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Monday August 21, 2017
   10:00 AM Emoji scavenger hunt, all ages  
   

For children of all ages.

Which emoji is your favorite? We are celebrating them all with a scavenger hunt around the library!

Drop-in anytime during the week of August 21st to August 26th to participate.  Find the Emojis hidden through the children’s department.

Return your answer sheet to the Youth Services Desk to enter a raffle. Two winners will be randomly chosen and will an Emoji back-to-school fun pack.

(Winners will be notified by August 29th.).

One entry per child.

No registration necessary.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Art Class with Mrs. Mehta & Mrs. Poonam (Ages 2-6)  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 2-6 will complete different arts and crafts projects with local art instructors, Mrs. Mehta and Mrs. Poonam.

Please note: This program will often use a variety of markers and paints - please wear messy play clothes. 

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Messy Mondays (ages 2 - 5 years and up)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Join us for open sensory play.  Each week we will have a hands-on activity time to encourage children to play, create, investigate and explore.  Projects may be messy.  Please wear old clothes.  

Ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   1:00 PM Great American Eclipse Viewing  
   

Storytime and Light Snack.

Parents please sign up to reserve your child’s spot and eclipse viewer to see the partial solar eclipse that will be visible in our area.

Eclipse starts approx. 1:20 p.m. Max eclipse coverage in our area begins at 2:45 p.m.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

Registration required. Call 882-3148.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Solar Eclipse Viewing for Ages 6 & Up  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children, tweens, & teens ages 6-18 are invited to learn about solar eclipses with hands-on activities.

We will then view the 2017 "Great American Solar Eclipse" at approximately 2:45 pm with special viewing glasses.

Online registration required.

Parents/guardians must remain in the library while children ages 13 & under attend the program

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.

 

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   4:30 PM Read to Bessie the Therapy Dog  
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
   

Bessie is a certified therapy dog and a great listener.
Come practice reading with her!
Suggested for emerging readers ages 5 and up.
No registration required.

Caregivers must remain with children in the room while they are reading to Bessie.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club (Ages 5-11)  
   

Play and explore your creativity with LEGO's!

Please arrive early. Space is limited to 20 kids. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring  
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Children in grades K-6 will get homework help and subject review from volunteer mentors.

Children ages 5-7: a caregiver must be in the room during the program.

Children ages 8-13: a caregiver must be in the library during the program.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   6:00 PM Stellar Space  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Make space-related crafts and learn about stars, planets, asteroids, comets, the moon, & more! For children entering grades 2-4.

Online registration begins on August 7. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   7:00 PM Bricks 4 Kidz  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

This is a hands-on class where students will design and build machines, catapults, pyramids, derby cars, buildings and other constructions out of LEGO® bricks.
While exploring engineering, architecture and physics, students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
This program is for grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting Monday, August 14th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   7:00 PM Tween-Parent Book Club  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For children entering Grades 3-5 and their parents.

We will enjoy snacks and discuss this month's book, the graphic novel "The Nameless City" by Faith Erin Hicks. 

New members welcome!

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Tuesday August 22, 2017
   10:30 AM Babytime  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Enjoy songs and rhymes with Miss Cathy. For children ages 6 months - 24 months.

Online registration begins on August 8. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)  
   

This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Create a...  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   1:00 PM  -  1:40 PM Meet the Inventor: Marc Hannah (Ages 6-11)  
   

Graphic scientist and engineer responsible for the special effects in the movies. 

Registration required. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   2:00 PM Sidewalk Chalk and Bubbles  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

All ages welcome to participate.
Join us for some old fashioned summer fun.
We will use sidewalk chalk to decorate the library's sidewalks and play with bubbles outside.
No registration required. 

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Kids' Public Speaking Class (Ages 8-12)  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 8-12 are invited to learn the basics of public speaking while gaining self-confidence in this fun and educational program led by a teen volunteer.

Each week will feature different public speaking activities like: presenting a sporting event, making a commercial & more!

No registration is required. 

