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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.

Book Bingo

Program Room
Feb 21, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Come play a couple of rounds of bingo & win 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.

3D Printer Demonstration

Studio M
Feb 22, 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.

Craft in a Bag

Program Room
Feb 23,

For all ages.

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

Imagineering with Stem: Paper Airplanes

Program Room
Feb 24, 10:30 a.m.

Presented by Girl Scout Troop 80054
For ages 7-11 years old

For paper Airplanes: Come fly with us as we learn aerodynamics and make different kinds of paper airplanes with friends.


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.
Program will last approximately 60-75 minutes.

Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Feb 25, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

For all ages.

Stop by anytime during the allotted time and make a fun craft! No registration required.

JELLO Party

Activity Room
Feb 26, 7:00 p.m.

Do you love Jello? So do we! Come participate in crafts and games that feature this wiggly treat. 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.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Feb 27, 7:00 p.m.

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

Google Search Tips

Public Access Computers
Feb 28, 10-10:45 am

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

Google Search Tips - This class will show you how to use Google to search for images, news, maps, telephone numbers, stock quotes, and more. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

Storytime!

Program Room
Mar 1, 10:30 a.m.

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

For ages 3-5.

Stories, music and fun. Child must be 3 years old by program start date. Registration required. Register for the 6-week session beginning Tuesday, January 30 at 9:30 a.m. 

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Mar 2, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, March 2 & 16, 2:00 p.m.)

Fridays, March 2 and 16 at 2:00 p.m. Movies are free and registration is not required.

  • March 2: The Hitman's Bodyguard - 2017 Action/Comedy. The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Criminal Court. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. Rated R, 1h 58m.
  • March 16: Battle of the Sexes - 2017 Comedy/Drama/Biography. The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. Rated PG-13, 2h 1m

Current Events Discussion

Meeting Room
Mar 3, 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a discussion about the latest in global and domestic affairs.
Light refreshments provided.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

D.I.Y. Stamp Workshop

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

For ages 5 & up. Create your own stamps. It's so easy! Drop-in, as supplies last. Registration is not required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Mar 6, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 3-5.

An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required. 

Socrates Cafe

Meeting Room
Mar 7, 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.

Make a mini Rubberband Car

Activity Room
Mar 8, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Feb 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make a mini Car powered by a rubberband.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Mar 9, 9:30 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months.

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.

Makerfest

Program Room
Mar 10, 10 am to 4 pm

Hidden in Plain Sight

Meeting Room
Mar 12, 7:00 p.m.

Parents may not always know when their teen is using alcohol and other drugs. Strengthen your detective skills as a parent with this informative presentation. A drug prevention program by the Wellspring Center for Prevention.
Registration is not required.

Starlight Express

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

For ages 3-5.

An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required. 

Teen-Tween Pi Day Party

Program Room
Mar 14, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Come have pie! 3.141592653 chances to be awesome!
One hour of service time will be earned through active participation in a project.

Open Sewing

Conference Room
Mar 15, 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
Mar 16, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, March 2 & 16, 2:00 p.m.)

Fridays, March 2 and 16 at 2:00 p.m. Movies are free and registration is not required.

  • March 2: The Hitman's Bodyguard - 2017 Action/Comedy. The world's top bodyguard gets a new client, a hit man who must testify at the International Criminal Court. They must put their differences aside and work together to make it to the trial on time. Rated R, 1h 58m.
  • March 16: Battle of the Sexes - 2017 Comedy/Drama/Biography. The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. Rated PG-13, 2h 1m

Liftoff! Celebrating Spaceflight Documentary and Hollywood Film Series

Meeting Room
Mar 17, 12:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, March 6, 13 & 20 and Saturday, March 17, 12:30 p.m.)

  • Tuesday, March 6 at 12:30pm: Mission Control: The Unsung Heroes - 2017 Documentary. At the heart of the Apollo program was the special team in Mission Control who put a man on the moon and helped create the future. Rated PG-TV, 1h, 41m
  • Tuesday, March 13 at 12:30pm: A Year in Space - PBS documentary about astronaut Scott Kelly's record-breaking year in space -- from launch to landing. 60 minutes
  • Saturday, March 17 at 12:30pm:  Armageddon - 1998 Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi.  After discovering that an asteroid the size of Texas is going to impact Earth in less than a month, NASA recruits a misfit team of deep core drillers to save the planet. PG-13, 2h 31m
  • Tuesday, March 20 at 12:30pm: Beyond A Year in Space - PBS documentary following Scott Kelly’s record-breaking 12-month mission as the Twin Study as NASA charts the effects of long-duration spaceflight for the next generation of astronauts. 60 minutes
Registration is not required.

Diary of Wimpy Kid Party

Children's
Mar 19, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 6-10. If you enjoy Jeff Kinney's popular book series, join us for Wimpy-themed trivia, games, and a drawing lesson. Zoo-Wee-Mama! 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
Mar 20, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 3-5.

An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required. 

Stay & Play

Program Room
Mar 21, 11:00 a.m.

Story time followd by free play. For ages 2-4. 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. 

YA Book Discussion

Program Room
Mar 22, 7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come discuss Divergent by Veronica Roth.
For students in Grades 6-12.

Imagineering with Stem: Marshmallow Tower

Program Room
Mar 26, 5:00 p.m.

Presented by Girl Scout Troop 80054
For ages 7-11 years old
Join us as we have fun building a tower out of only mini marshmallows and toothpicks. We will use the engineering design process to try and make the sturdiest and tallest freestanding  tower. You will learn what architecture is and how it is used in real life.
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.
Program will last approximately 60-75 minutes.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Mar 27, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 3-5.

An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required. 

DIY Phone Amplifier

Program Room
Mar 28, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 9 & up.

Come make a DIY speaker for your phone or iPod! 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.

Arduino Training and Practice

Activity Room
Mar 29, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Feb 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to get started using this easy-to-use, programmable electronics board. If you’ve already learned the basics come and practice making circuits.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

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