Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Rising Tides: What Can The Past Tell Us About Future Climate Change? April 26, 2014, at 2:00pm

'Sustainability Steps' Kickoff Program

'Rising Tides:  What Can the Past Tell Us About Future Climate Change?'
Bob Kopp is Associate Director of the Rutgers Energy Institute and Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences at Rutgers University.  His presentation focuses on past and future climate and sea level changes, the uncertainties of the geological record, and the economic risks of future climate change.

As a tribute to Earth Day, join us for the first of a multi-part series titled, 'Sustainability Steps'.  This series will focus on monthly topics to engage you in minimizing your carbon footprint.

Thursday, March 06, 2014

April 2014 Computer Classes

Introduction to Gmail: April 9, at 2:00pm
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007: April 16, at 2:00pm
Introduction to Google+: April 16, at 7:00pm
Your Library Is Open 24/7: April 17, at 3:30pm. A librarian is available to guide you through the wealth of info on the library's home page. No registration required.
Introduction to LibreOffice Writer: April 23, at 2:00pm.
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007: April 30, at 2:00pm
Using YouTube for Business: April 30, at 7:00pm

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use, and you can also bring your own laptop. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

Savvy Social Security Planning. April 28, 2014, at 7:00pm

A new generation is getting ready to collect Social Security.  Find out what you need to know to make the most of your retirement benefits.  Presented by Michael Aloi, a Certified Financial Planner.

Adult Book Discussion: The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein. April 24, 2014, at 3:30pm

The Art of Racing in the Rain
by Garth Stein

A heart-wrenching but deeply funny and ultimately uplifting story of family, love, loyalty, and hope--a captivating look at the wonders and absurdities of human life . . . as only a dog could tell it.

Light refreshments will be served.

Adult Book Discussion Group: 'Simplicity Parenting'. April 17, 2014, at 7:00pm

Join us for our newly formed Parenting Book Discussion group held bi-monthly through 2014!  Are you seeking to simplify your child's life by connecting to concrete experiences that create cherished memories?  'Simplicity Parenting' by Kim John Payne is a small book with a big message covering the why's and how's of simplifying family life to create a friendly environment.

'GoodSpellers' Spelling Bee! Adults and Children ages 10-200! April 17, 2014, at 6:00pm

Join us for a special event! The 'GoodSpellers' Spelling Bee!

The Hillsborough Library is sponsoring a Spelling Bee for everyone from ages 10 to 200! Come join us for casual spelling fun and cool prizes!

We will ask you when you arrive for the Spelling Bee which group level you want to participate in: Brainiac, Genius or Master of the Universe!

Spectators welcome!!

'What Indians Lived in Your Backyard'? The Indigenous People of Hillsborough, NJ. April 16, 2014, at 7:00pm

Did you know that there were Native American Indians living in Hillsborough, N.J. and throughout the surrounding region, five hundred to thousands of years ago? Come take a journey back in time with archaeologist and archaeological field assistant, Jim Wade, as he uncovers the hidden presence of the Indians who once hunted, fished and gathered wild plants throughout the Hillsborough region and maybe right in your own backyard!

Music in the West Wing: The Hazy Souls. April 10, 2014, at 7:00pm

The Hazy Souls are an alternative-folk band from New Brunswick, N.J. consisting of Nick Geremia (vocals, mandolin, fiddle), Kyle Pucciarello (vocals, guitar, banjo), and Brett Praskach (bass). Their original compositions showcase their diverse musical influences as well as their varying personal experiences, and create a sonically unique, original sound.

March 2014 Computer Classes

Introduction to Twitter: March 12, 2:00pm
Introduction to LinkedIn: March 25, 7:00pm
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007: March 26, 2:00pm
Introduction to Creating LinkedIn Company Pages: March 26, 7:00pm
Your Library Is Open 24/7: March 27, 3:30pm. A librarian is available to guide you through the wealth of info on the library's home page. No registration required.

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use, and you can also bring your own laptop. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

New Jersey History Comes Alive: The Story of Corruption in New Jersey, How Bad are We? March 29, 2014, at 2:00pm

New Jersey History Comes Alive!

The Story of Corruption in New Jersey: How Bad Are We?

Dr. Marc Mappen has been praised by the New York Times as 'the eminent historian of New Jersey' and by the Star Ledger as an 'engaging speaker.' In his talk, Rutgers historian Mappen will use zest and humor to explore three centuries of political corruption in the Garden State.

Dr. Mappen  has seven books to his credit, including the award-winning Encyclopedia of New Jersey,  which he co-edited, and Jerseyana: The Underside of New Jersey History. His most recent book is Prohibition Gangsters: The Rise and Fall of a Bad Generation, which is a featured selection of the History Book Club and the Book of the Month Club. He has written over 100 articles and essays in publications that include the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Rutgers Magazine, and New Jersey Heritage.  He has been interviewed on the History Channel and National Public Radio.  Marc has a Ph.D. in American History and was  formerly a dean at Rutgers University and Executive Director of the New Jersey Historical Commission, he retired in July 2010. He is currently the President of the Board of Trustees of the Highland Park Public Library.

