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Explore Tiny House Living, Wildlife in Your Backyard, and More with SCLSNJ

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Explore Tiny House Living, Wildlife in Your Backyard, and More with SCLSNJ

From backyards to tiny house living, the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) is all about your home this summer. Discover a series of programs that can help enhance your home.

“Preserving natural resources and promoting ecological awareness has become paramount in Somerset County,” said Nan Peterson, SCLSNJ’s Manville Library branch manager.

The Library System will be exploring ecological awareness by offering customers programs that delve into tiny house living, backyard wildlife, smart home technology, and more.

Your Home, Your Haven: Backyard Friends and Foes (adults)
June 19, 7-8 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch, located at 379 South Branch Road in Hillsborough
Master Gardener Lorna Fletcher will discuss how to attract certain wildlife to your backyard and how to protect your yard from destructive wildlife. Register: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/660066.

Tiny House Living: Yurt Raising (adults and families)
June 23, 11 a.m. – noon
SCLSNJ’s Manville Library branch, located at 100 South 10th Avenue in Manville
Somerville native Kari Cooper, aka Yurt Grrl, will put up her yurt (a portable tent) at the Manville branch. Register: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/707605.

Tiny House Living: Top Ten Tiny House Tips (weather permitting) (adults and families)
June 23, 1-2:30 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Manville Library branch, located at 100 South 10th Avenue in Manville
Kari Cooper will discuss tiny house living.. Register: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/707661.

UrbEx 101: Urban Exploration – Investigating Abandoned New Jersey (adults and teens)
July 14, 1-2 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Manville Library branch, located at 100 South 10th Avenue in Manville
Public historian Luke Boyd will present an urban exploration program about sites in NJ and the tri-state area. This program is funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Register: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/612243.

Your Home, Your Haven: Life in a Smart Home (adults)
August 2, 7-8 p.m.
SCLSNJ’s Hillsborough Library branch, located at 379 South Branch Road in Hillsborough
Learn about smart home technology and how to put it to work for you. Presented by Hillsborough resident Rohit Anand. Register: sclsnj.libnet.info/event/722480.

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