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Thursday January 7, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 11:30 AM  -  12:30 PM Get Covered NJ Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: SBPL Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

New Jersey Citizen Action Education FundJoin us for a FREE webinar that will provide participants with information on important issues from how to get affordable health insurance through New Jersey’s healthcare GETCOVERED marketplace, to asking yourself important questions such as “Why should I choose this insurance? ’The webinar will connect you with a Certified Assistor, to help you with your personal needs. Presented by the New Jersey Citizen Action Educaiton Fund.

Registration required, instruction on how to attend will be emailed to you.

    Location: Virtual
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misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Start the New Year with Meditation Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Peace 2021 Sign - Free vector graphic on PixabayStart the New Year with Meditation   

The New Year is a time to create a clean slate. Join Jim Rose, retired executive with Johnson and Johnson and long time meditator, for this powerful workshop. Jim has been inspiring audiences on how to practice and learn this very simple technique which provides many benefits. There will even be actual practice meditation sittings during the presentation. Bring joy, peace and relaxation into your daily life.    

Jim Rose, M Ed., Rutgers University, is a retired executive of Johnson & Johnson, a multi-national corporation. He has 35 years of experience in Human Resources management, employee development and conflict resolution. He was recognized by Human Resources Executive magazine as one of the top HR executives in the US. Jim currently provides workshops and training to groups throughout the world where he connects meditation and spiritual development to important aspects of our lives. He has been meditating for over 30 years and now focuses much of his time on his own spiritual development and in helping others who wish to do the same. If you have ever attended one of Jim's workshops, you know how special they are. 

Register here with your email address so that a Zoom link can be sent to you the day before and again an hour before the program begins so that the email is at the top of your inbox!  If you do not receive the invite by 6:15 p.m. on January 7, 2021, check your SPAM folder.  

    Location: Virtual
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Friday January 8, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Virtual
Saturday January 9, 2021 Go To Top
objects_sewing.png 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Crafting Q&A Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   
Stuck on a project? Join is for this virtual session to get answers to your crochet or crafting questions. Registration required, a link with instruction on how to attend will be emailed to you.
    Location: Virtual
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misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Make & Take Teen Craft—Mixed-Media Mini Winter-scene Paintings Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Saleena Davidson     teens@sbpl.info
   

Being unable to meet in person is no reason we can't all have fun doing stuff together!  The Teen Department has set up a craft kit for those who have registered.  We have a limited number of kits, and interested teens MUST register via email in order to arrange pickup of the craft supplies beforehand, and to make sure they receive the zoom login info.  Everyone is encouraged to do the craft/project together live on zoom with the provided materials (anything needed but not supplied will be clearly noted in the make and take supply bag).

Email is teens@sbpl.info

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Virtual
Monday January 11, 2021 Go To Top
objects_magnifying_glass.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Virtual Drop-In Job Help Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Questions about your job search? Need to know how to prepare for a virtual interview? Not sure if you formatted your resume correctly? Bring your questions to this casual, drop-in help session.

 

    Location: Virtual
 
food_grocery.png 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Bite Club - Cookbook Book Club Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Desk   (732) 329-4000x 7286   southbrunswicklibrary@gmail.com
   

biteclub logoBite Club: Comfort Food

Please join us as we discuss all things food related.  We will talk about your favorite comfort foods, and about our book selections.

Both books are by the best selling cookbook author, and award winning blogger from the mountains of Colorado, Tieghan Gerard:

Half Baked Harvest

Half Baked Harvest Super Simple

Book selections are available in our library with Contact Free pick up.  Please call 732-329-4000 ext. 7286 to arrange a time. 

Registration is required. Instructions on how to access meeting will be emailed. All are welcome!

    Location: Virtual
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Tuesday January 12, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Intro to Google Sheets Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Learn the basics of setting up Google Sheets, the spreadsheet application which is the equivalent of Microsoft's Excel. Registration required, you will be emailed a link with instructions on how to attend.

    Location: Virtual
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misc_none.png 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Teen Virtual Trivia Night Grades 6-12 Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Saleena Davidson     teens@sbpl.info
   

Sixth to Twelfth graders come show off your random trivia knowledge and hang with your friends at our virtual trivia night!  To register, sign up on the South Brunswick Publilc Library teen calendar and we will send you the meeting log-in information to join before the event; or join our SBPLTeens discord account and get the link that way.

 

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
Wednesday January 13, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png Alchemy of Genres: Podcast Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Saleena Davidson     sdavidson@sbpl.info
   

Alchemy of Genres: Magic & Robots & Weres, Oh My!  Is a podcast all about speculative fiction in books, tv and movies.  It will also touch on genres that aren't technically speculative but that intersect constantly with them; like romance and mystery/suspense novels (think robot detective or clone serial killer)

This podcast will be on mostly adult titles, but may also use YA titles (as there are some amazing ones out there).  This podcast goes out twice a month; feedback encouraged via email, or on the accompanying blog.  Subscribe on Spotify or other podcast servers!

