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December 2014
Free

New Jersey Then and Now-David Veasey-author talk

December 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
N.J. State Library,
185 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608 United States
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Join us for the last in the Notable NJ Series of programs provided by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.  Author David Veasey will show us how New Jersey has changed over the years. Come see the Hudson river piers and wharves of Hoboken, the now-closed zinc mines of Sussex County; Einstein’s home, the Morris Canal in its bygone days, and the shore towns and Hurricane Sandy’s impact. Be reminded of the Garden State’s diversity, history,…

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Finding Foundation Support for Your Education

December 11 @ 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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Are you looking for undergraduate scholarships, seeking doctoral support or looking for funding for continuing education? This class will provide an introduction to the Funding Information Center’s collection of resources for education. Learn about different sources of funding, ways to leverage existing connections to funders, and online resources that provide information on scholarships from foundations, including the Foundation Grants to Individuals Online database.

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Exploring Languages with Pronunciator

December 19 @ 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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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 books.  Customize your courses to learn what you want and how you want.  This class will show you how…

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January 2015

Genealogy 1: Finding Your Ancestors at the Library

January 8, 2015 @ 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

January 13, 2015 @ 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

January 23, 2015 @ 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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Interested in downloading eBooks to your iPad? Or maybe you’re hoping to find a new audiobook – one that will help you stay awake on that long drive home? If so, join us for an instructional session that will walk you through the process of downloading eBooks and audiobooks through the NJSL website and eLibraryNJ.  You will learn about using the Overdrive application on your mobile device and how to transfer titles using a computer. Please note: In order to…

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Effective Volunteer Management I: How the What Serves the Why

January 28, 2015 @ 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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Volunteerism has always been around. Most of us have volunteered at some point in our lives. But in recent years, it has been a steadily-growing phenomenon. Many people feel a driving need to help the community and many organizations need that help. So how can you make this work for your department? Whether you currently use volunteers or have never supervised volunteers before, this workshop will show you how to use your own volunteer experience together with the talents and…

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