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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.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Program Room
Apr 22, 4:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Enjoy open play with LEGOs. No registration required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Apr 23, 7:00 p.m.

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

Library's 30th Birthday Bash

Program Room
Apr 24, 3:00 p.m.

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

 

For ages 2+

Join us for a celebration featuring Elmo, ice cream & fun!
Space is limited and registration required. 

 

3D Modeling Program: Tinkercad – Mother's Day Design

Activity Room
Apr 25, 5:00 pm

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

Design your own Mother’s Day decoration using Tinkercad; a fun 3D modeling program that will let you express your creative side.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Book Bingo

Program Room
Apr 26, 3:00 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.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Apr 27, 1:30 pm (Saturdays: March 30, April 6th, April 13th, April 20th, April 27th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, May 25th, June 1st, June 8th, June 15th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Interested in learning how to code? Are you between the ages of 8 and 12? Join us every Saturday from March 30th to June 15th to learn programming fundamentals by developing fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT Scratch.

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 ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.
 

Friend of the Library Book Sale

Meeting Room
Apr 28,

Friday, April 26 through Monday, April 29 during Library hours

Gently-used books and a limited selection of DVDs, audiobooks and CDs will be available for purchase at bargain prices during library hours. Proceeds benefit The Friends of the Library.

Geography Challenge


Apr 29, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8.
Test your knowledge of the location of the 50 states, and make a craft from old maps. 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
Apr 30, 7:00 p.m.

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

Stories & Stem for Bigs

Program Room
May 1, 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.

Make a Balloon Trombone

Activity Room
May 2, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Apr 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make a fun musical instrument from common household items.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
May 3, 10:30 AM (Fridays, April 5, May 3 & 17, June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19, August 2 & 16, September 6 & 20, October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, December 6 & 20, 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.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
May 4, 1:30 pm (Saturdays: March 30, April 6th, April 13th, April 20th, April 27th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, May 25th, June 1st, June 8th, June 15th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Interested in learning how to code? Are you between the ages of 8 and 12? Join us every Saturday from March 30th to June 15th to learn programming fundamentals by developing fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT Scratch.

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 ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.
 

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
May 5, 11:45 a.m.

For all ages.
A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun! Registration is not required.

Make a Mother's Day Gift


May 6, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6 & up.
Make Mother's Day themed cards and gifts to take home. 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
May 7, 7:00 p.m.

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

Book Bingo

Program Room
May 8, 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.

Sewing Class: Curtains

Conference Room
May 9, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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

Learn how to sew simple café curtains! Class is 2 hours.
Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or have prior machine sewing knowledge to take this class. Ages 18 and over.
**Students must bring 2 yards of fabric to class. Students must also know the size/measurement of the window for which they are making the curtains.**

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
May 11, 1:30 pm (Saturdays: March 30, April 6th, April 13th, April 20th, April 27th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, May 25th, June 1st, June 8th, June 15th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Interested in learning how to code? Are you between the ages of 8 and 12? Join us every Saturday from March 30th to June 15th to learn programming fundamentals by developing fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT Scratch.

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 ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.
 

Make Magnetic Slime

Activity Room
May 12, 1:00 PM

Make and experiment with magnetic slime; a special concoction that reacts with magnets.
No registration. This program has room for 9 attendees. First come, first served.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

'Tween Craft

Activity Room
May 13, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 9 & up.

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
May 14, 7:00 p.m.

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

Genealogy Club

Program Room
May 15, 1:30 PM (Wednesdays, May 15, June 12, 1:30 PM)

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

Make a Wooden Robo-Arm

Activity Room
May 16, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Apr 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make a wooden robo-arm extending grabber device.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
May 17, 10:30 AM (Fridays, April 5, May 3 & 17, June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19, August 2 & 16, September 6 & 20, October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, December 6 & 20, 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.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
May 18, 1:30 pm (Saturdays: March 30, April 6th, April 13th, April 20th, April 27th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, May 25th, June 1st, June 8th, June 15th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Interested in learning how to code? Are you between the ages of 8 and 12? Join us every Saturday from March 30th to June 15th to learn programming fundamentals by developing fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT Scratch.

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 ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.
 

Brownies & Books


May 20, 4:30

All elementary school students are welcome to join us for storytime and refreshment.

Starlight Express

Program Room
May 21, 7:00 p.m.

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

Happy Gardening Seminar

Meeting Room
May 22, 11:30-12:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join Dr. Karen Kondos from Pivotal Physical Therapy & Wellness Center to learn ways to reduce risk of injury whild doing yard work with the proper use of body mechanics. Register online, at the Welcome Desk, or call 732-521-5000. 

Engineering Challenge: Make a Bernoulli's Pipe Toy

Activity Room
May 23, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Apr 30. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Build a Bernoulli’s Pipe Toy.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Stories & STEM for Middles


May 24, 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.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
May 25, 1:30 pm (Saturdays: March 30, April 6th, April 13th, April 20th, April 27th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, May 25th, June 1st, June 8th, June 15th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Interested in learning how to code? Are you between the ages of 8 and 12? Join us every Saturday from March 30th to June 15th to learn programming fundamentals by developing fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT Scratch.

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 ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.
 

Library Closed

All Locations
May 26,

Library Closed

All Locations
May 27,

Starlight Express

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

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

Stay & Play


May 29, 11:00 a.m.

For ages 2-4.
Storytime followed by free play. 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.

Craft in a Bag

Children's
May 30,

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

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Jun 1, 1:30 pm (Saturdays: March 30, April 6th, April 13th, April 20th, April 27th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, May 25th, June 1st, June 8th, June 15th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Interested in learning how to code? Are you between the ages of 8 and 12? Join us every Saturday from March 30th to June 15th to learn programming fundamentals by developing fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT Scratch.

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 ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.
 

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Jun 2, 11:45 a.m.

For all ages.
A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun! Registration is not required.

Spelling Bee


Jun 3, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6 and up.
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
Jun 4, 7:00 p.m.

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

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