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Join us for upcoming events, classes, and programs at the Sayreville Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.

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CLOSED
 CLOSED
Wednesday, Jan. 1CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed today.The library will be closed in observance of the following holidays:New Year's DayMartin Luther King DayPresident's DayGood FridayEaster SundayMemorial Day Weekend (Sat., Sun., & Mon.)Independence DayLabor Day Weekend (Sat., Sun., & Mon.)Columbus DayVe...read more
2
2020 Census Jobs Table
4:00-7:00PM
 2020 Census Jobs Table
Thursday, Jan. 2, 4:00-7:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Interested in working the 2020 Census?  Visit a representative in the library lobby.Workers must be: over 18, US citizens, able to apply online.  Pay is weekly, hours are flexible, and jobs are based on your zip code.
3
Scrabble Club
1:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, Jan. 3, 1:30PM
(1st and 3rd Fridays, 1:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Join us to play a few rounds of Scrabble. The group is very informal and simply enjoys playing for fun!  The library has a Scrabble Board, but you may bring your own also.This group is open to all residents, but adults only please.  The group meets the first and third Fridays of ...read more
4
2020 Census Jobs Table
10:00AM - 4:00PM
 2020 Census Jobs Table
Saturday, Jan. 4, 10:00AM - 4:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Interested in working the 2020 Census?  Visit a representative in the library lobby.Workers must be: over 18, US citizens, able to apply online.  Pay is weekly, hours are flexible, and jobs are based on your zip code.
Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
10:30AM-12:00PM
Contagious Optimism Wellness Group
Saturday, Jan. 4, 10:30AM-12:00PM
(The group typically meets the first Saturday of each month from 10:30AM-12:00PM except for July and August when it meets the first Tuesday of the month from 6:30PM-8:00PM.)

Sayreville Public Library
Feeling down or discouraged?  Want to increase your positivity?  You need...The Contagious Optimism Wellness Group! Dr. Colleen Georges, author the award-winning, best-selling RESCRIPT the Story You’re Telling Yourself and co-author in Contagious Optimism, facilit...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
5
Family Funday Sunday!
1:00-4:30PM
 Family Funday Sunday!
Sunday, Jan. 5, 1:00-4:30PM
(Sundays, Jan. 5, 12, 19 & 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23, Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29)
Family Funday Sunday
1050 Washington Road
Drop in for a family centered activity each Sunday in the Children's Room. Materials will be laid out with directions for the day's craft or activity so you can work at your own pace. Enjoy a different surprise each week!
6
2020 Census Jobs Table
10:00AM - 5:00PM
 2020 Census Jobs Table
Monday, Jan. 6, 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Interested in working the 2020 Census?  Visit a representative in the library lobby.Workers must be: over 18, US citizens, able to apply online.  Pay is weekly, hours are flexible, and jobs are based on your zip code.https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html
Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Jan. 6, 10:00 AMBaby Steps
Sayreville Public Library
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur at the end of the class. All are invited to attend this event.
Songs and Stories
11:00AM
 Songs and Stories
Monday, Jan. 6, 11:00AM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
Sing songs, practice rhymes, and listen to a themed storytime with your little one. All are invited to attend this event.
7
Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 11:00AM
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up. A storytime and movement class that lays the groundwork for mindfulness, early literacy, and classroom behavior. No registration required.
Mah Jongg Group
11:00AM
 Mah Jongg Group
Tuesday, Jan. 7, 11:00AM
(Tuesdays, 11:00AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Members meet weekly on Tuesdays at 11:00. This non-aggressive, welcoming group plays American Mah Jongg rules - players will need to bring/plan to obtain a 2019 rules card.This group is free and open to all, not only Sayreville residents. 

or call 732-727-0212.
8
Teen Advisory Board
2:30 PM
 Teen Advisory Board
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2:30 PM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
For 7th Grade to 12th Grade. Our year-round volunteering group decides on new activities for the library and makes public events for children and their own age groups.
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
7:00PM
Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Wednesday, Jan. 8, 7:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Open to the public - Sayreville Library Meeting Room, 1050 Washington Rd, Parlin.2020 DatesJanuary 8February 5March 4April 1May 6June 3September 2October 7November 4December 2
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Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, Jan. 9, 12:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up. A storytime and movement class that lays the groundwork for mindfulness, early literacy, and classroom behavior. No registration required.
Small Group Study
2:30PM - 4:00PM
 Small Group Study
Thursday, Jan. 9, 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
For Grades 6-12.Reserve the Meeting Room for small-group study sessions or group projects. Project supplies, such as markers, pencils, scissors, or glue, will be available as well as the references services of the supervising librarian. Drop-in spaces are available, but registered groups will have p...read more

