MIDDLETOWN, NJ – The following activities are held at the Main Branch of the Middletown Township Public Library, 55 New Monmouth Street:


Tuesday July 19th

Computer Class with Renee—cancelled this week only -will resume next week.               

12:00 p.m. BCUG Workshop


We treat each of our patients as part of the family at Atlantic Highlands Animal Hospital. We offer top-quality surgical and dental treatments for cats and dogs. For the best pet care in the Atlantic Highlands, NJ, call us at (732) 291-4400.

PC Roundtable: Bring your computer hard drive and software issues for assistance and advice


Registration @ Reference Desk or call 732-671-3700 x320


12:30 p.m. – 2: 30 p.m. Social Knitting Group led by Joan Korby

If you don’t know how to knit we’ll teach you at this social needlework circle—share projects and expertise.   Registration not required.  Community Room


1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Scrabble Club led by Renee Cohen

You don’t have to be an expert to enjoy this challenging game in a social setting.  Registration not required.  Community Room

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

Tuesdays & Thursdays

By appointment only. Registration @ Reference Desk or call 732-671-3700 x320


Wednesday July 20th

11:00 a.m. ListenNJ Tech Talk

Learn how to download audio books and eBooks online from ListenNJ the library’s downloadable service. Computer Lab



Wednesday Evenings by appointment only

Counseling for current and prospective small business owners offered by retired business owners and managers.  A Job Resource Center Program  Registration @ Reference Desk or call 732-671-3700 x320


Thursday July 21st

                7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Dan Wilensky Quartet


Enjoy an evening concert with saxophonist Dan Wilensky and his New York quartet featuring Mark Soskin, piano; Dean Johnson, bass; and Tony Moreno, drums.  A mix of standards and Wilensky’s original songs will be performed. Community Room Tickets are not required.


   Coming Events:  “Love’s Labour’s Lost” performed by the Next Stage Ensemble of the Shakespeare Theater of NJ

on Thursday, August 11th, 12:00 pm (free tickets required)



All Teen/Tween programs take place in the Teen Zone unless otherwise indicated.

Register at the Reference Desk or by emailing [email protected]


Tuesday July 19th

                8:00 – 8:45 p.m. Aussie Funk Jam Workshop with Lindsey Dank


Learn to play the didgeridoo—a wind instrument developed by indigenous Australians.  Cool, funky, and unique! 

Wednesday July 20th

                10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Reading Buddies Drop-In       

One-on-one mentoring to improve reading skills

Teens partner with beginning readers in Grades 1-3.  Registration not required.

               Community Room


Thursday July 21st

                3:00 – 4:00 p.m.  Cupcake Art (Community Room)


                Create your own unique and edible piece of art.


Saturday July 23rd

                1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Art Club


Ages 13-18


Registration is required for all Children’s programs. 

Children must be accompanied by an adult at all times.


Monday July 18th

                10:00 – 10:30 a.m. OR 10:30 – 11:00 a.m. Toddler Time New Program!

Terrific 2’s and 3’s

An opportunity for parents and caregivers to meet, relax, and to play along with their 2 & 3 year-olds.  Group size is limited to allow children to play together comfortably and safely—please sign up in advance.  Toys will be provided.

Tuesday July 19th

                4:00 – 4:30 p.m. “Who Am I” Kids Craft


                Design your own mask.  Ages 4 – 9

7:00 – 7:45 p.m.  Didgeridoo Down Under with Lindsey Dank

Australia-themed show celebrates the didgeridoo as a musical, cultural, and global icon.  Lindsay Dank presents a high-energy performance that successfully combines music, character building, motivation, and entertainment! Ages 5+  Free tickets available at the Children’s Services Desk


Wednesday July 20th

                10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Reading Buddies Drop-In       

One-on-one mentoring to improve reading skills

Teens partner with beginning readers in Grades 1-3.  Registration not required.

               Community Room


Thursday July 21st

                10:00 – 10:45 a.m.  Playtime for Babies


Socialization is an important skill for all ages: babies interact and play as parents and caregivers exchange tips and advice, and make new friends.  0-23 months.  Community Room

                7:00 – 8:00 p.m.  Reading Buddies Drop-In          


One-on-one teen mentoring to improve reading skills

Registration not required. Community Room


Friday July 22nd

                12:00 p.m. Lunch @ the Movies

“Treasure Planet” (PG) based on the novel Treasure Island

Bring lunch and cool off while enjoying the film on the big screen in the Community Room.  Ages 6-11 with an adult   FOOD ALLERGY ALERT!

                4:00 – 4:30 p.m. Travel the World @ MTPL

                Fridays in July

Fantastic 4’s and 5’s

Explore places and cultures without baggage fees or jet lag.  A different part of the globe will be visited each week to experience stories, games and activities enjoyed by four and five year olds in that part of the world.  Sign up weekly!

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Allan Dean is editor, publisher, and founder of the Atlantic Highlands Herald. Published since 1999 and selected in 2000 by the Borough of Atlantic Highlands as one of their official newspapers, making...