Something Shakespeare This Way Comes
Jul
21
2:00 PM14:00

Something Shakespeare This Way Comes

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey offers a taste of some of The Bard’s greatest works in their newest performance. The four-member ensemble, The Shrewd Mechanicals, bring the joy, wit, poetry and music of the world’s greatest playwright to life with moments from Shakespeare’s great canon of plays, as well as selections from works his plays have inspired
through the centuries

Location: Old Bridge Public Library – One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge NJ, 08857.

Audience: teens, adults

Link to event page: https://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/event/shakespeare/

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Medicare Eligibility Requirements & Options
Jul
24
11:00 AM11:00

Medicare Eligibility Requirements & Options

Medicare Eligibility Requirements & Options
Tuesday, July 24 at 11:00am

Andrew Hruszanyk of Mutual of Omaha will conduct a Medicare Seminar. Please register by calling
(856) 988-7771 or send an email to
andrew.hruszanyk@mutualofomaha.com

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Please register by calling
(856) 988-7771 or send an email to
andrew.hruszanyk@mutualofomaha.com

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Louise Penny Book Discussion
Jul
24
2:00 PM14:00

Louise Penny Book Discussion

Louise Penny Book Discussion
Tuesday, July 24 at 2:00pm

Join the discussion of Canada’s
famous sleuth Chief Inspector Gamache and the good people of Three Pines,
Quebec as they unravel a good mystery.

Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Navigating the Health Care System
Jul
25
11:00 AM11:00

Navigating the Health Care System

Navigating the Health Care System
Wednesday, July 25 at 11:00am

When a health crisis occurs, you want to be prepared. It can be overwhelming to know where to go and whom to trust. We assembled a panel of experts in Elder Law, Insurance, Medicare Supplement, Rehabilitation and Home Care to give you the information you need to get started.

Aileen Hollander of Right at Home presents.

Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Springsteen and his Layered Lyrics
Jul
25
7:00 PM19:00

Springsteen and his Layered Lyrics

Bruce Springsteen expects attentiveness of his listeners. How do we know this? Over the past 50 years, Springsteen has written songs and created music that have been experienced by countless fans. But many don’t know the extent to which his work has been influenced by the American folk tradition. Through experimental reinterpretation and the creation of new traditions, The Boss has worked within known folk traditions, but at the same time, created new sounds and messages. In this session, participants can learn about some of the works that have influenced one of Jersey’s most celebrated musical artists.

Location: Edison Township Free Public Library, 340 Plainfield Ave., Edison, NJ 08817-3147.

 

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Managing Your Job Search Campaign
Aug
8
7:00 PM19:00

Managing Your Job Search Campaign

Managing Your Job Search Campaign
Wednesday, August 8 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Gary Lande will present how to conduct a job search and propose effective and efficient ways to get interviews.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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What is Jazz and Why Does It Matter?
Aug
9
6:30 PM18:30

What is Jazz and Why Does It Matter?

Branford Marsalis once said, “What is jazz? It, It’s almost like asking, What is French? Jazz is a musical language. It’s a musical dialect that actually embodies the spirit of America.” Sometimes called “America’s Classical Music,” the tradition and history of the genre embodies the essence of freedom and democracy. From its origins within the slaves songs, to the advent of the blues, Dixieland, Swing, Bebop, and other styles, jazz exhibits how each individual (through his/her independence) must function within the framework of a group to better serve the entire community. In this session, through music and discussion, participants will explore jazz and why it matters.

Location: Sayreville Free Public Library, 1050 Washington Rd., Parlin, NJ 08859-1061.

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Introduction to Yoga Series
Aug
14
10:30 AM10:30

Introduction to Yoga Series

Introduction to Yoga Series
Tuesdays, August 14, 21 & 28 at 10:30am

We are offering a series of introductory yoga
classes. Using a chair for seated and balancing
poses, this series is perfect for those who have not moved their bodies for a while or have
limited mobility. Ages 18 and over.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Ages 18 and over.