Parents/guardians must stay in the library while the child attends the program. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Open Play Legos  
   

All Ages!  

Come play with legos!  

    Location: Ewing Branch
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.

Please note that the Monday and Tuesday crafts will be the same.  

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Emoji Perler Bead Keychains and Origami Bookmark Craft, for ages 5-12 yrs  
   

For ages 5-12 years, with a caregiver.

Join us and create your own Emoji perler bead keychain.  Design your own or use the patterns provided.  You can also make your own Emoji origami bookmark!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program. 

Space is limited.  Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Chess Club (Ages 7-14)  
   

Students will learn new techniques that will prepare them to compete in local tournaments.

You must know the basics of chess.

You must bring your own chess board.

Registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Wednesday August 23, 2017
   10:00 AM Emoji scavenger hunt, all ages  
   

For children of all ages.

Which emoji is your favorite? We are celebrating them all with a scavenger hunt around the library!

Drop-in anytime during the week of August 21st to August 26th to participate.  Find the Emojis hidden through the children’s department.

Return your answer sheet to the Youth Services Desk to enter a raffle. Two winners will be randomly chosen and will an Emoji back-to-school fun pack.

(Winners will be notified by August 29th.).

One entry per child.

No registration necessary.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   10:00 AM Play Dough Chefs  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Help make and play with play dough. Ages 2-10, with an adult.

Online registration begins on August 9. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   11:00 AM Play Dough Chefs  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Help make and play with play dough. Ages 2-10, with an adult.

Online registration begins on August 9. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   2:00 PM Family Movie Matinee: Boss Baby  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

This movie is rated PG.  Run time 1 hour and 37 minutes.
A small snack will be served.
An adult must remain in the room with the child(ren) for the duration of the movie.
No registration required. 

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Play Dough Hour (ages 2-5)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to mold, sculpt and create with play dough?  Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes.    

Ages 2 - 5.  No registration required.

See Youth Progam Policy.  

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Lego Night  
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Build and play with our Library's Legos!

Family Fun Lego Night!

For all ages.

Registration is suggested.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
   5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pokémon Club (ages 5-11)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children ages 5 through 11 are invited to join our Pokémon club. We will discuss trading cards, books, games, and all things Pokémon. Bring your trading cards, handheld devices and anything else you would like to share and discuss. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch

Thursday August 24, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 to 3 years; adult supervision required)  
   

Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   11:00 AM Romp & Stomp  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Come and enjoy a music and movement program for children ages 2-5

Online registration begins on August 10. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   2:30 PM Family Movie: Surf's Up 2: Wave Mania  
   

Family Movie: Surf's Up 2: Wave Mania. Rated: PG. Runtime: 84 minutes. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:00 PM Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog  
   

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

    Location: Ewing Branch
   4:30 PM Social Justice Series (For Families)  
   

Social Justice Education film screenings and conversations for families. 

Please register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Lego Club (grades K-5)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to build and create with Lego bricks? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes. 

Grades K - 5. No registration required.

 

    Location: Hopewell Branch

Friday August 25, 2017
   10:00 AM Emoji scavenger hunt, all ages  
   

For children of all ages.

Which emoji is your favorite? We are celebrating them all with a scavenger hunt around the library!

Drop-in anytime during the week of August 21st to August 26th to participate.  Find the Emojis hidden through the children’s department.

Return your answer sheet to the Youth Services Desk to enter a raffle. Two winners will be randomly chosen and will an Emoji back-to-school fun pack.

(Winners will be notified by August 29th.).

One entry per child.

No registration necessary.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 to 3 years; adult supervision required)  
   

Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   10:30 AM Kids' Music Round Free Demo Class  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Suggested for ages 2 months to 5 years.
Kids' Music Round is a singing, laughing, giggling, clapping, dancing, fun-filled, award-winning music and movement experience.
It is designed to guide children through the stages of early childhood music development.
Registration is required online starting Friday, August 18th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   10:30 AM Toddler Tunes  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Sing along with Miss Pat! All ages, with an adult.

