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WTC

Was 9/11 a Conspiracy?

Wednesday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m.

 

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TeaParty

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Friday, September 25 at 2:00 p.m.

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Lindbergh

Charles A. Lindbergh: The Man and Mystery

Thursday, September 24 at 10:30 a.m.

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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.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Aug 31, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos! Recommended for ages 5 & up. No registration required.

Branches of Science through Song

Program Room
Aug 31, 6:00 p.m.

Come learn about the branches of science through some fun songs. No registration required.

Genealogy Lecture: The Debris They Left Behind

Meeting Room
Aug 31, 6:00 PM

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Lecture presented by Professional Genealogist Casey Zahn.

Perhaps someone in your family shows you or gives you something that belonged to someone in your family. Sometimes an object or story stirs your curiosity about that family member and you want to learn more about them or the object.  In The Debris They Left Behind you will learn how to enhance or add to your genealogical research through objects once owned by your ancestors and places/sources where they are held.

Please register online or by phone at 732-521-5000.

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Sep 1, 11:45 a.m.

A musical program for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun!

Starlight Express

Program Room
Sep 1, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Book Cafe

Activity Room
Sep 2, 11:00 a.m. (Wednesdays, January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5, September 2, October 7, November 4, December 2)

Talk about books that you read and enjoyed.
Light refreshments served.
Register at the Welcome Desk. 

Paper Weaving ? Session B

Activity Room
Sep 3, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn the ancient craft of weaving, and make your own paper basket.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Chess Club

Program Room
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Children are invited to learn how to play chess and meet other kids who like to play. For ages 8 & up.

Start-Up With the Internet

Public Access Computers
Sep 3, 10-10:45 am (Thursdays, September 3, 10 & 17, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For true beginners to the Internet:  have you ever heard the terms, “scroll down,” “click” or “link” and wondered what they meant?  We’ll cover those terms and more. You’ll learn how to use a mouse and how to begin to find information on the Internet.
 

Paws to Read

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

Stop by the Library between 4:30pm and 5:30pm to practice reading aloud to one of our certified therapy dogs.  Time with the dog usually lasts 15 to 20 minutes. A reservation may be made by calling the Library that day at 732-521–5000 ext. 116. Children must be reading independently, allergy free and comfortable with animals.

Paper Weaving ? Session A

Activity Room
Sep 3, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn the ancient craft of weaving, and make your own paper basket.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Coin Club

Program Room
Sep 3, 6:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Are you a coin collector or interested in collecting coins? Then this program is for you! For ages 8 & up.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Sep 4, 9:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music and fun for children ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Sep 4, 10:30 AM (Fridays, June 5 & 19, July 10 & 24, August 7 & 21, September 4 & 18, October 2 & 16, November 6 & 20, December 4 & 18)

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.

You can also knit & crochet for charity!  Donations collected at all meetings, or Drop-Off Bin near the Circulation Desk.  We accept blankets (36" by 36" or larger) for all ages and children's hats.  Yarn donations welcome, too. Contact Lauren for more details.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Sep 4, 11:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music and fun for children ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

Library Closed

All Locations
Sep 6,

Library Closed

Program Room
Sep 7,

Uploading & Editing Photos

Public Access Computers
Sep 8, 10-10:45 am (Tuesdays, September 8 & 15, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
So you took pictures on your digital camera, now what? Learn how to
upload, edit, organize, and share photos online.
 

Minecraft Challenge ? Scavenger Hunt

Activity Room
Sep 8, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Players compete against one another to find as many items on the scavenger hunt list as possible within one hour.
Participants must have their own PC version Minecraft account (Not compatible with: X-Box, Playstation, Pocket Edition, or Demo version) to participate.
You may bring your own laptop computer, if you like.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Starlight Express

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

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Download Free Magazines w/Zinio

Public Access Computers
Sep 9, 10-10:45 am

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn about Zinio, a magazine service provided free-of-charge to Monroe Library cardholders. Create an account and download your favorite titles. Bring your smartphone or tablet.
 