New Jersey History Comes Alive: New Jersey's 'One Armed Devil', General Philip Kearny. March 20, 2014, at 7:00pm

New Jersey History Comes Alive

New Jersey's 'One Armed Devil' :  General  Philip Kearny

Experienced, battle-tested officers were desperately needed at the beginning of the civil war. Philip Kearny fought in three wars, losing his arm in the Mexican-American war.. but eagerly trained and led the 'First Jersey Brigade' before rising to Maj. General. Respected and beloved by his men, Kearny led by example and damned theYankee politicians, the senior officers and the rebels alike. His untimely death was a huge loss to the army and to the men who loved him. Come hear about the life and valor of one of New Jersey's finest and most charismatic warriors.

Civil War historian  Glenn LeBoeuf will present.

Afternoon Movie: Lee Daniels' The Butler. March 19, 2014, at 1:30pm

Lee Daniels'THE BUTLER

Starring: Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, John Cusack

PG-13. Running time 132 Mins

Music in the West Wing: Seasons. March 13, 2014, at 7:00pm

They're back! Join us as the sibling group dazzles us  with their Celtic harp, hammered dulcimer, mandolin and more. Have some fun and kick up your heels to some truly unique music.

Refreshments will be served!

Adult Book Discussion: The Buccaneers by Edith Wharton. March 13, 2014. at 3:00pm

Our popular "Downton Abbey" book discussion group will delve into its first fiction novel set in the Edwardian Age on the American side of the Atlantic. Join us to discuss the intrigue of the socialites  looking to marry into English aristocracy. Returning as well as new group members welcome!

Affordable Health Care for Small Business, March 11, 2014, at 7:00pm

Are you a small business owner seeking to provide health care coverage for yourself or your employees?  Do you work in a small business and are looking to understand your health care coverage options? Join us at this program and get answers to your questions about the Affordable Care Act from a representative of Health Republic Insurance of New Jersey.

Friday Night Movie: Dallas Buyers Club, March 7, 2014, at 7:00pm

DALLAS BUYERS CLUB

Starring:  Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Jared Leto

Rated R. Running time117 Mins

Yoga, March 5, 12, 19 & 26, 2014, at 7:00pm

Have you tried yoga and loved it or have you always wondered what it is all about? Robyn Ulmer will lead a 4 week, beginner friendly, all levels adult class. 3/5,  3/12,  3/19,  3/26.

Please wear comfortable clothing, and bring water and a mat or towel.

Monday, December 16, 2013

February 2014 Computer Classes

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, Wednesday, 2/5, 2-4pm
Introduction to Pinterest, Wednesday, 2/12, 2-3pm
LibreOffice Writer, Wednesday, 2/26, 2-3pm: Learn how to use the free word-processing software, now on the Library's computers.
Creating Facebook Business, Fan and Organization Pages, Wednesday, 2/26, 7-8:30pm

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use, and you can also bring your own laptop. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

Adult Book Discussion: The Book Thief, February 27, 2014, at 7:00pm

The unforgettable story about a book's ability to feed the soul. Set in Nazi Germany, it is 1939 and the country is holding it's breath. Death has never been busier and will become be busier still.

Light refreshments will be served.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Adult Book Discussion: The Childhood Roots of Adult Happiness, February 10, 2014, at 7:00pm

Join us for our newly formed Parenting Book Discussion group held bi-monthly through 2014.  If your idea of parenting success is to raise a balanced, happy child, then this book by Edward M. Hallowell is for you!

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Greening Your Home and Your Wallet, February 8, 2014, at 1:30pm

Join us as John Beggiato and Bill Dondiego from Boro Green, a community sustainability organization, and a representative from the N.J. Department of Energy's 'Clean Energy Program' answer your questions about conservation, efficiency, and the use of renewable energy and how it can save your money while you live a more sustainable life.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Does Your Business Plan Make Sense? February 6, 2014, at 7:00pm

A business plan is an essential tool needed to approach a financial institution for financing, or simply to strengthen your own vision.  Combining the most important elements of the business plan, marketing, and finance, this seminar, sponsored by our local SCORE chapter, walks you through the steps involved in producing a successful business plan.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Adult Book Discussion: The Cuckoo's Calling, February 4, 2014, at 3:00pm

Join us for a discussion of The Cuckoo's Calling, by J.K. Rowling, writing as Robert Galbraith.

