*Please be advised that the Keyport Public Library will be CLOSED on Monday, 10/10/2016 in observance of Columbus Day! The library will re-open for regular hours on Tuesday, 10/11/2016. Have a happy holiday!
*Lily the Comfort Dog will be visiting our weekly story & craft time on Monday mornings throughout October, with the exception of Columbus Day, when the Library is closed.
*Family ESL classes at the Keyport Public Library are back on Mondays at 12:30 pm, every Monday in October (with the exception of Columbus Day). These classes will focus on parents and family members learning English to help their children in school. General conversational ESL are offered Tuesday evenings at Keyport Central School.
*Keyport's 2nd Annual Scarecrow Contest is in full swing!
All who entered the contest must drop off their scarecrows in the children's section (downstairs) on Saturday, October 1st, from 1:00-5:00 pm to be set up in the gardens of the Library. Please note that the Library will be closed at this time, but the entrance to the children's section on Third Street will be open, and a staff member will be on-hand to accept your scarecrow submission. Voting for the best scarecrows will take place from October 3-October 5. Winners will be announced at the Keyport Screamin' Country Jamboree on October 9, 2016! Presented by the Friends of the Keyport Public Library with the support and sponsorship of Keyport Happenings, the Keyport Bayfront Business Collective!
*The monthly Trustees' Meeting will take place on Tuesday, 10/11 at Keyport Borough Hall.
*A new story time at the Keyport Public Library will be held on Wednesday, 10/12. Also featuring give aways, family activities, early intervention information, and child care resources information, this will be a great resource for both children and parents alike. Presented by the Visiting Nurse Association Health Group and the Monmouth County Council for Young Children.
*The monthly Friends of the Keyport Public Library Meeting will take place on Wedneasday, 10/26, at the Library. Please be advised that this has been rescheduled from the regular date of Tuesday, 10/18.
*Our popular Family Bingo Night is back, and will be held on Friday, 10/28. Seating, as always, is limited! To register your family/party, please reserve your seats at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/family-bingo-night-at-keyport-public-library-tickets-28170297117.
*See our EVENTS page for our full September calendar.
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If you need help getting started using the app, come on in to the library and we'll help you get set up!
DON'T KNOW IF WE HAVE IT?
As part of the Libraries of Middlesex Consortium (LMXAC), Keyport Library enjoys access to the inventory of all 30 member libraries. Find a searchable database of materials, download ebooks, stream films, pay bills online and more at lmxac.org.
HOURS OF OPERATION:
Monday - 10 AM to 5 PM
Tuesday - 1 PM to 9 PM
Wednesday - 10 AM to 9 PM
Thursday - 10 AM to 5 PM
Friday - 1 PM to 5 PM
Saturday - 9 AM to 1 PM
WEEKLY STORY & CRAFT TIME
Every MONDAY at 10:45 AM. All ages!
READ TO A DOG
During select Story & Craft Times at 10:45 AM. See Events page for schedule.
2nd TUESDAY of the month at 3:00 PM. Ages 6+
2nd TUESDAY of the month at 7:00 PM at Keyport Borough Hall.
3rd TUESDAY of the month at 3:00 PM. All ages!
3rd TUESDAY of the month at 7 PM in the Children's Section.
FREE MOVIE NIGHT
3rd WEDNESDAY of the month at 6:30 PM. Sponsored by Friends of the Keyport Library. See Events page for more details!
MASSAGE & MEDITATION:
Final TUESDAY of the month. Massage at 6:30 PM/Guided meditation at 7 PM.