EBPL News and Features http://www.ebpl.org EBPL News and Features RSS Feed Tue, 22 Oct 2019 16:15:00 GMT Register Now: Seed Saving & Fall Garden Workshop Tuesday http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28770 Get your garden ready for fall with the Middlesex County Master Gardeners! on Tuesday, October 22 at 7:00 pm!<br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=28770">Learn More</a></b><p>Master Gardener Katherine Anouna as she shows you how to save seeds from your own crops at home for use in future seasons, and close your garden for the winter.</p> <p>Middlesex County Master Gardeners are community volunteers who have received extensive training and are certified in gardening and environmental principles. The program is affiliated with Rutgers Cooperative Extension.<br /> <br /> <strong><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272019-10-22%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=95106">Registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, call 732-390-6767 or click here.&nbsp;</a></strong></p> Sat, 19 Oct 2019 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28770 Tonight's Documentary & Discussion: "Minimalism" http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28772 What is the personal and global impact of our consumer culture? Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things examines the many aspects of the growing "minimalist" movement that is challenging compulsory consumerism and seeking a different path. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272019-10-16%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=89033">Learn More</a></b> Wed, 16 Oct 2019 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28772 Join The Census 2020 Team http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28768 Interested in being a census taker? Recruiters from the United States Census Bureau will be at East Brunswick Public Library. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=28768">More Info</a>Representatives from the United States Census Bureau will be at the library on Thursday, October 17 and Wednesday, October 23 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm in Group Study Room A. If you are interested in a temporary position working as a census taker, recruiters will be available to speak to prospective hires about the benefits of working for the Census. They will also be able to assist applicants apply for jobs on their smartphone, tablet or public computers. Tue, 15 Oct 2019 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28768 The Office Trivia http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28771 Thank you know about Michael Scott and Dwight Schrute? Come to The Office trivia night on October 24 at 7:00 pm! <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=28771">More Info</b></a>How much do you like the television show the Office? We have a special night time trivia program on October 24 at 7:00 pm. Bring your own team of up to four or make one at this event! The winning team leaves with the Office Funko Pop Vinyls! Mon, 14 Oct 2019 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28771 Today: Bachata Dance Class @ CAC http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28763 Join us for a free Bachata dance class for ages 18 and older this Sunday, October 13 at 12:30 pm at the Community Arts Center (721 Cranbury Road). <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272019-10-13%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=92710">Learn More</a></b> Sun, 13 Oct 2019 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28763 "Talking Politics" Lecture Tonight http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28761 Join Dr. Elizabeth C. Matto for, "Talking Politics: Disagreeing without Being Disagreeable" on Thursday, October 10 at 7:00 pm.<br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272019-10-10%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=89032">Learn more</a></b> Thu, 10 Oct 2019 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28761 Submit Your Favorite Scary Books and Stories http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28762 Help us spread the good word about some of your favorites, whether they be horror or just Autumn-related. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-blog.cfm?Doc_Id=28491">Learn More at Our Blog</a></b> Mon, 07 Oct 2019 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28762 Tonight: Fall is for Planting Workshop http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28760 Steven Kristoph will walk you through how to best utilize fall Fall to plant most trees, shrubs and herbaceous perennials on Wednesday October 2 at 7:00 pm. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272019-10-02%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=87100">Learn More</a></b> Wed, 02 Oct 2019 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28760 Cloud Computing For Small Business http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28759 East Brunwick Public Library and SCORE Princeton team up to host the special workshop Cloud Computing for Small Business on October 9, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=28759"><b>More Info</b></a><img alt="" src="/userfiles/image/cloud%20computing.jpg" style="height:356px; width:500px" /><br /> <br /> East Brunwick Public Library and SCORE Princeton are teaming up to host the special workshop&nbsp;<em>Cloud Computing for Small Business</em>&nbsp;at the library on October 9, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Cloud computing has existed since the inception of the internet, but only in recent years, it has become an everyday term. Large enterprises have been leveraging the benefits of cloud computing for years. It is the time for small businesses to realize those same returns. This workshop clears the hype behind cloud computing to explain exactly what the cloud is, what it can do for the small business, and how to implement a strategy around it. The program is presented by Radha Mahalingam.<br /> <br /> Mahalingam is an Information Technology Entrepreneur and Consulting Executive. He has over 25 years of success, selling and delivering complex IT transformation projects for large enterprise clients in U.S. involving Cloud, Mobile and Data technologies. In his last role with IBM, he led the U.S. Cloud Application Innovation practice for the Financial Services Industry. Prior to joining IBM, he worked for PwC Consulting. Radha is currently a mentor with the SCORE Princeton chapter.<br /> <br /> <strong>There is a small fee for this workshop. The fee is payable to SCORE at registration.</strong><br /> <br /> <a href="http://events.constantcontact.com/register/event?llr=zsdt7zcab&amp;oeidk=a07eglje0kn8bb18baf"><strong><strong>Registration is required.&nbsp; Please click here to register.</strong></strong></a> Thu, 26 Sep 2019 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28759 Friends Profile: Meet The Co-Presidents http://www.ebpl.org/main/polFeatures.cfm?doc_id=28758 This year, the East Brunswick Friends of the Library will have co-presidents. The idea is to have an experienced hand at the helm while at the same time helping a relatively new member learn the ropes.We spoke to Anita Varshney and Karen Karnchanapee about their new roles.<br /> <br /> <img alt="" src="/userfiles/image/anita%20-%20Copy.jpg" style="float:right; height:112px; margin:2px; width:112px" />&ldquo;It has been an honor to serve the Friends of the Library and support the jewel of our town, the East Brunswick Public Library,&rdquo; said Anita. She has been a member of the Friends executive board for 18 years.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;My children and I have volunteered and used the library extensively, and we have appreciated having a great resource in our town. The library serves as more than just a place to get books; it is a community center with many resources. I have enjoyed serving on the board and am looking forward to helping grow the library to new heights.&rdquo;Karen joined the Friends executive board after retiring. &ldquo;I have enjoyed getting to know the other members and library staff, as well as being involved in community activities,&rdquo; she added.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;Ellen Cramer has been president ever since I joined Friends. I&rsquo;m looking forward to learning from her and Anita, who are much more familiar than <img alt="" src="/userfiles/image/karen%20-%20Copy.jpg" style="float:right; height:112px; margin:2px; width:112px" />I am with all the many aspects of Friends&rsquo; activities and functions.&rdquo;<br /> <br /> Karen has a personal connection to the library; her mother, Rose Rosenberg, was a children&rsquo;s librarian here for 25 years. &ldquo;My daughter was a frequent visitor, so the library has always been a big part of our lives in East Brunswick,&rdquo; she said. Tue, 24 Sep 2019 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polFeatures.cfm?doc_id=28758