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Tuesday, June 28, 2011

On Thursday evening, July 28 at 7:00 p.m., The Science Fiction Book Discussion Group will review the Hugo & Nebula Award winning novel The Doomsday Book by Connie Willis. A crisis linking the past and future, strands an Oxford student in the most dangerous year of the Middle Ages. (Novelist)

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Monday, June 27, 2011

On Monday evening, July 11 at 7:00 p.m., The Ladies Night Out Book Discussion Group will review Pull of the Moon by Elizabeth Berg. Disturbed by the course of her life and marriage, Nan embarks on a backroads odyssey, following the moon and stopping to talk with women, men, her husband through letters, and herself through her diary, and discovering how her life can be reshaped. (Novelist)

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Friday, June 24, 2011

July 1st at 6:30 p.m. First Friday: Apoorva Noopura Indian Dancers. Come see this classical and modern Indian dancing group from New Jersey. Apoorva Noopura Dance Company will perform classic Bharathanatyam styles of dance.

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Thursday, June 23, 2011

Saturday, June 25, 12:00 - 3:00 p.m. Join us for the start of Summer Reading @ the Library! You can start this summer's program and come see a magician! Anyone can start summer reading anytime after today, Saturday.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Nutritional Supplements, avoid making dangerous choices. At the Central Branch Library on Wednesday, Jun 22, 7:00 p.m. Dr. Michael Rothman, M.D. of the MD Wellness & Spa Center in East Brunswick guides you to the best non-toxic choices you can make! Send comments to: Anita.

Monday, June 20, 2011

Shakespeare at the Library!

On Saturday, July 2 at 2:00 p.m., The Workshop Theater of Northern NJ will present a free performance of The Merchant of Venice at the Central Library.

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Friday, June 17, 2011

Saturday at the Library

Retired teacher and journalist Mike Spina, whose recently published book repudiates Gov. Chris Christie’s education reform agenda, will host a book signing at the Old Bridge Public Library on June 18. Spina is the president of the township’s Economic Development Corporation and serves on the Zoning Board of Adjustment. He recently published his book, “Teachers Under Attack! How NJ Governor Chris Christie’s Personal Vendetta Against Teachers Will Destroy Public Education.” There is no admission charge for the June 18 signing, but books may be purchased and personally autographed by the author for $20. The event is set for 2 to 4 p.m. at the Central Library, 1 Old Bridge Plaza.

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Today is the Last Day of the Friends of the Library's Book Sale - it's bag sale day! $5.00 for one bag, and $8.00 for two.

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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Today at the Library, Thursday June 16:

All Day: Library Book Sale
1:00pm: Craft Club (Adults and Seniors)
1:00pm: Scrabble Club (Adults and Seniors)
7:00pm: Tween Craft “Popsicle Stick Boxes”(Grades 4-6)
7:00pm: Original Book Discussion (Adults and Seniors)

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The Library has added new vending machines for your snacking pleasure. They are located at the front of the Library, near the Circulation Desk.

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Monday, June 13, 2011


This evening at the Library:

The Craft Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. to work on projects and plan new ones.
The Ladies Night Out Book Discussion Group will meet to discuss Midwives by Christopher Bohjalian.

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Thursday, June 09, 2011

Thursday July 14 at 7 p.m. A Novel Destination: The Mughal Empire - author Phiroz Madon, will bring his magnificent mystery of the Mughal Empire of India, The Third Prince, alive with spirited readings of select passages. Author Madon will share details of his experiences writing the novel and finding a publisher. Q&A and a book signing will end the program. Send comments to: Nancy.

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Today at the Library; June 8

3:30 p.m. Math Tutoring (for grades 6-12)
6:60 p.m. Chess Club (teens, adults and seniors)
7:00 p.m. Board of Trustees Meeting (Laurence Harbor Branch)

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Tuesday, June 07, 2011

The Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held June 11-17 at the Central Library. Check out this cool sign made by staff member Marcy.

Monday, June 06, 2011

Tonight at the Library, June 6:

4:30pm: Chess Club (Grades 1-6)
6:30pm: Craft Club (Adults & Seniors)

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Sunday, June 05, 2011

Book Discussion Groups

The Old Bridge Public Library invites new readers every month to join us for our Book Discussion Groups. All Programs are free and open to the entire community.

On Monday, June 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Library, The Ladies Night Out Book Discussion Group will review Midwives by Christopher A. Bohjalian. A seasoned midwife in rural Vermont faces the antagonism of the law, the hostility of traditional doctors, and the accusations of her own conscience. (Novelist) New members are welcome, please contact Diane at (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033 for details.

On Thursday, June 16 at 7:00 p.m. in the Central Library, The Science Book Discussion Group will meet to review selected entries from The Best American Science And Nature Writing of 2009 edited by Elizabeth Kolbert. (Novelist) New members are welcome, please contact the Library at (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033 for details.

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Saturday, June 04, 2011

Travel to Novel Destinations at the Library's Summer Film Series, Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m.

7/12: Invictus
7/19: The Holiday
7/26: Seven Years in Tibet
8/2: Leap Year
8/9: Lost in Translation

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Friday, June 03, 2011

Today at the Library: Friday June 3

10:30am: Computer class: Power Point 2007 (adults & seniors, registration required)
1:30pm: Senior Friday Movie: The Aviator (adults and seniors)
6:30pm: First Friday: Lute and Harp

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Thursday, June 02, 2011

Today at the Library: Thursday June 2

1:00pm: Craft Club (adults and seniors)
1:00pm: Scrabble Club (adults and seniors)
7:00pm: Tweens Game Night (grades 4-6)

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Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Today at the Library

3:30 p.m. Math tutoring for grades 6-12.
6:30 p.m. Chess Club for adults, seniors and teens
7:00 p.m. Microsoft Excel Basics Class for adults and seniors.

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