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The New Brunswick African American Heritage Committee will celebrate Black History Month at the New Brunswick Free Public Library on Sunday, February 21, by presenting a panel discussion entitled Slavery in New Jersey and the Evolution of Race Relations: How do we Shift the Paradigm? 

The keynote speaker will be Professor Deborah Gray White, the Chair of the Committee on Enslaved and Disenfranchised Populations in Rutgers History. Panelists include Reginald Johnson of the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office and President of the Metuchen-Edison NAACP; Lewis J. Dixon who is active in ministry and teaches incarcerated individuals; Jarret Drake, archivist at Princeton University and a prison volunteer; Mekala Audain, history professor at The College of New Jersey; and Professor Muhammad Abdul Rahman who is active in youth education.

Dr. White will provide a synopsis of African American History post-Civil War while the panelists bring a variety of personal and professional perspectives regarding racism. Audience participation in the panel discussion is encouraged.

Light refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library and generous individuals.

The program will be in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room of the New Brunswick Free Public Library located at 60 Livingston Ave. For further information or call (732) 745-5108 ext. 20.

The program is made possible by support from the Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission.
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The NBFPL Handcrafting Makerspace is feeling the love: Tonight is yarn hearts, next week is heart sachets/pillows! Don't forget to sign up for next week's Sewing 101 if you'd like to attend.
http://nbfpl.org/makerspace.html
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Please note that the library will be closed from Friday 2/12 (Lincoln's Birthday) through Monday 2/15 (Presidents' Day). We'll resume regular hours on Tuesday 2/16.
http://nbfpl.org/general.html#hours
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Tomorrow is the next "On the 'Zine" meeting, for creative youth of the ages 10 to 14! http://nbfpl.org/teenevents.html
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Come make a fabric bookmark at the library's Handcrafting Makerspace TOMORROW night! Sign up at the reference desk or call 732-745-5108 extension 20. http://nbfpl.org/makerspace.html
The New Brunswick Free Public Library is one of fifteen libraries statewide awarded funds from the New Jersey State Library and LibraryLinkNJ, the New Jersey Library Cooperative, through the New Jersey Library Makerspaces – The Leading Edge initiative. The initiative is to form creative ...
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Appointments are filling up for the free income tax filing assistance the library is hosting! Call or stop by to make your appointment if you would like help from these wonderful volunteers! http://www.nbfpl.org/events.html#tax
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Reminder: The library is closed tomorrow, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday for the Presidents' Day holiday weekend.
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The New Brunswick Free Public Library presents its 9th annual Photography Contest, “Freedom: Capture Your World.” This year, the library invites participants to capture the world from their own perspective, with the help of professional photographers offering workshops throughout the Spring. Submitted photos must be taken between  February 1, 2016 and May 14, 2016. 

Submission forms and full details are available at the New Brunswick Free Public Library, 60 Livingston Avenue; George Street Camera, 344 George Street; Alfa Art Gallery, 108 Church Street; Crossroads Theatre, 7 Livingston Avenue; and George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue. Details are also available on the library’s website: www.nbfpl.org/events#photo

Professional photographers and library staff will judge submissions. Photographs entered in the contest will be displayed in an exhibition at the New Brunswick Cultural Center in the Crossroads Theatre, the George Street Playhouse, and the New Brunswick Free Public Library. On June 10, 2016 at 6:00pm, there will be an opening reception in the Library’s Carl T. Valenti Community Room, where the winners will be announced.  

Three workshops, held at the library, accompany the contest. “How to Get Great Prints, Either Online or In a Lab,” led by professional photographer and speaker Andrew Darlow, will be on Thursday, April 21st  at 6:30p.m. On Thursday, April 28th at 6:30pm, there will be a second workshop, “Protecting Your Precious Moments,” by professional photographer and  speaker Jack Howard. On Wednesday, May 4th at 6:00pm, there will be a third workshop,  “Intermediate Photography,” led by professional photographer and speaker Nat Clymer. Please register for these free programs at the New Brunswick Free Public Library or by calling 732-745-5108 x20. Refreshments will be provided. 
Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission, Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a grant provided by New Jersey State Council on the Arts, a division of the Department of State.
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La Biblioteca Pύblica de New Brunswick presenta el noveno concurso anual de fotografía, “Libertad: Captura El Mundo.” Este año, la biblioteca invita a los participantes a tomar su mejor foto con la ayuda de los fotógrafos, y ofreciendo talleres gratuitos durante todo la primavera. Las fotos deben ser tomada entre el 1ro de Febrero y el 14 de Mayo de 2016. 

Los formularios de sumisión y detalles completos están disponible en la  Biblioteca Pύblica de New Brunswick, 60 Livingston Avenue; George Street Camera, 344 George Street; Alfa Art Gallery, 108 Church Street; Crossroads Theatre, 7 Livingston Avenue; and George Street Playhouse, 9 Livingston Avenue. Los detalles también están disponible en la página web: www.nbfpl.org/events#photo

Los fotógrafos profesionales y los empleados de la biblioteca juzgarán las sumisiónes. Las fotografías registrada en el concurso se mostrarán en una exposición en New Brunswick Cultural Center en el Teatro Crossroads, en la George Street Playhouse, y en La Biblioteca Pública de New Brunswick el 10 de Junio de 2016 a las 6:00 pm. La biblioteca tendrá una recepción de apertura en la sala de reuniones Carl T. Valenti, donde se darán a conocer los ganadores. 

Además del concurso se llevarán acabo tres talleres. “Cómo Conseguir Excelentes Impresiones, ya sea en línea o en un laboratorio,” dirigido por el fotógrafo profesional y conferenciante Andrew Darlow, será el Jueves, 21 de Abril a las 6:30 pm. El jueves, 28 de Abril a las 6:30 pm habrá un segundo taller, “Protege tus  momentos preciosos," por el  fotógrafo profesional y conferenciante, Jack Howard. El Miércoles, 4 de Mayo a las 6:00pm, habrá un tercer taller, “Fotografía Intermedio,” dirigido por el fotógrafo profesional y conferenciante Nat Clymer. Por favor, inscríbase para estos programas gratis en La Biblioteca Pública de New Brunswick o llamando al 732-745-5108 x20. ¡Serviremos Aperitivos! 

Los fondos de subvención han sido proporcionados por la Comisión Cultural y el condado de Middlesex y la Junta de Legisladores del  Condado de Middlesex, a través de una subvención concedida por el Consejo Estatal de New Jersey para las Artes, una división del  Departamento de Estado).
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Visit the library's Handcrafting Makerspace tomorrow evening to make charming yarn hearts just in time for Valentine's Day!
http://www.nbfpl.org/makerspace.html
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The library's annual Photography Contest is now underway! The submission period is February 1 through May 14. Get your cameras ready and Capture Your World with this year's theme of "Freedom!" And mark your calendars for the Photography Workshops offered this Spring!
Find more information at http://nbfpl.org/events.html#photo
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The library is now accepting submissions for its annual Poetry Anthology! See more details at http://nbfpl.org/events.html#Poetry
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Free income tax filing assistance begins at the library in just one week from today! If you are of low to moderate income and would like help getting your taxes filed online, call 732-745-5108 ext. 25 for an appointment.
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The New Brunswick Free Public Library is located at 60 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ. Call us at 732-745-5108 or email us at nbfpl@lmxac.org. See more about us at www.nbfpl.org.