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Friday June 23, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM Mahjong Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Interested in playing Mahjong? Come join the club! 

Saturday June 24, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Summer Reading Kick-Off!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Summer is finally here! Time to start having fun and Build a Better World (our theme for the summer)!

Join us this Saturday to sign up for Summer Reading, watch a magic show, do a craft, make some slime, and try our building challenge. 

I See Magic (a magic show): 11am & 1pm. Please sign up for just one, they are the same show.

Craft: Try making your own pinwheel or your own moving puppy puppet! All day, no registration required.

Teens: Want to see what all the fuss is over slime making? Join us to make your own! All day, no registration required.

Building Challenge: Let's see your engineering skills using paper. Can you make a bridge? All day, no registration required.

There will be raffles for prizes and of course lots of books to check out! Hope to see you there! If you have any questions, please contact us.

 
ent_magic 11:00 AM I See Magic     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room to watch Doug Billingsley and his magic show. 

All ages welcome.

Registration required.

    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
ent_magic 1:00 PM I See Magic     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room to watch Doug Billingsley and his magic show. 

All ages welcome.

Registration required.

    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Sunday June 25, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_STEM 1:00 PM Sunday Challenge: Marshmallow Catapults     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Like building things? Ever wondered how far you could launch a marshmallow across the Library's meeting room? Well wonder no longer! Join us for our Sunday Challenges series this summer.

This Sunday you will build your own catapult and learn about the science behind it. Then you can compete to see how far it goes.

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

Monday June 26, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 10:00 AM Yoga Buddies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Yoga Buddies. Children and their caregivers can stretch, jump, and get moving. Please remember to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel to use on the floor.

For children aged 2 - preschool.

This program is led by yoga instructor Stephanie Stillman, RYT200, RMT, CRMT, Certified Pilates Instructor and Animal Reiki Practitioner.

Registration is required. 

       
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Movie: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

For our first movie after the close of school, we present the latest entry in the Star Wars series. This is the first of the Star Wars standalone films, which fans of the first film will find very familiar in feel. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire's ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.

Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Donnie Yen
Release Year: 2017
Rating: PG-13 (for extended sequences of sci-fi violence and action)
Running Time: 133 Minutes

 
misc_none 6:00 PM Family Movie Night     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Want to watch a movie in a kid friendly setting? Come and join us in the meeting room for Family Movie Night. We will be showing Elena of Avalor.

We are going to watch it picnic-style, so bring a blanket, pillows, cushions to sit on the floor; chairs will be available too.

All ages welcome.

Registration is reqiured.

       
 
school_esl 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM English Conversation     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Do you want to learn to improve your English speaking ability? Come to the library! Informal small conversation groups for all levels of English ability. Please see the Reference Librarian if you have any questions about the ESL classes.

Tuesday June 27, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks1 10:00 AM Toddler Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Toddler Time! This program is designed specifically to get our most rambuncious patrons up and moving. There is singing, dancing, wiggling, playing, and of course a story!

For children ages 18 - 36 months and their caregivers.

Registration is required.

        There are 3 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

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anim_bee.GIF 4:00 PM Book Bunch     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Book Bunch! This month we are reading a book called Bob and Otto by Robert O. Bruel and using our Code-a-pillars to get them through a maze. 

For children in grades Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd.

Registration is required.

       
Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM Duplo Fun!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Duplo Fun! The Duplos will be provided and all you need to do is bring your imagination. 

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
rec_games 1:00 PM Pinochle Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Join us for Pinochle Club!

 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM Page Turners     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us for some summer fun in the meeting room. This Wednesday all 3rd, 4th, or 5th graders are invited to create their own script, characters, and design their very own puppet show. All material will be provided.

(If your child is going into 3rd grade in the fall, they are welcome to attend).

Registration is required.

        There is 1 space available.
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks2 10:00 AM Baby Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Babies (and their caregivers) are invited to Baby Story Time. This is a storytime for our littlest patrons!  We will sing, read, sing, shake to music, sing some more, and end with bubble catching fun!

For children ages 6m-18m.

Registration is required.

        There are 7 spaces available.
 
z_cust_mcteen 4:00 PM Teen Craft: Upcycled T-shirts     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Have some old T-shirts laying around that you can't dare part with but don't really wear? Instead of throwing them away, let's upcycle them. Please bring in two t-shirts (an extra one in case you want to start over) and turn them into a bag!

For teens in grades 6th - 12th

Registration is required.

