April Events at Middletown Township Public Library

Saturday, April 5th @ 2:00pm - Music for Old Middletown. Timothy Broege and Katherine Harris perform period music by composers connected to New Jersey.

Monday Movies @ 2:30pm - "Hitchcock", rated PG-13.

Sunday, March 30th @ 3:00pm - The Bagpipers Hannigan, Aiden and Michael. A family event.

What Parents Should Know about Common Core State Standards Initiative, presented by Sue Spitalere of Huntington. Presentation with Q&A period to follow. For parents of children in grades K-5 on Tuesday, April 1st @ 7:00pm; for parents of children in grades 6-12 on Thursday, April 10th @ 7:00pm.

Thursday, April 3rd @ 7:00pm - 20 Something Book Club discusses "Stiff" by Mary Roach. Register online at mtpl.org.

Friday, April 4th @ 9:00am - First Friday Book Club discusses "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak.

Wednesday, April 2nd @ 7:00pm - Rockin' Resumes. Learn how to write a resume and cover letter that will get you notices--in a good way! Register online at mtpl.org.

Tuesday, April 1st @ noon - Scrabble in the Community Room.

Tuesday, April 1st @ noon - Group Knitting in the Community Room.

Monday, March 31st @ 7:00pm - Conversational Spanish led by Maria Jose Martinez Reid in the New Jersey History Room. Register online at mtpl.org.

Wednesday, April 2nd @ 7:00pm and Thursday, April 3rd @ 10:00am - Neighbors Helping Neighbors, a free peer-led volunteer local job search support and networking group.

COMPUTER PROGRAMS - register online at mtpl.org.

Monday March 31st @ 7:00pm - Microsoft Excel. In this advanced class, we will cover creating and layout out pivot tables, creating and running macros, assigning a macro to a shortcut key, and storing macros in your personal workbook.

Wednesday, April 2nd @ 11:00am - Cloud Apps. Create and edit documents from any computer without the need for expensive software.

Thursday, April 3rd @ 7:00pm - BCUG Word Processing. Discuss your word processing problems with the experts. This is a discussion group for advanced users, not a class.


Sunday, March 30th @ 1:00pm - American Sign Language led by teens Sarah and Phoebe in the Group Study Room.

Tuesday, April 1st @ 6:00pm - Poetry Workshop. Middletown writer/ poet Angela Blasi will lead a series of poetry and writing workshops designed to help teens indulge in their creative abilities. The workshops will take place each Tuesday culminating in a poetry slam on April 29th 6:00-8:00pm. Register online at mtpl.org.

Homework Help - each Tuesday and Friday teens are needed to provide homework assistance with kids in grades K-5 from 3:30pm to 4:30pm.

Thursday, April 3rd @ 3:00pm - M3 Maker. Participate in this session which encourages you to explore the emerging maker culture. For ages 8+. Register online at mtpl.org.

Friday, April 4th @ 4:00pm - Art Club led by teen Caroline in the Teen Zone. Bring a pencil and drawing pad. Register online at mtpl.org.

Saturday, April 4th @ 9:30am - Practice ACT Test. This practice test for teens, proctored by Kaplan Testing Centers, allows students to see the type of questions ACT covers and the timeframe of each section. Register at the Kaplan site: www.kaptest.com/enroll/SAT/07748/events.

CHILDREN'S ROOM - Register online at mtpl.org for all programs unless otherwise designated.

Tuesday, April 1st and Friday, April 4th @ 3:30pm - Homework Help for Grades K-5. A free drop-in homework help with teen volunteers. No registration required. First come-first served event.

Wednesday, April 2nd @ 10:00am - MathStarts: More or Less? Exploring the concepts of more, less or the same. For ages 2-4. Program repeated at 10:45am. Specify which session when registering.

Thursday, April 3rd @ 4:00pm - Crafternoon: Worming Our Way Into Spring. We will learn about the part worms play in nature reading "Yucky Worms" by Vivian French and make a colorful paper worm. For ages 4-9.

Friday, April 4th @ 10:00am - Preschool Playtime. Unstructured play for preschoolers. For ages 2-5.


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