THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED:
MONDAY, JANUARY 19, FOR MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR DAY
THERE WILL BE NO STORY TIME.
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12, FOR LINCOLN'S BIRTHDAY
MONDAY, FEBRUARY16, FOR PRESIDENTS' DAY
KIWANIS PM STORY TIME IS NOW HELD AT 6:30 PM.
FREE TAX ASSISTANCE FOR LOW TO MODERATE INCOME TAXPAYERS WILL START ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 4. HELP WILL BE AVAILABLE EVERY WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY FROM 10:15 AM to 2 PM THROUGHOUT TAX SEASON.
UPDATE: LILY THE COMFORT DOG WILL NOW BE AT MONDAY MORNING STORY TIME EVERY FIRST MONDAY OF THE MONTH!! HER NEXT APPEARANCE IS MONDAY, FEBRUARY 2.
JANUARY SPECIAL EVENTS
NEW!! READING WITH LILY THE DOG: Come hear a story, then take a turn reading to Lily the Comfort Dog. She loves pets, snuggles, and stories! This event will be held every month on the first Wednesday after school. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, at 3:00 PM. RESUME WRITING & INTERVIEWING: Holly Chai Milewski, President at Differentiate LLC, will teach real world tips in this free career development workshop. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 14 at 7:00 PM. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO ILLNESS. IT WILL BE RESCHEDULED FOR ANOTHER DATE. FRIENDS OF THE KEYPORT LIBRARY MEETING: Come learn about our newly forming Friends Group and ways you can help the Library remain vital! THURSDAY, JANUARY 15 at 7:30 PM. NEW!! FAMILY LITERACY CLASS: Is English your second language? Do you wish you could help your child more in school? Then join the FREE Family Literacy classes to he held every MONDAY from 12:30 to 2 PM. Pre-schoolers welcome. Begins JANUARY 26. NEW!! FREE ESL CLASSES: Learn English as a second language! Adults only please. Sponsored by the Bayshore Family Success Center, Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County, and Keyport Public Library. Held every TUESDAY from 7 to 8:30 PM. Begins JANUARY 27.
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 PM 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+