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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.

Library Closed

All Locations
Jul 4,

Arts & Crafts

Program Room
Jul 6, 11:00 a.m.

Children are invited to 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 time). Registration is not required.

Coupon Club

Conference Room
Jul 6, 1:30 PM (Mondays, January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 14, October 5, November 2, December 7 1:30 PM)

Clip coupons and swap 'til you drop! Exchange unwanted coupons for those you need.
Discuss deals, share tips. Feel free to bring your own pair of scissors.  Drop in anytime between 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Jul 6, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos! Recommended for ages 5 & up. No registration required.

Learn Computer Software w/Lynda.com

Conference Room
Jul 6, 6-6:45 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
The Monroe Township Public Library provides its library card holders access to the Click to view event video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.  See how to create an account and locate popular software courses for self-directed learning. 
 

Becky's Cozy Corner

Children's
Jul 6, 7:00 p.m.

Recommended for ages 5 & up. Sit and chat with Becky while she demonstrates a simple craft to make. No registration required.

P.O.V. Summer Film & Discussion Series

Meeting Room
Jul 7, 1:00 p.m. (Tuesdays, July 7, 14, & 28, 1:00 p.m.)

P.O.V. 2015 Summer Film and Discussion Series
1:00 p.m., Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 28. Latest documentaries screened and discussion before national premiere on PBS.
July 7: Sudanese farmers survive a government bombing campaign in “Beats of the Antonov”. Directed by Hajooj Kuka.
July 14: China is the first country to label Internet addiction a clinical disorder. “Web Junkie” looks into a Beijing rehab center for teens. Directed by Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia.
July 28:  “The Storm Makers” explores slave trafficking in Cambodia. Directed by Guillaume Suon.
Film series is a collaboration with the award-winning series P.O.V. ( Click to view event).
Films are free and registration is not required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jul 7, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5. No registration required.

Storytime at Spray Park


Jul 7, 10:30 a.m.

All ages. A half-hour story time for all ages at Veterans' Park. Weather permitting. Veterans' Park is located at 61 Ave K in Monroe.

Managing Files & Folders

Public Access Computers
Jul 7, 10-10:45 am (Tuesdays, July 7 & 14, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn how to create files and folders, save to a flash drive, email an attachment, and more.
 

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Jul 7, 11:45 a.m.

A musical program for infants, toddlers & preschoolers. No registration required. Please note theire is no class on 7/21.

Sidewalk Chalk Art

Children's
Jul 7, 11:00 a.m.

Come decorate the Library's sidewalk with chalk. Registration is not required.

Download Magazines With Zinio

Conference Room
Jul 8, 10-10:45 am

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn about Zinio, a magazine service provided free-of-charge to Monroe Library cardholders. Create an account and download your favorite titles. Bring your smartphone or tablet.
 

Genealogy Club

Program Room
Jul 8, 1:30 PM (Wednesdays, July 8, August 12, September 16, October 14, November 18 & December 16 1:30 PM)

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

Book Bingo

Program Room
Jul 8, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo & try to win free books! For ages 5-8.

Start-Up With the Internet

Public Access Computers
Jul 9, 10-10:45 am (Thursdays, July 2, 9 & 16, 10-10:45 am )

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
For true beginners to the Internet:  have you ever heard the terms, “scroll down,” “click” or “link” and wondered what they meant?  We’ll cover those terms and more. You’ll learn how to use a mouse and how to begin to find information on the Internet.
 

Preschool Storytime

Program Room
Jul 9, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
For ages 3-5. Books, songs and fun! Registration required for the six-week class.

Summer International Film Festival

Meeting Room
Jul 9, 2:00 p.m. (Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2:00 p.m.)

Summer International Film Festival sponsored by The Friends

July 9:  The Other Son (2012) French drama about two young men accidentally switched at birth.
July 16:  Mostly Martha (2001) Italian comedy about a chef and her niece.
July 23: Rust and Bone (2012) French romance about a man’s relationship with a killer whale trainer.
July 30: Polish drama Ida rescheduled from April 9. Tickets previously purchased will be honored.
Films shown with English subtitles. Tickets for all films are available for $1.00 at the Circulation Desk and at the door. 

