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Let Us Show You The Money!

Let Us Show You The Money!
Join a panel of experts to discuss Mutual Funds, Rule of 72, Credit, and the Housing Market. Thursday, November 7 • 7 p.m.

Join our financial panel of experts, Robert M. Scherzer, CFP, CRPC: Vice President – Investments, Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC; Angie Tsirkas, Vice President, Business Development Officer, Northfield Bank; Ellen McHenry, Sr Director, Financial Programs, UCEDC a nonprofit economic development corporation; Stanley M. Perlman, Investment Advisor Representative, Division Leader, Primerica Financial Services Inc. ; and Beverly Lyons, Sales Associate, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage, for a lively discussion of:

  • Mutual Funds: Saving in general or a specific purpose? Evaluate a mutual fund using resources available at the Business Resource Center, and determine whether it is the right one for you.
  • Rule of 72: The simple math of how compounding over time works. Calculate how much you will have in the future depending on rate of return (interest rate) and how long you invest.
  • Credit and You: Learn about establishing and maintaining your credit.
  • The Housing Market Today: Is this the right time to buy or sell a home.

This great line up will take your questions during this free program at the library. Reservations are required. Call 732-390-6781 or email wanttoattend@gmail.com. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by the Central Jersey Business Alliance and the Library.

 

What's It Worth? Get Your Tickets Now

What's It Worth? Get Your Tickets Now
Get Your Tickets now for this year's What's It Worth. Tickets for two appraisals are $10. Sunday, November 3 • 1:15 p.m.

Come to everyone’s favorite “Antiques Road Show” and learn to tell how much that family heirloom or treasured possession is worth. Attend What’s it Worth on Sunday, Nov. 3, at 1:15 p.m., and learn how to get the best price for your collectibles and get a chance to have your items appraised by Joe Bodnar from Bodnar’s Auction Sales. Tickets to get two appraisals are $10 and are on sale at the library now. Attendance is free, but for those wanting appraisals for their items, tickets are $10 (no weapons please).
 

 

Third Thursday: Sir Ken Robinson—How to Escape Education's Death Valley

Third Thursday: Sir Ken Robinson—How to Escape Education's Death Valley
Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating children and champions a radical rethink of our school systems. Thursday, October 17 • noon–1 p.m. Lunch & Learn Thursday, October 17 • 7–8:15 p.m. Discussion/Dessert

View the TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson as he outlines three principles crucial for the human mind to flourish—and how current education culture works against them. In a funny, stirring talk he tells how to get out of the educational "death valley" we now face, and how to nurture our youngest generations with a climate of possibility. As an author and creativity expert, Sir Ken Robinson challenges the way we're educating our children. He champions a radical rethink of our school systems, to cultivate creativity and acknowledge multiple types of intelligence. Moderated by Arthur Lewin. Film clip from TED: Ideas Worth Spreading provided under Creative Commons licensing.
 

 

Passport Office is Open

Passport Office is Open
Start your adventure at the Library by applying for your passport today!

If you want a place to start your next big adventure, then look no further than the East Brunswick Public Library. Get your passport at the Library and get great service in a convenient location. With expanded hours and service, applying for your passport has never been easier. Come by Monday, Tuesday and Thursday between 9 a.m. and 8:30 p.m.; Wednesday, Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; and Sundays from 1 to 4:30 p.m.! Visit our web page for more information.

For more information call 732-390-6761.