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Baubles, Bangles & Bling Boutique

Baubles, Bangles & Bling Boutique

Posted October 31, 2022


The Friends of the Library are having the blingiest and flashiest fundraiser of the year this weekend on November 5 and 6. More Info

 

Baubles, Bangles & Bling Boutique

Giant Jewelry & Accessory Sale

Saturday, November 5 - 10am to 4pm
Sunday, November 6 - 12pm to 4pm

Everything from fun costume jewelry to designer pieces!

  • Fine jewelry
  • Sterling silver
  • 14K gold
  • Vintage
  • Precious stones
  • Rings
  • Bracelets
  • Pins,
  • Watches
  • Necklaces
  • Earrlngs
  • Craft Bags

Plus new and gently used pocketbooks, scarves, and accessories from designer labels!

Prices start at $1! Proceeds benefit programs at the library.

We accept cash, credit card, Venmo, and personal checks.


Job and Resource Fair

Job and Resource Fair

Posted October 26, 2022


Middlesex County Office of Career Opportunity is hosting a Job & Resource Fair on Wednesday, November 16 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. More Info


This event is held at Middlesex County College (West Hall), 2600 Woodbridge Avenue, Edison, NJ 08837.

RSVP your attendance here.

Employers and Resource Agencies attending include:
 

  • Altice
  • Amazon
  • Americorps
  • Children's Specialized Hospital
  • Christian Dior Perfumes LLC
  • Cintas
  • CMC
  • Coach USA Suburban
  • Coca Cola (Liberty Coke)
  • Community Action Services
  • Delta Apparel Inc./DTG2Go
  • East Brunswick Fire
  • East Brunswick Police- District 2
  • Europastry
  • Express Pro Staffing
  • FedEx of Edison & Woodbridge
  • FreezPak Logistics
  • Greater Brunswick Charter School
  • Hackensack Meridian Health
  • Integrity Staffing Solutions
  • Jewish Renaissance Foundation
  • Keurig Dr. Pepper (Tentative)
  • Middlesex College
  • Middlesex County Government HR
  • Middlesex County Office of Career Oppor.
  • New Brunswick Public School District
  • New Jersey Civil Service Commission
  • New Jersey Dept. of Corrections
  • New Jersey DOL Disabled Vet Specialist
  • New Jersey Dept. of Labor DVR
  • New Jersey Dept. of Transportation
  • New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission
  • New Jersey Transit
  • Perth Amboy Alliance of Community
  • Premier Personnel Group
  • PSE&G by way of LANF
  • Rutgers Food Innovation Center
  • Rutgers (Office of Vet & Military Progr.)
  • SHI
  • Supercharged Entertainment
  • Thermo Fisher Scientific
  • The Father Center (Tentative)
  • United Way of Central Jersey
  • UPS
  • US Army National Guard
  • US Pharma Lab
  • USTC
  • W. Danley Electric Company
  • Wakefern
  • US Dept. of Homeland Security FEMA

If your business is hiring, you can contact the County to inquire about securing a table by calling 732-745-2814, 732-745-4588 or 732-745-3006.


Local Author Day 2022 Sunday October 16

Local Author Day 2022 Sunday October 16

Posted October 14, 2022


We're excited to announce a celebration of writing during Local Author Day on Sunday, October 16, 2022 at 1:00 pm both in-person and online. The afternoon includes author signings and four panels, led by host Stephanie Sendaula.
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Sendaula is a librarian and writer from New Jersey, who works in community engagement and outreach, and enjoys finding a book for every reader. She has led author panel discussions for state and national organizations.

“We have known that our community is home or the birthplace of many authors, and we want to be able to celebrate them and their works,” says Melissa Hozik, Adult Programming Librarian. “We have self-published and traditionally published authors in the genres of fiction, history, autobiography, culinary, and young adult/children.

