Need to Relax? Meditation Workshop Tonight
The library is hosting its monthly meditation workshop to help you add meditation to your life on Thursday.
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
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
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.
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.
Popular Film: Queen of Katwe Tonight
The Popular Film Festival returns with a screening of Queen of Katwe on Tuesday, February 14 at 1:30 & 7:30PM.
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
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.
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
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."