MIDDLETOWN, NJ - NEW programs, special events & old favorites in November @ Middletown Township Public Library for children, tweens & families.   

Middletown 350 Celebration continues! November is Time-Travel Month @ MTPL with programs for kids, tweens & teens.  Come to an American Girl tea party, learn about Weird New Jersey folklore, play games or listen to music from a bygone era and much more! Visit mtpl.org for complete details.

READ20 Reading Rewardsprogram beginning November 1st!   Middletown Township Public Library invites readers & pre-readers ages 0-18 years to take the READ20 pledge and join our reading rewards program!   Visit mtpl.org for complete details.

Simply Story time  Nov 13th 10:30am,  21st 3pm & 18th 6:30pm  We’ll gather in the Children’s Program Room for some story time fun!    Pre-registration required @mtpl.org  All ages   

NaNoWriMO-  Tuesdays in November (4th,11th,18th,25th)  4pm Computer Lab  It's National Novel Writing Month!! Your goal: Write an entire novel in 1 month! Or...create your own goal! It's up to you. Come to the library to work on your novel, or any other piece of writing. We will have writing prompts and a creative atmosphere to get your ideas flowing!  This program is for Tweens ages 9-12. 

Kids Play Group  Nov 3rd, 14th  & 18th  10:30am Caregivers can explore hands-on activities with their child & discover the importance of play.   Drop In/ All ages welcome!

My First Cooking Class Nov 12th  4pm  Ages 2-6  An early cooking class for preschoolers & kindergartners offering a safe experience (no sharp knives, no heat) making "food you can really eat."  DRESS FOR MESS  Space is limited

So YOU Want to be a Chef?  Nov 19th 2:30pm*  Cooking basics for TWEENS (ages 9-12) with Miss Ellie!  We’ll make an autumn-themed food item   Space is limited

Meet the Masters-Chasing Degas –People on the move! Nov 20th 3pm* Grades K&Up   Set your creativity loose as we discover the beauty and movement of the Master Degas!  

Special Sunday Family Event! CINDERELLA-presented by Paper Moon Puppet Theatre & MTPL  Nov 16th 2:30 pm Ages 4 &up    A very special  puppet show based on the original tale written by Charles Perrault tales. There is an interactive pre-show with the audience and audience members will be invited to see behind the scenes and to ask questions after the show.  No registration required-Seating is on a first come/first served basis for first 100 attendees. 

Yoga for Kids Nov 15th 10am   Ages 5&Up  Saturday morning yoga for kids! Not your Mom's yoga - this class will incorporate games, props, stories, music and more! Please bring your own yoga mat or a beach towel.

BLACK Friday FREE Family Event-Nov 28th 1-4pm All Ages   Celebrate family bonding with FREE family fun.  Gather up all your visiting relatives from in & out of town & head over to the library for a G -rated movie on the big screen, snacks, & take away activities.  No registration required

*Special time due to Middletown Public Schools Elementary Early Dismissal 

Pre-registration is required for all programs unless otherwise indicated.

Visit mtpl.org or call 732-671-3700x340 for more details and a complete list of programming.