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The Healthy Vegetarian

The Healthy Vegetarian
Discover how vegetarianism can lead to an enhanced sense of well being on Thursday, September 10th from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Want to increase your energy and improve your health? Learn how during “Vegetarian Diet for Health & Well Being” on Thursday, September 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the East Brunswick Public Library. Join Susan Rose, a vegetarian for 35 years, and learn how a vegetarian lifestyle is about more than what you eat, it’s about better health and creating an enhanced sense of well being. Learn how a vegetarian diet is not only good for you, but for the planet. Stay until the end of this free event for a few moments of meditation.

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

 

Jazz, Funk and Fusion

Jazz, Funk and Fusion
Join Andy Rothstein and his band for a night of great music at the East Brunswick Public Library Saturday, September 12th at 7 p.m.

Take some Stevie Ray Vaughn, add some Pat Martino and throw in a bit of “The Edge” from U2 and you’ll have an accurate description of guitarist Andy Rothstein.  Join him and his band on Saturday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. at the East Brunswick Public Library as they play classic tunes as well as original material. Andy has studied with jazz greats Steve Khan, Kevin Eubanks and Ted Dunbar and his music has been described as contemporary jazz, funk and fusion. He and his band, Chris Bacas (saxophone), Steve Jankowski (trumpet), Tony Senatore (bass) and Karl Latham (drums) are sure to put on a performance that keeps your toes tapping.

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

Map Out Your Journey

Map Out Your Journey
Find the path to a happy and fulfilling retirement at the East Brunswick Public Library in a series of seminars during September and October

Learn how to navigate the confusing and complicated path to retirement with some help from the East Brunswick Public Library in partnership with the East Brunswick Department on Aging and the East Brunswick Commission on Aging. During September and October, the Library will host a series of seminars designed to supply the tools you need for a successful and fulfilling retirement. The seminars will be held on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. and will be led by professionals from a variety of fields. The series includes Retirement Goals on Sept. 16; Staying Healthy on Sept. 23; Medicare Maze on Sept. 30; Financial & Legal Planning on Oct. 7; and How Will I spend My Time? on Oct. 14. The Seminar series is funded by a “Senior Spaces” contract awarded to the library from the INFOLINK Regional Library Cooperative. The contract allows the library to work in partnership with the Department on Aging to design programs for baby boomers and their elders.
 Whether you are thinking about retirement, recently retired or are hoping to do so, this series is for you. Let your retirement years be the best they can be. To register, contact the Department on Aging at 732-390-6896.

 

Friends' Events This Fall

Friends' Events This Fall
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.

East Brunswick Library CLOSING TODAY FRIDAY AUGUST 14 2009 at 11am

East Brunswick Library CLOSING TODAY FRIDAY AUGUST 14 2009 at 11am
The East Brunswick Public Library will close today Friday, August 14 at 11am due to an ongoing construction project.The East Brunswick Public Library will close today, Friday, August 14 at 11am due to the ongoing construction project of the new children’s programming room and adult quiet reading area. For more information, please call 732-390-6761.

Homegrown Harmony

Homegrown Harmony
East Brunswick natives David Schlossberg, Joan Ananio and Julie Stevens, to perform at the Library on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m.
Get ready to be wowed by musical talent from right here in East Brunswick. Come to the East Brunswick Public Library on Saturday, Aug. 22, at 7 p.m. and watch as David Schlossberg, Joan Ananio and Julie Stevens combine their talents for a evening of Broadway classics, interpretations of operatic works, renditions of jazz standards and more. The three have all performed separately at the Library and brought the house down each time. Now, they’re getting together for an incredible night of free music, so stop by for an evening that promises to showcase some of the best East Brunswick has to offer. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

The Birth of Summer Theatre -- 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Birth of Summer Theatre -- 50th Anniversary Celebration
EBTV to broadcast tribute to founder Elliot Taubenslag and Children’s Summer Theatre throughout August
Watch how a summer tradition was born when EBTV 3 televises “The Amazing Mr. T,” throughout August. This documentary celebrates the 50th Anniversary of Children’s Summer Theatre and its founder, Elliot Taubenslag. The video, produced by Maureen Mershon, an alumni of Children’s Summer Theatre, will be broadcast Thursdays, Aug. 13 to 27 at 9 p.m.; Saturdays, Aug. 15 to 29 at noon; and Sundays, Aug. 16 to 30 at 5:30 p.m.

In addition, performances of this year’s Summer Theater session will be broadcast on EBTV 3 throughout August as follows:  “Jack & the Beanstalk,” Aug. 1 and Aug. 2; “3 Stooges Meet the Wicked Wizard,” Aug. 7, 8 and 9; “Cinderella,” Aug. 14, 15 and 16; and “Alumni Cinderella,” Aug. 21, 22 and 23. All performances are at 4 p.m.

All day marathon performances of each production will run as follows: Saturday, Aug. 29, “Talent Town,” 1 p.m.; “Rotten Princess,” 2:30 p.m.; “Pinocchio,” 4 p.m.; and “Jack & the Beanstalk,” at 5:30 p.m. On Sunday, Aug. 30, “3 Stooges Meet the Wicked Wizard,” 1 p.m.; “Cinderella,” at 2:30 p.m.; and “Alumni Cinderella,” at 4 p.m.

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

The Healthy Vegetarian

Jazz, Funk and Fusion

Map Out Your Journey

Friends' Events This Fall

Homegrown Harmony


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