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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.

Music with Pat McKinley

Meeting Room
Jul 27, 11:45am

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

A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Sing, dance and have fun – from the comfort of your own home! This program will be held in the Contributor’s Courtyard and via Zoom for those who wish to watch from the comfort of their own home.
 

 In the case of inclement weather, this program will be held indoors following all state and local guidelines.

REGISTRATION IS ONLY REQUIRED IF ATTENDING IN PERSON!

Zoom information: 
Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/394013800
Meeting ID: 394 013 800

Summer STEP - Prep for the School Year Ahead

Zoom (virtual)
Jul 28, 2pm - 3pm

STEP: Student Tutoring Enrichment Program - Brought to you by STEM Academy students of Monroe.
-Entering 6th grade math and accelerated math
-7th and 8th grade math
-Algebra
-Geometry
-Science for 6-8th grade
Join via Zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays to work on summer assignments and get extra practice for the upcoming school year.

Make a Wobblebot

Zoom (virtual)
Jul 29, 4:30 pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join us on Zoom as we make a fun Wobblebot that flops around on your floor. For children ages 9 & up. Registration required. This is an online only program.
Attendees will need to pick up a project supply pack at the library. The project supply pack for this activity can be picked up at the library's childrens department starting on Wednesday, July 21st. Curbside pick-up is available upon request.
Additional supplies you will need at home: TBD.
The Zoom link to this program will be provided upon registering.

Safari Craft Kit

Children's
Jul 30,

For children ages 4 and up. As supplies last.

Bookmobile Visit and Scavenger Hunt at Thompson Park

Bookmobile
Jul 31, 11:00 - 3:00

Click to view event Come to Thompson Park to browse our fantastic book selection, play some games, and participate in an animal scavenger hunt! We will be located at The Lodge Parking Lot.

Monday Meditation

Zoom (virtual)
Aug 2, 9-9:30 am (Mondays, August 2, 9, 16 & 30 (no session August 23rd))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day (no session on Aug 23rd). This is a virtual program. Click  Click to view event for details.

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Aug 3, 11:45 a.m.

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

For infants, toddlers & preschoolers.

Join us virtually or in person for a fun music program for infants, toddlers & preschoolers!
Registration required and opens on Tuesday. July 27.
Please note there will be no class on August 24.

Summer STEP - Prep for the School Year Ahead

Zoom (virtual)
Aug 4, 2pm - 3pm

STEP: Student Tutoring Enrichment Program - Brought to you by STEM Academy students of Monroe.
-Entering 6th grade math and accelerated math
-7th and 8th grade math
-Algebra
-Geometry
-Science for 6-8th grade
Join via Zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays to work on summer assignments and get extra practice for the upcoming school year.

Make a Harmonica

Zoom (virtual)
Aug 5, 4:30 pm

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join us on Zoom as we make a Harmonica musical instrument. For children ages 9 to 16. Registration required. This is an online only program.
Attendees will need to pick up a project supply pack at the library. The project supply pack for this activity can be picked up at the library's childrens department starting on Wednesday, July 28th. Curbside pick-up is available upon request.
Additional supplies you will need at home: scissors, paper, pen or pencil.
The Zoom link to this program will be provided upon registering.

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Aug 6, 11:00 a.m.

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

For ages 18 – 36 months

Our popular Mother Goose program is back! Enjoy nursery rhymes and songs. Registration required and opens on Tuesday. July 27

Virtual SAT Practice Test via The Princeton Review


Aug 7, 9am - 1pm

Can't make our in-person test on July 31?  Register for the online version of the same test.

Click to view event
 

Monday Meditation

Zoom (virtual)
Aug 9, 9-9:30 am (Mondays, August 2, 9, 16 & 30 (no session August 23rd))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day (no session on Aug 23rd). This is a virtual program. Click  Click to view event for details.

Teen Volunteer Craft Night

Program Room
Aug 10, 6pm - 7pm

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join in person and make bookmarks and cards for local senior citizens.
 

Chess Club

Zoom (virtual)
Aug 11, 6:00pm

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come join us to play chess via zoom! Ages 8+
*Please supply email so you can receive zoom link!*

Make a Pantograph; Copying Instrument

Zoom (virtual)
Aug 12, 4:30 pm

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join us on Zoom as we make a Pantograph. A pantograph is a device that can copy a drawing; making it larger or smaller. For children ages 9 to 16. Registration required. This is an online only program.
Attendees will need to pick up a project supply pack at the library. The project supply pack for this activity can be picked up at the library's childrens department starting on Wednesday, August 4th. Curbside pick-up is available upon request.
Additional supplies you will need at home: scissors, ruler, 1 pen or pencil, 1 marker, tape.
The Zoom link to this program will be provided upon registering.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Meeting Room
Aug 13, 9:30 AM (Friday, August 13, 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM & Saturday, August 14, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM)

Gently-used books for sale at bargain prices.
All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library.

Summer Reading Storytime

Children's
Aug 14, 3:00 p.m.

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Haven't done your summer reading yet? No worries! Come listen to a few titles off the Summer Reading list. For children entering grades 1-5. This program will be offered virtually over Zoom. Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, July 27..

Monday Meditation

Zoom (virtual)
Aug 16, 9-9:30 am (Mondays, August 2, 9, 16 & 30 (no session August 23rd))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day (no session on Aug 23rd). This is a virtual program. Click  Click to view event for details.

Music with Pat McKinley

Program Room
Aug 17, 11:45 a.m.

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

For infants, toddlers & preschoolers.

Join us virtually or in person for a fun music program for infants, toddlers & preschoolers!
Registration required and opens on Tuesday. July 27.
Please note there will be no class on August 24.

