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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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The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
10:30AM
The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
Saturday, Dec. 1, 10:30AMThe 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.
Hot Chocolate and Romance
1:00PM
 Hot Chocolate and Romance
Saturday, Dec. 1, 1:00PM
Sayreville Public Library

Prepare for winter ...read more

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Python for Teens
2:00PM
 Python for Teens
Sunday, Dec. 2, 2:00PM
(12/2/2018, 12/9/2018, 12/16/2018)
Python for Teens
Sayreville Public Library
Get started with the Python Programming Language in this 3-week course with instructor Anesha Santhanam. This is an introductory course for interested coders and includes a week with specialized programming with the Raspberry Pi. Adults may be accepted as spaces are available. 
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Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Dec. 3, 10:00 AMBaby Steps
Sayreville Public Library
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur at the end of the class. All are invited to attend this event.
Total Tutoring
4:30-6:30PM
 Total Tutoring
Monday, Dec. 3, 4:30-6:30PM
(Mondays, 11/26, 12/3. 12/10, 12/17)

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 math, science, Eng...read more
Patriot Hills Estates HOA meeting
6:00 PM-7:45 PM
Patriot Hills Estates HOA meeting
Monday, Dec. 3, 6:00 PM-7:45 PM
Sayreville Public Library
Meeting room 1 reserved during this time.
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Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 11:00AM
(Tuesdays, March 5, 12, & 26 - Thursdays March 7, 14 & 28)
Think & Play
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
Girls Who Code
5:30PM
 Girls Who Code
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 5:30PMGirls Who Code
Sayreville Public Library
For Grades 6-12.
Get hands-on experience with coding in this 8-week, girls-focused course with a Girls Who Code professional mentor.

or call 732-727-0212.
I’ve Lost My Keys - Do I Have Alzheimer’s?
6:30PM
I’ve Lost My Keys - Do I Have Alzheimer’s?
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Event sponsored by Matawan Adult Day Care.

Over 5.5 Million people i...read more

Creative Kids
6:30PM
 Creative Kids
Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6:30PM
(9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30)
Creative Kids
Sayreville Public Library
Create your own make and take craft with a parent/caregiver. Ages 3-6.  No registration required, first come first serve until prgram session is full.
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Crochet What You Love
6:30PM
 Crochet What You Love
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 6:30PM
(Wednesdays, October 31, November 7, 14, and 21, and December 5 and 19)

Sayreville Public Library
Learn to Crochet the Simple Way, with Diana Toni!
Learn 3 basic stitches to open your creativity to crochet simple and elegant pieces.
Learn how 3 simple shapes can create beautiful shawls, shrungs, afghans, table runners, pot holders, and more!
Learn to work with different yarns.
...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
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CANCELLED: Couch to 5K
 CANCELLED: Couch to 5K
Thursday, Dec. 6
(Thursdays, December 6 & 20)

Sayreville Public Library
ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, Dec. 6, 10:00AM
(Thursdays, September 20 - December 20, 10:00AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Interested ESL learners need to attend a registration date to register with the organization Literacy New Jersey, be tested by them, and then be placed into a class/group that is appropriate for their learning level.

The tutors of this group have been instructed to not allow walk-ins sinc...read more
Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, Dec. 6, 12:30PM
(Tuesdays, March 5, 12, & 26 - Thursdays March 7, 14 & 28)
Think & Play
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
Jamie Novak - Secret of 10 & 10 Organizing
6:30PM
Jamie Novak - Secret of 10 & 10 Organizing
Thursday, Dec. 6, 6:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Jamie Novak presents: The Secret of 10 & 10 Organizing  Got clutter? If you have too much stuff and not enough time to go through it all, this is the class for you! Enjoy a few laughs while making a plan, finding the time, getting motivated, and make it happen wit...read more
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00 PM
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Thursday, Dec. 6, 7:00 PM
Sayreville Public Library
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Scrabble Club
1:30-3:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, Dec. 7, 1:30-3:30PM
(First and Third Fridays, January-December, 1:30PM)

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 group is open to all residents, but adults only please.  The group meets the first and third...read more
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Meeting Room Reserved
9:30-4:30 PM
 Meeting Room Reserved
Saturday, Dec. 8, 9:30-4:30 PM
Sayreville Public Library
Meeting Room Reserved for: NAAAHR-NJ Chapter
Sayreville Red Cross Club
2:00-3:30PM
 Sayreville Red Cross Club
Saturday, Dec. 8, 2:00-3:30PM
(2nd Saturdays, October through June, 2:00-3:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Space reserved for monthly meeting.
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Python for Teens
2:00PM
 Python for Teens
Sunday, Dec. 9, 2:00PM
(12/2/2018, 12/9/2018, 12/16/2018)
Python for Teens
Sayreville Public Library
Get started with the Python Programming Language in this 3-week course with instructor Anesha Santhanam. This is an introductory course for interested coders and includes a week with specialized programming with the Raspberry Pi. Adults may be accepted as spaces are available. 

or call 732-727-0212.
Girls Who Code
3:00PM
 Girls Who Code
Sunday, Dec. 9, 3:00PMGirls Who Code
Sayreville Public Library
For Grades 6-12.
Get hands-on experience with coding in this 8-week, girls-focused course with a Girls Who Code professional mentor.

or call 732-727-0212.
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POSTPONED: Blood Drive
 POSTPONED: Blood Drive
Monday, Dec. 10,
Sayreville Public Library
A new date will be scheduled for January.

