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October 2017

NJ Public Library Directors’ Summit

October 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Holiday Inn of East Windsor, 399 Monmouth St.
East Windsor, 08520 United States
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The New Jersey State Library with LibraryLinkNJ, The New Jersey Library Cooperative is sponsoring the second Public Library Directors’ Summit on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at the Holiday Inn in East Windsor. This one-day event will provide public library directors with best practices and the latest developments in the areas of library law and other public library topics. The summit will feature programs on library law by Michael Cerone, facilities management by Michael Gannon, and a library technology infrastructure update…

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Researching Your Civil War Ancestors

October 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

As the NJSL continues to celebrate National Family History month, please join us for Researching Your Civil War Ancestors.  Jon Bozard, reference assistant at the New Jersey State Archives, will cover the military records that are available at the Archives, and talk about what information you can and cannot expect to find there. He will also talk about records available at the National Archives in Washington DC, pension files and military service files, as well as show examples of some of the…

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Lunchtime Learning presents Career Connections – Acing the Interview


Career Connections - Acing the Interview

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Breast Health Lecture

October 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the NJSL is proud to host a presentation on breast health on Friday, October 27th.  Patricia Tatrai, a certified health navigator at Capital Health Medical Center-Hopewell and oncology nurse for over 30 years will be presenting on a variety of topics surrounding breast cancer and overall breast health, including: Breast Cancer Incidence Risk Factors Screening Guidelines Screening Modalities Cancer Genetics Please join us for this informative session and spread the word about breast cancer!

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Using Ancestry.com DNA Results to Solve Genealogical Mysteries

  Please join us as we conclude National Family History Month with a look toward the future of genealogical studies through DNA testing.  What family legends can you confirm or deny through this new and evolving form of ancestry discovery?  What new and exciting discovers can you reveal about yourself?  Joseph R. Klett, director of the State Archives and longtime genealogist, will discuss how he has utilized Ancestry.com DNA results for himself and other families members to explore and determine ancestral connections.   Find out…

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November 2017

10 Basic Financial Steps for Special Needs Caregivers

The day to day responsibilities of a caregiver can be stressful enough, let alone having to manage someone else's financial situation.  To help caregivers improve their financial literacy and confidence in managing other people's finances, the Credit Union of New Jersey has created a 3 part seminar series surrounding financial responsibilities of special needs caregivers.  The first part, 10 Basic Financial Steps for Special Needs Caregivers, will discuss 10 basic steps to help caregivers get started in preparing for the financial future of their…

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Financial Aid Information Session

November is National Scholarship Awareness Month and as college applications come due, the burdens of college financing can be overwhelming.  Paying for college can be a complex and confusing process, from finding scholarships, to applying for financial aid, to determining which student loans are the best fit.   Andre Maglione, Acting Director of Student Aid Services from The Higher Education Student Assistance Authority, will help to clear the confusion through their Financial Aid Information Session.  This session will provide useful information…

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November 15-Free talk-New Jersey’s Role in World War I: Sabotage Target and Key State in the War Effort

November 15 @ 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 on November 15th from noon to 1 p.m. in the Level 2 Reading Room as we have our fourth and final talk to celebrate the 100th anniversary of World War I. James Hockenberry, author of the thriller Over Here, will give a talk focusing on New Jersey's key role in America's efforts during the Great War. A large percentage of our troops sent overseas were trained in New Jersey and shipped out of Hoboken. New Jersey's economic…

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Crafting Circle

November 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 12:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until March 16, 2018

Love crafting but don’t have time to work on your projects?  Please join us the third Friday of each month for a Crafting Circle.  The group is free-form, meaning you may bring whatever project you’re currently creating and enjoy the company of other crafty folks. 

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Discover the NEW Foundation Directory Online

November 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Technical Training Lab, Level 5, 185 W State Street
Trenton, 08608 United States
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  The Foundation Center’s Foundation Directory Online (FDO) database has a new look!   While still providing users with access to over 140,000 grant funder profiles and details on 8.5 million previously-awarded grants, the redesigned FDO makes finding prospective funders even easier.  Come and learn about how the changes to Foundation Directory Online can make your search for funding more effective and efficient.  Participants will have time at the end of this program for individual hands-on grant research with the New FDO.  This program is…

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