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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.

Scratch School

Activity Room
Jul 26, 1 pm to 3 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Scratch School, a four day program learning Scratch.
Scratch is a visual programming language. This program is run by Codeable Camps.
Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.

This program will give you the opportunity to put your creativity to the test. With a curriculum revolving around step-by-step walkthroughs of scripts, animations, and sprites, students will be introduced to many important programming concepts, while interacting with a fun and user-friendly environment. By the end of the course, students will have completed their very own Scratch-based game, utilizing various sprites, interactive user controls, and elements of game design.

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees must be available for all four sessions.
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 grades 6th, 7th, and 8th.

 

Build a Wooden Project

Activity Room
Jul 27, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Build your own fun wooden project. Presented by Home Depot.

Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Sidewalk Chalk Art


Jul 28, 11:00 a.m.

For all ages.
Come decorate the Library’s sidewalk with chalk! 

Giant Jenga!

Children's
Jul 31, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Come join us to play giant-sized Jenga. 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. 

Puss & Boots

Meeting Room
Aug 1, 7:00 p.m.

Presented by Family Stages.
Recommended for ages 3 & up.

Free tickets needed to enter performance. Tickets available at the Library's Youth Services Desk beginning Monday, July 17.

Socrates Cafe

Meeting Room
Aug 2, 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.

Make a Personal Electric Fan

Activity Room
Aug 3, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Keep cool with your own electric fan. 
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Friday Afternoon Movies

Meeting Room
Aug 4, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, August 4, 11, & 18, 2 p.m.)

August 4 - La La Land (PG-13) A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

August 11- Jackie (R) Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

August 18 - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13) The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Movies are free. No registration is required.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Aug 7, 4:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.
Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos. No registration required.

Writing the College Essay

Meeting Room
Aug 8, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For students entering grades 10-12
This session will help you understand what admissions committees look for in a candidate.  We will include tips on selecting a topic through self-reflection and brainstorming exercises, structuring your thoughts in an interesting and well-organized way.
Presented by C2 Education of South Edison with no obligation.

'Tween Craft

Activity Room
Aug 9, 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.

Soda Bottle Rockets

Activity Room
Aug 10, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make a rocket that’s powered by air pressure. 
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Friday Afternoon Movies

Meeting Room
Aug 11, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, August 4, 11, & 18, 2 p.m.)

August 4 - La La Land (PG-13) A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

August 11- Jackie (R) Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

August 18 - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13) The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Movies are free. No registration is required.

Summer 2017 Documentary Film & Discussion

Meeting Room
Aug 12, 1:00 p.m. (Saturdays, August 12 & 19, 1:00 p.m.)

Saturdays, August 12 and 19 at 1:00pm. Documentary Film with discussion to follow.
August 12: The Last Man on the Moon - Apollo astronaut Eugene Cernan shares his epic story of NASAs final moon mission.
August 19: Last Days in Vietnam - April 1975 evacuation effort during the final days of the Vietnam War.
Registration is not required.

Learn About...Tightrope Walkers

Program Room
Aug 14, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 6-8. 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. 

Yosi's Pajama Party

Meeting Room
Aug 15, 7:00 p.m.

Children 3 and older are invited to wear their pajamas to this interactive sing-along concert where Yosi will sing songs about the night and other popular tunes.

Free tickets needed to enter performance. Tickets are available at the Library's Youth Services Desk beginning Monday, July 31.

Student Application Case Study

Meeting Room
Aug 16, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For students entering grades 10-12. Students must attend with at least 1 parent. Each individual attending must register separately.
Students and parents can dive into 4 student’s applications and see what each student brings to the table. At the end of the night we have to decide who we are granting admissions to our college, who we are denying, and who we are wait listing.
Presented by C2 Education of South Edison with no obligation.

Engineering Challenge

Activity Room
Aug 17, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Develop your engineering skills.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Friday Afternoon Movies

Meeting Room
Aug 18, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, August 4, 11, & 18, 2 p.m.)

August 4 - La La Land (PG-13) A jazz pianist falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

August 11- Jackie (R) Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy fights through grief and trauma to regain her faith, console her children, and define her husband's historic legacy.

August 18 - Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (PG-13) The adventures of writer Newt Scamander in New York's secret community of witches and wizards seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school.

Movies are free. No registration is required.

Summer 2017 Documentary Film & Discussion

Meeting Room
Aug 19, 1:00 p.m. (Saturdays, August 12 & 19, 1:00 p.m.)

Saturdays, August 12 and 19 at 1:00pm. Documentary Film with discussion to follow.
August 12: The Last Man on the Moon - Apollo astronaut Eugene Cernan shares his epic story of NASAs final moon mission.
August 19: Last Days in Vietnam - April 1975 evacuation effort during the final days of the Vietnam War.
Registration is not required.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Aug 21, 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
Aug 22, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Silent Book Club

Activity Room
Aug 23, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 9 & up.

Because reading with friends is fun! Come read with others!


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

Activity Room
Aug 24, 6:30-7:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
3D Printer Demonstration - 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.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Aug 25, 9:30 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months.

Microsoft Excel 2010

Conference Room
Aug 28, 6-6:45 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Microsoft Excel 2010- Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet and formula, perform simple mathematical operations, and save and email your spreadsheet. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

Adult Chess Club

Program Room
Aug 29, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, August 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29, 6:30 p.m.)

Open to teens and adults of all skill levels. Come learn how to play or meet a new chess partner. Registration is not required.

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