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This Week at the Library: Adult Programs and Events from 3/18 to 3/24

Here are some adult events and programs happening this week, from Monday 3/18 to Sunday 3/24! For a complete look at what’s happening at the library this month including children’s, teen, and Franklin Park programs, please click here for our online calendar! 


Caregiver Series: Work and Life Balance – Tuesday, 3/19 at 10:30am

Focusing on how a caregiving experience impacts your daily life and the workplace. How does an employee who cares for a family member with a chronic illness or injury keep his or her career on tract? How does the workplace remain productive and profitable when as an employee or employer also tries to manage an intensely personal experience like caregiving? The presentation provides information regarding the benefits and challenges, as well as, helpful insight in caring for a loved one, managing life and work.

Provided by the Somerset County Office on Aging and Disability Services.

Pre-registration preferred.  Walk-ins welcome. Please click here to register!

How to Write and Publish Your First Book – Wednesday, 3/20 at 7pm

Join Amazon bestselling author, Charles Levin, to learn how to write, publish, sell and market your first book. He will cover tips for maintaining writing momentum, choosing a title, and creating a cover. Attendees will also learn how to get an agent, create an audio book and promote their new title.
Charles Levin has published two books, Not So Dead and Not So Gone, which will be available for purchase at the event.  For more information about the speaker and his books, including reviews, visit
Registration is requested but not required. Please click here to register!


NJ Makers Day – Saturday, 3/23

Join us for the 5th Annual NJ Makers Day.  Maker activities will be held at the Franklin Park Branch from 10 am – noon and at the Main Library from 1:30 pm – 4 pm.  NJ Makers Day is a statewide event that celebrates and promotes maker culture, as well as the values associated with making, tinkering and STEM-based learning.

This year, activities will involve programming robots, making dog and cat toys, quilting, building with straws and connectors, and more!  In addition to the all the fun and learning, attendees will be ‘making a difference’ by giving back to local non-profits like Second Chance for Animals and Children’s Specialized Hospital.    NJ Makers Day is funded in part by the New Jersey State Library and the PSEG Foundation. Click here for more info!

All ages are welcome!  No registration needed!

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