mt libraryMIDDLETOWN, NJ - The Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Road, Middletown, has scheduled the following programs for the week of December 7th-13th.  Contact the library for pre-registration and for more information at 732-671-3700.

READ20 Reading Rewards Present your completed reading log/calendar before SUNDAY, December 14th & receive your READ20 Reading Rewards!

One Book, One Community- The library is joining the celebration that’s uniting the whole county in discussion, literacy, education, & local arts events - all centered around one book: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

December 1st-13th we are celebrating with themed crafts, programs & book raffles featuring The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle and more! *SIMPLY Storytime Mon,Dec 8th @10:30am(All Ages) *WINTER Picture Book Bingo- Wed, Dec 10th @4pm Gr K-5 

The initiative culminates with the production of The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Eric Carle Favorites, Dec 19 -22, 2014 @ the Two River Theater in Red Bank.

Kids Playgroup- Tuesday, Dec 9th @10:30am (no registration req’d) PLAY IS A CHILD’S WORK!

READ to a Dog– Tuesday, Dec 9th @7pm (Independent readers only-grades K-6)
Read to a therapy dog @ the library! This program encourages children to read by providing a non-judgmental listener in our furry friends.

SIMPLY Storytime Wed, Dec 10th @ 6:30pm (All Ages)

Gingerbread House Building for TWEENS! Thurs, Dec 11th @3:45pm Tweens(Ages 9-12) Let's get messy & create our very own Gingerbread Houses in time for the Holidays!

MOTHER GOOSE- Fri, Dec 12th @10am (0-32 months)

HOLIDAY Finger Knitting Fun 4 TWEENS– Sat, Dec 13th 11am OR 2pm Tweens(Ages 9-12) The holidays are fast approaching. Join us for a lesson in finger knitting and create a gift for a friend or loved one.

DROP IN Events all month long-
Enjoy some spontaneous fun, get help, practice a skill or make new friends in our drop-in programs throughout the month of December @ Middletown Township Public Library. We offer American Sign Language instruction, Math Tutoring, LEGO’s, Scrabble & Chess for Kids, TEEN Tutoring & Reading Buddies. There’s always an art project to create or a puzzle to be solved in the Discovery Zone.

Visit mtpl.org for a detailed calendar of events.