Online registration begins on August 11. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   11:00 AM Family Movie: The Lego Batman  
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Come watch a movie at the library! Today's movie will be The Lego Batman rated PG.

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

For all ages.

 

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
   11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Singalong with Pat McKinley for all ages  
   

Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

No registration required.

Children aged 6 and under will need a parent or guardian to stay with them during the class.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Slime Time (Ages 8-11)  
   

Create and experiment with making different kinds of slime! 

Please Register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Saturday August 26, 2017
   10:00 AM Emoji scavenger hunt, all ages  
   

For children of all ages.

Today is the last day to participate in the scavenger hunt!

Which emoji is your favorite? We are celebrating them all with a scavenger hunt around the library!

Drop-in anytime during the week of August 21st to August 26th to participate.  Find the Emojis hidden through the children’s department.

Return your answer sheet to the Youth Services Desk to enter a raffle. Two winners will be randomly chosen and will an Emoji back-to-school fun pack.

(Winners will be notified by August 29th.).

One entry per child.

No registration necessary.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Wii Sports  
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Play Wii Sports.  
Ages 6 to 12.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
   10:05 AM Emoji Necklace Drop-in, for children of all ages  
   

For children of all ages, with a caregiver.

Drop-in between 10am and 4pm and make a two-sided emoji necklace.  Flip it to show your emotion for today!

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   11:00 AM Lego League for 4-13 years  
   

For ages 4-13 years, with a caregiver.

Develop team work and social skills in a fun and educational setting. Presented by Judy Boisselle of Lawrence Township.
Adult caregiver should remain in the room/nearby vicinity of program.  Younger siblings are welcome to work separately with larger blocks.

Registration is required and begins at 7:00am, 3 days before the program. Those who have not registered may be admittted as space permits.
 

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Monday August 28, 2017
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Art Class with Mrs. Mehta & Mrs. Poonam (Ages 2-6)  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 2-6 will complete different arts and crafts projects with local art instructors, Mrs. Mehta and Mrs. Poonam.

Please note: This program will often use a variety of markers and paints - please wear messy play clothes. 

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Messy Mondays (ages 2 - 5 years and up)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Join us for open sensory play.  Each week we will have a hands-on activity time to encourage children to play, create, investigate and explore.  Projects may be messy.  Please wear old clothes.  

Ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.  No registration required.  

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   2:00 PM Children’s Movie Matinee, Smurfs The Lost Village,  
   

 . PG:180 minutes

 Starring: Ariel Winter, Michelle Rodriguez, Joe Manganiello, Julia Roberts, Mandy Patinkin, Ellie Kemper, Rainn Wilson.  A mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy, and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a roller-coaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history!

Light Refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.

 

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM LEGO Club (Ages 5-11)  
   

Play and explore your creativity with LEGO's!

Please arrive early. Space is limited to 20 kids. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring  
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Children in grades K-6 will get homework help and subject review from volunteer mentors.

Children ages 5-7: a caregiver must be in the room during the program.

Children ages 8-13: a caregiver must be in the library during the program.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   6:00 PM Stellar Space  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Make space-related crafts and learn about stars, planets, asteroids, comets, the moon, & more! For children entering grades 2-4.

Online registration begins on August 14. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch

Tuesday August 29, 2017
   10:30 AM Babytime  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Enjoy songs and rhymes with Miss Cathy. For children ages 6 months - 24 months.

Online registration begins on August 15. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)  
   

This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Kids' Public Speaking Class (Ages 8-12)  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 8-12 are invited to learn the basics of public speaking while gaining self-confidence in this fun and educational program led by a teen volunteer.

Each week will feature different public speaking activities like: presenting a sporting event, making a commercial & more!

No registration is required. 

Parents/guardians must stay in the library while the child attends the program. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   2:30 PM Kids’ Movie Matinee - Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul (PG)  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Running time is 91 minutes.

Online registration begins on August 15. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Open Play Legos  
   

All Ages!  

Come play with legos!  

    Location: Ewing Branch
   4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.

