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Wednesday June 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_earth 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Starts   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Register today for our summer reading programs, Build A Better World.

There are separate programs for children, teens and adults.  All feature fun activities, reading logs, and prizes.  

Look for more information on our website or at your local 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 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Movies for Adults -- Florence Foster Jenkins   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

An heiress longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York, despite a horrible singing voice. With the help of her husband and a talented musician, she finds a strange kind of success as a performer and recording artist. PG-13, 110 minutes.

No registration necessary.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM STEAM Club (ages 6 - 10)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Create, invent and make!  Each week we will explore a new theme in science, technology, engineering or math by conducting hands-on projects.  

Space is limited.  Ages 6 - 10.  Registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM American Girl Tea Party (ages 4-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

The tea party will include games, crafts, and refreshments.  Feel free to dress up and bring your favorite doll or stuffed animal.  

Ages 4 - 11.  Adult supervision required.  Registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movies for Adults -- Florence Foster Jenkins   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

An heiress longs to become an opera star in 1940s New York, despite a horrible singing voice. With the help of her husband and a talented musician, she finds a strange kind of success as a performer and recording artist. PG-13, 110 minutes.

No registration necessary.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
Thursday June 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_earth 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Starts   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Register today for our summer reading programs, Build A Better World.

There are separate programs for children, teens and adults.  All feature fun activities, reading logs, and prizes.  

Look for more information on our website or at your local 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 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 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Adventures (grades K - 2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our weekly book club!  Each week we'll read books by a new author and then do some related activities.  

Grades K - 2.  No registration required.  

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Guided Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Sahaja Yoga Meditation is good for heart, mind, body and soul. It's all about energy — Inner Energy — and everyone has it. Sahaja Yoga Meditation is a simple technique that lets you tap into that energy and harness its power to become better balanced and better connected to yourself — emotionally, physically, and spiritually. It's easy. Anyone can do it. Class dates are: June 22 & 29 and July 6 & 13.

Registration required; space is limited.

Please register for each individual session in this four-week series.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
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misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Guided Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Sahaja Yoga Meditation is good for heart, mind, body and soul. It's all about energy — Inner Energy — and everyone has it. Sahaja Yoga Meditation is a simple technique that lets you tap into that energy and harness its power to become better balanced and better connected to yourself — emotionally, physically, and spiritually. It's easy. Anyone can do it. Class dates are: June 22 & 29 and July 6 & 13.

Registration required; space is limited.

Please register for each individual session in this four-week series.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
Friday June 30, 2017 Go To Top
misc_earth 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Starts   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Register today for our summer reading programs, Build A Better World.

There are separate programs for children, teens and adults.  All feature fun activities, reading logs, and prizes.  

Look for more information on our website or at your local branch.

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Yoga -- Canceled   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2310   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Gentle chair yoga for seniors.

Registration is not required.

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

Children will explore a topic and have hands-on opportunities to learn, explore, and invent through play-to-learn stations related to the week's theme.  Dress to mess. Space is limited.  

Ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.  Registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Fun and Games (ages 11 and under; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Make a craft and/or play a game at the library!  Bring your friends!  Ages 11 and under.

No registration necessary.  Adult supervision required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday July 1, 2017 Go To Top
misc_earth 9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Starts   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Register today for our summer reading programs, Build A Better World.

There are separate programs for children, teens and adults.  All feature fun activities, reading logs, and prizes.  

Look for more information on our website or at your local 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday July 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Sciencetellers (All ages - with caregivers)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill     
   

Sciencetellers will present Tall Ships and Pirate Tales, an action-packed pirate adventure that will explore the incredible science behind clouds, flash paper, air pressure, inertia, explosions and more!  

All ages welcome!  Adult supervision required.  No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Movies on Monday -- The Monuments Men   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

An unlikely World War II platoon has been tasked by FDR with going into Germany to rescue artistic masterpieces from Nazi thieves and returning them to their rightful owners. With the art trapped behind enemy lines, and with the German army under orders to destroy everything as the Reich fell, how could they possibly succeed? But as the Monuments Men, as they were called, found themselves in a race against time, they would risk their lives to protect mankind's greatest achievements.

