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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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1
Literacy New Jersey Registration Event
3:00PM-7:30PM
Literacy New Jersey Registration Event
Tuesday, Sep. 1, 3:00PM-7:30PMLiteracy New Jersey
Sayreville Public Library
Literacy New Jersey will be using the Meeting Room today to register individuals interested in joining ESL conversation groups or classes done by their organization.  Stop by anytime between 3:00PM-7:30PM!...read more
2
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00PM
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, Sep. 2, 7:00PM
(Wednesdays, 1/7, 2/4, 3/4, 4/1, 5/6, 6/3, 7/22, 8/13, 9/2, 10/7, 11/4, & 12/2 at 7:00PM)
Library Board of Tru
Sayreville Public Library
The Library Board of Trustees typically meets at the Sayreville Library in the Meeting Room on the first Wednesday of the month at 7PM.
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3
Patriot Hill Estates HOA Meeting
6:30PM-8:00PM
Patriot Hill Estates HOA Meeting
Thursday, Sep. 3, 6:30PM-8:00PM
(Thursday, 3/12, 6/4, 9/3 & 12/3 from 6:30PM-8:00PM)
Patriot Hill Estates
Sayreville Public Library
The Patriot Hill Estates HOA will host their meeting in the Library's Meeting Room tonight.
4
Scrabble Club
1:30PM-3:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, Sep. 4, 1:30PM-3:30PM
(Fridays, 7/17 & 7/24, 8/7 & 8/21, 9/4 & 9/18, 10/2 & 10/16, 11/6 & 11/20, & 12/4 & 12/18 from 1:30PM-3:30PM)
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.

The gr...read more
5
CLOSED
ALL DAY!
 CLOSED
Saturday, Sep. 5, ALL DAY!
(Saturday, 9/5, Sunday, 9/6, & Monday, 9/7)

Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed for Labor Day Weekend.
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CLOSED
ALL DAY!
 CLOSED
Sunday, Sep. 6, ALL DAY!
(Saturday, 9/5, Sunday, 9/6, & Monday, 9/7)

Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed for Labor Day Weekend.
7
CLOSED
ALL DAY!
 CLOSED
Monday, Sep. 7, ALL DAY!
(Saturday, 9/5, Sunday, 9/6, & Monday, 9/7)

Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed for Labor Day Weekend.
8
Managing Stress with Practical Stress Busters
6:30PM-8:00PM
Managing Stress with Practical Stress Busters
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 6:30PM-8:00PMManaging Stress with
Sayreville Public Library
Does stress dominate your life? Stress is an inevitable part of modern life so it is essential to master effective coping skills. With the right approach, we can cultivate happiness, peace, balance, and...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
9
10
Stitchers & Knitters Anonymous Craft Club
6:30PM-8:00PM
Stitchers & Knitters Anonymous Craft Club
Thursday, Sep. 10, 6:30PM-8:00PM
(Thursdays 1/8, 2/12, 3/12, 4/9, 5/14, 6/11, 7/9, 8/13, 9/10, 10/8, 11/12, & 12/10 from 6:30PM-8:00PM )
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
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12
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
10:00AM-11:30AM
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
Saturday, Sep. 12, 10:00AM-11:30AM
(Saturday, 1/17, 2/14, 3/21, 4/18, 5/16, 6/13, 9/12, 10/10, 11/21 & 12/12, 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
13
Sayreville Day @ Kennedy Park!
10:00AM-4:00PM
 Sayreville Day @ Kennedy Park!
Sunday, Sep. 13, 10:00AM-4:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Visit the Library and the Friends of the Library at Sayreville Day today at Kennedy Park!  We will hav...read more
Central Jersey Asian Ball Jointed Doll Meeting
2:30PM-5:00PM
Central Jersey Asian Ball Jointed Doll Meeting
Sunday, Sep. 13, 2:30PM-5:00PM
(Sundays, 7/26, 8/23 & 9/13 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
14
Books & Bites Book Club
1:00PM-3:00PM
 Books & Bites Book Club
Monday, Sep. 14, 1:00PM-3:00PM
(Mondays, 1/12, 2/19, 3/9, 4/13, 5/11, 6/8, 7/13, 8/10, 9/14, 10/19, 11/9 & 12/14 from 1:00PM-3:00PM)
Books & Bites Book C
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently closed and not taking new members.

