2024 NATIONAL MEDAL
for Museum and Library Service Finalist

East Brunswick Public Library will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 in observance of Juneteenth.

Non-Fiction

The Boys Who Challenged Hitler

At the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation's leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after the fiery British leader, the young patriots in the Churchill Club committed countless acts of sabotage, infuriating the Germans, who eventually had the boys tracked down and arrested.

The Useful Book

A modern and energetically designed encyclopedia of DIY with everything you need to know to roll up your sleeves and cook it, build it, sew it, clean it, or repair it yourself. In other words, everything you would have learned from your shop and home ec teachers, if you'd had them.

The Careers Handbook: The Graphic Guide to Finding the Perfect Job For You

This practical careers handbook helps you get to grips with the job market - packed with job inspiration and advice for career development

Whether you want to know how to get into your dream career, need help understanding the job market or you simply don't know where to start your job search, The Careers Handbook is packed with advice and inspiration to find the perfect job for you! Browse 17 different industries, from Law and Science to Engineering and Media, finding new, exciting jobs and inspiration in the current job market.

Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial Sh*t Together

The beloved writer-comedian expands on her popular podcast with an entertaining, refreshing, and empowering book chronicling her quest for financial literacy.

In the first episode of her “Bad With Money” podcast, Gaby Dunn asked random people at a coffee shop two questions: First, what’s your favorite sex position? Everyone was game to answer, even the barista. No holds barred. Then, she asked them how much money was in their bank accounts. Deathly silence. People were aghast. “That’s a very personal question!” they cried. And therein lies the problem.

Your Brain Needs a Hug

Imbued with a sense of humor, understanding, and hope, Your Brain Needs a Hug is a judgment-free guide for living well with your mind.

My Mad Fat Diary author Rae Earl offers her personalized advice on the A to Zs of mental health, social media, family and friendship. When she was a teenager, Rae dealt with OCD, anxiety, and an eating disorder, but she survived, and she thrived.

The Year I Didn’t Eat

"Some days are normal. Some days, everything is OK, and I eat three square meals, pretty much, even if those squares are ridiculously small squares.

Some days, I can almost pretend there’s nothing wrong."

Max is 14, and anorexic. His eating disorder has pretty much taken over his whole life.

His brother, Robin, gives him a geocache for Christmas. Max hides it in the forest near his house. Before long, he gets a note from ‘E’. But who is E? Is it Evie, the new girl at school, playing a trick on him?

Sex: An Uncensored Introduction

Thinking about having sex? Or just thinking about sex, period? Well, that's certainly a good place to start ― because there's a lot to think about, and a lot to learn. And Nikol Hasler is here to help. This honest, funny, and uncensored guide covers everything from sexual orientation and masturbation to foreplay, first-time concerns, birth control, and protection against diseases. New sections in this revised edition also address online dating, sex-related bullying, important new sex-related legislation, and sexting ― a topic of particular interest and concern today.

Sandwiches!: More Than You Ever Wanted to Know About Making and Eating America’s Favorite Food

Anyone can make a great sandwich that's the beauty of America's favorite food. And thanks to this fully illustrated cookbook, kids can easily assemble and enjoy a variety of delicous sandwiches for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert. With fun factoids and sandwich trivia, plus an array of vegetarian sandwiches and regional specialties, this truly is the ultimate guide to what takes place between the bread. 

The Pride Guide: A Guide to Sexual and Social Health for LGBTQ Youth

Sex education materials meant to explain important basics to kids are too-often not written with an empathic understanding of what those basics are. This is particularly obvious regarding books that include LGBTQ identities. Even when they do hit the mark, many have a limited scope and don't take into account the practical realities of developing sexuality. The Pride Guide is written explicitly for the almost ten percent of teenagers who identify as gay, lesbian, bisexual, trans, or any of the unique identities that are not heterosexual/ cisgendered.

Eat Fresh Food: Awesome Recipes for Teen Chefs

Finally! Here is a visually stunning cookbook for teens who are interested in cooking food that goes beyond the boring old "kids" recipes, but is the kind of foods TEENS want to eat.

With many recipes showing the step-by-step process of how the food is made, these recipes take old favorites for all times of day and year--from breakfast muffins, to mac-and-cheese lunches, to fish taco dinners, to chocolate desserts--and updates them with healthy, delicious new ingredients that are better for you (and much yummier) than fast food!