SEPT2019Join us for the Elizabethport Branch Grand Re-Opening Celebration!Main Library11 South Broad St.(908) 354-6060Monday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PMFriday: 10:00 AM - 7:00 PMSaturday: 9:00 AM- 5:00 our freshly repainted and carpeted facility! Check out our new fixtures, including an internet barwith cool stools and new computers. Enjoy cake at the café tables in our vestibule. Relax with a book atthe bench seating in the children’s area.Catch a movie on the SmartTV!Take home a balloon (while supplies last)Saturday, September 712 noon till 2:30 pmmovie starts at 2:30Light refreshments servedElmora Branch740 W. Grand St.(908) 353-4820Mon, Wed, Thu: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PMTuesday, Saturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMFriday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMSunday: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PMSeptember is Library Card Sign-up Month!Register or renew your Elizabeth Public Library card from September 1 through September 30 andbe entered into a raffle to win an Elmora Troopers Mid-Atlantic Champions T-Shirt or Cap.*Cap and T-Shirts currently on display at Elmora Branch Library.Congratulations to the Mid-Atlantic Champions, the Elmora Troopers!*Open to Elizabeth residents only; employees of EPLLaCorte Branch418-424 Palmer St.(908) 469-1866Monday, Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMTuesday, Thursday: 12:00 PM - 8:00 PMFriday: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMSaturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PME-Port Branch102-110 3rd St.(3rd St. & E. Jersey Ave.)(908) 289-9032NEW HOURS!Monday - Friday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PMSaturday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PMare not eligible to win.After 89 years educating students from not onlyElizabeth, but surrounding communities as well,St. Mary’s of the Assumption High School closedits doors this summer. To help preserve the historyof this great institution, the Elizabeth PublicLibrary’s Local History & Special Collections Dept.reached out to the school and accepted a donationof 146 St. Mary’s yearbooks, spanning 1943through 2019, to add to its yearbook collection. Goto and utilize the library’s onlinecatalog to view our yearbook holdings. For moreinformation on the Local History & SpecialCollections Dept. visit us at

SunMonTueWedThu1Elmora Closed:Labor Day Weekend2Labor Day: Library Closed3Elmora Community Garden(Teens)Elmora @ 10amMovie: Anatomy of a MurderElmora @ 11:30amHow to Keep Your ComputerRunning SmoothlyMain @ 10:30am / 2:30pm4Movie: Little Miss SunshineMain @ 10amComputer ClassesLaCorte @ 10amBridgeway Art ExhibitionOpening ReceptionMain @ 4pmComputer Basics IElmora @ 6:30pm5TASC ClassesMain @ 9:30am / 6pmComputer ClassesE-Port @ 10:30amPrevent Windows 10SpyingMain @ 10:30am/2:30pm8Elmora Open12pm-4pmElmora Open House@12pm9TASC ClassesMain @ 9:30am / 6pmESL ClassesMain @ 10am / 12pm / 6:30pmAging Services KioskLaCorte @ 10amMovie: Belle ÉpoqueLaCorte @ 10amElmora Open House@1pmElmora Community Garden (Teens)Elmora @ 4pmComputer ClassesElmora @ 6:30pm10Computer Basics IMain @ 10:30am/2:30pmMovie: The Nun’s StoryElmora @ 11:30am11Movie: TolkienMain @ 10amComputer ClassesLaCorte @ 10amChair Aerobics / YogaMain @ 5:30pm / 6:15pmComputer Basics IIElmora @ 6:30pm12TASC ClassesMain @ 9:30am / 6pmElmora Book DiscussionGroupElmora @ 9:45amE-Port Open HouseE-Port @ 10amComputer ClassesE-Port @ 10:30amComputer Basics IIMain @ 10:30am / 2:30pmArt NightMain @ 6pm15Elmora Open12pm-4pmElmora Open House@12pm16TASC ClassesMain @ 9:30am / 6pmESL ClassesMain @ 10am / 12pm / 6:30pmMovie: All About My MotherLaCorte @ 10amElmora Open House@1pmElmora Community Garden (Teens)Elmora @ 4pmComputer ClassesElmora @ 6:30pm17MS PowerPoint 2016Main @ 10:30am/2:30pmMovie: Room at the TopElmora @ 11:30am18Movie: Slumdog MillionaireMain @ 10amComputer ClassesLaCorte @ 10amDIY Patch Backpacks(Teens)Main @ 5:30pmChair Aerobics / YogaMain @ 5:30pm / 6:15pm19TASC ClassesMain @ 9:30am / 6pmE-Port Open HouseE-Port @ 10amComputer ClassesE-Port @ 10:30amMS Word 2016 Tips &TricksMain @ 10:30am/2:30pm22Elmora Open12pm-4pm23TASC ClassesMain @ 9:30am / 6pmESL ClassesMain @ 10am / 12pm / 6:30pmMovie: The Official StoryLaCorte @ 10amElmora Community Garden (Teens)Elmora @ 4pmReentry Week 2019: RecoverMain @ 5:30pmComputer ClassesElmora @ 6:30pm24Reentry Week 2019: RenewMain @ 10Gmail & The CloudMain @ 10:30am/2:30pmMovie: Ben-HurElmora @ 11:30amNational Voter RegistrationDay (Teens)Main @ 4pm25Computer ClassesLaCorte @ 10amReentry Week 2019: RefreshMain @ 1pmPuzzles & Coloring (Teens)Main @ 5:30pmMicrosoft PowerPointElmora @ 6:30pm26TASC ClassesMain @ 9:30am / 6pmE-Port Open HouseE-Port @ 10amComputer ClassesE-Port @ 10:30amWindows 10 Tips & TricksMain @ 10:30am/2:30pmReentry Week 2019:RejuvenateMain @ 1:30pm29Elmora Open12pm-4pm30TASC ClassesMain @ 9:30am / 6pmESL ClassesMain @ 10am / 12pm / 6:30pmMovie: Nowhere in AfricaLaCorte @ 10amElmora Community Garden (Teens)Elmora @ 4pmComputer ClassesElmora @ 6:30pm

