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Mary Jacobs Memorial Library October 2017 Adult Programs

Introduction to LinkedIn: October 3, 10 a.m.
Create a new LinkedIn profile and learn tips and tricks to help optimize your professional profile. To take this class, you will need an active email address, a digital copy of your resume, and an uploadable photo of yourself on a flash drive. It is encouraged to bring your own laptop. A limited number of Chromebooks can be provided with advanced notice. Registration is recommended.

A Good Yarn Book Discussion Group: October 3, 7 p.m.
Bring yarn and needles to discuss a book while knitting. This month we will be discussing Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James. See the reference desk for assistance in obtaining a copy of the book.
Technology Time: iPad Basics: October 5 and November 2, 3p.m.
Bring your iPad for an overview of the functions of this popular device, including how to download and enjoy e-books and audiobooks.

Ghosts of Princeton: October 5, 7 p.m.
Mimi Omiecinski from Princeton Tour Company has been investigating the charming town of Princeton and its internationally recognized campus for over 10 years. During this presentation, guests will learn about the ghosts of Princeton as well as how investigators use equipment to continuously prove Princeton is haunted. Guests will be able to use the equipment - EMF Meters, dowsing rods, therma-meters and the PEAR Lamp to see if the Mary Jacobs Library is haunted! Registration is recommended.

English Conversation Group:
Every Friday at noon. Practice speaking English in a friendly setting. Basic English skills required. Hosted by the Literacy Volunteers of Somerset County. No registration required.
Tuesday Morning Page Turners: October 10, 10 a.m. This month we will be discussing Still Life by Louise Penny. See the reference desk for assistance in obtaining a copy of the book.

Get a Move On! Special Needs Fitness: October 12 5 p.m.
An opportunity for adults (18+) with special needs to hang out, make friends, and maybe even break a sweat at the library. Registration is required.

Is QuickBooks right for your small business? QuickBooks 101: October 12 p.m.
Learn the basics of how QuickBooks can work for your business. Presented by George Pinkerton of UCEDC. Registration is required.

Specialty Cooking Class: South Indian Masala Dosa: October 17, 7 p.m.
In celebration of Diwali, Festival of Lights, enjoy cooking South Indian style crepes with a delicious lentil soup and coconut chutney. Find out the differences between cuisines from North and South India. Learn about the Asian Food Pyramid and the spices used in Indian cooking. Seema Moondra from Enjoy Explore India will prepare this simple mouth-watering, vegetarian dish. Registration is required.
Microsoft Excel 2016 Basic Skills: October 19, 7 p.m.

Learn about spreadsheets: data entry, formulas, functions, and formatting. Basic computer skills are required. Registration is required.
Pathways: A Book Discussion Group: October 21, 10 a.m.

In this new book group, we will read and discuss books that help us become our best selves. We meet the third Saturday of every other month at 10 a.m. beginning October 21. For our first meeting we will be discussing You Can Heal Your Life by Louise Hay.
See the reference desk for assistance in obtaining a copy of the book.

Microsoft Word 2016 Basic Skills: October 23, 10 a.m.
Learn introductory features of Microsoft Word while creating, formatting, and editing different types of documents. Registration is required.

Emotional Alchemy: Turn holiday stress into holiday joy: October 24, 7 p.m.
Using mindfulness, we will step out of family dynamics, identify triggers, and form new responses, creating family celebrations that can give you more of what you really want: peace, love and fun. Registration is recommended.

Chronic Illness Self-Management: Wednesdays 10 a.m. starting October 25.
This is a six-part series that will continue on November 1, 8, 15, 29 and December 6. Learn to live a better life with your chronic illness. The Montgomery Township Department of Health presents an evidence-based, Stanford University developed program series that will help those with chronic health conditions manage their well-being. We recommended that you attend all six sessions if possible. Registration is required.

Life Insurance and You: October 26, 7 p.m.
Learn more about your life insurance choices from Kevin Lynch of the Society of Financial Awareness. Registration is recommended.
Facebook: Privacy and Security: November 1, 10 a.m.

Mary Jacobs Adult Services Librarian Manny Miracle will showcase the security and privacy settings available in Facebook. It is recommended to bring a laptop. The library has a limited supply of loaner laptops, let us know in advance if you will need to borrow one. Make sure you know your Facebook username and password prior to the class. Registration is recommended.

Sherlock Holmes and the Final Problem presented by Raconteur Radio November 2, 7 p.m.
Raconteur Radio stages theatrical presentations of vintage radio plays, classic works of literature, and pop culture parodies for live audiences in a variety of venues throughout the Tri-State area. Refreshments will be served. Registration is recommended.
For more information or to register, visit 64 Washington Street in Rocky Hill or call (609) 924-7073. For a complete list of upcoming Library programs and additional information visit SCLSNJ.org.