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Wednesday June 28, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Starts  
   

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.

   2:00 PM Hightstown Reaching Heights - Writing Group for Ages 10-12  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children and tweens ages 10-12 are invited to this fun and educational creative writing program led by a local Girl Scout working towards her Gold Award. 

No registration required. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   6:00 PM Mehndi Tattoos  
   

For ages 12 and up.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

    Location: Ewing Branch
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM STEM Challenge (Ages 12-17)  
   

Participate in various STEM related challenges using an assortment of materials. 

This week, create your own catapult out of everyday materials and compete in a catapult battle! 

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Thursday June 29, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Starts  
   

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.

   2:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Join us for Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 to 18 years old every Thursday during the summer reading program.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Intro to Programming in Java (Ages 12-14)  
   

Kids will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as decision structures will be explored. Kids must bring their own laptop, and be ready for a challenge.

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes as they build up from what was taught previously.

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Friday June 30, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Starts  
   

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.


Saturday July 1, 2017
   9:00 AM  -  9:00 PM Summer Reading Starts  
   

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.


Monday July 3, 2017
   2:00 PM Maker Mondays for Teens and Tweens: Computer Building  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program we will have a different maker program.
This Monday we will be taking apart old computers to see how they work then putting them back together.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Intro to Programming in Java (Ages 12-14)  
   

Kids will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as decision structures will be explored. Kids must bring their own laptop, and be ready for a challenge.

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes as they build up from what was taught previously.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maker Monday (Ages 12-17)  
   

Learn and create fun DIY projects! 

Please register. All materials are provided. 

June 26th – Perler Beads

July 3rd – Bad Art Contest

July 10th – Mug Cakes

July 17th – Tie Dye Socks

July 24th – Gelli Printing

July 31st – Paper Circuits

    Location: West Windsor Branch

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

Wednesday July 5, 2017
   2:00 PM Hightstown Reaching Heights - Writing Group for Ages 10-12  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children and tweens ages 10-12 are invited to this fun and educational creative writing program led by a local Girl Scout working towards her Gold Award. 

No registration required. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teens Make a Difference: Volunteer Workshops  
   

Volunteer Organization: Cards for Hospitalized Kids

Create colorful and uplifiting cards for children in hospitals across the country. 

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Thursday July 6, 2017
   2:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Join us for Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 to 18 years old every Thursday during the summer reading program.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Intro to Programming in Java (Ages 12-14)  
   

Kids will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as decision structures will be explored. Kids must bring their own laptop, and be ready for a challenge.

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes as they build up from what was taught previously.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:00 PM No-Sew T-Shirt Bags, for ages 9-13 years  
   

For young adults ages 9-13 years.

In honor of this year's Summer Reading theme, "Build a Better World"...

Build a better… tote bag!  Make a handy tote bag out of a t-shirt—without lifting a needle!  Though not required, participants are encouraged to bring an old t-shirt and sharp scissors.

Online registration is required. Registration opens the morning of the program at 7a.m.  Preference at the door will be given to patrons who have registered with a valid MCLS library card. Please register each child separately.  Space is limited.  Your spot may be given to another if you are late.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Please phone us at 989-6921 if you will not be able to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Teen Art Class (Ages 12-17)  
   

Join local artist, Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Sing, as they teach art techniques for the budding teen artist!

Registration required. 

Materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Making a Scene: Teen Acting Workshop (Ages 12-18)  
   

Learn how to: 

- Develop a character on the fly

- Analyze a scene

- Have fun improvising scenes 

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Friday July 7, 2017
   3:30 PM Draw It! Figures in Action for Ages 9-14  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Tweens & Teens ages 9-14 are invited to learn drawing skills from a local teen artist. Participants will learn how to draw realistics figures and superheroes in action poses.

No registration required. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Saturday July 8, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM The Princeton Review Practice SAT  
   

Take a practice SAT test administered by The Princeton Review. 

Test starts at 10 am. Please arrive early and bring a snack. 

