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    Join Us for Makers Day!

    Hands-on fun for the entire family

    Saturday, March 23 from 12:00-4:00 pm

    Headquarters, Manalapan 

  • littleBits

    littleBits Makers Workshop - ages 6-10

    Use circuits and magnets to design cool gadgets! 

    Click here to register 

    Wednesday, February 20 from 4:15 pm to 4:45 pm 

    Wall Township Branch 

  • tennis

    Tennis, Anyone? Celebrate Play Tennis Day - Ages 2 and Up

    Come hear sports stories and make a balloon tennis racket! 

    Click here to register 

    Saturday, February 23 from 11:00 - 11:30 am 

    Eastern Branch - Shrewsbury 



  • teeth

    Keep that Happy Healthy Smile! - Ages 3 1/2 and up

    A fun interactive, lesson on dental habits presented by Tender Smiles 4 Kids! 

    Click here to register 

    Thursday, February 21 from 4:00- 4:30 pm 

    Oceanport Branch

  •     birdhouse

    Beautiful Birdhouses- Recommended for ages 5-8

    Paint and decorate your very own birdhouse! 

    Click here to register

    Wednesday February 27 from 4:15 - 4:45 pm 

    Wall Township 

  • Dr. Seuss Birthday

    Family Fun Saturday: Dr. Seuss Fest! - Ages 3 and up 

    Stories, games, a craft! 

    Click here to register

    Saturday, March 2 from 11:00 - 11:30 am 

    Eastern Branch, Shrewsbury

Upcoming Childrens Events


Storytime programs and special events for children of all ages are offered at the Monmouth County Library Branches.  "Click here to see Branch programming". Some programs require registration so please check with your Branch Location.
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galelogo DK Eyewitness Books In the Library | From Home  View digital versions of this popular reference series. Listen, if you prefer, and/or translate the text into different world languages. (Many of the titles are also available to check out from branch libraries.
factsonfile icon Facts on File Online In the Library | From Home  Reference materials covering subjects including history, science, health, literature, and careers.  Includes World geography and Culture Online for maps, and statistics.
ehost100 Funk & Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia In the Library | From Home  Encyclopedic entries offering general information covering a variety of subject areas searchable by keyword.
ehost100 Explora Search for Kids In the Library | From Home  Information which can be searched by keyword or by topic in magazines, reference books, photos and more specially designed for kids in grades K-8.
ehost100 Middle Search Plus In the Library | From Home  Indexing, abstracts, and full text magazine articles covering general topics appropriate for middle and junior  high students.
ehost100 Novelist K-8 Plus In the Library | From Home  Explore recreational reading interests as well as nonfiction reading materials for children and students from preschool through middle school.
ehost100 Primary Search In the Library | From Home  Full-text articles from 1990 to the present from popular magazines for elementary school research.  Each is assigned a Lexile reading level.
galelogo Something About the Author In the Library | From Home  Illustrated biographical profiles of approximately 75 children's authors and artists.
ehost100 TOPICsearch In the Library | From Home  Current events database provides indexing, abstracts, and full text information for students and researchers to explore social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and popular topics discussed in today's classrooms.
 tumble books Tumble Book Library  A collection of Tumblebooks (animated, talking picture books), chapter-book Read Alongs, Tumble TV, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.  Reading fun for everyone from home or in the library.
biblioteca 2 Tumble Book Library Español en la biblioteca o en su casa
factsonfile icon World Almanac for Kids In the Library | From Home Reference materials covering subjects including history, science, health, literature, and careers.  Includes World geography and Culture Online for maps, and statistics.
ly5218 kidspeak hands banner Kidspeak  Click on Create a New Account  Combining animations with over 40 engaging, interactive activities, puzzles, and songs. Available languages: Chinese, English, French, German, and Spanish, with Italian coming soon. Log into Transparent Language and select one of these languages. You will see a link at the top of the page for the Kidspeak version.