Rated PG-13; 118 minutes

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
misc_none 3:00 PM Sign Language Buttons   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Jacobsen   609-737-2610   ajacobse@mcl.org
   

Come in for our Teen Craft and make your own Sign Language Buttons!  

Create words with pins and show your ASL pride!  

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
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
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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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Monday Night Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   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: June 5, 12, 19, & 26 and July 3, 10, 17, & 24.

Registration for each individual class is required.

Registration for all eight classes opens on Tuesday, May 30th.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   
  Location Map
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_liberty 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Fourth of July   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Wednesday July 5, 2017 Go To Top
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 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM STEAM Club (ages 6 - 10)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Create, invent and make!  Each week we will explore a new theme in science, technology, engineering or math by conducting hands-on projects.  

Space is limited.  Ages 6 - 10.  Registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Origami Hour (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Create origami crafts ever Wednesday this July.  Learn the art of paper folding and take home all your creations.  All materials provided!

Ages 5 - 11.  No registration required. See Youth Progam Policy.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Fort Night (ages ages)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Families are invited to join us at the library for an evening of stories, snacks, games and for building.  Feel free to bring your own blankets and pillows!  All ages welcome.  

All Ages.  Adult supervision required.  Registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Thursday July 6, 2017 Go To Top
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 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 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Adventures (grades K - 2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our weekly book club!  Each week we'll read books by a new author and then do some related activities.  

Grades K - 2.  No registration required.  See Youth Program Policy.

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Guided Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Sahaja Yoga Meditation is good for heart, mind, body and soul. It's all about energy — Inner Energy — and everyone has it. Sahaja Yoga Meditation is a simple technique that lets you tap into that energy and harness its power to become better balanced and better connected to yourself — emotionally, physically, and spiritually. It's easy. Anyone can do it. Class dates are: June 22 & 29 and July 6 & 13.

Registration required; space is limited.

Please register for each individual session in this four-week series.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
  Location Map
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misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Guided Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Sahaja Yoga Meditation is good for heart, mind, body and soul. It's all about energy — Inner Energy — and everyone has it. Sahaja Yoga Meditation is a simple technique that lets you tap into that energy and harness its power to become better balanced and better connected to yourself — emotionally, physically, and spiritually. It's easy. Anyone can do it. Class dates are: June 22 & 29 and July 6 & 13.

Registration required; space is limited.

Please register for each individual session in this four-week series.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
Friday July 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2310   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Gentle chair yoga for seniors.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM STEAM Club Jr. (ages 2 - 5 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children will explore a topic and have hands-on opportunities to learn, explore, and invent through play-to-learn stations related to the week's theme.  Dress to mess. Space is limited.  

Ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.  Registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Fun and Games (ages 11 and under; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Make a craft and/or play a game at the library!  Bring your friends!  Ages 11 and under.

No registration necessary.  Adult supervision required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday July 8, 2017 Go To Top
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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday July 10, 2017 Go To Top
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 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Senior Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Diane Miller   609.737.2610   dmiller@mcl.org
   

All are welcome to discuss this month's title, A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman.

No registration necessary.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
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 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Monday Night Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   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: June 5, 12, 19, & 26 and July 3, 10, 17, & 24.

Registration for each individual class is required.

Registration for all eight classes opens on Tuesday, May 30th.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   
  Location Map
Tuesday July 11, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Social Security: Understanding Your Benefits   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

As you approach retirement, it is more important than ever to understand the role that Social Security benefits can and should play in your overall retirement plan. Learn about your Social Security benefits, Medicare and how to manage your mySocialSecurity account. Join guest speaker David Vinokurov, Social Security Administration District Manager for this informative Seminar.

IMPORTANT: Before the seminar, go to https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/ to open a My Social Security account. Then print a copy of your information and bring it with you to the seminar.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Social Security: Understanding Your Benefits   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

As you approach retirement, it is more important than ever to understand the role that Social Security benefits can and should play in your overall retirement plan. Learn about your Social Security benefits, Medicare and how to manage your mySocialSecurity account. Join guest speaker David Vinokurov, Social Security Administration District Manager for this informative Seminar.

