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Saturday May 1, 2021 -  Wednesday September 1, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png Public Notice and Disclaimer Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Monmouth County Library      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

All programs are protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

The library shares information, represents all views, and adheres to the fundamental values of the American Library Association: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion.

To view some programs, you may be directed to use a link and you will leave the Monmouth County Library's virtual jurisdiction. The link you select may be located on another website. The linked site contains information that has been created, published, maintained, or otherwise posted by institutions or organizations independent of the Library.  We do not endorse, approve, certify, or control any linked websites, their sponsors, or any of their policies, activities, products, or services. We do not assume responsibility for the acuracy, completeness, or timeliness of the information contained therein. 

Public Notice and Disclaimer  While taking part in any virtual program you may be using a third party website link. By clicking on the third party website link, you will leave the Monmouth County Library's website and enter a website not operated by us. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of every third-party website or service that you visit or use, including those third parties with whom you interact with through our Library services.  For more information on Monmouth County's  Social Media Policy,  please follow this link:   https://co.monmouth.nj.us/page.aspx?Id=1836#SocialMediaPolicy  For more information on the Library's Policy on Internet Use, please follow this link:  https://monmouthcountylib.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/internet.pdf

    Location: ONLINE
Tuesday June 1, 2021 -  Tuesday August 31, 2021 Go To Top
nat_globe.png Intro to Geocaching: Virtual/Portable Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Programming     mclteen@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Learn all about the exciting, worldwide outdoor treasure hunting activity of Geocaching! This virtual take-it-with-you presentation covers the history of Geocaching, basic rules of the activity, different types of geocaches and insider tips for hiding and seeking geocaches. Geocachers use GPS tracking (usually through the free Geocaching smartphone app) to search for small containers called geocaches, which are hidden at specific coordinates all over the world (including a special cache hidden at Monmouth County Library Headquarters!). After watching this presentation, you will have all the information you need to start your own Geocaching adventure! 

Presented by Rachel Casey, an MLIS candidate and Geocaching enthusiast

Find on Teen Page or link in now!

    Location: ONLINE
Sunday August 1, 2021 -  Tuesday August 31, 2021 Go To Top
z_cust_teens.png A Day in the Life of a Quaranteen - Submit an article for Volunteer Hours! Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Teen Programming     mclteen@monmouthcountylib.org
   

An ongoing event, A Day in the Life of a Quaranteen asks for a written documentary of your life during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Entries can be essays, poems, journal entries, or written song describing your life, thoughts, and feelings about COVID-19. One to two submissions will be displayed in our quarterly teen newsletter.  One volunteer hour is possible per article for participants. Your article will need to be approved by a library staff member before you will be given service hours.  Articles need to follow the guidelines to be approved, and may be sent back to you if anything is missing.  

Age: Must be between grades 7-12

Library Card: Must have a valid Monmouth County Library Card. 

Service Hours Given: 1 hour per article submission upon library approval. 

Limit of two submissions per person. 

Submission: Please submit your article through this Google Form

Attention Parent/Guardian: It is highly recommended that your teen is responsible for all correspondence regarding the Teen Volunteer Program; starting with the review submission process and continuing throughout their volunteer service. This program strives to prepare your child for his/her first job. We feel that the more responsibility that volunteers have in the successful execution of completing their service, the better prepared he or she will be to apply for jobs and enter the workforce. When at all possible, please ask your teen to call, email, organize, and initiate!  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

    Location: ONLINE
 
elect_laptop.png English as a Second Language Virtual Classes Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Literacy NJ Monmouth   732 702 1895   jeven@literacynj.org
   

Do you Want to Speak English? Learn the language to help you at work, at home, and in the community. 

Free English as a Second Language virtual classes or one-on-one tutoring will be offered through Literacy NJ Monmouth throughout the year. 

Open to adults 18 years and older. Please contact Program Director Jhanna Even at 732 702 1895 or at jeven@literacynj.org

*Available to Monmouth County residents only

    Location: ONLINE
 
z_cust_teens.png Teen Book Review Society (TBR) - Earn Volunteer Hours by Reviewing Teen Books Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: MCL Teen Programming     mclteen@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Earn community service credit by reviewing teen books! The Monmouth County Library is looking for teens in grades 7-12 who would be willing to read a teen novel and write a brief review.

