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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Upcoming Programs at the Central Library

On Tuesday, June 15 at at 7:00 p.m.,at The Old Bridge Public Library's Central Branch. Enjoy an hour of yoga with Michaela Horvathova that includes 50 minutes of Asana (physical postures) and 10 minutes of relaxation. Pamper yourself to a life impacting exercise which improves your health and longevity. Bring a yoga mat and water, and wear comfortable clothes. This event is open to any adult, no matter what body type, fitness level or ability. This program is FREE and open to the public. No registration required. For further information about this or other library programs, call the Adult & Information Services Department, at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

Pete Trabucco, author of “America’s Top Roller Coasters and Amusement Parks” will give a talk at the Old Bridge Public Library on Saturday, June 12th at 1:30m. A book signing will immediately follow. Roller coaster enthusiast Pete Trabucco takes the reader behind the scenes to the best amusement parks and roller coasters on the planet. With over 300 top roller coasters ridden around the country, he has many a story to tell about roller coasters and their history. This program is FREE and open to the public. No registration required. For further information about library programs, call the Adult & Information Services Department, at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033.

For more information, please contact Dena.
A graduation ceremony was held at the Central Library for the students in the Library's English as a Second Language conversation program.

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Monday, May 24, 2010

The Old Bridge Public Library and the Laurence Harbor Branch will be closed on May 30 & 31 to observe Memorial day.

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Wednesday, May 19, 2010

There will be no Passport Acceptance Service on Friday, May 21. The Library apologizes for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Thursday, Jun. 10, 7:30 Artists Roundtable: An open forum for artists! Bring in a piece of artwork! Discuss art techniques, perceptions, inspirations and talents.

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Monday, May 17, 2010

On June 4th at 6:30 p.m. the Library will present a First Fridays Performance. The talented duo of pianist Charles Castorina & vocalist Betty Rose will perform a variety of popular American standards, Broadway tunes, & Holiday favorites. This program is free & open to the public, and snacks will be provided at intermission.

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Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Join us at the Old Bridge Public Library, Central Branch for a lively presentation on New Jersey shipwrecks to be given by Dan Lieb, president of the New Jersey Historical Divers Association. This fascinating program will be held on Wednesday, June 30th at 7:30 p.m. Dan Lieb has identified eight wrecks off the New Jersey coast and he has appeared on the History Channel’s program Deep Sea Detectives which featured two of the oldest known sunken locomotives. Dan has participated in dozens of archaeological investigations on wreck sites in and out of New Jersey. Don’t miss this first hand account of identifying shipwrecks that lay off our beaches and the maritime history that Dan has brought to light.

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Monday, May 10, 2010

Crafts from a recent Children's program at the Laurence harbor Branch Library. For information on upcoming programs at the Harbor Branch, click here or call (732) 566-2227.

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Sunday, May 09, 2010

The Middlesex County Arts High School has a display of artwork on exhibit in the Central Library.

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Saturday, May 08, 2010

The Odessa Klezmer Band performed live at the Library on Friday as part of the Library's regular First Friday series of live entertainment.

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Wednesday, May 05, 2010

Senior Friday Movie: Friday May 7th @ 1:30 p.m. The Lovely Bones Starring: Rachel Weisz, Mark Wahlberg, Susan Sarandon. On her way home from school on a snowy December day in 1973, 14-year-old Susie Salmon is lured into a makeshift underground den in a cornfield and brutally raped and murdered. She is the latest victim of a serial killer—the man she knew as her neighbor, Mr. Harvey. From heaven, Susie keeps watch over her grieving family and friends, as well as her brazen killer and the sad detective working on her case. Rated PG-13. 139 minutes. 2009.

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