Monday, September 26, 2011

The Central Library is Open for Old Bridge Day, Saturday, October 1st. Please note that there will be no on-site parking. There will be shuttle bus service from Old Bridge High School, or you may park at Sandburg Middle School and walk to the Library. Note: Please do not park on Cottrell Road or your car will be towed.

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Thursday, September 15, 2011

Looking for business information? Try Reference USA! Use the Reference USA database to find businesses based on employee size, sales volume, type of business and location. Find news articles on businesses and perform searches for papers and class projects. Find executives, corporate families and company descriptions. You can conduct powerful market research or select a location and do a radius search to look up the number of similar businesses in the area.

To access Reference USA, please do the following: Log onto the Library’s web site: In the lower right hand corner of the Library’s web site, you will see a link for Jersey Clicks, clink on this link. From Jersey Clicks, click on the Reference USA icon. You will be prompted to enter your library card number, do so and you will have access to the database.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Learn to Use Your Nook! On Thursday, September 22 from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. and Tuesday, September 27 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Michael Nail from Barnes and Noble will teach you how to use your Nook or Nook Color to download free eBooks from the Library.

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Monday, September 12, 2011

Saturday, October 15 at 1:00 p.m. Come learn about the cases of paranormal activity examined firsthand by Kim Kowalczyk, founder of Ghost Breakers Paranormal Research Organization. As a special treat Mr. Kowalczyk will bring some of the specialized equipment Ghost Breakers uses to record paranormal activity.

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Thursday, September 08, 2011

On Tuesday, September 20th at 10:00 a.m., The Old Bridge Public Library will be hosting a Job Seekers Seminar in conjunction with the Middlesex County Department of Workforce Development and the Old Bridge Economic Development Corporation. Speakers include Library Director Sara Hansen and keynote speaker Jane Z. Brady. To register or for more information, please call Gail Lemaldi at the Old Bridge Economic Development Corporation, (732) 607-7920.

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Friday, September 02, 2011

Have a safe and happy holiday weekend: both the Central Library and the Laurence Harbor Branch will be closed Saturday - Monday for Labor Day Weekend. Send comments to: OBPL