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'Positive Living Expert' to Help Start Your New Year

Come hear Diane Lang revitalize your thinking at library presentation.

You can learn how to maintain a positive outlook at the Jan. 23 presentation  "New Year, New You: The Power of Positive Thinking!" at the Hillsborough library. Credit: Getty Images
You can learn how to maintain a positive outlook at the Jan. 23 presentation "New Year, New You: The Power of Positive Thinking!" at the Hillsborough library. Credit: Getty Images

Have you ever wondered how much of your personal freedom is blocked by negative thought patterns?  Even when things are going well, many of us carry a constant inner dialogue that tends to be self-deprecating. 

Come explore ways to take charge of your thinking, make changes and feel empowered for the New Year at the Jan. 23 presentation by Positive Living Expert and Speaker Diane Lang. Her "New Year, New You: The Power of Positive Thinking!" presentation will begin at 7 p.m.

For the month of January: View the collections of Daryl Meek and Kevin Murphy.

Book Sales: 
Did you know that the Friends of the Hillsborough Library have daily book sales?? DVDs, CDs and hardcover books are only $1. Paperbacks, records, children’s books and magazines are only 25 cents! VHS tapes are FREE! January Special: All hardcover fiction books are half price: 50 cents each!

The Hillsborough Library will be CLOSED on Monday, Jan. 20 for Martin Luther King Day.

Adult Services Programs from Jan. 20 through Feb. 1
(Registration required!)
ESL Conversation Group: Jan. 27 at 7 p.m.
Sign up for our mixed gender ESL Conversation Group in the Hillsborough Library Conference Room. Ages 18 and older. Must know basic English.
ACA Assistance Services: Jan. 25 and Feb. 1 at 1 p.m.
Cognosante Enrollment Assistance Services will be available to answer questions and assist community members with signing up for the Affordable Health Care Act.
Zumba: Jan. 22 and Jan. 29 at 7 p.m.
Zumba combines high energy music with unique moves that allow you to dance your way to a fitter you with exciting rhythms.  Join us for an energizing series: Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Jan. 22, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, Feb. 12, Feb. 19, Feb. 26. As long as you are moving and having fun, there is no wrong way to Zumba! Please remember to wear comfortable clothing and bring water.
Listen to a Good Book Lately? Jan. 22 at 7 p.m.
An audiobook listener's advisory discussion led by Librarian Yvonne Selander. Find out what works in the audio format and discover resources for listeners. Attendees can share their favorite audiobooks. If you are already a fan, be ready with a title or two!
New Year, New You: The Power of Positive Thinking! Jan. 23 at 7 p.m.
How much of our personal freedom is blocked by negative thought patterns?  Even when things are going well, many of us carry a constant inner dialogue that tends to be self-deprecating. Come explore ways to take charge of your thinking, make changes and feel empowered for the New Year! Presented by Diane Lang, a Positive Living Expert and Speaker.
Introduction to Self Publishing, Part 1: Self-Publishing in Print: Jan. 28 at 7 p.m.
Are you a writer who is thinking about self-publishing? Join us to find out how you can publish your own book in print, electronically, and even in audio. Then, learn about the social media and other online tools you need to help you succeed.

Youth Services Programs from Jan. 27 through Feb. 1:
First Roots Music with Ms. Jenni : Newborn to 3 years; Jan. 27 at 10 a.m.
Join Ms. Jenni, a Kindermusik educator and owner of First Roots Music Studio, for an entertaining music class that helps your child develop language, literacy, social and listening skills in a fun, nurturing, family-friendly setting. NOTE: Parents, in order to provide a safe environment for our youngest patrons, older siblings will not be allowed into this program.
Story Time: Dinosaurs: Ages 3-6; Jan. 27 at 1 p.m.
Help your preschool or kindergarten child get ready to read! Enjoy stories together and build language skills. No registration required! 
Tail Waggin’ Tutors: Grades K-4; Jan. 27 at 4 p.m.
This is Therapy Dog International's Program: Children Reading to Dogs! Spend time reading to Xena, a TDI certified dog! Each registered child will get 10 special minutes practicing reading skills while Xena listens.
Toddler Time for 2s and 3s: Babies: Ages 2-3; Jan. 28 at 10 a.m.
Introduce the pleasure of books to your child! Join us for stories, songs & more.
Rhyme Time for ages Newborn - 24 Months: Jan. 28 at 10:30 a.m.
Build brainpower! Join us for 20 minutes of nursery rhyme fun!
Early Reader Book Club: Grades K-2; Jan. 28 at 4 p.m.
An exciting program for brand-new readers! At each program we will discuss the book, do some activities and make a craft. Please be sure to read the book before the program. Copies will be available at the Children's Desk. This program: “Stan the Hot Dog Man” by Ethel Kessler.
Story & Songs: Ages 2-6; Jan. 29 at 10 a.m.
Join us for an interactive story and some musical activities!
Art Adventures: Salty Winter Scene: Ages 4-6; Jan. 30 at 10 a.m.
Get those creative juices flowing and take your own masterpiece home! (Some projects may be messy, so please dress in play clothes!)
Zumba® Kids! Grades 1-4; Jan. 30 at 4 p.m.
Please note: An SCLS Release/Waiver must be filled out and signed by the parent or the child cannot participate in this program.
Movin’ Munchkins: Ages 3-6 ONLY; Jan. 31 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, or you can print one from our online calendar. Younger children are allowed but must remain in strollers at all times and cannot participate.

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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 ext. 12 for adult programs. Registration can also be done online using the library calendar, Facebook or Twitter. For additional programs and information check the library website @ www.sclsnj.org

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