THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED:
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, FOR THANKSGIVING
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24, FOR CHRISTMAS EVE
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25, FOR CHRISTMAS
KIWANIS PM STORY TIME IS NOW HELD AT 6:30 PM.
ALL ONGOING EVENTS WILL BE HELD AT THEIR NORMAL DAY AND TIME IN DECEMBER, INCLUDING BINGO FAMILY NIGHT ON FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26 AT 6:00 PM.
DECEMBER SPECIAL EVENTS
HOLIDAY CRAFT & CHAT: Busy working on holiday crafts? Then bring your crafting materials and a snack or drink to share to our community craft night. It's a great way to knock some things off that "to do" list while chatting, eating, and having fun! Wednesday, December 3, at 6:30 PM. PTO HOLIDAY FEST AT KEYPORT CENTRAL SCHOOL: Come make a snowflake to decorate at the Keyport Library craft table at the KCS PTO Holiday Festival for kids in grades pre-K through 5! Friday, December 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 PM at the Central School. CARDS & CANS FOR KEYPORT FOOD PANTRY: Decorate a festive card to be distributed to clients of the Keyport Food Pantry during the holiday season. The Library will supply the cards and decorations, you bring in the canned goods! All ages! Tuesday, December 16 at 3:00 PM. STAFF, TRUSTEES, & FRIENDS GROUP POTLUCK PARTY: Let's celebrate the past year's accomplishments while looking forward to another year of wonderful things ahead. Please bring a dish or beverage to share. New Library Friends Group members welcome! Thursday, December 18, at 7:00 PM.
JOIN THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY: Keyport Public Library is currently looking for members to restart our Friends of the Keyport Public Library group. The Library has made tremendous changes in the last year to benefit our patrons, but we need your help to continue to improve and remain vital. Volunteers will provide community input, conduct fundraising, and more!! Call the Library to join!!
PLEASE NOTE OUR HOURS: The Children's Department is now open the same hours as the Adult Department. Also, we now close Friday nights at 5 PM. (The facility will be open occasionally for special Friday evening events--such as FAMILY BINGO NIGHT--but will not offer standard library services.)
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HOURS OF OPERATION: Monday & Thursday - 10 AM to 5 PM
Tuesday - 1 PM to 9 PM
Wednesday - 10 AM to 9 PM
Friday - 1 AM to 5 PM
Saturday - 9 AM to 1 PM
ONGOING PROGRAMS WEEKLY STORY & CRAFT: every Monday at 10:45 AM. All ages! PM STORY TIME: every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 6:30 PM. Sponsored by Keyport Kiwanis. Children in pjs welcome! BAYSHORE FAMILY SUCCESS CENTER (BFSC) OUTREACH: every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 11 AM to 1 PM. FAMILY BINGO NIGHT: every 4th Friday from 6 PM to 8 PM. Includes free pizza & prizes! Sponsored by BFSC. LEGO CLUB: every 2nd Tuesday at 3 PM. Ages 6+