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Start: 05/02/2011 4:00 am
End: 05/02/2011 4:45 am

READING BUDDIES


 Four consecutive Mondays 4:00-4:45pm


 May 2,9,16,23rd 


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, April 18th.

Start: 05/02/2011 10:30 am
End: 05/02/2011 11:00 am

PIGS GALORE! Terrific 2's and 3's


Monday, May 2nd     10:30-11:00AM 


DRESS FOR MESS       


Ages 2-3 with an adult in the Children's Program Room  


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

Start: 05/02/2011 11:15 am
End: 05/02/2011 11:45 am

PIGS GALORE! Terrific 2's and 3's


Monday, May 2nd     11:15-11:45AM 


DRESS FOR MESS       


Ages 2-3 with an adult in the Children's Program Room  


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

all day
Stop at the Children's Services desk beginning today, Monday, May 9th and pick up your free tickets for the following shows:

Meet Rufus, the Show Dog-

Tues. May 10th 3:45-4:30pm   Ages 4 and up!

Move with HOPSCOTCH-

Wed. May 11th 4-4:30pm   Ages 4-8!

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Start: 05/03/2011 10:00 am
End: 05/03/2011 11:00 am

MOTHER GOOSE

Tuesday, May 3rd  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: 05/03/2011 12:30 pm
End: 05/03/2011 2:30 pm

Social Knitting Group
Every Tuesday
12:30 PM - 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: 05/03/2011 1:00 pm
End: 05/03/2011 3:00 pm

Scrabble Club
Every Tuesday
1PM – 3PM

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: 05/03/2011 7:00 pm
End: 05/03/2011 8:00 pm

Conversational English Class
Every Tuesday
7PM – 8PM

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

Start: 05/03/2011 7:00 pm
End: 05/03/2011 8:00 pm

Tuesday, May 3rd  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, April 25th.

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Start: 05/04/2011 4:00 am

Teens and tweens will meet in the teen zone for this month's regular building session. Most bring their own legos but we do have some on hand for borrowing. No refreshments this month due to location change.

Start: 05/04/2011 4:00 pm
End: 05/04/2011 9:00 pm

Presented by Middletown North Civic Leadership

 May 4th         From 4 pm – 9pm 

All art is donated by Middletown North students and the proceeds will be used to fund ongoing mural projects as part of a beautification project at the school.

Start: 05/04/2011 4:00 pm
End: 05/04/2011 4:30 pm

Mother's Day Mail Pocket-SCHOOL-AGE CRAFT

Ages 6-9 only please

Wednesday, May 4th  4-4:30pm  Children's Program Room

Registration is required for all Children's Programs. Please go to the Children's Services Desk to register.

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Start: 05/05/2011 4:00 am
End: 05/05/2011 4:30 am

Mother's Day Mail Pocket-SCHOOL-AGE CRAFT

Ages 4-5 only please

Thursday, May 5th  4-4:30pm  Children's Program Room

Registration is required for all Children's Programs. Please go to the Children's Services Desk to register.

Start: 05/05/2011 6:45 pm
End: 05/05/2011 7:45 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: 05/05/2011 7:00 pm
End: 05/05/2011 7:45 pm

READING BUDDIES


Four consecutive Thursdays 7:00-7:45pm


May 5,12,19,26th 


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, April 18th.

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Start: 05/06/2011 10:30 am
End: 05/06/2011 11:00 am


Friday, May 6, 13, 20, & 27   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: 05/06/2011 11:00 am
End: 05/06/2011 12:30 pm

Learn how to use Picnik, a web-based picture editing site. Friday, May 6, 2011 11am.

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Start: 05/07/2011 2:30 am

This new anime/manga club has had a slow start but we are looking to add more members and have lots of activities. This group will meet the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month from 2:30-3:30 in the teen zone. A local manga author, Rebecca Buffin, who has recently published several books will do a presentation at one of the June meetings. There will be prizes and signed posters from her book(s). There will be anime movie sessions and window painting sessions also planned. Interested teens and tweens can e-mail teen librarian Ellie Strbo at estrbo@mtpl.org. The manga Bleach will be discussed at the May 7th meeting.

Start: 05/07/2011 2:30 am

All are welcome to this interesting fencing demonstration presented by the students of Atlantic Fencing Academy of Tinton Falls. This historical form of fitness, also known as "physical chess," exercises both body and mind while incorporating grace and prowess. May be of particular interest to teens and tweens.

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