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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!

Panel Discussion: Make Us Visible NJ (via Zoom)

Online

Members of Make Us Visible NJ speak about the organization and its successful effort to mandate teaching Asian American and Pacific Islander history in New Jersey's public schools. Via Zoom. This program is being offered virtually via Zoom. Please register HERE Make Us Visible NJ is a coalition of students, parents, educators and community members who advocated for the inclusion of AAPI history in the K-12 curriculum of New Jersey public schools. MUVNJ Board Members Dr. Kani Ilangovan, NYU Professor Ying Lu, New Jersey educator Sima Kumar and student advocate Christina Huang will discuss how they led a statewide coalition that advocated for the passage of the AAPI Curriculum Bill, which mandates the inclusion of AAPI history in New Jersey public schools, and the bill establishing the Department of Education Commission on Asian American Heritage. Dr. Kani Ilangovan is the founder and a board member of Make Us Visible NJ. She is also a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and mother. As a psychiatrist, she sees the lifelong impact of racial trauma and the physical and mental toll on children and our communities. She is so thankful to the NJ legislature and Governor Murphy for signing the AAPI Curriculum Bill into law and establishing the DOE Commission on Asian American Heritage. Thousands of people collaborated to get the AAPI Curriculum bill and DOE Commission on Asian American Heritage passed. It was a massive mobilization effort and she is so grateful to the 60+ allied organizations who advocated for this cause. Ying Lu, Associate Professor at NYU Steinhardt of Culture, Education and Human Development. She is the director of Education Studies (a BA program) at NYU Steinhardt. She is a Faculty Senator on NYU Faculty council, and a member of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee of the Faculty Council. She is a very active member of MUVNJ and a founding board member. Her other community engagement includes Board Member of the YingHua International School, Advisor at the Parents and Children Club (a nonprofit organization serving Chinese diaspora community in NJ and surrounding area). Sima Kumar is a Make Us Visible NJ board member, a New Jersey educator and mother who moderated an interdisciplinary exploration of Asian American and Pacific Islander experiences in the United States with poet Alison Roh Park and documentary filmmaker Angel Velasco Shaw. She also published an article in NJEA Review called Asian American in America’s Literary Heritage that explored the origins of […]

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GED & Pre-GED Prep

The Trenton Free Public Library offers FREE GED and Pre-GED Prep classes every Friday from 11am - 1pm starting April 1, 2022. Appointment required. Please call 609-392-7188 ext 34 for more information or to make an appointment.

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Math SAT & ACT Tutoring

Children's Room 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Math SAT & ACT Tutoring! Saturdays 11:00am-1:00pm Grades 6th-10th. Registration is required. Limited spots available. To register, call (609) 392-7188 ex. 32

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Digital Drawing Class- Character Design

Children's Room 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

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.

Himmeli Mobile – Young Adult

Young Adult Lounge

Using straws and strings, create a pyramid mobile that can hang in your room!

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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!

Recurring

GED & Pre-GED Prep

The Trenton Free Public Library offers FREE GED and Pre-GED Prep classes every Friday from 11am - 1pm starting April 1, 2022. Appointment required. Please call 609-392-7188 ext 34 for more information or to make an appointment.

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Math SAT & ACT Tutoring

Children's Room 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ, United States

Math SAT & ACT Tutoring! Saturdays 11:00am-1:00pm Grades 6th-10th. Registration is required. Limited spots available. To register, call (609) 392-7188 ex. 32

Adult Book Club

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ

The adult book club will meet Monday 23 at 6 pm in the Reading Room. Everyone is welcome - both new and returning readers. Please call (609) 392-7188 ext. 34 to register. In May, we are reading "A Drug Fueled Life: The Bird, The Frog, and the Boss" by John Perlow. His book is a venture of seeking redemption from the influence of drugs.  

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Adult Book Club

Trenton Free Public Library 120 Academy Street, Trenton, NJ

We will meet on every fourth Monday at 6 pm in the reading room. Selections range from beloved classics to modern favorites. Please call (609) 392-7188 ext. 34 to register.  

Blind Build LEGO Challenge

Young Adult Lounge

Stretch your engineering skills and use your senses to build structures for a fun challenge!