Kimberly Paone, Library Director

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165 Main St. Matawan, NJ 07747

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Classes for English Conversion
Monday, October 6th - 24th 7PM

Do you want to learn to improve your English speaking ability? Informal small conversation groups for all levels of English ability Please see the Reference Librarian if you have any questions.

Thursday, October 23rd 7PM

Kickstarter is an online service that allows you to post a creative project and recieve funding via donations from other users. The site is a part of a new wave of similar donation services called "crowdfunding". This class will walk you through the best practices for reaching success on Kickstarter.

Superstitions: Omens, Myths, and Misconceptions
Sunday, October 26th 2PM

Halloween is once again upon us…a time to consider black cats, goblins and the supernatural.   Halloween is a holiday of many mysterious customs, but each one has a history, or at least a story behind it. Some may be traced to the Celtic period and ancient times when it was thought that the souls of the dead were out and about, along with fairies, witches, and demons.

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!

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.

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