Paws to Read

Children's
Jul 9, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to practice reading aloud to one of our certified therapy dogs.  Time with the dog usually lasts 15 to 20 minutes. A reservation may be made by calling the Library that day at 732-521–5000 ext. 116. Children must be reading independently, allergy free and comfortable with animals.

Slingshot Rockets ? Session A

Activity Room
Jul 9, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Make a slingshot rocket and then test it out.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Summer International Film Festival

Meeting Room
Jul 9, 6:30 p.m. (Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, & 30, 6:30 p.m.)

Summer International Film Festival sponsored by The Friends
July 9:  The Other Son (2012) French drama about two young men accidentally switched at birth.
July 16:  Mostly Martha (2001) Italian comedy about a chef and her niece.
July 23: Rust and Bone (2012) French romance about a man’s relationship with a killer whale trainer.
July 30: Polish drama Ida rescheduled from April 9. Tickets previously purchased will be honored.
Films shown with English subtitles. Tickets for all films are available for $1.00 at the Circulation Desk and at the door. 

Slingshot Rockets ? Session B

Activity Room
Jul 9, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Make a slingshot rocket and then test it out.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Jul 10, 9:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music & fun for ages 18-36 months and caregiver. Registration is not required.

Totally 3's

Program Room
Jul 10, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Stories, music and fun for children ages 36-48 months.

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Jul 10, 10:30 AM (Fridays, June 5 & 19, July 10 & 24, August 7 & 21, September 4 & 18, October 2 & 16, November 6 & 20, December 4 & 18)

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.

You can also knit & crochet for charity!  Donations collected at all meetings, or Drop-Off Bin near the Circulation Desk.  We accept blankets (36" by 36" or larger) for all ages and children's hats.  Yarn donations welcome, too. Contact Lauren for more details.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Jul 10, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, July 10, 17, & 24, 2:00 p.m.)

July 10: Theory of Everything 2014 biopic about a famous scientist.
July 17:  The Judge 2014 drama about lawyer who returns to his rural home.
July 24:  Into the Woods 2014 musical based on Brothers Grimm fairy tales.
Movies are free, registration not required.

Make a Superhero Mask & Shield

Program Room
Jul 13, 11:00 a.m.

Come decorate your own superhero mask and shield! Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services Desk. Numbers are available 30 minutes prior to program start time. Registration is not required.

70th Anniversary of the End of World War II Movie

Meeting Room
Jul 13, 2:00 p.m.

Buck Privates (1941)
Abbott and Costello play two men who enlist in the army to escape jail time in this service comedy based on the 1940 draft.
Film is free, registration is not required.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Jul 13, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos! Recommended for ages 5 & up. No registration required.

Cooking for Teens

Activity Room
Jul 13, 7-8 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
We will be preparing smoothies, pancakes, yogurt parfaits, and mini quiches. This will be a hands-on class so dress for mess and be prepared to have fun!
 

Storytime at Spray Park


Jul 14, 10:30 a.m.

All ages. A half-hour story time for all ages at Veterans' Park. Weather permitting. Veterans' Park is located at 61 Ave K in Monroe.

Managing Files & Folders

Public Access Computers
Jul 14, 10-10:45 am (Tuesdays, July 7 & 14, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn how to create files and folders, save to a flash drive, email an attachment, and more.
 

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Jul 14, 11:45 a.m.

A musical program for infants, toddlers & preschoolers. No registration required. Please note theire is no class on 7/21.

Sidewalk Chalk Art

Children's
Jul 14, 11:00 a.m.

Come decorate the Library's sidewalk with chalk. Registration is not required.

P.O.V. Summer Film & Discussion Series

Meeting Room
Jul 14, 1:00 p.m. (Tuesdays, July 7, 14, & 28, 1:00 p.m.)

P.O.V. 2015 Summer Film and Discussion Series
1:00 p.m., Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 28. Latest documentaries screened and discussion before national premiere on PBS.
July 7: Sudanese farmers survive a government bombing campaign in “Beats of the Antonov”. Directed by Hajooj Kuka.
July 14: China is the first country to label Internet addiction a clinical disorder. “Web Junkie” looks into a Beijing rehab center for teens. Directed by Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia.
July 28:  “The Storm Makers” explores slave trafficking in Cambodia. Directed by Guillaume Suon.
Film series is a collaboration with the award-winning series P.O.V. ( Click to view event).
Films are free and registration is not required.

