Saturday, January 30, 2016

Living in Maplewood: Maplewood Memorial Library Events (Professionals in Transition, Create Space, Chef Jesse, Neo Soulz and more!)


Get free one-on-one support in using your ereader, tablet, smartphone, or other electronic device. The clinics take place during the Tuesday Create Space drop-in hours Tuesdays, January 5, 12, 19 & 26 6-8 pm at Hilton Branch

Use Rhino 3D software to build a model, print an object on our 3D printer or use our new color printer or laminator. There are also Snap Circuits, Squishy Circuits, LittleBits and SparkFun kits for the kids. Raspberry Pi single board computers are also available to learn more about computer science.
Located at Hilton Branch
Every Tuesday and Thursday 6-8 pm Every Saturday 10 am to 1 pm

Our February title is The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Considered to be Fitzgerald's greatest work, The Great Gatsby explores themes of decadence, idealism, resistance to change, social upheaval, and excess, creating a portrait of the Roaring Twenties that has been described as a cautionary tale regarding the American Dream.
Thursday, February 4 7:00 pm at Main Library

The title for the March 3 meeting is Rabbit Run, by John Updike.
This program was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

--Ageism in the Workplace-How to Protect Yourself
Presenter Sonali Pundalik, Digital and Business Strategy Consultant for Splendid Circle, will use specific case studies to lead the group through effective strategies for navigating this roadblock. Monday, February 8 10 am at Main Library

--Watching Your Language, Communicating Your Success
Business Performance Coach Paul Hatrak will instruct attendees in how to tailor their message to others. Monday, February 22 10 am at Main Library

--Rising Up
Consultant and Facilitator Terry Seamon will discuss the attitudes and skills needed to bounce back after losing a job. Monday, February 29 10 am at Main Library

Blood pressure and carotid bruit screening, medication, weight & health counseling. Free and open to adults 18 and over. Staffed by Maplewood Health Dept. nurses.
Drop in. Wednesday, February 10 10:30-noon at Main Library

Our February title is The White Woman on the Green Bicycle by Monique Roffey
A newly independent Trinidad offers a rich backdrop for Roffey's evocative exploration of life in a tropical paradise rife with conflict. Sabine and George Harwood come to Trinidad from England with vastly different expectations: for Sabine, it is a blessedly limited three-year stint undertaken purely to advance her husband's career; for George it is an open-ended opportunity to break out of his dreary British life. Wednesday, February 10 7 pm at Main Library

Our February artist is Ronald Freeman:
"My inspiration comes from the music and movement that surrounds me. Music, being my first love, creates a visual and very personal
experience which is portrayed in my work."
Visit Ronald Freeman's website.
Saturday, February 13 3-4 pm at Main Library
Live music will be provided by The Manor's former "Piano Man"
Bob Richards

Learn the basics: how to get started, use the Internet, set up email, view photos and more.The teacher will help you with your specific needs. Intermediate students are also welcome. Tuesday, February 16 1 pm at Hilton Branch

Learn about different methods of saving and how to create a budget. Get the scoop on credit reports, how to obtain free reports and how to dispute inaccurate accounts.
Presented by the Irvington Family Development Center's Family Success Center
Wednesday, February 17 2-4 pm at Hilton Branch

For more information, call Zenobia @ 408-676-8597.
Thursday, February 18 6:30-7:30 pm at Hilton Branch

Are you interested in the Maker Movement? 3d printing? Do you want to find out more about the library's new Create Space? Join us at our monthly Maker Meetup.
Help our team build a 3D printer from recycled computer parts, or bring your own projects and ideas. Thursday, February 18 6:30-8 pm at Hilton Branch

Adult coloring is taking the world by storm. Coloring relieves stress, takes you away from your cares for a while, trains your brain to focus, and gives you a sense of accomplishment. You may even help keep dementia at bay! Each month, the library will provide a variety of designs and a supply of colored pencils. Just drop in: bring your own coffee and we'll bring the cookies. Monday, February 29 10:30 to noon at Main Library

Our favorite southern chef, Jesse Jones, will give a short talk about his modern, healthier approach to traditional southern cooking, and will offer a demo and sampling of his pulled pork tacos. For all ages. No registration is needed. Monday, February 29 6:00 pm at Main Library

Mark Slade
Keller Williams
Good Homes

Selling a Maplewood/South Orange/Millburn/Short Hills area home involves many steps and having an experienced Maplewood New Jersey Real Estate Agent and Realtor®, specializing in the Bedroom Communities of New York City in Essex/Union County— Millburn, Short Hills, Montclair, West Orange, South Orange, Livingston, Maplewood, Springfield, Summit, Madison, Chatham, Scotch Plains, Fanwood, Cranford and Westfield--by your side will make the transaction run a lot smoother. I would love to be your Maplewood/South Orange New Jersey Area Real Estate Professional! I assist both buyers and sellers in the Bedroom Communities of New York City, mostly served by NJ Transit’s Mid-Town Direct Train Lines, offering commutes of 45minute or less to NY Penn Station, with either the purchase and or sale of residential real estate.

As an Accredited Buyer’s Agent (ABR), I have received special training to guide and educate you through the entire home buying process. From start to finish, I listen to your needs and desires in what you would like and take the information you give me to find you home. My GO-TO team can provide you the best in Real Estate advice with regard to attorney choices, Home Inspectors and Mortgage Loan Officers

As your Maplewood/South Orange/Millburn/Short Hills/Essex/Union County New Jersey listing agent I am well versed on as your local expert in all things in the Maplewood and South Orange area Real Estate Market. You can expect personalized service that includes a detailed consultation on how to best position your Mid-Town Direct home to be competitive in today’s market with training to provide my clients with an in-depth Advanced Comparative Market analysis, and advice on staging. As my office’s technology officer as well as both a Zillow Platinum Premier and Trulia Premier agent, I use the latest and most up-to-date marketing methods to get your home in front of as many buyers as possible. Being your New Jersey Real Estate Agent and Realtor ® not only involves just finding the home or selling the home, but being your guide, negotiator, advisor and advocate and making sure that your needs and goals are met. Being your New Jersey Essex/Union County area Realtor® (with a little bit of Morris County thrown in for good measure) is one of my truest passions, and “Helping You Find Your Dream Home” is my number one priority.

Mark Slade

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