Age: Must be between grades 7-12 

Library Card: Must have a valid Monmouth County Library Card

Books: Must be of appropriate reading level. You can check out books from MCL (either virtually or physically)

Hours Given: 1 hour per book 

Limit of books per month -  4

Length: Min 100 Words, Max 300 Words

Specific Information:

Written reviews should include a short paragraph summarizing the book, no spoilers, please! The next paragraph should be a critical evaluation of the book of your choosing and include your personal response with specific examples to support praise or criticism. The review should be spoiler-free, thorough, and engaging. 

Submission: Submit your review using our Google Form here.

Review Gallery:  Upon submission and staff approval, your review will become part of our review gallery.  Visit our review gallery here

Your review will need to be approved by a Library staff member before you will be given service hours credit. Book reviews need to follow the guidelines above to be approved and may be sent back to you if anything is missing.

Attention Parent/Guardian: It is highly recommended that your teen is responsible for all correspondence regarding the Teen Volunteer Program; starting with the review submission process and continuing throughout their volunteer service. This program strives to prepare your child for his/her first job. We feel that the more responsibility that volunteers have in the successful execution of completing their service the better prepared he or she will be to apply for jobs and enter the workforce. When at all possible, please ask your teen to call, email, organize, and initiate!  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. Please note that the books in our teen sections cover a wide range of ages and vary in content and maturity level. Parents and/or guardians have the right and responsibility to determine their own children’s access to library resources. 

    Location: ONLINE
Saturday August 7, 2021 -  Thursday September 30, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 10:00 AM Kids! Robert Rogers Zoom Puppet Show Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Dept   732-431-7220x7226   dromaner@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Join Robert Rogers Puppet Company in a magical  Just So Stories  themed Zoom puppet show!

Experience the classic adaptation of these animal stories through use of hand made puppets! Robert is an accomplished theater producer, director, playwright, and designer who will make the stories come alive!

Advance registration is required beginning July 24; the Zoom link will be emailed to registered participants the day before the program.

Can't make it? Watch it on-demand through September 30.

    Location: ONLINE
       
Monday August 16, 2021 -  Friday August 20, 2021 Go To Top
lib_reading.png 2:00 PM Kids! Virtual Story and Craft (no registration) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Staff      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

NEW!!! Story & Craft Times that are posted at 2pm Mondays - will be available until the following Friday at 1:30pm!   (no registration)

    Location: ONLINE
Thursday August 19, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_clouds.png 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM KIDS! Zoom Family Storytime- Rainy Days, Sunny Days Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Holmdel Library- Alanah    732-946-4118   amellin@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Enjoy stories, songs and magical science - virtually 

Advanced registration required beginning August 12. The access link will be emailed to registered participants the day before the event.

    Location: ONLINE
    Registration will begin on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
nat_sun_trees_water.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Kids! Sunshine and Storytime | Marlboro Outdoor, in-person Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marlboro Children's - Ms. Robin   732-536-9406   rguy@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Sunshine and Storytime - up to 6 years with parent or caregiver (in person)   Registration Required - Weather Permitting

Grab your favorite beach towel and join us under the trees for rhymes, fingerplays, stories, and songs.  Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family! Masks are optional outdoors and thank you for social distancing! 

Space is limited and registration is required one week before each date. Please choose only one session per week.

Please call the library if you are unable to attend a storytime that you have registered for. You will be notified by either email or phone if storytime is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    Location: Marlboro
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 10, 2021 at 8:00 AM     
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM Murder, They Wrote Virtual Mystery Book Discussion Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Staff     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Murder, They Wrote Virtual Mystery Book Discussion - All the Devils Are Here by Louise Penny

On his first night in Paris, Chief Inspector Armand Gamache of the Sûreté du Quebec gathers with family for dinner with Armand’s godfather, the billionaire Stephen Horowitz. Walking home, they watch in horror as Stephen is critically injured in a deliberate attempt on his life. Soon the whole family is caught up in a web of lies and deceit as they seek the truth about Stephen.

