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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.

Book Cafe Session 2

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 3, 1:00 p.m. (Wednesdays, February 3, March 3 and April 7, 1:00 p.m.)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Let’s talk about what you’ve been reading. Join Library Staff to discuss what everyone is reading and what we’re adding to our reading lists.
For the link to the meeting, please visit Click to view event

Will New Jersey Drown? You Can Stop the Tide of Climate Change

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 4, 7 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Geared specifically towards teenagers, this presentation from the Sierra Club will teach us the science of climate change and how to get involved to make a difference. 

Dr. Seuss Craft Kit

Children's
Mar 5,

As supplies last. This craft kit can be picked up curbside starting Friday, March 5. Recommended for ages 5 & up.

Monday Meditation

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 8, 9-9:30 am (Mondays, March 1, 8, 15, & 22, 9-9:30 am)

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day!
Mondays at 9:00 am. Please note, there will be no session on March 29.

Disability Visibility: Bedtime Stories

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 9, 7:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Let's share stories and celebrate the differences among us with some stories to celebrate Disability Awareness Month.
Open to all kids in grades K-3.


Zoom information will be sent to all emailed registrants, so please supply an email address. 
 

COVID-19 Vaccine Information Session

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 10, 7:00 pm

Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine: key facts, FAQs, what to expect, prevention tips. Presented by Middlesex Office of Health Services. Registration is not required. Visit the Click to view event page for login details.
 

Interviewing and Negotiating Successfully (Professional Development Series)

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 11, 7:00 - 7:45 pm

Learn skills that will empower you to interview and negotiate successfully, to secure a position you love, and to earn a wage that accurately reflects your market value. Presented by Constance Hallinan Lagan, Director of The Entrepreneurial Center for Small Business Development. Registration not required.

Meeting ID: 894 4637 5351
Passcode: 610546

Or click the link to access:  Click to view event

St. Patrick's Day Party

Program Room
Mar 12, 4:00 pm

Join us for (virtual) storytime, a craft & bingo!
For children ages 6 & up.
Materials can be picked up beginning Friday, March 5.
Zoom information will be inside material packet. 
 

Monday Meditation

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 15, 9-9:30 am (Mondays, March 1, 8, 15, & 22, 9-9:30 am)

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day!
Mondays at 9:00 am. Please note, there will be no session on March 29.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 16, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm via zoom or the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
Zoom information can be found on the Library's website, Click to view event.

Boheme Opera NJ Spring Series: Gilbert & Sullivan

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 17, 1:00 pm

Please visit the Click to view event

Page Turners

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 18, 11:00 a.m.

Looking for something to read or add to your reading list? Library staff will present and recommend a variety of titles pertaining to a different topic each session, both new and old titles. The theme for this session is Time Travel.
Please visit the Click to view event for the zoom information.

Birdwatching Club

Children's
Mar 19,

Request a Birdwatching Packet curbside and sign up for six weeks of educational fun, sent right to your email. Available beginning Friday, March 19. Recommended for ages 9-13. 

Eco-Maniacs Present: The Earth in My Hands

Children's
Mar 20, 3:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Mar 12. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 7-11.

Join us via Zoom for a eco-themed presentation, interactive activity, and craft. Online Registration is required.
Have markers, glue, construction paper, and a disposable bowl or plate at hand.

Registration will open on Friday, March 12.

Monday Meditation

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 22, 9-9:30 am (Mondays, March 1, 8, 15, & 22, 9-9:30 am)

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day!
Mondays at 9:00 am. Please note, there will be no session on March 29.

Disability Visibility: Bedtime Stories

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 23, 7:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Let's share stories and celebrate the differences among us with some stories to celebrate Disability Awareness Month.
Open to all kids in grades K-3.


Zoom information will be sent to all emailed registrants, so please supply an email address. 
 

Chess Club

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 24, 6:00pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come join us to play chess via zoom! Ages 8+
*Please supply email so you can receive zoom link!*

Network Your Way to Your Next Job (Professional Development Series)

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 25, 7:00 - 7:45 pm

This webinar provides a clear understanding of what the term "network" means and includes tips on successful networking. Topics covered include the advantages and pitfalls of networking, initiating networking encounters, developing taglines, networking tools, networking opportunities, the networking process, scripts to be used when calling contacts for referrals and suggestions, and following up. Presented by Constance Hallinan Lagan, Director of The Entrepreneurial Center for Small Business Development. Registration not required.

Meeting ID: 811 4777 9933
Passcode: 379009

Or, click the link to access:  Click to view event

Virtual Sit-N-Stitch

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 26, 10:30 AM (Fridays, February 12 & 26, March 12 & 26, 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.

Around the World

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 27, 11:00 am

Registration required, begins Mar 5. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Pack your kid's suitcase!

This program will take children on a journey around the world without having to leave home! For seven weeks, children ages 6-10 will learn about different traditions, cultures, geography and food through arts and crafts, songs and stories. Everything will be taught remotely via Zoom. Materials for the program can be picked up at the Library via Curbside beginning Friday, March 5. 

Materials needed that are not included are a hot glue gun, scissors, glue and crayons/colored pencils, paint is optional.

One registration requied for the 7 week journey!
 

Music with Pat McKinley

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 30, 11:45 a.m.

Join us on Tuesday at 11:45 a.m. for our popular Music with Pat McKinley program for infants, toddlers & preschoolers. 
 