        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM The Universe & An All American Total Solar Eclipse     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Explore the universe in this virtual journey throughout the cosmos. Learn about the mysteries of eclipses and other celestial events before a total solar eclipse takes place this summer. Following the indoor presentation, attendees are invited to go outdoors to view celestial objects in the sky (such as the ice crystal rings of Saturn, craters on the Moon, etc.) through a powerful hand-crafted telescope, weather permitting.

This event is presented by astronomer Kevin Manning and is suitable for patrons at least eight-years-old.

       
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Friday June 30, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM Mahjong Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Interested in playing Mahjong? Come join the club! 

Saturday July 1, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Drop-in Craft: Parade Wands     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Watching the parades on July 4th? Join us in the Children's Department to create your own parade wand to wave while you watch! We will provide everything you need, just bring your creativity!

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

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Monday July 3, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department on this special Monday before the 4th of July to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:55 PM Movie: A United Kingdom     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

In 1940’s UK, African Prince Seretse Khama plans to marry a white British clerk. Their marriage was challenged by both their families and the British and South African governments. South Africa, having introduced the policy of apartheid, found the idea of a biracial couple ruling a neighboring country intolerable. South Africa warned the British: thwart the couple or be denied access to South African uranium and gold and face the risk of South Africa invading Botswana.

Starring: David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike
Release Year: 2017    
Rating: PG-13 (for some language including racial epithets and a scene of sensuality)
Running Time: 111 Minutes

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lib_book_bunch1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Friends of the Library Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The Friends of the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library meet on the first Monday of each month. New members are welcome!

Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 7:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Independence Day holiday.

Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM Duplo Fun!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Duplo Fun! The Duplos will be provided and all you need to do is bring your imagination. 

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
rec_games 1:00 PM Pinochle Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Join us for Pinochle Club!

 
lib_bookpurple 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen SR - Swindle     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Don't want your required reading assignment hanging over your head all summer? Come to the library and join us for a discussion of the book and activities to get you prepared to do your assignment. 

We will be discussing Swindle which is one of the books available for students entering 6th grade.

Registration is required.

        There are 9 spaces available.
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks1 10:00 AM Toddler Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Toddler Time! This program is designed specifically to get our most rambuncious patrons up and moving. There is singing, dancing, wiggling, playing, and of course a story!

For children ages 18 - 36 months and their caregivers.

Registration is required.

        There are 10 spaces available.
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Thursday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

 
rec_yoga 1:30 PM Chair Yoga     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Interested in learning yoga, but have difficulty getting down on the floor? Now you too can enjoy all the benefits of yoga without having to get on a mat. You will learn many yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation and relaxation while seated in a chair. The class will be taught by Danielle Meany, RYT. All levels welcome. No experience or equipment is necessary.

       
 
misc_familytree 4:00 PM Let's Bloom     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Deparment for a program about gardening! Let's Bloom is here to help us learn and grow. Today we will be learning about how to care for plants. Each child will get to decorate a terra cotta pot and plant their very own flower in it.

All ages welcome.

Registration is required.

       
 
misc_genealogy1 7:00 PM Genealogy Club (CANCELLED FOR SUMMER)     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

THE GENEALOGY CLUB WILL NOT BE MEETING IN JULY OR AUGUST.

THEY WILL RESUME MEETINGS ON THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 at 7 PM

Join local genealogy enthusiasts, Diana Oliver and Barbara Plock, the first Thursday of every month at 7pm. They will offer tips and helpful hints, discuss searching technology and share success stories on family lineage. For more information about the club, please contact: barbanddiane@yahoo.com

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rec_paintpalette02 7:00 PM Meet the Artist: Andy Warhol     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Come join us as we look at the life, career, and art historical legacy of one of the most important and influential artists of the 20th century. We’ll examine the birth of pop art, its implications, and how it changed the art world forever.

       
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Friday July 7, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

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ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM Mahjong Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Interested in playing Mahjong? Come join the club! 

 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Reading Tutoring     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us for reading tutoring all summer long. Each student will be paired with a high school student who will assist them in reading, pronunciation, and comprehension.

For children entering kindergarden - 5th grade.

Registration is required.

       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  9:00 PM Teen Lock-In     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us after hours for our first Teen Lock-in of the summer. We are going to have a gaming extravaganza! The Wii will be hooked up to our projector, board games will be out on the table, and of course there will be pizza and snacks.

Teen are required to hand in a signed permission slip by Thursday July 6th.

