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Monday May 29, 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 Memorial Day holiday.

Tuesday May 30, 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.

 
lib_book_red 11:00 AM Homeschool Group     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us for our monthly library homeschool group. We will have educational games and activities surrounding literature and the library for elementary school aged children as well as a craft or activity.

Registration is required.

        There are 9 spaces available.
Wednesday May 31, 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!

Thursday June 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_genealogy1 7:00 PM Genealogy Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

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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ent_note 7:00 PM West African Kora (Harp) Music     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Sean Gaskell will give a performance and educational demonstration on the Kora, an ancient 21-stringed harp from West Africa.  He will feature traditional songs that are the heart and soul of the Koras musical repertoire in addition to some of his own personal compositions.    

Gaskell has been featured at numerous festivals in the US, Gambia, and Senegal.

 

       
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Friday June 2, 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 3, 2017 Go To Top
z_cust_mckids 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Wonder Woman Day!     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us to celebrate all things Wonder Woman at the library. You can make your own cuffs & crown. There will also be a Wonder Woman Challenge. Come in costume for any of your favorite superheros and win a prize!

All ages welcome

No registration required.

 
rec_legoguy 10:00 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.

Monday June 5, 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.

       
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ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:50 PM Movie: Magic of Belle Isle     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

A staff recommendation brings us this tale of Monty Wildhorn, an alcoholic novelist of Westerns, who has lost his drive. His nephew pushes him to summer in quiet Belle Isle. He begrudgingly befriends a newly single mom and her 3 girls who help him find the inspiration to write again.

Starring: Morgan Freeman, Virginia Madsen
Release Year: 2012    
Rating: PG (for mild thematic elements and language including some suggestive comments)
Running Time: 109 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.

 
misc_house.GIF 7:00 PM Moving in the Right Direction     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

This interactive seminar will help guide older homeowners in their next move. We will explore the reasons to move, overcoming the fear of moving to a new environment, and how to manage the years of accumulated stuff, treasures and trash. If you or your older loved ones have come to the   realization that it’s time to downsize to a smaller home or place, come and learn the next steps so you can move in the right direction.

 

       
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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.

 
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 June 6, 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.

        There are 10 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.

 
anim_bee.GIF 4:20 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 A Camping Spree with Mr. Magee by Chris Van Dusen. We will make hand print campfires and make a smores snack.

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

Registration is required.

       
Wednesday June 7, 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!

Thursday June 8, 2017 Go To Top
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.

 

       
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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.

       
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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.

       
 
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 June 9, 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 10, 2017 Go To Top
lib_book_mag 9:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Friends Book Sale     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kimberly Paone   7325839100   kpaone@lmxac.org
   

BOOK SALE

Saturday, June 10, 2017

10:00 am to 4:00 pm

Preview:  9:00 am to 10:00 am with $5.00 entry fee

$10.00 per scanner for use of electronic scanners

Great Prices – $10 per Bag of Books  – we’ll provide an eco-friendly bag

 Best Sellers                                    Audio Books

Paperbacks                                    Movies

Children’s

**Special note to teachers:  We have an abundance of children’s and YA books.  This would be a great opportunity to stock your classroom libraries.

Matawan Aberdeen Public Library

165 Main Street

Matawan, NJ  07747

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z_cust_mckids 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Drop-in Craft: Make a Picture Frame     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department to make your own picture frame. We'll be using popsicle sticks, markers, and cut out shapes. All materials will be provided, just bring your creativity.

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
rec_puzzle_piece 10:00 AM Puzzle Playtime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Puzzle Playtime! We will have puzzles for chunky puzzles for the little ones and more challenging ones for the older kids.

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

Sunday June 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM Lincoln Center Screening: EmmyLou Harris     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Emmylou’s stirring silver-voiced interpretations of traditional and contemporary songs changed the sound of country. Crowell has redefined the genre’s songwriting, penning and performing some of the music’s best-loved songs. Together again, the long-time bandmates and Grammy-winning duo unite their strengths, uniting roots and fresh approaches.

