EVENTS CALENDAR

MAY

 

Mon 05/01/2017-Friday 06/30/2017:

  • REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2017: BUILD A BETTER WORLD
    Registration for the program starts Monday, 05/01/2017 and lasts until Friday 06/30/2017! Come in or contact the Library to sign up! Children may pick up their Reading Packets and start reading their books starting on Saturday, 07/01/2017!

Mon 05/01/2017:

  • WEEKLY STORY & CRAFT
    Join us every week for a different seasonal tale and accompanying craft! It’s a great way to instill a love of reading, make friends, and have fun! All ages welcome! 10:45 am
  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 12:00 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 12:00 pm

Tue 05/02/2017:

  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 07:15 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 07:15 pm

Wed 05/03/2017:

  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 07:00 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 07:00 pm

Thu 05/04/2017:

  • CANCELLED: TEENS & TWEENS MOVIE 
    Please be advised that the planned Teens & Tweens Movie Night for Thursday, 05/04 has been cancelled due to a lack of sign-ups.

Mon 05/08/2017:

  • WEEKLY STORY & CRAFT
    Join us every week for a different seasonal tale and accompanying craft! It’s a great way to instill a love of reading, make friends, and have fun! All ages welcome! 10:45 am
  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 12:00 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 12:00 pm

Tue 05/09/2017:

  • LEGO CLUB
    We’ve got the LEGOs, you bring the imagination. Each month we have a different building challenge and award the top entries. For ages 6+ due to the abundance of small pieces and maturity level required. 3:00 pm
  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 07:15 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 07:15 pm

Wed 05/10/2017:

  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 07:00 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 07:00 pm

Thu 05/11/2017:

  • BILINGUAL STORY TIME / BLINGIAL TIEMPO DE CUENTA – MONMOUTH COUNTY COUNCIL FOR YOUNG CHILDREN
    Join Monmouth CCYC and VNAs Children and Family Health Institute for a FREE Story Time. The event will be held in English and Spanish for families who have young children. In addition to reading with children, parents will have an opportunity to do an activity with their children. Community service providers will be present to offer resources. All families will leave with a goody bag. Refreshments will be available. Questions? Contact jenna.andolora@vnahg.org or 732.589.0259. 10:00 am-12:00 pm

Mon 05/15/2017:

  • WEEKLY STORY & CRAFT
    Join us every week for a different seasonal tale and accompanying craft! It’s a great way to instill a love of reading, make friends, and have fun! All ages welcome! 10:45 am
  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 12:00 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 12:00 pm

Tue 05/16/2017:

  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 07:15 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 07:15 pm

Wed 05/17/2017:

  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 07:00 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 07:00 pm

Thu 05/18/2017:

  • MONTHLY TRUSTEES’ MEETING
    PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS MONTH’S MEETING HAS BEEN MOVED TO THURSDAY 05/18 DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT ON 05/11.
    Join us the second Thursday of each month in the children’s room of the library for the Keyport Public Library’s Board of Trustees Meeting. These meetings are open to the public! Stay informed and make your voice heard regarding the future of YOUR Public Library! 7:00 pm

Sat 05/20/2017:

  • FINAL DAY OF SATURDAY TUTORING
    Please be advised that Saturday, 05/20/2017 will be the final day of Saturday tutoring at the Keyport Public Library of the 2016-2017 school year. Tutors will return after the summer. Over the summer, there will be select dates where tutors will be available to help children with their summer reading. Watch our calendar for these dates.

Mon 05/22/2017:

  • READ TO A DOG AT WEEKLY STORY & CRAFT
    Keyport Library is going to the dogs! Join us for a story, a craft, and a real live dog! Lily Comfort Dog, New Jersey’s only trained Comfort Dog, pays us a visit once again! There will be a regularly scheduled story, and then a related craft. During craft time, beginner readers can practice their skills by reading to Lily if they chose. Lily loves stories and tail wagging tutors like Lily help children gain confidence in their reading skills by being a non-judgmental listener. Plus, they’re cute and furry! But attendees don’t need to be beginner readers–all ages welcome!! 10:45 am
  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 12:00 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 12:00 pm

Tue 05/23/2017:

  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 07:15 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 07:15 pm

Wed 05/24/2017:

  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 07:00 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 07:00 pm

Fri 05/26/2017:

  • CANCELLED: FAMILY BINGO NIGHT
    Skip the cooking and make memories instead! This fun all ages event includes FREE pizza and prizes. Sponsored by the Bayshore Family Success Center.This event is limited to the first 30 attendees! We ask all attendees to register the number attending from their family or party through eventbrite:
    Please be advised that the Family Bingo Night at Keyport Public Library, planned for Friday, May 26th, has been cancelled. The event has been cancelled at the discretion of the Bayshore Family Success Center, as they did not want to have the event conflict with Memorial Day Weekend. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes to your plans, and hope you will join us for our next Bingo night. We expect that the event will return as regularly scheduled in June.