Start-Up With the Internet

Public Access Computers
Sep 10, 10-10:45 am (Thursdays, September 3, 10 & 17, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For true beginners to the Internet:  have you ever heard the terms, “scroll down,” “click” or “link” and wondered what they meant?  We’ll cover those terms and more. You’ll learn how to use a mouse and how to begin to find information on the Internet.
 

Paws to Read

Children's
Sep 10, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library between 4:30pm and 5:30pm to practice reading aloud to one of our certified therapy dogs.  Time with the dog usually lasts 15 to 20 minutes. A reservation may be made by calling the Library that day at 732-521–5000 ext. 116. Children must be reading independently, allergy free and comfortable with animals.

Basic Electronics: Let's Make Circuits ? Session A

Activity Room
Sep 10, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to make some basic circuits.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Arts & Crafts

Program Room
Sep 10, 6:30 p.m.

For all ages. Children are invited to make a fun craft! Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services desk. Numbers are available 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Basic Electronics: Let's Make Circuits ? Session B

Activity Room
Sep 10, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to make some basic circuits.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Sep 11,

For all ages. Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up a bag with all the supplies to make a fun craft. While supplies last.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Sep 11, 9:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music and fun for children ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Sep 11, 11:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music and fun for children ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

Friday Afternoon Movies

Meeting Room
Sep 11, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, September 11 & 18, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free. Registration is not required.
September 11: '71 - 2014 drama about British soldier accidentally abandoned in Belfast
September 18: Strangers on a Train - Hitchcock’s 1951 crime thriller about a train. 

American Girl Tea Party

Program Room
Sep 12, 2:30 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come join us for an American Girl Tea Party! For ages 8 & up.

Coupon Club

Conference Room
Sep 14, 1:30 PM (Mondays, January 5, February 2, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 1, July 6, August 3, September 14, October 5, November 2, 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.

Meet Your Sewing Machine

Conference Room
Sep 14, 3:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn about sewing machines with this hands-on session for adults, ages 18 and over. You will learn how to wind a bobbin, thread a needle and practice stitching.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Program Room
Sep 14, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos! Recommended for ages 5 & up.

International Book Club

Conference Room
Sep 15, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, January 20, March 17, May 19, July 21, September 15 & November 17, 10:30 a.m.)

The following is a list of dates and book selections. You can reserve your copy by contacting the Welcome Desk or the Reference Desk.

January 20 - An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine (Lebanon)
March 17 - Madonna on the Moon by Rolf Bauerdick (Germany)
May 19 - Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique (Caribbean)
July 21 - Nora Webster by Colm Toibin (Ireland)
September 15 - The Children Act by Ian McEwan (England)
November 17 - Before I Burn by Gaute Heivoll (Norway)

Uploading & Editing Photos

Public Access Computers
Sep 15, 10-10:45 am (Tuesdays, September 8 & 15, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
So you took pictures on your digital camera, now what? Learn how to
upload, edit, organize, and share photos online.
 

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Sep 15, 11:45 a.m.

A musical program for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun!

Starlight Express

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

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Powerpoint 2010 Basics

Public Access Computers
Sep 16, 10-10:45 am (Wednesdays, September 16 & 23, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to create a presentation using this popular software.
 

Diabetes/Pre-Diabetes: What's My Risk?

Meeting Room
Sep 16, 11:00 a.m.

Information to help lower your risk of pre-diabetes and type 2 diabetes, reduce complications for those diagnosed with the disease and learn how to incorporate low-glycemic index foods into your diet. Take the ADA Diabetes Risk Quiz to determine your personal risk.
Presented by Nancy Rhodes, RN, MA, CDE and Sandra Byer-Lubin, MS, RD, CDE.
This program is co-sponsored by Princeton HealthCare System Community Education and Outreach.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Genealogy Club

Program Room
Sep 16, 1:30 PM (Wednesdays, July 8, August 12, September 16, October 14, November 18 & December 16 1:30 PM)

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

Back to School Book Bingo

Program Room
Sep 16, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 5 & up. Come play a few rounds of bingo and win free books!

