Event Calendar

The library offers a variety of programs for children, teens and adults throughout the year. Please scroll past the calendar for descriptions of regularly occurring programs.



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Sunday, April 28
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Cornerstone Jazz Series
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Monday, April 29
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Play Session for Preschoolers
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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The Ecology of Native Plants
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, April 30
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Tech Help 101
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, May 1
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Play Session for Preschoolers
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Volunteer Seed Packing Session
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Metuchen Makery – Open Hours
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Spanish Book Club
Where: Hybrid
Thursday, May 2
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Three for All
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Mah Jongg Open Play
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, May 3
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Flow & Restore Mat Yoga
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, May 4
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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‘Paws’ To Read With Our Therapy Dog
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Introduction to AI
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Artists’ Reception
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Sunday, May 5
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Food Is Fuel: The importance of a healthy and balanced diet
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Monday, May 6
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Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Monday Movies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies – CANCELED
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies – CANCELED
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, May 7
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Tech Help 101
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Board Game Night
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, May 8
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Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Volunteer Seed Packing Session
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Metuchen Makery – Open Hours
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Book Club
Where: Hybrid
Thursday, May 9
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Three for All
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Mah Jongg Open Play
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Chess Club
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Metuchen Writers Club
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, May 10
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Bouncing Babies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Chair Yoga
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, May 11
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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‘Paws’ To Read With Our Therapy Dog
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Competition Robotics Workshop – Presented by Tech-Tonic Robotics
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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A Celebration of A Mother’s Heart with Christine Zissler Buck
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Sunday, May 12
Monday, May 13
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Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Monday Movies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies – CANCELED
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies – CANCELED
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, May 14
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Knitting & Crochet Club
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Tech Help 101
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Metuchen Makery – Open Hours
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Library Board of Trustees Special Meeting
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, May 15
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Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Volunteer Seed Packing Session
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Mindful Painting Workshop with Victoria Chala
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Thursday, May 16
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Three for All
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Mah Jongg Open Play
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Pajama Storytime
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, May 17
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Flow & Restore Mat Yoga
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, May 18
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Comics Fest: A Celebration of Graphic Novels
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Artists’ Reception
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Sunday, May 19
Monday, May 20
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Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Monday Movies: CineMusic Film Series
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Monday Movies: CineMusic Film Series
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Library Board of Trustees Special Meeting
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, May 21
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Tech Help 101
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Metuchen Makery – Open Hours
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, May 22
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Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Volunteer Seed Packing Session
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Mindful Painting Workshop with Victoria Chala
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Library Board of Trustees Special Meeting
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Thursday, May 23
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Three for All
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Mah Jongg Open Play
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Library Lab
