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Thursday January 1, 2015 -  Thursday December 31, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping Book & Short Story Discussions; Author Talks! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For a complete listing of discussions about literature and writing, please click here:

Book Discussions    
 
lib_teddybear_reading Kids! Children's Programs & Events Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For a complete listing of children's programs and events, click here:

Children's Programs & Events    
 
ent_film-reel Movie Listing for All Libraries Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For a complete listing of movies at all libraries, click here:

Movie Listing - All Libraries    
 
misc_usflag Retired Flag Drop-Off Location Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    731-431-5656   
   

Do you have a worn-out or damaged American flag that you would like to retire? The Colts Neck Library in conjunction with Boy Scout Troop 290 is collecting retired American flags. Drop-offs of flags can be brought to the lower level lobby flag drop off box during library operating hours. 

If you have any questions please call the library at 732-431-5656. 

 

    Location: Colts Neck
 
office_lightbulb Teen Programs & Events Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

For a complete listing of teen programs and events, click here:

Teen Programs & Events    
 
office_document_tack 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Job Hunting Assistance Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

One-on-one job hunting assistance is available by appointment in the Career Information Center at the Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library on Rt 35 in Shrewsbury.  Call 1-866-941-8188 for an appointment.  Career Information Center resources are also available online at

http://www.monmouthcountylib.org/cic.htm    
    Location: Eastern Branch
Sunday January 11, 2015 -  Tuesday March 31, 2015 Go To Top
elect_e_reader.GIF E-Reader Tutorials for Library on the Go! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Attention: e-Reader Owners!

Does your Nook, Kindle or other electronic device leave you feeling frustrated and hopeless? 

Call our Reference Desk at *732-264-7164* to schedule a free, one-on-one tutorial.

In less than 20 minutes, you will know how to download free e-Books from the Monmouth County Library onto your e-Reader! (Available when library is open.)

 
    Location: Hazlet
Tuesday January 13, 2015 -  Tuesday June 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Collection Site for Marine Corps League Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: K Springer     usmcken@verizon.net
   

The Marine Corps League in conjunction with A.R.M.S (American Recreational Military Services www.supportarms.org) currently collects and sends comfort packages to our Armed Forces.

Collection bins are located in Library Headquarters and the Howell Branch.

The group requests individual-sized packages of amenities such as baby powder, bug spray, ChapStick, foot powder, Q-Tips, tissues, mouthwash, gum, hard candy, socks (white or green), batteries.

    Location: Howell
Monday February 2, 2015 -  Monday April 13, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign AARP Tax-Aide Program at Eastern Branch Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    866-941-8188   
   

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, an AARP Foundation program, helps low- to moderate-income taxpayers by assisting with tax services and ensuring they receive applicable tax credits and deductions. This service is available free to taxpayers, with special attention to those 60 and older. Through a cadre of trained volunteers, AARP Foundation Tax-Aide has helped for over 40 years.

Please be aware that there is no charge for this service and there is no pre-registration. A limited number of returns will be filed, depending on the number of volunteers available to complete returns within listed times, on days that the Library Branch is open.  

Please be aware that certain documentation is Required and must be with taxpayer before a return will be started.  Please see documentation list (below) or on the Library flyers.

AARP/Tax Aide Volunteers will be in Eastern Branch Libra;ry on select days and times, beginning Monday, February 2 through Monday, April 13, 2015.

Mondays: 9:30am to 7:30pm      Tuesdays: 9:30am to 12Noon           Wednesdays: 1pm to 7:30pm       Thursdays: 9:30am to 4pm        Fridays 9:30am to 12Noon      

Saturdays 9:30am to 3:30pm           (No Tax Service on Sundays)

If you need Tax Forms:

Tax forms can be downloaded via the State of New Jersey and IRS websites. For assistance, please stop by the Reference Desk at any branch. Printing fees apply for tax forms printed at the library.

Website for State of NJ:   http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/forms.shtml

Website for IRS: http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/

Here is a listing of Required Forms:  AARP volunteer preparers need taxpayers to bring in order to prepare their return. There may be others if the taxpayer has a unique situation, but these are the most common.

Please bring Identification:

  • Social Security Card or other official document from SSA with Social Security number and full name. This is required for the taxpayer, spouse (if joint return) and all dependents.
  • Drivers license or other government photo ID for the taxpayer and spouse (if joint return)
  • A blank check (if you are requesting direct deposit of your refund)

Please bring Tax Forms & Supporting Records:

  • Copy of last years tax return (particularly if taxpayer itemized deductions in the prior year or if there is a capital loss carryover)
  • W-2 for each employer
  • Unemployment Compensation Statement (NJ no longer mails this so the taxpayer needs to print it out online)
  • SSA-1099 if paid Social Security Benefits
  • All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-B, etc) and documentation showing original purchase price of any assets sold
  • 1099-MISC showing miscellaneous income
  • 1099-R for any payments from a pension, annuity or retirement account
  • All forms relating to federal income tax paid
  • Dependent Care Provider information
  • Supporting records if itemizing deductions (property tax, mortgage interest, medical expenses, charitable deductions, etc.)

Please bring Affordable Care Act Documentation Requirements:  (This is the first time this is required for tax returns.)

If the taxpayer, spouse (if joint) and/or any person who could be claimed as a dependent did not have health insurance for the entire year, or if insurance was provided through the Healthcare Marketplace/Exchange, you will need the following:

  • A month by month listing showing for each person on the return, which months they had insurance and which months they were uninsured
  • Information to determine if the reason the person was not insured qualifies for an exemption
  • Exemption Certificate Number (ECN) if an exemption was granted by the Healthcare Marketplace/Exchange
  • Form 1095-A (sent automatically if insurance was purchased through the Healthcare Marketplace/Exchange)
  • Income information for each dependent listed on the return (only if dependent has a filing requirement) 
    Location: Eastern Branch
Monday February 9, 2015 -  Thursday December 31, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Friends of the Howell Library Used Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Gently used books and media available for purchase. All proceeds support library programs and enhancements.The book sale is open during regular library hours.

The Friends of the Howell Library are a 501 c (3) charitable organization. New members welcome. Information available at the library.

    Location: Howell
Thursday February 19, 2015 -  Monday April 13, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign AARP Tax-Aide Program at Library HQ, Manalapan Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

AARP Foundation Tax-Aide, an AARP Foundation program, helps low- to moderate-income taxpayers by assisting with tax services and ensuring they receive applicable tax credits and deductions. This service is available free to taxpayers, with special attention to those 60 and older.

Through a cadre of trained volunteers, AARP Tax-Aide has offers face-to-face tax information only. There is no pre-registration. A limited number of returns will be filed, depending on the number of volunteers available to complete returns within listed times, on days that the Library Branch is open. 

This year, certain documentation is required to be with taxpayer before a return will be started.  Please see documentation list (below) or on the Library flyers.

AARP/Tax Aide Volunteers will be in Library-Headquarters on select days and times, beginning Thursday, February 19 through Monday, April 13, 2015. HQ building is opened at 8:30am.

Mondays: 9am to 3pm                   Tuesdays: 6pm to 7pm              Thursdays: 9am to 3pm

There are several volunteers who speak languages other than English. They include Mandarin, Chinese, Spanish, Greek, and French. For more information, please stop in during above hours to ask AARP volunteer/coordinator.

If you need Tax Forms:  Tax forms can be downloaded via the State of New Jersey and IRS websites. For assistance, please stop by the Reference Desk at any branch. Printing fees apply for tax forms printed at the library.

Website for State of NJ forms :   http://www.state.nj.us/treasury/taxation/forms.shtml

Website for IRS forms : http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/

Here is a listing of Required Forms AARP Tax-Aide volunteer preparers need taxpayers to bring in order to prepare their return. There may be others if the taxpayer has a unique situation, but these are the most common.

Please bring Identification:

  • Social Security Card or other official document from SSA with Social Security number and full name. This is required for the taxpayer, spouse (if joint return) and all dependents.
  • Drivers license or other government photo ID for the taxpayer and spouse (if joint return)
  • A blank check (if you are requesting direct deposit of your refund)

Please bring Tax Forms & Supporting Records:

  • Copy of last years tax return (particularly if taxpayer itemized deductions in the prior year or if there is a capital loss carryover)
  • W-2 for each employer
  • Unemployment Compensation Statement (NJ no longer mails this so the taxpayer needs to print it out online)
  • SSA-1099 if paid Social Security Benefits
  • All 1099 forms (1099-INT, 1099-DIV, 1099-B, etc) and documentation showing original purchase price of any assets sold
  • 1099-MISC showing miscellaneous income
  • 1099-R for any payments from a pension, annuity or retirement account
  • All forms relating to federal income tax paid
  • Dependent Care Provider information
  • Supporting records if itemizing deductions (property tax, mortgage interest, medical expenses, charitable deductions, etc.)

Please bring Affordable Care Act Documentation Requirements:  (This is the first time this is required for tax returns.)

If the taxpayer, spouse (if joint) and/or any person who could be claimed as a dependent did not have health insurance for the entire year, or if insurance was provided through the Healthcare Marketplace/Exchange, you will need the following:

  • A month by month listing showing for each person on the return, which months they had insurance and which months they were uninsured
  • Information to determine if the reason the person was not insured qualifies for an exemption
  • Exemption Certificate Number (ECN) if an exemption was granted by the Healthcare Marketplace/Exchange
  • Form 1095-A (sent automatically if insurance was purchased through the Healthcare Marketplace/Exchange)
  • Income information for each dependent listed on the return (only if dependent has a filing requirement) 
    Location: Headquarters
Saturday February 28, 2015 -  Tuesday March 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: A.Mellin, Children's Library   732 946 4118   amellin@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call  for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Check us out!

Holmdel:  732 946-4118

Bouncing Bunnies for 13 to 23 months with caregiver; Mondays, 9:45am

Curious Cubs for Ages 2 to 3 with caregiver; Mondays, 10:30am

Step Up for Ages 3 to 5; Mondays, 2pm or Thursdays 11:15am or Thursdays, 2pm

    Location: Holmdel
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misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: V.Chris, Children's Librarian   732 938 2300   vchris@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call     for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Check us out!

Howell:  732 938 -2300

Baby for Ages 10 to 23 months; Siblings Welcome! Mondays, 11am

Toddler for Ages 2 to 3.5 years; Siblings Welcome! Mondays, 10:30am

Pre-K for Ages 3.5 to 5 years; Tuesdays, 4:15pm

Family Storytime for All Ages; Thursdays, 10:30am

 

    Location: Howell
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: D.Romaner-Schussler, Children's Librarian   732 536-9406   
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call     for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Check us out!

Marlboro: 732 536-9406

Baby for 6 to 24 months; Wednesdays, 10 am

Toddler for 2 to 3 years; Mondays, 10:05am OR Wednesdays, 10:35am OR Thursdays, 11:15am

Pre-K for 3.5 to 5 years; Tuesdays, 1:15pm OR Thursdays, 10am

Family for All Ages; Mondays and Thursdays, 10:35am

 

    Location: Marlboro
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: K.Benedict, Children's Library   732 531-5092   kbenedict@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call     for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Check us out

Ocean Township: 732 531-5092

Baby for 10 to 24 months; Wednesdays, 9:30am

Toddler for 2 to 3 years; Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:30am

Pre-K for 3 to 5 years;  Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:15am

Family Story Hour for All ages; Mondays, 2pm

    Location: Ocean Township
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: F.Diller, Children's Librarian   732 229-2626   fdiller@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call     for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Check us out!

Oceanport: 732 229-2626

Baby for Ages 6 to 23 months; Thursdays, 9:30am

Toddler for Ages 2 to 3.5; Thursdays, 10am

Family Morning for  All Ages;  Thursdays, 11am

Family Afternoon for All Ages; Thursdays, 4pm

 

    Location: Oceanport
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: H.Hansen, Children's Librarian   732 449-8877   hHansen@monmouthcountylib.org
   

 NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call     for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance. 

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library! Check Us Out!

Wall:  732 449-8877

Family Storytime for 10 months to 5 years; Mondays, 10:30.  Tuesdays, 10am And Wednesdays, 10am

Baby & Toddler for 6 months to 3.5 years; Tuesdays, 11am And Wednesdays, 11am

Pre-K for 3.5 to 5 years; Thursdays, 1:30pm

 

    Location: Wall Township
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: R. Fertig, Children's Librarian   732 222-5993   rfertig@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!  

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call     for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Check Us Out!

West Long Branch:  732 222-5993

Baby for Under Age 2 years; Siblings Welcome! Wednesdays, 10am

Family for Ages 2 and Up; Wednesdays, 10:45am

 

    Location: West Long Branch
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: P.Judman, Children's Librarian   732 431 7220 x7226   pjudman@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call  for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Check us out!

Headquarters/Manalapan/Preschool:  732 431-7220 x7226

Baby for 10 months to 2 years; Mondays, 9:30am or Tuesdays,10:15am or Tuesdays, 11am or Thursdays 10:15am

Toddler for 2 to 3.5 years; Mondays, 10:15am, or Tuesdays, 11:40am, or Wednesdays, 10:15am or 11am

Pre-K for 3.5 to 5 years; Mondays, 11:30am or Thursdays, 11am

Family for Ages 2 and up; Mondays, 1:30pm or Wednesdays, 1:30pm

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: R.Fertig, Children's Librarian   609 259 7565   rfertig@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call 609 259-7565  for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance. 

Check us out!

 Allentown: 609 259-7565

Good Morning Storytime for Under Age 3. Siblings Welcome! Thursdays, 10:30am

Pre-K Storytime  for Ages 3.5 to 5; Thursdays, 11:15am

Family Storytime  for All Ages; Thursdays, 2:15pm

 

    Location: Allentown
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: V.Rago, Children's Librarian   732 291 1956   vrago@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Check us out!

Atlantic Highlands:  732 291-1956

Baby for  10-24 months; Wednesdays, 9:30am

Toddlers for Ages 2 and 3; Wednesdays, 10:30am

Pre-K for Ages 3.5 to 5; Thursdays, 4pm

For Grades K and up; Thursdays, 3:15pm

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: T.Curtis, Children's Librarian   732 431 5656   tcurtis@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

Check us out! NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call  732 431-5656 for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Library Babies for Ages under 2; Siblings Welcome! Mondays and Wednesdays, 10am

Terrific 2’s and 3’s for Ages 2 to 3.5 years; Siblings Welcome! Mondays and Wednesdays, 10:45am

Pre-K for Ages 3.5 to 5 years, Mondays & Wednesdays, 11:15am

 

    Location: Colts Neck
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: D.McClendon, Children's Librarian   1-866-941-8188   dmcclendon@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call     for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Check us out!

Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury:  1-866-941-8188

Baby & Mom for Ages 10 to 23 months; Mondays, 9:30am OR 10:30am  (please choose one session per week per age group)

Toddlers for Ages 2 and 3; Thursdays, 9:30am

Preschool for Ages 3.5 to 5 years (without caregiver!); Thursdays, 10am

Family Storytime for Ages 2 and up; Wednesdays, 10:30am

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
misc_kidsreading Kids' StoryTime/PlayTime:Free Interactive Stories, Songs & Activities Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: J.Moss, Children's Librarian   732 264 7164   jpmoss@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Early Literacy & Learning Enrichment with certified, professional, caring Children's Librarian is  Free at any Monmouth County Library!

NO fees, NO registration, NO card needed! Call  732 264-7164   for information. Caregivers need to be in attendance.

Check us out!

Hazlet: 732 264-7164

Baby for Ages 10 to 23 months; Tuesdays, 9:45am 

Toddlers for Ages 2 to 3.5; Thursdays, 10:30am  

Pre-K for Ages 3.5 to 5 years; Mondays, 3:45pm or Tuesdays, 2PM or Thursdays 11am

 

    Location: Hazlet
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Monday March 2, 2015 -  Friday March 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_familytree Marquetry & Inlay Creations by Garden State Marquetry Society Members Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Be amazed by the intricate designs made by the Garden State Marquetry Society!  Marquetry  is art made from thin pieces of wood veneer glued together to form a picture or pattern. It is a vanishing but most ancient art practiced by the Egyptians. In one form or another, Marquetry was found in the tombs of Egypt 3500 years ago. Rare woods and precious stones were in a solid background to form a design or picture of that period.

Today, with modern machinery, thin veneers averaging 1/28th inch in thickness have been cut for the craftsman. With natural beauty of the wood and the cleverness of the Marquetry, beautiful pictures and designs can be created. The wood is cut with a sharp knife of jigsaw. The entire picture is then assembled and mounted with glue on the board. This is then sanded and finished into a fine piece of furniture. Marquetry as been called part art and part craft. The selection and arrangements of veneers, which come from all over the world, are to the Marquetarian as oil and watercolors are to the artist who paints.

In addition to Marquetry, the Garden State Marquetry Society assists individuals who wish to learn Parquetry, Intarsia, wood burning, scroll work and other related craft skills.

    Location: Headquarters
 
elect_camera Metedeconk Lakes Photography Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Photography displayed in Library's Gallery 

    Location: Headquarters
Monday March 2, 2015 -  Monday March 30, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 Art Society of Monmouth County Anniversary Art Show Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

The Art Society of Monmouth County presents their Anniversary Art Show with paintings in all media as well as photography.  On exhibit for the month of March in the library meeting room.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Monday March 2, 2015 -  Tuesday March 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_quilt Art Exhibit: Handcrafted Items from the Woman's Exchange Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

The Woman's Exchange, a nonprofit gift shop specializing in handmade giftware, will be displaying a selection of its beautiful handcrafted items from 250 artisans for women, infants, children and the home.  

Staffed by longtime and dedicated adult and student volunteers, The Woman’s Exchange of Monmouth County is a non-profit organization established in 1934 with a mission to “help people to help themselves”.  All profits are donated to local charities annually. Since 1980, over $600,000 has been donated to recipients such as Mary's Place, Lunch Break, and 180 Turning Lives Around.  

 

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
Monday March 2, 2015 -  Thursday March 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_party1 10:30 AM  -  5:00 PM Kids! Read Across America Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Dr. Seuss Week Monday, March 2 thru Thursday March 5. The community is invited to read to our storytime children. Please contact the children's librarian.

    Location: Howell
Tuesday March 3, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Genealogy Research 101: Utilizing Monmouth County Archives Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 31 7220 x7222   
   

Genealogy Research 101: Utilizing Monmouth County Archives

Every budding genealogist should be aware of the massive resource available to you via the Archives of Monmouth County.  In this program, Genealogy Research 101, County Archivist George Joynson offers a visual presentation on what is available to the public from the Monmouth County Archives and how one would search the different series and collections of records, online and offline. Among others, the Archives holds property records, marriage records, court records and is the only source for some types of records that go back to the 1660s.

Reference Archivist George Joynson provides research assistance to Archives patrons who visit or email requests for information to research their Monmouth County ancestors, properties or other topics. Handouts will be provided on how to do house research and genealogy.  Joynson, who has been doing genealogy research and house research for clients since before the Internet, has authored two books on Monmouth County history and was dubbed "The History Detective" on  Livingmedia. 

