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Monroe Twp., NJ 08831
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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.

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CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch
Sunday, Oct. 7, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
(October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th, December 2nd)

Program Room
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

No prior computer ...read more

or call 732-521-5000.
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Toddlin’ Tots
9:30 a.m.
 Toddlin’ Tots
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 9:30 a.m.
Program Room
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.
Tech Express
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
 Tech Express
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m
Conference Room
Drop-in with your electronic device to get personalized help from a Librarian. Bring your charged and registered device and necessary passwords. Registration is not required. First come, first served.
Book Bingo
6:30 p.m.
 Book Bingo
Wednesday, Oct. 17, 6:30 p.m.
Program Room

For ages 5 & up.

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Storytime!
10:30 a.m.
 Storytime!
Thursday, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m.
Program Room

Thursdays, October 18, 25, November 1, 18, 15. For ages 3...read more


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Page Turners
11:00 a.m.
 Page Turners
Thursday, Oct. 18, 11:00 a.m.
Conference Room
Looking for something to read or add to your reading list? This new, ongoing event takes place on the third Thursday of every month. Library staff will present and recommend a variety of new titles pertaining to a different topic each month, both new and old titles. This month's topic is War Sto...read more
3D Modeling Program: Tinkercad Halloween decoration
5:00 pm
3D Modeling Program: Tinkercad Halloween decoration
Thursday, Oct. 18, 5:00 pm
Activity Room

Learn to make a unique Halloween decoration using Tinkercad; a fun 3D modeling program that will let you express your creative side.
Open to ages 9 - 18.


Art Smart I
6:00 p.m.
 Art Smart I
Thursday, Oct. 18, 6:00 p.m.
Program Room

For ages 5-8.

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Library Foundation Meeting
7:00 p.m.
 Library Foundation Meeting
Thursday, Oct. 18, 7:00 p.m.
Conference Room
Art Smart II
7:00 p.m.
 Art Smart II
Thursday, Oct. 18, 7:00 p.m.
Program Room

For ages 9-12.

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Craft in a Bag
 Craft in a Bag
Friday, Oct. 19
Children's

Come grab all of the suppl...read more

Mother Goose Time
9:30 a.m.
 Mother Goose Time
Friday, Oct. 19, 9:30 a.m.
Program Room

For ages 18-36 mos....read more

Sit-N-Stitch
10:30 AM
 Sit-N-Stitch
Friday, Oct. 19, 10:30 AM
(Fridays, September 7 & 21, October 5 & 19, November 2 & 16, December 7 & 21)

Conference Room
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.
Stories & STEM for Middles
11:00 a.m.
 Stories & STEM for Middles
Friday, Oct. 19, 11:00 a.m.
Program Room
For ages 3-5.
Explore early science, technology, math or engineering topics through literature and hands-on experimentation. 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)....read more
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Youth Math League
1:30 p.m.
 Youth Math League
Saturday, Oct. 20, 1:30 p.m.
Program Room
For children in grades 2-6. The Youth Math League, a volunteer group, will offer group math tutoring for students. Registration required. 
 

or call 732-521-5000.
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The American Bald Eagle and other Symbols of Freedom
1:00 p.m.
The American Bald Eagle and other Symbols of Freedom
Sunday, Oct. 21, 1:00 p.m.
Program Room
Soar like an eagle in this activity where you will learn about America’s national symbol.  See a model of an eagle’s egg and the wingspan of an eagle.  Hear from those who work to preserve this majestic animal. 

Presented by DAR/CAR member Christy Viszoki
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CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch
Sunday, Oct. 21, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
(October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th, December 2nd)

Program Room
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

No prior computer ...read more

or call 732-521-5000.
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Local Author Expo
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
 Local Author Expo
Monday, Oct. 22, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Living Room
The Monroe Township Library will be hosting a “Local Author Expo” on Monday, October 22, 2018 from 10:00 am -8:00 pm.
Just in time for the holidays! Most of the authors will have books for sale which they will autograph for you. Come to meet and greet our amazing local talent.
Drop-in LEGO Corner
4:30 p.m.
 Drop-in LEGO Corner
Monday, Oct. 22, 4:30 p.m.
Children's

For ages 5 & up.

