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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.

CANCELLED: Roblox Club

Activity Room
Mar 31, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
CANCELLED
Come and join our group of Roblox players.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Taxes & Retirement Seminar

Meeting Room
Apr 1, 2:30 p.m.

Bruce T. Yenk, CFP, MBA, will present an informative and enlightening presentation on the most tax-efficient way to take distributions from your retirement plan and other related topics. Please register at the Welcome Desk or call 732-521-5000.

Make Bubble Tea

Activity Room
Apr 2, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn to make your own bubble tea.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Apr 3, 10:30 AM (Fridays, December 20, January 3 & 17, February 7 & 21, March 6, April 3 & 17, May 1 & 15, 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.

Teen Paint Party

Activity Room
Apr 4, 1 - 3 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
No experience necessary!  Our artist friend will walk us through painting a spring scene.


Ages 12 and up only, please.

Unicorn Day

Program Room
Apr 6, 5:30 p.m.


 For ages 5 & up. Celebrate these magical creatures by joining us for a storytime and creating your own unicorn bookmark. 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.  

Help Clean Up the Library's Garden

Teens'
Apr 7, 5pm - 7pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Dress for outside, and for getting dirty!  Earn volunteer service hours and learn about gardening.

Python Class for Middle School

Activity Room
Apr 8, 5 - 6:30 pm (Mon 4/6, Tues 4/7 and Wed 4/8)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn Python with high school experts!  This 3 session class will teach you so much - from the basics to creating your own game!

Students must be available to attend all three sessions.  

Chess Club

Program Room
Apr 9, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 8 & up.

A beginner chess event for kids. 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.

Crayon Kids

Activity Room
Apr 11, 11:00 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months.
An introduction to paint, glue or markers for the younger child. Please wear clothing you don’t mind getting messy in.
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.

Build a Collage House

Children's
Apr 13, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Create a one-of-a-kind work of art using collage techniques. 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.
 

MiT - Teen Group Volunteer Session

Meeting Room
Apr 14, 7 - 8 pm

Ramen Reads & Tasting

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

For ages 8 & up.

Come join us for a reading of Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando by Andrea Wang and make some ramen! 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

Make an Anaglyph 3D Image Viewer

Activity Room
Apr 16, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make an Anaglyph 3D Image and Viewer.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Apr 17, 10:30 AM (Fridays, December 20, January 3 & 17, February 7 & 21, March 6, April 3 & 17, May 1 & 15, 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.

Chess Club

Program Room
Apr 18, 1:00 p.m.

For ages 8 & up.

A beginner chess event for kids. 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.

Music Documentary Film Series

Meeting Room
Apr 19, 2:00PM

Click to view event Each month, we will show a film that celebrates the most influential people and places of many different styles of music.

February 16- Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin- The Queen of Soul  performs with the choir at Watts' New Bethel Baptist Church in January 1972 while recording her live best-selling gospel album "Amazing Grace."

Canceled - March 15- The Wrecking Crew-Profiling a group of L.A. session musicians known as "the Wrecking Crew," who backed a number of pop hits of the 1960s and '70s. These previously unsung heroes played on tracks from superstars such as Frank Sinatra, the Monkees and the Beach Boys.

April 19- The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story- Cousins Jeff and Greg Sherman explore their sad family history in this documentary about their fathers. Robert and Richard Sherman co-wrote enduring songs for popular movies. Sadly, they later had a bitter falling-out.

May 17- Twenty Feet From Stardom- Profiling backup singers who have performed for superstars such as Stevie Wonder, Sting and Bruce Springsteen.

June 21- Give Me the Banjo- Steve Martin narrates the history of the banjo, which dates to colonial times. Included: comments and performances by Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Abigail Washburn. Rosanne Cash hosts.

July 19- TBD

August 16- TBD

September 20- Standing in the Shadows of Motown- An evocative profile of Motown's studio musicians known as the Funk Brothers. Included: interviews with surviving members. Andre Braugher narrates.

October 11- TBD

November 22- Muscle Shoals- A look at the rich musical legacy of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., includes a profile of owner Rick Hall, who helped to make some of the greatest records in rock-and-roll history.

