12/1 – 12/31
Meeting Room Art
Ocean County Arts High School Traveling Art Exhibit.
One-on-One Computer Instruction
Assistance with computers, library resources, eReaders and tablets. Available by appointment only. Please call 609-693-8566.
Month of December
Lacey’s Children’s Programming For a complete list of children’s programming, please visit our website or visit the branch for our monthly calendar.
12/1, 1 pm, Friday
Lunchtime Film: Christmas in Connecticut
A housekeeping-magazine columnist, as part of a promotional stunt, welcomes a returning war hero into her country estate; the only problem is she’s a klutz in the kitchen.
(NR) 105 min. REG
12/2, 9:30 am, Saturday
Knitting & Crocheting
Come join in – bring your yarn and needles or hooks, and make some new friends while you knit. All skill levels welcome.
12/2, 2 pm, Saturday
Motown Christmas with BJ and the Band
Back by popular demand! Celebrate the holidays with the rockin’ sound of Motown – BJ and the band will have you singing and dancing along! Please register.
12/5,12/19, 2 pm, Tuesdays
Chair Yoga for Seniors
A gentle yoga practice for adults with limited mobility. Taught by Nancy Bonta Voitko, certified yoga instructor. Please register.
12/7, 12/14, 12/21, 12/28, 12 pm, Thursday
Mah Jongg Mavens & Masters
Have you always wanted to learn how to play Mah Jongg? You can learn by watching seasoned players. Do you already know? Either way, come join us.
12/7, 7 pm, Thursday
Teen Cooking: Rugelach
Ages 12-18. Please register
12/7, 7 pm, Thursday
TAB (Teen Advisory Board) Meeting
12/9, 10 am – 3 pm
Friends Bling Sale
The annual Friends of the Lacey Library Bling Sale featuring jewelry, pocketbooks, belts, and scarves. Come do your holiday shopping and support the Friends of the Lacey Library.
12/11, 4 pm, Monday
Holiday Bath Bombs
Come in and make a bath bomb for yourself or a loved one this holiday season. For teens 11-17 Please register
12/11, 12 pm and 1 pm, Monday
Music and Movement with Friends
A musical program for adults with special needs and their caregivers. There are 2 sessions – please register for one session only. This program made possible by a grant from the Kearny Bank Foundation. Please register
12/12, 5:30 pm, Tuesday
Meet the Mayor
Stop in and meet the mayor in an informal setting.
12/12, 6:30 pm, Tuesday
Small Business Workshop with SCORE.
This month, Michael Feliz will discuss credit cards and how to cut your business costs dramatically. In partnership with SCORE of Ocean County. Please register
12/13, 6 pm, Wednesday
Alzheimer’s Program – Dementia Conversations. This presentation will cover driving, doctor visits, legal and financial planning. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association. Please register
12/14, 6:30 pm, Thursday
With a spin on the classic gingerbread house we’ll be attempting one large structure! Ages 12-17. Please register
12/16, 2 pm, Saturday
Stories Told, a Gift You Can Hold
Storyteller Michelle Washington Wilson will share stories including folk tales, fairy tales, tall tales, poems and fables suitable for all ages to enjoy.
All ages. Please register
12/18, 1 pm, Monday
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
Copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.
12/19, 4:30 pm, Tuesday
Let’s Make Art
Heather Popielarczyk will teach art to children with special needs and their siblings. This program made possible by a grant from the Kearny Bank Foundation. Ages 8 – 16. Please register
12/21, 7 pm, Thursday
Winter Solstice Party
Come celebrate the changing of the seasons with crafts and food! Ages 13-17. Please register
12/27, 6 pm, Wednesday
Evening Film: The Big Sick
A Pakistani-American man falls for a white grad student, and hides their romance from his traditional family. However, their relationship gets more serious when she develops a mysterious illness, which in turn forces him to bond with her parents. (R) 120 min. Please register
12/28, 4 – 5 pm, Thursday
Paws for Reading
Children, come and practice reading to the therapy dogs. Please register
12/28, 6:30 pm, Thursday
Page & Screen Club
Ask the teen librarian for the title. Rated PG. Please register
12/29, 10:30 am, Friday
Yoga for Kids
Taught by Nancy Bonta Voitko, certified yoga instructor. Ages 7 – 12. Please register