Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Divorce: What Every Woman Should Know: On Wednesday, September 21 at 7:30 p.m. There will be two speakers at the Library to discuss divorce issues and support services available to women.

Send comments or questions to: Anita.

Monday, August 29, 2011

The library is closed today, Monday August 29th, due to post-hurricane issues. We currently plan to open again tomorrow at our regularly scheduled time.

Send comments to: OBPL

Saturday, August 27, 2011

Mayor Gillespie has ordered an evacuation of the Laurence Harbor area @ 4pm. We will be closing the Laurence Harbor Branch Library @ 3:30.

Send comments to: OBPL

Friday, August 26, 2011

FYI From Old Bridge Township: PUBLIC NOTICE EMERGENCY REGIONAL SHELTER CARL SANDBURG MIDDLE SCHOOL located on Route 516 & off Route 9 North WILL BE OPEN ON AUGUST 27, 2011, SATURDAY AT 4 P.M. If you live in a FLOOD ZONE please take the appropriate precautions. For additional information go to the NEW JERSEY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT web site at

Send comments to: OBPL

Thursday, August 25, 2011

First Friday, September 2 @ 6:30 p.m.: Kati Beddow Brower and Friends - Swing and Jazz, Free and Open to the Public! Swing and Jazz focusing on the great women of Jazz and their signature songs. So get your dancing shoes on and start hoofin'! The band includes Kati Beddow Brower on vocals, Everald Williams on saxophone, Bill Henry on keyboard and George Manry on drums.

Send comments to: Darren.

Thursday, August 18, 2011

Beginning on Tuesday, September 6; the Old Bridge Public Library and the Laurence Harbor Branch will have new hours of operation.

New Central Branch Hours as of September 6, 2011:
Monday 10:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday 10:00am–9:00pm
Thursday 10:00am–9:00pm
Friday 10:00am–5:00pm (first Friday of each month, 10am-9pm)
Saturday 10:00am–5:00pm
Sunday 1pm-5pm

New Laurence Harbor Branch Hours as of September 6, 2011:
Monday 1:00pm–5:00pm
Tuesday 1:00pm–8:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm–5:00pm
Thursday 1:00pm–5:00 pm
Saturday 1:00pm–5:00 pm

Send comments to: Sara.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The Chess Club had another excellent evening - please come out and join us if you're interested, Wednesday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Ask for Lynn. Or call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

We made monsters out of felt! You didn't even need to know how to sew! Grades 6-12 Call 732-721-5600 x5028 for more fun programs.

Send comments to:Mary

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Teens Taking Action is doing a drive for the Old Bridge Animal Shelter. The donation box is by the book donation area. It is a big orange box that says 'Animal Shelter Drive' on it. The drive is running from Monday August 15 to Saturday August 27th. The shelter has requested the following items:

• Wood burning stove pellets found at AGWAY, Dill's, and Wal-mart (or any type of pellet litter)
• Canned KITTEN/PUPPY food
• Canned CAT/DOG food
• Metal litter pans
• Nupro Supplement
• Antibacterial ointment
• Pedialyte
• Disposable bowls
• Paper towels
• Disinfectant wipes (Lysol Wipes)
• "Havahart" cat traps

Please Note: The kennel cannot accept any open bags of dog or cat food or treats. Currently they are not accepting USED towels, blankets or linens, due to recent insect issues. They also cannot accept used toys, bedding, cat condo's etc.

Send comments to: Mary.

Monday, August 15, 2011

ESL Classes: Learn to speak better English in small groups led by trained volunteers. Free 13-Week Program on Tuesdays from 7:00 8:30 p.m., starting September 20, 2011. This program is currently open to Old Bridge residents only. Applications will be available at the Adult & Information Services Desk after September 1st.

Send comments to: Dena.