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Job Search 101

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Looking for help with job searching or writing your resume? This workshop can guide you to a successful job search and help you learn techniques for resume & cover letter building.   To register, call (609)392-7188 or click HERE

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Free ESL Class

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

ESL Classes are returning to the Trenton Free Public Library! Wednesdays @ 6 pm and Saturdays @ 1pm If you have any questions, please call 973-960-0927 or contact the library at 609-392-7188. Clases de ESL an regresado en la Biblioteca Pubica De Trenton! Las clases estan abierta para todo y siempre son gratis. Miércoles @ 6pm y Sábados @ 1pm Si tiene alguna pregunta, llame al 973-960-0927 o comuníquese con la biblioteca al 609-392-7188.

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Resume Help

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Looking for help with writing or updating your resume? You can make an appointment with a librarian and get help. Every Thursday 1 pm - 2 pm. Appointment required. Call (609) 392-7188  ext. 34 to make an appointment. Please bring a copy of your resume for review.  

Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

The Friends of Trenton Free Public Library is collaborating with Building Better Communities and Elements of the Community, Inc. to provide the Trenton community with access to the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, from 2:15 pm – 4:30 pm, staff from the two community partners will be at the library to help patrons apply for the tablets with Free WIFI. Eligible patrons or households will receive the tablet onsite. A one-time $20 activation fee will be required. Valid State ID required; Must also bring one of the following documents: SNAP FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM MEDICAID (NOT MEDICARE) SSI (NOT SSD) VA PENSION BENEFIT FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING (FPHA) FREE & REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM FEDERAL PELL GRANT SECTION 401 LOSS OF INCOME OR LAYOFF SINCE FEBRUARY 29, 2020 Questions about the event, CALL 609-922-1722 Click here to register For more information about the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program, please visit https://www.fcc.gov/broadbandbenefit.

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Tablet with Free WIFI

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

The Friends of Trenton Free Public Library is collaborating with Building Better Communities and Elements of the Community, Inc. to provide the Trenton community with access to the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, from 2:15 pm – 4:30 pm, staff from the two community partners will be at the library to help patrons apply for the tablets with Free WIFI. Eligible patrons or households will receive the tablet onsite. A one-time $20 activation fee will be required. Valid State ID required; Must also bring one of the following documents: SNAP FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM MEDICAID (NOT MEDICARE) SSI (NOT SSD) VA PENSION BENEFIT FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING (FPHA) FREE & REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM FEDERAL PELL GRANT SECTION 401 LOSS OF INCOME OR LAYOFF SINCE FEBRUARY 29, 2020 Questions about the event, CALL 609-922-1722 Click here to register For more information about the Affordable Connectivity Program, please visit www.fcc.gov/acp

Trenton Free Public Library 120th Anniversary Block Party!

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

SAVE the DATE!  Saturday, June 11, 2022, 11 am - 3 pm You are invited to the Library's 120th Anniversary Block Party! The party will feature fun indoor & outdoor activities for all ages, arts and crafts, games, music, and light refreshments.

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Tablet with Free WIFI

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

The Friends of Trenton Free Public Library is collaborating with Building Better Communities and Elements of the Community, Inc. to provide the Trenton community with access to the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, from 2:15 pm – 4:30 pm, staff from the two community partners will be at the library to help patrons apply for the tablets with Free WIFI. Eligible patrons or households will receive the tablet onsite. A one-time $20 activation fee will be required. Valid State ID required; Must also bring one of the following documents: SNAP FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM MEDICAID (NOT MEDICARE) SSI (NOT SSD) VA PENSION BENEFIT FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING (FPHA) FREE & REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM FEDERAL PELL GRANT SECTION 401 LOSS OF INCOME OR LAYOFF SINCE FEBRUARY 29, 2020 Questions about the event, CALL 609-922-1722 Click here to register For more information about the Affordable Connectivity Program, please visit www.fcc.gov/acp

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Tablet with Free WIFI

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

The Friends of Trenton Free Public Library is collaborating with Building Better Communities and Elements of the Community, Inc. to provide the Trenton community with access to the Emergency Broadband Benefit, a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) program. The temporary benefit will help lower the cost of broadband service for eligible households during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, from 2:15 pm – 4:30 pm, staff from the two community partners will be at the library to help patrons apply for the tablets with Free WIFI. Eligible patrons or households will receive the tablet onsite. A one-time $20 activation fee will be required. Valid State ID required; Must also bring one of the following documents: SNAP FOOD ASSISTANCE PROGRAM MEDICAID (NOT MEDICARE) SSI (NOT SSD) VA PENSION BENEFIT FEDERAL PUBLIC HOUSING (FPHA) FREE & REDUCED LUNCH PROGRAM SCHOOL BREAKFAST PROGRAM FEDERAL PELL GRANT SECTION 401 LOSS OF INCOME OR LAYOFF SINCE FEBRUARY 29, 2020 Questions about the event, CALL 609-922-1722 Click here to register For more information about the Affordable Connectivity Program, please visit www.fcc.gov/acp

El Grito to Independence: A Career Awareness Event – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge

We are the Trenton Puerto Rican Community & Friends Organization. In partnership with the Trenton Free Public Library, we are hosting a career awareness exploration event. El Grito to Independence on Thursday, September 22, 2022 The event is part of our programming celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month and commemorating the 154th anniversary of the Grito de Lares.  On the 23rd of September in 1868, the people of Puerto Rico stood up and fought for political and economic independence. It is in this spirit that the Trenton Puerto Rican Community & Friends Organization invites you to share your journey to professional independence. Children and youth in the community of Trenton will attend the event and learn from your journey, challenges, and accomplishments.  We are looking for Latino professionals to share their story of how they came to be a lawyer, activist, videographer, judge, entrepreneur, y mucho más.