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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.

Medicare Workshop

Zoom (virtual)
Oct 28, 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Topics Covered include:
•5 Biggest Mistakes Made by Medicare Beneficiaries
•Original Medicare Versus Medicare Advantage Plans
•How do Medicare Supplement Policies Work?
•How do Medicare Prescription Programs (Part D) work?
•What are some of the Proposed Changes to Medicare in the future?

Hosted by Michael Salum, Medicare Supplement/Advantage Specialist

Make a Steady Hands Game

Studio M
Oct 29, 4:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join us on Zoom as we make a Steady Hands Game. Move your loop along the wire without setting off the light! For ages 9 & up. Registration required. This is an online only program.
Attendees will need to pick up a project supply pack at the library. The project supply pack for this activity can be picked up at the Children's Desk starting on Friday, October 23rd.
Additonal supplies you will need at home:
Scissors
Masking Tape
Ruler
Needle Nose Pliers 


 

Drive-By Trick or Treating

Program Room
Oct 30, 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Click to view event In conjunction with other Monroe Township Departments, the Monroe Township Library will have Drive By Trick or Treating on on Friday, October 30th from 12:00 – 4:00 pm. 
Just drive by the Library, pick up your treat bag and enjoy!
We miss you and miss celebrating Halloween with you! We hope you have a boo-tiful Halloween Day <3

 

Virtual Paint Party for Teens

Zoom (virtual)
Oct 31, 1pm - 2pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Reserve your painting kit and pick it up at the library (drive thru or Teen Section) a few days before, and then we will all learn together via Zoom from a local artist.

I will call or email you when the kits are ready to be picked up - all supplies are included!
 

Monday Meditation


Nov 2, 9:00 - 9:45 am (Recurring Mondays (no session on Nov. 9 & Dec. 7))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day! Join us on Zoom at:
Click to view event

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 3,

No Place Like Home Book Club

Zoom (virtual)
Nov 4, 2:30 pm

Join our online book club, No Place Like Home!
The next book will be The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict.
This title is available via Hoopla in ebook format. You may also borrow the title via eLibraryNJ in both ebook and audiobook format.
Click to view event

Scholarship Strategies Seminar

Program Room
Nov 5, 7 - 8pm

Scholarship Expert, Jean O'Toole will show families how to take a strategic approach to applying for scholarships. Author of "Scholarship Strategies - Finding and Winning the Money You Need", she will discuss the myths and misconceptions about the scholarship process and help attendees identify which scholarships have the best chances of winning. For more information about Jean O'Toole visit www.connections101.com.
Email ScholarshipStratgiesTeam@gmail.com with subject line "Monroe Twp. Library Seminar" and your full name in the body of the email to register!

Virtual Sit-N-Stitch

Zoom (virtual)
Nov 6, 10:30 AM (Fridays, November 6 & 20, December 4 & 18, 10:30 AM)

Socialize with stitchers & crafters of all skill levels. Let’s chat and see what projects you’ve been working on at home.

Critter Keeper Virtual Creepy Crawly Critter Show

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

Click to view event Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEqdu2tpz0pHdQHwhDGMCS6ShBdbexzyMH_

 

Music With Pat McKinley

Children's
Nov 10, 11:45 a.m.

Join us on Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. for our popular Music with Pat McKinley program. 
 
 
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/394013800
Meeting ID: 394 013 800
Questions? Email Lynnette at lfucci@monroetwplibrary.org
New to using Zoom? Check out this helpful information for getting started.

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 11,

Dinosaur Craft Kit

Children's
Nov 13,

Click to view event ROAR! Pick up a Dinosaur craft Kit and "hatch" your very own baby dinosaur! 
As supplies last.
This craft kit can be picked up at the Children's Department starting on Friday, November 13th.
Curbside pick-ups can also be arranged.
Recommended for ages 3 & up.

Introduction to Roblox Game Development


Nov 14, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Registration required. Click to view event.

Learn the basics of game development in Roblox through Roblox Studio.  We will be covering the fundamentals of building in Roblox Studio along with the basics of Lua programming.   The entire class will be held through a YouTube livestream.  All participants must have a stable internet connection and a working laptop/pc.

Ages: 10-16
Registrations will be emailed the YouTube info, so please include an email when signing up!

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Zoom (virtual)
Nov 16, 2:00 p.m.

Join us for a non-fiction book discussion from your computer, tablet or smartphone via Zoom.
The Fortune Cookie Chronicles: Adventures in the World of Chinese Food by Jennifer 8. Lee

Reserve a copy online at Click to view event or by calling the library. You may also download the ebook from eLibraryNJ or using the Libby app.

Click to view event

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Zoom (virtual)
Nov 17, 6:30 p.m.

Boheme Opera NJ: From Opera to Broadway

Zoom (virtual)
Nov 18, 1:00 p.m.

Boheme Opera New Jersey presents the first in a four-part series via Zoom. This presentation demonstrates how every aspect of today's Broadway shows was derived from classic opera as it was performed over 200 years ago. Composers include Mozart, Lehar, Strauss, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Bernstein, Gershwin and others. Selections include Toreador Song, Vilja, O Vilja, Luck Be a Lady, People Will Say We’re in Love, and more.
Presented by The Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission in collaboration with the Monroe Township Public Library.
Please visit Click to view event.    

