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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.

Button Day!

Children's
Jun 26, 7:00 p.m.

For all ages. Design your own button or else work from a variety of provided templates. The first button is free! (Additonal buttons are $0.25 apiece.) Drop in. 

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
Jun 27, 7:00 p.m.

Book Bingo!

Program Room
Jun 28, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.

Come play a couple of rounds of bingo for free books! 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.

Arduino Training and Practice

Activity Room
Jun 29, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to get started using this easy-to-use, programmable electronics board. If you’ve already learned the basics come and practice making circuits.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Mother Goose Time

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

Nursery rhymes and songs for ages 18-36 months and caregiver. 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).

Learn About...Beautiful Buildings

Children's
Jul 3, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Learn about architectural legends from around the world. 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
Jul 4,

Socrates Cafe

Conference Room
Jul 5, 7:00 p.m.

Participate in this international group based on the philosophy of Socrates 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. This new monthly group will meet the first Wednesday of the month at 7:00 pm.  Monroe resident Noreen Gumnic will moderate.

Engineering Challenge: Make A Paper Cup

Activity Room
Jul 6, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Jun 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Develop your engineering skills. Design a paper cup from a single sheet of paper that can hold water.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Jul 7, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, July 7, 14 & 21, 2:00 p.m.)

July 7: Patriot's Day - The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible. 2hr, 13m Rated R
July 14: Fences - A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. 2 hr, 19m Rated PG-13
July 21: Rogue One - The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. 2hr, 13m Rated PG-13
Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Documentary Film & Discussion

Meeting Room
Jul 8, 1:00 p.m.

A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY - Documentary film directed by Liz Garbus about life as a NYC firefighter starring Steve Buscemi.
Discussion to follow with guest speaker MTFD Lt. Wayne Lyons.
Registration is not required.

Learn About...the Coral Reef

Children's
Jul 10, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 6-8. Build a Better World by learning about the Coral Reef with hands-on games and crafts. 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
Jul 11, 7:00 p.m.

An alternative to daytime storytime for ages 3-5.

'Tween Craft

Activity Room
Jul 12, 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.

Open Sewing

Program Room
Jul 13, 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
Jul 14, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, July 7, 14 & 21, 2:00 p.m.)

July 7: Patriot's Day - The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible. 2hr, 13m Rated R
July 14: Fences - A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. 2 hr, 19m Rated PG-13
July 21: Rogue One - The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. 2hr, 13m Rated PG-13
Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Drop-in Lego Corner

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

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

Green Golly & Her Magic Flute

Activity Room
Jul 18, 7:00 p.m.

Presented by Keith Torgan.

Recommended for ages 3 & up.

Free tickets needed to enter performance. Tickets will be available beginning Monday, July 3rd at the Youth Services Desk.

Plastic Cup Pyramid Challenge

Program Room
Jul 19, 7:00 p.m.

How tall of a pyramid can you make from plastic cups? Join us and find out!

For ages 8 & 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.

3D Printer Demonstration

Activity Room
Jul 20, 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.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Meeting Room
Jul 21, 2:00 p.m. (Fridays, July 7, 14 & 21, 2:00 p.m.)

July 7: Patriot's Day - The story of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and the aftermath, which includes the city-wide manhunt to find the terrorists responsible. 2hr, 13m Rated R
July 14: Fences - A working-class African-American father tries to raise his family in the 1950s, while coming to terms with the events of his life. 2 hr, 19m Rated PG-13
July 21: Rogue One - The Rebel Alliance makes a risky move to steal the plans for the Death Star, setting up the epic saga to follow. 2hr, 13m Rated PG-13
Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Practice PSAT

Meeting Room
Jul 22, 10:00 a.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
The PSAT is key to financial aid opportunities – be prepared!

For students entering grades 8 -11. 

Make a Chalk Rubbing

Children's
Jul 24, 7:00 p.m.

For ages 5 & up. Drop in to make a chalk rubbing. 

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
Jul 25, 7:00 p.m.

Scratch School

Activity Room
Jul 26, 1 pm to 3 pm

Registration required, begins Jun 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Scratch School, a four day program learning Scratch.
Scratch is a visual programming language. This program is run by Codeable Camps.
Open to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.

This program will give you the opportunity to put your creativity to the test. With a curriculum revolving around step-by-step walkthroughs of scripts, animations, and sprites, students will be introduced to many important programming concepts, while interacting with a fun and user-friendly environment. By the end of the course, students will have completed their very own Scratch-based game, utilizing various sprites, interactive user controls, and elements of game design.

No prior computer or programming knowledge is required to attend this program.
Attendees must be available for all four sessions.
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 6th, 7th, and 8th.

 

Build a Wooden Project

Activity Room
Jul 27, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Jun 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Build your own fun wooden project. Presented by Home Depot.

Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Sidewalk Chalk Art


Jul 28, 11:00 a.m.

For all ages.
Come decorate the Library’s sidewalk with chalk! 

Stay & Play

Program Room
Jul 31, 10:00 a.m.

For ages 2-4. A half-hour storytime followed by open 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. Please note the different time.

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