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Special Discounts on Library's Ongoing Book Sale in January

Also, book discussion group set to dissect "The Burgess Boys" by Elizabeth Strout.

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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—and VHS tapes are free!

January Special: All hardcover fiction books are half price: 50 cents each. 

The Hillsborough Library will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 31 and Wednesday, Jan. 1. Happy New Year!

Adult Services Programs from Jan. 6 through Jan. 18: 
(Registration required!) 
ESL Conversation Group – Jan. 6 and Jan. 13 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. 11 and Jan. 18 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. 

Friends of the Library Book Discussion – Jan. 7 at 7:30 p.m. 
Book Discussion of "The Burgess Boys" by Elizabeth Strout. 

RVCC Information Session – Jan. 8 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. 
Representatives from Raritan Valley Community College with be available to provide information about the college and its academic programs. 

Zumba – Jan. 8 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 eight-week series: Wednesdays Jan. 8, Jan. 15, Jan. 22, Jan. 29, Feb. 5, Feb. 12, Feb. 19 and 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. 

Book Discussion: To Marry An English Lord – Jan. 9 at 3 p.m. 
Downton Abbey is back! Continue to explore the Edwardian Age through our book discussion. Returning as well as new group members welcome! 

Mindfulness: Overcoming stress, anxiety, fear, and unhappiness—Jan. 9 at 7 p.m. 
Dr. Laura DeMarzo, Ed.D., and Linda Ritter, LCSW, from The Center for Psychological Services, will guide us through a series of self esteem exercises using affirmations to identify negative beliefs about yourself and learn to change them. Their talk will also incorporate connected breathing and mindfulness, conscious living and eating. Participants should bring a mat or towel for meditation exercises. 

Friday Night Movie: "Prisoners" – Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. 
Starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis. Rated R. 

Afternoon Movie - Jan. 14 at 1:30 p.m.
To be announced: check our online calendar for more info!

The Garden State: Where Ideas Grow - Jan. 14 at 7 p.m.
Adults and young adults are welcome to attend this interesting and informative program about our state, presented by author and New Jersey historian Linda Barth!

Fit In Fitness - Jan. 16 at 7 p.m.
Join us as personal trainer Laura Mellor shows us the essentials for a long and healthy life!


Youth Services Programs from Jan. 13 through Jan. 18: 

Monday Morning Playtime
 – For Parents/Caregivers – Jan. 13 at 10 a.m. 
This program will have different topics of discussion along with recommended resources. Children ages birth through 36 months are welcome, there will be toys for them to play with. Join us for some great social interaction! 

Story Time: Polar Animals – Ages 3-6 – Jan. 13 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. 13 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: Birthday – Ages 2-3 – Jan. 14 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. 14 at 10:30 a.m. 
Build brainpower! Join us for 20 minutes of nursery rhyme fun! 

Science Zone: Inventors Then and Now – Jan. 14 at 4:30 p.m. for Grades 3-5 and January 16 at 4 p.m. for Grades K-2 
Join us for some hands-on science fun!

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting – Grades 6–12 – Jan. 14 at 7 p.m.
Join us for a fun-filled meeting of the Teen Advisory Board (TAB)! Help us plan our upcoming teen programs and give input on what you'd like
to see happen at the library while enjoying some tasty treats! Attendance at this program counts toward Community Service Hours.

Neshanic Garden Club: Autumn Table Arrangement – Grades 2-4 – Jan. 15 at 4 p.m.
Join the members of the Neshanic Garden Club and make something fun!

Discover Science: Computer Fun! – Ages 4-6 – Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. 
Join us for some hands-on science fun!

Story & Craft: Winnie the Pooh Day!– Ages 2-6 – Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. or 11 a.m., or January 18 at 10 a.m. 
Listen to a story and create a craft to take home!

The Hillsborough Public Library is on Twitter and Facebook! “Follow” or “Like” us and receive updates on programs, registration for events at the library, and other info. 

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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