Moderated by Jeanmarie Kantor, Library HQ

The books are real; the discussion is virtual. Place a hold and pick up the selection at your local branch. Limited eBook availability: https://monmouth.overdrive.com

Book discussions will be conducted on Cisco Webex and are free of charge. Registration and internet access are required to attend. Register below to receive emailed information on how to access the discussion. The link will be emailed the business day before the program between 3:00 and 4:00 pm, after registration closes at noon.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
       
 
objects_sunglasses.png 11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Kids! Eastern Branch Outdoor Storytime ages 2 and up with parent/caregiver Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: D. McClendon   732-683-8980   
   

Join us under the trees, weather permitting for fingergames, interactive stories and take-home crafts! Please bring a beach towel/blanket to sit on, one per family group.  Masks are optional outdoors and thank you for social distancing!  Registration required one week before each date; please choose only one session per week.  Tuesdays  3,10,17, and 24 from 11:15 to 11:45 am OR Thursdays, 5,12,19, and 26  from 11:15-11:45 am.  Space is limited, register online, by phone or in person. We will meet at the far end of the parking lot in marked area. You will be notified by email or phone if storytime is cancelled due to inclement weather, please call us if you are unable to come.

    Location: Eastern Branch
    Registration will begin on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
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nat_tree.png 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids! Outdoor Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jodi Glashow   732-449-8877   jglashow@monmouthcountylib.org
   

In person story time is back!

Meet our new Children's Librarian Miss Jodi outside in the amphitheater at the far end of the courtyard. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 10 months – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you’ve registered and you are unable to attend.

Registration will begin on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 9:00 AM   

    Location: Wall Township
 
nat_tree.png 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids! Wall Library Outdoor Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wall Library - Miss Jodi    732-449-8877   jglashow@monmouthcountylib.org
   

In person story time is back!

Meet our new Children's Librarian Miss Jodi outside in the amphitheater at the far end of the courtyard. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 10 months – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you’ve registered and you are unable to attend.

 

    Location: Wall Township
 
lib_reading_together.png 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids! Zoom Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Atlantic Highlands - Lauren   732-291-1956   lgarcia@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Join us as we return for storytime on Zoom! Bring the whole family to enjoy some old classic stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays! All ages welcome!

    Location: ONLINE
    Registration will begin on Thursday, August 12, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
ent_cookie_monster.png 3:15 PM  -  3:45 PM West Long Branch Outdoor Family Storytime! Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: WLB Children's Library    732-222-5993   rfertig@monmouthcountytlib.org
   

Kids! Read! Sing! Play! Outdoor Family Storytime

Kids!  Read!  Sing!  Play!    Outdoor Family Storytime at the West Long Branch Library

Birth - 5 years old and their caregivers.  Siblings welcome

  • We missed you!!   Bring your blanket and join us for a half  hour of stories, songs and fun at our in-person outdoor family storytime at the West Long Branch Library. 
  • Children will meet outdoor in the libraries backyard. 
  • Choose a free surprise and a book with your registration available after the program.  Masks are optional.  Please check our social media pages for program changes due to inclement weather.   
  • Pre-Registration is required weekly by signing up in advance on our event page online or by calling the library.  
  • Attendance is limited.  Please call the library with any cancellations.  
    Location: West Long Branch
 
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
objects_scissors.png 6:30 PM Kids! Family Virtual Craft Time (no registration) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Staff     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Find Family Craft Night creativity on the Library’s Facebook, NEW every Tuesday & Thursday at 6:30  (no registration)

Make a standing dinosaur with Miss Katy! You may need construction paper, paper plate, cereal box, scissors, markers/crayons, glue or glue stick, stapler
    Location: ONLINE
Friday August 20, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
Friday August 20, 2021 -  Monday August 23, 2021 Go To Top
anim_spiderweb.png 2:00 PM Kids! Virtual Story and Craft (no registration) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Staff      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

NEW Virtual Story & Craft Times posted at 2pm Fridays  - will be available until the following Monday at 1:30pm!   (no registration)


 

    Location: ONLINE
Friday August 20, 2021 Go To Top
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
Saturday August 21, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun.png 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM SUMMER SATURDAY HOURS Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference    732 431 7220 ext7222   Mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Summer Saturday Hours.While Headquarters in Manalapan and Eastern Branch Library in Shrewsbury are open 9 am to 5pm on Saturdays, Saturday hours at following hours will be in effect 

beginning Saturday, July 3 through Saturday, August 28.

