One Book One Trenton: Write Your Story – Write a Letter to an Ancestor

Our One Book, One Trenton pick, Kindred, is a great conversation starter on the topic of ancestry. Let's keep the conversation going by writing letters to our ancestors! If you want to share your writing, email your letter to trentonlibraryconnect@gmail.com and it will be shared on the One Book, One Trenton webpage!

Kids Take Home Crafts

Drop by the library to pick up a take home craft for your child to make at home! Craft bags are available by the Circulation Desk.

Free Your Life of Clutter!

Overwhelmed by clutter?  Ready to let go of items but don’t know where to begin, how to decide, or where to distribute the items?  Learn tips in this course to make the process easier.  We’ll also discuss tips on how long to keep papers, how to arrange what you keep and how to prevent future clutter.  Go from chaos to comfort! This webinar will be provided by Ellen Tozzi, Certified Professional Organizer and Owner of NATURAL ORDER. Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAudeCupj8oHdNtWbFSQq4ZO8ivHJHJtvLY After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Comic Studio Online

Online

The start date for this event has been postponed until January 23. Classes will be held through March 6. For Kids ages 9 – 14. Learn how to make your own comics in this 6-session online class offered by the West Windsor Arts Council and supported by a grant from BlackRock. Classes will be held every Saturday January 23th - March 6 from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM on Zoom. There will be no class on February 13. Registration begins December 6 and is required! Classes will be held on Zoom. A Computer, laptop, phone or tablet with internet access is necessary to access the classes. All other materials will be provided and will need to be picked up at the library before the first class. Call the Children’s Room at the library to register, or visit: https://secure.westwindsorarts.org/np/clients/westwindsorarts/eventRegistration.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&event=10159

Kids Take Home Crafts

Drop by the library to pick up a take home craft for your child to make at home! Craft bags are available by the Circulation Desk.

Dr. Seuss Virtual Storytime – Tiempo de Cuentos de Dr. Seuss

Online

Join us on Facebook Live each Wednesday in March at 10:00 AM for a reading of a Dr. Seuss classic. Can't join us at 10? No worries! Video will be available for viewing after the live event. Visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/TrentonPubLib   Únase a nosotros en Facebook Live cada miércoles de marzo a las 10:00 AM para oir una lectura de un cuento clásico de Dr. Seuss. ¿No puedes acompañarnos a las 10? ¡No hay problema! El video estará disponible para ver después del evento en vivo. Visite nuestra página de Facebook en https://www.facebook.com/TrentonPubLib

ballet&books – Virtual Dance & Literacy Program

Online

For kids ages 6 through 9. Classes begin March 6. Presented in partnership with Princeton University Ballet, this program combines a virtual ballet class and virtual one on one literacy tutoring with a Princeton University student. Please call the library for more information, class times, and to register. 609-392-7188 ext 32    

Comic Studio Online

Online

The start date for this event has been postponed until January 23. Classes will be held through March 6. For Kids ages 9 – 14. Learn how to make your own comics in this 6-session online class offered by the West Windsor Arts Council and supported by a grant from BlackRock. Classes will be held every Saturday January 23th - March 6 from 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM on Zoom. There will be no class on February 13. Registration begins December 6 and is required! Classes will be held on Zoom. A Computer, laptop, phone or tablet with internet access is necessary to access the classes. All other materials will be provided and will need to be picked up at the library before the first class. Call the Children’s Room at the library to register, or visit: https://secure.westwindsorarts.org/np/clients/westwindsorarts/eventRegistration.jsp?forwardedFromSecureDomain=1&event=10159

Kids Take Home Crafts

Drop by the library to pick up a take home craft for your child to make at home! Craft bags are available by the Circulation Desk.

One Book, One Trenton Take Home Craft: Paint a Portrait of an Ancestor

Trenton Free Public Library now has take home crafts available related to our One Book, One Trenton pick, Kindred! This month's craft is painting portraits of our ancestors. Use the watercolor kits we provide to make one! If you want to share your project with the community, come to the library to take a photo of you holding your art and we can put it on our website! Craft kits can be collected at the circulation desk, and copies of the Kindred novel and graphic novel can be borrowed from the library.

Women’s History Month – Own Your Power

Online

March is Women's History Month. We can listen to podcasts on how to become the next "girl boss"or read inspirational quotes about shattering the glass ceiling, but without practical, real-life strategies, how will we actually get there? This hands-on workshop from the Women’s Center for Entrepreneurship of New Jersey equips women with the skills to speak with strength, lead with confidence, and own their accomplishments in an assertive yet approachable way. To register, please visit https://www.wcecnj.org/wbc/classschedule/seminar-details.aspx?ClassID=6072

Kids Take Home Crafts

Drop by the library to pick up a take home craft for your child to make at home! Craft bags are available by the Circulation Desk.