Unique Holiday Gifts
Beat the crowds for some handcrafted holiday gifts at The East Brunswick Friends of the Library Holiday Bazaar
Saturday, December 5th from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Find a unique gift that your loved ones will remember at the East Brunswick Friends of The Library's Holiday Bazaar on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. With more than 20 vendors lined up, shoppers will get to chose from a variety of handmade items, make up, jewelry and more. With prices for everyone, this is a great chance to support area artists while checking a few names off your Christmas shopping list. Stop by and take part in a raffle, with prizes donated by the very vendors you’ll be shopping from. Sponsored by the East Brunswick Friends of the Library.
For more information, please call 732-390-6767.
Learn more about the Art of Astrology with professional astrologer Vikki Anderson
Thursday, Dec 10th from 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Learn the secrets of the stars during Astrology with Vikki Anderson on Thursday, Dec. 10, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the East Brunswick Public Library. Ms. Anderson, a professional astrologer, will talk about sun signs and their elements and how they resonate with other signs. She also will explain the meanings of the planets, astrological houses and more. If you have ever wondered why you get along with some people and not others, or if you are just interested in learning more about this fascinating practice, then mark your calendar to attend this informative and enjoyable program.
Enjoy a great concert of holiday music at the Library
Saturday, Dec 12th at 7 p.m.
Get into the holiday spirit and celebrate the season at the East Brunswick Public Library. Attend Melodies of the Season and enjoy a concert by the Central Jersey Wind Ensemble on Saturday, Dec. 12, at 7 p.m. Under the direction of Maestro Nicholas Santoro, the group will perform selections such as “Sleigh Ride,” “The Eighth candle,” “Good Swing Wenceslas,” “The Nutcracker,” and more. If you like holiday music, and who doesn’t, then stop by The Library and catch the holiday spirit. Sponsored by the Arts Commission, Recreation and The Library.
Beyond The Book
Join author Michael Aaron Rockland for a discussion on his latest work
Wednesday, Dec 2nd from 7 to 8 p.m.
If you want an inside peek at how a nationally acclaimed author works, then look no further than the East Brunswick Public Library. Join us on Wednesday, Dec. 2, from 7 to 8 p.m. when author Michael Aaron Rockland discusses his latest novel, “Stones.” The author of “The George Washington Bridge: Poetry in Steel,” will not only discuss his latest novel, but the process of writing it. Mr. Rockland is a professor of American Studies at Rutgers University and works in fiction as well as non-fiction. “Stones” is both serious and comic, taking place in one day as its protagonist accompanies his aged mother, Rachel, to visit family graves in Brooklyn, Queens and Long Island. Join Mr. Rockland for an enjoyable, informative and provocative discussion. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
For more information, please call 732-390-6767.
Come together and give thanks during a community Thanksgiving service
Tuesday, November 24th at 8 p.m.
Come together and give thanks with people and clergy of all denominations during the 34th Annual Community Thanksgiving Service on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 8 p.m. at the East Brunswick Jewish Center. Join members of the East Brunswick Clergy Council for a ceremony in which people of all faiths can come together and give thanks. The service will be taped for airing on EBTV Channel 3 and will be shown on the following dates: Wednesday, Nov. 25, at 5 and 9 p.m.; Thursday, Nov. 26, at 10 a.m. and 8 p.m.; Friday, Nov. 27, at 5 p.m.; and Sunday, Nov. 29, at 1 p.m. The East Brunswick Jewish Center is located at 511 Ryders Lane. Sponsored by the Eat Brunswick Clergy Council.
Award-winning Storyteller At The Library
Join Storyteller Bil Lepp during this year’s Storytelling Festival
at the East Brunswick Public Library
Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 22 at 2 p.m.
If you like a good story, then you won’t want to miss the Seventeenth Annual James Hess Folklore and Storytelling Festival on Saturday, Nov. 21, and Sunday, Nov. 22, at the East Brunswick Public Library. Join award-wining storyteller, author and recording artist Bil Lepp as he brings his tall tales to the Library’s stage. Mr. Lepp’s stories often start as personal experiences, but quickly move toward the outrageous, hysterical and eventually to the unbelievable. Mr. Lepp won the West Virginia State Liars’ Contest five times, and promises to wow audiences with his unique brand of storytelling fun. Included in the price of the adult performance is a marvelous dessert buffet. So if you want a weekend of fun and stories, then we’ve got everything you need!
Tickets are $15 for the Saturday, Nov. 21 show at 7:30 p.m. for adults only, which includes delectable desserts. Admission is $3 for individuals or $7 per family for the family show (ages 7 and up) on Sunday, Nov. 22, 2:00 p.m. Sponsorship tickets are $60, which includes two adult tickets/dessert buffets, one family ticket, preferred seating and a listing in the program. Tickets are available at the Circulation Desk. Those buying a ticket MUST fill out a ticket order form available at Circulation or online here.