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Monday March 27, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: March Magnets!  
   

* Available all month! *

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

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for creating March-themed magnets: shamrocks, pi (for National Pi [?] Day, 3/14), or anything you can draw!  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
   3:00 PM Teen Craft - Head Bands!  
    Contact:      ajacobse@mcl.org
   

Come make your own stretchy headbands!  Keep your look on point without actaully having to do your hair!

Supplies provided!

 

    Location: Hopewell 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

Wednesday March 29, 2017
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mother Daughter Book Club (Ages 12-14)  
   

Read together! Share in a special discussion with your mother or daughter and join others as we discuss Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk.

To reserve a copy of the book, please visit our website at www.mcl.org or call the library at 609-799-0462.

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Thursday March 30, 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!

Registration required. 

Materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Saturday April 1, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Origami Monster Bookmarks  
   

For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Starting Saturday, April 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: 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
   2:15 PM  -  3:00 PM Public Speaking Workshop for Teens  
   

Learn crucial public speaking skills to succeed in school. Presented by Priya Kartik of Enspire Academy. 

For middle and high school students. 

Registration required. Please register only if you can attend all four sessions.

Once registered, you will be signed up for all four sessions: 3/11, 3/18, 3/25 and 4/1

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Sunday April 2, 2017
   3:00 PM Teen Book Purses, for ages 10-14  
   

For ages 10-14.

Re-purpose an old book into a fancy purse or phone holder!

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 April 3, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Origami Monster Bookmarks  
   

For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Starting Saturday, April 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
   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, Lock & Mori by Heather Petty - a modern day twist on Sherlock Holmes.

Light refreshments will be served.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Wednesday April 5, 2017
   5:30 PM Teen Book Purses, for ages 10-14  
   

For ages 10-14.

Re-purpose an old book into a fancy purse or phone holder!

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
   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

Monday April 10, 2017
   9:30 AM Black Out Poetry (Ages 12-18)  
   

Visit the Teen Zone to create and display your own black out poetry. Going on all month long in celebration of National Poetry Month. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Origami Monster Bookmarks  
   

For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Starting Saturday, April 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
   12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM ACT Practice Test presented by Princeton Review  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For high school sophomores, juniors and seniors.
Princeton Review will provide a free ACT practice test.
Bring several No. 2 pencils, a calculator, water and a small snack.
Arrive 15 minutes early.  The test starts promptly at 12pm!
Registration is required online.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Tuesday April 11, 2017
   4:30 PM Teens Read to Preschoolers  
   

Tuesday, April 11 4:30-5 p.m., Wednesday, April 12 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 13 6-8 p.m.,  

Teen and caregivers of preschoolers need to register online or call the Library.  

Need student volunteers.  Receive community service hours!

 Parents of preschoolers must remain in the program.

    Location: Ewing Branch

Wednesday April 12, 2017
   5:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Harry Potter Movie Marathon (Ages 12-17)  
   

Join us as we kick-off our Harry Potter Movie Marathon!

We will be showing Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Rated PG-13, Runtime: 153 minutes).

Popcorn will be served. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teens Read to Preschoolers  
   

Tuesday, April 11 4:30-5 p.m., Wednesday, April 12 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 13 6-8 p.m.,  

Teen and caregivers of preschoolers need to register online or call the Library.  

Need student volunteers.  Receive community service hours!

 Parents of preschoolers must remain in the program.

    Location: Ewing Branch

Thursday April 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.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting Monday, March 13th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   4:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Harry Potter Movie Marathon (Ages 12-17)  
   

Harry Potter Movie Marathon and Trivia Contest

4pm Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One (PG-13)

7pm Pizza Break!

7:30pm Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two (PG-13)

10-11pm Trivia Contest (with prizes!)

*For those staying after library hours, a parent or guardian must sing you in and be available to pick you up at 11pm.* 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teens Read to Preschoolers  
   

Tuesday, April 11 4:30-5 p.m., Wednesday, April 12 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 13 6-8 p.m.,  

Teen and caregivers of preschoolers need to register online or call the Library.  

Need student volunteers.  Receive community service hours!

 Parents of preschoolers must remain in the program.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   7:30 PM  -  11:00 PM Harry Potter Movie Marathon and Trivia Contest (Ages 12-17)  
   

Harry Potter Movie Marathon and Trivia Contest

4pm Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part One (PG-13)

7pm Pizza Break!

7:30pm Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part Two (PG-13)

10-11pm Trivia Contest (with prizes!)

*For those staying after library hours, a parent or guardian must sing you in and be available to pick you up at 11pm.* 

    Location: West Windsor 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.


Monday April 17, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Origami Monster Bookmarks  
   

For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Starting Saturday, April 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  -  5:00 PM Maker Monday (Ages 12-17)  
   

Create your own Shrinky Dink pins out of plastic cups! 

Registration required. Registration begins April 10th. 

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

 The Scorpio Races” by Maggie Stiefvater will be discussed.                                                                                  

Teens and adults are welcome! 

Light Refreshments! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.   

    Location: Ewing Branch

Wednesday April 19, 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

Monday April 24, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Origami Monster Bookmarks  
   

For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Starting Saturday, April 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 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

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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