Half Meeting Room Reserved
5:00PM
 Half Meeting Room Reserved
Thursday, Jan. 9, 5:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Reserved for Sheffield Mews Association
Stitcher and Knitters Anonymous Club
6:30PM
Stitcher and Knitters Anonymous Club
Thursday, Jan. 9, 6:30PM
(2nd Thursdays, 6:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Looking to share your passion for knitting and crocheting & meet a few new crafting buddies? Enjoy this opportunity to pick up a few new tips from fellow craft addicts at this low-key club for folks who know the basics, but want to take their addiction to a whole new level!  Bring your...read more
10
Stories and Crafts
11:00AM
 Stories and Crafts
Friday, Jan. 10, 11:00AMStories and Crafts
Sayreville Public Library
Songs, stories and a different craft each week.
11
2020 Census Jobs Table
10:00AM-4:00PM
 2020 Census Jobs Table
Saturday, Jan. 11, 10:00AM-4:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Interested in working the 2020 Census?  Visit a representative in the library lobby.Workers must be: over 18, US citizens, able to apply online.  Pay is weekly, hours are flexible, and jobs are based on your zip code.https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html
Toastmasters
10:00AM-12:00PM
 Toastmasters
Saturday, Jan. 11, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(2nd and 4th Saturdays, 10:00AM-12:00PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Toastmasters will meet the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.For more information on this group, please contact nnrswamy@gmail.com or call 732 874 1755.
Life-Size Candyland
12:00-3:00PM
 Life-Size Candyland
Saturday, Jan. 11, 12:00-3:00PMLife-Size Candyland
1050 Washington Road
Love Candyland? Experience the game in this life-sized version! Games will run every 20 minutes.  Registration Recommended.

Red Cross Club
1:00-2:30PM
 Red Cross Club
Saturday, Jan. 11, 1:00-2:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
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Family Funday Sunday!
1:00-4:30PM
 Family Funday Sunday!
Sunday, Jan. 12, 1:00-4:30PM
(Sundays, Jan. 5, 12, 19 & 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23, Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29)
Family Funday Sunday
1050 Washington Road
Drop in for a family centered activity each Sunday in the Children's Room. Materials will be laid out with directions for the day's craft or activity so you can work at your own pace. Enjoy a different surprise each week!
Chess Club
1:05pm
 Chess Club
Sunday, Jan. 12, 1:05pmChess Club
1050 Washington Road
An all new chess club series for beginner, intermediate, and advanced players. A great family activity! For ages 7-99. Participants are encouraged to attend as many sessions as possible for maximum benefit. Please note that ALL attendees must register, even if you attended previous series.
13
Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Jan. 13, 10:00 AMBaby Steps
Sayreville Public Library
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur at the end of the class. All are invited to attend this event.
Songs and Stories
11:00AM
 Songs and Stories
Monday, Jan. 13, 11:00AM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
Sing songs, practice rhymes, and listen to a themed storytime with your little one. All are invited to attend this event.
Books & Bites Book Club
1:00PM
 Books & Bites Book Club
Monday, Jan. 13, 1:00PMBooks & Bites Book C
Sayreville Public Library
This club is currently closed and not taking new members. 
14
Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 11:00AM
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up. A storytime and movement class that lays the groundwork for mindfulness, early literacy, and classroom behavior. No registration required.
Mah Jongg Group
11:00AM
 Mah Jongg Group
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 11:00AM
(Tuesdays, 11:00AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Members meet weekly on Tuesdays at 11:00. This non-aggressive, welcoming group plays American Mah Jongg rules - players will need to bring/plan to obtain a 2019 rules card.This group is free and open to all, not only Sayreville residents. 

