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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.

Engineering Challenge: Pom Pom Drop

Activity Room
Feb 27, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Can you make a pom pom drop course that will keep your pom pom moving for 10 seconds?
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Black History Month Film

Meeting Room
Feb 28, 2:00 p.m.

Registration is not required.

Hot Glue Hangout

Teens'
Mar 1, 1 - 4pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Drop by between 1 and 4 to make a Taco Earbud Holder


*while supplies last
 

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Program Room
Mar 2, 5:30 p.m.

 For ages 6-8. Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with fun games and 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

Roblox Club

Activity Room
Mar 3, 5:00 pm

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

Socrates Cafe

Conference Room
Mar 4, 7:00 p.m.

Socrates Café are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socratizing; the idea that we learn more when we ask questions along with others. Join us and pose questions, listen to others, raise challenges and consider other alternatives.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Chess Club

Program Room
Mar 5, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 8 & up.

A beginner chess event for kids. 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.

Poets Corner

Activity Room
Mar 6, 11:00 a.m.

A workshop and reading group for all ages. Please bring 15 copies of your work.
Registration is not required.

Current Events Discussion Group

Meeting Room
Mar 7, 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a discussion about domestic and foreign policy. Light refreshments provided.
Registration is not required.

The Great Courses: Encore Presentation

Meeting Room
Mar 8, 1:00 p.m.

We will show three 30-minute DVDs, followed by a brief discussion and light refreshments. This session covers the growing discontent in the colonies and the road to American Revolution.
Registration is not required.

Open Sewing

Conference Room
Mar 9, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 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.

Sleepy Storytime

Program Room
Mar 10, 6:30 p.m.

This program is suitable for children age 5 and younger along with their families or caregivers. Listen to stories and sing songs one evening each month at Sleepy Storytime. Children are encouraged to wear pajamas and bring a stuffed animal.
Registration is not required.

Genealogy Club

Program Room
Mar 11, 1:30 PM (Wednesdays, March 11, April 15, May 13, June 10, 1:30 PM)

Beginning and experienced genealogists welcome to discuss research, share findings and discover resources. Registration is not required.

Financial Planning Workshop

Meeting Room
Mar 12, 6:30 p.m.

Mark Boutros, Financial Advisor with Morgan Stanley and Brett Kautter from Franklin Templeton present tax strategies with investments, particularly municipal bonds and tax loss harvesting.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Mar 13, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, March 13 & 27, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free. Registration is not required.

POV Documentary Film

Meeting Room
Mar 14, 1:00 p.m.

This film is presented in collaboration with the award-winning documentary series P.O.V. ( Click to view event).
Registration is not required.

Music Documentary Film Series

Meeting Room
Mar 15, 2:00PM

Click to view event Each month, we will show a film that celebrates the most influential people and places of many different styles of music.

February 16- Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin- The Queen of Soul  performs with the choir at Watts' New Bethel Baptist Church in January 1972 while recording her live best-selling gospel album "Amazing Grace."

March 15- The Wrecking Crew-Profiling a group of L.A. session musicians known as "the Wrecking Crew," who backed a number of pop hits of the 1960s and '70s. These previously unsung heroes played on tracks from superstars such as Frank Sinatra, the Monkees and the Beach Boys.

April 19- The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story- Cousins Jeff and Greg Sherman explore their sad family history in this documentary about their fathers. Robert and Richard Sherman co-wrote enduring songs for popular movies. Sadly, they later had a bitter falling-out.

May 17- Twenty Feet From Stardom- Profiling backup singers who have performed for superstars such as Stevie Wonder, Sting and Bruce Springsteen.

June 21- Give Me the Banjo- Steve Martin narrates the history of the banjo, which dates to colonial times. Included: comments and performances by Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Abigail Washburn. Rosanne Cash hosts.

July 19- TBD

August 16- TBD

September 20- Standing in the Shadows of Motown- An evocative profile of Motown's studio musicians known as the Funk Brothers. Included: interviews with surviving members. Andre Braugher narrates.