December 20- Rejoice and Shout- A look at gospel music and its relationship to African-American identity and Christianity. Directed by Don McGlynn.

Ramen Reads & Tasting

Program Room
Apr 20, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Enjoy a story about the creation of the ramen noodles we all know and love, followed by ramen crafts and tasting. 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.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Conference Room
Apr 21, 6:30 p.m.

CANCELLED: Stories & STEM for Bigs

Activity Room
Apr 22, 5:30 p.m.

CANCELLED

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.

3D Printer Demonstration

Studio M
Apr 23, 7:00 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 is used at the library.
All ages welcome.
Registration is required.

 

Author Talk with John D. Katerba

Meeting Room
Apr 25, 2:00 PM

Local author John Katerba will discuss his new book Jamesburg and Monroe Township: Years Gone By.

Make a Pyramid Catapult

Activity Room
Apr 26, 2:00 pm

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make your own pyramid catapult.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

CANCELLED: Arts & Crafts

Program Room
Apr 27, 11:00 a.m.

CANCELLED
For all ages.

Come join us for a fun craft! 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.

Roblox Club

Activity Room
Apr 28, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come and join our group of Roblox players.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Toddler Tales

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

For ages 18-36 months.
Simple stories and songs followed by a craft. 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.
 

Make a Chia Pet

Activity Room
Apr 30, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Sculpt your own chia pet, then plant your seeds and watch it grow.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
May 1, 10:30 AM (Fridays, December 20, January 3 & 17, February 7 & 21, March 6, April 3 & 17, May 1 & 15, 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.

Around the World

Activity Room
May 3, 11:00 a.m.

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 6-9.
Pack your suitcases! This program will take children on a journey around the world without even having to leave the library! For seven weeks, children will be learning about different traditions , cultures, geography and food through arts and crafts, songs and stories!

Please register once for the seven-week session.

Coupon Club

Conference Room
May 4, 1:30 PM (Mondays, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 14, October 5, November 9, 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.

Little Listeners

Program Room
May 7, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

An independent preschool storytime filled with books, rhymes and songs. Registration required. Call, visit Youth Services, or go online to register beginning Tuesday, March 31. at 9:30 a.m. 

Around the World

Activity Room
May 10, 11:00 a.m.

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 6-9.
Pack your suitcases! This program will take children on a journey around the world without even having to leave the library! For seven weeks, children will be learning about different traditions , cultures, geography and food through arts and crafts, songs and stories!

Please register once for the seven-week session.

MiT - Teen Group Volunteer Session

Meeting Room
May 12, 7 -8 pm

Genealogy Club

Program Room
May 13, 1:30 PM (Wednesdays, March 11, April 15, May 13, June 10, 1:30 PM)

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

Little Listeners

Program Room
May 14, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

An independent preschool storytime filled with books, rhymes and songs. Registration required. Call, visit Youth Services, or go online to register beginning Tuesday, March 31. at 9:30 a.m. 

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
May 15, 10:30 AM (Fridays, December 20, January 3 & 17, February 7 & 21, March 6, April 3 & 17, May 1 & 15, 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.

Music Documentary Film Series

Meeting Room
May 17, 2:00PM

Click to view event Each month, we will show a film that celebrates the most influential people and places of many different styles of music.

February 16- Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin- The Queen of Soul  performs with the choir at Watts' New Bethel Baptist Church in January 1972 while recording her live best-selling gospel album "Amazing Grace."

Canceled - March 15- The Wrecking Crew-Profiling a group of L.A. session musicians known as "the Wrecking Crew," who backed a number of pop hits of the 1960s and '70s. These previously unsung heroes played on tracks from superstars such as Frank Sinatra, the Monkees and the Beach Boys.

April 19- The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story- Cousins Jeff and Greg Sherman explore their sad family history in this documentary about their fathers. Robert and Richard Sherman co-wrote enduring songs for popular movies. Sadly, they later had a bitter falling-out.

May 17- Twenty Feet From Stardom- Profiling backup singers who have performed for superstars such as Stevie Wonder, Sting and Bruce Springsteen.

June 21- Give Me the Banjo- Steve Martin narrates the history of the banjo, which dates to colonial times. Included: comments and performances by Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Abigail Washburn. Rosanne Cash hosts.

