Patrons are invited to read a survival-themed book for a chance to win a prize during the Monroe Library’s “Survive the Winter Reading Challenge.”
Suggested readings and entry forms available at the Welcome Desk.
The Book Café will be held at 11 a.m. on Feb. 1. Talk about books that you’ve read. Light refreshments will be served.
Sit-N-Stitch is planned for 10:30 a.m. Fridays, Feb. 3 and 17. Bring your own supplies.
The Poets Corner is scheduled for 11 a.m. on Feb. 3. Stop by to listen or bring 10 copies of your poem to share.
The Great Decisions Foreign Policy Discussion Group will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 4. Library Director Gina Blume will moderate a discussion about international trade and politics.
Coupon Club will gather together at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 to clip, swap and trade coupons. Bring a pair of scissors and non-expired coupons.
“The Great Courses: The Birth of America” will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 7, 14 and 28. Topics for February include The Great Awakening through the American Revolution. Two 30-minute DVD lectures will be followed by a brief discussion and light refreshments.
“Tired of Being Tired: What’s Keeping You from a Good Night’s Sleep?” will be presented at 1 p.m. on Feb. 8. Dr. David Cohn will discuss common sleep disorders, their relationship to other medical conditions and current treatments including insomnia, restless leg syndrome, sleep apnea and narcolepsy. Co-sponsored by Princeton HealthCare System Community Education.
The Genealogy Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Feb. 8.
The Library Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13.
Reference Librarian Susan Grotyohann will present “De-cluttering from the Inside Out,” with an overview of the library’s resources on clutter management and their best tips, at noon on Feb. 15. Participants are invited to bring their own lunch; dessert and coffee will be provided.
Coloring for Adults is set for 1:30 p.m. Feb. 16.
Friday Afternoon Movies will be shown at 2 p.m. Fridays, Feb. 17 and 24. Titles to be announced.
Coffee and a Book will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Feb. 21 to discuss “Last Bus to Wisdom” by Ivan Doig. Register and reserve a copy at the Welcome Desk.
The George Ivers Display Case will feature Monroe Township Middle School, while the Fine Arts Gallery will exhibit the works of Stonebridge Photography.
The library will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of Presidents Day.
All programs and events are open to the public.
The library is located at 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe. For more information, visit www.monroetwplibrary.org or call 732-521-5000.