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Colts Neck Library Book Club: Down River by John Hart Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Adam Chase has a violent streak, and for good reason. As a boy, he saw things no child should witness, suffered wounds that left him misunderstood—a fighter. Even grown, he remains dangerous and unpredictable, so that when he narrowly beats a murder charge, he’s hounded out of town, exiled for a sin he did not commit. For five long years, he disappears. But now he’s back, and no one knows why - not his family or the cops, not the enemies he left behind. But Adam has his reasons. Attacked within hours of his return, the tone of his homecoming is set. As bodies turn up and the town rises in anger, Adam again finds himself in the fight of his life, not just to prove his innocence, but to reclaim the only life he’s ever wanted. Secrets build on secrets, emotions tear, and more than one person crosses the brink as Hart examines the lengths to which people will go for money, family, and revenge. 

This book discussion will be moderated by Colts Neck Librarian Stephanie Laurino. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend, however registration is preferred. Stop by or call the library to reserve your copy of the book today.

    Location: Colts Neck
 
ent_film-reel 11:00 AM  -  12:45 PM New Release Movie: John Wick (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. Directed by Chad Stahelski. Starring Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist and Willem Dafoe.

Action/Thriller- 101 minutes.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:35 PM Movie: Love Is Strange (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

After Ben and George get married, George is fired from his teaching post, forcing them to stay with friends separately while they sell their place and look for cheaper housing -- a situation that weighs heavily on all involved.  Directed by Ira Sachs. Starring John Lithgow, Alfred Molina, and Marisa Tomei. 
Drama –94 minutes

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Department   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Appointments are available throughout the month:
on Tuesdays at either 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm
on Thursdays at either 6:30 pm or 7:30 pm

Please call Library Headquarters' Programming Department to schedule. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Book Discussion: A Friend of the Family by Lauren Grodstein Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

Pete Dizinoff has spent his whole life working toward an adulthood that would be, by all measures, judged successful. And in nearly every way, he's accomplished just that.  This book tells the story of his fall from grace as he struggles to save his family, his reputation, and himself.

Copies of the book are available in the library.

    Location: Ocean Township
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anim_fish_02 4:15 PM  -  4:50 PM Kids! Slimy Seuss Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (732) 264-7164   
   

Make a slimy, shiny home for some paper pets based on a Dr. Seuss classic!

Grades K and up. Registration is required.

 

    Location: Hazlet
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids! Lego Storytime Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

Listen to a story and build a Lego creation.  Legos will be supplied.

School age grades K and up.  Registration is required.  In-person registration begins on Thursday, February 19 at 9:00 am.  Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm if space is available.  Please call if you have to cancel.
 

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Canceled - AARP Tax-Aide Program at Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here:

 http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 6:30 PM  -  8:10 PM New Release Movie: John Wick (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him. Directed by Chad Stahelski. Starring Keanu Reeves, Michael Nyqvist and Willem Dafoe.

Action/Thriller- 101 minutes.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Conversational English Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

The Ocean Township Library in partnership with the Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County is offering free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults 18 years and older.  Please bring a notepad and pencil to class.

Clases de Inglés Gratis La Biblioteca de Ocean Township y Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County ofrecen clases e Inglés para adultos.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
school_graduate 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM College Planning Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Presented by: College Funding Associates

Attend this workshop & you will learn:

  • How to maximize your potential for financial aid
  • How to lower 'Out of Pocket' costs
  • Why the FAFSA & your EFC are so critical to the college financial aid process
  • How the SAT/ACT scores translate into financial dollars
  • Why it is important to look at these issues NOW, before your student heads off to college!

 

College Funding Associates website for info.    
    Location: Howell
 
misc_handshake 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Canceled - English Conversation Classes: Intermediate Level Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.

All classes are free and meet on the following Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

in 2015:  Jan 6, 13, 27  Feb 3, 10, 24  Mar. 3, 10, 17  Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28  May 5, 12, 19, 26  June 2, 9, 16

If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at  732 431 7220 x7222.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_handshake 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Transitions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Transitions - A meeting place for the divorced & separated. Support group for people of all stages of separation and divorce. All ages welcome.

Meets every Tuesday that the library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
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office_meeting1 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Monmouth County Surrogate's Office: Wall Satellite Location Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7336   
   

A representative from the Surrogate’s office will be at the Library to provide you free and confidential help with all probate matters.
Please schedule an appointment by calling 732-431-7330 x 7336.
 

    Location: Wall Township
 
elect_computer3 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM PowerPoint 2010 Basics ***REGISTRATION REQUIRED*** Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

This hands-on class will introduce the basics of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010.

 Attendees must have computer and mouse skills.

The class will cover:

  • Using slide designs

  • Font formatting

  • Changing slide formats

  • Inserting text and images

  • Adding and deleting slides

  • Viewing your slide show

  • Printing

  • Saving the presentation

Please bring a flash drive if you plan to save your work.


The class will be approximately 50 minutes followed by 40 minutes of practice time.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS CLASS. Registration begins February 23rd.

Register in-person at the Reference Desk or by calling the library at 732-431-7220 x7222.

Computers provided by the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Funding is from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.   

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Neighbors-helping-Neighbors Career Transition Support and Networking Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

This peer led volunteer support group is for those who are actively looking for work and would like to begin or re-invigorate their job search.  Anyone in career transition, recent college grads, laid-off workers, unemployed or underemployed professionals, persons re-entering the job market, struggling small business owners, and retirees looking for part time or volunteer work are invited to attend.  Group members assist each other in techniques and suggestions to improve job search, offer support, and help with personal and  professional networking to find a position.  Additional resources are available in the library's Career Information Center.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
z_cust_mphplchildsrp 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM NEW PROGRAM: FAMILY STORYTIME SERIES Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-683-8980   
   
Come join us for a new family storytime series every Wednesday at 10:30 am  for ages 2 to 5. No registration
is needed . 
    Location: Eastern Branch
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rec_games 12:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Duplicate Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Get together with others interested in this challenging game.

Games in session when the Library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Books to Films Movie Series: Deliver Us From Evil (R) (2014) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

New York police officer Ralph Sarchie investigates a series of crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rites of exorcism, to combat the possessions that are terrorizing their city. Starring Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez, Olivia Munn. 118 minutes.

 

    Location: Hazlet
 
ent_circ_elephant2 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids! Dr. Seuss's Birthday Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Celebrate Theodore Geisel's birthday by doing a fun craft.  Ages 3 and up.

    Location: Colts Neck
 
lib_book_red 4:15 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids! Serving Green Eggs and Ham Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades K and Up

You might just like green eggs and ham, at this celebration of Dr. Seuss.  Join in the fun of making play green eggs and ham, reading the book and getting an extra surprise.  We hope to see you there.  

    Location: Ocean Township
 
lib_book_signing 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Red Bank Writers Group Presents: Self vs. Traditional Publishing, with local author talk and signing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

The Red Bank Writers Group is holding a symposium featuring W. Thomas Leonard, Jayne Kelly, Christopher R. Whalen and Wendy K. Williamson.  Join them for a talk about publishing and their journeys, followed by a Q&A and signing.  

Mr. Leonard is a Vietnam veteran who uses his experiences from the war, combined with life, for his breakout novel entitled Napalm's Embrace.  

Jayne Kelly is presenting a collaborative memoir entitled Beyond the Eight Foot World, about an ordinary man who, through a horrific accident, is thrown into an extraordinary existence.

Christopher R. Whalen is a successful businessman, author and single father of three who shares his parenting philosophy and tips in Foxhole Father: The Field Guide for Fathers.  He has already helped many behind the lines, in the foxhole, too. 

Wendy K. Williamson is the founder of the Red Bank Writers Group and best-selling author of two books including Two Bipolar Chicks Guide to Survival: Tips for Living with Bipolar Disorder (posthillpress.com).  She currently writes for The Huffington Post, and BPHope.com and has written for BP Magazine and The Two River Times. Find her at wendykwilliamson.com.  

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_money_bills_coins 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Savvy Social Security Planning Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

What Baby Boomers Need to Know to Maximize Retirement Income

  • Will Social Security be there for me?
  • How much can I expect to receive?
  • When should I apply for Social Security?
  • How can I maximize my benefits?
  • Will Social Security be enough to live on in retirement?

Philip Arnheiter, from Oppenheimer & Co., will present this informative seminar to answer your questions and more.

Please call the library to register 732-938-2300

Oppenheimer & Co. website    
    Location: Howell
 
lib_dia 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation / ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Do you want to speak English?  Come and join our English Conversation Classes.  Learn the language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.  Meet and speak with others who are learning English.  All classes are free and meet weekly on Wednesday evenings, January 7 through March 25, 2015, from 7 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_aerobics 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM T'ai Chi Chih with Daniel Pienciak Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Come and participate in this meditative form of exercise, associated with both spiritual and health benefits. T'ai Chi Chih consists of 19 stand-alone movements and one pose.  T'ai Chi Chih doesn't require a particular level of physical fitness or coordination.

Dan Pienciak, an accredited International T'ai Chi Chih Teacher and Trainer, has been practicing T'ai Chi Chih since 1995, became an accredited instructor in 1997, and is certified in Seijaku, an advanced T'ai Chi Chih form.

Attend one or as many of these sessions as you can.  No registration; no specific equipment needed, just wear comfortable clothing.

Classes in Spring 2015: March 4 & 25, April 1 & 29, May 6 & 27.

    Location: Headquarters
Thursday March 5, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html     Tax questions will be answered by AARP-Tax Aide volunteers face-to-face or online only. Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_none 10:35 AM  -  11:05 AM Kids! Dr Seuss Birthday Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Enjoy Seuss stories and craft!

Registration begins Monday, Febraury 23 for children ages 3 and up with their families.

    Location: Marlboro
 
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM  -  2:55 PM Movie: The Good Lie (2014) (PG-13) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Directed by: Philippe Falardeau

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Corey Stoll

They were known simply as 'The Lost Boys.' Orphaned by the brutal civil war in Sudan that began in 1983, these young victims traveled as many as a thousand miles on foot in search of safety. Fifteen years later, a humanitarian effort would bring 3,600 lost boys and girls to America.

110 minutes.

 

 

    Location: Howell
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Crochet & Knit for a Cause Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Join the fun while helping others! The group meets two Thursdays a month; March and April will be devoted to making baby hats. All hats will be donated to Blankie Depot for distribution to babies in area hospitals. Bring hooks and/or needles. Yarn will be provided. All skill levels are welcome.

    Location: Hazlet
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Movie: Gone Girl (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

When a woman’s disappearance becomes the focus of an intense media circus, her husband’s strange and awkward behavior arouses suspicion. Starring: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris.  Drama / Mystery/ Thriller 149 minutes.

 

    Location: Marlboro
 
office_meeting1 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM SHIP: MediCare Questions Answered! Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-728-1331   
   

SHIP is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) with volunteer counselors to help those with questions regarding Medicare, whether you are a long-time member or just joining.

SHIP Volunteer Counselor's schedule is coordinated through RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Services Program) a division of Family & Children’s Service of Monmouth County. This agency's direct phone number is 732 728 1331.

No appointment is needed at Library Headquarters location, just walk-in for first come, first served information on the first and third Thursdays of each month. 

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Thursday Classic Movie: The Harder They Fall (1956) (NR) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by Mark Robsom

Starring Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Jack Albertson, Max Baer, Jersey Joe Walcott

The Harder They Fall explores the dark, seamy side of boxing.  Rod Stiger plays Nick Benko, head of a boxing syndicate.  He offers Bogart, who is featured as Eddie Willis, an unemployed sports writer, a chance to make some dough promoting Benko's latest prospect.  For fans of classic boxing films such as Body and Soul, City of Conquest, Fat City, Rocky, and Raging Bull, this 1956 film noir is not to be missed.  

109 minutes; (c) Columbia Pictures

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movie: A Lust for Life (1955) (NR) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

This filmed biographyof Vincent Van Gogh was adapted from the best-selling novel by Irving Stone, which was in turn inspired by the letters between Van Gogh and his brother Theo.

Kirk Douglas plays the tormented genius and James Donald costars as Theo Van Gogh, who provides financial and moral support to his brother from the time Vincent leaves Holland in 1878 to his deatht in Auvers in 1980.  Anthony Quinn won an Oscar for his eight-minute turn as Van Gogh's fast friend and erstwhile rival Paul Gaugin.  Nearly 200 of Van Gogh's original paintings were borrowed from private collections for brief display for the film. (122 minutes)

    Location: Ocean Township
 
holiday_birthdaycake 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Kids! Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (732) 291-1956   
   
An annual tradition! Come join the fun! 
"Seussational" library scavenger hunt, birthday cake, a craft, and more! 
Children ages 3 and up are welcome. No registration required. 
    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
rec_games 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Fun & Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Come to the Hazlet Library every Thursday afternoon and compete with others in Chess, Checkers, and Connect Four. Game boards provided. All skill levels welcome!

    Location: Hazlet
 
misc_kidsreading 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Read Across America in Allentown Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-259-7565   
   


All ages  Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday  with special readers and more!
 

    Location: Allentown
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Dr Seuss Birthday Party Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Celebrate Seuss! Join us for stories and a fun craft!

Registration begins Monday, February 23 for children Grades K and up.

    Location: Marlboro
 
misc_new_jersey_350_green.GIF 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Women’s Roles in the 18th Century Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

A Women’s History Month Celebration              

Presented by Diane Lingsch

Diane's presentation will include a brief history of 18th century women and their roles as mothers, business women, soldiers & wives of prominent people. She will also discuss women’s rights and limitations during the era.

Diane has been involved in living history reenacting for over 30 years. She has held the position of Coordinator of Interpretation and Museum Education at Historic Allaire Village and the Museum Educator for The Ocean County Historical Society. She continues her work at Allaire as a tour guide for school groups and a historical interpreter.

The program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Howell Library and the Howell Heritage Group.

Call the library to register.

    Location: Howell
 
misc_new_jersey_350_green.GIF 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Women’s Roles in the 18th Century Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

A Women’s History Month Celebration              

Presented by Diane Lingsch

Diane's presentation will include a brief history of 18th century women and their roles as mothers, business women, soldiers & wives of prominent people. She will also discuss women’s rights and limitations during the era.

Diane has been involved in living history reenacting for over 30 years. She has held the position of Coordinator of Interpretation and Museum Education at Historic Allaire Village and the Museum Educator for The Ocean County Historical Society. She continues her work at Allaire as a tour guide for school groups and a historical interpreter.

The program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Howell Library and the Howell Heritage Group.

Call the library to register.

    Location: Howell
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Wellness & Self Care Empowerment Inspired by The Secret Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x 7222   
   
This new self-care group is about empowering the Mind, Body and Spirit! It is inspired by Rhonda Byrne's book The Secret, and her philosophy of The Law of Attraction, which is all about creating the life you want for yourself. During this informational and discussion-based wellness group, Mental Health Professional Dana Grinblat will focus on changing our thoughts and our perspective on the world around us.
 
Everyone is welcome  to discover and break through what is standing in the way of achieving all we want in life. Whether you are new to this idea or have practiced it in the past, you're welcome to come learn and share your experiences. The goal is to create a place where you can distress, meet like-minded people, and begin working toward your dreams. 
 
There is no registration requested.  The program will continue on Thursday, March 5 and Wednesday, April 22.

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Crocheters of the Jersey Shore Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Welcome to the wonderful world of crochet and knitting.  We welcome knitters and crocheters of all levels to join the group.  Don't know how...the group can help.   Are you a lefty frustrated by right-handed directions...the group can help.  Bring your knitting or crocheting projects for an enjoyable evening.  Meet other local knitters and crocheters to share ideas, show off your projects and learn what's new in the world of patterns and yarns.  (Meets the 1st Thursday of each month.)

    Location: Wall Township
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rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Knit Wits! Enjoy Knitting and Crocheting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

All ages, genders and skill level are welcome at these enjoyable and instructive meetings. Participants are asked to bring their own needles and an open mind. Coordinated by Sarita Pathak. (Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of every month when the library is open.) 

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Dept.   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Counselors are available by appointment on Tuesdays at either 2:00 or 3:00 pm or   Thursdays, at either 6:30 or 7:30 pm.

To schedule an appointment, please call Library Headquarters' Programming Dept at 732 431 7220 x7242.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_violin 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Classical Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

The Atlantic Highlands Library proudly presents violinist Joel DeWitt in a recital.  This is a concert of classical music, with works by Ysaye, Telemann, Bacewicz, Bartok and others.

Violinist Joel DeWitt studied with Carroll Glenn at the Eastman School, and with Ivan Galamian at the Juilliard School. He received a fellowship with the Aspen Music Festival.  He has performed as a freelance musician in New York; and as a member of Columbus Symphony, Virginia Opera Association, NJ New Philharmonic, and Metro Lyric Opera.  He has given many recitals, and performs frequently at services for the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Monmouth County and at Unity by the Shore in Neptune.  Mr. DeWitt is a trustee of the Atlantic Highlands Arts Council, and the violinist in the Corialis piano trio.

The program is free to the public. Registration is suggested.  If you have any questions, please call the library at 732-291-1956.

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Colts Neck Library Book Club: Down River by John Hart Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Adam Chase has a violent streak, and for good reason. As a boy, he saw things no child should witness, suffered wounds that left him misunderstood—a fighter. Even grown, he remains dangerous and unpredictable, so that when he narrowly beats a murder charge, he’s hounded out of town, exiled for a sin he did not commit. For five long years, he disappears. But now he’s back, and no one knows why - not his family or the cops, not the enemies he left behind. But Adam has his reasons. Attacked within hours of his return, the tone of his homecoming is set. As bodies turn up and the town rises in anger, Adam again finds himself in the fight of his life, not just to prove his innocence, but to reclaim the only life he’s ever wanted. Secrets build on secrets, emotions tear, and more than one person crosses the brink as Hart examines the lengths to which people will go for money, family, and revenge. 

This book discussion will be moderated by Colts Neck Librarian Stephanie Laurino. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend, however registration is preferred. Stop by or call the library to reserve your copy of the book today.

    Location: Colts Neck
 
ent_film-reel 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Thursday Classic Movie: The Harder They Fall (1956) (NR) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by Mark Robsom

Starring Humphrey Bogart, Rod Steiger, Jan Sterling, Jack Albertson, Max Baer, Jersey Joe Walcott

The Harder They Fall explores the dark, seamy side of boxing.  Rod Stiger plays Nick Benko, head of a boxing syndicate.  He offers Bogart, who is featured as Eddie Willis, an unemployed sports writer, a chance to make some dough promoting Benko's latest prospect.  For fans of classic boxing films such as Body and Soul, City of Conquest, Fat City, Rocky, and Raging Bull, this 1956 film noir is not to be missed.  

