others. Join us and pose questions, listen to others, raise challenges and consider other alternatives.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Open Sewing

Conference Room
Dec 5, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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

Students will bring their own projects on which to work – there is not a planned project; everyone will be working on their own. If you would like to use a pattern we have previously used in class, the pattern and information can be available to you.

Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or have prior machine sewing knowledge to take this class. Ages 18 and over.

Poets Corner

Activity Room
Dec 6, 11:00 a.m.

A workshop and reading group for all ages. Please bring 12 copies of your work.
Registration is not required.

Winter Wellness with Essential Oils

Program Room
Dec 7, 11:30 am-12:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join Renee Hardt from doTerra Essential Oils to learn about using powerful plant solutions to boost immunity, support respiratory function, reduce stress, and address emotions. Please register at the Welcome Desk or Online. 

POV Documentary Films

Meeting Room
Dec 8, 1:00 p.m.

These films are presented in collaboration with the award-winning documentary series P.O.V. ( Click to view event).
Registration is not required.

Brownies & Books

Program Room
Dec 9, 5:00 p.m.

For Monroe Township Elementary students. Enjoy a storytime with guest readers and sweet refreshments!

Starlight Express

Children's
Dec 10, 7:00 p.m.

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

Short Story Discussion Group

Conference Room
Dec 11, 11:00 a.m.

Join us for a discussion about “What Got Into Us” by Jacob Guajardo in Best American Short Stories and “How We Eat” by Mark Jude Poirier in O. Henry Prize Stories.

Register at the Welcome Desk.

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