Library Calendar of Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Old Bridge Public Library! All events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted. Here is a list of Featured Programs for this week, followed by a complete listing.

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FRIDAY FILM -"Straight Story"
1:30 PM
 FRIDAY FILM -"Straight Story"
Friday, Sep. 4, 1:30 PM
Central Branch
 
Starring: Richard Farnsworth, Sissy Spacek 
Rating: G
Running Time: One Hour & 52 Minutes
Release Year: 2000
 
This true story film tells the tale of Alvin Straight and his six-week odyssey
on the way to visit his estranged brother Lyl...read more
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Computer Basics
2:30pm
 Computer Basics
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2:30pmComputer Basics
Central Branch
Pre-requisite: None 
This class discusses the basic computer parts...read more
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
Safety Class for the Idea Farm
3:30pm
 Safety Class for the Idea Farm
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 3:30pm
Central Branch
To use the Idea Farm Workshop you must take this general safety certification class. 
A safety test must be passed and waiver signed by all registrants.  Minors must take
the test and have a waiver signed by a parent or adult guardian at the class.
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
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MEDICARE 101
7 PM
 MEDICARE 101
Wednesday, Sep. 9, 7 PM
Central Branch
Certified Medicare Agent will provide an informative seminar on Medicare.
Learn about the parts of Medicare, how and when to enroll, part D prescription
drug plans and more!
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E-Mail Basics
2:30pm
 E-Mail Basics
Thursday, Sep. 10, 2:30pmE-Mail Basics
Central Branch
Pre-requisite: Internet Basics, or some Internet experience.
Learn the basics of creating an email account, writing a message, including attachments, sending, and receiving messages.
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
Bookenders Book Discussion Group
6:30 pm
Bookenders Book Discussion Group
Thursday, Sep. 10, 6:30 pm
Central Branch
Bookenders’ Book Group will discuss
 The Center of Everything by Laura Moriarty
 
Intro to 3D Printing
7pm
 Intro to 3D Printing
Thursday, Sep. 10, 7pm
Central Branch
This class will introduce you to a Makebot fifth generation 3d printer and a Makerbot scanner.  You will learn how a 3D printer works, get information about free software to design prints, how a scanner works and appropriate s...read more
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
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FRIDAY FILM -"High Noon"
1:30 PM
 FRIDAY FILM -"High Noon"
Friday, Sep. 11, 1:30 PM
Central Branch
Starring: Gary Cooper, Grace Kelly
Rating: PG 
Running Time: One Hour & 25 Minutes
Release Year:  1952

 A retired marshal's wedding is interrupted when he learns a killer he had sent to jail will return to town on the noon train to seek revenge. The t...read more
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Children’s Sewing Class
1-3pm
 Children’s Sewing Class
Sunday, Sep. 13, 1-3pmChildren’s  Se
Central Branch
Kids ages 8-12!  Join us for a class on how to use a sewing machine by making an easy project.  No experience needed!    

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Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
Raspberry Pi
2pm
 Raspberry Pi
Sunday, Sep. 13, 2pm
Central Branch
Raspberry Pi is a low cost credit-card sized computer that plugs into a computer monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse.  It enables people of all ages to explore computing. 
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
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Drop-in Sewing Basics Workshop
7pm
 Drop-in Sewing Basics Workshop
Monday, Sep. 14, 7pmDrop-in Sewing Basic
Central Branch
This drop-in program is part demonstration, part instructional on the basics of sewing.  Topics will include:know your sewing machine
understanding patterns
taking measurements
... and more! 
Intro to 3D Printing
7pm
 Intro to 3D Printing
Monday, Sep. 14, 7pm
Central Branch
This class will introduce you to a Makebot fifth generation 3d printer and a Makerbot scanner.  You will learn how a 3D printer works, get information about free software to design prints, how a scanner works and appropriate s...read more
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
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Microsoft Excel 2007 Basics
7:00pm
 Microsoft Excel 2007 Basics
Wednesday, Sep. 16, 7:00pmMicrosoft Excel 2007
Central Branch
Excel is a spreadsheet program.  In Excel Basics, topics include: inserting text, editing (copy, move, delete, insert), using functions to calculate averages & totals, and displaying cell for...read more
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
Herbal Medicine for Healthier Living and Aging
7:00 P.M.
Herbal Medicine for Healthier Living and Aging
Wednesday, Sep. 16, 7:00 P.M.
Central Branch
Herbalist Virginia Ahearn will give you insight on benficial herbs that help heal.
 