'After losing his leg to a land mine in Afghanistan, Cormoran Strike is barely scraping by as a private investigator. Strike is down to one client, and creditors are calling. He has also just broken up with his longtime girlfriend and is living in his office. Then John Bristow walks through his door with an amazing story: His sister, thelegendary supermodel Lula Landry, known to her friends as the Cuckoo, famously fell to her death a few months earlier. The police ruled it a suicide, but John refuses to believe that. The case plunges Strike into the world of multimillionaire beauties, rock-star boyfriends, and desperate designers, and it introduces him to every variety of pleasure, enticement, seduction, and delusion known to man.'

Light refreshments will be served.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

January 2014 Computer Classes

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, Wednesday, 1/8, 2-4pm
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Wednesday, 1/15, 2-4pm
Introduction to LinkedIn, Tuesday, 1/21, 7-8:30pm
Introduction to Twitter, Wednesday, 1/22, 2-3pm
Introduction to Tumblr, Wednesday, 1/29, 2-3pm: Learn how to blog with Tumblr, one of the most popular blogging
platforms.

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use, and you can also bring your own laptop. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

Introduction to Self-Publishing: January 28, February 25, and March 18, 2014, at 7:00pm

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.

Part 1: Self-Publishing in Print. January 28, 7:00pm

Print-On-Demand technology has revolutionized the self-publishing industry. This presentation will review the major players, such as Amazon's CreateSpace, LightningSource, and Lulu. We will also cover traditional self-publishing services.

Part 2: Self-Publishing eBooks and eAudiobooks. February 25, 7:00pm

Downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks are an ever-increasing, and often intimidating, part of the publishing market. We will review the major downloadable formats, and cover how to get your book into the important markets, such as Kindle, Nook, Smashwords, iBookstore, Google Play store, Audible and more.

Part 3: Essential Tools & Websites for Self-Published Authors. March 18, 7:00pm

It's not enough just to get your book finished and uploaded. You will also want to take advantage of social media to promote yourself and your work. We will take a look at the important place you need to be, such as Facebook, Goodreads, and Amazon Author Central. We will also review some of the best ebook creation tools, and websites devoted to publishing news.

Presented by Robert Helmbrecht, Librarian at the Hillsborough Library, and owner of small-press genre publishing company Hazardous Press.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

New Year, New You: The Power of Positive Thinking, January 23, 2014, at 7:00pm

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.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Listen to a Good Book Lately? January 22, 2014 at 7:00pm

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!

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Fit In Fitness, January 16, 2014 at 7:00pm

Join us as Personal Trainer Laura Mellor shows us the essentials for a long and healthy life!

Why   - For health benefits.
When - Morning, afternoon or early evening several times a week.
How   - Schedule it on your calendar.
Where- At home, at a gym, outside...many options.
What  - Strength training, stretching and cardio.

Please wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a set of hand weights if you have them.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

The Garden State: Where Ideas Grow. Linda Barth. January 14, 2014 at 7:00pm

New Jersey History Comes Alive

Band-Aids, movies, color television, bubble wrap, barcodes, and the modern submarine ...... what do all of these things have in common?  Give up?  They were all invented in the great state of New Jersey!  Author and New Jersey historian, Linda Barth will present.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Friday Night Movie: Prisoners, January 10, 2014, at 7:00pm


Join us at the Hillsborough Public Library for a showing of Prisoners, starring Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, and Viola Davis. Rated R, running time 153 minutes.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Mindfulness: Overcoming Stress, Anxiety, Fear, and Unhappiness, January 9, 2014, at 7:00pm

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 mindfullness, conscious living and eating.

Participants should bring a mat or towel for meditation exercises.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Adult Book Discussion: To Marry an English Lord, January 9, 2014, at 3:00pm

Downton Abbey is back!  Continue to explore the Edwardian Age through our book discussion.  Returning as well as new group members welcome!

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Zumba: Eight-Week Series Beginning January 8, 2014, 7:00pm

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 8 week series.  As long as you are moving and having fun, there is no wrong way to Zumba!

Wednesdays 1/08, 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/05, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26, at 7:00pm

Please remember to wear comfortable clothing and bring water.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Music In the West Wing: Seasons, December 11, 2013, at 7:00pm

With a sound based mainly around Celtic harp and the hammered dulcimer, but also bringing in instruments as diverse as the violin, mandolin, bodrhan, penny whistle, guitar and piano, Seasons creates an exciting fusion of Celtic, folk, original, and popular music, resulting in a sound that is truly unique.

Join us in the West Wing of our library for some original, traditional and holiday songs.

Refreshments will be served!

Snow date is Wednesday, December 18, at 7:00pm.

Life at an Edwardian Manor, December 3, 2013, at 6:30pm

The popular TV series, 'Downton Abbey', has renewed an interest in the Edwardian Era.  Wealthy aristocrats owned huge manor houses, and reveled in extravagancies.  It was also a time of great disparity between the haves and the have-nots.  As a reaction to the Victorian Era, the Golden Age was followed by a time of greater social mobility.  Join us as historian Judith Krall-Russo will will enlighten us about this fascinating time and the people who lived in it.  Though you don't have to be a Downton Abbey fan to enjoy this program, devoted fans may take more notice of certain details in the show after attending.  Light refreshments will be served.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

The Delaware & Raritan Canal Exhibit, throughout November 2013

The Hillsborough Public Library will be hosting an exhibit on the Delaware & Raritan Canal throughout the month of November. Built in the 1830's, the Delaware & Raritan Canal was one of the most successful towpath canals in the United States.

