EBPL News and Features http://www.ebpl.org EBPL News and Features RSS Feed Sat, 17 Feb 2018 23:49:09 GMT Sports Trivia Tonight http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27182 Test your athletic knowledge at our Sports Trivia Night on Thursday, February 15 at 7PM. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-02-15%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=82938">Read More</b></a> Thu, 15 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27182 Register Now for Tuesday's "Social Media for Parents" Class http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27193 On Tuesday, February 20th at 6:30PM come learn the various types of social media that are most popular among teenagers. Learn different features of the most popular social media sites/apps as well as social media red flags and how to handle them.<br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=84344">Register Now</a></b> Wed, 14 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27193 Support The Girls Supply Drive http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27192 Learn more about our Support the Girls supply drive<p><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=27192"><b>More Info</b></a><div>Through the month of February, Equality Starts Now (ESN), a student-run social justice club at the East Brunswick Public Library, will be hosting a Sanitary Supply Drive. They will be collecting donations for Support the Girls, a non-profit organization that provides homeless women in Central/North New Jersey with necessities, including bras and feminine hygiene products. Support the Girls has helped 180,000 girls and women worldwide retain their dignity.<br /> &nbsp;</div> ESN is accepting any kind or size of bra (new or used, in good condition), as well as any brand or size of sanitary napkin and tampon.&nbsp; The product with the most impact is overnight maxi pads with wings. The donation bin will be located by the library&#39;s front doors, near the book return slots. For more information, contact ESN at equalitystartsnow@gmail.com or visit isupportthegirls.org.&nbsp; Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27192 Tonight's Documentary & Discussion: "Chasing Coral" http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27181 The award-winning Option Green series with the Friends of EB Environmental returns with a screening & discussion of the documentary "Chasing Coral" on Tuesday, February 13 at 7PM. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-02-13%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=81920">Read More</b></a> Tue, 13 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27181 Author Visit With Marc Brown http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27189 The East Brunswick Public Library Foundation presents Arthur creator and author Marc Brown on Thursday, March 1 at 4:30 pm. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-what-is-new.cfm?Doc_Id=27187"><strong>More Info</strong></a>The East Brunswick Public Library Foundation presents Arthur creator and author Marc Brown on Thursday, March 1 at 4:30 pm. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-what-is-new.cfm?Doc_Id=27187"><strong>More Info</strong></a> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27189 Author Visit With Marc Brown http://www.ebpl.org/main/polFeatures.cfm?doc_id=27187 <em>Meet Arthur Creator and Author Marc Brown!</em>The East Brunswick Public Library Foundation celebrates National Read Across America Day by hosting a special author visit with Marc Brown, the creator of the best-selling <em>Arthur</em> book series, at the East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) on Thursday, March 1 at 4:30 pm.<br /> <br /> &ldquo;We&rsquo;re thrilled to have an author of this caliber visit the East Brunswick Public Library,&rdquo; said Tracy L. Fink, East Brunswick Public Library Foundation President. &ldquo;My kids grew up with Marc Brown&rsquo;s books.&nbsp; He inspired them, and millions of other children, to connect with characters who they could relate to.&rdquo;&nbsp;<br /> <br /> Brown is one of the most prominent names in children&rsquo;s literature. He has entertained generations of young readers with his relatable stories featuring Arthur the Aardvark, selling over 65 million copies of his&nbsp;<em>Arthur</em>&nbsp;books. Arthur is also a successful children&rsquo;s television series on PBS, winning six Emmy Awards and receiving a total of 17 nominations).<br /> <br /> In recent years, Brown has illustrated such award-winning and critically acclaimed picture books as&nbsp;<em>Wild About Books, Born to Read, ZooZical!</em>, and&nbsp;<em>Wild About You!</em>&nbsp;His latest book,&nbsp;<em>In New York,</em>&nbsp;introduces children to the city he calls home.<br /> <br /> This free program is geared toward preschool and elementary school students but is open to readers and fans of all ages. Brown will be discussing his books and Arthur. Following the program, there will be a book signing. A bookseller will be on hand to sell a variety of books from the <em>Arthur</em> series.<br /> <br /> To coincide with the program, East Brunswick Public Library is having a contest for children. Any child who completes the library&rsquo;s Winter Reading Challenge will be entered into a drawing to win a signed book from Brown on the day of the event. To sign up for the reading challenge, visit the children&rsquo;s services desk at the library.<br /> <br /> This author visit is sponsored by the East Brunswick Public Library Foundation. The Foundation, a 501c3, was established in 2009 to ensure that the library will continue to connect people with ideas, information, technology, resources, and each other in ways that enrich their lives and help them to realize their dreams. The Foundation mobilizes private support to enhance innovative programs and services while helping the library remain vibrant and responsive in an ever-changing world. To learn more about the East Brunswick Public Library Foundation, visit their <a href="http://www.ebplfoundation.org">website</a>. For more information about upcoming East Brunswick Public Library events, visit the <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/calendar">online calendar</a>.<br /> &nbsp; <div style="text-align: center;"><em>More information about Marc Brown can be found online at the <a href="https://www.prhspeakers.com/speaker/marc-brown">Penguin Random House Speakers Bureau website</a>.</em></div> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polFeatures.cfm?doc_id=27187 Refugee Informational Materials http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27205 Several online resources to help and inform immigrants and refugees. <a href="/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens News&doc_id=27205">Read More</a>The Library just added a new section on the website that list several online resouces to help and inform refugees and&nbsp; immigrants - both those immigrant who are here legally and illegally.<br /> <br /> Access the new &quot;New Immigrants&quot; section <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-content.cfm?doctype_code=502">here</a>.<br /> <br /> &nbsp; Sun, 11 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27205 Path To Employment This Saturday http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27184 Our New Jersey Career Connections librarians will show you how to conduct a successful job search with the Plan, Prepare, Succeed model created by the New Jersey Department of Labor this Saturday, February 10, at 10:30 am.<br /> <br /> <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-02-10%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=84346"><strong>More Info</strong></a>Our New Jersey Career Connections librarians will show you how to conduct a successful job search with the Plan, Prepare, Succeed model created by the New Jersey Department of Labor this Saturday, February 10, at 10:30 am.<br /> <br /> <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-02-10%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=84346"><strong>More Info</strong></a> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27184 IMPORTANT UPDATE http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27161 Effective February 1, East Brunswick Public Library will be changing its hours of operation. <br><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-what-is-new.cfm?Doc_Id=27160"><strong>More Info</strong></a>Effective February 1, East Brunswick Public Library will be changing its hours of operation. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-what-is-new.cfm?Doc_Id=27160"><strong>More Info</strong></a> Thu, 08 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27161 Mindfulness Programs for Moms & Parents http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27180 Join us for a special Mindfulness for Moms program on Monday, February 12 at 1PM and a Mindfulness for Parents on Monday, February 26 at 7PM. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=84432">Read More</b></a> Wed, 07 Feb 2018 05:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27180