Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Looking to clear some of that clutter that has been building up around the house? Check out this informative flyer by the Library's own Nancy C. Click on the picture to enlarge. This flyer is also available in print at the Library.

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Are you interested in Genealogy research? Get started with this excellent flyer made by an OBPL staff member. Click on the pictures to enlarge. This flyer is also available in print at the Library.

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Tuesday, July 26, 2011

The Library has changed its policy with regard to overdue notices - have a look (click on the picture to make it bigger.) Send comments to: OBPL
The August schedule of Computer Classes is available. (Click on picture to make bigger.)

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Mark Your Calendar!

On Friday, August 5, The Old Bridge Public Library will be presenting two very special programs...

Theatre at the Library: At 1:30 p.m., The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey presents Mohere's Tartuffe, a witty and biting comic masterpiece.

A taste of African Dance: At 6:30 p.m., West African dance and drums presented by Audrey Davis, who has performed at Julliard and the PNC Bank Arts Center.

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This week at the Library!

Monday, July 25 at 6:30 p.m. The Library's Evening Craft Club meets at 6:30 p.m. This fun and social group welcomes new members and the curious.

Tuesday July 26 at 1:30 p.m. The summer film series continues with a screening of Seven Years in Tibet. Starring Brad Pitt, this is true story of Heinrich Harrer, an Austrian mountain climber who became friends with the Dalai Lama at the time of China's takeover of Tibet.

Wednesday, July 27 at 7:30 p.m. Cholesterol Control with Dr. Richard Therkelsen. He is presenting this program as a public service. Join him to learn how to live a happier, healthier, stress free life.

Thursday, July 28 The Library's Afternoon Craft Club meets at 1:30 p.m. This fun and social group welcomes new members and the curious.

Friday July 29th at 1:30 p.m. The Senior Friday Movie will be The Adjustment Bureau. Starring Matt Damon, the affair between a politician and a ballerina is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.

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Monday, July 18, 2011

Vote for OBPL! The Home News Tribune is running their annual Best of Central Jersey poll and we're counting on your vote! Click here to get to the ballot, scroll down to the Public Library category, and write in Old Bridge Public Library. Show your Old Bridge Pride!

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Thursday, July 14, 2011

Old Bridge Library Adds Online Language Learning with Mango Languages

The Old Bridge Public Library has recently added Mango Languages, a major language learning service, to its online electronic resources for Library patrons. Ten popular languages are included via online instruction. The new language service from Mango Languages includes language instruction in the following languages: Brazilian Portuguese; Chinese (Mandarin); Japanese; French; German; Greek; Italian; Portuguese; Spanish; and, Russian. Instruction is also available in ESL (English as a Second Language) Brazilian Portuguese, ESL Polish, and ESL Spanish.

Please click here to access Mango Languages

The service is available to library card holders from inside the Library or from their home computers. For more information about the Library's databases and electronic services, please call the Information visit the Library Web site at

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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

On Wednesday, August 17th at 7:00 p.m., Carmela Dana, Reiki Master and Certified Yoga Instructor, will show you the benefits of using this life force energy that treats the whole person, both mind & body. The Old Bridge Public Library Central Branch is located at One Old Bridge Plaza, Municipal Center, Route 516 and Cottrell Road, Old Bridge, NJ. For more information please call (732) 721-5600 ext 5033 or visit

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Thursday, July 07, 2011

Passport To Health: 2 free programs at 7:30 p.m.

July 13: Stress Reduction
July 27: Cholesterol Control

Dr. Richard Therkelsen from the ChiroPlus Wellness Center in Matawan is committed to bringing you better health. He is presenting these 2 programs as a public service. Join him to learn how to live a happier, healthier, stress free life.

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Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Summer Reading At The Old Bridge Library! Come in or print out from the web site a Novel Destinations Passport. Complete a review of every book you read or listen to this summer, and then when your passport is complete, turn it it for a chance to win a prize. Drawings will be held each week, all entries not drawn for the weekly prize will be eligible for the grand prize drawing. You can only win one weekly prize and one grand prize, and you must have a vaklid Old Bridge Library card to enter.

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Friday, July 01, 2011

Just a reminder that both the Central Library and the Laurence Harbor Branch will be closed Sunday and Monday in observance of Independence Day.

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