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Sunday October 20, 2019
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Poms (2019, PG-13), with Diane Keaton, Jacki Weaver and Celia Weston. POMS is a comedy about a group of women who form a cheerleading squad at their retirement community, proving that you're never too old to 'bring it!”. Runtime: 90 min.

 
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Diwali Storytime and Craft
2:30 PM

Celebrate the Diwali with Ms Chetna.

Listen stories and decorate Clay Candle Holder and  make paper kandil (lamp) craft

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday October 21, 2019
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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
 
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Children Take Home Craft : make a Halloween decoration.
9:40 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk in October for a free take-home craft kit.

Kit included supplies and instruction to make a Halloween decoration.  

Kits are available throughout the month. while supplies last

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Teen Take Home Craft : make a scary key ring lanyard.
9:45 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk for Teen Take Home Craft for October 2019 make a scary key ring lanyard.

Kit included supplies and instruction

Kits are available throughout the month, while supplies last

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Fitness for the Active Aging
10:30 AM

Presented by Bob Kirby. Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Happy Two’s Activity
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Book Discussion A Small Zombie Problem by K. G. Campbell
4:45 PM

Suggested grades 5-8. All welcome! 

Book Discussion A Small Zombie Problem by K. G. Campbell. [Book 1 in the Zombie Problems Series]  When August DuPont, eleven, leaves his eccentric Aunt Hydrangea's crumbling mansion for the first time ever, he meets family, makes a friend, and attracts a zombie. 

Light Refreshments!

  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.   

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Meditation in the 21st Century: Why Meditation Matters Even More
7:00 PM

Presented by Jim Rose. Although people have been practicing meditation for centuries, there has been a surge in its popularity due to the discovery of new benefits. There has never been a better time to learn a simple technique that can help you in all aspects of your life. Jim Rose is a long-time meditator and has been speaking on the topic for more than 30 years. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 38 spaces available.
 
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Yarnworks
7:00 PM

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday October 22, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Pumpkin Patch and Pumpkin Decorating
4:00 PM - 5:15 PM

Pick your pumpkin and decorate your pumpkin in the library.

  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 72 spaces available.
Wednesday October 23, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Afternoon Lego Play
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesdays, October 2, 16, 23, 30, 3-5 p.m. and Thursday, October, 3, 10, 24, 31, 3-5 p.m.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday October 24, 2019
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scribble Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Afternoon Lego Play
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesdays, October 2, 16, 23, 30, 3-5 p.m. and Thursday, October, 3, 10, 24, 31, 3-5 p.m.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

 

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday October 25, 2019
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:30 AM

For children, ages 1-5 (with adult).

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play dough creations/ lego story time
11:00 AM

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Horror Film Double Feature
12:30 PM

12:30 PM: Hide and Seek (2005, R), with Robert De Niro, Dakota Fanning, Famke Janssen. As a widower tries to piece together his life in the wake of his wife's suicide, his daughter finds solace, at first, in her imaginary friend. Runtime: 101 min.

2:30 PM: Scream (1996, R), with Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox and David Arquette. A year after the murder of her mother, a teenage girl is terrorized by a new killer, who targets the girl and her friends by using horror films as part of a deadly game. For adults aged 18 and up.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday October 26, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday October 27, 2019
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Shattered (2007, R), with Pierce Brosnan, Maria Bello and Gerard Butler. A perfect family's dynamic is ruined by a kidnapper's brutally efficient plot. Runtime: 95 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday October 28, 2019
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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
 
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Children Take Home Craft : make a Halloween decoration.
9:40 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk in October for a free take-home craft kit.

Kit included supplies and instruction to make a Halloween decoration.  

Kits are available throughout the month, while supplies last

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Teen Take Home Craft : make a scary key ring lanyard.
9:45 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk for Teen Take Home Craft for October 2019 make a scary key ring lanyard.

Kit included supplies and instruction

Kits are available throughout the month, while supplies last

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Happy Two’s Activity
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday October 29, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday October 30, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Afternoon Lego Play
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesdays, October 2, 16, 23, 30, 3-5 p.m. and Thursday, October, 3, 10, 24, 31, 3-5 p.m.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Stop the Bleed® Course
7:00 PM

Presented by BMS Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center. Launched in October of 2015 by the White House, Stop the Bleed is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. Stop the Bleed is intended to cultivate grassroots efforts that encourage bystanders to become trained, equipped, and empowered to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Yarnworks
7:00 PM

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday October 31, 2019
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Music with Tim Hoh.
10:30 AM

Tim Hoh will sing and play guitar to children 0-6 years

 The Halloween costume parade will begin at 11:00 a.m.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Ewing Library

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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The Halloween costume parade
11:00 AM

Tim Hoh will sing and play guitar to children 0-6 years

 The Halloween costume parade will begin at 11:00 a.m.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Ewing Library

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Afternoon Lego Play
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wednesdays, October 2, 16, 23, 30, 3-5 p.m. and Thursday, October, 3, 10, 24, 31, 3-5 p.m.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

 

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday November 1, 2019
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Sahaja Yoga Mediation
10:30 AM

For children ages, 2-6

An introduction to mediation and energy centers.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:30 AM

For children, ages 1-5 (with adult).

