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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.

Stories & Stem for Bigs

Program Room
Mar 27, 6:30 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

Activity Room
Mar 28, 6:30 p.m.

Ages 5-8.

A first introduction to art or an artist. 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. 

Friday Afternoon Movie

Program Room
Mar 29, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, March 15 & 29, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free.
Registration is not required.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Mar 30, 1:30 pm (Saturdays: March 30, April 6th, April 13th, April 20th, April 27th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, May 25th, June 1st, June 8th, June 15th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Interested in learning how to code? Are you between the ages of 8 and 12? Join us every Saturday from March 30th to June 15th to learn programming fundamentals by developing fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT Scratch.

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop computers.
The library has a limited amount of laptops for use during this program, on a first come, first served basis.

Open to ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.
 

Drop-in Sunday Craft

Children's
Mar 31, 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Stop in anytime during the day (while supplies last!) and make a fun craft. No registration required.

Girls Who Code Club

Program Room
Apr 1, 5:00 pm

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

Explore coding in a fun and friendly way!
Club meetings are every Monday at 5:00 pm.
Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop computers.
The library has a limited amount of laptops for use during this program, on a first come, first served basis.
Open to 7th, 8th, and 9th grade girls.

Registration required.

Starlight Express

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

An alternative to daytime storytime. For ages 3-5. Registration is not required. 

Socrates Cafe

Conference Room
Apr 3, 7:00 p.m.

Socrates Café are gatherings around the world where people from different backgrounds get together and exchange thoughtful ideas and experiences while embracing the central theme of Socratizing; the idea that we learn more when we ask questions along with others. Join us and pose questions, listen to others, raise challenges and consider other alternatives. Monroe resident Noreen Gumnic moderates.

Register at the Welcome Desk.

Make a Stop Motion Movie

Activity Room
Apr 4, 5:00 pm

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

Make your own stop motion movie.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Poets Corner

Activity Room
Apr 5, 11:00 a.m.

A workshop and reading group for all ages. Please bring 12 copies of your work.

Registration is not required.

Resume Review Drop In

Conference Room
Apr 6, 2:00 p.m.

If you are looking for a job, or just need to edit your resume, meet with a certified career counselor to get your resume questions answered.
Progam provided with the assistance of the New Start Career Network at Rutgers University.

Spring Storytime

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

Click to view event For ages 18-36 months.
Presented by the Rainbow Readers of Monroe Township High School.

Grow a Garden


Apr 8, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8.
Plant seeds, make crafts, and learn about simple gardening. 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
Apr 9, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime. For ages 3-5. Registration is not required. 

Genealogy Club

Program Room
Apr 10, 1:30 PM (Wednesdays, April 10, May 15, June 12, 1:30 PM)

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

Make Chickpea Cookie Dough

Activity Room
Apr 11, 5:00 pm

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

Make Chickpea Cookie Dough. Presented by ShopRite of Spotswood.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Apr 12, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, April 12 & 26, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free.
Registration is not required.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Apr 13, 1:30 pm (Saturdays: March 30, April 6th, April 13th, April 20th, April 27th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, May 25th, June 1st, June 8th, June 15th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Interested in learning how to code? Are you between the ages of 8 and 12? Join us every Saturday from March 30th to June 15th to learn programming fundamentals by developing fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT Scratch.

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop computers.
The library has a limited amount of laptops for use during this program, on a first come, first served basis.

Open to ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.
 

Musician's Showcase: Michael Patrick

Meeting Room
Apr 14, 2:00 p.m.

Michael Patrick, New Jersey-based songwriter and country & folk musician, will entertain us with songs from Cash, Lovett, Williams and the like. He has shared the stage with Randy Travis, Clint Black, Marty Stuart, Rosanne Cash & more.

Registration not required. 

Egg-Stravaganza!


Apr 15, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8.
We'll use eggs to play games, decorate, and solve puzzles. 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
Apr 16, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime. For ages 3-5. Registration is not required. 

Stories & Stem for Bigs

Program Room
Apr 17, 6:30 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

Activity Room
Apr 18, 6:30 p.m.

Ages 5-8.

A first introduction to art or an artist. 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 Closed

All Locations
Apr 19,

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Apr 20, 1:30 pm (Saturdays: March 30, April 6th, April 13th, April 20th, April 27th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, May 25th, June 1st, June 8th, June 15th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Interested in learning how to code? Are you between the ages of 8 and 12? Join us every Saturday from March 30th to June 15th to learn programming fundamentals by developing fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT Scratch.

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop computers.
The library has a limited amount of laptops for use during this program, on a first come, first served basis.

Open to ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.
 

Library Closed

All Locations
Apr 21,

Drop-in Lego Corner

Program Room
Apr 22, 4:30 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Enjoy open play with LEGOs. No registration required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Apr 23, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime. For ages 3-5. Registration is not required. 

Library's 30th Birthday Bash

Program Room
Apr 24, 3:00 p.m.

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

 

For ages 2+

Join us for a celebration featuring Elmo, ice cream & fun!
Space is limited and registration required. 

 

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

Activity Room
Apr 25, 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.

Book Bingo

Program Room
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo & win free books! 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.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Apr 27, 1:30 pm (Saturdays: March 30, April 6th, April 13th, April 20th, April 27th, May 4th, May 11th, May 18th, May 25th, June 1st, June 8th, June 15th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Interested in learning how to code? Are you between the ages of 8 and 12? Join us every Saturday from March 30th to June 15th to learn programming fundamentals by developing fun apps, games, animations and more using MIT Scratch.

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees are asked to bring their own laptop computers.
The library has a limited amount of laptops for use during this program, on a first come, first served basis.

Open to ages 8 to 12.

Registration required.
 

Friend of the Library Book Sale

Meeting Room
Apr 28,

Friday, April 26 through Monday, April 29 during Library hours

Gently-used books and a limited selection of DVDs, audiobooks and CDs will be available for purchase at bargain prices during library hours. Proceeds benefit The Friends of the Library.

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