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  • Walnuts

    Optimal Heart Health or How to Live to Be 100

    with a Healthy Heart and Brain!

    Presented by Dr. Vivian Kominos, MD FACC

    Thursday, October 24 at 7 pm

    Headquarters, Manalapan 

  • Handbell Ringers

    Exultation Ringers Handbell Concert 

    Tuesday, October 29 at 7 pm

    Headquarters, Manalapan

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    Veterans: Everything You Need to Know about PTSD & TBI

    Co-sponsored with Manalapan Township and 
    Manalapan Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee

    Monday, October 21 at 6 PM 

    Headquarters, Manalapan 

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    The Right Career for You: 

    Library Career Center Workshop

    Monday, October 21 at 1 pm

    Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury

  • Carol Erickson

    Great American Songbook Concert

    With Carol Erickson & Bob McHugh

    Thanks to Colts Neck Library Friends

    Saturday, October 19 at 2 pm

    Colts Neck Branch  

    Bob McHugh
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    Save the Date! Book Club Festival

    For National Reading Group Month

    Saturday, October 19 from 10 am to 4 pm

    Headquarters, Manalapan


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  • Battle of Brooklyn

    The Battle of Brooklyn

    Lecture by Barry Singer,

    Historical Society of Princeton

    Thursday, October 24  at 2 pm

    Headquarters, Manalapan

  • Bruschi

    To Spend One Night with You: Doo Wop's Love Songs

    Performance by Phil Bruschi 

    Friday, October 25 at 1:30 pm

    Wall Township Branch

  • Warren Vache

    Warren Vaché and Friends Jazz Concert

    With support of Friends of Monmouth County Library 

    Sunday, October 27 at 2 pm

    Headquarters, Manalapan 

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Did you know? Now, you can download magazines!

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flipster readingThe Monmouth County Library is now offering downloadable magazines through two new offerings:Flipster and RBdigital for Libraries. Flipster gives you access to selected magazines from home (if you have a valid library card) or from the library.  There are magazines for children, teens and adults.  Magazines include lifestyle magazines such as Elle, Vegetarian Times, Country Living and O, the Oprah Magazine. Teens can read Girls' Life and Seventeen and children can see the latest from Ranger Rick, Discovery Girls and Odyssey, a science-oriented magazine. Looking for a new recipe?  You can find the exciting new recipes and food tips from the Food Network, Food and Wine, Clean Eating and Cooking Light

Magazines can be downloaded to an iPad, iPad Mini and Android tablet.  You can find out what is available and download them here.  And, if you want more information about how to get started with Flipster, check out the video.  You can also find Flipster under our Research tab at the top of the page. Once there, you can find Flipster on the right side under database quick links.  While you are there, you can see the many other exciting informational tools available from the library.

RBdigital for Libraries includes such popular magazines as Cook's InternationalClean EatingSaveur and  Organic Life to help with those New Year's Resolutions.  They also offer other magazines such as MacworldiPhone and The New York Review of Books.  They can be downloaded to your computer or mobile device.  Check out what Zinio has to offer here from home or at the library.


Find it at the Monmouth County Library

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We can help you find it!

We have a lot to offer at the Monmouth County Library. We have events scheduled throughout our branches for adults, families, children and teens. Find more information about these events on our webpages for teens and children.

You can easily find this information and more using our new mobile app.  You can download it here. You can access your library account, put books and DVDs on hold, check the hours at our branches and follow our events using this app. 

We have eBooks and audiobooks available to download to your eReader or mobile device from our Library on the Go. You need to have a resident library card to use this service.

We have plenty of databases to help you with your research for work, school or home.  Click here to find out what is available.  You can learn a foreign language, trace your family tree, find out more about stocks and investments, read newspapers and find literary criticism that be used for school projects or general interest.  Many of these databases can be used at home if you are a library cardholder and of course, they can be used at your local branch.   Want to find a good magazine? We also have just added Flipster which allows you to download magazines to your iPad, iPad mini and Android tablet.  You can download magazines at the library or from home with your library card.  Check out this video to find out more about Flipster. 

What should you read next? Find it here or at Novelist Plus under our Research tab or ask your local librarian. 

Headquarters in Manalapan and the Eastern Branch in Shrewsbury have received grants from the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development to provide 25 hours of career assistance.  Our staff will help you navigate the NJ Career Connections site and will also present 2 workshops a month for jobseekers.

Come in and visit your local branch. Get a library card, find out what books and DVDs are available. Keep up with our happenings and see photos by following us on Facebook. Check out our YouTube page for video clips from our concerts and programs.  Follow us on Pinterest  to find out what books we like and what books are being discussed at our branches.

Hope to see you at the Monmouth County Library.  We are here to help you find it (whatever you need).


Just a click away - Electronic Resources for Children

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Just a click awayelechelp. Do you need homework help? Do you need to find research material right now? Do you need to pin down a fact? Let the Library's Electronic Resources for Children help you and your child – 24/7, 365 days a year!

It's simple: Just click on the purple Homework Help button on top of this page. This will take you to a page full of helpful information and useful links.

You can click on the Children's Electronic Resources link at the top of the page for a listing of digital books and information sources. You can scroll down the page for a chart of helpful Homework Links broken down by subject.

Grab a bookmark at your library to get a directory of topic keywords/digital resources to make your search even easier. Then, choose a resource from the online listing and click the link to search either at a library computer or from your home computer. Have your library card handy if you're working from home.

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