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    Be a Hero and Join the Summer Reading Club!

    Click here to get started; clubs run through August 8.

    Choose the Read-to-Me Club for super listeners or

    Vacation Reading Club if you are reading on your own.

    Visit your library for books and to pick up your prizes!

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    Superhero Magic Show! Ages 3 and up with families

    Monday, August 3 from 4:15 to 5:00 pm

    Registration required by calling 732-536-9406

    Marlboro Branch

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       Subzero Heroes - All Ages

     Waddle in & see a penguin from Jenkinson's Aquarium!

     Wednesday, August 5 at 4:00 pm

     West Long Branch Library

  •      Fit 4 Kids Soccer Sue    

    Fit 4 Kids! Ages 5 & up

    Learn about eating right & exercising through music & magic!

    Wednesday, August 5 from 4:00 to 4:45 pm

    Pick up FREE tickets at the Children's Desk

    Headquarters, Manalapan

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     Rock Like a Superhero with Fred Stein


     Thursday, August 6 at 10:30 am


     Howell Branch 

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       Yoga Kid Warriors - Ages 5 and up

     Wednesday, August 12 from 4:30 to 5:00 pm

     Registration required by calling 732-222-5993

     West Long Branch Library 

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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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Every Hero Has a Story - 2015 Summer Reading Program PDF Print E-mail

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There is still time to join the summer reading club fun at the Monmouth County Library! This year’s theme, Every Hero Has a Story, celebrates many types of heroes: the heroes who have made their marks on history; the heroes in our communities; and high-profile superheroes.

Discover your inner superhero by joining the club! Here’s how: click here here or on the slideshow link above to register and log your reading. Visit the library to pick up prizes and check out great books to read! Mobile device access:

For more information, watch our Summer Reading Club video here.

Vacation Reading Club (VRC) Kick-off and Summer Events

Check the online calendar or children's program fliers for more details. Events with an asterisk (*) require registration or free tickets.

Headquarters, Manalapan

August 5  Superhero Muscle Man Mike and Soccer Sue with high-energy fun & fitness

Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury

August 11 *Nature Nick’s live animal show with heroes of the animal kingdom

August 18 *Beyond Thor: Viking heroes, museum artifacts, rune stone craft


August 6   Subzero Heroes: Live Penguin Show from Jenkinson's Aquarium

August 8   Meet the 501st Legion for photo opp with heroes from Star Wars

Atlantic Highlands

August 13  End-of-Summer Party with Fit 4 Kids and Muscle Man Mike!

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August 3   Fit 4 Kids Magic Show Starring Rocky Rabbit


August 3   *Superhero Training Camp

August 13  *Super Heroes of Invention


August 6   Rock Like Superheroes with music by Fred Stein (“The Fred Guy”)

August 12  Final Event: Magic Show by The Amazing V!


August 3   *Super Magic Show with Muscle Man Mike and Rocky Rabbit


August 13 *Superhero Magic Show with The Amazing Z!

West Long Branch

August 5   Subzero Heroes: Live Penguin Show from Jenkinson's Aquarium

* Please note these events require registration or free tickets.


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 view our Superspeedway to Information slideshow for a step-by-step explanation on how to use our databases. 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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