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Wednesday April 26, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Pipe Cleaner Ninjas!  
   

* Available all month! *

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

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for creating a fun, flexible pipe cleaner ninja.  Your job is to take a kit home and to have fun putting it together!

For ages 10-18.

Pick up a kit at the Youth Services Desk.

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

Teens must come in person to receive a kit.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Monday May 1, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Upcycled CD Suncatchers  
   

For ages 9 and up.
Starting Monday, May 1st ask at the reference desk for your craft kit.  
The number of kits is limited and they are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   9:35 AM Teen Take Out Craft: Scent Vase Mother's Day Gift  
   

This month, tweens and teens ages 10-18 can pick up supplies needed to make a scent vase gift for Mom. Mother's day is May 14!

While supplies last. One kit per person, please. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Earring Holders!  
   

* Available all month! *

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

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for creating an earring holder out of popsicle sticks. It can be for you or a Mother's Day gift! Your job is to simply take a kit home and have fun putting it together!

For ages 10-18.

Pick up a kit at the Youth Services Desk.

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

Teens must come in person to receive a kit.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   7:15 PM  -  8:15 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club (Ages 12+)  
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Girls ages 12 + and their mothers will discuss this month's book, Baggywrinkles: A Lubber's Guide to Life at Sea by Lucy Bellwood - a graphic autobiography and collection of maritime myths.

Light refreshments will be served.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Wednesday May 3, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Advisory Board (Ages 14-17)  
   

Join West Windsor Library's Teen Advisory Board!

Let your voice be heard! Get more involved with the library and make a difference in your community and earn volunteer hours!

Snacks provided!

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Thursday May 4, 2017
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Teen Art Class (Ages 12-17)  
   

Join local artist, Sweety Mehta, as she teaches art techniques for the budding teen artist!

This week create your own oil pastel materpiece!

Registration required. 

Materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Sunday May 7, 2017
   3:00 PM Teen Book Vases, for ages 10-16  
   

For ages 10-16.

Repurpose an old book by turning it into a unique vase!

Online registration is required.

Registration opens the morning of the program at 7:00am. The program will be held twice this month; please pick only one session to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Monday May 8, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Upcycled CD Suncatchers  
   

For ages 9 and up.
Starting Monday, May 1st ask at the reference desk for your craft kit.  
The number of kits is limited and they are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

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

For ages 10-17.

Registration is suggested.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
   7:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Join us for Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 to 18 years old.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting Monday, April 17th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Wednesday May 10, 2017
   5:30 PM Teen Book Vases, for ages 10-16  
   

For ages 10-16.

Repurpose an old book by turning it into a unique vase!

Online registration is required.

Registration opens the morning of the program at 7:00am. The program will be held twice this month; please pick only one session to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Thursday May 11, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen Take Out Craft: Scent Vase Mother's Day Gift  
   

This month, tweens and teens ages 10-18 can pick up supplies needed to make a scent vase gift for Mom. Mother's day is May 14!

While supplies last. One kit per person, please. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Monday May 15, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Upcycled CD Suncatchers  
   

For ages 9 and up.
Starting Monday, May 1st ask at the reference desk for your craft kit.  
The number of kits is limited and they are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Wednesday May 17, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Advisory Board (Ages 14-17)  
   

Join West Windsor Library's Teen Advisory Board!

Let your voice be heard! Get more involved with the library and make a difference in your community and earn volunteer hours!

Snacks provided!

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Thursday May 18, 2017
   5:30 PM  -  6:15 PM Teen Art Class (Ages 12-17)  
   

Join local artist, Sweety Mehta, as she teaches art techniques for the budding teen artist!

This week create Warli art!

Registration required. 

Materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Monday May 22, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Upcycled CD Suncatchers  
   

For ages 9 and up.
Starting Monday, May 1st ask at the reference desk for your craft kit.  
The number of kits is limited and they are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

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

For ages 10-17.

Registration is suggested.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Maker Monday (Ages 12-17)  
   

Create your own Squishy Stress Balls

Registration required. Registration begins May 15th . 

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

 “The Forgetting” by Sharon Cameron will be discussed.

Teens and adults are welcome!

Light Refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch

Wednesday May 24, 2017
   6:00 PM Mehndi Tattoos  
   

For Teens

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch

Thursday May 25, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Making a Scene: Teen Acting Workshop (Ages 12-18)  
   

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

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

Registration required. Registration begins May 11th. 

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

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.
   9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Earring Holders!  
   

* Available all month! *

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

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for creating an earring holder out of popsicle sticks. It can be for you or a Mother's Day gift! Your job is to simply take a kit home and have fun putting it together!

For ages 10-18.

Pick up a kit at the Youth Services Desk.

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

Teens must come in person to receive a kit.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Wednesday May 31, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Everything You Need to Know About the PSAT, NEW SAT, ACT and the Entire College Application Process  
   

This informative session for all high school students and parents will cover: 

  • Early steps of college preparation
  • PSAT, SAT, and ACT test preparation
  • How to effectively choose your colleges 
  • Strategies to best increase your chances of acceptance
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid
  • Open-ended Q&A session

Presented by Susan Alaimo, the founder and director of SAT Smart. 

www.SATsmart.com

Please Register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Thursday June 1, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Father's Day Gift 'Coupons'  
   

* Available all month! *

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

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for creating a gift booklet of coupons for Dad for Father's Day!  Use the suggested ideas - one lawn mowing, get-out-of-broccoli-eating card, etc. - and/or create some of your own.  Your job is to take a kit home and have fun putting it together (and honor the coupons, too :-D)!

