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Path to Employment: Starting Your Job Search

Path to Employment: Starting Your Job Search

Posted February 23, 2017


This Saturday, our Our Career Connections librarians will show you how to conduct a successful job search.

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Need to Relax? Meditation Workshop Tonight

Need to Relax? Meditation Workshop Tonight

Posted February 23, 2017


The library is hosting its monthly meditation workshop to help you add meditation to your life on Thursday.
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Mind & Meditation Workshop

Thursday, February 23 | 7PM (Fourth Thursdays of Every Month @ 7PM)

 

No Breath No Life, Know Breath Know Life!

Introduction to POWERFUL breathing techniques and knowledge of mind, body, & breath to:

  • Reduce Stress
  • Increase health & well being
  • More ease & joy in personal relationships
  • Improve Self Esteem
  • Greater creativity and clarity of mind

Presented by The Art of Living Foundation


Puppetry Festival Comes to EBPL

Puppetry Festival Comes to EBPL

Posted February 22, 2017


Tickets are available for "Jack and the Beanstalk" on Sunday, February 26.

The Friends of the Library are proud to present the eighteenth annual Phyllis Noar Puppetry Festival. These shows are for families with children ages 2 and up.

Nappy's Puppets presents
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK

Sunday, February 26, 2 pm
A rollicking retelling of this favorite story told through shadow puppetry.

All tickets are $4 and are sold in advance at the Circulation Desk. They can be purchased by cash or check payable to "E.B. Friends of the Library." All ticketholders must meet minimum age requirement (ages 2+). Friends of the Library members will be seated first at each show with tickets.


Louis Armstrong Lecture Tuesday 2/28

Louis Armstrong Lecture Tuesday 2/28

Posted February 21, 2017


The East Brunswick Human Relations Council and the Library will celebrate the life and legacy of Louis Armstrong with a presentation titled “What a Wonderful World: The Magic of Louis Armstrong” on Tuesday, February 28 at 7 p.m.
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Ricky Riccardi, director of research collections at the Louis Armstrong House Museum, Queens, N.Y., will bring the entertainer’s final decades to life with rare footage of some of Armstrong’s vintage performances on stage and television, including renditions of tunes such as “Hello, Dolly!,” “What a Wonderful World,” and the song that is known as one of the first protest songs ever recorded, “(What Did I Do to Be So) Black and Blue.”

The program, which is free of charge and open to the public, is part of the library’s celebration of African American History Month.

For more information, log on to www.ebpl.org.


Friends of the Library Designer Handbag Bingo

Friends of the Library Designer Handbag Bingo

Posted February 20, 2017


The Friends of the Library host their Designer Handbag Bingo fundraiser on March 3 at East Brunswick High School.

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Business Networking Breakfast

Business Networking Breakfast

Posted February 15, 2017


Join us on Tuesday, March 7 from 8 to 9:30 am for our Business Networking Breakfast

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Popular Film: Queen of Katwe Tonight

Popular Film: Queen of Katwe Tonight

Posted February 14, 2017


The Popular Film Festival returns with a screening of Queen of Katwe on Tuesday, February 14 at 1:30 & 7:30PM.
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USA. 2016. 124 minutes. Rated PG.

The inspiring journey of chess prodigy Phiona Mutesi is traced from her village in Uganda, where she is forced to abandon her formal schooling at the age of nine, to the upper echelons of the chess world. Directed by Mira Nair, the drama features newcomer Madina Nalwanga and Oscar-winner Lupita Nyong’o.
 

 


Teen & Library Xchange Open Mic Night Tonight

Teen & Library Xchange Open Mic Night Tonight

Posted February 13, 2017


EBPL invites performers age 13 to 39 to come and be a part of open mic night with the theme of LOVE. Bring your guitars, voices, poetry, and more on Monday, February 13 at 7PM.
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Show starts at 7:00 p.m.  First come, first on stage.  5-7 minute limit per performer/group.

This program is for Teens & members of the Library Xchange, our Meetup for 20- to 30-somethings at the East Brunswick Public Library,


"Just for the Health of It" was recognized by the New Jersey Hospital Association

Posted February 12, 2017


The library's "Just for the Health of It" was recognized on January 20th in award from the New Jersey Hospital Association "Outside the Box:  Partnering with Local Libraries to Increase Community Health Literacy." 


What's It Worth

What's It Worth

Posted February 10, 2017


Get Your Antiques Appraised At Friends of the Library Event on March 5

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