« Week of July 3, 2011 »
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The library will be closed all sundays in July and August.

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The library will be closed for Independence Day.

Start: 07/05/2011 10:00 am


Tuesday, July 5th   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: 07/05/2011 12:30 pm
End: 07/05/2011 2:30 pm

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: 07/05/2011 1:00 pm
End: 07/05/2011 3:00 pm

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

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Reading is a Family Affair…at the Middletown Public Library: Friday,  Aug.12th 6-7:30pm



We’ll start the evening with a pizza dinner and then discuss the book, Frindle by Andrew Clements. Registration req’d @ the Children’s Services Desk.      

Books can be picked up at the Borrower Services Desk  beginning July 5thOne per family.


  Children-Grades 3-6 &  their families! 


Start: 07/05/2011 6:30 pm

Are you thinking of buying some new electronics and want to test them out first? Do you have a gadget that you don't know how to use? Would you like some expert advice? Come to the Gadget Expo on July 5th at 6:30pm. Staff from the library and staff from Best Buy will be on hand to answer all your questions. We will have an array of gadgets on hand to play with and give demonstrations.

Start: 07/06/2011 10:30 am


No Sign Up required  Wednesdays


July 6,13,20,27th                                                                   One-on-one mentoring to improve reading skills. Teens partnering with beginning readers Grades 1-3.


Start: 07/06/2011 11:00 am

Learn how to use the most popular social networking site - Facebook. Wednesday, 7/6/2011 at 11am. Location: Computer Lab

Start: 07/06/2011 4:00 pm

Bring your legos in to our community room and work with others to create an original production. Everyone leaves with their own legos. Light refreshments.


Start: 07/06/2011 7:30 pm

Around the World with Magic

Wed., July 6th,   7:30-8:15pm      Ages 4 & Up

Exciting, laughter-packed show using magic, comedy & loads of audience participation. Mark Wurst takes us on magical journey as we explore the summer reading club theme, One World -Many Stories!!!  Registration is required. Free tickets available on Mon., June 27 at Children’s Services Desk.

Start: 07/07/2011 10:00 am

Get organized with Google - Learn how to use the Google calendar and document features. Thursday, 7/7/2011 at 10am. Location: Computer Lab.

Start: 07/07/2011 10:30 am

SUN-SATIONAL SUMMER Terrific 2's & 3's Thursday, July 7th     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: 07/07/2011 7:00 pm


No Sign Up required  Thursdays  7-8pm 

July 7,14,21,28th                                                                   One-on-one mentoring to improve reading skills. Teens partnering with beginning readers Grades 1-3.


Start: 07/08/2011 9:00 am
End: 07/08/2011 11:00 am

Friday, July 8, 2011
9am - 11am

Director's Choice Book Group meets to discuss "The Art of Racing in the Rain" by Garth Stein.  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: 07/08/2011 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: 07/08/2011 3:00 pm

Tween Special: Cooking Class

 with Jackie Osborn, healthy eating specialist of Whole Foods                    

Fri, July 8th from 3-4pm.  Grades 3-6th. Only

Pre-registration required.  Sign up at the Childre's Services Desk beginning Monday, June 27th. 

Start: 07/08/2011 4:00 pm



Explore other places & cultures without  baggage fees or jet lag. Each week we’ll visit a different part of the globe and experience stories, games & other activities enjoyed by four & five year olds in that part of the world.

Friday’s in July  4-4:30pm..  Sign up weekly!

Start: 07/09/2011 2:00 pm
End: 07/09/2011 4:00 pm

Saturday, July 9, 2011
2pm - 4pm

July Art Reception: The Viewfinder, photographs by Debora S. Bruno. Debora Santiago Bruno appreciates art in general styles. Her love for photography is one of the most important aspects of her life. Her work includes portrait, still life, nature, scenery, black and white, infared and more, although landscapes and architecture subjects are her favorites. When she is shooting these elements, she tries to capture the best quality of light as possible to produce a result that is remarkable. The exhibit runs from 6/29 through 7/30.

Location: Community Room

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