       
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Monday June 12, 2017 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Movie: The Shack     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

Starring: Sam Worthington, Olivia Spencer
Release Year: 2017
Rating:  PG-13 (for thematic elements and brief strong language)
Running Time: 132 Minutes

 
misc_none 7:00 PM Microsoft Office 2013 - The Essentials     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Learn the basics you need to get started with Microsoft Office! This hands-on class will focus on working with the Ribbon, the powerful toolbar that is used throughout all Office products to provide easy access to the most common functions. We will then take a brief look into the specialties of individual Office products, including Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint.

       
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z_cust_mcteen 7:00 PM Teen Craft & Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Teens are welcome to discuss the books they are currently reading and do a fun activity or craft. Today we will be making Secret Hollow Books! This is a fun way to keep something special hidden in your library. 

All supplies will be provided.

Registration is required.

        There are 7 spaces available.
 
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.

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Tuesday June 13, 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 2 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.

Wednesday June 14, 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 4:20 PM Page Turner 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. There is always a craft, activity, or game as well.

This month we are reading The It Girl by Katy Birchall

Registration is required.

        There are 11 spaces available.
 
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 June 15, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Amtrak: Staying On ‘Track’ With America’s Railroad     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Do you dream of seeing the country by train? Join us for this presentation featuring a historical profile of the passenger carrier, along with notable routes, travel tips, on board dining, ticketing options, recent accomplishments (Positive Train Control), and ongoing projects (the new NY Penn Station). 

       
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Friday June 16, 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 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_kapow.GIF 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Drop-in Craft: Make Your Own Superhero     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department to celebrate create your own superhero! You get to decide what he looks like, what he wears, and what special abilities he has. All materials will be provided, just bring your creativity!

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
lib_dia 10:00 AM Magnets in the Morning     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Leslie Kotzas   (732) 583-9100   maplkids@lmxac.org
   

Join us in the Children's Department for Magnets in the Morning! What can you build? How high can your tower go? Come to the library and show us your skills with Magna-tiles.

All ages welcome.

No registration required.

 
misc_none 1:30 PM Facebook Basics     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   7325839100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

Facebook is a social networking site that allows users to upload photos, videos, send messages, view posts, and connect with friends. In this class we will cover:

Facebook Messaging features

Exploring Pages

Finding/Connecting with friends

Privacy Settings

Any Questions

       
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Monday June 19, 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.

       
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:10 PM Movie: The Sense of an Ending     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jill Stafford   732-583-9100   mapladults@lmxac.org
   

A man becomes haunted by his past, with his group of     four intellectually arrogant school friends, and a teenage love triangle involving his first crush and a school chum.     He does not fully appreciate the impact actions then have on the remainder of his life until a mysterious legacy gift from that time causes him to re-think his current situation in life and reshape that which he thought he knew and understood.

Starring: Jim Broadbent, Charlotte Rampling
Release Year: 2017
Rating: PG-13 (for thematic elements, a violent image, sexuality and brief strong language)
Running Time: 130 Minutes

 
misc_none 7:00 PM The Write Time     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 plays and storytelling.  The group will meet the third Monday of each month. Everyone is welcome!

       
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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 20, 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.

        There are 10 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.

Wednesday June 21, 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.

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!

Thursday June 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 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 to participate.

       
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rec_chess_knight 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 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! 

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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 will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
 
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 will begin on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
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 5 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.

 
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.

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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 are 10 spaces 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 11 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 9 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 12 years-old and up.

       
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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.

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.

 
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.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
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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.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 18, 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.

 
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.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 12:01 AM     
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.

 
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.

    Registration will begin on Sunday, June 18, 2017 at 12:01 PM     
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.

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     
 
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 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.

 
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     
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.

 
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     
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     
 
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     
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     
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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 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.

 
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.

 
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.

 
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     
 
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     
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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     
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.

 
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
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.

 
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     
 
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     
Wednesday August 9, 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 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.

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.

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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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