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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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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Tuesday, Jan. 1
(Jan. 1, Jan. 21, Feb 18, Apr. 19, Apr. 21, May 25/26/27, July 4, Aug. 31, Sept. 1/2, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Nov. 28/29, and Dec. 25)
CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed today.
The library will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
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Beach Story Bingo
12:30PM
 Beach Story Bingo
Thursday, Jan. 3, 12:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 3 and up. Bring your beachtowels and sunglasses for this summer storytime in the middle of winter. We will play bingo with the stories we share and will give small prizes to the winners.
4
Scrabble Club
1:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, Jan. 4, 1:30PM
(1st and 3rd Fridays, 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 Frida...read more
Dungeons & Dragons
3:15PM
 Dungeons & Dragons
Friday, Jan. 4, 3:15PM
Sayreville Public Library
Open to Grades 4-12. Play a continuing campaign with friends.
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The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
10:30AM
The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
Saturday, Jan. 5, 10:30AM
(Saturday, Schedule for 2019: 1/5, 2/2, 3/2, 4/6, 5/4, 6/8 @ 10:30AM, 7/9 @ 6:30PM, 8/6 @ 6:30PM, 9/7 (10AM-12PM anniversary), 10/5, 11/2, 12/7 @ 10:30AM)
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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Python for Teens
2:00-4:00PM
 Python for Teens
Sunday, Jan. 6, 2:00-4:00PM
(Sundays, Jan. 6, 13, 27 & Feb. 3, 2:00pm)

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. Registration Requ...read more
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Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Jan. 7, 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.
Blood Drive
2:30-6:15PM
 Blood Drive
Monday, Jan. 7, 2:30-6:15PM
Sayreville Public Library
Save a life - donate blood!

Appointments are available HERE, but walk-ins are also welcome.
 
Total Tutoring
4:30-6:30pm
 Total Tutoring
Monday, Jan. 7, 4:30-6:30pm
(Mondays Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Mar.4, 11, 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8)

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, English,&...read more
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Update Your Resume
6:30PM
 Update Your Resume
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 6:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Crochet What You Love
6:30PM
 Crochet What You Love
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 6:30PM
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9 - Feb 27)

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.
Library Board of Trustees meeting
7:00PM
Library Board of Trustees meeting
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 7:00PM
(First Wednesday of the month (except July and August), 7PM)

Sayreville Public Library
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Registration for ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM-12:00PM
Registration for ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, Jan. 10, 10:00AM-12:00PM
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
Drop-in Snowflake Craft
12:30PM
 Drop-in Snowflake Craft
Thursday, Jan. 10, 12:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Drop-in for a free craft!
Stitchers and Knitters Anonymous Club
6:30PM
Stitchers and Knitters Anonymous Club
Thursday, Jan. 10, 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
11
Teen Craft
3:00PM
 Teen Craft
Friday, Jan. 11, 3:00PMTeen Craft
Sayreville Public Library
Make a tea light snowman with a glowing nose! Grades 6-12.
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ToastMasters
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ToastMasters
Saturday, Jan. 12, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(2nd and 4th Saturdays, 10:00AM-12:00PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, 10:00AM -12:00PM.

For more information on this group, please contact nnrswamy@gmail.com or call 732 874 1755.

 
Life-Size Candyland
12:00 PM
 Life-Size Candyland
Saturday, Jan. 12, 12:00 PMLife-Size Candyland
Sayreville Public Library
Play a game of Candyland at the library, but in real life! Open to all ages, each game session will last 20-30 minutes. Any child under the age of 4 will require an adult to walk through the game with them. All games will take a maximum of 6 children.
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Girls Who Code, Jr.
3:00PM
 Girls Who Code, Jr.
Sunday, Jan. 13, 3:00PM
(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.
Python for Teens
2:00-4:00PM
 Python for Teens
Sunday, Jan. 13, 2:00-4:00PM
(Sundays, Jan. 6, 13, 27 & Feb. 3, 2:00pm)

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. Registration Requ...read more
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Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Jan. 14, 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
1:00 - 3:00 PM
 Books & Bites Book Club
Monday, Jan. 14, 1:00 - 3:00 PMBooks & 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, Jan. 14, 4:30-6:30pm
(Mondays Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Mar.4, 11, 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8)

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, English,&...read more
15
MFS - Child ID Program
6:00PM
 MFS - Child ID Program
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 6:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Mobile Family Success will have a guest speaker, NY Life, whom will talk about the importance of child safety and will provide parents free child id/fingerprinting cards.

