Readers of all ages will exercise their minds this summer with the “On Your Mark, Get Set....Read!” Summer Reading Program. Explore sports, games, and movement through books, activities, science experiments, art projects, and more. Accept the challenge to try new things, work together to set records, and of course read some great books and earn fabulous prizes!
Join the fun at the Monmouth County Library! To participate in the club, click here or on the slideshow link above to register and log your reading beginning June 1. Visit the library to check out books and pick up prizes! For mobile device access: http://nj.evanced.info/monmouth/sr/homepage.asp
Vaction 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.
August 2 *Cartooning & Clay Animation by DoOdle Dude Art Kaney
August 4 *Yoga for Kids! (Grades K+) Presented by MC 4-H Youth Development
August 15 Miss Amy's Fitness Rock & Roll Concert (Everyone welcome)
August 11 *Treat Yourself Right! Meet K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital Dr. Bernard (All ages)
August 18 *Martial Arts 4 Kidz (All ages) with Sensei Chad Ruff of USA Karate & Fitness Center
July 26 *Sewing Classes! (Ages 10-14)
August 11 *Family Bingo Night - Bingo & Pizza - Sponsored by Bayshore Family Success Center
August 18 Live Animal Show: Survival of the Fittest by Eyes of the Wild (All ages)
August 3 *The Lizard Guys Live Reptiles (All ages)
August 10 *Build It! Summer Project by Freehold Home Depot (Ages 3 1/2 and up)
Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury
August 9 *Great Big Faces with Cartoonist Paul Merklein (Grades 3-7)
August 13 *Yoga with Miss Alice (Ages 3 1/2 and up)
August 15 *Fitness Rock & Roll with Miss Amy's Kids (Families, ages 3 and up)
August 20 *It's Cool to Be Kind MCSPCA Program; MC Sheriff's K-9 Unit Demo; Dog Parade & Crafts!
August 24 *Meet the Authors of My Backpack Pal, Robin & Chris Stella - All ages
July 26 *Yoga for Kids! by Youth Stages (Grades K+)
August 15 *One-Man Circus! Performance by Kevin Carr (Bring the family)
August 8 *Presely & Melody Interactive Music Show (Grades Pre-K to 4)
August 15 Dan The Science Man Weissman Chemical Magic Plus (Ages 7-12)
August 3 Meridian Health presents Hopscotch Eating Right! (All ages)
August 10 *Super Foods! Presented by Rutgers Cooperative Extension 4-H (Grades K and up)
August 15 Turtle Dance Music! (All ages)
July 28 *Butterfly Show (Ages 5+ with a second show for Grades 3+) Bring a t-shirt to paint!
August 11 *Cardboard Challenge (Ages 4+ and families)
August 11, 18, 25 & September 1 Attend a series of Star Wars movies (All ages)
August 31 Movie Matinee: Zootopia (PG) (All ages) & Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG) (All ages)
August 11 *Kid's Yoga with Miss Alice (Ages 2 and up)
August 18 *Lizard Guys followed by a pizza lunch (All ages)
July 28 *Tweens! Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream with Wondergy (Grades 3-6)
West Long Branch
July 27 *Hulahonney Hawaiian Dance Show (All ages)
August 3 *Martial Arts 4 Kidz (Ages 4+) with Carolos Des Jardin of WLB Martial Arts
August 10 *Meet Dr. Bernard & Friends from K. Hovnanian Children's Hospital (All ages)
*Please note these events require registration or free tickets.