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EBPL Closes For Brief Renovation Starting August 14

EBPL Closes For Brief Renovation Starting August 14

Posted July 26, 2017


To meet the ever changing needs of the community, East Brunswick Public Library is briefly closing to the public for two weeks, starting on Monday, August 14. We plan on reopening on Tuesday, August 29. More Info

To meet the ever changing needs of the community, East Brunswick Public Library is briefly closing to the public for two weeks, starting on Monday, August 14. We plan on reopening on Tuesday, August 29. More Info


Best of the Best Readers Choice Contest

Best of the Best Readers Choice Contest

Posted July 26, 2017


Vote for East Brunswick Public Library as "Best Public Library" in the Home News Tribune's Best of the Best of Middlesex County Readers Choice Contest 2017! Click Here


Explore LMxAC

Explore LMxAC

Posted July 25, 2017


Did you know that EBPL is part of the LMxAC? What does that mean for our customers?

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East Brunswick Public Library is part of the Libraries of Middlesex County Automation Consortium (LMxAC), a group of 31 public libraries in central New Jersey that works together to share their resources to provide collections, services and programs with all of their library customers. That gives EBPL library cardholders the ability to borrow an additional 2.8 million physical items!

By being a member of LMxAC, can visit any of the member libraries. Feel free to visit any of these libraries to check out books. You can also attend special events and programs at these libraries as well. 


Final TED Talk Discussion Today

Final TED Talk Discussion Today

Posted July 25, 2017


Join us for a viewing of TED Talks related to the subject of world cultures on Wednesday, July 26 at 2:30PM.
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The viewing will be followed by a lively discussion where you can share your thoughts on this topic.

Discussions will be held at 2:30 PM.

About the Series:

Want to share your thoughts and learn about cutting-edge development and innovation on some of the most significant topics in the world today? Come join us for a viewing and lively discussion on various topics every Wednesday afternoon from June 14-July 26. 

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Service Project Saturday

Service Project Saturday

Posted July 22, 2017


Come help the community at a park cleanup at Heavenly Farms on Saturday from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
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The Reading to Action Project pairs a book discussion with a community service project.

 Following the cleanup, feel free to stick around and play volleyball.

This program is co-sponsored by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission.


New Digital Resources Computer Class

New Digital Resources Computer Class

Posted July 21, 2017


EBPL’s Digital Resources allow you to access tens of thousands of titles from your PC or mobile device! EBPL’s Hoopla, eLibraryNJ, and RB Digital Magazines subscriptions allow you to borrow audiobooks, movies, eBooks, and eMagazines for on the go access.
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Whether you’re hitting the road, relaxing by the pool or at the beach, or wondering how you’ll survive while the library is briefly closed for renovations this summer, EBPL’s Digital Resources are the solution!

The Digital Resources class will cover registering for and using HooplaeLibraryNJ, and RB Digital Magazines on the web and on mobile devices.

Courses will be held in the EBPL training lab:

Saturday July 29th 9:30 AM
Thursday August 3rd 6:30 PM
Monday August 7th 4:00 PM

Registration is required. To register visit http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-events-calendar.cfm or call 732-390-6767. For more information about computer training courses at the library please contact dsalsman@ebpl.org.


Teens & Adults Paint Stones of Inspiration Tonight

Teens & Adults Paint Stones of Inspiration Tonight

Posted July 19, 2017


Teens and adults can paint Stones of Inspiration on Thursday, July 20 at 7:00PM.
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Teens & Adults: In celebration of our summer reading theme, "Build a Better World", come paint a stone with inspiring themes that will be placed around the library.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Hiking the Appalachian Trail Lecture Tonight

Hiking the Appalachian Trail Lecture Tonight

Posted July 17, 2017


Learn about hiking the Appalachian Trail on Monday, July 17 at 7PM.
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At age 77, Mike Venus became the fourth oldest person to hike the entire Appalachian Trail. Mike will present a slideshow of photos he captured along the way and will discuss the history of the famous Trail; the process of preparing for the hike (including attendance at a boot camp); and factors that determine how likely one might be to succeed on the hike.  


Trivia! Night Returns Tonight

Trivia! Night Returns Tonight

Posted July 09, 2017


Our Trivia! Night returns Wednesday, July 12 at 7PM. Join us for a mix of history, pop culture, and more!
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Our Trivia! Night is a mix of pub trivia and a famous TV game show.

Bring your teammates, or meet new people and play together!

There is a maximum of six people per team.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.


Register Now: Wired Wednesdays for Adults Computer Classes

Register Now: Wired Wednesdays for Adults Computer Classes

Posted July 09, 2017


Join instructor Beth Ritter-Guth and learn about the "deep web" and "the Internet of Things" in this special computer class series in July.
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All classes require registration and are free and open to ages 18 and older.

Wired Wednesday, Topic 1: Spies, Lies, and Hackers

Wednesday, July 12 | 7PM-9PM
Join this class as we explore "the deep dark web" in Part 1  of this  series "Wired Wednesdays" for people with an interest in the emerging web. 
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Wired Wednesday, Topic 2: The Internet of Things

Wednesday, July 19 | 7PM-9PM
Join this class as we explore what "The Internet of Things" is (and why we should care).
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Our guest instructor Beth Ritter-Guth is the Director of Instructional Design and Director of American Honors at Union County College. Her use of innovative technology and virtual worlds in the teaching of literature has been recognized by the Chronicle of Higher Education, USA Today, America Online, and Wired Magazine.