Please note that the Monday and Tuesday crafts will be the same.  

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   6:30 PM Aluminum Foil Zentangle Art Project, for ages 5-10yrs  
   

For ages 5-10yrs, with a caregiver.

Create a beautiful zentangle art project with Sharpies and tinfoil!

We will be using permanent markers – please dress accordingly!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program. 

Space is limited.  Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits. 

  Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Wednesday August 30, 2017
   10:30 AM Kids’ Music Round  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Music & fun with Miss Dianne! Ages 6 mos and up, with an adult

Online registration begins on August 16. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Play Dough Hour (ages 2-5)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to mold, sculpt and create with play dough?  Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes.    

Ages 2 - 5.  No registration required.

See Youth Progam Policy.  

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   3:55 PM Origami Hour (ages 5-11)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Create origami crafts as we work together to learn the art of paper folding.  Take home all your creations.  All materials provided!

Ages 5 - 11.  No registration required.

See Youth Progam Policy.  

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   4:00 PM Sarah the Reading Dog * (grades K - 5)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Read to Sarah:  Sarah is a local therapy dog who loves listening to stories.  Sarah will visit the Hopewell Branch Library on Tuesday afternoons with her owner Barbara. Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Sarah and Barbara.  Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read.  

Grades K - 5.  Registration required. * Please call to make an appointment. 609-737-2610

See Youth Progam Policy.  

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Afternoon Art (Ages 6-11)  
   

Draw, paint, and use your imagination to create your very own piece of art! Materials provided. No registration required. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Thursday August 31, 2017
   10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 to 3 years; adult supervision required)  
   

Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
   10:30 AM Meet Quori the Police Dog  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Sgt. Scott Kivet of the Robbinsville Police would like you to meet his canine partner! All ages, with  an adult.

Online registration begins on August 17. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   10:30 AM Music Round Demo Class (Infant - 5 years)  
   

Come Sing, Dance, and Explore Rhythm Instruments, and have a GREAT TIME!

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Scientists, for ages 2-5 yrs  
   

For ages 2-5 years, with a caregiver.

Join us for a new program for toddlers and preschoolers to explore all things science!

Each session we will examine a different aspect of science through books and hands-on experiments for your little scientist to investigate, play and have fun!

This week’s theme is: magnets.

Please dress in old clothes or wear a smock. Some experiments may get messy!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program.  Please register each child separately.

Space is limited. Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   2:30 PM Family Movie: Despicable Me 2  
   

Family Movie: Despicable Me 2. Rated: PG. Runtime: 98 minutes. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:00 PM Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog  
   

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

    Location: Ewing Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Lego Club (grades K-5)  
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to build and create with Lego bricks? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes. 

Grades K - 5. No registration required.

 

    Location: Hopewell Branch

Friday September 1, 2017
   9:35 AM Teen Take Out Craft: Homemade Fidget Spinner  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Tweens & teens ages 10-18 can pick up supplies to make this month's "Teen Take Out Craft" - a homemade fidget spinner!

One kit per person. While supplies last. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   10:30 AM Sahaja Yoga Meditation for Children  
   

For children ages, 3-6.

An introduction to mediation and energy centers in the body.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Singalong with Pat McKinley for all ages  
   

Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

No registration required.

Children aged 6 and under will need a parent or guardian to stay with them during the class.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   10:35 AM  -  5:15 PM Special School Craft  
   

 For children in grades, K-6 

Make a duct tape folder!

  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  

    Location: Ewing 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.

Tuesday September 5, 2017
   9:35 AM 1000 Books Before Kindergarten  
   

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night;  730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log. Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch

Thursday September 7, 2017
   10:00 AM Preschool concert with Miss Amy  
   

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

Enjoy this musical entertainment concert showcasing Miss Amy’s warm engaging manner and “positively enriching original music.”

Miss Amy is a singer/songwriter, an accredited music educator and a fitness instructor.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.
 

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Scientists, for ages 2-5 yrs  
   

For ages 2-5 years, with a caregiver.

