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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. 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, December 7 & 21, January 4 & 18, February 1 & 15, March 1 & 15, April 5, May 3 & 17, June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19, August 2 & 16, September 6 & 20, October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, December 6 & 20, 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.

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

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

Mad Science of New Jersey

Program Room
Dec 28, 1:00 p.m.

Recommended for ages 3 & up.
Free tickets available beginning Sunday, December 9th.

Through a mixture of science and magic the children will see a playing card vanish only to reappear again neatly gift-wrapped!  Kids will hear how Eggbert became Santa’s helper and will help the Mad Scientist get Eggbert through a chimney using science.  Watch as our special Snowman is de-frosted right before their eyes!  The audience will also discover how Jack Frost can fill an eight-foot air bag with one breath.  Then, as a grand finale, the Mad Scientist will introduce the audience to a mysterious North Pole rock that turns out to be Dry Ice.  Using the Dry Ice, the Mad Scientist will make bubbling potions, popping corks, shivering quarters and clouds of fog.  All will have an evening of giddy goodness and festive fun!
 

Drop-in Sunday Crafts

Children's
Dec 30, 11:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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

 

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Dec 31,

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
Jan 1,

Socrates Cafe

Conference Room
Jan 2, 7:00 p.m.

Socrates Cafe 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 Water Marbleized Rock

Activity Room
Jan 3, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Dec 18. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Learn how to make a marbleized rock using common chemicals.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Poets Corner

Activity Room
Jan 4, 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
Jan 5, 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a discussion about global and domestic affairs. Light refreshments provided.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

POV Documentary Film Series

Meeting Room
Jan 6, 1:00 p.m.

Sunday, January 6 at 10:30am and 1:00pm

10:30am: 93 Queen -  Set in the Hasidic enclave of Borough Park, Brooklyn, a group of tenacious Hasidic women are smashing the patriarchy in their community by creating the first all-female volunteer ambulance corps in NYC. 1h 30min
1:00pm: Koch - A documentary on Ed Koch, the mayor of New York City from 1978 to 1989. 1h 40min

Films are presented in collaboration with the award-winning documentary series P.O.V. ( Click to view event).
Registration is not required.

Puzzle Palooza

Children's
Jan 7, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6 and up.
Relax and build jigsaw puzzles...even create a puzzle piece inspired craft! 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
Jan 8, 7:00 p.m.

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

'Tween Craft

Activity Room
Jan 9, 6:30 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.

Make a Compass

Activity Room
Jan 10, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Dec 18. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Learn how to make a compass. Never get lost.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Jan 11, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, January 11 & 25, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free. Registration is not required.

  • Friday, January 11: Ocean's 8 - (Action, Comedy, Crime) Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala. PG-13 1h 50min
  • Friday, January 25: Dark River - (Drama, Mystery, Thriller) Following the death of her father, a woman returns to her home village for the first time in 15 years, to claim the tenancy to the family farm she believes is rightfully hers. NR 1h 30min

POV Documentary Film

Meeting Room
Jan 12, 1:00 p.m.

306 Hollywood - When two siblings undertake an archaeological excavation of their late grandmother's house, they embark on a journey in search of what life remains in the objects we leave behind. 1h 34min

This film is presented in collaboration with the award-winning documentary series P.O.V. ( Click to view event).
Registration is not required.

Drop-in Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Jan 13, 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.

Let It Snow Spelling Bee

Children's
Jan 14, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6-8.
Test your knowledge in this confidence building spelling bee and maybe earn a book prize! 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
Jan 15, 7:00 p.m.

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

Book Bingo

Program Room
Jan 16, 6:30 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.

Make Non-Newtonian Fluid

Activity Room
Jan 17, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Dec 18. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Learn how to make Non-Newtonian Fluid. The fluid that acts like a solid and a liquid.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Sit-N-Stitch

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

Musician's Showcase: Spook Handy

Meeting Room
Jan 20, 2:00 p.m.

Spook Handy, the New Jersey born folk artist, brings his world tour, "Remembering Pete Seeger," to Monroe Township Library.
Registration is not required.

Library Closed

All Locations
Jan 21,

Starlight Express

Program Room
Jan 22, 7:00 p.m.

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

Stay & Play

Program Room
Jan 23, 11:00 a.m.

For ages 2-4.
Storytime followed by free play. 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.

Water Slide Challenge

Activity Room
Jan 24, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Dec 18. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Build your own water slide and test it.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Jan 25, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, January 11 & 25, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free. Registration is not required.

  • Friday, January 11: Ocean's 8 - (Action, Comedy, Crime) Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City's yearly Met Gala. PG-13 1h 50min
  • Friday, January 25: Dark River - (Drama, Mystery, Thriller) Following the death of her father, a woman returns to her home village for the first time in 15 years, to claim the tenancy to the family farm she believes is rightfully hers. NR 1h 30min

Sign Language Workshop

Children's
Jan 26, 1:30 p.m.

Registration required, begins Dec 25. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For children in GRADES 1-5.
Learn sign language basics.

Drop-in Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Jan 27, 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.

Dogman: Unleashed in the Library

Children's
Jan 28, 5:30 p.m.

Ages 6-8. Do you like Dogman? So do we! Join us for Dogman inspired crafts, games, and a drawing lesson. 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. 

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