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Saturday December 16, 2017
   3:00 PM Candy Winter Wonderland Scene (Ages 2-18)  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children and teens ages 2-18 can make their own winter wonderland scenes with candy, sugar cones, and frosting!

A delicious way to get ready for winter!

Online registration required beginning December 1.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM International Science Olympiads Club (High School Students)  
   

The International Science Olympiads Club is run by students from West Windsor-Plainsboro High Schools North and South who will help prepare other high school students for biology, chemistry, and physics Olympiad competitions. 

No registration required. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Monday December 18, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Pop-up Holiday Card  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Friday, December 1st.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Wednesday December 20, 2017
   6:30 PM Popcorn and a Movie - Spider-Man Homecoming (Ages 12-17)  
   

Enjoy Spider-Man Homecoming and free popcorn! Rated PG-13. Runtime: 133 min. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Friday December 22, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Nut-ty Snowman!  
   

* Available all month! *

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

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for making a tiny snowman ornament out of metal nuts.  Your job is to 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
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Mug Cakes (Ages 10 & up)  
   

Create delicious mug cakes with simple ingredients. 

Registration required. 

Recipes ontain eggs. 

You must bring your own mug!

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Saturday December 23, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM International Science Olympiads Club (High School Students)  
   

The International Science Olympiads Club is run by students from West Windsor-Plainsboro High Schools North and South who will help prepare other high school students for biology, chemistry, and physics Olympiad competitions. 

No registration required. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

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

All branches will be closed.


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

All branches are closed.


Wednesday December 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.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting Monday, December 4th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   6:30 PM Teen Clay Pot Snowmen, for ages 9-16  
   

For ages 9-16.

Turn a plain terra cotta pot into an adorable snowman using paint and other craft supplies!!

Online registration is required.

Registration opens the morning of the program at 7:00am.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Thursday December 28, 2017
   3:30 PM Teen Clay Pot Snowmen, for ages 9-16  
   

For ages 9-16.

Turn a plain terra cotta pot into an adorable snowman using paint and other craft supplies!!

Online registration is required.

Registration opens the morning of the program at 7:00am.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library. 

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Saturday December 30, 2017
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM International Science Olympiads Club (High School Students)  
   

The International Science Olympiads Club is run by students from West Windsor-Plainsboro High Schools North and South who will help prepare other high school students for biology, chemistry, and physics Olympiad competitions. 

No registration required. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

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

All branches will be closed.


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

All branches are closed.


Tuesday January 2, 2018
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Origami Snowflakes  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Tuesday, January 2nd.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Soda Tab Bracelet!  
   

* Available all month! *

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

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for making a bracelet out of soda tabs.  Your job is to 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
   9:35 AM Tween & Teen Take Out Craft (Ages 10-18)  
   

For tweens & teens ages 10-18.

Pick up the supplies needed to make your own key ring or necklace holder from upcycled materials.

While supplies last. One kit per person.


Monday January 8, 2018
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Origami Snowflakes  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Tuesday, January 2nd.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Tuesday January 9, 2018
   7:00 PM Young Adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club  
   

“A Wrinkle in Time” by Madeline L’Engle will be discussed.

Teens and adults are welcome!

Light Refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch

Wednesday January 10, 2018
   2:35 AM Tween & Teen Take Out Craft (Ages 10-18)  
   

For tweens & teens ages 10-18.

Pick up the supplies needed to make your own key ring/necklace holder from upcycled materials.

While supplies last. One kit per person.


Saturday January 13, 2018
   10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM The Princeton Review Practice SAT  
   

The practice SAT will be administered and scored by The Princeton Review. 

Registration is required. Registration will begin on January 6th. 

Please bring your own pencil, calculator and snack. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Sunday January 14, 2018
   2:00 PM Yoga for Pre-teens and Teens  
   

Please bring a water bottle and a towel.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM West Windsor Plainsboro Social Justice Alliance (Middle School Students)  
   

Please join us to discuss social justice topics, plan future service events, and make a positive contribution to our community. Past events have included holding a chocolate themed fundraiser for Send Hunger Packing - WWP and visiting an animal shelter, as well as inviting social justice speakers to present topics at the library.

No registration required. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

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.

   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Origami Snowflakes  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Tuesday, January 2nd.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Wednesday January 17, 2018
   7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Application Myths Dispelled: The Ins and Outs of Applying to College  
   

Please join Brooke Stengel Fitzgerald a well-respected college counselor with an extensive career in the field of college admissions and college counseling (as well as a Grover Middle School parent) for a presentation that will clarify the mysteries of the College Application Process.

Registration required. Registration begins December 17th. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Saturday January 20, 2018
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Application Myths Dispelled: The Ins and Outs of Applying to College  
   

Please join Brooke Stengel Fitzgerald a well-respected college counselor with an extensive career in the field of college admissions and college counseling (as well as a Grover Middle School parent) for a presentation that will clarify the mysteries of the College Application Process.

Registration required. Registration begins December 17th. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Monday January 22, 2018
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Origami Snowflakes  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Tuesday, January 2nd.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Soda Tab Bracelet!  
   

* Available all month! *

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

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for making a bracelet out of soda tabs.  Your job is to 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
   7:00 PM Kids' Public Speaking (Ages 8-12)  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children and tweens  ages 8-12 will learn and practice the fundamentals of public speaking and debate through fun activities in this program led by a teen volunteer.

Participants can attend both this session and the one on Saturday, January 27 at 10:30 am if they choose.

Caregivers must remain in the library while children are in the program.

No registration required.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Thursday January 25, 2018
   7:00 PM How Did You Sleep Last Night?  
   

According to the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, more than 100 million Americans have difficulty falling or staying asleep, which can negatively affect health and mood. Join Tara Scoles, a registered polysomnographic technologist with University Medical Center of Princeton, for an eye-opening discussion on sleep disorders and whether a sleep study could help diagnose your condition. Registration required. Call 882-3148. 

    Location: Ewing Branch

Saturday January 27, 2018
   10:30 AM Kids' Public Speaking (Ages 8-12)  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children and tweens  ages 8-12 will learn and practice the fundamentals of public speaking and debate through fun activities in this program led by a teen volunteer.

Participants can attend both this session and the one on Monday, January 22 at 7 pm if they choose.

Caregivers must remain in the library while children are in the program.

No registration required.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

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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