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Saturday, November 25

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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December 1 – 4

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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.

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Nov 22,

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

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 23, (Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24)

The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving Holiday.

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 24, (Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24)

The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 23 for Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving Holiday.

Pop-Up Shop: Mary Kay

Activity Room
Nov 25, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Local resident, Stephanie Orlando, is the proud owner of her Mary Kay business. She will have award winning skincare and fragrance for both the men and women on your shopping list this season. And of course, she will have on-trend makeup for the ladies on your list. Did you know that spa inspired beauty gifts are one of the most popular holiday gift items? She will have a variety of gifts wrapped and ready to take with you that day at a range of prices. As well, items can be ordered and customized to suit your gifting needs. Stephanie looks forward to helping you pick out the perfect gifts for your friends and family this holiday season! She accepts cash, personal checks and credit cards.

Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Nov 26, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

Big Friendly Giant Bonanza

Children's
Nov 27, 7:00 p.m.

Do you like Roald Dahl's The BFG? So do we! Join us in making Dream Jars and other BFG inspired activities. 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.

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
Nov 28, 7:00 p.m.

'Tween Craft

Program Room
Nov 29, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 9 & up.
Come make a fun craft! 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.

Art Smart II

Activity Room
Nov 30, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 8-12.
Come learn about an artist or different style of art. 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.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Dec 1, 2:00 p.m.

Beatriz at Dinner: Rated R, 83 minutes A holistic medicine practitioner attends a wealthy client's dinner party after her car breaks down.

Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Dec 2, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm (October 14th, October 21st, October 28th, November 4th, November 18th, December 2nd, December 9th, December 16th, January 6th, January 13th, January 20th, January 27th)

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.

 

Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Dec 3, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

Make a Sock Snowman

Children's
Dec 4, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 5 & up. Drop in craft. 

Starlight Express

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

For ages 3-5.
An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required.  

Socrates Cafe

Activity Room
Dec 6, 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.

Engineering Challenge

Activity Room
Dec 7, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Nov 28. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Develop your engineering skills.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Dec 8, 9:30 a.m.

For ages 18-36 mos.

Nursery rhymes & fun. 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.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Dec 9, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm (October 14th, October 21st, October 28th, November 4th, November 18th, December 2nd, December 9th, December 16th, January 6th, January 13th, January 20th, January 27th)

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.

 

Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Dec 10, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Conference Room
Dec 11, 6:30 p.m.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Dec 12, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 3-5.
An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required.  

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Dec 13,

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

3D Printer Demo

Studio M
Dec 14, 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.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Dec 15, 2:00 p.m.

Wonder Woman: Rated PG-13, 142 minutes When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Dec 16, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm (October 14th, October 21st, October 28th, November 4th, November 18th, December 2nd, December 9th, December 16th, January 6th, January 13th, January 20th, January 27th)

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.

 

Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Dec 17, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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

Let It Snow Spelling Bee

Children's
Dec 18, 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. 

Starlight Express

Program Room
Dec 19, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 3-5.
An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required.  

'Tween Craft

Program Room
Dec 20, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 9 & up.
Come make a fun craft! 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.

Storytime!

Program Room
Dec 21, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required, begins Nov 28. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

An independent storytime for kids ages 3-5. Children must be three years old by the start of the program. Registration required. Call, visit Youth Services, or go online to register beginning Tuesday, November 28th at 9:30 a.m.  

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