MIDDLETOWN, NJ - A listing of activities at the Middletown Township Public Library for the week of Sunday, September 26th, 2010:

Sunday, September 26

3:00 – 4:30 p.m.

Music Open Mic moderated by Tony Sloan

Free, friendly Open Mic—all musicians and performers are welcome!

Location: Community Room

Monday September 27, 2010

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Kaplan Strategies for PSAT Testing
A one-hour workshop for parents and students to learn how to score higher on admissions tests using key Kaplan strategies.  Test format, content and various questions are reviewed. This is a follow-up to the PSAT practice test taken on September 19th, but all are welcome.  Please register at the Reference Desk or call 732-671-3700 x320.  Location: Computer Lab

Tuesday September 28

BCUG Workshop

12:00 p.m. PC Roundtable

Bring your problem or computer for expert troubleshooting and advice.
Location: Computer Lab

12:30 p.m. Knit with Joan

Informing knitting circle led by Joan Corby. Learn to knit and join other needle-crafters in a social knitting and needlework group. Location:  Community Room

1:00 p.m. Scrabble Club with Renee Cohen

Join the lively group playing this challenging word game. Newcomers are welcome at any time.

Register at the Reference Desk or call Renee at 732-671-3700 x325

7:00 p.m. Conversational English Class

In partnership with the Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County For adults 18+ for whom English is not their native language. Facilitated by trained and certified LVMC volunteer tutors.

Wednesday, September 29

The Job Help Center is offering two programs on Wednesday:

10:00 a.m. Job Resources with Megan Wianecki

Learn how to use the Internet for Job Hunting and Networking

Register at the Reference Desk or call 732-671-3700 x320 or 321

Location: Computer Lab

2:00 p.m. Learn to Use mySkills myFuture with Alyssa Rosen

A new free online tool to help job seekers

Register at the Reference Desk or call 732-671-3700 x320 or 321

Location: Computer Lab

7:00 p.m. QuickBooks Class with John Corbett, CPA

Register at the Reference Desk or call 732-671-3700 x320 or 321

Location: Computer Lab

Thursday, September 30
9:30 a.m. Library Champions Club
Join Library Director Susan O'Neal for an informal and social get together over coffee. The Library Champions Club will discuss how the library can serve you best and give you information about how the economy is affecting libraries in New Jersey.  Have the chance to inform and educate each other on library services and news of mutual interest.

11:00 a.m. Back Office Tour with Susan O’Neal
You are familiar with the library's public space—now visit the back rooms. See how new books get processed.

Learn how hundreds of magazines stay organized. View the main computers and more. Tour lasts 45-60 minutes. Limited to 10 people per tour. Pre-register at the Reference Desk or call Wendy at 732-671-3703. Adults only please.

Questions or comments?  Email programs@mtpl.org.  We will never share your email address. For more information visit mtpl.org.

Middletown Main Library is located 55 New Monmouth Rd – mtpl.org – 732-671-3700 x320