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September 2021 West Orange Public Library Programs
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Monday, September 13, 7-8pm
Great Decisions is a national, grassroots, foreign policy
discussion program. Join facilitator Jane Gaertner, formerly with the
Foreign Policy Association, in viewingtwo half hour
documentaries, each tackling a crucial foreign policy challenge facing the
A series of six discussions will follow on Mondays, 7-8:30
PM, starting September 27 to November 1.
September 14, 7-8 PM
In 1883, the
East River was a substantial barrier for citizens to commute to the City
of Brooklyn and the City of New York. John Roebling was hired to build
the world’s largest suspension bridge. The Roeblings were heroic figures
in getting this structure built but also added a transit innovation to
the structure. Being in the manufacturing of wire rope, Roebling had
planned to open the span with a cable railway from two terminals. The
bridge crossing would become a tremendous success, but the cable railway
would become the major convenience for fast travel between both cities.
This presentation will illustrate these innovations.
The Importance of Sleep
Monday, September 20, 2021, 7 PM
Sleep is something we all need and is being increasingly
studied for its health benefits for better mental health, disease
prevention and overall well-being. This workshop will discuss how sleep
benefits us and offer ideas that may help you to get a better night's
sleep. Presented by Jennifer Shukaitis, Assistant Professor, Dept. of
Family & Community Health Sciences, Rutgers Cooperative Extension.
Secrets Wall Street Does Not Want You To Know
Thursday, September 23, 2021, 7-8PM
Have you just
come into some money or have some money to invest? This lively, fact
packed seminar is a must for those who want to learn from Richard Nathan,
a consumer advocate. Mr. Nathan has been teaching consumer education
workshops for more than 30 years in high schools, colleges, and libraries
in CT, NJ, MA and NY. Since he is not a salesman and has nothing to sell
you, he will be blunt and straightforward about things that you should
know and were never taught in high school or college. Learn how not to be
ripped off when buying or leasing cars, buying insurance, investigating
long term care insurance, investing with or without financial planners,
Sunday, September 26, 1:30-4 pm
September 30, 6-8:30pm
MANHATTAN SHORT is a celebration of short films and was
established in 1998 on the streets of New York City. Today, it has
transformed into a worldwide phenomenon. MANHATTAN SHORT screens 9
compelling shorts in 500+ cinemas simultaneously during the week of September
23 to October 3, 2021.
MANHATTAN SHORT doesn’t have judges award the short
films. Instead, they allow the audience (i.e. You) to be the
judge. The audience votes for their choice of Best Film and Best
Actor. Then on the last day of the festival, the short films with the
most votes are announced as the winners. Manhattan Short is for film
lovers who want to experience unique and riveting stories from all around
the world. This year's films are from Afghanistan, Canada, Italy, France,
Northern Ireland, Norway, the UK and USA.
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log in or sign up through the library calendar when available.
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3, 10, 17, and 24, 3:15-5:15 PM
Dungeons and Dragons group for 7th through 12th graders
meets online using the Discord website. Beginners welcome! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information. Epic quests await teens who join our D&D club
at the library! D&D features role playing, storytelling, on-the-spot
strategic thinking, math skills, problem solving, and teamwork all rolled
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