Join us for a new program for toddlers and preschoolers to explore all things science!

Each session we will examine a different aspect of science through books and hands-on experiments for your little scientist to investigate, play and have fun!

This week’s theme is: measurements.

Please dress in old clothes or wear a smock. Some experiments may get messy!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program.  Please register each child separately.

Space is limited. Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Tween Knitting (Ages 10-12)  
   

Beginner's welcome! Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own yarn and needles. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   6:30 PM Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog  
   

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

    Location: Ewing Branch
   7:00 PM Books and Bricks  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

This is a hands-on class where children will listen to a story followed by a guided build with LEGO® DUPLO® bricks.
Suggested for ages 2-5.
Registration is required online starting Monday, August 21st.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Friday September 8, 2017
   9:30 AM Yoga for Tots  
   

Bring a towel and a water bottle.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   10:30 AM Dance Party  
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
   

Suggested for ages 5 and up.
All levels welcome.  A teen volunteer will be available for instructional assistance.
Come play against fellow chess enthusiasts to sharpen your skills.
No registration required.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Saturday September 9, 2017
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Intro to Programming Using Raspberry Pi (Grades 4-8)  
   

Kids in elementary and middle school will develop a foundation for programming as they get hands on with Raspberry Pi’s to learn the basics of Scratch and Python programming, while also beginning to understand how computers work. 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all three classes on September 9th, 23rd and 30th. Please make sure you are able to attend all three classes before registering. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Sunday September 10, 2017
   12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Back-to-School Felt Monster Pencil Topper  
   

12:30pm  Sunday Surprise Craft, for all ages

For children 3 - 11 yrs, youngest with a caregiver.

We’re heading back to school!  Come by and make a fun felt “Monster Pencil Topper” to add a smile to your first days of school! 

Drop in any time between 12:30 and 4:30pm.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   1:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Grandparents Storytime  
   

Make a special craft for grandma and grandpa. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the library.

    Location: Ewing Branch

Monday September 11, 2017
   9:35 AM Take Home Craft :Bookmark  
   

For all ages!

Stop by the Library to pick up a free take-home craft

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for making a bookmark! 

    Location: Ewing Branch
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Art Class with Mrs. Mehta & Mrs. Poonam (Ages 2-6)  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 2-6 will complete different arts and crafts projects with local art instructors, Mrs. Mehta and Mrs. Poonam.

Please note: This program will often use a variety of markers and paints - please wear messy play clothes. 

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kim Yarson Concert for Babies  
   

Kim returns to sing some of the most loved children's songs, like The ABC Song, Wheels on the Bus, If You're Happy and You Know it, and a couple of originals she wrote for her own sons.

Not only will you sit down but she will have you up and doing the hokey pokey and shaking eggs in her energetic style of entertaining the little ones.

Be prepared to join in with your child and have some fun. There are stickers for everyone at the end of the show.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

No registration is required.

Children aged 6 and under must have a parent or guardian stay with them during the class.

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   4:30 PM Read to Bessie the Therapy Dog  
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
   

Bessie is a certified therapy dog and a great listener.
Come practice reading with her!
Suggested for emerging readers ages 5 and up.
No registration required.

Caregivers must remain with children in the room while they are reading to Bessie.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring  
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Children in grades K-6 will get homework help and subject review from volunteer mentors.

Children ages 5-7: a caregiver must be in the room during the program.

Children ages 8-13: a caregiver must be in the library during the program.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   6:00 PM Stellar Space  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Make space-related crafts and learn about stars, planets, asteroids, comets, the moon, & more! For children entering grades 2-4.

Online registration begins on August 28. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Globetrotters (Ages 6 & up)  
   

Pack your bags and get your passport ready as we travel to different countries!

Explore a new country each session through stories and a craft. 

Registration required. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Art Adventures, for ages 2-7 yrs  
   

For ages 2-7 years, with a caregiver.

Join us for a new monthly program for toddlers, preschoolers, and older!

Each month, children will get to explore their creativity with a hands-on, open-ended art project using a variety of paints, markers, crayons, glue, and more!

