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, March 31
LIBRARY CLOSED (Easter)
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Monday, April 1
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Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Teen Tape Painting on Canvas
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, April 2
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Podcast and Book Buzz Discussion Group
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
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Acrylic Painting on Canvas for Adults
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, April 3
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Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Acrylic Painting on Canvas for Adults
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, April 4
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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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The Writers Block “B” Session – A Writers Group for Kids
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, April 5
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Game Day
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Flow & Restore Mat Yoga
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, April 6
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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
Sunday, April 7
Monday, April 8
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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
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, April 9
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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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Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, April 10
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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, April 11
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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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Retirement Celebration Open House
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, April 12
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Bouncing Babies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Chair Yoga
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, April 13
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Escape Room – Alice and the Not-So Wonderful Wonderland Dungeon
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Sunday, April 14
Monday, April 15
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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
Tuesday, April 16
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Oppenheimer Film Screening
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Tech Help 101
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Teen Advisory Board Meeting
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, April 17
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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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DIY Cork Boards: Artcycling for Adults
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Thursday, April 18
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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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Library Lab
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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ESL Health Literacy: Basic First Aid
Where: Hybrid
Friday, April 19
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Take and Make
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Flow & Restore Mat Yoga
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, April 20
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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
Sunday, April 21
Monday, April 22
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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 – CANCELLED
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Homework Buddies – CANCELLED
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Teen Writing Club
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, April 23
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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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CANCELLED — USCIS Naturalization Information Session
Where: Virtual-Only
Wednesday, April 24
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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
Thursday, April 25
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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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The Writers Block “A” Session – A Writers Group for Kids
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, April 26
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Bouncing Babies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Reiki-Infused Meditation
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, April 27
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ESL Class
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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
March 31, 2024    
Metuchen Public Library
April 1, 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....
April 1, 2024    
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
This event is for ages 12-18. Join us for a fun Spring Break painting event in the upstairs community room! We will be using painter's...
April 1, 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 1, 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 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...
April 2, 2024    
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
For kids ages 8-12. Join us for a special book discussion and podcast! The library will be hosting special guests Lucy and Alex of the Daddy...
April 2, 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...
April 2, 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...
April 2, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for an adult painting class. We will have a theme of a city skyline silhouette and express our own painting skills on canvas....
April 3, 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....
April 3, 2024    
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for an adult painting class. We will have a theme of a city skyline silhouette and express our own painting skills on canvas....
April 3, 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...
April 3, 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...
April 3, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hybrid
The Spanish Book Club will have a hybrid meeting and discuss Poeta en Nueva York by Federico García Lorca. If you have any questions, email...
April 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...
April 4, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 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...
April 4, 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...
April 4, 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!...
April 5, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
Ages 5 and up   Come in and play a game with your friends!  We have old favorites like Checkers, Uno, Trouble, Connect Four and others. ...
April 5, 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...
April 6, 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 6, 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...
April 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....
April 8, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Metuchen Public Library
We will see The Color Purple (2023, PG-13, 2h 21m) in celebration of National Jazz Appreciation Month in April. The film is a musical period drama...
April 8, 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 8, 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 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...
April 9, 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...
April 9, 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...
April 9, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
April 10, 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....
April 10, 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...
April 10, 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...
April 10, 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...
April 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...
April 11, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 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...
April 11, 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...
April 11, 2024    
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Metuchen Public Library Director Hsihsi Chung is retiring! You may feel free to drop by the Community Room to congratulate and celebrate her 37 years of library services...
April 11, 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...
April 11, 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!...
April 12, 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.
April 12, 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...
April 13, 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 13, 2024    
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
This event is for ages 12-18. You awake in a dungeon--which is never a good start to one's day. Looking around, you realize this dungeon is...
April 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....
April 15, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Metuchen Public Library
In honor of International Jazz Day (celebrated at the end of April), join us on Monday, April 15th as CineMusic presents Round Midnight (1986, R,...
April 15, 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 15, 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 15, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:40 pm
Metuchen Public Library
In honor of International Jazz Day (celebrated at the end of April), join us on Monday, April 15th as CineMusic presents Round Midnight (1986, R,...
April 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...
April 16, 2024    
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Did you miss Oppenheimer film screenings in January at the library? Come see the 2024 Best Picture film at the 96th Academy Awards, Oppenheimer at...
April 16, 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...
April 16, 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....
April 17, 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....
April 17, 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...
April 17, 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...
April 17, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Join us for an artcycling class in celebration of Earth Day in April. Local artist Julia Win will incorporate common items found in our homes...
April 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...
April 18, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 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...
April 18, 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...
April 18, 2024    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Ages 5 & up. Join Mr. Rohan in the lab and help him do some cool experiments. Registration is required.
April 18, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hybrid
Join us for an information session on basic first aid. This will include instruction for the most common emergencies, including how to recognize them, how...
April 19, 2024    
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Ages 3 and Up  Come in and pick up a craft bag!  Each bag contains the materials for a fun craft or activity.  Two bags...
April 19, 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...
April 20, 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 20, 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...
April 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....
April 22, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Metuchen Public Library
In celebration of National Jazz Appreciation Month, we will see The Bridges of Madison County (1995, PG-13, 2h 15m) that features the music of Johnny Hartman, a great...
April 22, 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 22, 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 22, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Ages 12-18. Join us for the Teen Writing Club, a meeting place for teen writers to hone their creative skill. We meet on the fourth...
April 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...
April 23, 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...
April 23, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual-Only
Due to technical difficulties, this event has been cancelled. Kelly Ayala, USCIS’s Community Relations Officer for the New Jersey area, will discuss the naturalization process...
April 24, 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....
April 24, 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...
April 24, 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...
April 25, 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 25, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 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...
April 25, 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...
April 25, 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!...
April 26, 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.
April 26, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
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...
April 27, 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 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
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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!...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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,...
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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.