Events

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Start: 04/04/2011 7:00 pm
End: 04/04/2011 8:30 pm

"A dynamic special presentation addressing bullying, positive leadership, communication skills, and more!   Effective solutions for our youth, families, schools and communities. ~  George S. Anthony and Lindy P. Crescitelli have presented their dynamic effective programs at the United Nations as well as worldwide and have appeared on national television."   Come see them live at the Library, April 4th 2011, 7:00-8:30pm!

This program is for adults and students ages 13 and up.   A CEU Certificate will be available to educators.  Please register at the Children's Services Desk or call 732-671-3700 x340.

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Start: 04/05/2011 10:00 am
End: 04/05/2011 11:30 am

Introduction to the world wide web. Includes basic internet searching. Tuesday, April 5, 2011 10am. Computer Lab.

Start: 04/05/2011 10:30 am
End: 04/05/2011 11:00 am

"APRIL SHOWERS"


Terrific 2's and 3's        


Tuesday, April 5th     10:30-11:00AM          


Ages 2-3 with an adult in the Community Room  


Registration is required for all Children's Programs. Please go to the Children's Help desk to register.

Start: 04/05/2011 12:30 pm
End: 04/05/2011 2:30 pm

Learn to knit, share projects and expertise. You are invited to join an informal knitting circle led by volunteer and expert knitter Joan Corby. This group meets every Tuesday at 12:30 PM.

Location: Community Room

Start: 04/05/2011 1:00 pm
End: 04/05/2011 3:00 pm

Join the library's Scrabble Club, led by Renee Cohen. You don't have to be an expert to enjoy this fun social club. If you don't know how to play, we will teach you.

Location: Community Room

Start: 04/05/2011 7:00 pm
End: 04/05/2011 8:00 pm

Tuesday, April 5th 7-8pm   Independent Readers

"Read To A Dog" is a great way to improve the literacy skills of children.   It encourages children to read by providing non-judgmental listener in furry friends.  Children will read to a dog for ten minutes.

Location:   Children's Room Quiet Reading Area. Pre-registration is required and begins Monday, March 28th.

Start: 04/05/2011 7:00 pm
End: 04/05/2011 8:00 pm

Conversational English Classes – held every Tuesday from 7-8pm. For adults 18+ for whom English is not their native language. Facilitated by trained and certified LVMC volunteers.

Location: Group Study Room

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Start: 04/06/2011 10:00 am
End: 04/06/2011 10:45 am

Special Playtime for Babies

Wednesday, April 5th 10-10:45am

Ages 0-23 months in the Community Room

Socialization is an important skill for everyone.   Babies can interact and play as parents and caregivers exchange tips and advice.   Come make new friends!

Sign up is required for all Children's Programs.   Stop at the Children's Services Desk for more details.

Start: 04/06/2011 11:00 am
End: 04/06/2011 12:30 pm

Learn how to use one of the library's most popular research tools. Wednesday, March 6, 2011 11am. Computer Lab.

Start: 04/06/2011 4:00 pm
End: 04/06/2011 4:30 pm

Act It Out


THE GREAT KAPOK TREE


Wednesday, April 6th  4-4:30pm


Ages 4-8 in the Community Room.


Registration is required for all Children's Programs. Please go to the Children's Help desk to register. 

Start: 04/06/2011 4:00 pm
End: 04/06/2011 5:30 pm

Teens and tweens, ages 8+, are invited to bring their legos to the community room the first Wednesday of each month from 4-5:30. You'll work together to make an original creation. Light refreshments.


Also, the second Sunday of each month from 2-3:00, there is a drop-in lego program being held in the children's activity room. Space is limited and again, bring your own legos.


Start: 04/06/2011 6:30 pm

CANCELLED

High school students are welcome to come to this free 1 hour ACT test tips and strategies session presented by Kaplan testing center held in the computer lab. Registration is required and can be made by visiting or calling the reference desk at 732-671-3700, ext 320.

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Start: 04/07/2011 10:00 am
End: 04/07/2011 11:00 am

MOTHER GOOSE

Thursday, April 7th  10-11AM

Ages 0-23 months with an adult in the Community Room.

Registration is required for all Children's Programs. Please go to the Children's Help desk to register.

Start: 04/07/2011 6:45 pm
End: 04/07/2011 9:00 pm

BCUG Workshop: Word Processing
First Thursday
6:45PM – 9PM
Join the Brookdale Computer Users Group for a workshop on Word Processing with Chris Ching. We'll discuss using Microsoft Word, editing and formatting your documents, and more. This group meets on the first Thursday of every month.
Location: Computer Lab

Start: 04/07/2011 7:00 pm
End: 04/07/2011 7:45 pm

READING BUDDIES


Four consecutive Thursdays


7:00-7:45pm


April 7,14,21,28th 


 


One-on-one mentoring to improve reading skills.


Teens partnering with beginning readers Grades 1-3.


 


Register your child at the Children's Services Desk beginning Monday, March 21st.

Start: 04/07/2011 7:00 pm


Four consecutive Thursdays


7:00-7:45pm


April 7, 14, 21, 28 in the children's room 


 


One-on-one mentoring to improve reading skills.


Teens partnering with beginning readers Grades 1-3.


 


Registration is required for all Children's Programs. Please go to the Children's Help desk to register or call at 732-671-3700, ext. 340. Interested teens can pick up an application at the reference desk or request one by e-mailing Ellie at estrbo@mtpl.org


 

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Start: 04/08/2011 9:00 am
End: 04/08/2011 11:00 am

Director's Choice Book Group meets to discuss Shakespeare's The Tempest.  Coffee and conversation @ 9:00AM, discussion @ 9:30AM. Group led by Susan O'Neal. Handout and list of recommended stories available at Borrower Services. New members always welcome.

Location: Community Room

Start: 04/08/2011 10:30 am
End: 04/08/2011 11:00 am


Friday, April 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29   10:30am


Storytime@the Library Branches


Hen reading to her chicksPlease note that all Branch storytimes will be held on Friday mornings. Ages 2-5 with parent/caregiver. Early literacy fun is not limited to the Main Library. The Bayshore, Lincroft and Navesink Branches each hold a weekly storytime featuring picture books and a craft. Branch storytimes are an opportunity to join your neighbors in sharing the joy of reading.

Bayshore Library 180 Main St., Port Monmouth, NJ  Tel: 732-787-1568
Lincroft Library 722 Newman Springs Rd.,Lincroft,NJ Tel: 732-747-1140
Navesink Library 149 Monmouth Ave., Navesink, NJ Tel:732-291-1120

Start: 04/08/2011 2:00 pm
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Start: 04/09/2011 1:00 pm
End: 04/09/2011 3:00 pm

In the Gallery in April:

Our annual exhibit featuring work by members of the Art Society of Monmouth. The Ruth Crown Memorial Exhibit will have its opening reception on Saturday, April 9, from 1-3pm. All are welcome!

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