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Canceled Cancelled: Emergency Broadband Benefit Program

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ

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. Starting November 10, Every 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.

Pop Culture and Trivia of the 1970s

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The '70s made for some big moments in pop culture that have and will be remembered for years to come. How much do you remember about '70s Pop Culture? Join us for an afternoon of fun! Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83973416521?pwd=cDlIcEE0bW1DUEVPMXZOS0w2MmZCUT09 Meeting ID: 839 7341 6521 Passcode: 900059 Dial by your location: +1 646 558 8656 US (New York) Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kee7e0O7l4  

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Game Night – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge

Join us every Thursday night in the Young Adult Lounge for gaming on the Xbox, PS4, or board games! Games begin at 5:30!

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Open Art

Children's Room 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ

Drop by the library to make a craft or enjoy an open-ended art activity! Ages 4 and up

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Open Lab: Basic Computer Help

Trenton Free Public Library offers a monitored open computer lab Tuesdays from 1 pm to 2 pm. Staff will be on hand to provide guidance with · Setting up a new email account · Searching the internet · Searching the TFPL catalog and website · MS Office assistance

Climate Change and Water Quality Activities

Online

We have heard about the permanent effects of climate change on the world. However, what about the specific harm happening to NJ? How is NJ’s environment, biodiversity, water sources, and even humans going through? This presentation will teach you about that and more. It will show how NJ is changing and what we are losing. Most importantly, you will also learn how to help prevent more losses and play your part in preserving our great state.   Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81313715491?pwd=U1Y5aEtvZ01wampmMHk5cDV3OWhkQT09 Meeting ID: 813 1371 5491 Passcode: 708595 Dial by your location +1 646 558 8656 US (New York)

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After School Crafting

Children's Room 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ

Ages 4 and up! Tuesdays, 4:00pm-5:00pm. From jewelry making, to paper mache our creative crafts are a lot of fun!

‘Zine Tutorial – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge

A 'zine (short for magazine or fanzine) is a piece of work entirely up to you. Create it, design it, color it - whatever you'd like. Come to the Young Adult lounge for more information and tools to get started creating your own 'zines.

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Job Search 101

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ

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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Game Night – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge

Join us every Thursday night in the Young Adult Lounge for gaming on the Xbox, PS4, or board games! Games begin at 5:30!

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Digital Drawing and Advertising Class

Children's Room 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ

Free exclusive opportunity for youth ages 9-14 Through Prompts and design challenges, we will create conceptual art that has a real world application in the world of advertising! All materials will be provided for use during the class.