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Women's History Month Programs at NJ Libraries

Throughout the month of March, New Jersey libraries will celebrate the achievements of women pioneers, heroes, artists, writers, scholars, scientists, engineers, lawyers and more with lectures, activities, performances and other special events.

Here are some Women's History Month events happening at libraries around the state:

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The Characters & Stories of Fred and Pete's Deli presented by Paul Jellinek

What better day than April 1 to hear a presentation called "Fred and Pete’s: They’re all Nuts," presented by author Paul Jellinek?  As part of the State Library's popular author talk series, Jellinek presented the history of Fred and Pete's Deli & Luncheonette, a Hamilton Township gathering place for over 45 years, through the eyes and stories of its loyal customers. 

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  • Teri Taylor Appointed to Depository Library Council

    Teri Taylor, U.S. Documents Collections Supervisor at the New Jersey State Library, has been appointed to the Depository Library Council. The 15 member council serves as an advisory committee to the Public Printer of the United States and the Superintendent of Documents.

    Martha Washington Tells Tales of the First Ladies

    Who better to expose the most obscure facts about the wives of our presidents than the first First Lady: Martha Washington?

    State Library March Author Talk Presents a Bit O’ Irish History

    On Wednesday, March 12 from noon to 1 p.m. the State Library will present a free author talk entitled, I’m sending you a Shamrock to remind you of home.  The program will be held in the Level 2 Reading Room of the library at 185 West State Street in Trenton.enter alt text here (for screen readers)

    Joseph Bilby Presents the Unknown Story of New Jersey's African-American Civil War Soldiers

    In observance of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War and Black History Month, the New Jersey State Library presented a program by historian, Joseph G. Bilby entitled, Freedom to All: New Jersey’s African-American Civil War Soldiers to a capacity crowd in the Level 2 Reading Room.

    New Directors Convene at NJSL for Two Days of Training

    Newly appointed directors from 24 NJ public libraries came to Trenton for the annual two-day orientation workshop. The first session was held on Feb. 19 at the New Jersey State Library. The second follows on Feb. 26.New Directors Training in New Jersey

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