IMPORTANT: Before the seminar, go to https://www.ssa.gov/myaccount/ to open a My Social Security account. Then print a copy of your information and bring it with you to the seminar.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM The Comedy and Juggling of Ray Grins (All ages with a caregiver)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill     
   

Ray Grins combines juggling and circus skills with comedy and audience participation in a way that brings audiences to the edge of their seats and leaves them rolling in the isle.

All ages welcome.  Adult supervision required.  No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
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.

Please note that the Monday and Tuesday crafts will be the same.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM LEGO Batman Movie   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Jacobsen   609.737.2610   ajacobse@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Harry Potter Club (ages 5-12)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you love all things Harry Potter?  Join us each week to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn trivia and do other fun activities inspired by the series.  

Ages 5 - 12.  No registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday July 12, 2017 Go To Top
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 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM STEAM Club with the Master Gardeners (ages 6-10)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   730-1873   bcahill@mcl.org
   
Join the Master Gardeners to read the story, Planting the Trees of Kenya: the Story of Wangari Maathai. Enjoy a fun scavenger hunt and learn about what it means to make a better world and how working together and trees contribute. 
 
Space is limited. Ages 6-10. Registration required.
 
[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Origami Hour (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Create origami crafts ever Wednesday this July.  Learn the art of paper folding and take home all your creations.  All materials provided!

Ages 5 - 11.  No registration required. See Youth Progam Policy.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Thursday July 13, 2017 Go To Top
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.

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    Location: Hopewell 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
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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 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Guided Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Sahaja Yoga Meditation is good for heart, mind, body and soul. It's all about energy — Inner Energy — and everyone has it. Sahaja Yoga Meditation is a simple technique that lets you tap into that energy and harness its power to become better balanced and better connected to yourself — emotionally, physically, and spiritually. It's easy. Anyone can do it. Class dates are: June 22 & 29 and July 6 & 13.

Registration required; space is limited.

Please register for each individual session in this four-week series.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
  Location Map
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Guided Meditation   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Sahaja Yoga Meditation is good for heart, mind, body and soul. It's all about energy — Inner Energy — and everyone has it. Sahaja Yoga Meditation is a simple technique that lets you tap into that energy and harness its power to become better balanced and better connected to yourself — emotionally, physically, and spiritually. It's easy. Anyone can do it. Class dates are: June 22 & 29 and July 6 & 13.

Registration required; space is limited.

Please register for each individual session in this four-week series.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
Friday July 14, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2310   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Gentle chair yoga for seniors.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM STEAM Club Jr. (ages 2 - 5 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children will explore a topic and have hands-on opportunities to learn, explore, and invent through play-to-learn stations related to the week's theme.  Dress to mess. Space is limited.  

Ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.  Registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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 friendly group at the library for Relaxing Art Fridays.  New members are welcome for some chit chat and to do some coloring or to learn about creating an art journal.   Some supplies will be provided, or you can bring your own - also, feel free to bring a snack or bag lunch.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Fun and Games (ages 11 and under; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Make a craft and/or play a game at the library!  Bring your friends!  Ages 11 and under.

No registration necessary.  Adult supervision required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday July 17, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM The Short of It   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

The short story -- short in length, but full of content! Join our newly formed discussion group, which has a focus on the short story. Each month we'll read and discuss three short stories by the same author. This month's author is Guy de Maupassant, and his short stories, "The Necklace", "My Uncle Jules", and "The Wreck".

    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM The Short of It   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

The short story -- short in length, but full of content! Join our newly formed discussion group, which has a focus on the short story. Each month we'll read and discuss three short stories by the same author. This month's author is Guy de Maupassant, and his short stories, "The Necklace", "My Uncle Jules", and "The Wreck".

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
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 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 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Monday Night Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   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: June 5, 12, 19, & 26 and July 3, 10, 17, & 24.

