New Brunswick, the Hub City for Transportation
The New Brunswick Free Public Library, along with the New Brunswick Historical Society, present an exhibit and presentations about the history of New Brunswick as a hub for transportation. Both the exhibit and presentations are free and open to the public of all ages. Grant funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Board of County Commissioners through a grant award from the Middlesex County Cultural and Arts Trust Fund.
New Brunswick in Motion Exhibit
On display in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room from October 27 to November 30, 2022.
Trivia Contest: November 1 - 30, 2022.
A timeline exhibit pertaining to New Brunswick as a Transportation Hub, curated by Lanai McAuley of Rutgers History Department, will be on display in the library's community room from 10/27 to 11/30. All, especially children, are welcome to visit the exhibit and take part in a trivia contest. Trivia forms will be available both in the Reference Room and Children's Room. Return the trivia form with at least 5 correct answers for a prize at either department. One trivia form per person. Contest starts on 11/1 and ends on 11/30/2022.
Steamboats of New Brunswick: Great Promise, Unexpected Disappointments
Saturday, November 5 at 2 p.m. in the Carl T. Valenti Community Room.
New Brunswick in Motion Presentation
Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 7 p.m. in the Henry Guest House (next to the library).
Lanai McAuley will present a talk to the New Brunswick Historical Society about her research and the exhibit she curated. All are welcome! (Please note that space is limited, and masks are required.)