Teen Tech Week Kickoff: PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST! - Grades 6-12
Celebrate Teen Tech Week this March by participating in our teen photography contest! Demonstrate your tech savvy by submitting 1 photo that has been manipulated using any photo editing app. Photos will be displayed in the library and voted upon by our patrons. Prizes will be awarded! The contest runs Friday, March 1 through Thursday, March 28. Visit the Teen Center at the Hillsborough Library for more details, or stop by or call the Children's Desk.
Summer Volunteer Program Sign-Ups Begin!
Looking for a way to earn some community service hours this summer? Love the library? Then be on the lookout for some of our exciting volunteer opportunities available for students entering Grades 8-12 in Fall 2013! Applications and information will be available in the Teen Center starting March 1! Applications will be due no later than Saturday, April 27!
Hillsborough Library Programs
Adult Services Programs from March 4 through March 16:
ESL Conversation Group – March 4 and March 11 at 7 p.m.
Sign up for our mixed gender ESL Conversation Group sponsored by Somerset County Literacy Volunteers.
The program runs through May 20, 2013. Must know basic English.
Health Insurance 101 – March 4 at 7 p.m.
Katherine Woodfield Hermes, a Health Insurance Consumer Advocate, will present a program for those interested in or confused by health care reform, insurance exchanges or The Patient Protection and the Affordable Care Act. Katherine will show consumers how to make sense of this confusion.
Writing a Resume and Cover Letter – March 6 at 7 p.m.
Learn how to write and/or refine your resume and cover letter for your job search. Bring your current resume/cover letter copies to work on and by the end of the program, you will have the tools necessary for new and improved job application tools. Presented by Lisa Chenofsky Singer, Executive, Leadership & Career Management Coach, Chenofsky Singer & Associates.
Life and Death of the Hindenburg – March 7 at 7 p.m.
What caused the spectacular and deadly destruction of the luxury 'Lighter Than Air' dirigible in Lakehurst, NJ? New research from NASA scientists and charred memos pulled from the rubble of Germany's bombed cities tell a far different story than many were led to believe. Presented by historian Glenn LeBoeuf.
Friends of the Library Book Discussion – March12 at 7:30 p.m.
The featured book of this discussion is Calico Joe by John Grisham.
Afternoon Movie: Flight – March 13 at 1:30 p.m.
Starring Denzel Washington, John Goodman & Don Cheadle. Rated R
Music in the West Wing: Seasons – March 13 at 7 p.m.
Join us in the West Wing as Seasons returns with an exciting fusion of Celtic, folk, original and 'a bit of the blarney' resulting in a sound that is truly unique. Refreshments will be served!
Youth Services Programs from March 11 through March 16:
Monday Morning Moms – For Parents/Caregivers – March 11 at 10 a.m.
This program will have different topics of discussion along with recommended resources.
Stories for 4’s, 5’s & 6’s: Bunnies – March 11 at 1 p.m.
A fun family storytime! No registration required.
Tail Waggin’ Tutors – Grades K-4 ONLY – March 11 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. Online registration is NOT available for this program – call or stop by the Children’s Desk. Please arrive early – if you are late for your time slot you will lose your spot!
First Look Books! – Grades 6–12 – March 11 at 5 p.m.
Want a FREE BOOK? Get a sneak peek at new teen titles before they hit the shelves! Tell us what you think, and take one home.
Toddler Time for 2’s and 3’s: Feathered Friends – March 12 at 10 a.m.
Introduce the pleasure of books to your child! Join us for stories, songs & more.
Rhyme Time for ages newborn to 24 months – March 12 at 10:30 a.m.
Build brainpower! Join us for 20 minutes of nursery rhyme fun!
Art Adventures: Crackle Painting – Ages 4-6 – March 13 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!)
Math Matters: Pairs – Ages 3-6 March 14 at 10 a.m.
Stop by for some stories and activities that will get our math brains working.
Lego Buddies – Entering Grades 8-12 – March 14 at 3:45 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 – March 14 at 4 p.m.
If you are into Legos, stop by and hang out with some other Lego-maniacs! Have fun building together.
Story and Songs – Ages 2-6 – March 15 at 10 a.m.
Join us for an interactive story and some musical activities!
Kaplan PSAT Practice Test – Grades 9-12 – March 16 at 9:30 a.m.
This FREE Kaplan Practice Test is designed to prepare students for their PSAT exam and offer a great opportunity to get hands-on experience! Bring a #2 pencil, a calculator and a snack (if desired).
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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 12 for adult. Registration can also be done online using the library calendar or Facebook or Twitter. For additional programs and information check the library website @www.sclsnj.org
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