On Friday, March 1, the Library will be presenting a free showing of the Academy Award winning movie Argo at 1:30 p.m. A dramatization of the 1980 joint CIA-Canadian secret operation to extract six fugitive American diplomatic personnel out of revolutionary Iran. Rated R, 120 min. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.
On Sunday, Feb. 17 at 1:30 p.m., The Old Bridge Public Library will celebrate the Chinese New Year with three members of the Chinese Cultural Society and Shen Yun Promotions.
On Wednesday, Feb. 20 at 7:00 p.m. Virginia Ahearn, a practitioner and teacher of herbal medicine, will speak at the Library to demonstrate how various types of herbal teas can be used to alleviate particular ailments. Attendees will have the opportunity to sample some of these teas.
No registration is required for either program both of which are free and open to the public.
For more information call 732-721- 5600, ext. 5033.
Are you a life-long learner, always looking to learn something new? Maybe
you’re a student who wants to get a jump on next year’s classes, or take a
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BRIDGE PUBLIC LIBRARY customers.
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