FriSat6Adult Brain GamesMain @ 2:30pm7Movie: Amazing Grace(Aretha FranklinDocumentary)Main @ 2pm13LaCorte Open HouseLaCorte @ 10amAdult Brain GamesMain @ 2:30pm14How To Find Just AboutAnything on The WebMain @ 10:30am (Español)/ 2:30pm (English)E-Port Family DoubleFeatureE-Port @ 12pmEarn yourhigh school diplomaat the library!TO GET STARTED:TASC [email protected](908) 486-177720LaCorte Open HouseLaCorte @ 10amAdult Brain GamesMain @ 2:30pm21LiteracyNJ providesFREE classes duringFall, Spring, andSummer sessions.Classes run Mondaysand Thursdays, from9:30am-12:00pm or6:00-8:30pm.EPL is an official NJDOE Test Center.Testing is offered onMondays at 10:00amor Wednesdays at6:00pm. The cost ofthe test is 104.TASC [email protected](908) 962-5639ESL InstructionalClasses27LaCorte Open HouseLaCorte @ 10amAdult Brain GamesMain @ 2:30pm28Buying & Selling On eBayMain @ 10:30am (Español)/ 2:30pm (English)E-Port Family DoubleFeatureE-Port @ 12pmFall Concert Series:Viva VallentoMain @ 2pmDo you need English to find ajob, help your children in school,or to enter college or a trainingprogram?Classes startSeptember 2019Main Library—3rd floor11 South Broad St.Elizabeth, NJ 07202www.elizpl.orgMondays & ThursdaysMorning Classes: 10am-12pmEvening Classes: 6:30pm-8:30pmCertified tutors—6 levels offered

BABY AND ME IS FOR PARENTS,CAREGIVERS, AND BABIES!LEARN NEW RHYMES, SONGS, ANDFINGERPLAYS.In honor of National TeddyBear Day, drop-off yourfavorite teddy bear (orstuffed animal) at our MainLibrary for a sleepover!DROP-OFF: 09/19 ANYTIMEFROM 9AM-6PMSTORYTIME: 9/19 @ 6:00PMPICK-UP: 09/20 ANYTIMEFROM 2-7PMMain: Friday 9/20 & Friday 9/27@ 10:30AM11 S. Broad St. Elizabeth, NJ 07202Elmora: Thur. 9/19 10:30AM740 W. Grand St. Elizabeth, NJ 07202

We will providedrawstringcanvas bags oryou can bring yourownbackpack todecorate!Maintain & Harvest the Garden:Tuesday, Sept. 3 @ 10amMonday, Sept. 9 @ 4pmMonday, Sept. 16 @ 4pmMonday, Sept. 23 @ 4pmMonday, Sept. 30 @ 4pmElizabeth PublicLibrary3rd Floor LargeClassroom11 S. Broad St.Elizabeth, NJ07202www.elizpl.orgExt. 723711 S. Broad St. Elizabeth NJ 07202 www.elizpl.org3rd floor/ Large Classroom 908-354-6060Local HistoryVisit the Local History Department at:Spirit of the JerseysState History FairSaturday Sept. 14,11am-5pmMonmouth BattlefieldState ParkManalapan, NJ 07726For more info call732-462-9516