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Jumpstart Your Genealogy Journey: How Items in Your House Might Provide Clues to Your Past
Aug
15
1:30 PM13:30

Jumpstart Your Genealogy Journey: How Items in Your House Might Provide Clues to Your Past

Jumpstart Your Genealogy Journey: How Items in Your House Might Provide Clues to Your Past Guest Lecture Presented By:Stephen Cohen & Caryn Alter Co-authors of What's in a Name? A Young Person's Jewish Genealogy Workbook will discuss how to begin uncovering your family history, and how to get younger generations
involved. Beginner & Experienced Genealogists Welcome!

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: No Registration Required.

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Page Turners
Aug
16
11:00 AM11:00

Page Turners

Looking for something to read or add to your reading list? Library staff will present and recommend a variety of new titles pertaining to a different topic each month, both new and old titles. "People in Antiquity" is the theme this month. Light refreshments provided.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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Non-Fiction Book Discussion
Aug
20
2:00 PM14:00

Non-Fiction Book Discussion

Non-Fiction Book Discussion
Monday, August 20 at 2:00pm

Join a discussion moderated by Irene Goldberg about "Happiness Is a Choice You Make" by John Leland. If you would like to read more about the science of positive psychology, you may be interested in reading "Flourish" by Martin E.P. Seligman.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Register and reserve a copy at the Welcome Desk.

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Introduction to Yoga Series
Aug
21
10:30 AM10:30

Introduction to Yoga Series

Introduction to Yoga Series
Tuesdays, August 14, 21 & 28 at 10:30am

We are offering a series of introductory yoga
classes. Using a chair for seated and balancing
poses, this series is perfect for those who have not moved their bodies for a while or have
limited mobility. Ages 18 and over.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Ages 18 and over.

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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The World Changed, so Did the Music
Aug
22
7:00 PM19:00

The World Changed, so Did the Music

Did Prohibition change the music of the 1920s? And did the Cold War impact the music of the 1950s? Yes, music – concert and popular – music was influenced by the technological and political changes. From the late 1800s to today, the times have shaped what and how American hear and experience opera, concert works, musicals, jazz, country and folk music, and rock and roll. In this session, participants can tune into a discussion about the sounds, aesthetics, and auras of each decade in the modern era.

Location: Edison Township Free Public Library, North Branch, 777 Grove Ave., Edison, NJ 08820-2770.

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Introduction to Yoga Series
Aug
28
10:30 AM10:30

Introduction to Yoga Series

Introduction to Yoga Series
Tuesdays, August 14, 21 & 28 at 10:30am

We are offering a series of introductory yoga
classes. Using a chair for seated and balancing
poses, this series is perfect for those who have not moved their bodies for a while or have
limited mobility. Ages 18 and over.
Register at the Welcome Desk.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Ages 18 and over.

Special instructions: Register at the Welcome Desk.

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We the People…wait, which people?
Sep
13
7:00 PM19:00

We the People…wait, which people?

We’ve all heard those first three words of the preamble of the Constitution. But what does that mean? And can “We the people” mean different things at different times to different people? This complex topic can best be explored through historical moments and events. From sharecropping to immigration, participants can consider the concept of the changing meaning of citizenship and have an engaging and important dialogue about immigration today and the impact of the policies that affect us all.

Location: Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Ln., Piscataway, NJ, 08854-5040.

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"Jerusalem: Holy – and Wholly Complex - City "
Sep
16
2:00 PM14:00

"Jerusalem: Holy – and Wholly Complex - City "

Why can Jerusalem be thought of as a city of both joy and sorrow? And what does it mean to be at the intersection of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam? Jerusalem, one of the oldest cities in the world, influenced heavily by the convergence of differing religious views, is a truly unique city that allows a look at the past and the present simultaneously. In this session, participants will explore the rich and complex history and how thousands of years have shaped how we see, understand, and experience Jerusalem today.

Location: South Brunswick Public Library, 110 Kingston Lane, Monmouth Junction, NJ, 08852-3005.

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The Fiddle in America: A History and Demonstration
Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

The Fiddle in America: A History and Demonstration

How often do you get to hear music and then have a high-energy conversation about its role in historical traditions, its cultural influence, and its style and technique? Until the early twentieth century, the fiddle was the centerpiece of American folk music and folk culture. In this interactive session, Backes explores the origins and history of American fiddle music—covering a range of styles and modes of expression—and raises along the way big questions about musical tradition and music making.

Location: Cranbury Public Library, 23 N Main St., Cranbury, NJ 08512-3257.

