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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
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. 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. 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. 

Starlight Express

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

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

Stories & Stem for Bigs: Design a Snowflake

Program Room
Jan 30, 6:30 p.m.

Explore early science, technology, math or engineering topics through literature and hands-on experimentation. 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.

Art Smart

Activity Room
Jan 31, 6:30 p.m.

Ages 5-8.

A first introduction to art or an artist. 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. 

Poets Corner

Activity Room
Feb 1, 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

Meeting Room
Feb 2, 10:30 a.m.

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

P.O.V. Documentary Film Series

Meeting Room
Feb 3, 1:00 p.m.

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

Perler Bead Workshop

Children's
Feb 4, 5:30 p.m.

Ages 6 and up. Use perler beads to create wonderful works of art. Perler bead creations will be available for pickup the following day. 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
Feb 5, 7:00 p.m.

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

Socrates Cafe

Conference Room
Feb 6, 7:00 p.m.

Socrates Café 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.

3D Modeling Program: Tinkercad Valentine's Day decoration

Activity Room
Feb 7, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Jan 29. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

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

Tech Express

Conference Room
Feb 8, 11 am-12 pm

Drop in with your mobile device to get personalized help from a Librarian. Bring your charged device, and all necessary passwords. First come, first served. 

P.O.V. Trio of Short Documentary Films

Meeting Room
Feb 9, 1:00 p.m.

Join us for three short documentary films. The first tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968 as told by the Apollo 8 astronauts (25 minutes). Next the citizens of New York City gain a role in deciding how to spend part of a public budget (15 minutes). Finally, the city of Cleveland attempts to break the world record by releasing over 1.5 million balloons at once in 1986. What could go wrong? (7 minutes).

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
Feb 10, 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.

American Girl Snowy Day

Children's
Feb 11, 5:30 p.m.

For ages 6 and up.
An American Girl themed party with games and crafts. Feel free to bring your own doll, or check out one of the Library's. 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
Feb 12, 7:00 p.m.

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

Valentine's Day Party

Activity Room
Feb 13, 6:30 p.m.

For ages 6 and up.

Come celebrate Valentine’s Day with us! 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.

 

Catapult Challenge

Activity Room
Feb 14, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Jan 29. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

Build and test your own catapult.
Open to ages 9 - 18.

Friday Afternoon Movie

Program Room
Feb 15, 2:00 p.m.

Movies are free. Registration is not required.

3D Printer Demonstration

Studio M
Feb 17, 3:00 pm

Registration required, begins Jan 29. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

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.

Library Closed

All Locations
Feb 18,

Starlight Express

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

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

Poetry Reading

Meeting Room
Feb 20, 11:00 a.m.

Poetry reading by Vijay Joshi.
Registration not required.

Sewing Class: Envelope Pillow Covers

Conference Room
Feb 21, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

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

Learn how to sew an Envelope Pillow Cover! Class is 2 hours.
Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or have prior machine sewing knowledge to take this class. Ages 18 and over.
**Students must bring 1 yard of fabric to class. Students must also know the size/measurements (up to 17”x17”) of the pillow they wish to cover.**

Drop-in Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Feb 24, 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.

Germ Busters

Children's
Feb 25, 5:30 p.m.

Ages 6 and up. Learn how to keep clean and bust germs. 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
Feb 26, 7:00 p.m.

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

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