Friday, August 29, 2008

Ellen leads a Senior Friday program on the Future of New Jersey during the End of the Summer Roundup: What do you love about New Jersey? What do you think about the future of the Garden State?

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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Teens line up to play games during a teen gaming afternoon at the Central Library. For more information about Teen Programs, see our web site.

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Wednesday, August 27, 2008

The rest of the week at the Library...

Thursday, August 28
  • Summer Drop-in Storytime (Children's) 11:00 a.m.
  • Craft Club (all), 1:00 p.m.
  • Teen Video Gaming (teens), 1:00 p.m.
  • Senior Spaces: Hot Topics: "What is Alcoholics Anonymous?" (adults & seniors), 1:30 p.m.
  • Science Fiction Book Discussion: Minority Report by Philip K. Dick (all), 7:00 p.m.
Friday, August 29
  • Senior Spaces: Senior Fridays: "Staycation and the Future of New Jersey" (adults and seniors), 1:30pm
Saturday, August 30 - Monday, September 1
  • Closed for Labor Day Weekend.
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Monday, August 25, 2008

Both Library branches will be closed for Labor Day Holiday Saturday, Aug. 30 through Monday, September 1. Books may be returned to our book drops located adjacent to the Libraries.

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Friday, August 22, 2008

The Library hosted a very exciting and fast paced program about bonsai trees.

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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Upcoming programs for seniors of all ages at the Library's Central Branch:

Friday, August 15 at 1:30 p.m. What is Elderhostel? Joe Vivani, Elderhostel Ambassador, will talk about traveling with this adventuresome group.

Thursday, August 21 at 1:30 p.m. Movie Club Movie: Charlie Wilson's War. A Drama based on a Texas congressman Charlie Wilson's covert dealings in Afghanistan, where his efforts to assist rebels in their war with the Soviets have some unforeseen and long-reaching effects.

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Tuesday, August 12, 2008

Through the end of the month the Library will be hosting the Olympic memorabilia of Edith Navarette. She has on display mementos from the 1924 and 1928 Summer Olympic Games.

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Monday, August 11, 2008

The Technical Services department did it again, leaving out homemade cookies and brownies for the staff. Even the dog got something in his bowl!

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Sunday, August 10, 2008

Don't miss Working With Bugs at the Central Branch on Wednesday, August 13th at 3:00 p.m. The experts from Arrow Pest Control are coming to talk about their adventures with bugs, right here in New Jersey! They will be bringing examples of wasps nests, beekeeping gear, and other interesting items from their everyday work for you to examine and enjoy.

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Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Teens attend an SAT preparation class at the Library.

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Monday, August 04, 2008

The Library's Technical Services department showed their appreciation to the staff by bringing in cupcakes, and having a pet theme!

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Sunday, August 03, 2008

This week at the Library:

Tuesday, August 5
  • Teens--Like to Write? (Teens) 1:00 p.m.
  • Summer Crafts (Children) 2:00 p.m.
  • Summer Drop-in Storytime (Children) 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, August 6
  • Drop-In Storytime @ Laurence Harbor (Children) 11:00 a.m.
  • Summer Crafts (Children) 11:00 a.m.
  • Summer Drop-in Storytime (Children) 2:00 p.m.
Thursday, August 7
  • Summer Drop-in Storytime (Children) 11:00 a.m.
  • Teen SAT Test Secrets (Teens) 7:00 p.m.
  • Summer Crafts (Children) 7:00 p.m.
Friday, August 8
  • Computer Class: Computer Basics (Adults & Seniors) 10:00 a.m.
  • Senior Fridays: Advances in Low Vision Therapy (Adults & Seniors) 1:30 p.m.
  • Friday Night Kids’ Movie: “Nim’s Island” (Children & Teens) 6:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 9
  • Library Open House @ LH (Everyone) 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Pi Eaters Math Tutoring (Teens) 10:00 a.m.
  • Summer Drop-in Storytime (Children) 11:00 a.m.
  • Habitats of Cheesequake State Park (Everyone), 1:30 p.m.
  • Teen Anime Otaku (Teens) 2:00 p.m.
  • Computer Class: Internet Basics (Adults & Seniors) 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 10
  • Library Closed During July & August
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Saturday, August 02, 2008

New Jersey pop music group The Wag performed live at the Old Bridge Library on Saturday. Thanks to all those who braved the heavy rain in order to attend!

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The Library's Technical Services Department has set up a wonderful display of staff pets called The Dog Days of August in the Library's Reading Area.

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Friday, August 01, 2008

Professional Break dancers from Jersey City were on hand Friday to display their skills and talk about the art and athleticism of Break-Dancing!

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