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Library Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes, and programs at the Sayreville Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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Pajama Jam! *M*
7:00 PM
 Pajama Jam! *M*
Thursday, Dec. 1, 7:00 PMPajama Jam!  *M*
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for bedtime stories, songs and relaxing bedtime stretches. Wear you favorite PJs and bring your favorite stuffed animal or blanky. For ages 3-7 accompanied by a parent. No registration required.
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Storytime Surprise! *M*
11:00 AM
  Storytime Surprise! *M*
Friday, Dec. 2, 11:00 AM
(1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22)
 Storytime Surprise!
Sayreville Public Library
A surprise storytime format every week! Will we be reading stories, doing a science experiment, exercising, making treats or crafts?  Join us to find out! Ages 3-5.
 
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Movie Matinee-"Coat of Many Colors"
1:00PM-3:00PM
Movie Matinee-"Coat of Many Colors"
Friday, Dec. 2, 1:00PM-3:00PMMovie Matinee-Coat o
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for our monthly movie matinees to enjoy popular movie hits and fresh popcorn!  Watch a movie and meet fellow movie enthusiasts!  Today we will be showing Coat of Many Colors, ...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
Scrabble Club
1:30PM-3:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, Dec. 2, 1:30PM-3:30PM
(The 1st & 3rd Friday of every month: 1/15, 1/29 (special meeting), 2/5, 2/19, 3/4, 3/18, 4/1, 4/15, 5/6, 5/20, 6/3, 6/17, 7/1, 7/15, 8/5, 8/19, 9/2, 9/16, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16)
Scrabble Club
Sayreville Public Library
Join us to play a few rounds of Scrabble. The group is very informal and simply enjoys playing for fun!  The library has a Scrabble Board, but you may bring your own also.

