November 2012 Adult Programs at the Washington Twp. Public Library, 37 E. Springtown Rd., Long Valley, NJ 07853
November 2012 Adult Programs at the Washington Twp. Public Library, 37 E. Springtown Rd., Long Valley, NJ 07853. Call 908-876-3596 or go to www.wtpl.org to reserve your spot for any of these programs!
Surnames — Has Your Ancestor Gone Missing?
Thursday, November 8, 2012 at 1 p.m.
Loretta Perner, a genealogist with 30 years experience, will discuss different methods for finding ancestors who can’t be found because the spelling of their last names has been changed, either because of transcription errors and mistakes in understanding, or because those ancestors changed their last names.
This class will be held in the Library’s Meeting Room and then move to the Computer Room for hands-on practice with the database.
Royal London and the Jubliee
New Date! – Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 2 p.m.
The United Kingdom has been a busy place this past spring and summer! The Olympics ended in August, but before that big series of events, there was the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee! Queen Elizabeth had ascended the throne upon the death of her father on Feb. 6, 1952 and has remained the Queen for more than 60 years!
Come visit Great Britain with Audrey Boise, tour escort, and see the places which have been so important to the Queen and the Royal Family through all of these years, and review some of the important events which happened in London and the country.
The main celebration took place in June, and we’ll also see how everyone honored Her Majesty during that very special occasion.
Decorating and Designing Naturally for the Holidays
Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 7 p.m.
Pat Richards, a member of the Garden Club of Long Valley will give a demonstration on “Decorating and Designing Naturally for the Holidays”. Learn how to use natural elements from your garden to create holiday decorations that can reflect your own sense of nature and style. Come get inspired by Pat’s creative talents!
Friends Free Movie, Thursday, November 16m 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Lunch n Learn- How Safe is Your Home
Monday, Nvember 26, 2012 at noon
Remaining independent in your home often requires some adjustments or improvements to your home so your home is a safe environment that allows you to function better and more comfortably. These adjustments can range from small changes that don’t cost anything and can be modified by the senior, their families or caregivers. A few simple precautions can help prevent many common household accidents. Learn how to start making your home safe using these tips today. Complimentary luncheon is served. Must register by calling the Library at 908-876-3596 or go to www.wtpl.org . Sponsored by the Senior Resource Center. 50 Rt. 24, Chester, NJ 07930
College Funding Seminar
Monday, November 26, 2012 at 7 p.m.
This seminar will discuss how parents of college-bound high school juniors and seniors can receive $2,500 to $25,000 per year that most don’t even know about.
The seminar will cover:
• Why some middle-class and upper-middle class parents pay close to nothing for their children’s college education
• How to double or triple eligibility for financial aid (this technique has increased families eligibility by $10,000)
• How to pick the college that will give the most free money, less loans.
• How to ge the maximum amount of money from each school.
• Little known ways to position one’s assets, maximizing the aid one would get.
• How to fill out complicated application forms accurately to avoid costly mistakes. Also, find out why 90 percent of these forms are filled out wrong.
Community Film Screening – Bag it
Tuesday, November 27, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
Bag It has been garnering awards at film festivals across the nation. What started as a documentary about plastic bags evolved into a wholesale investigation into plastics and their effect on our waterways, oceans, and even our bodies. Join the Bag It movement and decide for yourself how plastic your life will be.
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