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East Brunswick Friends of the Library Hold 44th Annual Book Sale
Thousands of books, audio books, DVDs and CDs will be available for purchase, with proceeds benefitting the East Brunswick Public Library.
The East Brunswick Friends of Library holds their 44th annual Book and Media Sale in the Centre Court of Brunswick Square Mall (755 State Route 18, East Brunswick) this April 9-15.
The sale runs through the mall's normal hours of operations. Monday, April 9 through Saturday, April 14 (from 10 am to 9:30 pm) and Sunday, April 15 (11 am to 6 pm). Thousands of books, audio books, DVDs and CDs will be available for purchase.
"The book and media sale is one of our biggest fundraisers each year," said Ellen Cramer, Friends of the Library President. "It really is a great event because not only can you find bargains on books and movies, but your generosity allows the Friends to sponsor amazing programs for all ages at the East Brunswick Library."
There will be a special preview sale on Monday, April 9 from 8 to 9 am. "The preview gives book collectors a chance to look at the sale before the general public," Cramer added. Admission for the preview sale is $25.
Cash, checks and credit cards are all accepted forms of payment.For more information, about the East Brunswick Friends of the Library, call 732-390-6950 or go online to www.ebpl.org/friends.
Save Money On Your Passport Before Rate Increase At East Brunswick Public Library
An increase mandated by the Department of State for any passport application submitted to an authorized agent, including the US post office, government office or authorized agent like East Brunswick Public Library, goes into effect on April 2.
If you are planning to get a new United States passport, you can save $10 by submitting your application at the East Brunswick Public Library before Monday, April 2.
The cost of a passport’s execution fee is rising from $25 to $35. The fee increase is mandated by the Department of State for any passport application submitted to an authorized agent, including the US post office, government office or authorized agent like East Brunswick Public Library.
“With the impending fee increase coming next month, this is a great reason to apply for your passport early,” said Karen Violand, the library’s Passports Supervisor. “We’re approaching the busy season, as many of our customers are planning trips abroad. It’s a great time to beat the rush and save money.”
The library began offering passport services in the summer of 1999. The services has been popular; 8,003 first time passport applications were submitted in 2017.
East Brunswick Public Library offers convenient hours to fit anyone’s schedule. Passport applications can be submitted at the library Monday through Thursday (from 10 am to 8:30 pm), Friday and Saturday (from 9 am to 4:30 pm), and Sunday (from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm). On site photo services are available.
For more information about passport services at East Brunswick Public Library, click here.