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Friends' Events This Fall

Friends' Events This Fall

Posted August 24, 2009 B By John Saccenti


Friends sponsored events include a Holiday Bazaar on December 5th, Defensive Driving in October and December.
Entertainment Books are also on sale now.

Save the Date!  A Holiday Bazaar is planned for December 5th at the Library from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.   Vendors needed.  Register now.

Come register for the popular Defensive Driving Course, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. The two-day course will be held on Monday, Oct. 5, and Tuesday, Oct. 6, or Monday, Dec. 14, and Tuesday, Dec. 15, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the East Brunswick Public Library. Registration is required and seating is limited to 30 people.
 
Eligible motorists can erase two points from their driver’s license and/or get a five percent discount on a portion of their auto insurance. Participants must attend two consecutive evenings for credit. Course costs vary according to goal: for a 2 point reduction on your license, $65, for an insurance discount, $55. For both, the cost is $65. Attendance is mandatory and refunds cannot be given for partial attendance. Applications for the October session are available at the Circulation desk or online.
 
Approved by the State of New Jersey, the course is taught by an experienced police detective-accident investigator. No vehicle is needed, as it is conducted in a classroom setting with multimedia aids. For more information call 732-257-2967 or e-mail fixaticket@aol.com. Download the registration form here. Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

On Thursday, Oct. 8, Dr. Bonnie Eaker Weil will share tips on how to rekindle romance during a tough economy. A frequent guest on “Oprah!,” Dr. Bonnie will share some easy-to-learn techniques regarding love, sex and money during these stressful and challenging times.

The Fall International Film Festival will continue at the East Brunswick Public Library in October and run through early December with three films from around the globe -- “Jellyfish,” an Israel-Hebrew piece released in 2007; “A Thousand Years of Good Prayers,” a USA-Mandarin/English/Farsi film released in 2008; and “Tulpan,” a Kazakhstan-Kazakh/Russian piece released in 2008. All features will be shown twice, once at 1:30 p.m. and again at 7:30 p.m. at the Library. Each film is free.

Find out where the big fish are hiding when angler and author Manny Luftglass shares his “fishing tales” from around the state on Thursday, Oct. 1, from 7 to 8 p.m. The author of 14 books about fishing, Mr. Luftglass will talk about fishing in the Spruce Run and Round Valley reservoirs, Lake Hopatcong, and saltwater hot spots and styles. 

You’ll want to get up and dance when StarFish! hits the stage on Saturday, Oct. 24. These five seasoned musicians were raised on classic rock, but they also know a thing or two about how to get music fans of all ages grooving. Fathers by day, StarFish! plans to raise the roof during this family friendly and interactive performance.

For more information, please call 732-390-6767.