What's New at the Library
Disability Awareness Fair
Sunday, October 18 at 2 p.m.
In co-sponsorship with the Learning Disability Association of NJ [LDANJ] and the East Brunswick Public Schools, the East Brunswick Public Library will commemorate Disability Awareness Month with a fair on Sunday, October 18 at 2 p.m. This fair includes over twenty informational providers, with keynote speakers Anne Ford and John-Richard Thompson at 2:30 p.m. This event is free and open to the public...
Life-Sized Board Games for Adults, Teens, and Tweens!
Saturday, October 24 at 2 p.m.
Come enjoy games, from Battleship to Connect 4 and more, just on a larger scale!
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Friends' Annual "What It's Worth?" Appraisal Event

Sunday, November 1 from 1:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The East Brunswick Friends of the Library's presents its 13th annual, "What's It Worth?" antique appraisal.

This popular annual event features a presentation by Joe Bodnar of Bodnar's Auction Sales, and antique appraisals by expert Allen Kozla. Bodnar's short presentation discusses new and exciting trends in the world of antiques and collectibles.

Tickets are $10 for the appraisal of 2 items. The tickets are numbered, and attendees will be called in numerical order. Only 100 tickets are available for purchase at the circulation desk.
Adult Programs & Events
Trivia Night
Wednesday, October 7 at 7:00 p.m.

The Book and the Cook (Cookbook Club)

Monday, October 12 at 7 p.m.

Test out a new recipe from one of our cookbooks and share it with others!


This month, please make an ethnic food that you haven't attempted before.  

Crafter Dark: Arm Knitting
Monday, October 19 at 7:00 p.m.

Coloring for Adults

Wednesday, October 21 at 7 p.m.

Come sit down, take a coloring sheet, and relax.

Baseball: The Cooperstown Chronicles

Thursday, October 22 at 7 p.m.

Frank Russo will discuss his research for his baseball book, The Cooperstown Chronicles, which takes an entertaining look at the unusual lives, strange demises, and downright rowdy habits of some of the most colorful personalities in the history of baseball. 

Frank Russo is a nationally known baseball researcher and baseball necrologist who has been researching
deceased major leaguers for more than 45 years.
The Healing Power of Meditation
Monday, October 26 at 7 p.m.

Cancer Immunotherapy

Tuesday, October 27 at 7 p.m.

Join Dr. Bruno Fang, MD, of Regional Cancer Care Associates in East Brunswick for his presentation about exciting trends in cancer immunotherapy, and Ellen Levine, LCSW, OSW-C, Cancer Support Community Central NJ.

Registration is required: Call 908-658-5400 or visit www.cancersupportcnj.org.
Healing with Energy
Tuesday, October 27 at 7 p.m.
Teen Programs & Events
New SAT Practice Test
Sunday, October 11 at 1:30 p.m.

The SAT test is changing! For graduates of 2017 or later who will end up taking the revised SAT, it's not too early to get started prepping for the new test.

Through this unique opportunity, students will take a fully-proctored exam, experiencing the New SAT. Students will learn what to expect in a test-like environment. Practice test scores from this event can serve as a score prediction prior to having to sit for the actual exam.

The test will take approximately 3.5 hours. Students will need to bring a calculator and two #2 pencils.

Students will receive their results by email within 2 weeks.

Those interested in taking this practice test must register here.
Teen Crafternoon: "Dragon Eggs"
Friday, October 23 at 3 p.m.
We're holding crafternoons on a new day of the week this month! Join us for an afternoon of crafting and fun.

This month we're making dragon eggs out of thumb tacks and nail polish!
Teen Disney Lip Sync Battle
Monday, October 26 at 7 p.m.
Grab your friends and prepare to lip sync your heart out!

Pick out a Disney song and impress us all with your lip sync skills. Dress up as your favorite Disney character and "sing" for the audience as we battle for the ultimate lip sync prize.
*Youth Programs & Events

Homework Help is Back!

Does your child need a little extra help with their homework? Library teen volunteers are back to help students in grades K-7 with any type of assignment your child has. Walk-in sessions are held in the Youth Services Activity Room.

Be a Math Superstar (grades 1+)
Monday, October 5 at 5:30 p.m.

Read to a Dog (grades K-5)

Saturday, October 10 at 1 p.m.

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Carve Your Own Pumpkin (grades 4+)

-Please bring your own pumpkin-

Monday, October 19 at 5 p.m.

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Paper Quilling: Owls (grades 4+)

Saturday, October 24 at 11 a.m.

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Pumpkin Painting (all ages)
-Please bring your own pumpkin-
Saturday, October 24 at 2 p.m.
iPad Scavenger Hunt (grades 4+)
Wednesday, October 28 at 4 p.m.
Search for items hidden high and low throughout the library!

Halloween Costume Parade (Infants & Preschoolers)

Thursday, October 29 at 10:30 a.m.

Come in costume and parade around the library! Weather permitting, we will hold the parade outside. For families with babies and preschoolers.
Tween Video Club (grades 4+)
Saturday, October 31 at 11 a.m.
Tweens, come make your own movie!
Book & Reading Discussion Groups
The Boys in the Boat (Daniel Brown)
Thursday, October 8 at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.
The #1 New York Times -bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany For readers of Unbroken , out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and finding hope in the most desperate of times--the improbable, intimate account of how nine working-class boys from the American West showed the world at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin what true grit really meant. 

For more information, please call Adult Services librarian and discussion facilitator Claudia Link at 732-390-6772.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library 
World Party! Short Story Discussion Group
Monday, September 21 at 7:00 p.m.
"The Strange Career of Dr. Raju Gopalarajan" by Rajesh Parameswaran
International Film Festival
Tuesday, October 13 at 1:30 and 7:30 p.m.
Estonia. 2014. 87 minutes. Not Rated. 

When an Estonian immigrant living in Georgia takes in two wounded soldiers from opposite sides of a conflict between former Soviet states, his tough but compassionate care has a humanizing effect on the mortal enemies. Zaza Urushadze directed this drama,
the first from Estonia to be nominated for a foreign-language Oscar.
Sponsored by The Friends of the Library 
The Library offers computer training classes for those who want to learn the newest versions of software or want to gain basic skills using computers.

All introductory classes are free, upper-level courses are $10 for EBPL cardholders, or $15 for non-cardholders.

You must register for a course to participate. Below is a list of the upcoming classes. We hope to see you there.