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Tuesday January 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Teen Take Home Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Create your own Emoji Pom Poms! Pick up your Take Home Craft at the Youth Services Desk. 

Available all month while supplies last. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM Take Home Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Take Home Craft  is Penguin Craft

Stop by the Children’s Desk for a free take-home craft!

Supplies are limited; pick-up early!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

 

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  8:45 PM Hopewell Branch Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Stop by the library for our annual library book sale, sponsored by the Friends of Hopewell Branch Library. 

Peruse our selection of books, DVDs, and CDs for both adults and children. Come find some fun finds or bring home some old favorites. 

Book sale is open during library hours.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  8:50 PM Teen Take-out Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Tweens and teens ages 10-18 can pick up this month's Teen Take Out craft kit

containing supplies needed to make a glittery, Welcome Winter Snowflake.

While supplies last.

One kit per teen, please.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Books & Babies for 6-23 months   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a fun, upbeat program of songs, rhymes, finger-plays, board books and activities to promote early literacy in infants and young toddlers.

Led by a librarian; caregiver participation is required.

Online registration opens the morning of the program at 7:00am.

Recommended for 6-23 months.

Ask staff if you have any questions.

Preference will be given to patrons with a valid Mercer County Library System card.

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    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM A.M. English Conversation Group (ESL)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

Have fun practicing your English through informal conversation with other ESL learners and librarian Elka Frankel. We meet Tuesdays in Room 1. No need to register—just come! Must have basic knowledge of English.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

Little Learners is an interactive program for preschoolers (ages 3-5) that focuses on concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).
Registration is required online starting the previous Tuesday.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM CANCELLED Morning Story Time with Miss Liz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Today's program is CANCELLED. Sorry for any inconvenience.

For ages 2-6 with a caregiver.

Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy themed stories, songs, rhymes and a craft.

Siblings welcome. No registration necessary.

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    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY TODDLER CLASSES ARE IDENTICAL.

No registration is required.

Children aged 6 and under will need a parent or guardian to stay with them during the class.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:10 AM Read and Play Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Quiet play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No registration required.

For children under 5 years old.  .

The children’s activity room will be open to families. Fun and educational toys are housed in this room for independent play and learning.

*Although partially separated, this room is not soundproof and ongoing noise can be heard in the library where other visitors and staff are present. We ask caregivers to stay aware and monitor their noise and activity levels.

 Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

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    Location: Lawrence Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Stories, songs, games & crafts!
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Create a...   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.

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    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 11:15 AM Play Group with Stories   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children, ages 3-5 with adult in the program.

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Open Lab   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

This is an unstructured project oriented class. Practice what you learned in your classes. An instructor will be available to help you. You must register.

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM QI Gong   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

QI Gong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. In this basic course of six classes taught by instructor Andrzej Leszczynski of Healing Touch Healing Movement, participants will learn and practice exercises helping with back issues. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our new loom bracelet club. We will make loom bracelets, share ideas and try new patterns.

Participants should bring their own loom and rubber bands.

No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Crazy 8's Math Club for Grades K-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For children in grades K-5.
Hands-on math games that get kids excited about math and make learning fun!
Registation is required online each week starting the previous Tuesday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Science Storytime (Ages 4-6)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Read, learn, and conduct a science experiment!

Children aged 6 and under must have a parent or guardian stay with them during the class.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Beginning Spanish Language Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Please register in person or by telephone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Citizenship Test Review   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Please register in person or by telephone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Excel Beginner   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
   

We will learn the basics of Excel through making a sample spreadsheet. Formatting, using the autofill feature, using formulas, and making simple charts are covered in this class. If you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above, you do not need to register for the class. Signup for adults only. Space is limited, so you may register for only one Excel Beginner class per month. Registration period begins December 22nd.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   
 
misc_none 7:00 PM A New Year, A New You Through Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
   

Join Jim Rose, M. Ed., for an engaging workshop that will teach you practical strategies for reducing stress, and how to create a more healthy and positive lifestyle. Jim will offer effective meditation techniques which can help you connect within to gain a real and profound sense of serenity and joy. Registration required

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 28 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Guided Meditation and Gentle Stretching   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

A half-hour guided meditation session to relieve daily stress and anxiety,

followed by gentle stretching to help relieve tension.

Please bring an exercise/yoga mat or a large towel as portions of the program will take place on the floor.  

Registration is required; space is limited. 

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM PJ Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
You are invited to wear your pajamas.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Science Fiction Book Club: Caliban’s War, by James S.A. Corey   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

In the vast wilderness of space, James Holden and the crew of the Rocinante have been keeping the peace for the Outer Planets Alliance. When they agree to help a scientist search war-torn Ganymede for a missing child, the future of humanity rests on whether a single ship can prevent an alien invasion that may have already begun. This is the second book in The Expanse series and is preceded by Leviathan Wakes. Next sci-fi book club title is Sundiver by David Brin. Refreshments served. Registration is suggested.  

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Excel Intermediate   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
   

We learn how to change chart colors and backgrounds. We will also learn how to download Excel compatible spreadsheets from the Internet, filter spreadsheets, add conditional formatting to spreadsheets, and create a pivot table. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above. Signup for adults only. Space is limited, so you may sign up for only one Excel Intermediate class per month. Registration period begins December 22nd.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Writing a Successful Business Plan   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   
 
The most common mistake a new business makes is failure to create a business plan. A solid business plan is your road map to success and a critical tool for funding. It will help you get everything that's in your head onto paper, forcing you to face the harsh realities of starting or growing a business in today's tough climate. Let us walk you through the steps, from vision to financials, including a schedule, examples, and potential sources of funding. 
 
Presented by Princeton SCORE.
 
We ask that you register; however, walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Learning English with Victor   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

English as a Second Language class. Please register in person or by telephone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 8:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Powerpoint   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
   

This class deals with the basics of making presentations using Powerpoint, including making basic slides and putting them together to make a slideshow, plus adding animations, clipart, and transitions between slides. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Powerpoint 2007 or above. Signup for adults only. Space is limited. Registration period begins December 22nd.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
Wednesday January 18, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  8:45 PM Hopewell Branch Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Stop by the library for our annual library book sale, sponsored by the Friends of Hopewell Branch Library. 

Peruse our selection of books, DVDs, and CDs for both adults and children. Come find some fun finds or bring home some old favorites. 

Book sale is open during library hours.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Baby Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For birth to 18 months. (We have a new Toddler Time program for ages 18 to 36 months at 11:00am)
Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

    Location: Ewing Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM NEW PROGRAM!!! Travel Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Meet up with others who are also interested in travel. We’ll brainstorm about day trips as well as weekend getaways. Where shall we go first? Perhaps we’ll take in a Broadway play and dine at the Playwright Celtic Pub. Add a trip to the Cloisters and make it a two-day jaunt. Or maybe we’ll explore Frederic Church’s art in the idyllic setting of Olana. We may get more ambitious and go kayaking in Maryland. The sky’s the limit! Bring along a hot beverage and enjoy a Liverpool tart or fig Newton. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM PC Advanced   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Learn more about working with Windows 10. Explore the various features in the Accessories folder. Learn all about the Start Menu, Jump Lists, and more.  Take PC Basics, PC Essentials, and Word 1 first!