Registration for each individual class is required.

Registration for all eight classes opens on Tuesday, May 30th.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   
  Location Map
Tuesday July 18, 2017 Go To Top
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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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
 
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.

Please note that the Monday and Tuesday crafts will be the same.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Harry Potter Club (ages 5-12)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you love all things Harry Potter?  Join us each week to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn trivia and do other fun activities inspired by the series.  

Ages 5 - 12.  No registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Anime Aficionados -- Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Join us as we watch the first three episodes of the mecha, adventure series, Bubblegum Crisis: Tokyo 2040 No registration necessary.

Plot Summary: Tokyo’s workforce is riddled with robots that tend to go on destructive killing sprees. Four young women gear up in cybernetic suits to battle an evil corporation’s bionic pawns while its grip on the city threatens to strangle humanity. In order to shut down an android uprising, these heavy metal heroines flirt with a critical meltdown in an adrenaline-fueled death match between woman and machine! (Source: Anime News Network)

Please Note: Anime will be shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Films are for an adult and older teen audience and may include adult (rating of 17+) content.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
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Wednesday July 19, 2017 Go To Top
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 1:00 PM Solar Powered S'more Ovens   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amanda Jacobsen   609-737-2610   ajacobse@mcl.org
   

Come in for a summer treat and make some solar powered S'mores with us at this Teen program! 

If you can't beat the heat, at least enjoy chocolate!

 

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Mike Rose Presents: Magician at Work (All ages with adult supervision)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill     
   

Mike Rose Presents:  Magician at Work!  You will witness impossible magic tricks, weird mind reading stunts and off the wall comedy all themed around construction, building and architecture.  

All ages welcome.  Adult supervision required.  No registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Origami Hour (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Create origami crafts ever Wednesday this July.  Learn the art of paper folding and take home all your creations.  All materials provided!

Ages 5 - 11.  No registration required. See Youth Progam Policy.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Glow Party (ages 11 and under)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

We'll turn out the lights for a glowing good time with games, activities, crafts and fun!  

All ages welcome.  Adult supervision required.  Registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Thursday July 20, 2017 Go To Top
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
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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 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Adventures (grades K - 2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our weekly book club!  Each week we'll read books by a new author and then do some related activities.  

Grades K - 2.  No registration required.  

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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
Friday July 21, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2310   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Gentle chair yoga for seniors.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
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.

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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 friendly group at the library for Relaxing Art Fridays.  New members are welcome for some chit chat and to do some coloring or to learn about creating an art journal.   Some supplies will be provided, or you can bring your own - also, feel free to bring a snack or bag lunch.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
Saturday July 22, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Make a Fidget Quilt!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Be a part of creating a Fidge Quilt!

For this event, please make 6-1/2” squares ahead of time to contribute and/or create fidget quilts.  If possible, please bring a sewing machine and extension cord.

The fidget quilts created at this event will be donated to various local nursing homes and/or the Alzheimer's Foundation.

For more information, please call the Janet Wyckoff at 609-466-2516.

What is a Fidget Quilt?

Sometimes people who have Alzheimer’s Disease or other cognitive issues may have restless hands.  Fidget Quilts are made to address this problem. Small square quilts, about 24” x 24”, are made of 6” squares that incorporate fabrics with texture, fabrics with a large motif, squares embellished with ribbons, lace, tucks, etc., and squares with something to manipulate (zippers, pockets, buttons). 

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Make a Fidget Quilt!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Be a part of creating a Fidge Quilt!

For this event, please make 6-1/2” squares ahead of time to contribute and/or create fidget quilts.  If possible, please bring a sewing machine and extension cord.

The fidget quilts created at this event will be donated to various local nursing homes and/or the Alzheimer's Foundation.

For more information, please call the Janet Wyckoff at 609-466-2516.

What is a Fidget Quilt?

Sometimes people who have Alzheimer’s Disease or other cognitive issues may have restless hands.  Fidget Quilts are made to address this problem. Small square quilts, about 24” x 24”, are made of 6” squares that incorporate fabrics with texture, fabrics with a large motif, squares embellished with ribbons, lace, tucks, etc., and squares with something to manipulate (zippers, pockets, buttons). 