Books & Bites Book Club 2015 Reading List

 
1/12/15 – When She Was White by Judith Stone
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15
Still Uninsured? Medicaid and NJ Family Care and Children’s Health Insurance Program Sign-up Help!
4:00PM-7:00PM
Still Uninsured? Medicaid and NJ Family Care and Children’s Health Insurance Program Sign-up Help!
Tuesday, Sep. 15, 4:00PM-7:00PMStill Uninsured? Med
Sayreville Public Library
Are You Still Uninsured? You can get free in-person help with a trained professional.  Assistance will be provided for Enrollment for Medicaid by NJ Family Care and Children’s Health Insurance.  ...read more
The Great Closet Cleanout
6:30PM-8:00PM
 The Great Closet Cleanout
Tuesday, Sep. 15, 6:30PM-8:00PMThe Great Closet Cle
Sayreville Public Library
If you need to wear a hard hat to open your closet doors for fear of things toppling out then you need to join Jamie Novak for this one night event!  Join Jamie for a laugh and to learn how to easi...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
16
Medicare: Getting Started
6:30PM-8:00PM
 Medicare: Getting Started
Wednesday, Sep. 16, 6:30PM-8:00PMMedicare: Getting St
Sayreville Public Library
Do you have questions about Medicare? Want to find the health plan types with the most flexibility? Come join us for our Medicare 101 Workshop, a great way to get to know your Medicare health plan optio...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
17
Creative Writing Group
2:00PM-4:00PM
 Creative Writing Group
Thursday, Sep. 17, 2:00PM-4:00PM
(Thursdays, 1/15, 2/19, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/18, 7/16, 8/20, 9/17, 10/15, 11/19, & 12/17 from 2:00PM-4:00PM)
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
Author Talk with Deborah A. Bailey
2:00PM-4:00PM
Author Talk with Deborah A. Bailey
Thursday, Sep. 17, 2:00PM-4:00PMAuthor Talk with Deb
Sayreville Public Library
Ever feel blocked because you've run out of ideas? Sometimes the best way to clear writers' block is to try something new.  Author Deborah A Bailey will discuss how she was inspired to write a paran...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
Barbara’s Book Club
6:30PM-8:00PM
 Barbara’s Book Club
Thursday, Sep. 17, 6:30PM-8:00PM
(Thursdays, 1/15, 2/19, 3/19, 4/16, 5/21, 6/18, 7/16, 9/17, 10/15 & 11/19 from 6:30PM-8:00PM)
Barbara’s Book
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently taking new members.

Barbara’s Book Club 2015 Reading List

 
1/15/15 – The Summer of Us by Holly Chamberlin
 
2...read more
18
Scrabble Club
1:30PM-3:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, Sep. 18, 1:30PM-3:30PM
(Fridays, 7/17 & 7/24, 8/7 & 8/21, 9/4 & 9/18, 10/2 & 10/16, 11/6 & 11/20, & 12/4 & 12/18 from 1:30PM-3:30PM)
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.

The gr...read more
19
Kaplan’s NEW PSAT Practice Test
10:00AM-1:00PM
Kaplan’s NEW PSAT Practice Test
Saturday, Sep. 19, 10:00AM-1:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
THE PSAT® IS CHANGING. WILL YOU BE READY?
Take Kaplan’s free New PSAT Practice Test and find out!

