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A couple of weeks ago, I was buying one of the last pairs of Wellies at a shoe store when I mentioned to the cashier that I was lucky to have found them before the next predicted snowstorm. The look of disgust on her face as she snapped, “I’m so sick of this weather!” reflects what most of us are feeling as March begins but winter continues on, unrelenting. Spring is approaching yet still feels so far out of reach.
But cold days are great for curling up with a good book, and there are many that are perfect for getting through the winter months.
The second Raspberry Pi tutorial, held on Thursday, February 20, covered the recommended Raspberry Pi operating system called “Raspbian.” The session included a demonstration from John Mosser on using a motion sensor with Raspberry Pi and instruction on accessing the Raspberry Pi from anywhere in the world via the Internet. In addition, there was a tutorial on the recommended Raspberry Pi
Please join us to discuss books you have read and enjoyed. This month's topic is to observe Women's History month and the topic is women. Perhaps you have a favorite book written by a woman, about a woman, or about women's topics or issues. All of these would be fine to discuss in this book cafe.
Author Thomas Callahan will tell his story about his desire to come to know two generations of a family divided by an ocean and nearly forgotten by time. The title of his book and the presentation is: I'm Sending you a Shamrock to Remind you of Home: Roscommon Families and the Irish Diaspora 1875-1950. He'll address how he met and conquered the problems he faced by using the scatter
Learn how birth, marriage, and death records can help you discover your ancestors. This session focuses on locating New Jersey records but also provides hands-on experience with two web-based services that will lead you to records in other states as well.
This class will provide an overview of cyber security. We will briefly discuss some famous cyber-attacks: Stuxnet, ZeuS, Vitek Boden, Goldbug . Then move onto types of threats like viruses, worms, Trojans, Denial of Server (DoS) and the vulnerabilities that permit them.
Gain an introduction to the world of foundation fundraising.
Are you a representative of a nonprofit organization? New to fundraising? Learn how to become a better grantseeker!
In this class we will cover: what you need to have in place before you seek a grant; the world of grantmakers; the grantseeking process; and available tools and resources.