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  • September 2014
    • SO/Maplewood Professionals in Transition

      Monday, September 8

      10:00 am

      Main Library  – Act, Think, Work: Using Entrepreneurial Business Techniques to Find Your Next Job

      Recruiter Jason Sanders will guide you on how to refine yourself as you take small steps on your way to employment.

      Network with other professionals who are currently unemployed or looking for new career opportunities. Meetings alternate between guest speakers and career workshops. Programs are free and open to the public.

      Meeting dates 2014

      For more info about Professionals in Transition,  go to:  http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/NNJ_PIT/info

    • Hilton Computers for Beginners

      Tuesday, September 9

      1:00 pm

      Hilton Branch – These classes are for people with little or no computer experience. Learn how to use a mouse, go on the Internet, and more. No registration is needed.

       

       

       

       

    • Saturday Knitting

      Saturday, September 13

      10:00 am

      Main LibraryKnitting teacher Yasmin Esmek will get beginners started on the basics, and help intermediate and advanced students meet new challenges.

      If you have materials, please bring them, or bring a project you’re working (or stuck!) on.

       

    • Art & Music Reception

      Saturday, September 13

      1:00 pm

      Our September exhibit is the work of Marie Elena Glynn. Glynn is a painter who works in oils. She has a BFA in Illustration from RISD and has worked as a surface designer creating china patterns and a print designer for a leading textile studio. Her work is inspired by museum visits, her daughter Emily’s photography, and her personal life and surroundings. Her work has been shown throughout the area, and she has been chosen to participate in Playin’ Around South Orange, a public art project presented by SOPAC, The Baird Center and Seton Hall University.

      Live music will be provided by T.R. Glynn & Friends. Refreshments will be served.

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    • Hilton Free Adult Health Screenings

      Wednesday, September 17

      3:30 pm

      Hilton Branch -  Free medication, weight & health counseling, blood pressure screening, carotid bruit screening.  Free and open to adults 18 and over. Staffed by Maplewood Health Dept. Nurses. For an appointment, call the Maplewood Health Dept at (973) 762-8120 ext. 4300.  Drop-ins are also welcome

       

    • SCORE Small Business Seminar

      Wednesday, September 17

      7:00 pm

      Main Library – Starting and Managing a Successful Business

      Learn how to create a business plan, which will provide a road map of steps that need to be taken to successfully launch your business.  The importance of marketing/sales, operations and finance in the day-to-day management of a business will also be covered.

      Presented by SCORE, The Service Core of Retired Executives.  Learn more about SCORE at http://www.sba.gov/content/score  or www.score.org

       

       

    • SO/Maplewood Professionals in Transition

      Monday, September 22

      10:00 am

      Main Library  – Power vs. Perception: Ten Characteristics of Self-Empowerment for Job Seekers 

      Author , consultant and training specialist Mary Anne Kochut will present this motivating talk.

      Network with other professionals who are currently unemployed or looking for new career opportunities. Meetings alternate between guest speakers and career workshops. Programs are free and open to the public.

      Meeting dates 2014

      For more info about Professionals in Transition,  go to:  http://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/NNJ_PIT/info

    • Hilton Identity Theft Prevention

      Tuesday, September 23

      6:45 pm

      Hilton Branch – Identity Theft is a serious crime that can wreak havoc with your finances, credit history, and reputation — and can take time, money, and patience to resolve. This PowerPoint presentation will show you how thieves obtain your information, how to protect yourself, and the steps to follow if you are a victim. A question and answer period will follow. Presented by Milda Rosa, Community Educator for New Jersey Citizen Action.

    • Hilton Bingo

      Thursday, September 25

      4:00 pm

      Hilton Branch * All Ages * Drop In

      You can play if you know your numbers!

      Thursday @ 4pm 9/25

  • November 2014
    • Friends Book Sale Saturday November 22-23

      Saturday, November 22

      10:00 am

      The Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held on Saturday, November 22 10:00 am -5:00 pm and Sunday, November 23 11:00 am-5:00 pm.  

      Friends will accept donations from Saturday, September 20 through Saturday, November 15.  Please bring them to the door to the right of the main entrance (behind the flagpole). No textbooks, encyclopedias, magazines or mildewed books please!

      The weekly schedule to drop off your donations will be:

      Mondays – 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
      Wednesdays – 7:30-8:30 p.m.
      Thursdays – 2-4 p.m.
      Saturdays – 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.

       

      The Friends Book Sale continues all year round on the Friends’ book carts at the Main Library and Hilton Branch….find great book bargains and help Friends support our Library.

    • Friends Book Sale Saturday November 22-23

      Sunday, November 23

      11:00 am

      The Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held on Saturday, November 22 10:00 am -5:00 pm and Sunday, November 23 11:00 am-5:00 pm.  

      Friends will accept donations from Saturday, September 20 through Saturday, November 15.  Please bring them to the door to the right of the main entrance (behind the flagpole). No textbooks, encyclopedias, magazines or mildewed books please!

      The weekly schedule to drop off your donations will be:

      Mondays – 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
      Wednesdays – 7:30-8:30 p.m.
      Thursdays – 2-4 p.m.
      Saturdays – 10 a.m.- 12 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.

       

      The Friends Book Sale continues all year round on the Friends’ book carts at the Main Library and Hilton Branch….find great book bargains and help Friends support our Library.