Evening Movie: Man of Steel, November 22, 2013, at 7:00pm

Join us at the Hillsborough Public Library for a showing of Man of Steel. Starring Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, and Michael Shannon. Rated PG-13, running time 143 minutes.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Afternoon Movie: Much Ado About Nothing, November 20, 2013, at 1:30pm

Join us at the Hillsborough Public Library for a showing of Much Ado About Nothing, starring Alexis Denisof, Amy Acker, and Fran Kranz. Rated PG-13, running time 107 minutes.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

The History of the Delaware & Raritan Canal, November 9, 2013, at 2:00pm

Did you know that the Delaware & Raritan Canal was one of our nation's most successful towpath canals carrying more tonnage in 1866 than the more famous Erie Canal? Built in the 1830's, the Delaware and Raritan is a rich source of New Jersey history.
Canal author and historian, Linda Barth, will introduce you to the people, the bridges, the locks, and the aqueducts that made the canal work.

Adults and young adults welcome. Please visit the History of the Delaware & Raritan Canal Exhibit in the library during the month of November.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Indians of Central Jersey, November 6, 2013, at 7:00pm

  Who were the Native American Indians? What Indians lived in your town and where are they now? James Wade, archaeology archivist and field archaeologist, will help us to understand the Naive Americans' significance as a people, relationship to the land, and their legacy through Indian names of places, rivers, mountains, towns, etc., that are still used by us today.
   See and touch actual Indian stone artifacts that were found throughout New Jersey, and learn how they were made and used by the Native Americans.
   Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Adult Book Discussion: To Marry an English Lord, by Gail MacColl, November 6, 2013, at 3:00pm

We'll continue to explore the Edwardian Age as popularized in the 'Downton Abbey' PBS Series through our book discussion of 'To Marry An English Lord' by Gail MacColl.  Returning as well as new group members welcome!

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Monday, August 19, 2013

October 2013 Computer Classes

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, October 2, at 2:00pm
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007, October 3, at 7:00pm
Introduction to YouTube, October 9, at 2:00pm
Introduction to the ReferenceUSA database, October 16, at 2:00pm
Your Library Is Open 24/7, October 17, at 3:30pm
Introduction to Goodreads, October 23, at 2:00pm
Introduction to Facebook Business, Fan and Organization Pages, October 24, 7:00pm

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use, and you can also bring your own laptop. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

Book Discussion: World War Z, by Max Brooks. October 29, 2013, at 7:00pm

Join us for a discussion of World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War, by Max Brooks. This book was later turned into a movie starring Brad Pitt. Brooks tells the story of the world's desperate battle against the zombie threat with a series of first-person accounts 'as told to the author' by various characters around the world.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Book Discussion: The Careerist, by Rhymer Rigby. October 17, 2013, at 7:00pm

If you are interested in advancing your career, setting goals, building a team, and delivering presentations, join us in the Career Book Discussion Group to exchange ideas presented in this book.
Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Oktober Small Business Expo. October 12, 2013, at 11:00am

Come out and support a variety of local businesses in Hillsborough to see the products and services they have to offer. Be inspired if you are thinking of joining them with your own business start-up as the township's Business Advocate, representatives from Affinity Federal Credit Union, the Small Business Development Center, and SCORE will be available. Pheasants Landing will add a festive Oktoberfest touch.
Complimentary prizes and giveaways will be offered as well as refreshments! Look for further info in the September Small Business Expo brochure.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Evening Movie: The Place Beyond the Pines. October 11, 2013, at 7:00pm

Join us at the Hillsborough Public Library for a showing of The Place Beyond the Pines, starring Ryan Gosling, Craig Van Hook, and Eva Mendes. Rated R, running time 140 minutes.
Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Pilates: Six-Week Series. Starting October 7, 2013, at 7:00pm

Join us for a six week series. Pilates is a low-impact exercise. Anyone can do it and the benefits are endless. Pilates can help your flexibility, develop long, lean strong muscles, flatten the stomach, strengthen the back, and improve posture.

Mondays 10/07, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/04, 11/11

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Meet the Author: Mark Di Ionno. October 3, 2013, at 7:00pm

Meet the author of the novel The Last Newspaperman, Mark DiIonno.

