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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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Science Sundays
1:30 PM
 Science Sundays
Sunday, May. 1, 1:30 PM
(4/3, 4/10, 4/17, 5/1)
Science Sundays
Sayreville Public Library
Children in Kindergarten and grade 1 are invited to discover the magic of science! This is a four week session but please note there will be no class on Sunday, April 24. The last class will be held Sunday, May 1.
or call 732-727-0212.
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Little Lapsit
10:00 AM
 Little Lapsit
Monday, May. 2, 10:00 AMLittle Lapsit
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 6-23  months may join us for stories, songs and playtime.
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Terrific Tots!
10:00 AM
 Terrific Tots!
Tuesday, May. 3, 10:00 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!
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 2-3 years old may join us for stories, songs, and more.
A Beginners Guide to Windows 10
6:00PM-8:00PM
 A Beginners Guide to Windows 10
Tuesday, May 3, 6:00PM-8:00PMA Beginners Guide to
Sayreville Public Library
Learn all about the new Windows 10! Come down and even bring your device to follow along so that you can walk away with a better understanding of this system.

Contact Alaina at 732-727-0212 e...read more
or call 732-727-0212.
ESL Winter/Spring Conversation Group
6:00PM-8:00PM
ESL Winter/Spring Conversation Group
Tuesday, May. 3, 6:00PM-8:00PM
(Tuesdays, 1/12 through 5/31 from 6:00PM-8:00PM)
ESL Winter/Spring Co
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
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Super Preschoolers
10:00 AM
 Super Preschoolers
Wednesday, May. 4, 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.
Teens & ’Tweens Weekly Craft
2:45 PM
Teens & ’Tweens Weekly Craft
Wednesday, May. 4, 2:45 PMTeens & ’Tween
Sayreville Public Library
Students in grades 6-12 are welcomed to join us in the meeting room for a creative make and take craft.  A different craft every week, all materials will be provided by the library.
Creative Kids
6:30 PM
 Creative Kids
Wednesday, May. 4, 6:30 PMCreative Kids
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, May. 4, 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
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Storytime Surprise!
11:00 AM
  Storytime Surprise!
Friday, May. 6, 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
Scrabble Club
1:30PM-3:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, May. 6, 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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Spring Planting
10:00 AM
 Spring Planting
Saturday, May 7, 10:00 AMSpring Planting
Sayreville Public Library
Join us in beautifying the grounds of the Sayreville Public Library!  Planting will be held outside the library in conjunction with The International Cultural Education Center (ICEC).  ICEC is organizing this event...read more
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Little Lapsit
10:00 AM
 Little Lapsit
Monday, May. 9, 10:00 AMLittle Lapsit
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 6-23  months may join us for stories, songs and playtime.
Books & Bites Book Club
1:00PM-3:00PM
 Books & Bites Book Club
Monday, May. 9, 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
"Rising Up" - Recovery After Job Loss *NEW DATE!*
6:30PM-8:00PM
"Rising Up" - Recovery After Job Loss *NEW DATE!*
Monday, May 9, 6:30PM-8:00PMRising Up - Recovery
Sayreville Public Library
When you lose a job, it's a major life event. While sometimes it can be a relief, more often then not, it's a devastating blow.  Not only is it a loss of a paycheck, but even a loss of iden...read more
or call 732-727-0212.
10
Terrific Tots!
10:00 AM
 Terrific Tots!
Tuesday, May. 10, 10:00 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!
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 2-3 years old may join us for stories, songs, and more.
How to Access & Organize Your Digital Photos
6:00PM-8:00PM
How to Access & Organize Your Digital Photos
Tuesday, May 10, 6:00PM-8:00PMHow to Access & Orga
Sayreville Public Library
Do your holiday and family photos end up languishing on your cameras or computers for years?  Get organized and start enjoying those photos!  Attendees will learn:
  • ...read more
    or call 732-727-0212.
ESL Winter/Spring Conversation Group
6:00PM-8:00PM
ESL Winter/Spring Conversation Group
Tuesday, May. 10, 6:00PM-8:00PM
(Tuesdays, 1/12 through 5/31 from 6:00PM-8:00PM)
ESL Winter/Spring Co
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
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Super Preschoolers
10:00 AM
 Super Preschoolers
Wednesday, May. 11, 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.
Teens & ’Tweens Weekly Craft
2:45 PM
Teens & ’Tweens Weekly Craft
Wednesday, May. 11, 2:45 PMTeens & ’Tween
Sayreville Public Library
Students in grades 6-12 are welcomed to join us in the meeting room for a creative make and take craft.  A different craft every week, all materials will be provided by the library.
How to Stop Procrastinating! 12 Surefire Strategies to Stop Procrastinating (and finally get organized!)
6:30PM-8:00PM
How to Stop Procrastinating! 12 Surefire Strategies to Stop Procrastinating (and finally get organized!)
Wednesday, May 11, 6:30PM-8:00PMHow to Stop Procrast
Sayreville Public Library
  • Is your to-do list two pages long?
  • read more
    or call 732-727-0212.
Creative Kids
6:30 PM
 Creative Kids
Wednesday, May. 11, 6:30 PMCreative Kids
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.
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*FULL!* Adult Craft Night-Make a Clothespin Planter!
6:00PM-8:00PM
*FULL!* Adult Craft Night-Make a Clothespin Planter!
Thursday, May 12, 6:00PM-8:00PM*FULL!* Adult Craft
Sayreville Public Library
This event is full and no longer has a waitlist!

