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Monday, November 29, 2010

The new schedule of the Library's free computer classes is available by clicking here. Not sure where to start? Check out the class descriptions.

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Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving! The Library will close at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24 and will remain closed Thanksgiving Day, November 25. We will return to normal hours on Friday, November 26 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Send comments to: OBPL

Friday, November 19, 2010



The Friends of the Library's Holiday Book Sale is in full swing thru Sunday! Send comments to: OBPL
Thursday, December 2nd 7:30 p.m. Self Defense for Women : Jack McInerney of Old Bridge ATA Black Belt Academy will demonstrate simple moves any woman can do stay safe in any situation. Wear comfortable clothing! For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033 or send questions to Anita.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Free Concert: A First Fridays Performance on December 5th at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy an evening of jazz music with Libby Richman and her Jazz Trio! For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033 or send questions to: Darren.

Friday, November 05, 2010

The November schedule of free computer classes is available at the Library's web site.

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Thursday, November 04, 2010

Have you ever wondered about your family history? Join us on Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 1:30 pm as Gerald Smith, Certified Genealogist, returns to present a workshop aimed at helping you discover your family roots. This time around Mr. Smith will focus on techniques to research landless ancestors. He will provide resources and strategies for success. Topics will include urban vs rural ancestors, long vs recently deceased, making sure ancestors were truly landless, and some in-depth case studies. Mr. Smith will take questions from attendees and provide a handout summarizing his talk. Attendance at Mr. Smith’s first program is not required.

Mark your calendar for Saturday, November 13, 2010 at 1:30 pm for this exciting program at the Central Branch of the Old Bridge Public Library. This program is FREE and open to the public. For further information about library programs, call the Adult & Information Services Department, at: 732-721-5600, ext. 5033. The Central Branch of the Old Bridge Public Library is located in the Municipal Center at the corner of Route 516 and Cottrell Road.

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Wednesday, November 03, 2010

Free Concert
With the Odessa Klezmer Band!

Friday, November 5th
6:30 p.m.

The Odessa Klezmer Band play an internationally diverse style of music shaped from a variety of countries – including Eastern Europe, Poland, Rumania, Germany, Turkey, Ukraine, Spain, Hungary, Israel, Russia, and NYC’s Lower East Side – to fit traditional Klezmer style! Come enjoy this free concert!

This program sponsored by the Friends of the Library

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Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Upcoming events at the Library

Free Concert With the Odessa Klezmer Band on Friday, November 5th at 6:30 p.m. The Odessa Klezmer Band play an internationally diverse style of music shaped from a variety of countries to fit traditional Klezmer style! This program sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Artists' Roundtable: an Open Forum For Artists! at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 11. Bring in your artwork and network with other artists. Discuss techniques, perceptions, ideas, inspirations and talents and more!

Discover Your Roots: Saturday, November 13th at 1:30 p.m. This time around Certified Genealogist, Gerald Smith, will give a talk on researching landless ancestors. He will provide resources and strategies for research success. Topics include urban vs. rural ancestors, recently vs.long deceased, making sure ancestors were truly landless, and some in-depth case studies.

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Monday, November 01, 2010

Friends of the Library Present Holiday Sale

Get a jump on your holiday shopping and help your local Library at the same time! The Friends of the Old Bridge Library present their annual Holiday Sale of coffee table books, popular fiction and books for all ages. The money raised will support the Library's materials collection and cultural programs. All sale items are in excellent condition and suitable for giving. The sale will take place during regular Library hours from Friday, November 19 through Sunday, November 21 in the Central Branch Library, located at the intersection of Cottrell Road and Rte. 516 in Old Bridge. Money raised by the Friends goes to support concerts, workshops, the children's summer reading group and other fantastic programs. For more information, please call the Library's Information Desk, (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

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