July 19- TBD

August 16- TBD

September 20- Standing in the Shadows of Motown- An evocative profile of Motown's studio musicians known as the Funk Brothers. Included: interviews with surviving members. Andre Braugher narrates.

October 11- TBD

November 22- Muscle Shoals- A look at the rich musical legacy of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., includes a profile of owner Rick Hall, who helped to make some of the greatest records in rock-and-roll history.

December 20- Rejoice and Shout- A look at gospel music and its relationship to African-American identity and Christianity. Directed by Don McGlynn.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Conference Room
May 19, 6:30 p.m.

Around the World

Activity Room
May 31, 11:00 a.m.

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 6-9.
Pack your suitcases! This program will take children on a journey around the world without even having to leave the library! For seven weeks, children will be learning about different traditions , cultures, geography and food through arts and crafts, songs and stories!

Please register once for the seven-week session.

Coupon Club

Conference Room
Jun 1, 1:30 PM (Mondays, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 14, October 5, November 9, 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.

Air Dry Clay Jewelry

Conference Room
Jun 4, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 5. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Use your creativity to make jewelry out of air dry clay. Relax and have fun. This is a program for adults. Register online or at the Reference Desk. 
 

Around the World

Activity Room
Jun 7, 11:00 a.m.

Registration required, begins Mar 31. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 6-9.
Pack your suitcases! This program will take children on a journey around the world without even having to leave the library! For seven weeks, children will be learning about different traditions , cultures, geography and food through arts and crafts, songs and stories!

Please register once for the seven-week session.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Conference Room
Jun 9, 6:30 p.m.

Genealogy Club

Program Room
Jun 10, 1:30 PM (Wednesdays, March 11, April 15, May 13, June 10, 1:30 PM)

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

MiT / Volunteer Appreciation Party

Meeting Room
Jun 16, 7 - 8pm

Registration required, begins May 12. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
All teen volunteers from June 2019 to June 2020 are invited for pizza and cake, games, music, and to listen to Miss Emily talk about how much she appreciates and loves you all!  
Also awards and door prizes!!

Music Documentary Film Series

Meeting Room
Jun 21, 2:00PM

Click to view event Each month, we will show a film that celebrates the most influential people and places of many different styles of music.

February 16- Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin- The Queen of Soul  performs with the choir at Watts' New Bethel Baptist Church in January 1972 while recording her live best-selling gospel album "Amazing Grace."

Canceled - March 15- The Wrecking Crew-Profiling a group of L.A. session musicians known as "the Wrecking Crew," who backed a number of pop hits of the 1960s and '70s. These previously unsung heroes played on tracks from superstars such as Frank Sinatra, the Monkees and the Beach Boys.

April 19- The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story- Cousins Jeff and Greg Sherman explore their sad family history in this documentary about their fathers. Robert and Richard Sherman co-wrote enduring songs for popular movies. Sadly, they later had a bitter falling-out.

May 17- Twenty Feet From Stardom- Profiling backup singers who have performed for superstars such as Stevie Wonder, Sting and Bruce Springsteen.

June 21- Give Me the Banjo- Steve Martin narrates the history of the banjo, which dates to colonial times. Included: comments and performances by Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Abigail Washburn. Rosanne Cash hosts.

July 19- TBD

August 16- TBD

September 20- Standing in the Shadows of Motown- An evocative profile of Motown's studio musicians known as the Funk Brothers. Included: interviews with surviving members. Andre Braugher narrates.

October 11- TBD

November 22- Muscle Shoals- A look at the rich musical legacy of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., includes a profile of owner Rick Hall, who helped to make some of the greatest records in rock-and-roll history.

December 20- Rejoice and Shout- A look at gospel music and its relationship to African-American identity and Christianity. Directed by Don McGlynn.

Coupon Club

Conference Room
Jul 6, 1:30 PM (Mondays, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 14, October 5, November 9, 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.

Music Documentary Film Series

Meeting Room
Jul 19, 2:00PM

Click to view event Each month, we will show a film that celebrates the most influential people and places of many different styles of music.