Please use our app or website for Research, Renewal, or Requests and a whole lot more! Www.MonmouthCountyLib.Org

Headquarters, Manalapan……9 to 5…..   732 431 7220 x7222

Allentown Branch …                10 to 2……609 259 7565

Atlantic Highlands Branch...         9 to 1         732 291 1956

Colts Neck Branch .................      9 to 1.......  732 431 5656

Hazlet Township Branch......... .    9 to 1  ......732 264 7164

Holmdel Branch ...................... .   9 to 1   .....732 946 4118

Howell Branch ....................... ..   .9 to 1    ....732 938 2300

Marlboro Branch ..................... ..   9 to 1    ... 732 536 9406

Ocean Township Branch ...........   9 to 1    ....732 531 5092

Oceanport Branch                        Closed _____________

Wall Township Branch ...............   9 to 1       732 449 8877

West Long Branch Library..........   9 to 1        732 222 5993  

Shrewsbury, Eastern Branch … 9 to 5      732-683-8980

 

    Location: All Branches
 
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
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Sunday August 22, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
Monday August 23, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_tree.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Kids! Outdoor Family Storytime - Library HQ Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   732-431-7220 x7226   
   

In person story time is back!

Meet under the trees behind the library. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 2 – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific Storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you are unable to attend.

Registration will begin on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 9 AM   

    Location: Headquarters
    Registration will begin on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
anim_alien.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kids! Zoom Baby and Toddler Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ocean Township - Jackie   732-531-5092   jpmoss@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Live Storytimes are back – Join Miss Jackie on Zoom!

Storytime for you and your little ones to enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, finger games, and stories!

Registration is required for all Zoom Storytimes, and begins 1 week in advance of each date.
The link will be emailed to registered participants on the morning of the program.

    Location: ONLINE
    Registration will begin on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 12:00 AM     
 
nat_tree.png 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids! Outdoor Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jodi Glashow   732-449-8877   jglashow@monmouthcountylib.org
   

In person story time is back!

Meet our new Children's Librarian Miss Jodi outside in the amphitheater at the far end of the courtyard. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 10 months – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you’ve registered and you are unable to attend.

Registration will begin on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM   

    Location: Wall Township
 
nat_tree.png 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids! Wall Library Outdoor Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wall Library - Miss Jodi    732-449-8877   jglashow@monmouthcountylib.org
   

In person story time is back!

Meet our new Children's Librarian Miss Jodi outside in the amphitheater at the far end of the courtyard. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 10 months – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you’ve registered and you are unable to attend.

 

    Location: Wall Township
 
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
food_chef_hat.png 7:00 PM Summer Virtual Food Festival (Teens and Adults) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Cook along with or watch Chef Rob!

Menu for  Wednesday, August 23: Grilled Flatbread with Local Peaches, Prosciutto and Basil with a Balsamic Drizzle, West Coast Salad with Shrimp, Avacodo and Fresh Corn, and Little Baby Key Lime Pies

Cook along with Chef Rob as he dishes up a Summer Virtual Food Fest, LIVE MonmouthCounty Library's Facebook page, @MonCoLibrary, which can be accessed through the Library's website. Food Fest skill level is suggested for teens and above.

Register below to receive emailed recipes and photos!

If you miss the live event, the class will be rebroadcast after the initial airing via the Library's website.

Please subscribe to the Library's eNewsletter and YouTube Channel, as well as Friend @MonCoLibrary on Social Media for event updates and reminders.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
       
Tuesday August 24, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_tree.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Kids! Outdoor Family Storytime - Library HQ Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   732-431-7220 x7226   
   

In person story time is back!

Meet under the trees behind the library. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 2 – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific Storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you are unable to attend.

Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 9 AM   

    Location: Headquarters
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
lib_reading_together.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Kids! Zoom Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Atlantic Highlands - Lauren   732-291-1956   lgarcia@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Join us as we return for storytime on Zoom! Bring the whole family to enjoy some old classic stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays! All ages welcome!

