EBPL News and Features http://www.ebpl.org EBPL News and Features RSS Feed Thu, 18 Jan 2018 11:47:52 GMT Register Now: Defensive Driving Class January 29 & 30 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27104 The Friends of Library's Defensive Driving Class returns January 29 and 30. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/friends-defensive-driving.cfm">More info. </a>The Friends of Library&#39;s Defensive Driving Class returns January 29 and 30. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/friends-defensive-driving.cfm">More info.&nbsp;</a> Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27104 Fourth Tuesdays: Knitting & Crochet Club http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27142 Our Friends of Fiber knitting and crochet club will now meet on the fourth Tuesdays of every month at 7PM in the group study rooms. The next session is Tuesday, January 23. Mon, 15 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27142 Human Rights Program January 23 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27143 Join us at the library <b>OR</b> on Facebook Live for a lecture on "Protecting Human Rights in the 21st Century" with Dr. Bill Fernekes on Tuesday, January 23rd at 7PM. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=27143">Read More</b></a><div class="margin-bottom" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-bottom: 15px; font-family: "> <p>Dr. Bill Fernekes will discuss how human rights issues have local, national, and global dimensions.&nbsp;Understanding the perennial tensions in addressing human rights issues and the importance of activism will help us be prepared for protecting the rights of all in the 21st century.<br /> <br /> <em>William R. (Bill) Fernekes holds an MA in Latin American history and an Ed.D. in social studies education from Rutgers University. After a career Hunterdon Central Regional HS in Flemington NJ, he now teaches courses in social studies education, human rights and education, global education and teacher preparation at Rider University and the Rutgers Graduate School of Education. A dedicated advocate of human rights education and social justice, he served as advisor/co-advisor of the Amnesty International campus chapter at Hunterdon Central Regional High School for 25 years, and he is currently a member of the national steering committee of Human Rights Educators USA.<br /> <br /> <strong>This program is funded by the Friends of East Brunswick Public Library &amp; co-sponsored by the East Brunswick Human Relations Council.</strong></em><br /> <br /> <strong>[This program will also be livestreamed on the EBPL Facebook page!]</strong></p> </div> <div class="row" id="social-media-container" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-right: -15px; margin-left: -15px; font-family: "> <div class="col-md-6" style="box-sizing: border-box; position: relative; min-height: 1px; padding-right: 15px; padding-left: 15px; float: left; width: 329.063px;"> <div class="fb-like fb_iframe_widget" style="box-sizing: border-box; float: left; margin-right: 8px; display: inline-block; position: relative;">&nbsp;</div> </div> </div> Sun, 14 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27143 ESL Cancellation http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27136 Tonight's English Conversation Group registration and classes have been cancelled due to inclement weather.<p>Tonight&#39;s English Conversation Group registration and classes have been cancelled due to inclement weather.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 08 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27136 POSTPONED: Mindful Creativity http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27131 Tonight's Mindful Creativity program has been POSTPONED to January 10. Wed, 03 Jan 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27131 Arduino Workshop for Tweens & Teens http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27128 Learn all about Arduino at the library! Arduino is an open-source platform used for building electronics projects.For everything from robots and a heating pad hand warming blanket to honest fortune-telling machines, and even a Dungeons and Dragons dice-throwing gauntlet, the Arduino can be used as the brains behind almost any electronics project.<br /> For Tweens and Teens 5th to 12th grades Registration for this workshop indicates you will attend ALL 4 dates. Workshop will run every Sunday in January: January 7th, 14th, 21st, and 28th.<br /> <br /> Register <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-01-07%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=82651">here</a> Sat, 30 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27128 mr. RAY Concert! http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27118 Join us for a special afternoon concert with mr. RAY on Tuesday, December 26! <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-12-26%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=82801"><strong>More info</strong></a>Join us for a special afternoon concert with mr. RAY on Tuesday, December 26! <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-12-26%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=82801"><strong>More info</strong></a> Wed, 20 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27118 Don't Be 'Home Alone' Tonight! http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27111 Come enjoy the classic holiday film, 'Home Alone' on Monday, December 18 at 7PM. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272017-12-18%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=72563">Learn More</a></b> Mon, 18 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27111 Job Fair http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27101 Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin is hosting a free job and career fair on Tuesday, December 19 (from 10 am - 12 pm) at the East Brunswick Public Library. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%2712/19/2017%27}&Calendar_Code=LIBRARY&Event_Id=82351">More Info</a>Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin is hosting a free job and career fair on December 19 (from 10 am - 12 pm) at the East Brunswick Public Library. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%2712/19/2017%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=LIBRARY&amp;Event_Id=82351">More Info</a> Thu, 14 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27101 RESCHEDULED: Protecting Human Rights in the 21st Century Lecture http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27100 Due to unforeseen circumstances, the human rights lecture with Dr. Bill Fernekes has been RESCHEDULED to Tuesday, January 23. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=83049">Learn More</a></b> Mon, 11 Dec 2017 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27100