These programs are hosted virtually. Most programs require registration. Visit SCLSNJ.org. To join a virtual program by phone, dial (646) 876-9923. After dialing, you will be prompted to enter a meeting ID, which is unique for every event. The meeting ID is the series of numbers at the end of the Zoom link posted for each event. 

Presented by Greater Raritan One-Stop Career Center
Discover various tools to assist you in the workplace.

  • The Art of Effective Communication – March 6, 10 a.m. – noon
  • The Multi-Generational Workplace – April 10, 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
  • Emotional Intelligence – May 1, 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Presented by the Library Speakers Consortium – Virtual Author Talks
Explore a range of topics with these bestselling authors and thought leaders.

  • Nina Totenberg – March 6, 4-5 p.m.
  • Christopher Paolini – March 14, 4-5 p.m.
  • Madeline Miller – March 21, 7-8 p.m.

Women in Art History: March 7, 7-8:30 p.m.
Celebrate Women’s History Month by learning about the life and work of prominent women in the arts.

The Secret Life of Sunflowers” Presented by Author Marta Molnar: March 12, 7-8 p.m.
Discover the story of Vincent Van Gogh’s sister-in-law, Johanna, who inherited his paintings and introduced his legacy to the world.

Meet Rosa Parks: March 14, 7-8 p.m.
The American Historical Theater reenacts the famous story of the brave woman who initiated the Civil Rights movement when she refused to give up her seat on a bus.

Escape from Hitler’s Europe – Downed Allied Airmen and the Resistance Women Who Risked All to Save Them: March 18, 7-8 p.m.
Learn about the brave and selfless resistance women who organized and conducted these journeys on the underground railroad, known as the Comet Line, and helped to save nearly 800 airmen.

Barbie – The History of America’s Most Famous Doll: March 27, 7-8 p.m.
Explore the history of Barbie and her inventor, the passionately creative – and intensely competitive – Ruth Handler.

Sacajawea – The Story and Modern Representations: March 28, 7-8 p.m.
Join the Sacajawea Interpretive, Cultural, & Educational Center to learn about Sacajawea.

Failed Presidential Assassinations: April 2, 7-8 p.m.
Explore the more famous attempts on the life of the President of the United States as well as the two lesser known successful assassinations, Garfield and McKinley.

The Sky by Day and by Night: April 3, 7-8 p.m.
Explore the moon, planets, stars, artificial satellites, and the sun’s path across the sky.

The Dead Sea Scrolls – The Texts, Their Context, and the Coalescence of Jewish and Christian Scholarship: April 10, 7-8 p.m.
Discover one of the most remarkable archaeological finds of the 20th century; presented by Professor Gary A. Rendsburg of Rutgers University.

The Letters of T.S. Eliot and Emily Hale: April 11, 7-8 p.m.
Explore the largest series of Eliot’s correspondence and among the best-known sealed literary archives in the world.

One Hundred and Sixty Minutes: The Race To Save The RMS Titanic” by William Hazelgrove: April 15, 7-8 p.m.
Discover the heroic acts of more than twenty-eight ships that were involved in the rescue of Titanic survivors.

Across the Mediterranean and Back Again in Twenty Years – An Introduction to Homer’s “The Odyssey: April 23, 7-8 p.m.
Examine the tale of unlucky Odysseus as he makes his way from Troy back to his homeland of Ithaca, encountering disaster, misfortune, and unfamiliar lands along the way.

Along the Appalachian Trail: New Jersey, New York, and Connecticut” by Leonard M. Adkins: April 24, 7-8 p.m.
Walk through a historical perspective of the area that is considered by some to be the pathway’s birthplace.

New Jersey Nature: April 25, 7-8 p.m.
Join photography enthusiasts and N.J. Audubon Associate Naturalists Becky and Phil Witt for a virtual tour of New Jersey nature.

Fermented Vegetables Workshop: April 29, 7-8:30 p.m.
Learn the basic science behind making fermented vegetables, from sauerkraut to beets, carrots, corn, and more.

Long Gone, Come Home” Presented by Author Monica Chenault-Kilgore: May 1, 7-8 p.m.
Discover a tale of love, life, and loss that spans from the peak of the 1930s jazz era to the Great Depression and civil rights movement.

The Vietnam War 1956-1975 – How it All Began: May 6, 7-8 p.m.
Address how the Vietnam War started during Military History Month. 

Japonisme – Cultural Crossings that Influenced Modern Art: May 13, 7-8 p.m.
Explore the story of how some of our favorite artists – Whistler, the impressionists, Van Gogh, and the post-impressionists – incorporated art and culture of Japanese influences into their work.

Famous (and Some Not So Famous) Movies With a New Jersey Connection: May 20, 7-8 p.m.
Learn about movies that connect to the Garden State, from “On the Waterfront” to “The Wedding Singer,” and many more.

In the Shadow of a Pyramid – Anatomy of an Excavation in Egypt: May 29, 7-8 p.m.
Journey through an excavation with Egyptologist and Princeton Ph.D. Candidate Emily Smith-Sangster.

Butter Chicken Virtual Cooking Class: May 30, 7-8:30 p.m.
Learn how to create butter chicken and spiced vegetable rice pilau with minimal effort.

For additional assistance, call (908) 845-8400. To discover all SCLSNJ has to offer, visit SCLSNJ.org or connect with SCLSNJ on Facebook, Instagram, X (formerly Twitter), or YouTube.