Meet Mark DiIonno, for a thought provoking talk about the role of the media and how reporting has become the crime saturated and celebrity obsessed media we have today. Learn about some fascinating real life events that took place in New Jersey in the 1920s and 1930s which led to the birth of tabloid journalism, and how Charles Lindbergh became the first 'celebrity' to be hounded by the press.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

September 2013 Computer Classes

Introduction to PowerPoint 2007, September 18, at 2:00pm
Introduction to NoveList Plus, September 25, at 2:00pm
Using the America's Obituaries, Historic Map Works and Historical New York Times databases, September 26, at 7:00pm

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use, and you can also bring your own laptop. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

Greening Your Home and Wallet. September 28, 2013, at 1:00pm

Do you want to "Go Green", but don't know where to start? Learn how conservation, efficiency and the use of renewable energy can save you money while you live a more sustainable life. Have your questions answered by John Beggiato and Bill Dondiego from Boro Green, They will be joined by a representative from the NJ Depart of Energy's Clean Energy Program to have your questions about green living answered.
Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Book Discussion: The Last Newspaperman, by Mark Di Ionno. September 25, 2013, at 7:00pm

Based on the Lindbergh kidnapping, award winning  columnist and author, Mark DiIonno, explores the real roots of tabloid journalism and the rise of the celebrity media culture where it was born, New Jersey!
Light refreshments will be served.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Cinema & Television: The New Jersey Connection. September 26, 2013, at 7:00pm

Local photographer Walter Choroszewski is New Jersey proud and celebrates the state's contributions to American cinema and television - from Edison's Black Maria Studio to the numerous Jersey-born artists that have starred on the big and little screens. Walter showcases New Jersey as the Birthplace of Silent Film and he covers NJ's popularity as a location for movies and Reality  TV.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Identity Theft: Protect Your Digital Footprint. September 21, 2013, at 10:00am

Robert Lackie, Rider University Professor, will help you analyze ID issues, and apply safeguards at work, home, and on the road.
Light refreshments will be served!

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Evening Movie, The Great Gatsby. September 20, 2013, at 7:00pm

Join us at the Hillsborough Public Library for a showing of The Great Gatsby, starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joel Edgerton, and Tobey Maguire. Rated PG-13, running time 143 minutes.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Be Prepared: Disaster Planning. September 19, 2013, at 7:00pm

Join us as Tony DeMatteo from the Somerset County Office of Emergency Management will present a highly informative program to review a 72 hour emergency preparedness plan and how to assemble an emergency kit. Tony will also review available opportunities for the general public including CERT (the Community Emergency Response Team)and CART (the Community Animal Response Team).
Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Afternoon Movie. The Secrets of Highclere Castle, September 17, 2013, at 3:00pm

All are welcome to join us for a virtual tour of the English castle that is the setting for the Downton Abbey television series.  A brief discussion and refreshments will follow this DVD screening.
Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Health Insurance 101. September 9, 2013, at 7:00pm

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. Insurance is supposed to protect you from financial disaster, not cause it. Katherine will show consumers how to make sense of this confusion.
Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Zumba, Five Week Series. Beginning September 4, 2013, at 7:00pm

Zumba combines high energy music with unique moves and combinations that allow you to dance your way to a fitter you with exciting rhythms.  Join us for an energizing five week series.  As long as you are moving and having fun, there is no wrong way to Zumba!
Wednesday 9/04, Tuesday 9/10, Wednesdays 9/18, 9/25, 10/02.
Please remember to wear comfortable clothing and bring water.
Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Afternoon Movie: Mud, September 4, 2013 at 1:30pm

Join us at the Hillsborough Library for a showing of Mud, starring Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan and Jacob Lofland. Rated PG-13, running time 130 minutes.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Introduction to Craigslist, August 27, 2013 at 7:00pm

Are you inexperienced or a novice when it comes to using Craigslist? Whether you're trying to sell your couch or find a bandmate, there are good ways and bad ways to approach the site.  Join Somerset County Library's Larry Sapienza for an introduction on how to get registered and start posting on Craigslist as a free venue for sales, advertising and searching.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Bicycling and More, August 22, 2013 at 7:00pm

Professional cyclist John Gardner Berridge will present a comprehensive program on bicycling, from maintenance to tips for more effective competitive performance.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Adult Book Discussion: Don't Retire, Rewire, by Jeri Sedlar, August 21, 2013 at 7:00pm

Don't Retire, Rewire! : Five steps to fulfilling work that fuels your passion, suits your personality, and fills your pocket by Jeri Sedlar and Rich Miner.
Explore and embrace a fresh look at retirement and beyond as Jeri Sedlar and Rich Miner help you help you rewire for a well positioned post work life!

