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March 2015
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March 4-George Washington Bridge: Poetry in Steel author talk

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Author and educator Michael Aaron Rockland will present perspectives on this beautiful bridge that cover its history, architecture, engineering and transportation.  The George Washington Bridge is said to be the busiest in the world and many think it is the most beautiful as well. Please join us for this free talk.  All are welcome! RSVP is appreciated. Respond to Cindy Warrick at cwarrick@njstatelib.org or 609-278-2640 ext. 172.

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Book Cafe – March 2015

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
New Jersey State Library,
185 West State Street, Trenton, 08608 United States
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Please join us for the March book cafe. Tell us about a mystery book you’ve read and enjoyed. This is a free program.  All are welcome. RSVP is appreciated to Laura Shiber: lshiber@njstatelib.org or 609-278-2640 ext. 158.

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Genealogy 3: Locating Vital Records

March 18 @ 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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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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Legal Research Using HeinOnline

March 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 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 presentation is eligible for 1.2 hours of total New Jersey Continuing Legal Education credits. Of these, 0 credits qualify as hours of credit for…

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Using OverDrive and eLibraryNJ on Android Devices

March 26 @ 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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Join us at the library for an informal and open session that will help to familiarize you with downloading e-books and audiobooks via the OverDrive app on Android OS devices. Bring your own Android device and any questions you may have! The library will also have a few devices on hand to experiment with. 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…

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April 2015

Genealogy 1: Finding Your Ancestors at the Library

April 9 @ 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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This forty-five minute session is designed to introduce you to the Genealogy and Local History Collection at the State Library.  You will learn about the library’s most useful genealogical resources and find out where they are located in the library.  The presentation will also include a brief introduction to what genealogy is all about and provide a few pointers on how to begin searching for your ancestors.

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Getting Started with Foundation Grants to Individuals Online

April 17 @ 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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Foundation Grants to Individuals Online is the Foundation Centers database for individuals looking for funding.  This valuable resource includes information about scholarships, fellowships, and other grants for students as well as grants for filmmakers, artists, writers, and more.  During this class, you will learn effective strategies for locating funders that support individuals with the Foundation Center’s online funding database.

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Using eLibraryNJ and OverDrive for eBooks and Audiobooks

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online–Please register using the link below

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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