 
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/394013800
Meeting ID: 394 013 800

Boheme Opera NJ Spring Series: I Could Have Danced 2,000 Years

Zoom (virtual)
Mar 31, 1:00 pm

How My Fair Lady was derived from the Shaw play Pygmalion, which in turn was developed from the ancient Roman legend of Galatea. Several operas were also based on this story.
Please visit the Click to view event

Library Closed

All Locations
Apr 2,

Around the World

Zoom (virtual)
Apr 3, 11:00 am

Registration required, begins Mar 5. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Pack your kid's suitcase!

This program will take children on a journey around the world without having to leave home! For seven weeks, children ages 6-10 will learn about different traditions, cultures, geography and food through arts and crafts, songs and stories. Everything will be taught remotely via Zoom. Materials for the program can be picked up at the Library via Curbside beginning Friday, March 5. 

Materials needed that are not included are a hot glue gun, scissors, glue and crayons/colored pencils, paint is optional.

One registration requied for the 7 week journey!
 

Library Closed

All Locations
Apr 4,

Book Cafe Session 2

Zoom (virtual)
Apr 7, 1:00 p.m. (Wednesdays, February 3, March 3 and April 7, 1:00 p.m.)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Let’s talk about what you’ve been reading. Join Library Staff to discuss what everyone is reading and what we’re adding to our reading lists.
For the link to the meeting, please visit Click to view event

Around the World

Zoom (virtual)
Apr 10, 11:00 am

Registration required, begins Mar 5. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Pack your kid's suitcase!

This program will take children on a journey around the world without having to leave home! For seven weeks, children ages 6-10 will learn about different traditions, cultures, geography and food through arts and crafts, songs and stories. Everything will be taught remotely via Zoom. Materials for the program can be picked up at the Library via Curbside beginning Friday, March 5. 

Materials needed that are not included are a hot glue gun, scissors, glue and crayons/colored pencils, paint is optional.

One registration requied for the 7 week journey!
 

Boheme Opera NJ Spring Series: More Than the Barber

Zoom (virtual)
Apr 14, 1:00 pm

Survey of Bel Canto opera written by Rossini, Donizetti and Bellini.
Please visit the Click to view event

Around the World

Zoom (virtual)
Apr 17, 11:00 am

Registration required, begins Mar 5. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Pack your kid's suitcase!

This program will take children on a journey around the world without having to leave home! For seven weeks, children ages 6-10 will learn about different traditions, cultures, geography and food through arts and crafts, songs and stories. Everything will be taught remotely via Zoom. Materials for the program can be picked up at the Library via Curbside beginning Friday, March 5. 

Materials needed that are not included are a hot glue gun, scissors, glue and crayons/colored pencils, paint is optional.

One registration requied for the 7 week journey!
 

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Zoom (virtual)
Apr 20, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm via zoom or the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
Zoom information can be found on the Library's website, Click to view event.

Genealogy Club

Zoom (virtual)
Apr 21, 2:00 PM (Wednesday, March 10, 2:00 PM; Wednesday, April 21, 2:00 PM)

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

Around the World

Zoom (virtual)
Apr 24, 11:00 am

Registration required, begins Mar 5. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Pack your kid's suitcase!

This program will take children on a journey around the world without having to leave home! For seven weeks, children ages 6-10 will learn about different traditions, cultures, geography and food through arts and crafts, songs and stories. Everything will be taught remotely via Zoom. Materials for the program can be picked up at the Library via Curbside beginning Friday, March 5. 

Materials needed that are not included are a hot glue gun, scissors, glue and crayons/colored pencils, paint is optional.

One registration requied for the 7 week journey!
 

Boheme Opera NJ Spring Series: Let Us Entertain You

Zoom (virtual)
Apr 28, 1:00 pm

Music of Broadway composer Jule Styne featuring songs from Funny Girl and Gypsy.
Please visit the Click to view event

Around the World

Zoom (virtual)
May 1, 11:00 am

Registration required, begins Mar 5. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Pack your kid's suitcase!

This program will take children on a journey around the world without having to leave home! For seven weeks, children ages 6-10 will learn about different traditions, cultures, geography and food through arts and crafts, songs and stories. Everything will be taught remotely via Zoom. Materials for the program can be picked up at the Library via Curbside beginning Friday, March 5. 

Materials needed that are not included are a hot glue gun, scissors, glue and crayons/colored pencils, paint is optional.

One registration requied for the 7 week journey!
 

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Zoom (virtual)
May 18, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm via zoom or the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
Zoom information can be found on the Library's website, Click to view event.

Library Closed

All Locations
May 30,

Library Closed

All Locations
May 31,

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Zoom (virtual)
Jun 15, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm via zoom or the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
Zoom information can be found on the Library's website, Click to view event.

Library Closed

All Locations
Jul 4,

Library Closed

All Locations
Jul 5,

Library Closed

All Locations
Sep 5,

Library Closed

All Locations
Sep 6,

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Zoom (virtual)
Sep 21, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm via zoom or the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
Zoom information can be found on the Library's website, Click to view event.

Library Closed

All Locations
Oct 11,

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Zoom (virtual)
Oct 19, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm via zoom or the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
Zoom information can be found on the Library's website, Click to view event.

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 2,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 11,

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Zoom (virtual)
Nov 16, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm via zoom or the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
Zoom information can be found on the Library's website, Click to view event.

Library Closes at 5:00 p.m.

All Locations
Nov 24,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 25,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 26,

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Zoom (virtual)
Dec 14, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm via zoom or the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.
Zoom information can be found on the Library's website, Click to view event.

Library Closed

All Locations
Dec 24,

Library Closed

All Locations
Dec 25,

Library Closed

All Locations
Jan 1,

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