January 14, 2014: Apps for organizing, traveling, cooking, productivity, and more

Janet Hauge and Erica Bess (left and right) of the Princeton Public Library—photos from the January 2013 meeting. Photos by Michael Blank
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Did you receive a new iPhone or iPad for the holidays this year? Now’s the time to fill it with apps!

In this presentation, Princeton Public Library staff members Janet Hauge and Erica Bess will share their picks for the best free apps for organizing, traveling, cooking, productivity, and more.

Popular social media apps Instagram and Pinterest, as well as apps for library services, will also be highlighted.


About the presenters…
Janet Hauge, Technology Initiatives Librarian at Princeton Public Library, has worked in NJ libraries since 2007. Prior to that, Janet worked in technology education. She currently coordinates PPL’s Technology Training Center programs and does outreach to local organizations with technology needs. As a member of the Adult Services department, she provides reference and readers advisory service at the public service desks, by chat, phone, and librarian by appointment. For the past six years, Janet has been teaching Intro to Computers and the Internet to beginning computer users. She earned her MLIS from Rutgers University in 2007.

Erica Bess, Department Head of Adult Services, has been with Princeton Public Library since 2011. In addition to providing reference and reader advisory services, Erica is also active in the planning of technology instruction, collection management, and programming at the library. Prior to joining PPL, Erica was Head of Adult Programming and the Louise Parker Berry Fellow at Darien Library in Darien, CT. She earned an MLIS from Rutgers University in 2007 and is currently an Emerging Leader with the New Jersey Library Association.