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Morning Story Time with Miss Liz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For ages 2-6 with a caregiver.

Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy themed stories, songs, rhymes and a craft.

Siblings welcome. No registration necessary.

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    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY TODDLER CLASSES ARE IDENTICAL.

No registration is required.

Children aged 6 and under will need a parent or guardian to stay with them during the class.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Quiet play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No registration required.

For children under 5 years old.  .

The children’s activity room will be open to families. Fun and educational toys are housed in this room for independent play and learning.

*Although partially separated, this room is not soundproof and ongoing noise can be heard in the library where other visitors and staff are present. We ask caregivers to stay aware and monitor their noise and activity levels.

 Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For 18 to 36 months.
Toddler Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
This class is designed to transition toddlers from Baby Time to Storytime.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Internet 3   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Learn about browsers like Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox.  Discover the security & privacy features in Edge. Explore more features in Google! 

Requires some Internet experience!

Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:25 PM PowerPoint   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
   

Create several presentation slides. Add new slides, copy slides and delete slides. Learn how to resize and move text boxes and images. Take this class to build skills for using Publisher. Please register.

 

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM CANCELED - How Not to Go Broke in a Nursing Home   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

One of the biggest fears that many people have today is the fear of having their life savings wiped out if they end up in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Whether you or a family member is in a crisis or not, it is important that you understand what you can do to protect your hard-earned assets. The laws on asset protection and long-term care planning have changed, and it is important to know how these changes may affect your long-term care planning. This free informational workshop will be hosted by local Elder Law Attorney Fiona Van Dyck of Van Dyck Law. Registration is suggested.  

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM CANCELED - How Not to Go Broke in a Nursing Home   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

One of the biggest fears that many people have today is the fear of having their life savings wiped out if they end up in a nursing home or assisted living facility. Whether you or a family member is in a crisis or not, it is important that you understand what you can do to protect your hard-earned assets. The laws on asset protection and long-term care planning have changed, and it is important to know how these changes may affect your long-term care planning. This free informational workshop will be hosted by local Elder Law Attorney Fiona Van Dyck of Van Dyck Law. Registration is suggested.  

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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misc_none 4:00 PM Board games   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Play a variety of games with friends or family.


For all ages.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:45 PM What's Up Wednesdays   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

In this after-school club children in grades 3-5 will explore a range of topics. Each class will include a craft or special project. Please be aware that this program will occasionally include food. Classes will meet on Wednesdays at 4:45 p.m.

Please call the Robbinsville Branch at 609-259-2150 to register. Classes January 18 and will run through February 22.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pokémon Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children ages 5 through 11 are invited to join our Pokémon club. We will discuss trading cards, books, games, and all things Pokémon. Bring your trading cards, handheld devices and anything else you would like to share and discuss. No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Embroidery Circle   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   
   

If you enjoy hand embroidery and want to meet up with other enthusiasts, come and join us at the Embroidery Circle. Whether you are looking to create your first stitch or expand your skills, learn new methods and techniques, or share embroidery art and craft knowledge, ideas and project work, the Embroidery Circle is open to all skill levels – including absolute beginners. We also encourage you to bring embroidery projects you are working on to share with others or work in the good company of fellow embroiders. No registration.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Application Myths Dispelled: The Ins and Outs of Applying to College   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join Brooke Stengel Fitzgerald, a well-respected college counselor with an extensive career in the field of college admissions and college counseling (as well as a Grover Middle School parent), for a presentation that will clarify the mysteries of the College Application Process. 

Please Register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:05 PM Excel for Beginners   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
   

Type information into a spreadsheet to organize it. Add and resize columns and rows to improve readability. Merge and center to place the title over your data. Review basic ribbons and different ways to save the file. Please register. 

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 8 spaces available.
Thursday January 19, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  8:45 PM Hopewell Branch Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Stop by the library for our annual library book sale, sponsored by the Friends of Hopewell Branch Library. 

Peruse our selection of books, DVDs, and CDs for both adults and children. Come find some fun finds or bring home some old favorites. 

Book sale is open during library hours.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 to 3 years; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Word 3   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

 

 

Work with tables & text boxes; explore WordArt and copy pictures from ClipArt or the Internet.
Take Word 1 & Word 2 first!

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Science & A Story for Preschoolers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 2-6 can enjoy a story followed by hands-on science experiments. 

Each week we will explore a different theme & experiment.

Some experiments may get messy - please dress accordingly. 

Siblings welcome, too!

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Mother Goose Activity Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program.

No registration required.

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Picture Books & Craft for ages 3 & up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for stories, fingerplays, clothesline rhymes, and music, followed by a craft

No registration required.

Children aged 6 and under must have a parent or guardian stay with them during the class.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Conversational ESL   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
   

Join educator Beth Broder Epstein to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Romp & Stomp   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Come and enjoy a music and movement program for children ages 2-5

Online registration begins on January 5. Please register each child separately.

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    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Stories, songs, games & crafts!
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
 

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    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Art Adventures, for ages 2-7 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 2-7 years, with a caregiver.

Join us for a new monthly program for toddlers, preschoolers, and older!

Each month, children will get to explore their creativity with a hands-on, open-ended art project using a variety of paints, markers, crayons, glue, and more!

No two masterpieces will look the same and children may work at their own pace (projects make take 10 – 30 minutes depending on the child).

Let your child’s imagination soar (and most importantly, have fun!)

Please dress in old clothes or wear a smock.  Some projects may get messy!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program. 

Space is limited.  Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

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    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Scribble Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Excel Beginner   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
   

We will learn the basics of Excel through making a sample spreadsheet. Formatting, using the autofill feature, using formulas, and making simple charts are covered in this class. If you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above, you do not need to register for the class. Signup for adults only. Space is limited, so you may register for only one Excel Beginner class per month. Registration period begins December 22nd.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Play Dough Hour (ages 2-5; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to mold, sculpt, and create with play dough? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes.

No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM One-on-one Medicare Counseling   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Schedule a private appointment with a Medicare counselor who has been trained to assist with applications, educate and help problem-solve.

Provided by Mercer County SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program).

To schedule an appointment call the office at (609) 393-1626.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM Understanding your Social Security Benefits   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Discover the role Medicare and Social Security benefits will play in your retirement.  To make the presentation more personal and meaningful, it is recommended that you register for mySocialSecurity before attending; please see How to Create an Online Account at www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10540.pdf. 

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 26 spaces available.
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Excel Intermediate   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
   

We learn how to change chart colors and backgrounds. We will also learn how to download Excel compatible spreadsheets from the Internet, filter spreadsheets, add conditional formatting to spreadsheets, and create a pivot table. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above. Signup for adults only. Space is limited, so you may sign up for only one Excel Intermediate class per month. Registration period begins December 22nd.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Excel Basics   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Learn how to input data and format spreadsheets for everyday tasks. 

Preregistration required—space is limited.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Powerpoint   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
   

This class deals with the basics of making presentations using Powerpoint, including making basic slides and putting them together to make a slideshow, plus adding animations, clipart, and transitions between slides. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Powerpoint 2007 or above. Signup for adults only. Space is limited. Registration period begins December 22nd.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Reading Genius Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Join us for our monthly Reading Genius Club (RGC) book group meeting.  Read and bring any book in diary format and join in a related activity. Suggested books are available in the library.  