109 minutes; (c) Columbia Pictures

    Location: Eastern Branch
Friday March 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Timeless Interiors for Aging-in-Place Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

It's easier than you think to create a home that both suits your active adult lifestyle and also increases your home's value.  Discover the secrets of designing a home with both multigenerational appeal and timeless beauty.

Part of the First Fridays for Seniors series

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Fridays throughout the month, unless the Library is closed.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_meeting1 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Canceled - Tips for SAT Math Testing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431-7220x7222   
   

If just thinking of the Math sections of the SAT or PSAT test induces shivers and brings beads of sweat to your brow… join us for a session on general techniques to help prepare. Bring some paper, a pencil, an open mind and specific questions.

Presenter Michael Carlin is a Mathematics Professor who regularly tutors students in preparation for the SAT and PSAT Tests, a key component in the college admissions process.  Attend one or as many study sessions as you can. 

Download our mobile app for free:   monmouth.boopsie.com Don't miss a single program or free class!  Research! Renew! Reserve! 

2015 DATES are all on Fridays:

March 6, March 13, April 24, May 1, May 29, June 5

 

    Location: Headquarters
Saturday March 7, 2015 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Chess Club meets every Saturday that the Howell Library is open. All ages and levels of play are welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Play Chess & 'Go' Cancelled Today Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Learn to play chess & "Go" every Saturday throughout the month when the Library is open.

Play a game with others, from beginners to champion-level players. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Saving for College Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

The Atlantic Highlands Library presents the following seminar:  Saving for College - which will be presented by the Professional Economic Growth Group. 

The Following Topics will be discussed:

How much college costs today; Projected costs for the future; The building blocks that go into funding a college education; Different tax-advantaged ways to save.


The program is free to the public. Registration is required.  Please call the library at 732-291-1956.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
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ent_anime_naruto.GIF 12:00 PM  -  1:30 PM Animania 2015 - Register for COSPLAY Here! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

To register for COSPLAY costume event, please register with the button below - or call our Reference Librarian at 732 431 7220 x7222.

Cosplay Contest open to those Grade 6 and above. No pre-registration is needed, but we would love to have you register.

Please check in at our COSPLAY table and let us know you are here!

Please visit our Instagram page to find your photos on Animania Day and after!  @MonCtyLibrary 

 
    Location: Headquarters
        There are many spaces available.
 
ent_anime_naruto.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Animania 2015! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Animania 2015

The Monmouth County Library presents an afternoon dedicated to the art form of Anime.

Fun For The Whole Family featuring special guests, a movie, crafts, live music and a Cosplay Contest*. Come talk to the artists, get tips on how to draw Anime, and enjoy Anime artwork in the Artists’ Alley. There will also be table top card gaming and everyone is welcome to check out our Anime vendors. (*Cosplay Contest open to those Grade 6 and above)

Meet, chat & selfie with some of our special guests:

The Voice of Pokemon: Michele Knotz,

The Unique Talents of Game Boy Musician Chipocrite,

Anime Anthropologist & Culturist Charles Dunbar            

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
rec_origami_crane 1:15 PM  -  4:30 PM ORIGAMI for Experienced Paperfolders! (in CMR 2) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   
Calling experienced paperfolders! Join Paper Magician Dorothy Kaplan and the Circle of Origami Paperfolders (COOP) for an afternoon of folding fun.
in Children's Meeting Rooms
    Location: Headquarters
 
rec_sailboat.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM New Jersey's Delaware & Raritan Canal: A Peak into the Past Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

The Delaware & Raritan Canal and Camden & Amboy Railroad:  The Joint Companies

It's not too far a drive from Monmouth County to enjoy the historic Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park coursing through Princeton and Stockton.  Yet this now placid setting originated in a competition between two transportation companies to win a lucrative and politically influential contract for a transportation route across central New Jersey.

Join Joseph J. Macasek, president of the Canal Society of New Jersey, as he recounts this tale from the history of New Jersey's canal network. Additionally, Mr. Macasek is president of the Roebling Chapter of the Society for Industrial Archeology, director of communications for the Friends of Historic Speedwell, and serves on the Morris County Heritage Commission.

The Canal Society of New Jersey was founded in 1969 and incorporated in 1970 to preserve the heritage of New Jersey's canals, primarily the Morris Canal and the Delaware & Raritan Canal.  To accomplish this mission, the Society fosters the study of these canals, educates the public about New Jersey's canal history, preserves canal remains and artifacts, collects and preserves canal documents and information, and is promoting the concept and implementation of the Morris Canal Greenway.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
rec_sailboat.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM New Jersey's Delaware & Raritan Canal: A Peak into the Past Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

The Delaware & Raritan Canal and Camden & Amboy Railroad:  The Joint Companies

It's not too far a drive from Monmouth County to enjoy the historic Delaware and Raritan Canal State Park coursing through Princeton and Stockton.  Yet this now placid setting originated in a competition between two transportation companies to win a lucrative and politically influential contract for a transportation route across central New Jersey.

Join Joseph J. Macasek, president of the Canal Society of New Jersey, as he recounts this tale from the history of New Jersey's canal network. Additionally, Mr. Macasek is president of the Roebling Chapter of the Society for Industrial Archeology, director of communications for the Friends of Historic Speedwell, and serves on the Morris County Heritage Commission.

The Canal Society of New Jersey was founded in 1969 and incorporated in 1970 to preserve the heritage of New Jersey's canals, primarily the Morris Canal and the Delaware & Raritan Canal.  To accomplish this mission, the Society fosters the study of these canals, educates the public about New Jersey's canal history, preserves canal remains and artifacts, collects and preserves canal documents and information, and is promoting the concept and implementation of the Morris Canal Greenway.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
eth_chinese_lantern.GIF 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Traditional Chinese Culture Lecture Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Come learn about 5,000 years of traditional Chinese culture and the myths and legends of this ancient civilization. The presentation will focus on Chinese history, its classic stories, rich traditions, diverse art forms, and how these are gorgeously displayed in prestigious theaters across the world.
 
The program will be presented by Shen Yun Productions. Please register at library by calling 732-431-5656.

    Location: Colts Neck
 
ent_stage1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Nine Theatricals Presents: 'Love Letters' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

NINE Theatricals returns to the Howell Library with a post Valentine gift to Howell Library patrons, a performance of  “Love Letters” by A.R. Gurney. The play is a story of two lifelong friends who trace their history through their letters to each other, over the course of a lifetime. It is deeply touching, somewhat dramatic, and often very romantic.

Following the show, light refreshments will be served by the Friends of the Howell Library

Space is limited. Call the library to register. 732-938-2300

For more information about the group visit NINE Theatricals website  

NINE Theatricals website    
    Location: Howell
 
holiday_shamrock 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM The Merry Sisters of Fate Concert Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Celebrating All Things Irish at Wall Library
The Merry Sisters of Fate band is a group known for their unique approach to traditional Irish songs as well as powerful reels and jigs.  The members of this group of Celtic women are the three original members of the Trinity Celtic Band; Marian Lawlor, guitar, bouzouki, tin whistle, bodhran drum and vocals; Diane Doolittle, classically trained on flute and Lenore Savino on fiddle and manolin.  New members include Robin Gunn, a classically trained musician who plays the fiddle and Mary McCrink on vocals and guitar.

* This is a free concert event, but due to its popularity and limited space, seats will be on a first come-first served basis and seats cannot be saved.

    Location: Wall Township
Monday March 9, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program; Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

For specific tax questions, please call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277).  Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Teaching People with Autism to Communicate Effectively Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Learning to be an effective communicator is critical to all aspects of everyday life.  More often than not, teaching people with autism to communicate is second to academics, daily living skills and pre-vocational skills.  This presentation will focus on effective strategies to teach people with autism and related developmental differences the skills they need to be effective communicators.

 

Presented by Ray Cepeda, founder and director of ABASkills, LLC, specializing in the education and treatment of children with autism and related learning differences.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Stories and playtime for ages 10-23 months. Siblings Welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Mondays throughout the month, when the Library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
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office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Mah Jongg Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Mah Jongg Club meets every Monday afternoon that the Library is open. Ages 13 through adult, all levels of play welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Coffee Filter Butterfly Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Create colorful butterflies with coffee filters and clothes pins!

Registration begins Thursday, March 2.

    Location: Marlboro
 
rec_games 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Play Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play bridge! Monday evenings when the library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

SCORE (The Service Corps of Retired Executives) provides free, confidential, counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses. Appointments are available on Monday evenings throughout the month.  An appointment is required.  Please call the library at 732-449-8877 to schedule an appointment.

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM English Conversation Classes: English Through Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the Beginning English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.
  • All Classes are free and meet on Monday evenings between 7pm and 8:15pm
  • If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at 732 431 7220 x 7222.

2015 Dates:  Jan 5, 12, Feb 2, 9, 23, March 2, 9,16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15

 

    Location: Headquarters
Tuesday March 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Library Commission Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

(Tuesday) March 10, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Eastern Branch

(Tuesday) April 14, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Marlboro

(Tuesday) May 12, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Ocean

(Tuesday) June 9, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Allentown

(Tuesday) September 8, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Wall Township

(Tuesday) October 13, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Eastern Branch

(Tuesday) November 10, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Headquarters

(Tuesday) December 8, 2015 - 12 noon; Eastern Branch

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_dollarsign 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Department   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Appointments are available throughout the month:
on Tuesdays at either 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm
on Thursdays at either 6:30 pm or 7:30 pm

Please call Library Headquarters' Programming Department to schedule. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:25 PM Movie: The Judge (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family. Directed by David Dobkin.  Starring Robert Downey Jr., Robert Duvall, and Vera Farmiga. 
Drama – 141 minutes.

    Location: Headquarters
 
rec_legoguy 4:15 PM  -  4:50 PM Kids! LEGO Storytime: Magic Tricks! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Work in groups or individually to create your own LEGO® designs based on this month's theme: Magic Tricks!

Grades K and up. Registration is required. LEGO® bricks will be provided by the library.

 

    Location: Hazlet
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office_dollarsign 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program at Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here:

 http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Conversational English Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

The Ocean Township Library in partnership with the Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County is offering free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults 18 years and older.  Please bring a notepad and pencil to class.

Clases de Inglés Gratis La Biblioteca de Ocean Township y Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County ofrecen clases e Inglés para adultos.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
misc_handshake 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation Classes: Intermediate Level Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.

All classes are free and meet on the following Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

in 2015:  Jan 6, 13, 27  Feb 3, 10, 24  Mar. 3, 10, 17  Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28  May 5, 12, 19, 26  June 2, 9, 16

If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at  732 431 7220 x7222.

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Independent Movie: Whiplash (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by Damien Chazelle

Starring Miles Teller, JK Simmons, Paul Reiser

A talented young jazz drummer experiences a trial by fire when he's recruited by a ferocious instructor whose unyielding search for perfection may lead to his undoing, in the Academy Award-nominated independent drama from first-time director Damien Chazelle.  For as far back as Andrew Neyman (Miles Teller) can remember, he's been watching his father fail.  Determined to make a name for himself no matter what it takes, Andrew enrolls in a prestigious east coast music conservatory where his talent quickly catches the attention of Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons) an esteemed music teacher who is notorious for his caustic approach in the classroom.  The leader of the school's top jazz ensemble, Fletcher promptly transfers Neyman into his band, giving the ambitious young drummer a shot at true greatness.  He may achieve it, too, if Neyman's methods don't drive him to madness first. 

107 minutes; (c) Sony Pictures Classic

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
misc_handshake 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Transitions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Transitions - A meeting place for the divorced & separated. Support group for people of all stages of separation and divorce. All ages welcome.

Meets every Tuesday that the library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday March 11, 2015 Go To Top
office_meeting1 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Monmouth County Surrogate's Office: Wall Satellite Location Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7336   
   

A representative from the Surrogate’s office will be at the Library to provide you free and confidential help with all probate matters.
Please schedule an appointment by calling 732-431-7330 x 7336.
 

    Location: Wall Township
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Lost & Found Bereavement Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Stamp   732 462 5240   
   

Lost & Found Bereavement Group  meeting (on second and fourth Wednesday mornings) is devoted to  parents who have lost children.

Lost & Found Bereavement Group meetings (on second Wednesday evenings of each month) is devoted to all  who have lost a loved one.

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Neighbors-helping-Neighbors Career Transition Support and Networking Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

This peer led volunteer support group is for those who are actively looking for work and would like to begin or re-invigorate their job search.  Anyone in career transition, recent college grads, laid-off workers, unemployed or underemployed professionals, persons re-entering the job market, struggling small business owners, and retirees looking for part time or volunteer work are invited to attend.  Group members assist each other in techniques and suggestions to improve job search, offer support, and help with personal and  professional networking to find a position.  Additional resources are available in the library's Career Information Center.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  2:00 PM Wednesday Morning Page Turners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

BOOK AND A MOVIE
Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: A Savannah Story  by John Berendt
 

 John Berendt's  account of a shooting on May 2, 1981 at one of Savannah’s grandest mansions reads like a novel yet it is a work of nonfiction.  Berendt skillfully interweaves a first-person account of life in this isolated remnant of the Old South with the unpredictable twists and turns of a landmark murder case into a modern classic.
  The 1997 movie adaptation of the book starring Kevin Spacey and John Cusack will be shown after the books discussion.

 


Limited number of books available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Marlboro
 
rec_games 12:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Duplicate Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Get together with others interested in this challenging game.

Games in session when the Library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Books to Films Movie Series: Lone Survivor (2013) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Marcus Luttrell and his team set out on a mission to capture or kill notorious Taliban leader, Ahmad Shah, in late June 2005. Marcus and his team are left to fight for their lives in one of the most valiant efforts of modern warfare. Starring Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch. 121 minutes.

    Location: Hazlet
 
z_cust_NJ_makers.GIF 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids! Makers Day: Hot Pixel Art with Perler Beads Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-683-8980   
   
Come make a pixel art creation art using perler beads.  Children in Kindergarten and up. Space is limited.

Registration is required.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
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holiday_shamrock 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids! Saint Patrick's Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Make a craft and hear a silly story about the holiday!

    Location: Colts Neck
 
misc_bingo 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Chess for Kids in the Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-222-5993   
   

Looking to learn or strengthen your skills at chess?

The West Long Branch Library is offering a beginners class for ages 5 and up with student volunteers from Shore Regional High School.

*Registration required.

    Location: West Long Branch
 
holiday_shamrock 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Lucky Pepper Prints Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 531 5092   
   

Let’s create shamrocks from peppers.  It is a magical craft that will create some lucky designs.  Come to the program to learn how to make these seasonal prints.  

    Location: Ocean Township
 
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Amazing Altered Book Art (Teens) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1 866 941-8188   
   

Join us while we transform discarded books into fantastic 3 dimensional works of art.

For teens 6th grade and up. Registration is required. Please visit our website to register thru our online calendar or stop by the reference desk.

    Location: Eastern Branch
       
 
eth_unionjack 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Who WAS Molly Pitcher? Presented by Dr. David Martin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Author and historian Dr. David Martin, in cooperation with The Friends of Monmouth Battlefield, will present a lecture to find out "Who WAS Molly Pitcher?"

Please join us to celebrate Molly Pitcher's selfless actions during the American Revolution, and an historic piece of artwork: the dramatic mural by Gerard Foster, Molly Pitcher at the Battle of Monmouth, which holds a place of honor in our gallery.  This mural, commissioned and painted during FDR's WPA/New Deal, is a true national treasure and is celebrating its 80th birthday! 

From Monmouth County Archives: Painted by Gerald Foster in 1935, the mural originally hung in the old post office in Freehold, New Jersey. Compiled to inform Senator Bill Bradley and Representative Chris Smith of the events and negotiations undertaken by the Monmouth County Historical Commission to obtain a new home for the mural after the post office was relocated. Also included is a petition signed by about 1,100 people requesting the mural be hung in the Monmouth County Courthouse. Photographs include a view of the mural in its original location and views of the Courthouse, Monmouth County Historical Association, and Monmouth County Library Headquarters in Manalapan, New Jersey where the mural was hung eventually. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_dia 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation / ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Do you want to speak English?  Come and join our English Conversation Classes.  Learn the language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.  Meet and speak with others who are learning English.  All classes are free and meet weekly on Wednesday evenings, January 7 through March 25, 2015, from 7 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_puzzle_piece 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Helping Your Child Put the Pieces Together Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

What to do about Auditory Process Difficulties & Language Learning Struggles… Brain Fitness is the Answer!

Presented by Shira Kirsh, M.S., CCC/SLP, Speech Language Pathologist

This 1-hour program including a PowerPoint presentation will help parents understand:

  • Symptoms of learning problems at home
  • Symptoms of problems with learning in school
  • Symptoms of early language problems related to auditory processing difficulties
  • How the brain processes sound
  • How technology can help develop skills and improve brain fitness for            
    • memory
    • attention
    • processing rate
    • sequencing

A Q & A session will follow the presentation

    Location: Howell
 
office_dollarsign 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Workshop: Credit Reporting and Managing Your Budget Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Your credit report can affect so many financial decisions. Join us for this informational workshop in which you will learn: how to read a credit report, repairing your credit, how to correct inaccuracies, understanding and improving your credit score and overall how to manage your money. 

Presented by George E. Veitengruber III, Esq. of Veitenberger Law, Ocean Township.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_teens 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-4317-7220 x 7222   
   

The Monmouth County Library Teen Advisory Board meets monthly at Headquarters in Manalapan. You can earn Community Service Hours by joining this great group.

Come out and meet new friends, have a snack and share your ideas for teen programming, teen collections, and more.

Please mark your calendars with our 2015 dates:1/7, 2/11, 3/11, 4/15, 5/6.  

 

    Location: Headquarters
Thursday March 12, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html     Tax questions will be answered by AARP-Tax Aide volunteers face-to-face or online only. Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
elect_computer3 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Introduction to Internet Searching Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

In this lecture, learn to quickly and easily use the Internet to find relevant web pages, news articles, pictures, and other resources. Easy-to-follow examples show you how to effectively use most of the Internet's popular search engines and directories. From navigation buttons to URLs and from bookmarks to browsers, basic search strategies and advanced search features will be discussed. 

The lecture will run for approximately one hour and is followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.
    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM SHIP Answer Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) helps those with questions regarding Medicaid, Medicare and other insurance and drug plans.  SHIP Volunteer Counselors are coordinated through RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) a division of Family & Children's Service of Monmouth County, and come to the library on the second Thursday of the month.  Please call SHIP at 732-728-1331 to schedule an appointment.

    Location: Eastern Branch
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ent_film-reel 1:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Movie: Whiplash (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

An ambitious young jazz drummer enrolls at a prestigious music conservatory where he is under the tutelage of an instructor who goes beyond the norm to help him reach his potential. Starring Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, Paul Reiser  Drama/Music. 107 minutes 

    Location: Marlboro
 
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM  -  3:05 PM Movie: The Homesman (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Directed by: Tommy Lee Jones

Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Meryl Streep

When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy. Transporting the women by covered wagon to Iowa, she soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be, and employs a low-life drifter, George Briggs to join her.

