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  • Launchpad

    Now Available! Playaway Launchpads for Ages 3 - 7

    The kids-only learning tablet is here!

    For in-library use at all branches

  • Movie Reel 

    Zootopia (PG) @ 10:00 am

    Kung Fu Panda 3 (PG) @ 2:00 pm

    Children under 5 MUST be accompanied by an adult

    Wednesday, August 31

    Ocean Township Branch

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    Dancing Bears Music - Ages 1-3 years old

    Register here, stop in, or call 732-431-7220 x 7226

    Thursday, September 1 from 9:30-10:15 OR 10:30-11:15 am

    Headquarters, Manalapan

  • Craft Supplies

    Make-and-Take Crafts - All ages

    Thursday, September 1 from 2:00 - 4:30 pm

    Stop in & choose a craft - no registration required

    Oceanport Branch

  • Labor-Day-Picnic-Clip-Art-Pictures

       Monmouth County Libraries are closed

     on Monday, September 5 

     Happy Labor Day!

  • Road Chip

    Family Movie Matinee - All ages - Rated PG

    Register in person, call 732-222-5993 or click here

    Wednesday, September 7 from 3:00-4:30 pm

    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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Launchpads at the Library! PDF Print E-mail

LaunchpadA new tech tool, Playaway Launchpad, has come to the Children’s Department of the Monmouth County Library System. Available in all 13 library branches, these child-friendly tablets are pre-loaded with ten high-quality, ad-free learning apps grouped by age and grade level. Each simple-to-use bright orange tablet has a 7” high-definition touch screen and is durable enough to withstand heavy use by little hands. Each has a unique theme, which may include princesses, animals, dinosaurs, transportation, art, and more, in subject areas that help build English language arts, math, and science skills. Launchpads are targeted for either ages 3-5 or 5-7 and can be borrowed with a Monmouth County Library card or valid driver’s license for in-library use. Headphones accompany each tablet and ensure a quiet environment in which to explore and create. Visit your local branch today to experience one of the library’s latest fun learning tools!

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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