For teens in 6th to 12th grade.

Registration is required.

        There are 12 spaces available.
Saturday July 8, 2017 Go To Top
trans_dump_truck_1.GIF 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Drop-in Craft: Egg Crate Dump Trucks     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department to recycle egg crates by turning them into a cool dump truck. All materials will be provided, just bring your creativity!

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
nat_leaf_green 10:00 AM Mason Jar Herb Garden     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Enjoy fresh basil all summer long right in your own kitchen. We will decorate mason jars and then plant basil seeds. Place the jar in a sunny window and soon you will be picking basil leaves for cooking, making herb butter (recipe will be provided), and just enjoying the delicious smell of basil in your home!

Participants must be at least 18-years-old and Matawan-Aberdeen library card holders.

       
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Sunday July 9, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_STEM 1:00 PM Sunday Challenge: Tower Creation     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Like building things? Ever make a really tall tower? Join us for our Sunday Challenges series this summer.

This Sunday you will see how tall you can build a tower using popsicle sticks, clothes pins, and paper clips. 

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 10:30 AM Crafty Kids     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room this morning for some Crafty Kids fun! We will listen to a story and do a fun activity or craft.

For children ages 3 - preK.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:55 PM Movie: The Founder     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Ray Kroc, a struggling salesman, was impressed by the speedy food prep system Mac and Dick McDonald used in their burger operation in 1950s California. Kroc saw franchise potential and turned the brothers' eatery into one of the largest restaurant businesses in the world through a mixture of ambition, persistence, and ruthlessness.

Starring: Michael Keaton, Nick Offerman, Laura Dern
Release Year: 2017
Rating:  PG-13 (for brief strong language)
Running Time: 115 Minutes

 
lib_bookshelf 7:00 PM Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Want to hear the newest children’s books? Still a big kid at heart? Drop in with the whole family for story time in the children’s room. One lucky child will win the book to keep!

There is always a craft or game too!

All ages welcome

No registration is required.

 
nat_summertime Essential Oils Make & Take: Summer Survival Edition     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Whether you are spending leisure time gardening, tending to kids with boo boos, traveling on vacation, enjoying the beach or hiking trails, you will find a natural alternative perfect for you in this class.

Every guest will make and take home one of the 20 Summertime Survival Recipes!

       
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Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 10:00 AM Baby & Me Yoga     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Baby & Me Yoga. Caregivers are welcome to bring children 6 - 24 months and do yoga with them. Please dress in comfortable clothes and bring a mat and a towel.

For children aged 6 - 24 months.

This program is led by yoga instructor Allison Sorokin, 500RYT.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

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anim_starfish 4:00 PM Center for Aquatic Sciences     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for a special program from the Center for Aquatic Sciences. They will be here to teach us about the marine life in our area and they will even have a few awesome animals to show us.

For all ages.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM Duplo Fun!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Duplo Fun! The Duplos will be provided and all you need to do is bring your imagination. 

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
rec_games 1:00 PM Pinochle Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Join us for Pinochle Club!

 
office_pencil 3:00 PM Cursive Writing #1     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for our cursive writing class. We are going to learn how to write the alphabet, connect letters together, and then compose a letter. Make sure you join us for the second class where we will receive a reply to our letters and decipher them!

Grades 3rd and up.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_bookpurple 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen SR - Crash     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Don't want your required reading assignment hanging over your head all summer? Come to the library and join us for a discussion of the book and activities to get you prepared to do your assignment. 

We will be discussing Crash which is one of the books available for students entering 7th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM Library Board Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kimberly Paone   (732) 583-9100   kpaone@lmxac.org
   

Want to come find out how decisions about the library are made? All meetings are open to the public- come and let your voice be heard!

All board meetings will be held at the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library, located at 165 Main Street.

Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM Page Turners Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Do you love books and want to share what you are reading? Children in grades 3rd, 4th, and 5th are welcome to join us in the meeting room to do just that. Please bring whatever book you are reading and be prepared to share all the best parts of it.

There is always a craft, activity, or game as well!

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_bookflipping 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Monthly Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Contact moderator, Susan Pike, for more information at pikesusan120@gmail.com

Friday July 14, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM Mahjong Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Interested in playing Mahjong? Come join the club! 

 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Reading Tutoring     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us for reading tutoring all summer long. Each student will be paired with a high school student who will assist them in reading, pronunciation, and comprehension.

