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Start: 06/27/2011 9:00 am


Stop at the Children's Services desk beginning today, Monday, June 27th and pick up your free tickets for:
Around the World with Magic

Show date-Wed. July 6th 7:30-8:15pm   Ages 4& up!

Start: 06/27/2011 10:30 am
End: 06/27/2011 11:00 am

A Season of Reading Terrific 2's and 3's

Monday, June 27th     10:30-11AM 

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: 06/28/2011 10:00 am
End: 06/28/2011 11:00 am


Tuesday, June 28th  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: 06/28/2011 4:00 pm

Tweens, ages 8 and up, are invited to come to participate in an interactive session of martial arts presented by Tiger Schulman. Have fun while you learn a new form of exercise. Please register at the reference desk or by calling 732-671-3700, ext 320. 

all day


Our library’s summer reading club begins June 29th.   The Children's theme for Summer 2011 is

“One World, Many Stories”

 Open to young people, pre-readers and readers, up to children entering 5th grade. 

The Teen theme is "You Are Here!"

Open to tweens and teens entering 6th grade to 12th.

The Adult theme is "Novel Destinations"

Open to adults over the age of 18.

It’s easier than ever to participate by signing up online and keeping track of the number of minutes read. Please note: "Novel Destinations" will not be available online. Please go to the Borrower service desk to register.

Check our webpage: www.mtpl.org  for details or  stop   at one of the desks to sign up.

Start: 06/30/2011 2:00 pm

Teens and tweens, ages 8 and up, are invited to "ACT LIKE A KID" playing all sort of 'ol fashioned games like potato sack races, pie-eating contest, chicken in a basket and more.  Refreshments and fun.Please register at the reference desk or by calling 732-671-3700, ext 320. All welcome.

Start: 06/30/2011 7:30 pm
End: 06/30/2011 8:15 pm


Flow Circus incorporates juggling and magic. Paul Miller tells the story of how a trip to the circus inspired him to visit his library to learn more about juggling which led to balloons, magic, and the history of the circus. Highly interactive and sure to keep everyone engaged from beginning to end!  

Thurs., June 30th  7:30-8:15pm  Ages 5&Up

Registration is required.  Free tickets will be available at the Children’s Services Desk starting Monday, June 20th .


Start: 07/01/2011 10:30 am

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

 Storytime@the Library Branches

Please 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: 07/01/2011 5:30 pm

Teens and tweens, ages 11 and up, are invited to our pizza and movie night. We'll be showing award-winning anime movie, Summer Wars, rated PG, on our big screen in our air-conditioned community room. Registration is required so we have enough pizza and drinks. Please register by visiting or calling the reference desk at 732=671-3700, ext 320, or by e-mailing teen librarian Ellie Strbo at estrbo@mtpl.org. Program runs 5:30-8:00 pm.


Aqua Fish Theme was designed by Dealancer for Acuariofilia en Ecuador.