Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Turning the Tides for Children and Families

Tue, June 24, 12pm – 1pm Presented by Rutgers University Behavioral Healthcare Services, Turning the Tides is a program targeting youth in grades K-12. It promotes healing and increases resiliency among youth and families. It will equip children with the skills and knowledge necessary to recover from the effect of Super Storm Sandy. Music, movement, storytelling and other techniques are used to increase a sense of safety, self-esteem and hope. This program meets on Tuesdays and Fridays at 12pm and runs from Tuesday June 24 through Tuesday August 5. You must be able to attend all sessions to participate. Registration begins June 1. For more information (732) 721-5600 ext. 5028.

Idea Farm Workshop and Grand Opening

Saturday, June 7 from 1:00 - 3:-00 p.m. 3D printing, gardening, robotics and more! If you can dream it, you can make it! The Old Bridge Library proudly announces The Idea Farm Maker-Space and demonstration garden. This launch event will be your first chance to sign up for classes and view the tools, technologies and workspace available within the Idea Farm. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Board of Trustees to meet on June 11

The Old Bridge Public Library Board of Trustees monthly meeting has been scheduled for Wednesday, June 11, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Central Library, 1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ. The meeting is open to the public. Formal action may be taken on agenda items or other matters, which come before the Board. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

The Art of Dance

The Nai-NiChen Dance Company presented a colorful and captivating program at the Library on May 10. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

Monday, May 12, 2014

Donate to the Idea Farm!

The Library needs your stuff, please help our community maker space grow!  The library’s Idea Farm will include programs and resources for sewing and other handcrafts. We’re looking for donations for things like: Fabric Fleece Thread Bits and bobs (needles, pins, etc) Drop donations at the Information or Youth Services Desks! For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext 5028.

Spring Delight: Getting Your Garden Ready

On Wednesday May 14 at 7:00 p.m. the Library will present Spring Delight: Getting Your Garden Ready. Shyamala Sharma, Rutgers Co-Operative master gardener will show you how to plan and clean up your garden, prepare the soil, prune your shrubs and plant your garden to achieve a vibrant growing season. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

Friday, May 09, 2014

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Old Bridge Library will hold their annual Books and More sale at the Central Branch Library. Items available will be books for all ages, magazines, comics, graphic novels, music CD’s, audio books on CD, and DVD’s. All sales are final, and proceeds go to fund the Library’s collection and programming. Dates and times for the sale are as follows: May 30-31: 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., June 1: 1:00 to 4:30 p.m., and June 2-4: 10:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Free Friday Movie - Goodbye Girl

On Friday, May 9 at 1:30 p.m. The Library will present a free showing of the movie Goodbye Girl. After being dumped by her live-in boyfriend, an unemployed dancer and her 10-year-old daughter are reluctantly forced to live with a struggling off-Broadway actor. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014

Second Saturday: Mai-Ni Chen Dance Company

Saturday May 10 2:30 pm A Second Saturday Performance Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company will perform traditional Chinese dances such as the Double Spear Dance and the Ribbon Dance. The cultural significance of each dance will be presented and the audience will be invited to participate! For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.

Make the Most of LinkedIn

On June 8 at 2:00 p.m. Beth Casey-Bellone, Human Resources Professional will present valuable tips on how to use LinkedIn to boost your career. For more information, please call (732) 721-5600 ext. 5033.