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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The Writers Block “A” Session – A Writers Group for Kids
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, May 24
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Bouncing Babies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Reiki-Infused Meditation
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, May 25
LIBRARY CLOSED (Memorial Day Weekend)
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Sunday, May 26
LIBRARY CLOSED (Memorial Day Weekend)
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Monday, May 27
LIBRARY CLOSED (Memorial Day Weekend)
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, May 28
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Tech Help 101
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Metuchen Makery – Open Hours
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, May 29
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Play Session for Preschoolers
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Volunteer Seed Packing Session
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Medicare Workshop : Top 5 Mistakes People Make on Medicare
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Thursday, May 30
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Mah Jongg Open Play
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Chess Club
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, May 31
Saturday, June 1
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The Art of Wabi-Sabi: Embracing Imperfection
Where: Metuchen Public Library
April 28, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Giant of Jazz, Bassist Rufus Reid Quartet performs at Metuchen Public Library in a FREE concert on Sunday, April 28 at 2 PM in celebration...
April 29, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
Ages 2-4. Free play at the library!  Families choose Monday or Wednesday to attend. Please sign in and sanitize your child’s hands (and your own)...
April 29, 2024    
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Stuck on homework? Drop in at the teen area of the library to ask for help from one of our buddies! First come, first served...
April 29, 2024    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Stuck on homework? Drop in at the teen area of the library to ask for help from one of our buddies! First come, first served...
April 29, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Jason Goldman, of Flower to the People, will take you along in this celebration of native plant ecology. We'll take a deep dive on the...
April 30, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
April 30, 2024    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
If you have issues or questions about your computer, cell phone, tablet, etc., let us know how we can help! Please call the library at...
May 1, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
Ages 2-4. Free play at the library!  Families choose Monday or Wednesday to attend. Please sign in and sanitize your child’s hands (and your own)...
May 1, 2024    
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us to help pack seeds for the Seed Library. No experience necessary. Chat with fellow gardening and plant enthusiasts while you do it!  If...
May 1, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Ages 9 and up Join us in the Makery for guided workshops and custom projects. Please indicate below if you would like a guided activity...
May 1, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hybrid
The Spanish Book Club will have a hybrid meeting and discuss Prisión Verde by Ramón Amaya Amador. If you have any questions, email metuchenpubliclibrary@metuchenlibrary.org. To join...
May 2, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 2, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Metuchen Public Library
Preschoolers  Join us for a simple storytime consisting of three stories and three songs or fingerplays. The session ends with a coloring page or a...
May 2, 2024    
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Mah Jongg Open Play meets every week on Thursday afternoon. The library will provide Mah Jongg sets and tables for open play time. This is...
For elementary to middle grade writers. This bimonthly meet-up offers activities and exercises for young writers looking to learn more about the fun of storytelling!...
May 3, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
A combination of flowing movement and deep stretching, this class dives deeper into yoga poses (asanas) to release tension and return body and mind to...
May 4, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 4, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
For children of all ages. Come and hang out with Sarge or Niles, our loveable therapy dogs. They love to hear stories! You can bring...
May 4, 2024    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
For Grades 4-8. AI has recently exploded, and it will likely have an enormous impact on society in the coming years. In this workshop, students...
May 4, 2024    
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Artists' reception for "Reverie" art exhibition featuring Ellie Liu, Irene Liu, and Erica Lee. On display on main floor of library May 1- May 19,...
May 5, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for a talk with Finda Kpakiwa, a National Academy of Sports Medicine-certified nutrition consultant, who has worked in the fitness and wellness industry...
May 6, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
For children ages 2-4 & their caregivers. Join Ms. Joanne for a lively program of stories, songs, and movement! Space is limited to 14 families....
May 6, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
In celebration of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, we will see a international film Broker (2022, R, 2h 9m). It is a South Korean drama...
May 6, 2024    
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Stuck on homework? Drop in at the teen area of the library to ask for help from one of our buddies! First come, first served...
May 6, 2024    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Stuck on homework? Drop in at the teen area of the library to ask for help from one of our buddies! First come, first served...
May 7, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 7, 2024    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
If you have issues or questions about your computer, cell phone, tablet, etc., let us know how we can help! Please call the library at...
May 7, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join fellow board game enthusiasts in the community to play a variety of games on the first Tuesday of every month. Attendees are encouraged to...
