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Friends of the Library Book Sale

Starts Saturday, April 30th

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2016 Reading Challenge

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Book Discussion Groups

Learn about Library book discussion groups

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Sit-N-Stitch

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MyHeritage, a genealogical database

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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.

Annual Book Sale

Meeting Room
May 1,

Friends of the Library Annual Book Sale - April 30 - May 5

  • Saturday, April 3011:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.:  Early Buying Preview Day - Adults $1.00 entry fee. Scanners, cell phones and other electronic ISBN search devices not permitted.
  • Sunday, May 11:00-4:00 p.m.
  • Monday, May 2- Wednesday, May 410:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 5, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.: Bag Day - Fill bag provided for $1.00.  Scanners, cell phones, and other electronic ISBN search devices permitted only after 11:30 a.m.
Pricing:
-Hardcover books: $3.00 (2/$5.00)  
-Trade paperbacks:  $2.00 (3/$5.00)        
-Mass-market paperbacks:  50 cents 
Special items priced as marked. Cash and checks only accepted for payment.

Becky's Cozy Corner

Children's
May 2, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 5 & up. Sit and chat with Becky while she demonstrates a simple craft to make.

Starlight Express

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

For ages 3-5. An alternative to daytime storytime.

Book Cafe

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

Talk about the books you read and enjoyed.
Light refreshments served.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Chess Club

Program Room
May 5, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8 & up. Children are invited to play chess and meet other kids who like to play. 

Scan Your Old Photos, Slides & Negatives

Studio M
May 6, 11-noon

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
During this one-on-one session you will learn how to scan your old photos, slides, and negatives. Digitize your old family photos to share with relatives and friends, make space in your home, or just to have a backup in case of disaster. If this session is filled, other times are available with an appointment. To make an appointment, contact us at 732-521-5000 x140, or at shrubes@monroetwplibrary.org.
 

Egyptology

Program Room
May 9, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 6-8. Learn about ancient Egypt with fun hands-on activities.  

Starlight Express

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

For ages 3-5. An alternative to daytime storytime.

Chat & Color

Program Room
May 11, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8-13. A great way for 'Tweens to relax and make new friends! 

Art Smart I

Activity Room
May 12, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 5-7. A special program for child and parent highlighting a different artist and style of art each. 

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
May 13, 2:00 p.m.

Bridge of Spies
During the Cold War, an American lawyer is recruited to defend an arrested Soviet spy in court, and then help the CIA facilitate an exchange of the spy for the Soviet captured American U2 spy plane pilot, Francis Gary Powers.

Music & Movement with Chris Pedersen

Program Room
May 14, 3:00 p.m.

Join Mr. Chris for poetry, songs and movement. Recommended for ages 3 & up. 

American Girl Picnic

Program Room
May 16, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 6 & up. Do you love American Girl? So do we! See how some historical American girls may have picnicked. 

Starlight Express

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

For ages 3-5. An alternative to daytime storytime.

Beginner Crocheting

Conference Room
May 18, 6:00 p.m. (Wednesdays, May 18, 25 & June 8, 6:00 p.m.)

Sandra Kandel teaches the basics of crochet.
Registration and supply list at the Welcome Desk.

Art Smart II

Activity Room
May 19, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8-12. A special program for child and parent highlighting a different artist and style of art each. 

Friday Afternoon Classic Movie

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

Breakfast at Tiffany’s
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building.

Captain Underpants Party

Activity Room
May 23, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 6-8. Tra-la-la! Get silly with some Captain Underpants themed fun! 

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
May 24, 7:00 p.m.

Beginner Crocheting

Conference Room
May 25, 6:00 p.m. (Wednesdays, May 18, 25 & June 8, 6:00 p.m.)

Sandra Kandel teaches the basics of crochet.
Registration and supply list at the Welcome Desk.

Tinkercad

Activity Room
May 26, 6:30-7:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Have you heard about 3D printers? A 3D printer is a machine that can take a digital design from your computer and “print” it out into a plastic three-dimensional item. This class will teach you how to make basic designs that can then be made on a 3D printer. We’ll be using the 3D modeling tool called Tinkercad. Tinkercad is an easy to use program that uses basic shapes to make more complex items.

 
 

Mother Goose

Program Room
May 27, 9:30 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months and caregiver. Nursery rhymes and fun! 

Music & Movement with Chris Pedersen

Program Room
May 28, 3:00 p.m.

Join Mr. Chris for poetry, songs and movement. Recommended for ages 3 & up. 

Library Closed

All Locations
May 29, (Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30)

Library Closed

All Locations
May 30, (Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30)

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