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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Old Bridge Library - Book Discussion: The Sweet Hereafter

June 21, 2012 @ 7:00 p.m. the Original Book Discussion Group will be Reviewing The Sweet Hereafter by Russell Banks "In The Sweet Hereafter, Russell Banks tells a story that begins with a school bus accident. Using four different narrators, Banks creates a small-town morality play that addresses one of life's most agonizing questions: when the worst thing happens, who do you blame?" (description via Amazon.com)

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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Old Bridge Library: Ladies Night Out Book Discussion Group

The Ladies Night Out Book Discussion Group will meet on Monday, June 11 at 7:00 p.m. to review The Gurnsey Literary and Potato Peel Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows and Hotel On the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033 or e-mail Diane.

Old Bridge Library: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Monday,  June 18 at 7:00 p.m. Dr. Ken Verni, Clinical Psychologist and Director of the NJ Center for Mindful Awareness, will present a program on mindfulness based stress reduction.  Learn to reduce your stress and gain a better sense of health and well-being.

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Old Bridge Library: Fishing at the Jersey Shore

Wednesday June 13th at 7:00 p.m. Manny Luftglass, avid fisherman and the author of 16 books, will share his techniques and stories about great fishing spots off the shores of New Jersey. This is a fun filled program for the entire family.

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Old Bridge Library: Senior Spaces!

The Senior Spaces Calendar of Events has been announced for June!

Movies:

One for the Money (PG, 91 minutes) June 15 at 1:30 p.m. Unemployed and newly-divorced Stephanie Plum lands a job at her cousin's bail-bond business, where her first assignment puts her on the trail of a wanted local cop from her romantic past.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (Not Rated, 114 munites) June 22 at 1:30 p.m. A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building.
Big Miracle (Rated PG, 114 Minutes)  June 29 at 1:30 p.m. In small town Alaska, a news reporter recruits his ex-girlfriend - a Greenpeace volunteer - on a campaign to save a family of gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.

Other Library Events: Bridge Club, Mondays at 12:00 p.m., Chess Club, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., Scrabble Club, Thursdays at 1:30, Craft Club, Thursdays at 1:30.

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Old Bridge Public Library: Book Sale!

The Friends of the Old Bridge Public Library will sponsor its annual book sale during regular Library hours, June 2-8, at the Old Bridge Central Library, located at the intersection of Route 516 and Cottrell Road. Items available for sale will include hard cover and paperback books for adults, teens and children, music, videos and more. All sales are final. Proceeds from the sale will be used to support library programming and equipment. For more information, call (732) 721-5600, ext. 5033.

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Old Bridge Library: Power Point Basics

Thursday, May 24, 2:30pm PowerPoint is a presentation program.  Presentations consist of a series of slides that may contain text, clipart, and WordArt.  With PowerPoint, your presentation will have a consistent professional look because of its overall design and color scheme. The class includes:  creating and saving a presentation, inserting text, editing (copy, move, delete, insert), different ways of viewing a presentation, choosing a design template, inserting pictures, adding transition effects and printing. Pre-requisite: Computer Basics for PC’s or some computer experience. Registration necessary, please call (732) 721-5600 x5033.

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Old Bridge Library: Writer's Lifeline

Tuesday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. Writers' Lifeline: How A Literary Group Can Help. Published Authors from the Garden State Horror Writers' will show you the benefits of joining a literary group. Learn the secrets of successful writing and being published. Please bring copies of the first page of a piece of your writing for an informal critique session.

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Old Bridge Library: Alborada Spanish Dance

Friday, June 1 at 6:30 p.m. A First Fridays Performance: Alborada Spanish Dance The Alborada Spanish Dance Theatre presents the four great styles that make up Spanish Dance. Join us for a look at Alborada's repertoire which draws on the many multicultural influences that have shaped Spanish Dance as we know it today. 

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Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Old Bridge Library: Science Fiction Book Discussion


The Science Fiction Book Discussion group will meet to discuss Of Men and Monsters by William Tenn  on Thursday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

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Old Bridge Library: Attention Techies!

Attention Techies! Are you interested in sharing your knowledge with others? We are looking for volunteers to teach technology classes on topics such as Buying and Selling on Ebay, Communicating With Skype, Digital Photography and online travel. Share your ideas with us.

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Monday, May 21, 2012

Old Bridge Public Library: Stop Bullying Now!

Shannon Kirk of Garden State Equality will speak on the timely topic of bullying on Tuesday, May 29 at 7:00 p.m. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 x5033.

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Old Bridge Public Library: Create Edible Flowers!

Create Edible Flowers! Greg Hywel, artist and master designer will show you the techniques used in creating lovely life-like flowers, petals and leaves out of candy dough. Wednesday, May 23 @ 7:30 p.m. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 x5033.

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Old Bridge Public Library Free Movie Friday!

Old Bridge Public Library Free Movie Friday! at 1:30 p.m. The Vow (Rated PG-13, 104 minutes, 2012) Starring: Channing Tatum, Rachel McAdams. A newlywed couple recovers from a car accident that puts the wife in a coma. Waking up with severe memory loss, her husband endeavors to win her heart again.

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Sunday, May 06, 2012

The Friends of the Old Bridge Public Library will sponsor its annual book sale during regular Library hours, June 2-8, at the Old Bridge Main Library, located at the intersection of Route 516 and Cottrell Road. Items available for sale will include hard cover and paperback books for adults, teens and children, music, videos and more. All sales are final. Proceeds from the sale will be used to support library programming and equipment. For more information, call (732) 721-5600, ext. 5033.

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Tuesday, May 01, 2012

May is Mental Health Month. There is a display of books near the new non-fiction. Send comments to: OBPL