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:
 
Coffee and a Book
Conference Room
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 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, Oct. 17, 11:45 a.m.
A fun musical event for babies, infants, toddlers & preschoolers.

No registration required. 
Minecraft Challenge
Activity Room
Tuesday, Oct. 17, 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, Oct. 17, 7:00 p.m.
An alternative to daytime storytime for children ages 3-5.
Toddlin’ Tots
Children's
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 9:30 a.m.
Stories, music and crafts for children ages 18-36 months. Space is limited and available on a first come, first served basis; please take a number at the Youth Services Desk. Registration is not required.
Intro to Google Drive
Public Access Computers
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 10-10:45 am
or call 732-521-5000.
Intro to Google Drive – Learn how to create documents, spreadsheets, presentations and more on Google Drive. A current Google account or Gmail account is required. For adults ages 18 and up. Registration is required.
Stories & Stem for Bigs
Activity Room
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 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.
RBDigital Demo
Program Room
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 7-7:45 pm
or call 732-521-5000.
RBDigital Demo- Learn how to download audiobooks, ebooks, and magazines to your mobile device. Registration is required.
Storytime!
Program Room
Thursday, Oct. 19, 10:30 a.m.
or call 732-521-5000.
An independent storytime for ages 3-5. Children must be three years old by the start of the program. Registration required. Register once for all six sessions. 
Escape Room
Program Room
Thursday, Oct. 19, 2:30 p.m.
or call 732-521-5000.
For ages 9-13.

Do you have what it takes to escape from the Library? Join us and find out! 

Registration required.
3D Modeling Program: Tinkercad Halloween decoration
Activity Room
Thursday, Oct. 19, 5:00 pm
or call 732-521-5000.
Learn to make a unique Halloween decoration using Tinkercad; a fun 3D modeling program that will let you express your creative side.
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 
Art Smart I
Activity Room
Thursday, Oct. 19, 6:00 p.m.
For ages 5-8.
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.
Art Smart II
Activity Room
Thursday, 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.
Mother Goose Time
Program Room
Friday, Oct. 20, 9:30 a.m.
Nursery rhymes & fun for ages 18-36 months and caregiver. 
Sit-N-Stitch
Conference Room
Friday, 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
Saturday, 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)
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.

 
STAR WARS SUNDAY
Activity Room
Sunday, 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.
 
Annual Art Show
Meeting Room
Monday, Oct. 23
Visit our annual art show during library hours.
Offered in collaboration with the Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission.
Registration is not required.
Craft in a Bag
Children's
Monday, Oct. 23
While supplies last. 
Chamber Music Series
Meeting Room
Monday, Oct. 23, 1:00 p.m.
The Cultural Arts Commission present Chamber Music Series at the Monroe Township Library by the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.
LARK Quartet
PSO's concertmaster, Basia Danilow, is a member
Program chosen from:
Hugo Wolf | Italian Serenade
John Harbison | String Quartet No. 6
Beethoven | String Quartet No. 14 in C# Minor, Op. 131
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