The Union County Performing Arts Center and Fearless Productions are performing a staged reading of Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet on Saturday, April 30 at 4:30pm. The performance is free to the public and the doors will open at 4:00pm. The program will be in the library auditorium.

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  • Crazy 8s Math Club:

    We’ll make a mini airport, build with glowsticks, and even play with money! Kindergarten through 2nd grade only. Call the library to register. Tuesdays, May 3, 10, 24 & 31 at 3:30pm
    Date:5/3/2016     Time:3:30pm

  • Knit & Crochet Club:

    Join us on the 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month. Bring your hooks, needles, and yarn. Work on a project or learn a new technique! Program is free for teens and adults (16+) The club will be held Thursdays, May 5 & 19 at 6:30pm.
    Date:5/5/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • Storytime & Craft:

    Ages 4 and up with caregiver: Thursdays @ 6:30pm 5/5, 5/12, 5/19, 5/26 Join us for this fun storytime & craft.
    Date:5/5/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • The Amazing Rahway Race

    The Amazing Rahway Race is an adventure where teams with 2 to 4 teammates solve clues, complete challenges and move through downtown Rahway to be the first to cross the finish line. You will need a camera and/or a smart device. The race begins at 11:00AM on the steps of the Library. Arrive at 10:30 to collect your bib and clues. Cost: $9.00 per person. Saturday, May 7 at 10:00am.
    Date:5/7/2016     Time:10:00am

  • Teen Screen Movie:

    The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2. Rated PG-13. All are welcome to attend! Monday, May 9 at 5:00pm.
    Date:5/9/2016     Time:5:00pm

  • Optimal Resume Workshop:

    Attend this hands-on workshop in our computer lab and learn how to use this premium online resume builder available for free only to our Rahway Library patrons! Space is limited; registration required. Tuesday, May 10, or Thursday, May 19, 10:00am.
    Date:5/10/2016     Time:10:00am

  • Afternoon Movie for Adults:

    Brooklyn. Rated PG-13 All are welcome to attend! Wednesday, May 11 at 2:00pm.
    Date:5/11/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Toddler Time:

    Ages birth - 4 with caregiver: Wednesdays at 10:30am 5/11, 5/18, 5/25 We will be talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing during this literacy readiness storytime.
    Date:5/11/2016     Time:10:30am

  • Friends’ Group Meeting:

    The Friends of the Rahway Public Library will meet at the library at 7:00 pm on the second Thursday of each month. The next meeting will be held on: Thursday, May 12 at 7:00pm.
    Date:5/12/2016     Time:7:00pm

  • “Me and My SMother

    Join us for a Staged Reading of “Me and My SMother” by Sue Fabisch. Starring Julie Waldman-Smith and Alicia Cordero. “Me and My SMother” is an autobiographical comedic love story between the author and her overbearing Jewish mother. Saturday, May 14 at 1:00pm.
    Date:5/14/2016     Time:1:00pm

  • Book Bingo:

    Match up titles to win books and other prizes! This program is open to adults (age 18+). Everyone wins! One bingo board per person, per game. Wednesday, May 18 at 1:00pm.
    Date:5/18/2016     Time:1:00pm

  • Readers Circle Book Club

    Join us for the discussion of The Art Forger by B.A. Shapiro. Wednesday, May 18 at 2:00pm.
    Date:5/18/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • I Know Who My People Are!

    Dr. Valerie Lewis-Mosley presents a genealogical quest to unearth family roots. Dr. Lewis-Mosley’s experiences as a healer, a scholar and a theologian have led her on a path to find her ancestors. Learn about resources and methods to help you get started on your own journey. Wednesday, May 18 at 6:00pm
    Date:5/18/2016     Time:6:00pm

  • Kids Bingo:

    Play some Bingo & win some prizes! Friday, May 20 at 3:30pm.
    Date:5/20/2016     Time:3:30pm

  • Afternoon Movie:

    Join us for the screening of The Peanuts Movie. Rated G. All are welcome to attend! Saturday, May 21 at 2:00pm.
    Date:5/21/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Lego Club:

    Build your own creation out of Legos! All Lego creations will be on display for the public to enjoy after Lego Club. Ages 5 and up. Monday, May 23 at 6:30pm.
    Date:5/23/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • Lego Club:

    Build your own creation out of Legos! All Lego creations will be on display for the public to enjoy after Lego Club. Ages 5 and up. Monday, May 23 at 6:30pm.
    Date:5/23/2016     Time:6:30pm

  • Teen Volunteer Boot Camp:

    Are you a Rahway resident between the ages of 13 and 18? Would you like to serve your community and gain valuable work experience this summer? Find out what volunteering entails here at the RPL at our first ever Library Boot camp! Learn how to navigate the catalog, databases, and library areas with a fun scavenger hunt! Take part in a book cart relay race, have a book stacking contest and more! Monday, May 23 at 6:00pm.
    Date:5/23/2016     Time:6:00pm

  • Family Storytime:

    Bring the whole family down to the library to hear some stories! Saturday, May 28 at 2:00pm.
    Date:5/28/2016     Time:2:00pm

  • Family Storytime

    Bring the whole family down to the library to hear some stories! Saturday, May 28 at 2:00pm.
    Date:5/28/2016     Time:2:00pm

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