 

Podcast courtesy of Friends of Library

 
lib_book.png 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Coffee & Conversation Book Discussion Club Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

The Coffee and Conversation Book Discussion Group usually meets on the second or third Wednesday of every month at 1:30 p.m., virtually.


January’s title is

You can obtain a copy of the book on Hoopla, or by contacting the Information Desk at info@sbpl.info, calling 732-329-4000 x7286, or placing a hold on our catalog.


Registration required, instruction on how to attend will be emailed to you.

 

    Location: Virtual
 
rec_knitting.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Craft & Chat Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   
Join us for this monthly virtual meetup for crafters of all kinds! We'll supply a recipe along with the link so we can have a snack while we introduce ourselves and our crafts. After introductions, we can have some free flowing conversation about crafting in general or specific types. Registration required, you will be emailed a link with instructions on how to attend.
    Location: Virtual
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misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Virtual Card games Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sarah Keane     teens@sbpl.info
   

A chance to play some fun and virtual-friendly card games together, as a winter warm-up for in-person games as soon as possible!

To register, sign up on the South Brunswick Publilc Library teen calendar and we will send you the meeting log-in information to join before the event; or join our SBPLTeens discord account and get the link that way.

 

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
 
nat_earth.png 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Option Green 2021: Documentary Discussion: Decoding the Weather Machine Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: http://ebpl.org/optiongreen     
   

Join us for a discussion of the documentary, "Decoding the Weather Machine" with New Jersey State Climatologist Dr. David A. Robinson.

Reserve your ticket by clicking here!

You can watch the movie in advance at: https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/video/decoding-the-weather-machine/

Or view it during an encore presentation preceding the program at 5:30pm. More Information.

This event is sponsored by the East Brunswick Public Library and the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission, and funded by the American Library Association's, "Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change" pilot program.

Dr. David A. Robinson is a Distinguished Professor of Geography at Rutgers University and NJ’s State Climatologist. He is a frequent speaker on issues pertaining to New Jersey’s weather and climate.  He is a contributor to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the US National Climate Assessment.  Dave is a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society and a recipient of the American Association of Geographers’ Lifetime Achievement award. 

 

Option Green 2021 Program Community Partners

  • Highland Park Public Library
  • Matawan-Aberdeen Library
  • New Brunswick Free Public Library
  • North Brunswick Library
  • Old Bridge Public Library
  • Plainsboro Public Library
  • South Brunswick Public Library
    Location: Virtual
Thursday January 14, 2021 Go To Top
med_pills.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Health Information Online Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Accurate information is especially important when it comes to health. Would you like to learn more about a particular condition or health topic? This session will teach you to discover authoritative and educational resources. Registration required, you will be emailed a link with instructions on how to attend.

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
 
elect_computer_desktop.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Smarter Job Search Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Indeed, Monster, LinkedIn? Where does one go to in order to find a job that is right for you? Instead of scouring the internet for that job posting, let that opportunity come to you. This hourlong session will help teach you strategies for automating your job search process so you can spend more time getting and preparing for that interview. Registration required, a link to attend will be emailed to you.

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
Friday January 15, 2021 Go To Top
ent_amp.png 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM What Are You Listening To? Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Come and join in on our music listeners club where we will share our favorite bands, songs, live performances, or even the latest music you are enjoying!

Registration required, instruction on how to attend will be emailed to you.

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
Sunday January 17, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 3:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Make & Take Teen Craft Suncatcher-Dreamcatcher Ornament Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Saleena Davidson     teens@sbpl.info
   

Being unable to meet in person is no reason we can't all have fun doing stuff together!  The Teen Department has set up a craft kit for those who have registered.  We have a limited number of kits, and interested teens MUST register via email in order to arrange pickup of the craft supplies beforehand, and to make sure they receive the zoom login info.  Everyone is encouraged to do the craft/project together live on zoom with the provided materials (anything needed but not supplied will be clearly noted in the make and take supply bag).

Email is teens@sbpl.info

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Virtual
Tuesday January 19, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Virtual Trivia Night/ Digital Escape Room (Gr 6-12) Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Saleena Davidson     teens@sbpl.info
   

6th-12th graders, come hang with your friends as you show off your random trivia knowledge, compete on Jackbox, or time your ability to breakout of virtual escape rooms. To register, sign up on the South Brunswick Publilc Library teen calendar and we will send you the meeting log-in information before the event, or join our SBPLTeens discord account and get the link that way.

 

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
Wednesday January 20, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png Alchemy of Genres: Podcast Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Saleena Davidson     sdavidson@sbpl.info
   

Alchemy of Genres: Magic & Robots & Weres, Oh My!  Is a podcast all about speculative fiction in books, tv and movies.  It will also touch on genres that aren't technically speculative but that intersect constantly with them; like romance and mystery/suspense novels (think robot detective or clone serial killer)

This podcast will be on mostly adult titles, but may also use YA titles (as there are some amazing ones out there).  This podcast goes out twice a month; feedback encouraged via email, or on the accompanying blog.  Subscribe on Spotify or other podcast servers!