Registration required. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Monday July 10, 2017
   2:00 PM Maker Mondays for Teens and Tweens: Build a Mini Graham Cracker Beach House  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program we will have a different maker program.
This Monday we will be making mini beach houses out of graham crakers then decorating them with icing and various edible goodies!
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Intro to Programming in Java (Ages 12-14)  
   

Kids will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as decision structures will be explored. Kids must bring their own laptop, and be ready for a challenge.

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes as they build up from what was taught previously.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maker Monday (Ages 12-17)  
   

Learn and create fun DIY projects! 

Please register. All materials are provided. 

June 26th – Perler Beads

July 3rd – Bad Art Contest

July 10th – Mug Cakes

July 17th – Tie Dye Socks

July 24th – Gelli Printing

July 31st – Paper Circuits

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:00 PM Teen/tween craft  
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Come make safety pin bracelets & key chains!

For ages 10-17.

Registration is suggested.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch

Tuesday July 11, 2017
   5:00 PM  -  7:00 PM LEGO Batman Movie  
    Contact: Amanda Jacobsen   609.737.2610   ajacobse@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Teen Cooking Class  
   

Learn and create easy no-bake recipes. 

Registration required. All materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   7:00 PM Young Adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club  
   

“Last Book in the Universe”by W.R. Philbrick will be discussed.  

Teens and adults are welcome!

Light Refreshments!  

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch

Wednesday July 12, 2017
   2:00 PM Hightstown Reaching Heights - Writing Group for Ages 10-12  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children and tweens ages 10-12 are invited to this fun and educational creative writing program led by a local Girl Scout working towards her Gold Award. 

No registration required. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mug Cooking for Teens  
   

For Teens, Wednesday,

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  

    Location: Ewing Branch
   5:00 PM Teen Movie: Fantastic Beasts..  
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Come watch a movie at the library! Today's movie will be Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them rated PG-13.

This program was made possible by generous support from the Friends of the Twin Rivers Library.

For ages 13+

 

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
   6:00 PM Bollywood Dance  
   

  Ages 12 and up!

    Location: Ewing Branch
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Volunteer Party  
   

A party for this year's Lawrence Teen Summer Reading Volunteers!  Please RSVP to Miss Jen.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   7:00 PM Teen Night - Fancy Footwear  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

You bring the footwear - we bring the bling! Ages 11 and up. Register online starting June 23.

Please register each teen separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch

Thursday July 13, 2017
   2:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Join us for Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 to 18 years old every Thursday during the summer reading program.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Intro to Programming in Java (Ages 12-14)  
   

Kids will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as decision structures will be explored. Kids must bring their own laptop, and be ready for a challenge.

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes as they build up from what was taught previously.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:00 PM Popsicle Stick Ferris Wheels, for ages 9-13 years  
   

For young adults ages 9-13 years.

In honor of this year's Summer Reading theme, "Build a Better World"...

Build a better… Ferris Wheel!  Use some engineering skills and your imagination to create a model Ferris Wheel out of popsicle sticks!

Online registration is required. Registration opens the morning of the program at 7a.m.  Preference at the door will be given to patrons who have registered with a valid MCLS library card. Please register each child separately.  Space is limited.  Your spot may be given to another if you are late.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Please phone us at 989-6921 if you will not be able to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Teen Art Class (Ages 12-17)  
   

Join local artist, Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Sing, as they teach art techniques for the budding teen artist!

Registration required. 

Materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Needlework with Assia Abtouche  
   

 Ages 11 and up!

Learn to sew and learn different stitches!  

    Location: Ewing Branch

Friday July 14, 2017
   3:00 PM Melted Crayon Art  
   

For ages 11 and up!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   3:30 PM Draw It! Figures in Action for Ages 9-14  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Tweens & Teens ages 9-14 are invited to learn drawing skills from a local teen artist. Participants will learn how to draw realistics figures and superheroes in action poses.

