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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.

Stories & STEM for Bigs

Activity Room
Oct 24, 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.

Pumpkin Carving + LED Lights

Activity Room
Oct 25, 5:00 pm

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

Carve your own pumpkin and then light it up with LED lights instead of candles.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Pumpkin Palooza

Children's
Oct 26, 6:00 p.m.

A mini Haunted Library for children ages 4-8.

Join us for a happy haunted walk through of the Library like you've never seen it before. There will be games, crafts & door prizes.
Come anytime between 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Costumes are encouraged.

Tickets required to enter event.
Tickets available beginning October  7th at the Youth Services Desk.



 

Youth Math League

Program Room
Oct 27, 1:30 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For children in grades 2-6. The Youth Math League, a volunteer group, will offer group math tutoring for students. Registration required. 
 

CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch

Program Room
Oct 28, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th, December 2nd)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

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 grades 6, 7, and 8.

Registration required.

Happy Haunted Halloween!

Activity Room
Oct 29, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8.
Halloween themed games and crafts.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.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Oct 30, 7:00 p.m.

Evening storytime for ages 3-5.

Toddlin' Tots

Program Room
Oct 31, 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.

Sewing Class: Table Runner

Program Room
Nov 1, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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

Learn how to sew a table runner! Class is 2 hours.
Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or have prior machine sewing knowledge to take this class. Ages 18 and over.
**Students must bring 1/3 yard focus fabric and 1/2 yard of border fabric to class.**
Please note: Focus fabric will be the main fabric you see on the table runner.

Poets Corner

Activity Room
Nov 2, 11:00 a.m.

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

Bundle Up Babe Boutique Pop-Up Shop

Activity Room
Nov 3, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Saturdays, November 3 & December 1, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Bundle Up Babe Boutique – Handbags 
Cash & Carry Items Only – cash & credit cards accepted (no checks)

CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch

Program Room
Nov 4, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th, December 2nd)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

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 grades 6, 7, and 8.

Registration required.

Diwali Craft

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

For ages 6 and up. Come decorate Rangoli and other fun Diwali crafts! 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 Closed

All Locations
Nov 6,

Socrates Cafe

Meeting Room
Nov 7, 7:00 p.m. (Wednesdays, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, 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.

Let's Make Circuits

Activity Room
Nov 8, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Oct 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Learn how to make basic circuits using LEDs, wires, and batteries.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Nov 9, 2:00 p.m.

Book Club - Comedy/Drama/Romance - Four lifelong friends are inspired to spice things up after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club. With each of them in a different romantic situation, the women gather inspiration and tips for the bedroom and try new things later in life. PG-13. 1h, 44m.
Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Youth Math League

Program Room
Nov 10, 1:30 p.m.

Registration required, begins Oct 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For children in grades 2-6. The Youth Math League, a volunteer group, will offer group math tutoring for students. Registration required. 
 

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 11,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 12,

Starlight Express

Program Room
Nov 13, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for children ages 3-5.
No registration required.

 

Pickle Party!

Program Room
Nov 14, 6:30 p.m.

Celebrate National Pickle Day at our Pickle Party!
For ages 9 & up.

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.

Make Chickpea Cookie Dough

Activity Room
Nov 15, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Oct 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Make Chickpea Cookie Dough. Presented by ShopRite of Spotswood.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Marc Black's History of the 1950s and 60s Through Popular Song

Meeting Room
Nov 16, 2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Join us for this multimedia presentation of song, storytelling and laughter with New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee, Marc Black. Register at the Welcome Desk.

The Seeing Eye Puppies Program

Meeting Room
Nov 17, 2:00 - 3:00 pm

The Seeing Eye, the world's oldest guide dog school, is coming to Monroe Library! Learn what it takes to raise and train puppies to become Seeing Eye guide dogs. Meet and greet the puppies after the presentation! All ages are welcome. Registration is not required.

CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch

Program Room
Nov 18, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th, December 2nd)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

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 grades 6, 7, and 8.

Registration required.

Give Thanks for Thansgiving

Program Room
Nov 19, 5:30 p.m.

Ages 6-8. Thanksgiving themed crafts and games. 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
Nov 20, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for children ages 3-5.
No registration required.

 

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Nov 21,

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

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 22,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 23,

Youth Math League

Program Room
Nov 24, 1:30 p.m.

Registration required, begins Oct 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For children in grades 2-6. The Youth Math League, a volunteer group, will offer group math tutoring for students. Registration required. 
 

CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch

Program Room
Nov 25, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th, December 2nd)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

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 grades 6, 7, and 8.

Registration required.

Lego Corner

Children's
Nov 26, 4:30 p.m.

Children ages 5 & up are invited for open LEGO play.

No registration required.

 

Roblox Club

Activity Room
Nov 27, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Oct 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come and join our group of Roblox players. 
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

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