For ages 7-11.

 

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    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 28 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Winter Bingo   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 4 to 8 years old.
Bingo with seasonal themed pictures and words.
Small prizes will be given.
No registration required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club (Ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Play and explore your creativity with LEGO's!

Please arrive early. Space is limited to 20 kids. 

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    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Lego Club (grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to build and create with Lego bricks? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes. 

Grades K - 5. No registration required.

 

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Plarn Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Lawrenceville resident and local artist Michele Ben-Asher will teach participants how to turn recycled plastic bags into plarn (plastic yarn) and then create projects that are useful as well as artistic. The class is appropriate for anyone who has experience with at least one of the needle crafts such as embroidering, crocheting or knitting. Bring medium sized knitting needles and/or crochet hooks. For embroidery you will need needlepoint needles with a large eye, a small piece of stiff fabric and small embroidery hoop.  Everyone should bring scissors and a variety of recycled colored plastic bags. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Plarn Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Lawrenceville resident and local artist Michele Ben-Asher will teach participants how to turn recycled plastic bags into plarn (plastic yarn) and then create projects that are useful as well as artistic. The class is appropriate for anyone who has experience with at least one of the needle crafts such as embroidering, crocheting or knitting. Bring medium sized knitting needles and/or crochet hooks. For embroidery you will need needlepoint needles with a large eye, a small piece of stiff fabric and small embroidery hoop.  Everyone should bring scissors and a variety of recycled colored plastic bags. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Embrace the New Year with Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Learn practical strategies and techniques of meditation that can reduce stress and create a healthier, more positive lifestyle, and may ultimately help you gain serenity, joy, and inner peace.  Presented by Umesh Bhatia.

This is Part 1 of a two-part program; you are encouraged to attend both, but it is not required.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Story Stretchers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

Story Stretchers is a half hour program that combines stories with yoga and movement exercises.
Suggested for ages 3-8.
No registration is required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Tech Help   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

Do you want to make better use of your digital device? Maybe you’d like to open a Facebook account or download an e-book. How about capturing a screen shot or attaching a photo to a text message? Make a 20-minute appointment with reference librarian Mary Astarita to get one-on-one help with your gadget.

Appointment is required. On or after December 22, call 609-275-8901 or stop by the reference desk to make a 20-minute appointment. Let us know which device you’ll bring in and the function(s) you want to learn.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Plaese come early to pick up your book.

Online registration required!

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 9 spaces available.
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misc_none 9:35 AM  -  8:45 PM Hopewell Branch Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Stop by the library for our annual library book sale, sponsored by the Friends of Hopewell Branch Library. 

Peruse our selection of books, DVDs, and CDs for both adults and children. Come find some fun finds or bring home some old favorites. 

Book sale is open during library hours.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Fiction Writing Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Tom Van Essen, author of The Center of the World will lead a discussion about the use of symbolism in writing the novel. A starred review from Kirkus Reviews describes his book as, “A terrific debut novel about the mystical and erotic power of art.” Join us for the discussion. Registration is suggested.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children ages 4-5.(with parent or caregiver).

The focus is to encourage reading readiness in preparation for kindergarten.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tech Talk with Jay   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
   

By appointment only. Our resident techie will answer your questions. Bring in your smartphones, tablets, laptops, or just your questions! 

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Creation Station and Open Play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

For all ages.
Our activity room will be open from 10am to 4pm for you to come and make a craft or just play with our puzzles and toys.
This is a walk-in program. 
No registration is required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Joanne Tyne Family Music Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 12 months to 4 years.
Joanne Tyne is offering a free demonstration of her Family Music Class. 
In this program, music is learned through playful activities which reflect the learning styles of very young children.
Activities include singing, movement, rhymes, dance, rhythm instruments and fun for parent and child.
Registration in required online starting Monday, December 19th.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Joanne Tyne Family Music Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 12 months to 4 years.
Joanne Tyne is offering a free demonstration of her Family Music Class. 
In this program, music is learned through playful activities which reflect the learning styles of very young children.
Activities include singing, movement, rhymes, dance, rhythm instruments and fun for parent and child.
Registration in required online starting Monday, December 19th.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Open Play for Babies & Toddlers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Little ones ages birth-2.5 years can play with the library’s toys in the Community Room with their caregivers.

 

 

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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Pat McKinley's Toddler Tunes (recommended ages birth to 5 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Pat McKinley's Toddler Tunes:  Sing and dance to classic children's songs played on live guitar! Parental supervision is required.  

Recommended ages birth to 5 years.   No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Miss Amy Concert for All Ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join Miss Amy for movin and groovin concert fun for all ages.  

No registration required.

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    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Quiet play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No registration required.

For children under 5 years old.  .

The children’s activity room will be open to families. Fun and educational toys are housed in this room for independent play and learning.

*Although partially separated, this room is not soundproof and ongoing noise can be heard in the library where other visitors and staff are present. We ask caregivers to stay aware and monitor their noise and activity levels.

 Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

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    Location: Lawrence Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM Play dough creations/ lego story time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children, ages 2-5, with caregiver in the program.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 11:05 AM  -  11:30 AM Open Play (ages birth - 5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

After Pat McKinley's Toddler Tunes stay in the activity room and play with old and new friends:  Parental supervision is required.  

Recommended ages birth to 5 years.   No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:30 AM Sing-A-Long with Pat McKinley   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children, ages birth-7 years (with adult),

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Movie: Bridget Jones Baby   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   
   

Bridget Jones Baby (2016) (Renee Zellweger)   Rated R     125 minutes  

Bridget's focus on single life and her career is interrupted when she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch... she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby's father. No registration.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Excel 3   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Learn to insert charts to highlight your document’s most important information.

Proficiency in Excel 1 & Excel 2 required!

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM Meditation Circle   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Slow down and join Reference Librarian Ann Kerr and reduce stress using meditation. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Posture Exercises   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Reference Librarian Ann Kerr will share some simple exercises to improve your posture and increase your flexibility. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Drum Circle: Winter – Spring Series   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Join us for this drum circle. Bring your own drum or use one of ours. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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misc_none 9:35 AM  -  4:45 PM Hopewell Branch Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Stop by the library for our annual library book sale, sponsored by the Friends of Hopewell Branch Library. 

Peruse our selection of books, DVDs, and CDs for both adults and children. Come find some fun finds or bring home some old favorites. 

Book sale is open during library hours.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Saturday Morning Wii Bowling   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Wii is a fun and easy way to get some light exercise and socialize with friends. Refreshments served. Registration is suggested.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Word 1   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Create a Word document. Learn to format and edit, type, preview and learn to print a simple document.
Strong mouse skills are essential!

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
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misc_none 10:30 AM Family Fun Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

This is a multi-age program for families with young children.
Join us for stories, music, parachute games and other fun activities!
No registration is required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Kids Movie Matinee - Secret Life of Pets (PG)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Movie running time is 90 minutes.

Online registration begins on January 7. Please register each child separately.

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    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Yoga for Beginners   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Learn simple & powerful yoga postures to improve stability and balance. No physical agility or prior yoga experience needed. Bring a mat or large towel. Instructor, Aruna, is a trained Isha facilitator.

