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Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Get a Clue @ Your Library! The Library's summer reading club kickoff party and registration is this Saturday, June 30th from 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. We'll have door prizes, and At 1:30 p.m. the featured program will be "Name That Mystery Tune" with Justin Negraval of Zanzibar Entertainment.

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Senior Fridays, free events for older adults at the Old Bridge Central Library. June 29 at 1:30 p.m. "Today's Jazz" an introduction to some of the finest young musicians on the current jazz scene. Presented by librarian Tim Niland. Light refreshments will be served. For more Senior Fridays, please visit our events page.

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Saturday, June 23, 2007

The Chinese Theatre Works presented the opera The Monkey King in America at the Central Library. This program was funded by a grant from the Old Bridge Arts Commission.

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Thursday, June 21, 2007

Friday, June 22 1:30 - 03:00 PM Senior Fridays: Get Up and Move! Join Janet of Janet's Dance Studio in Old Bridge for movement, exercise and just plain old movement, fun! Light refreshments will be served. For further information, contact, the Adult & Information Services Desk, at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

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Tuesday, June 19, 2007

The Library has a new optical reader in the Senior Spaces to enlarge text of books. For more information or help with using the machine, please call the Adult Information Services desk, (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

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Monday, June 18, 2007

Fiddler, guitarist, singer and dancer Jennifer Johnson performed at the Central Library on Saturday in a program sponsored by the Old Bridge Cultural Arts Committee.

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Saturday, June 16, 2007


The Old Bridge Public Library held its annual Staff Development Day on Friday, June 15. Congratulations to librarian Lynn Sacs, who was awarded the Standing Ovation Award for outstanding service.

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Monday, June 11, 2007

Zanzibar Music, Old Bridge’s “House Band” performed an afternoon of great American music at the library. Playing favorite music hits, the Zanzibar Band pleased an audience of all ages. From the hits of the 60’s to the songs of today, Zanzibar performed with style and originality.

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Saturday, June 09, 2007

Student Art Reception - Students from the Carl Sandburg Middle School's 8th Grade Challenge Class presented their latest artwork to the community in the Central Library's Art Gallery. Students in the Challenge Class mix creativity, problem-solving and experimental learning under the tutelage of teacher Paula Eisen. Students work in teams, researching a style of art and create artwork based on their students.

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Friday, June 08, 2007

The Craft Club rocks! That is, they enjoy the new rocking chairs in the Senior Spaces section of the Library.

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Thursday, June 07, 2007

Almost ready! With the grand opening of Senior Spaces less than 24 hours away, the Library puts the final touches on our new center for Baby Boomers and Older Adults.

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Tuesday, June 05, 2007

On Monday, June 4, teens created their own graphic tee shirts using stencil silkscreening. All other supplies & instruction were provided by the Printmaking Council of NJ's Roving Press.

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Monday, June 04, 2007


This Monday evening's passport hours have been cancelled. Regular passport service should resume Tuesday. For more information, please click here.

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Sunday, June 03, 2007

This Week at the Library

Monday, June 4

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Teen T-Shirt Program: You are what you wear... make a graphic t-shirt that's all you. Open to teens in grades 6-12. Please bring your own t-shirt! All instruction & supplies for stencil silkscreening are provided by the Printmaking Council of NJ's Roving Press. Call to register: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033

Wednesday, June 6

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Student Art Reception Students from the Carl Sandburg Middle School's 8th Grade Challenge Class will present their latest artwork to the community in the Central Library's Art Gallery. Students in the Challenge Class mix creativity, problem-solving and experimental learning under the tutleage of teacher Paula Eisen. Students wotk in teams, researching a style of art and create artwork based on their students. Light refreshments will be served. For further information, please call: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

7:00 PM - 7:30 PM Family Storytime No registration required.

Thursday, June 7

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Craft Club All adult and teen crafters of any experience are welcome to join us weekly at the Central Library. The club meets every Thursday at 1:00 p.m. A variety of crafts are undertaken with a focus on knitting and crochet.

Friday, June 8

1:30 PM - 03:00 PM Senior Fridays: Fred Miller, Lectures in Song

Saturday, June 9

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM Family Storytime

1:30 PM - 03:00 PM Old Bridge Cultural Arts Committee Presents: The Zanzibar Band Join Old Bridge's "House Band" at the library for an afternoon of great American music. Playing all of your favorite music hits, the Zanzibar Band is sure to please all ages. From the hits of the 60's to the songs of today, Zanzibar performs with style and originality. For further information, contact: The Adult & Information Services Desk at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033. This program has been made possible by the Old Bridge Township Cultural Arts Committee.

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