No registration required. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Monday July 17, 2017
   2:00 PM Maker Mondays for Teens and Tweens: Slime  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program we will have a different maker program.
This Monday we will be making various kinds of slime.  We do not use Borax in our recipe.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Intro to Programming in Java (Ages 12-14)  
   

Kids will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as decision structures will be explored. Kids must bring their own laptop, and be ready for a challenge.

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes as they build up from what was taught previously.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maker Monday (Ages 12-17)  
   

Learn and create fun DIY projects! 

Please register. All materials are provided. 

June 26th – Perler Beads

July 3rd – Bad Art Contest

July 10th – Mug Cakes

July 17th – Tie Dye Socks

July 24th – Gelli Printing

July 31st – Paper Circuits

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Tuesday July 18, 2017
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Teen Cooking Class  
   

Learn and create easy no-bake recipes. 

Registration required. All materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Wednesday July 19, 2017
   2:00 PM Hightstown Reaching Heights - Writing Group for Ages 10-12  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children and tweens ages 10-12 are invited to this fun and educational creative writing program led by a local Girl Scout working towards her Gold Award. 

No registration required. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   6:00 PM Bollywood Dance  
   

  Ages 12 and up!

    Location: Ewing Branch
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Face Painting & Henna, for ages 9-13 years  
   

For young adults ages 9-13 years.

In honor of this year's Summer Reading theme, "Build a Better World"...

Build a better... face!  Have your face painted by professional Jazzy Jen.  While you wait your turn, try your hand at creating a henna design.

Online registration is required. Registration opens the morning of the program at 7a.m. 

Space is limited.  Preference at the door will be given to patrons who have registered with a valid MCLS library card.  Please register each child separately.  Your spot may be given to another if you are late.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Please phone us at 989-6921 if you will not be able to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teens Make a Difference: Volunteer Workshops  
   

Volunteer Organization: EASEL Animal Rescue League

Create treats and toys for cats and dogs living at the EASEL Animal Shelter in Ewing. 

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Thursday July 20, 2017
   2:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Join us for Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 to 18 years old every Thursday during the summer reading program.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   3:00 PM Shine Arts for Ages 8-14  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children & teens ages 8-14 can create masterpieces of art and original projects with local art instructors, Mrs. Mehta & Mrs. Poonam.

Each week will feature a different project or activity.

Online registration is required beginning July 10. 

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Intro to Programming in Java (Ages 12-14)  
   

Kids will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as decision structures will be explored. Kids must bring their own laptop, and be ready for a challenge.

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes as they build up from what was taught previously.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:00 PM Cupcake “Cheeseburgers,” for ages 9-13 years  
   

For young adults ages 9-13 years.

In honor of this year's Summer Reading theme, "Build a Better World"...

Build a better … cheeseburger!  (This one is made out of sweets!)  We will be assembling our little treats out of pre-made cupcakes, brownies, frosting, coconut, and sprinkles.  Yum!!      

Online registration is required. Registration opens the morning of the program at 7a.m.  Preference at the door will be given to patrons who have registered with a valid MCLS library card. Please register each child separately.  Space is limited.  Your spot may be given to another if you are late.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Please phone us at 989-6921 if you will not be able to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   4:00 PM Reading Genius Club: DATE MOVED  
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Reading Genius Club has been moved to Wednesday, July 19th at 6:00 pm!

 

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Teen Art Class (Ages 12-17)  
   

Join local artist, Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Sing, as they teach art techniques for the budding teen artist!

Registration required. 

Materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Friday July 21, 2017
   2:00 PM Tie-Dye  
   

For ages 12 and up!  

Please bring an article of clothing that you want to tie-dye!  

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

    Location: Ewing Branch
   3:30 PM Draw It! Figures in Action for Ages 9-14  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Tweens & Teens ages 9-14 are invited to learn drawing skills from a local teen artist. Participants will learn how to draw realistics figures and superheroes in action poses.