No two masterpieces will look the same and children may work at their own pace (projects make take 10 – 30 minutes depending on the child).

Let your child’s imagination soar (and most importantly, have fun!)

Please dress in old clothes or wear a smock.  Some projects may get messy!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program. 

Space is limited.  Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   7:00 PM School-age STEAM  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

An interactive, hands-on science program focusing on different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math tailored for school-age children.
For grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Tuesday September 12, 2017
   9:35 AM 1000 Books Before Kindergarten  
   

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night;  730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log. Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   4:35 PM Teen Take Out Craft: Homemade Fidget Spinner  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Tweens & teens ages 10-18 can pick up supplies to make this month's "Teen Take Out Craft" - a homemade fidget spinner!

One kit per person. While supplies last. 

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Chess Club (Ages 7-14)  
   

Students will learn new techniques that will prepare them to compete in local tournaments.

You must know the basics of chess.

You must bring your own chess board.

Registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Wednesday September 13, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Midweek Math Tutoring  
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Drop-in math help for students in 1st - 8th grade provided by Peddie School student tutors. 

No registration necessary.

Caregivers must remain in the library while child attends the program.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Thursday September 14, 2017
   11:00 AM Kids Music Round Free Demo Class  
   

For ages 2 months to 5 years.

Kids' Music Round is a singing, laughing, giggling, clapping, dancing, fun-filled, award-winning music and movement experience.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Art Adventures, for ages 2-7 yrs  
   

For ages 2-7 years, with a caregiver.

Join us for a new monthly program for toddlers, preschoolers, and older!

Each month, children will get to explore their creativity with a hands-on, open-ended art project using a variety of paints, markers, crayons, glue, and more!

No two masterpieces will look the same and children may work at their own pace (projects make take 10 – 30 minutes depending on the child).

Let your child’s imagination soar (and most importantly, have fun!)

Please dress in old clothes or wear a smock.  Some projects may get messy!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program. 

Space is limited.  Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Tween Knitting (Ages 10-12)  
   

Beginner's welcome! Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own yarn and needles. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   6:30 PM Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog  
   

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

    Location: Ewing Branch

Friday September 15, 2017
   10:30 AM Joanne Tyne Family Music Class  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Suggested for ages 12 months to 4 years.
Joanne Tyne is offering a free demonstration of her Family Music Class.
In this program, music is learned through playful activities which reflect the learning styles of very young children.
Activities include singing, movement, rhymes, dance, rhythm instruments and fun!
Registration is required online starting Monday, August 28th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
     Open Play for Babies & Toddlers  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Little ones ages birth - 2.5 years and their caregivers are invited to drop in to socialize and play with the library's toys in the Comunity Room. 

No registration required.

Siblings welcome.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Saturday September 16, 2017
   2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Lego Free Play, for ages 4-11yrs old  
   

For ages 4-11 yrs old, with a caregiver.

Join us for open Lego play in the activity room!  Try a Lego challenge card or make your own creation!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program. 

Space is limited.  Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Sunday September 17, 2017
   12:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Legos! Legos! Legos!  
   

12:30pm  Sunday Surprise Craft, for all ages

For children 3 - 11 yrs, youngest with a caregiver.

We’ve got Legos coming to Lawrence Library!  Come by to play and build your own creation!

Drop in any time between 12:30 and 4:00pm.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Monday September 18, 2017
   9:35 AM Take Home Craft :Bookmark  
   

For all ages!

Stop by the Library to pick up a free take-home craft

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for making a bookmark! 

    Location: Ewing Branch
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing Along with Kim Yarson (Ages 0-5 yrs)  
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For ages Birth-5 with a caregiver.

Join us for local musician, Kim Yarson’s, high-energy guitar music as she plays classic and original songs for young children.

Online registration preferred!

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   4:30 PM Read to Bessie the Therapy Dog  
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
   

Bessie is a certified therapy dog and a great listener.
Come practice reading with her!
Suggested for emerging readers ages 5 and up.
No registration required.

