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Hillsborough library announces programs for January 2022

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s (SCLSNJ) Hillsborough branch is located at 379 S. Branch Road in Hillsborough.

The following is a list of programs announced for January 2022. Registration is required for most programs.

For questions, call 908-458-8420 or visit SCLSNJ.org.

For a complete list of programs, visit sclsnj.libnet.info/events.

Note: The library will be closed on New Year’s Day, Jan. 1.

Programs for All Ages

Craft in the Children’s Room: I Have a Dream

January 15, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Crafts are available while supplies last.

Programs for Children, ‘Tweens, and Teens

Teen Vision Boards (grades 7-12)

January 4, 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Create a vision board for 2022.

Family Storytime Bedtime: Stories in Children’s Room (families with children)

January 5, 13; 6:30-6:50 p.m.

Discover a drop-in storytime.

Baby Songs (ages birth to 18 months)

January 7, 21, 28; 10-10:20 a.m.

Make music with your little one.

Read to a Therapy Dog (grades K-4)

January 7, 21; 4-5 p.m.

Practice reading schools while reading to a certified therapy dog.

Kindness Club Volunteer Program (grades 6-12)

January 7, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Earn community service hours by promoting positivity and kindness.

KIDZ Art Zone (grades K-3)

January 8, 10:15-11 a.m.

Create masterpieces with your peers.

Craftacular (grades 4-6)

January 8, 3-4 p.m.

We provide the supplies, you supply the creativity.

SOARING Into Kindergarten (ages 4-5 and caregivers)

Explore a series that helps grow school readiness skills in children the year before Kindergarten.

  • Talking: January 11, 11 a.m. – noon
  • Singing: January 18, 11 a.m. – noon
  • Reading: January 25, 11 a.m. – noon

Teen Board Games (grades 7-12)

January 11, 6-7:30 p.m.

Enjoy tabletop games.

Math Matters (ages 3-6 and caregivers)

January 12, 10-10:30 a.m.

Explore stories and activities that will get math brains working.

Teen Leadership Committee (grades 9-12)

January 15, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Earn community service hours by helping to plan and organize upcoming children’s programs and more.

Toddler Storytime: Toddler Time (ages 18 months – 3 years)

January 18, 25; 10-10:20 a.m.

Introduce the pleasure of books to your child through stories and songs.

Tween Tuesdays at Hillsborough (grades 4-6)

January 18, 6-7 p.m.

Get creative and chill out with crafts and activities.

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-6)

January 19, 26; 10-10:30 a.m.

Explore non-fiction books and science activities.

Nature Crafts (grades 1-4)

January 19, 4-4:45 p.m.

Craft with the members of the Neshanic Garden Club.

Teen Craft Night: Watercolor Paintings (grades 7-12)

January 25, 5-6 p.m.

Create a DIY craft project with friends.

Art Adventures (ages 4-6):

January 27, 10:30-11 a.m.

Create a masterpiece to take home.

History’s Mysteries (grades 3-6)

January 27, 6-6:45 p.m.

Participate in a mystery challenge and craft.

Programs for Adults

The Somerset County Office of Volunteer Services

January 5, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Learn about the services provided for free to our elderly, homebound, and disabled residents.

Smoothies for a Healthier You in 2022

January 11, 6-7:30 p.m.

Discover the health benefits of smoothies and learn how to make them.

E-Media Drop-In

January 13, 2-3 p.m.

Learn how to use downloadable Library resources like e-books, e-audiobooks and digital magazines on a variety of devices.

Watercolor Painting

January 14, 11 a.m. – noon

Explore the basics of watercolor painting.

How to Start a YouTube Channel

January 20, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Discover how to start your own YouTube channel.

Historical Fiction Fridays: “The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek” by Kim M. Richardson: January 21, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Connect with your community while discussing a book.

Genealogy Club

January 24, 2-3:30 p.m.

Devote some time to learning and sharing discoveries with other family history enthusiasts.

Suspense With Susie Book Discussion – “The Wife Upstairs” by Rachel Hawkins

January 25, 7-8 p.m.

Moderated by Sue Cunfer, adult services librarian.

The Extraordinary Life of Irena Sendler – Before, During, and After the Holocaust

January 26, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Presented by Doug Cervi, Executive Director of the New Jersey Commission on Holocaust Education.

Financial Insights for Everyone

January 31, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Discover the wide range of personal finance information available from the Library’s Weiss Financial Ratings resource.

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