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SCLSNJ Closure Announcement: Staff In-Service Day 2021

The Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s (SCLSNJ) Staff In-Service Day is Wednesday, October 20. All SCLSNJ branches will be closed.  “Our annual Staff In-Service Day is essential for bringing together our far-flung staff for training and planning so that we can better serve our customers,” said Brian Auger, county library administrator. “This ... read more about SCLSNJ Closure Announcement: Staff In-Service Day 2021

SCLSNJ Expands Early Literacy Initiative to Include Kindergarten Readiness Programs, Support

The National Institute of Health and Child Development (NICHD) states that “a child's home, family, and daily life have a strong effect on his or her ability to learn.” Since caregivers are their child's first and best teacher, the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s (SCLSNJ) SOARING (Supportive Opportunities for Achieving Reading in ... read more about SCLSNJ Expands Early Literacy Initiative to Include Kindergarten Readiness Programs, Support

Get Creepy, Kooky, Mysterious, and Spooky With Your Library

“They're creepy and they're kooky; Mysterious and spooky; They're altogether ooky,” the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ). This October, SCLSNJ is hosting a celebration of all things chills and thrills through a series of Halloween-themed virtual and in-branch programs for Library customers of all ages. “For Halloween lovers, it’s the most ... read more about Get Creepy, Kooky, Mysterious, and Spooky With Your Library

SCLSNJ’s Top 10: September 2021

Fall into autumn with the most popular reads from the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ). Adults can explore romance, thrillers, and more, while teens can discover who the liar is in the first book in Karen M. McManus’ Bayview High series.  Connect with a story from your Library today:  Adult Titles ... read more about SCLSNJ’s Top 10: September 2021

SCLSNJ Will Put a Spell on You With Haunting Halloween Playlist

“Boys and girls of every age / Wouldn't you like to see something strange? / Come with us and you will see / This, our town of Halloween.” Ah (or ahhhhh! depending on your fright tolerance) “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” nothing quite says Halloween like hearing the vocals of the citizens of Halloween Town ... read more about SCLSNJ Will Put a Spell on You With Haunting Halloween Playlist

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