For more information or to register for an activity please call the Mobile Family Success Center (MFSC) at (732) 387-1...read more
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Meeting Room Reserved
9:30AM - 4:00PM
 Meeting Room Reserved
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Caregivers of NJ
Book Snacks
CANCELLED
 Book Snacks
Wednesday, Jan. 16, CANCELLED
Sayreville Public Library
Open to Kindergarten to 3rd Grade. All snacks are first-come, first-serve. Attend this snacktime session to explore new books recommended by your friends and share your favorite parts of each one.
Crochet What You Love
6:30PM
 Crochet What You Love
Wednesday, Jan. 16, 6:30PM
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9 - Feb 27)

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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ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, Jan. 17, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(Thursdays, January through May, 10AM)

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
Crazy 8s Math Club!
6:00-7:00pm
 Crazy 8s Math Club!
Thursday, Jan. 17, 6:00-7:00pm
(Thursdays, Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 21, 28, Mar. 7, 14, 21)

Sayreville Public Library
Students in grades 3-5 are invited to join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club!

or call 732-727-0212.
Thursday Book Club
6:30PM
 Thursday Book Club
Thursday, Jan. 17, 6:30PMThursday Book Club
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently looking for 1 new member for 2019.  Please email Jennifer at jlarsen@lmxac.org with your contact information and a short reason why you'd like...read more
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Storytime Surprise!
11:00AM
 Storytime Surprise!
Friday, Jan. 18, 11:00AM
(1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8)
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.
Friends of the Sayreville Library Book Sale Set-up
12:00PM
Friends of the Sayreville Library Book Sale Set-up
Friday, Jan. 18, 12:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
The meeting room will be closed after 12:00PM today.
Scrabble Club
1:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, Jan. 18, 1:30PM
(1st and 3rd Fridays, 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 Frida...read more
Anime Showcase
3:15PM
 Anime Showcase
Friday, Jan. 18, 3:15PMAnime 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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Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
10:00 AM
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
Saturday, Jan. 19, 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
Friends of the Sayreville Library Book Sale!
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Friends of the Sayreville Library Book Sale!
Saturday, Jan. 19, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
(Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20, 1:00-3:30 PM)

Sayreville Public Library
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Friends of the Sayreville Library Book Sale!
1:00 - 3:30 PM
Friends of the Sayreville Library Book Sale!
Sunday, Jan. 20, 1:00 - 3:30 PM
(Saturday and Sunday, January 19 and 20, 1:00-3:30 PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Chess Club
CANCELLED
 Chess Club
Sunday, Jan. 20, CANCELLEDChess 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.
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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Jan. 21
(Jan. 1, Jan. 21, Feb 18, Apr. 19, Apr. 21, May 25/26/27, July 4, Aug. 31, Sept. 1/2, Oct. 14, Nov. 11, Nov. 28/29, and Dec. 25)
CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed today.
The library will be closed in observance of the following holidays:
...read more
22
Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 11:00AM
(Tuesdays, November 27 & December 4 & December 11 & December 18, 11:00 AM)
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.
23
Eat & Read
4:30PM
 Eat & Read
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 4:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Open to Grades 4-6. Make reading fun with friends! Enjoy snacks and refreshments in this focused setting.
Beginner Yoga with Denise Morgan
6:30PM
Beginner Yoga with Denise Morgan
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 6:30PM
Sayreville Public Library

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Crochet What You Love
6:30PM
 Crochet What You Love
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 6:30PM
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9 - Feb 27)

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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ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, Jan. 24, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(Thursdays, January through May, 10AM)

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, Jan. 24, 12:30PM
(Tuesdays, November 27 & December 4 & December 11 & December 18, 11:00 AM)
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.
Crazy 8s Math Club!
6:00-7:00pm
 Crazy 8s Math Club!
Thursday, Jan. 24, 6:00-7:00pm
(Thursdays, Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 21, 28, Mar. 7, 14, 21)

Sayreville Public Library
Students in grades 3-5 are invited to join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club!

or call 732-727-0212.
Adult Craft Night
6:00PM
 Adult Craft Night
Thursday, Jan. 24, 6:00PM
Sayreville Public Library

read more


or call 732-727-0212.
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Storytime Surprise!
11:00AM
 Storytime Surprise!
Friday, Jan. 25, 11:00AM
(1/18, 1/25, 2/1, 2/8, 2/15, 2/22, 3/1, 3/8)
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.
Friday Movie Matinee - First Man
1:00PM
Friday Movie Matinee - First Man
Friday, Jan. 25, 1:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Ryan Gosling stars as Neil Armstrong in this story of Armstrong's NASA work from 1961-1969.  PG-13, 2 hr. 22 min.

