November Computer Training at the Library
Register now for the East Brunswick Public Library’s latest computer class offerings. The Library's public computers now feature the latest and greatest Microsoft software - Windows 7 and Office 2010. In addition to our basic Microsoft Office classes, November also offers our popular new class on Downloading eBooks and Audiobooks - Search, Checkout and Download: Downloading Audiobooks and eBooks.
Search, Checkout and Download: Downloading Audiobooks and eBooks
People who like to read on the go might want to check out our class on how to download eBooks and Audiobooks. Learn how to download free books from The Library’s growing collection and other free resources to your Barnes & Noble Nook, Sony Reader, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Droid phone.
Classes for November include:
- Intro to MS Word -- Thursday, November 4th at 7 p.m.
- Introduction to the New Office -- Tuesday, November 9th at 7 p.m.
- Email Basics -- Wednesday, November 10th at 2 p.m.
- Word II -- Saturday, November 13th at 9:30 a.m.
- Email Basics Part II -- Wednesday, November 17th at 2 p.m.
- Excel Basics -- Thursday, November 18th at 7 p.m.
- Word III - Saturday, November 20th at 9:30 a.m.
- Introduction to eBooks - Monday, November 22nd at 7 p.m.
- Excel II - Tuesday, November 23rd at 7 p.m.
Registration is required. All registrants should look at the class offerings carefully to insure that they have the necessary skills for each class. Classes are two hours long and limited to 12 students per class. There is a $5 fee for cardholders and a $10 fee for non-cardholders. Fees will be added to a cardholder’s account and paid for at the Circulation desk. Non-cardholders must pay at the time of registration. Register at the Library or by visiting www.ebpl.org and clicking the Calendar. For more information, please call 732-390-6767
East Brunswick Community Blood Drive
Learn about the Red Cell Advantage. Earn Points. Save Lives. Each time you save lives by making a blood or platelet donation you’ll earn Advantage points redeemable for a wide variety of gifts or gift cards. See www.mydonoradvantage.com.
New Jersey Blood Services, a Division of New York Blood Center.
Write your novel at The Library During the Month of November
In collaboration with our local NaNoWriMo chapter “The Central NJ Wrimos,” the Library is kicking the event off with a party for local participants on Sunday, Oct. 24, from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Youth Services Program room. Following that, writers are welcome to attend four scheduled “write-ins.” There will be power outlets for lap tops and coffee and snacks will be available for purchase at The Library’s A Novel Café.
The write-ins will be held in the Quiet Reading Area on:
- Monday, Nov. 1, from 4 to 8 p.m.;
- Tuesday, Nov. 9, from 4 to 8 p.m.;
- Thursday, Nov. 18, from 4 to 8 p.m.; and
- Monday, Nov. 22, from 4 to 8 p.m.
A wrap-up party will be held in meeting room 3 on Sunday, Dec. 5, from 2 to 5 p.m. This is a world-wide event so come by The Library for the quiet space and resources you need to write. Refreshments will be served at the kick-off and wrap-up parties. For more information on National Novel Writing Month visit www.nanowrimo.org.
Tickets to the November James Hess Storytelling Festival are on sale now
Come hear a good story at the 18th Annual James Hess Storytelling Festival. This year's schedule includes an adult program on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 7:30 p.m., and a family program on and Sunday, Nov. 21, at 2 p.m. Hitting the stage will be New Jersey's own Jim Albertson. A folksinger and storyteller, Mr. Albertson is an expert at sharing songs and stories of Southern New Jersey, including the infamous Jersey Devil and the Brave Sammy Gibberson, who beat the devil himself in a fiddle contest. Tickets are on sale now! A dessert buffet will follow the adult program.
Vendors needed for Friends' Holiday Bazaar. Register by Oct. 29.
Vendors are needed for the next Holiday Bazaar at the East Brunswick Public Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library, the bazaar will be held on Saturday, Dec. 4, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors can get a 6-foot by 2-foot table for $30. Each vendor will be asked to donate one item with a retail value of $20. Raffle tickets will be sold at 10 a.m. and the drawing will be at 1 p.m. All prizes can be viewed at The Library's display cases. For more information, contact Willette Seibel at 732-390-6774 or e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration, payment and raffle donation must be received by Nov. 5. Click the PDF link below for an application!
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