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play dough creations/ lego story time
11:00 AM

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday November 2, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Sunday November 3, 2019
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

A Dog’s Journey (2019, PG), with Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid and Kathryn Prescott. A dog finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives of the humans he meets. Runtime: 109 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scratch Program with Reego
2:30 PM

For children ages 5 and up. 

Scratch is a great educational tool for teaching simple programming concepts to kids.

Bring your own laptop.

Participation is limited to 8 registrants.    

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
Monday November 4, 2019
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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
 
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Children Take Home Craft : Turkey craft.
9:40 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk any time in November for a free take-home craft kit.

Kit included supplies and instruction.  

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Teen Take Home Craft : make Thanksgiving ornament
9:45 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk for Teen Take Home Craft for November 2019 make Thanksgiving ornament.

Kit included supplies and instruction

Kits are available throughout the month, while supplies last

 

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Fitness for the Active Aging
10:30 AM

Presented by Bob Kirby. Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Happy Two’s Activity
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday November 5, 2019
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Election Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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.

 
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday November 6, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Victory or Death – Washington’s Crossing and The Battle of Trenton
7:00 PM

Presented by historical lecturer Michael Jesberger. Washington’s crossing of the Delaware River and The Battle of Trenton is seen as a major turning point in the Revolutionary War. The Continental Army captured most of the Hessian force that was garrisoned in Trenton with only minimal losses to American forces, providing a dramatic victory that boosted the morale of the battered army. This program will include maps, reproduction uniforms and equipment for both the American and Hessian soldiers. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Yarnworks
7:00 PM

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday November 7, 2019
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scribble Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Meet and Greet Maisy
1:30 PM

 Maisy books by Lucy Cousins will be read.

Fun activities! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Ewing Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 75 spaces available.
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog: CANCELLED
4:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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EFT “Tapping”
7:00 PM

Join Carol Bemmels for a presentation and demonstration of EFT (“tapping”), the fastest growing, most popular stress release tool in the emerging field of Energy Psychology. It involves tuning into a distressing thought/feeling while tapping on head and upper body acupuncture meridian points. It was made available on the internet in the late nineties and by now, millions of people around the world are using it in their personal and professional lives. It’s simple, safe, and fast. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Friday November 8, 2019
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:30 AM

For children, ages 1-5 (with adult).

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play dough creations/ lego story time
11:00 AM

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Board Games
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For children ages, 4-9,

Friday, November 8, 2-4 p.m. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Meet and Greet Maisy
10:00 PM

 Maisy books by Lucy Cousins will be read.

Fun activities! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Ewing Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 75 spaces available.
Saturday November 9, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday November 10, 2019
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Yesterday (2019, PG-13), with Himesh Patel, Lily James and Sophia Di Martino. A struggling musician realizes he's the only person on Earth who can remember The Beatles after waking up in an alternate timeline where they never existed. Runtime: 116 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Chess Program with Bryce,
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 For ages 5-10. 

Learn moves and strategies for playing.   

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday November 11, 2019
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Veterans Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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.

 
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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
 
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Children Take Home Craft : Turkey craft.
9:40 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk any time in November for a free take-home craft kit.

Kit included supplies and instruction.  

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Teen Take Home Craft : make Thanksgiving ornament
9:45 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk for Teen Take Home Craft for November 2019 make Thanksgiving ornament.

Kit included supplies and instruction

Kits are available throughout the month, while supplies last

 

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Life After Caregiving: Facing the Holidays
10:00 AM

Embracing the holidays after caregiving ends is challenging. Come receive support with the natural process of grieving, coping with new-found time, re-building social networks, discovering new activities, and taking small steps to take care of YOU. Greenwood Hospice team will facilitate discussion. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Happy Two’s Activity
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday November 12, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday November 13, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Yarnworks
7:00 PM

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday November 14, 2019
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scribble Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Friday November 15, 2019
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:30 AM

For children, ages 1-5 (with adult).

