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Free Tax Assistance Available – Links to Forms Included!

AARP Tax-Aide will be providing free tax preparation assistance from February 2 through April 13. Tax preparation service will be available on Mondays and Thursdays during this period.  Appointments may be scheduled between the hours of 10:10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. The service will be located at the Roxbury Public Library, 103 Main Street, Succasunna, NJ  07876.
Appointments may be made by calling the library at 973-584-2400, x501, or by stopping by the Reference desk. In case of inclement weather registrants should call the library to confirm their appointment.

Madrid, Toledo and Barcelona: A Study in Contrasts – Tuesday, February 21 at 6:30PM

Spain is a mixture of old and new, modern and traditional. Nowhere are these contrasts more in evidence than in Madrid, and Barcelona. Dr. David Unger will take you on a photographic armchair tour of these amazing cities sharing with you the beauty and diversity of these cultural centers. Registration is requested.  Call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail comments@roxburylibrary.org to register.

Weathering Job Transitions: Preserving your Future – Tuesday, March 7 at 6:30PM

During this seminar, at the Roxbury Public Library, you’ll learn ways to:

  • Face uncertainties while managing expenses and reducing liabilities
  • Understand health insurance with the Affordable Care Act of 2010
  • Utilize tax tactics and protection to plan for the future
  • Focus on your children’s needs
  • Look ahead to the next chapters of your life

Join Keith Smith, CFP a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial, as he discusses how to manage this life event. Registration is requested.  To register call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail comments@roxburylibrary.org

Facebook Classes

Hello, Friends! Facebook Classes are here! Join us for introductory and intermediate classes on Facebook. Participants will learn some of the basics of the social media site, as well as some of the lesser known features.
Facebook 101: Wednesday, March 8 at 2:30 PM
Facebook 201: Wednesday, March 15 at 2:30 PM
Classes are for Roxbury residents only.
Registration is required.
To register, stop by the reference desk
Call (973) 584-2400 ext. 501
E-mail Comments@roxburylibrary.org

Trace Your Family History – Sunday, March 12 at 2:30 PM

The Roxbury Public Library provides free access to historical records, censuses and family histories online from MyHeritage.com and Ancestry.com. This class will show you how to find your records so that you can begin to create your family history story.

Roxbury Cardholders only
Registration is required
To register:
Stop by the reference desk
Call (973) 584-2400 ext. 501
E-mail Comments@roxburylibrary.org

Positive Psychology – Finding your Happiness – Tuesday, March 14 at 6:30PM

What changes can we make in our life to be happier and healthier? Learn new ways of thinking and behaving that will make your life happier like expressing gratitude, setting life goals, and random acts of kindness. Join us at the Roxbury Public Library on Tuesday, March 14 at 6:30PM when our speaker, educator and life coach Diane Lang, will offer guidance in how to make small changes that will help one to live a more positive and resilient lifestyle.
Lang has been featured in the Daily Record, Family Circle, Family Magazine, Working Mother Magazine and Cookie Magazine, seen on NJ 12 TV, Good day CT, CBS TV, Style CT, The Veira network and the national television program “Fox & Friends”.

Lang has an M.A. in Counseling and a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the New York Institute of Technology and her Positive Psychology coaching certificate from Wholebeing

Registration is requested.  To register, call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail comments@roxburylibrary.org.

Kenvil, Roxbury Township: A Local History Account – Saturday, March 25 at 11AM

Local history comes to life at the Roxbury Public Library on Saturday, March 25 at 11AM. Join us as local resident, Russ Vanderbush discusses what life was like growing up in Kenvil in the 1950’s. Learn what has changed and what has remained unchanged over time.

Registration is requested.  To register, call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail comments@roxburylibrary.org.

Port Morris, Roxbury Township: An Historic Perspective – Saturday, March 25 at 1PM

Local history comes to life at the Roxbury Public Library on Saturday, March 25 at 1PM.

Learn about the Port Morris section of Roxbury Township, once a thriving transportation hub. When the Morris Canal was built providing a path for iron ore barges from the western part of New Jersey to Newark and Jersey City, Port Morris was a stop along the route. As canal traffic was replaced by the railroad, Port Morris became a major hub for the DL&W. Join us as local residents Scott Beale and Lois Bredesen showcase some of their memorabilia and discuss the history of this historic area of Roxbury Township.

Registration is requested.  To register, call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail comments@roxburylibrary.org.

Living in the Muslim World: A Woman’s Perspective – Monday, March 27 at 6:30PM

Join at the Roxbury Public Library as Dr. Gillian Hettinger offers a firsthand look at the experience of living as a woman in Saudi Arabia.  While completing her doctorate in the early 90’s, her husband accepted a job in Riyadh, and she took a leave from her teaching position to join him there.  Her talk will be about her personal experiences living in the Middle East for almost four years from a western woman’s perspective, her initial impressions, the day-to-day encounters and the lasting memories.  Registration is requested.  To register, call the library at 973-584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail comments@roxburylibrary.org.

Computer Classes

Intermediate Excel – Wednesday, February 22 at 2:30 PM
Facebook 101 – Wednesday, March 8 at 2:30PM
MyHeritage/Ancestry.com – Sunday, March 12 at 2:30 PM
Facebook 201 – Wednesday, March 15 at 2:30PM
E-Resources.  Learn how to download electronic books and magazines with an individualized ½ hour appointment. Appointments available Mondays and Fridays. To schedule your appointment, stop by the reference desk, call (973) 584-2400 ext. 501 or e-mail Comments@roxburylibrary.org. Classes are for Roxbury cardholders only.

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