    Location: ONLINE
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
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people_cool_sunglasses.png 11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Kids! Eastern Branch Family Outdoor Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   732-683-8980   
   

Eastern Branch Family Outdoor Storytime - Ages 2 and up with parent/caregiver

Join us under the trees, weather permitting for rhymes, fingergames, Interactive stories, and take-home crafts! Please bring a beach towel/blanket to sit on per family group.  Masks are optional outdoors and thank you for social distancing!

Registration required one week before each date, please choose only one session per week.

Sessions are:  Tuesdays   August 3,10,17 and 24 NO SESSION ON August 31  11:15 am to 11:45 am

Space is limited: register online, by phone or in-person.  We will meet at the far end of library parking lot in marked area.  You will be notified by email or phone if storytime is cancelled due to inclement weather, please call us if you are unable to come.

 

    Location: Eastern Branch
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
objects_scissors.png 6:30 PM Kids! Family Virtual Craft Time (no registration) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Staff     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Find Family Craft Night creativity on the Library’s Facebook, NEW every Tuesday & Thursday at 6:30   (no registration)

Make a Unicorn with Miss Jodi! You may need construction paper, crayons, markers, glue, craft stick, googly eyes, ribbon, glitter 
    Location: ONLINE
Wednesday August 25, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_tree.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Kids! Outdoor Family Storytime - Library HQ Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   732-431-7220 x7226   
   

In person story time is back!

Meet under the trees behind the library. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 2 – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific Storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you are unable to attend.

Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 9 AM   

    Location: Headquarters
    Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
misc_none.png 10:30 AM A Novel Idea: Virtual Book Discussion - The Art of Racing In the Rain Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

A Novel Idea: Virtual Book Discussion - The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Told from the viewpoint of a dog, the novel follows the story of Denny Swift, a race car driver, and Enzo, a lab mix, who spends most of his days watching and learning from television, helping Denny throughout his life. If you've ever wondered what your dog is thinking, Stein's third novel offers an answer. It is a story of love, loyalty, and hope.

Moderated by Trish Shrodo, Howell Branch

The books are real; the discussion is virtual. Place a hold and pick up the selection at your local branch. Limited eBook availability: https://monmouth.overdrive.com

Book discussions will be conducted on Cisco Webex and are free of charge. Registration and internet access are required to attend. Register below to receive emailed information on how to access the discussion. The link will be emailed Tuesday, August 24 between 3:00 and 4:00 pm, after registration closes at noon.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
       
 
nat_sun_trees_water.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kids! Sunshine and Storytime | Marlboro Outdoor, in-person Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marlboro Children's - Ms. Robin    732-536-9406   rguy@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Sunshine and Storytime - up to 6 years with parent or caregiver (in person)   Registration Required - Weather Permitting

Grab your favorite beach towel and join us under the trees for rhymes, fingerplays, stories, and songs.  Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family! Masks are optional outdoors and thank you for social distancing! 

Space is limited and registration is required one week before each date. Please choose only one session per week.

Please call the library if you are unable to attend a storytime that you have registered for. You will be notified by either email or phone if storytime is cancelled due to inclement weather. 

    Location: Marlboro
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 8:00 AM     
 
z_cust_family.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kids! Tails and Tales Howell Family Outdoor Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   732-938-2300   
   

In Person Outdoor Storytime in the Howell Library Children's Garden. All ages. Registration required.

Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family.

Masks optional outdoors and thank you for social distancing. Register weekly on Eventkeeper, one week in advance of each storytime date.

We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us if you are unable to attend.

 

    Location: Howell
    Registration will begin on Monday, August 16, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
nat_tree.png 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids! Outdoor Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jodi Glashow   732-449-8877   jglashow@monmouthcountylib.org
   

In person story time is back!

Meet our new Children's Librarian Miss Jodi outside in the amphitheater at the far end of the courtyard. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 10 months – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you’ve registered and you are unable to attend.

Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 9 AM     

    Location: Wall Township
 
nat_tree.png 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids! Wall Library Outdoor Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wall Library - Miss Jodi    732-449-8877   jglashow@monmouthcountylib.org
   

In person story time is back!