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Rosa Parks: First Lady of Civil Rights
Sep
23
3:00 PM15:00

Rosa Parks: First Lady of Civil Rights

On a December day in 1955, this tired seamstress and NAACP secretary refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery Alabama Bus. Rosa Parks’ story will serve to remind all who hear it that we cannot always stand by and observe the status quo. We all bear the responsibility to bring about the changes that will help “We the People…” form that “…more Perfect Union” that is our Nation’s promise.

Location: Middlesex Public Library, 1300 Mountain Ave., Middlesex, NJ 08846-2039.

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A Mysterious Friendship: The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Jul
18
2:30 PM14:30

A Mysterious Friendship: The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

A Mysterious Friendship:
The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Wednesdays, July 11 & 18 at 2:30pm

This two-part lecture series, offered by Monroe
resident Julian Davis, is an absolutely riveting and suspenseful tale of murder, insanity and the
making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Registration is not required.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

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Chair Yoga
Jul
17
11:00 AM11:00

Chair Yoga

Chair yoga is a gentle form of yoga that is practiced sitting on a chair, or standing using a chair for support. Taught by Geeta Tandon, a Certified Yoga Teacher.

Location: North Brunswick Public Library – 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.

Audience: Adults & Seniors

Special instructions: Registration is not necessary. This program will also be held on Saturday, July 21 from 2 - 3 pm and Tuesday, July 24 & July 31 from 11 am - 12 pm. You may come to 1 or all sessions.

Link to event page: https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/rockin-events/

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Sun Safety Education and Sun Damage Screening
Jul
16
10:00 AM10:00

Sun Safety Education and Sun Damage Screening

Learn how to protect yourself from sun damage and receive a screening using a Dermascan machine.
This program is offered in collaboration with
Saint Peter’s University Hospital.

Registration is not required.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Bach to the Future
Jul
14
2:30 PM14:30

Bach to the Future

Internationally known violinist Alexei Yavtuhovich will perform a solo concert of Bach’s greatest compositions at the Old Bridge Public Library. Old Bridge resident Yavtuhovich was born in Belarus and was a member of the prestigious Belarus State Concert Orchestra and Belarus String Quartet and has performed extensively internationally. During the concert, Yavtuhovich will also lecture informally about Bach and his body of work

Location: Old Bridge Public Library – One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge NJ, 08857.

Audience: teens, adults

Special instructions: Attendees are requested to bring a non-perishable, unexpired donation for the Old Bridge Food Pantry to this free concert.

Link to event page: https://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/event/second-saturday-bach-to-the-feature/

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Brain Games - Keep the Mind Sharp!
Jul
11
8:00 PM20:00

Brain Games - Keep the Mind Sharp!

This interactive presentation discusses our brain as the "master computer" and the important topic of brain health There are routine maintenance activities we can do on a daily basis that helps to keep this master organ healthy and in best working order, even as we age. Diet, physical exercise and proper rest will be touched upon. There will also be games and exercises played that stimulate and exercise different areas of our brain to help increase our memory. A strongly exercised brain can help keep our memory strong!

The presentation is preceded by a blood pressure and blood sugar screening in the library lobby at 7pm. The presentation will start at 8pm.

Location: East Brunswick Public Library – 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.

Audience: Adults, Seniors

Link to event page: https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=81765

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A Mysterious Friendship: The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Jul
11
2:30 PM14:30

A Mysterious Friendship: The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary

A Mysterious Friendship: The Making of the Oxford English Dictionary
Wednesdays, July 11 & 18 at 2:30pm

This two-part lecture series, offered by Monroe
resident Julian Davis, is an absolutely riveting and suspenseful tale of murder, insanity and the making of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Location: Monroe Township Library – 4 Municipal Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ 08831.

Audience: Adults

Special instructions: Registration is not required.

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Decoupage Workshop
Jul
10
12:00 PM12:00

Decoupage Workshop

Use ModPodge and decorative paper to repurpose an ordinary plastic container. The instructor is artist April Zay.

Location: North Brunswick Public Library – 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.

