EBPL News and Features http://www.ebpl.org EBPL News and Features RSS Feed Tue, 27 Sep 2022 10:20:09 GMT We Want Your Feedback http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31123 East Brunswick Public Library is interested in learning from you about how to improve our services and plan for the future! <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=31123">More Info</a><br /> We are looking for community members for focus groups to provide feedback and make recommendations to improve the library.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> We will be having three 90-minute discussions here at the library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) on Wednesday, September 28.&nbsp; Here are the three sessions:<br /> <br /> <a href="https://rutgersbcsr.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4YDVnd4dmWAE71s">Session 1: Parents of Young Children at 10:00 am</a><br /> <br /> <a href="https://rutgersbcsr.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_egPfQSwnTUg4zY2">Session 2: Adults at 2:00 pm<br /> <br /> Session 3: Adults at 6:00 pm</a><br /> <br /> Registration is required for all focus groups, and registration is limited. All participants will receive a $25 gift card.&nbsp; Wed, 21 Sep 2022 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31123 Family Photo Shoot http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31122 The Friends of the Library are hosting a Family Photo Shoot fundraiser this October! <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=31122">More Info</a><br /> Our Friend-ly photographer Michael Molfetto will be taking family photos at the library Saturday, October 22 from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and Sunday, October 23 from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Sessions will be held at 15-minute intervals in the library meeting rooms. Each session costs $55 and includes at least three poses and three digital images suitable for holiday cards. If you are interested, please write to <a href="mailto:ebfriends@ebpl.org">ebfriends@ebpl.org</a> to let us know what date and time you would prefer and we&rsquo;ll do our best to accommodate you. Please include your cell phone number in your reply.&nbsp;<strong><em>Limited number of appointments available.</em></strong><br /> <br /> All proceeds benefit programming at East Brunswick Public Library.<br /> &nbsp; Wed, 21 Sep 2022 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31122 Celebration Tree http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31121 Help us make a “gleeful tree-full” of handcrafted granny squares designed by our multicultural and multigenerational community. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=31121">More Info</a>Submit 6-inch-by-6-inch granny squares made of synthetic yarn by November 1 at the East Brunswick Recreation Department (334 Dunhams Corner Road) or the East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center).<br /> <br /> Need supplies? Check out the Crocheting and Knitting Maker Kits at the East Brunswick Public Library. These kits are available to all East Brunswick Public Library cardholders. Call 732-390-6785 or 732-390-6789.<br /> <br /> For more information about Lap Tapestry Project Plus, call East Brunswick Recreation at 732-390-6797. All are welcome to join Lap Tapestry Project Plus meetings at the East Brunswick Public Library every second Wednesday of every month from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.<br /> <br /> <em>This program is a partnership between the East Brunswick Public Library, East Brunswick Recreation &amp; Parkas and East Brunswick Arts Commission.</em> Tue, 20 Sep 2022 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31121 Introduction to Watercolors http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31120 Join us for a three-part Introduction to Watercolors class starting on October 4. <a href="https://ilove.ebpl.org/adults/events/introduction-watercolors-week-1/2022-10-04-170000-2022-10-04-190000">Click here for more information</a>. Mon, 19 Sep 2022 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31120 Friends of the Library Bulb Sale http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31119 The Friends of the Library have a fall fundraising program with Dutch Mill Bulbs! <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=31119">Learn More</a><br /> Choose from a variety of flower bulbs and plants, including tulips, hyacinths and more! The library receives 50% of all bulb purchases!<br /> <br /> <a href="http://www.tinyurl.com/fallbulbs22">Order online here.</a><br /> <br /> Funds raised from the bulb sale support programs and special events at East Brunswick Public Library. <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/friends">To learn more about the Friends of the Library, click here.</a> Thu, 15 Sep 2022 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31119 Stop & Shop Food Drive http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31118 Saturday, September 17 / 10am - 2pm <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=31118">Read More</a><img alt="" class="img-responsive" src="/userfiles/image/replenish_stopshopflyer_final.jpg" /> Wed, 14 Sep 2022 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31118 Borrow an iPad Day at the Library http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31117 Did you know that you can borrow an iPad from the library? Learn more this Wednesday, September 7 from 11:00 to 3:00 pm. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/nnn">More Info</a><br /> Did you know that you can borrow an iPad from the library?&nbsp;&nbsp; Our iPads can be used for meetings, searching, or just having fun!&nbsp;&nbsp; We&rsquo;re calling it NJHealthConnect@Your Library.&nbsp; iPads come preloaded with links to Zoom, Webex, DuckDuckGo, places for health information, and more!<br /> &nbsp;<br /> iPads can be borrowed for 2 weeks through the library catalog, www.ebpl.org, and type in:&nbsp; NJHealthConnect Thu, 01 Sep 2022 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31117 REMINDER http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31107 East Brunswick Public Library is closed on Sundays during the month of August. Fri, 26 Aug 2022 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31107 Library Closed For The Remainder of August 23 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31116 Due to a facilities issue, East Brunswick Public Library is closed for the remainder of August 23, 2022. Tue, 23 Aug 2022 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31116 Blood Drive on August 25 http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31113 New Jersey Blood Services has declared a blood emergency! Click here to learn how you can donate blood on August 25.New Jersey Blood Services has declared a blood emergency! Blood donations have decreased significantly over the past several weeks and inventory currently stands at a 1-2 day level. Hospitals and patients rely on life-saving blood donations. Donate on Thursday, 8/25 , 1pm &ndash; 7pm at the East Brunswick Public Library Blood Drive. Sign up here&nbsp;<u><a href="https://smarturl.it/NJBS_FBEvent">smarturl.it/NJBS_FBEvent</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;</u>search sponsor code &ldquo;68743&rdquo;.&nbsp;<br /> <br /> <img alt="" src="/userfiles/image/blooddrive-august-2022.jpg" style="height:777px; width:600px" /> Thu, 18 Aug 2022 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=31113