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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.

Starlight Express

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

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

 

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Nov 21,

Come grab all the supplies you need (minus the scissors & glue) to make a fun craft at home.
While supplies last.
 

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 22,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 23,

Youth Math League

Program Room
Nov 24, 1:30 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For children in grades 2-6. The Youth Math League, a volunteer group, will offer group math tutoring for students. Registration required. 
 

CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch

Program Room
Nov 25, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th, December 2nd)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

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 grades 6, 7, and 8.

Registration required.

Lego Corner

Children's
Nov 26, 4:30 p.m.

Children ages 5 & up are invited for open LEGO play.

No registration required.

 

Starlight Express

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

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

 

Book Bingo

Program Room
Nov 28, 6:30 p.m.

Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo & win free books. For ages 5 & up.

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.

Build a Wooden Project

Activity Room
Nov 29, 5:00 pm

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

Make a fun wooden craft project. Presented by Marlboro Home Depot.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Nov 30, 9:30 a.m.

Nursery rhymes & fun for children ages 18-36 months & caregiver.

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.

Bundle Up Babe Boutique Pop-Up Shop

Activity Room
Dec 1, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Saturdays, November 3 & December 1, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)

Bundle Up Babe Boutique – Handbags 
Cash & Carry Items Only – cash & credit cards accepted (no checks)

CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch

Program Room
Dec 2, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm (October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th, December 2nd)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

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 grades 6, 7, and 8.

Registration required.

Lego Corner

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

Children ages 5 & up are invited for open LEGO play.

No registration required.

 

Starlight Express

Program Room
Dec 4, 7:00 p.m.

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

 

Socrates Cafe

Meeting Room
Dec 5, 7:00 p.m. (Wednesdays, February 7, March 7, April 4, May 2, June 6, August 1, September 5, October 3, November 7, December 5, 7:00 p.m.)

Participate in this international group based on the philosophy of Socrates. Pose questions, listen to others, raise challenges and consider other alternatives.
Monroe resident Noreen Gumnic moderates.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Open Sewing

Conference Room
Dec 6, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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

Students will bring their own projects on which to work – there is not a planned project; everyone will be working on their own. If you would like to use a pattern we have previously used in class, the pattern and information can be available to you.

Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or have prior machine sewing knowledge to take this class. Ages 18 and over.

Poets Corner

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

A workshop and reading group for all ages. Please bring 12 copies of your work.
Registration is not required.

Current Events Discussion Group

Meeting Room
Dec 8, 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a discussion about the year in review in the world of global and domestic affairs. Light refreshments provided.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Drop-in Sunday Crafts

Children's
Dec 9, 11:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Stop at the Library and make a fun simple craft.
While supplies last.

 

Marshmallow Madness

Children's
Dec 10, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Compete to make the tallest marshmallow tower, decorate marshmallow snowmen, and more! 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
Dec 11, 7:00 p.m.

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

 

Genealogy Club

Program Room
Dec 12, 1:30 PM (Wednesdays, November 14, December 12, 1:30 PM)

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

Make Candy Cane Soap

Activity Room
Dec 13, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Nov 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Make Candy Cane Soap.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Friday Afternoon Movie

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

Won't You Be My Neighbor? - Documentary/Biography - An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers. PG-13. 94m.
Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Harp Holiday Music Concert

Meeting Room
Dec 15, 2:30 p.m.

Renowned harpist Mrs. Tarasova-Kessous, and her students, will perform traditional and holiday music on Saturday, December 15 at 2:30pm.
All ages are welcome to attend. No registration is required.

Drop-in Sunday Crafts

Children's
Dec 16, 11:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Stop at the Library and make a fun simple craft.
While supplies last.

 

Cookies and Crafts

Children's
Dec 17, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Create winter themed crafts and enjoy a sweet snack. 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
Dec 18, 7:00 p.m.

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

 

Book Bingo

Program Room
Dec 19, 6:30 p.m.

Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo & win free books. For ages 5 & up.

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.

3D Modeling Program: Tinkercad Winter decoration

Activity Room
Dec 20, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Nov 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Learn to make a unique winter decoration using Tinkercad; a fun 3D modeling program that will let you express your creative side.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Dec 21, 10:30 AM (Fridays, September 7 & 21, October 5 & 19, November 2 & 16, December 7 & 21)

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.

Drop-in Sunday Crafts

Children's
Dec 23, 11:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Stop at the Library and make a fun simple craft.
While supplies last.

 

Library Closing at 5:00 p.m.

All Locations
Dec 24,

Library Closed

All Locations
Dec 25,

'Tween Craft

Activity Room
Dec 26, 3:00 p.m.

For ages 9 & up.

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.

Design Challenge: Make a Windmill

Activity Room
Dec 27, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Nov 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Make a working windmill from common household items.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

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