Summer STEP - Prep for the School Year Ahead

Zoom (virtual)
Aug 18, 2pm - 3pm

STEP: Student Tutoring Enrichment Program - Brought to you by STEM Academy students of Monroe.
-Entering 6th grade math and accelerated math
-7th and 8th grade math
-Algebra
-Geometry
-Science for 6-8th grade
Join via Zoom on Mondays and Wednesdays to work on summer assignments and get extra practice for the upcoming school year.

Build a Wooden Project

Meeting Room
Aug 19, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Make a fun wooden craft project. Presented by Marlboro Home Depot. For children ages 9 to 16. This is an in-person program held at the library. Current health and safety precautions will be required during this program. Registration required. Call, visit Youth Services, or go online to register beginning Tuesday, July 27th  at 9:30 a.m. 

Mother Goose Time

Program Room
Aug 20, 11:00 a.m.

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

For ages 18 – 36 months

Our popular Mother Goose program is back! Enjoy nursery rhymes and songs. Registration required and opens on Tuesday. July 27

Sand Art

Children's
Aug 23, 5:30 p.m.

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For children ages 5 and up. This program will be offered in-person. Registration is required and opens on Tuesday, July 27.

Arts & Crafts

Program Room
Aug 24, 11:00 a.m.

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
For all ages. Registration required and opens on Tuesday. July 27

Chess Club

Zoom (virtual)
Aug 25, 6:00pm

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Come join us to play chess via zoom! Ages 8+
*Please supply email so you can receive zoom link!*

Let's Make Ice Cream

Meeting Room
Aug 26, 5:00 pm

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Learn how to make your own ice cream. For children ages 9 to 16. This is an in-person program held at the library. Current health and safety precautions will be required during this program. Registration required. Call, visit Youth Services, or go online to register beginning Tuesday, July 27th  at 9:30 a.m. 

Bookmobile Visit at the Spray Park

Bookmobile
Aug 27, 11:00 - 1:30

Come visit the Bookmobile at the Spray Park at 61 Avenue K. We will have books and games to play!

Monday Meditation

Zoom (virtual)
Aug 30, 9-9:30 am (Mondays, August 2, 9, 16 & 30 (no session August 23rd))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day (no session on Aug 23rd). This is a virtual program. Click  Click to view event for details.

Music with Pat McKinley

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

Registration required, begins Jul 27. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.

For infants, toddlers & preschoolers.

Join us virtually or in person for a fun music program for infants, toddlers & preschoolers!
Registration required and opens on Tuesday. July 27.
Please note there will be no class on August 24.

Book Cafe Session 2

Meeting Room
Sep 1, 1:00 p.m. (Wednesdays, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1 & October 6, 1:00 p.m)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
What have you been reading? We want to know! Join other book lovers for a lively discussion. Book Café
is a perfect place to find your next great read or share what you have enjoyed.
Now with 3 sessions due to the popularity of this program!

Sit-N-Stitch

Meeting Room
Sep 3, 10:30 AM (Fridays, August 6 & 20, September 3 & 17, 10:30 AM)

Socialize with stitchers & crafters of all types and skill levels. Bring your own supplies.

Library Closed

All Locations
Sep 5,

Library Closed

All Locations
Sep 6,

Monday Meditation

Zoom (virtual)
Sep 13, 9-9:30 am (Mondays, September 13, 20 & 27 (no session Sept. 6))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day (no session on Aug 23rd). This is a virtual program. Click  Click to view event for details.

Sit-N-Stitch

Meeting Room
Sep 17, 10:30 AM (Fridays, August 6 & 20, September 3 & 17, 10:30 AM)

Socialize with stitchers & crafters of all types and skill levels. Bring your own supplies.

Monday Meditation

Zoom (virtual)
Sep 20, 9-9:30 am (Mondays, September 13, 20 & 27 (no session Sept. 6))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day (no session on Aug 23rd). This is a virtual program. Click  Click to view event for details.

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Conference Room
Sep 21, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.

Short Story Discussion Group

Meeting Room
Sep 23, 2:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join this group to discuss short stories included in Click to view event. Registration is required.

Monday Meditation

Zoom (virtual)
Sep 27, 9-9:30 am (Mondays, September 13, 20 & 27 (no session Sept. 6))

Grab a chair or mat and enjoy guided breathing exercises, meditation, and simple stretches to start your day (no session on Aug 23rd). This is a virtual program. Click  Click to view event for details.

Book Cafe Session 2

Meeting Room
Oct 6, 1:00 p.m. (Wednesdays, May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1 & October 6, 1:00 p.m)

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
What have you been reading? We want to know! Join other book lovers for a lively discussion. Book Café
is a perfect place to find your next great read or share what you have enjoyed.
Now with 3 sessions due to the popularity of this program!

Library Closed

All Locations
Oct 11,

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Conference Room
Oct 19, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.

Short Story Discussion Group

Meeting Room
Oct 28, 2:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join this group to discuss short stories included in Click to view event. Registration is required.

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 2,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 11,

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Conference Room
Nov 16, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.

Hospice and Palliative Care Seminar

Zoom (virtual)
Nov 17, 2-3 pm

This program is in development. Please check back soon for more information. 

Library Closes at 5:00 p.m.

All Locations
Nov 24,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 25,

Library Closed

All Locations
Nov 26,

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Conference Room
Dec 14, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 19, February 16, March 16, April 20, May 18, June 15, September 21, October 19, November 16, December 14)

All meeting are held on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 6:30pm in the Library Conference Room, unless otherwise noted.

Short Story Discussion Group

Meeting Room
Dec 23, 2:00 p.m.

Registration required. Call 732-521-5000 or Click to view event.
Join this group to discuss short stories included in Click to view event. Registration is required.

Library Closed

All Locations
Dec 24,

Library Closed

All Locations
Dec 25,

Library Closed

All Locations
Jan 1,

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