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Computer training at the Library

Computer training at the Library

Posted August 19, 2010 B By John Saccenti

Get the computer training you need at the East Brunswick Public Library, then put your skills to use by using the latest and greatest in software. Register today!

During the end of August thru early September, The Library will install Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2010 on all public computers, giving patrons the latest Microsoft software for their business or personal use. The computers will be available for use, but transitioning during this time, so we ask that everyone be patient. To help users, The Library will hold an Introduction to the New Office class on Tuesday, Sept. 14, at 7 p.m. Learn about the changes introduced in Office 2007 and refined in 2010. This includes how to navigate, use the Ribbon, the Quick Access Toolbar, the new File tab, and more about the file formats introduced with Office 2007 during this course.
People who like to read on the go might want to check out our class on how to download eBooks and Audiobooks. Learn how to download free books from The Library’s growing collection and other free resources to your Barnes & Noble Nook, Sony Reader, iPhone, iPad, Blackberry and Droid phone.
Classes for September include:

Classes are two hours long and limited to 12 students per class.

Registration is required. There is a $5 fee for cardholders and a $10 fee for non-cardholders. Fees will be added to a cardholder’s account and paid for at the Circulation desk. Non-cardholders must pay at the time of registration. Register at the Library or by visiting and clicking the Calendar.  For more information, please call 732-390-6767.

Defensive Driving applications available now!

Defensive Driving applications available now!

Posted August 11, 2010 B By Joanne Mullowney

Monday, August 30th & Tuesday, August 31st. 6:30 P.M. to 10 P.M.

Erase points and save money on insurance! NJ-Approved class taught by experienced police detective/accident investigator.

Come register for the popular Defensive Driving Course, sponsored by the Friends of the Library. The two-day course will be held on Monday, August 30, and Tuesday, August 31, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. at the East Brunswick Public Library. Registration is required and seating is limited to 30 people. 

Eligible motorists can erase two points from their driver’s license and/or get a five percent discount on a portion of their auto insurance. Participants must attend two consecutive evenings for credit. Course costs vary according to goal: for a 2 point reduction on your license, $65, for an insurance discount, $55.  For both, the cost is $65. Attendance is mandatory and refunds cannot be given for partial attendance. Applications are available at the Circulation desk or online.
Approved by the State of New Jersey, the course is taught by an experienced police detective-accident investigator. No vehicle is needed, as it is conducted in a classroom setting with multimedia aids. For more information call 732-257-2967 or e-mail
Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Vendors needed for Wellness & Lifestyle fair

Vendors needed for Wellness & Lifestyle fair

Posted August 03, 2010 B By John Saccenti

Vendors are needed for the second annual Wellness & Lifestyle Fair on Sept. 12. Call 732-390-6783 for more information

Vendors are needed for the second annual Wellness & Lifestyle Fair. The fair, to be held Sunday, Sept. 12 at the Senior Center and the Library, will focus on ways to live a healthier lifestyle. Those who attend can expect free health-screenings, and advice from professionals about wellness, health and more. Contact Susan Kaspin at 732-390-6783 for more information.