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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.

POV Documentary Film

Meeting Room
Dec 14, 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.

Make a Rubber Band Helicopter

Activity Room
Dec 15, 2:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make your own rubber band powered helicopter.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Ornament Workshop

Activity Room
Dec 16, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Decorate ornaments with water color paint and glitter. 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 17, 7:00 p.m.

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

Stories & STEM for Bigs: Gingerbread Geometry

Program Room
Dec 18, 6:30 p.m.

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
Dec 19, 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.

 

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Dec 20, 2:00 p.m.

Movie is free. Registration is not required.

Storytime: Holiday Classics

Program Room
Dec 22, 11:00 a.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Come join us for a little holiday cheer and the telling of some great holiday classic 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. 

The Mitten Storytime

Children's
Dec 23, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Enjoy a retelling of Jan Brett's The Mitten, 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 (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Library Closes at 5:00 p.m.

All Locations
Dec 24,

Library Closed

All Locations
Dec 25,

"Bored" Games

Program Room
Dec 26, 3:00 p.m.

For ages 6 & up.

Come play some board games with us! Feel free to bring your favorite game from home. Registration is not required

Book Bingo

Program Room
Dec 27, 11:00 a.m.

 

11:00 a.m., Friday, December 27. For ages 5 & up.

Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo & win free books! 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.

Drop-in Sunday Crafts

Children's
Dec 29,

Stop in anytime during the day (while supplies last!) and make a fun craft. No registration required.

Glue Gun Workshop

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

For ages 9 & up. Make a pencil holder using a glue gun. 
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.

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Dec 31,

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

Library Closed

All Locations
Jan 1,

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Jan 3, 10:30 AM (Fridays, December 20, January 3 & 17, February 7 & 21, March 6 & 20, April 3 & 17, May 1 & 15, 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.

Escape the Room Challenge Session 4

Program Room
Jan 4, 3:30 - 4:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Solve the puzzles, find the clues, and escape the room!  Kids grades 5 and up, families welcome!  Limited number of participants per session.

Make It & Take It Craft

Children's
Jan 5,

Stop in anytime during the day (while supplies last!) and make a fun craft. No registration required.

Lego Corner

Children's
Jan 6, 4:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Enjoy open play with LEGOs. No registration required.

Sleepy Storytime

Program Room
Jan 7, 6:30 p.m.

Listen to stories and sing songs one evening each month at Sleepy Storytime! This program is suitable for children 5 and younger along with their families or caregivers. Wearing pajamas and bringing a stuffed animal is encouraged! No registration is required.

Warm Winter Tales

Children's
Jan 8, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Come warm up with a winter storytime, followed with a 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.

Chess Club

Program Room
Jan 9, 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.

Mother Goose Rhyme Time

Program Room
Jan 10, 9:30 a.m.

For ages 18-36 mos.

Nursery rhymes and 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.

Crayon Kids

Program Room
Jan 11, 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.

Music with Pat McKinley: Sunday Edition

Program Room
Jan 12, 11:45 a.m.

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

Make a Sock Snowman

Children's
Jan 13, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6 and up. Personalize your very own snowman...made from a sock! 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.

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Jan 14, 11:45 a.m.

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

National Hat Day! Decorate a Hat

Program Room
Jan 15, 11:00 a.m.

For all ages.

Celebrate National Hat Day by joining us and making a fun hat. 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.

Meet Your Sewing Machine

Conference Room
Jan 16, 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.

 

Stories & STEM for Littles

Program Room
Jan 17, 11:00 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

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. 

Stories & STEM for Middles

Program Room
Jan 18, 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.

Make It & Take It Craft

Children's
Jan 19,

Stop in anytime during the day (while supplies last!) and make a fun craft. No registration required.

Roblox Club

Activity Room
Jan 21, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Dec 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come and join our group of Roblox players.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Stories & STEM for Bigs

Program Room
Jan 22, 5:00 p.m.

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
Jan 23, 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.

 

Chinese New Year Craft

Program Room
Jan 24, 10:00 a.m.

Come anytime between 10:00 - 4:00 to make a Chinese New Year themed craft, while supplies last. 2020 is the Year of the Rat! 

Make It & Take It Craft

Children's
Jan 26,

Stop in anytime during the day (while supplies last!) and make a fun craft. No registration required.

Geography Bee

Program Room
Jan 27, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Build your confidence by testing your geographical knowledge. 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.

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Jan 28, 11:45 a.m.

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

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Jan 29,

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

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