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Author Expo
Sep
22
10:00 AM10:00

Author Expo

Join us for this day-long author meet and greet event. Meet local authors and discuss their books.
Registration is not required. You may purchase books directly from the authors and have them autographed and ready for holiday gift-giving. Please bring cash or checks only.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Authors who wish to participate in this event should complete the application located on our website http://www.monroetwplibrary.org or at any service desk within the Library.

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Team Trivia
Sep
24
2:00 PM14:00

Team Trivia

Join us for an afternoon of friendly competition. Multiple choice trivia questions will be delivered one at a time. Teams will secretly debate, select and submit their group answer within the time limit. Questions start off easy and become progressively more challenging. Will your team get the most questions right?
Presented by "That Trivia Guy" Roy Cohen. Register a team of 3 to 6 players, or sign up as an individual to be assigned to a team.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration Rules
Register a team consisting of no less than 3 and no more than 6 adult players.

Link to event page: http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=9775&EventID=346684&PK

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Using Technology to Grow Your Business
Sep
26
11:30 AM11:30

Using Technology to Grow Your Business

David Schuchman of Princeton Technology Advisors will present technology tools and digital marketing strategies to promote your company, products, services and professional brand.
Sponsored by the Jamesburg-Monroe Regional Chamber of Commerce. Registration is required.

Visit https://chamberlunchandlearnSept26.eventbrite.com to register.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is required.
Visit https://chamberlunchandlearnSept26.eventbrite.com to register.

Link to event page: http://chamberlunchandlearnSept26.eventbrite.com

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Princeton Symphony Orchestra Performance
Oct
1
1:00 PM13:00

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Performance

The first in a new series of Chamber Music Concerts. Violin and cello duo perform. Daniel Rowland on violin and Maya Bogdanović on cello. Presented by the Cultural Arts Commission. Registration is not required.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Be An Informed Voter: New Jersey State Government & Politics
Oct
2
6:00 PM18:00

Be An Informed Voter: New Jersey State Government & Politics

Part one of the Civics Education Series in Memory of Joan Leon. Presented by Ingrid Reed, Retired Director of the New Jersey Project at Rutgers’ Eagleton Institute of Politics. Voter registration table open immediately following the program. To register to vote, please bring a valid driver’s license or non-driver’s license identification card issued by Motor Vehicle. Light refreshments provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library. Special thanks to the Monroe League of Women Voters.
Registration is not required.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Emily Dickinson Lecture
Oct
4
2:00 PM14:00

Emily Dickinson Lecture

Irene Curran, literary lecturer and former Monroe Township teacher, speak about Emily Dickinson, the Belle of Amherst, her life and her poetry. Several examples of her poetry will be recited and read!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Hudson Shakespeare Company Performance
Oct
6
2:00 PM14:00

Hudson Shakespeare Company Performance

Free live performance of "The Spanish Tragedy,” presented by the Hudson Shakespeare Company. The Spanish Tragedy, or Hieronimo is Mad Again, is an Elizabethan tragedy written by Thomas Kyd between 1582 and 1592.
Registration is not required.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Boheme Opera NJ Series
Oct
10
1:00 PM13:00

Boheme Opera NJ Series

“Leonard Bernstein at 100” Presented by the Cultural Arts Commission. This celebration of centennial anniversary of Leonard Bernstein’s birth will feature selections from “On the Town,” “Wonderful Town,” “Candidate,” “West Side Story,” and others. Songs featured are “New York, New York,” “Christopher Street,” “Glitter and Be Gay,” “Tonight,” “Maria,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere,” plus others.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Genealogy Club Guest lecture “Relatively Speaking: How to Be the Best Ancestor”
Oct
10
1:30 PM13:30

Genealogy Club Guest lecture “Relatively Speaking: How to Be the Best Ancestor”

Guest lecture “Relatively Speaking: How to Be the Best Ancestor” presented by Donna Atkins, “The Life Story Lady.” Donna presents a brand new program in her Life Story series with this one-hour interactive lecture. She will discuss the reasons why it is important to document your life story and give tips on how to begin. Beginner and experienced genealogists are welcome.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Midterm Elections 2018: What You Need to Know
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

Midterm Elections 2018: What You Need to Know

Part two of the Civics Education Series in Memory of Joan Leon. Learn who is on the ballot and what public questions Monroe residents will vote upon this election season. Find out how to register and locate your polling place. Presented by Andrea Pellezzi, President and & Marsha Rosenbaum, Chair, Voter Services Committee of the Monroe League of Women Voters. Voter registration table open immediately following the program. To register to vote, please bring a valid driver’s license or non-driver’s license identification card issued by Motor Vehicle. Light refreshments provided. Sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Non-Fiction Book Discussion
Oct
15
2:00 PM14:00

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Irene Goldberg leads a discussion about What Unites Us: Reflections on Patriotism by Dan Rather and Elliot Kirschner. If you want to read more about this topic, you may be interested in Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics by Charles Krauthammer, as well.
Register and reserve a copy at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register and reserve a copy at the Welcome Desk.