Minecraft Challenge ? Scavenger Hunt

Activity Room
Jul 14, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Players compete against one another to find as many items on the scavenger hunt list as possible within one hour.
Participants must have their own PC version Minecraft account to participate. (Not compatible with: X-Box, Playstation, Pocket Edition, or Demo version)
You may bring your own laptop computer, if you like.
Registration required
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Mime Group

Program Room
Jul 14, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 3 & up. Free tickets available beginning Monday, June 29th at the Youth Services Desk.

Internet for Intermediates

Public Access Computers
Jul 15, 10-10:45 am (Wednesdays, July 15 & 22, 10-10:45 am )

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn more about the Library catalog and how to manage your Library account, as well as search Google and other popular sites.
 

Conspiracy Theories from WWII

Meeting Room
Jul 15, 2:00 p.m.

70th Anniversary of the End of World War II: Conspiracy Theories from WWII presented by Dr. Angus Kress Gillespie
The debate about how and why the United States had been caught off guard on December 7, 1941 and other conspiracy theories throughout World War II. Registration is not required.

Start-Up With the Internet

Public Access Computers
Jul 16, 10-10:45 am (Thursdays, July 2, 9 & 16, 10-10:45 am )

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
For true beginners to the Internet:  have you ever heard the terms, “scroll down,” “click” or “link” and wondered what they meant?  We’ll cover those terms and more. You’ll learn how to use a mouse and how to begin to find information on the Internet.
 

Preschool Storytime

Program Room
Jul 16, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
For ages 3-5. Books, songs and fun! Registration required for the six-week class.

Summer International Film Festival

Meeting Room
Jul 16, 2:00 p.m. (Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2:00 p.m.)

Summer International Film Festival sponsored by The Friends

July 9:  The Other Son (2012) French drama about two young men accidentally switched at birth.
July 16:  Mostly Martha (2001) Italian comedy about a chef and her niece.
July 23: Rust and Bone (2012) French romance about a man’s relationship with a killer whale trainer.
July 30: Polish drama Ida rescheduled from April 9. Tickets previously purchased will be honored.
Films shown with English subtitles. Tickets for all films are available for $1.00 at the Circulation Desk and at the door. 

Paws to Read

Children's
Jul 16, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to practice reading aloud to one of our certified therapy dogs.  Time with the dog usually lasts 15 to 20 minutes. A reservation may be made by calling the Library that day at 732-521–5000 ext. 116. Children must be reading independently, allergy free and comfortable with animals.

Paper Circuits

Activity Room
Jul 16, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Using conductive metallic tape we’ll be making simple circuits on paper.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Coin Club

Program Room
Jul 16, 6:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
For ages 8 & up. Are you a coin collector or interested in collecting coins? Then this is the program for you!

Summer International Film Festival

Meeting Room
Jul 16, 6:30 p.m. (Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, & 30, 6:30 p.m.)

Summer International Film Festival sponsored by The Friends
July 9:  The Other Son (2012) French drama about two young men accidentally switched at birth.
July 16:  Mostly Martha (2001) Italian comedy about a chef and her niece.
July 23: Rust and Bone (2012) French romance about a man’s relationship with a killer whale trainer.
July 30: Polish drama Ida rescheduled from April 9. Tickets previously purchased will be honored.
Films shown with English subtitles. Tickets for all films are available for $1.00 at the Circulation Desk and at the door. 

3D Modeling w/Tinkercad

Activity Room
Jul 16, 6:15-7 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Have you heard about 3D printers? A 3D printer is a machine that can take a digital design from your computer and “print” it out into a plastic three-dimensional item. This class will teach you how to make basic designs that can then be made on a 3D printer. We’ll be using the 3D modeling tool called Tinkercad. Tinkercad is an easy to use program that uses basic shapes to make more complex items.
 