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Adult Book Discussion: The Walking Dead Chronicles, August 19, 2013 at 3:00pm

  If you're into zombies, or just into good television, join us for a discussion of The Walking Dead Chronicles: The Official Companion Book. We'll discuss the book and show, and see some clips from the episodes.
  The Walking Dead Chronicles is the only authorized, behind-the-scenes guide to Season One of the AMC television series, The Walking Dead, which tells the story of a sheriff’s deputy leading a band of survivors in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by the undead.
  Focusing on the making of the first season of the Golden Globe–nominated TV show, as well as the creation of the New York Times bestselling comic book on which the series is based, The Walking Dead Chronicles is lavishly illustrated with never-before-seen unit photography, storyboards, set designs, makeup and visual effects shots, and page-to-screen comparisons of the comic and TV show. Featuring new interviews with series creator Robert Kirkman and executive producer Frank Darabont, as well as the cast and crew, the book also includes sidebars that serve as a detailed episode guide, and reproducing excerpts from early drafts and final scripts.
  This group will continue to meet bi-monthly to discuss other horror, fantasy and science-fiction books, television shows, and movies.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Buy Local: Hillsborough Fresh Foods, August 14, 2013 at 6:30pm

Join us as food historian Judith Krall-Russo will provide a mouth watering lecture on Jersey Fresh products such as tomatoes, corn, and little known historical facts about Jersey swine.  Also joining us will be local business owners from Hillsboro Farm, Norz Hill Farm, and Mallery's Grazin Meats to introduce their products.
Samples and refreshments will be served.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Eat Right with Food Families, August 13, 2013 at 7:00pm

Diet is a 'four letter word'. Learn the secrets to healthy living. Diet is about education not medication or supplementation. Laura Keiles, Doctor of Naturopathy will guide us through a gradual process of lifelong changes that enable you to reach your current and future health goals.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Doo Wop Rock & Roll, August 8, 2013 at 7:00pm

'Under the Streetlamp:  Tales from the Doo Wop Era' is the second part that follows last year's presentation tracing the early history of rock and roll music.  The lively presentation from Classic Urban Harmony will be supplemented with music and video presentations and  spiced with personal anecdotes.  The Crests, Platters, Shep & the Limelites, and Hank Ballard are just few of the personalities that will be covered.
Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Afternoon Movie, Admission, August 7, 2013 at 1:30pm

Join us at the Hillsborough Library for a showing of Admission. Starring Tina Fey, Paul Rudd and Lily Tomlin. Rated PG-13, running time 107 minutes.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Numerology, July 30, 2013, at 7:00pm

SuZen RavenHeart will teach you simple ways to use numbers and how important they are even when looking for a new home. Numerology presents the whole picture, revealing all the diverse parts of your personality and how they come together to create the person you are.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Groundbreaking Reads - The Art of Mark Klinger, July 27, 2013, at 1:00pm

If you've ever wondered about the process of recreating an ancient animal in its natural habitat this is the program for you!  You will be amazed as Mark Klingler, Scientific Illustrator for the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, reconstructs through artistic techniques, renditions of prehistoric animals.  See the primitive world come alive through art.

Families with children ages ten and up are welcome.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Friday Night Movie: 42. July 26, 2013, at 7:00pm

Join us at the Hillsborough Public Library for a showing of 42, starring Harrison Ford, Chadwick Boseman & Alan Tudyk. Rated  PG-13, running time 128 minutes.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Adult Book Discussion: Killing Lincoln, by Bill O'Reilly. July 24, 2013, at 7pm

Killing Lincoln
THE SHOCKING ASSASSINATION THAT CHANGED AMERICA FOREVER
by Bill O'Reilly & Martin Dugard

Best selling author, Bill O'Reilly recounts the story behind the American tragedy that changed the course of United States history. If you think you know this story, you don't until you've read Killing Lincoln.
Join us for a book discussion and light refreshments.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Adult Book Discusssion: Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey, July 18, 2013, at 3:00pm

This conversation group will continue to explore the the drama and history behind 'Downton Abbey'.

Refreshments will be served.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

9 Movements, July 15, at 6:30pm

Join us at the Hillsborough Public Library for 9 Movements. Part meditation, part calisthenics, part laughter therapy, 9 Movements is a preventive wellness exercise program based on the holistic principles of Oriental Medicine and is a lower-impact, mildly aerobic routine. Justin Jaucian will share holistic methods of preventive wellness.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Afternoon Movie, Identity Thief, Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 1:30pm

Join us at the Hillsborough Public Library for a showing of Identity Thief, starring Jason Bateman, Melissa McCarthy, and John Cho. Rated R, running time 111 minutes.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Saturday, April 27, 2013

June 2013 Hands-On Computer Classes

Introduction to Excel 2007, Wednesday, 6/5, 2-4pm
Introduction to Word 2007, Thursday, 6/6, 6:30-8:30pm
Introduction to Goodreads, Wednesday, 6/12, 2-3pm
Job Searching Using Social Media, Tuesday, 6/18, 7-8:30pm
Introduction to NoveList Plus, Wednesday, 6/19, 2-3pm
Your Library Is Open 24/7 (Search the SCLS Home Page), Thursday, 6/20, 3:30-5pm
Creating Facebook Business, Fan or Organization Pages, Thursday, 6/20, 7-8:30pm

