12.5.2019

Old Bridge, NJ –  Dec. 5, 2019 – To celebrate the season, the Old Bridge Public Library Youth Services Department will host a full array of holiday crafts, STEM activities and special films this month. Highlights follow:

Electric Winter Wonderland: Thurs. Dec. 12th @ 6pm. Let’s Code Cyber Circle will present this creative program which allows kids to create a holiday card and decorate it with LEDs. They will also learn about paper circuitry while making the handmade card. The students can take home their special holiday greeting card – complete with lights. Registration is required; open to grades 4-12.

Frosty Fun Movie and Craft: Sat. Dec. 14th @2:30pm. All ages are welcome to watch the classic animated special Frosty the Snowman and make a snowy craft.

The Nutcracker and the Four Realms: Tues. Dec. 17th @6pm. The Library will offer a special screening of this animated 2018 Disney film.  When Clara’s mother leaves her a key, she embarks on a journey to four secret realms – where she discovers her greatest strength could change the world. Rated: PG.

Light the Origami: Fri. Dec. 20th @6pm. Kids will be able to create their own glowing paper ornaments using origami techniques, paper cutting, and paper circuitry. They will learn how to create a paper ornament to take home and also how to create a paper circuit to light it up. Registration required; open to grades 4-12.

Marshmallow Crafts: Sun. Dec. 22nd @2pm. Come make a creative and edible holiday treat! Make your own marshmallow menorah, dreidel, or snowman. Registration required.

Quote Along-Elf: Mon. Dec. 23rd @6:30pm. Young and old alike are invited to join in reciting favorite lines and sing along to holiday tunes as we screen the holiday classic Elf, starring Will Ferrell as Buddy, a human raised by elves. When Buddy goes to New York to find his birth father (who is on the naughty list), he experiences the delights of the city (and human culture) as only an elf can. Rated: PG.

Miss Jen’s Snow Lab: Mon. Dec. 30th @4pm.  Kids in grades K-5 are invited to enter Miss Jen’s Lab to tinker, create, and experiment with hands-on activity stations. This session will explore STEAM concepts with a winter twist.

For a complete schedule of events, and registration for select programs, visit: www.oldbridgelibrary.org.  Registration can also be done by calling 732-721-5600 x5028.

The Old Bridge Public Library has consistently been voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about these and other Library programs is available at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.

 

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