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Saturday, September 16 at 2:00pm

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Wednesday, September 27 at 11:00am

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Thursday, October 12 at 2:30 pm

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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.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Sep 22, 2:00 p.m.

The Zookeeper's Wife - In 1939 Poland, Antonina Zabinska and her husband successfully run the Warsaw Zoo and raise their family in an idyllic existence. Their world is overturned when the country is invaded by the Nazis and they are forced to report to the Reich's newly appointed zoologist. The couple risks everything by covertly working with the Resistance and using the zoo's hidden tunnels and cages to save families from Nazi brutality.
2hr, 7m Rated PG-13
Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Big Nate Party

Children's
Sep 25, 7:00 p.m.

Do you enjoy reading the Big Nate books? Come to the library for games and crafts inspired by the popular series. 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. 
 

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
Sep 26, 7:00 p.m.

The Jersey Shore Medium Linda Shields

Meeting Room
Sep 27, 11:00 a.m.

Spiritual medium and psychic advisor Linda Shields will discuss her ability. She will not be doing any readings or personal advising. This is an opportunity to learn about her wonderful ability, which she claims we all have, and how it works.
Registration is not required.

3D Printer Demo

Studio M
Sep 28, 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 is used at the library. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Scan Old Photos, Slides & Negatives (1-on-1)

Studio M
Sep 29, 11 am-12 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Scan Your Old Photos, Slides, & Negatives (1-on-1) - 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.

Free College Practice Tests

Meeting Room
Sep 30, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Free College Practice Tests, SAT or ACT
Students in Grades 9-12 may sign up to take a practice version of EITHER the SAT OR the ACT test, presented by C2 Education of South Edison with no obligation. Desired test must be specified on registration.
Be aware that the SAT will be the same test given here in June and at all C2 locations this year; students who have already taken it should opt for the ACT.
Registration is required.
Bring a calculator and #2 pencils!

American Girl Tea Party

Children's
Oct 2, 7:00 p.m.

Ages 7 & up.
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
Oct 3, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for children ages 3-5.

Socrates Cafe

Activity Room
Oct 4, 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
Oct 5, 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.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Oct 6, 2:00 p.m.

Young Frankenstein - 1974 classic starring Gene Wilder as an American grandson on an infamous scientist invited to Transylvania, where he discovers a process that reanimates a dead body.
PG, 1h 46m
Movie is free. Registration is not required.

Current Events Discussion Group

Meeting Room
Oct 7, 10:30 a.m.

Enjoy a discussion about US and global events along with light refreshments.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Library Closed

All Locations
Oct 9,

Starlight Express

Program Room
Oct 10, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for children ages 3-5.

'Tween Craft

Activity Room
Oct 11, 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 Demo

Studio M
Oct 12, 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 is used at the library. All ages welcome. Registration is required.

Scan Old Photos, Slides, & Negatives (1-on-1)

Studio M
Oct 13, 11 am-12 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Scan Your Old Photos, Slides, & Negatives (1-on-1) - 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.

Diwali Celebration

Children's
Oct 14, 2:30 p.m.

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 (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Halloween Bash

Children's
Oct 16, 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
Oct 17, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for children ages 3-5.

RBDigital Demo

Program Room
Oct 18, 7-7:45 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
RBDigital Demo- Learn how to download audiobooks, ebooks, and magazines to your mobile device. Registration is required.

Art Smart II

Activity Room
Oct 19, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 9-12.
Come learn about an artist or different style of art. 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.

Sit-N-Stitch

Conference Room
Oct 20, 10:30 AM (Fridays, September 1 & 15, October 6 & 20, November 3 & 17, December 1 & 15)

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.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Oct 21, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm (October 14th, October 21st, October 28th, November 4th, November 11th, November 18th, November 25th, December 2nd, December 9th, December 16th, December 23rd, December 30th, January 6th)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to code your own apps, games, and animations. Join us for this 12 week programming course. You will use MIT Scratch to create your own applications, including games like Flappy Bird, while learning the fundamental concepts of programming!

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.

 

Microsoft Excel 2010

Conference Room
Oct 23, 6-6:45 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Microsoft Excel 2010  Learn how to create a basic spreadsheet and formula, perform simple mathematical operations, and save and email your spreadsheet. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

Hour of Code

Activity Room
Oct 24, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Sep 26. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Spend an hour at the library developing your coding skills.
You may bring your own laptop computer, if you'd like.

Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

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