 
Panels include:
  • “Creating Powerful Personal Narratives” at 1 pm, with Geeta Gwalani, Carol Selick, and Diane Uniman (aka Princess Diane von Brainisfried)
  • “Writing for Children and Teens” at 1:50 pm, with Rachelle Burk, Jen Doktorski, and Joe Rutch
  • “Embracing Local History and Folklore” at 2:40 pm, with Angus Kress Gillespie, Mark Nonestied, Ethan Reiss, and Neal Stoffers
  • “Mastering the Art of the Story” at 3:20 pm, with Deborah S. Greenhut and Harry Marks.

The singings will be held in-person at the meeting rooms, and the panels will be available in-person and streamed online.

For a list of authors scheduled to appear, more information, and access to the livestream, visit www.tinyurl.com/ebauthor2022.
 
 


Friends of the Library Night at Red Robin Thursday

Friends of the Library Night at Red Robin Thursday

Posted October 06, 2022


Have dinner at Red Robin and support the Friends of the Library at the same time on Thursday, October 13! More info.

While you are at Brunswick Square enjoying the Friends of the Library's 47th annual Book and Media Sale, stop by the Red Robin from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. By showing or mentioning this flier (check the flier out here) to your server, 20% of the total net sales will be donated to support East Brunswick Public Library. You can show them a printed or digital copy of the flyer.

You can also use this code when you order take-out online!

  1. Start your order at order.redrobin.com and select the Brunswick Square Mall restaurant in East Brunswick.
  2. In the menu, go to the category labeled "Fundraisers (To-Go Only)."
  3. Open "Spirit Night (To-Go" Fundraiser."
  4. Add the organization name to the Special Instructions in Spirit Night item, and then add it to the cart. Note: if you add the item prior to entering your information, you can still edit it from your cart. 
  5. Add your meal items and check out.
  6. Arrive at Red Robin, pull into a pick up spot and call the phone number on the sign. A Team member will bring your order to your car.


Friends of the Library Night at Panera

Friends of the Library Night at Panera

Posted October 06, 2022


Enjoy Panera and support the Friends of the Library at the same time on Friday, October 14! More info.


While you are at Brunswick Square enjoying the Friends of the Library's 47th annual Book and Media Sale, stop by the Panera from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. By showing them this flier (check the flier out here), 20% of the total net sales will be donated to support East Brunswick Public Library. You can show them a printed or digital copy of the flyer.

If you are ordering online at Panerabread.com, using the Panera App, or the kiosk in the cafe, you can still participate! Make sure you enter the code "FUND4U" during check out!


Friends of the Library Book and Media Sale

Friends of the Library Book and Media Sale

Posted October 03, 2022


The East Brunswick Friends of the Library’s 47th-annual Book and Media Sale returns to Brunswick Square this October 10-16. More Info

The East Brunswick Friends of the Library’s 47th-annual Book and Media Sale returns to Brunswick Square (75 Route 18 South, East Brunswick, NJ) this October 10-16.
 
“This is our group’s largest fundraiser,” said Adrian Levine, Friends of the Library book sale chairwoman. “Every dollar we make goes directly to the library, sponsoring special services like the museum pass program and the EB Create makerspace, not to mention the library’s events and programs.”
 
The Friends of the Library will be selling thousands of different items, including books, videos, audio books, CDs, DVDs and comic books.
 
“We would like to thank everyone who donated books, movies and music to the sale,” she added. “The generosity of these donors, not to mention the shoppers, allow us to support East Brunswick Public Library.”
 
The sale will be held during the mall’s regular hours of operation, on October 10-15 from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm, and on October 16 from 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm.  A special preview sale will be held on Monday, October 10, from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. For a special admission of $25, book collectors can get a first look at everything on sale.
 
Library staff will be holding additional activities for children throughout the week.
 
Accepted forms of payment are Venmo, cash, checks and credit cards.
 
The Friends of the East Brunswick Library regularly meet to plan fundraiser events to support the library. To learn more about the organization, click here.