Registration suggested. Click the Register button, or call the library for information or to register. Please call if you need to cancel.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Drop-in Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 11:00 am and 12:00 noon to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:45 AM  -  1:00 PM Quiet play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No registration required.

For children under 5 years old.  .

The children’s activity room will be open to families. Fun and educational toys are housed in this room for independent play and learning.

*Although partially separated, this room is not soundproof and ongoing noise can be heard in the library where other visitors and staff are present. We ask caregivers to stay aware and monitor their noise and activity levels.

 Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

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    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tutoring Society--Math, for grades 3 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Let's all be mathematicians!

This class will tutor students entering 3rd to 8th grade using WW-P Math textbooks.

REGISTRATION STARTS ON JANUARY 1ST AND AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERS YOU FOR ALL JANUARYCLASSES

Saturday, January 7th, 14th, and 21st. 

Please only register if you can attend all classes.

If you do not attend the first class, your spot will be given to the first person on the waiting list, and you will no longer be registered for the remaining classes.

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    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Hidden Treasures of the Lawrence Library Walking Tour   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Come join us for an in-depth tour that explores the library’s fantastic resources. We will reveal curiosities found in the collection both on the shelves and virtually, while getting some exercise!

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Word 2   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Learn to work with Tabs and the Office Ribbon. Explore the many extra features that can help you create a professional-looking document.
Take Word 1 first!

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Drama & Public Speaking (Ages 5-7)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Empower your child with confidence through public speaking! Public speaking is an indispensable life skill that is equally important as academics and extra curricular activities. Join us for a workshop where we explore the nuances of public speaking through various age appropriate fun activities. 

Please Register. 

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    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Sahaja Yoga Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Sahaja Yoga is a unique method of meditation based on an experience called self-realization (Kundalini awakening) that can occur within each human being. This type of meditation is practiced in over 90 countries. Experience the peace and joy you can derive from this state of self-realization, and feel its benefits in your life.

This session is part of a 7-week series. Please try to attend as many sessions as you can.

We ask that you register; however, walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 23 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:30 PM Drama & Public Speaking (Ages 8-10)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Empower your child with confidence through public speaking! Public speaking is an indispensable life skill that is equally important as academics and extra curricular activities. Join us for a workshop where we explore the nuances of public speaking through various age appropriate fun activities. 

Please Register. 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are many spaces available.
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misc_none 12:45 PM  -  2:45 PM Math Advancement (Grades 5 & up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Top high school math students from the New Jersey area will help you improve your mathematical thinking with creative ways of learning math! During these sessions we will be going over advanced topics not generally covered in the school math curriculum. 

Math Competition Training: MathCounts, AMC 8, AMC 10 and other Math competitions

Registration required weekly

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    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Chess Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
   

Suggested for ages 5 to 12.
All levels welcome.  Instruction available for beginners.
Come play against follow chess enthusiasts to sharpen your skills.
No registration required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Quiet play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No registration required.

For children under 5 years old.  .

The children’s activity room will be open to families. Fun and educational toys are housed in this room for independent play and learning.

*Although partially separated, this room is not soundproof and ongoing noise can be heard in the library where other visitors and staff are present. We ask caregivers to stay aware and monitor their noise and activity levels.

 Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

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    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM CANCELED Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
   

Bridget Jones's Baby (R), with Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth and Patrick Dempsey. Bridget's focus on single life and her career is interrupted when she finds herself pregnant, but with one hitch ... she can only be fifty percent sure of the identity of her baby's father. Runtime: 123 min. No admission fee!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Sahaja Yoga Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
   

Sahaja yoga meditation is based on “Kundalini awakening” which is practiced in more than 90 countries. Experience the peace and joy you can derive from this state of self-realization, and feel its benefits in your life. Part of a seven week series. Please register.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:15 PM Afternoon Art (Ages 6-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Draw, paint, and use your imagination to create your very own piece of art! Materials provided. No registration required. 

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    Location: West Windsor Branch
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misc_none 9:35 AM NEW PROGRAM: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night; 730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log.  Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Hedgehog Book Sculptures   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Starting Tuesday, January 3rd ask at the reference desk for your craft kit.  The number of kits is limited and they are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Toddler STEM   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Tech Help   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

Do you want to make better use of your digital device? Maybe you’d like to open a Facebook account or download an e-book. How about capturing a screen shot or attaching a photo to a text message? Make a 20-minute appointment with reference librarian Mary Astarita to get one-on-one help with your gadget.

Appointment is required. On or after December 22, call 609-275-8901 or stop by the reference desk to make a 20-minute appointment. Let us know which device you’ll bring in and the function(s) you want to learn.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Babytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

A rollicking, rhyming time for you and your baby.
Ages 6 months to 2 years welcome with a caregiver.

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    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 27 spaces available.
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misc_none 10:30 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies for ages birth to 2 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A program of songs, rhymes, movement and simple stories designed to introduce under twos and infants to the library.

This program is one on one with your child. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Messy Mondays (ages 2 - 5 years and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Join us for open sensory play.  Each week we will have a hands-on activity time to encourage children to play, create, investigate and explore.  Projects may be messy.  Please wear old clothes.  

Ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing Along with Kim Yarson (Ages 0-5 yrs)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For ages Birth-5 with a caregiver.

Join us for Kim’s high-energy guitar music as she plays classic and original songs for young children.

Online registration suggested.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

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    Location: Hightstown Branch
        There are 28 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Happy Two’s Activity Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Active Aging Fitness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

This program is comprised of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility, and strength poses done to music. It also includes some chair yoga. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM Lunch Time Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Let’s bring some newness into this New Year!

Join us for some guided mediation during lunch hour. This short mediation will help us regain the peace that we lose through our busy mornings and it will also help us get through the rest of our day smoothly.

No registration required.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Little Explorers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

This hands-on science program is part of a four week session for children ages 3 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

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    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM NEW PROGRAM!!! Card Sharks   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

This new program was created for people of all playing levels—yes, even beginners! We’ll start with Hearts, “one of the greatest card games ever devised for four players” (according to Bicycle, the playing card manufacturer). Hearts is easy to learn and has lots of opportunity to strategize as the player improves. All are welcome. You provide the hot beverage; we’ll provide the cards and light refreshments. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Resume Makeover   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Bring a saved copy of your resume to class! Help topics include formatting, writing a cover letter, and various helpful tips that will make your resume look professional.

 

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Teen/tween craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Use beads and pipe cleaners to make a unique snowflake.

For ages 10-17.

Registration is suggested.

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    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Children in grades K-6 will get homework help and subject review from volunteer mentors.

Children ages 5-7: a caregiver must be in the room during the program.

Children ages 8-13: a caregiver must be in the library during the program.

Register in person or by phone.

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    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 5:30 PM Crazy 8’s Math Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Math and mischief at your library! Grades K-2. Enjoy hands-on games that get kids fired up about math

Online registration begins on January 9. Please register each child separately.

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    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 17 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Walk-In Craft (All Ages)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stop by the Acitivty Room to do a Do-It-Yourself Craft! Supplies will be made available. All children must be accompanied by an adult. 

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    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Indoor “Snowball” Fight, for ages 2-9 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 2-9 years, with a caregiver.

