Old Bridge, NJ –  March 22, 2019 – The Old Bridge Public Library will offer special programs with an international flare in April on Pysanky egg decorating and South American matés.

Pysanky: The Art of Ukrainian Egg Decorating: Sunday, April 7th at 2pm. A pysanka is a Ukrainian Easter egg decorated with traditional folk designs using a wax-resistant method.  Local artist Olga Kobryn will explain the methods, symbols and colors used in this ancient art. She will also demonstrate the craft and share examples of beautiful pysanky she has created.

Matés of Argentina: Sunday, April 14 at 2pm. Maté is an herbal tea popular in Argentina and other South American countries. Argentina native Patricia Munoz will present this informative session, speaking about the benefits of maté along with its rituals and ceremonies. Participants will learn the proper ways to prepare the tea and will enjoy “maté-cocido” together.  Registration is necessary by calling 732-721-5600 x5033 or online at www.oldbridgelibrary.org.

 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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