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Power Point 2007
2:30pm
 Power Point 2007
Thursday, Sep. 17, 2:30pmPower Point 2007
Central Branch
Pre-requisite: Computer Basics for PC’s or some computer experience.  
PowerPoint is a presentation program.  Presentations consist of a series of slides tha...read more
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
Vinyl Cutter / Decal Class
7pm
 Vinyl Cutter / Decal Class
Thursday, Sep. 17, 7pm
Central Branch
Learn the basics of a vinyl cutter and how to create custom decals for your smartphone, car, laptop and more!
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
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FRIDAY FILM -"Where Hope Grows"
1:30 PM
 FRIDAY FILM -"Where Hope Grows"
Friday, Sep. 18, 1:30 PM
Central Branch
Starring: Kristoffer Polaha, Danica McKellar
Rating: PG-13 (Thematic issues involving drinking and teen sexuality,
               and for brief language and an accident scene)
Running Time: One Hour & 35 Minutes...read more
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Teens & Adults Sewing Class
10:30am-1pm
 Teens & Adults Sewing Class
Saturday, Sep. 19, 10:30am-1pmTeens & Adults  Sewi
Central Branch
Join us for a hands-on class on how to use a sewing machine by making an easy project.
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
Sensory Storytime
2pm-2:45pm
 Sensory Storytime
Saturday, Sep. 19, 2pm-2:45pm
Central Branch
This program is designed for children whose special needs make it difficult to attend our regularly scheduled storytimes. Pre-registration is requested.
When registering, please let us know any limitations or requirements that you think that we should be aware of.
 
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
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Safety Class for the Idea Farm
2pm
 Safety Class for the Idea Farm
Sunday, Sep. 20, 2pm
Central Branch
To use the Idea Farm Workshop you must take this general safety certification class. 
A safety test must be passed and waiver signed by all registrants.  Minors must take
the test and have a waiver signed by a parent or adult guardian at the class.
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
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Drop-in Sewing Basics Workshop
7pm
 Drop-in Sewing Basics Workshop
Monday, Sep. 21, 7pmDrop-in Sewing Basic
Central Branch
This drop-in program is part demonstration, part instructional on the basics of sewing.  Topics will include:know your sewing machine
understanding patterns
taking measurements
... and more! 
Ladies Book Discussion Group
7:00 pm
 Ladies Book Discussion Group
Monday, Sep. 21, 7:00 pm
Central Branch
The Senator’s Wife  by Sue Miller and
Love Walked In by Marisa de los Santos
 are the two titles beign discussed.
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Safety Class for the Idea Farm
7pm
 Safety Class for the Idea Farm
Wednesday, Sep. 23, 7pm
Central Branch
To use the Idea Farm Workshop you must take this general safety certification class. 
A safety test must be passed and waiver signed by all registrants.  Minors must take
the test and have a waiver signed by a parent or adult guardian at the class.
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
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Internet Basics
2:30pm
 Internet Basics
Thursday, Sep. 24, 2:30pmInternet Basics
Central Branch
Pre-requisite: Computer Basics for PC’s and Introduction to Windows or some computer experience.  
This class provides an overview of the Internet and the World Wide Web.  It discusses the use of Web browsers and provides hands-on training using the br...read more
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
PHOTO TIPS FOR BETTER PICS
7:00 pm
 PHOTO TIPS FOR BETTER PICS
Thursday, Sep. 24, 7:00 pmPHOTO TIPS FOR BETTE
Central Branch
Walter Choroszewski, New Jersey photographer and lecturer will speak.
This informative and fun presentation will give you tips on lighting, composition, depth of field, shutter speed and much more.
General Book Discussion Group
7:00 pm
 General Book Discussion Group
Thursday, Sep. 24, 7:00 pm
Central Branch
        Selections from Science Fiction Hall of Fame
For selections: www.leepers.us/ob_discussion_gen.html
 

 
Advanced 3D Printing
7pm
 Advanced 3D Printing
Thursday, Sep. 24, 7pm
Central Branch
This class will explain two free online sites for use with the 3D printer:  Thiniverse and Tinkercad.  Also included is more detailed instruction on how to use the 3D printer, from sertting it up for use to trouble-shooting problems.
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
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FRIDAY FILM -"Age of Adaline"
1:30 PM
 FRIDAY FILM -"Age of Adaline"
Friday, Sep. 25, 1:30 PM
Central Branch
Starring: Blake Lively, Harrison Ford
Rating: PG-13 (Suggestive comment)
Running Time: One Hour & 49 Minutes
Release Year: 2015
 
After miraculously remaining 29 years old for almost eight decades,
Adaline Bowman has never allowed herself to get close to anyone...read more
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Makey-Makey For Beginners
2:00pm
 Makey-Makey For Beginners
Sunday, Sep. 27, 2:00pmMakey-Makey For Begi
Central Branch
Ages 9-12
Children age 9, accompanied by an adult
Makey-makey, it’s the latest technology in maker culture. In this hands-on class:
  • Learn how to put together the makey-makey to use when playing online games,&...read more
    Registration required, begins Sep 10.
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Drop-in Sewing Basics Workshop
7pm
 Drop-in Sewing Basics Workshop
Monday, Sep. 28, 7pmDrop-in Sewing Basic
Central Branch
This drop-in program is part demonstration, part instructional on the basics of sewing.  Topics will include:know your sewing machine
understanding patterns
taking measurements
... and more! 
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Advanced Excel 2007
7:00pm
 Advanced Excel 2007
Wednesday, Sep. 30, 7:00pmAdvanced Excel 2007
Central Branch
Advanced Excel covers: changing column width & row height, and giving your worksheet visual punch by inserting graphs, charts and pictures.
Register Online or call 732-721-5600 x5033.
   
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