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2016 Reading Challenge

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BookDiscussions

Book Discussion Groups

Learn about Library book discussion groups

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sitnstitch

Sit-N-Stitch

Come work on your needlework projects with others

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MyHeritage

Now Available!

MyHeritage, a genealogical database

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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.

Meet Your Sewing Machine

Conference Room
Feb 11, 6:00 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.
Registration is required, begins January 5 at 9:30 a.m.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Feb 12, 2:00 p.m.

Ricki and the Flash - Aging rocker (Meryl Streep) returns home to her estranged family after years on the road.
Movie is free, registration is not required.

Sunday Crafts

Children's
Feb 14, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

For all ages. Drop by the Children’s Department between the designated  hours and make a fun craft to take home. No registration required. While supplies last.

Library Closed

All Locations
Feb 15,

Starlight Express

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

An alternative to daytime storytime for children ages 3-5. 

Chat & Color

Activity Room
Feb 17, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come relax and color intricate coloring pages which chatting with others. A great way for 'Tweens to relax and get to make new friends! For ages 8 & up.

Art Smart I

Activity Room
Feb 18, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 5-7. A program for children highlighting a different artist and style of art each session. 

Friday Afternoon Classic Movie

Meeting Room
Feb 19, 2:00 p.m.

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner - Daughter introduces her African-American fiance (Sidney Poitier) to her parents played by Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn in this 1968 Academy Award-winning film.
Movie is free, registration is not required.

Doodle Club

Program Room
Feb 20, 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Come experience the importance of doodling! Not only is it fun & easy, but doodling can benefit your child & their performance in school. Registration must be done in person at the Youth Services Desk for the 4-week class.

Sunday Crafts

Children's
Feb 21, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

For all ages. Drop by the Children’s Department between the designated  hours and make a fun craft to take home. No registration required. While supplies last.

Learn Technology Skills with Lynda.com

Conference Room
Feb 22, 6-6:45 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
The Monroe Township Public Library provides library card holders access to the Click to view event video library of top-quality courses taught by industry experts.  Learn how to create an account, search for and locate courses for self-directed learning in topics such as Mac and Windows computer skills, programming, photography, software, audio/video, publishing and more. 
 

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
Feb 23, 7:00 p.m.

Excel 2010 Basics

Public Access Computers
Feb 24, 10-10:45 am (Wednesdays, Feb. 17 & 24, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet and formula, perform simple mathematical operations, and save and email your spreadsheet. Please note this is a 2 part class and students must attend both sessions.
 

Art Smart II

Activity Room
Feb 25, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8-12. A program for children highlighting a different artist and style of art each session. 

NJSO: Una Festa Musicale Italiana Quartet

Meeting Room
Feb 26, 1:00 p.m.

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra - Performance made possible through a grant from the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the NJ Council for the Arts offered in collaboration with the Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission.
Registration is not required.

Sunday Crafts

Children's
Feb 28, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

For all ages. Drop by the Children’s Department between the designated  hours and make a fun craft to take home. No registration required. While supplies last.

My Weird School

Activity Room
Feb 29, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
A program based on the popular Dan Gutman book series. For ages 6-8.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Mar 1, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

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

Registration required, begins Feb 23. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with fun activities & crafts. For children ages 5-8.

Chess Club

Program Room
Mar 3, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Feb 23. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8 & up. Children are invited to play chess and meet other kids who like to play.  

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Mar 4, 11:30 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months and caregiver. Nursery rhymes, songs and lots of fun! 

Great Decisions: Middle East Update

Meeting Room
Mar 5, 10:30 a.m.

Foreign affairs discussion in a friendly atmosphere. Discuss latest U.S. strategy on the War on Terror.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Mar 6, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

For all ages. Drop by the Children’s Department between the designated  hours and make a fun craft to take home. No registration required. While supplies last.

Becky's Cozy Corner

Program Room
Mar 7, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 5 & up. Sit and chat with Becky while she demonstrates a simple craft to make. 

Starlight Express

Program Room
Mar 8, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

'Tween Craft

Activity Room
Mar 9, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Feb 23. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 9 & up. 

Make a Cardboard Slingshot

Activity Room
Mar 10, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required, begins Feb 23. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
We’ll be making cardboard slingshots using common household items.

Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Mar 11, 11:30 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months and caregiver. Nursery rhymes, songs and lots of fun! 

Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Mar 13, 1:30 - 4:00 p.m.

For all ages. Drop by the Children’s Department between the designated  hours and make a fun craft to take home. No registration required. While supplies last.

Learn Technology Skills with Lynda.com

Conference Room
Mar 14, 6-6:45 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
The Monroe Township Public Library provides library card holders access to the Click to view event video library of top-quality courses taught by industry experts.  Learn how to create an account, search for and locate courses for self-directed learning in topics such as Mac and Windows computer skills, programming, photography, software, audio/video, publishing and more. 

 

Starlight Express

Program Room
Mar 15, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Awesome Library Apps

Conference Room
Mar 16, 10-10:45 am

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn about mobile apps that are available for finding, accessing and using library content. Bring your smartphone or tablet to class.

 

Storytime!

Program Room
Mar 17, 1:30 p.m.

Registration required, begins Feb 23. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 3-5. Stories, music, and fun!  Only one registration is required for the 6-week class. Please note there will be no class on 3/31.

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Bookmobile Update

The bookmobile is back on the road! We look forward to seeing you at our regularly ...

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Delayed opening Monday, January 25, 2016

The library will open at 10:30 am on Monday, January 25, 2016. Please check here or ...

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2016 Reading Challenge

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January 6th Open Mic Canceled

The Open Mic Night scheduled for January 6, 2016 has been canceled. We're sorry for ...

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