732.521.5000
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4 Municipal Plaza
Monroe Twp., NJ 08831
Library Hours
Mon-Th: 9:30am-9pm
Fri: 9:30am-5pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 1pm-5pm

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:
 
Storytime!
Program Room
Thursday, Dec. 14, 10:30 a.m.
or call 732-521-5000.

An independent storytime for kids ages 3-5. Children must be three years old by the start of the program. Registration required. Call, visit Youth Services, or go online to register beginning Tuesday, November 28th at 9:30 a.m.  
3D Modeling Program: Tinkercad Winter decoration
Activity Room
Thursday, Dec. 14, 5:00 pm
or call 732-521-5000.
Learn to make a unique winter decoration using Tinkercad; a fun 3D modeling program that will let you express your creative side.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 
3D Printer Demo
Studio M
Thursday, Dec. 14, 6:30-7:30 pm
or call 732-521-5000.
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.
Mother Goose Time
Program Room
Friday, Dec. 15, 9:30 a.m.
For ages 18-36 mos.

Nursery rhymes & fun. 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
Friday, Dec. 15, 10:30 AM (Fridays, December 15, January 5 & 19, February 2 & 16, March 2 & 16, April 6 & 20, May 4 & 18, June 1 & 15, July 6 & 20, August 3 & 17, September 7 & 21, October 5 & 19, November 2 & 16, December 7 & 21)
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.
Scan Old Photos, Slides & Negatives (1-on-1)
Studio M
Friday, Dec. 15, 11 am-12 pm
Scan Your Old Photos, Slides, & Negatives (1-on-1) - During this one-on-one session you will learn how to scan photos, slides, and negatives. Digitize family photos to share with relatives and friends, make space in your home, or just to have a backup in case of disaster. If this session is filled, other times are available with an appointment. To make an appointment, contact us at 732-521-5000 x140, or at shrubes@monroetwplibrary.org. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.
Friday Afternoon Movie
Meeting Room
Friday, Dec. 15, 2:00 p.m.

Wonder Woman: Rated PG-13, 142 minutes When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.

Movies are free. Registration is not required.

Imagineering with STEM: Make a Penny Boat
Program Room
Saturday, Dec. 16, 10:30 a.m.

Presented by Girl Scout Troop 80054

For ages 7-11 years old

Come and join us while we make different types of boats and challenge your friends to see whose boat can hold the most pennies.  Have fun experimenting while learning about bouyancy and density! 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 will last approximately 60-75 minutes.

Project Code - Coding with Scratch
Program Room
Saturday, Dec. 16, 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm (October 14th, October 21st, October 28th, November 4th, November 18th, December 2nd, December 9th, December 16th, January 6th, January 13th, January 20th, January 27th)
or call 732-521-5000.
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
Sunday, Dec. 17, 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Stop by anytime during the allotted time and make a fun craft! No registration required.
Holiday Workshop
Activity Room
Monday, Dec. 18, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
For all ages.
Stop by and make a holiday craft for someone to give as a gift! 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
Conference Room
Monday, Dec. 18, 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.
or call 732-521-5000.
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.
Drop-in Lego Corner
Children's
Monday, Dec. 18, 4:30 p.m.
For ages 5 & up.
Stop by the Library and enjoy open play with Legos. No registration required.
Microsoft Word 2010
Conference Room
Monday, Dec. 18, 6-6:45 pm
or call 732-521-5000.
Microsoft Word 2010 - Learn how to create a bulleted list, copy & paste, email an attachment, and more. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.
Let It Snow Spelling Bee
Children's
Monday, Dec. 18, 7:00 p.m.
For ages 6-8.

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. 
Coffee and a Book
Conference Room
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, February 21, April 18, June 20, August 15, October 17 & December 19, 10:30 a.m.)
The following is a list of dates and book selections. You can reserve your copy by contacting the Welcome Desk or the Reference Desk.
Feburary 21 - Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig
April 18 - Coal Run by Tawni O'Dell
June 20 - Girl Waits With Gun by Amy Stewart
August 15 - Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
October 17 - Fates and Traitors by Jennifer Chiaverini
December 19 - Montana 1948 by Larry Watson
Music with Pat McKinley
Program Room
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 11:45 a.m.
A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun! Registration is not required. 
Minecraft Challenge
Activity Room
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 5:00 pm
or call 732-521-5000.
Participants must have their own PC/MAC version Minecraft account (Not compatible with: X-Box, Playstation, Pocket Edition, or Demo version) to participate.
You may bring your own laptop computer, if you'd like.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
Starlight Express
Program Room
Tuesday, Dec. 19, 7:00 p.m.
For ages 3-5.
An alternative to daytime storytime. Registration is not required.  
iPad/iPhone Help
Conference Room
Wednesday, Dec. 20, 10-10:45 am
or call 732-521-5000.
iPad/iPhone Help - Bring your iPad and learn how to download apps, set reminders or alerts, create contact lists or notes, and set up personal preferences. Come with questions! For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.
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