Caregivers must remain with children in the room while they are reading to Bessie.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring  
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Children in grades K-6 will get homework help and subject review from volunteer mentors.

Children ages 5-7: a caregiver must be in the room during the program.

Children ages 8-13: a caregiver must be in the library during the program.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Open Play & Craft (All ages with an adult)  
   

Stop by the Activity Room to play with toys, games and create a craft! 

No registration required. Adult must be present at all times. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   7:00 PM School-age STEAM  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

An interactive, hands-on science program focusing on different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math tailored for school-age children.
For grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Tuesday September 19, 2017
   9:35 AM 1000 Books Before Kindergarten  
   

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night;  730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log. Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Chess Club (Ages 7-14)  
   

Students will learn new techniques that will prepare them to compete in local tournaments.

You must know the basics of chess.

You must bring your own chess board.

Registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Wednesday September 20, 2017
   1:00 PM Homeschool Study Hall  
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
   

Join other homeschoolers to study together and grow at the library.
Bring your students' homework and enjoy working on it in a group.
This is a great time to do research and get help from other homeschooling families.
No registration required.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Midweek Math Tutoring  
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Drop-in math help for students in 1st - 8th grade provided by Peddie School student tutors. 

No registration necessary.

Caregivers must remain in the library while child attends the program.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Thursday September 21, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Little Scientists, for ages 2-5 yrs  
   

For ages 2-5 years, with a caregiver.

Join us for a new program for toddlers and preschoolers to explore all things science!

Each session we will examine a different aspect of science through books and hands-on experiments for your little scientist to investigate, play and have fun!

This week’s theme is: weather.

Please dress in old clothes or wear a smock. Some experiments may get messy!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program.  Please register each child separately.

Space is limited. Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   2:00 PM Family Movie Matinee: Captain Underpants  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Join us for the movie adaptation of the popular series by Dav Pilkey.
Rated PG. 
Run time 1 hour and 29 minutes.
A small snack will be served.
Caregivers must remain in the room for the duration of the movie.
No registration required. 

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Tween Knitting (Ages 10-12)  
   

Beginner's welcome! Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own yarn and needles. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   6:30 PM Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog  
   

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

    Location: Ewing Branch
   7:00 PM Bricks 4 Kidz  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

This is a hands-on class where students will design and build machines, catapults, pyramids, derby cars, buildings and other constructions out of LEGO® bricks.
While exploring engineering, architecture and physics, students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
This program is for grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 4th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Friday September 22, 2017
   3:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Slime Time (Ages 8-11)  
   

Create and experiment with making different kinds of slime! 

Please Register. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Saturday September 23, 2017
   10:30 AM Storytime with a Twist - A Family Yoga Storytime  
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Come learn some simple poses and make a craft. Be sure to wear comfortable clothing. Feel free to bring a yoga mat if you would like.

Online registration begins on Sept. 9. Please register each child separately.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Intro to Programming Using Raspberry Pi (Grades 4-8)  
   

Kids in elementary and middle school will develop a foundation for programming as they get hands on with Raspberry Pi’s to learn the basics of Scratch and Python programming, while also beginning to understand how computers work. 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all three classes on September 9th, 23rd and 30th. Please make sure you are able to attend all three classes before registering. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Sunday September 24, 2017
   12:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Un-coloring Book Fun Drawing Prompts!  
   

12:30pm  Sunday Surprise Craft, for all ages

For children 3 - 11 yrs, youngest with a caregiver.

“Un-coloring books” let you use your imagination!  We'll provide fun drawing prompts ~ let your imagination run wild!  Colored pencils, markers & crayons will be available.

Drop in any time between 12:30 and 4:30pm.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library

    Location: Lawrence Branch

Monday September 25, 2017
   9:35 AM Take Home Craft :Bookmark  
   

For all ages!

Stop by the Library to pick up a free take-home craft

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for making a bookmark! 

    Location: Ewing Branch
   10:00 AM Kids Music Round free Demo  
   

 Recommended for ages 6 months through 5 years, with a caregiver.

