Local Author Expo

November 16

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Star Wars Sunday

October 22, 1:30 – 3:00 pm

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Chamber Music Series

Begins Monday, October 23

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Green Fair

Saturday, October 28 at MTHS

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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.

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 18th, November 25th, December 2nd, December 9th, December 16th, January 6th, January 13th, January 20th)

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.

 

STAR WARS SUNDAY

Activity Room
Oct 22, 1:30 pm to 3 pm

Star Wars will be invading the library on Sunday, October 22nd.
Join us for a fun afternoon of Star Wars activities, and meet actual costumed Star Wars characters!
The fun starts at 1:30 pm.
No registration required.

Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

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.

Friends of the Library Meeting

Conference Room
Oct 24, 7:00 p.m.

Boo! Bingo

Program Room
Oct 25, 7:00 p.m.

Book Bingo but with a Halloween twist.

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.

Pumpkin Carving + LED Lights

Activity Room
Oct 26, 5:00 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Carve your own pumpkin and then light it up with LED lights instead of candles.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 

Mother Goose Halloween Parade & Shadow Show

Program Room
Oct 27, 9:30 a.m.

For ages 18-36 months.

Come trick or treat around the Library! Come in costume!

 

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Oct 28, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm (October 14th, October 21st, October 28th, November 4th, November 18th, November 25th, December 2nd, December 9th, December 16th, January 6th, January 13th, January 20th)

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.

 

Annual Art Show

Meeting Room
Oct 29,

Visit our annual art show during library hours.
Offered in collaboration with the Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission.
Registration is not required.

FrankenSTEM

Meeting Room
Oct 30, 6:00 p.m.

“It’s alive! It’s ALIVE!!!” Dr. Frankenstein is intent on bringing his masterpiece to life, but the bumbling doctor just can’t seem to figure everything out. It will be up to the audience and his gritty assistant Igor to use Science, Technology, Engineering and Math to bring Dr. Frankenstein’s invention to life! This hilarious tale will spark an interest in STEM subjects through a fun and artistic extravaganza.

Recommended for ages 4 & up

Free tickets available at the Youth Services Desk beginning Monday, October 16.

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Oct 31, 11:45 a.m.

A fun musical event for babies, infants, toddlers & preschoolers.

No registration required. 

Socrates Cafe

Meeting Room
Nov 1, 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.

Sewing Class: Grocery Totes

Conference Room
Nov 2, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to sew a Grocery Tote! 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 two 1/2 yard cuts of fabric to class.**
1/2 yard of fabric will be for the exterior and 1/2 year of fabric for the interior

Winter Greeting Card Exchange

Living Room
Nov 3, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM (Wednesday, November 1, 2:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Thursday, November 2, 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM, Friday, November 3, 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM)

Begin Holiday Season Planning Now! Drop off your unused greeting cards with envelopes and swap for new ones during this 3-day event. Please bundle sets.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch

Program Room
Nov 4, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm (October 14th, October 21st, October 28th, November 4th, November 18th, November 25th, December 2nd, December 9th, December 16th, January 6th, January 13th, January 20th)

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.

 

Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Nov 5, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Stop by anytime during the allotted time and make a fun craft! No registration required.

LinkedIn Demo

Conference Room
Nov 6, 7-7:45 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
LinkedIn Demo - Learn how to create a LinkedIn account to build your professional network. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 7,

The Library will be closed on Tuesday, November 7 for Election Day.

Genealogy Club

Program Room
Nov 8, 1:30 PM (Wednesdays, July 12, August 9, September 13, October 11, November 8 & December 6)

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

Book Bingo!

Program Room
Nov 9, 3:00 p.m.

For ages 5 & up.
Stop by and 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 (numbers available 30 minutes prior to program start). Registration is not required.

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 10, (Friday, November 10 & Saturday, November 11)

The Library will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day and Saturday, November 11 for Veterans Day.

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 11, (Friday, November 10 & Saturday, November 11)

The Library will be closed on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day and Saturday, November 11 for Veterans Day.

Sunday Crafts

Program Room
Nov 12, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Stop by anytime during the allotted time and make a fun craft! No registration required.

Drop-in Lego Corner

Children's
Nov 13, 4:30 p.m.

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

Starlight Express

Program Room
Nov 14, 7:00 p.m.

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

Stories & Stem for Bigs

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

For ages 6-8.
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.

3D Printer Demo

Studio M
Nov 16, 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
Nov 17, 2:00 p.m.

2017 Comedy/Crime
Going in Style - Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin team up as lifelong buddies Willie, Joe and Al who decide to buck retirement and step off the straight-and-narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. Desperate to pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money. PG-13, 1h, 36m

Movie is free. Registration is not required.

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