Start-Up With the Internet

Public Access Computers
Sep 17, 10-10:45 am (Thursdays, September 3, 10 & 17, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For true beginners to the Internet:  have you ever heard the terms, “scroll down,” “click” or “link” and wondered what they meant?  We’ll cover those terms and more. You’ll learn how to use a mouse and how to begin to find information on the Internet.
 

Technology Open House

Conference Room
Sep 17, 3:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

Answers to questions about your devices. Space is available on a first come, first served basis.
Take a number at the conference room or the Reference Desk.

Paws to Read

Children's
Sep 17, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library between 4:30pm and 5:30pm to practice reading aloud to one of our certified therapy dogs.  Time with the dog usually lasts 15 to 20 minutes. A reservation may be made by calling the Library that day at 732-521–5000 ext. 116. Children must be reading independently, allergy free and comfortable with animals.

Slingshot Cars

Activity Room
Sep 17, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Build your own slingshot propelled car.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

3D Modeling With Tinkercad

Activity Room
Sep 17, 6:15-7:15 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Have you heard about 3D printers? A 3D printer is a machine that can take a digital design from your computer and “print” it out into a plastic three-dimensional item. This class will teach you how to make basic designs that can then be made on a 3D printer. We’ll be using the 3D modeling tool called Tinkercad. Tinkercad is an easy to use program that uses basic shapes to make more complex items.
 

Meet Your Sewing Machine

Conference Room
Sep 17, 6:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn about sewing machines with this hands-on session for adults, ages 18 and over. You will learn how to wind a bobbin, thread a needle and practice stitching.

Art Smart I

Activity Room
Sep 17, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 5-7. A program for children highliting a different artist and style of art each session.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Sep 18, 9:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music and fun for children ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Sep 18, 10:30 AM (Fridays, June 5 & 19, July 10 & 24, August 7 & 21, September 4 & 18, October 2 & 16, November 6 & 20, December 4 & 18)

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.

You can also knit & crochet for charity!  Donations collected at all meetings, or Drop-Off Bin near the Circulation Desk.  We accept blankets (36" by 36" or larger) for all ages and children's hats.  Yarn donations welcome, too. Contact Lauren for more details.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Sep 18, 11:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music and fun for children ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

Friday Afternoon Movies

Meeting Room
Sep 18, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, September 11 & 18, 2:00 p.m.)

Movies are free. Registration is not required.
September 11: '71 - 2014 drama about British soldier accidentally abandoned in Belfast
September 18: Strangers on a Train - Hitchcock’s 1951 crime thriller about a train. 

Microsoft Word 2010

Public Access Computers
Sep 19, 9:45-10:30 am (Saturdays, September 19 & 26, 9:45-10:30 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to create a bulleted list, copy and paste, email an attachment, and more.

Great Decisions: U.S. Policy Towards Africa

Meeting Room
Sep 19, 10:30 a.m.

A look at some of the fastest growing economies in the world and how the U.S. is securing its interests in the region.
Background information and registration available at the Welcome Desk.

Craft in a Bag

Children's
Sep 21,

For all ages. Stop by the Youth Services desk to pick up a bag with all the supplies to make a fun craft. While supplies last.

Stay & Play

Program Room
Sep 21, 10:00 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 2-4. Storytime, puppets and fun followed by open play.

Sewing Class: Zippered Pouch

Conference Room
Sep 21, 3:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn to sew a zippered pouch! Class is 2 hours, for ages 18 and over..
Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or have prior machine sewing experience to take this class.
**Students must bring the following to class:**

  • 9" zipper
  • 1/4 yard fabric (outer)
  • 1/4 yard fabric (lining)

Drop-in Lego Corner

Program Room
Sep 21, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos! Recommended for ages 5 & up.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

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

Learn Computer Software w/Lynda.com

Public Access Computers
Sep 21, 6-6:45 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
The Monroe Township Public Library provides its library card holders access to the Click to view event video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.  See how to create an account and locate popular software courses for self-directed learning. 
 

Excel 2010

Public Access Computers
Sep 22, 10-10:45 am (Tuesdays, September 22 & 29, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet and perform simple mathematical operations.
 

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Sep 22, 11:45 a.m.

A musical program for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun!