For ages 10-18.

Pick up a kit at the Youth Services Desk.

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

Teens must come in person to receive a kit.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Monday June 5, 2017
   7:15 PM  -  8:15 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club (Ages 12+)  
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Girls ages 12 + and their mothers will discuss this month's book and enjoy snacks.

Please call the library for this month's title. 

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Wednesday June 7, 2017
   5:30 PM Slime Time!, for ages 9-13  
   

For ages 9-13.

Make and take two types of slime: traditional and puffy.  Compare the ingredients and the end results and vote for your favorite type!

Online registration is required.

Registration opens the morning of the program at 7:00am. The program will be held twice this month; please pick only one session to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Thursday June 8, 2017
   4:00 PM Slime Time!, for ages 9-13  
   

For ages 9-13.

Make and take two types of slime: traditional and puffy.  Compare the ingredients and the end results and vote for your favorite type!

Online registration is required.

Registration opens the morning of the program at 7:00am. The program will be held twice this month; please pick only one session to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Wednesday June 14, 2017
   7:00 PM Teen Volunteer Orientation, for approved applicants only  
   

Register for this program only if you were accepted as a Lawrence Teen Summer Reading Volunteer for 2017.  (Applications due no later than June 1st.  See the Youth Services Desk for more info.)

At this orientation you will gain a brief overview of your summer duties, and you will also choose your volunteer schedule.

(An adult caregiver or parent must initial to give permission for the schedule the student has chosen.)

Please sign up for only one orientation session.

Teens must be at least 14 years old at the time of volunteering.

If you need to cancel, please phone us at the Youth Reference Desk at (609) 989-6921.  Spaces are limited at each volunteer session.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Thursday June 15, 2017
   4:00 PM Teen Volunteer Orientation, for approved applicants only  
   

Register for this program only if you were accepted as a Lawrence Teen Summer Reading Volunteer for 2017.  (Applications due no later than June 1st.  See the Youth Services Desk for more info.)

At this orientation you will gain a brief overview of your summer duties, and you will also choose your volunteer schedule.

(An adult caregiver or parent must initial to give permission for the schedule the student has chosen.)

Please sign up for only one orientation session.

Teens must be at least 14 years old at the time of volunteering.

If you need to cancel, please phone us at the Youth Reference Desk at (609) 989-6921.  Spaces are limited at each volunteer session.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   7:00 PM Teen Volunteer Orientation, for approved applicants only  
   

Register for this program only if you were accepted as a Lawrence Teen Summer Reading Volunteer for 2017.  (Applications due no later than June 1st.  See the Youth Services Desk for more info.)

At this orientation you will gain a brief overview of your summer duties, and you will also choose your volunteer schedule.

(An adult caregiver or parent must initial to give permission for the schedule the student has chosen.)

Please sign up for only one orientation session.

Teens must be at least 14 years old at the time of volunteering.

If you need to cancel, please phone us at the Youth Reference Desk at (609) 989-6921.  Spaces are limited at each volunteer session.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Saturday June 17, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Father's Day Gift 'Coupons'  
   

* Available all month! *

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

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for creating a gift booklet of coupons for Dad for Father's Day!  Use the suggested ideas - one lawn mowing, get-out-of-broccoli-eating card, etc. - and/or create some of your own.  Your job is to take a kit home and have fun putting it together (and honor the coupons, too :-D)!

For ages 10-18.

Pick up a kit at the Youth Services Desk.

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

Teens must come in person to receive a kit.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Monday June 19, 2017
   4:00 PM Teen Volunteer Orientation, for approved applicants only  
   

Register for this program only if you were accepted as a Lawrence Teen Summer Reading Volunteer for 2017.  (Applications due no later than June 1st.  See the Youth Services Desk for more info.)

At this orientation you will gain a brief overview of your summer duties, and you will also choose your volunteer schedule.

(An adult caregiver or parent must initial to give permission for the schedule the student has chosen.)

Please sign up for only one orientation session.

Teens must be at least 14 years old at the time of volunteering.

If you need to cancel, please phone us at the Youth Reference Desk at (609) 989-6921.  Spaces are limited at each volunteer session.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Wednesday June 21, 2017
   7:00 PM Teen Volunteer Orientation, for approved applicants only  
   

Register for this program only if you were accepted as a Lawrence Teen Summer Reading Volunteer for 2017.  (Applications due no later than June 1st.  See the Youth Services Desk for more info.)

At this orientation you will gain a brief overview of your summer duties, and you will also choose your volunteer schedule.

(An adult caregiver or parent must initial to give permission for the schedule the student has chosen.)

Please sign up for only one orientation session.

Teens must be at least 14 years old at the time of volunteering.

If you need to cancel, please phone us at the Youth Reference Desk at (609) 989-6921.  Spaces are limited at each volunteer session.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

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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