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

Book Discussion Group: 'The Start Up of You' by Reid Hoffman, June 27, 2013 at 7pm

LinkedIn cofounder and chairman Reid Hoffman and author Ben Casnocha show how to accelerate your career in today's competitive world. The key is to manage your career as if it were a start-up business: a living, breathing, growing start-up of you. This book isn't about cover letters or resumes. Instead, you will learn the best practices of Silicon Valley start-ups, and how to apply these entrepreneurial strategies to your career.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Failure at Gettysburg: 15 Decisions that Doomed the Confederacy, June 13, 2013, at 7pm

Failure at Gettysburg: 15 Decisions that Doomed the Confederacy

From the death of Stonewall Jackson to Pickett's Charge, errors on the part of Jefferson Davis, D.H. Hill, Lee, Jackson, Longstreet, A.P. Hill, Richard Ewell, Henry Heth, and J.E.B. Stuart led to the devastating loss of initiative and manpower at Gettysburg.

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of this memorable battle, local historian Glenn LeBoeuf will present.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Spring into Spring & Summer with Homeopathy & Holistic Nutrition, June 12, 2013 at 7pm

Elizabeth Jannuzzi, a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, will show us how to prevent and eliminate allergies, boost your immune system, lose weight and so much more, all by tapping into the curative properties of nature and your body.

Healthy snacks will be served.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Great Yards with Less Work, June 8, 2013, at 1:30pm

Learn how to choose the right plants for your site, deer resistant plants, preparing soil and mulching for maintaining plant beds, time and expense saving alternatives to grass, and wood projects for downed trees.

Presented in collaboration with Boro Green, Hillsborough's community group to promote Green Initiatives.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Superstorm "Sandy", June 7, 2013 at 7pm

New Jersey History Comes Alive!

Superstorm Sandy, A view from the inside with Mark DiIonno & Amy Ellis Nutt

Columnist Mark DiIonno and Pulitzer Prize winner Amy Ellis Nutt covered Superstorm Sandy for the Star Ledger from the very beginning and are following its aftermath and reconstruction efforts, especially in the Jersey Shore area. Find out about their experiences covering this devastating event in NJ history.

This is a special opportunity to meet these award winning journalists and writers and to appreciate the unique experiences and perspective they gained covering 'Sandy'

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

May 2013 Hands-On Computer Classes

Introduction to Word 2007, Tuesday, 5/7, 2-4pm
Introduction to the Mango Languages Database, Wednesday, 5/22, 2-2:30pm
New Jersey Genealogical Resources Online, Thursday, 5/23, 3:30-8:pm
Introduction to YouTube, Wednesday, 2-4pm
Introduction to PowerPoint 2007, Thursday, 5/30, 6:30-8:30pm

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

Staying Chic on the Cheap!, May 28, 2013 at 7pm

Love fashion, shopping and bargains? Join Gretchen Pierce as she explores the obsession that is thrifting! She will talk about local thrift stores, shopping strategies, creating fantastic outfits for less, online resources, and much more!

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Zumba!, Beginning May20, 2013 at 7pm

Join us for an energizing six week series!

Mon. 5/20, Wed. 5/29, Mon.6/03, Mon. 6/10, Mon. 6/17 and Mon. 6/24

As long as you're moving and having fun, there is no wrong way to Zumba!

Please remember to bring water and wear comfortable clothing.

Please note: all classes are on Monday evenings except for Wed. May 29.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Stress Busters: Wave Goodbye to Your Stress and Tension, May 16, 2013 at 7pm

Dr Laura DeMarzo, Ed.D and Linda Ritter, LCSW, from The Center for Psychological Services will guide you through techniques to improve health and well being. This workshop will help individuals learn techniques for stress management and living a healthy emotional life.

Participants should bring a mat or towel for meditation exercises.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Helping a Loved One with Mental Health Issues. May 15, 2013 at 12:00pm

This presentation will cover how to help a loved one seek out professional care. A short review of how the mental helth system works and how you can navigate through the maze. We will cover the major reasons people seek help and how it appears through a person's life cycle.

Presented by Robyn Marks, Certified Prevention Specialist, Princeton House. Sponsored by the Somerset County Department of Human Services.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Wellness Recovery Action Plan, May 8, 2013 at 2:30pm

WRAP is an evidence-based and strength-based model that consists of focusing on personal wellness and the development of a crisis plan. It is a model that can be adapted to dealing with the effects and recovery of mental illness, addictions and trauma, diabetes, and fibromyalgia.


Presented by Mary Welsh, LCSW, and Janice Guiro, Peer Advocate Catholic Charities. Sponsored by the Somerset County Department of Human Services.
  Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Find that Job! A 2-Part Series, May 6 and May 21, 2013, at 7pm

Job Hunting 101: Writing a Resume and Cover Letter


Monday May 6, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Program Room B

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, and Career Management Coach, Chenofsky Singer & Associates.



