holidaybooksale

3 days only!

December 9, 10, & 11

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Science Action Club

in partnership with the California Academy of Sciences

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Scratchathon

Saturday, December 10

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Homework Helpers

Beginning October 4

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hoopla

Available Now!

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Now Available!

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2016 Reading Challenge

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BookDiscussions

Book Discussion Groups

Learn about Library book discussion groups

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MyHeritage

Now Available!

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.

NJLA Library Store

Meeting Room
Dec 4, (Friday, December 2 through Sunday, December 4, Library Hours)

Shop for book related gifts for holiday giving.

Cozy Corner

Children's
Dec 5, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 5 & up. Come watch a fun craft being demonstrated. No registration required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Dec 6, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Let's Make Paper Snowflakes

Activity Room
Dec 7, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 8 & up. Come make a fun snowflake banner. 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
Dec 8, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8-12. An early introduction to an artist or style of art.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Dec 9, 2:00 p.m.

Money Monster (Rated R; run time 1 hour 38 minutes)
Thriller starring George Clooney and Julia Roberts about hostage situation broadcast live on television.
Movie is free. Registration is not required.

SCRATCHATHON

Activity Room
Dec 10, 10 am to 6 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Attention 3rd through 8th Graders!
Do you use Scratch? Are you interested in coding?
Come to Scratchaton! An 8 hour long coding event!
Learn coding concepts while working on your own and in groups.
Pizza! Prizes!
Participants must bring their own laptop computer.
Registration required.

 

Holiday Book Sale

Living Room
Dec 11, (Friday, December 9 through Sunday, December 11, Library Hours)

Gently used books at bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library.

Afternoon on the Amazon

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

For ages 6 & up. 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 13, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Stories & Stem for Bigs

Activity Room
Dec 14, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 6-8. 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.  

3D Printer Demonstration

Studio M
Dec 15, 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 gets used at the library. All ages welcome.

 

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Dec 16, 2:00 p.m.

Me Before You (Rated: PG-13; run time 1 hr 50 min)
Drama based on the bestselling novel by JoJo Moyes about a former waitress caring for a paralyzed young man.
Movie is free. Registration is not required.

Let's Talk: 2016 Year in Review

Meeting Room
Dec 17, 10:30 a.m.

Gina Blume moderates a discussion about the top stories of 2016 in the US and across the globe. Light refreshments served. Register at the Welcome Desk.

Is it Snowing? Spelling Bee

Activity Room
Dec 19, 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 20, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Peppermint Party

Activity Room
Dec 21, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 6 & up.  Come join us for this sweet party!

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.  

Paper Circuits

Activity Room
Dec 22, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Using conductive metallic tape we’ll be making simple circuits on paper.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Library Closed

All Locations
Dec 24,

Library Closed

All Locations
Dec 25,

Library Closed

All Locations
Dec 26,

Starlight Express

Program Room
Dec 27, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Book Bingo

Program Room
Dec 28, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 5 & up. Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo and win free books!

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.
  

'Tween Craft

Program Room
Dec 29, 3:00 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.  

Starlight Express

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

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Chess Club

Program Room
Jan 4, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Dec 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
A beginner chess event for children ages 8 and up. 

Facebook for Beginners (1-on-1)

Conference Room
Jan 5, 10-10:45 am

Registration required, begins Dec 6. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Facebook for Beginners This is a 1-on-1 session. Learn how to sign up and use Facebook. A current email account and experience using the computer are required. For Adults ages 18 and up.

 

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Jan 6, 9:30 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months and caregiver. A first introduction to nursery rhymes and songs. 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.

Sunday Crafternoon

Children's
Jan 8, 1:30-4:30 p.m.

For all ages. Drop-in anytime and make a fun craft. While supplies last. No registration required.

Make a Pasta Snowflake

Children's
Jan 9, 7:00 p.m.

Ages 5 & up

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