MIDDLETOWN, NJ - Middletown Township Public Library has scheduled the following activities at the main library located at 55 New Monmouth Road. For more information call 732-671-3700 x320.

ADULTS

February Art Exhibit:  Nantucket Wild by Rebecca Harper—Oil Paintings and Ink Drawings

Opening Reception:  Saturday February 5th, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

All are welcome to attend

 

Monday, February 7

7:00 p.m.  “Ten Great Strategies for Sales Professionals, Job Seekers, and Everyone Else

A Job Help Center Program

Presented by Frank Somma  Community Room

 

7:00 p.m.  PC Literacy—Introduction to the computer, including keyboard and mousing skills. Computer Lab

Tuesday, February 8

7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

A Celebration of Chinese New Year

(rescheduled from last week)

 

Presenter Kristine Galasi will explore the cultural traditions that usher in the Chinese Lunar New Year.  Discover the vibrant traditions of this fascinating celebration as we welcome in the Year of the Rabbit!

12:30 – 2:30 PM

English as a Second Language

Facilitated by trained and certified Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County

Group Study Room

12:30 p.m. Knit with Joan Corby

New members are always welcome at this informal knitting circle.  Community Room

7:00 p.m.  PowerPoint

Learn to use this popular presentation application.  Computer Lab

 

Free One-on-One Computer Training with Paul and David

By appointment only—on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Wednesday, February 9

10:00 a.m.

Mystery Book Discussion Group moderated by Renee Cohen

“Sweet Man is Gone” by Peggy Erhart—discussion followed by author talk

 

SCORE—counseling for current and prospective small business owners offered by

experienced, retired business owners and managers.  Wednesday evenings by appointment only—

call 732-671-3700 x320

 

Thursday, February 10

5:30 p.m. Sci-Fi Book & Film Group

“Forbidden Planet” (1956) Screening followed by discussion

 

6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

eBook/eReader Expo

Get the most out of your eReader (Learn how to download books from the library for free!)

Community Room

 

Friday, February 11

Director’s Choice Book Discussion Group moderated by Susan O’Neal

9:00 a.m. Coffee—9:30 a.m. Discussion

“Crossers” by Philip Caputo

Sunday, February 13

New! Second Sunday Concert Series

2:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Jazz and Blues Concert with Jennifer Jordan and Mike Barris

Classic blues and jazz of the ‘20s and ‘30s, and love songs for Valentine’s Day


IN THE TEEN ZONE

 

Tween Tuesday

February 8

3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Games, crafts, book talks, snacks

 

Wednesday, February 9

7:15 – 8:00 p.m. Reading Buddies

Children’s Services Department

 

Sunday, February 13

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Teen Fiction Book Club

Bring a book you’ve already read.  Teen Zone

 


CHILDREN’S DEPARTMENT

(Registration required for all programs)

Monday, February 7

4:00 – 4:45 p.m.

Unload some love for your valentine—school-age craft.  Ages 4 – 9 (food allergy alert)

Tuesday, February 8

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Toddlers on Parade

Wednesday, February 9

7:15– 8:00 p.m.

Reading Buddies with Teen Volunteers (Grades 1-3)

Thursday, February 10

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Mother Goose—ages 0-23 months