Virtual Programming

Virtual Programming

Children’s Programming

Stay-In Storytimes

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Fall Schedule
September 14-December 17

MONDAYS at 9:30 am—Ages 0-4 Storytime.
30 minutes of lap plays, reading, singing, and flannel boards.

THURSDAYS at 6:30 pm—Ages 2-6 Nighttime Tales
30 minute storytime designed to work into your child’s nighttime routine.

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

Click here for information about the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program, access to printable reading logs, and links to download the 1000 Books app!


Teen Virtual Programming

Fiction Addiction Book Club

Meets every 3rd Thursday at 4pm

November’s Book- The Breadwinner by Deborah Ellis

[For ages 10-14]

When the Taliban takes her father away, Parvana must become the “breadwinner” of her family by disguising herself as a boy to support her mother, two sisters, and baby brother. This award-winning novel is based on true stories of women in Afghanistan and has been made into an Oscar nominated movie. Ms. Gerlach will lead the discussion and have some fun activities that everyone will enjoy.

Copies are available at the library to pick or you can get it from the library’s digital services, such as Libby, Overdrive and Hoopla.

To join us, please RSVP by emailing plref@monarchlibraries.org and put in the subject “Fiction Addiction- The Breadwinner.” You will be emailed a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting, plus any additional instructions.

Gaming with Friends

Meets every 1st Thursday at 4pm

November’s Game- Among Us (mobile app)

[For grades 6-12]

The Crew attempts to complete tasks on their spaceship, but beware! One or more of the players are Impostors bent on making sure no one survives. This digital version of “Mafia” has taken the internet by storm- and for good reason. Come with a mobile device and the free app downloaded to find those Impostors!

To join us, please RSVP by emailing plref@monarchlibraries.org and put in the subject “Among Us- Gaming with Friends.” You will be emailed a link to the Microsoft Teams meeting, plus any additional instructions

Teen Digital Escape Rooms

Looking for an escape, but can’t get out of the house? How about a digital escape room? Answer questions, solve puzzles and riddles and use your smarts to get through.

Choose one from below to start. New ones will be added every Tuesday in the month of April.

Escape Gollum’s Cave
Escaping Detention (Harry Potter Themed)
Ketterdam Heist Digital Escape Room (Created by Morristown & Morris Township Public Library)
Escaping the Hunger Games
Mandalorian Escape Room (Created by Manchester Community College Library)
Looking for the Silph Scope (Pokémon Themed)
The Bowl of Bones: a Red Queen Escape Room
Into the Spirit World (“Spirited Away” themed) (Created by Morristown & Morris Township Public Library)
Sailor Moon Escape Room (Created by San Antonio Public Library)