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Page Turners
Oct
18
11:00 AM11:00

Page Turners

Looking for something to read or add to your reading list? This new, ongoing event takes place on the third Thursday of every month. Library staff will present and recommend a variety of new titles pertaining to a different topic each month, both new and old titles. This month’s topic is War Stories. Light refreshments provided.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Introduction to Yoga Series
Aug
28
10:30 AM10:30

Introduction to Yoga Series

Introduction to Yoga Series
Tuesdays, August 14, 21 & 28 at 10:30am

We are offering a series of introductory yoga
classes. Using a chair for seated and balancing
poses, this series is perfect for those who have not moved their bodies for a while or have
limited mobility. Ages 18 and over.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Ages 18 and over.

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Introduction to Yoga Series
Aug
21
10:30 AM10:30

Introduction to Yoga Series

Introduction to Yoga Series
Tuesdays, August 14, 21 & 28 at 10:30am

We are offering a series of introductory yoga
classes. Using a chair for seated and balancing
poses, this series is perfect for those who have not moved their bodies for a while or have
limited mobility. Ages 18 and over.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Ages 18 and over.

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Non-Fiction Book Discussion
Aug
20
2:00 PM14:00

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Non-Fiction Book Discussion
Monday, August 20 at 2:00pm

Join a discussion moderated by Irene Goldberg about "Happiness Is a Choice You Make" by John Leland. If you would like to read more about the science of positive psychology, you may be interested in reading "Flourish" by Martin E.P. Seligman.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register and reserve a copy at the Welcome Desk.

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Page Turners
Aug
16
11:00 AM11:00

Page Turners

Looking for something to read or add to your reading list? Library staff will present and recommend a variety of new titles pertaining to a different topic each month, both new and old titles. "People in Antiquity" is the theme this month. Light refreshments provided.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Jumpstart Your Genealogy Journey: How Items in Your House Might Provide Clues to Your Past
Aug
15
1:30 PM13:30

Jumpstart Your Genealogy Journey: How Items in Your House Might Provide Clues to Your Past

Jumpstart Your Genealogy Journey: How Items in Your House Might Provide Clues to Your Past Guest Lecture Presented By:Stephen Cohen & Caryn Alter Co-authors of What's in a Name? A Young Person's Jewish Genealogy Workbook will discuss how to begin uncovering your family history, and how to get younger generations
involved. Beginner & Experienced Genealogists Welcome!

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: No Registration Required.

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Introduction to Yoga Series
Aug
14
10:30 AM10:30

Introduction to Yoga Series

Introduction to Yoga Series
Tuesdays, August 14, 21 & 28 at 10:30am

We are offering a series of introductory yoga
classes. Using a chair for seated and balancing
poses, this series is perfect for those who have not moved their bodies for a while or have
limited mobility. Ages 18 and over.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Ages 18 and over.

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Managing Your Job Search Campaign
Aug
8
7:00 PM19:00

Managing Your Job Search Campaign

Managing Your Job Search Campaign
Wednesday, August 8 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Gary Lande will present how to conduct a job search and propose effective and efficient ways to get interviews.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Navigating the Health Care System
Jul
25
11:00 AM11:00

Navigating the Health Care System

Navigating the Health Care System
Wednesday, July 25 at 11:00am

When a health crisis occurs, you want to be prepared. It can be overwhelming to know where to go and whom to trust. We assembled a panel of experts in Elder Law, Insurance, Medicare Supplement, Rehabilitation and Home Care to give you the information you need to get started.

Aileen Hollander of Right at Home presents.

Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Louise Penny Book Discussion
Jul
24
2:00 PM14:00

Louise Penny Book Discussion

Louise Penny Book Discussion
Tuesday, July 24 at 2:00pm

Join the discussion of Canada’s
famous sleuth Chief Inspector Gamache and the good people of Three Pines,
Quebec as they unravel a good mystery.

Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Medicare Eligibility Requirements & Options
Jul
24
11:00 AM11:00

Medicare Eligibility Requirements & Options

Medicare Eligibility Requirements & Options
Tuesday, July 24 at 11:00am

Andrew Hruszanyk of Mutual of Omaha will conduct a Medicare Seminar. Please register by calling
(856) 988-7771 or send an email to
andrew.hruszanyk@mutualofomaha.com

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Please register by calling
(856) 988-7771 or send an email to
andrew.hruszanyk@mutualofomaha.com

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A Mysterious Friendship: The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Jul
18
2:30 PM14:30

A Mysterious Friendship: The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

A Mysterious Friendship:
The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Wednesdays, July 11 & 18 at 2:30pm

This two-part lecture series, offered by Monroe
resident Julian Davis, is an absolutely riveting and suspenseful tale of murder, insanity and the
making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Registration is not required.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

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Sun Safety Education and Sun Damage Screening
Jul
16
10:00 AM10:00

Sun Safety Education and Sun Damage Screening

Learn how to protect yourself from sun damage and receive a screening using a Dermascan machine.
This program is offered in collaboration with
Saint Peter’s University Hospital.

