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.
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.
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)
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.
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
December 7th ANNUAL HOLIDAY GATHERING
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.