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Our librarians are available to answer your questions by telephone, email or chat Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10am - 6pm, Tuesday, Thursday 12pm - 8pm, Saturday 10am - 4pm, and Sundays 12pm - 4pm. Click here for more information or call 732-390-6767.

Curbside Pickup is available 7 days a week.

Please return library materials at our outdoor book drops which are open 7 days a week. Returned items are quarantined for 7 days and will remain checked out to your library card until the quarantine period is complete. Please call 732-390-6888 for instructions on returning lendable kits.


Library News

Funk, Rock and Blues at The Library

Funk, Rock and Blues at The Library

Posted March 28, 2011 B By John Saccenti

The Cobra Brothers Band returns to The Library Stage for a concert of Funk, R&B, Blues, Rock and Country.

Get down, get the blues and get funky when the Cobra Brothers Band returns to the East Brunswick Public Library on Sunday, April 3, at 1:30 p.m. You’re going to love the selection of Funk, R&B, Blues, Rock and Country that this four-man band will bring to the stage. The current lineup includes Danny “Blues Dog” Perini on guitar and vocals, David Mason on harmonica and vocals, Paul Yenaff on bass, keyboards and vocals, and Matthew Teitelman on the drums. Enjoy music from artists such as T-Bone Walker, Louis Prima, Muddy Waters, Stevie Ray Vaughn and more during what promises to be a terrific afternoon of great music. This event is sponsored by Friends of the Library.

Learn about an amazing, one handed-pianist

Learn about an amazing, one handed-pianist

Posted March 25, 2011 B By John Saccenti

Learn about Paul Wittgenstein, an accomplished pianist who lost his right arm while serving in World War I, on Monday, March 8.

Learn about one of the most amazing musicians you will ever hear about. Visit The Library from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28, and learn about Paul Wittgenstein - an accomplished pianist who lost his right arm while serving in World war I. Following the tragedy, Wittgenstein devised techniques that allowed him to play musical chords otherwise impossible for someone like himself. Follow this inspiring journey through wealth, music and the holocaust during a presentation of the documentary, “All in One hand.” The event will be presented by Richard Bidnick, a leading scholar of piano concertos for the left hand alone. Also featured in the documentary are Leon Fleischer, Gary Graffman and Pierre Boulez. Come and watch this inspiring documentary and stay for a special talk about Bidnick’s participation in the project. This program is sponsored by the Arts Commission and The Library.

April Computer Training at the Library

April Computer Training at the Library

Posted March 15, 2011 B By Joanne Mullowney

Sign up now for the East Brunswick Public Library’s latest computer class offerings. This month’s courses offer something for beginners and advanced users alike.
Register today!

Register now for the East Brunswick Public Library’s latest computer class offerings. The April schedule offers something for beginners with a repeat of basic courses, Internet I and II and  newer class: Excel III, as well as our popular class on Downloading eBooks. 

Excel III :

Continue advancing your intermediate skills in Excel. Learn how to use the data tab to import data, do more work with formulas, create simple macros for repetitive tasks and explore more of the page layout options. As time permits, students will also explore Excel templates and conditional formatting in Excel 2010.

Prerequisite: Excel II or equivalent Excel experience. 

Search, Checkout and Download: Downloading Audiobooks and eBooks

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.  Please note that the Kindle ereader is not compatible with library ebooks due to the manufacturer’s restrictions.

Classes for April include:

All courses are offered using the latest Microsoft software - Windows 7 and Office 2010.

Registration is required.  All registrants should look at the class offerings carefully to insure that they have the necessary skills for each class.  Classes are two hours long and limited to 12 students per class.


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. 

Register at the Library, by phone or by going to the event in the website Calendar and clicking on the Sign Me Up link.  Non-cardholders must pay at the time of registration, i.e. registrations must be in person.  For more information, please call 732-390-6767.