For children entering kindergarden - 5th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 25, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
ent_gclef 7:00 PM After Hours Music: Bash the Trash!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

This is more performance than lecture, as this program combines music, visuals and narration for a unique experience.

The Secret Life of Musical Instruments explores the families of instruments and Spasm Bands to Spike Jones examines the history of homemade instruments in American pop culture.

ALL AGES WELCOME!

This program is generously sponsored by the Friends of the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library.

       
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Saturday July 15, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Drop-in Craft:Caterpillar Clips     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department to make caterpillar clips out of clothes pins and pom poms. All materials will be provided, just bring your creativity!

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 10:00 AM Yoga Buddies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Yoga Buddies. Children ages 2 - preschool can stretch, jump, and get moving. Please remember to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel to use on the floor.

For children aged 2 - preschool.

This program is led by yoga instructor Stephanie Stillman, RYT200, RMT, CRMT, Certified Pilates Instructor and Animal Reiki Practitioner.

Registration is required. 

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:10 PM Movie: The Zookeeper’s Wife     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

In 1939 Poland, Antonina ?abi?ska and her husband, Dr. Jan ?abi?ski, have the Warsaw Zoo flourishing. When their country is invaded by the Germans, they are forced to report to the Reich's chief zoologist. To fight back, they begin working with the Resistance, and put into action plans to save lives out of the Warsaw Ghetto.
                
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Johan Heldenbergh
Release Year: 2017
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic elements, disturbing images violence, brief sexuality, nudity and smoking)
Running Time: 130 Minutes

 
z_cust_mcteen 6:00 PM Teen Pottery     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Teen Space to make pottery! The Clay Pot will be bringing pottery for us to decorate. All supplies will be provided and everyone will get a piece of pottery to take home.

For grades 6th - 12th.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM The Write Time: A Creative Writing Group     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The purpose of The Write Time is to spend moments sharing fun ideas in the form of creative writing. We will encourage one another to use gifts /talents to explore this process. The group will enjoy such activities as interactive word play and storytelling. 

The group will meet the third Monday of each month.

Everyone is welcome!

       
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 11:00 AM Peas & Carrots Music Show     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for a special show this month. Peas and Carrots is bringing singing and dancing to the library for our littlest patrons. 

For children ages 6 months - 3 years old

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
anim_bee.GIF 4:00 PM Book Bunch     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Book Bunch! This month we are reading a book called The Lorax by Dr. Seuss as well as planting beans!

For children in grades Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM Duplo Fun!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Duplo Fun! The Duplos will be provided and all you need to do is bring your imagination. 

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
rec_games 1:00 PM Pinochle Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Join us for Pinochle Club!

 
lib_bookpurple 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen SR - Miracle's Boys     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Don't want your required reading assignment hanging over your head all summer? Come to the library and join us for a discussion of the book and activities to get you prepared to do your assignment. 

We will be discussing Miracle's Boys which is required for all students entering 8th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks2 10:00 AM Baby Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Babies (and their caregivers) are invited to Baby Story Time. This is a storytime for our littlest patrons!  We will sing, read, sing, shake to music, sing some more, and end with bubble catching fun!

For children ages 6m-18m.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Thursday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

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z_cust_mckids 4:00 PM Kids Pottery Class     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Kids Pottery! The Clay Pot will be here to help us decorate some pottery. All supplies will be provided and everyone will get to keep their piece of pottery.

For elementary school aged children.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM Mahjong Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Interested in playing Mahjong? Come join the club! 

 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Reading Tutoring     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us for reading tutoring all summer long. Each student will be paired with a high school student who will assist them in reading, pronunciation, and comprehension.

For children entering kindergarden - 5th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Saturday July 22, 2017 Go To Top
food_apple 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Summer Reading Half-Way Party     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

It is already the half-way point in Summer Reading. Come build a better world with us through food! We will have creation stations set up in the meeting room for you to make food and enjoy!

There will also be prizes to raffle and of course books to check out!

All ages welcome.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 2, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Sunday July 23, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_STEM 1:00 PM Sunday Challenge: Marble Track Race     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Like building things? Let your mind race with our marble track creation. Join us for our Sunday Challenges series this summer.

This Sunday you will build a marble track using Duplo and pool noodles. Let's see how far you can make your marble travel around the track.

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 10:30 AM Crafty Kids     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room this morning for some Crafty Kids fun! We will listen to a story and do a fun activity or craft.