This g...read more
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Victorian Parlor Games
2:00-3:00PM
 Victorian Parlor Games
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2:00-3:00PMVictorian Parlor Gam
Sayreville Public Library
During the 19th century, Victorians spent many long winter hours entertaining their guests with conversation, music, drink and parlor games.  Today, we will play several Victorian parlor games as w...read more
4
Central Jersey Asian Ball Jointed Doll Meeting
2:30PM-5:00PM
Central Jersey Asian Ball Jointed Doll Meeting
Sunday, Dec. 4, 2:30PM-5:00PM
(Sundays, 10/16, 11/6 & 12/4 from 2:30PM-5:00PM)
Central Jersey Asian
Sayreville Public Library
Share your enjoyment of Asian Ball Jointed Dolls with other local hobbyists! Come see different kinds of dolls, get advice and assistance with restringing and other light doll maintenance, and have a fun time with fello...read more
5
Little Lapsit *M*
10:00 AM
 Little Lapsit *M*
Monday, Dec. 5, 10:00 AMLittle Lapsit  *M*
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 6-23  months may join us for stories, songs and playtime.
Total Tutoring
5 PM-6:45 PM
 Total Tutoring
Monday, Dec. 5, 5 PM-6:45 PM
(Monday, November, 28, December 5, 12 & 19, 5 PM)
Total Tutoring
Sayreville Public Library
Is your child struggling in school? Are other tutoring centers not working? Then join Total Tutoring today! It is run by high school students who want to give back to the community by helping our future leaders excel.
Tutoring is available for students in grades K-10 in ...read more
6
Terrific Tots! *M*
11:00 AM
 Terrific Tots! *M*
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 11:00 AM
(1/26, 2/2, 2/9, 2/23, 3/1, 3/8, 3/15, 3/22, 3/29, 4/5, 4/12, 4/19,4/ 26, 5/3, 5/10, 5/17 5/24)
Terrific Tots! *M*
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 2-3 years old may join us for stories, songs, and more.
ESL Fall Conversation Group
6:00PM-8:00PM
 ESL Fall Conversation Group
Tuesday, Dec. 6, 6:00PM-8:00PM
(Tuesdays, 9/20/16-12/20/16 from 6:00PM-8:00PM)
ESL Fall Conversatio
Sayreville Public Library
About the Group: This ESL Group will help individuals 18 years or older speak, read, and write English with more confidence and ease! People attending this group should already have a basic under...read more
7
Super Preschoolers *M*
10:00 AM
 Super Preschoolers *M*
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 10:00 AMSuper Preschoolers
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 4 & 5, without a parent, may join us for Pre-K learning skills.  Parents must stay in the Children's Department during the program.
Creative Kids *C*
6:30 PM
 Creative Kids *C*
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 6:30 PMCreative Kids  *C*
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 3 and up are invited tojoin us for a variety of fun and easy crafts.  Parents must accompany their child.  First come basis, no crafts will be given out after 6:50 PM.
Library Board of Trustees Board Meeting
7:00PM
Library Board of Trustees Board Meeting
Wednesday, Dec. 7, 7:00PM
(The 1st Wednesday of every month except in July & August: 1/6, 2/3, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4, 6/1, 9/7, 10/5, 11/2, 12/7)
Library Board of Tru
Sayreville Public Library
The Library Board of Trustees will be meeting tonight.  The Board typically meets at the Sayreville Library in the Meeting Room on the first Wednesday of the month at 7PM except for the months of July &...read more
8
After School Gaming
2:30-4:30PM
 After School Gaming
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2:30-4:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
It's time for one last game session beofre the Holiday break!  Join in once again in the next session of after school gaming.  There will be good times, but also tough competition!  
Winter Fest Storytime (C)
6 PM
 Winter Fest Storytime (C)
Thursday, Dec. 8, 6 PMWinter Fest Storytim
Sayreville Public Library
Join us on Thursday, December 8th @ 6:00 p.m. as professional storyteller, Don Dougherty of Classroom Adventure Stories, returns with his Winter Fest Story!  In this Fun and Friendly Winter Tale, our children will meet Losty the Snowman; who will teach them that they all have their own Inn...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
Stitchers & Knitters Anonymous Craft Club
6:30PM-8:00PM
Stitchers & Knitters Anonymous Craft Club
Thursday, Dec. 8, 6:30PM-8:00PM
(The 2nd Thursday of every month: 1/14, 2/11, 3/10, 4/14, 5/12, 6/9, 7/14, 8/11, 9/8, 10/13, 11/10, 12/8)
Stitchers & Knitters
Sayreville Public Library
Looking to share your passion for knitting and crocheting & meet a few new crafting buddies? Enjoy this opportunity to pick up a few new tips from fellow craft addicts at this low-key club for folks...read more
9
Storytime Surprise! *M*
11:00 AM
  Storytime Surprise! *M*
Friday, Dec. 9, 11:00 AM
(1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/1, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 4/29, 5/6, 5/13, 5/20, 7/8, 7/15, 7/22)
 Storytime Surprise!
Sayreville Public Library
A surprise storytime format every week! Will we be reading stories, doing a science experiment, exercising, making treats or crafts?  Join us to find out! Ages 3-5.
 
...read more
10
Reynolds Adaptable Intelligence Test
10:30AM-12:00PM
Reynolds Adaptable Intelligence Test
Saturday, Dec. 10, 10:30AM-12:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Take the Reynolds Adaptable Intelligence Test today!

Candidates should arrive no later ...read more
Culture Fair Exam
1:30PM-4:55PM
 Culture Fair Exam
Saturday, Dec. 10, 1:30PM-4:55PM
Sayreville Public Library
The room will be used for the Culture Fair exam. The Culture Fair test includes pictures, shapes and designs. Two of the three tests given are not timed. Are you dyslexic? Artistic? Creative? Despi...read more
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12
Books & Bites Book Club
1:00PM-3:00PM
 Books & Bites Book Club
Monday, Dec. 12, 1:00PM-3:00PM
(The 2nd Monday of every month except where indicated: 1/11, 2/8, 3/14, 4/11, 5/9, 6/13, 7/11, 8/8, 9/12, 10/17, 11/14, 12/12)
Books & Bites Book C
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently closed and not taking new members.