Meet our new Children's Librarian Miss Jodi outside in the amphitheater at the far end of the courtyard. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 10 months – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you’ve registered and you are unable to attend.

 

    Location: Wall Township
 
anim_penguin.png 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids! Zoom Preschool / Family Storytime (Ocean Twp) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ocean Township - Jackie   732-531-5092   jpmoss@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Live Storytimes are back – Join Miss Jackie on Zoom!

Let’s read exciting stories, sing some songs, and have fun with the whole family!

Registration is required for all Zoom Storytimes, and begins 1 week in advance of each date.
The link will be emailed to registered participants on the morning of the program.

    Location: ONLINE
    Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
objects_wizard_hat.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Kids! Harry Potter Summer Reading Virtual Book Club Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Atlantic Highlands Library-Lauren   732-291-1956   lgarcia@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Hop onto Zoom with us as we read (or reread) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J.K. Rowling and discuss theories and details you might have missed the first time, or while watching the movies! We will meet every other Wednesday. Come prepared by reading chapters 14-17!

    Location: ONLINE
    Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
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nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_clouds.png 7:00 PM Encore Presentation! The Sky by Day and by Night: An Introduction to the Heavens of Monmouth County Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

The Sky by Day and by Night: An Introduction to the Heavens of Monmouth County

An Encore Presentation by Naturalist Jim Peck

Available to view on the Library's website 

In time for the Perseids Meteor Shower, predicted to peak the night of August 11-12, naturalist and astronomer Jim Peck will present The Sky by Day and by Night which will cover such topics as the moon, planets, stars and constellations, deep sky objects, artificial satellites, and the sun's path across the sky. 

Jim will use software that shows the sky exactly as you would see it if you went right outside the Library Headquarters after dark. He can also speed up time and adjust the location to show numerous astrological objects.

The intended audience is anyone with a keen interest in the sky and will appeal to adults and science oriented kids over the age of 12.

Jim has led astronomy programs while Education Director of the American Littoral Society (coastal conservation group) on Sandy Hook and as Executive Director of the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary in Short Hills. He wrote the the "Trail Mix Nature Column" for the Gannett Newspaper chain for 14 years as he explored the state from High Point to Cape May. Jim has spoken at public libraries all across NJ.

This encore presentation is free of charge and requires internet access to attend. Registration is not required to attend. Visit the Library's website to access the program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
Thursday August 26, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_sun_trees_water.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Kids! Sunshine and Storytime | Marlboro Outdoor, in-person Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Marlboro Children's - Ms. Robin    732-536-9406   rguy@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Sunshine and Storytime - up to 6 years with parent or caregiver (in person)   Registration Required - Weather Permitting

Grab your favorite beach towel and join us under the trees for rhymes, fingerplays, stories, and songs.  Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family! Masks are optional outdoors and thank you for social distancing! 

Space is limited and registration is required one week before each date. Please choose only one session per week.

Please call the library if you are unable to attend a storytime that you have registered for. You will be notified by either email or phone if storytime is cancelled due to inclement weather. 

    Location: Marlboro
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 8:00 AM     
 
lib_books.png 10:30 AM Short and Sweet: A Virtual Short Story Discussion Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Staff   732-431-7220 x 7222   mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Short & Sweet: A Virtual Short Story Discussion - "Paper Menagerie" by Ken Liu (2011) 

This is a multiple award-winning short story by Ken Liu from his short story collection "The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories" about a young Asian American boy who struggles to connect with his mother. 

Moderated by Mary Patterson, Hazlet Branch
 
Short Story Discussions will be conducted on Cisco Webex and are free of charge. Registration and internet access are required to attend. Register below to receive an emailed PDF of the Story and information on how to access the conversation. The link will be emailed Wednesday, August 25 between 3:00 and 4:00 pm, after registration closes at noon.
 