Too cold outside?  Join us for some “snowy” fun indoors, without the frostbite!

Decorate a cardboard shield and get ready to test your aim during our “snowball” fight!  Don’t worry, you will stay warm and dry!

Hot chocolate and marshmallows will also be served.

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program. 

Space is limited.  Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

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    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Wear your PJ’s & bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library! We will read stories and sing songs. Age appropriate craft will follow. No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Monday Night Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Eliza Hammer teaches this eight-week series of yoga classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Class is limited to 15 participants.Class dates are: January 23 & 30, February 6, 13, & 27, and March 6, 13, & 20. Registration is required and begins Tuesday, January 3rd.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Yoga with Bob   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Enjoy the benefits of yoga and low-impact exercises with Bob Kirby, ACE-certified Group Fitness instructor. Bob incorporates music while focusing on balance, posture, mobility, and strength. Come in comfortable clothes with a mat or large towel and a water bottle.

Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 17 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Mystery Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   
   

The group will be discussing The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon. New members welcome. No registration. 

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Off the Page: On the Stage   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Read and enact a part in the plays we previously read around a table at "Off the Page" Get direction from Marty Kushner, Equity member, director and actor. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM School-age Science   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

An interactive, hands-on science program tailored for school-age children.
For grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting Monday, January 2nd.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Yarnworks   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
   

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you've already started.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Young Adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

New Program: Young Adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club

 “Spare and Found Parts” by Sarah Griffin will be discussed. 

Teens and adults are welcome!  

Light Refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 20 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:15 PM  -  8:15 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club (Ages 11+)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: ehughes@mcl.org   (609) 448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Girls ages 11 & up and their mothers are invited to our monthly book club meeting to discuss the graphic novel, "Prison Island" by Colleen Frakes.

No registration necessary.

New members welcome!

Sponsored by the HIghtstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM LGTBQ Book Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Join us for an adult book group discussing books with LGTBQ related themes.  Please call the library for this month's title or any additional information regarding the LGTBQ Book Group.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 9:35 AM Take Home Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Take Home Craft  is Penguin Craft

Stop by the Children’s Desk for a free take-home craft!

Supplies are limited; pick-up early!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

 

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Books & Babies for 6-23 months   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a fun, upbeat program of songs, rhymes, finger-plays, board books and activities to promote early literacy in infants and young toddlers.

Led by a librarian; caregiver participation is required.

Online registration opens the morning of the program at 7:00am.

Recommended for 6-23 months.

Ask staff if you have any questions.

Preference will be given to patrons with a valid Mercer County Library System card.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Create a Red-Hot Resume   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    882-3148   
   

Presented by Paul Martinetti. A one-on-one workshop for building a resume and conducting an effective job search. Four 30-minute individual appointments. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM A.M. English Conversation Group (ESL)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

Have fun practicing your English through informal conversation with other ESL learners and librarian Elka Frankel. We meet Tuesdays in Room 1. No need to register—just come! Must have basic knowledge of English.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Babytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Enjoy songs and rhymes with Miss Cathy. For children ages 6 months - 24 months.

Online registration begins on January 10. Please register each child separately.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

Little Learners is an interactive program for preschoolers (ages 3-5) that focuses on concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).
Registration is required online starting the previous Tuesday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Morning Story Time with Miss Liz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For ages 2-6 with a caregiver.

Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy themed stories, songs, rhymes and a craft.

Siblings welcome. No registration necessary.

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    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY TODDLER CLASSES ARE IDENTICAL.

No registration is required.

Children aged 6 and under will need a parent or guardian to stay with them during the class.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:10 AM Read and Play Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

    Location: Ewing Branch
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Quiet play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No registration required.

For children under 5 years old.  .

The children’s activity room will be open to families. Fun and educational toys are housed in this room for independent play and learning.

*Although partially separated, this room is not soundproof and ongoing noise can be heard in the library where other visitors and staff are present. We ask caregivers to stay aware and monitor their noise and activity levels.

 Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Stories, songs, games & crafts!
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Create a...   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.

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    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 11:15 AM Play Group with Stories   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children, ages 3-5 with adult in the program.

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  1:45 PM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Incontinence: Taking Control   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
   

Urinary incontinence affects over 15 million Americans, resulting in a range of lifestyle problems, from the occasional inconvenience of leakage when sneezing or coughing to a frequent urge to go that disrupts sleep or affects quality of life. Physical therapy focused on strengthening the pelvic floor and retraining the bladder can help. Join Becky Keller, PT, MSPT, Pelvic Wellness Rehabilitation Coordinator with University Medical Center of Princeton’s and Fatima Shah, PT, DPT to learn ways to treat your urinary incontinence symptoms, improve bladder fitness and restore your quality of life. Please register.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 27 spaces available.
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM PowerPoint 1   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Create a basic presentation using PowerPoint. Learn to add new slides, text and images.
Strong Word skills required!

 

 

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:20 PM Tee Shirt Scarf   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For teens and pre-teens,

Learn how to make a scarf! 

Bring your own Tee shirt.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM QI Gong   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

QI Gong is an ancient Chinese health care system that integrates physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. In this basic course of six classes taught by instructor Andrzej Leszczynski of Healing Touch Healing Movement, participants will learn and practice exercises helping with back issues. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Wii Sports   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Play Wii Sports.  
Ages 6 to 12.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids' Create! (recommended ages 8 - 13 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children (ages 8 - 13) may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:00 pm to construct a craft.   Projects are more complicated and may take the whole time to complete.  A staff member will be present to aid with the craft.

Registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
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misc_none 4:30 PM Crazy 8's Math Club for Grades K-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For children in grades K-5.
Hands-on math games that get kids excited about math and make learning fun!
Registation is required online each week starting the previous Tuesday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Science Storytime (Ages 4-6)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Read, learn, and conduct a science experiment!

Children aged 6 and under must have a parent or guardian stay with them during the class.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Beginning Spanish Language Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Please register in person or by telephone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Tuesday Night Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Nancy McCormack teaches this eight-week series of yoga classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Class is limited to 15 participants. Class dates are: January 24 & 31, February 7, 14, 21, & 28, and March 7 & 14. Registration is required and begins Wednesday, January 4th. 

    Location: Hopewell Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Chinese New Year Paper Lantern   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Make a festive Hong Bao paper lantern to celebrate Chinese New Year.  

Preregistration required; space is limited.

 

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 18 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Citizenship Test Review   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Please register in person or by telephone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
elect_computer1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Excel 3   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Learn to insert charts to highlight your document’s most important information.

Proficiency in Excel 1 & Excel 2 required!

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Writers Support Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

All are welcome to attend and enjoy the challenges of becoming better writers, defeating writer's block and perfecting the craft.

No reigstration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Yoga with Nila   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Classes are led by a certified yoga instructor and are geared toward beginners, but all are welcome regardless of experience. Please come in comfortable clothes with a mat or large towel. Class size is limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

We ask that you register; however, walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

IMPORTANT: Please call or e-mail us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 17 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Embrace the New Year with Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Learn practical strategies and techniques of meditation that can reduce stress and create a healthier, more positive lifestyle, and may ultimately help you gain serenity, joy, and inner peace.  Presented by Umesh Bhatia.