or call 732-727-0212.
2020 Census Jobs Table
4:00-8:00PM
 2020 Census Jobs Table
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 4:00-8:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Interested in working the 2020 Census?  Visit a representative in the library lobby.Workers must be: over 18, US citizens, able to apply online.  Pay is weekly, hours are flexible, and jobs are based on your zip code.https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html
Adult Craft Class
6:00PM
 Adult Craft Class
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 6:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
"CRAFT BUFFET"Join us for a class with master crafter, Theresa Chuntz!Class begins promptly at 6:00 - no crafters will be admitted after 6:15.Space is limited, so registration is required.  LMxAC cardholders are welcome, however Sayreville patrons receive priority if registr...read more

or call 732-727-0212.
Creative Kids
6:30PM
 Creative Kids
Tuesday, Jan. 14, 6:30PM
(10/1, 10/29, 12/3)
Creative Kids
Sayreville Public Library
Create your own make and take craft with a parent/caregiver. Ages 3 and 7. Program is limited to 24 children first come first serve basis.
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DIY Cake Pops
3:00PM
 DIY Cake Pops
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 3:00PMDIY Cake Pops
Sayreville Public Library
Make delicious cake pops with your friends!
Lunar New Year Crafternoon
4:30PM
 Lunar New Year Crafternoon
Wednesday, Jan. 15, 4:30PMLunar New Year Craft
Sayreville Public Library
Help us make a giant Chinese New Year's Dragon!
16
Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, Jan. 16, 12:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up. A storytime and movement class that lays the groundwork for mindfulness, early literacy, and classroom behavior. No registration required.
Small Group Study
2:30PM - 4:00PM
 Small Group Study
Thursday, Jan. 16, 2:30PM - 4:00PM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
For Grades 6-12.Reserve the Meeting Room for small-group study sessions or group projects. Project supplies, such as markers, pencils, scissors, or glue, will be available as well as the references services of the supervising librarian. Drop-in spaces are available, but registered groups will have p...read more

Novel Idea Book Club
6:30PM
 Novel Idea Book Club
Thursday, Jan. 16, 6:30PMNovel Idea Book Club
Sayreville Public Library
This club is not currently taking new members. 
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Stories and Crafts
11:00AM
 Stories and Crafts
Friday, Jan. 17, 11:00AMStories and Crafts
Sayreville Public Library
Songs, stories and a different craft each week.
Classic Film Matinee - The Big Sleep
1:00PM
Classic Film Matinee - The Big Sleep
Friday, Jan. 17, 1:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Watch a movie and meet fellow movie enthusiasts!  No registration required!  No outside food, please.  
Scrabble Club
1:30PM
 Scrabble Club
Friday, Jan. 17, 1:30PM
(1st and 3rd Fridays, 1:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Join us to play a few rounds of Scrabble. The group is very informal and simply enjoys playing for fun!  The library has a Scrabble Board, but you may bring your own also.This group is open to all residents, but adults only please.  The group meets the first and third Fridays of ...read more
18
2020 Census Jobs Table
10:00AM-4:00PM
 2020 Census Jobs Table
Saturday, Jan. 18, 10:00AM-4:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Interested in working the 2020 Census?  Visit a representative in the library lobby.Workers must be: over 18, US citizens, able to apply online.  Pay is weekly, hours are flexible, and jobs are based on your zip code.https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
10:00 AM
Friends of the Sayreville Library Meeting
Saturday, Jan. 18, 10:00 AM
(Saturday, 9/21, 10/26, 11/16, 12/15, 1/18, 2/15, 3/21, 4/18, 5/16, 6/13, 10:00AM)

Sayreville Public Library
The Friends of the Sayreville Public Library will meet monthly September - June.  New members are always welcome!For information on the group and to join, click here.2019 - 2020 Meeting Calendar:9/2110/2611/1612/15 (meeting to be held at luncheon offsite)1/18 (meeting to be held before boo...read more
19
Family Funday Sunday!
1:00-4:30PM
 Family Funday Sunday!
Sunday, Jan. 19, 1:00-4:30PM
(Sundays, Jan. 5, 12, 19 & 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23, Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29)
Family Funday Sunday
1050 Washington Road
Drop in for a family centered activity each Sunday in the Children's Room. Materials will be laid out with directions for the day's craft or activity so you can work at your own pace. Enjoy a different surprise each week!
DIY Lavender Bags
3:00-4:00PM
 DIY Lavender Bags
Sunday, Jan. 19, 3:00-4:00PM
1050 Washington Road
Ages 7 and up. Learn the benefits of lavender bags and make one to take home.

