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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.

Stories & STEM for Bigs

Activity Room
Sep 19, 6:30 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.

T-Shirt Design Using Microsoft Word

Activity Room
Sep 20, 5:00 pm

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

Make a design using Microsoft Word and then have it pressed onto a t-shirt. Participants must bring their own t-shirt. T-shirt must be made of cotton.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Sep 21, 10:30 AM (Fridays, September 7 & 21, October 5 & 19, November 2 & 16, December 7 & 21)

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.

Drop-in LEGO Corner

Children's
Sep 24, 4:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos. No registration required.

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
Sep 25, 6:30 p.m.

Book Bingo

Program Room
Sep 26, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo & win free books! 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.

Art Smart II

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

For ages 9-12.

A program highlighting a different artist or 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.

Monroe Township Green Fair at the Monroe Township High School


Sep 29, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

The purpose of the Green Fair is to educate the community about healthy and sustainable living, as well as how to become responsible environmental stewards. Visit vendors in categories such as health/wellness, healthy living, alternative energy, recycled products, organic pet products and more. The Friends of the Monroe Township Library partner with the Environmental Commission to present the Monroe Township Green Fair annually.

Location: Monroe Township High School, 200 Schoolhouse Rd., Monroe Twp., NJ 08831

Hands-On Oceans Rock Program
Saturday, September 29, 2018 from 11:00am until 12:00pm
The Friends of the Library are sponsoring a highly interactive program about oceans and ocean life to take place during the Monroe Township Green Fair at the Monroe Township High School. Learn more at Click to view event
Registration is not required.

Drop-in LEGO Corner

Children's
Oct 1, 4:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos. No registration required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Oct 2, 7:00 p.m.

Evening storytime for ages 3-5.

Socrates Cafe

Meeting Room
Oct 3, 7:00 p.m. (Wednesdays, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5, 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.

Meet Your Sewing Machine

Conference Room
Oct 4, 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.

Poets Corner

Program Room
Oct 5, 11:00 a.m.

A workshop and reading group for all ages. Please bring 10 copies of your work.
Registration is not required.

Performance by the Hudson Shakespeare Company

Meeting Room
Oct 6, 2:00 p.m.

Free live performance of The Spanish Tragedy, presented by the Hudson Shakespeare Company. The Spanish Tragedy, or Hieronimo is Mad Again, is an Elizabethan tragedy written by Thomas Kyd between 1582 and 1592.

Registration is not required.

CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch

Program Room
Oct 7, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

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 grades 6, 7, and 8.

Registration required.

Library Closed

All Locations
Oct 8,

Starlight Express

Program Room
Oct 9, 7:00 p.m.

Evening storytime for ages 3-5.

Genealogy Club

Program Room
Oct 10, 1:30 PM (Wednesdays, July 11, August 15, September 12, October 10, November 14, December 12, 1:30 PM)

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

Midterm Elections 2018: What You Need to Know

Meeting Room
Oct 11, 6:00 PM

Midterm Elections 2018: What You Need to Know
Presented by Andrea Pellezzi - President & Marsha Rosenbaum - Chair, Voter Services Committee
of the Monroe League of Women Voters

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Oct 12, 2:00 p.m.

Movies are free. Registration is not required.
Chappaquiddick - Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne. Rated PG-13. 106 Minutes. Drama/History/Thriller                     

Youth Math League

Program Room
Oct 13, 1:30 p.m.

Registration required, begins Sep 25. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For children in grades 2-6. The Youth Math League, a volunteer group, will offer group math tutoring for students. Registration required. 
 

CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch

Program Room
Oct 14, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

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 grades 6, 7, and 8.

Registration required.

Slugfest

Activity Room
Oct 15, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8.
Make slime and learn about one of nature's slimiest creatures! 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.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Oct 16, 7:00 p.m.

Evening storytime for ages 3-5.

Book Bingo

Program Room
Oct 17, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo & win free books! 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.

Library Foundation Meeting

Conference Room
Oct 18, 7:00 p.m.

Stories & STEM for Middles

Program Room
Oct 19, 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.

Youth Math League

Program Room
Oct 20, 1:30 p.m.

Registration required, begins Sep 25. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For children in grades 2-6. The Youth Math League, a volunteer group, will offer group math tutoring for students. Registration required. 
 

CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch

Program Room
Oct 21, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

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 grades 6, 7, and 8.

Registration required.

Spooky Spelling Bee

Activity Room
Oct 22, 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 23, 7:00 p.m.

Evening storytime for ages 3-5.

Stories & STEM for Bigs

Activity Room
Oct 24, 6:30 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.

Pumpkin Carving + LED Lights

Activity Room
Oct 25, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Sep 25. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Carve your own pumpkin and then light it up with LED lights instead of candles.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Oct 26, 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. Registration is not required.

Youth Math League

Program Room
Oct 27, 1:30 p.m.

Registration required, begins Sep 25. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For children in grades 2-6. The Youth Math League, a volunteer group, will offer group math tutoring for students. Registration required. 
 

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