List of Events

  

Wednesday November 14, 2018
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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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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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Yoga
6:00 PM

No experience necessary! Please bring a towel/yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Classes are limited, register early! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
Thursday November 15, 2018
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Create a Red-Hot Resume
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Paul Martinetti. A one-on-one workshop for building a resume and conducting an effective job search. Four 30-minute individual appointments. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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
6:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 9 spaces available.
Friday November 16, 2018
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:35 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

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

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
Saturday November 17, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday November 18, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Damsel (2018, R), with Robert Pattinson, Mia Wasikowska and David Zellner. It's the Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel. Runtime: 113 min.

No admission fee!

 
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DIY Thanksgiving Craft,
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday November 19, 2018
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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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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 Time
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Avoiding Fake News
11:30 AM

With so much information coming at us, it can be hard to determine what news is real or fake. Join Librarian Andrew for a computer lab session that will help you understand and identify fake news. This problem has been around longer than you may think, and emerging technologies are giving it a resurgence. No computer skill required!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Avoiding Fake News
11:30 AM

With so much information coming at us, it can be hard to determine what news is real or fake. Join Librarian Andrew for a computer lab session that will help you understand and identify fake news. This problem has been around longer than you may think, and emerging technologies are giving it a resurgence. No computer skill required!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Coloring Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you in the 2nd or 3rd grade?  Do you like coloring?   If your answers are yes and yes, then come join the Coloring Club. Thursday, November 8, 3-4 p.m. Monday, November 19, 3-4 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20, 3-4 p.m.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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CANCELED - Benefits of Fermented Food
7:00 PM

Have you been seeing or hearing a lot about probiotics?  These “good” bacteria help the digestive system in many ways including easier digestion, and more vitamin & mineral production and absorption.  Probiotics are rich in fermented foods.  Please join Agnes Kozak, home fermenter, as she discusses the history of fermenting, benefits of fermented foods and fermenting at home. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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CANCELED - Benefits of Fermented Food
7:00 PM

Have you been seeing or hearing a lot about probiotics?  These “good” bacteria help the digestive system in many ways including easier digestion, and more vitamin & mineral production and absorption.  Probiotics are rich in fermented foods.  Please join Agnes Kozak, home fermenter, as she discusses the history of fermenting, benefits of fermented foods and fermenting at home. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Tuesday November 20, 2018
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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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Just Play!
11:15 AM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult).

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Coloring Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Are you in the 2nd or 3rd grade?  Do you like coloring?   If your answers are yes and yes, then come join the Coloring Club. Thursday, November 8, 3-4 p.m. Monday, November 19, 3-4 p.m. and Tuesday, November 20, 3-4 p.m.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday November 21, 2018
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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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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 BINGO
3:00 PM

For school-age children

Friday, November 9, 3 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, 3 p.m.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
Thursday November 22, 2018
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Thanksgiving Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday November 23, 2018
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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
10:35 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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday November 24, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday November 25, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Mama Mia! Here We Go Again (2018, PG-13), with Lily James and Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep. Five years after the events of Mamma Mia! (2008), Sophie prepares for the grand reopening of the Hotel Bella Donna as she learns more about her mother's past. Runtime: 116 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday November 26, 2018
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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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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 Time
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Learn Languages Through MCL Databases
11:30 AM

The Mercer County Library System offers language learning programs through our online databases. Join Librarian Andrew for an instructional on accessing Rosetta Stone, Mango Languages, and Pronounciator. These databases are FREE for all MCL card holders and can be accessed from the comfort of your own home. Feel free to ask any technical questions!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Learn Languages Through MCL Databases
11:30 AM

The Mercer County Library System offers language learning programs through our online databases. Join Librarian Andrew for an instructional on accessing Rosetta Stone, Mango Languages, and Pronounciator. These databases are FREE for all MCL card holders and can be accessed from the comfort of your own home. Feel free to ask any technical questions!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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New Program: Book Club
4:30 PM

For children in grades 3 and up

 Dog Man: Book 1 and 2 by Dav Pilkey will be discussed

Light Refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday November 27, 2018
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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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Just Play!
11:15 AM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult).