May 8, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
For children ages 2-4 & their caregivers. Join Ms. Joanne for a lively program of stories, songs, and movement! Space is limited to 14 families....
May 8, 2024    
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us to help pack seeds for the Seed Library. No experience necessary. Chat with fellow gardening and plant enthusiasts while you do it!  If...
May 8, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Ages 9 and up Join us in the Makery for guided workshops and custom projects. Please indicate below if you would like a guided activity...
May 8, 2024    
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Hybrid
The Metuchen Library Book Club meets September through June on the second Wednesday of the month in the library's upstairs Community Room. Virtual attendance is...
May 9, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 9, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Metuchen Public Library
Preschoolers  Join us for a simple storytime consisting of three stories and three songs or fingerplays. The session ends with a coloring page or a...
May 9, 2024    
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Mah Jongg Open Play meets every week on Thursday afternoon. The library will provide Mah Jongg sets and tables for open play time. This is...
May 9, 2024    
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for the library's chess club, a group for all ages and all skill levels. Basic instruction will be given to beginner players. Come...
May 9, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for the Metuchen Writers Club, a group for aspiring writers looking to share their work, give and receive feedback, or just find inspiration!...
May 10, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Metuchen Public Library
For ages 3-18 months and their caregivers Stories, rhymes and songs for your baby and you!  Playtime will follow. No registration required.
May 10, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us on the second Friday of each month for one hour of a gentle form of yoga where you will practice sitting in a...
May 11, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 11, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
For children of all ages. Come and hang out with Sarge or Niles, our loveable therapy dogs. They love to hear stories! You can bring...
May 11, 2024    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Learn about the First Tech Challenge, the Tech-Tonic Robotics team, and how they designed and built their competition robot. This will be followed by a...
May 11, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Come celebrate Mother’s Day by listening to Metuchen author Christine Zissler Buck read poems from her new book A Mother’s Heart. Event will also include...
May 13, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
For children ages 2-4 & their caregivers. Join Ms. Joanne for a lively program of stories, songs, and movement! Space is limited to 14 families....
May 13, 2024    
2:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Metuchen Public Library
We will see A Haunting in Venice (2023, PG-13, 1h 43m) that is mystery film produced and directed by Kenneth Branagh from a screenplay by Michael Green, loosely based on...
May 13, 2024    
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Stuck on homework? Drop in at the teen area of the library to ask for help from one of our buddies! First come, first served...
May 13, 2024    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Stuck on homework? Drop in at the teen area of the library to ask for help from one of our buddies! First come, first served...
May 14, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 14, 2024    
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Knitting & Crochet Club meets the second Tuesday of the month at the library Community Room. Share your love of knitting and crocheting with yarn...
May 14, 2024    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
If you have issues or questions about your computer, cell phone, tablet, etc., let us know how we can help! Please call the library at...
May 14, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Ages 9 and up Join us in the Makery for guided workshops and custom projects. Please indicate below if you would like a guided activity...
May 14, 2024    
6:00 pm - 6:15 pm
Metuchen Public Library
5/9/2024 PUBLIC NOTICE OF TIME CHANGE: The regular monthly meeting of the Metuchen Public Library Board of Trustees will begin at 6 p.m. rather than...
May 14, 2024    
6:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
5/9/2024 Public Notice: There will be a special meeting of the Metuchen Public Library Board of Trustees on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, beginning at 6:15...
May 15, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
For children ages 2-4 & their caregivers. Join Ms. Joanne for a lively program of stories, songs, and movement! Space is limited to 14 families....
May 15, 2024    
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us to help pack seeds for the Seed Library. No experience necessary. Chat with fellow gardening and plant enthusiasts while you do it!  If...
May 15, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for an artful adventure that starts with a breath. Unlock the power of your breath as a brush to paint your emotions on...
May 16, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 16, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Metuchen Public Library
Preschoolers  Join us for a simple storytime consisting of three stories and three songs or fingerplays. The session ends with a coloring page or a...
May 16, 2024    
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Mah Jongg Open Play meets every week on Thursday afternoon. The library will provide Mah Jongg sets and tables for open play time. This is...
May 16, 2024    
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
For ages 3-6 and their caregivers. Join Ms. Joanne for a relaxing and fun evening storytime! Pajamas and stuffed animal friends are welcome! This program...
May 17, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
A combination of flowing movement and deep stretching, this class dives deeper into yoga poses (asanas) to release tension and return body and mind to...
May 18, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 18, 2024    
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Registration Required
Join us for a fun-filled afternoon of visual storytelling for the whole family! Graphic novels, manga and comics are stories told via “sequential art.” All...