This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.
    Location: ONLINE
        There are 17 spaces available.
 
objects_sunglasses.png 11:15 AM  -  11:45 AM Kids! Eastern Branch Outdoor Storytime ages 2 and up with parent/caregiver Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: D. McClendon   732-683-8980   
   

Join us under the trees, weather permitting for fingergames, interactive stories and take-home crafts! Please bring a beach towel/blanket to sit on, one per family group.  Masks are optional outdoors and thank you for social distancing!  Registration required one week before each date; please choose only one session per week.  Tuesdays  3,10,17, and 24 from 11:15 to 11:45 am OR Thursdays, 5,12,19, and 26  from 11:15-11:45 am.  Space is limited, register online, by phone or in person. We will meet at the far end of the parking lot in marked area. You will be notified by email or phone if storytime is cancelled due to inclement weather, please call us if you are unable to come.

    Location: Eastern Branch
    Registration will begin on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
nat_tree.png 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids! Outdoor Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jodi Glashow   732-449-8877   jglashow@monmouthcountylib.org
   

In person story time is back!

Meet our new Children's Librarian Miss Jodi outside in the amphitheater at the far end of the courtyard. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 10 months – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you’ve registered and you are unable to attend.

Registration will begin on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 9:00 AM   

    Location: Wall Township
 
nat_tree.png 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids! Wall Library Outdoor Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wall Library - Miss Jodi    732-449-8877   jglashow@monmouthcountylib.org
   

In person story time is back!

Meet our new Children's Librarian Miss Jodi outside in the amphitheater at the far end of the courtyard. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 10 months – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you’ve registered and you are unable to attend.

 

    Location: Wall Township
 
lib_reading_together.png 3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Kids! Zoom Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Atlantic Highlands - Lauren   732-291-1956   lgarcia@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Join us as we return for storytime on Zoom! Bring the whole family to enjoy some old classic stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays! All ages welcome!

    Location: ONLINE
    Registration will begin on Thursday, August 19, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
objects_scissors.png 6:30 PM Kids! Family Virtual Craft Time (no registration) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Staff     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Find Family Craft Night creativity on the Library’s Facebook, NEW every Tuesday & Thursday at 6:30   (no registration)

Make a picnic basket with Miss Danya! You may need construction paper in brown, red, purple, green; scissors,crayons, markers
    Location: ONLINE
Friday August 27, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
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Friday August 27, 2021 -  Monday August 30, 2021 Go To Top
anim_elephant.png 2:00 PM Kids! Virtual Story and Craft (no registration) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Staff      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

NEW Virtual Story & Craft Times posted at 2pm Fridays  - will be available until the following Monday at 1:30pm!   (no registration)

What to Do If an Elephant Steps On Your Foot by Michelle Robinson   read by Miss Steph

Craft: Floppy Elephant 
Supplies: Construction paper: grey, Scissors, Glue stick, Markers or crayons, OPTIONAL: Googly eyes
    Location: ONLINE
Friday August 27, 2021 Go To Top
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
Saturday August 28, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun.png 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM SUMMER SATURDAY HOURS Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference    732 431 7220 ext7222   Mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Summer Saturday Hours.While Headquarters in Manalapan and Eastern Branch Library in Shrewsbury are open 9 am to 5pm on Saturdays, Saturday hours at following hours will be in effect 

beginning Saturday, July 3 through Saturday, August 28.

Please use our app or website for Research, Renewal, or Requests and a whole lot more! Www.MonmouthCountyLib.Org

Headquarters, Manalapan……9 to 5…..   732 431 7220 x7222

Allentown Branch …                10 to 2……609 259 7565

Atlantic Highlands Branch...         9 to 1         732 291 1956

Colts Neck Branch .................      9 to 1.......  732 431 5656

Hazlet Township Branch......... .    9 to 1  ......732 264 7164

Holmdel Branch ...................... .   9 to 1   .....732 946 4118

Howell Branch ....................... ..   .9 to 1    ....732 938 2300

Marlboro Branch ..................... ..   9 to 1    ... 732 536 9406

Ocean Township Branch ...........   9 to 1    ....732 531 5092

Oceanport Branch                        Closed _____________

Wall Township Branch ...............   9 to 1       732 449 8877

West Long Branch Library..........   9 to 1        732 222 5993  

Shrewsbury, Eastern Branch … 9 to 5      732-683-8980

 

    Location: All Branches
 
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
Sunday August 29, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
Monday August 30, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
nat_tree.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Kids! Outdoor Family Storytime - Library HQ Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Librarian   732-431-7220 x7226   
   

In person story time is back!