Mon 05/29/2017:

  • LIBRARY CLOSED
    Please be advised that the Keyport Public Library will be closed for the entirety of Mon 05/29/2017, in observance of Memorial Day. The library will re-open on Tuesday 05/30/2017 for the regular business hours of 1:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

Tue 05/30/2017:

  • MASSAGE & MEDITATION
    Enjoy a relaxing and centering night of massage and meditation. Come at 6:00 to indulge in a one to five minute massage offered by therapist Heather Brady-Miller of Essential Massage & Bodywork for $1 per minute. Then, at 6:30 PM we’ll begin a free guided meditation. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel if you like. All ages welcome!
  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 07:15 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 07:15 pm

Wed 05/31/2017:

  • ESL / INGLÉS COMO SEGUNDA LENGUA
    Keyport Public Library’s free classes in English as a second language are focused on teaching and practicing conversational English for speakers of all skill levels. 07:00 pm
    Las clases gratuitas de Biblioteca Pública de Keyport en Inglés como segunda lengua se centran en la enseñanza y la práctica del inglés conversacional para los hablantes de todos los niveles de habilidad. 07:00 pm

 

JUNE

Mon 05/01/2017-Friday 06/30/2017:

  • REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2017: BUILD A BETTER WORLD
    The Keyport Public Library Summer Reading Program 2017 is open to all Keyport children in grades Pre-K-8th. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World.” Children must have their own library card to participate. Pre-K may participate with the help of an adult reading with them. We have great books to read, and an ice cream party at the end of the summer for all children who complete the program.
    Registration for the program starts Monday, 05/01/2017 and lasts until Friday 06/30/2017! Come in or contact the Library to sign up! Children may pick up their Reading Packets and start reading their books starting on Saturday, 07/01/2017!


JULY

Saturday 07/01/2017-TBA in 08/2017:

  • SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2017: BUILD A BETTER WORLD
    The Keyport Public Library Summer Reading Program 2017 is open to all Keyport children in grades Pre-K-8th. This year’s theme is “Build a Better World.” Children must have their own library card to participate. Pre-K may participate with the help of an adult reading with them. We have great books to read, and an ice cream party at the end of the summer for all children who complete the program.
    Registration for the program starts Monday, 05/01/2017 and lasts until Friday 06/30/2017! Come in or contact the Library to sign up! Children may pick up their Reading Packets and start reading their books starting on Saturday, 07/01/2017!

Wed 07/19/2017:

  • RECREATION STORY HOUR: WHEN THE SUN GOES DARK
    Recreation story hour at the Keyport Public Library presents the book When the Sun Goes Dark by Andrew Fraknoi and Dennis Schatz. Lavishly illustrated by Eric Freeberg and published by the National Science Teachers Association, this book teaches the science behind a solar eclipse through the story of a family learning about it together, and clearly communicates astronomical ideas and concepts for students (recommended for 5th through 8th graders).After the reading, students will re-create the family’s observance of a model-eclipse using a lamp, a tennis ball, hula hoops, and ping pong balls.

AUGUST

Thu 08/17/2017:

  • GUEST SPEAKER ON ASTRONOMY AND SOLAR ECLIPSES
    In preparation for August’s All-American Solar Eclipse, Keyport Public Library will feature a guest speaker (TBD) from the local scientific community who will give a lesson and Q&A session fit for kids and adults about the astronomical science behind solar eclipses.*Time and date of this event are subject to change pending speaker availability.

Mon 08/21/2017:

  • SOLAR ECLIPSE 2017
    Make Keyport Public Library your headquarters for the 2017 All-American Total Solar Eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017! We are planning a day of science and fun for kids and adults alike to provide a place for our community to learn about what happens during the eclipse, as well as to learn the safe viewing methods as provided by the National Science Teachers Association!A selection of scientific reading materials for children, teens, and adults will be featured throughout the library, with a particular focus on astronomy and the 2017 eclipse specifically.Patrons of all ages will be able to obtain special safe-viewing eclipse glasses* or construct their own eclipse viewers with instruction from library staff, and view the eclipse from our library garden!At 10:45 am, our weekly “read to a dog,” story, and craft will feature The Big Eclipse by Nancy Coffelt, a children’s book which explains the eclipse to young people. Children are invited to explain what they have learned to the visiting comfort dog after the story. During craft time, children will be guided in the construction of their eclipse viewers.All members of our community are invited to take part in safe eclipse viewing at the library. The eclipse is expected to be observable in our region starting at about 1:20 pm, and ending at about 4:00 pm, reaching its maximum eclipse at 2:45 pm (maximum eclipse in our region will be 71% coverage of the sun). Viewers/glasses and all events are completely free of charge.*Eclipse glasses are pending availability