Programs @ the library February 8th – 14th
Passport to Reading Program continues. Pick up a passport and list of activities at the Children’s Desk. Each activity you complete earns one stamp in your passport. Six stamps earn you a ticket for admittance to our “Passport to Reading Finale” which will take place on Sunday, March 8th from 2-3:30 pm in our community room.
Author Visit: non-fiction author Mark Stewart Sun Feb 8th @ 2pm(all ages) Join us for an afternoon of sports talk, including a review of the Super Bowl and a preview of the upcoming baseball season. Mark has written more than 200 books on sports, history and popular culture, and runs the web site NJSportsHeroes.com. Mark is known for using memorabilia and artifacts to illustrate his sports books, and he will be bringing some of those items to share with the audience. All are welcome!
Homemade Valentine Cards Mon, Feb 9th @ 4pm (tweens) Want to make something different for Valentine’s Day? Make your own Valentine’s Card!
My First Cooking Class Wed, Feb 11th@ 4pm (ages 2-6)Give your child the opportunity to be “head chef” at our cooking class designed for preschoolers. We will use picture recipes & tools & ingredients that are safe for this age group. We also take care of the set-up & clean up, so you can focus on having fun with your children! Allergy Alert: Cookies with frosting & marshmallows.
Author Visit: N.J. author Barbara Puccia Fri, Feb 13th@ 3pm (all ages) Join us for the author’s presentation of her book, “Samantha Smartypants Runs for Class President” in honor of President’s Day weekend. Her visit will include a mock election and storytelling. While the book is primarily aimed towards grades 2&3,children of all ages are welcome to attend. For those interested, the author will have copies of her book for sale and signing at the end of the presentation. All are welcome but registration is appreciated.
Fun ongoing programs:
Kid’s Playgroup (Drop-in) Tues Feb 10th @10:30am (all ages) Simply Storytime Wed, Feb 11th @ 6:30 pm & Thurs, Feb 12th @10:30am (all ages) Mother Goose (Drop-in) Fri., Feb 13th @ 10am (ages 0-32 months)
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 @ 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.
Pre-registration required unless otherwise indicated; Visit mtpl.org or call 732-671-3700×340 for more details & a complete list of programming