Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Don't miss this month's First Friday program with Virago Music, this Friday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m. Virago plays rock music with elements of blues and samba. Their music is as an edgy rock sound with elements of blues and samba. They perform at theaters, colleges, bars, festivals, coffeehouses, private parties, Weddings, cruises and LIVE-radio and TV appearances. For more information visit their web site or MySpace. This program sponsored by The Friends of the Library.

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Sunday, September 28, 2008

Youth Services Librarian Juley and teen volunteers pose while designing t-shirts at the Library. During Family Fun Day, visitors brought in their own plain, laundered white t-shirt and created a masterpiece using one of our patterns or one of their own. It was fun for the whole family! For information on upcoming programs, click here.

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Thursday, September 25, 2008

Learn to speak better English in a small conversation group! Starting Tuesday October 7th 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Old Bridge Residents ONLY. Pre registration Required Applications available at the Adult & Information Services Desk.

"Participants can expect to practice their English conversation skills in a group setting with trained volunteers," remarked Allan M. Kleiman, Assistant Library Director. "The focus of these conversations is on everyday topics, such as finding the right job, local news, and other aspects of community life," he concluded.

The ESL Conversation Group program is free and is intended for adults over the age of 18. Unfortunately, due to limited space, only Old Bridge residents or library cardholders are eligible to attend this class.

Pre-registration is required prior to the first session.

ESL Conversation Group programs are presented in partnership with the Literacy Volunteers of Middlesex County (see below).

All of the ESL conversation groups will be held at the Library's Central Branch.

For further information and to register, please call the Library at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033 or stop by and chat with a librarian at the Adult & Information Services Desk.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2008

The Book Discussion Groups for October are as follows:

Tuesday, October 14 at 1:30 pm Daytime Book Discussion Group: Tears of the Giraffe by Alexander McCall Smith. Irrepressible sleuth Precious Ramotswe searches for a young man who vanished many years ago on the African plains, while dealing with her engagement to Mr. J.L.B. Matekoni, sudden and unexpected motherhood, and her recently promoted new assistant.

Thursday, October 16 at 7:00 pm Original Book Discussion Group: The Girls Guide to Hunting and Fishing by Melissa Banks. Follows the life lessons of Jane, from defiant teenager to reluctant career girl, as she makes her way through love, sex, relationships, and workplace perils, prompted by dubious advice from a pop-psych guide to life.

Thursday, October 23 at 7:00 pm Science Fiction Book Discussion Group: Three Short Stories by H. P. Lovecraft "The Colour Out of Space" "At the Mountains of Madness" and "The Shadow Out of Time" in Tales by H. P. Lovecraft.

All book discussion groups meet in the Central Branch located in the Old Bridge Municipal Center.

Note: Some of the books are available at the Library's Circulation Desk prior to the book discussion dates. For further information, call the library's Adult & Information Services Department, at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

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Mary and Juley lead another exciting craft program for teens at the Library. If you are looking for more information about programs for teens, click here. Please be aware that the teen math tutoring program Pi-Eaters will not be held this coming Saturday due to Old Bridge Day.

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Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Don't forget that Saturday is Old Bridge Day. The Central Library will be open regular hours (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) but parking will be extremely limited due to the festivities. For information on where to park and get the shuttle bus to the Municipal Complex, please consult the Old Bridge Township web site.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2008

On Thursday, September 18 at 1:00 p.m. Don't miss the Senior Spaces Movie Club's next screening: Talk to Her (In Spanish with English subtitles.) A deep and thoughtful drama in which two men share an odd friendship while they care for their girlfriends who are both in deep comas.

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Mary and Juley lead a youth services craft program. For more information about programs for kids and teens, click here.

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What is You Tube? Why, it is a video sharing website where users can upload, view and share video clips. Web video maven Dena Price will present a program called All About You Tube! This program for seniors of all ages will take place on Friday, September 19 at 1:30 p.m.

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Monday, September 15, 2008

Caribbean Night Travel/Passport Expo

On Thursday, September 18th at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Branch Library: Join reps from the St. Maarten/St. Martin Tourist Office; Bermuda Department of Tourism; St. Kitts Tourism Board; Antigua & Barbuda Department of Tourism; Funjet Vacations; along with staff from the Passport Services Office of the Old Bridge Public Library for our Caribbean Night Travel/Passport Expo. This program is FREE and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. This program is co-sponsored by the Passport Services Office, Old Bridge Public Library and Travel, Ports & Voyages, Old Bridge, NJ.

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Thursday, September 04, 2008

Need some extra help in Math? Teen Pi Eaters Math Club for Grades 6-12 at the Central Library meets Saturdays at 10:00 a.m. Come to Pi Eaters! It’s free and excellent, and there is no registration required.

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Wednesday, September 03, 2008

Artist Don Bloom will be displaying his mixed media exhibit "The Shape's The Thing" in the Central Library through the end of the month.

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Tuesday, September 02, 2008

First Friday Event! Marjorie Koharski, Flutist and Keith Calmes, Guitarist present a free concert at the Old Bridge Library on Friday, September 5, 2008 at 6:30 p.m. For more information please call : (732) 721-5600 x5033 or e-mail Darren.