EBPL News and Features http://www.ebpl.org EBPL News and Features RSS Feed Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:32:32 GMT Opera Talk: "Dialogues of the Carmelites" Tonight http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25708 Join Joanna Barouch in a discussion about Francis Poulenc's 1957 opera "Dialogues of the Carmelites" on Thursday January 19 at 7 PM. <br><b><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=25708">Read More</a></b><p>Fear of life drives young Blanche de la Force into the convent, but the French Revolution has other plans for her and her fellow sisters...</p> <p><strong>The opera is being presented at Rutgers University. Discounted tickets will be available through the East Brunswick Arts Commission.</strong></p> <p><em>This program is co-sponsored by the East Brunswick Arts Commission.</em></p> Thu, 19 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25708 India Day at Community Arts Center Sunday http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25719 Come experience the rich cultural heritage of the Indian American community at the Community Arts Center (721 Cranbury Road) on Sunday, January 22 at 2 PM. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=25719">Read More</a></b><p><strong>This program is located at the East Brunswick Community Arts Center, 721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick, NJ 08816</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Come experience the rich cultural heritage of the Indian American community, including: henna art; food sampling; cultural programs; and more!</p> <p>This is an opportunity to learn about the traditions of this vibrant community.</p> <p><strong>For more information please visit ICSofEB on Facebook, and ICS web site&nbsp;<a href="http://www.indianculturalsociety.com/" style="box-sizing: border-box; background-color: transparent; color: rgb(51, 122, 183); text-decoration: none;" target="_blank">www.indianculturalsociety.com</a>.</strong></p> <p><em>Sponsored by The East Brunswick Public Library, the East Brunswick Arts Commission, and the Indian Cultural Society of East Brunswick</em></p> <p><br /> <br /> &nbsp;</p> Tue, 17 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25719 Free Bollywood Fitness Class Tuesday Night http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25720 Hate going to the gym? Led by fitness instructor Hiral Shah of AATMA Performing Arts, come join the fun with us in this free class where we workout to Bollywood songs and dance to the latest music on Tuesday at 8PM. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=25720">Read More</a></b><p>Registration is not required.</p> <p><em>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.</em></p> Mon, 16 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25720 Dementia Caregivers Workshop Tonight http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25707 "I Love You! Who Are You?" Loving and Caring for a Parent with Dementia and Alzheimer's" will be presented by Galina Markovich, ANP, RN on Wednesday, January 18th at 7PM. <br><b><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=25707">Read More</a></b><p>This presentation will provide useful advice and information on Alzheimers and Dementia. It will also discuss how to diagnose and treat these horrible illnesses and give&nbsp;caregivers tips on how to take care of a loved one with Dementia.</p> <p><em>Galina Markovich, ANP, RN, is a passionate expert in the field of dementia care and an innovator in dementia care support and education. Following the completion of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Galina received a Master of Science in Nursing from the Adult Nurse Practitioner Program of New York University.&nbsp;With over 20 years of experience and a passion for her work, Galina Markovich, ANP, RN, and Certified Dementia Practitioner provides top quality, first-hand expertise to family caregivers, health care providers and dementia residence facilities.?</em><br /> <br /> <strong>Sponsored by the library&#39;s&nbsp;Just for the Health of It!&nbsp;initiative to promote community health and wellness.</strong></p> Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25707 Workshop on Eating Healthy As You Age Wednesday http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25703 Come learn more about “Eating Healthy As You Age” on Wednesday, January 11 at 11 am. <br><b><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=25703">Read More</a></b><p>The program discusses the importance of a healthy and adjusted diet throughout one&rsquo;s lifetime. It is presented by Maryrose Agel, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at ShopRite of Spotswood.</p> <p>Agel is a graduate of Rutgers University and completed her dietetic internship at the University of Medicine &amp; Dentistry, with additional training at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and Jersey Shore Medical Center. In addition, she has completed Level 1 &amp; 2 of the Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management from the Academy of Nutrition &amp; Dietetics, and is a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Sports, Cardiovascular, and Wellness Nutritionists; and Weight Management Dietitian Practice Group.</p> <p>The program is free and open to the public, and is part of East Brunswick Public Library&rsquo;s &ldquo;Just For The Health Of It&rdquo; wellness information initiative. Information about this service can be found online at www.wellinks.org.