Registration is not required.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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A Mysterious Friendship: The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Jul
11
2:30 PM14:30

A Mysterious Friendship: The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

A Mysterious Friendship: The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Wednesdays, July 11 & 18 at 2:30pm

This two-part lecture series, offered by Monroe
resident Julian Davis, is an absolutely riveting and suspenseful tale of murder, insanity and the making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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SkillBuilders - Managing Your Money
May
21
10:00 AM10:00

SkillBuilders - Managing Your Money

This new series of free programs offers support, encouragement and education for anyone experiencing significant life changes: the death of a loved one, adjustments to illness, moving to a new home, etc.

May 21: Managing Your Money, presented by Sameena Shahpurwala of Wells Fargo Bank

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Long Term Care Costs Seminar
May
16
2:00 PM14:00

Long Term Care Costs Seminar

Did you know that 74% of people aged 65 and over will need long-term care in their lifetime. Long-term care specialists Rosemary Daniels and Robert Handfuss will discuss what’s covered by Medicare and Medicaid, compare the cost of in-home vs. in-facility care costs in New Jersey, etc.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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SkillBuilders - Container Gardening
May
14
10:00 AM10:00

SkillBuilders - Container Gardening

This new series of free programs offers support, encouragement and education for anyone experiencing significant life changes: the death of a loved one, adjustments to illness, moving to a new home, etc.

May 14: Container Gardening, presented by Nisha Khanna, Master Gardener
May 21: Managing Your Money, presented by Sameena Shahpurwala of Wells Fargo Bank

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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SkillBuilders - Basic Car Maintenance
May
7
10:00 AM10:00

SkillBuilders - Basic Car Maintenance

This new series of free programs offers support, encouragement and education for anyone experiencing significant life changes: the death of a loved one, adjustments to illness, moving to a new home, etc.

May 7: Basic Car Maintenance, presented by Ed Platt of Platt's Auto
May 14: Container Gardening, presented by Nisha Khanna, Master Gardener
May 21: Managing Your Money, presented by Sameena Shahpurwala of Wells Fargo Bank

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Stamps Road Show
Apr
27
11:00 AM11:00

Stamps Road Show

Have an old stamp collection gathering dust and want to learn if it is worth anything? Members of the Hamilton Township Philatelic Society will be at the Monroe Township Public Library on Friday April 27th from 11AM to 2 PM to evaluate your collection and advise you about value.

If you want to dispose of the collection we will provide a list of local dealers, auction houses and charities that accept stamps. More information about the Stamps Road Show and the Hamilton Township Philatelic Society is available from Ron Kane, Ronald.s.kane@gmail.com.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: More information about the Stamps Road Show and the Hamilton Township Philatelic Society is available from Ron Kane, Ronald.s.kane@gmail.com.
Registration is not required.

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Discovery Day
Apr
21
11:00 AM11:00

Discovery Day

Come discover a new hobby, skill or interest! Do you have a hobby, skill or interest that you'd like to share with the community? We're looking for speakers to give 20 minute talks/demonstrations? We'd love to hear from you! Contact us today at 732-521-5000 and ask for Lynnette or Monica.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Princeton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Concert
Apr
16
1:00 PM13:00

Princeton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Concert

Part of our Princeton Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Concert Series
Patterson/Sutton Duo perform cello and guitar.
Program offered in collaboration with the Monroe Township Cultural Arts Commission.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Women Air Force Service Pilots of World War II
Mar
29
1:00 PM13:00

Women Air Force Service Pilots of World War II

Carole Simon Levin tells the story of American women who flew planes during the war, and the first American woman to fly a jet airplane.

Presented by The Friends of the Monroe Township Library.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Hidden in Plain Sight
Mar
12
7:00 PM19:00

Hidden in Plain Sight

Parents may not always know when their teen is using alcohol and other drugs. Strengthen your detective skills as a parent with this informative presentation. A drug prevention program by Wellspring Center for Prevention.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Makerfest - Monroe Township Library
Mar
11
11:00 AM11:00

Makerfest - Monroe Township Library

Hands-on projects and demonstrations for all ages. Makers specializing in electronics, science, robotics, crafting of all ages are welcome. Contact Studio M Coordinator Steve Hrubes at (732) 521-5000 ext.140 or shrubes@monroetwplibrary.org to exhibit.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: All ages

Special instructions: Contact Studio M Coordinator Steve Hrubes at (732) 521-5000 ext.140 or shrubes@monroetwplibrary.org to become an exhibitor.
No registration required to attend.

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