Minecraft Sky Fort Siege Challenge

Activity Room
Sep 22, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Players compete in two teams to take over and remain in control of the Sky Fort.
Participants must have their own PC version Minecraft account (Not compatible with: X-Box, Playstation, Pocket Edition, or Demo version) to participate.
You may bring your own laptop computer, if you like.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Starlight Express

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

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Powerpoint 2010 Basics

Public Access Computers
Sep 23, 10-10:45 am (Wednesdays, September 16 & 23, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to create a presentation using this popular software.
 

Charles A. Lindbergh: The Man and Mystery

Conference Room
Sep 24, 10:30 a.m.

Mildred Goodwin discusses the multi-faceted, loved and maligned superstar of the Twentieth Century.
Register and reserve selected books at the Welcome Desk.

Paws to Read

Children's
Sep 24, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library between 4:30pm and 5:30pm to practice reading aloud to one of our certified therapy dogs.  Time with the dog usually lasts 15 to 20 minutes. A reservation may be made by calling the Library that day at 732-521–5000 ext. 116. Children must be reading independently, allergy free and comfortable with animals.

Green Screen Movie ? Session A

Activity Room
Sep 24, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how you can change the background in a movie that you help film.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Green Screen Movie ? Session B

Activity Room
Sep 24, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how you can change the background in a movie that you help film.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Sewing Class: Trash Bag for your Car

Conference Room
Sep 24, 6:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn to sew a trash bag for your car! Class is 2 hours, for ages 18 and over..
Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or have prior machine sewing experience to take this class.
**Students must bring 1/4 yard of fabric to class.**

Kids for Kids Meeting

Program Room
Sep 24, 7:00 p.m.

Kids for Kids is a volunteer group of young people ages 8 and up who plan and sponsor programs for kids. They sponsor a poetry contest, volunteer at the Library and much more. The Monroe Township Library and Monroe Township Schools jointly sponsor this program. To join, stop by the Library and fill out a Kids for Kids application or contact the Youth Services department at extension 116 for more information. 

Art Smart II

Activity Room
Sep 24, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8-12. A program for children highliting a different artist and style of art each session.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Sep 25, 9:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music and fun for children ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Sep 25, 11:30 a.m.

Rhymes, music and fun for children ages 18-36 months and caregiver.

Mad Hatter's Tea Party

Meeting Room
Sep 25, 2:00 p.m.

Wear your hat to celebrate 150 years of Alice. Judith Krall-Russo hosts a delightful afternoon of treats and fun for adults.
Registration is not required.

Microsoft Word 2010

Public Access Computers
Sep 26, 9:45-10:30 am (Saturdays, September 19 & 26, 9:45-10:30 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to create a bulleted list, copy and paste, email an attachment, and more.

Arts & Crafts

Program Room
Sep 28, 11:00 a.m.

For all ages. Children are invited to make a fun craft! Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services desk. Numbers are available 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Program Room
Sep 28, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos! Recommended for ages 5 & up.

Excel 2010

Public Access Computers
Sep 29, 10-10:45 am (Tuesdays, September 22 & 29, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet and perform simple mathematical operations.
 

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Sep 29, 11:45 a.m.

A musical program for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun!

Classic Songs from Classic Films of the 1920s-1960s

Meeting Room
Sep 29, 1:00 p.m.

Gordon James plays the songs from timeless classics including The Jazz Singer, Casablanca, Breakfast at Tiffany's, West Side Story and more.
Registration is not required.

Starlight Express

Program Room
Sep 29, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
Sep 29, 7:00 p.m.

Stay & Play

Program Room
Sep 30, 10:00 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 2-4. Storytime, puppets and fun followed by open play.

Using Your iPad

Conference Room
Sep 30, 10-10:45 am

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Bring your iPad and learn how to navigate and set up some basic information tools including how to download apps, set reminders or alerts, create contact lists or notes, and set up personal preferences. Come with questions!
 

Was 9/11 a Conspiracy?

Meeting Room
Sep 30, 11:00 a.m.

