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Saturday, March 31, 2007

Food and tea historian Judith Krall-Russo speaks during her program on Victorian Tea.

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Tuesday, March 27, 2007

This Week at the Library

Tuesday March 27, 2007

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Family Storytime
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Non-Fiction Book Discussion, reading, "Undaunted Courage," by Stephen Ambrose.

Thursday March 29, 2007

1:00 PM - 12:00 PM Computer Class: Internet Basics Class size is limited. Please register in advance in person at the Information Desk or at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Crafting Club The Crafting Club meets each Thursday in the "Senior Spaces," section of the Library. All are welcome!

March 30, 2007 Friday

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Senior Fridays: Music & Song: Mary Ellen O'Brien

March 31, 2007 Saturday

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Math Assistance The Old Bridge Public Library is offering free math assistance to middle and high school students every Saturday morning from 10am-12noon. Areas covered are: SAT preparation, homework help and activities to keep your mind in its best manth-shape! No registration is required. For further information, please call the Library's Information Desk at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Women and Tea in the Victorian Era For Women's History Month, take high tea with Food and Tea Historian Judith Krall-Russo. Learn how tea had an impact on both upper-and working-class women. Discover how tea affected women's social events, dress styles and health.

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Sunday, March 25, 2007

On Sunday, March 25 John Covert from the 27th Regiment N.J. Vols. Co. F, a re-enactment group, presented a program on the American Civil War and the participation of troops from New Jersey.

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Saturday, March 24, 2007

The Middletown, NJ based pop group The Wag performed live at the Central Library this Saturday.

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Thursday, March 22, 2007


The library hosted a bridal shower for Felicia, our head of circulation.

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This weekend at the Old Bridge Library:

Saturday March 24, 2007

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Math Assistance The Old Bridge Public Library is offering free math assistance to middle and high school students every Saturday morning from 10am-12noon.

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Family Storytime

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Free Concert: The Wag, An upbeat four piece pop band based in Middletown, The Wag feature vocal harmonies at the forefront of their sound.

Sunday March 25, 2007

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM New Jersey in the Civil War: John Covert, the 27th Regt. N.J. Vols. Co. F. is a re-enactment group that specializes in programs for groups interested in learning about the Civil War and the participation of troops from New Jersey.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2007

The Old Bridge Public Library is hosting a display of Ukrainian Eggs for the holiday time.

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Tuesday, March 20, 2007


Stop by and check out the best kept secret in town, The Laurence Harbor Branch Library.

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Monday, March 19, 2007

New Fiction! Here are some of the most popular new fiction titles at the Old Bridge Central Library. To reserve a book on this list (or any other book for that matter) please call the Adult Information Desk, (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

Berry, Steve Alexandria Link, The
Binchy, Maeve Whitethorn Woods
Black, Benjamin Christine Falls
Downie, Ruth Medicus: A Novel of the Roman Empire
Hill, Joe Heart Shaped Box
Kinsella, Sophie Shopaholic and Baby
Parker, Robert B. High Profile
Patterson, James Step on a Crack
Picoult, Jody Nineteen Minutes: A Novel
Robb, J.D. Innocent in Death
Scottoline, Lisa Daddy's Girl
Smiley, Jane Ten Days in the Hills
Steel, Danielle Sisters

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Saturday, March 17, 2007

Jeanne Wears the Green! Librarian as fashion plate: Jeanne V. shows off her stunning new hat during St. Patrick's Day children's storytime.

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The Central Library is back open from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, but the Laurence Harbor branch library is closed.

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Tuesday, March 13, 2007

March Adult Book Discussions: the Original Book Discussion Group will be reading The Color Purple by Alice Walker on March 15 at 7:00 p.m. On March 22, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. the Science Fiction Book Discussion Group will be reading Eden by Stanislaw Lem. On March 27 at 7:00 p.m. the Non-Fiction Book Discussion Reading Undaunted Courage by Stephen Ambrose.

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Monday, March 12, 2007

Yum-O! Baking Irish Soda Bread as part of the Teen Cooking Series at the Library.

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From March 4-10, the Library hosted Teen Tech Week activities at the Library. The purpose of the initiative was to encourage teens to use libraries non-print resources for education and recreation, and to help teens recognize that librarians are qualified, trusted professionals in the field of information technology.

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Thursday, March 08, 2007


Friday, March 9 at 1:30 p.m. Senior Fridays - Celebrate Women's History Month with a presentation on women in jazz and blues music.


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Tuesday, March 06, 2007

The Children's Display Case has a display of Legos. If your child would like to display his or her collection in the Library, please call the Children's Department, (732) 721-5600 ext. 5028.

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Monday, March 05, 2007

Representatives of the Freehold Apple Store present a program on podcasting during Teen Tech Week at the Library.

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March is Youth Art Month, and the Old Bridge Schools are presenting a display of their students finest work in the Library's Art Gallery through the end of the month.

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Thursday, March 01, 2007

Friday March 2 at 1:30 p.m. Senior Fridays Film: Grey Gardens Before the Boradway Musical... there was the documentary, Grey Gardens. The Mayles Brothers pay visits to Edith Bouvier Beale, nearing 80, and her daughter, Edie, relatives of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy. Reclusive, the pair live with cats and raccoons in Grey Gardens, a crumbling mansion in East Hampton.

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