Audience: Teens (grades 6 - 12)

Special instructions: Register online: https://goo.gl/forms/LbCCAxp0F5zmH9Jq1

Link to event page: https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/rockin-events/

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ReferenceUSA Seminar
Jul
9
4:00 PM16:00

ReferenceUSA Seminar

A Reference USA representative will be at the library to go over how you can use this database to "Start, Manage, & Grow Your Business." Catered to the business community, this program teaches business owners how to identify their vertical market and generate sales leads based on what community is most likely to buy their products and services. Other concepts are taught through the database like competitive analysis, market research, and varying outreach methods to attract new customers.

Location: New Brunswick Public Library – 60 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

Audience: Adults

Link to event page: http://www.nbfpl.org/adult-summer-reading

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Mindfulness Meditation with Dr. Siobhan Gibbons
Jul
2
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Meditation with Dr. Siobhan Gibbons

Meditation practice helps us to achieve mindfulness and reduce stress. All are welcome, including beginners and those who have been practicing for years. Several techniques will be introduced by instructor Dr. Siobhan Gibbons. Mindfulness Meditation sessions will also be held every Monday during July except July 23.

Location: North Brunswick Public Library – 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.

Audience: Adults & Seniors

Special instructions: Registration is not necessary.

Link to event page: https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/rockin-events/

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Sun Damage Screening with Dermascan Machine
Jul
2
11:00 AM11:00

Sun Damage Screening with Dermascan Machine

Find out if your skin has sun damage. St. Peter's University Hospital will be at the North Brunswick Library conducting a screening. Call the library at 732-246-3545 to make an appointment.

Location: North Brunswick Public Library – 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.

Audience: Ages 15 - 18, Adults & Seniors

Special instructions: Call the library at 732-246-3545 to make an appointment.

Link to event page: https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/rockin-events/

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College Life: What to Expect
Jun
30
2:00 PM14:00

College Life: What to Expect

Presented by Nikki Bruno, Executive Director of Student Coaching Services, this seminar will review what life is like as a college student, how it's different from high school, how classes are structured and what professors expect, how to manage your responsibilities, why just getting a degree is no longer enough, and more.

Location: Metuchen Public Library – 480 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Audience: Teens and their parents

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Is Your Home or Workplace Giving You Breathing Problems?
Jun
27
7:00 PM19:00

Is Your Home or Workplace Giving You Breathing Problems?

Join Iris Udasin, M.D., Medical Director of Rutgers University’s Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute, to learn more about how your environment might be effecting your breathing. She is an expert in occupational and environmental asthma.

Location: East Brunswick Public Library – 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.

Audience: Adults, Seniors

Link to event page: https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=81764

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Make a Patriotic Wreath
Jun
27
6:30 PM18:30

Make a Patriotic Wreath

Using a foam wreath and paper napkins create a patriotic wreath. Class taught by artist, April Zay. Register online.

Location: North Brunswick Public Library – 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.

Audience: Adults, Seniors

Special instructions: Register online: https://goo.gl/forms/IJDtQF2ELoVnuwaw2

Link to event page: https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/all-events/2018/6/27/patriotic-wreath-with-april-zay

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Graphic Lettering
Jun
26
12:30 PM12:30

Graphic Lettering

Write your name or a word using graphic lettering during this 2 hr workshop with artist, April Zay.

Location: North Brunswick Public Library – 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.

Audience: Teens (grades 6 - 12)

Special instructions: Register online: https://goo.gl/forms/N8BUXqtdySioYYR13

Link to event page: https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/all-events/2018/6/26/art-with-april-for-teens-grades-6-12

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Kenilworth Public Library Rocks!
Jun
25
5:30 PM17:30

Kenilworth Public Library Rocks!

The Kenilworth Public Library will be rockin' with great DJs from AJ Studios. Enjoy music throughout the building, dancing, games, activities, a photo booth and raffle prizes! Children and teens ages 2-18 are welcome to sign up for the 2018 Summer Reading Club during this event. Everyone is welcome! This program was funded by the Ralph Errington Foundation. Registration is not required for this FREE open house event.

Location: Kenilworth Public Library – 548 Kenilworth Boulevard, Kenilworth, NJ 07033.

Audience: All Ages

Link to event page: http://www.kenilworthlibrary.org/?p=1587

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Lockpicking
Jun
23
2:00 PM14:00

Lockpicking

Come join The Open Organisation of Lockpickers for a mini lockpick village. They will show you how locks work, describe the theory of lockpicking & show you how to improve the physical security of your surroundings. If you ever want to learn the differences between a cheap lock vs a more expensive lock, this is the event for you.

