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Thursday January 19, 2017
   6:00 PM Plarn Workshop  
    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

Friday January 20, 2017
   10:30 AM Joanne Tyne Family Music Class  
    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.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Thursday January 26, 2017
   7:00 PM DiversiTea and Culture Chat  
    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

Friday January 27, 2017
   6:00 PM Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale: Preview Night  
    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

Saturday January 28, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Islam: Perspectives and Understanding from Within the Religion  
    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

Tuesday January 31, 2017
   10:00 AM Bollywood Dance Workout  
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
   

A fun-filled, intensive dance program designed to address the whole body while increasing core strength and stamina. No prior training required. Wear comfortable clothing and sneakers.  As with any exercise program, check with your healthcare provider before participating. Please register.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Saturday February 4, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Take Your Child to the Library Day: Decorate a Library Tote Bag Craft  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Today is "Take Your Child to the Library Day."
Celebrate by decorating a library tote bag that you can use to transport your library materials.
Make today just one of the many days that you bring your children to the library!
This is a walk-in program, open from 11am to 12:30pm. No registration required.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Thursday February 9, 2017
   10:30 AM Valentine Party with Miss Amy Concert  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Suggested for ages 12 months to 5 years.
A Valentine's Day celebration with the music of Miss Amy!
Following the concert, you can make Valentine's Day cards and have a special treat.
Registration in required online starting Monday, January 16th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Thursday February 16, 2017
   6:00 PM Documentary Screening: Prince Among Slaves (2008)  
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

This documentary recounts the true story of an African Muslim prince who was captured and sold into slavery in the American South. After 40 years of enslavement, he finally regained his freedom, became a national celebrity, and dined in the White House. An incredible story about a man who endured the humiliation of slavery without ever losing his dignity or his hope for freedom. 58 min. Not rated. Refreshments served. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Sunday February 19, 2017
   2:00 PM Black History Moth Program: Lifting Every Voice  
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
   

The Don Evans Players, a volunteer, community theater group named for the late Trenton off-Broadway playwright, will perform a short skit entitled Lifting Every Voice. The skit is an interpretation of the Black national anthem through sound, poetry and improvisation directed by Todd Evans. Refreshments. Please register.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Monday February 20, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM President's Day  
    All branches are closed.

Thursday February 23, 2017
   7:00 PM Technology and Personal Information Security  
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

This 45-60 minute class offered by Greg Duncan of TeachTech, LLC will cover topics such as: General Security Practices For Safe Computing, Common Ways Hackers Are Successful, How To Protect Your Device, Online Interactions From Unauthorized Usage, Best (and Worst) Practices of Password Creation. Registration is suggested.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Saturday February 25, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM African-American History Celebration  
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
   

Join us to celebrate the history, culture and heritage with:

1 p.m. - Brazilian Dance;

2 p.m. - African Drumming; 

3 p.m. - the “Lifting Every Voice” skit performance by Don Evans Players.

This event is co-sponsored by The African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County and the Friends of the Lawrence Library. Registration is suggested. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Friday April 14, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Good Friday  
   

All branches are closed.


Sunday April 16, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Easter  
   

All branches are closed.


Saturday May 27, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Sunday May 28, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend  
    All branches are closed.

Monday May 29, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend  
    All branches are closed.

Tuesday July 4, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Fourth of July  
    All branches are closed.

Saturday September 2, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend  
    All branches are closed.

Sunday September 3, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend  
    All branches are closed.

Monday September 4, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend  
    All branches are closed.

Monday October 9, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day  
    All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 7, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Election Day  
    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
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day Observed  
   

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
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Thanksgiving Day  
    All branches are closed.

Friday November 24, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Day After Thanksgiving  
    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.

Sunday December 24, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Eve  
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


Monday December 25, 2017
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas  
   

All branches are closed.


Sunday December 31, 2017
   12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Eve  
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


Monday January 1, 2018
   12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day  
   

All branches are closed.


Monday January 15, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Martin Luther King Day  
   

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
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM President's Day  
   

All branches are closed.


Friday March 30, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Good Friday  
   

All branches are closed.


Sunday April 1, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Easter  
   

All branches are closed.


Saturday May 26, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Sunday May 27, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Monday May 28, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Wednesday July 4, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Fourth of July  
   

All branches are closed.


Saturday September 1, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Sunday September 2, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Monday September 3, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Monday October 8, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day  
   

All branches are closed.


Tuesday November 6, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Election Day  
   

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
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day Observed  
   

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
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Thanksgiving Day  
   

All branches are closed.


Friday November 23, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Day After Thanksgiving  
   

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
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Eve  
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


Tuesday December 25, 2018
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas  
   

All branches are closed.


Monday December 31, 2018
   12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Eve  
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


Tuesday January 1, 2019
   12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day  
   

All branches are closed.


Monday January 21, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Martin Luther King Day  
   

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
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM President's Day  
   

All branches are closed.


Friday April 19, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Good Friday  
   

All branches are closed.


Sunday April 21, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Easter  
   

All branches are closed.


Saturday May 25, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Sunday May 26, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Monday May 27, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Thursday July 4, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Fourth of July  
   

All branches are closed.


Saturday August 31, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Sunday September 1, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Monday September 2, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend  
   

All branches are closed.


Monday October 14, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day  
   

All branches are closed.


Tuesday November 5, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Election Day  
   

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
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day  
   

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
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Thanksgiving Day  
   

All branches are closed.


Friday November 29, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Day After Thanksgiving  
   

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
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Eve  
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


Wednesday December 25, 2019
   12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas  
   

All branches are closed.


Tuesday December 31, 2019
   12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Eve  
   

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


Wednesday January 1, 2020
   12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day  
   

All branches are closed.


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