Books & Bites Book Club 2016 Reading List
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1/11/16 – The Light Between Oceans/M.L. Stedman...read more
Total Tutoring
5 PM-6:45 PM
 Total Tutoring
Monday, Dec. 12, 5 PM-6:45 PM
(Monday, November, 28, December 5, 12 & 19, 5 PM)
Total Tutoring
Sayreville Public Library
Is your child struggling in school? Are other tutoring centers not working? Then join Total Tutoring today! It is run by high school students who want to give back to the community by helping our future leaders excel.
Tutoring is available for students in grades K-10 in ...read more
Meditation & Self-healing During the Holidays *FULL*
7:00PM-8:00PM
Meditation & Self-healing During the Holidays *FULL*
Monday, Dec. 12, 7:00PM-8:00PMMeditation & Self-he
Sayreville Public Library
Stressed during the holiday season?  Take some time for you! Meditation has been scientifically proven to activate the relaxation response, thus improving a vast array of health conditions.  M...read more

13
Mobile Family Success Center Event *M*
4:00PM-5:00PM
Mobile Family Success Center Event *M*
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 4:00PM-5:00PM
(The 2nd Tuesday of every month from 2:45PM-4:00PM except where indicated.)
Mobile Family Succes
Sayreville Public Library
"I AM" November 28, from 3:10PM-4:10PM
A project that promotes positive thinking and self growth.

What's in Your Stocking? December 13, from 4:00-5:00PM

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ESL Fall Conversation Group
6:00PM-8:00PM
 ESL Fall Conversation Group
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 6:00PM-8:00PM
(Tuesdays, 9/20/16-12/20/16 from 6:00PM-8:00PM)
ESL Fall Conversatio
Sayreville Public Library
About the Group: This ESL Group will help individuals 18 years or older speak, read, and write English with more confidence and ease! People attending this group should already have a basic under...read more
14
Holly Jolly Craft Time! **FULL** (M)
6:30 PM
Holly Jolly Craft Time! **FULL** (M)
Wednesday, Dec. 14, 6:30 PMHolly Jolly Craft Ti
Sayreville Public Library
Make an ornament for our Christmas tree!
Bring a 2 or 2 1/2 inch close-up picture of your smiling face and make a personalized ornament for the Library Christmas Tree.  Ages 3 & up. Space is limited, so be sure to register.
15
Creative Writing Group
2:00PM-4:00PM
 Creative Writing Group
Thursday, Dec. 15, 2:00PM-4:00PM
(The 3rd Thursday of every month: 1/21, 2/18, 3/17, 4/21, 5/19, 6/16, 7/21, 8/18, 9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15)
Creative Writing Gro
Sayreville Public Library
Gather once a month to meet with other writers to bounce ideas off of one another or clear that infamous writer's block!  Special guest professional writers will join the group from time to tim...read more
Adult Craft Night-Snowman Snow Globes **FULL**
6:00PM-8:00PM
Adult Craft Night-Snowman Snow Globes **FULL**
Thursday, Dec. 15, 6:00PM-8:00PMAdult Craft Night-Sn
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for Adult Craft Night led by Master Crafter Theresa Chuntz! She will lead attendees in making Snowman Snow Globes.
 

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16
Scrabble Club
1:30PM-3:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, Dec. 16, 1:30PM-3:30PM
(The 1st & 3rd Friday of every month: 1/15, 1/29 (special meeting), 2/5, 2/19, 3/4, 3/18, 4/1, 4/15, 5/6, 5/20, 6/3, 6/17, 7/1, 7/15, 8/5, 8/19, 9/2, 9/16, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, 11/18, 12/2, 12/16)
Scrabble Club
Sayreville Public Library
Join us to play a few rounds of Scrabble. The group is very informal and simply enjoys playing for fun!  The library has a Scrabble Board, but you may bring your own also.