Location: Metuchen Public Library – 480 Middlesex Avenue, Metuchen, NJ 08840

Audience: All ages

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Jersey’s Most Famous Road, the Turnpike
Jun
16
2:00 PM14:00

Jersey’s Most Famous Road, the Turnpike

Think back to your last Turnpike experience. For some, it’s an occasional ride, for others it’s part of the daily grind. Have you considered what it took to create that road? New Jersey was a pioneer in major highway innovation (the Turnpike even predates the interstate highway system). In this interactive discussion, participants will be encouraged to consider its execution, significance in travel, aesthetics, and impact and how it can be seen as an emblem of American ideas and values.

Location: Old Bridge Public Library, 1 Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge, NJ, 08857-2474.

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Documentary Screening - In Search of America
Jun
16
10:00 AM10:00

Documentary Screening - In Search of America

Propelled by the 2016 presidential primaries, filmmaker Marc Kornblatt travelled around the country asking people from all walks of life their opinions about the major issues of the day. A substantial section of the documentary is devoted to New Jersey, where Kornblatt was born and raised, and North Brunswick, where his father still lives. Registration not necessary.

Location: North Brunswick Public Library – 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.

Audience: Teens, Adults, Seniors

Special instructions: See a trailer of In Search of America on Youtube

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xF6_NefZsPE

Link to event page: https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/all-events/2018/6/16/documentary-screening-in-search-of-america

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The Life and Writing of James Baldwin
Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

The Life and Writing of James Baldwin

The influence of writer and social critic James Baldwin reached far and wide. In this unique exploration of Baldwin’s groundbreaking literary and social justice work, actor/comic Grant Cooper and scholar Dr. Lindsey Swindall engage participants in an interactive dialogue that unravels the truths of racism in this country and examines other themes in Baldwin’s writings. Mr. Cooper’s dramatic interpretations of Baldwin’s writing are complemented by historical context from Dr. Swindall, leading to thought provoking questions that spark audience participation.

Location: Raritan Bay YMCA: 365 New Brunswick Ave., Perth Amboy, 08861-3979.

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Overcoming the Fear of Going to the Doctor
Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

Overcoming the Fear of Going to the Doctor

It is well known that regular, consistent healthcare can help catch small problems before they become serious health issues. If going to the doctor may not be on the top of your list despite compelling reasons to do so, please join us at this free lecture to learn what is the fear of the doctor or iatrophobia, and discuss effective strategies of coping with it in order to overcome it.

Karen WeiRu Lin, MD, MS, FAAFP is the Assistant Dean of Global Health at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School; Professor of Family Medicine and Community Health, and the Faculty Advisor of the HIPHOP-Promise Clinic.

Location: East Brunswick Public Library – 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.

Audience: All Ages

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Finance, Stress & Your Health
Jun
13
7:00 PM19:00

Finance, Stress & Your Health

Join guest speaker Karla Krieger to learn what stress does to anyone under financial difficulties, to what extent you can control stress in your life, what creates the stress response in the body, what action steps you can take and the effects of stress on your body during this informative seminar

Location: North Brunswick Public Library – 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.

Audience: Adults & Seniors

Special instructions: Register online: https://goo.gl/forms/yjTWKkUc6UX3Bsxq2

Link to event page: https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/all-events/2018/6/13/finance-stress-and-your-health-seminar

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Mindfulness Meditation with Dr. Siobhan Gibbons
Jun
11
7:00 PM19:00

Mindfulness Meditation with Dr. Siobhan Gibbons

Meditation practice helps us to achieve mindfulness and reduce stress. All are welcome, including beginners and those who have been practicing for years. Several techniques will be introduced by instructor Dr. Siobhan Gibbons. Workshops will be held on Registration not necessary.

Location: North Brunswick Public Library – 880 Hermann Road, North Brunswick, NJ 08902.