This is Part 2 of a two-part program; you are encouraged to attend both, but it is not required.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM PJ Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
You are invited to wear your pajamas.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Learning English with Victor   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

English as a Second Language class. Please register in person or by telephone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM Baby Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For birth to 18 months. (We have a new Toddler Time program for ages 18 to 36 months at 11:00am)
Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

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    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bollywood Workout   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

This is a fun-filled, intensive dance program for adults. It is designed to address each body part while increasing core strength and stamina. No prior training is required; all you need is a willingness to move and groove to Hindi songs beats. As with any exercise program, check with your healthcare provider before participating. Babita Negi is a teacher and choreographer of Bollywood dance with more than a decade of experience.

We ask that you register; however, walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Morning Story Time with Miss Liz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For ages 2-6 with a caregiver.

Toddlers and preschoolers will enjoy themed stories, songs, rhymes and a craft.

Siblings welcome. No registration necessary.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY TODDLER CLASSES ARE IDENTICAL.

No registration is required.

Children aged 6 and under will need a parent or guardian to stay with them during the class.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Quiet play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No registration required.

For children under 5 years old.  .

The children’s activity room will be open to families. Fun and educational toys are housed in this room for independent play and learning.

*Although partially separated, this room is not soundproof and ongoing noise can be heard in the library where other visitors and staff are present. We ask caregivers to stay aware and monitor their noise and activity levels.

 Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Microsoft Word Basics   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Learn the basics of creating and formatting documents in Word.  

Preregistration required—space is limited.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Fitness for Seniors and the Active Aging   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
   

Presented by Bob Kirby. Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Toddler Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For 18 to 36 months.
Toddler Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
This class is designed to transition toddlers from Baby Time to Storytime.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Homeschoolers Study Hall   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Join other homeschoolers to study together and grow at the library.
Bring your student's homework and enjoy working on it in a group.
This is a great time to do research and get help from other homeschooling families.
No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Movies for Adults -- Spotlight   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Under the direction of new editor Marty Baron (Liev Schreiber), the Boston Globe's elite investigative team, known as Spotlight, is tasked with delving into decades' worth of child-abuse claims against the Catholic Church. Led by Walter "Robby" Robinson (Michael Keaton), the journalists begin to uncover a massive scandal involving sexual abuse and the willful ignorance perpetrated by the Church within the city of Boston. Facing political opposition and resistance from the far-reaching influence of the Church, the reporters put together an explosive exposé on a corrupt system. 128 minutes; Rated R. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Story-time for 4-6 yrs with Ms. Christine   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Crawford   609-443-1880   ccrawfor@mcl.org
   

Author-focused stories and activities with Ms. Christine.
For Preschoolers, Kindergarteners and 1st-graders with a caregiver.
No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Publisher   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Newsletters, posters and brochures are a snap with Publisher. Work with text and images.
Strong Word skills required!

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Craigslist: Selling & Buying   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
   

This is your chance to learn how to buy safely on Craigslist and how to put up online ads to sell things you want to get rid of. Learn tips and tricks for buying and selling on this popular e-commerce website! Please register.

 

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM Active Aging Fitness: Winter-Spring Series   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

The health benefits of regular exercise for older adults are both physical and mental. Get moving with certified Senior Fitness Specialist Bob Kirby, and add some life to your years. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Globetrotters for ages 6-10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:      lkerr@mcl.org
   

Calling all Globetrotters ages 6-10!

Let's take a trip to the United States.

Every program we will visit and learn about a different State through books, crafts, sometimes snacks and games.

Don't forget to get your Globetrotter passport stamped so you can earn prizes.

Registration is required and begins one week before each Globetrotters.

Please note that sometimes we will have snacks and or drinks in this program. Please email me if there are any food allergies.

Children aged 6 and under must have a parent or guardian stay with them during the class.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:45 PM What's Up Wednesdays   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

In this after-school club children in grades 3-5 will explore a range of topics. Each class will include a craft or special project. Please be aware that this program will occasionally include food. Classes will meet on Wednesdays at 4:45 p.m.

Please call the Robbinsville Branch at 609-259-2150 to register. Classes January 18 and will run through February 22.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Harry Potter Club (ages 7-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you love all things Harry Potter?  Join us to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn fun trivia and do other fun activities inspired by the series.  Each week we will do a new activity.  Ages 7-11. 

Registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 6:15 PM  -  8:30 PM Movies for Adults -- Spotlight   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Under the direction of new editor Marty Baron (Liev Schreiber), the Boston Globe's elite investigative team, known as Spotlight, is tasked with delving into decades' worth of child-abuse claims against the Catholic Church. Led by Walter "Robby" Robinson (Michael Keaton), the journalists begin to uncover a massive scandal involving sexual abuse and the willful ignorance perpetrated by the Church within the city of Boston. Facing political opposition and resistance from the far-reaching influence of the Church, the reporters put together an explosive exposé on a corrupt system. 128 minutes; Rated R. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Making a Scene: Teen Acting Workshop (Ages 12-18)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Through playing exciting and fun acting games, you will learn to:

  • Develop a character on the fly
  • Analyze a scene, and
  • Have fun improvising scenes

Registration is required. Registration begins January 11th.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Stuffed Up and Can't Breathe?   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Michael D. Lupa, MD, board certified in otolaryngology and a member of the Medical Staff of Princeton HealthCare System, will discuss common problems including congestion, nasal blockage, post-nasal drip, sinus issues, allergies, and more.  Presented by Princeton HealthCare System.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 28 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Emotional Freedom Techniques   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Learn about EFT (“tapping”), a stress release tool in the emerging field of Energy Psychology. It involves tuning into a distressing thought/feeling while tapping on head and upper body acupuncture meridian points. It can help with emotional eating & other addictions.

Registration suggested. Click the Register button, or call the library for information or to register. Please call if you need to cancel.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
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misc_none 7:30 PM Hickory Corner Book Discussion   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   
   

The group will be discussing Letters from Skye by Jessica Brockmole. New members welcome. No registration.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 to 3 years; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Bollywood Workout   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

This is a fun-filled, intensive dance program for adults. It is designed to address each body part while increasing core strength and stamina. No prior training is required; all you need is a willingness to move and groove to Hindi songs beats. As with any exercise program, check with your healthcare provider before participating. Babita Negi is a teacher and choreographer of Bollywood dance with more than a decade of experience.

We ask that you register; however, walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Word 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Create a letterhead and a document template.  Use Mail Merge to create labels and form letters. Proficiency in Word 1, Word 2, and Word 3 needed!  

Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Science & A Story for Preschoolers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 2-6 can enjoy a story followed by hands-on science experiments. 

Each week we will explore a different theme & experiment.

Some experiments may get messy - please dress accordingly. 

Siblings welcome, too!

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Mother Goose Activity Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program.

No registration required.

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Picture Books & Craft for ages 3 & up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for stories, fingerplays, clothesline rhymes, and music, followed by a craft

No registration required.

Children aged 6 and under must have a parent or guardian stay with them during the class.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Cuentos en español/ Bilingual Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Stories, games, songs, dance, and music in English and Spanish.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Romp & Stomp   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Come and enjoy a music and movement program for children ages 2-5

Online registration begins on January 12. Please register each child separately.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Scientists, for ages 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 2-5 years, with a caregiver.

