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Hillsborough library announces programs for September

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

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