February 16- Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin- The Queen of Soul  performs with the choir at Watts' New Bethel Baptist Church in January 1972 while recording her live best-selling gospel album "Amazing Grace."

Canceled - March 15- The Wrecking Crew-Profiling a group of L.A. session musicians known as "the Wrecking Crew," who backed a number of pop hits of the 1960s and '70s. These previously unsung heroes played on tracks from superstars such as Frank Sinatra, the Monkees and the Beach Boys.

April 19- The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story- Cousins Jeff and Greg Sherman explore their sad family history in this documentary about their fathers. Robert and Richard Sherman co-wrote enduring songs for popular movies. Sadly, they later had a bitter falling-out.

May 17- Twenty Feet From Stardom- Profiling backup singers who have performed for superstars such as Stevie Wonder, Sting and Bruce Springsteen.

June 21- Give Me the Banjo- Steve Martin narrates the history of the banjo, which dates to colonial times. Included: comments and performances by Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Abigail Washburn. Rosanne Cash hosts.

July 19- TBD

August 16- TBD

September 20- Standing in the Shadows of Motown- An evocative profile of Motown's studio musicians known as the Funk Brothers. Included: interviews with surviving members. Andre Braugher narrates.

October 11- TBD

November 22- Muscle Shoals- A look at the rich musical legacy of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., includes a profile of owner Rick Hall, who helped to make some of the greatest records in rock-and-roll history.

December 20- Rejoice and Shout- A look at gospel music and its relationship to African-American identity and Christianity. Directed by Don McGlynn.

International Book Club

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

Coffee and cookies provided.
Register and reserve your copy at the Welcome Desk.
Dates and selections for 2020:

  • January 21 - The House at the Edge of Night by Catherine Banner (Italy)
  • Canceled - March 17 - Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras (Colombia)
  • May 19 - The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo (Malaysia)
  • July 21 - The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh (Great Britain)
  • September 15 - Celestial Bodies by Jokha Alharthi (Sultanate of Oman)
  • November 17 - The Body in Question by Jill Ciment (Canada)

Coupon Club

Conference Room
Aug 3, 1:30 PM (Mondays, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 14, October 5, November 9, 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.

Music Documentary Film Series

Meeting Room
Aug 16, 2:00PM

Click to view event Each month, we will show a film that celebrates the most influential people and places of many different styles of music.

February 16- Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin- The Queen of Soul  performs with the choir at Watts' New Bethel Baptist Church in January 1972 while recording her live best-selling gospel album "Amazing Grace."

Canceled - March 15- The Wrecking Crew-Profiling a group of L.A. session musicians known as "the Wrecking Crew," who backed a number of pop hits of the 1960s and '70s. These previously unsung heroes played on tracks from superstars such as Frank Sinatra, the Monkees and the Beach Boys.

April 19- The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story- Cousins Jeff and Greg Sherman explore their sad family history in this documentary about their fathers. Robert and Richard Sherman co-wrote enduring songs for popular movies. Sadly, they later had a bitter falling-out.

May 17- Twenty Feet From Stardom- Profiling backup singers who have performed for superstars such as Stevie Wonder, Sting and Bruce Springsteen.

June 21- Give Me the Banjo- Steve Martin narrates the history of the banjo, which dates to colonial times. Included: comments and performances by Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Abigail Washburn. Rosanne Cash hosts.

July 19- TBD

August 16- TBD

September 20- Standing in the Shadows of Motown- An evocative profile of Motown's studio musicians known as the Funk Brothers. Included: interviews with surviving members. Andre Braugher narrates.

October 11- TBD

November 22- Muscle Shoals- A look at the rich musical legacy of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., includes a profile of owner Rick Hall, who helped to make some of the greatest records in rock-and-roll history.

December 20- Rejoice and Shout- A look at gospel music and its relationship to African-American identity and Christianity. Directed by Don McGlynn.

Coffee and a Book

Conference Room
Aug 18, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, February 18, April 21, June 16, August 18, October 20 & December 15, 10:30 a.m.)