Job Hunting 102: Interviewing Skills and Networking

Tuesday May 21, 2013
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Program Room B

Learn how to improve your interviewing and networking skills for your job search. Presented by Lisa Chenofsky Singer, Executive, Leadership, & Career Management Coach, Chenofsky Singer & Associates.

  Registration for these programs is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Raritan River Documentaries:Reimagining Our Watershed: A Renaissance on the Raritan, May, 2013 at 6:30pm

New Jersey Comes Alive

Raritan River Documentaries: 'Reimagining Our Watershed: A Renaissance on the Raritan'

In 2012, the E.J. Bloustein School's Raritan River Initiative produced the first film to celebrate the many environmental achievements made in the watershed.

The Raritan Economic Development Committee, in conjunction with the Rutgers E.J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and the Sustainable Raritan River Collaborative will present the film, 'Reimagining Our Watershed: A Renaissance on the Raritan'.

This film features projects and organizations from all areas of the Raritan, South Branch, The Upper Raritan and the Lower Raritan .... and many tributaries too. From Peapack-Gladstone to Perth Amboy.... and Raritan Borough as a central focus, we captured an enthusiasm that drives quality of life and reminds all of us that this is indeed a marvelous and wonderful place to call home. Dr. Judy Shaw, Director of the Raritan River Initiative, will provide comments.

We will also share the story of one very special project - the restoration of fish runs through the removal of two obsolete dams on the river. John Jengo, Principal Hydrologist with MWH Global will give remarks.

Light Refreshments

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Thursday, March 07, 2013

Introducing Adult Book Discussion Groups!

Interested in participating in a Book Discussion Group? Here are the first three we will be coordinating:

How to Start a Business and Ignite Your Life, by Ernesto Sirolli. Thursday, April 4, 7-8:30pm.

The Sense of an Ending, by Julian Barnes. Thursday, April 18, 11am-12:30pm.

On the Road by Jack Kerouac. Monday, April 22, 1:30-3pm.

Registration for these discussions is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Music in the West Wing, Spook Handy, April 12 at 7pm


Library After Dark!
with
Spook Handy

Don't miss Spook's live performance with uplifting songs that come from both the giants of folk music and his own ample supply of original compositions. The passion, purpose and spirit of American Folk Music are alive and well in Spook Handy's recordings and live performances.

Refreshments will be served. Registration is not required.

Pilates. Mondays April 8, 15, 22 & 29 at 7pm


Join us for a four week series. Pilates is a low-impact exercise. Anyone can do it and the benefits are endless.
If attending this program, you need to bring a yoga mat or towel and remember to bring water.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Maximizing Your Vegetable Harvest, March 23 at 2pm


'Maximizing Your Vegetable Harvest' will show you how to double or even triple crop production -- a program presented by the Rutgers University Extension Service.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Music in the West Wing, Seasons, March 13 at 7pm


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. No registration is required, and there is no cost to attend.

The Life and Death of the Hindenberg, March 7 at 7pm


New Jersey History Comes Alive!

The Life & Death of the Hindenburg

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.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Monday, March 04, 2013

Cancelled-Writing a Resume and Cover Letter, March 6 at 7pm

This program has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled.

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.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Health Care 101, March 4 at 7pm


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.

Registration for this program is required, and there is no cost to attend. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13. Registration can also be done using the online library calendar.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

April 2013 Hands-On Computer Classes


Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, Wednesday, April 3rd, 2-4pm
Introduction to Pinterest, Wednesday, April 17th, 2-3pm
Introduction to Facebook, Tuesday, April 23rd, 2-4pm
Introduction to Goodreads.com, Wednesday, April 24th, 2-3pm
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007 Part 2, Thursday, April 25th, 6:30-7:30pm
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 Part 2, Thursday, April 25th, 7:45-8:45pm


Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

March 2013 Hands-On Computer Classes



Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, Wednesday, March 6th, 2-4pm
Introduction to HeritageQuest, Wednesday, March 13th, 2-3pm
Introduction to Gmail, Wednesday, March 27th, 2-3pm
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007 Part 1, Thursday, March 28th, 6:30-7:30pm
Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2007 Part 1, Thursday, March 28th, 7:45-8:45pm

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

February 2013 Hands-On Computer Classes


Introduction to PowerPoint 2007, Wednesday, February 6th, 2-4pm
Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, Wednesday, February 20th, 7-8:30pm
Introduction to YouTube, Wednesday, February 27th, 2-4pm

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.

Monday, November 19, 2012

December 2012 Hands-On Computer Classes

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2007, Monday, December 3, 2-4pm
Downloading Digital Materials for Ipads, Thursday, December 6, 7-8:30pm
Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2007, Monday, December 17, 2-4pm

Registration for these classes is required, but there is no cost to attend. A limited number of library laptops are available for the attendees' use. To register, stop by or call the Adult Services Desk at 908-369-2200 ext 13.