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Friday, May 29, 2009

And they're off! The Friends of the Library Work feverishly to set up for the big week long book sale. The proceeds will go toward supporting the Library's programs and materials.

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Wednesday, May 27, 2009

First meeting of the Adult Chess Club at the Old Bridge Public Library. The Old Bridge Public Library is seeking adult chess players who would like to play at the Library. The first meeting will be Tuesday, June 9th at 7:30 p.m. If you love chess and would like to get involved, please contact Lynn Sacs at the Adult Services Desk or call 732-721-5600 extension 5033. So sign up and come to the Library on June 9th.

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Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Become a Literacy Tutor at the Library

Make a difference in someone’s life, become a literacy tutor by attending our ESL Tutor Workshop at the Central Branch of the Old Bridge Public Library. Help adult Old Bridge residents in need of learning English as a Second Language. This four-part workshop will be held 7-9pm on Tuesdays beginning June 23rd. The workshop is free and open to the public, but pre-registration is required. Please visit or call the Adult & Information Services Desk at 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

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Monday, May 25, 2009

The Old Bridge Library is pleased to welcome special guest, Bee Haydu, former test and utility pilot of the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASP) during World War II! Ms. Haydu will present a dynamic program on her life experiences at the central branch of the Old Bridge Library on Saturday, June 20, 2009 at 1:30 pm. Ms. Haydu was one of a select group of young women pilots who became pioneers, heroes and role models. This group of women, the WASP, were the first women in history trained to fly American military aircraft.

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Wednesday, May 20, 2009

To honor Memorial Day, both branches of the Old Bridge Public Library will be closed Sunday May 24 and Monday May 25.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Join us for the next First Friday Event on June 5th at 6:30 p.m. featuring the Soorya Indian Dancers. Come see Classical and modern Indian dancing group from Woodbridge, NJ. Soorya Dance Company will perform Kathak and Bharathanatyam styles of dance. Carnatic music accompanies the dance movements.

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Sunday, May 17, 2009

Musical expert Catherine Sprague presented a program on the life and music Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart at the Library this afternoon.

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Guitar - 2 - Guitar perform their unique blend of jazz, bossa-nova and classical music at the Library.

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Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Will You Be Our Friend?

The Old Bridge Public Library has started a page on the popular social networking site Facebook. Please join us and become a fan or a friend! This page will have regular updates of library events and information, photos and more. If you have any ideas on how we can use Facebook for the Library, please let us know.

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Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Wanted! Adult Chess Players If you would like to play chess with other adults at the library, please contact Lynn at the Adult Services Desk or call 732-721-5600 ext. 5033. Bring your chess skills and enjoy yourself at the Library.

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Monday, May 11, 2009

Never Say Diet Again! @ The Old Bridge Public Library

Want to break free from the yo-yo diet cycle? Then mark your calendar for Tuesday, June 9th at 7: p.m. for “Never Say Diet Again” at the Central Branch of the Old Bridge Public Library! Lynn Nuller Gaiser, RD, Lindy Judd, LCSW/LCADC and Carol Oberle, LSCW, will present the non-diet approach to weight management and healthy living. Get to the bottom of what’s not working for you and why. Learn to trust your body’s signals for hunger and fullness. This program is FREE and open to the public. The Old Bridge Public Library is located in the Municipal Center at the corner of Route 516 and Cottrell Road. For further information about this and other library programs, call the Adult & Information Services Department at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

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This weekend, the Library will be hosting two exciting free musical programs:

On Saturday, May 16 at 1:30 p.m. we have duo guitarists Joseph Frame and Michael Kucsak will present a diverse program of musical conversations drawing from the classical repertoire, jazz guitar, and unique arrangements of popular songs at the Old Bridge Public Library.

Then on Sunday, May 17 at 1:30 p.m., Catherine Sprague will present a free program on composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart called "Mozart Masterpieces" at the Old Bridge Public Library. Featuring historical slides with music and video clips which show musicians performing selections from various works, Sprague will discuss the life and music of this famous and influential composer.

Both events are free and open to the public. For directions or more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033 or visit www.oldbridgelibrary.org.

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Wednesday, May 06, 2009

Most Revered and Esteemed Library Icon Darren Miguez will be celebrating a very happy occasion soon, and they staff gave him a party to celebrate...

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The Old Bridge Library has launched its Virtual Career and Job Center as part of its expanding lineup of digital offerings. The Old Bridge Public Library Career Center is designed to help individuals find employment, or explore new career opportunities.

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Tuesday, May 05, 2009

The teen breakdancing group gets down on the new linoleum breakdancing floor. Breakdancing is an urban style of acrobatic dance that developed as part of the hip hop culture of New York City in the late 20th century.

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Monday, May 04, 2009

Local dignitaries gather for the grand opening of the Library's Job & Career Center.

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