EBPL News and Features http://www.ebpl.org EBPL News and Features RSS Feed Wed, 21 Nov 2018 13:59:41 GMT EBPL Closing For Inclement Weather on November 15 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28555 Due to inclement weather, East Brunswick Public Library will be closing at 3:30 pm today. In the meantime, <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/downloadables">check out our virtual library from home</a>.&nbsp;In the meantime, <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/downloadables">check out our virtual library from home</a>.&nbsp; Thu, 15 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28555 POSTPONED "The History of Diners in New Jersey" http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28547 Our "History of Diners in NJ" presentation has been postponed due to inclement weather.Join author and historian Michael Gabriele who will present a lecture on &ldquo;The History of Diners in New Jersey&rdquo; on Thursday, November 15th at 7:30 pm<br /> <strong><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-11-15%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=81625">Learn More</a></strong> Thu, 15 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28547 K-Pop Dance Workshop Sunday http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28553 Join instructors from HARU, the Rutgers K-Pop Dance Cover Club to learn some new K-Pop moves on Sunday, November 18 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%272018-11-18%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=88218">Learn More</a></b> Tue, 13 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28553 Affordable Care Act Enrollment Assistance http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28541 The United Way is providing Affordable Care Act (ACA) Enrollment Assistance on Wednesday, November 28 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. <strong><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=89177">Click here for more information and to register.</a></strong> The United Way is providing Affordable Care Act (ACA) Enrollment Assistance on Wednesday,&nbsp;November 28from 5:00 to 8:00 pm. <strong><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=89177">Click here for more information and to register.</a></strong>&nbsp; Mon, 12 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28541 Friends of the Library Bunco Night http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28554 The East Brunswick Friends of the Library invite you to a special Bunco Night on Wednesday, December 5 at the East Brunswick Memorial VFW Post #133 (485 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick). <strong><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bunco-night-tickets-52222028493">Purchase your tickets online today!</a></strong><p>The East Brunswick Friends of the Library invite you to a special Bunco Night on Wednesday, December 5 at the East Brunswick Memorial VFW Post #133 (485 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick). <strong><a href="https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bunco-night-tickets-52222028493">Purchase your tickets online today!</a></strong></p> Sun, 11 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28554 Strings Of The World Concert December 9 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28552 East Brunswick Public Library hosts the special event “Strings of the World” on Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 pm, which will feature several unique stringed instruments. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=28552">More Info</a>Although they are most commonly associated with the guitar or the violin, there are hundreds of types of stringed instruments played globally.<br /> East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) hosts the special event &ldquo;Strings of the World&rdquo; on Sunday, December 9 at 2:00 pm, which will feature several unique stringed instruments. &nbsp;<br /> <br /> <img alt="" src="/userfiles/image/strings-musicians-photos.jpg" style="float:right; height:297px; width:300px" />&ldquo;This program is very exciting for us,&rdquo; said Melissa Hozik, Adult Programming Librarian. &ldquo;We serve a very diverse community, and the library is very happy to showcase performers and the music of different cultures. The concert features four musicians playing different instruments.&rdquo;<br /> <br /> Max Wei will play the er-hu, a bowed and two-stringed Chinese instrument. He has played it for more than 15 years, and is currently an er-hu instructor at the Mid-Jersey Chinese School and Princeton Chinese Language School.<br /> <br /> The concert also features Jemmie Tsai, who will demonstrate the pipa, a pear-shaped Chinese stringed instrument. An active member of the Rutgers Sinfonia, she is also an accomplished violist with the Association of New Jersey Chinese School Youth Chinese Orchestra.<br /> <br /> Harpist Bridget Knodel will also be performing. Currently in her fourth year at Rutgers University&rsquo;s Mason Gross School of the Art studying under Andre Tarantiles, she is a member of the Rutgers Symphony Orchestra and the New Sussex Symphony.<br /> <br /> The santoor&mdash;a trapezoid-shaped hammered string instrument from India&mdash;will be played by Deepal Chodhari. She graduated from North Indian Classical and earned the title of &ldquo;sangeet visharad&rdquo; under the tutelage of Smt. Shashikala Kaikini from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan in India.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;Strings of the World&rdquo; is free and open to the public. The concert is sponsored by the Friends of the East Brunswick Library. Information about upcoming programs at the library can be found online at <a href="http://www.ebpl.org">www.ebpl.org</a>. Sat, 10 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28552 Learn about the "SS United States" Tonight http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28540 Join Don Buzney for a military presentation on the “SS United States,” the super liner that was the flagship of the US Merchant Fleet from 1952-1969 and the fastest passenger ship to ever cross the Atlantic on Thursday, November 8 at 7pm. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-11-08%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=87037">Learn More</a></b> Thu, 08 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28540 Falls: What To Do http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28544 Tonight's "Falls: What To Do" program has been cancelled. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28544 Affordable Care Act Information http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28543 The 2019 open enrollment period runs November 1, 2018 through December 15, 2018. <a href="http://www.wellinks.org/content/affordable-care-act-information">Read More</a> Mon, 05 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28543 Garden State Book Awards http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28542 Kids! Vote today in the Garden State Book Awards! <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=News&doc_id=28542"><b>More Info</b></a><img alt="" src="/userfiles/image/garden-state-book-awards.jpg" style="float:left; height:313px; width:500px" /><br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Librarians in public and school libraries throughout New Jersey have put together a list of the best books for children published in 2016! We need your help in choosing the best books.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> You can vote for the best book in four catergories: <ul> <li>Early Reader Nominees</li> <li>Graphic Novel Nominees</li> <li>Fiction Nominees</li> <li>Nonfiction Nominees</li> </ul> There are two simple ways to vote for the Garden State Book Awards. Either stop by the Children&#39;s Department; there is a big display and ballot box. Or you can vote on the four categories here: <ul> <li><a href="https://drive.google.com/open?id=1xFOLSD4vShoYfxmvHKl87WwTqxV-Lk9XLialWMOo1DQ">Early Reader Nominees</a></li> <li><a href="https://goo.gl/forms/k243vFQFomumu8ok2">Graphic Novel Nominees</a></li> <li><a href="https://goo.gl/forms/oplKNAgLcIUbMzG62">Fiction Nominees</a></li> <li><a href="https://goo.gl/forms/jhwmfFqlafbcGzj82">Nonfiction Nominees</a></li> </ul> Mon, 05 Nov 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=28542