122 minutes.

 

    Location: Howell
 
trans_space_shuttle 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Kids! Rocket Ships - Preschool craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

Ages 3 ½ - 5 years old and not in kindergarten.
Registration is necessary.  In person registration begins on Thursday, February 26, at 9:00 am.  Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm.

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Thursday Classic Movies: Enchanted Cottage (1945) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by John Cromwell

Starring Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young, Herbert Marshall, Spring Byington

Enchanted Cottage is a charming and heart-warming love story.  Robert Young plays a World War II veteran who returns from the battlefield disfigured by his injuries and unable to cope with the revulsion and shock of his appearance.  He finds refuge in a beautiful tranquil cottage and retreats, avoiding his family and friends.  His only contact is a shy plain country girl played by Dorothy McGuire, who is the caretaker of the cottage.  The rest of the story.....you have to see!

91 minutes, (c) RKO

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM Movie: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 (2014)(PG-13)) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

The Hunger Games continue in this sequel that finds Katniss Everdeen faced with a decision that could sway the fate of a natioin.  In the wake of the Quarter Quell, the Hunger Games have been changed forever, and Katniss ends up in District 13.  Her courage having inspired a nation, the brave young heroine heeds the advice of her friends, and sets out to save Peeta.  Meanwhile, Katniss' fragile alliance with President Coin could lead to disaster. Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson and Julianne Moore. (123 minutes)

    Location: Ocean Township
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 3:15 PM  -  3:50 PM Kids! Froot Loop Fun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (732) 291-1956   
   
Join us as we let our colorful imaginations run wild, as we design colorful creations made out of Froot Loops!
*As food product will be involved, please let us know of any allergies your child may have*
Children grades K and up are welcome. No registration required. 

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
rec_games 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Fun & Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Come to the Hazlet Library every Thursday afternoon and compete with others in Chess, Checkers, and Connect Four. Game boards provided. All skill levels welcome!

    Location: Hazlet
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Lego Storytime Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Work in groups or with a friend to create your own Lego design!

Registration begins Thursday, March 5 for children ages 4 and up.

    Location: Marlboro
 
office_dollarsign 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Dept.   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Counselors are available by appointment on Tuesdays at either 2:00 or 3:00 pm or   Thursdays, at either 6:30 or 7:30 pm.

To schedule an appointment, please call Library Headquarters' Programming Dept at 732 431 7220 x7242.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Saving for College Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

The Atlantic Highlands Library presents the following seminar:  Saving for College - which will be presented by the Professional Economic Growth Group. 

The Following Topics will be discussed:

How much college costs today; Projected costs for the future; The building blocks that go into funding a college education; Different tax-advantaged ways to save.


The program is free to the public. Registration is required.  Please call the library at 732-291-1956.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
school_graduate 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM College Planning Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

This Workshop will focus on current high school students and their families.

DID YOU KNOW?

  • The average family borrows 39% of the total cost of college?
  • Only 37% of college students graduate in 4 years?
  • Two thirds of college graduates leave school with financial debt?

Attend this workshop and you will learn…..

  • How to maximize your potential for financial aid
  • How to lower your ‘Out-of-Pocket’ costs
  • Why the FAFSA and your EFC are so critical to the college financial aid process
  • How the SAT/ACT scores translate into financial aid dollars

Students are also welcome and encouraged to attend! 

For Reservations: Call 732-224-1496 or email www.CollegeFundingAssociates.com

    Location: Colts Neck
 
ent_film-reel 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Thursday Classic Movies: Enchanted Cottage (1945) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by John Cromwell

Starring Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young, Herbert Marshall, Spring Byington

Enchanted Cottage is a charming and heart-warming love story.  Robert Young plays a World War II veteran who returns from the battlefield disfigured by his injuries and unable to cope with the revulsion and shock of his appearance.  He finds refuge in a beautiful tranquil cottage and retreats, avoiding his family and friends.  His only contact is a shy plain country girl played by Dorothy McGuire, who is the caretaker of the cottage.  The rest of the story.....you have to see!

91 minutes, (c) RKO

    Location: Eastern Branch
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Friday March 13, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 10:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Hebrew Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today, we will discuss  “Their New Dreams”  (Chalomoteihem Hachadshim) by Haim Be’er  with Moderator Dr. Nelly Segal

Part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions.
Books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages. 

Books will be available at Library Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Fridays throughout the month, unless the Library is closed.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_meeting1 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Tips for SAT Math Testing Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431-7220x7222   
   

If just thinking of the Math sections of the SAT or PSAT test induces shivers and brings beads of sweat to your brow… join us for a session on general techniques to help prepare. Bring some paper, a pencil, an open mind and specific questions.

Presenter Michael Carlin is a Mathematics Professor who regularly tutors students in preparation for the SAT and PSAT Tests, a key component in the college admissions process.  Attend one or as many study sessions as you can. 

Download our mobile app for free:   monmouth.boopsie.com Don't miss a single program or free class!  Research! Renew! Reserve! 

2015 DATES are all on Fridays:

March 13, April 24, May 1, May 29, June 5

 

    Location: Headquarters
Saturday March 14, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookshelf Wall Library Spring Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

This is your opportunity to get great deals on gently used books, audios, videos, DVD’s, music CD’s, games, puzzles and more.   Check it out! 

Saturday March 14, 2015 - Saturday March 28, 2015  
(Monday, March 23 through Saturday, March 28 is our $1 Bag Sale.) 

    Location: Wall Township
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Classes at Atlantic Highlands Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Ages 5 and Up.  Come learn and master the art of chess.  Conducted by experienced instructors.

Registration is required.
 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Chess Club meets every Saturday that the Howell Library is open. All ages and levels of play are welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
lib_book_signing 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Monmouth Writers Critique Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Moderator: Rick Kelsten

Useful feedback can go a long way to help you become a better writer, but how do you separate the helpful from the unhelpful? Join us for a series of monthly critique sessions. If you’d like to share your own work for constructive feedback, see www.monmouthwriters.com for details of what to expect, as well as format/printing instructions. Priority will be given to folks who follow the straightforward submission guidelines.  

Critique Sessions:  meet the 2nd Saturday of the month

Call the library to register: 732-938-2300

www.monmouthwriters.com    
    Location: Howell
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Play Chess & 'Go' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Learn to play chess & "Go" every Saturday throughout the month when the Library is open.

Play a game with others, from beginners to champion-level players. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_money_bills_coins 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Maximizing Social Security Benefits Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Getting the most out of Social Security requires being properly informed. Join Richard Donado and Richard Gunderud us as they explore some of the best strategies to maximize your benefits.

Sponsored by Professional Economic Growth Group.

    Location: Hazlet
 
misc_pi.GIF 2:30 PM Celebrate International Pi Day with a Visit from Albert Einstein Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

International Pi Day is celebrated around the world on March 14, as the date corresponds to the first three significant digits of Pi:  3 - 1 - 4.

Pi Day is a day to celebrate science, mathematics and the heroes of science.  Albert Einstein will be here to talk about his life and scientific discoveries on this special day that is also his birthday.

Albert Einstein will be portrayed by historical re-enactor Bill Agress.  This program is suitable for all ages.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_pi.GIF 2:30 PM Kids! Celebrate International Pi Day with a Visit from Albert Einstein Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

International Pi Day is celebrated around the world on March 14, as the date corresponds to the first three significant digits of Pi:  3 - 1 - 4.

Pi Day is a day to celebrate science, mathematics and the heroes of science.  Albert Einstein will be here to talk about his life and scientific discoveries on this special day that is also his birthday.

Albert Einstein will be portrayed by historical re-enactor Bill Agress.  This program is suitable for all ages.

    Location: Headquarters
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Sunday March 15, 2015 Go To Top
ent_gclef 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Jazz Concert: The Art Baron Quartet Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Multi-instrumentalist, composer and arranger Art Baron is known in international jazz circles as a soloist in his own right and as a trombonist with the Duke Ellington Orchestra.  In addition, Mr. Baron has performed with Stevie Wonder, Bruce Springsteen, and Jazz at Lincoln Center. 

The Art Baron Quartet will bring you to your feet in response to the rousing opening notes of Take the A Train or singing along with It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing).  We hope you will join us for this afternoon of Jazz Swing!

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_teddybear_reading 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Meet the Authors: Jen, Lisa and Shauna Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-683-8980   
   
Meet the Authors: Jen Diehl, Lisa Rettino & Shauna Murray as they share their new book, 'The Bunny with the
Basket and the Golden Egg'.  Coloring activities and maybe.......a visit from EB himself, don't forget your cameras.
No registration is needed.  All ages welcome.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
Monday March 16, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program; Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

For specific tax questions, please call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277).  Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Stories and playtime for ages 10-23 months. Siblings Welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Mondays throughout the month, when the Library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Mah Jongg Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Mah Jongg Club meets every Monday afternoon that the Library is open. Ages 13 through adult, all levels of play welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Amazing Altered Book Art (Teens) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 536-9406   
   

Join us while we transform discarded books into fantastic 3 dimensional works of art.

For teens 6th grade and up. Registration is required. Please visit our website to register thru our online calendar or stop by the reference desk.

    Location: Marlboro
       
 
rec_games 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Play Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play bridge! Monday evenings when the library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

SCORE (The Service Corps of Retired Executives) provides free, confidential, counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses. Appointments are available on Monday evenings throughout the month.  An appointment is required.  Please call the library at 732-449-8877 to schedule an appointment.

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM English Conversation Classes: English Through Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the Beginning English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.
  • All Classes are free and meet on Monday evenings between 7pm and 8:15pm
  • If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at 732 431 7220 x 7222.

2015 Dates:  Jan 5, 12, Feb 2, 9, 23, March 2, 9,16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15

 

    Location: Headquarters
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Tuesday March 17, 2015 Go To Top
lib_bookflipping 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Book Discussion: Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

Moving to a small country cabin, a once world-famous photographer bonds with a local man and begins to see the world around her in a new, deeper dimension while evaluating second chances at love, career and self-understanding.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookpurple 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Telling Tales - An Adult Short Story Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

"And Then What Happened?"

This is a collection of short stories in a variety of genres

"Weights and Measures" by Jodi Picoult

This story is a study in grief, and follows a couple as they try to cop in the days and weeks following their seven-year old daughter's death.  It is the sharp observations of small things which underline their loss and makes this story so poignant, and anyone who has experienced a tragic loss of this kind will recognize the feelings experienced by the characters.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
holiday_shamrock 1:15 PM  -  1:35 PM Kids! Toddler Craft - Lucky Loops Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

Ages 2 - 3 1/2 years old

Enjoy stories and make a fun craft.

No registration.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Department   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Appointments are available throughout the month:
on Tuesdays at either 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm
on Thursdays at either 6:30 pm or 7:30 pm

Please call Library Headquarters' Programming Department to schedule. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM Movie: The Homesman (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs a low-life drifter to assist her. Directed by Tommy Lee Jones. Starring Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, and Grace Gummer.

Drama/Western – 122 minutes.

    Location: Headquarters
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:15 PM  -  4:50 PM Kids! Tail Waggin' Tutors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Practice reading aloud to certified therapy dogs who really listen! Bring your favorite book, or borrow one of ours.

Grades K and up. Registration is required.

 

    Location: Hazlet
 
office_dollarsign 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program at Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here:

 http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Conversational English Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

The Ocean Township Library in partnership with the Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County is offering free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults 18 years and older.  Please bring a notepad and pencil to class.

Clases de Inglés Gratis La Biblioteca de Ocean Township y Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County ofrecen clases e Inglés para adultos.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
misc_handshake 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation Classes: Intermediate Level Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.

All classes are free and meet on the following Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

in 2015:  Jan 6, 13, 27  Feb 3, 10, 24  Mar. 3, 10, 17  Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28  May 5, 12, 19, 26  June 2, 9, 16

If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at  732 431 7220 x7222.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_handshake 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Transitions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Transitions - A meeting place for the divorced & separated. Support group for people of all stages of separation and divorce. All ages welcome.

Meets every Tuesday that the library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday March 18, 2015 Go To Top
office_meeting1 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Monmouth County Surrogate's Office: Wall Satellite Location Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7336   
   

A representative from the Surrogate’s office will be at the Library to provide you free and confidential help with all probate matters.
Please schedule an appointment by calling 732-431-7330 x 7336.
 

    Location: Wall Township
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elect_computer3 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Digital Photo Management Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

The pictures have been taken. Now what? This lecture will go over digital photo management using Picasa - uploading photos from the camera to the computer, storing photos in folders, backing up photos, and sharing digital photos via email and online photo albums. Note that this is a general overview; we will not focus on specific camera models.

The lecture will run for approximately one hour and is followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.
    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Neighbors-helping-Neighbors Career Transition Support and Networking Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

This peer led volunteer support group is for those who are actively looking for work and would like to begin or re-invigorate their job search.  Anyone in career transition, recent college grads, laid-off workers, unemployed or underemployed professionals, persons re-entering the job market, struggling small business owners, and retirees looking for part time or volunteer work are invited to attend.  Group members assist each other in techniques and suggestions to improve job search, offer support, and help with personal and  professional networking to find a position.  Additional resources are available in the library's Career Information Center.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_games 12:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Duplicate Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Get together with others interested in this challenging game.

Games in session when the Library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Book Discussion: Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

Moving to a small country cabin, a once world-famous photographer bonds with a local man and begins to see the world around her in a new, deeper dimension while evaluating second chances at love, career and self-understanding.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM Afternoon at the Movies: Magic In The Moonlight (2014) (PG-13) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Set in the 1920s, Stanley, an Englishman posing as an Asian magician, attempts to debunk fake spiritualists. He then travels to the south of France to unmask a supposed medium named Sophie as a good-looking fake, but he ends up falling for her real-world charms instead. Starring Colin Firth, Antonia Clarke and Natasha Andrews. 97 minutes. 

    Location: Colts Neck
 
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  3:40 PM International Film: Found Memories (2013) (NR) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Winter International Film Series

Every morning, Madalena makes bread for Antonio's old coffee shop. Every day, she crosses the railways where no trains have passed for years; she cleans up the gate of the locked cemetery, and listens to the priest's sermon before sharing lunch with the other old villagers. Clinging to the image of her dead husband and living in her memories, Madalena is awakened by the arrival of Rita, a young photographer who is arriving in the ghost village of Jotuomba, where time seems to have stopped.  Directed by Julia Murat. Starring Lisa Favero and Sonia Guedes.  In Portuguese with English subtitles.

Drama - 98 minutes (Brazil)

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:25 PM Books to Films Movie Series: The Help (2011) (PG-13) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

An aspiring author, during the civil rights movement of the 1960s, decides to write a book detailing the African-American maids' point of view on the white families for which they work and the hardships they go through on a daily basis. Starring Emma Stone, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer. 146 minutes. 

    Location: Hazlet
 
anim_dog1 4:00 PM  -  4:25 PM Kids! Read to the Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

Grades 1 and up. Come in and read a favorite story to a dog friend.
The dogs will love listening to you.

Sign-ups are required. Please choose one session.  
In-person registration begins on Thursday, March 5 at 9:00 am.  
Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm if space is available.
Please call if you have to cancel.

    Location: Headquarters
 
anim_dog1 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Kids! Read to Misty Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog.  Grades K & up

    Location: Colts Neck
 
anim_dog1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Read to a Therapy Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Grades 1 and Up

Visit the library and read a story to a canine friend. The dogs will love to listen to a good book read by you.  Beginner readers, reluctant readers, and families are welcome.  *Space is limited, Registration is required, and begins Monday, March 2!*

    Location: Ocean Township
 
anim_dog1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Read to a Therapy Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-222-5993   
   

 Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog.  Ages 5 and up

    Location: West Long Branch
 
anim_dog1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Read to a Therapy Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-222-5993   
   

 Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog.  Ages 5 and up

    Location: West Long Branch
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anim_dog1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Read to a Therapy Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-222-5993   
   

 Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog.  Ages 5 and up

    Location: West Long Branch
 
anim_dog1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Read to a Therapy Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-222-5993   
   

 Improve your reading skills and make a new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog.  Ages 5 and up

    Location: West Long Branch
 
anim_dog1 4:35 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids! Read to the Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

Grades 1 and up. Come in and read a favorite story to a dog friend.
The dogs will love listening to you.

Sign-ups are required. Please choose one session.  
In-person registration begins on Thursday, March 5 at 9:00 am.  
Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm if space is available.
Please call if you have to cancel.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_treasurechest 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Kids! Dog Reading Therapy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Practice your reading skills with Styx, Koda, and PJ.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_filmproj 6:30 PM  -  8:10 PM International Film: Found Memories (2013) (NR) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Winter International Film Series

Every morning, Madalena makes bread for Antonio's old coffee shop. Every day, she crosses the railways where no trains have passed for years; she cleans up the gate of the locked cemetery, and listens to the priest's sermon before sharing lunch with the other old villagers. Clinging to the image of her dead husband and living in her memories, Madalena is awakened by the arrival of Rita, a young photographer who is arriving in the ghost village of Jotuomba, where time seems to have stopped.  Directed by Julia Murat. Starring Lisa Favero and Sonia Guedes.  In Portuguese with English subtitles.

Drama - 98 minutes (Brazil)

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Book Discussion: Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-81898   
   

Moving to a small country cabin, a once world-famous photographer bonds with a local man and begins to see the world around her in a new, deeper dimension while evaluating second chances at love, career and self-understanding.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_dia 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation / ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Do you want to speak English?  Come and join our English Conversation Classes.  Learn the language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.  Meet and speak with others who are learning English.  All classes are free and meet weekly on Wednesday evenings, January 7 through March 25, 2015, from 7 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Eastern Branch
Thursday March 19, 2015 Go To Top
anim_turtle Kids! Snakes Alive! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-259-7565   
   

All Ages Join us for a visit from live,slithery snakes!

    Location: Allentown
 
anim_turtle Kids! Snakes Alive! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-259-7565   
   

All Ages Join us  Join us for a visit from live,slithery snakes!

    Location: Allentown
 
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html     Tax questions will be answered by AARP-Tax Aide volunteers face-to-face or online only. Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Seniors are invited to join this book discussion club which meets every third Thursday of the month.

Home Front by Kristin Hannah   


Michael and Jolene have to face the pressures of everyday life as their twelve-year marriage is falling apart. Jolene, a National Guard helicopter pilot, is unexpectedly deployed and leaves Michael at home, unaccustomed to being a single parent to their two girls.

Call the library for information 732-938-2300

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

 

    Location: Howell
 
lib_book_pencil 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Book Discussion: Horned Man by James Lasdun Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

The Horned Man opens with a man losing his place in a book, then deepens into a dark and terrifying tale of a man losing his place in the world.  As Lawrence Miller an English expatriate and professor of gender studies tells the story of what appears to be an elaborate conspiracy to frame him for a series of brutal killings, we descend into a world of subtly deceptive appearances where persecutor and victim continually shift roles, where paranoia assumes an air of calm rationality, and where enlightenment itself casts a darkness in which the most nightmarish acts occur. As the novel races to its shocking conclusion, we follow Miller as he traverses the streets of Manhattan and the decaying suburbs beyond, in terrified pursuit of his pursuers. Written with sinuous grace and intellectual acuity, The Horned Man is an extraordinary, unforgettable first novel by an acclaimed writer and poet of unusual power. 

