Thursday, August 30, 2012

Old Bridge Library Presents Free Concert

The Old Bridge Public Library, Route 516 and Cottrell Road, will present guitarist Anton DelForno in concert beginning at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, September 7. DelForno will perform a mix of original compositions and classical favorites, and will speak about his life long passion for the guitar. Admission to the concert is free of charge. Registration is not required. The public is welcome. For more information, call (732) 721-5600, ext. 5033.

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Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Old Bridge Library - The Hunger Games

The Central Library will present two special free showings of The Hunger Games, Wednesday Sept. 12, 6 p.m. and Saturday Sept. 15, 2 p.m. Rated PG-13, 142 minutes.

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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Old Bridge Library - English as a Second Language/ESL

ESL (English as a Second Language) Conversation Group. Learn to speak better English in small groups led by trained volunteers. Free 13 week program, Tuesdays 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. starting September 18, 2012. Open to Old Bridge residents only, please register in person at the Information Desk. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

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Tai Chi for Everyone - Old Bridge Library

Monday, October 1 at 7:00 p.m. Tai chi, the basis of martial arts, provides multiple health benefits including stress relief, improved balance and relaxation. Join us for a beginners class and introduction to tai chi by a certified tai chi instructor, Anne DeGennaro. All ages are welcome, wear comfortable clothes.

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Monday, August 27, 2012

Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers now meeting at the Old Bridge Library

The Garden State Speculative Fiction Writers will now meeting at the Old Bridge Public Library on the first Saturday of the month beginning September 8 at 11:00 a.m. with guest lectures beginning at noon.

Guest Speakers for Fall 2012:
September 8: Ginjer Buchanan, Author & Ace Editor
October 6: Ellen Datlow, Hugo Award Winner
November 3: Michael Penncavage, Author

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Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Old Bridge Library - New Video Game Collection

The Old Bridge Public Library is launching its video game collection, expanding the Library’s entertainment offerings along with its music and movie collections. The video games will be housed with the video game guides in their location, to the right of the Circulation Desk. What should you know? Video games will have seven day check outs, with a charge of one dollar per game. Video games with a red call number are rated “M for Mature” and cannot be checked by children. Red labeled video games can only be checked out only by teen or adult cards. Hot new titles to be added to the library’s collection shortly include Assassins’ Creed III, Borderlands II, Call of Duty: Black Opps II; Halo 4 and Need For Speed: Most Wanted.

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Thursday, August 09, 2012

Old Bridge Library - Cut the Clutter!

Organizing expert and best-selling author Jamie Novak will offer a program titled “Cut the Clutter and Store the Stuff” 7 p.m. Aug. 16 at the Old Bridge Public Library Main Branch, Route 516 and Cottrell Road. The workshop, designed to be humorous and informative, will be followed by a question and-answer session. Novak will sign her latest book, “Stop Throwing Money Away: Turn Clutter to Cash. The program is sponsored by the Friends of the Old Bridge Public Library. Admission is free of charge. The public is welcome. Registration is not required.

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Old Bridge Library - Electronic Resources’ Tip of the Month

Electronic Resources’ Tip of the Month: The Key To Unlocking Keyboard Shortcuts!

CTRL+ (Internet Shortcuts)
F= FIND on page
N= NEW window
T = open a new TAB
F4 = CLOSE current TAB
R= REFRESH the web page
Note: Web page must be open and “active” to work.

CTRL + *Word /Text Shortcuts:
S = SAVE file
A =select ALL
P = PRINT file/page
*Note: These shortcuts can be used on web pages as well.

Questions? We’ve got the technological tools to help you succeed!Ask us! Electronic Resources @ Old Bridge Public Library Mondays-Thursdays 10am-9pm / **Fridays 10am-5pm** Saturdays 10am-5pm and Sundays 1pm-5pm **First Friday of each month 10am-9pm**

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Tuesday, August 07, 2012

Old Bridge Library - Edibolic Stress Program

Tuesday, August 7 at 7:00 p.m.Writer Michael Rothman MD, author of Edibolic Stress – How the Lies You Are Being Fed Are Making You Sick, will speak about how certain foods are causative to many chronic degenerative diseases.

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Monday, August 06, 2012

Old Bridge Library - Free Movies!

The Library will present free screenings of Sherlock Holmes: Game of Shadows on Wednesday August 8 at 6:30 p.m. and Friday, August 10 at 1:30 p.m. Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick Dr. Watson join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty. This film is rated PG-13 and runs 129 minutes.

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