Opening ReceptionSeptember 4, 20194pm-6pmElizabeth Public Library11 S.Broad St., Elizabeth, NJwww.elizpl.orgFunding madepossible through theNew Jersey StateCouncil on the Arts,through a grantadministered by theUnion County Division of Cultural& Heritage Affairs.Kathy Jackson, FitnessInstructor at the GatewayFamily YMCA, leads thisFREE and FUNexercise class for anyoneover 14!Wed, September 11&18Chair Aerobics5:30pm-6pmChair Yoga6:15-6:45pmMain Library—4th fl. AuditoriumBridgeway Rehabilitation Services615 N. Broad St., Elizabeth, NJ 07208908-355-7886www.bridgewayrehab.orgAcrylic Painting Workshop withLocal Artist Dario ScholisChoose between 3 themes and create yourvery own 12”x12” painting to take home!All materials are provided free of charge.This artsprogram ismadepossible bea HEARTGrant fromthe UnionCountyBoard ofChosenFreeholders

Adult Programs

Main Computer ClassesHow to Keep Your Computer RunningSmoothlyTuesday Sept. 3, 201910:30-12:00PM2:30– 4:00 PMPrevent Windows 10 SpyingThursday Sept. 5, 201910:30-12:00PM2:30-4:00PMComputer Basics ITuesday Sept. 10, 201910:30-12:00PM2:30-4:00PMComputer Basics IIThursday Sept. 12, 201910:30-12:00PM2:30-4:00PMHow To Find Just About Anythingon The WebSaturday Sept. 14, 201910:30-12:00PM Español2:30- 4:00PM EnglishMS PowerPoint 2016Tuesday Sept. 17, 201910:30-12:00PM2:30-4:00PMMS Word 2016 Tips & TricksThursday Sept. 19, 201910:30-12:00PM2:30-4:00PMGmail & The CloudTuesday Sept. 24, 201910:30-12:00PM2:30-4:00PMWindows 10 Tips & TricksThursday Sept. 26, 201910:30-12:00PM2:30-4:00PMSaturday Sept. 28, 201910:30-12:00PM Español2:30- 4:00PM EnglishBuying & Selling On eBayAll classes taught by a bilingual instructor! Todas las clases impartidas por un instructor bilingüe!LaCorte Branch Movies 10amElmora Branch MoviesSept 9, 10amBelle ÉpoqueSept 3, 11:30amAnatomy of a MurderSept 16, 10amAll About My MotherSept 10, 11:30amThe Nun’s StorySept 23, 10amThe Official StorySept 17, 11:30amRoom at the TopSept 30, 10amNowhere in AfricaSept 24, 11:30amBen-HurEPL Main MoviesWed, Sept 4th 10amLittle Miss SunshineSat, Sept 7th 2pmAmazing Grace(Aretha Franklin Documentary)Wed, Sept 11th 10amTolkienWed, Sept 18th 10amSlumdog MillionaireWed. Sept 25thNO MOVIEWould you like to receive a text or email notificationwhen you have overdue materials or holds available?Update your account the next time your visit the LibraryOR online at Search Catalog and click on“My Account.”J. Christian Bollwage, Mayor, City of ElizabethMaryFaith ChmielLibrary DirectorAndy LuckAssistant DirectorFrank CastroNewsletter EditorEPL Board ofTrustees 2019Eloy Delgado, PresidentPearl Serratelli, Vice PresidentAaron Goldblatt, Treasurer &Superintendent’s AlternateEarnestine Smith, SecretaryTed FreedmanKenyetta JacksonAnne RussellLorraine TiddMayoral Alternate,Kristin KellyWould you like to receive a copy of our monthlynewsletter as an emailed PDF? Send your emailaddress to [email protected] with “Newsletter”in the subject line.

EPL is an official NJ DOE Test Center. Testing is offered on Mondays at 10:00am or Wednesdays at 6:00pm. The cost of the test is 104. TO GET STARTED: TASC Classes [email protected] (908) 486-1777 TASC Testing ablumen[email protected] (908) 962-5639 ESL Instructional Classes Do you