Virtual Sit-N-Stitch

Zoom (virtual)
Nov 20, 10:30 AM (Fridays, November 6 & 20, December 4 & 18, 10:30 AM)

Socialize with stitchers & crafters of all skill levels. Let’s chat and see what projects you’ve been working on at home.

Draw Your Favorite Characters

Children's
Nov 21, 3:00 p.m.

Learn how to draw your favorite fictional characters, such as Dogman, Bad Kitty, and Greg Heffley. For ages 6 & up. 

Monday Meditation


Nov 23, 9:00 - 9:45 am (Recurring Mondays (no session on Nov. 9 & Dec. 7))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day! Join us on Zoom at:
Click to view event

Music With Pat McKinley

Children's
Nov 24, 11:45 a.m.

Join us on Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m. for our popular Music with Pat McKinley program. 
 
 
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/394013800
Meeting ID: 394 013 800
Questions? Email Lynnette at lfucci@monroetwplibrary.org
New to using Zoom? Check out this helpful information for getting started.

Library Closes at 5:00 p.m.

All Locations
Nov 25,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 26,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 27,

Introduction to Roblox Game Development


Nov 28, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

Registration required. Click to view event.

Learn the basics of game development in Roblox through Roblox Studio.  We will be covering the fundamentals of building in Roblox Studio along with the basics of Lua programming.   The entire class will be held through a YouTube livestream.  All participants must have a stable internet connection and a working laptop/pc.

Ages: 10-16
Registrations will be emailed the YouTube info, so please include an email when signing up!

Monday Meditation


Nov 30, 9:00 - 9:45 am (Recurring Mondays (no session on Nov. 9 & Dec. 7))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day! Join us on Zoom at:
Click to view event

Boheme Opera NJ: A Night in Vienna

Zoom (virtual)
Dec 2, 1:00 p.m.

Boheme Opera New Jersey presents the second in a four-part series via Zoom
This presentation will focus on operetta in Vienna and then America from Viennese born composers.  Composers selected include Lehar, Strauss, Herbert, Romberg, Friml, Gilbert and Sullivan and others.  Operettas would include Merry WidowNaughty MariettaDie FledermausStudent PrinceThe Mikado and more.
Presented by The Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission in collaboration with the Monroe Township Public Library.
Please visit Click to view event.    

Virtual Sit-N-Stitch

Zoom (virtual)
Dec 4, 10:30 AM (Fridays, November 6 & 20, December 4 & 18, 10:30 AM)

Socialize with stitchers & crafters of all skill levels. Let’s chat and see what projects you’ve been working on at home.

Art Smart

Children's
Dec 5, 3:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Nov 24. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

An enriching, instructional program focusing on famous artistic techniques. Materials must be picked up at the Children's Desk prior to the program, starting Tuesday, November 24. Curbside pick-ups can also be arranged. For ages 5-8.
 

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Zoom (virtual)
Dec 8, 6:30 p.m.

Boheme Opera NJ: Unique Broadway

Zoom (virtual)
Dec 9, 1:00 p.m.

Boheme Opera New Jersey presents the third in a four-part series via Zoom
This performance focuses on composers and shows that were unique in breaking new ground.  Composers include Leonard Bernstein, Kurt Weill, Harnick and Bock, and Michel Legrand, Alan and Marilyn Bergman. Shows include West Side StoryOn the TownThreepenny OperaFiddler on the RoofYentl and others.
Presented by The Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission in collaboration with the Monroe Township Public Library.
Please visit Click to view event.    

Monday Meditation


Dec 14, 9:00 - 9:45 am (Recurring Mondays (no session on Nov. 9 & Dec. 7))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day! Join us on Zoom at:
Click to view event

The Beatles: From Liverpool to Sullivan

Zoom (virtual)
Dec 15, 2:00 p.m.

This presentation will follow in the footsteps of The Beatles as they embark on their extraordinary journey starting from their early days as a cover band in Liverpool and Hamburg, to their first recordings, into the rise of Beatlemania and ending with their historic appearance on The Ed Sullivan Show that helped  to launch them into worldwide fame. 
Presented by Vincent “Vinnie” Bruno.
Click to view event

Zoom Trivia

Zoom (virtual)
Dec 16, 6:30 PM

Let's Play Trivia!
Test your general knowledge by joining us for some Trivia virtually on Zoom.

Virtual Sit-N-Stitch

Zoom (virtual)
Dec 18, 10:30 AM (Fridays, November 6 & 20, December 4 & 18, 10:30 AM)

Socialize with stitchers & crafters of all skill levels. Let’s chat and see what projects you’ve been working on at home.

Monday Meditation


Dec 21, 9:00 - 9:45 am (Recurring Mondays (no session on Nov. 9 & Dec. 7))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day! Join us on Zoom at:
Click to view event

Library Closes at 5:00 p.m.

All Locations
Dec 24,

Library Closed

All Locations
Dec 25,

Virtual Winter Magic Show

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

Click to view event Fun for all ages!

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAofuqqrjwiHdBmhLnt4786b0ilCjcw-xRF 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Library Closes at 5:00 p.m.

All Locations
Dec 31,

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Zoom (virtual)
Jan 25, 2:00 p.m.

Join us for a non-fiction book discussion from your computer, tablet or smartphone via Zoom.
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Click to view event

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November Holiday Closings

The Monroe Township Public Library will be closed on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 for ...

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International Films Goes Virtual

Dear Library Members, We know many of you have missed seeing this season's ...

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Introduction to Roblox Game Development

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Trick or Treating Information

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