</p> Sun, 08 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25703 Lecture on Holocaust Memoir Tonight http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25704 Local author Miriam Dobin will discuss her new Holocaust memoir “I Am Because of You” on Wednesday, January 11 at 7 PM. <br><b><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=25704">Read More</a></b><p>&ldquo;I Am Because Of You&rdquo; tells how her family survived near-annihilation during the Holocaust and blossomed into future generations.<br /> &ldquo;It is not just my family&rsquo;s story, but a story for all people of faith who have experienced loss, illness, renewal, hope and ultimately triumph,&rdquo; she said.</p> <p><br /> Dobin graduated from Yeshiva University Stern College for Women with a degree in Education and received her certification as Teacher of the Handicapped from Kean University. She has taught Holocaust studies to middle school students and is deeply committed to furthering knowledge of this period in history.</p> <p>The program is co-sponsored by East Brunswick Hadassah and East Brunswick Public Library. The event is free and open to the public.</p> <p>Copies of &ldquo;I Am Because Of You&rdquo; will be available for purchase and signing following the program.<br /> &nbsp;</p> Sat, 07 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25704 Two Counties Symphonic Band presents "Revolutionaries" Today http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25688 Enjoy the music of revolutionary composers, including Alfred Reed, John Williams, Giovanni Gabrielli, and selections from the renowned musical, Les Miserables on Sunday, January 8 at 2PM. <br><b><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=25688">Read More</a></b><p><em><strong>This is a changed title for this performance.</strong></em></p> <p><em>The Two Counties Symphonic Band is a small, 25-piece symphonic band made up of musicians from both Monmouth and Middlesex counties. They perform classical, broadway, film, pop, and big band music.</em></p> <p><strong><em>This program is graciously sponsored by the Friends of the Library.</em></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>PROGRAM</u></strong></p> <p><strong>El Camino Real</strong></p> <p>Alfred Reed (1921-2005)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Ammerland</strong></p> <p>Jacob DeHaan (b.1959)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Second Suite in F for Military Band</strong></p> <p>Gustav Holst (1874-1934)</p> <p style="margin-left:40px">I. March</p> <p style="margin-left:40px">II. The Song Without Words</p> <p style="margin-left:40px">III. Song of the Blacksmith</p> <p style="margin-left:40px">IV. Fantasia on the &ldquo;Dargason&rdquo;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Sonata Pian&rsquo; e Forte</strong></p> <p>Giovanni Gabrieli&nbsp;(1555?-1612)</p> <p><em>&ldquo;Sacrae Symphonie&rdquo;</em>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Music from &ldquo;Hook&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>John Williams (b.1932)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Danse Carnivale</strong></p> <p>Randall Standridge (b. 1976)</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>Selections from &ldquo;Les Mis&eacute;rables&rdquo;</strong></p> <p>arr. Warren Barker (1923-2006)&nbsp;</p> Wed, 04 Jan 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25688 Defensive Driving Class This January http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25687 The Friends of the Library are offering their Defensive Driving Class this January 23 and 24. The program will erase your points and save money on your car insurance. <p><strong>Click <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/friends-defensive-driving.cfm">here</a> for more information.&nbsp;</strong></p> Fri, 30 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25687 EBPL Launches New Job Search and Career Navigation Service http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25679 East Brunswick Public Library now offers local residents access to New Jersey Career Connections, a new job search and career navigation service provided at local libraries and One-Stop Career Centers throughout the state. <p><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-what-is-new.cfm?Doc_Id=25678"><strong>More Info</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-what-is-new.cfm?Doc_Id=25678"><strong>More Info</strong></a></p> Fri, 23 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25679 Jump Start Your New Year at the Library! http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25676 Start off 2017 on the right foot with some of our health, wellness, and other programs for adults in January. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=25676">Read More</a></b><h2>Health</h2> <h3><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-01-11%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=73026" target="_blank">Eating Healthy as You Age<br /> Wednesday, January 11, 11AM</a></h3> <h2>&nbsp;<br /> Wellness<br /> &nbsp;</h2> <h3><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-01-24%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=72529" target="_blank">Bollywood Beats Fitness Class<br /> Tuesday, January 24, 8PM &ndash; REGISTER NOW</a><br /> &nbsp;<br /> <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-01-26%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=77885" target="_blank">Mind &amp; Meditation Workshop (4th Thursday of every month)<br /> Thursday, January 26, 7PM</a></h3> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h2>Organization</h2> <h3><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-01-25%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=74064" target="_blank">Introduction to Bullet Journaling<br /> Wednesday, January 25, 7PM</a><br /> &nbsp;</h3> <p>&nbsp;</p> Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25676