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    Tradition! 50 Years of Fiddler on the Roof!
    Sunday, September 21 at 2 PM
    Library Headquarters, Manalapan

    A musical celebration with
    violinist David Podles and singer Maggie Worsdale

     

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    Author Talk: Mystery Writer Archer Mayor
    Saturday, September 20 at 2 PM
    Library Headquarters, Manalapan

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    Got Chickens?
    How to Start Your Own Backyard Flock
    Saturday, September 20 at 2 PM
    Howell Township Library

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    Meet the Monmouth County Hunt Club!
    Saturday, September 20 at 2 PM
    Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury

     

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    A Tribute to Neil Diamond:

    A  Concert with Phil Bruschi

    Saturday, September 20 at 2 PM

    Wall Township Library

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    English Conversation Classes

    begin September 9  at 7 PM for Intermediate Level

    and September 15 at 7 PM for Beginners

    Library Headquarters, Manalapan 

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Eastern Branch hosts Digital Bookmobile in Sandy outreach effort

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As part of ongoing outreach efforts to communities still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, the Digital Bookmobile National Tour will visit the Eastern Branch of the Monmouth County Library on Tuesday, October 7.

The Digital Bookmobile (www.digitalbookmobile.com) will showcase the Monmouth County Library's free eBook service Library on the Go! at the Eastern Branch in Shrewsbury on Tuesday, October7 from 1:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Readers of all ages are welcome to this free event, and are encouraged to bring their electronic devices with them for download instructions and assistance. The Eastern Branch Library is located at 1001 Route 35 in Shrewsbury 07702.

Two of the Monmouth County Library System's member libraries– Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach – remain closed after being devastated by Supertorm Sandy in October 2012. The Library's Oceanport branch has beenrelocated after flooding damage from Sandy forced the closure of Oceanport Borough Hall, where the library was located.

"We are pleased to welcome the Digital Bookmobile to the Eastern Branch, where residents of many of the Sandy-affected communities can gather to learn more about the downloadable eBook services the Monmouth County Library has to offer – technology that allows to you to access books and information on your personal electronic device," said Judi Tolchin, Acting Directorof the Monmouth County Library System.

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Meet the Author: Nomi Eve at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters

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nomieveCome hear an impressive new voice in fiction, as author Nomi Eve visits Monmouth County Library Headquarters in Manalapan on Sunday, October 5 to read from her new novel, Henna House.

The program will begin at 2 PM at Library Headquarters, which is located at 125 Symmes Drive in Manalapan 07726

Eve's first book, The Family Orchard, was a Book-of-the-Month club main selection and nominated for a National Jewish Book Award. Eve has a masters degree in fiction writing from Brown University and has worked as a writer for The Village Voice and New York Newsday. She currently is a lecturer in the creative writing program at Bryn Mawr College.

Her newest book, Henna House, is an intimate family portrait that moves across the panorama of history. An evocative and stirring novel, the story centers on a young woman living in the fascinating and rarely portrayed community of Yemenite Jews of the mid-20th century.

From the traditions of the Yemenite Jews, to the far-ranging devastation of the Holocaust, to the birth of the State of Israel, Henna House offers an unforgettable coming-of-age story and a textured chronicle of a fascinating period in the 20th century. Only a handful of Jews remain in Yemen today. In Henna House, Eve explores the rich traditions and  customs of the now forgotten and once vibrant community of Yemenite Jews with spirit and warmth..

For more information on this program, please call 732-431-7220 x7222.

Try the new Monmouth County Library mobile app!

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Now you can take the Monmouth County Library wherever you roam with the Library’s free app! The MonCo Library app is now available for download.

Need to renew that book? With the new app, you can do it from your smart phone or tablet. Search for titles, use research databases, check on upcoming programs – all that and more is just a screen touch away!

Log on to www.monmouth.boopsie.com and download the MonCo Library app to the device of your choice. The app is free and available for mobile devices running Apple IOS, Android, Windows phone and Amazon Kindle with tablet.

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Register now for fall US Citizenship class

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flagDo you want to become a United States citizen? Get help to prepare for the U.S. citizenship test at the Monmouth County Library Headquarters in Manalapan this fall.

Library Headquarters will hold an 11-week program to help those who wish to take the citizenship test. The classes will be held on Tuesdays from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

The class schedule will be as follows: September 9, 16 and 30; October 7, 14, 21 and 28, November 18 and 25; and December 2 and 9.

You must register for this program, either by phone, in person at the library, or online. Space is limited. Registration begins Monday, August 4.

To register by phone, please call 732-431-7220, x7222. To register in person, come to the reference desk at Library Headquarters, located at 125 Symmes Drive in Manalapan.

To register online, go to the Library webpage at www.monmouthcountylib.org and click on the link contained in the calendar of events under the dates of the courses.

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