Master Crafter Theresa Chuntz will lead attendees in making a craft. Crafters will make a slatted planter m
...read more
Stitchers & Knitters Anonymous Craft Club
6:30PM-8:00PM
Stitchers & Knitters Anonymous Craft Club
Thursday, May. 12, 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
13
Storytime Surprise!
11:00 AM
  Storytime Surprise!
Friday, May. 13, 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
Movie Matinee-"Brooklyn"
1:00-3:00PM
 Movie Matinee-"Brooklyn"
Friday, May 13, 1:00-3:00PMMovie Matinee-Brookl
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 Brooklyn, the award-w...read more
or call 732-727-0212.
14
Meet Your Neighbors! Celebrate Irish Heritage ~ Event to be held at the Sayreville Senior Center
12:00 PM
Meet Your Neighbors! Celebrate Irish Heritage ~ Event to be held at the Sayreville Senior Center
Saturday, May 14, 12:00 PM
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for Part 7 in our Diversity Series!  Free, fun, entertaining and educational for the whole family!!!  Musical entertainment will be provided by the one and only Bobby Byrne!  Special guest Maureen Wlodarczyk will speak about the mass emigration that resulted from conditions in...read more
or call 732-727-0212.
15
Central Jersey Asian Ball Jointed Doll Meeting
2:30PM-5:00PM
Central Jersey Asian Ball Jointed Doll Meeting
Sunday, May. 15, 2:30PM-5:00PM
(Sundays, 4/24/16, 5/15/16 & 6/5/16 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
16
The Power of Forgiveness
6:30PM-8:00PM
 The Power of Forgiveness
Monday, May 16, 6:30PM-8:00PMThe Power of Forgive
Sayreville Public Library
Are you ready to forgive and let go of the past?  Forgiveness is the key to living a life of freedom and inner peace. Yet forgiving is often hard to do.  This introductory presentation explore...read more
or call 732-727-0212.
17
NO CLASS TODAY! ESL Winter/Spring Conversation Group
NO CLASS TODAY! ESL Winter/Spring Conversation Group
Tuesday, May 17, NO CLASS TODAY! ESL
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
Reinvent Yourself to Find Fulfillment & a New Life’s Purpose
6:30PM-8:00PM
Reinvent Yourself to Find Fulfillment & a New Life’s Purpose
Tuesday, May 17, 6:30PM-8:00PMReinvent Yourself to
Sayreville Public Library
Are you unemployed, retired, or looking to change careers? In this workshop, learn how to find fulfillment and a new life's purpose!  Participants will evaluate their reasons for wanting to rei...read more
or call 732-727-0212.
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*POSTPONED!* Microsoft Excel 2010 & 2013 for Beginners
6:00PM-8:00PM
*POSTPONED!* Microsoft Excel 2010 & 2013 for Beginners
Wednesday, May 18, 6:00PM-8:00PM*POSTPONED!* Microso
Sayreville Public Library
This class has been postponed until Tuesday, June 21, 6-8PM!  Registered guests are in the process of being contacted.

Learn to create, edit and save
...read more
19
Creative Writing Group
2:00PM-4:00PM
 Creative Writing Group
Thursday, May. 19, 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
Barbara’s Book Club
6:30PM-8:00PM
 Barbara’s Book Club
Thursday, May. 19, 6:30PM-8:00PM
(Thursdays, 1/21, 2/18, 3/17, 4/21, 5/19, 6/16, 7/21, 9/15, 10/20, & 11/17 from 6:30PM-8:00PM)
Barbara’s Book
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently closed and not taking new members.