Audience: Adults & Seniors

Special instructions: Workshops will be held from 7 - 8 pm on
Monday, June 4, 11, 18, 25
Monday, July 2, 9, 16, 30
Monday, August 6, 13

Link to event page: https://northbrunswicklibrary.org/all-events/2018/6/4/mindfulness-meditation-summer-sessions-jnz4z

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Sign Language Storytime for Kids
Jun
3
2:00 PM14:00

Sign Language Storytime for Kids

Join us at Kennedy Library on Sunday, June 3, at 2:00 P.M. for an interactive storytime that includes stories, songs, crafts and game activities for children ages 3 and up and their families. Stories will be signed in American Sign Language (ASL) by a Deaf man and a certified ASL interpreter, who will also pre-teach signs from the stories. Older children and adults will also enjoy learning about Deaf Culture, etiquette, and how to sign simple greetings in ASL. No registration required.

Location: Piscataway Library, Kennedy Branch – 500 Hoes Lane, Piscataway, NJ 08854.

Audience: All Ages

Link to event page: http://www.piscatawaylibrary.org/kids

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Coping with Aging Parents
May
30
7:15 PM19:15

Coping with Aging Parents

Care-giving for aging parents and loved ones can impact us both emotionally and physically. Some of us are still raising our children or helping our grandchildren, while trying to assist elderly parents and assure they are getting proper care. Do you feel overwhelmed with the responsibility of caring for your elderly family? This program will provide you with the support you deserve, creating a safe and open environment to discuss your personal experience.

The program is led by Tara Arhakos, a Licensed Professional Counselor through the state of New Jersey and a National Certified Counselor through the National Board of Certified Counselors. She has worked at various non-profit agencies and has experience with clients in the adult and adolescent populations, ranging from those experiencing mood or anxiety disorders, relationship or self-esteem issues, post-traumatic stress disorder and other disorders.

Location: East Brunswick Public Library – 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.

Audience: Adults, Seniors

Link to event page: https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=81757

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The Missing Stories
May
24
7:00 PM19:00

The Missing Stories

n 1883, Anandibai Joshee, a young woman from a small city in western India arrived in Roselle, New Jersey. She had traveled thousands of miles, overcoming incredible physical and emotional hardships. She arrived with a purpose and eventually became the first South Asian woman in the world with a degree in western medicine. South Asians have been a presence in the US for more than 130 years, but their stories are mostly unknown. In this session, participants will engage in an interactive discussion about underepresented populations, specifically examining South Asians, and how sharing community stories can help create a more inclusive future.

Location: Piscataway Public Library, 500 Hoes Ln., Piscataway, NJ, 08854-5040.

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All Shook Up: Early Elvis Hits
May
24
7:00 PM19:00

All Shook Up: Early Elvis Hits

As part of the Library's 25th Anniversary Celebration, singer/guitarist Dave DeLuca returns to perform many of the King's most popular hits from the beginning of his career.

Location: Old Bridge Public Library – One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge NJ, 08857.

Audience: teens, adults

Link to event page: http://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/event/shook-elvis-early-hits/

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1990s Trivia Night
May
23
7:00 PM19:00

1990s Trivia Night

Celebrate the 1990s -- and the 25th anniversary of the Library's central branch -- with a fun night of trivia. All ages welcome. Form your own team of two to six players or be placed on a wild card team when you arrive. Light refreshments served and small prizes awarded. No registration necessary.

Location: Old Bridge Public Library – One Old Bridge Plaza, Old Bridge NJ, 08857.

Audience: all ages

Link to event page: http://www.oldbridgelibrary.org/event/trivia-night-05-23/

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Medicare Workshop
May
23
6:30 PM18:30

Medicare Workshop

Join Mike Salum & Justin Lubenow of Senior Advisors to help avoid the 5 mistakes people make on Medicare!

At this workshop, you will learn:

- What’s changing in 2018?
- 5 Biggest Mistakes Made by Medicare Beneficiaries
- Original Medicare versus Medicare Advantage Plans
- How do Medicare Supplement Policies Work?
- How do Medicare Prescription Drug programs work?
- What are some of the Proposed Changes to Medicare in the future?

Registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Register online or by calling 732-390-6767.

Location: East Brunswick Public Library – 2 Jean Walling Civic Center, East Brunswick, NJ 08816.

Audience: Adults, Seniors

Link to event page: https://www.ebpl.org/main/polCalendarEvent.cfm?Event_Id=85648

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