This g...read more
17
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
10:00AM-11:30PM
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
Saturday, Dec. 17, 10:00AM-11:30PM
(Saturday, 1/16, 2/20, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/11, 9/17, 10/15, 11/19 & 12/17 from 10:00AM-11:30AM)
Friends of the Sayre
Sayreville Public Library
The Friends of the Sayreville Public Library will meet in the Meeting Room.  New members are always welcome!
For information on the group and to join, read more
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19
Total Tutoring
5 PM-6:45 PM
 Total Tutoring
Monday, Dec. 19, 5 PM-6:45 PM
(Monday, November, 28, December 5, 12 & 19, 5 PM)
Total Tutoring
Sayreville Public Library
Is your child struggling in school? Are other tutoring centers not working? Then join Total Tutoring today! It is run by high school students who want to give back to the community by helping our future leaders excel.
Tutoring is available for students in grades K-10 in ...read more
20
ESL Fall Conversation Group
6:00PM-8:00PM
 ESL Fall Conversation Group
Tuesday, Dec. 20, 6:00PM-8:00PM
(Tuesdays, 9/20/16-12/20/16 from 6:00PM-8:00PM)
ESL Fall Conversatio
Sayreville Public Library
About the Group: This ESL Group will help individuals 18 years or older speak, read, and write English with more confidence and ease! People attending this group should already have a basic under...read more
21
Gingerbread House Paper Craft **FULL** (M)
6:30 PM
Gingerbread House Paper Craft **FULL** (M)
Wednesday, Dec. 21, 6:30 PMGingerbread House Pa
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for a gingerbread house craft made from paper bag. Use your imagination to decorate your "house" however you'd like. For ages 3 & up. Please register online beginning Dec. 1.

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24
Early Closing
3PM
 Early Closing
Saturday, Dec. 24, 3PM
Sayreville Public Library
The Library will close early at 3PM today for Christmas Eve.
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CLOSED
ALL DAY
 CLOSED
Sunday, Dec. 25, ALL DAYCLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed for Christmas Day.
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CLOSED
ALL DAY
 CLOSED
Monday, Dec. 26, ALL DAYCLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed the day after Christmas.
27
Paint with Sparkle Snow **FULL** (M)
3 PM
Paint with Sparkle Snow **FULL** (M)
Tuesday, Dec. 27, 3 PMPaint with Sparkle S
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 3-7 are invited to paint winter scenes with homemade sparkle snow paint. We'll mix glue, shaving cream and glitter to create lovely works of art. Paint dries puffy! Please register online beginning Dec. 1.

28
Snowman Cupcakes! **FULL** (M)
3 PM
 Snowman Cupcakes! **FULL** (M)
Wednesday, Dec. 28, 3 PMSnowman Cupcakes! **
Sayreville Public Library
Decorate your very own snowman cupcake! For ages 3 & up. Please register online.

29
Children’s Movie Matinee
3 PM
 Children’s Movie Matinee
Thursday, Dec. 29, 3 PMChildren’s Mov
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for Disney's Finding Dory!
The friendly but forgetful blue tang fish begins a search for her long-lost parents, and everyone learns a few things ab...read more

Registration required, begins Dec 12.
30
Children’s New Year’s Countdown Party!
11:30AM-12:30PM
Children’s New Year’s Countdown Party!
Friday, Dec. 30, 11:30AM-12:30PMChildren’s New
Sayreville Public Library
Wear something fancy and come celebrate with us!  Join us for a 12 o’clock noon countdown and ring in the New Year a little early. Enjoy a fizzy cotton candy toast, cupcakes and dancing.  We'll even make a fun craft! Finally, take a photo in our do-it-yourself photo area complete...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
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Early Closing
3PM
 Early Closing
Saturday, Dec. 31, 3PM
Sayreville Public Library
The Library will close early at 3PM today for New Year's Eve.
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