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There are over 130 million migrant workers in China, many of them female and under thirty. Leslie Chang, a former journalist for the Wall Street Journal, follows two of them over a period of three years in this riveting tale of hustling and chutzpah.
Please join us to talk about a favorite book of yours. This month's theme is humor - so any book that might have made you chuckle, giggle, laugh or smile would be good.
The date for the Book Café is May 14 and the time is noon to 1 p.m. The meeting place is the Level 2 Reading Room of the State Library. All are welcome; RSVP is appreciated.
This session is designed to introduce you to the Genealogy and Local History Collection at the State Library. You will learn about the library’s most useful genealogical resources and find out where they are located in the library. The presentation will also include a brief introduction to what genealogy is all about and provide a few pointers on how to begin searching for your anceRun time: 39:40 Apple and Android format Windows format for PCs with broadband connections
This session will introduce you to the NJ State Library’s readers’ advisory electronic resource, NoveList Plus.Run time: 19:19 Apple and Android format Windows format for PCs with broadband connections
Peter Mazzei co-authored the book Traces of its Labors: The Constitutional Commission, the Legislature and their influence on the N.J. Constitution, 1873-1875 with Robert F.
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Discover the power of searching United States census records online using Ancestry, a major collection of online genealogy databases. Find out what census schedules will tell you about your ancestors, and learn a few tricks to make your searching more effective.
Foundation Grants to Individuals Online is the Foundation Center’s database for individuals looking for funding. This valuable resource includes information about scholarships, fellowships, and other grants for students as well as grants for filmmakers, artists, writers, and more. During this class, you will learn effective strategies for locating funders that support individuals wi
ILLiad is the online system that the New Jersey State Library uses to receive and process requests for articles and books from New Jersey State employees, and Thomas Edison State College students, staff, and mentors. ILLiad is available from any computer with an Internet connection, so you can place and check the status of requests at any time and from any location. At this workshop
- Join Morningstar's Christine Benz and Adam Zoll for a presentation on preparing your finances for life events from college planing to saving for retirement.
- View the streaming live session at www.morningstar.com/goto/moneysmartweek
Morningstar is making their new guide, Investing for the Long Run: Strategies and Solutions to Help You Shape Up Your Personal Finances, available to the public for free. Chapters include: getting your finances in order, deciding to invest together, credit scores and debt reduction, home ownership dec
After my cats’ annual veterinary visit, my husband hands me the printed proof that they have received their rabies booster shots for safe keeping. I doubt that I will ever be asked to produce the paperwork; my sweet boys would never bite anyone and they are not allowed outside of the house. Even so, I dutifully file the papers.
Join us to talk about your favorite books. This month's theme is adventure. There are all types of adventure and I'm sure we've all read some type of book that involves an exciting or noteworthy event. So come out and share.
Remember it's Tuesdays now - so it's on April 9, 2013 in the Level 2 Reading Room from noon to 1 p.m. All are welcome and a RSVP is appreciated.
This forty-five minute session is designed to introduce you to the Genealogy and Local History Collection at the State Library. You will learn about the library’s most useful genealogical resources and find out where they are located in the library. The presentation will also include a brief introduction to what genealogy is all about and provide a few pointers on how to begin searc
Looking for something to listen to during your commute? Interested in a source of free books to read on your eBook reader? Now your library never closes!
Are you looking for undergraduate scholarships, seeking doctoral support or looking for funding for continuing education? This class will provide an introduction to the Funding Information Center's collection of resources for education.
If you’re planning to have a vegetable garden this year you’re probably studying seed catalogs, visiting seed stores, and poking around in the dirt. Whether you’re interested in sustainable agriculture, the locavore movement, eating organic, or just plain like to garden – the best way to control the quality of the food you eat is to grow it yourself. Rutgers Cooperative Extension County Offices are located in each of New Jersey’s 21 counties and are a great resource for seed varieties, soil testing, pest identification and general gardening tips.