For children ages 3 - preK.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:50 PM Movie: Their Finest     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

In order to add a “female touch” to their propaganda films, a secretary is appointed as a scriptwriter and joins the cast and crew of a major production while the Blitz rages around them. They set out to make an epic feature film based on the Dunkirk rescue starring a gloriously vain, former matinee idol.

Starring: Gemma Arterton, Bill Nighy, Sam Claflin
Release Year: 2017
Rating: R (for some language and a scene of sexuality)
Running Time: 110 Minutes

 
elect_laptop.GIF 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Touch Typing Class #1     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department to learn how to touch-type. Each teen will have a laptop to work on and practice typing without looking at their hands. 

For teens in grades 6th - 12th.

Registration is required.

 

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks1 10:00 AM Toddler Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Toddler Time! This program is designed specifically to get our most rambuncious patrons up and moving. There is singing, dancing, wiggling, playing, and of course a story!

For children ages 18 - 36 months and their caregivers.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

 
school_chemistry2 4:00 PM Mad Science: Super Structures     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Mad Science: Super Structures. We are going to learn about engineering and architecture.

For elementary school aged children.

Registration is required.

 

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
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Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM Spanish Language Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for a special program: Spanish Language Story Time! We will read a story, sing songs, and do an activity, all in Spanish! If you are a native speaker or want to expose your child to Spanish, you are welcome to join us.

For ages 6 months to 3 years old.

No registration required.

 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Wednesday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

 
rec_games 1:00 PM Pinochle Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Join us for Pinochle Club!

 
lib_bookpurple 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen SR - Fourteenth Goldfish     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Don't want your required reading assignment hanging over your head all summer? Come to the library and join us for a discussion of the book and activities to get you prepared to do your assignment. 

We will be discussing Fourteenth Goldfish which is one of the required books for students entering 6th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 11:00 AM Yoga Basics     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

This class is great for the beginner or experienced student as we give variations for all levels. Focusing on movement integrating breath, awareness, and alignment you will build strength, focus, flexibility, and balance for both mind and body.

The class will be taught by Tula Yoga instructor, Jennifer Cavalieri.

Please bring your own yoga mat or large towel.

Must be at least 18 years-old and a Matawan Aberdeen library card holder to participate.

       
 
anim_dog1 4:00 PM Reading to Therapy Dogs     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Elementary school aged children are invited to read to our therapy dog Kassidy. Please bring a book you'd like to read or come early and the librarian will help you pick on out!

Kassidy is a certified therapy dog and can't wait to hear you read!

Grades K - 5.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
anim_dog1 4:30 PM Reading to Therapy Dogs     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Elementary school aged children are invited to read to our therapy dog Tabu. Please bring a book you'd like to read or come early and the librarian will help you pick on out!

Tabu is a certified therapy dog and can't wait to hear you read!

Grades K - 5.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
rec_games 7:00 PM Family Game Night     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Family Game Night. We have games for all ages, from Candy Land to Chess. You are welcome to bring your own games and share with others.

All ages welcome.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 10:00 AM Mahjong Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Interested in playing Mahjong? Come join the club! 

 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Reading Tutoring     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us for reading tutoring all summer long. Each student will be paired with a high school student who will assist them in reading, pronunciation, and comprehension.

For children entering kindergarden - 5th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Saturday July 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_wizard_hat 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Drop-in Craft: Harry Potter Hunt     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Did you know that today is Harry Potter's birthday?! Join us at the library to celebrate with a special magic themed scavenger hunt.  Find all the magic items and win a prize.

Teens can play too! The Horcrux's are lost in the Teen Area.  Find them all before Voldomort rises to full power. Succeed and win a prize.

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

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Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 10:30 AM Crafty Kids     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room this morning for some Crafty Kids fun! We will listen to a story and do a fun activity or craft.

For children ages 3 - preK.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:50 PM Movie: Field of Dreams     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

"If you build it, he will come." That's the ethereal message that inspires an Iowa corn farmer to build a baseball diamond in his fields; he does, and the Chicago White Sox come.

Starring: Kevin Costner, Amy Madigan, Ray Liotta
Release Year: 1989
Rating: PG
Running Time: 106 Minutes

 
misc_none 6:00 PM Family Movie Night     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Want to watch a movie in a kid friendly setting? Come and join us in the meeting room for Family Movie Night. We will be showing A Dog's Purpose.

We are going to watch it picnic-style, so bring a blanket, pillows, cushions to sit on the floor; chairs will be available too.