The Horned Man eerily pre-figures Give Me Everything You Have, Lasdun's memoir about his experience with a graduate student, an event that happened several years after he published The Horned Man.

    Location: Headquarters
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rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Crochet & Knit for a Cause Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Join the fun while helping others! The group meets two Thursdays a month; March and April will be devoted to making baby hats. All hats will be donated to Blankie Depot for distribution to babies in area hospitals. Bring hooks and/or needles. Yarn will be provided. All skill levels are welcome.

    Location: Hazlet
 
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM  -  3:05 PM Movie: Leap Year (2010) (PG) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Directed by: Anand Tucker

Starring: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode

Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows her boyfriend of four years Jeremy to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of the handsome and carefree local Declan to get her across the country. 

100 minutes.

 

 

    Location: Howell
 
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM  -  3:05 PM Movie: The Homesman (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

A drifter is recruited by a strong-willed, religious woman to help transport three mentally unstable women across dangerous Nebraska territories to reach a compassionate minister and his wife. Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Meryl Streep, John Lithgow. Drama/Western 122 minutes.

    Location: Marlboro
 
office_lightbulb 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Learn about Dealing With Depression in Children, Adolescents & Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

 Brain Awareness Week Program

Depression in Children, Adolescents and Adults: Not Seen, Not Understood, Not Treated

Presented by George Scott, Ed.S., LMFT, Traumatic Loss Coalition Coordinator for Monmouth and Middlesex Counties.

Monmouth County's Mental Health & Addiction Services will discuss Resources available to You.
Presented by Steven J. Horvath, MPA, Assistant Director, Monmouth County Division of Mental Health and Addiction Services.

 Please bring your questions.
    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM SHIP: MediCare Questions Answered! Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-728-1331   
   

SHIP is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) with volunteer counselors to help those with questions regarding Medicare, whether you are a long-time member or just joining.

SHIP Volunteer Counselor's schedule is coordinated through RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Services Program) a division of Family & Children’s Service of Monmouth County. This agency's direct phone number is 732 728 1331.

No appointment is needed at Library Headquarters location, just walk-in for first come, first served information on the first and third Thursdays of each month. 

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Thursday Classic Movies: Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by H.C. Potter

Starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Louise Beavers, Ian Wolfe

Cary Grant plays a Madison Avenue ad executive who is fed up with living in a cramped New York City apartment.  After spotting an advertisement, Grant and his wife, played by Myrna Loy, impulsively purchase a big house in rural Connecticut.  The problems of home ownership for this couple soon multiply and spiral out of control.  Come see this highly entertaining comedy.  

94 minutes; (c) RKO

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  3:55 PM Movie: The Song (2014)(PG-13) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

Aspiring singer-songwriter Jed King is struggling to catch a break and escape the long shadow of his famous father when he reluctantly agrees to a gig at a local vineyard harvest festival.  Jed meets the vineyard owner's daughter, Rose, and a romance quickly blooms.  Soon after their wedding, Jed writes Rose a song, which becomes a breakout hit. Suddenly thrust into a life of stardom and a world of temptation, his life and marriage begin to fall aparat.  Starring Alam Powell, Ali Faulkner and Caitlin Nicol-Thomas.  (112 minutes)

    Location: Ocean Township
 
lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Wall Book Club: At Home: A Short History of Private Life by Bill Bryson Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

With his signature wit, charm, and limitless knowledge, Bill Bryson takes us on a room-by-room tour through his own house, using each room as a jumping off point into the vast history of the domestic artifacts we take for granted.  As he takes us through the history of our modern comforts, Bryson demonstrates that whatever happens in the world eventually ends up in our home, in the paint, the pipes, the pillows, and every item of furniture.  Bryson makes At Home one of the most entertaining books ever written about private life.

NEW TIME FOR 2015:  3:00 PM  (ORIGINALLY 7:00 PM)

    Location: Wall Township
 
rec_games 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Fun & Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Come to the Hazlet Library every Thursday afternoon and compete with others in Chess, Checkers, and Connect Four. Game boards provided. All skill levels welcome!

    Location: Hazlet
 
rec_aerobics 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Gymboree Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-229-2626   
   

Ages 2 1/2  to 5. Join Gymboree Play & Music of Red Bank in an interactive program of physical activity and social skill building. Please register beginning March 5. Space is limited

    Location: Oceanport
 
anim_dog1 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Read to a Certified Therapy Dog Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-259-7565   
   

Ages 5 and up
Improve your reading skills and make new friend by reading aloud to a therapy dog

 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Knit Wits! Enjoy Knitting and Crocheting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

All ages, genders and skill level are welcome at these enjoyable and instructive meetings. Participants are asked to bring their own needles and an open mind. Coordinated by Sarita Pathak. (Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of every month when the library is open.) 

 
    Location: Headquarters
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office_dollarsign 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Dept.   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Counselors are available by appointment on Tuesdays at either 2:00 or 3:00 pm or   Thursdays, at either 6:30 or 7:30 pm.

To schedule an appointment, please call Library Headquarters' Programming Dept at 732 431 7220 x7242.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM The Monmouth Creative Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

 If you have an interest in writing and you care to share your work, the Monmouth Creative Writers' Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 o'clock at the Monmouth County Library-Headquarters. Our goal is simply to offer constructive criticism and support to fellow writers. These sessions are free and open to the public. If you are interested in reading something to the group, choose a piece that is under 1500 words and bring ten copies to distribute so the group can read along.

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Thursday Classic Movies: Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House (1948) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by H.C. Potter

Starring Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Louise Beavers, Ian Wolfe

Cary Grant plays a Madison Avenue ad executive who is fed up with living in a cramped New York City apartment.  After spotting an advertisement, Grant and his wife, played by Myrna Loy, impulsively purchase a big house in rural Connecticut.  The problems of home ownership for this couple soon multiply and spiral out of control.  Come see this highly entertaining comedy.  

94 minutes; (c) RKO

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
Friday March 20, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Book Sale: Sponsored By The Colts Neck Friends of The Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Colts Neck Friends of the Library Annual Used Book Sale! 

Held in the Large Meeting Room--Downstairs at the Colts Neck Library

Friday, March 20th

9 am-10 am Pre-opening (donation $5)

10 am-5pm No Admission Charge

We have hundreds of books and movies to choose from -Children's, Novels, How-to's, Gardening, Cooking and much more! 

Saturday, March 21st

9 am - 5 pm No Admission Charge

Bag O’ Books $5 – ALL DAY!  Bags will be provided--fill it up for just $5!

(cash or checks only please)

    Location: Colts Neck
 
office_lightbulb 9:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Brain Awareness Week: Alzheimer's Conference: How to Cope & Face Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

Brain Awareness Week Program

Many of us are facing or will face this brutal disease, because every 67 seconds, one person in the world develops Alzheimer's and more than 5 million are living with this disease. As part of the 20th Anniversary of Brain Awareness Week, we are co-sponsoring a morning conference with area specialists and Alcoeur Gardens, an alternative living arrangement to institutional care.

Dr. Mark Pass of Jersey Shore Geriatrics will speak on the Signs & Symptoms of Alzheimer's and discuss Current Alzheimer's Research/Medications

Jason Wyatt of Novy & Associates will shed some light on Estate Planning, and Jackie McIntyre of Alcoeur Gardens will talk about Elder Care Resources.

Please join us if you need questions answered, or are not sure of the questions to ask.

Registration is requested, but not required.  Please call 732 290 2273 if you would like to pre-register.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Fridays throughout the month, unless the Library is closed.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Saturday March 21, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Book Sale: Sponsored By The Colts Neck Friends of The Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Colts Neck Friends of the Library Annual Used Book Sale! 

Held in the Large Meeting Room--Downstairs at the Colts Neck Library

Friday, March 20th

9 am-10 am Pre-opening (donation $5)

10 am-5pm No Admission Charge

We have hundreds of books and movies to choose from -Children's, Novels, How-to's, Gardening, Cooking and much more! 

Saturday, March 21st

9 am - 5 pm No Admission Charge

Bag O’ Books $5 – ALL DAY!  Bags will be provided--fill it up for just $5!

(cash or checks only please)

    Location: Colts Neck
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Chess Club meets every Saturday that the Howell Library is open. All ages and levels of play are welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
rec_spinning_wheel.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Ocean Patterns Knitting Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

This class is open to all ages.

Please bring medium needles and medium yarn.

Registration is required.  Please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch at - 732-291-1956.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Play Chess & 'Go' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Learn to play chess & "Go" every Saturday throughout the month when the Library is open.

Play a game with others, from beginners to champion-level players. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_genealogy1 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM KiDs! MaKeRs DaY AcRoSS NJ! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept   866 941 8188   
   

Monmouth County Library Children’s Department is proud to join libraries across the state in celebrating NJ Makers Day, Eastern Branch in Shrewsbury

Kids get hands-on with robotics, technology, building and other creative innovations.

Guest-makers will include Girl Scouts of the Jersey ShoreArt Kaney the Doodle Dude, and the library’s community partner, Home Depot.

Anticipated Activities (but NOT limited to):

Minecraft art and gaming sessions,

computer-aided robotic design,

bug house and epic LEGO® wall construction,

BrushBot Races,

pixel and 3-D sculpting art 

    Location: Eastern Branch
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ent_saxaphone 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Fred Lehotay and the Ragtimers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Ragtimers include Gary Nokes on bass, Bob Estler on guitar, Tom Rittenhouse on banjo and band director Fred Lehotay on saxophone.
The Ragtimers have been performing all the old time sentimental melodies and rousing ragtime favorites in the tri-state area since 1968. The quartet is keeping alive the foot-tapping, hand-clapping, great songs of a bygone era. They perform regularly during the summer months in Seaside Park , Avon by the Sea & in the Farmingdale Memorial Day Parade.

Come join us for this good, old-fashioned, family entertainment for all ages!
Following the performance light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Howell Library.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_gclef 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM 'Opera-tune-ity' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

The Festive Flutes present a concert featuring music from operas including Carmen and the operas of Mozart, Gilbert and Sullivan, and others.

The Festive Flutes feature programs of light classical music, show tunes and "old favorites." The flute choir, with piccolo, C flutes and alto flute, has performed concerts at churches, libraries, The Festival of the Trees and other fund raisers, malls, parks, cable TV and at senior homes throughout New Jersey.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
ent_drum3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM BOHEMIAN BEAT: Open Drum Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Get with the rhythm, bring your instrument and join us for this open drum circle featuring hand percussionists, dancers, hula-hoopers, or just come and enjoy the fun!

    Location: Wall Township
Sunday March 22, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Spanish Language Book Discussion Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Today, we will discuss  "Del amor y otros demonios" (Of Love and Other Demons) by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.. 

This discussion is part of the award-winning series: Literature of World Languages: A Public Forum for Multilingual Book Discussions.
Books are read and discussed in Chinese, Hebrew, Hindi, Italian, Russian and Spanish languages.

Books will be available at Library Headquarters' Circulation Desk.

    Location: Headquarters
Monday March 23, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program; Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

For specific tax questions, please call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277).  Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
rec_spinning_wheel.GIF 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Ocean Patterns Knitting Class Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

This class is open to all ages.

Please bring medium needles and medium yarn.

Registration is required.  Please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch at - 732-291-1956.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Stories and playtime for ages 10-23 months. Siblings Welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Mondays throughout the month, when the Library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Mah Jongg Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Mah Jongg Club meets every Monday afternoon that the Library is open. Ages 13 through adult, all levels of play welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:50 PM Kids! Read to the Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Sharpen your reading skills and read to a furry friend!

Registration begins Monday, March 16 for children Grades K and up.

    Location: Marlboro
 
z_cust_NJ_makers.GIF 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids! Makers Day: Fuse Bead Art Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Grades 1 and up

Use brightly-colored fuse beads to make cool designs. (Ironing must be performed at home.)

Registration is required.

    Location: Howell
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trans_mayflower 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids! Ship In A Bottle Collage - Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

K and up

In person registration begins on Thursday, March 12 at 9:00 am.  Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm if space is available.  Please call if you have to cancel.

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Amazing Altered Book Art (Teens) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431-7220   
   

Join us while we transform discarded books into fantastic 3 dimensional works of art.

For teens 6th grade and up. Registration is required. Please visit our website to register thru our online calendar or stop by the reference desk.

    Location: Headquarters
       
 
rec_games 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Play Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play bridge! Monday evenings when the library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_meeting1 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM CHADD Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Eva O'Malley   732-552-8012   
   

Monmouth County CHADD Parent Support Group welcomes everyone to their meeting. CHADD is the nation's premiere organization serving children and adults with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). CHADD has over 20,000 members in 200 local affiliates throughout the US. Monmouth County CHADD offers support for individuals, parents, teachers, professionals and others.

    Location: Howell
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

SCORE (The Service Corps of Retired Executives) provides free, confidential, counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses. Appointments are available on Monday evenings throughout the month.  An appointment is required.  Please call the library at 732-449-8877 to schedule an appointment.

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM English Conversation Classes: English Through Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the Beginning English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.
  • All Classes are free and meet on Monday evenings between 7pm and 8:15pm
  • If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at 732 431 7220 x 7222.

2015 Dates:  Jan 5, 12, Feb 2, 9, 23, March 2, 9,16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15

 

    Location: Headquarters
Tuesday March 24, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_dollarsign 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Department   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Appointments are available throughout the month:
on Tuesdays at either 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm
on Thursdays at either 6:30 pm or 7:30 pm

Please call Library Headquarters' Programming Department to schedule. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM Movie: Fury (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant commands a five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered, the men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany. Directed by David Ayer.  Starring Brad Pitt, Shia LaBeouf, and Logan Lerman.

Drama/War – 134 minutes.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_arrow_r_red 4:15 PM  -  4:50 PM Kids! Archery Academy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (732) 264-7164   
   

Become an incredible archer after assembling a kid-friendly miniature bow and arrow set that really works!

Grades K and up. Registration is required. Please choose only one session: Tuesday, March 24, or Thursday, March 26.

    Location: Hazlet
 
office_dollarsign 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program at Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here:

 http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

 

    Location: Headquarters
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office_meeting1 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Conversational English Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

The Ocean Township Library in partnership with the Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County is offering free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults 18 years and older.  Please bring a notepad and pencil to class.

Clases de Inglés Gratis La Biblioteca de Ocean Township y Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County ofrecen clases e Inglés para adultos.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Social Media and Digital Marketing for Small and Local Businesses Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Remember the old days of marketing? All you needed was a telephone, address, and some money for advertising in the Yellow Pages and local newspapers.  All that has changed.  Social media and digital marketing are challenges for small business owners to understand and leverage.  We will discuss the major initiatives you should be thinking about so that you don't get lost or forgotten online and, most importantly, how to use online channels to increase customer engagement, satisfaction, and revenue.

Presented by Monmouth SCORE

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
misc_handshake 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Transitions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Transitions - A meeting place for the divorced & separated. Support group for people of all stages of separation and divorce. All ages welcome.

Meets every Tuesday that the library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday March 25, 2015 Go To Top
office_meeting1 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Monmouth County Surrogate's Office: Wall Satellite Location Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7336   
   

A representative from the Surrogate’s office will be at the Library to provide you free and confidential help with all probate matters.
Please schedule an appointment by calling 732-431-7330 x 7336.
 

    Location: Wall Township
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Lost & Found Bereavement Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Stamp   732 462 5240   
   

Lost & Found Bereavement Group  meeting (on second and fourth Wednesday mornings) is devoted to  parents who have lost children.

Lost & Found Bereavement Group meetings (on second Wednesday evenings of each month) is devoted to all  who have lost a loved one.

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Neighbors-helping-Neighbors Career Transition Support and Networking Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

This peer led volunteer support group is for those who are actively looking for work and would like to begin or re-invigorate their job search.  Anyone in career transition, recent college grads, laid-off workers, unemployed or underemployed professionals, persons re-entering the job market, struggling small business owners, and retirees looking for part time or volunteer work are invited to attend.  Group members assist each other in techniques and suggestions to improve job search, offer support, and help with personal and  professional networking to find a position.  Additional resources are available in the library's Career Information Center.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_games 12:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Duplicate Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Get together with others interested in this challenging game.

Games in session when the Library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:10 PM Books to Films Movie Series: Pride and Prejudice (2005) (PG) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Sparks fly when spirited Elizabeth Bennet meets single, rich, and proud Mr. Darcy. But Mr. Darcy reluctantly finds himself falling in love with a woman beneath his class. Can each overcome their own pride and prejudice? Starring Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn. 129 minutes. 

    Location: Hazlet
 
anim_crab 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Snakes Alive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-222-5993   
   

All Ages Join us for a visit from live,slithery snakes!

    Location: West Long Branch
 
anim_crab 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Snakes Alive Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-222-5993   
   

All Ages   Join us for a visit from live,slithery snakes!

    Location: West Long Branch
 
anim_paw 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Pete the Cat Paws Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 531 5092   
   

Pete marches to his own beat, and we have his marching paw prints.  After reading his cool story, we will make his cool prints for you to take home.  Don’t miss the fun, so be sure to come.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
z_cust_mckids 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids! Lego Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Read any book in the "Who Was...?" Series beforehand, discuss it, and make a lego creation.

    Location: Howell
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lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Women of Words Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Join us as we discuss The Husband's Secret  by Liane Moriarty

Moriarty puts three women in an impossible situation and doesn't cut them any slack in this page turner.

Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Howell
 
lib_dia 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation / ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Do you want to speak English?  Come and join our English Conversation Classes.  Learn the language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.  Meet and speak with others who are learning English.  All classes are free and meet weekly on Wednesday evenings, January 7 through March 25, 2015, from 7 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_aerobics 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM T'ai Chi Chih with Daniel Pienciak Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Come and participate in this meditative form of exercise, associated with both spiritual and health benefits. T'ai Chi Chih consists of 19 stand-alone movements and one pose.  T'ai Chi Chih doesn't require a particular level of physical fitness or coordination.

Dan Pienciak, an accredited International T'ai Chi Chih Teacher and Trainer, has been practicing T'ai Chi Chih since 1995, became an accredited instructor in 1997, and is certified in Seijaku, an advanced T'ai Chi Chih form.

Attend one or as many of these sessions as you can.  No registration; no specific equipment needed, just wear comfortable clothing.

Classes in Spring 2015: March 4 & 25, April 1 & 29, May 6 & 27.

    Location: Headquarters
Thursday March 26, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html     Tax questions will be answered by AARP-Tax Aide volunteers face-to-face or online only. Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Bookbites - A Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Atonement: A Novel by Ian McEwan

Atonement is Ian McEwan's finest achievement.  Brillant and utterly enthralling in its depiction of childhood, love and war, England and class, the novel is at its center a profound and profoundly moving-exploration of shame and forgiveness and the difficulty of absolution.

