Monday, January 16, 2012

The Friends of the Old Bridge Public Library are holding a half-price sale on book material only from February 3-6 at the Central Library located in the Old Bridge Municipal Plaza. Available for sale will be hardcover and paperback books for adults, teens and children. All sales are final and proceeds from the sale will be used to support library programming and equipment. For more information, please call the Library at (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033

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Saturday, January 14, 2012

Registration for the spring ESL conversation group begins Jan. 16. The meetings themselves start Feb. 7th. Please register in person at the Central Library Information Desk. Due to spacing issues this group is limited to Old Bridge residents only.

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Thursday, January 12, 2012

A Librarian Recommends: Every Dead Thing by John Connolly

When NYPD detective Charlie Parker comes home from a night of binge drinking to find his wife and child murdered and skinned by a sadistic serial killer, his life is turned upside down. Leaving the police force and bottle behind, he takes on some under the table private eye work, but his real mission is to track down the killer. When a lead in the case takes Parker to the swamps of Louisiana, he is accompanied by his lethal friends Angel and Louis and the brilliant criminal psychologist Rachel. While in the bayous, the sadistic murders continue and Parker is also trapped in a gang war between two rival factions who may unwittingly have information about the identity of the killer. Like all books in this excellent series, there is a light touch of the supernatural in this story, with Parker sensing the spirits of his wife and daughter, and being contacted in a dream by one of the murder victims. But don't let that scare away fans of straight ahead crime fiction, as most of the book centers on a frantic chase between Parker and friends, the local police and the FBI to find the killer. This is the opening book in the continuously excellent Charlie Parker series. Elements of extremely graphic violence make this a melding of crime and horror fiction with a hard-boiled veneer of the great private eye stories.

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Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Download free e-books with eLibrary NJ. See library instructions here. Send comments to: C.L.

Wednesday, January 04, 2012

Tax Time Information:

To view, download, print or have forms delivered by mail, log onto:

For tax help for individuals, call: 1-800-829-1040
For tax help for the Hearing Impaired (TTY/TDD), call: 1-800-829-4059
For tax forms and publications, call: 1-800-829-3676

Edit: Tax forms are coming in but the 1040 instructions are not going to be available until late January. New York forms are available at the Information Desk.The Library probably will get any NJ forms.

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Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Friday, January 6th @ 1:30PM Senior Friday Movie: It's Complicated. Starring: Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec Baldwin, Rita Wilson Jane is the mother of three grown kids, has a thriving business and an amicable relationship with her ex-husband Jake. But when an innocent meal turns into an affair, Jane finds herself as the other woman. When an architect falls for Jane, he soon realizes he’s become part of a love triangle as things get very complicated. Rated R, 120 minutes, 2009.

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