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Spooky Spelling Bee
5:30 p.m.
 Spooky Spelling Bee
Monday, Oct. 22, 5:30 p.m.
Activity Room
For ages 6-8.
Test your knowledge in this confidence building spelling bee and maybe earn a book prize! 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 ...read more
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Music with Pat McKinley
11:45 a.m.
 Music with Pat McKinley
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 11:45 a.m.
Program Room

A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have f...read more

Roblox Club
5:00 pm
 Roblox Club
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 5:00 pm
Activity Room
Come and join our group of Roblox players. 
Open to ages 9 - 18.
 
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Friends of the Library Meeting
6:30 p.m.
 Friends of the Library Meeting
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Conference Room
Starlight Express
7:00 p.m.
 Starlight Express
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 7:00 p.m.
Program Room
Evening storytime for ages 3-5.
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Toddlin’ Tots
9:30 a.m.
 Toddlin’ Tots
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 9:30 a.m.
Program Room
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.
Stories & STEM for Bigs
6:30 p.m.
 Stories & STEM for Bigs
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 6:30 p.m.
Activity Room

For ages 6-8.

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Halloween Shadow Show & Parade
10:30 a.m.
 Halloween Shadow Show & Parade
Thursday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Program Room

For all ages.

Come parade and trick or treat around the Library in your Halloween costume! 

Pumpkin Carving + LED Lights
5:00 pm
 Pumpkin Carving + LED Lights
Thursday, Oct. 25, 5:00 pm
Activity Room

Carve your own pumpkin and then light it up with LED lights instead of candles.
Open to ages 9 - 18.


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Mother Goose Time
9:30 a.m.
 Mother Goose Time
Friday, Oct. 26, 9:30 a.m.
Program Room

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Pumpkin Palooza
6:00 p.m.
 Pumpkin Palooza
Friday, Oct. 26, 6:00 p.m.
Children's
A mini Haunted Library for children ages 4-8.

Join us for a happy haunted walk through of the Library like you've never seen it before. There will be games, crafts & door prizes.
Come anytime between 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
Costumes are encouraged.

Tickets re...read more
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Knits by Lois Pop-Up Shop
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
 Knits by Lois Pop-Up Shop
Saturday, Oct. 27, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Activity Room
Lois Hayon presenting her line of toddler sweaters, all hand-knit, sizes 2-4. Accepting cash or checks only (no credit/debit cards).
Youth Math League
1:30 p.m.
 Youth Math League
Saturday, Oct. 27, 1:30 p.m.
Program Room
For children in grades 2-6. The Youth Math League, a volunteer group, will offer group math tutoring for students. Registration required. 
 

or call 732-521-5000.
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CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
CS First Coding: Game Design with Scratch
Sunday, Oct. 28, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
(October 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th; November 4th, 18th, 25th, December 2nd)

Program Room
Create your own video games!
Design and program your own video games using code and computer science.
Learn important gaming concepts while building racing games, mazes, and other fun games.

We'll be meeting every Sunday in October and November!

No prior computer ...read more

or call 732-521-5000.
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Sewing Class: Table Runner
3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.
 Sewing Class: Table Runner
Monday, Oct. 29, 3:00 p.m. -5:00 p.m.
Program Room

Learn how to sew a table runner! Class is 2 hours.
Students must take the Meet Your Sewing Machine class or ...read more


or call 732-521-5000.
Drop-in LEGO Corner
4:30 p.m.
 Drop-in LEGO Corner
Monday, Oct. 29, 4:30 p.m.
Children's

For ages 5 & up.

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Happy Haunted Halloween!
5:30 p.m.
 Happy Haunted Halloween!
Monday, Oct. 29, 5:30 p.m.
Activity Room
For ages 6-8.
Halloween themed games and crafts.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.
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Arts & Crafts
11:00 a.m.
 Arts & Crafts
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 11:00 a.m.
Activity Room

For all ages.

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Music with Pat McKinley
11:45 a.m.
 Music with Pat McKinley
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 11:45 a.m.
Program Room

A musical event for infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Come sing, dance and have f...read more

Starlight Express
7:00 p.m.
 Starlight Express
Tuesday, Oct. 30, 7:00 p.m.
Program Room
Evening storytime for ages 3-5.
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Craft in a Bag
 Craft in a Bag
Wednesday, Oct. 31
Children's

Come grab all of the suppl...read more

Toddlin’ Tots
9:30 a.m.
 Toddlin’ Tots
Wednesday, Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m.
Program Room
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.
   
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