Many conspiracy theories surfaced shortly after the September 11, 2001 attacks on our nation. Dr. Angus Kress Gillespie, Professor of American Studies, Rutgers University presents theories drawn from aviation, engineering and military including:  fabrication of in-flight phone calls from American Airlines and United passengers, President George W. Bush profited from the attacks, Flight 93 was staged, U.S. Air Defense ordered to stand down and more. 
This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Monroe Township Library. Registration is not required.

'Tween Craft

Activity Room
Sep 30, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 9-13.

Preschool Storytime

Program Room
Oct 1, 10:30 a.m.

Registration required, begins Sep 29. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Stories, music & fun. Please note one registration is required for the 6-week class.

Start-Up With the Internet

Public Access Computers
Oct 1, 10-10:45 am (Thursdays, October 1, 8 & 15, 10-10:45 am)

Registration required, begins Sep 1. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For true beginners to the Internet:  have you ever heard the terms, “scroll down,” “click” or “link” and wondered what they meant?  We’ll cover those terms and more. You’ll learn how to use a mouse and how to begin to find information on the Internet.
 

Adding to Your Repertoire: A Program about Identity Theft

Program Room
Oct 1, 1:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Presented by Dr. Robert LackieThursday, October 1 at 1:00 p.m.Protect yourself from identity theft with helpful safeguards to use at work, home and on the road.
Register by calling or online.
 

Preschool Storytime

Program Room
Oct 1, 1:30 p.m.

Registration required, begins Sep 29. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Stories, music & fun. Please note one registration is required for the 6-week class.

Paws to Read

Children's
Oct 1, 4:30 p.m.

Stop by the Library between 4:30pm and 5:30pm to practice reading aloud to one of our certified therapy dogs.  Time with the dog usually lasts 15 to 20 minutes. A reservation may be made by calling the Library that day at 732-521–5000 ext. 116. Children must be reading independently, allergy free and comfortable with animals.

Origami Vibrating Robot ? Session A

Activity Room
Oct 1, 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Registration required, begins Sep 29. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make a miniature origami vibrating robot.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Arts & Crafts

Program Room
Oct 1, 6:30 p.m.

For all ages. Children are invited to make a fun craft! Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services desk. Numbers are available 30 minutes prior to the program start time.

Coin Club

Program Room
Oct 1, 6:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Sep 29. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8 & up. Are you a coin collector or interested in collecting coins? Then this is the program for you!

Origami Vibrating Robot ? Session B

Activity Room
Oct 1, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Registration required, begins Sep 29. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make a miniature origami vibrating robot.
There is a session A & session B available for this program. Please only sign up for one session.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Chess Club

Program Room
Oct 1, 7:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Sep 29. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For ages 8 & up. Children are invited to learn how to play chess and meet other kids who like to play.

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Oct 2, 10:30 AM (Fridays, June 5 & 19, July 10 & 24, August 7 & 21, September 4 & 18, October 2 & 16, November 6 & 20, December 4 & 18)

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.

You can also knit & crochet for charity!  Donations collected at all meetings, or Drop-Off Bin near the Circulation Desk.  We accept blankets (36" by 36" or larger) for all ages and children's hats.  Yarn donations welcome, too. Contact Lauren for more details.

Monroe Township Green Fair


Oct 3, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Held at Oak Tree Elementary School, 226 Applegarth Rd, Cranbury, New Jersey 08831

The Green Fair, co-sponsored by the Commission and the Monroe Township Public Library, has more than 2,000 visitors each year who get to meet directly with vendors and a wide array of environmentally-friendly organizations, committees and businesses.

In addition, the Monroe Township Public Library will once again host environmentally-themed storytimes, puppet shows and arts and crafts, and the Monroe Township High School Environmental Club will host games for children.
 

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Charles A. Lindbergh

Charles A. Lindbergh: The Man and Mystery 10:30 a.m., Thursday, September 24Mildred ...

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Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

2:00 p.m., Friday, September 25Wear your hat to celebrate 150 years of Alice! Judith ...

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Was 9/11 a Conspiracy?

Wednesday, September 30 at 11:00 a.m. Presented by Angus Gillespie of Rutgers ...

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Math & Reading Buddies

If you have a child who needs help building math and/or reading skills or could use ...

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September Children’s Events

Check out the September calendar of events. Registration for September programs ...

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