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: 10am-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:
 
Meeting Room
Saturday, Dec. 15, 2:30 p.m.

Renowned harpist Mrs. Tarasova-Kessous, and her students, will perform traditional and holiday music on Saturday, December 15 at 2:30pm.
All ages are welcome to attend. No registration is required.

Activity Room
Sunday, Dec. 16, 11:00 a.m.
or call 732-521-5000.
Pack your passports and suitcases! This program will take children on a journey around the world without ever having to leave the library. For six 6 weeks, children will be learning about different traditions, cultures, georgraphy and food thru arts and crafts. Space is limited and registration is required.
Children's
Sunday, Dec. 16, 11:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Stop at the Library and make a fun simple craft.
While supplies last.

 
Children's
Monday, Dec. 17
Come grab all the supplies you need (minus the scissors & glue) to make a fun craft at home.
While supplies last.
 
Children's
Monday, Dec. 17, 4:30 p.m.
Children ages 5 & up are invited for open LEGO play.

No registration required.

 
Children's
Monday, Dec. 17, 5:30 p.m.
For ages 6-8. Create winter themed crafts and enjoy a sweet snack. 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
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, November 13, 20, 27 & December 4, 11, 18, 10:30 a.m.)
We are offering this introductory gentle yoga series of 6 sessions for $30. The fee is non-refundable. There is a maximum of 15 participants.
Register at the Welcome Desk starting Monday, October 1. Registration is required.
Conference Room
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 10:30 a.m. (Tuesdays, February 20, April 17, June 19, August 21, October 16 & December 18, 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 20 - Valley of the Moon by Melanie Gideon
April 17 - News of the World by Paulette Jiles
June 19 - What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross
August 21 - Labor Day by Joyce Maynard (2009)
October 16 - The Nest by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney
December 18 - Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
Program Room
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 11:45 a.m.
A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have fun! Registration is not required.
 
Meeting Room
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 1:00 p.m. (Tuesdays, December 4, 11 &18 at 1:00 p.m.)

Brush up on your US history about the men who shaped the US Constitution in this DVD lecture series presented by Professor Allen Guelzo, Gettysburg College, in partnership with the Smithsonian. Each lecture uses one of the Founding Fathers’ principles and words as a basis to create a picture of the Americans who contributed in forming the world’s oldest continuously-operating instrument of government.
Each session consists of two 30-minute DVD lectures, followed by a brief discussion and light refreshments.

  • December 4: Patrick Henry’s Religion & James Madison’s Vices
  • December 11: Edmund Randolph’s Plan & William Patterson’s Dissent
  • December 18: Roger Sherman’s Compromise & Elbridge Gerry’s Committee

Registration is not required.

Activity Room
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 5:00 pm
or call 732-521-5000.
Come and join our group of Roblox players. 
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 
Program Room
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 7:00 p.m.
An alternative to daytime storytime for children ages 3-5.
No registration required.

 
Program Room
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 9:30 a.m.
For ages 18-36 months.
Simple stories and songs followed by a craft. 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. 
 
Program Room
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 6:30 p.m.

Come play a couple of rounds of Bingo & win free books. 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. Registration is not required.

Meeting Room
Thursday, Dec. 20, 11:00 a.m.

Looking for something to read or add to your reading list? This ongoing event takes place on the third Thursday of every month. Library staff will present and recommend a variety of titles pertaining to a different topic each month, both new and old titles. This month’s topic is Books in Cold Places.  Light refreshments provided.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Activity Room
Thursday, Dec. 20, 11:00 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.
An arts & crafts workshop to make a present for someone special this holiday season!
For all ages.
Come anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.


 
Activity Room
Thursday, Dec. 20, 5:00 pm

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.

Program Room
Friday, Dec. 21, 9:30 a.m.

Nursery rhymes & fun for children ages 18-36 months & caregiver.

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.

Conference Room
Friday, Dec. 21, 10:30 AM (Fridays, December 7 & 21, January 4 & 18, February 1 & 15, March 1 & 15, April 5, May 3 & 17, June 7 & 21, July 5 & 19, August 2 & 16, September 6 & 20, October 4 & 18, November 1 & 15, December 6 & 20, 10:30 AM)
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.
Children's
Sunday, Dec. 23, 11:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Stop at the Library and make a fun simple craft.
While supplies last.

 
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