HILLSBOROUGH: Library wants vendors for Small Business Expo

Vendors are wanted for the Hillsborough Library’s third annual Small Business Expo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3.
This is an opportunity for small businesses in Somerset County to introduce their products and services to the community, as well as network with a variety of new businesses. To be considered as a vendor at the event, fill out the application at http://tinyurl.com/HILSBE by Thursday, Sept. 3.
Questions? Contact the adult services desk at 908-369-2200, ext. 12.
The Reading Buddy program for grades 1-4 will restart Sat., Sept. 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. This program is designed to help young readers increase their love of reading while reading aloud with teen volunteers. Each child will be given a 15-minute time slot. Reading Buddy will be offered on Saturdays from 2-4 p.m. Stop by or call the Children’s Desk to sign up for a session.
The library is looking for teens in grades 8-12 to volunteer as a reading buddy. The first session is on Sat., Sept. 12, from 1:50 p.m. to 4 p.m. Teens should have social skills and previous experience with children. Volunteers will earn community service hours for attendance.
 Hillsborough’s library will be closed Monday, Sept. 7, for Labor Day. It will be closed on Sundays until Sept. 13.
 In September, view the art of Kevin Murphy.
Adult programs (registration required):
 Writers’ group: Monthly meeting of the Hillsborough Library Writers’ Group is Thurs., Aug. 27, at 7 p.m.
 Book discussion: The Friends of the Library group will dissect “Every Last One“ by Anna Quindlen on Tues., Sept. 8, at 7:30 p.m.
Youth programs (registration required):
 Design Your Own Library Card (ages 3-5) — September is Library Card Sign-Up Month. Design your own library card and we will hang it up on a bulletin board. Sat., Sept. 5, at 10 a.m.
 Art Adventures (ages 4-6) — Get creative juices flowing and take home your own bubble wrap art. Some projects may be messy, so dress in play clothes. Thurs., Sept. 10, at 10 a.m.
 Kidz Art Zone (grades K-2) — Budding artists can create op art with their friends. (Some projects may be messy, so dress in play clothes!) Thurs., Sept. 10, at 4 p.m.
 Baby Songs (newborn to 24 months) — Make music with your little one! Older siblings will not be allowed into this program. Fri., Sept. 11, at 10 a.m.
 Special Storytime (ages 2-6) — Story on Grandparents Day on Sat., Sept. 12, at 10 a.m.
 Lego Club (grades 1-5) — The library supplies the Legos and you supply the creativity on Wed., Sept. 12, at 3 p.m.
Volunteers in grades 8-12 are sought to help during Lego Club programs. Teens should have social skills and experience with children. Volunteers will earn community service hours for attendance. Space is limited to 4 volunteers per session. The first session begins Sept. 12 at 2:45 p.m.