    Location: Hazlet
 
ent_film-reel 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Movie: Birdman (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

In this off-beat black comedy, an actor known for his role as "Birdman", contends with his ego when he desperately seeks to abandon the iconic superhero in hopes of redefining himself as an actor.  As he prepares for opening night on Broadway, he must find a way to hold on to the things that matter to him the most. Starring: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Ed Norton. 119 minutes. 

Golden Globe Winner (2015) Best Screenplay of a Motion Picture: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, Best Actor: Michael Keaton 

    Location: Marlboro
 
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM  -  3:05 PM Movie: The Theory of Everything (2014) (PG-13) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Directed by: James Marsh

Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones

Renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of; time. 

123 minutes.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Thursday Classic Movie: Queen Christina (1933) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by Rouben Mamoulian

Starring Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Lewis Stone, Reginald Owen, C. Aubrey Smith

Queen Christina is a sexy, modern romance.  Greta Garbo stars as Queen Christina of Sweden.  Her devotion to her country leaves her little time for love and happiness.  To escape the rigors and demands of her life as queen, Christina travels as a man in the Swedish countryside.  She ends up sharing a room at an inn with a stranger (John Gilbert) who just happens to be the King of Spain.

99 minutes; (c) MGM

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
ent_filmproj 2:00 PM  -  4:05 PM Movie: The Theory of Everything (2014)(PG-13)) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

Special Repeat Showing at 6:30 p.m.!

A biopic of the celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything begins with Hawking enrolled as a graduate student at Cambridge, where he establishes himself as one of the leading minds of his generation and begins to win the heart of Jane. After one of his earliest breakthroughs, Hawking is diagnosed with ALS, and he becomes less and less able to control his body. While he continues to work, Jane eventually feels more like a nurse than a wife, and Hawking begins to have feelings for a woman  hired to care for him.  Nominated for three Academy Awards:  Best Picture, Best Actor and Best Actress.  Starring Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thawlis and Emily Watson.  (123 mintues)

    Location: Ocean Township
 
anim_rabbit 3:15 PM  -  4:00 PM Kids! Meet-the-Author Event! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 291 1956   
   
MEET THE AUTHORS
Jen Diehl, Lisa Rettino & Shauna Murray 
as they present their book 
The Bunny with the Basket & the Golden Egg 
 A visit from a special bunny will also take place - bring your cameras!
Thursday, March 26 at 3:15pm. Children of all ages and their families are welcome. No registration required. 
    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
rec_games 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Fun & Games Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Come to the Hazlet Library every Thursday afternoon and compete with others in Chess, Checkers, and Connect Four. Game boards provided. All skill levels welcome!

    Location: Hazlet
 
rec_paintpalette 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Button Bracelets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Make your own button bracelets for yourself or for a friend!

Regsitration begins March 19 for children Grades 1-3.

    Location: Marlboro
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misc_arrow_r_red 4:15 PM  -  4:50 PM Kids! Archery Academy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (732) 264-7164   
   

Become an incredible archer after assembling a kid-friendly miniature bow and arrow set that really works!

Grades K and up. Registration is required. Please choose only one session: Tuesday, March 24, or Thursday, March 26.

    Location: Hazlet
 
trans_mayflower 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids! Ship In A Bottle Collage - Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

K and up

In person registration begins on Thursday, March 12 at 9:00 am.  Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm if space is available.  Please call if you have to cancel.

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Amazing Altered Book Art (Teens) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 264-7164   
   

Join us while we transform discarded books into fantastic 3 dimensional works of art.

For teens 6th grade and up. Registration is required. Please visit our website to register thru our online calendar or stop by the reference desk.

    Location: Hazlet
       
 
office_meeting1 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM SCORE Financial Planning: Empowering Business Owners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-224-2573   
   

SCORE: The Service Corps of Retired Executives provides free, confidential, counseling for owners and would-be owners of  small businesses.   

Registration is encouraged.  Call 732-224-2573 or go online at http://monmouth.score.org/localworkshops.                                                                             

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_dollarsign 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Dept.   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Counselors are available by appointment on Tuesdays at either 2:00 or 3:00 pm or   Thursdays, at either 6:30 or 7:30 pm.

To schedule an appointment, please call Library Headquarters' Programming Dept at 732 431 7220 x7242.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM Lost & Found Bereavement Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Stamp   732 462 5240   
   

Lost & Found Bereavement Group  meeting (on second and fourth Wednesday mornings) is devoted to  parents who have lost children.

Lost & Found Bereavement Group meetings (on last Thursday evening of each month) is devoted to all  who have lost a loved one.

The 2015 evening meeting request for a recurring Thursday basis work best on the last Thursday of each month.
(These evening dates are 1/29, 2/26, 3/26, 4/30, 5/28, 6/2).

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM Thursday Classic Movie: Queen Christina (1933) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by Rouben Mamoulian

Starring Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Lewis Stone, Reginald Owen, C. Aubrey Smith

Queen Christina is a sexy, modern romance.  Greta Garbo stars as Queen Christina of Sweden.  Her devotion to her country leaves her little time for love and happiness.  To escape the rigors and demands of her life as queen, Christina travels as a man in the Swedish countryside.  She ends up sharing a room at an inn with a stranger (John Gilbert) who just happens to be the King of Spain.

99 minutes; (c) MGM

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Club: Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Please view the link to the Atlantic Highlands Evening Book Club Blog    http://ahlebc.blogspot.com/

The book schedule for 2015 (dates and books) appears in the right hand column as you scroll down (underneath "Get Blog Updates Via Email!")

If you have any further questions, please contact the Atlantic Highlands Branch.

 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
Friday March 27, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Fridays throughout the month, unless the Library is closed.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Saturday March 28, 2015 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Classes at Atlantic Highlands Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-291-1956   
   

Ages 5 and Up.  Come learn and master the art of chess.  Conducted by experienced instructors.

Registration is required.
 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Chess Club meets every Saturday that the Howell Library is open. All ages and levels of play are welcome.

    Location: Howell
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rec_walking-hiker 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Hike the Appalachian Trail or What it takes to be a long-distance hiker Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Presenter Jerry Haimowitz will talk about his experiences hiking the Appalachian Trail in 2014, including photographs of his trip showing the conditions one encounters while hiking long distance.  Then he will set up camp with all his gear, explain the issues and choices around each item of equipment, and discuss the tradeoffs between weight, comfort and cost. A question and answer session will follow. 

 

Jerry Haimowitz grew up in Somerset County on a working egg farm, the youngest of three brothers.  He often went on day-long hikes from home as a teenager.  He also loves to work with his hands, especially fixing things around the house. He hiked the entire length of the Appalachian Trail in 2014.  

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Play Chess & 'Go' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Learn to play chess & "Go" every Saturday throughout the month when the Library is open.

Play a game with others, from beginners to champion-level players. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_trowel 11:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Gardening at the Jersey Shore Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Gardening at the Jersey shore can be a challenge, but we’ll offer some helpful hints with an emphasis on using native plants so you can create your own beautiful coastal landscape.

We are presenting a special day of 4 gardening workshops designed specifically for gardening in our area.  Join us for one or all four!

11:00 AM        Hardy Perennials of Monmouth County
                        
presented by Linda Balzer

12:00 PM        Native Plants at the Shore
                       
presented by Carol Smith

  1:00 PM        Roses for Monmouth County Gardens 
                        
presented by Bernard Dickman

  2:00 PM        Native Pollinators at the Shore 
                       
presented by Jon Gibbons

The Master Gardeners are featured guests, presenting the following special programs.  Please bring your questions!  Rutgers Master Gardeners are volunteers trained and certified by Rutgers Cooperative Extension to provide educational programs and activities in support of environmentally responsible home gardening dedicated to serve the Monmouth County gardening community.

Registration is not required; however, due to its popularity and limited space, seats will be limited to a first come-first served basis.

    Location: Wall Township
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office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program; Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

For specific tax questions, please call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277).  Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Stories and playtime for ages 10-23 months. Siblings Welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Mondays throughout the month, when the Library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Mah Jongg Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Mah Jongg Club meets every Monday afternoon that the Library is open. Ages 13 through adult, all levels of play welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:15 PM New Release Movies: Foxcatcher (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by Bennett Miller

Starring Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave

Based on true events, Foxcatcher tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers. When Olympic Gold Medal winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is invited by wealthy heir John du Pont (Steve Carell) to move on to the du Pont estate and help form a team to train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics at his new state-of-the-art training facility, Schultz jumps at the opportunity, hoping to focus on his training and finally step out of the shadow of his revered brother, Dave (Mark Ruffalo). Driven by hidden needs, du Pont sees the chance to "coach" a world-class wrestling team as an opportunity to gain the elusive respect of his peers and, more importantly, his disapproving mother (Vanessa Redgrave).

134 minutes, (c) Columbia

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_games 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Play Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play bridge! Monday evenings when the library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_pencil 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Top 5 Mistakes Made on College Application Essays: A Workshop for Teens & Parents Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 731-7220 x7222   
   

Don’t wait until the fall of senior year to discover in the midst of a hectic schedule how vital these essays are and how difficult the process can be to set yourself apart from all the other applicants.

Spring is the best time to learn what is needed for the most important element of the college application process. Learn the secrets to become a highly desirable candidate. Discover the purpose of the essay and what admission officers are looking for.

Recognize what not to do, so you don’t waste valuable time.

FREE advice from expert Randy Levin.

Randy Levin holds a MA in English and a MFA in Creative Writing. He is a former high school English teacher who worked in highly competitive Long Island districts. Randy is a published writer, editor, and speech writer.  Because of his expertise and reputation, he is the only college essay expert asked to speak annually at the National College Fair. His clients are all accepted to top tier and the Ivy League. His reputation has grown so much that he now works with international students from Brazil to Korea who are applying to top colleges here.

This program is for High School students AND their parents.  
Please visit our website and register thru our online calendar.

 

    Location: Headquarters
       
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ent_film-reel 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM New Release Movies: Foxcatcher (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by Bennett Miller

Starring Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Vanessa Redgrave

Based on true events, Foxcatcher tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and two champion wrestlers. When Olympic Gold Medal winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) is invited by wealthy heir John du Pont (Steve Carell) to move on to the du Pont estate and help form a team to train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics at his new state-of-the-art training facility, Schultz jumps at the opportunity, hoping to focus on his training and finally step out of the shadow of his revered brother, Dave (Mark Ruffalo). Driven by hidden needs, du Pont sees the chance to "coach" a world-class wrestling team as an opportunity to gain the elusive respect of his peers and, more importantly, his disapproving mother (Vanessa Redgrave).

134 minutes, (c) Columbia

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
nat_house_landscaping.GIF 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Let's Talk Home Staging Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Join us as Delia Catapano from Stage 2 Style presents tips for home staging. Highlight your home's strengths, downplay its weaknesses and appeal to the greatest possible pool of perspective buyers with these home-staging tips. 

Call 732-264-7164 or stop by the library to register. 

 

 

    Location: Hazlet
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

SCORE (The Service Corps of Retired Executives) provides free, confidential, counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses. Appointments are available on Monday evenings throughout the month.  An appointment is required.  Please call the library at 732-449-8877 to schedule an appointment.

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM English Conversation Classes: English Through Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the Beginning English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.
  • All Classes are free and meet on Monday evenings between 7pm and 8:15pm
  • If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at 732 431 7220 x 7222.

2015 Dates:  Jan 5, 12, Feb 2, 9, 23, March 2, 9,16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15

 

    Location: Headquarters
Tuesday March 31, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Movie: The Rewrite (2014) (NR) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

A famous writer in a slump leaves Hollywood to teach screenwriting at a small town college, where he falls for a single mom taking classes there. Directed by Marc Lawrence.  Starring Hugh Grant, Marisa Tomei, and J.K. Simmons.

Comedy/Romance – 106 minutes.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Department   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Appointments are available throughout the month:
on Tuesdays at either 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm
on Thursdays at either 6:30 pm or 7:30 pm

Please call Library Headquarters' Programming Department to schedule. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
anim_mouse_01 4:15 PM  -  4:50 PM Kids! Wall-Climbing Critters Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (732) 264-7164   
   

Race any animal up the wall using simple materials and a little science!

Grades K and up. Registration is required.

 

    Location: Hazlet
 
office_dollarsign 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program at Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here:

 http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Conversational English Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

The Ocean Township Library in partnership with the Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County is offering free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes to adults 18 years and older.  Please bring a notepad and pencil to class.

Clases de Inglés Gratis La Biblioteca de Ocean Township y Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County ofrecen clases e Inglés para adultos.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
ent_film-reel 6:30 PM  -  8:45 PM Independent Movie: The Theory of Everything (2014) (PG-13) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Directed by James Marsh

Starring Felicity Jones, Eddie Redmayne, Emily Watson, Charlie Cox

Love, family, and genius powerfully combine in this extraordinary and uplifting story of one of the world's greatest living minds and of two people defying the steepest of odds through love.  Based on a memoir by Jane Hawking, The Theory of Everything follows a young Stephen Hawking (Eddie Redmayne) as he studies cosmology at Cambridge University and falls in love with fellow student Jane Wilde (Felicity Jones).  When Stephen receives an earth-shattering diagnosis of a neurological disorder at age 21, he and Jane must face the challenges of his disease while pursuing the very thing of which he has so little -- time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed.  

123 minutes, (c) Focus Features

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
misc_handshake 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Transitions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Transitions - A meeting place for the divorced & separated. Support group for people of all stages of separation and divorce. All ages welcome.

Meets every Tuesday that the library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
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Wednesday April 1, 2015 -  Thursday April 30, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette On Exhibit: Monmouth County Arts High School & Arts Middle School Student Works Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

The paintings, drawings and photography created by the Monmouth County Arts High School & Arts Middle School students will be on display through April, 2015.  The touring exhibit, now in it's 10th year, features work completed by these gifted and talented Monmouth County students. Patrons may view the works during library hours in the large meeting room.

    Location: Colts Neck
 
elect_camera Photography Exhibit: Celebrating Keansburg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

An exhibition of photography by local artist Bill Jones, celebrating the community of Keansburg as well as some of the local beauty of our homes and in nature.  

Bill is a local Keansburg photo artist who has exhibited at the Hazlet Library, Deep Cut Gardens, the Keansburg Waterfront Library and the SoHo Photo Gallery in New York City.  Bill has completed classes at the International Center for Photography (NYC), New York University and Brookdale Community College in Lincroft.  Bill continues to donate his photographic skills to various community groups along the Jersey Shore. 

Meet the artist at a reception on Sunday, April 12th, from 2:00 - 4:00 pm.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Wednesday April 1, 2015 -  Sunday May 31, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 On Exhibit: The Students of Rose Reilly Leonard Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

On Exhibit are the works of the Students of artist Rose Reilly Leonard now through May, 2015.  Stop in and enjoy the exhibit of watercolor, oil, acrylic and pastel paintings by local artists. 
A "Meet the Artists Reception"  will be held on Saturday, April 18, 2014 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM.
 

    Location: Wall Township
Wednesday April 1, 2015 Go To Top
office_meeting1 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Monmouth County Surrogate's Office: Wall Satellite Location Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7336   
   

A representative from the Surrogate’s office will be at the Library to provide you free and confidential help with all probate matters.
Please schedule an appointment by calling 732-431-7330 x 7336.
 

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Neighbors-helping-Neighbors Career Transition Support and Networking Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

This peer led volunteer support group is for those who are actively looking for work and would like to begin or re-invigorate their job search.  Anyone in career transition, recent college grads, laid-off workers, unemployed or underemployed professionals, persons re-entering the job market, struggling small business owners, and retirees looking for part time or volunteer work are invited to attend.  Group members assist each other in techniques and suggestions to improve job search, offer support, and help with personal and  professional networking to find a position.  Additional resources are available in the library's Career Information Center.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_games 12:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Duplicate Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Get together with others interested in this challenging game.

Games in session when the Library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
nat_rainbow_2.GIF 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids - Schoolage Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Stories for grades k and up.

    Location: Howell
 
z_cust_lawpl-libclub 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids! Lego Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

Listen to a story and build a Lego creation.  Legos will be supplied.

School age grades K and up.  Registration is required.  In-person registration begins on Thursday, March 19 at 9:00 am.  Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm if space is available.  Please call if you have to cancel.
 

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM How to Purchase a Business with Little or No Money Down Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Learn the practical step-by-step techniques that you can use to acquire small businesses using little or none of your own money. You will receive information about the advantages of buying an existing business instead of starting a new one, how to find the right business to buy, how to do your due diligence to evaluate the business, how to negotiate the best deal, and how to finance the acquisition.  
 
Presented by Anthony L. Pezza, founder of American Standard Businesses, LLC, who has nearly 50 years of experience in buying, selling, investing and funding businesses.  He has also provided small business education and counseling to hundreds of business owners.
 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_aerobics 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM T'ai Chi Chih with Daniel Pienciak Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Come and participate in this meditative form of exercise, associated with both spiritual and health benefits. T'ai Chi Chih consists of 19 stand-alone movements and one pose.  T'ai Chi Chih doesn't require a particular level of physical fitness or coordination.

Dan Pienciak, an accredited International T'ai Chi Chih Teacher and Trainer, has been practicing T'ai Chi Chih since 1995, became an accredited instructor in 1997, and is certified in Seijaku, an advanced T'ai Chi Chih form.

Attend one or as many of these sessions as you can.  No registration; no specific equipment needed, just wear comfortable clothing.

Classes in Spring 2015: March 4 & 25, April 1 & 29, May 6 & 27.

    Location: Headquarters
Thursday April 2, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html     Tax questions will be answered by AARP-Tax Aide volunteers face-to-face or online only. Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Movie: Wild (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Laura Dern

Directed by: Jean-Marc Vallee

A chronicle of one woman's 1,100-mile solo hike undertaken as a way to recover from a recent catastrophe. With the dissolution of her marriage and the death of her mother, Cheryl Strayed has lost all hope. After years of reckless, destructive behavior, she makes a rash decision to hike the Pacific Crest Trail.

115 mins.

    Location: Howell
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:10 PM Movie: Theory of Everything (2014) (PG-13) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

 

A biopic of the celebrated scientist Stephen Hawking, one of the leading minds of his generation, diagnosed with ALS, he continues his work  with the loyal Jane at his side. However, as the years progress, Jane starts to feel more like a nurse than a wife, and Hawking begins to have feelings for a woman who is hired to care for him.  Starring:  Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, David Thewlis and Emma Watson. Biography/ Drama / Romance. 123 minutes.

 

    Location: Marlboro
 
office_meeting1 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM SHIP: MediCare Questions Answered! Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-728-1331   
   

SHIP is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) with volunteer counselors to help those with questions regarding Medicare, whether you are a long-time member or just joining.

SHIP Volunteer Counselor's schedule is coordinated through RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Services Program) a division of Family & Children’s Service of Monmouth County. This agency's direct phone number is 732 728 1331.

