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       Take Your Child to the Library Day

       Get in on the fun - Stop by your local branch!

            Click here for info

       Saturday, February 6


  • Duct Tape Rose

    Tween Craft: Duct Tape Roses - Ages 8 - 13

    Registration by calling 732-222-5993

    Wednesday, February 10 at 4:00 pm

    West Long Branch Library 

  • Beyond the Laces

    Meet the Author! Bob Salomon - Grades K & up

    Beyond the Laces - a football story about kindness

    Wednesday, February 10 from 4:15 - 5:00 pm

    Howell Branch

  • Duct Tape Rose

    Tween Craft: Duct Tape Roses - Ages 8 - 13

    Registration by calling 609-259-7565

    Thursday, February 11 at 4:00 pm

    Allentown Branch

  • Trinket Boxes

     Tweens! Trinket Boxes for Grades 3 - 5

     Register online at

     Thursday, February 11 from 4:15 to 4:50 pm

     Marlboro Branch

  • Valentine cards

    Family Fun Valentine Saturday! 

    Create a homemade valentine for someone special

    No registration. All ages, under 5 with an adult only.

    Saturday, February 13 from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

    Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury

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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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Take Your Child to the Library Day is Saturday, February 6 PDF Print E-mail


Saturday, February 6 is Take Your Child to the Library Day! This international initiative encourages families around the globe to take their children to the local library. Celebrate the library's importance in the life of a child, and join in the fun of library services and programs for children and families. Click here to learn more about what makes this day special at your local Monmouth County Library branch!

Save the Date for Frosty Frolics! Family Event PDF Print E-mail

 Storytime StageMark your calendar and save the date! Frosty Frolics Family Event will take place on Saturday, February 20, 2016. Enjoy winter-themed activities and adventures at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters in Manalapan. Beginning at 11:00 am, experience a heartwarming Winter Wonderland celebration of snow, sneezes and itchy snowsuits with this lively show by Storytime Stage of NYC. Incorporating movement, award-winning songs and a healthy dose of imagination, this performance will delight audiences of all ages. There will be a blend of fun-filled, fast-paced participation, performance, and lots of pretending. The show runs approximately 45 minutes and will be held on the Lower Gallery stage.

Then, take a break for intermission! Stop by the Lower Gallery to make-and-take a sparkly snowflake! Limited supplies will be provided at the conclusion of our Storytime Stage event. Have a quick lunch, and then join us for another special program.Frozen Ballerinas

From 2:30 to 3:30 pm, it’s time for A Frozen Adventure in Music, Dance & Story for all ages. The Red Bank Performing Arts Ensemble will present a wintery tale of two sisters, an evil prince and a lovable snowman! Feel free to wear your favorite royal outfit for this entertaining and exclusive show featuring a talented cast of performers from across the state.

Registration is not required. Mark your calendar and save the date for a visit the library on Saturday, February 20, beginning at 11:00 am. Events will be held on the Lower Gallery level at the Library Headquarters, 125 Symmes Drive, Manalpan, NJ 07726. Phone 732-431-7220 x 7226. We look forward to seeing you!

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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