Barbara’s Book Club 2016 Reading List


1/21/16 - The Pact by Jodi Picoult

2/18/16 - Ti...read more
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Scrabble Club
1:30PM-3:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, May. 20, 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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Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
10:00AM-11:30PM
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
Saturday, May. 21, 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
The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
10:30AM-12:00PM
The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
Saturday, May. 21, 10:30AM-12:00PM
(Saturdays, 1/30, 2/27, 3/26, 4/30, 5/21, 6/18, 9/24, 10/29, 11/19 @ 10:30AM, Mondays, 7/25 & 8/29 @ 6:30PM)
The Contagious Optim
Sayreville Public Library
Feeling down or discouraged?  Want to increase your positivity?  You need...The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group! Dr. Colleen Georges, a co-author of the Bestselling book, <...read more
or call 732-727-0212.
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Culture Fair Exam
1:30PM-4:45PM
 Culture Fair Exam
Sunday, May 22, 1:30PM-4:45PM
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
23
Rangoli Art Workshop Presented by the Mobile Family Success Center Event
4:00PM-5:00PM
Rangoli Art Workshop Presented by the Mobile Family Success Center Event
Monday, May 23, 4:00PM-5:00PMRangoli Art Workshop
Sayreville Public Library
Join the Mobile Family Success Center for a Rangoli art workshop for the whole family!
read more
*FULL! WAITLIST CLOSED!* Meditation & Self-healing for Beginners
7:00PM-8:00PM
*FULL! WAITLIST CLOSED!* Meditation & Self-healing for Beginners
Monday, May 23, 7:00PM-8:00PM*FULL! WAITLIST CLOS
Sayreville Public Library
This event is full and the waitlist is closed.

Meditation has been scientifically proven to activate the relaxation response, thus improving a vast array of
...read more
24
*FULL! LIMITED WAITLIST ONLY!* Let a Professional Polish Your Résumé
6:00PM-8:00PM
*FULL! LIMITED WAITLIST ONLY!* Let a Professional Polish Your Résumé
Tuesday, May 24, 6:00PM-8:00PM*FULL! LIMITED WAITL
Sayreville Public Library
This event is full with a limited waitlist.

We all know the job market is tough.  Give your best first impression to potential employers by ...read more
*POSTPONED!* Microsoft Word 2010 & 2013 for Beginners
6:00PM-8:00PM
*POSTPONED!* Microsoft Word 2010 & 2013 for Beginners
Tuesday, May 24, 6:00PM-8:00PM*POSTPONED!* Microso
Sayreville Public Library
This class has been postponed with a new date in the works.  Registered guests are in the process of being notified.

Learn to type a letter, resume, book, etc.
...read more
ESL Winter/Spring Conversation Group
6:00PM-8:00PM
ESL Winter/Spring Conversation Group
Tuesday, May. 24, 6:00PM-8:00PM
(Tuesdays, 1/12 through 5/31 from 6:00PM-8:00PM)
ESL Winter/Spring Co
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
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Wednesday Book Club
12:30PM-2:00PM
 Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, May. 25, 12:30PM-2:00PM
(Wednesdays, 1/27, 2/24, 3/30, 4/27, 5/25, 6/29, 9/28, 10/26, & 11/30 from 12:30PM-2:00PM)
Wednesday Book Club
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently closed and not taking new members.  Beginning in January, the group will meet on the last Wednesday of the month at 12:30PM.

Wednesday’s Book Club 2016 Reading Lis
...read more
Volunteer Orientation
2:45 PM
 Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, May 25, 2:45 PMVolunteer Orientatio
Sayreville Public Library
Volunteer Orinetation Meeting for students going into 9th thru 12 grade.
Volunteer Orientation
6:00 PM
 Volunteer Orientation
Wednesday, May 25, 6:00 PMVolunteer Orientatio
Sayreville Public Library
Volunteer Orinetation Meeting for students going into 9th thru 12 grade.
Your Rights in the Workplace *NEW DATE!*
6:30PM-8:00PM
Your Rights in the Workplace *NEW DATE!*
Wednesday, May 25, 6:30PM-8:00PMYour Rights in the W
Sayreville Public Library
Most employees are unaware of the many recently added job protections available under New Jersey and federal law.  This free seminar will cover many topics concerning your job and career and you will have t...read more
or call 732-727-0212.
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Game Show Karaoke for Teens!
3:00 PM
 Game Show Karaoke for Teens!
Thursday, May 26, 3:00 PMGame Show Karaoke fo
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for music, excitement and some “friendly” competition!  All you need is your voice and the desire to have fun.
 
or call 732-727-0212.
Family Movie Night!
6:00 PM
 Family Movie Night!
Thursday, May 26, 6:00 PMFamily Movie Night!
Sayreville Public Library
Children MUST be age 5 and up!  All children MUST have a parent/adult caregiver attending with them....read more
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CLOSED
ALL DAY
 CLOSED
Saturday, May. 28, ALL DAY
(Saturday, 5/28, Sunday, 5/29 & Monday, 5/30)
CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend.
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CLOSED
ALL DAY
 CLOSED
Sunday, May. 29, ALL DAY
(Saturday, 5/28, Sunday, 5/29 & Monday, 5/30)
CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend.
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CLOSED
ALL DAY
 CLOSED
Monday, May. 30, ALL DAY
(Saturday, 5/28, Sunday, 5/29 & Monday, 5/30)
CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed for Memorial Day Weekend.
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ESL Winter/Spring Conversation Group
6:00PM-8:00PM OFF-SITE MEETING
ESL Winter/Spring Conversation Group
Tuesday, May. 31, 6:00PM-8:00PM OFF-SITE MEETING
(Tuesdays, 1/12 through 5/31 from 6:00PM-8:00PM)
ESL Winter/Spring Co
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
    
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