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

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

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday November 28, 2018
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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 29, 2018
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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
6:30 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 30, 2018
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:35 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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Tim Hoh’s Music For Kids
11:30 AM

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday December 1, 2018
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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. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday December 3, 2018
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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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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 Time
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Computer Basics: Open Lab
11:30 AM

If you want to learn how to operate a computer or use certain programs, come to our open computer lab for a stress-free experience. You’ll be able to work on a computer at your own pace and ask any questions you may have (this is not a formal course). Librarian Andrew will be there to guide you and provide information. Registration required. Register below or call 882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Computer Basics: Open Lab
11:30 AM

If you want to learn how to operate a computer or use certain programs, come to our open computer lab for a stress-free experience. You’ll be able to work on a computer at your own pace and ask any questions you may have (this is not a formal course). Librarian Andrew will be there to guide you and provide information. Registration required. Register below or call 882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Pearl Harbor: Day of Infamy
7:00 PM

December 7th, 2018 will mark the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Learn all about this turning point in American history with Shaun Illingworth, MLIS, Director of the Rutgers Oral History Archives. Registration required. Register below or call 609-882-3148

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 43 spaces available.
 
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Pearl Harbor: Day of Infamy
7:00 PM

December 7th, 2018 will mark the 77th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Learn all about this turning point in American history with Shaun Illingworth, MLIS, Director of the Rutgers Oral History Archives. Registration required. Register below or call 609-882-3148

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 43 spaces available.
Tuesday December 4, 2018
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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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Just Play!
11:15 AM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult).

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday December 5, 2018
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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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Make a Winter Greeting Card!
10:30 AM

Presented by Alicia Vincelette of Inked Edge Paper Art. Use rubber stamped images and interesting folding and layering techniques to create a one-of-a kind greeting card! This is a hands-on class where you'll use various tools to create a card that can be used for whatever occasion you’d like. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Register below or call 609-882-3148. Space is limited.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Make a Winter Greeting Card!
10:30 AM

Presented by Alicia Vincelette of Inked Edge Paper Art. Use rubber stamped images and interesting folding and layering techniques to create a one-of-a kind greeting card! This is a hands-on class where you'll use various tools to create a card that can be used for whatever occasion you’d like. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Register below or call 609-882-3148. Space is limited.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 6 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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday December 6, 2018
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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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Spin the Dreidel Storytime
4:45 PM

  Story and craft! Play the dreidel game! Ages 5 and up! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 75 spaces available.
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
6:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Friday December 7, 2018
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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. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Sahaja Yoga Mediation
10:00 AM - 10:15 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
10:35 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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Documentary Screening: Won’t You Be My Neighbor? (2018, PG-13)
1:00 PM

With Joanne Rogers, Betty Aberlin and David Bianculli. An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host, Fred Rogers. Runtime: 96 min. No Admission Fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday December 8, 2018
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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. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday December 9, 2018
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Holiday Harp Performance
2:00 PM

Presented by Liudmila Ivanova. Join us for a special afternoon of holiday music performed by the former principal harpist with the St. Petersburg Opera Theatre and the Mariinsky Theatre in Russia. Ms. Ivanova holds a Master's degree in Harp Performance from the St. Petersburg Conservatory in Russia. Registration required. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 45 spaces available.
 
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Holiday Harp Performance
2:00 PM

Presented by Liudmila Ivanova. Join us for a special afternoon of holiday music performed by the former principal harpist with the St. Petersburg Opera Theatre and the Mariinsky Theatre in Russia. Ms. Ivanova holds a Master's degree in Harp Performance from the St. Petersburg Conservatory in Russia. Registration required. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 45 spaces available.
 
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Lego Play
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For children ages 3 and up.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday December 10, 2018
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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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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 Time
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Job Hunting and Preparation
11:30 AM

The Mercer County Library System provides access to online databases such as Job and Career Accelerator and Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center. These tools can help you build resumes, research careers, search for jobs and more. Join Librarian Andrew for an overview of these beneficial databases that can be accessed from your home. Registration required. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Job Hunting and Preparation
11:30 AM

The Mercer County Library System provides access to online databases such as Job and Career Accelerator and Ferguson’s Career Guidance Center. These tools can help you build resumes, research careers, search for jobs and more. Join Librarian Andrew for an overview of these beneficial databases that can be accessed from your home. Registration required. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday December 11, 2018
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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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Just Play!
11:15 AM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult).

