Events

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The library will be closed all sundays in July and August.

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Start: 07/11/2011 9:00 am

Stop at the Children's Services desk beginning today, Monday, July 11th and pick up your free tickets for:
DIGERIDOO DOWN UNDER-

Show date-Tues. July 19th 7-7:45pm   Ages 5& up!

Start: 07/11/2011 10:30 am

JUST PLAY Terrific 2's & 3's

Monday, July 11th     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: 07/11/2011 6:30 pm
End: 07/11/2011 9:00 pm

BCUG Workshop: Quickbooks
Second Monday
6:30PM - 9PM

Join the Brookdale Computer Users Group and CPA John Corbett for a workshop on the ins and outs of Quickbooks. Bring questions and learn how to use this popular and powerful accounting software.

Location: Community Room

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Start: 07/12/2011 10:00 am

Learn how to search and navigate the world wide web. Tuesday, 7/12/2011 at 10am. Location: Computer Lab.

Start: 07/12/2011 12:30 pm
End: 07/12/2011 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: 07/12/2011 1:00 pm
End: 07/12/2011 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: 07/12/2011 3:00 pm

Silly Snake Stories w/LIVE Snakes

Presented by Monmouth County Parks System      

Children Ages 4-5  with an Adult

TUESDAY, JULY 12th

3-3:45pm     OR     4-4:45pm

Free tickets required and will be available beginning Tuesday, July 5th @ the Children’s Services Desk.


Start: 07/12/2011 4:00 pm

Silly Snake Stories w/LIVE Snakes

Presented by Monmouth County Parks System      

Children Ages 4-5  with an Adult

TUESDAY, JULY 12th

3-3:45pm     OR     4-4:45pm

Free tickets required and will be available beginning Tuesday, July 5th @ the Children’s Services Desk.


Start: 07/12/2011 6:00 pm
End: 07/12/2011 8:00 pm

Learn the benefits, features and security of joining a business bartering network.  Use trade credits for goods and services (advertising, signage, healthcare and more).  In the Community Room.

Start: 07/12/2011 7:00 pm

Learn how to use Microsoft Powerpoint to create presentations. Tuesday, 7/12/2011 at 7pm. Location: Computer Lab.

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Start: 07/13/2011 10:00 am
End: 07/13/2011 12:00 pm

Mystery Book Discussion
Second Wednesday
10AM – 12PM

The Mystery Book Discussion Group, moderated by Renee Cohen, will discuss "Deal Breaker" by Harlan Coben. Light Refreshments will be served.

Location: Community Room

Start: 07/13/2011 10:30 am

READING BUDDIES-Drop In

No Sign Up required  Wednesdays

10:30-11:30am 

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

 

Start: 07/13/2011 3:00 pm
End: 07/13/2011 5:00 pm


Join us at the library July 13th at 3-5pm to celebrate the release of the latest and last Harry Potter movie! We will have magical activities like making your own wand and attending a potions class. Visit Flourish & Blott’s and Honeydukes Sweet Shop. We will have Harry Potter prizes available to take home. You can also check out Harry Potter books and movies to catch up before the new movie comes out in theaters. Everyone is encouraged to wear costumes to this event – wizards and witches are always welcome at the library! We hope you’ll join us for an afternoon of magic and adventure.

Start: 07/13/2011 7:00 pm

Teens and tweens, ages 8+, are welcome to come to the community room for a magic show and magic lesson presented by Dude Magic. Dude Magic is local David Loihle, a funny and entertaining emcee/magician. He will also be doing our Minute to Win It progam in August. Please register for this program either by visiting or calling the reference desk at 732-671-3700, ext 320 or by emailing teen librarian Ellie Strbo at estrbo@mtpl.org.

Start: 07/13/2011 7:00 pm

Dude MagicTeens and tweens are invited to come to the Dude Magic Show and then learn a magic trick. Registration required and can be made by calling 732-671-3700, ext 358 or by visiting the reference desk.

Start: 07/13/2011 7:00 pm

Learn the basics of how to use Photoshop. This is the second class in our Photoshop series. We will go over more of the basic features and tools. Demonstration only. Registration required. Please call the Reference Desk to reserve a spot. 732-671-3700 ext. 320. Attendees should have some familiarity with Photoshop before attending this class. Wednesday, July 13, 2011 7pm.

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Start: 07/14/2011 2:30 pm

 SNAKES of Monmouth County


Presented by Monmouth County Parks System      


Children Ages 6-9  


THURSDAY, JULY 14th


2:30-3:30pm     OR     3:45-4:45pm


Free tickets required and will be available beginning Tuesday, July 5th @ the Children’s Services Desk.

Start: 07/14/2011 3:45 pm

SNAKES of Monmouth County


Presented by Monmouth County Parks System      


Children Ages 6-9  


THURSDAY, JULY 14th


2:30-3:30pm     OR     3:45-4:45pm


Free tickets required and will be available beginning Tuesday, July 5th @ the Children’s Services Desk.

Start: 07/14/2011 5:30 pm
End: 07/14/2011 9:00 pm

Science Fiction Book and Movie Discussion
Second Thursday
5:30PM – 9PM

The Science Fiction Book and Movie Discussion Group will view "Colossus: The Forbin Project" (1970) inspired by "Colossus" by Dennis Felthan Jones, followed by discussion of the movie and book. The group meets the 2nd Thursday of every month at 5:30. All are welcome.


Location: Computer Lab

Start: 07/14/2011 6:30 pm

Teens and tweens, ages 11+, are welcome to come to our patio for some live music and refreshments. Music is provded by some very talented teens from the Rock It! group from Count Basie Theater. If the weather is inclement or too hot, we'll move it indoors to the community room.

Start: 07/14/2011 6:30 pm

Teens and tweens, ages 11 and up, are invited to our teen cafe with live music provided by talented teens and tweens from Count Basie's Rock It! Program. Enjoy some light refreshments while listening to some awesome music. This event will be on the library patio. In case of super hot or rainy weather, the cafe will be held in our community room.

Start: 07/14/2011 7:00 pm

READING BUDDIES-Drop In

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.

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Start: 07/15/2011 10:00 am

MOTHER GOOSE

Friday, July 15th   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: 07/15/2011 10:30 am
Friday, July 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29   10:30am

Storytime@the Library BranchesPlease 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: 07/15/2011 4:00 pm

TRAVEL THE WORLD @ MTPL

 

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!

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