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Author Talk: Desperate Love: Author Talk - Richard Reiss

Author Talk: Desperate Love: Author Talk  - Richard Reiss
Meet author Richard Reiss and his wife, Paula Kaplan-Reiss for a discussion on adoption, mental health issues and more. Monday, Nov. 17 * 7 p.m.

Richard Reiss will discuss his book, "Desperate Love: A Father's Memoir" along with his wife, psychologist, Paula Kaplan-Reiss, Ph.D. As a couple who struggled to become parents, Rick and Paula adopted their infant son who grew up having significant emotional and behavioral issues. Discussion will focus on adoption, mental health issues and how to protect and strengthen marriage and family when a child is in crisis.

Friends Fall Meeting: Visit with Scott Mazzella, author of “Surviving Sandy”

Friends Fall Meeting: Visit with Scott Mazzella, author of “Surviving Sandy”
Visit with author Scott Mazzella at the Friends Fall Meeting Thursday, Nov. 13 * 7:30 p.m

 Come to the Friends of the Library’s Fall Meeting and visit with Scott Mazzella, the award winning author of “Surviving Sandy.”

 
An educator, former reporter, passionate writer and weather-buff, Mazzella captures the devastation and impact Superstorm Sandy had on Long Beach Island and the surrounding communities, and what happened in the days and weeks that followed. Superstorm Sandy was the possibly the greatest natural disaster to hit the Jersey Shore. It disrupted lives, rearranged neighborhoods, and change the geographical landscape of the state.
 
Copies of his book will be available for purchase at a discounted price. This free program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Find Out What Jobs Are In Demand

Find Out What Jobs Are In Demand
Get some help and advice for your job search. Tuesday, Oct. 28 * 10 a.m. to noon

Are you unemployed and unsure of the next step in your career?  Attend a free seminar at the Business Resource Center @ The East Brunswick Public Library and learn about the hottest jobs in New Jersey.

This presentation will teach you about the current job market in this region; what research is telling us about the future job market; and how to use transferable skills you already have to fill the needs of the employers for your next job. This program will be presented by the Middlesex County Office of Workforce Development & Workforce Investment Board. Pre-registration is required. Call 732-390-6782 or email brc@ebpl.org to register.          
 

José Obando Salsa Trio

José Obando Salsa Trio
Discuss and enjoy some great Salsa music Sunday, Oct. 19 * 2 p.m.,

The East Brunswick Public Library’s Roots Project continues in with “Nuyorican Origins of Salsa.” Enjoy a discussion and performance by the José Obando Salsa Trio. This free performance will focus on the origins of salsa among New York’s East Puerto Rican immigrants.
 

This program is made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities, the East Brunswick Arts Commission and the Friends of the Library.

Preserve your memories digitally

Preserve your memories digitally
Covert your old media to DVD at the library Saturday, Oct. 25 * noon to 3 p.m

Do you have photos, slides, 8mm or 16 mm film or VHS tapes? Preserve these treasures by dropping them off at the East Brunswick Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 25, from noon to 3 p.m.  Aging, humidity, acidification and accidental damage can ruin a lifetime of treasured memories. Drop your items off at the library and Digital Memory Media will have them converted to DVDs for a reasonable price, with 20 percent of the revenue going to the East Brunswick Public Library.  Once scanned, patrons will be notified of a date and time to retrieve their newly created DVDs from the library.


 

Library Automation System Upgrade Completed Successfully

The library automation system is up and running after the upgrade was completed successfully.

Harper’s Escape returns to the library

Harper’s Escape returns to the library
Harpers from around the world will converge on the area. Of course, they're making a quick stop at the library! Sunday, Oct. 12 8 1:30 to 3 p.m.

The delicate sound of the harp can be soothing and wonderful. Just imagine what it will be like when more than two dozen harpers perform at the East Brunswick Public Library.
 

World Party! Discussion Group

World Party! Discussion Group
Celebrate multicultural authors with at our next World Party! Monday, Oct. 20 * 7:30 p.m.

Short stories are popular the world over - so join us for a new discussion group with a focus on multicultural authors and stories. Every other month we'll be meeting to discuss an individual story. Pick up a copy of the selection at the Information Desk. All are welcome! For more information, contact Jill D'Amico at jdamico@ebpl.org or 732-390-6772.

Table Top Game Night

Table Top Game Night
Hey 20 and 30 somethings, get together hang out and have some fun. Thursday, Oct. 16 * 7 to 10 p.m.

20 and 30somethings Table Top Game Night is a night of fantastic table top gaming exclusively for 20 and 30somethings! Bring your own game or play one provided by the library. Snacks will be provided!

Saturday Senior Socials

Saturday Senior Socials
Seniors and their caregivers are welcome! Saturday, Oct. 11 * 2 p.m.

Galina Markovich, an adult nurse practitioner, will lead this new series that will give seniors and their caregivers a chance to mingle and have some fun. Refreshments will be served.

 

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