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Tonight: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Tonight: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Posted August 15, 2019


Blast off with our final film in our Space Film Festival! More Info



To compliment our summer reading theme of A Universe of Stories, we are holding a Space Film Festival throughout the summer! Eacvh week we will be watching a classic space themed movie! Check out our schedule:

Upcoming Screenings

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2
Thursday, August 15, 7:00 pm
2017. USA. 137 minutes. Rated PG-13.

Set to the all-new sonic backdrop of Awesome Mixtape #2, “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” continues the team’s adventures as they unravel the mystery of Peter Quill’s true parentage.


 
PREVIOUS FILMS

2001: A Space Odyssey
Wednesday, July 3, 7:00 pm
1968. USA. 139 minutes. Rated G.

Mankind finds a mysterious, obviously artificial, artifact buried on the moon and, with the intelligent computer HAL, sets off on a quest.

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
Wednesday, July 17, 7:00 pm
1982. USA. 115 minutes. Rated PG-13.

Elliott (Thomas), a boy who befriends an extraterrestrial, dubbed “E.T.”, who is stranded on Earth. Elliott and his siblings help E.T. return to his home planet, while attempting to keep him hidden from the government.

Apollo 13
Thursday, july 25, 7:00 pm
1995. USA. 140 minutes. Rated PG.

The story of the 1970 lunar mission, which suffered an explosion in space that disabled the ship, leaving the astronauts and Mission Control to work frenetically on devising a plan to get the men home safely. Based on actual events.

Spaceballs
Wednesday, July 31, 7:00 pm
1987. USA. 96 minutes. Rated PG.

A rogue pilot and his best friend team with a princess to help her save her planet when an evil space commander wants to steal all the planet’s air in this “Star Wars” spoof.

WALL-E
Wednesday, August 7, 7:00 pm
2008. USA. 98 minutes. Rated G.

Oscar-winning CGI-animated delight about the misadventures of the last robot on Earth, circa 2800, who romances a sleek, high-tech android.


Crystal Springs Night Rescheduled to Monday

Crystal Springs Night Rescheduled to Monday

Posted August 14, 2019


Due to inclement weather, Wednesday's Summer Reading Club night at Crystal Springs has been rescheduled for next Monday, August 19.


Bring Your Voice & Instruments to Folk Music Jam Session August 28

Bring Your Voice & Instruments to Folk Music Jam Session August 28

Posted August 13, 2019


Fifty years ago, performers and fans alike flocked to Woodstock, New York, for three days of music. In the same spirit, we're hosting a Folk Music Jam Session on Wednesday, August 28 at 7:00 pm.
Learn More

Led by the Musicians & Friends' Folk Jam Central Meetup Group, this is a family-friendly acoustic jam session. Attendees are encouraged to bring their acoustic instruments or their voices!

The Musicians & Friends' Folk Jam Central Group Meetup Group is a network of local folk musicians who regularly perform together at libraries and public spaces. Their goal is to preserve and play the music of the 1960s and early 1970s. A schedule of upcoming jam sessions can be found online at www.meetup.com/Monmouth-Musicians-Meetup.
This program is free and open to the public. The Folk Music Jam Session welcomes all ages and performing abilities.
 


Community Art Available for Pick-Up

Community Art Available for Pick-Up

Posted August 05, 2019


Did you create a mini canvas for our Community Art Project? If so, please pick it up at the Youth Services Desk by Friday, August 9th!


CANCELLED: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

CANCELLED: Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Posted July 11, 2019


Tonight's screening of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has been cancelled.


International Film Festival

International Film Festival

Posted July 01, 2019


Check out our International Film Festival Schedule More Info

Our International Film Festival returns this summer every Tuesday with an afternoon and evening showing of several award winning films. Special thanks to the Friends of the Library for sponsoring this film series. Check out this summer's selections. 

The Cakemaker
Tuesday, July 9 at 1:30 and 7:30 pm
Israel. 2017. 105 minutes. Not rated.