October 11- TBD

November 22- Muscle Shoals- A look at the rich musical legacy of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., includes a profile of owner Rick Hall, who helped to make some of the greatest records in rock-and-roll history.

December 20- Rejoice and Shout- A look at gospel music and its relationship to African-American identity and Christianity. Directed by Don McGlynn.

St. Patrick's Party

Program Room
Mar 16, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Participate in St Patrick's 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 (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.
 

MiT - Group Volunteer Session

Meeting Room
Mar 17, 7 8 pm

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

Family Craft Night

Activity Room
Mar 18, 6:30 p.m.

For an adult and child ages 7 & up.

Come make a craft as a family! 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.

Slingshot Rockets

Activity Room
Mar 19, 5:00

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make a slingshot rocket and then test it out.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Tech Express

Conference Room
Mar 20, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Drop-in with your electronic device to get personalized help from a Librarian. Bring your charged and registered device and necessary passwords.
Registration is not required. First come, first served.

Makerfest

Activity Room
Mar 21, 11 am to 4 pm

Join us for a celebration of Crafting, Electronics, 3D Printing, Creativity, STEM & More!
Hands-on Demonstrations & Exhibitors.
Open to all ages.
No registration required.


 

Make It & Take It Craft

Children's
Mar 22, 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Stop in anytime during the day (while supplies last!) and make a fun craft. No registration required.

Origami Workshop

Children's
Mar 23, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6 & up. Learn simple origami techniques. 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
Mar 24, 4:00 p.m.

Taking Charge of College Applications Workshop

Program Room
Mar 25, 7:00 p.m.

The road to college is not a straight, linear path. It is expensive, lengthy, and arduous for those without knowledge. Lisa Helyes of College GPS presents an information-packed workshop explaining how to take charge of the college application process including:

  • When to begin planning
  • How to get started
  • The college selection process
  • How to increase your student’s chance of acceptance
  • What you need to know about financial aid forms
  • How and when to prepare for the financial aid process
  • Surprising information about financial aid qualification
  • The importance of test scores
  • The vital steps in college application process

The material covered in this workshop is suitable for families of middle school through high school juniors. Please come prepared to take notes. Register at the Teen Services Desk, by phone at (732) 521-5000 x148, or online.

3D Printer Demonstration

Studio M
Mar 26, 7:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
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
Mar 27, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, March 13 & 27, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Paper Airplane Engineering

Activity Room
Mar 29, 2:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Experiment with different paper airplane designs to get the best results.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Roblox Club

Activity Room
Mar 31, 5:00 pm

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

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Apr 1,

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

Make Bubble Tea

Activity Room
Apr 2, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn to make your own bubble tea.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Apr 3, 10:30 AM (Fridays, December 20, January 3 & 17, February 7 & 21, March 6 & 20, April 3 & 17, May 1 & 15, 10:30 AM)

Come socialize with needleworkers of all types and skill levels.  Share tips, patterns and ideas. Bring your own supplies. Drop in anytime between 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM.

Teen Paint Party

Activity Room
Apr 4, 1 - 3 pm

Registration required, begins Mar 4. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
No experience necessary!  Our artist friend will walk us through painting a spring scene.


Ages 12 and up only, please.

Unicorn Day

Program Room
Apr 6, 5:30 p.m.


 For ages 5 & up. Celebrate these magical creatures by joining us for a storytime and creating your own unicorn bookmark. 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.  

Python Class for Middle School

Activity Room
Apr 7, 5 - 6:30 pm (Mon 4/6, Tues 4/7 and Wed 4/8)

Registration required, begins Mar 6. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn Python with high school experts!  This 3 session class will teach you so much - from the basics to creating your own game!

Students must be available to attend all three sessions.  

Python Class for Middle School

Activity Room
Apr 8, 5 - 6:30 pm (Mon 4/6, Tues 4/7 and Wed 4/8)

Registration required, begins Mar 6. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn Python with high school experts!  This 3 session class will teach you so much - from the basics to creating your own game!

Students must be available to attend all three sessions.  

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