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New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor

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185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States
(609) 278-2640 https://www.njstatelib.org

December 2019

Exploring Languages with Pronunciator

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States
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In honor of Learn a Foreign Language Month, the NJSL will be offering an informational session on using Pronunciator.  Pronunciator is a language learning program that covers 80 languages that can be learned in any of 50 languages.   Whether you want to learn a new language or just familiarize yourself with a few phrases for a trip abroad, Pronunciator can help.  The database includes courses for each language including different types of drills, quizzes, audio lessons, pronunciation analysis, and phrase…

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Introduction to Proposal Writing

December 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States
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Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? This introductory class will provide you with an overview of the basics of writing a grant proposal for foundation funding. It will include: The basic elements of a grant proposal The “do’s” and “don’ts” of writing and submitting a proposal How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no  

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“So, You Think You Know Trenton” Quiz Challenge

December 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Do you know your Trenton history?   What about restaurants, Janet Evanovich, pork roll, home town heroes, or manufacturing?  Finally, all your Trenton smarts will pay off!  Compete in this lunch time trivia challenge, presented by Eric Maywar from the City of Trenton's Division of Economic Development, for bragging rights and the title of 2019 King/Queen of Trenton!  Individuals and teams welcomed.  

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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s

December 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Alzheimer's is a progressive disease that can oftentimes be written off in the early stages as old-age related conditions.  However, being able to identify early signs of Alzheimer's can better prepare individuals and their families on how to handle all the stages of the disease.  Please join us as the Alzheimer's Association will cover the following topics: Typical age-related changes Common signs of Alzheimer's and dementia Tips for how to approach someone about memory concerns The importance of early detection…

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Crafting Circle

December 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 15, 2020

New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States
Free

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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January 2020

Understanding Credit

January 7, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Please join us as the Credit Union of New Jersey talks about all things credit and credit-related.  They will cover the following topics: The benefits—and costs—of credit cards The different types of credit The difference between your credit report and credit score How to figure your credit limit How to build a good credit history  

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Nutrition for Weight Management Made Simple

January 8, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

One of the most popular New Years Resolutions is to loose the weight...and keep it off.  Yet, for so many people, it is difficult to find the time to dedicate to keep that resolution.  Nutrition is a key component to healthy living and an easy way to change our approach to weight loss.  John Wojciechowski, a certified strength and conditioning specialist, will teach you everything you need to know about nutrition in practical, non-scientific terms in order to lose fat…

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The Aging Eye

January 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Joan Micucci, COMT, from Matossian Eye Associates, presents a comprehensive overview of the many conditions that can affect a person’s vision throughout the natural aging process, specifically cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration. Joan will discuss prevention and treatment of these conditions with a brief overview of each.  

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Crafting Circle

January 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every 4 weeks that begins at 12:00 pm on Friday, repeating until February 15, 2020

New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States
Free

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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Mock Interviews

January 22, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

One of the best ways to develop your interview and communication skills is to practice, whether it be in a formal setting, with friends, or by yourself in the bathroom mirror.  Mock interviews provide you with a chance to rehearse you answers while also identifying areas for improvement based on feedback from someone active in the workforce.  The New Jersey State Library will be hosting a limited number of Mock Interview sessions.  Each session will be 30 minutes and you…

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Petty’s Island: A Journey Back to Nature

January 29, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States

Petty’s Island is a piece of land situated on the Delaware River between Camden and Philadelphia (but technically a part of Pennsauken Township).  For over 100 years, this Island was owned by Citgo and utilized for industrial purposes.  In the early 2000’s, however, a bald eagle nest was found on the Island, forever changing its fate.  Taylor Melodick-Robinson, from the Alliance for Watershed Education, will be showing the documentary, Petty’s Island: A journey Back to Nature, is a 22-minute film…

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February 2020

Crafting Circle

February 21, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor, 185 W State Street
Trenton, NJ 08625 United States
Free

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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