 

Podcast courtesy of Friends of Library

 
elect_computer_desktop.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Smarter Job Search Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Indeed, Monster, LinkedIn? Where does one go to in order to find a job that is right for you? Instead of scouring the internet for that job posting, let that opportunity come to you. This hourlong session will help teach you strategies for automating your job search process so you can spend more time getting and preparing for that interview. Registration required, a link to attend will be emailed to you.

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
 
elect_microsoft_excel.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Intro to MS Excel Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel, a spreadsheet application that has powerful data visualization and data analysis functions. Registration required, you will be emailed a link with instructions on how to attend.

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Coding Challenge (Gr 6-12) Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Saleena Davidson     teens@sbpl.info
   

Sixth to twelfth graders are invited to participate in some basic coding challenges. No prior experience with coding needed-this is an intro level activity for teens looking to get started! We'll have fun using block coding with a Minecraft Aquatic Challenge where you can explore and build underwater worlds with code and then move on to more challenging activities in upcoming weeks.

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
Thursday January 21, 2021 Go To Top
people_table.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Virtual English Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Practice your English in a casual, supportive environment. Practice the ins and outs of spoken English and "dive into" American English grammatical trickery. All are welcome! Registration required, instruction on how to attend will be emailed to you.

    Location: Virtual
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ent_3d_glasses.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM What Are You Watching? Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: South Brunswick Public Library   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Join SBPL staff for a live discussion about what movies and TV shows you are watching - hear about new recommendations and ideas. We'll share our favorites as well! Adults only (18+), please!

Registration required, instruction on how to attend will be emailed to you.

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
Saturday January 23, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Virtual
Sunday January 24, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Life and Times of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Chris Carbone   9082271695   ccarbone@sbpl.info
   

The Life and Times of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

An Online Event - 2:00 PM Sunday, January 24, 2021

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. re-enactor J.J, who has portrayed the civil rights leader around the country and at the National Theatre of Arts and Education, will be joining us live via Zoom.  His performance will consist of Dr. King's life and times, his accolades, and of course his famous and iconic "I Have a Dream" speech.   

Hosted in partnership with the South Brunswick Human Relations Commission

Coordinated through www.BesserEntertainment.com

Sponsored by Investors Bank, 1500 Finnegans Ln, North Brunswick

 

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misc_none.png 3:15 PM  -  5:00 PM FBLA YOUTH ONLINE DEBATE CLUB teen-led (Gr 6-10) Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: teen department     teens@sbpl.info
   

Need to improve your public speaking skills? Like arguing? Care about issues big or small? See yourself as a future leader in business? Want to hang out online with like-minded teens?

Here's a chance to be part of the SBPL Debate Team, show your passion, and share your knowledge on a wide variety of topics, while having some fun with friends.  Club created and led by SBPL Teen EVA member.  Email teens@sbpl.info with subject heading: Debate Club to register. Include your full name and grade level. Login details will be sent out on the date.

    Location: Virtual
Monday January 25, 2021 Go To Top
trans_car.png 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Virtual Travelogue Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Even though we can't travel many places at this moment, join SBPL staff for a live discussion on planning our future trips and what armchair/virtual traveling you have enjoyed. Share your travel dreams!

Registration required, instruction on how to attend will be emailed to you.

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
Tuesday January 26, 2021 Go To Top
misc_none.png 6:30 PM  -  7:45 PM Success Tips for Franchising - SCORE Seminar Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

3 Reasons Buying a Franchise Might Be Better Than Starting Your Own Business  - new excerpt from The #FranchiseeHandbook

SCORE Princeton will host a free viurtual seminar this evening titled Success Tips on Franchising.  

You can register to attend at:  https://princeton.score.org/event/success-tips-franchising 

    Location: Virtual
 
misc_none.png 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Virtual Trivia Night Grades 6-12 Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Saleena Davidson     teens@sbpl.info
   

Sixth to Twelfth graders come show off your random trivia knowledge and hang with your friends at our virtual trivia night!  To register, sign up on the South Brunswick Publilc Library teen calendar and we will send you the meeting log-in information to join before the event; or join our SBPLTeens discord account and get the link that way.

 

Event courtesy of Friends of Library

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
Thursday January 28, 2021 Go To Top
people_table.png 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Virtual English Conversation Group Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Practice your English in a casual, supportive environment. Practice the ins and outs of spoken English and "dive into" American English grammatical trickery. All are welcome! Registration required, instruction on how to attend will be emailed to you.

    Location: Virtual
Friday January 29, 2021 Go To Top
objects_money_coins_paper.png 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Introduction to Online Investment Resources Remind Me about this Event 3 Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Information Services   732-329-4000 x7286   info@sbpl.info
   

Did you know SBPL provides access to Morningstar and Valueline, two powerful investment resources? Learn how to access and navigate these tools from the comfort of your own home.

Registration required, instruction on how to attend will be emailed to you.

    Location: Virtual
    The registration period has ended.
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