A music and movement class for infants, toddlers and preschoolers that includes activities designed to promote musical learning across ages.

Activities include playing rhythm instruments, having fun with finger plays, and singing and dancing to music of different meters and tonalities.

Registration is required, beginning at 7:00am on the day of the program.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Art Class with Mrs. Mehta & Mrs. Poonam (Ages 2-6)  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 2-6 will complete different arts and crafts projects with local art instructors, Mrs. Mehta and Mrs. Poonam.

Please note: This program will often use a variety of markers and paints - please wear messy play clothes. 

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring  
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Children in grades K-6 will get homework help and subject review from volunteer mentors.

Children ages 5-7: a caregiver must be in the room during the program.

Children ages 8-13: a caregiver must be in the library during the program.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
   6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Globetrotters (Ages 6 & up)  
   

Pack your bags and get your passport ready as we travel to different countries!

Explore a new country each session through stories and a craft. 

Registration required. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Lego Free Play, for ages 4-11yrs old  
   

For ages 4-11 yrs old, with a caregiver.

Join us for open Lego play in the activity room!  Try a Lego challenge card or make your own creation!

Registration is required starting at 7am on the day of the program. 

Space is limited.  Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   7:00 PM School-age STEAM  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

An interactive, hands-on science program focusing on different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math tailored for school-age children.
For grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   7:00 PM Tween-Parent Book Club  
    Contact: Miss Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For children entering Grades 3-5 and their parents.

We will enjoy snacks and discuss this month's book. Call the library for the title. 

New members welcome!

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Tuesday September 26, 2017
   9:35 AM 1000 Books Before Kindergarten  
   

 

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night;  730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log. Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Chess Club (Ages 7-14)  
   

Students will learn new techniques that will prepare them to compete in local tournaments.

You must know the basics of chess.

You must bring your own chess board.

Registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Wednesday September 27, 2017
   6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Midweek Math Tutoring  
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Drop-in math help for students in 1st - 8th grade provided by Peddie School student tutors. 

No registration necessary.

Caregivers must remain in the library while child attends the program.

    Location: Hightstown Branch

Thursday September 28, 2017
   10:30 AM Good Neighbor Day Special Program with East Windsor Fire Company  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

Today is "Good Neighbor Day" and we welcome you to celebrate with our local heroes.
Meet East Windsor firefighters and see their truck up close.
Hear firefighter themed stories and do a special craft.
Light refreshments will also be provided.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 11th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
   4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Tween Knitting (Ages 10-12)  
   

Beginner's welcome! Materials are provided, but feel free to bring your own yarn and needles. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   6:30 PM Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog  
   

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

    Location: Ewing Branch

Friday September 29, 2017
   10:00 AM Guitar sing-along with Pat McKinley 1-5 years  
    Contact: Lawrence Staff   609-882-9246   
   

For ages 1-5 years, with a caregiver.

Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

Action songs encourage audience participation.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
   10:30 AM Sing-along with Kim Yarson  
    Contact:    448-1330   
   

For all ages.
Come sing along with local musician Kim Yarson as she performs classic children's songs.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 11th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch

Saturday September 30, 2017
   11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM LEGO Robotics Demo (Ages 7-12)  
   

Learn more about LEGO Robotics with a hands-on demonstration from two competing LEGO Robotics teams. 

No registration required. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Intro to Programming Using Raspberry Pi (Grades 4-8)  
   

Kids in elementary and middle school will develop a foundation for programming as they get hands on with Raspberry Pi’s to learn the basics of Scratch and Python programming, while also beginning to understand how computers work. 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all three classes on September 9th, 23rd and 30th. Please make sure you are able to attend all three classes before registering. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch

Friday October 6, 2017
   11:30 AM Guitar sing-along with Pat McKinley 1-5 years  
    Contact: Lawrence Staff   609-882-9246   
   

For ages 1-5 years, with a caregiver.

Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

Action songs encourage audience participation.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch

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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