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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.

Starlight Express

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

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

Locker Decor Crafts

Activity Room
Sep 18, 3:00 - 4:30pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make a magnet and a pencil holder with fun paper, stickers, and tapes.

Find Your Joy and Run With It

Meeting Room
Sep 19, 2:30 p.m.

Find Your Joy and Run With ItTM
Join two-time cancer survivor motivation and positivity coach Rosie Mankes as she shares:

  • How to live a purposeful, meaningful life every day
  • How to overcome adversity
  • Wake up to a new YOU each morning

Register at the Welcome Desk.

Stories & STEM for Middles

Program Room
Sep 20, 11:00 a.m.

For ages 3-5. 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. 

Investing in Your Child's Future

Meeting Room
Sep 21, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

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

The college landscape has changed over the last several decades. With the increasing cost of tuition and admissions criteria more competitive than ever, the prospect of planning for higher education may seem daunting. The key to developing a strategy is to understand the options available. Join us for an informative seminar to learn:

  • Integrating education planning into your overall financial strategy
  • Education funding options: borrowing versus saving
  • Tax-advantaged education planning solutions
  • What’s changed in college admissions
  • What colleges really look for in an applicant
  • Ways to stand out in the college admissions process

Financial advisors Jeremy Faberlle and Adewale Akinrinde of Merrill Lynch and Certified Educational Planner Laurie Kopp Weingarten of One-Stop College Counseling will present.
Registration is not required.

Musician's Showcase: Michele Mountain

Meeting Room
Sep 22, 2:00 p.m.

Live performance by harpist Michele Mountain.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Registration is not required.

American Girl Tea Party

Program Room
Sep 23, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 7 & up. An American Girl themed party with games and crafts. Feel free to bring your own doll, or check out one of the Library's. 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
Sep 24, 7:00 p.m.

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

Toddlin' Tots

Program Room
Sep 25, 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.

3D Printer Demonstration

Studio M
Sep 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.

 

Mother Goose Time

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

An introduction to rhymes and songs for children ages 18-36 months and caregiver. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services Desk when you enter the building. Registration is not required.

Pop-Up Shop: Paparazzi Accessories

Activity Room
Sep 28, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Paparazzi Accessories - Cash and credit cards accepted. No personal checks.

The Monroe Township Library Foundation provides Pop-Up Shop rental space on select Saturdays between 10:00am and 4:00pm. Local residents with their own direct sales businesses (LuLaRoe, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Rodan & Fields, crafters, e.g.) should visit one of our service desks or our website for an application to rent the Pop-Up Shop space at the Library.

Engineering Challenge: Straw Boat

Activity Room
Sep 29, 1:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Using ten straws and ten inches of plastic wrap, can you make a boat that can hold 25 pennies without sinking?
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Spelling Bee

Activity Room
Sep 30, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8.  Test your knowledge in this confidence building spelling bee and maybe earn a book prize! 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
Oct 1, 7:00 p.m.

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

Toddlin' Tots

Program Room
Oct 2, 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.

Meet Your Sewing Machine

Conference Room
Oct 3, 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

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

Learn about sewing machines with this hands-on session for adults, ages 18 and over. You will learn how to wind a bobbin, thread a needle and practice stitching.

Music Circle

Meeting Room
Oct 4, 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.

Musicians of any level are welcome to play popular songs of various decades in a campfire-style setting. Songs will be done in simple 3-4 chord arrangements and lyrics will be shown on the projector for everyone to follow along. Join us and feel free to bring any songs you’d like to lead as well!

Registration is not required.

Road to Financial Independence Seminar

Meeting Room
Oct 5, 1:00- 2:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Jeremy Faberlle of Merrill Lynch discusses developing smart financial habits in early adulthood. Registration is not required. 

POV Documentary Films

Meeting Room
Oct 6, 1:00 p.m.

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

Creative Writing Club-Bring 12 copies of a work you are willing to share with to the group and get valuable insight and critique.

Program Room
Oct 7, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 9-13. Do you have a story to share? Bring 12 copies of a work you are willing to share with to the group and get valuable insight and critique. (Each submission is limited to 4 typed pages.)  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
Oct 8, 7:00 p.m.

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

Toddlin' Tots

Program Room
Oct 9, 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.

3D Printer Demonstration

Studio M
Oct 10, 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

Program Room
Oct 11, 2:00 p.m.

Movie is free. Registration is not required.

POV Documentary Fall Film Series

Meeting Room
Oct 12, 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.

Library Closed

All Locations
Oct 14,

Starlight Express

Program Room
Oct 15, 7:00 p.m.

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

Toddlin' Tots

Program Room
Oct 16, 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.

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Oct 17,

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

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