Kimberly Paone, Library Director

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165 Main St. Matawan, NJ 07747

Adult Department

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Meet and Greet Local Author Hilda K. Weisburg
Thursday, October 30th 7PM

The first time 15 year old Savah takes her weaving into the city market is the most exciting day of her life.   What she doesn’t know is she and her growing magic are part of a prophecy and her journey is just beginning.  Find out more about Savah and the journey the author took to put this fantasy story on paper.

Email Basics Computer Class
Wednesday, November 5th 10AM

For all those who have asked if the library has any email classes, we have good news! There will be a BEGINNER email basics class; how to set-up an email account, and instructions on how to send and receive messages. All training is hands-on using the library’s computers.

How to Die in Oregon
Thursday, November 6th 1:30PM

How to Die in Oregon is a documentary chronicling the passing of the Death with Dignity Act in Oregon in 1997. It follows the process for patients that have taken the medication, while also presenting the viewpoints held by opponents of the movement. Compassion & Choices, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization has pushed the legislation forward in many states. Come and discuss this thought-provoking issue with presenter Ethan Andersen.

Timeline New Jersey with Walter Choroszewski
Sunday, November 9th 1:00PM

New Jersey photographer, author and advocate of state pride, presents colorful photography and a lecture offering his unique perspective on NJ history! Travel along a timeline from the primeval dawn of the Highlandsthrough the Ice Age up to the present. Meet New Jersey’s first people and early explorers. Take pride in our Colonial and Revolutionary heritage. Celebrate the events and numerous “Firsts” that make New Jersey special!

The Art of the Silhouette
Sunday, November 16th 1PM

The silhouette became very popular in the 18th century and the art still has many admirers. Local artist, Linda Roehmer, will introduce you to its history and the many types of silhouettes.

Beginning Jewelry Making: Earrings
Monday, November 17th 7:00PM

Our Adult Services Librarian will lead a beginners’ level class on creating a pair of dangle earrings. Jeanette will walk you through the steps to assemble your own unique pair of earrings using beads in a variety of colors and sizes. Class size is limited, so be sure to sign up now.

Create Fun Holiday Cards using PicMonkeky
Wednesday, November 19th 10AM

We'll teach you how to make unique designs on an existing photo or blank page, and share it with your friends via social media. It's super fun, and very easy to pick up! Join the fun and send a loved one a cool PicMonkey card sealed with a kiss!

Morningstar®: Shining Light on Investment Research
Thursday, November 20th 7PM

Morningstar's online service provides data on over 450,000 investment offerings, including stocks, mutual funds, and similar vehicles. Become an educated investor. Learn how to research stocks or mutual funds, find those that meets your criteria, and read analysts’ reports on companies and market sectors.

Healthy Wholegrain Salads
Sunday, November 30th 1PM

Join us and we’ll create some delicious salads using these grains. You’ll taste the salads and leave with some recipes you can use at home!

Free One-on-One sessions

We offer free one-on-one computer sessions with knowledgeable computer techs. Each session will be an hour long and will cover a range of topics, such as: online forms, email, the internet, resumes, and any other general computer questions you might have.

Call the information desk for available dates to sign up for a one hour session.
(732) 583-9100
    We offer classes on the available dates
  • Mondays 7PM
  • Tuesdays 11AM
  • Thursdays 2PM
  • Saturdays 11AM