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play dough creations/ lego story time
11:00 AM

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Sing-A-Long with Pat McKinley
11:30 AM

For children, ages birth-7 years (with adult),

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Documentary Screening: Maiden (2018, PG)
2:00 PM

With Frank Bough, John Chittenden and Bruno Du Bois. The story of Tracy Edwards, a 24-year-old cook on charter boats, who became the skipper of the first ever all-female crew to enter the Whitbread Round the World Race in 1989.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday November 16, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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How to Talk Across the Political Divide: Better Angels Skills Workshop
10:00 AM

There’s a lot of stress these days among family members and friends who are divided politically. Learn skills for respectful conservations that clarify differences, search for common ground and affirm the importance of the relationship—just in time for holiday gatherings with family! Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Sunday November 17, 2019
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Breakthrough (2019, PG), with Josh Lucas, Topher Grace, and Chrissy Metz. When her 14-year-old son drowns in a lake, a faithful mother prays for him to come back from the brink of death and be healed. Based on the novel by Joyce Smith. Runtime: 116 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scratch Program with Reego
2:30 PM

For children ages 5 and up. 

Scratch is a great educational tool for teaching simple programming concepts to kids.

Bring your own laptop.

Participation is limited to 8 registrants.    

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 8 spaces available.
Monday November 18, 2019
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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
 
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Children Take Home Craft : Turkey craft.
9:40 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk any time in November for a free take-home craft kit.

Kit included supplies and instruction.  

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Teen Take Home Craft : make Thanksgiving ornament
9:45 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk for Teen Take Home Craft for November 2019 make Thanksgiving ornament.

Kit included supplies and instruction

Kits are available throughout the month, while supplies last

 

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Fitness for the Active Aging
10:30 AM

Presented by Bob Kirby. Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Happy Two’s Activity
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Yarnworks
7:00 PM

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday November 19, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday November 20, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday November 21, 2019
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scribble Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Friday November 22, 2019
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Resume Review
10:00 AM

Let us help you turn your resume into one that will get noticed! Content, grammar, and layout will be reviewed by staff wordsmith Lisa Shrager. Appointments are limited to 20 minutes. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:30 AM

For children, ages 1-5 (with adult).

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Dementia Conversations
11:00 AM

Presented by Nicolette Vasco, Alzheimer’s Association. This workshop offers tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members, who have Alzheimer’s or dementia, about topics like going to the doctor, deciding when to stop driving and making legal & financial plans. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Play dough creations/ lego story time
11:00 AM

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday November 23, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Yarnworks
2:00 PM

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday November 24, 2019
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Medieval Dress-Up: Fashion in Art
2:00 PM

Join Dr. Michael Norris, former educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, for a look at styles from hats to heels, and from unmentionables to the gaudiest outer layers, to get a sense of everyday fashion for noblewomen, peasants, and everyone in between. Medieval paintings, sculptures, and tapestries will guide our eye, especially examples from the Met. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Monday November 25, 2019
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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
 
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Children Take Home Craft : Turkey craft.
9:40 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk any time in November for a free take-home craft kit.

Kit included supplies and instruction.  

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Teen Take Home Craft : make Thanksgiving ornament
9:45 AM

Stop by the Youth Service desk for Teen Take Home Craft for November 2019 make Thanksgiving ornament.

Kit included supplies and instruction

Kits are available throughout the month, while supplies last

 

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Life After Caregiving: Facing the Holidays
10:00 AM

Embracing the holidays after caregiving ends is challenging. Come receive support with the natural process of grieving, coping with new-found time, re-building social networks, discovering new activities, and taking small steps to take care of YOU. Greenwood Hospice team will facilitate discussion. Coffee and light refreshments will be provided. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Happy Two’s Activity
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday November 26, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday November 27, 2019
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Thanksgiving Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

 
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday November 28, 2019
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Thanksgiving Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday November 29, 2019
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Day After Thanksgiving
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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.

 
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:30 AM

For children, ages 1-5 (with adult).

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play dough creations/ lego story time
11:00 AM

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday November 30, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday December 24, 2019
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Wednesday December 25, 2019
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday December 31, 2019
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Wednesday January 1, 2020
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

 
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday January 20, 2020
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Martin Luther King Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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 17, 2020
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday April 10, 2020
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 12, 2020
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 23, 2020
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 24, 2020
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday May 25, 2020
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday July 3, 2020
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Fourth of July Observed
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday July 4, 2020
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday September 5, 2020
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 6, 2020
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday September 7, 2020
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday October 12, 2020
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 3, 2020
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Election Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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.

Wednesday November 11, 2020
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Veterans Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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.

Wednesday November 25, 2020
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Thanksgiving Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

Thursday November 26, 2020
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Thanksgiving Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday November 27, 2020
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Day After Thanksgiving
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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 December 24, 2020
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Friday December 25, 2020
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Thursday December 31, 2020
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Weather Closure
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

Due to the inclement weather, all branches of the Mercer County Library System are closing at 4:00pm today and all events are cancelled, please check our website and/or catalog for updates regarding due dates and other important announcements.

 
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


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