No appointment is needed at Library Headquarters location, just walk-in for first come, first served information on the first and third Thursdays of each month. 

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Crocheters of the Jersey Shore Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Welcome to the wonderful world of crochet and knitting.  We welcome knitters and crocheters of all levels to join the group.  Don't know how...the group can help.   Are you a lefty frustrated by right-handed directions...the group can help.  Bring your knitting or crocheting projects for an enjoyable evening.  Meet other local knitters and crocheters to share ideas, show off your projects and learn what's new in the world of patterns and yarns.  (Meets the 1st Thursday of each month.)

    Location: Wall Township
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Knit Wits! Enjoy Knitting and Crocheting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

All ages, genders and skill level are welcome at these enjoyable and instructive meetings. Participants are asked to bring their own needles and an open mind. Coordinated by Sarita Pathak. (Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of every month when the library is open.) 

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Dept.   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Counselors are available by appointment on Tuesdays at either 2:00 or 3:00 pm or   Thursdays, at either 6:30 or 7:30 pm.

To schedule an appointment, please call Library Headquarters' Programming Dept at 732 431 7220 x7242.

 
    Location: Headquarters
Friday April 3, 2015 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Fridays throughout the month, unless the Library is closed.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Saturday April 4, 2015 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Chess Club meets every Saturday that the Howell Library is open. All ages and levels of play are welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Play Chess & 'Go' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Learn to play chess & "Go" every Saturday throughout the month when the Library is open.

Play a game with others, from beginners to champion-level players. 

    Location: Headquarters
Monday April 6, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program; Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

For specific tax questions, please call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277).  Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Springtime Fun Storytime and Craft for Kids! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Enjoy some Spring stories and make a fun craft!

No registration required. For ages 2 and up with parent/caregiver.

    Location: Marlboro
 
nat_leaf_green 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids - Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Stories and Songs for ages 10-23 months. Siblings Welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Mondays throughout the month, when the Library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
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office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Mah Jongg Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Mah Jongg Club meets every Monday afternoon that the Library is open. Ages 13 through adult, all levels of play welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
rec_games 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Play Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play bridge! Monday evenings when the library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

SCORE (The Service Corps of Retired Executives) provides free, confidential, counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses. Appointments are available on Monday evenings throughout the month.  An appointment is required.  Please call the library at 732-449-8877 to schedule an appointment.

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM English Conversation Classes: English Through Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the Beginning English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.
  • All Classes are free and meet on Monday evenings between 7pm and 8:15pm
  • If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at 732 431 7220 x 7222.

2015 Dates:  Jan 5, 12, Feb 2, 9, 23, March 2, 9,16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15

 

    Location: Headquarters
Tuesday April 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:15 AM Arthritis: Signs and Solutions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

A presentation of winning techniques that help improve performance and eliminate the risk of injury; a must for the prevention of arthritis and other degenerative diseases.  You will learn the early warning signs of arthritis, exercises that help cure or prevent various health problems, the do's and don'ts to minimize the progression of the disease, and non-surgical approaches that are effective in relieving pain.

Presented by Dr. Tyler Richards of the Monmouth County Wellness Education Center

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Colts Neck Library Book Club: The Boys In The Boat by Daniel James Brown Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Daniel James Brown tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic Games in Berlin, 1936.

The emotional heart of the story lies with one rower, Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, who rows not for glory, but to regain his shattered self-regard and to find a place he can call home. The crew is assembled by an enigmatic coach and mentored by a visionary, eccentric British boat builder, but it is their trust in each other that makes them a victorious team. They remind the country of what can be done when everyone quite literally pulls together—a perfect melding of commitment, determination, and optimism.

This book discussion will be moderated by Colts Neck Librarian Stephanie Laurino. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend, however registration is preferred. Stop by or call the library to reserve your copy of the book today.

    Location: Colts Neck
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_dollarsign 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Department   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Appointments are available throughout the month:
on Tuesdays at either 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm
on Thursdays at either 6:30 pm or 7:30 pm

Please call Library Headquarters' Programming Department to schedule. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Book Discussion: The Widower's Tale by Julia Glass Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-531-5092   
   

Seventy-year-old Percy Darling is settling happily into retirement: reading novels, watching old movies and swimming naked in his pond.  His routines are disrupted, however, when he lets a locally beloved preschool take over his barn.  A captivating tale about the loyalties, rivalries, and secrets of a very particular family.

Copies of the book are available in the library.

    Location: Ocean Township
 
office_dollarsign 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program at Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here:

 http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

 

    Location: Headquarters
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misc_usflag 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM United States Citizenship Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

This course, for adults, 18 years and older, with permanent residency (green card holders), prepares individuals to take the United States Citizenship test.  It will cover questions on the citizenship test and the fundamentals of United States history, constitution, and forms of government. 

The class is held on Tuesday evenings.

We ask that you register for this class, so that we will have materials for everyone attending. To register, please call our Reference Desk (732 431-7220 ext. 7222) 

If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at 732 431 7220 extension 7222.
 

    Location: Headquarters
       
 
misc_handshake 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation Classes: Intermediate Level Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.

All classes are free and meet on the following Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

in 2015:  Jan 6, 13, 27  Feb 3, 10, 24  Mar. 3, 10, 17  Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28  May 5, 12, 19, 26  June 2, 9, 16

If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at  732 431 7220 x7222.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_handshake 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Transitions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Transitions - A meeting place for the divorced & separated. Support group for people of all stages of separation and divorce. All ages welcome.

Meets every Tuesday that the library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday April 8, 2015 Go To Top
office_meeting1 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Monmouth County Surrogate's Office: Wall Satellite Location Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7336   
   

A representative from the Surrogate’s office will be at the Library to provide you free and confidential help with all probate matters.
Please schedule an appointment by calling 732-431-7330 x 7336.
 

    Location: Wall Township
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Lost & Found Bereavement Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Stamp   732 462 5240   
   

Lost & Found Bereavement Group  meeting (on second and fourth Wednesday mornings) is devoted to  parents who have lost children.

Lost & Found Bereavement Group meetings (on second Wednesday evenings of each month) is devoted to all  who have lost a loved one.

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Neighbors-helping-Neighbors Career Transition Support and Networking Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

This peer led volunteer support group is for those who are actively looking for work and would like to begin or re-invigorate their job search.  Anyone in career transition, recent college grads, laid-off workers, unemployed or underemployed professionals, persons re-entering the job market, struggling small business owners, and retirees looking for part time or volunteer work are invited to attend.  Group members assist each other in techniques and suggestions to improve job search, offer support, and help with personal and  professional networking to find a position.  Additional resources are available in the library's Career Information Center.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Wednesday Morning Page Turners Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Song of Shank by Jeffrey Renard Allen
 

Author Jeffery Renard Allen blends history and fantastical invention to bring to life Thomas Greene Wiggins, a nineteenth-century slave and improbable musical genius who performed under the name Blind Tom, a man who deeply changes all who meet him.

 

 


Limited number of books available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Marlboro
 
rec_games 12:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Duplicate Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Get together with others interested in this challenging game.

Games in session when the Library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_dia 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation / ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Do you want to speak English?  Come and join our English Conversation Classes.  Learn the language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.  Meet and speak with others who are learning English.  All classes are free and meet weekly on Wednesday evenings, April 8 through June 24, 2015, from 7 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Eastern Branch
Thursday April 9, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 AM  -  3:30 AM Thursday Classic Movie: Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Starring Dick Powell, Adolphe Menjou, Gloria Stuart, Glenda Farell, Grant Mitchell

95 minutes, (c) Warner Brothers

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html     Tax questions will be answered by AARP-Tax Aide volunteers face-to-face or online only. Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
elect_computer3 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Advanced Internet Searching Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

In this lecture, go beyond simple searching techniques and learn some advanced features to help you find information on the Internet. With a focus on the advanced search features of Google, find out tips and techniques to help get great search results. Also, learn about the Library’s electronic resources so you can search newspapers and magazines (ie: Consumer Reports ratings and New York Times articles), take online classes, search for ebooks, and find out how to get book recommendations. The advantages of other search engines will be discussed.

The lecture will run for approximately one hour and is followed by 30 minutes of Q&A.
    Location: Headquarters
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM SHIP Answer Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

The State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) helps those with questions regarding Medicaid, Medicare and other insurance and drug plans.  SHIP Volunteer Counselors are coordinated through RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) a division of Family & Children's Service of Monmouth County, and come to the library on the second Thursday of the month.  Please call SHIP at 732-728-1331 to schedule an appointment.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Crochet & Knit for a Cause Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Join the fun while helping others! The group meets two Thursdays a month; March and April will be devoted to making baby hats. All hats will be donated to Blankie Depot for distribution to babies in area hospitals. Bring hooks and/or needles. Yarn will be provided. All skill levels are welcome.

    Location: Hazlet
 
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Movie: Birdman (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Starring:Michael Keaton, Zach Galifinakis

Directed by: Alejandro G. Iñárritu

A washed up actor, who once played an iconic superhero, battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career and himself in the days leading up to the opening of a Broadway play.

119 mins.

    Location: Howell
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Movie: Get On Up (2014) (PG-13) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

From a childhood spent in poverty to his emergence as the Godfather of Soul,  James Brown's incredible life story is one of talent, determination, and perseverance.  Starring: Chadwick Boseman, Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer.  Biography/ Drama / Music. 138 minutes.

 

    Location: Marlboro
 
office_dollarsign 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Dept.   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Counselors are available by appointment on Tuesdays at either 2:00 or 3:00 pm or   Thursdays, at either 6:30 or 7:30 pm.

To schedule an appointment, please call Library Headquarters' Programming Dept at 732 431 7220 x7242.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Colts Neck Library Book Club: The Boys In The Boat by Daniel James Brown Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Daniel James Brown tells the story of the University of Washington’s 1936 eight-oar crew and their epic quest for an Olympic gold medal, a team that transformed the sport and grabbed the attention of millions of Americans. The sons of loggers, shipyard workers, and farmers, the boys defeated elite rivals first from eastern and British universities and finally the German crew rowing for Adolf Hitler in the Olympic Games in Berlin, 1936.

The emotional heart of the story lies with one rower, Joe Rantz, a teenager without family or prospects, who rows not for glory, but to regain his shattered self-regard and to find a place he can call home. The crew is assembled by an enigmatic coach and mentored by a visionary, eccentric British boat builder, but it is their trust in each other that makes them a victorious team. They remind the country of what can be done when everyone quite literally pulls together—a perfect melding of commitment, determination, and optimism.

This book discussion will be moderated by Colts Neck Librarian Stephanie Laurino. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome to attend, however registration is preferred. Stop by or call the library to reserve your copy of the book today.

    Location: Colts Neck
 
ent_film-reel 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Thursday Classic Movie: Gold Diggers of 1935 (1935) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Starring Dick Powell, Adolphe Menjou, Gloria Stuart, Glenda Farell, Grant Mitchell

95 minutes, (c) Warner Brothers

    Location: Eastern Branch
Friday April 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_house.GIF 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM How to Successfully Sell Your Home in Today's Market Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Learn from a panel of experts how to maximize profit as you prepare to sell your home.  The panel will include: Jayne Camlin, Real Estate Broker; Phyllis Pafumi, Home Stager; Rob Kipnis, Mortgage Representative; Kevin Kennedy, Real Estate Attorney; Bill Vizzi, Licensed Home Inspector. 

Part of the First Fridays for Seniors series

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_dollarsign 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM AARP Tax Assistance @ Wall Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
   

Free income tax preparation provided by AARP volunteers will be available for low and middle income taxpayers with “simple returns”.  Service is on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please bring last year’s tax returns with you. To avoid the longer waiting times in April, consider having your tax return prepared in February/March.
Mondays     1:00 - 4:00 PM
Tuesdays    1:00 - 4:00 PM
Fridays        1:00 - 4:00 PM

    Location: Wall Township
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Fridays throughout the month, unless the Library is closed.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Saturday April 11, 2015 Go To Top
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Chess Club meets every Saturday that the Howell Library is open. All ages and levels of play are welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
lib_book_signing 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Monmouth Writers Critique Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Moderator: Rick Kelsten

Useful feedback can go a long way to help you become a better writer, but how do you separate the helpful from the unhelpful? Join us for a series of monthly critique sessions. If you’d like to share your own work for constructive feedback, see www.monmouthwriters.com for details of what to expect, as well as format/printing instructions. Priority will be given to folks who follow the straightforward submission guidelines.  

Critique Sessions:  meet the 2nd Saturday of the month

Call the library to register: 732-938-2300

www.monmouthwriters.com    
    Location: Howell
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rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Play Chess & 'Go' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Learn to play chess & "Go" every Saturday throughout the month when the Library is open.

Play a game with others, from beginners to champion-level players. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_drum3 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM BOHEMIAN BEAT: Open Drum Circle Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Get with the rhythm, bring your instrument and join us for this open drum circle featuring hand percussionists, dancers, hula-hoopers, or just come and enjoy the fun!

    Location: Wall Township
Sunday April 12, 2015 -  Saturday April 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_party1 Celebrate National Library Week Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

First sponsored in 1958, National Library Week is a national observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. 

 

 

    Location: All Branches
Sunday April 12, 2015 Go To Top
rec_paintpalette02 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Art Reception: Celebrating Keansburg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Meet the artist Bill Jones and view his photographs celebrating the community of Keansburg, as well as artistic expressions in the home, and animal encounters in nature. 

Bill Jones is a local Keansburg photo artist who moved here seven years ago from Brooklyn.  He has exhibited his work at the Keansburg Waterfront Library, as well as the Hazlet Library, Deep Cut Gardens, and the SoHo Photo Gallery in New York City.  Bill continues to donate his photographic skills to various community groups along the Jersey Shore. 

    Location: Eastern Branch
Monday April 13, 2015 Go To Top
office_dollarsign 9:00 AM  -  3:00 PM AARP Tax-Aide Program; Library HQ Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Library Reference Desk   732 431 7220 x 7222   
   

Free tax preparation for low to moderate income taxpayers by AARP Tax-Aide Trained volunteers, on a first-come, first-served basis.

Taxpayers must have required documents in-hand before a return will be started. Find a list on the Library's flyers, or go here: http://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-01-2011/important-tax-documents.html

For specific tax questions, please call 888-OUR-AARP (888-687-2277).  Our Library HQ doors are unlocked at 8:30am.

    Location: Headquarters
 
nat_leaf_green 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids - Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Stories and Songs for ages 10-23 months. Siblings Welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Mondays throughout the month, when the Library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Mah Jongg Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Mah Jongg Club meets every Monday afternoon that the Library is open. Ages 13 through adult, all levels of play welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
rec_games 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Wall Game Day: Bridge & Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Come play Bridge or the age-old game of Mah Jongg! Join us in the Meeting Room. Participants need to know how to play the game & game sets will be provided.  All are welcome!

    Location: Wall Township
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Make Your Own Flower Garden Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Listen to a garden story and create your own flower garden using seeds, beans, and pasta.

Registration begins Monday, March 30. Please alert us to any food allergies your child may have.

For Grades K and up.

    Location: Marlboro
 
rec_games 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Play Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play bridge! Monday evenings when the library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
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office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

SCORE (The Service Corps of Retired Executives) provides free, confidential, counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses. Appointments are available on Monday evenings throughout the month.  An appointment is required.  Please call the library at 732-449-8877 to schedule an appointment.

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM English Conversation Classes: English Through Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the Beginning English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.
  • All Classes are free and meet on Monday evenings between 7pm and 8:15pm
  • If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at 732 431 7220 x 7222.

2015 Dates:  Jan 5, 12, Feb 2, 9, 23, March 2, 9,16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15

 

    Location: Headquarters
Tuesday April 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none Library Commission Meeting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x7222   
   

(Tuesday) April 14, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Eastern Branch

(Tuesday) May 12, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Ocean

(Tuesday) June 9, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Allentown

(Tuesday) September 8, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Wall Township

(Tuesday) October 13, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Eastern Branch

(Tuesday) November 10, 2015 - 12:00 noon; Headquarters

(Tuesday) December 8, 2015 - 12 noon; Eastern Branch

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_umbrella 1:15 PM  -  1:35 PM Kids! Toddler Craft - April Showers Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

Ages 2 - 3 1/2 years old

Enjoy stories and make a fun craft.

No registration.

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movies @ Wall: It Happens Every Spring (1949) (NR) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Spring is Here!
A college professor (Ray Milland) is working on a long term experiment when a baseball comes through the window destroying all his glassware. The resultant fluid causes the baseball to be repelled by wood. Suddenly he realizes the possibilities and takes a leave of absence to go to St. Louis to pitch in the big leagues where he becomes a star and propels the team to a World Series appearance.  Jean Peters, Paul Douglas, Ed Begley and Alan Hale Jr. also star.

87 minutes.

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_dollarsign 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Department   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Appointments are available throughout the month:
on Tuesdays at either 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm
on Thursdays at either 6:30 pm or 7:30 pm

Please call Library Headquarters' Programming Department to schedule. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_usflag 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM United States Citizenship Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

This course, for adults, 18 years and older, with permanent residency (green card holders), prepares individuals to take the United States Citizenship test.  It will cover questions on the citizenship test and the fundamentals of United States history, constitution, and forms of government. 

We ask that you register for this class, so that we will have materials for everyone attending. To register, you can call our Reference Desk (732 431-7220 x7222) 

If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at 732 431 7220 x 7222.
 

    Location: Headquarters
       
 
misc_handshake 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation Classes: Intermediate Level Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.

All classes are free and meet on the following Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

in 2015:  Jan 6, 13, 27  Feb 3, 10, 24  Mar. 3, 10, 17  Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28  May 5, 12, 19, 26  June 2, 9, 16

If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at  732 431 7220 x7222.

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_book_quill 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Home Grown: A Celebration of Local Poets Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Poets Evelyn Hampton, Joe Walas, and Flora Higgins will be reading from their work.  Other local poets are invited to read during the Open Poetry Mic portion of the program.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
misc_handshake 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Transitions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Transitions - A meeting place for the divorced & separated. Support group for people of all stages of separation and divorce. All ages welcome.

Meets every Tuesday that the library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday April 15, 2015 Go To Top
office_meeting1 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Monmouth County Surrogate's Office: Wall Satellite Location Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7336   
   

A representative from the Surrogate’s office will be at the Library to provide you free and confidential help with all probate matters.
Please schedule an appointment by calling 732-431-7330 x 7336.
 

    Location: Wall Township
 
elect_computer3 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Word 2010 Basics ***REGISTRATION REQUIRED*** Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

This hands-on class will introduce the basics for Microsoft Word 2010.

Attendees must have basic computer, typing, and mouse skills.

We will cover:

  • Cutting, Copying, and Pasting
  • Deleting
  • Font formatting and alignment
  • Line spacing
  • Bullet and numbered points
  • Tabs and indents
  • Print preview
  • Spell check
  • Saving

Please bring a flash drive if you plan to save your documents.

