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Art Show, Fundraiser and Gallery Talk

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AmyStewart

Virtual Author Visit with Amy Stewart

June 16, 2:00pm

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bookshelves

2016 Reading Challenge

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BookDiscussions

Book Discussion Groups

Learn about Library book discussion groups

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sitnstitch

Sit-N-Stitch

Come work on your needlework projects with others

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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.

'Tween Craft

Program Room
Jun 1, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 9-12. A fun craft for the 'tween age.

Chess Club

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

Registration required, begins May 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
 For ages 8 & up. Children are invited to play chess and meet other kids who like to play. 

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Jun 3, 10:30 AM (Fridays, January 8 & 22, February 5 & 19, March 4 & 8, April 1 & 15, May 6 & 20, June 3 & 17, July 1 & 15, August 5 & 19, September 9 & 23, October 7 & 21, November 4 & 18, December 2 & 16, 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.

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.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Program Room
Jun 6, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos! Recommended for ages 5+.

Starlight Express

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

For ages 3-5. An alternative to daytime storytime.

Book Bingo

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

Registration required, begins May 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo and win free books. Everyone leaves a winner! For ages 5-8.

Sewing Class: Grocery Totes

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

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn to sew a grocery tote! Class is 2 hours.
Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or have prior machine sewing experience to take this class.Ages 18 and up.
**Students must bring 1 yard of fabric to class.**
Registration is required, begins May 3 at 9:30 a.m.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Jun 10, 2:00 p.m.

Will Smith stars in the sports drama Concussion about brain disease in NFL players.
Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Amelia Bedelia Party

Activity Room
Jun 13, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 6-8. Celebrate this timeless character's charm with games and crafts.

Starlight Express

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

For ages 3-5. An alternative to daytime storytime.

Chat & Color

Activity Room
Jun 15, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8-13. A great way for 'Tweens to relax and make new friends!

3D Printer Demonstration

Studio M
Jun 16, 6:30-7:30 pm

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

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Jun 17, 10:30 AM (Fridays, January 8 & 22, February 5 & 19, March 4 & 8, April 1 & 15, May 6 & 20, June 3 & 17, July 1 & 15, August 5 & 19, September 9 & 23, October 7 & 21, November 4 & 18, December 2 & 16, 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.

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.

Digital Photography 101 Workshop

Meeting Room
Jun 18, 12:00-4:00 pm

Photographer Martin Tremarco will teach digital photography basics at Monroe Twp. Library, Saturday, June 18, from 12-4 pm. This hands-on training will include the following topics:

  • Camera Controls
  • Exposure Control
  • Composition
  • Lenses & Filters
  • Lighting 
Registration is required. Register at the Reference Desk. A $20 materials fee is required upon registration. Attendees will receive printed materials and a CD upon completion of the workshop.

*Please bring your digital camera and manual to the workshop.

Let's Go Fly a Kite

Activity Room
Jun 20, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Decorate a simple kite and see if it flies! Ages 6 & up. No registration required. As supplies last.

Starlight Express

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

For ages 3-5. An alternative to daytime storytime.

YouTube Challenges

Activity Room
Jun 22, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8-13. Come participate in some of the popular challenges seen on YouTube! Not for those with a weak stomach!

Meet Your Sewing Machine

Conference Room
Jun 23, 6:00 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.
Registration is required.

Friday Afternoon Classic Movie

Meeting Room
Jun 24, 2:00 p.m.

Frank Capra classic Mr. Smith Goes to Washington starring James Stewart.
Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Button Day

Program Room
Jun 25, 2:30 p.m.

For all ages. Make buttons with our button maker! The first button is FREE! Each additional button is $0.25.

Sand Art

Activity Room
Jun 27, 7:00 p.m.

Ages 5 & up. No registration. As supplies last. Make beautiful works of art using colorful sand.

Friends of the Library Meeting

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

Toddlin' Tots

Program Room
Jun 29, 9:30 a.m.

Registration required, begins May 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Stories, songs and a craft for ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

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