Save a life - donate blood!

 
Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Dec. 10, 10:00 AMBaby Steps
Sayreville Public Library
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur at the end of the class. All are invited to attend this event.
Books & Bites Book Club
1:00PM
 Books & Bites Book Club
Monday, Dec. 10, 1:00PM
(2nd Mondays, January 8, February 12, March 12, April 9, May 7, June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10, October 15, November 5, December 10)
Books & Bites Book C
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently closed and not taking new members.
 
Total Tutoring
4:30-6:30PM
 Total Tutoring
Monday, Dec. 10, 4:30-6:30PM
(Mondays, 11/26, 12/3. 12/10, 12/17)

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 math, science, Eng...read more
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Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 11:00AM
(Tuesdays, March 5, 12, & 26 - Thursdays March 7, 14 & 28)
Think & Play
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
Polar Express Movie & Craft
6:00PM
 Polar Express Movie & Craft
Tuesday, Dec. 11, 6:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for a night of magic as the Polar Express rolls through Sayreville Library! Bring a cardboard box to decorate as a train car. (Optional)

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Adult Craft Night
6:00PM
 Adult Craft Night
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 6:00PM
Sayreville Public Library

read more


or call 732-727-0212.
SAT vs. ACT
6:00 PM
 SAT vs. ACT
Wednesday, Dec. 12, 6:00 PM
Sayreville Public Library
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ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, Dec. 13, 10:00AM
(Thursdays, September 20 - December 20, 10:00AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Interested ESL learners need to attend a registration date to register with the organization Literacy New Jersey, be tested by them, and then be placed into a class/group that is appropriate for their learning level.

The tutors of this group have been instructed to not allow walk-ins sinc...read more
Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, Dec. 13, 12:30PM
(Tuesdays, March 5, 12, & 26 - Thursdays March 7, 14 & 28)
Think & Play
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
Meeting Room Reserved
5:00-7:30PM
 Meeting Room Reserved
Thursday, Dec. 13, 5:00-7:30PM
(Second Thursdays, 5:00-7:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Sheffield Mews Association meeting
Stitchers and Knitters Anonymous Club
6:30PM
Stitchers and Knitters Anonymous Club
Thursday, Dec. 13, 6:30PM
(Second Thursdays, January-December, 6:30PM)

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 who know the basics, but want to take their addiction to a whole new level!  Bring your...read more
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Storytime Surprise!
11:00AM
 Storytime Surprise!
Friday, Dec. 14, 11:00AM
( 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21)
Storytime Surprise!
Sayreville Public Library
A different storytime format each week.  It may be a craft, a dance party or making a delicious snack! Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.  Limit 24 children, first come basis.
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Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
10:00 AM
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
Saturday, Dec. 15, 10:00 AM
(Saturday, 9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15, 1/19, 2/16, 3/16, 4/13, 5/18, 6/8, 10:00AM)
Friends of the Sayre
Sayreville Public Library
The Friends of the Sayreville Public Library will meet monthly September - June.  New members are always welcome!
For ...read more
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Chess Club
1:05PM
 Chess Club
Sunday, Dec. 16, 1:05PMChess Club
Sayreville Public Library
The November Chess Club has been cancelled.

Families are encouraged to join us and attend as many sessions as possiible.  For ages 7-99. (Monthly Sundays)

or call 732-727-0212.
Python for Teens
2:00PM
 Python for Teens
Sunday, Dec. 16, 2:00PM
(12/2/2018, 12/9/2018, 12/16/2018)
Python for Teens
Sayreville Public Library
Get started with the Python Programming Language in this 3-week course with instructor Anesha Santhanam. This is an introductory course for interested coders and includes a week with specialized programming with the Raspberry Pi. Adults may be accepted as spaces are available. 

or call 732-727-0212.
Girls Who Code
3:00PM
 Girls Who Code
Sunday, Dec. 16, 3:00PMGirls Who Code
Sayreville Public Library
For Grades 6-12.
Get hands-on experience with coding in this 8-week, girls-focused course with a Girls Who Code professional mentor.

or call 732-727-0212.
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Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Dec. 17, 10:00 AMBaby Steps
Sayreville Public Library
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur at the end of the class. All are invited to attend this event.
Total Tutoring
4:30-6:30PM
 Total Tutoring
Monday, Dec. 17, 4:30-6:30PM
(Mondays, 11/26, 12/3. 12/10, 12/17)

