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, 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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‘Paws’ To Read With Our Therapy Dog
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Cancelled
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CANCELLED — The Art of Wabi-Sabi: Embracing Imperfection
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Sunday, June 2
Monday, June 3
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Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, June 4
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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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Board Game Night
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, June 5
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Rhythm & Rhyme Storytime CANCELLED
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Spanish Book Club
Where: Hybrid
Thursday, June 6
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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
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The Writers Block “B” Session – A Writers Group for Kids
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, June 7
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Bouncing Babies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Flow & Restore Mat Yoga
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, June 8
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CANCELLED Spring Concert
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Sunday, June 9
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Cornerstone Jazz Series
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Monday, June 10
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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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Monday Movies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, June 11
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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
Wednesday, June 12
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Rhythm & Rhyme Story Time
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Book Club
Where: Hybrid
Thursday, June 13
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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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Prep for Pride!
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Pajama Storytime
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Metuchen Writers Club
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, June 14
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Chair Yoga
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, June 15
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‘Paws’ To Read With Our Therapy Dog
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Sunday, June 16
LIBRARY CLOSED
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Monday, June 17
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Monday Movies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Monday Movies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, June 18
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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, June 19
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Library Board of Trustees Special Meeting
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Thursday, June 20
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Mah Jongg Open Play
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Chess Club
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, June 21
LIBRARY CLOSED (Juneteenth Observed)
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, June 22
Sunday, June 23
LIBRARY CLOSED
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Monday, June 24
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Water Safety Class w/ Goldfish Swim School
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Monday Movies: CineMusic Film Series
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Monday Movies: CineMusic Film Series
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Teen Writing Club
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, June 25
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Tech Help 101
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Metuchen Makery – Open Hours
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, June 26
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Hen Party Concert
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Thursday, June 27
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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, June 28
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Reiki-Infused Meditation
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, June 29
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‘Paws’ To Read With Our Therapy Dog
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Terrarium Building with Earl Hicks
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Sunday, June 30
LIBRARY CLOSED
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Monday, July 1
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Monday Movies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
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Monday Movies
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Tuesday, July 2
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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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Board Game Night
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Wednesday, July 3
Thursday, July 4
LIBRARY CLOSED (Independence Day)
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Friday, July 5
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Flow & Restore Mat Yoga
Where: Metuchen Public Library
Saturday, July 6
May 26, 2024    
Metuchen Public Library
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
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
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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
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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
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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    
1:00 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...
June 1, 2024    
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
***Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.*** Back by popular demand! Join cone9colab artists Robert Diken, Simon Keller, and John Marron for an...
June 3, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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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....
June 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...
June 4, 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...
June 4, 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...
June 4, 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...
June 5, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Metuchen Public Library
Rhythm & Rhyme Storytime is cancelled due to a school visit.
June 5, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hybrid
The Spanish Book Club will have a hybrid meeting and discuss short stories. If you have any questions, email metuchenpubliclibrary@metuchenlibrary.org. To join the Spanish Book...
June 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...
June 6, 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...
June 6, 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 6, 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!...
June 7, 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.
June 7, 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...
June 8, 2024    
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
***Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.*** Join us for a classical music concert presented by the Center for Cultural and Creative Exchange...
June 9, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Internationally acclaimed jazz pianist Larry Fuller Trio performs at Metuchen Public Library in a FREE concert on Sunday, June 9 at 2 PM in celebration...
June 10, 2024    
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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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....
June 10, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:15 pm
Metuchen Public Library
We will see The Holdovers (2023, R, 2h 14m). It is a comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Payne. Set in late 1970 and early 1971, the...
June 10, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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We will see The Holdovers (2023, R, 2h 14m). It is a comedy-drama film directed by Alexander Payne. Set in late 1970 and early 1971, the...
June 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...
June 11, 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...
June 11, 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...
June 11, 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...
June 11, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
June 12, 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....
June 12, 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...
June 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...
June 13, 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...
June 13, 2024    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Ages 5 & up. Join Mr. Rohan in the lab and help him do some cool experiments. Registration is required.
June 13, 2024    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Hosted by NJ4S, Prep for Pride is an event for teens looking to come out and do some crafts, sign making, and tie-dying! There will...
June 13, 2024    
7:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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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...
June 13, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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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!...
June 14, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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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...
June 15, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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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...
June 16, 2024    
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June 17, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:45 pm
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We will see Dune: Part Two (2024, PG-13, 2h 46m). It is an epic science fiction film directed and produced by Denis Villeneuve. The sequel to Dune (2021),...
June 17, 2024    
5:30 pm - 8:15 pm
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We will see Dune: Part Two (2024, PG-13, 2h 46m). It is an epic science fiction film directed and produced by Denis Villeneuve. The sequel to Dune (2021),...
June 18, 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...
June 18, 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...
June 18, 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....
June 19, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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6/14/2024 PUBLIC NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING The Metuchen Public Library Board of Trustees will conduct a Special Meeting on Wednesday evening, June 19, 2024, at...
June 20, 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...
June 20, 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 21, 2024    
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June 23, 2024    
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For ages 4-7 and their caregivers. A fun, interactive 20 minute presentation focused on introducing and educating kids on water safety. With free take home...
June 24, 2024    
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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In celebration of Pride Month in June, CineMusic presents Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001, R, 1h 33m). It is a musical comedy-drama film written for the...
June 24, 2024    
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
In celebration of Pride Month in June, CineMusic presents Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001, R, 1h 33m). It is a musical comedy-drama film written for the...
June 24, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Registration Required
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...
June 25, 2024    
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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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...
June 25, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Registration Required
Ages 9 and up Attendees are encouraged to help each other, but patrons are expected to have an activity or project in mind. Join us...
June 26, 2024    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Registration Required
Join us for the 2024 Summer Reading Kickoff with a music concert! Hen Party is a fun-loving, friend-filled, three-part harmony trio based in Metuchen —...
June 27, 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...
June 27, 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!...
June 28, 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...
June 29, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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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...
June 29, 2024    
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Registration Required
Join us for the 2024 Summer Reading kickoff with Mr. Hicks' Terrarium Building program. Self-taught terrarium maker Earl Hicks gives a comedic lecture and demonstration...
June 30, 2024    
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July 1, 2024    
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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We will see First Man (2018, PG-13, 2h 21m). It is a biographical drama film directed by Damien Chazelle from a screenplay by Josh Singer, based on the 2005 book of...
July 1, 2024    
6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Metuchen Public Library
We will see First Man (2018, PG-13, 2h 21m). It is a biographical drama film directed by Damien Chazelle from a screenplay by Josh Singer, based on the 2005 book of...
July 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...
July 2, 2024    
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Metuchen Public Library
Registration Required
Ages 9 and up Attendees are encouraged to help each other, but patrons are expected to have an activity or project in mind. Join us...
July 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...
July 4, 2024    
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July 5, 2024    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Registration Required
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 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.