THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED MONDAY, MAY 25, FOR MEMORIAL DAY.
NOTE: ONGOING EVENTS are listed just to the right.
FAMILY BINGO NIGHT, NORMALLY SCHEDULED THE FOURTH FRIDAY OF EVERY MONTH, WILL INSTEAD TAKE PLACE ON FRIDAY, MAY 29. YOU MUST BE PRE-REGISTERED.
READ PLANTING & FAIRY GARDEN INSTALLATION: Come plant pretty flowers in the letters that say "READ" & help create a permanent, magical Fairy Garden in the Library Garden! We'll read a story and kids can experience the smells, textures and tastes of the herb garden while delighting in all the blooming flowers. Wear clothes that can get dirty and bring a bucket. Members of the Keyport Garden Club will be on hand to help children in this wonderful outside event of gardening, nature, and imagination! ALL AGES! SATURDAY, MAY 30, AT 10:00 AM.
NEW! FREE ESL & LITERACY CLASSES
Is English your second language? Do you wish you could help your child more with school? Then take advantage of this unique and free opportunity to learn the basics of reading English. FAMILY LITERACY CLASSES are held EVERY MONDAY from 12:30 to 2:00 PM. Pre-schoolers welcome. Or learn to speak ENLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE in an adults-only class. Held EVERY TUESDAY from 7:00 to 8:30 PM. Both classes are brought to you by the Bayshore Family Success Center, Literacy Volunteers of Monmouth County, and Keyport Public Library.
READ TO A DOG!
We are so proud to have LILY, THE ONLY COMFORT DOG IN NJ, as a staff member! She loves snuggles and stories! Join her at Pre-School Story & Craft the FIRST MONDAY of every month at 10:45 and at After School Reading With Lily every FIRST WEDNESDAY of the month at 3:00!
JOIN THE FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY:
Keyport Public Library is currently looking for members of 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 input, conduct fundraising, and have fun contributing to all ages of the community!! For more information visit the Friends of the Keyport Library Facebook Page.
LOOKING FOR A SPECIFIC TITLE?
The Keyport Public Library is part of the Libraries of Middlesex Consortium (LMxAC). Visit the searchable database of over 2.6 million circulation materials at lmxac.org. Materials not found at Keyport, but located at one of 27 other member libraries can be put on hold and delivered to Keyport within several days. Downloadable ebooks are also available at listen.lib.overdrive.com.
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! FAMILY LITERACY: every Monday from 12:30 to 2 PM. Children welcome! FREE ESL CLASSES: every Tuesday from 7 PM to 8:30 PM. Adults only please. BAYSHORE FAMILY SUCCESS CENTER (BFSC) OUTREACH: every 1st and 3rd Thursday from 11 AM to 1 PM. READ TO A DOG: every first Monday of the month at our Story & Craft Time at 10:45 AM. And every first Wednesday of the month at 3 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+