Chess Club

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

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
For ages 8 & up. Are you a chess player or interested in playing Chess? Then this is the program for you!

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Jul 17, 9:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music & fun for ages 18-36 months and caregiver. Registration is not required.

Totally 3's

Program Room
Jul 17, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Stories, music and fun for children ages 36-48 months.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Jul 17, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, July 10, 17, & 24, 2:00 p.m.)

July 10: Theory of Everything 2014 biopic about a famous scientist.
July 17:  The Judge 2014 drama about lawyer who returns to his rural home.
July 24:  Into the Woods 2014 musical based on Brothers Grimm fairy tales.
Movies are free, registration not required.

Word 2010

Public Access Computers
Jul 18, 9:45-10:30 am (Saturdays, July 18 & 25, 9:45-10:30 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn how to create a bulleted list, copy and paste, email an attachment, and more.
 

Star Wars Meet & Greet

Children's
Jul 18, 2:00 p.m.

Come meet the Star Wars characters! For all ages. Free tickets available at the Youth Services Desk beginning Monday, July 6.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Jul 20, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos! Recommended for ages 5 & up. No registration required.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Conference Room
Jul 20, 6:30 p.m.

Batman Bash!

Program Room
Jul 20, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Come celebrate all things BATMAN! For ages 6-9.

Storytime at Spray Park


Jul 21, 10:30 a.m.

All ages. A half-hour story time for all ages at Veterans' Park. Weather permitting. Veterans' Park is located at 61 Ave K in Monroe.

International Book Club

Conference Room
Jul 21, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, January 20, March 17, May 19, July 21, September 15 & November 17, 10:30 a.m.)

The following is a list of dates and book selections. You can reserve your copy by contacting the Welcome Desk or the Reference Desk.

January 20 - An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine (Lebanon)
March 17 - Madonna on the Moon by Rolf Bauerdick (Germany)
May 19 - Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique (Caribbean)
July 21 - Nora Webster by Colm Toibin (Ireland)
September 15 - The Children Act by Ian McEwan (England)
November 17 - Before I Burn by Gaute Heivoll (Norway)

Free Photo Editing Sites & Apps

Public Access Computers
Jul 21, 10-10:45 am (Tuesdays, July 21 & 28, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn how to edit your pictures using photo editing sites and apps including Befunky.com, Pixlr, and more.
 

Sidewalk Chalk Art

Children's
Jul 21, 11:00 a.m.

Come decorate the Library's sidewalk with chalk. Registration is not required.

Internet for Intermediates

Public Access Computers
Jul 22, 10-10:45 am (Wednesdays, July 15 & 22, 10-10:45 am )

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn more about the Library catalog and how to manage your Library account, as well as search Google and other popular sites.
 

Princess Party

Program Room
Jul 22, 3:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Come join our PRINCESS PARTY! We encourage kids to come dressed as princesses! For ages 2-4.

Open Mic Night

Meeting Room
Jul 22, 6:00PM- 8:30PM

Click to view event

Come share your talents with us! Whether you are a beginner or a seasoned player, we would love to hear whatever you can offer. MTPL provides a family friendly, no pressure environment for all performers and to create a supportive environment for all who join us.


Sign ups @ 6pm 
Peformances @ 6:30-8:30pm 
First come, first served.

Preschool Storytime

Program Room
Jul 23, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
For ages 3-5. Books, songs and fun! Registration required for the six-week class.

Arts & Crafts

Program Room
Jul 23, 11:00 a.m.

Children are invited to 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 time). Registration is not required.

Summer International Film Festival

Meeting Room
Jul 23, 2:00 p.m. (Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2:00 p.m.)

Summer International Film Festival sponsored by The Friends

July 9:  The Other Son (2012) French drama about two young men accidentally switched at birth.
July 16:  Mostly Martha (2001) Italian comedy about a chef and her niece.
July 23: Rust and Bone (2012) French romance about a man’s relationship with a killer whale trainer.
July 30: Polish drama Ida rescheduled from April 9. Tickets previously purchased will be honored.
Films shown with English subtitles. Tickets for all films are available for $1.00 at the Circulation Desk and at the door. 

