Library Events

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.
Limit by location:      Limit by audience:
F E A T U R E D   E V E N T
Virtual
Monday, Jul. 22, 3:00 pm
or call 732-521-5000.
Join Kayleen Torres from the NOAA Office of Education to learn about weather & weather forecasts. This is a virtual program. Please register with an email address to receive the zoom link. 
Conference Room
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 10 a.m.
Need some tech help? Register for a one-on-one 45-minute session to get advice about your device. Open to Monroe and Jamesburg residents.
Conference Room
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 11:00 a.m.
or call 732-521-5000.
Diamond Eye by Kate Quinn
The New York Times bestselling author of The Rose Code returns with an unforgettable World War II tale of a quiet bookworm who becomes history's deadliest female sniper.
Based on a true story. Registration is required.  This is a hybrid program. 
Pokémon Club
Activity Room
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 1:00 p.m.
For age 8 & up.

Join us for Pokémon Club! Share your love of Pokémon with everyone. Bring your cards to show them off, play games & trade! This is an unstructured time to meet other kids who are also interested in Pokémon. To ensure fair trades, all trading must be agreed upon by both parties and must be done in the presence of a caregiver from each party. No registration required.

Great for homeschoolers!  Sponsored by Monroe Township Public Library.
Program Room
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 5:30pm
For children kindergarten to second grade. Practice reading and skills, through fun activities, crafts, and book discussions. No need to read the book ahead of time. 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.  
Program Room
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 6:00 p.m.
For ages 8 & up.
Children's
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 6:00 p.m.

Enjoy open play with LEGOs. 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. 

Sponsored by Monroe Township Public Library.
Conference Room
Tuesday, Jun. 18, 6:30 p.m. (Tuesdays, January 16, February 20, March 19, April 16, May 21, June 18, September 17, October 15, November 19, December 17, 6:30 p.m.)
The January Board meeting will be held via zoom due to the inclement weather.
Any members of the public wishing to attend the meeting can participate via phone. Please visit the Library's website for the meeting ID.
Program Room
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 10:00am
For ages 2-5. Enjoy stories and music! 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.  
Activity Room
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 11:00 a.m.

For ages 2+. 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.

Meeting Room
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 2:00 p.m.
Join us at the library to commemorate Juneteenth, featuring guest speaker, Dr. Wale Idris Ajibade. Afrocentric clothing, T-shirts, and wall art will be available for purchase from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Monroe Township Human Relations Commission. Registration is not required. 
 
Conference Room
Wednesday, Jun. 19, 3:30 p.m.
or call 732-521-5000.
Need some tech help? Register for a one-on-one 45-minute session to get advice about your device. Open to Monroe and Jamesburg residents.
Program Room
Thursday, Jun. 20, 11:00 a.m.
or call 732-521-5000.

Looking for something to read or add to your reading list? Library staff presents and recommends a variety of titles pertaining to a different topic, both new and old titles.
Themes:

  • May 16 - Books About Mothers
  • June 20 - Books About Fathers
  • July 18 – It Happened One Summer 
  • August 15 – Books to Make You Laugh 

This is a hybrid program. Join us via Zoom or in person. *Registration is required. Receive Zoom link information by providing a valid email address at registration.

Virtual
Thursday, Jun. 20, 2:00 p.m.

Join us as #1 New York Times bestselling author Tiffany Jewell highlights the inequities Black and Brown students face from preschool through college as she presents lessons and knowledge from her new book Everything I Learned About Racism I Learned in School.
Register for the webinar to receive the link.

Conference Room
Thursday, Jun. 20, 3:45
Need some tech help? Register for a one-on-one 45-minute Session to get advice about your device. Open to Monroe and Jamesburg residents.
Activity Room
Thursday, Jun. 20, 5:00 pm
Using common materials, learn how to make your own simple electric motor. For children ages 9 to 17. This event will run on a first come, first served basis. There will be tickets at the Youth Services Desk beginning 1/2 hour prior to the program's starting time. 
All Locations
Friday, Jun. 21
Program Room
Sunday, Jun. 23, 11:45 a.m.
Songs and fun for all ages. No registration required.  Sponsored by Monroe Township Public Library.
Conference Room
Monday, Jun. 24, 10 a.m.
Need some tech help? Register for a one-on-one 45-minute session to get advice about your device. Open to Monroe and Jamesburg residents. 
 
Meeting Room
Monday, Jun. 24, 11:00 a.m.
Join us for a viewing of "The Birdcage" (1996, Comedy, Rated "R"), A gay cabaret owner (Robin Williams) and his drag queen companion (Nathan Lane) agree to put up a false straight front so that their son can introduce them to his fiancée's right-wing moralistic parents. Registration is not required. 
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