Join us for a new program for toddlers and preschoolers to explore all things science!

Each session we will examine a different aspect of science through books and hands-on experiments for your little scientist to investigate, play and have fun!

This week’s theme is: Shadows.

Please dress in old clothes or wear a smock. Some experiments may get messy!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program.  Please register each child separately.

Space is limited. Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Scribble Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Play Dough Hour (ages 2-5; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to mold, sculpt, and create with play dough? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM One-on-one Medicare Counseling   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Schedule a private appointment with a Medicare counselor who has been trained to assist with applications, educate and help problem-solve.

Provided by Mercer County SHIP (State Health Insurance Assistance Program).

To schedule an appointment call the office at (609) 393-1626.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Open Lab   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

This is an unstructured project oriented class. Practice what you learned in your classes. An instructor will be available to help you. You must register.

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Origami Club (Ages 8-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Learn new origami creations!

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Lego Club (grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to build and create with Lego bricks? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes. 

Grades K - 5. No registration required.

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Affordable Care Annual Enrollment Assistance   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Schedule a private appointment to enroll or update your ACA benefits.

Provided by the Family Resource Network.

Contact the library in person or by phone to schedule an appointment.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Lego Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Stretch your imagination and come build with us. For children in grades K and up.

Online registration begins on January 12. Please register each child separately.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Wearable Art Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Use colors and shapes in abstract compositions, participants will learn techniques to craft their own contemporary jewelry. After an introductory lesson in the use of air dry clay you will explore texture and shape as they craft an original pendant and embellish them with manmade sea glass and other mixed media.  Clay and materials provided but registrants are encouraged to bring their own “found treasures” to personalize their designs. Presented by Dressler Smith of the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art as part of the Observe and Create Series.

We ask that you register; however, walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM DiversiTea and Culture Chat   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Learn to understand, respect and accept each other as you taste a variety of teas from around the world. Experience the way different cultures bond over tea. The discussion will include Questions & Answers on: Art, Music, History, Politics, Religion and Way of Life. Facilitated by Sharon “Lady Tea” Levy, CEO & Founder of Taking Tea InStyle. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM DiversiTea and Culture Chat   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Learn to understand, respect and accept each other as you taste a variety of teas from around the world. Experience the way different cultures bond over tea. The discussion will include Questions & Answers on: Art, Music, History, Politics, Religion and Way of Life. Facilitated by Sharon “Lady Tea” Levy, CEO & Founder of Taking Tea InStyle. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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misc_none 7:00 PM Friends of the Twin Rivers Library Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff:    609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Friends of the Library meeting.  Open to Friends members. 

For information on joining the Friends, please call 609-443-1880

or visit the branch during library hours.

 

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Story Stretchers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

Story Stretchers is a half hour program that combines stories with yoga and movement exercises.
Suggested for ages 3-8.
No registration is required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Plaese come early to pick up your book.

 

Online registration required!

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
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misc_none 9:50 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Preschool Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children ages 4-5.(with parent or caregiver).

The focus is to encourage reading readiness in preparation for kindergarten.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 to 3 years; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Miller   609.737.2310   dmiller@mcl.org
   

Gentle chair yoga for seniors.

No registration is required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Creation Station and Open Play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

For all ages.
Our activity room will be open from 10am to 4pm for you to come and make a craft or just play with our puzzles and toys.
This is a walk-in program. 
No registration is required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Baby & Toddler Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For ages Birth-2.5 years with a caregiver.

Infants and toddlers are invited to 30 minutes of singing, rhyming, and movement fun! We will share a group board book reading to promote early literacy skills.

Little ones and their caregivers are welcome to play with the Library's toys after the program in the Community Room. 

Siblings welcome.

No registration necessary.

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    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Tunes   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Come sing and dance with Miss Pat. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Online registration begins on January 13. Please register each child separately.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 28 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Jumpin' Jamie Concert (All Ages)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Get ready to sing, dance and play with Jumpin' Jamie! 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Friday Morning Bookies: The Paris Wife, by Paula McClain   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff    609-799-0462   
   

Meeting through mutual friends in Chicago, Hadley is intrigued by brash “beautiful boy” Ernest Hemingway, and after a brief courtship and small wedding, they take off for Paris, where Hadley makes a convincing transformation from an overprotected child to a game and brave young woman who puts up with impoverished living conditions and shattering loneliness to prop up her husband's career.

We ask that you register; however, walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 25 spaces available.
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Quiet play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No registration required.

For children under 5 years old.  .

The children’s activity room will be open to families. Fun and educational toys are housed in this room for independent play and learning.

*Although partially separated, this room is not soundproof and ongoing noise can be heard in the library where other visitors and staff are present. We ask caregivers to stay aware and monitor their noise and activity levels.

 Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Play dough creations/ lego story time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children, ages 2-5, with caregiver in the program.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Foreign Film: Mia Madre (R)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
   

With Margherita Buy, John Turturro, and Giulia Lazzarini. A harried filmmaker tries to juggle the demands of her latest movie with a personal life in shambles. The star of her film, a bombastic American actor imported for the production, presents nothing but headaches and her crew is close to mutiny. Away from the shoot, Margherita tries to hold her life together as her mother's illness progresses and her teenage daughter grows ever more distant. Runtime: 93 min.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Relaxing Art Friday   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Join this lovely group for some friendly chit chat and work on a nice, relaxing project.  Color a beautiful picture, create a unique art journal, or bring a calming hobby of your own (knitting, perhaps?).  You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch or snack as well.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM NEW PROGRAM!!! Knit & Crochet Circle   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Join us as we start a new program at West Windsor Library. Bring yarn, and hook or needles to start or continue your project. We will have needles on hand for those just starting out. Come in with your hot beverage and enjoy cookies on us as we socialize while knitting or crocheting.  All are welcome, whatever your skill level!

Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Excel 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Learn how to insert pivot tables to create dynamic views of important information. 

Proficiency in Excel 1, Excel 2. and Excel 3 required!

Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM Meditation Circle   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Slow down and join Reference Librarian Ann Kerr and reduce stress using meditation. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Chinese New Year craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

A variety of themed crafts will be available to celebrate the year of the rooster.

For ages 4-12.

 

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    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Posture Exercises   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Reference Librarian Ann Kerr will share some simple exercises to improve your posture and increase your flexibility. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Special Storytime: Chinese New Year (Year of the Chicken)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Crafts and stories! 