Thomas, a young German baker in Berlin, is distraught when Oren, his married lover, dies in an automobile accident in Israel. Under a secret identity, he travels to Jerusalem to investigate. This drama swept the Ophir Awards in 2018.

Stan & Ollie
Tuesday, July 16 at 1:30 and 7:30 pm
UK. 2019. 97 minutes. Rated PG.

In the early 1950’s, the famous comedy team of Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy embarks on a farewell tour of Great Britain. Stars Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly portray the Hollywood icons in this heartwarming drama.  

Shoplifters
Tuesday, July 23 at 1:30 and 7:30 pm
Japan. 2018. 121 minutes. Rated R.

Living on the edge of poverty, a makeshift family of misfits survives on odd jobs and petty crimes until one of them is arrested, exposing secrets that threaten their existence.  This drama, nominated for an Academy Award in 2019, is directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda.

Things to Come
Tuesday, July 30 at 1:30 and 7:30 pm
France. 2016. 100 minutes. Rated PG-13.

Nathalie, a high school philosophy teacher, has a fulfilling career and a demanding family, but when her husband announces he is leaving her for another woman, she must reinvent herself. Isabelle Hubert stars.

Phoenix
Tuesday, August 6 at 1:30 and 7:30 pm
Germany. 2018. 98 minutes. Rated PG-13.

Singer Nelly Lenz, having survived the concentration camps, returns to post-World War II Berlin with a terrible disfigurement.  After her recovery from plastic surgery, she resolves to find her estranged husband hoping that he will still recognize her. Christian Petzold directs this thriller starring Nina Hoss.  

Capernaum
Tuesday, August 13 at 1:30 and 7:30 pm
Lebanon. 2018. 126 minutes. Rated R.

After running away from home, 12-year-old Zain seeks justice by suing his negligent parents.  This drama was nominated for an Academy Award in 2019.


Bunco Night Returns

Bunco Night Returns

Posted June 27, 2019


The Friends of the Library are hosting a Bunco Night on Friday, July 19l

Buy your tickets online today!

The Friends of the Library are hosting a Bunco Night on Friday, July 19l

Buy your tickets online today!


LMxAC Trading Cards

LMxAC Trading Cards

Posted June 26, 2019


Collect your East Brunswick Public Library--and thirty one other area library--trading cards for your chance to win an iPad! More Info



This summer East Brunswick Public Library is participating in the LMxAC LIbrary Trading Card series! Each member library of the LMxAC has its trading card that represents their library! Stop by the Circulation Desk to get the East Brunswick Public Library trading.



If you get to all thirty-two LMxAC libraries, bring the cards back to the library to fill out a certification form, and you will be entered into a drawing for prizes! The grand prize is an iPad, and the five runners up will win a gift card for Barnes & Noble!

Here are the rules:

  • Only one East Brunswick Public Library card per customer. 
  • Once you collect all 32 different cards, you will be entered into the drawing.
  • The last day for you to show all thirty-two cards at the Circulation Desk is Friday, August 30.
  • You can find all of the rules here


Summer Reading 2019

Summer Reading 2019

Posted June 12, 2019


Join us as we explore a Universe of Stories during Summer Reading at East Brunswick Public Library! More Info













East Brunswick Public Library begins another season of our annual Summer Reading Program! The earliest summer reading programs began in 1942 as a way to encourage children to retain knowledge after the school year ended. Our summer reading program provides not just children, but readers of all ages a way to stay engaged throughout the summer months!

We are holding great programs based on this year's theme of A Universe of Stories, which will encourage readers to explore other literary worlds, learn new skills and to become more involved with our community. Stop by the library all summer to take our Summer Reading Challenge; we have special programs for children, teens and adults, all with the chance to win great prizes!

To get started, take a look at our Summer Reading Challlenge Boards. You can print your own or pick one up next time you stop by the library. 
 


Summer Reading is going on now! Make sure you return your finished summer reading challenged board by August 11. 


We Want To Hear From You!

We Want To Hear From You!

Posted June 07, 2019


Take this brief survey as we plan the future of your library and continue to make improvements. By taking the survey, you will be entered into a drawing to win a new iPad Mini. Take The Survey