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Wash, fold and read! Library Begins Laundromat Outreach Program


Old Bridge, NJ –  July 19, 2019 –  As part of its ongoing goal of making library services accessible to all, the Old Bridge Public Library has begun a community outreach program to area laundromats. The Library has placed racks of free books at local laundromats, allowing customers to browse…

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Library Hosts July Concerts


Old Bridge, NJ –  July 2, 2019 – Anyone looking for a break from the summer heat can visit the Old Bridge Public Library this month to enjoy a variety of concerts by local artists.  Saturday, July 13th at 2:30pm: The David Aaron Trio and vocalist Pat Tandy will return…

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Library Offers Programs on Sculpture and Memoir Writing


Old Bridge, NJ –  June 28, 2019 – The Old Bridge Public Library will offer creative outlets for patrons this summer with the following special programs: Sculpture 101: Tues. July 9th at 11am:  Local figurative sculptor Konstantin Zingerman will present a lecture on the art of sculpting and an introduction…

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Library offers Finch Robotics Classes


Old Bridge, NJ –  June 27, 2019 –  Children and teens will have the opportunity to explore the popular Finch robots this summer through four new classes at the Old Bridge Public Library. Sessions will be held at both the Central and Laurence Harbor (LH) Library branches. The Finch is…

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Summer Reading Kick-off Celebration on June 29


Old Bridge, NJ –  June 17, 2019 – The Old Bridge Library’s annual summer reading kick-off event will be held on Saturday, June 29th with crafts and activities for families from 11-2pm, including a Story Walk around the Municipal Complex. With the theme of “A Universe of Stories,” this year’s…

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Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Library


Old Bridge, NJ –  June 13, 2019 – Holocaust survivor Lois Flamholz will share her harrowing story of survival during an appearance at the Old Bridge Public Library on Sun. June 23rd at 2pm. Flamholz, 91, will discuss her horrific tale of cattle cars, work camps, Auschwitz, and a face-to-face…

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The Wag Returns


Old Bridge, NJ – June 11, 2019 – The Old Bridge Public Library will welcome back popular local band The Wag on Sat. June 22nd at 2:30pm as part of the Library’s Second Saturday Concert Series. An upbeat, high energy four-piece band based in NJ’s Bayshore area, The Wag’s unique…

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Library Wins Early Literacy Initiative Award


Old Bridge, NJ –  June 3, 2019 – The Old Bridge Public Library has been awarded the NJ State Library’s annual “Best Practices in Early Literacy Award” for its Sensory Play, Sensory Surprise series. The program is geared towards children with special needs and their families. It was launched in…

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Library to Close for Repairs


Old Bridge, NJ –  May 30, 2019 – The central branch of the Old Bridge Public Library will close on or about Wed. June 5th, Thurs. June 6th and Fri. June 7th due to installation of a new air conditioning and heating system. The Laurence Harbor branch will maintain regular…

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Trivia, “Mod Betty” and WWI programs at Library


Old Bridge, NJ –  May 23, 2019 – Residents will have an opportunity to explore NJ’s vintage treasures, test their classic rock trivia knowledge, and learn about a largely-forgotten WWI tragedy during programs at the Old Bridge Public Library in June. All programs are free and open to the public….

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