Paws to Read

Children's
Jul 23, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to practice reading aloud to one of our certified therapy dogs.  Time with the dog usually lasts 15 to 20 minutes. A reservation may be made by calling the Library that day at 732-521–5000 ext. 116. Children must be reading independently, allergy free and comfortable with animals.

Zipline Racers ? Session A

Activity Room
Jul 23, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Make and race your own propeller-powered zipline racers.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Summer International Film Festival

Meeting Room
Jul 23, 6:30 p.m. (Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, & 30, 6:30 p.m.)

Summer International Film Festival sponsored by The Friends
July 9:  The Other Son (2012) French drama about two young men accidentally switched at birth.
July 16:  Mostly Martha (2001) Italian comedy about a chef and her niece.
July 23: Rust and Bone (2012) French romance about a man’s relationship with a killer whale trainer.
July 30: Polish drama Ida rescheduled from April 9. Tickets previously purchased will be honored.
Films shown with English subtitles. Tickets for all films are available for $1.00 at the Circulation Desk and at the door. 

Zipline Racers ? Session B

Activity Room
Jul 23, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Make and race your own propeller-powered zipline racers.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Jul 24,

Stop by the Youth Services Department to pick up a bag with all the supplies for a fun craft. While supplies last.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Jul 24, 9:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music & fun for ages 18-36 months and caregiver. Registration is not required.

Totally 3's

Program Room
Jul 24, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Stories, music and fun for children ages 36-48 months.

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Jul 24, 10:30 AM (Fridays, June 5 & 19, July 10 & 24, August 7 & 21, September 4 & 18, October 2 & 16, November 6 & 20, December 4 & 18)

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.

You can also knit & crochet for charity!  Donations collected at all meetings, or Drop-Off Bin near the Circulation Desk.  We accept blankets (36" by 36" or larger) for all ages and children's hats.  Yarn donations welcome, too. Contact Lauren for more details.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Jul 24, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, July 10, 17, & 24, 2:00 p.m.)

July 10: Theory of Everything 2014 biopic about a famous scientist.
July 17:  The Judge 2014 drama about lawyer who returns to his rural home.
July 24:  Into the Woods 2014 musical based on Brothers Grimm fairy tales.
Movies are free, registration not required.

Word 2010

Public Access Computers
Jul 25, 9:45-10:30 am (Saturdays, July 18 & 25, 9:45-10:30 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn how to create a bulleted list, copy and paste, email an attachment, and more.
 

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Jul 27, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos! Recommended for ages 5 & up. No registration required.

Superhero Spelling Bee

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

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
For ages 7-9.

Storytime at Spray Park


Jul 28, 10:30 a.m.

All ages. A half-hour story time for all ages at Veterans' Park. Weather permitting. Veterans' Park is located at 61 Ave K in Monroe.

Free Photo Editing Sites & Apps

Public Access Computers
Jul 28, 10-10:45 am (Tuesdays, July 21 & 28, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn how to edit your pictures using photo editing sites and apps including Befunky.com, Pixlr, and more.
 

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Jul 28, 11:45 a.m.

A musical program for infants, toddlers & preschoolers. No registration required. Please note theire is no class on 7/21.

Sidewalk Chalk Art

Children's
Jul 28, 11:00 a.m.

Come decorate the Library's sidewalk with chalk. Registration is not required.

P.O.V. Summer Film & Discussion Series

Meeting Room
Jul 28, 1:00 p.m. (Tuesdays, July 7, 14, & 28, 1:00 p.m.)

P.O.V. 2015 Summer Film and Discussion Series
1:00 p.m., Tuesdays, July 7, 14, 28. Latest documentaries screened and discussion before national premiere on PBS.
July 7: Sudanese farmers survive a government bombing campaign in “Beats of the Antonov”. Directed by Hajooj Kuka.
July 14: China is the first country to label Internet addiction a clinical disorder. “Web Junkie” looks into a Beijing rehab center for teens. Directed by Shosh Shlam and Hilla Medalia.
July 28:  “The Storm Makers” explores slave trafficking in Cambodia. Directed by Guillaume Suon.
Film series is a collaboration with the award-winning series P.O.V. ( Click to view event).
Films are free and registration is not required.