 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale: Preview Night   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Saturday, January 28, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. through Sunday, February 5, 2016

Thousands of used, gently-read books will be available at the Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale. A special preview night will be held Friday, January 29. The library will be closed for normal operations during the preview event but you will have the first chance to get some amazing deals. Admission to the Preview Night is free for members of the Friends of the Lawrence Library, $5 for the general public, and $20 for booksellers. This event is the only time booksellers will be permitted to use scanning devices.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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misc_none 6:00 PM Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale: Preview Night   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Saturday, January 28, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. through Sunday, February 5, 2016

Thousands of used, gently-read books will be available at the Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale. A special preview night will be held Friday, January 29. The library will be closed for normal operations during the preview event but you will have the first chance to get some amazing deals. Admission to the Preview Night is free for members of the Friends of the Lawrence Library, $5 for the general public, and $20 for booksellers. This event is the only time booksellers will be permitted to use scanning devices.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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misc_none 9:30 AM Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Saturday, January 28, 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. through Sunday, February 5, 2016

Thousands of used, gently-read books will be available at the Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale. A special preview night will be held Friday, January 29. The library will be closed for normal operations during the preview event but you will have the first chance to get some amazing deals. Admission to the Preview Night is free for members of the Friends of the Lawrence Library, $5 for the general public, and $20 for booksellers. This event is the only time booksellers will be permitted to use scanning devices.  Call 609-989-6920 for more information.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Chinese New Year storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Celebrate the year of the rooster with stories and crafts.

For ages 2-5.

 

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    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Rhymes & Play (ages birth - 5 years; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Age appropriate books, songs, nursery rhymes, puppets and felt board figures will be introduced.  After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing.  

No registration necessary.  Adult supervision required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Family Fun Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

This is a multi-age program for families with young children.
Join us for stories, music, parachute games and other fun activities!
No registration is required.

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    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Application Myths Dispelled: The Ins and Outs of Applying to College   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Please join Brooke Stengel Fitzgerald, a well-respected college counselor with an extensive career in the field of college admissions and college counseling (as well as a Grover Middle School parent), for a presentation that will clarify the mysteries of the College Application Process. 

Please Register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Pokémon Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children ages 5 through 11 are invited to join our new Pokémon club. We will discuss trading cards, books, games, and all things Pokémon. Bring your trading cards, handheld devices and anything else you would like to share and discuss. No registration required.

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    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Chinese New Year Open House   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Celebrate the Year of the Rooster!  This is a drop-in program; no registration is necessary!

Please call the library at 609-259-2150 with any questions. 

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Science Saturday: Wizard Science (recommended ages 5 years and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Join us for a fun science activity .  This month we will make wizard science!  

Ages 5 and up.  No registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Islam: Perspectives and Understanding from Within the Religion   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Rainey   6097372610   krainey@mcl.org
   

Sheikh Dr. Mateen Khan from the Islamic Circle of Mercer County (ICMC) will present “Islam: Perspectives and Understanding from Within the Religion” followed by a Q & A session.  Islam is both deeply personal and communal. This discussion is an introduction to the basic Muslim beliefs and practices with a goal of deepening our shared understanding of the world.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
        There are 47 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Islam: Perspectives and Understanding from Within the Religion   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Kristin Rainey   6097372610   krainey@mcl.org
   

Sheikh Dr. Mateen Khan from the Islamic Circle of Mercer County (ICMC) will present “Islam: Perspectives and Understanding from Within the Religion” followed by a Q & A session.  Islam is both deeply personal and communal. This discussion is an introduction to the basic Muslim beliefs and practices with a goal of deepening our shared understanding of the world.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
        There are 47 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Chinese New Year craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Celebrate the year of the rooster with themed crafts.

For ages 4-12.

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Writers' Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff:    609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Bring 5 pages of a work in process to discuss with other writers. 

 

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Sahaja Yoga Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Sahaja Yoga is a unique method of meditation based on an experience called self-realization (Kundalini awakening) that can occur within each human being. This type of meditation is practiced in over 90 countries. Experience the peace and joy you can derive from this state of self-realization, and feel its benefits in your life.

This session is part of a 7-week series. Please try to attend as many sessions as you can.

We ask that you register; however, walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on December 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Yarnworks   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
   

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you've already started.

    Location: Ewing Branch
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misc_none 12:45 PM  -  2:45 PM Math Advancement (Grades 5 & up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Top high school math students from the New Jersey area will help you improve your mathematical thinking with creative ways of learning math! During these sessions we will be going over advanced topics not generally covered in the school math curriculum. 

Math Competition Training: MathCounts, AMC 8, AMC 10 and other Math competitions

Registration required weekly

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Chess Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
   

Suggested for ages 5 to 12.
All levels welcome.  Instruction available for beginners.
Come play against follow chess enthusiasts to sharpen your skills.
No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Quiet play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

No registration required.

For children under 5 years old.  .

The children’s activity room will be open to families. Fun and educational toys are housed in this room for independent play and learning.

*Although partially separated, this room is not soundproof and ongoing noise can be heard in the library where other visitors and staff are present. We ask caregivers to stay aware and monitor their noise and activity levels.

 Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Movie: Sully   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   
   

(2016)   Rated PG-13       96 minutes     

US Airways pilot Capt. Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger glides his disabled plane onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 aboard. Even as Sully is being heralded by the public and the media for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation unfolds that threatens to destroy his reputation and his career.. No registration.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
   

Florence Foster Jenkins (PG-13), with Meryl Streep, Hugh Grant and Simon Helberg. The story of Florence Foster Jenkins, a New York heiress who dreamed of becoming an opera singer, despite having a terrible singing voice. Runtime: 111 min. No admission fee!

    Location: Ewing Branch
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misc_none 9:35 AM NEW PROGRAM: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night; 730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log.  Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Paperclip Ice Skates   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

* Available all month! *

Stop by the Library any time in January, and pick up a free take-home craft kit.

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for creating a pair of tiny ice skates for your key chain. Your job is to take a kit home and to have fun putting it together!

For ages 10-18.

Pick up a kit at the Youth Services Desk.

Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last.

Teens must come in person to receive a kit.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Toddler STEM   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

    Location: Ewing Branch
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misc_none 10:30 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies for ages birth to 2 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

A program of songs, rhymes, movement and simple stories designed to introduce under twos and infants to the library.

This program is one on one with your child. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Messy Mondays (ages 2 - 5 years and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Join us for open sensory play.  Each week we will have a hands-on activity time to encourage children to play, create, investigate and explore.  Projects may be messy.  Please wear old clothes.  

Ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Preschool Art Class with Mrs. Mehta (Ages 2-6)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 2-6 will learn basic drawing and painting techniques from local art instructor, Mrs. Mehta.

Each session will feature a different project.

Please note: This program will often use a variety of markers and paints - please wear messy play clothes. Disposible smock aprons will be provided. 

Online registration suggested.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Happy Two’s Activity Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Active Aging Fitness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

This program is comprised of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility, and strength poses done to music. It also includes some chair yoga. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:00 PM Lunch Time Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Let’s bring some newness into this New Year!

Join us for some guided mediation during lunch hour. This short mediation will help us regain the peace that we lose through our busy mornings and it will also help us get through the rest of our day smoothly.

No registration required.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Little Explorers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

This hands-on science program is part of a five week session for children ages 3 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Family History   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Find out how to research your family tree using online research databases such as the Library Edition of Ancestry.com and others.

 

 

 


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

 

 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Read to Bessie the Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
   

Bessie is a certified therapy dog and a great listener.
Come practice reading with her!
Suggested for emerging readers ages 5 and up.
No registration required.

Caregivers must remain with children in the room while they are reading to Bessie.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Children in grades K-6 will get homework help and subject review from volunteer mentors.

Children ages 5-7: a caregiver must be in the room during the program.

Children ages 8-13: a caregiver must be in the library during the program.

Register in person or by phone.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hightstown Branch
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