SPECIAL PROGRAMS & EVENTS
ONGOING PROGRAMS & EVENTS

 

FREE TAX HELP!

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.

 

HOMESCHOOLING TOPICS

Learn how to get started home-schooling and what will be required for college admission from home schooled students.  Veteral home schooler Peggy Dooley will share her experiences and Danielle Colbert from Monmouth University Admissions Office will talk about the University's admissions requirements and what home schooled students need to do in order to meet those requirements.  A question and answer period will follow the presentations.

Saturday, May 7th at 2:00pm

 

MAY THE FOURTH BE WITH YOU!

Star Wars Movie Marathon!  Join us for an all-day marathon of Star Wars movies!  The movies will begin at 10am and run all day.  Bring snacks and enjoy these epic films on our state of the art system with surround-sound!  Children under 11 must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday, May 4th

 

 

Play POKER and BLACKJACK at the LBPL!

Card sharps and aspirational card sharps are welcome to come learn and play Poker and Blackjack with Gutchie Buccino the first Monday of each month at 1:00pm.   We will provide all necessary cards, chips etc. so if you've always been interested in learning to play,  stop by and enjoy! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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
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"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


                          

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.