Today's "Super Friend" Program
Saturday's "How to be a Super Friend" program has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Chinese Civilization Lecture Tonight
Join East Brunswick resident Jason Ma for a lecture on, "A Living Window into Chinese Civilization: 5,000 Years of Chinese Culture" on Thursday, January 16 at 7:00 pm.
Register Now: Vegan Workshop Tuesday 1/21
Interested in learning more about adding vegan options to your weekly menus? Join Denise Morgan on Tuesday, January 21 at 7:00 pm.
Bunco Night Returns
The Friends of the Library are having a Bunco Night on January 24 at the East Brunswick Memorial VFW Post #133. Tickets for this program are a $10 required donation, with all proceeds sponsoring programs held at East Brunswick Public Library. For more information or to buy tickets, click here.
East Brunswick Public Library celebrates NJ Makers Day this month with a week of special programs. If you would like to share your talents, submit your ideas here.
CANCELLED: Today's Password Safety Workshop
This Thursday's "Better Passwords" lecture has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Introducing Our New Pop Up Library
Do you commute from the Transportation and Commerce Center? East Brunswick Public Library now has a digital pop up library just for you!
Folk Music Jam Session Tonight
The Musicians & Friends’ Folk Jam Central Meetup returns to lead another folk music jam session on Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00 pm. Bring your own acoustic instrument or voice! Family Friendly.
Potential song list includes: Deck the Halls (D)
- Feliz Navidad (C)
- Everyday (D) -OR- Hey, Good Lookin' (C)
- Girl From the North Country (G)
- I Have a Little Dreidel (C)
- Lean On Me (C)
- Let It Be (G)
- Let Your Love Flow (D)
- Happy Xmas (War Is Over) (G)
- Jingle Bell Rock (C)
- Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow! (G)
- One Love/People Get Ready (G)
- Pretty Boy Floyd (D)
- Put a Little Love in Your Heart (A -> Bb)
- Ripple (G)
- Silver Bells (A)
- Stand By Me (G)
- Teach Your Children (D)
- This Little Light of Mine (G)
- Winter Wonderland (G)
Tech Week Returns
Join us this week for our annual Tech Week Programming series. The goal of Tech Week is to teach the community about new and emerging technology, as well as how you can use it in daily life.
Tech Week begins on Sunday, December 8 with an open house of the library’s EB Create makerspace. EB Create features equipment that library customers can use, including sewing machines, video editing equipment and even a recording studio. In addition, library cardholders can check out several different kits, including a GoPro video camera, telescope and even a Roku streaming video device.
East Brunswick Public Library is also leading a music creation workshop using the free Sonic Pi software on Wednesday, December 11 at 6:30 pm. This class for teens and adults shows how you can compose your electronic music through this simple coding program.
Other programs include using the library’s Virtual Library (Tuesday, December 10, 2:00 pm), Photoshop help (Tuesday, December 10, 7:00 pm), building an online resume (Wednesday, December 11, 10:30 am), tech travel tips for seniors (Wednesday, December 11, 3:00 pm),
password safety (Thursday, December 12, 4:00 pm), and Stitching to the Moon with sewable LEDs (Monday, December 16, 7:00 pm).
The library is also hosting its sixth annual Hour of Code events for teens (grades 7-12) on Saturday, December 14 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Partnering with the East Brunswick High School Code Club, this after-hours program includes several activities, including a QR code scavenger hunt, coding workshops and competitions, and hands on-robot building.
Seating is limited for the Hour of Code. Registration is required; to register go online to www.bit.ly/hoc2k19. Catering for the Hour of Code is provided by Carrabba’s Italian Grill. Additional snacks and beverages will be available for purchase from the Teen Friends of the Library.
The popular two-day Likeable STEM workshop (for teens in grades 6-12) returns on Saturday, December 14 and Sunday, December 15 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. Likeable STEM is a team of students, industry professionals and advisers who are passionate about STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) who mentor and share information about STEM to younger students.
There are also several programs planned for children, including a Scratch Jr. coding lesson on Sunday, December 8 at 2:00 pm, a Family Green Screen Holiday Photo event on Monday, December 9 at 6:30 pm, and a Star Wars-themed STEM party with droid racing, lightsaber battles and crafts on Saturday, December 14 at 1:00 pm.
[Bold and linked events require registration.]
Limited Seats in Thursday's Mocktails Workshop
There are a few seats left in our Mocktails workshop on Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 pm.