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June 2015
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June 3 author talk: Jersey Shore Impressionists: The Fascination of Sun and Sea

June 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library,
185 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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Please join us for this look at Jersey Shore Impressionists.  They were drawn to the shore because it was a place that recreated the environments they had known during their student days in Europe. They were also drawn because of the light and atmosphere of the Jersey Shore.  The first grouping came during the 1880s. The artists formed colonies.  The second grouping of artists came after 1900 and for the most part, did not go to Europe to study.  The…

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Introduction to HeinOnline

June 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Technical Training Lab, Level 5,
185 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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The course will cover how to access the HeinOnline database and how to search the various libraries available through HeinOnline, including: the State Session Laws Database (which includes New Jersey Session Laws from 1703 to 2012), the Historical Statutes Database, the Legislative History Library, the United States Statutes at Large and the Law Journal Library. This program has been approved by the Board on Continuing Legal Education of the Supreme Court of New Jersey for 1.2 hours of total CLE…

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June 9 Book Cafe

June 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library,
185 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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Please join us for the June book cafe. This month is an open read. So come tell us about a favorite book of yours. No genre or topic specifications. Tell us who your favorite author is or name a book from your favorite genre.  By sharing with each other, we can find some good reads for the future. Join us for good conversation about books. The Book Cafe is held in the Level 2 Reading room from noon to 1 p.m. the…

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Tabletop Thursdays – June 11, 2015

June 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library,
185 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
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Please join us from noon to 1 p.m.  in the Level 2 Reading Room of the State Library to play some board games.  Tabletop Thursdays is where we come together to play some old favorite games as well as new board games. Let’s get together and play Ticket to Ride or Scrabble or Jenga — how about Hive, Love Letter, Bananagrams, or Pandemic.  We’ll challenge each other and our minds. Note: If you’d like to bring your own board games, please…

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Genealogy 3: Locating Vital Records

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Level 5,
185 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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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.

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Using eLibraryNJ and OverDrive for eBooks and Audiobooks

June 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Join us for a webinar on eLibraryNJ and the OverDrive platform. We’ll introduce the service, talk about what can be downloaded through OverDrive, and walk through downloading e-book titles using OverDrive Read. We’ll also have a general, cross-platform introduction to the OverDrive app. Please note: In order to use eLibraryNJ through the New Jersey State Library, you must be a New Jersey State Library authorized user (State employee or Thomas Edison State College staff member or student).  To get a…

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Google on the Road: Google Tools for Planning a Trip

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Technical Training Lab, Level 5,
185 W State St, Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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Whether you’re planning a day trip or a long vacation, Google has the tools to help you get where you want to go. This class will discuss four tools for helping to make your trip easier to organize and plan: Google Flights, Google Maps, Google Translate, and Google Drive. Though we won’t have enough time for hands-on demonstrations, time will be allotted for exploring some of the websites we cover. Do you have your own favorite websites for planning trips?…

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