All ages welcome.

Registration is reqiured.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 16, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Tuesday August 1, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_berks1 10:00 AM Toddler Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Toddler Time! This program is designed specifically to get our most rambuncious patrons up and moving. There is singing, dancing, wiggling, playing, and of course a story!

For children ages 18 - 36 months and their caregivers.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

 
anim_bee.GIF 4:00 PM Book Bunch     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Book Bunch! This month we are reading a book called  Going Places by Peter and Paul Reynolds. We will make wind cars and race them across the floor!

For children in grades Kindergarten, 1st, and 2nd.

Registration is required.

 

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Wednesday August 2, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM Duplo Fun!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Duplo Fun! The Duplos will be provided and all you need to do is bring your imagination. 

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
z_cust_mcteen 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen SR - When Zachary Beaver Came to Town     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Don't want your required reading assignment hanging over your head all summer? Come to the library and join us for a discussion of the book and activities to get you prepared to do your assignment. 

We will be discussing When Zachary Beaver Came to Town which is one of the books available for students entering 7th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Thursday August 3, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Baby Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Babies (and their caregivers) are invited to Baby Story Time. This is a story time for our littlest patrons!  We will sing, read, sing, shake to music, sing some more, and end with bubble catching fun!

For children ages 6m-18m.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Thursday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

 
z_cust_STEM 4:00 PM Makey Makey Robot     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room to learn about and play with our Makey Makey Robots. The Makey Makey was designed by two MIT students at the MIT Media Lab. Their device allows you to turn everyday objects into a touch pad. We will make bananas into a musical instrument. Come play and explore with us!

All ages welcome. Any children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

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lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM Reading Tutoring     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us for reading tutoring all summer long. Each student will be paired with a high school student who will assist them in reading, pronunciation, and comprehension.

For children entering kindergarden - 5th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, July 23, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Saturday August 5, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Drop-in Craft: Recycled CD Fish     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department to put upcycle old CDs. We are going to make beautiful fish to hang. All materials will be provided.

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

Sunday August 6, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_STEM 1:00 PM Sunday Challenge: Giant Building Blocks     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Legos are cool but ever want to build with something bigger? Well wonder no longer! Join us for our Sunday Challenges series this summer.

Join us in the meeting room at the library to build with Giant Building Blocks. They may otherwise be known as cardboard boxes but for today they can be towers, bridges, houses, and anything your mind can imagine.

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

Monday August 7, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 10:30 AM Crafty Kids     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room this morning for some Crafty Kids fun! We will listen to a story and do a fun activity or craft.

For children ages 3 - preK.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_bookshelf 7:00 PM Family Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Want to hear the newest children’s books? Still a big kid at heart? Drop in with the whole family for story time in the children’s room. One lucky child will win the book to keep!

There is always a craft or game too!

All ages welcome

No registration is required.

Tuesday August 8, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM Baby Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Babies (and their caregivers) are invited to Baby Story Time. This is a story time for our littlest patrons!  We will sing, read, sing, shake to music, sing some more, and end with bubble catching fun!

For children ages 6m-18m.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

 
z_cust_STEM 4:00 PM Technology Take Apart     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Ever wonder what a computer looks like inside its casing? What do all those parts do? Join us in the meeting room for our Technology Take Apart program and find out. Our very own Tech Assistant Mike will be there to first, help you take apart a computer or two, a cell phone, and anything else we can get our hands on. Then he'll explain what the different pieces are that you are taking apart.

All ages welcome. Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

Registration is required. 

    Registration will begin on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Wednesday August 9, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM Duplo Fun!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Duplo Fun! The Duplos will be provided and all you need to do is bring your imagination. 

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
office_pencil 3:00 PM Cursive Writing #2     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for our second cursive writing class. We are going to keep building on what we learned before. Responses to our letters will be here and we will get to decipher them!

Grades 3rd and up.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_bookpurple 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen SR - I Funny     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Don't want your required reading assignment hanging over your head all summer? Come to the library and join us for a discussion of the book and activities to get you prepared to do your assignment. 

We will be discussing I Funny which is one of the books available for students entering 6th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM Library Board Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kimberly Paone   (732) 583-9100   kpaone@lmxac.org
   

Want to come find out how decisions about the library are made? All meetings are open to the public- come and let your voice be heard!

All board meetings will be held at the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library, located at 165 Main Street.

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Thursday August 10, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Toddler Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Toddler Time! This program is designed specifically to get our most rambuncious patrons up and moving. There is singing, dancing, wiggling, playing, and of course a story!

