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  •              President's Day           

    Monmouth County Libraries are closed

    Monday, February 19 

  •          makers     

    Join Us for Makers Day!

    Fun for the entire family

    Saturday, March 10 from 12 noon-4:00 pm

    Headquarters, Manalapan 

  •  Brilliant

    #TBR: TotallyBrilliantTweens - Grades 3-7

    Check out the #TBT Pop-up Spot for

    Totally Brilliant Things all month long!

    Hazlet Township Branch

  • Family Storytime

    Family Frolic Storytime

    Ages 10 months to 4 years, with parent/caregiver

    Join us for interactive stories and songs!

    Wednesdays in February from 1:30-2:00 pm

    Holmdel Branch

  • Movie Reel and Books

    Family Film Storytime - Ages 3+ with parent/caregiver

    Animated short adaptations of classic picture books

    Wednesday, February 21 from 1:30-2:00 pm OR 4:15-4:45 pm

    Wall Township Branch 

  • Ellen Williams Rugters Ext

    Create a Puppet and Become the Character - Grades 1-4

    Puppetry workshop by Rutgers Cooperative Extension

    Register here, in person, or call 732-229-2626 

    Thursday, February 22 from 4:00-4:45 pm

    Oceanport Branch

Upcoming Childrens Events


Storytime programs and special events for children of all ages are offered at the Monmouth County Library Branches.  "Click here to see Branch programming". Some programs require registration so please check with your Branch Location.
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NJ Makers Day PDF Print E-mail

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Saturday, March 10 between 12 noon and 4:00 pm at the Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive in Manalapan, guests of all ages and interests will have the opportunity to get hands-on with technology, engineering and other creative activities. Celebrate the maker movement at our fourth annual event! Be inspired and have fun while trying something new with innovative, hands-on learning.

This family-friendly activity is part of a state-wide maker initiative including demonstrations, exhibits and interactive experiences. Everyone is welcome!

With much appreciation for activities and experiences presented by:

  • 4-H Art Advisory Club
  • Author Annie Silvestro
  • Basketball Dribble Challenge
  • Beats for a Cause Boomwhacker Band
  • Boy Scout Troop and Pack 157
  • Bricks 4 Kidz: Gear up LEGO® projects
  • Color a Smile: Artwork for Distribution to Military Personnel 
  • Deep Cut Bonsai Society
  • Enjoy Explore India Block Printing 
  • FIRST Tech Challenge Robotics Teams Sponsored by Manasquan H.S.
  • Friends of Monmouth County Library
  • Future Factory: Virtual Reality Demonstration
  • Garden State Marquetry Club
  • Geocaching with Rachel Casey
  • Girl Scouts of the Jersey Shore 
  • Great Beads for Good Causes by Gloria Gross
  • Hearts and Horseshoes 4H Youth Club of NJ
  • Li'l Makers Area: Designed for ages 5 and under and their caregivers
  • Makey Makey® Invention Building
  • Master Gardeners of Monmouth County
  • Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office
  • My A to Z Rug with Educator Danna Gal
  • Nature’s Crayons Notecards with Pat Eisemann
  • Ocean Township Intermediate School: Hydroponic planters & water purification straws
  • Plum Crazy Robotics: Robotic soccer
  • Rogue Rovers Underwater Robotics from High Tech High School
  • Rubik’s Cube Champions Adam Vetser and Daniel Goodman
  • Stem Projects Including: Rocket Shooters, Paper Spinners, Slime, Craft Stick         Puzzles, Cardboard Building Components
  • Sussex County Poultry Fanciers Presents Mary Hussey's Backyard Flock
  • Super Science for Kids: Science lab creations
  • And more!

Make-and-take activities, demonstrations, exhibits and hands-on, interactive experiences for everyone, from 3 to 103!

No registration required.

To learn more about NJ Makers Day, visit  Join the many participating libraries, museums and businesses statewide. See you there!

Just a click away - Electronic Resources for Children PDF Print E-mail

Just a click awayelechelp. Do you need homework help? Do you need to find research material right now? Do you need to pin down a fact? Let the Library's Electronic Resources for Children help you and your child – 24/7, 365 days a year!

It's simple: Just click on the purple Homework Help button on top of this page. This will take you to a page full of helpful information and useful links.

You can click on the Children's Electronic Resources link at the top of the page for a listing of digital books and information sources. You can scroll down the page for a chart of helpful Homework Links broken down by subject.

Grab a bookmark at your library to get a directory of topic keywords/digital resources to make your search even easier. Then, choose a resource from the online listing and click the link to search either at a library computer or from your home computer. Have your library card handy if you're working from home.



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