EBPL News and Features http://www.ebpl.org EBPL News and Features RSS Feed Tue, 25 Apr 2017 08:36:46 GMT Getting a Good Start: PD 101 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26849 A program for the person newly diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. Wednesday June 21st.<img alt="" class="img-responsive" src="/userfiles/image/parkinson'sevent-june21-1.jpg" /><br /> <br /> <img alt="" class="img-responsive" src="/userfiles/image/parkinson'sevent-june21-2.jpg" /> Mon, 24 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26849 We Need Your Help http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26838 East Brunswick Public Library is hosting a series of Strategic Planning Workshops in May. Help the library create a new strategic plan in one of four three-hour sessions.<P> <a href="http://ilove.ebpl.org/content/strategic-planning-workshops"><strong>Sign Up Today</strong></a></p>The East Brunswick Public Library is embarking on a strategic planning process to shape the future of our service, and we are seeking your ideas for how the service should develop.<br /> We will explore: <ul> <li>How might we play a bigger role in civic life, particularly as a meeting place for informed conversions and decision-making, learning, entertainment, and&nbsp;for economic and community development?</li> <li>How can we ensure our existing programs become better known, aligned with needs and interests&nbsp;and more widely adopted?</li> <li>What new services can we develop, especially in partnership with community, business, educational and government organizations?</li> </ul> The workshops will be held May 1<sup>st</sup> and 2<sup>nd</sup> at the library, 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, in Meeting Room 3.<br /> <br /> Workshop times are:<br /> Monday, May 1, 10am-1pm<br /> Monday, May 1, 1pm-4pm<br /> Tuesday, May 2, 1pm-4pm<br /> Tuesday, May 2, 6pm-9pm<br /> <br /> Each session is able to include only 48 people, so register early for your preferred session time.&nbsp;<strong><a href="http://ilove.ebpl.org/content/strategic-planning-workshops">Please register here.</a></strong><br /> <br /> If you are unable to attend, you might like to contribute your ideas via an <strong>on-line survey</strong>,&nbsp;which you can complete at the library, or by <a href="https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/C7YPQKC">clicking here</a>. Mon, 17 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26838 Defensive Driving Class http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26804 <p>The Friends of the Library are offering their Defensive Driving Class this April 17 and 18. The program will erase your points and save money on your car insurance.</p> <p><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/friends-defensive-driving.cfm">Click here for more information.</a></b></p> Sun, 16 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26804 Documentary & Discussion: "13th" This Evening http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26832 Come join the library and the East Brunswick Human Relations Council for a screening & discussion of the documentary 13th on Wednesday, April 19 at 6:30PM. <br><b><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-04-19%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=79606">Learn More</a></b> Sat, 15 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26832 Path to Employment: Starting Your Job Search http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25760 On Saturday, April 22, our Our Career Connections librarians will show you how to conduct a successful job search. <p><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-04-22%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=79135"><strong>Register Now</strong></a></p><p><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-04-22%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=79135"><strong>More Info</strong></a></p> Fri, 14 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25760 The Skinny On Weight Loss Tonight http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26815 Why Some Can and Some Can't Lose Weight<p> April 6 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM<p> <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-04-06%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=77859"><strong>More Info</strong></a> Thu, 06 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26815 43rd Annual Friends Of The Library Media Sale This Week http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26805 <p>Thousands of books, movies, music and more at the East Brunswick Square Mall from April 24-30! All proceeds benefit EBPL!</p> <p><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/friends-bargain-books.cfm"><strong>More Info</strong></a></p> Wed, 05 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26805 Option Green Lecture Series: Hydroponics at Home Wednesday http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25782 The Option Green Lecture Series returns with information on hydroponics on Wednesday, April 26 at 7PM. <br><b><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=25782">Read More</a></b><h3>The library is excited to co-sponsor an environmental lecture series with the East Brunswick Friends of the Environmental Commission this spring.&nbsp;</h3> <h3>&nbsp;</h3> <h3>Plants and You with Stephanie Alea</h3> <h4 style="margin-left:40px">Wednesday, April 26 | 7:00 p.m.</h4> <p style="margin-left:40px">Do you love plants? Come learn more about hydroculture and how to make it part of your home gardening plan.</p> <p style="margin-left:40px"><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-04-26%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=79066">http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-04-26%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=79066</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h3>NJ&rsquo;s Climate Variability &amp; Change with Dr. David A. Robinson</h3> <h4 style="margin-left:40px">Wednesday, May 24 | 7:00 p.m.</h4> <p style="margin-left:40px">If climate is a buzz word that you want to know more about, come discover how it influences you and your community.</p> <p style="margin-left:40px"><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-05-24%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=79067">http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-05-24%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=79067</a></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong>For more information, please visit&nbsp;<a href="http://www.friendsebec.com/">http://www.friendsebec.com</a>.</strong></p> Tue, 04 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=25782 The Jews of Belarus and the Baltic States Before the Holocaust http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26833 The 4th installment in “The Jews of Eastern Europe Before The Holocaust” program series on Sunday, April 30 at 2:30 pm with a focus on the Jewish population of Belarus and the Baltic States before World War II. <br><b><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-04-30%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=72693">Learn More</a></b> Mon, 03 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26833 Planning for Long Term Care Workshop Sunday http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26814 Learn more about long term care with an AARP speaker this Sunday, April 2 at 2PM. <br><b><a href="http://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=26814">Read More</a></b><p>This program will focus on the wide range of services available to help maintain as much independence as possible for the rest of your life. Long term care allows you to stay energetic, knowledgable and independent as long as you are able.</p> Sat, 01 Apr 2017 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=26814