Minecraft Plant Hunt Challenge

Activity Room
Jul 28, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Players compete against one another to find as many different plants as possible within one hour.
Participants must have their own PC version Minecraft account (Not Demo version) to participate.
You may bring your own laptop computer, if you like.
Registration required
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Androcles & the Lion

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

Presented by Family Stages.

Androcles & the Lion is the story of an unhappy Greek Slave that runs away into the deep woods only to come face to face with a fierce lion! When he pulls a painful thorn from the beast's paw he makes a friend for life. Aesop's marvelous fable comes to life! Free tickets available at the Youth Services Desk beginning Monday, July 13.

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
Jul 28, 7:00 p.m.

'Tween Craft

Program Room
Jul 29, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
For ages 9-12.

Preschool Storytime

Program Room
Jul 30, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
For ages 3-5. Books, songs and fun! Registration required for the six-week class.

Summer International Film Festival

Meeting Room
Jul 30, 2:00 p.m. (Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, & 30, 2:00 p.m.)

Summer International Film Festival sponsored by The Friends

July 9:  The Other Son (2012) French drama about two young men accidentally switched at birth.
July 16:  Mostly Martha (2001) Italian comedy about a chef and her niece.
July 23: Rust and Bone (2012) French romance about a man’s relationship with a killer whale trainer.
July 30: Polish drama Ida rescheduled from April 9. Tickets previously purchased will be honored.
Films shown with English subtitles. Tickets for all films are available for $1.00 at the Circulation Desk and at the door. 

Paws to Read

Children's
Jul 30, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library between 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to practice reading aloud to one of our certified therapy dogs.  Time with the dog usually lasts 15 to 20 minutes. A reservation may be made by calling the Library that day at 732-521–5000 ext. 116. Children must be reading independently, allergy free and comfortable with animals.

Arduino Training and Practice ? Session A

Activity Room
Jul 30, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn how to get started using this easy-to-use, programmable electronics board. If you’ve already learned the basics come and practice making circuits.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Summer International Film Festival

Meeting Room
Jul 30, 6:30 p.m. (Thursdays, July 9, 16, 23, & 30, 6:30 p.m.)

Summer International Film Festival sponsored by The Friends
July 9:  The Other Son (2012) French drama about two young men accidentally switched at birth.
July 16:  Mostly Martha (2001) Italian comedy about a chef and her niece.
July 23: Rust and Bone (2012) French romance about a man’s relationship with a killer whale trainer.
July 30: Polish drama Ida rescheduled from April 9. Tickets previously purchased will be honored.
Films shown with English subtitles. Tickets for all films are available for $1.00 at the Circulation Desk and at the door. 

Arduino Training and Practice ? Session B

Activity Room
Jul 30, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn how to get started using this easy-to-use, programmable electronics board. If you’ve already learned the basics come and practice making circuits.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Totally 3's

Program Room
Jul 31, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Stories, music and fun for children ages 36-48 months.

Stay & Play

Program Room
Aug 3, 10:00 a.m.

Registration required, begins Jul 28. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
A half-hour storytime for ages 2-4 followed by open play.

Coupon Club

Conference Room
Aug 3, 1:30 PM (Mondays, January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 14, October 5, November 2, December 7 1:30 PM)

Clip coupons and swap 'til you drop! Exchange unwanted coupons for those you need.
Discuss deals, share tips. Feel free to bring your own pair of scissors.  Drop in anytime between 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Aug 3, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos! Recommended for ages 5 & up. No registration required.

Becky's Cozy Corner

Children's
Aug 3, 7:00 p.m.

Recommended for ages 5 & up. Sit and chat with Becky while she demonstrates a simple craft to make. No registration required.

Storytime at Spray Park


Aug 4, 10:30 a.m.

All ages. A half-hour story time for all ages at Veterans' Park. Weather permitting. Veterans' Park is located at 61 Ave K in Monroe.

Intro to Facebook

Public Access Computers
Aug 4, 10-10:45 am (Tuesdays, August 4 & 11, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required, begins Jul 7. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event..
Learn how to set up an account with Facebook. We will learn how to add a status update, post pictures, and more.
 

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