Annual Friends of the LBPL Dinner

The Annual Friends of the LBPL Dinner will be held at the Ocean Place Resort Wednesday, June 1st at 6:30pm.  Tickets are $45 and include choice of entree (roasted chicken breast with Chardonnay sauce,  herb crusted salmon or a vegetarian option), salad, beverage and dessert.  A cash bar will be available.  Response and payment are requested by May 20th.  Guest Speaker will be Long Branch Mayor Adam Schneider.  For more information please contact Lisa Kelly at (732)222-3900 ext. 2350.














Post-filing date tax help is still available!  Fridays at 1:45pm, Al Peskoe will be available to answer tax questions and help prepare returns from previous years.  Whether you've filed an extension or not, bring your papers in and let Al assist you.  No appointment required,  first come first served.For more information, please contact Janet Birckhead in the Adult Services Dept. on the lower level or telephone (732) 222-3900, ext. 2290. 




Join us at the Neptune Hose Company Number One in Long Branch where we'll help them celebrate their 150th anniversary with a talk by historian and fireman Arthur Green.  Take a tour of the current headquarters of Monmouth County's first organized fire company!  The second floor of the firehouse has been beautifully restored to the splendor of its era, circa 1906.

Light refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, May 25th at 7:00pm, 30 Branchport Avenue, Long Branch

"LIBRARYLAND", a live action, outside adventure!  All are welcome to come play "LIBRARYLAND" at the LBPL June 11th, from 1-2:30PM.  This program is open to all ages and free!  Please call Nekesha Marshall for more information! (732)222-3900 ext. 2310.













Adult Stretch Yoga every Thursday at 5pm

Mah Jongg every Wednesday at 11-1pm @ Main Library

Bridge-Tuesdays 1-4, Thursdays 6-7:30

​Free Blood Pressure Screenings @ Main Library
      1st MONDAY of every month, 3:00-4:00pm, provided by
      the City Of Long Branch Health Department & the VNA of NJ

​​​​​Non Fiction Book Club @ Main Library
        2nd Thursday of every month, 1:30pm

Learn English Class
         Schedule will be announced soon...

         All books and resources are free. ​

 Family Film days @ Main. See calendar for schedule 
(elementary school aged children with an adult)​

Tablet Tuesday

          Bring your device to the Technology Center at the Main Library the last Tuesday of each month to learn how to borrow free ebooks and audiobooks through eLibraryNJ.  Your devices should be charged and ready to use but please bring all chargers and cords with you.  You will need your passwords for your Apple and/or Amazon accounts.  If you do not have accounts, we can help you register.

Elberon Book Club:
Elberon Book Club Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month, 6:30pm

"Friends of the LBPL" group meets immediately afterward.

Upcoming Selections:

December 2015 the Elberon Book Club will be holding a holiday gathering.

January 6th       Me Before You by Jojo Moyes        Elberon

February 3rd    Terminal City by Linda Fairstein          Main

March 2nd         The Daring Ladies of Lowell by Kate Alcott     Elberon

April 6th             The Paris Wife by Paula McLain         Main

May 4th               The Wind is Not a River by Brian Payton        Elberon

June 1st              Annual Friends of the Library Program

July 6th                The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith MAIN

August 3rd         A Curious Man: The Strange and Brilliant Life of

                                  Robert "Believe it or Not!" Ripley   ELBERON

September 7th  The Ship of Brides by JoJo Moyes at MAIN

October 5th        The Storied Life of AJ Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin at MAIN

November 2nd   Some Luck by Jane Smiley at MAIN



Non-Fiction Book Club:
Meets in the Community Meeting Room at the Main Library the third Thursday of each month (unless otherwise indicated).

Upcoming selection:

January 21st A Savage Harvest:A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest by Carl Hoffman.  With a title like that, how can you resist reading this book?

February 18th        Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

March 10th            Under the Magnolia by Frances Mayes

April 14th               Mom & Me & Mom by Maya Angelou

May 19th                The Professor & the Madman by Simon Winchester

June 16th               The Family Romanov by Candace Fleming

No meetings are held in July and August.