Library Features: What's New @ The Library
EBPL Cardholders Can Access Consumer Reports Online
Research your purchases with Consumer Reports!
Making a big purchase? Trying to pick the right tablet? East Brunswick Public Library can help; the library now offers digital access to Consumer Reports.
Consumer Reports magazine features trusted and unbiased product reviews for thousands of products, ranging from consumer electronics to garden tools to refrigerators. The library has offered print copies of the magazine for years, but we are excited to announce that you can now access the online version of Consumer Reports for free.
ConsumerReports.org is available to East Brunswick Public Library cardholders from home or at a library computer. From home, you will need your library card number to log in. To get started, click here.
If you need any help using Consumer Reports, visit the Information Services desk or call 732-390-6767.
EB Con Returns This December
East Brunswick Public Library's geek event returns this December.
Inspired by the popularity of video games and comic book movies, East Brunswick Public Library plans on hosting their second annual EB Con on the weekend of Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3.
From 11:00 am to 4:00 pm, the Friends of the Library are hosting a Geek Flea Market at the library. Attendees can shop for toys, comic books, dolls, video games, crafts, collectibles, games and any other geeky things at this sale. There is no admission fee for this Geek Flea Market.
The Friends of the Library are currently looking for vendors for the event. Table spaces are $20 and include one 18”x72” table with two chairs. All proceeds benefit the library. To purchase a table space, please bring the payment (cash or check) to the library’s Circulation Desk. Registration forms can be found here or at the library.
Later that night, the library presents EB Con: After Hours starting at 5:00 pm. Activities for the night are gaming-themed, including retro video gaming, board and card games, geek crafting and a life-sized Pac-Man competition. These programs are designed for teenagers and adults. You must register online by clicking here.
On Sunday, December 3, there will be several activities for children and families planned in the Youth Services Department. For more information about EB Con and other library events, keep checking the website.
On View: November 2017 Exhibitors at EBPL
Our November 2017 exhibit walls feature the photography of Kenn Krasner.
*Serenity Photograhy* by Kenn Krasner
November 2017 | Walls
This exhibit features Kenn Krasner's latest large scale photographic works and panoramas (from 18”x36” to 24”x50”) of serene and inspirational landscapes as well as more intimate looks at the natural world.
About the Exhibition
About the ArtistKenn Krasner, local Edison NJ nature and landscape photographer, has been taking photos since 1963, but only started taking good ones around 1993. Over the last 31 years, Kenn, together with Mary, his wife and creative/business partner, have amassed a collection of thousands of images taken over their years together walking, hiking, and snowshoeing in local, state and national parks, and wildlife refuges, as well as in and around the highways and by-ways they've traveled in New Jersey, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, and New York.
Items are available for purchase. Please contact the artist directly at us [at] spheres [dot] net .