SPECIAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS

The APRIL 2014 Meeting Room Art Display is presented by the ARC of Monmouth's Work Opportunity Center.  Stop in and enjoy the artwork created especially for the LBPL by ARC members!  They will be hosting an Art Exhibit Opening Event Thursday, April 3rd from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm in the Community Meeting Room.

 

CELEBRATE NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK!

From April 14th-20th the LBPL will offer half priced FINES and BOOK SALE PURCHASES!  Stop by to take advantage of this special Library Week pricing!

(Lost/Damaged material fees not applicable.)

 

TAX HELP IS HERE! 

Come to the LBPL for tax return preparation.  This service is free, open to the public and on a first come, first served basis.

ELECTRONIC FILING SCHEDULE is as follows:
Monday ~        NO tax help
Tuesdays ~      12-6
Wednesdays ~12-6
Thursdays ~    NO tax help
Fridays ~         12-4
Saturdays ~    11-3

 PAPER FILING SCHEDULE
is as follows:

Mondays-         By appointment only

Tuesdays~        12-5

Wednesdays~  12-5

Thursdays~      12-5

Fridays~            2-4

Saturdays~       12-3

In order to facilitate having your taxes prepared by our volunteers, please bring the following:

A copy of last year's return, Social Security numbers for all tax payers and dependents, final brokerage statements, all W-2 and 1099 forms showing income, 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.

 

APRIL MOVIE MONDAYS

Celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month by enjoying one of these films:

April 7th:   Ken Burns’ Jazz: WW II-Dedicated to Chaos

                     (N/R, 2001)

April 14th: A Great Day in Harlem (N/R, 1995)

April 21st: Count Basie: Then is Now (N/R, 2011)

April 28th: Thelonius Monk: Straight, No Chaser

                      (PG-13, 1989)

 

CELEBRATE EARTH DAY!

Film Festival on Tuesday, April 22ndStarting at 2:00 pm. 

All movies are rated PG or G.

 

FAMILY FILM DAYS

Watch A New DVD Release:

The Pirate Fairy (G, 2014) Saturday, April 5th @2pm

The Hobbit 2: The Desolation of Smaug (PG, 2013) Saturday,

April 12th @2pm

 

THE LONG BRANCH HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:

Audrey Vernick, author of "Brothers at Bat", the story of the Acerra Brothers of Long Branch.  Saturday, April 26th, 11:30am in the Community Meeting Room of the Main Library.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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ONGOING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

​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, 4:00-5:00pm, 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)​



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

"Friends of the LBPL" meet immediately afterward.

Upcoming Selections:

April 2nd:                "Paths of Glory" by Jeffrey Archer

May 7th:                  "The Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" by Jamie Ford

June 11th:              Annual Dinner Program

 

 

 

Non-Fiction Book Club:

Upcoming selections:

April 10th:               "I Celebrate Myself...the Life of Alan Ginsberg"

May 15th:                 "Rez Life:An Indian's Journey Through Reservation Life"

June 19th:                "Holy Ghost Girl:A Memoir"

 

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