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Food for Fines Ends Today

Food for Fines Ends Today
Reduce Your Fines With Generosity

From June 23-30

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East Brunswick Public Library is offering its customers a chance to take care of their library fines and help the community at the same time. The library is launching a "Food for Fines" program from June 23-30.
 
For every item of non-perishable, non-expired food or personal hygiene product donated, you can have $3 in fines waived from their library account or a free replacement card. Customers can have a maximum of $12 waived in fines for a total of four items donated. Fees for lost or damaged materials cannot be forgiven through this program.
Food collected will be donated to the Crisis Room at Aldersgate United Methodist Church of East Brunswick. Located at 562 Ryders Lane, this food bank serves community residents in need. Information about the Crisis Room can be found online.You can also drop off additional donations for the Crisis Room at this time.
 
Acceptable donations include:
boxed meals * canned food * peanut butter * rice * cereal  pasta * crackers * dried beans  * tuna * diapers * toothpaste  soap * laundry detergent
 
Donations cannot be expired, damaged or opened. No trial-sized items accepted.

Alzheimer's 101 Workshop Tonight

Alzheimer's 101 Workshop Tonight
Join us for a program on Wednesday, June 28th at 7PM that will provide a comprehensive overview for anyone who wants to learn about memory loss, Alzheimer’s disease, and other forms of dementia.
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Volunteer Fair for Grownups Tonight

Volunteer Fair for Grownups Tonight
The library looks to connect area residents with non-profit groups at a special volunteer fair for adults on Thursday, June 29 from 6-8:30 pm.
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“Our customers regularly ask us for information about non-profits that are looking for volunteers,” said Melissa Hozik, Adult Programming Librarian. “This event is a great way to connect would-be volunteers with organizations that need help.”

According to the Corporation for National and Community Service, there are approximately 1,576,296 volunteers in New Jersey, who donated the equivalent of $5.1 billion worth of service to their communities.

Organizations participating in the volunteer fair include: 
  The volunteer fair is part of the library’s summer reading theme of “Build A Better World.” Throughout the summer, the library has several programs about civic engagement, including weekly TED Talk screenings and discussions, and a park clean-up on Saturday, July 29.

Friends Of The Library Cook Book Sale

Friends Of The Library Cook Book Sale
Stop by the Friends of the Library's Cook Book Sale from June 19 through 24! Proceeds benefit the Library.

   

Documentary & Discussion: "The Pursuit" Tonight

Documentary & Discussion:
Join us for a screening of "The Pursuit: 50 Years in the Fight for LGBT Rights" followed by a discussion led by Dr. Paula Rodriquez Rust on Tuesday, June 13th at 7PM.
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Business Development Open House

Business Development Open House
East Brunswick Public Library is partnering with East Brunswick Township to host a special Business Development Open House on Tuesday, June 13 from 8-9:30 am.
The township is launching several initiatives to assist the business community.
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Healthy Aging Workshop Wednesday 6/14

Healthy Aging Workshop Wednesday 6/14
Come join presenters from Alzheimer's New Jersey on Healthy Aging: Tips for your Body and Brain on Wednesday, June 14 at 3PM.
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