May 18, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for an Artists' Reception celebrating a new exhibit on display in the Gallery at the Metuchen Library May 4-June 26, 2024. Visual Storytelling:...
May 20, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
For children ages 2-4 & their caregivers. Join Ms. Joanne for a lively program of stories, songs, and movement! Space is limited to 14 families....
May 20, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Metuchen Public Library
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, CineMusic presents The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005, PG-13, 1h 50m) which is  a documentary film about American musician Daniel...
May 20, 2024    
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Stuck on homework? Drop in at the teen area of the library to ask for help from one of our buddies! First come, first served...
May 20, 2024    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Stuck on homework? Drop in at the teen area of the library to ask for help from one of our buddies! First come, first served...
May 20, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, CineMusic presents The Devil and Daniel Johnston (2005, PG-13, 1h 50m) which is  a documentary film about American musician Daniel...
May 20, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
5/17/2024 PUBLIC NOTICE: The Metuchen Public Library Board of Trustees announces two upcoming special meetings: Monday, May 20, 2024 at 7 pm Metuchen Public Library...
May 21, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 21, 2024    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
If you have issues or questions about your computer, cell phone, tablet, etc., let us know how we can help! Please call the library at...
May 21, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Registration Required
Ages 9 and up Join us in the Makery for guided workshops and custom projects. Please indicate below if you would like a guided activity...
May 21, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for this month's in-person TAB meeting! It will be held in the upstairs community room. We will discuss upcoming library events and outreach....
May 22, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
For children ages 2-4 & their caregivers. Join Ms. Joanne for a lively program of stories, songs, and movement! Space is limited to 14 families....
May 22, 2024    
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us to help pack seeds for the Seed Library. No experience necessary. Chat with fellow gardening and plant enthusiasts while you do it!  If...
May 22, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for an artful adventure that starts with a breath. Unlock the power of your breath as a brush to paint your emotions on...
May 22, 2024    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
5/17/2024 PUBLIC NOTICE: The Metuchen Public Library Board of Trustees announces two upcoming special meetings: Monday, May 20, 2024 at 7 pm Metuchen Public Library...
May 23, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Metuchen Public Library
Preschoolers  Join us for a simple storytime consisting of three stories and three songs or fingerplays. The session ends with a coloring page or a...
May 23, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 23, 2024    
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Mah Jongg Open Play meets every week on Thursday afternoon. The library will provide Mah Jongg sets and tables for open play time. This is...
May 23, 2024    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Registration Required
Ages 5 & up. Join Mr. Rohan in the lab and help him do some cool experiments. Registration is required.
May 23, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
For elementary to middle grade writers. This bimonthly meet-up offers activities and exercises for young writers looking to learn more about the fun of storytelling!...
May 24, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:15 am
Metuchen Public Library
For ages 3-18 months and their caregivers Stories, rhymes and songs for your baby and you!  Playtime will follow. No registration required.
May 24, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Registration Required
Join Reiki Masters and Meditation Teachers Jean Zissler and Christine Buck for one hour of Reiki-Infused mindfulness and a guided themed meditation. Please bring a...
May 25, 2024    
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May 26, 2024    
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May 27, 2024    
Metuchen Public Library
May 28, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 28, 2024    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
If you have issues or questions about your computer, cell phone, tablet, etc., let us know how we can help! Please call the library at...
May 28, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Registration Required
Ages 9 and up Join us in the Makery for guided workshops and custom projects. Please indicate below if you would like a guided activity...
May 29, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
Ages 2-4. Free play at the library!  Families choose Monday or Wednesday to attend. Please sign in and sanitize your child’s hands (and your own)...
May 29, 2024    
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us to help pack seeds for the Seed Library. No experience necessary. Chat with fellow gardening and plant enthusiasts while you do it!  If...
May 29, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Registration Required
Medicare is confusing, but it doesn’t have to be! Roderick "Rod" Spann is a Licensed Insurance Broker with Senior Advisors working specifically with Medicare beneficiaries. Education is...
May 30, 2024    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
The library's English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are a partnership with Literacy New Jersey, which handles all registration, assessment, and orientation. There are...
May 30, 2024    
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Mah Jongg Open Play meets every week on Thursday afternoon. The library will provide Mah Jongg sets and tables for open play time. This is...
May 30, 2024    
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for the library's chess club, a group for all ages and all skill levels. Basic instruction will be given to beginner players. Come...
June 1, 2024    
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Registration Required
Back by popular demand! Join cone9colab artists Robert Diken, Simon Keller, and John Marron for an encore afternoon celebrating The Art of Wabi-Sabi, sometimes described...
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The library offers a variety of programs for adults throughout the year. Regularly occurring programs include:

  • Movie Screenings: Enjoy feature films on our Community Room’s big screen. Select Monday afternoons and evenings of each month.
  • Book Club: A lively monthly discussion of a pre-selected title. All are welcome. Second Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm, September-June. Contact Justine at jjohnson@metuchenlibrary.org.
  • Spanish Book Club: First Wednesday of each month at 7pm, September-June, held as a hybrid format (in-person or virtual). Must speak fluent Spanish to participate; no English is allowed during the book discussion. To join, contact Elaine at elaineedgcomb@gmail.com.
  • Metuchen Writers Club: Second Thursday of each month at 7pm. To join, contact Nicole at nchinchar@metuchenlibrary.org.
  • Yoga and Meditation: Classes are held regularly each month, usually on Fridays. See calendar for details.
  • Mah Jongg Open Play and Board Games Night: See calendar for details.
  • Tech Help 101: If you have issues with or questions about your laptop, cell phone, tablet, etc., we may be able to help! Please call the library to schedule an appointment.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes: Held September through June. For more information, contact metuchenpubliclibrary@metuchenlibrary.org.

For a full listing of upcoming programs for adults, visit the library’s calendar. If you have any questions, please email metuchenpubliclibrary@metuchenlibrary.org.

The library offers programs for children of all ages and their caregivers throughout the year. Regularly occurring programs include:

  • Rhythm & Rhyme: Stories, songs and movement for ages 2-5 and their caregivers.
  • Bookworms: Stories, rhymes and more for children ages 24-36 months and their caregivers.
  • Bouncing Babies: Stories, rhymes and songs for babies 3-18 months and their caregivers.
  • Take & Make Crafts: Grab a bag now and do the craft later! Held on select Fridays.
  • Homework Buddies: During the school year, teen volunteers can help younger students with their homework. For more information, contact Jules at jrichards@metuchenlibrary.org.
  • StoryWalk: Families, take a walk outside near the library and read a story while you walk!

For a full listing of upcoming programs for children and families, visit the library’s calendar. If you have questions about children’s programs, please email metuchenlibrarykiddos@gmail.com.

The library offers programs for teens throughout the year. Regularly occurring programs include:

Teen Advisory Board: The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is for teens in grades 6-12 who are interested in committing to 15 service hours through the calendar year. This involves participating in our monthly meetings, volunteering for library events and/or library services.

YA Book Group: We meet monthly to discuss a pre-selected book, either fiction or a graphic novel, but always YA. All ages welcome!

Chess Club: We meet on the first and third Thursday of the month to play matches and get some basic instruction. All ages and skill-levels welcome!

For a full listing of upcoming programs for teens, visit the library’s calendar. If you have questions about teen programs, please email Jules at jrichards@metuchenlibrary.org.

The Metuchen Makery is a place for creativity, imagination and innovation. This makerspace cultivates imagination as the cornerstone of active learning and supports the library’s evolving role as a community center where people of all ages and backgrounds come together to create tangible projects using shared resources. Some regularly occurring programs and services include:

  • Coding Workshops with WeMake4H: We partner with a community non-profit to provide introductory workshops in Computer Programming for middle school and high school students.
  • Metuchen Coding Club: Join coding beginners and enthusiasts within the community to share projects and complete activities.
  • Library Lab: For children ages 5-12, workshops to perform basic science experiments or use some of the library’s educational maker kits.
  • 3D Printing: Send us a design in printable format, and the Library will provide a price quote. Most items can be printed for less than $5!

Makery Mission Statement
For a full listing of upcoming programs for all ages, visit the library’s Events Calendar. For more information about Makerspace Programs, including 3D printing inquiries, contact Rohan at rpundlik@metuchenlibrary.org.