No registration required. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Monday July 24, 2017
   2:00 PM Maker Mondays for Teens and Tweens: Tie-dye  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program we will have a different maker program.
This Monday we will be tie-dyeing. 
BRING A PRE-WASHED WHITE OR LIGHT COLORED T-SHIRT OR PILLOWCASE.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Intro to Programming in Java (Ages 12-14)  
   

Kids will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as decision structures will be explored. Kids must bring their own laptop, and be ready for a challenge.

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes as they build up from what was taught previously.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maker Monday (Ages 12-17)  
   

Learn and create fun DIY projects! 

Please register. All materials are provided. 

June 26th – Perler Beads

July 3rd – Bad Art Contest

July 10th – Mug Cakes

July 17th – Tie Dye Socks

July 24th – Gelli Printing

July 31st – Paper Circuits

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Tuesday July 25, 2017
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Teen Cooking Class  
   

Learn and create easy no-bake recipes. 

Registration required. All materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Wednesday July 26, 2017
   2:00 PM Hightstown Reaching Heights - Writing Group for Ages 10-12  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children and tweens ages 10-12 are invited to this fun and educational creative writing program led by a local Girl Scout working towards her Gold Award. 

No registration required. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mug Cooking for Teens  
   

For Teens, Wednesday,

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  

    Location: Ewing Branch
   5:00 PM Teen/tween craft  
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Tie-dye your shirt! Please bring a cotton shirt to tie-dye & wear old clothes to dye in.

Registration is preferred.

For ages 10-17.

Registration is suggested.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
   6:00 PM Mehndi Tattoos for Teens  
   

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Teen Karaoke Night (Ages 12-17)  
   

Enjoying singing along to your favorite tunes! 

Snacks and small prizes will be provided. 

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Thursday July 27, 2017
   2:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Join us for Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 to 18 years old every Thursday during the summer reading program.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   3:00 PM Shine Arts for Ages 8-14  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children & teens ages 8-14 can create masterpieces of art and original projects with local art instructors, Mrs. Mehta & Mrs. Poonam.

Each week will feature a different project or activity.

Online registration is required beginning July 17. 

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Intro to Programming in Java (Ages 12-14)  
   

Kids will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as decision structures will be explored. Kids must bring their own laptop, and be ready for a challenge.

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes as they build up from what was taught previously.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:00 PM DIY Swirly Marbleized Boxes, for ages 9-13 years  
   

For young adults ages 9-13 years.

In honor of this year's Summer Reading theme, "Build a Better World"...

Build a better… decorative box!  Use nail polish to create a unique marbleized design on a wooden pencil holder or keepsake box. 

Online registration is required. Registration opens the morning of the program at 7a.m.  Preference at the door will be given to patrons who have registered with a valid MCLS library card. Please register each child separately.  Space is limited.  Your spot may be given to another if you are late.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Please phone us at 989-6921 if you will not be able to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Teen Art Class (Ages 12-17)  
   

Join local artist, Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Sing, as they teach art techniques for the budding teen artist!

Registration required. 

Materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   7:00 PM Teen Night - Hard-WEAR  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Turn washers into keychains, pendants and bracelets! Ages 11 and up.  Register online starting July 10.

Please register each teen separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch

Friday July 28, 2017
   3:00 PM Duct Tape Craft  
   

 For ages 10-17.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

    Location: Ewing Branch
   3:30 PM Draw It! Figures in Action for Ages 9-14  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Tweens & Teens ages 9-14 are invited to learn drawing skills from a local teen artist. Participants will learn how to draw realistics figures and superheroes in action poses.

No registration required. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Monday July 31, 2017
   2:00 PM Maker Mondays for Teens and Tweens: Build Your Own Pizza and Ice Cream Sundaes  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program we will have a different maker program.
This Monday we will be wrapping our Maker Mondays by making our own english muffin pizzas and building our own ice cream sundaes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Maker Monday (Ages 12-17)  
   

Learn and create fun DIY projects! 

Please register. All materials are provided. 

