Important Papers: Your Reference Guide and Travel Log
Celebrate Financial Literacy Month with a free program discussing the importance of good financial record keeping. Presented by Maura Attardi, Director of Education and Community Relations for Money Management International, a non-profit community service organization.
FRIDAY, April 17th at 11:00am at the Main Library
"Vinnie:Bartender to the Mob"
Author Talk and Book Signing
Come hear tales of Pussy Russo and the Gang as seen through the eyes of the bartender who served them at Long Branch's own Surf Lounge.
Author Rosemary Calabretta will be here discussing and signing her book. Light refreshments will be served.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29th at 7:00pm at the Main Library
Family Film Days
Bring snacks and enjoy a film on our big screen with surround-sound! Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.
"Annie" (PG, 2014)
SATURDAY, APRIL 11th at 2:00pm at the Main Library
"Frozen Sing-Along" (G, 2013)
SATURDAY, APRIL 25th at 2:00pm at the Main Library
TAX HELP IS BACK!
Tax return preparation will be available again this year at your public library. Our certified tax volunteers will provide free assistance with filing both paper and electronic tax returns.
Paper filing schedule:
(beginning Feb. 10th)
Monday: By appointment only
Electronic filing schedule:
(beginning Feb. 11th)
Please bring: A copy of last year’s return, Social Security numbers for all tax payers and dependents, final brokerage statements if applicable, all W-2 and 1099 forms showing income, the total amount of property tax paid last year and the amount of mortgage interest paid, any tax booklets mailed to your home and any unemployment vouchers. You may also need this additional information: total medical expenses last year, total spent on college tuition, total spent on childcare (the name and Tax ID number of the provider), total alimony, and any charitable donations.
**Making photocopies for your records will cost 10 cents per page. The 1040 is a two-sided document; to copy both sides will cost 20 cents.
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
3rd Thursday of every month, 1:30pm
Learn English Class
Basic Class Thursdays 6pm
All books and resources are free.
Family Film days @ Main. See calendar for schedule
(elementary school aged children with an adult)
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 Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month, 6:30pm.
"Friends of the LBPL" meet immediately afterward.
October 1st: "The Lifeboat" by Charlotte Rogan
November 5th: "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman
December 3rd: Friends of the LBPL Annual Holiday Gathering
January 7th: "The Astronaut Wives Club" by Lily Koppel
February 4th: "The School of Essential Ingredients"
by Erica Bauermeister
March 4th: "We Were Liars" by E. Lockhart
April 1st: "My Name is Mary Sutter" by Robin Oliveria
May 6th "The Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri
November 20th: Inventing a Nation by Gore Vidal
December 11th : The Myth of Happiness by Sonja Lyubormirsky
January 15th** Duel With the Devil by Paul Collins
February 19th: Some of My Best Friends are Black
by Tanner Colby
March 19th: Out of Order by Sandra Day O'Connor
April 16th: Q:The Autobiography by Quincy Jones
May 14th**: My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead
June 26th: Townie:A Memoir by Andre Dubus
July-August the Non-Fiction Book Club does not meet.