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 math, science, Eng...read more
18
Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 11:00AM
(Tuesdays, March 5, 12, & 26 - Thursdays March 7, 14 & 28)
Think & Play
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
Candy Homes - MFSC
4:00PM-5:00PM
 Candy Homes - MFSC
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 4:00PM-5:00PMCandy Homes - MFSC
Sayreville Public Library
Kids can enjoy putting together and decorating foam gingerbread houses.  To register please call the Mobile Family Success Center at (732) 387-1220, or email: MFSCmiddlesex@ccdom.org
Creative Kids
6:30PM
 Creative Kids
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 6:30PM
(9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30)
Creative Kids
Sayreville Public Library
Create your own make and take craft with a parent/caregiver. Ages 3-6.  No registration required, first come first serve until prgram session is full.
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Crochet What You Love
6:30PM
 Crochet What You Love
Wednesday, Dec. 19, 6:30PM
(Wednesdays, October 31, November 7, 14, and 21, and December 5 and 19)

Sayreville Public Library
Learn to Crochet the Simple Way, with Diana Toni!
Learn 3 basic stitches to open your creativity to crochet simple and elegant pieces.
Learn how 3 simple shapes can create beautiful shawls, shrungs, afghans, table runners, pot holders, and more!
Learn to work with different yarns.
...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
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CANCELLED: Couch to 5K
 CANCELLED: Couch to 5K
Thursday, Dec. 20
(Thursdays, December 6 & 20)

Sayreville Public Library
ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, Dec. 20, 10:00AM
(Thursdays, September 20 - December 20, 10:00AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Interested ESL learners need to attend a registration date to register with the organization Literacy New Jersey, be tested by them, and then be placed into a class/group that is appropriate for their learning level.

The tutors of this group have been instructed to not allow walk-ins sinc...read more
Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, Dec. 20, 12:30PM
(Tuesdays, March 5, 12, & 26 - Thursdays March 7, 14 & 28)
Think & Play
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
Children’s Book Swap
4:00PM-7:00PM
 Children’s Book Swap
Thursday, Dec. 20, 4:00PM-7:00PMChildren’s Boo
Sayreville Public Library
Holiday Book Swap!  Trade in your old books for something new.  All trades are 1:1 and it is free to the public from 4-7PM.  Bring in any children's book and take away the equal amount (any condition).
 
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Storytime Surprise!
11:00AM
 Storytime Surprise!
Friday, Dec. 21, 11:00AM
( 9/28, 10/5, 10/12, 10/19, 10/26, 11/2, 11/30, 12/7, 12/14, 12/21)
Storytime Surprise!
Sayreville Public Library
A different storytime format each week.  It may be a craft, a dance party or making a delicious snack! Ages 2-6 with a caregiver.  Limit 24 children, first come basis.
Scrabble Club
1:30-3:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, Dec. 21, 1:30-3:30PM
(First and Third Fridays, January-December, 1:30PM)

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 group is open to all residents, but adults only please.  The group meets the first and third...read more
Anime Showcase
1:15PM
 Anime Showcase
Friday, Dec. 21, 1:15PMAnime Showcase
Sayreville Public Library
Drop-in to the YA Room for a screening of a new anime feature each month.
This is a teen-focused after-school program for grades 6-12.
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Girls Who Code, Jr.
CANCELLED
 Girls Who Code, Jr.
Sunday, Dec. 23, CANCELLED
(11/4/2018, 11/18/2018, 11/25/18, 12/2/2018, 12/9/2018, 12/16/2018, 1/13, 1/27)
Girls Who Code, Jr.
Sayreville Public Library
For Grades 3-5.

Learn the basics of coding in this 8-week, girls-focused course with Girls Who Code professional mentor.

or call 732-727-0212.
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Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Dec. 24, 10:00 AMBaby Steps
Sayreville Public Library
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur at the end of the class. All are invited to attend this event.
Early Closing
3:00 PM
 Early Closing
Monday, Dec. 24, 3:00 PM
Sayreville Public Library
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CLOSED
ALL DAY
 CLOSED
Tuesday, Dec. 25, ALL DAY
(January 1, 15, February 19, March 30, April 1, May 26, 27, 28, Jul 4, 7, 14, 21, 28, August 4, 11, 18, 25, September 1, 2, 3, October 8, November 11, 12, 22, 23, December 25, ALL DAY)
CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed today.
The library will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
...read more
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Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, Dec. 27, 12:30PM
(Tuesdays, March 5, 12, & 26 - Thursdays March 7, 14 & 28)
Think & Play
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up.  A movement based storytime to get your child ready for school. Tuesdays & Thursdays, no registration required, first come first serve until session is full.
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Oogling Owls
2:00PM
 Oogling Owls
Saturday, Dec. 29, 2:00PMOogling Owls
Sayreville Public Library
Learn about thses incredible  predators and meet a LIVE owl! Ages 3-12. Registration required.

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Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Dec. 31, 10:00 AMBaby Steps
Sayreville Public Library
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur at the end of the class. All are invited to attend this event.
Noon Year’s Celebration!
11:00AM
 Noon Year’s Celebration!
Monday, Dec. 31, 11:00AMNoon Year’s Ce
Sayreville Public Library
Sing, dance and make a craft during the countdown to Noon!  Children will celebrate with a  "sparkling" beverage for good tidings in the New Year.

Early Closing
3:00 PM
 Early Closing
Monday, Dec. 31, 3:00 PM
Sayreville Public Library
     
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