June 26th – Perler Beads

July 3rd – Bad Art Contest

July 10th – Mug Cakes

July 17th – Tie Dye Socks

July 24th – Gelli Printing

July 31st – Paper Circuits

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Tuesday August 1, 2017
   12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM SAT Practice Test presented by Princeton Review  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Princeton Review will offer a free SAT Practice Test for students who will be juniors or seniors in September.
Please bring several No. 2 pencils, a calculator, a small snack and water.
Arrive 15 minutes early because the test starts promptly at 12pm.
Registration is required online starting Monday, July 17th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   4:30 PM Social Justice Series (High School Students)  
   

Students will be given publication, public speaking, teaching and leadership opportunites. 

Teacher and Facilitator: Ms. Beth Pandolpho, a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Language Arts Teacher

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Wednesday August 2, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mug Cooking for Teens  
   

For Teens, Wednesday,

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  

    Location: Ewing Branch
   4:30 PM Social Justice Series (Middle School Students)  
   

Students will be given publication, public speaking, teaching, and leadership opportunities. 

Teachers and Facilitators: Ayesha Hamilton, West Windsor Councilwoman (8/2), Kani Ilangovan, MD (8/9 and 8/16), Beth Brasor, PHS History Teacher (8/23)

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teens Make a Difference: Volunteer Workshops  
   

Volunteer Organization: Project Linus

Make no-sew blankets that will be donated to children in need. 

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Thursday August 3, 2017
   2:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Join us for Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 to 18 years old every Thursday during the summer reading program.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM End of Summer Reading Program Party  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For children & teens of all ages.

Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with crafts by Mrs. Mehta & Mrs. Poonam, hula hoop tricks from Twirling Arcade, and refreshing Rita's water ice. 

Drop in any time between 2 to 4 pm to enjoy the activities. 

Online registration required beginning July 24.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   7:00 PM Teen Night - DIY Beach Painting  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Come paint beach related scenes on a variety of materials! Ages 11 and up. Register online starting July 10.

Please register each teen separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch

Tuesday August 8, 2017
   4:30 PM Social Justice Series (High School Students)  
   

Students will be given publication, public speaking, teaching and leadership opportunites. 

Teacher and Facilitator: Ms. Beth Pandolpho, a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Language Arts Teacher

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Wednesday August 9, 2017
   4:30 PM Social Justice Series (Middle School Students)  
   

Students will be given publication, public speaking, teaching, and leadership opportunities. 

Teachers and Facilitators: Ayesha Hamilton, West Windsor Councilwoman (8/2), Kani Ilangovan, MD (8/9 and 8/16), Beth Brasor, PHS History Teacher (8/23)

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Tuesday August 15, 2017
   4:30 PM Social Justice Series (High School Students)  
   

Students will be given publication, public speaking, teaching and leadership opportunites. 

Teacher and Facilitator: Ms. Beth Pandolpho, a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Language Arts Teacher

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Wednesday August 16, 2017
   4:30 PM Social Justice Series (Middle School Students)  
   

Students will be given publication, public speaking, teaching, and leadership opportunities. 

Teachers and Facilitators: Ayesha Hamilton, West Windsor Councilwoman (8/2), Kani Ilangovan, MD (8/9 and 8/16), Beth Brasor, PHS History Teacher (8/23)

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Tuesday August 22, 2017
   4:30 PM Social Justice Series (High School Students)  
   

Students will be given publication, public speaking, teaching and leadership opportunites. 

Teacher and Facilitator: Ms. Beth Pandolpho, a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School North Language Arts Teacher

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Wednesday August 23, 2017
   4:30 PM Social Justice Series (Middle School Students)  
   

Students will be given publication, public speaking, teaching, and leadership opportunities. 

Teachers and Facilitators: Ayesha Hamilton, West Windsor Councilwoman (8/2), Kani Ilangovan, MD (8/9 and 8/16), Beth Brasor, PHS History Teacher (8/23)

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

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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