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January 2018

Time and Your Bottom Line

January 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

January is National Get Organized Month and what better way to start than by creating an efficient and effective work space.  Barbara Berman, a certified professional organizer for over 10 years, has developed strategies to optimize both your time and physical environment to increase productivity.  She will share with you 9 quick solutions to get more done every day.  In this session you will learn: How to establish your own goal(s) so that you can stay focused on what you…

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Webinar – Protecting Against Investment Scams

January 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Investment scams have been around for decades and with the growth of online trading and investing, the number of investment scams has continued to rise.  The Government Publishing Office, in conjunction with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is offering a free webinar Protecting Against Investment Scams.  This webinar will cover how investors can identify and avoid investment scams, including resources available from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Note - This is an online webinar and is not affiliated with…

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NJSL Presents Career Connections – Master the Art of Networking

January 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

A critical component of anyone's career goals and advancement is networking.  Finding the right job or career can be all about WHO you know rather than WHAT you know.  Join us as we highlight why networking is so important in today's job environment while addressing the following topics: Identifing, building, and expanding your network Network planning Using social media  

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February 2018

Feb 6 talk on Crossroads of the Revolution

February 6 @ 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 February 6th from noon to 1 p.m. to hear Larry Kidder talk about the Crossroads of the Revolution from his book of the same name. Historian and author, William “Larry” Kidder will talk about Trenton during the time period from 1774-1783. Trenton and its people played many roles during the American Revolution in addition to just the two battles at Trenton. This talk focuses on those other roles that made Trenton, in the words of its…

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Organizing (and Staying Sane with) Your Genealogy

Genealogy is a fun and exciting endeavor that can easily seem unmanageable with the more information we uncover and the deeper down the rabbit hole we explore.  There are as many ways to organize genealogical information as ancestors in our family tree—and most find that they improve their methods as their records grow.  Michelle D. Novak will explore organizational methods for digitizing, naming, and organizing your paper and digital files, discuss common technology pitfalls to avoid, and present ideas on…

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Crafting Circle

February 16 @ 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 indefinitely

Please join us on the 3rd Friday of every month for an informal crafting circle where participants can work on their project in the company of other craft enthusiasts.  Share patterns, tips, and tricks or just enjoy a relaxing hour away from the office or home.  There is no fee to participate and no registration is required.

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Feb. 20- Talk during African-American History Month on the Manual Training and Industrial School

February 20 @ 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 at the State Library on February 20th for a talk in recognition of African-American History Month on The Unique Legacy of the Manual Training and Industrial School. Writer and historian, Dr. Connie Goddard will talk about the School and its role in developing African-American youth. Borrowing freely from ideas about education articulated by Booker T. Washington, John Dewey, and W.E.B. DuBois, the Manual Training and Industrial School, Bordentown, N.J., may well have been the only state-supported boarding…

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February 20th – Talk to observe African-American History Month

February 20 @ 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 February 20th from noon to 1 p.m. in the Level 2 Reading Room to hear a talk on The Unique Legacy of the Manual Training and Industrial School. Writer and historian, Dr. Connie Goddard will talk about the School and its role in developing African-American youth. Borrowing freely from ideas about education articulated by Booker T. Washington, John Dewey, and W.E.B. DuBois, the Manual Training and Industrial School, Bordentown, N.J., may well have been the only…

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African Americans before the New Jersey Supreme Court, 1704-1840

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join the New Jersey State Library in celebrating African American History Month by exploring the structure and jurisdiction of New Jersey Supreme Court, focusing on how it factored in the standing of African Americans before the court.   Vivian Thiele, Archivist and Database Developer at the New Jersey State Archives, will present selected civil and criminal cases as examples of how enslaved and free blacks appeared before the court.  Particular attention will be paid to pleadings which are of special interest…

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NJSL Presents Career Connections – The Right Career for You

February 23 @ 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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Career Connections - The Right Career for You

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