SPECIAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS
ONGOING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

 

YOGA at the LIBRARY

The LBPL is pleased to have Amy of "Amy's Yogabilities" teaching a series of Yoga classes!  For adults, Amy will have a beginners level class appropriate for everyone.  Adult classes will be held Thursdays, June 4th, 11th and 18th at 5:00pm in the Community Meeting Room of the Main Library.

Check the LBPL Calendar for Children and Teen classes!

 

Digital Photography Part 2:Composition and Aesthetics

What makes a photograph dynamic and memorable?  This free workshop will teach point and shoot photographers how to capture a great image!  This 90 minute class will be taught by master photographer Andrea Phox.  A "hands on" workshop, participants will practice shooting photos during the class.  Please make sure your camera's batteries are fully charged and bring a memory card if needed. 

Saturday, July 11th from 10:30am-12:00pm at the Main Library

RSVP to Lisa Kelly for this program

 

Home...Home is Where I Want to Be...

Are you interested in knowing the history of your house and/or neighborhood?  Then you'll be happy to know we have "Mr. Land Records" aka Joe Grabas, coming to present his program on using public records to discover your home's past!  By doing title research of public deeds, mortgages and filed maps, it is possible to trace your home's roots back to its beginning.  Mr. Grabas is a national, certified title professional with many years of experience in the land surveying and title research professions.  

Wednesday, July 15th at MAIN, 7:00pm RSVP to Lisa Kelly for this program.

 

Meet the Author...

Amy Bloom                                                                                      The Elberon Branch Library proudly presents a discussion of Lucky Us by best selling author Amy Bloom.  She will lecture for 45 minutes followed by 15 minutes of questions and answers, with book signing.

Tuesday, July 21st 7:00pm                                                                         Elberon Branch Library, 168 Lincoln Avenue, Long Branch NJ  (732)870-1776

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAMILY FILM DAY!

McFarland USA (PG, 2015) Saturday, July 18th  @ 2pm

Jim White, a headstrong cross-country coach in a small California town, transforms a team of high school athletes into championship contenders.  White and his team overcome poverty and personal turmoil to strive for the pinnacle of success. Kevin Costner stars as coach Jim White in this Disney movie based on real events.

 

 

The WOLVES are coming! 

The ever popular Wolves of Howling Woods Farms will be visiting the LBPL Saturday, July 25th from 10:00am-12:00noon!  All are welcome to come meet and marvel at these beautiful creatures.  The wolves have been featured in movies, on television and in print ads!

 

 

Coming in AUGUST...

 

The Shakespeare Theatre of NJ PRESENTS...

"The Triumph of Love"!  We are excited to again bring you "Shakespeare on the Lawn" at the quaint and beautiful Elberon Branch Library!  Bring a picnic dinner or snacks, a lawn chair and enjoy the esteemed Shakespeare Theatre of NJ as they play out this romance most tangled!

Tuesday, August 4th at 7:00pm

ELBERON LIBRARY

 

DIANE CYPKIN in CONCERT!

In Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the End of WWII

"While You're Away:Love Songs of World War II"

Tuesday, August 18th at 7:00pm

ELBERON LIBRARY

​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)​

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 Branch:
Elberon Book Club Meets the 1st Wednesday of every month, 6:30pm
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"Friends of the LBPL" meet immediately afterward.

Upcoming Selections:

April 1st:                       "My Name is Mary Sutter" by Robin Oliveria

May 6th                          "The Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri

June 3rd                            Annual Friends Membership Dinner

                                      

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:

June 26th:                Townie:A Memoir by Andre Dubus

July-August the Non-Fiction Book Club does not meet.