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Andrew Dauphinee, Instruction and Outreach Librarian

July 2019

WEBINAR – Legal Resources Available at the New Jersey State Library

July 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

The New Jersey State Library began in 1796 as the library for the Legislature.  In the beginning, the library created a collection focused on legislation and the law.  Today’s Law Library, located on the third floor, continues that tradition.  In addition to complete collections of the New Jersey Statutes and the New Jersey Administrative Code, the Law Library houses an extensive collection of print and digital materials available for legal research.  Please join Law Librarian Cynthia Lambert for an overview…

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Genealogical Research Stories: The Basse Class

July 31 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Regina Fitzpatrick, our Genealogy Librarian, has a secret to tell...she has a dead boyfriend.  Jeremiah Basse, once a governor of New Jersey, has captivated her heart, but like all dead boyfriends, he doesn't say much.  Regina has many questions for him - What does he look like?  Why did he name his son Birchfield?  Why was his wife living with his boss before they got married?  Over the years, Regina has done much research regarding Jeremiah Basse, especially his less documented…

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August 2019

Shining a Light on Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in all Levels of New Jersey Government

August 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Our tax dollars fund the State of New Jersey so it is important to ensure that our money is being spent properly.  Fraud, waste, and abuse cause unnecessary burdens to be placed on not only the taxpayer, but different branches, departments, and agencies.  In 2007, the Office of the State Comptroller was created to battle fraud, waste, and abuse through accountability, audits, and investigations.  It also provides an avenue for citizens and groups to report suspected abuse, fraud, or waste…

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Time Management

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Time always seems to be against us, yet there are many things we can do to manage our time to make the most out of it.  HESAA, the Higher Education Student Assistant Authority, will share helpful tips about time management everyone can use, regardless of their age.  While this course is designed to help student examine the habits of successful people and discuss how to most effectively manage their time, there are many takeaways for busy adults, including advice for…

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Chair Yoga

August 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Yoga is both physical and mental originating in India dating back to 3300 – 1900 BCE. The physical practice of yoga consists of asanas, which means body postures. In modern yoga, props such as blocks and straps are widely used. In chair yoga, we are simply adding one more prop to help us. You will still get all the benefits of a traditional yoga classes including a good stretch and a general sense of well-being. Samantha Benson is a 200…

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September 2019

Resume Tips and Tricks

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Your resume is the most powerful tool when getting a job.  It is your brand and defines who you are as a person as well as a job candidate.  Powerful resumes compeal readers to want to know more about you while succinctly demonstrating what value you bring to any potential job.  Please join us as we discuss: The different types of resumes and when to use them How to create powerful words and phrases How to tailor and transform resumes…

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