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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Under the guidance of parent Gladys Rios and other parents, the 4-H Robotics Club will meet the 3rd Saturday of each month in the community room. 4-H asks that all attendees either commit to 4-H or consider becoming a member. Questions can be directed to 4HMonmouth.SET@gmail.com

Location
Community Room (Split Room)
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 21, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
PEEPS Diorama Contest for Teens & Tweens April 14th-May 14th
Create a Marshmallow Peeps scene! Two categories grades 4-7 and grades 8-12. Best in category wins. PEEPS available @ the Children's Desk or use your own. Bring your plastic-wrapped box display to the Children's Desk. Independent juried judging May 19-31st; register online @ mtpl.org; limited to 20 participants
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 21, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Returning this Spring...READING BUDDIES!
Teen volunteers are paired with children in grades K-3 to engender a love of books in the younger children and encourage them to practice their developing reading skills. This popular program is a great way to help reluctant readers see how "cool" reading can be and to keep avid readers interested in books.
Location
Children's Quiet Reading Area
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Each Tuesday and Friday, we need teens to help with homework with kids in grades K-5. from 3:30-4:30 in the children's department. No registration required.
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Middletown Writer/poet Angela Blasi will be leading a series of poetry and writing workshops designed to help teens indulge in their creative abilities. The workshop will take place from 6-7 each Tuesday in the N.J. History Room culminating in a poetry slam on April 29th in the community room from 6-8:00 pm. Register at www.mtpl.org
Location
NJ History Room
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Teen Improv Night with High School South. More details to follow.
Location
Community Room
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
The teen manga club, for ages 12-18, will meet in the community room for an anime screening and discussion. Please register at www.mtpl.org.
Location
Community Room (Split Room)
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Each Tuesday and Friday, we need teens to help with homework with kids in grades K-5. from 3:30-4:30 in the children's department. No registration required.
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Teens Sarah and Phoebe will teach American Sign Language in the group study room on Sundays. Please register at www.mtpl.org.
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, April 27, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Description
Students from the Red Bank Regional Performing Arts Academy will perform original poetry and more. All welcome.
Location
Community Room
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
PEEPS Diorama Contest for Teens & Tweens April 14th-May 14th
Create a Marshmallow Peeps scene! Two categories grades 4-7 and grades 8-12. Best in category wins. PEEPS available @ the Children's Desk or use your own. Bring your plastic-wrapped box display to the Children's Desk. Independent juried judging May 19-31st; register online @ mtpl.org; limited to 20 participants
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Returning this Spring...READING BUDDIES!
Teen volunteers are paired with children in grades K-3 to engender a love of books in the younger children and encourage them to practice their developing reading skills. This popular program is a great way to help reluctant readers see how "cool" reading can be and to keep avid readers interested in books.
Location
Children's Quiet Reading Area
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Each Tuesday and Friday, we need teens to help with homework with kids in grades K-5. from 3:30-4:30 in the children's department. No registration required.
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Middletown Writer/poet Angela Blasi will be leading a series of poetry and writing workshops designed to help teens indulge in their creative abilities. The workshop will take place from 6-7 each Tuesday in the N.J. History Room culminating in a poetry slam on April 29th in the community room from 6-8:00 pm. Register at www.mtpl.org
Location
NJ History Room
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Come take part in this session that encourages you to explore the
emerging maker culture as well participate in science, technology,
engineering, and mathematics (STEM) activities. Activities will include the marshmallow challenge, a tin can robot and bubble science.Students from High Tech and M.A.S.T. will lead the activities, incorporating STEM. Ages 8 and up are welcome but we ask that you register at www.mtpl.org.
Location
Community Room
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
This group will now meet on Thursday afternoons. May's book pick is "Turtle in Paradise" by Jennifer L. Holm. Books are available for checkout in the children's department and also as an ebook. All teens are welcome.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 02, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Kids ages 6 and up are invited to come and learn to play chess from other kids and teens. While drop-ins are welcome, please register so we have enough chess sets and mentors. This will take place in the children's quiet reading area.
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 02, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Teen Art Club run by teen Caroline. This program is held in the teen zone. Please bring a drawing pad and pencil. Register at www.mtpl.org.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Database Research by Lisa Ligo for Bayshore Middle School students.
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, May 04, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Teens Sarah and Phoebe will teach American Sign Language in the group study room on Sundays. Please register at www.mtpl.org.
Location
Group Study Room
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 05, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
PEEPS Diorama Contest for Teens & Tweens April 14th-May 14th
Create a Marshmallow Peeps scene! Two categories grades 4-7 and grades 8-12. Best in category wins. PEEPS available @ the Children's Desk or use your own. Bring your plastic-wrapped box display to the Children's Desk. Independent juried judging May 19-31st; register online @ mtpl.org; limited to 20 participants
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 09, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
The teen manga club, for ages 12-18, will meet in the community room for an anime screening and discussion. Please register at www.mtpl.org.
Location
Community Room (Split Room)
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 09, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Kids ages 6 and up are invited to come and learn to play chess from other kids and teens. While drop-ins are welcome, please register so we have enough chess sets and mentors. This will take place in the children's quiet reading area.
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Teens Sarah and Phoebe will teach American Sign Language in the group study room on Sundays. Please register at www.mtpl.org.
Location
Group Study Room
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, May 12, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
PEEPS Diorama Contest for Teens & Tweens April 14th-May 14th
Create a Marshmallow Peeps scene! Two categories grades 4-7 and grades 8-12. Best in category wins. PEEPS available @ the Children's Desk or use your own. Bring your plastic-wrapped box display to the Children's Desk. Independent juried judging May 19-31st; register online @ mtpl.org; limited to 20 participants
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 5:45 PM
Description
This group will now meet on Thursday afternoons. May's book pick is "Turtle in Paradise" by Jennifer L. Holm. Books are available for checkout in the children's department and also as an ebook. All teens are welcome.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Teens and tweens, ages 11+, are invited to the teen zone to play the hilarious word game, Apples to Apples. All are welcome and no registration required.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 16, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Kids ages 6 and up are invited to come and learn to play chess from other kids and teens. While drop-ins are welcome, please register so we have enough chess sets and mentors. This will take place in the children's quiet reading area.
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, May 16, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Description
Teen Art Club run by teen Caroline. This program is held in the teen zone. Please bring a drawing pad and pencil. Register at www.mtpl.org.
Location
Teen Zone
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time
9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
Teens are welcome to sign up for our free practice PSAT test in preparation for the real test.This practice test,proctored by Kaplan Testing Centers, will allow students to see the type of questions the PSAT covers and the time frame of each section. Registration is required as space is limited. Register at the Kaplan site: http://www.kaptest.com/enroll/SAT/07748/events
Location
Computer Lab
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Description
Under the guidance of parent Gladys Rios and other parents, the 4-H Robotics Club will meet the 3rd Saturday of each month in the community room. 4-H asks that all attendees either commit to 4-H or consider becoming a member. Questions can be directed to 4HMonmouth.SET@gmail.com

Location
Community Room (Split Room)
Library
Middletown Public Library

Title
Date
Sunday, May 18, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Teens Sarah and Phoebe will teach American Sign Language in the group study room on Sundays. Please register at www.mtpl.org.
Location
Group Study Room
Library
Middletown Public Library

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