Share Your Culture with the Community

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PISCATAWAY, NJ – Want to share your culture with the community? Sign up for the International Arts Open House on September 16th at Kennedy Library! We're looking for people to demonstrate crafts, music, dance and art from all over the world. To register, contact Laizu at 732-463-1633 x5.

Here's a look at some of the upcoming events happening in July at the Piscataway Library. 

The Magic of Clean Communities

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Learn about recycling during this fun, interactive magical performance. 

Friday, July 14 - 11:00am to 11:45am - Kennedy Library Main Meeting Room

World War I & America

Writers workshop led by local author Bonnie Brunish.  Read first-hand accounts of the war by Americans who experienced it, and join us to use creative writing as a means of expression, inspired by these stories.  

Saturday, July 15 at 1pm and Saturday, July 22 at 1pm - Kennedy Library Main Meeting Room

Job Search Skills Seminars presented by The Professional Service Group of New Brunswick (PSGNB)

Resume Writing – Tuesday, July 18

Preparing for the Job Interview – Tuesday, July 25

All seminars run from 10:00am-12:30pm at the Kennedy Library.

All are welcome to attend. For more information, please contact John Wallace at jwallace@piscatawaylibrary.org or call 732-463-1633 ext. 6.    

Contagious Optimism Wellness Group

Positive forward thinking is the ability to find the silver lining in every cloud no matter how difficult yesterday or today may be. Nowadays, many people have lost confidence in themselves and the world around them due to personal hardship, along with economic and political uncertainty worldwide. 

However, each of us possesses personal strengths and wisdom we can draw from to experience our worlds with increased hope, kindness, and gratitude.

Through the sharing of Contagious Optimism co- author’s stories, group members’ personal stories of resilience through challenging times, and providing simple, yet impactful exercises based in Positive Psychology, Dr. Georges will lead group members in boosting positivity and perseverance.

Dr. Colleen Georges is a Nationally Certified Psychologist, Certified Positive Psychology Coach, speaker, educator, and best-selling author who coaches her clients in living and working more joyfully. She runs a private coaching practice where she provides positive psychology life and career coaching, leads community wellness groups, and delivers organizational trainings and speaking engagements. Colleen is also a Rutgers University Lecturer in women’s leadership and a member of the Rutgers Speaker’s Bureau.

Wednesday, July 19 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm - Kennedy Library Main Meeting Room

Please call 732-463-1633 x6 to register or stop by our Information Desk 

Lunch with the Librarian

Children ages 4 and up are invited to bring their own lunch and enjoy stories, songs and games with the librarian.

Tuesday, July 25 - 12:00pm to 12:45pm - Westergard Library Meeting Room

Family Game Night

Families can visit the Kennedy Library to play all sorts of games -- over-sized and regular-sized! No registration is required.

Wednesday, July 26 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm - Kennedy Library Main Meeting Room

Interactive Concert: Presley & Melody present Build a Better World

Children become stars on stage in this unique and creative concert experience.  The musical and educational format promotes the love of reading through live music, projected graphics and lyrics, and the use of creative props.

This event is for children ages 3 and up and their families. Due to limited space, strollers will not be allowed in this program.  Due to fire code, this program will be closed once the maximum occupancy for the meeting room is reached.

Thursday, July 27 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm - Kennedy Library Main Meeting Room

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