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Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
20
Crazy 8’s Math Club! Gr. K-2
1:30pm
Crazy 8’s Math Club! Gr. K-2
Sunday, Sep. 20, 1:30pm
(Sundays, Sept. 20 & 27, Oct. 4, 18 & 25, Nov. 1, 8 & 22)
Crazy 8’s Math
Sayreville Public Library
Make a splash with Math! Explore all new concepts each week through games and crafts that you can share with your family and friends. This season we will practice agility during Ninja Training, discover the secrets of the sun and earth in Planet Party, map out coordinates during Pirate ...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
21
Toddler Time
10:00 AM
 Toddler Time
Monday, Sep. 21, 10:00 AM
(9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/8, 11/16,)
Toddler Time
Sayreville Public Library
For children ages 6 months-36 months with a parent/caregiver.  Join us for stories, songs and playtime!  Mondays at 10 AM beginning September 22. 
Mobile Family Success Center’s Girls Night Out
4:00PM-5:00PM
Mobile Family Success Center’s Girls Night Out
Monday, Sep. 21, 4:00PM-5:00PMMobile Family Succes
Sayreville Public Library
Join the staff of the Mobile Family Success Center for a Girls Night Out for your children where you will decorate jewelry boxes together.

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Crazy 8’s Math Club! Gr. 3-5
6:30pm
Crazy 8’s Math Club! Gr. 3-5
Monday, Sep. 21, 6:30pm
(Mondays, Sept. 21 & 28, Oct. 5, 19 & 26, Nov. 2, 9 & 23)
Crazy 8’s Math
Sayreville Public Library
Make a splash with Math! Explore all new concepts each week through games and crafts that you can share with your family and friends. This season we will practice agility during Ninja Training, discover the secrets of the sun and earth in Planet Party, map out coordinates during Pirate ...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
Computer Basics & Using the Internet
6:00PM-8:00PM
Computer Basics & Using the Internet
Monday, Sep. 21, 6:00PM-8:00PMComputer Basics & Us
Sayreville Public Library
A true beginners' course!  Great for someone just trying to understand the basics of computers.  Learn how to copy and paste, navigate a computer, find files and folders, do a basic Intern...read more
22
Sing Along with Pat!
12:45PM
 Sing Along with Pat!
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 12:45PM
(9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/2, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15)
Sing Along with Pat!
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for 30 minutes of lively music and song.  For children of all ages, accompanied by a parent.  Located in the Meeting Room.
Mobile Family Success Center’s Budgeting & Saving with PNC Bank
4:00PM-5:00PM
Mobile Family Success Center’s Budgeting & Saving with PNC Bank
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 4:00PM-5:00PMMobile Family Succes
Sayreville Public Library
Join the staff of the Mobile Family Success Center and representatives from PNC Bank for a presentation on making a budget and saving money.  This is an event meant for all ages where adults and kids alike can lear...read more
ESL Fall Conversation Group
6:00PM-8:00PM
 ESL Fall Conversation Group
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 6:00PM-8:00PM
(Tuesdays, 9/22 through12/22 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
A Beginners Guide to Windows 8 & 10
6:00PM-8:00PM
A Beginners Guide to Windows 8 & 10
Tuesday, Sep. 22, 6:00PM-8:00PMA Beginners Guide to
Sayreville Public Library
For everyone who still remains befuddled by Windows 8 and wants to 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 o...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
23
Super Preschoolers!
10:00 AM
  Super Preschoolers!
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 10:00 AM
(9/23, 930, 10/7, 0/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/1, 12/9, 12/16)
 Super Preschoolers!
Sayreville Public Library
For children ages 3-5 without a parent. Join us for stories, songs and an acitivity! Wednesdays at 10 AM beginning September 24.  Parents must stay in the library.
 