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday December 12, 2018
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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 December 13, 2018
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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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Special Craft: Gingerbread House
4:45 PM

Forbages 7 and up.  <p>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 75 spaces available.
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
6:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Friday December 14, 2018
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Yoga for Tots
10:30 AM

  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:35 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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday December 15, 2018
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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. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday December 16, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up
2:00 PM

Blackklansman (2018, R), with John David Washington, Adam Driver and Laura Harrier. Ron Stallworth, an African-American police officer from Colorado, successfully manages to infiltrate the local Ku Klux Klan with the help of a white surrogate, who eventually becomes head of the local branch. Runtime: 135 min. No Admission Fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday December 17, 2018
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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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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 Time
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Microsoft Word Basics
11:30 AM

Join Librarian Andrew for a tutorial on the basics of Microsoft Word. You’ll learn how to navigate through its essential features. This course is for absolute beginners and those in need of a refresher. No need to feel overwhelmed, we will tackle these features at a comfortable pace. Registration required. Register below or call 882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Microsoft Word Basics
11:30 AM

Join Librarian Andrew for a tutorial on the basics of Microsoft Word. You’ll learn how to navigate through its essential features. This course is for absolute beginners and those in need of a refresher. No need to feel overwhelmed, we will tackle these features at a comfortable pace. Registration required. Register below or call 882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Book Club
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

For children in grades 3 and up

<p> “The Worst Class Trip Ever” by Dave Barry will be discussed.<p> Light Refreshments! <p>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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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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Just Play!
11:15 AM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult).

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Holidays and Lights,
4:45 PM

 Stories and Crafts about Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa. <p> Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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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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Yoga
6:00 PM

Presented by Bob Kirby. No experience necessary! Please bring a towel/yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Classes are limited, register early! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 16 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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday December 20, 2018
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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
6:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Friday December 21, 2018
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:35 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

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

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
Saturday December 22, 2018
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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. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday December 23, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up
2:00 PM

It’s a Wonderful Life (1946, PG), with James Stewart, Donna Reed and Lionel Barrymore. An angel is sent from Heaven to help a desperately frustrated businessman by showing him what life would have been like if he had never existed. Runtime: 130 min. No Admission Fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday December 24, 2018
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

 
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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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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 Time
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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American Girl Tea Party
12:00 PM

For ages 5 and up. <p>Bring your favorite doll or stuff animal! <p> Light Refreshments! <p>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 75 spaces available.
 
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Woodwork Crafts
2:00 PM

For ages 5 and up. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Tuesday December 25, 2018
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Wednesday December 26, 2018
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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 December 27, 2018
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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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Coloring Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Are you in the 2nd or 3rd grade?  Do you like coloring?   If your answers are yes and yes, then come join the Coloring Club. Thursday, December 27, 3-4 p.m. and Friday, December 28, 3-4 p.m. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Afternoon BINGO
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

For school-age children<p> Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
6:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Friday December 28, 2018
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:35 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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Tim Hoh’s Music For Kids
11:30 AM

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Coloring Club
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Are you in the 2nd or 3rd grade?  Do you like coloring?   If your answers are yes and yes, then come join the Coloring Club. Thursday, December 27, 3-4 p.m. and Friday, December 28, 3-4 p.m. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
Saturday December 29, 2018
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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. Register below or call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday December 30, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up
2:00 PM

Crazy Rich Asians (2018, PG-13), with Constance Wu, Henry Golding and Michelle Yeoh. This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family. Runtime: 120 min. No Admission Fee!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday December 31, 2018
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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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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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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 Time
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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New Year’s Eve Countdown Party,
12:00 PM

For children of all ages.  <p>Crafts and games. <p> Light Refreshments! <p> Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 75 spaces available.
Tuesday January 1, 2019
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday January 21, 2019
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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 18, 2019
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday April 19, 2019
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 21, 2019
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 25, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 26, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday May 27, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Thursday July 4, 2019
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday August 31, 2019
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 1, 2019
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday September 2, 2019
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday October 14, 2019
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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