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
Monday July 24, 2017 Go To Top
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 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Movies on Monday -- Collateral Beauty   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Retreating from life after a tragedy, a man questions the universe by writing to Love, Time and Death. Receiving unexpected answers, he begins to see how these things interlock and how even loss can reveal moments of meaning and beauty.

Rated PG-13; 96 minutes

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
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
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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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Monday Night Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   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: June 5, 12, 19, & 26 and July 3, 10, 17, & 24.

Registration for each individual class is required.

Registration for all eight classes opens on Tuesday, May 30th.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   
  Location Map
Tuesday July 25, 2017 Go To Top
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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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
 
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.

Please note that the Monday and Tuesday crafts will be the same.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
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
  Location Map
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Harry Potter Club (ages 5-12)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you love all things Harry Potter?  Join us each week to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn trivia and do other fun activities inspired by the series.  

Ages 5 - 12.  No registration required.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday July 26, 2017 Go To Top
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 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Movies for Adults -- Hacksaw Ridge   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

A conscientious objector serves in WWII as a medic, but refuses to take a life or even carry a gun. He is eventually awarded the Medal of Honor for saving the lives of 75 soldiers on the battlefields of Okinawa. Rated R, 138 minutes.

No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM STEAM Club (ages 6 - 10)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Create, invent and make!  Each week we will explore a new theme in science, technology, engineering or math by conducting hands-on projects.  

Space is limited.  Ages 6 - 10.  Registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Origami Hour (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Create origami crafts ever Wednesday this July.  Learn the art of paper folding and take home all your creations.  All materials provided!

Ages 5 - 11.  No registration required. See Youth Progam Policy.  

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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.

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

A conscientious objector serves in WWII as a medic, but refuses to take a life or even carry a gun. He is eventually awarded the Medal of Honor for saving the lives of 75 soldiers on the battlefields of Okinawa. Rated R, 138 minutes.

No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
Thursday July 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Afternoon Adventures (grades K - 2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our weekly book club!  Each week we'll read books by a new author and then do some related activities.  

Grades K - 2.  No registration required.  

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Bricks 4 Kidz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill     
   

Bricks 4 Kidz: This is a hands-on class where students will build a project out of LEGO bricks using one of a kind model plans designed by Bricks 4 Kidz.  

For children entering grades 3, 4 and 5.  Space is limited. Registration is required.  Caretakers are required to stay in the library during the program.   

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The House on Main Street   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Jim Merritt, resident on North Main Street in Pennington since 1975, recently produced a history of his Pennington house, built ca. 1878. His talk will focus on his research, which included title searches in the Mercer County Clerk’s Office, finding and interviewing past residents of the house or their descendants, and searching online sources, particularly Ancestry.com. From start to finish the project took about three months and resulted in a 32-page booklet of text, maps, and photos. Merritt is a retired editor and writer who worked at Princeton University for 24 years, the last 10 as editor of its alumni magazine.

Co-coordinated with the Hopewell Valley Historical Society

Registration suggested

    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
  Location Map
Friday July 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609.737.2310   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Gentle chair yoga for seniors.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
  Location Map
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM STEAM Club Jr. (ages 2 - 5 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children will explore a topic and have hands-on opportunities to learn, explore, and invent through play-to-learn stations related to the week's theme.  Dress to mess. Space is limited.  

Ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.  Registration required.  

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    Location: Hopewell 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 friendly group at the library for Relaxing Art Fridays.  New members are welcome for some chit chat and to do some coloring or to learn about creating an art journal.   Some supplies will be provided, or you can bring your own - also, feel free to bring a snack or bag lunch.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Fun and Games (ages 11 and under; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Make a craft and/or play a game at the library!  Bring your friends!  Ages 11 and under.

