Third Annual New Jersey Makers Day Saturday
Saturday, March 25
from 11 am to 4 pm
East Brunswick Public Library joins over 200 libraries, schools, museums, colleges, makerspaces and other community organizations in hosting events for the third annual New Jersey Makers Day on Saturday, March 25 from 11 am to 4 pm.
New Jersey Makers Day is a statewide event that explores the world of maker spaces and maker culture, as well as the importance of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) related activities. Almost 300 different locations will be hosting New Jersey Makers Day events this year.
East Brunswick Public Library will offer a wide variety of activities throughout the day for attendees of all ages, ranging from embroidery and upcycling projects, to learning how to use green screen video technology and making video game controllers.
TOOOL NJ (the Open Organisation of Lockpickers) will lead a presentation on how locks function, and the EB FIRST Robotics Group will demonstrate several of their award-winning competitive robots.
The previous New Jersey Makers Day events have been successful at East Brunswick Public Library, with 700 people participating in 2016.
The day-long event is free and open to the public. A complete schedule can be found online at www.ebpl.org/maker. Information about the New Jersey Makers Day project is available at www.njmakersday.org.
Seton Hall University Library Usage Survey
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Learn About Lung Cancer Tonight
Come to this workshop presented by experienced oncologist Bruno S. Fang, MD to learn about lung cancer and the incredible progress that has been made over the last 5-10 years.
Dr. Fang will discuss the following topics, among others:
- Incredible breakthroughs in lung cancer treatment over the past decade, including immunotherapy and other targeted therapies
- Lung cancer risk — even in nonsmokers — and how family members can stay healthy despite elevated risk
- Prevention and screening protocols, including low-dose CT scans that can reduce the risk of death in high risk populations
Registration is preferred. Please call (908) 658-5400 or visit CancerSupportCNJ.org/Program-Registration.
Walk-ins are welcome.
Refreshments will be served.
Tonight: Start Spring Cleaning with Organizing Guru Jamie Novak
Ready to tackle that spring cleaning and de-cluttering checklist but not sure where to start? Join Organizing Humorist and bestselling author Jamie Novak as she reveals her insider tips and tricks on Wednesday, March 22 at 7PM.
From time saving tips like using Listerine to clean shower grout to how a pillowcase can clean your ceiling fan and what to do with all those paper piles Jamie shares it all! You’ll leave this program with a personalized plan and the motivation to put that plan into action starting today.
Jamie Novak has been seen on HGTV and QVC and recently served as a home blogger for Martha Stewart’s Whole Living. She is the author of multiple bestsellers, including Keep This, Toss That! Visit her website at jamienovak.com.
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
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