EBPL News and Features http://www.ebpl.org EBPL News and Features RSS Feed Tue, 22 May 2018 02:16:59 GMT Today's Concert: Two Counties Symphonic Band http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27358 Enjoy a concert on, "Ballads, Flourishes, and Salutes" with the Two Counties Symphonic Band on Sunday, May 20th at 2PM. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-05-20%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=82531">Learn More</b></a> Sun, 20 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27358 POSTPONED Historical NJ Storms Lecture with Weather NJ http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27357 Tonight's lecture with Join Jonathan Carr of Weather NJ is POSTPONED to Wednesday, June 6. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-05-17%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=82225">Learn More</a></b> Thu, 17 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27357 Welcome To EB Grow http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27370 Are you a gardener, or want to become one? If so, check out our new EB Grow Seed Library!<br /> <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-what-is-new.cfm?doctype_code=EBPL%20Features&doc_id=27363"><strong>More Info</strong></a>Check out our new EB Grow Seed Library!<br /> <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-what-is-new.cfm?doctype_code=EBPL%20Features&amp;doc_id=27363"><strong>More Info</strong></a> Tue, 15 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27370 East Brunswick Public Library Launches “EB Grow” Seed Library http://www.ebpl.org/main/polFeatures.cfm?doc_id=27363 The EB Grow seed library is housed inside the library in an effort to introduce residents to gardening, provide education on seed-saving, and encourage patrons to develop a passion for sustainability.<p>Every spring, library customers visit East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center) to find resources on how to garden. Thanks to a joint partnership between East Brunswick Public Library and the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission, gardeners will be able to get some &ldquo;seed money&rdquo; to start their first crops for the year.</p> <p>The EB Grow seed library is housed inside the library in an effort to introduce residents to gardening, provide education on seed-saving, and encourage patrons to develop a passion for sustainability. The seed library allows the community access to seeds to start their own garden without having to purchase the seeds themselves.</p> <p>The Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission applied for donations from organizations throughout the country, and qualified for grants including from Herman&#39;s Garden Seed Donation Program.</p> <p>&ldquo;Many East Brunswick residents have an interest in gardening, whether it&rsquo;s just as a hobby or as a tradition to feed their families,&rdquo; said Melissa Hozik, Adult Programming Librarian. &ldquo;By partnering with the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission, we are excited to join other libraries throughout the country who offer seeds to their communities to encourage sustainability.&rdquo;</p> <p>Library customers can come to the library to browse through a catalog seeds for flowers, herbs, fruits, and vegetables, and just like with other library materials, the seeds are free. Gardeners are encouraged to save seeds from their own crops, or to donate seed packets for use by future gardeners.</p> <p>Additional information can be found online at <a href="http://www.ebpl.org/ebgrow">www.ebpl.org/ebgrow</a>. For additional information about the program, contact <a href="mailto:mhozik@ebpl.org">mhozik@ebpl.org</a>.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 14 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polFeatures.cfm?doc_id=27363 Lighthouses of New Jersey Lecture Wednesday http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27324 This enlightening session will examine NJ’s 18 beautiful, unique lighthouses. Presented by the NJ Lighthouse Society, the program will discuss the different types of lighthouses, their history and the lives and responsibilities of the lighthouse keepers. <br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-05-16%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=86139">Learn More</a></b> Mon, 14 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27324 Reduce Anxiety Through Meditation Wednesday http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27337 Join long time meditator Jim Rose to learn how to use meditation to reduce anxiety in your life on Wednesday, May 16 at 7PM.<br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=85622"> Learn More</a></b> Sun, 13 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27337 Plant a Seed Drop-In Craft Today! http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27335 Come decorate a flower pot and seed packet, and take some seeds to share with someone you love on Tuesday, May 8th from 11AM to 8PM. All Ages welcome. Tue, 08 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27335 Rabies Advisory http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27372 Raccoon tested positive for rabies in East Brunswick. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/ebpl-news.cfm?doctype_code=Teens%20News&doc_id=27372">Read More</a><img alt="" class="img-responsive" src="/userfiles/image/20180521083511.jpg" /> Wed, 02 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27372 Doing Business With The Federal Government http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27312 The Business Networking Breakfast returns to East Brunswick Public Library with a special program "Doing Business With The Federal Government" on Tuesday, May 8, from 8:00 to 9:00 am. RSVP by e-mail to cbarnes@ebpl.org. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-05-08%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=85807"><strong>More Info</strong></a>The Business Networking Breakfast returns to East Brunswick Public Library with a special program &quot;Doing Business With The Federal Government&quot; on Tuesday, May 8, from 8:00 to 9:00 am. RSVP by e-mail to cbarnes@ebpl.org. <a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-05-08%27}&amp;Calendar_Code=&amp;Event_Id=85807"><strong>More Info</strong></a> Wed, 02 May 2018 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27312 Asian Art History Lecture Wednesday http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27336 In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we’re hosting an art history lecture on Wednesday, May 9TH at 7PM. Dr. Tamara Sears of Rutgers University will lead you through lush gardens and landscapes in Asian art.<br><b><a href="https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Date={d%20%272018-05-09%27}&Calendar_Code=&Event_Id=81407">Read More</a></b> Mon, 30 Apr 2018 04:00:00 GMT http://www.ebpl.org/main/polNews.cfm?doc_id=27336