Discover India at The Library
Experience the sights, sounds, food and culture of India at the “Discover India” Event from Saturday, January 24 through Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Inauguration and Interactive Arts & Crafts
Saturday, January 24, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
After a short introduction to the country and culture, families will be invited to experience traditional Indian arts.
Music and Mystique of India
Saturday, January 24, 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Enjoy and experience the diversity of India displayed through a musical performance, beautiful costumes, and a sampling of specialty foods.
Sunday, January 25, 4:00-7:00 p.m.
Indian classical and folk dances ending with Raas-Garba with audience participation.
Indian Film Festival
Tuesday, January 27, showings at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.
LAGE RAHO MUNNA BHAI. India. 2006. 144 minutes. Rated PG-13.
In this musical comedy, a Mumbai gangster impersonates a history professor to impress the woman he loves. In the process, he becomes an expert on Gandhi and an unlikely advocate for his principles of truth and nonviolence. Lage Raho Munna Bhai is one of Bollywood’s most popular films and is credited with reviving an interest in Gandhi while making millions laugh. In Hindi with English subtitles.
25,000,000 Reasons to Keep Coming Back!
The Library will celebrate their 25,000,000th item checked out on January 19th with a big celebration!
We’ve reached a huge milestone and have plenty of reasons to celebrate—actually 25,000,000! The Library will celebrate the 25 millionth item checked out on Monday, January 19. Come join us on that day for this very special event from 2–4 p.m. One lucky customer will win a prize to commemorate this huge milestone. We will be celebrating with cakes (yum!) and entertainment for everyone.
Don’t forget to enter our raffle for a chance to win a number of great prizes. Raffle tickets will be available at the Circulation Desk beginning January 2. Deadline for raffle entries is January 19 at 2 p.m., with the drawing at 3 p.m., Monday, January 19th.
Creativity Encouraged at The Library’s Next Open Mic Night on December 30th
Registration required - winner will be awarded $50 Barnes and Noble Gift Card
Get ready to show off your talents to your community! The next Open Mic Night at the East Brunswick Library is December 30th at 7 p.m. in the Library Café. Registration for performers is required and can be done either online or at the information desk. Performance spots are filly up quickly, so we advise you to register as soon as possible.
All participants are invited to bring their original poetry, monologues, comedy or musical acts to share with their peers. Audience members will vote for a favorite act and the winner will receive a $50 Barnes and Noble Gift Card. Material must be appropriate for an open, public forum and limited to 15 minutes per participant. All performers will receive a free bev¬erage from the Café.
For more information or to register, please call 732-390-6767.
Outragehisss Pets Return to The Library on Dec. 30th
Snakes and Frogs and Lizards - Oh My!“Kid-friendly” show to feature creepy and cute critters.
If you want to learn about exotic animals from around the world, you can read an encyclopedia. If you want to get up close and see them for yourself, come to The East Brunswick Library. Outragehisss Pets return with their ever-popular exotic animal program on Tuesday, December 30 at 1:00 pm. This event is free and everyone is welcome to attend.
The audience is introduced to each animal, generally one at a time, held by its handler. He or she will then explain where the animal would come from, its normal diet, life expectancy and answer any other questions thrown his or her way.
This program is generously sponsored by the East Brunswick Friends of The Library. For more information, please call 732-390-6767.