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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.

Arts & Crafts

Program Room
Jun 20, 11:00 a.m.

For all ages.

Come join us for a fun 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.

Open Sewing

Conference Room
Jun 21, 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.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Jun 22, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, June 8 & 22, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free. Registration is not required.

June 8: Phantom Thread - Drama/Romance set in 1950's London. Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. R. 2h, 10m.
June 22:  Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Action/Adventure/Fantasy Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order. PG-13. 2h, 32m.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Jun 23, 1:30 pm (May 5th, May 12th, May 19th, May 26th, June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd, June 30th, July 7th, July 14th, July 21st)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to code your own apps, games, and animations. Join us for this 12 week programming course. You will use MIT Scratch to create your own applications, including games like Flappy Bird, while learning the fundamental concepts of programming!

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop computers.

The library has a limited amount of laptops for use during this program, on a first come, first served basis.
Open to ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.

Sand Art

Activity Room
Jun 25, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6 & up. Create a colorful work of art using sand! 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 26, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 3-5.

An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required. 

Business Registration & Reporting Business Income - Taxation University

Meeting Room
Jun 27, 10:00 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
This 100 minute course will teach you about:

  • Different business structures
  • How to regiser a small business in New Jersey
  • How to report your New Jersey business income

Craft in a Bag

Program Room
Jun 28,

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

While supplies last.

 

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Jun 29, 9:30 a.m.

Nursery rhymes and fun for children ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Jun 30, 1:30 pm (May 5th, May 12th, May 19th, May 26th, June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd, June 30th, July 7th, July 14th, July 21st)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to code your own apps, games, and animations. Join us for this 12 week programming course. You will use MIT Scratch to create your own applications, including games like Flappy Bird, while learning the fundamental concepts of programming!

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop computers.

The library has a limited amount of laptops for use during this program, on a first come, first served basis.
Open to ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Program Room
Jul 2, 4:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos. No registration required.

Starlight Express

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

For ages 3-5.

An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required. 

Library Closed

All Locations
Jul 4,

Teen-Tween Take-Out Crafts

Reference Desk
Jul 5, (Thursday, July 5 and Wednesday, July 18)

Craft kits are available to students in Grades 6-12. Students may select a kit at the Reference Desk after 2:30 p.m. while supplies last.

  • Starting Thursday, July 5 - Color-Me Guitar. Decorate a cardboard "guitar" and play the air like a pro!
  • Starting Wednesday, July 18 - Summer Theme Project. Another mystery project based on the Reading Rewards theme, Libraries Rock!

Poets Corner

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

A workshop and reading group for all ages. Please bring 10 copies of your work.
Registration is not required.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Jul 7, 1:30 pm (May 5th, May 12th, May 19th, May 26th, June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd, June 30th, July 7th, July 14th, July 21st)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to code your own apps, games, and animations. Join us for this 12 week programming course. You will use MIT Scratch to create your own applications, including games like Flappy Bird, while learning the fundamental concepts of programming!

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop computers.

The library has a limited amount of laptops for use during this program, on a first come, first served basis.
Open to ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Program Room
Jul 9, 4:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos. No registration required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jul 10, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 3-5.

An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required. 

Socrates Cafe

Meeting Room
Jul 11, 7:00 p.m. (Wednesdays, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, July 11, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5, 7:00 p.m.)

Participate in this international group based on the philosophy of Socrates. Pose questions, listen to others, raise challenges and consider other alternatives.
Monroe resident Noreen Gumnic moderates.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

3D Printer Demonstration

Activity Room
Jul 12, 6:30 pm

Registration required, begins Jun 26. 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
Jul 13, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, July 13, 20 & 27, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free. Registration is not required.
July 13: Murder on the Orient Express - 2017 Crime/Drama/Mystery When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case. Rated PG-13. 1h, 54m.
July 20: Roman J. Israel, Esq. - 2017 Crime/Drama starring Denzel Washington and Colin Farrell in which a driven, idealistic defense attorney finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. Rated PG-13. 2h, 2m.
July 27: The Shape of Water - 2017 Adventure/Drama/Fantasy At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity, starring Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer. Rated R. 2h, 3m.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Jul 14, 1:30 pm (May 5th, May 12th, May 19th, May 26th, June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd, June 30th, July 7th, July 14th, July 21st)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to code your own apps, games, and animations. Join us for this 12 week programming course. You will use MIT Scratch to create your own applications, including games like Flappy Bird, while learning the fundamental concepts of programming!

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop computers.

The library has a limited amount of laptops for use during this program, on a first come, first served basis.
Open to ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.

M.I.T. (Monroe's Innovative Teens)

Program Room
Jul 16, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Grades 6-12
Help with projects! Earn a one-hour service certificate for your help!
Snacks always served
Registration not required

Party Maniacs

Program Room
Jul 17, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 3 & up.
Join us for an hour of fun and craziness! Free tickets available beginning July 1, 2018.

Stories & STEM for Bigs

Program Room
Jul 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.

Library Foundation Meeting

Conference Room
Jul 19, 7:00 p.m.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Jul 20, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, July 13, 20 & 27, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free. Registration is not required.
July 13: Murder on the Orient Express - 2017 Crime/Drama/Mystery When a murder occurs on the train he's travelling on, celebrated detective Hercule Poirot is recruited to solve the case. Rated PG-13. 1h, 54m.
July 20: Roman J. Israel, Esq. - 2017 Crime/Drama starring Denzel Washington and Colin Farrell in which a driven, idealistic defense attorney finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. Rated PG-13. 2h, 2m.
July 27: The Shape of Water - 2017 Adventure/Drama/Fantasy At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity, starring Sally Hawkins and Octavia Spencer. Rated R. 2h, 3m.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Jul 21, 1:30 pm (May 5th, May 12th, May 19th, May 26th, June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, June 23rd, June 30th, July 7th, July 14th, July 21st)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to code your own apps, games, and animations. Join us for this 12 week programming course. You will use MIT Scratch to create your own applications, including games like Flappy Bird, while learning the fundamental concepts of programming!

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop computers.

The library has a limited amount of laptops for use during this program, on a first come, first served basis.
Open to ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Program Room
Jul 23, 4:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos. No registration required.

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
Jul 24, 6:30 p.m.

Tim Tam Puppet Show

Program Room
Jul 25, 6:00 p.m.

For ages 5-9.

Come join us for this play directed by James Peck. The play is about a hornbill bird that loses her confidence and then travels with a crow to various places where she learns that she is unique and beautiful. Free tickets available beginning July 8th at the Youth Services Desk.

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