The class will be approximately 40 minutes followed by 50 minutes of practice time.

REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED FOR THIS CLASS. Registration begins April 6th.

Register in-person at the Reference Desk or by calling the library at 732-431-7220 x7222.

Computers provided by the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant. Funding is from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.   

    Location: Headquarters
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office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Neighbors-helping-Neighbors Career Transition Support and Networking Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

This peer led volunteer support group is for those who are actively looking for work and would like to begin or re-invigorate their job search.  Anyone in career transition, recent college grads, laid-off workers, unemployed or underemployed professionals, persons re-entering the job market, struggling small business owners, and retirees looking for part time or volunteer work are invited to attend.  Group members assist each other in techniques and suggestions to improve job search, offer support, and help with personal and  professional networking to find a position.  Additional resources are available in the library's Career Information Center.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_games 12:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Duplicate Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Get together with others interested in this challenging game.

Games in session when the Library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:25 PM Afternoon at the Movies: The Judge (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-5656   
   

Big city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family. Starring Robery Duvall, Robert Downey Jr. and Vera Farmiga. 141 minutes. 

    Location: Colts Neck
 
anim_butterfly_02 3:15 PM  -  4:15 PM Calling All Tweens! Meet Local Author Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein. Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (732) 291-1956   
   

Calling All Tweens! Meet local author Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein.

For all kids ages 8-12. Come meet the author of The Truth: Diary of a Gutsy Tween. No registration required. 

    Location: Atlantic Highlands
 
anim_dog1 4:00 PM  -  4:25 PM Kids! Read to the Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

Grades 1 and up. Come in and read a favorite story to a dog friend.
The dogs will love listening to you.

Sign-ups are required. Please choose one session.  
In-person registration begins on Thursday, April 2 at 9:00 am.  
Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm if space is available.
Please call if you have to cancel.

    Location: Headquarters
 
anim_dog1 4:35 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids! Read to the Dogs Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

Grades 1 and up. Come in and read a favorite story to a dog friend.
The dogs will love listening to you.

Sign-ups are required. Please choose one session.  
In-person registration begins on Thursday, April 2 at 9:00 am.  
Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm if space is available.
Please call if you have to cancel.

    Location: Headquarters
 
anim_dog1 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Kids - Dog Reading Therapy Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Draw what you see. Learn to draw dogs and puppies while reading to Styx, Koda, and PJ.

    Location: Howell
 
lib_dia 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation / ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Do you want to speak English?  Come and join our English Conversation Classes.  Learn the language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.  Meet and speak with others who are learning English.  All classes are free and meet weekly on Wednesday evenings, April 8 through June 24, 2015, from 7 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
misc_teens 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-4317-7220 x 7222   
   

The Monmouth County Library Teen Advisory Board meets monthly at Headquarters in Manalapan. You can earn Community Service Hours by joining this great group.

Come out and meet new friends, have a snack and share your ideas for teen programming, teen collections, and more.

Please mark your calendars with our 2015 dates:1/7, 2/11, 3/11, 4/15, 5/6.  

 

    Location: Headquarters
Thursday April 16, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_pencil 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Kids! Poem in Your Pocket Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

All ages

Pick up a pocket sized poem to look at or to take home.  While you're at it, browse through and take out a poetry book ,too.

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Senior Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Seniors are invited to join this book discussion club which meets every third Thursday of the month.

Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat


Claire's mother died in childbirth, and on each of her birthdays Claire is taken by her father, Nozias, to visit her mother's grave. On the night of Claire's seventh birthday, she disappears.

Call the library for information 732-938-2300

Copies of the book will be available at the circulation desk.

 

    Location: Howell
 
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM  -  2:50 PM Movie: Whiplash (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Directed by: Damien Chazelle

Starring: Miles Teller, JK Simmons

A promising young drummer enrolls at a cut-throat music conservatory where his dreams of greatness are mentored by an instructor who will stop at nothing to realize a student’s potential.

107 minutes.

    Location: Howell
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Movie: Kill the Messenger (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

A fact-based drama about a reporter whose life came to an abrupt and particularly suspicious end after revealing the CIA's involvement with the importing of cocaine into the United States in the 1980s  Starring:  Jeremy Renner, Rosemarie DeWitt and Paz Vega .  Biography/ Drama / Crime. 112 minutes.

 

    Location: Marlboro
 
anim_flyingbird 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Kids! Rocking Birds - Preschool craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

Ages 3 ½ - 5 years old and not in kindergarten.
Registration is necessary.  In person registration begins on Thursday, April 2 at 9:00 am.  Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm.

    Location: Headquarters
 
office_meeting1 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM SHIP: MediCare Questions Answered! Session Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-728-1331   
   

SHIP is the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) with volunteer counselors to help those with questions regarding Medicare, whether you are a long-time member or just joining.

SHIP Volunteer Counselor's schedule is coordinated through RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Services Program) a division of Family & Children’s Service of Monmouth County. This agency's direct phone number is 732 728 1331.

No appointment is needed at Library Headquarters location, just walk-in for first come, first served information on the first and third Thursdays of each month. 

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Thursday Classic Movie: Murder, He Says (1945) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Starring Fred MacMurray, Helen Walker, Marjorie Main, Porter Hall, Peter Whitney

91 minutes, (c) Universal

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
lib_bookflipping 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Wall Book Club: The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Acclaimed novelist Melanie Benjamin pulls back the curtain on the marriage of one of America’s most extraordinary couples, Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.   When Anne Morrow, a shy college senior with hidden literary aspirations, travels to Mexico City to spend Christmas with her family, she meets Colonel Charles Lindbergh, fresh off his celebrated 1927 solo flight across the Atlantic. Enthralled by Charles’s assurance and fame, Anne is certain the aviator has scarcely noticed her. But she is wrong. Charles sees in Anne a kindred spirit, a fellow adventurer, and her world will be changed forever. The two marry in a headline-making wedding. In the years that follow, Anne becomes the first licensed female glider pilot in the United States. But despite this and other major achievements, she is viewed merely as the aviator’s wife. The fairy-tale life she once longed for will bring heartbreak and hardships, ultimately pushing her to reconcile her need for love and her desire for independence, and to embrace, at last, life’s infinite possibilities for change and happiness.

NEW TIME FOR 2015:  3:00 PM  (ORIGINALLY 7:00 PM)

    Location: Wall Township
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Music Mania for Kids! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Recycle your old water bottles and make your own musical instruments!

Registration begins Thursday, April 9. For ages K and up.

    Location: Marlboro
 
rec_knitting 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Knit Wits! Enjoy Knitting and Crocheting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

All ages, genders and skill level are welcome at these enjoyable and instructive meetings. Participants are asked to bring their own needles and an open mind. Coordinated by Sarita Pathak. (Meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of every month when the library is open.) 

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
office_dollarsign 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Dept.   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Counselors are available by appointment on Tuesdays at either 2:00 or 3:00 pm or   Thursdays, at either 6:30 or 7:30 pm.

To schedule an appointment, please call Library Headquarters' Programming Dept at 732 431 7220 x7242.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_book_signing 7:00 PM  -  8:25 PM The Monmouth Creative Writers' Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

 If you have an interest in writing and you care to share your work, the Monmouth Creative Writers' Group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7 o'clock at the Monmouth County Library-Headquarters. Our goal is simply to offer constructive criticism and support to fellow writers. These sessions are free and open to the public. If you are interested in reading something to the group, choose a piece that is under 1500 words and bring ten copies to distribute so the group can read along.

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_film-reel 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Thursday Classic Movie: Murder, He Says (1945) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Starring Fred MacMurray, Helen Walker, Marjorie Main, Porter Hall, Peter Whitney

91 minutes, (c) Universal

    Location: Eastern Branch
Friday April 17, 2015 Go To Top
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Fridays throughout the month, unless the Library is closed.

    Location: Eastern Branch
Saturday April 18, 2015 Go To Top
lib_book_sale 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Hazlet Library Book Sale Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Here's your chance to stock up on gently used paperback and hardcover books for adults and children at bargain prices! Once again, you can take advantage of our "early bird special" by paying a $5 admission fee to enter at 8:00 am and beat the crowd.

    Location: Hazlet
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rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Chess Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Chess Club meets every Saturday that the Howell Library is open. All ages and levels of play are welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
rec_chess_knight 10:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Play Chess & 'Go' Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Learn to play chess & "Go" every Saturday throughout the month when the Library is open.

Play a game with others, from beginners to champion-level players. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
med_stethoscope 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM The Leaky Gut and Associated Conditions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

This talk will focus on the leaky gut and how it may be the underlying cause to many problems including IBS, diverticulitis, Celiac disease and Crohn's Disease.

Presented by Dr. Philip Agrios of Health Switch - The Center for Wellness

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_paintpalette02 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Meet the Artists Reception: The Students of Rose Reilly Leonard Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

   A meet the artist reception will be held today to exhibit the works of the Students of artist Rose Reilly Leonard now on display through May, 2015.  Stop in and enjoy the exhibit of watercolor, oil, acrylic and pastel paintings by our local artists.  Light refreshments will be served.

    Location: Wall Township
Monday April 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Happy Earth Day, Kids! Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Celebrate by making your own special Earth Day wreath!

Registration begins Monday,April 13 for ages 2 and up.

    Location: Marlboro
 
nat_leaf_green 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids - Baby Storytime Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Stories and Songs for ages 10-23 months. Siblings Welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play Mah Jongg! Bring your set. Mondays throughout the month, when the Library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
 
ent_mahjong_tile.GIF 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM The Mah Jongg Club @ Howell Library Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

The Mah Jongg Club meets every Monday afternoon that the Library is open. Ages 13 through adult, all levels of play welcome.

    Location: Howell
 
rec_games 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Wall Game Day: Bridge & Mah Jongg Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Come play Bridge or the age-old game of Mah Jongg! Join us in the Meeting Room. Participants need to know how to play the game & game sets will be provided.  All are welcome!

    Location: Wall Township
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Kids! Bubble Wrap Painting Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-536-9406   
   

Listen to stories and design your own picture with paint a bubble wrap!

Registration begins April 13 for ages 4 and up.

    Location: Marlboro
 
misc_magnifying_glass.GIF 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids - Family Science Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Tricky Turning Windmill - Make you own renewable energy paper windmill.

    Location: Howell
 
rec_games 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Play Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Desk   732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Come and play bridge! Monday evenings when the library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
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lib_bookflipping 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Next Chapter Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Make friends, talk about books, and read and learn in a relaxed community setting.  The Next Chapter Book Club (NCBC) offers an opportunity for adults and teens with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) to participate in a weekly book club.  The group will meet on Mondays at 6:30 pm to read aloud and discuss a book for one hour. Books are provided by the library.

Space is limited; please register by calling Beth Miller at 1-866-941-8188.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM SCORE - Counselors to America's Small Business Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

SCORE (The Service Corps of Retired Executives) provides free, confidential, counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses. Appointments are available on Monday evenings throughout the month.  An appointment is required.  Please call the library at 732-449-8877 to schedule an appointment.

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_meeting1 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM English Conversation Classes: English Through Conversation Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the Beginning English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.
  • All Classes are free and meet on Monday evenings between 7pm and 8:15pm
  • If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at 732 431 7220 x 7222.

2015 Dates:  Jan 5, 12, Feb 2, 9, 23, March 2, 9,16, 23, 30, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 11, 18, June 1, 8, 15

 

    Location: Headquarters
Tuesday April 21, 2015 Go To Top
ent_film-reel 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Movies @ Wall: Springtime in the Rockies (1942) (NR) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-449-8877   
   

Spring is Here!

Broadway partners Vicky Lane (Betty Grable) and Dan Christy (John Payne) have a tiff over Dan’s womanizing. Jealous Vicky takes up with her old flame and former dance partner, Victor Price (Cesar Romero), and Dan's career takes a nosedive.  In hopes of rekindling their romance Dan follows her to a ritzy resort in the Canadian Rockies, where she and Victor are about to open their new act. Harry James and His Music Makers Band also star.

91 minutes.

    Location: Wall Township
 
office_dollarsign 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM SCORE Counseling Sessions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming Department   732-431-7220 x 7242   
   

SCORE provides free, confidential, one-on-one counseling for owners and would-be owners of small businesses.

Appointments are available throughout the month:
on Tuesdays at either 2:00 pm or 3:00 pm
on Thursdays at either 6:30 pm or 7:30 pm

Please call Library Headquarters' Programming Department to schedule. 

    Location: Headquarters
 
anim_dog_scottie 4:15 PM  -  4:50 PM Kids! Tail Waggin' Tutors Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Practice reading aloud to certified therapy dogs who really listen! Bring your favorite book, or borrow one of ours.

Grades K and up. Registration is required.

 

    Location: Hazlet
 
misc_usflag 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM United States Citizenship Course Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

This course, for adults, 18 years and older, with permanent residency (green card holders), prepares individuals to take the United States Citizenship test.  It will cover questions on the citizenship test and the fundamentals of United States history, constitution, and forms of government. 

We ask that you register for this class, so that we will have materials for everyone attending. To register, you can call our Reference Desk (732 431-7220 x7222) 

If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at 732 431 7220 x 7222.
 

    Location: Headquarters
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM College Financial Planning Workshop Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Learn how to maximize your potential for financial aid and lower your out-of-pocket costs.  Find out why the FAFSA and your EFC are so critical to the college financial aid process, and how the SAT/ACT scores translate into financial aid dollars.  

This workshop focuses on current high school students and their families.  

Presented by College Funding Associates

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
misc_handshake 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation Classes: Intermediate Level Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7222   
   

Do you want to speak English? Come and join the English conversation classes:

  • To listen and practice English.
  • Learn language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.
  • Meet and speak with others who are learning English.

All classes are free and meet on the following Tuesday evenings from 7:00 - 8:30 pm.

in 2015:  Jan 6, 13, 27  Feb 3, 10, 24  Mar. 3, 10, 17  Apr. 7, 14, 21, 28  May 5, 12, 19, 26  June 2, 9, 16

If you have a question about this class or any Library Program, please call our Reference Librarians at  732 431 7220 x7222.

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_handshake 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Transitions Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7222   
   

Transitions - A meeting place for the divorced & separated. Support group for people of all stages of separation and divorce. All ages welcome.

Meets every Tuesday that the library is open.

    Location: Headquarters
Wednesday April 22, 2015 Go To Top
office_meeting1 9:00 AM  -  4:30 PM Monmouth County Surrogate's Office: Wall Satellite Location Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x7336   
   

A representative from the Surrogate’s office will be at the Library to provide you free and confidential help with all probate matters.
Please schedule an appointment by calling 732-431-7330 x 7336.
 

    Location: Wall Township
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Lost & Found Bereavement Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact: Beth Stamp   732 462 5240   
   

Lost & Found Bereavement Group  meeting (on second and fourth Wednesday mornings) is devoted to  parents who have lost children.

Lost & Found Bereavement Group meetings (on second Wednesday evenings of each month) is devoted to all  who have lost a loved one.

 

    Location: Headquarters
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office_meeting1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Neighbors-helping-Neighbors Career Transition Support and Networking Group Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

This peer led volunteer support group is for those who are actively looking for work and would like to begin or re-invigorate their job search.  Anyone in career transition, recent college grads, laid-off workers, unemployed or underemployed professionals, persons re-entering the job market, struggling small business owners, and retirees looking for part time or volunteer work are invited to attend.  Group members assist each other in techniques and suggestions to improve job search, offer support, and help with personal and  professional networking to find a position.  Additional resources are available in the library's Career Information Center.

    Location: Eastern Branch
 
rec_games 12:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Duplicate Bridge Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220   
   

Get together with others interested in this challenging game.

Games in session when the Library is open.

 
    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_globe 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids - Earth Day Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Absolutely Avocado. Grow an Avocado plant for see. Prepare the seed, take it home and wathc it grow.

    Location: Howell
 
misc_questionmark_blue 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids! Springy Things - Earth Day Craft Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-431-7220 x 7226   
   

K and up

In person registration begins on Thursday, April 9 at 9:00 am.  Phone registration begins at 3:00 pm if space is available.  Please call if you have to cancel.

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:15 PM Wellness & Self Care Empowerment Inspired by The Secret Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732 431 7220 x 7222   
   
This new self-care group is about empowering the Mind, Body and Spirit! It is inspired by Rhonda Byrne's book The Secret, and her philosophy of The Law of Attraction, which is all about creating the life you want for yourself. During this informational and discussion-based wellness group, Mental Health Professional Dana Grinblat will focus on changing our thoughts and our perspective on the world around us.
 
Everyone is welcome  to discover and break through what is standing in the way of achieving all we want in life. Whether you are new to this idea or have practiced it in the past, you're welcome to come learn and share your experiences. The goal is to create a place where you can distress, meet like-minded people, and begin working toward your dreams. 
 
There is no registration requested.  The program will continue on Thursday, March 5 and Wednesday, April 22.

 

    Location: Headquarters
 
lib_bookflipping 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Women of Words Book Club Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Join us as we discuss Me Before You  by Jojo Moyes

Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn’t have less in common. This romantic heartbreaker asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own heart?

Copies of the book are available at the Circulation Desk.

    Location: Howell
 
lib_dia 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM English Conversation / ESL Classes Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    1-866-941-8188   
   

Do you want to speak English?  Come and join our English Conversation Classes.  Learn the language to help you at work, at home, and in the community.  Meet and speak with others who are learning English.  All classes are free and meet weekly on Wednesday evenings, April 8 through June 24, 2015, from 7 - 8:30 pm

    Location: Eastern Branch
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lib_bookflipping 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Bookbites - A Book Club for Adults Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

White Queen (The Cousin's War #1) by Philippa Gregory

The White Queen tells the story of a woman of extraordinary beauty and ambition who, catching the eye of the newly crowned boy King, marries him in secret and ascends to royalty.  With The White Queen, Philippa Gregory brings the artistry and intellect of a master writer and storyteller to a new era in history and begins what is sure to be another bestseller classic series from this beloved author.

    Location: Hazlet
 
rec_knitting 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Crochet & Knit for a Cause Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-264-7164   
   

Join the fun while helping others! The group meets two Thursdays a month; March and April will be devoted to making baby hats. All hats will be donated to Blankie Depot for distribution to babies in area hospitals. Bring hooks and/or needles. Yarn will be provided. All skill levels are welcome.

    Location: Hazlet
 
ent_filmproj 1:00 PM  -  3:10 PM Movie: Foxcatcher (2014) (R) Remind Me about this Event   Tell a Friend
    Contact:    732-938-2300   
   

Starring: Steve Carell, Channing Tatum

Directed by: Bennett Miller

Based on true events, Foxcatcher tells the dark and fascinating story of the unlikely and ultimately, tragic relationship between an eccentric multi-millionaire and the greatest Olympic Wrestling Champion brother team. Mark & David Schultz join Team Foxcatcher led by sponsor John E. du Pont to train for the 1988 games in Seoul. 

   129 mins.

    Location: Howell
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Movie: Unbroken (2014) (PG-13)