20
CLOSED
 CLOSED
Monday, Jan. 20CLOSED
Sayreville Public Library
The library will be closed today.The library will be closed in observance of the following holidays:New Year's DayMartin Luther King DayPresident's DayGood FridayEaster SundayMemorial Day Weekend (Sat., Sun., & Mon.)Independence DayLabor Day Weekend (Sat., Sun., & Mon.)Columbus DayVe...read more
21
Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 11:00AM
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up. A storytime and movement class that lays the groundwork for mindfulness, early literacy, and classroom behavior. No registration required.
Mah Jongg Group
cancelled
 Mah Jongg Group
Tuesday, Jan. 21, cancelled
(Tuesdays, 11:00AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Members meet weekly on Tuesdays at 11:00. This non-aggressive, welcoming group plays American Mah Jongg rules - players will need to bring/plan to obtain a 2019 rules card.This group is free and open to all, not only Sayreville residents. 

or call 732-727-0212.
Cheese 101
4:00PM-5:00PM
 Cheese 101
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4:00PM-5:00PMCheese 101
Sayreville Public Library
Learn about different types of cheese from a cheese expert and get to taste cheeses from around the world. Sponosred by the Mobile Family Succss Center of Middlesex County.
2020 Census Jobs Table
4:00-8:00PM
 2020 Census Jobs Table
Tuesday, Jan. 21, 4:00-8:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Interested in working the 2020 Census?  Visit a representative in the library lobby.Workers must be: over 18, US citizens, able to apply online.  Pay is weekly, hours are flexible, and jobs are based on your zip code.https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html
22
Puppet Pals
1:00PM
 Puppet Pals
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 1:00PM
(1/22 @ 1:00PM, 1/23 @ 6:00PM)
Puppet Pals
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for a comedy family puppet show for all ages.
Social Security Maximization
6:30PM
 Social Security Maximization
Wednesday, Jan. 22, 6:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Presentation by Richard Taborda, CFP, CIMA, RICP.Free and open to the public, no registration required!
23
Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, Jan. 23, 12:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up. A storytime and movement class that lays the groundwork for mindfulness, early literacy, and classroom behavior. No registration required.
Puppet Pals
6:00PM
 Puppet Pals
Thursday, Jan. 23, 6:00PM
(1/22 @ 1:00PM, 1/23 @ 6:00PM)
Puppet Pals
Sayreville Public Library
Join us for a comedy family puppet show for all ages.
24
Stories and Crafts
11:00AM
 Stories and Crafts
Friday, Jan. 24, 11:00AMStories and Crafts
Sayreville Public Library
Songs, stories and a different craft each week.
"Just for the Health of It"
11:00AM-1:00PM
 "Just for the Health of It"
Friday, Jan. 24, 11:00AM-1:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Consumer health librarians from the East Brunswick Public Library will be visiting on Friday, January 24th from 11:00 am – 1:00 p m.  The librarians are part of the Just for the Health of It initiative funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to promote health lite...read more
Friday Movie Matinee - The Goldfinch
1:00PM
Friday Movie Matinee - The Goldfinch
Friday, Jan. 24, 1:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Watch a movie and meet fellow movie enthusiasts!  No registration required!  No outside food, please.  
25
2020 Census Jobs Table
10:00AM-4:00PM
 2020 Census Jobs Table
Saturday, Jan. 25, 10:00AM-4:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Interested in working the 2020 Census?  Visit a representative in the library lobby.Workers must be: over 18, US citizens, able to apply online.  Pay is weekly, hours are flexible, and jobs are based on your zip code.https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html
Toastmasters
10:00AM-12:00PM
 Toastmasters
Saturday, Jan. 25, 10:00AM-12:00PM
(2nd and 4th Saturdays, 10:00AM-12:00PM)