Creative Kids!
6:30 PM
 Creative Kids!
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 6:30 PM
(9/23, 930, 10/7, 0/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 11/30, 12/1, 12/9, 12/16)
Creative Kids!
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 3 and up are invited to join us for a variety of fun and easy crafts.Wednesdays @ 6:30PM, beginning July 1.  No registration required, however this is a first come first serve program up to 24 child...read more
Defensive Driving Institute of New Jersey Official Point & Insurance Reduction Program
6:30PM-9:30PM
Defensive Driving Institute of New Jersey Official Point & Insurance Reduction Program
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 6:30PM-9:30PM
(Wednesday, 9/23 & Thursday, 9/24 from 6:30-9:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
The Friends of the Library will be offering the Defensive Driving Institute of New Jersey Official Point & Insurance Reduction Program.  The course offered is the New Jersey State Safety Counci...read more
24
Sports Show Spectacular!
6:00 PM
 Sports Show Spectacular!
Thursday, Sep. 24, 6:00 PMSports Show Spectacu
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for a fun filled sports show featuring Hopper Hoops and Muscle Man Mike! 
An extraordinary experience for our children to learn the importance of health and fitness on their level! Super Heroes, Muscle Man ...read more
Registration required, begins Sep 3.
Defensive Driving Institute of New Jersey Official Point & Insurance Reduction Program
6:30PM-9:30PM
Defensive Driving Institute of New Jersey Official Point & Insurance Reduction Program
Thursday, Sep. 24, 6:30PM-9:30PM
(Wednesday, 9/23 & Thursday, 9/24 from 6:30-9:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
The Friends of the Library will be offering the Defensive Driving Institute of New Jersey Official Point & Insurance Reduction Program.  The course offered is the New Jersey State Safety Counci...read more
25
Storytime Surprise!
11:00 AM
  Storytime Surprise!
Friday, Sep. 25, 11:00 AM
(9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30, 11/6, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4, 12/11, 12/18)
 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-"Age of Adaline"
12:00PM-2:00PM
 Movie Matinee-"Age of Adaline"
Friday, Sep. 25, 12:00PM-2:00PMMovie Matinee-Age of
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for our monthly movie matinees to enjoy popular movie hits on our new 84” x 84” screen and fresh popcorn from our popcorn machine!  Watch a movie and meet fellow movie enthusias...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
26
The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
10:00AM-12:00PM
The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
Saturday, Sep. 26, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(Saturdays, 1/24, 2/7, 2/28, 3/28, 4/25, 5/30, 6/27 @ 10:30AM, Wednesdays, 7/22 & 8/26 @ 6:30PM, & Saturdays, 9/26 (@ 10AM),10/24, & 11/21 @ 10:30AM)
The Contagious Optim
Sayreville Public Library
September's meeting is the two year anniversary of the group!  Congratulations to the group leader Dr. Colleen Georges and all of the group members!  All are welcome...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
Dixieland Jazz Concert by the Florian Schantz Jazz Combo
2:00PM-3:00PM
Dixieland Jazz Concert by the Florian Schantz Jazz Combo
Saturday, Sep. 26, 2:00PM-3:00PMDixieland Jazz Conce
Sayreville Public Library
Come and join us for this special afternoon concert by the Florian Schantz Jazz Combo, led by their 13 year old bandleader, Florian Schantz! The band will be performing a Dixieland Jazz program that is a balance...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
27
Crazy 8’s Math Club! Gr. K-2
1:30pm
Crazy 8’s Math Club! Gr. K-2
Sunday, Sep. 27, 1:30pm
(Sundays, Sept. 20 & 27, Oct. 4, 18 & 25, Nov. 1, 8 & 22)
Crazy 8’s Math
Sayreville Public Library
Make a splash with Math! Explore all new concepts each week through games and crafts that you can share with your family and friends. This season we will practice agility during Ninja Training, discover the secrets of the sun and earth in Planet Party, map out coordinates during Pirate ...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
28
Toddler Time
10:00 AM
 Toddler Time
Monday, Sep. 28, 10:00 AM
(9/21, 9/28, 10/5, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/8, 11/16,)
Toddler Time
Sayreville Public Library
For children ages 6 months-36 months with a parent/caregiver.  Join us for stories, songs and playtime!  Mondays at 10 AM beginning September 22. 
Crazy 8’s Math Club! Gr. 3-5
6:30pm
Crazy 8’s Math Club! Gr. 3-5
Monday, Sep. 28, 6:30pm
(Mondays, Sept. 21 & 28, Oct. 5, 19 & 26, Nov. 2, 9 & 23)
Crazy 8’s Math
Sayreville Public Library
Make a splash with Math! Explore all new concepts each week through games and crafts that you can share with your family and friends. This season we will practice agility during Ninja Training, discover the secrets of the sun and earth in Planet Party, map out coordinates during Pirate ...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
Understanding Your Android Tablet or Phone
6:00PM-8:00PM
Understanding Your Android Tablet or Phone
Monday, Sep. 28, 6:00PM-8:00PMUnderstanding Your A
Sayreville Public Library
Did you recently get a tablet or phone that has an Android system and feel overwhelmed and intimidated?  Android is an operating system for mobile phones and tablets, in much the same way that PCs ...read more
Register Online or call 732-727-0212.
29
Sing Along with Pat!
12:45PM
 Sing Along with Pat!
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 12:45PM
(9/22, 9/29, 10/6, 10/13, 10/20, 10/27, 11/2, 11/10, 11/17, 12/1, 12/8, 12/15)
Sing Along with Pat!
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for 30 minutes of lively music and song.  For children of all ages, accompanied by a parent.  Located in the Meeting Room.
Blood Drive
2:30PM-7:00PM
 Blood Drive
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 2:30PM-7:00PM
(5/26, 7/28, 9/29, & 11/24 from 2:30PM-7PM)
Blood Drive
Sayreville Public Library
Every two seconds someone needs blood.  Some people need regular transfusions to live.  Save a life today and donate blood!  Every donor gets a co...read more
ESL Fall Conversation Group
6:00PM-8:00PM
 ESL Fall Conversation Group
Tuesday, Sep. 29, 6:00PM-8:00PM
(Tuesdays, 9/22 through12/22 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
30
Super Preschoolers!
10:00 AM
  Super Preschoolers!
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 10:00 AM
(9/23, 930, 10/7, 0/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/1, 12/9, 12/16)
 Super Preschoolers!
Sayreville Public Library
For children ages 3-5 without a parent. Join us for stories, songs and an acitivity! Wednesdays at 10 AM beginning September 24.  Parents must stay in the library.
 