For children ages 18 - 36 months and their caregivers.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Thursday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

 
lib_bookflipping 4:00 PM Page Turners     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us for some summer fun in the meeting room. All 3rd, 4th, or 5th graders are invited to design and build their own boats. We will race them down a water track and see which design is the fastest! All materials will be provided just bring your creativity!

(If your child is going into 3rd grade in the fall, they are welcome to attend).

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Friday August 11, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM Reading Tutoring     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us for reading tutoring all summer long. Each student will be paired with a high school student who will assist them in reading, pronunciation, and comprehension.

For children entering kindergarden - 5th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Monday, July 31, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Saturday August 12, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Drop-in Craft: Create a Castle     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Once Upon A Time in a beautiful castle… You finish the story by creating your very own fairy tale castlie in the Children's Department. All materials will be provided. Just bring your creativity.

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

Monday August 14, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 10:00 AM Yoga Buddies     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Yoga Buddies. Children ages 2 - preschool can stretch, jump, and get moving. Please remember to wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or towel to use on the floor.

For children aged 2 - preschool.

This program is led by yoga instructor Stephanie Stillman, RYT200, RMT, CRMT, Certified Pilates Instructor and Animal Reiki Practitioner.

Registration is required. 

    Registration will begin on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
misc_none 3:00 PM Touch Typing Class #2     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for our second part of learning how to touch-type. Each teen will have a laptop to work on and practice typing without looking at their hands. 

For teens in grades 6th - 12th.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Tuesday August 15, 2017 Go To Top
rec_yoga 10:00 AM Baby & Me Yoga     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Baby & Me Yoga. Caregivers are welcome to bring children 6 - 24 months and do yoga with them. Please dress in comfortable clothes and bring a mat and a towel.

For children aged 6 - 24 months.

This program is led by yoga instructor Allison Sorokin, 500RYT.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

 
anim_turtle 1:30 PM The Lizard Guy     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for a special program from The Lizard Guy. He is going to be showing us several different animals ranging from lizards, turtles, and snakes. It will be a great show for the whole family!

All ages are welcome.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Wednesday August 16, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM Duplo Fun!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Duplo Fun! The Duplos will be provided and all you need to do is bring your imagination. 

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

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lib_bookpurple 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Teen SR - No Promises     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Don't want your required reading assignment hanging over your head all summer? Come to the library and join us for a discussion of the book and activities to get you prepared to do your assignment. 

We will be discussing No Promises which is one of the books available for students entering 7th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Thursday August 17, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 1:30 PM Fit 4 Kids Show     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for a special program from Fit 4 Kids. Watch as Kid Spidey and Muscle Man Mike share their tales of being a super hero and staying fit.

All ages are welcome.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Friday August 18, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
lib_book_pencil 4:00 PM Reading Tutoring     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us for reading tutoring all summer long. Each student will be paired with a high school student who will assist them in reading, pronunciation, and comprehension.

For children entering kindergarden - 5th grade.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
Saturday August 19, 2017 Go To Top
ent_guitar01 9:00 AM  -  12:00 PM End of Summer Reading Party     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us to mark the end of Summer Reading with a special performance by Monkey Monkey Music by Meredith LaVande.

No registration required for the fun crafts and prize raffles. 

Registration is required for the music shows. There will be two performances of the same show, please register for just one.

All ages welcome.

 
ent_guitar01 10:00 AM Monkey Monkey Music     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Register for this fun music program with Monkey Monkey Music by Meredith LeVande. She has appeared on Sesame Street and Curious George. Come see her in person!!

All ages welcome.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12:01 PM     
 
ent_guitar01 11:00 AM Monkey Monkey Music     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Register for this fun music program with Monkey Monkey Music by Meredith LeVande. She has appeared on Sesame Street and Curious George. Come see her in person!!

All ages welcome.

Registration is required.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, August 6, 2017 at 12:01 PM     
Sunday August 20, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_STEM 1:00 PM Sunday Challenge: 3 Little Pigs     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Did you read The Three Little Pigs and think to yourself, I could build it better? Join us for our Sunday Challenges series and do just that!

This Sunday you will get the chance to build a house of straw, wood, and brick. Then last but not least, try to blow the houses down!

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

Tuesday August 22, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

Wednesday August 23, 2017 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 10:30 AM Duplo Fun!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Duplo Fun! The Duplos will be provided and all you need to do is bring your imagination. 