Coffee and cookies provided.
Register and reserve your copy at the Welcome Desk.
Dates and selections for 2020:

  • February 18 - Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson
  • April 21 - What We Were Promised by Lucy Tan
  • June 16 - Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
  • August 18 - The Leavers by Lisa Ko
  • October 20 - Virgil Wander by Leif Enger
  • December 15 - A Well Behaved Woman by Therese Ann Fowler

Coupon Club

Conference Room
Sep 14, 1:30 PM (Mondays, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 14, October 5, November 9, 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.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Conference Room
Sep 15, 6:30 p.m.

Music Documentary Film Series

Meeting Room
Sep 20, 2:00PM

Click to view event Each month, we will show a film that celebrates the most influential people and places of many different styles of music.

February 16- Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin- The Queen of Soul  performs with the choir at Watts' New Bethel Baptist Church in January 1972 while recording her live best-selling gospel album "Amazing Grace."

Canceled - March 15- The Wrecking Crew-Profiling a group of L.A. session musicians known as "the Wrecking Crew," who backed a number of pop hits of the 1960s and '70s. These previously unsung heroes played on tracks from superstars such as Frank Sinatra, the Monkees and the Beach Boys.

April 19- The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story- Cousins Jeff and Greg Sherman explore their sad family history in this documentary about their fathers. Robert and Richard Sherman co-wrote enduring songs for popular movies. Sadly, they later had a bitter falling-out.

May 17- Twenty Feet From Stardom- Profiling backup singers who have performed for superstars such as Stevie Wonder, Sting and Bruce Springsteen.

June 21- Give Me the Banjo- Steve Martin narrates the history of the banjo, which dates to colonial times. Included: comments and performances by Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Abigail Washburn. Rosanne Cash hosts.

July 19- TBD

August 16- TBD

September 20- Standing in the Shadows of Motown- An evocative profile of Motown's studio musicians known as the Funk Brothers. Included: interviews with surviving members. Andre Braugher narrates.

October 11- TBD

November 22- Muscle Shoals- A look at the rich musical legacy of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., includes a profile of owner Rick Hall, who helped to make some of the greatest records in rock-and-roll history.

December 20- Rejoice and Shout- A look at gospel music and its relationship to African-American identity and Christianity. Directed by Don McGlynn.

Coupon Club

Conference Room
Oct 5, 1:30 PM (Mondays, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 14, October 5, November 9, 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.

Music Documentary Film Series

Meeting Room
Oct 11, 2:00PM

Click to view event Each month, we will show a film that celebrates the most influential people and places of many different styles of music.

February 16- Amazing Grace: Aretha Franklin- The Queen of Soul  performs with the choir at Watts' New Bethel Baptist Church in January 1972 while recording her live best-selling gospel album "Amazing Grace."

Canceled - March 15- The Wrecking Crew-Profiling a group of L.A. session musicians known as "the Wrecking Crew," who backed a number of pop hits of the 1960s and '70s. These previously unsung heroes played on tracks from superstars such as Frank Sinatra, the Monkees and the Beach Boys.

April 19- The Boys: The Sherman Brothers' Story- Cousins Jeff and Greg Sherman explore their sad family history in this documentary about their fathers. Robert and Richard Sherman co-wrote enduring songs for popular movies. Sadly, they later had a bitter falling-out.

May 17- Twenty Feet From Stardom- Profiling backup singers who have performed for superstars such as Stevie Wonder, Sting and Bruce Springsteen.

June 21- Give Me the Banjo- Steve Martin narrates the history of the banjo, which dates to colonial times. Included: comments and performances by Earl Scruggs, Pete Seeger, Bela Fleck, Mike Seeger, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and Abigail Washburn. Rosanne Cash hosts.

July 19- TBD

August 16- TBD

September 20- Standing in the Shadows of Motown- An evocative profile of Motown's studio musicians known as the Funk Brothers. Included: interviews with surviving members. Andre Braugher narrates.

October 11- TBD

November 22- Muscle Shoals- A look at the rich musical legacy of FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Ala., includes a profile of owner Rick Hall, who helped to make some of the greatest records in rock-and-roll history.

December 20- Rejoice and Shout- A look at gospel music and its relationship to African-American identity and Christianity. Directed by Don McGlynn.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

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

Coupon Club

Conference Room
Nov 9, 1:30 PM (Mondays, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 14, October 5, November 9, 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.

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