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Sunday February 26, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Teen Film Workshop (Ages 12-18)  
   

This workshop will meet from 1-4 pm on Sundays February 12th, 19th, and 26th. We will cover how to make and edit a short film, with emphasis on practical skills including scriptwriting, using the camera and sound equipment, and the steps involved in shooting actual film scenes. In the course of this workshop we will shoot a short film which we will show at a special screening at the library.  Registration is required. Those who wish to register should make sure they can attend all three sessions.

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Monday February 27, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Lips or Mustache Pin  
   

* Available all month! *

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

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for creating either a lips pin or a mustache pin. 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
   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 Young Adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club  
   

 “The Evil Wizard Smallbone” by Delia Sherman will be discussed. 

Teens and adults are welcome! 

Light Refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch

Wednesday March 1, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Travel Pillow  
   

For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Starting Wednesday, March 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 Home Craft  
   

Create a Shamrock Banner in celebration of St. Patrick's Day! Visit the Youth Services Desk to pick up a craft. Available while supplies last. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   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

Monday March 6, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Travel Pillow  
   

For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Starting Wednesday, March 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
   3:00 PM  -  5:15 PM Teen Craft: Smart Phone Holder  
   

Make a smart phone charger holder and phone cover for yourself or a friend.

Monday, March 6, 3 p.m.-5:15 p.m. and Thursday, 3 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

    Location: Ewing Branch
   6:00 PM Teen Craft - Silhouette Collages!  
    Contact:      ajacobse@mcl.org
   

Use the art of collage to show what's really inside you!

Make beautiful and personal Silhouettes with your freinds!

All supplies provided!

 

 

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   7:15 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club (Agess 11+)  
    Contact: Liz   6094481474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Girls ages 11 and up and their mothers are invited for snacks and fun conversation about this month's book "Passenger" by Alexandra Bracken.

No registration required. New members are welcome!

 

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Wednesday March 8, 2017
   5:30 PM Grassy Sponge Houses, for ages 10-16yr  
   

For ages 10-16.

Make a little house out of sponges, and watch it sprout a grassy covering!

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

Thursday March 9, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  5:15 PM Teen Craft: Smart Phone Holder  
   

Make a smart phone charger holder and phone cover for yourself or a friend.

Monday, March 6, 3 p.m.-5:15 p.m. and Thursday 9, 3 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

    Location: Ewing Branch

Saturday March 11, 2017
   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, 2/18, 2/15 and 4/1

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Monday March 13, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Travel Pillow  
   

For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Starting Wednesday, March 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, February 13th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Wednesday March 15, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen Take Home Craft  
   

Create a Shamrock Banner in celebration of St. Patrick's Day! Visit the Youth Services Desk to pick up a craft. Available while supplies last. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Friday March 17, 2017
   3:00 PM Teen Craft - Moon Garland!  
    Contact:      ajacobse@mcl.org
   

Say "hello" to spring and a "farewell & thank you" to the dark winter nights with this festive moon garland.

Spring cleaning has never looked so good!

All supplies provided!

 

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Teen/tween Shamrock Craft  
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

For ages 10-17.

Registration is suggested.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch

Saturday March 18, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Dr. Strange Movie Event!  
    Contact:      ajacobse@mcl.org
   

The impossibilities are endless!

Dr. Strange movie showing!  

Light snacks will be provided or bring your own, along with a firm grasp on reality!

 

    Location: Hopewell 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, 2/18, 2/15 and 4/1

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Monday March 20, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen and Tween Take Home Craft: Travel Pillow  
   

For ages 10 to 18 years old.
Starting Wednesday, March 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
   4:45 PM  -  5:30 PM Maker Monday (Ages 12-17)  
   

Create Oreo Milkshakes! 

Registration required. 

Registration begins Monday, March 13th 

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

“The 5th Wave” by Richard Yancey will be discussed. 

Teens and adults are welcome!  

Light Refreshments!  

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch

Wednesday March 22, 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 March 23, 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's class will focus on creating night and day acrylic portraits. 

Registration required. 

Materials provided. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Saturday March 25, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Arduino Workshop,  
   

 Teens, ages 13-19 are invited to learn the basics of Arduino & electronic programming in this 2 hour workshop. It will cover how to setup and begin programming. You will learn how to drive an LED with button & potentiometer. Using a Piezo Buzzer to play your favorite melody. Build a morning alarm with a photo resistor. No previous programming experience required! We can only take 6 participants in this workshop due to limited supplies. Participants must bring their own laptops and download software.

    Location: Ewing 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, 2/18, 2/15 and 4/1

    Location: West Windsor Branch

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
   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, 2/18, 2/15 and 4/1

    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.


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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