Let a Professional Polish Your Résumé
6:00PM-8:00PM
Let a Professional Polish Your Résumé
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 6:00PM-8:00PM
(Wednesday, 9/30, 10/28, 11/18 & 12/9 from 6:00PM-8:00PM)
Let a Professional P
Sayreville Public Library
We all know the job market is tough.  Give your best first impression to potential employers by making your résumé shine.  Dr. Colleen Georges will spend one-on-one time with att...read more
Wednesday Night Book Club
6:30PM-8:00PM
 Wednesday Night Book Club
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 6:30PM-8:00PM
(Wednesdays, 1/29 (Thursday @ 12:30PM) ), 2/25, 3/25, 4/29, 5/27, 6/25 (Thursday), 9/30, 10/28, & 11/18 from 6:30PM-8:00PM)
Wednesday Night Book
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently closed and not taking new members.

Wednesday’s Book Club 2015 Reading List

 
1/29/15 – Thunder Dog: The True Story of a Blind Man,...read more
Creative Kids!
6:30 PM
 Creative Kids!
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 6:30 PM
(9/23, 930, 10/7, 0/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/18, 11/30, 12/1, 12/9, 12/16)
Creative Kids!
Sayreville Public Library
Children ages 3 and up are invited to join us for a variety of fun and easy crafts.Wednesdays @ 6:30PM, beginning July 1.  No registration required, however this is a first come first serve program up to 24 child...read more
   
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