EBPL News and Features http://www.ebpl.org EBPL News and Features RSS Feed Sun, 07 Feb 2016 10:17:27 GMT EBPL to join LMxAC http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20319 EBPL is very excited to announce that we will be joining the Libraries of Middlesex County Automation Consortium, LMxAC, on February 10, 2016. <a href="/lmxac">Read More</a> Tue, 02 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20319 Chinese New Year Celebration Next Sunday 2/7 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20302 Come join the CACA Mid-Jersey Chinese School's presentation celebrating the Chinese New Year with music, dance, YoYo, calligraphy, paper cut art, and more next Sunday, February 7 at 2PM. Mon, 01 Feb 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20302 Puppetry Tickets Now on Sale! http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20297 The Friends of the Library's 17th annual Phyllis Noar Puppetry Festival tickets are now on sale.<br> Sunday Feb 14 PetraPuppets presents "All Aboard! Laughing Around the World." for ages 3 and up at 2 PM.<br>Sunday, Feb. 28 Crabgrass Puppet Theatre presents "The Pirate, the Princess and the Pea." for ages 2 and up at 2 PM.<p><span style="background-color:rgb(255, 255, 255); color:rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family:sans-serif,arial,verdana,trebuchet ms; font-size:13px">Both shows begin at 2 PM. Tickets are $4 and are currently being sold at the circulation desk. Cash or check payable to &quot;E.B. Friends of the Library.&quot; Ticketholders must meet minimum age requirements.</span></p> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20297 Free: Job Interview & Networking Workshop February 16 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20261 The Business Resource Connection at the East Brunswick Public Library is offering two free job searching workshops led by the Middlesex County Workforce Development Board. <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/brc/business-personal-classes.cfm#Workshops">Learn More</a><p>On Tuesday, February 16, you will learn about job interviewing and networking techniques.</p> <p>This workshop is free and open to the public. <strong>For more information, and to register, contact Martha Hess, Information Services Librarian, at 732-390-6767 or <a href="mailto:mhess@ebpl.org">mhess@ebpl.org</a>.</strong></p> <p style="text-align:center"><img alt="" src="/userfiles/image/jobinterview.jpg" style="height:647px; width:500px" /></p> Fri, 15 Jan 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20261 India Day Celebration January 31 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20282 On Sunday, January 31 at 2PM, come join the Indian Cultural Society at the East Brunswick Public Library to celebrate the cultural heritage of the Indian American Community. The program will include Indian dance, henna art, food sampling, and more. <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=20282">Learn more</a><p>This event is free and open to the public.</p> <p><em><strong>For more information, visit the Indian Cultural Society&#39;s website at&nbsp;<a href="http://www.indianculturalsociety.com">http://www.indianculturalsociety.com</a>.</strong></em></p> Sun, 10 Jan 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20282 Friends of the Library Annual Magazine Sale January 14-17 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20279 If you missed an issue of your favorite magazine, head to The Library and see if you can buy it here January 14 through 17. <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=20279">Learn More</a><p>The magazines will cover science, entertainment, teens, adults, cooking and a&nbsp;lot more, so if you&rsquo;re looking for a good read and an even better bargain, then pick&nbsp;up a bundle of 6&ndash;12&nbsp;magazines for only $3.</p> Mon, 04 Jan 2016 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20279 Maker Fest Proposals Due January 30 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20277 Do you tinker, create art or technology, or have a hands-on hobby? Everyone is a maker, and we’re looking for you! On Saturday, March 19, 2016, we will hold our second annual Maker Fest. <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=20277">Learn more</a><p>We want you to bring your projects, or demonstrate a hands-on skill that you&rsquo;d like to teach others. <strong>Please submit your project proposal at <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/maker">www.ebpl.org/maker</a> . The deadline is Saturday, January 30<sup>th</sup>.</strong></p> Thu, 31 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20277 January 2016 Newsletter http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20273 <a href="http://archive.constantcontact.com/fs184/1111164708656/archive/1123318130205.html">Come check out one of our many upcoming January 2016 programs & events!</a> Mon, 28 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20273 EBPL Debuts Museum Pass Program http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20265 The East Brunswick Public Library is excited to announce its Museum Pass Program! This new service allows library cardholders to gain free admission to select museums. The program is sponsored by The East Brunswick Friends of the Library. <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/museum">Learn More</a> Sun, 20 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20265 EBTV Wins Awards at JAM Video Festival http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20258 On Wednesday, December 9, the Jersey Access Group [JAG] held its annual JAM Video Awards Dinner at the Spain Inn in Piscataway, NJ. Three programs created by East Brunswick Television [EBTV] were awarded top honors, as well as honorable mention for a fourth.<p>The Jersey Access Group [JAG] was founded in 2000 and supports and develops Public, Education, and Government (PEG) cable access stations throughout New Jersey</p> <p><strong>Professor Angus Kress Gillespie</strong>, Professor of American Studies at Rutgers University, won the Diversity Programming category for his program, &ldquo;Old Ways in N.J.&rdquo; which focused on the&nbsp;St. Peter and Paul Russian Orthodox Church in South River, NJ.</p> <p><strong>Ken Freedman, DC</strong>, host of &ldquo;Wellness Spotlight,&rdquo; won the Talk Show: Informational category for his program &ldquo;A Discussion on Fluoride,&rdquo; about the controversial topic of fluoride in the public water supply. Since its airing in May 2015, this program has had over 7,800 views on EBTV&rsquo;s Video on Demand and YouTube channels.</p> <p>New to the EBTV lineup is artist <strong>Lucy Aita</strong> who won the Instructional Programming category for her series, &ldquo;Lucy&rsquo;s Big Beautiful World of Painting,&rdquo; which also airs on ten other stations from New Jersey to Maine.</p> <p>&ldquo;This Week in East Brunswick,&rdquo; EBTV&rsquo;s weekly news magazine program which highlights the East Brunswick community, received honorable mention in the News and Magazine Format category for work featuring reporter and host Barbara Reiss.</p> <p><strong>EBTV is available on <a href="http://www.ebtv.org">www.ebtv.org</a> and YouTube.</strong></p> Fri, 11 Dec 2015 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=20258