Watch a movie and meet fellow movie enthusiasts!  No registration required!  No outside food, please. 
 
Anime Showcase
3:15PM Cancelled
 Anime Showcase
Friday, Jan. 25, 3:15PM CancelledAnime 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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ToastMasters
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ToastMasters
Saturday, Jan. 26, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(2nd and 4th Saturdays, 10:00AM-12:00PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Meets 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month, 10:00AM -12:00PM.

For more information on this group, please contact nnrswamy@gmail.com or call 732 874 1755.

 
Sayreville Red Cross Club
2:00-3:30PM
 Sayreville Red Cross Club
Saturday, Jan. 26, 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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Girls Who Code, Jr.
3:00PM
 Girls Who Code, Jr.
Sunday, Jan. 27, 3:00PM
(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.
Python for Teens
2:00-4:00PM
 Python for Teens
Sunday, Jan. 27, 2:00-4:00PM
(Sundays, Jan. 6, 13, 27 & Feb. 3, 2:00pm)

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. Registration Requ...read more
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Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Jan. 28, 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, Jan. 28, 4:30-6:30pm
(Mondays Jan. 7, 14, 28, Feb. 4, 11, 25, Mar.4, 11, 18, 25, Apr. 1, 8)

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, English,&...read more
Grieving Parents Support Group
6:30PM
 Grieving Parents Support Group
Monday, Jan. 28, 6:30PM
(4th Mondays, 6:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
The loss of a child is the most devastating experience a parent can face and missing your child never goes away. A piece of yourself is lost and your future is forever changed. Parents feel alone and isolated in their grief, as friends and relatives are often at a loss as to what to say. B...read more
29
Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 11:00AM
(Tuesdays, November 27 & December 4 & December 11 & December 18, 11:00 AM)
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.
Creative Kids
6:30PM
 Creative Kids
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 6:30PM
( 1/29, 2/5/ 2/12, 2/26, 3/5, 3/12, 3/26)
Creative Kids
Sayreville Public Library
Creat your own make and take craft with a parent/caregiver. Ages 3 and up. Each week is a separate registration. Program is limited to 24 children.
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Wednesday Book Club
12:30 - 2:00 PM
 Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Sayreville Public Library
The WBC is not currently accepting new members.
 

                WEDNESDAY BOOK CLUB- 2019...read more

Lunar New Year
6:30PM
 Lunar New Year
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 6:30PMLunar New Year
Sayreville Public Library
Celebrate the Lunar New Year with old traditions and new!
Crochet What You Love
6:30PM
 Crochet What You Love
Wednesday, Jan. 30, 6:30PM
(Wednesdays, Jan. 9 - Feb 27)

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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ESL Conversation Group
10:00AM-12:00PM
 ESL Conversation Group
Thursday, Jan. 31, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(Thursdays, January through May, 10AM)

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, Jan. 31, 12:30PM
(Tuesdays, November 27 & December 4 & December 11 & December 18, 11:00 AM)
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.
Crazy 8s Math Club!
6:00-7:00pm
 Crazy 8s Math Club!
Thursday, Jan. 31, 6:00-7:00pm
(Thursdays, Jan. 17, 24, 31, Feb. 21, 28, Mar. 7, 14, 21)

Sayreville Public Library
Students in grades 3-5 are invited to join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, where you'll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess...it's a totally new kind of math club!

or call 732-727-0212.
Saving on Your Taxes!: An Overview of the new Tax Reform
6:30PM
Saving on Your Taxes!: An Overview of the new Tax Reform
Thursday, Jan. 31, 6:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Jonathan Barrett, Certified Financial Planner from AXA Advisors, will host a program focusing on the recent tax reform changes, social security planning and other financial topics. Get a better understanding of the tax code changes and how they will affect your income and lifestyle. Handouts will be...read more
  
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