Summer International Film Festival
The International Film Festival returns to East Brunswick Public Library is back! August 15th's screening features "Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris".View the Trailers here
July 11 2 pm and 7 pm
The Duke--UK—2022--96 minutes—Rated R—Comedy
Kempton Bunton, a 60-year old taxi driver from Newcastle, steals a painting from London's National Gallery and holds it hostage to convince the government to provide free television for the elderly. Based on a true story, this comedy stars Jim Broadbent and Helen Mirren.
July 18 2 pm and 7 pm
Parallel Mothers—Spain—2021--120 minutes—Rated R—Drama
Two very different expectant mothers, middle-aged Janis and adolescent Ana, share a hospital room while they await the birth of their babies and form a close bond that complicates and changes both their lives. Written and directed by Pedro Almodovar, this drama stars Academy Award-nominated actress Penelope Cruz.
July 25 2 pm and 7 pm
The Truffle Hunters—Italy—2021—84 minutes—Not Rated--Documentary
In the forests of Piedmont, Italy, a handful of aging men and their dogs hunt for the rare white Alba truffle, following a tradition passed down through generations. In this acclaimed documentary, filmmakers Michael Dweck and Gregory Kershaw follow the hunters as they bring their truffles from the forest floor to the restaurant plate, capturing a precarious ritual constantly threatened by greed and outside influences.
August 1 2 pm and 7 pm
Polite Society—UK—2023—103 minutes—PG-13—Action/adventure/Comedy
Pakistani teenager Ria Khan, who believes she must save her older sister from an inappropriate marriage, recruits her friends and uses her skills as a martial artist to pull off an ambitious wedding heist in the name of sisterhood. This comic action-adventure movie mashup is writer/director Nida Manzoor’s debut feature film.
August 8 2 pm and 7 pm
One Fine Morning—France—2022—112 minutes—Rated R—Drama
Sandra, a widowed mother who also cares for her dying father, reconnects with an old friend and embarks on an affair that reaffirms her love of life. Directed by Mia Hansen-Love and starring acclaimed actress Lea Seydoux, this poignant drama won Best European Film at Cannes.
August 15 2 pm and 7 pm
Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris—UK—2022—115 minutes—PG—Comedy
A cleaning lady in 1950s London works, starves and gambles to raise the funds to travel to Paris and buy a designer dress, a purchase that will change not only her own life but the future of the House of Dior. Adapted from Paul Gallico’s novel of the same name, this heartwarming film stars Lesley Manville and Isabelle Hubert.
Friends Photo Shoot Fundraiser Returns
To get an early start on holiday cards, make an appointment today for a family photo shoot with photographer Michael Molfetto on Saturday, September 9 from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM or Sunday, September 10 from 12:30 PM to 4:30 PM.
Sessions will be held at 15-minute intervals in the library meeting rooms. Each session costs $65 and includes at least three poses and three digital images suitable for printing.
If you are interested, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know what date and time you would prefer, and we’ll do our best to accommodate you. Please include your cell phone number in your reply. Limited Number of Appointments Available.
All proceeds benefit programming at EBPL.
Recommendations from Kevin McEvoy
On this episode of, Read, Watch, Listen Chris Barnes sits down with Kevin McEvoy to hear about his book and media recommendations!
Mental Health Walk
Stop by the library table at the "Mental Health Walk" on June 29 at the East Brunswick Municipal Pond on June 29 at 6:30 pm. More Info
The East Brunswick Health Advisory Council is teaming up with Middlesex County for a Mental Health Awareness Walk on June 29 around the East Brunswick Municipal Pond (2 Civic Center Drive). Dr. Rob Zambrano, a Licensed Psychologist in New Jersey and is the Clinical Director for Stress and Anxiety Services of New Jersey, leads this walk and discussion.
After the walk, make sure you stop by the East Brunswick Public Library's table at the event. We will have our Natural Health & VItality book collection on display for you to check out!
POSTPONED New Jersey's Role in the Underground Railroad
Tonight's Zoom lecture on, "New Jersey's Role in the Underground Railroad" has been POSTPONED. We are working on a future date. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Friends Bunco Night Friday
The Friends of the Library are having a Bunco night on Friday, June 16 More Info.
The Friends of the Library are hosting a Bunco Night on Friday, June 16 at the East Brunswick Memorial VFW Post #133 (485 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick) on Friday, June 16. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the first game starts at 7:00 pm.
Tickets are $10. They can be purchased at the library's Circulation Desk, or you can place your order on Venmo. (Account: @EB-Friends)
Save money by purchasing in advance! Bunco tickets will be $12 at the door.
Bunco Night will be fun for everyone, whether you are learning to play the game or are a long-time Bunco Player. Not to mention, there will be prizes! All proceeds benefit programming at East Brunswick Public Library.
It's Not Just for Kids: Adult Summer Reading!
Enter our annual summer reading competition for the chance to win free prizes. More Info.
Join the competition by filling out our online form. We will be accepting submissions now until August 19th. Find our submission form here.
This form has a mix of reading goals and service and community oriented objectives. Finish 5 of the 25 achievements to complete our Summer Reading Program.
Library Closing at 5:00pm
The library is closing at 5:00pm today, Wednesday, June 7th due to air quality. All library programs will now be virtual.
Mystery Author Panel ONLINE
Our Mystery Author Panel on Wednesday, June 7th at 7:00pm Eastern is now ONLINE.