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Tuesday, May 30, 2006


Passport Office Hours: May 30 - June 4


Tuesday, May 30: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Wednesday, May 31: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
Thursday, June 1: Closed
Friday, June 2: Closed
Saturday, June 3: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, June 4: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.

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Thursday, May 25, 2006

Each month in the Central Library, one department in the Library plans a team building program for the staff. This month, the Circulation department took us through the looking glass for a Tea Party.

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Wednesday, May 24, 2006


There was much fun in the sun on May 13th as the Old Bridge Public Library's Garden Club held their second annual plant sale. The event was a big success and a good time was had by all. Do you have a green thumb? The club is always looking for new members, for more information please e-mail Margie.

Monday, May 22, 2006

Main Library Passport Office Hours: May 22-28, 2006

5/22: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
5/23: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
5/24: closed
5/25: 5:30 - 8:45 p.m.
5/26: closed
5/27: 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5/28: closed

For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5031.

Friday, May 19, 2006


Teens rock out in the Library while playing the video game Guitar Hero during the conclusion of the very successful Japanese Week for Teens at the Old Bridge Main Library.

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Wednesday, May 17, 2006

Japanese Week for Teens continued at the Library during Show and Tell with Linda Hansen. Teens tried some authentic food, checked out traditional Japanese clothing, and learned a little about customs and saw some very cool toys and other items.

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Monday, May 15, 2006

It's Japanese Week for teens at the Old Bridge Public Library! Monday evening's event was Manga Lovers Unite and teens brought their favorite manga books to talk about with other manga fans. Manga is the Japanese word for comics and print cartoons. Outside of Japan, it usually refers specifically to Japanese comics.

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The Old Bridge Library orders the hottest hits and timeless classics on DVD!

Top 20 DVD Rentals via Rottentomatoes (May 7, 2006)

1 The Family Stone (DVD Family 1688)
2 Last Holiday (DVD Last 1690)
3 Aeon Flux (DVD Aeonflux 1669)
4 Fun with Dick and Jane (DVD Fun 1654)
5 Hostel (DVD Hostel 1668)
6 Tristan & Isolde (On order)
7 Match Point (DVD Match 1687)
8 Hoodwinked (DVD Hoodwinked 1706)
9 Casanova (DVD Casanova 1672)
10 Shopgirl (DVD Shop 1673)
11 Brokeback Mountain (DVD Brokeback 1648)
12 Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & the Wardrobe (JDVD Lion 1649)
13 King Kong (DVD King 1644)
14 An Unfinished Life (DVD Unfinished 1658)
15 The Detonator (On order)
16 Dr. Dolittle 3 (On order)
17 Wolf Creek (DVD Wolf 1653)
18 Memoirs of a Geisha (DVD Memoirs 1646)
19 Mrs. Henderson Presents (DVD Mrs 1671)
20 Second in Command (The Library does not own this DVD)

The best way for you to get a new and popular movie is to reserve them.
Please see a Librarian at the Reference Desk to get on the waiting list!

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Friday, May 12, 2006

Passport Hours, Main Library, May 14-20, 2006

Monday 5/14: 5:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Tuesday 5/15: 5:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Wednesday 5/16: Closed
Thursday 5/17: 5:30 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Friday 5/18: Closed
Saturday 5/19: Closed
Sunday 5/20: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Thursday, May 11, 2006

Painted Candle Craft for Adults

On Wednesday, May 24, 6:30 p.m., Ms. Shilpa Bendre will lead the class through development of a beautiful painted candle for the class members to take home and display. All materials will be provided by the Library. Registration is limited. Call to register, (732) 721-5600 ext.
5033.

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Wednesday, May 10, 2006

OBPL: "2nd Annual Plant Sale Saturday May 13th Spruce up your garden with perennials and annuals at the Old Bridge Library's 2nd annual Plant Sale at the Main Library. Sale starts at 10:00AM. Plant donations are needed to make our sale a success! If you have any plants from cuttings, divisions or clippings potted up before May 1st, please bring them to the library on May 12. Thank you!" For more details, e-mail Margie.

Tuesday, May 09, 2006

Saturday May 13 at 1:30 p.m. Pop Goes the Waterfront! Join us at this special program hosted by The Old Bridge Library’s Laurence Harbor Branch as the popular soft-rock band Zanzibar plays a special outdoor concert of some of the greatest soft-rock classics of all time! Settle in under the bright spring sunshine (rain date: May 20) and soak up the fun and the music! Please note that this program will be held outside near the Laurence Harbor Branch Library at 277 Shoreland Circle, Near Route 35 Laurence Harbor, NJ.

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Monday, May 08, 2006


The financial management seminar with planner John Femanio was cancelled due to unforseen circumstances on behalf of the presenter. The Library regrets any inconvienance.

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Friday, May 05, 2006

There's a new collection of Lego related items in the Children's Display Case located near the Circulation Desk. Does your child have a collection they would like to share with the community? E-mail Phyllis for details.

Thursday, May 04, 2006

The Technical Services Department of the Old Bridge Central Library conducted a clothing drive during the month of April and this week brought several bags of donated clothes to the Goodwill Collection Center on Route 18.

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Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Step Up to the Plate @ Your Library!

The Old Bridge Public Library is teaming up with the American Library Association and the Baseball Hall of Fame to offer a baseball trivia contest whose prizes include a trip to Cooperstown! For more information, please call the Library's Reference Desk, (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

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Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Sunday, May 7 at 1:30 p.m. Clear Clutter and Chaos. It’s time for spring cleaning, are you up to the challenge? Learn from the best how to get yourself organized! Jamie Novak is an expert Professional Organizer and Clutter Coach. She has a product line debuting on QVC, and she is a featured organizer on HGTV's Mission Organization. Jamie is the author of A Busy Person's Guide to a Life You Love and her new book 1000 Best Quick And Easy Organizing Secrets. Ms. Novak's workshops and presentations have been given nationwide and she continues to be a highly sought after speaker and presenter.

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Monday, May 01, 2006


Saturday, May 6 at 1:30 p.m. Eating Right for a Healthy Heart. This program will feature a food preparation and tasting presented by Whole Foods Middletown, and a lecture by Helaine Rothman, RN, Health Educator foe Riverview Medical Center. Please call 732-721-5600 ext.5033 to register.

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