Sayreville Public Library
Toastmasters will meet the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.For more information on this group, please contact nnrswamy@gmail.com or call 732 874 1755.
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Family Funday Sunday!
1:00-4:30PM
 Family Funday Sunday!
Sunday, Jan. 26, 1:00-4:30PM
(Sundays, Jan. 5, 12, 19 & 26, Feb. 2, 9, 16 & 23, Mar. 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29)
Family Funday Sunday
1050 Washington Road
Drop in for a family centered activity each Sunday in the Children's Room. Materials will be laid out with directions for the day's craft or activity so you can work at your own pace. Enjoy a different surprise each week!
TOOOL NJ - YA Room
2:30-4:30PM
 TOOOL NJ - YA Room
Sunday, Jan. 26, 2:30-4:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
YA Rom Reserved for TOOOL NJFor more details on The Open Organization of Lockpickers, visit www.toool.us.
27
Baby Steps
10:00 AM
 Baby Steps
Monday, Jan. 27, 10:00 AMBaby Steps
Sayreville Public Library
Learn how to sing songs, share rhymes, and engage your little ones from ages 0-18 months. A socializing and play time will occur at the end of the class. All are invited to attend this event.
Songs and Stories
11:00AM
 Songs and Stories
Monday, Jan. 27, 11:00AM
Sayreville Public Library, 1050 Washington Road
Sing songs, practice rhymes, and listen to a themed storytime with your little one. All are invited to attend this event.
Meeting Room Reserved
6:30PM
 Meeting Room Reserved
Monday, Jan. 27, 6:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Cub Scout Pack 101
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Think & Play
11:00AM
 Think & Play
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 11:00AM
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up. A storytime and movement class that lays the groundwork for mindfulness, early literacy, and classroom behavior. No registration required.
Mah Jongg Group
11:00AM
 Mah Jongg Group
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 11:00AM
(Tuesdays, 11:00AM)

Sayreville Public Library
Members meet weekly on Tuesdays at 11:00. This non-aggressive, welcoming group plays American Mah Jongg rules - players will need to bring/plan to obtain a 2019 rules card.This group is free and open to all, not only Sayreville residents. 

or call 732-727-0212.
2020 Census Jobs Table
4:00-8:00PM
 2020 Census Jobs Table
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 4:00-8:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Interested in working the 2020 Census?  Visit a representative in the library lobby.Workers must be: over 18, US citizens, able to apply online.  Pay is weekly, hours are flexible, and jobs are based on your zip code.https://2020census.gov/en/jobs.html
Creative Kids
6:30PM
 Creative Kids
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 6:30PM
(10/1, 10/29, 12/3)
Creative Kids
Sayreville Public Library
Create your own make and take craft with a parent/caregiver. Ages 3 and 7. Program is limited to 24 children first come first serve basis.
BYOB Book Club
6:30PM
 BYOB Book Club
Tuesday, Jan. 28, 6:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
DISCUSSION THEMES: JANUARY: ANIMALS (any work, fiction or non-fiction, about/involving animals)Join our BYOB (Bring Your Own Book) Club - free and open to anyone who loves discovering new books!How it works: 1) Read any book you'd like that fits the theme for the meeting! Fiction,...read more
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Wednesday Book Club
12:30PM
 Wednesday Book Club
Wednesday, Jan. 29, 12:30PM
(Last Wednesdays, 12:30PM)

Sayreville Public Library
The WBC is not currently accepting new members.                 WEDNESDAY BOOK CLUB- 2020 1/29 - Indigo Girl 2/26 - The Bookseller 3/25 - Circling the Sun 4/29 - Fall of Marigolds 5/27 - The...read more
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Think & Play
12:30PM
 Think & Play
Thursday, Jan. 30, 12:30PM
Sayreville Public Library
Ages 2 and up. A storytime and movement class that lays the groundwork for mindfulness, early literacy, and classroom behavior. No registration required.
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LMX Director’s Meeting
9:30 AM
 LMX Director’s Meeting
Friday, Jan. 31, 9:30 AM
Sayreville Public Library
Stories and Crafts
11:00AM
 Stories and Crafts
Friday, Jan. 31, 11:00AMStories and Crafts
Sayreville Public Library
Songs, stories and a different craft each week.
Friday Movie Matinee - Judy
1:00PM
 Friday Movie Matinee - Judy
Friday, Jan. 31, 1:00PM
Sayreville Public Library
Watch a movie and meet fellow movie enthusiasts!  No registration required!  No outside food, please.  
Anime and D&D
3:15PM
 Anime and D&D
Friday, Jan. 31, 3:15PM
Sayreville Public Library
D&D - An Eberron edition of the classic game.  Ages 6-12.Anime - Watch Anime on the big scree with your friends. Ages 6-12.
 
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