No registration necessary.  Adult supervision required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday July 29, 2017 Go To Top
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 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday July 31, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Presley & Melody's Interactive Musical (For all ages with adult supervision)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Presley and Melody Interactive Musical: Build a Better World!  This lively musical production will inspire everyone to be a winner and read!  Children become stars on stage as they engage with a wide assortment of props.  Get set for a captiviating concert experience.  

All ages welcome.  Adult supervision required.  No registration required.  

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Movies on Monday -- The Blind Side   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Michael Oher is a homeless African-American teenager who is from a broken home. Mike is taken in by the Touhys, a well-to-do white family who help him fulfill his potential. At the same time, Oher's presence in the Touhys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own. Living in his new environment, Mike faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome - as both a football player and student. Mike works hard and, with the help of his coaches and adopted family, becomes an All-American offensive left tackle.

Rated PG-13; 128 minutes.

No registration necessary.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
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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 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Friday August 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM End of SRP Party w/Balloon Artist (All ages - with caregivers)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill     
   

Celebrate the end of our Summer Reading Program with a party!  We will have a balloon artist, games and a snack to celebrate our summer of reading!

All ages welcome.  Adult supervision required.  

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday September 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Sunday September 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday September 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Wednesday September 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Car Seat Safety Check   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Programs   609.737.2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
   

Ensure your child's car seat is correctly installed with a Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician. Come if you have an infant or child using a car seat, or even if you’re expecting a baby within the next month. Car seat safety check services provided by Princeton HealthCare System/Community Education & Outreach

Please call 609-737-2610 to register for a half-hour slot (last appointment for the day is at noon).

Registration is limited; please call early!

    Location: Hopewell Branch
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Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_vote.gif 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Election Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Friday November 10, 2017 Go To Top
nat_poppy 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day Observed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Thursday November 23, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_turkey 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Thanksgiving Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Friday November 24, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_cornucopia 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Day After Thanksgiving   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
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Sunday December 24, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Monday December 25, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_santa_hat 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Sunday December 31, 2017 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Monday January 1, 2018 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Monday January 15, 2018 Go To Top
holiday_MLK_face.GIF 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Martin Luther King Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Monday February 19, 2018 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM President's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Friday March 30, 2018 Go To Top
relig_easter3 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Good Friday   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 1, 2018 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Easter   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 26, 2018 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 27, 2018 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Monday May 28, 2018 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Wednesday July 4, 2018 Go To Top
misc_liberty 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Fourth of July   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

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Saturday September 1, 2018 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 2, 2018 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Monday September 3, 2018 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Monday October 8, 2018 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 6, 2018 Go To Top
misc_vote.gif 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Election Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Monday November 12, 2018 Go To Top
nat_poppy 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day Observed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Thursday November 22, 2018 Go To Top
holiday_turkey 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Thanksgiving Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Friday November 23, 2018 Go To Top
holiday_cornucopia 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Day After Thanksgiving   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Monday December 24, 2018 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Tuesday December 25, 2018 Go To Top
holiday_santa_hat 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Monday December 31, 2018 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Tuesday January 1, 2019 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

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Monday January 21, 2019 Go To Top
holiday_MLK_face.GIF 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Martin Luther King Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Monday February 18, 2019 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM President's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Friday April 19, 2019 Go To Top
relig_easter3 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Good Friday   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 21, 2019 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Easter   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 25, 2019 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 26, 2019 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Monday May 27, 2019 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Thursday July 4, 2019 Go To Top
misc_liberty 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Fourth of July   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Saturday August 31, 2019 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 1, 2019 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Monday September 2, 2019 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Monday October 14, 2019 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

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Tuesday November 5, 2019 Go To Top
misc_vote.gif 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Election Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Monday November 11, 2019 Go To Top
nat_poppy 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Thursday November 28, 2019 Go To Top
holiday_turkey 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Thanksgiving Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Friday November 29, 2019 Go To Top
holiday_cornucopia 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Day After Thanksgiving   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Tuesday December 24, 2019 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Wednesday December 25, 2019 Go To Top
holiday_santa_hat 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

Tuesday December 31, 2019 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Wednesday January 1, 2020 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

All branches are closed.

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