The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s Hillsborough branch announced its programs for September.
Note: The library will be closed Sept. 5 and 6 in observance of Labor Day.
Virtual Programs for All Ages
A Tour Through Mexico: Sept. 22, 4:30-5:15 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4992450.
Virtual Programs for Children, ‘Tweens and Teens
Colorful Flower Doodle (grades K-4): Sept. 7, 3-3:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5082132.
Choose Your Own Adventure – Miraculous Ladybug and Cat Noir (grades 5-12): Sept. 7, 5-6 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5143986.
Puppet Time (ages 2-5 years and caregivers): Sept. 8, 10:30-11 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5140217.
Homemade Ice Cream Making (grades 6-12): Sept. 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5286143.
SOARING Into Kindergarten (ages 4-5 and caregivers)
- Talking: Sept. 13, 10-10:30 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4987404.
- Singing: Sept. 20, 10-10:30 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4987432.
- Reading: Sept. 27, 10-10:30 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4987614.
Music With Miss Donna (ages birth – 5 years and caregivers): Sept. 14, 10:30-11 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4990081.
Choosing the Best College (grades 9-12): Sept. 16, 6-7 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4981170.
Teen Paint Night (grades 6-12): Sept. 16, 6-7:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5080997.
Learning Lab – The Power of Sound (grades K-5): Sept. 17, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5001920.
Fiesta With Flor (families): Sept. 18, 10-10:40 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4978749.
Crafting Fun 3D – Fall Tree (grades 2-5): Sept. 21, 3-3:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5059166.
Aaaarrrrgggghhhh! A Virtual Scavenger Hunt (grades 6-12): Sept. 21, 4-5 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5112311.
Book Club Battle – Keepers of the Lost Cities (grades 4-8): Sept. 22, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5175523.
Hour of Code – Space Quest (grades 2-5): Sept. 27, 4-5 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5002110.
Teen Self Care – Bullet Journaling (grades 6-12): Sept. 28, 5-5:45 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5144593.
Book Trivia and Voting (grades 2-5): Sept. 29, 4-5 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5161462.
Meet the Author – Kelly Yang (grades 3-7): Sept. 30, 6:30-7:15 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5007883.
Virtual Programs for Adults
Chair Yoga: Sept. 1, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4950446.
COVID-19 and Wildlife – Presented by Conserve Wildlife Foundation: Sept. 1, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4908554.
London in Extremis – Plague and Fire 1665-1666: Sept. 2, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4912288.
Hiking New Zealand – An Epic Adventure: Sept. 7, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5154363.
How to Deal With Change and Triumph Over Loss: Sept. 8, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4852671.
Meet the Author
- Sarah Lohman “Eight Flavors, the Untold Story of American Cuisine:” Sept. 9, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4904946.
- Lou Del Bianco – An Italian Immigrant’s Unsung Role on Mount Rushmore: Sept. 20, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4952378.
- Jill Grunenwald – A Librarian Writes of Her Experience Working in a Prison: Sept. 21, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4894197.
- William E. Wallace – The Story of Michelangelo’s Greatest Masterpiece: Sept. 28, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4898936.
Making Your Job Search Work For You – Presented by the Greater Raritan Workforce Development Board: Sept. 10, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5099028.
Dizziness and Balance – Presented by Joni Redlich: Sept. 13, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4991448.
Backyard Bears – Presented by Somerset County Park Commission: Sept. 14, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4951149.
Get to Know Your County’s Business Partnership – Presented by SCBP President and CEO, Chris Edwards: Sept. 15, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5177776.
New Jersey Facts and Firsts – Presented by Historical Society of Princeton: Sept. 16, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4852677.
Cholesterol Health – Presented by Dr. Cedrick Batchateu: Sept. 17, 2-3:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5122870.
Writers Group: Sept. 22, 6-7 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5154622.
Boats Against the Current – Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald and the Origins of “The Great Gatsby:” Sept. 22, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5049872.
College Funding Workshop (parents and caregivers): Sept. 23, 6-7:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4981172.
Creating a Dynamic Job Portfolio – Presented by Jan Goodman: Sept. 27, 10 a.m. – noon Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5098494.
Conceptual Illustration and the News of Today – An In-Depth Exploration of Media Illustrations: Sept. 27, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5016892.
Frida Kahlo – Dreams, Demons, Devotion, and the Natural World: Sept. 29, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4883072.
Governor Livingston, I Presume – Meet William Livingston: Sept. 30, 7-8 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/4952359.
In-Branch Programs for All Ages
Craft in the Children’s Room – Autumn Leaves: Sept. 25, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. For more information, visit sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5283989
In-Branch Programs for Children, ‘Tweens and Teens
Family Storytimes (families with children)
- Stories at Castle Park: Sept. 9, 10-10:30 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287616.
- Stories at Castle Park: Sept. 16, 10-10:30 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287642.
- Bedtime Stories in Children’s Room: Sept. 16, 6-6:50 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5283968.
- Stories at Castle Park: Sept. 23, 10-10:30 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287644.
- Stories at Castle Park: Sept. 30, 10-10:30 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287654.
‘Tween Book Chat (grades 4-6): Sept. 14, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287579.
Teen Board Game Night (grades 7-12): Sept. 14, 6-7:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287666.
Math Matters (ages 3-6 and caregivers): Sept. 15, 10:30-11 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5283967.
Tabletop Games (grades 1-6): Sept. 17, 3-4:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287658.
Teen Leadership Committee (grades 7-12): Sept. 18, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287470.
Preschool Storytime – Story and Craft (ages 2-5 and caregivers): 10-10:30 a.m. Register at:
- Sept. 21: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287595.
- Sept. 28: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287597.
Teen Craft Night (grades 7-12): Sept. 21, 5-6 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287668.
KIDZ Art Zone (grades K-3): Sept. 23, 4-4:45 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5283981.
Toddler/Preschool Storytime (18 months – 5 years and caregivers): Sept. 24, 10:30-11 a.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5283934.
Teen Movie Night (grades 7-12): Sept. 28, 6-7:45 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5287664.
Craftacular (grades 4-6): Sept. 30, 3-4 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5284040.
In-Branch Programs for Adults
STEAM for Adults – How to Make Kombucha: Sept. 9, 2-3 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5278327.
Fall Craft – Make a Pinecone Door Hanger: Sept. 16, 2-3 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5280392.
First Time Dog Ownership – What You Need to Know Before Adoption: Sept. 21, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5278447.
Resume Writing Workshop: Sept. 23, 2-3 p.m. Register at sclsnj.libnet.info/event/5278468.
The Hillsborough library branch is located at 379 S. Branch Road in Hillsborough.
For questions, call 908-458-8420 or visit SCLSNJ.org.
For a complete list of library programs, visit sclsnj.libnet.info/events