Meet under the trees behind the library. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 2 – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific Storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you are unable to attend.

Registration will begin on Monday, August 23, 2021 at 9 AM   

    Location: Headquarters
    Registration will begin on Monday, August 23, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
anim_alien.png 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kids! Zoom Baby and Toddler Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ocean Township - Jackie   732-531-5092   jpmoss@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Live Storytimes are back – Join Miss Jackie on Zoom!

Storytime for you and your little ones to enjoy nursery rhymes, songs, finger games, and stories!

Registration is required for all Zoom Storytimes, and begins 1 week in advance of each date.
The link will be emailed to registered participants on the morning of the program.

    Location: ONLINE
    Registration will begin on Monday, August 23, 2021 at 12:00 AM     
 
nat_tree.png 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids! Outdoor Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jodi Glashow   732-449-8877   jglashow@monmouthcountylib.org
   

In person story time is back!

Meet our new Children's Librarian Miss Jodi outside in the amphitheater at the far end of the courtyard. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 10 months – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you’ve registered and you are unable to attend.

Registration will begin on Monday, August 23, 2021 at 9:00 AM   

    Location: Wall Township
 
nat_tree.png 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids! Wall Library Outdoor Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Wall Library - Miss Jodi    732-449-8877   jglashow@monmouthcountylib.org
   

In person story time is back!

Meet our new Children's Librarian Miss Jodi outside in the amphitheater at the far end of the courtyard. The whole family is welcome to join our librarian led outdoor story time! This program is best suited for ages 10 months – 5 years old. Come spend some time outside, in the shade with us to read some books, sing songs, get moving and make summertime memories!

Space is limited; be sure to register prior to attending. Registration is required for each specific storytime date. Please bring a beach towel to sit on, one per family. Masks are optional outdoors and we thank you for social distancing. We will call or email you if we need to cancel due to inclement weather. Please call us and let us know if you’ve registered and you are unable to attend.

 

    Location: Wall Township
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nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
Tuesday August 31, 2021 Go To Top
nat_sun_trees_water.png 9:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Virtual Daytime Yoga for Wellness on Library Website 9am-5pm (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Energize with Yoga all day! Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests movements to help invigorate, focus, and activate the brain and body.

Each virtual session is about 30 minutes; this program is free, no library card needed. 

Sessions change throughout the week! Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, weekdays between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
lib_reading_together.png 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Kids! Zoom Family Storytime Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Atlantic Highlands - Lauren   732-291-1956   lgarcia@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Join us as we return for storytime on Zoom! Bring the whole family to enjoy some old classic stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays! All ages welcome!

    Location: ONLINE
    Registration will begin on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 9:00 AM     
 
nat_lotus.png 5:00 PM Virtual Evening Yoga to De-Stress and Relax (no registration needed) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Programming      mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Yoga to De-Stress and Relax Series includes Breathing, Stretching and Movement 

Unwind, improve flexibility, and relax your mind with Yoga. Master Yogi Steven Russell of Becoming Sound suggests three sequences to help de-stress your body and your mind. 

Series will continue each evening beginning at 5:00 pm and will free-cycle throughout the month. 

Click HERE  and/or access through the Library's website, evenings, daily after 5:00 pm.

Although moderate physical activity is safe for most people, health experts suggest that you talk with your doctor before you start an exercise program.

Permission to present a program on behalf of the Virtual Library or in Library facilities is not an endorsement by the Library.

This program is protected by copyright law; recording in any manner, without written agreement from the presenter, is strictly prohibited.

    Location: ONLINE
 
objects_scissors.png 6:30 PM Kids! Family Virtual Craft Time (no registration) Download Event Info Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Staff     mcl@monmouthcountylib.org
   

Find Family Craft Night creativity on the Library’s Facebook, NEW every Tuesday & Thursday at 6:30  (no registration)

Make a light house with Miss Katy ! You may need a red, white, black construction paper, craryons, markers, glue, scissors 
    Location: ONLINE
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