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Titanic Artifacts Featured in Library Program

Hillsborough resident and 'History's Detectives' guest Robert Martorana joins head of Titanic International Society for event.

Robert Martorana, a Hillsborough resident who has appeared on the PBS television program “History's Detectives," and Charles Haas, president of the Titanic International Society, will present "Titanic: The Story of a Great Ship" at 1:30 p.m. Jan. 12 at the Hillsborough Public Library. 

The presentation will include actual artifacts from the ship, in addition to the detailed information of the two experts.

Registration required for this and these other programs scheduled for the Jan. 7 through Jan. 19: 

ESL Conversation Group – Jan. 7 and Jan. 14 at 7 p.m. 
Sign up for our mixed gender ESL Conversation Group sponsored by Somerset County Literacy Volunteers. 
The program runs through Jan. 14. Must know basic English. 
Friends of the Library Book Discussion - Jan. 8 at 7:30 p.m. 
The featured book of this discussion is Defending Jacob by William Landay. 
Acupuncture Program – Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. 
Join us as we explore the benefits of this cost effective way of treating many diseases and disorders. Roger Qian, L.Ac., will show and demonstrate how to improve our quality of life through this ancient practice. 
Friday Night Movie: Arbitrage – Jan. 11 at 7 p.m. 
Starring Richard Gere, Susan Sarandon and Brit Marling. Rated R. 
He Had a Dream: The Life & Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - Jan.15 at 7 p.m. 
Come hear stories of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and how he inspired a nation. Presented by Historian Glenn LeBoeuf.

Youth Services Programs from Jan. 14 through Jan. 19: 
(Registration required!) 
Monday Morning Moms – For Parents/Caregivers – Jan. 14 at 10 a.m. 
This program will have different topics of discussion along with recommended resources. 
Stories for 4s, 5s & 6s: Bears – Jan. 14 at 1 p.m. 
A fun family storytime! No registration required. 
First Look Books – Grades 6-12 – Jan. 14 at 5 p.m. 
Want a FREE BOOK? Get a sneak peek at new teen titles before they hit the shelves! 
Toddler Time for 2s and 3s: Birthday – Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. 
Introduce the pleasure of books to your child! Join us for stories, songs & more. No registration is required for this program. 
Rhyme Time for ages newborn to 24 months – Jan. 15 at 10:30 a.m. 
Build brainpower! Join us for 20 minutes of nursery rhyme fun! 
Learning Adventures: Jungle Animals – Jan. 15 at 4 p.m. for Grades K-2 and Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. for Ages 4-6 
Join us as we learn some fun facts about animals that live in the jungle! 
Art Adventures: Color Mixing – Ages 4-6 – Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. 
Get those creative juices flowing and take your own masterpiece home! Wear play clothes because things can get messy! 
Neshanic Garden Club: Bird Feeders – Grades 2-5 – Jan. 16 at 4 p.m. 
Join the members of the Neshanic Garden Club and create something fun! 
Lego Buddies – Entering Grades 8-12 - Jan. 17 at 3:45 p.m. and Jan. 19 at 2:45 p.m. 
We are looking for reliable teen volunteers entering Grades 8-12 to provide assistance during our Lego Club programs. You must register for each individual session. Volunteers will earn community service hours for their attendance. Space is limited to 4 volunteers per session! 
Lego Club – Entering Grades 1-5 – Jan. 17 at 4 p.m. and Jan. 19 at 3 p.m. 
If you are into Legos, stop by and hang out with some other Lego-maniacs! Have fun building together. 
Movin’ Munchkins – Ages 3-6 – Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. 
Join us for a creative movement program for the child and parent/caregiver! **Please note: An SCLS Release/Waiver must be filled out and signed by the parent or the child cannot participate in this program. Forms are available at the Children's Desk.
Story and Songs - Ages 2-6 - Jan. 19 at 10 a.m. 
Join us for an interactive story and some musical activities. 

The Hillsborough Public Library is now on Facebook! "Like" us and receive updates on programs and registration for events at the library. 

All programs are held at the Hillsborough Library, 379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough NJ. For more information on any of the programs, or to register, please call the Hillsborough Public Library at (908) 369 - 2200 ext 14 for children's programs and 12 for adult. Registration can also be done online using the library calendar or Facebook. For additional programs and information check the library website @ www.sclsnj.org


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