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All events are open to the public. Registration required where noted.

Stories & STEM for Middles

Program Room
Apr 24, 7:00 p.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.  

Friends Meeting

Conference Room
Apr 25, 7:00pm

Girls Who Code Club

Activity Room
Apr 26, 6:30

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn to code!
Club meetings are every Wednesday at 6:30 pm.
You may bring your own laptop computer, if you'd like.
Open to grades 6th to 12th.

Sewing Class: Pajama Pants

Conference Room
Apr 27, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Pajama Pants (option of shorts or capri pants).
Students must bring to class:

  • Fabric - select fabric that is not too heavy or stiff
    • Shorts (3.5" inseam) - 1 yard of fabric
    • Capris (22.5" inseam) - 2 1/4 yards of fabric
    • Pants (31.5" inseam) - 2 3/4 yards of fabric
  • Elastic for the waist band - 3/4" wide
  • Measurements for waist and hip so you will select the correct pattern size
For more information about sizing and the pattern,  Click to view event.
Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or have prior machine sewing knowledge to take this class. Ages 18 and over.

Scribble Art

Activity Room
Apr 28, 11:00 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months and caregiver. Please wear clothes you can get messy in!

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
May 1, 4:30 P.M.

Stop in the Library for open Lego play. Recommended for ages 5 & up.

Starlight Express

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

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Girls Who Code Club

Activity Room
May 3, 6:30

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn to code!
Club meetings are every Wednesday at 6:30 pm.
You may bring your own laptop computer, if you'd like.
Open to grades 6th to 12th.

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

Activity Room
May 4, 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.
 

Scan Your Old Photos, Slides & Negatives

Studio M
May 5, 11 am-12 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Scan Your Old Photos, Slides, & Negatives-  This is a 1-on-1 session. During this one-on-one session you will learn how to scan photos, slides, and negatives. Digitize family photos to share with relatives and friends, make space in your home, or just to have a backup in case of disaster. If this session is filled, other times are available with an appointment. To make an appointment, contact us at 732-521-5000 x140, or at Click to view event. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

Current Events Discussion

Meeting Room
May 6, 10:30 a.m.

Discussion about domestic and foreign policy.
Light refreshments served.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Night of the Ninja

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

For ages 6-8. Join us for ninja inspired crafts and games based on this book from the Magic Treehouse series. 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 9, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

'Tween Craft

Activity Room
May 10, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 9-12.

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

Activity Room
May 11, 6:30-7:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
3D Printer Demonstration - 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. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Antique Appraisal Evening

Meeting Room
May 12, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Antiques dealer Gene Pascucci visits the Library to appraise your antiques. A $5 fee per item payable to the Friends of the Library will support future programs. A photo of furniture along with dimensions attached will be accepted.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Registration is required. Sign up at the Welcome Desk.

Journey to Monroe: A Hearthstone Fireside Gathering

Meeting Room
May 13, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
*PLAYERS MUST BRING THEIR OWN DEVICE WITH GAME INSTALLED*
Students in Grades 6-12
Snacks, Door Prizes, and an Awesome Grand Prize!
 

Step Into Spring Spelling Bee

Program Room
May 15, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 6-8. 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 16, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Stories & Stem for Bigs

Activity Room
May 17, 7:00 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.

Art Smart II

Activity Room
May 18, 7:00 p.m.

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

For ages 9-12.

A program highlighting a different artist or style of art. Registration required.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
May 19, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, May 12 & 19, 2:00 p.m.)

May 12: Loving - Drama about interracial couple and their legal battle with the Supreme Court of the United States. (PG-13, 123 minutes)
May 19: Allied - World War II spy thriller starring Brad Pitt as a Canadian airman. (R, 124 minutes)
Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Be Revolutionary!: Molly Pitcher

Program Room
May 20, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join us for a Molly Pitcher reading, short play & craft. Find out about this revolutionary woman and how YOU can help others, too.

For children in grades K-5.

Presented by Christine Viszoki.

Learning with Lynda.com

Conference Room
May 22, 3-3:45 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learning with Lynda.com - The Monroe Township Public Library provides its library card holders access to the Click to view event video library of engaging, top-quality courses in creativity, technology, and business taught by recognized industry experts.  See how to create an account and locate popular software courses for self-directed learning. A valid Monroe Library card is required for this class. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

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