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Wednesday, September 22, 2004


The ribbon cutting of the newly redesigned Laurence Harbor Branch Library.

Tuesday, September 21, 2004

This week at the Library:

Genealogy Club - If you are interested in learning about your family's history, join the Genealogy Club at the Library. Be sure to get in on the ground floor of this happening group. The next meeting will take place on September 22 at 7:00 p.m. Please contact Jennifer Sherman for more details at (732) 566-2227 or jlsherma@lmxac.org.

Crafting Club - The Old Bridge Public Library Crafting Club meets weekly in the Art Gallery of the Main Library on Thursday afternoons at 1:00 p.m. All crafters of any experience or type of craft are welcome to attend.

Non-Fiction Book Discussion Group - The Old Bridge Public Library is seeking patrons interested in taking part in a non-fiction book discussion group. Participants would meet once per month on a weekday evening to be determined to discuss what books they have been reading and to make recommendations of interesting books to other group members. The first organizational meeting will be held Thursday, September 23 at 7:00 p.m. All bibliophiles are welcome. Please contact Marcy at (732) 721-5600 ext. 5034 or mjkagan@lmxac.org.

Science Fiction Book Discussion Group - Lift off for unknown worlds with the Science Fiction Book Discussion Group at the Old Bridge Public Library. On September 23 at 7:00 p.m. the group will be reading Time Patrol by Poul Anderson. In a fictive universe imagined in eight stories and one novel, time is mutable, and once time travel is discovered, humanity's remote descendants, the Danellians, set up the Time Patrol to ensure that no changes to the past will wipe out their own present. The writing is excellent, distinguished by Hugo and Nebula winner Anderson's skill at weaving a background of sights and sounds to make the stage, and thus the actors, more real. Please note that this group will be meeting at the Staff Table, ask at the Circulation Desk for directions. For more information, please call the Reference Desk, (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

How to Buy a Computer – Tuesday September 28th at 2:00 p.m. Come and learn in this newly developed class! Whether you want to purchase your first computer or are thinking of updating your current PC, this class id for you. We will help make sense of all of the computer jargon and assist you in making a smart spending decision. The Library’s computer classes are open to Old Bridge residents only and reservations are necessary – please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033 for more information.

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Monday, September 13, 2004

This Week at the Library:

Savvy Seniors - A strong, thriving organization, Savvy Seniors is the largest discussion and activities group at the Library. The senior citizens in this group gather in the Library’s large meeting room each month to discuss previously selected topics. Additionally, the seniors plan lunch dates, movies, trips to Broadway shows, and other exciting activities. The next meeting will take place on September 14 at 10:30 a.m.

Gardening Club - Join us for the next meeting of the Old Bridge Public Library’s Gardening Club! Trade secrets and tips, plan trips to gardening centers and more. Bring your green thumb and ideas for fun and interesting activities and join us! We will be discussing how to remake the Library’s garden and trading plants! The Garden Club will meet on September 15 at 7:00 p.m.

Genealogy Club - If you are interested in learning about your family's history, join the Geneology Club at the Library. Be sure to get in on the ground floor of this happening group. The next meeting will take place on September 15 at 7:00 p.m. Please contact Jennifer Sherman for more details at (732) 566-2227.

Mystery Book Discussion Group: The Mystery Book Discussion Group meets once per month to discuss the latest and greatest in Mystery Literature. The next two meetings will take place on September 15 at 7:00 p.m. in the Main Library. Call Marcy for titles to be discussed and for more info: (732) 721-5600 ext. 5034.

Saturday, September 18th at 1:30 p.m. Folk Musician Patti Bramson ~ A veteran of the Jersey Shore music scene, Patti Bramson’s wide variety of life experiences find their way into the heart of her soft acoustic musical style. Upstage Magazine’s Jerry Pashin says, “Her lyrics are descriptive and personal. Her delicate style captures the attention of the listeners”. While Patti can be found performing regularly at local establishments, she continues to find great enjoyment sharing music with others through local guitar circles and jam sessions.

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