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

Thursday August 24, 2017 Go To Top
rec_games 7:00 PM Family Game Night     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for Family Game Night. We have games for all ages, from Candy Land to Chess. You are welcome to bring your own games and share with others.

All ages welcome.

Registration is required.

       
Friday August 25, 2017 Go To Top
ent_sock_puppet.GIF 9:00 AM  -  6:00 PM Craft on the Go     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Stop by the Children's Department every Friday to pick up a craft to go!  Everything you need to make the craft will be in a bag and all you need at home is a glue stick. (One craft per child please)

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

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Saturday August 26, 2017 Go To Top
rec_swords.GIF 9:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Drop-in Craft: Pirate Ship Plunge     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Rrrrr, pirates crashed into the Children's Department!  Join us to find the three pieces of the ship to put it back together. All materials provided.

Pirate dress is encouraged!

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

Monday August 28, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 6:00 PM Family Movie Night     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Want to watch a movie in a kid friendly setting? Come and join us in the meeting room for Family Movie Night. We will be showing Lego Batman Movie.

We are going to watch it picnic-style, so bring a blanket, pillows, cushions to sit on the floor; chairs will be available too.

All ages welcome.

Registration is reqiured.

       
Tuesday August 29, 2017 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:30 AM Tuesday Morning Playgroup     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Drop into the Children's Department for playtime and socializing. This is a designated time where caregivers of young children can interact while the little ones play. Stay for as long as you'd like!

All ages welcome.

No registration is required.

Wednesday August 30, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:00 AM Spanish Language Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the meeting room for a special program: Spanish Language Story Time! We will read a story, sing songs, and do an activity, all in Spanish! If you are a native speaker or want to expose your child to Spanish, you are welcome to join us.

For ages 6 months to 3 years old.

No registration required.

        There are 12 spaces available.
Thursday August 31, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mcteen 5:00 PM Teen Volunteer Pizza Party     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

We want to thank all of our hardworking teens who helped out this summer with a pizza party! We will have pizza, drinks, and some special gifts to hand out. Volunteer certificates will also be available and you can pick them up anytime after the party.

For teens who volunteer at the library. 

No registration required.

Saturday September 2, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 9:00 AM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Labor Day weekend holiday.

Sunday September 3, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 9:00 AM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Labor Day weekend holiday.

Monday September 4, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 7:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Labor Day holiday.

Wednesday September 13, 2017 Go To Top
office_meeting1 7:00 PM Library Board Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kimberly Paone   (732) 583-9100   kpaone@lmxac.org
   

Want to come find out how decisions about the library are made? All meetings are open to the public- come and let your voice be heard!

All board meetings will be held at the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library, located at 165 Main Street.

Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 7:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Columbus Day holiday.

Wednesday October 11, 2017 Go To Top
office_meeting1 7:00 PM Library Board Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kimberly Paone   (732) 583-9100   kpaone@lmxac.org
   

Want to come find out how decisions about the library are made? All meetings are open to the public- come and let your voice be heard!

All board meetings will be held at the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library, located at 165 Main Street.

Wednesday November 8, 2017 Go To Top
office_meeting1 7:00 PM Library Board Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kimberly Paone   (732) 583-9100   kpaone@lmxac.org
   

Want to come find out how decisions about the library are made? All meetings are open to the public- come and let your voice be heard!

All board meetings will be held at the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library, located at 165 Main Street.

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Friday November 10, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 7:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Veteran's Day holiday.

Wednesday November 22, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 12:30 PM LIBRARY CLOSING AT 12:30 PM     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closing at 12:30 PM today for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thursday November 23, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 7:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Friday November 24, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 7:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Wednesday December 13, 2017 Go To Top
office_meeting1 7:00 PM Library Board Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kimberly Paone   (732) 583-9100   kpaone@lmxac.org
   

Want to come find out how decisions about the library are made? All meetings are open to the public- come and let your voice be heard!

All board meetings will be held at the Matawan Aberdeen Public Library, located at 165 Main Street.

Saturday December 23, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 9:00 AM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Christmas weekend holiday.

Sunday December 24, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 9:00 AM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Christmas weekend holiday.

Monday December 25, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 7:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the Christmas holiday.

Sunday December 31, 2017 Go To Top
office_closedsign.GIF 7:00 PM LIBRARY CLOSED     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   (732) 583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

The library will be closed for the New Year's Eve holiday.

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