List of Events

  

Tuesday January 15, 2019
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Take Home Craft: Snowman Craft
9:45 AM

 

For All Ages!

<p>Instructions are included

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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 January 16, 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 January 17, 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
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 January 18, 2019
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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
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.

 
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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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Winter Reading Program, “Warm Up with a Good Book: Read.”
9:40 AM

Children ages 5-12 are welcome to pick up a marshmallow reading challenge sheet at the children’s desk beginning Monday, December 3, 2018 through Thursday, January 31, 2019.  Adults may read to younger children. You may include books you listen to as well as books you read for school.  All participants will receive a special prize!

<p>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Take Home Craft: Snowman Craft
9:45 AM

 

For All Ages!

<p>Instructions are included

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
Tuesday January 22, 2019
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Take Home Craft: Snowman Craft
9:45 AM

 

For All Ages!

<p>Instructions are included

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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 January 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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Crossroads of the Revolution
7:00 PM

This talk concerns how the events of the Revolution affected the people of what was then Trenton Township, today's Ewing Township and the city of Trenton north of the Assunpink Creek. Presented by Larry Kidder, a retired high school history teacher who taught for seven years in Ewing and 32 years at The Hun School of Princeton. For many years he has been a volunteer historian for Howell Living History Farm and Crossroads of the American Revolution National Heritage Area. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 44 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 January 24, 2019
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Create a Red-Hot Resume
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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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 January 25, 2019
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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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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 January 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 January 27, 2019
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

A Simple Plan (1999, R), with Bill Paxton, Billy Bob Thornton and Bridget Fonda. Two brothers and a friend find a corpse and a bag of money in a Minnesota woods. They decide to keep the money a secret from the police but this eventually results in deceit, mistrust and then murder. Runtime: 121 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday January 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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Winter Reading Program, “Warm Up with a Good Book: Read.”
9:40 AM

Children ages 5-12 are welcome to pick up a marshmallow reading challenge sheet at the children’s desk beginning Monday, December 3, 2018 through Thursday, January 31, 2019.  Adults may read to younger children. You may include books you listen to as well as books you read for school.  All participants will receive a special prize!

<p>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Take Home Craft: Snowman Craft
9:45 AM

 

For All Ages!

<p>Instructions are included

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 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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Book Club
4:30 PM

For children in grades 3 and up

<p> “Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer” by Kelly Farmer will be discussed.

<p>Light Refreshments! <p;>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Book Club
4:30 PM

For children in grades 3 and up

“Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer” by Kelly Farmer will be discussed.

Light Refreshments! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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 January 29, 2019
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Take Home Craft: Snowman Craft
9:45 AM

 

For All Ages!

<p>Instructions are included

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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

Love and Ruin by Paula McLain

Wednesday January 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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Financial Look at Senior Housing
7:00 PM

Join Hilary Murray, Director of Community Relations at Brandywine Living at Pennington, for a presentation that addresses the services, programs and fees associated with different types of senior housing. A Q&A session will follow, as well as a look at senior housing available in Mercer County. We will also cover the role Medicaid plays in assisted living and long term care, and how it differs from Medicare. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 49 spaces available.
Thursday January 31, 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
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 February 1, 2019
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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 February 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 February 3, 2019
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Open Craft Table: Valentine Crafts
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For children ages 3-12. <p> Materials will be provided by the Library.  <p>Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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

The Children Act (2018, R), with Emma Thompson, Stanley Tucci and Ben Chaplin. As her marriage crumbles, a judge must decide a case involving a teenage boy who is refusing a blood transfusion on religious principle. Based on the novel by Ian McEwan. Runtime: 105 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday February 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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Take Home Craft: a coloring sheet of the Presidents
9:45 AM

 

For All Ages!

Instructions are included

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
Tuesday February 5, 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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Just Play!
11:15 AM

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

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday February 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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Celebrate Black History Month
4:30 PM - 5:25 PM

For children ages 6 to 16.

Celebrate Black History Month with picture books, nonfiction books and middle grade books! 

<p>  Listen to stories. Also, looking for participants to read lines in a brief play. 

<p>Light refreshments! 

<p>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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 February 7, 2019
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Create a Red-Hot Resume
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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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.
 
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Give Me a Little Credit: Understanding Your Credit Report
7:00 PM

Presented by a representative from Experian & the Credit Union of NJ. This presentation helps consumers better understand credit reporting, and provides general information about how they can manage their credit reports so that they can get the credit they need and want. Specifically, we will touch on: how your data is obtained; what are credit reports and credit scores; what is and is not in a credit report; disputing items on your credit report; managing your credit and improving scores; and free resources available to help improve your financial fitness. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Give Me a Little Credit: Understanding Your Credit Report
7:00 PM

Presented by a representative from Experian & the Credit Union of NJ. This presentation helps consumers better understand credit reporting, and provides general information about how they can manage their credit reports so that they can get the credit they need and want. Specifically, we will touch on: how your data is obtained; what are credit reports and credit scores; what is and is not in a credit report; disputing items on your credit report; managing your credit and improving scores; and free resources available to help improve your financial fitness. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Friday February 8, 2019
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Yoga for Tots
10:00 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 February 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
There are 50 spaces available.
Sunday February 10, 2019
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Open Craft Table: Valentine Crafts
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For children ages 3-12. <p> Materials will be provided by the Library.  <p>Sponsored by Friends of the Library.

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

Mr. and Mrs. Bridge (1990, PG-13), with Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward and Saundra McClain. Set during World War II, an upper-class family begins to fall apart due to the conservative nature of the patriarch and the progressive values of his children. Runtime: 126 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday February 11, 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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Take Home Craft: a coloring sheet of the Presidents
9:45 AM

 

For All Ages!

Instructions are included

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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Book Club “Road Trip” by Gary Paulsen
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

For children in grades 3 and up,

Road Trip” by Gary Paulsen and Jim Paulsen will be discussed

Free copies are available!

Light Refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 15 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 February 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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Just Play!
11:15 AM

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

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday February 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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Celebrate Black History Month
4:30 PM - 5:25 PM

For children ages 6 to 16.

Celebrate Black History Month with picture books, nonfiction books and middle grade books! 

<p>  Listen to stories. Also, looking for participants to read lines in a brief play. 

<p>Light refreshments! 

<p>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday February 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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Valentine’s Day Special Screening: Moonstruck (PG, 1987)
1:00 PM

With Cher, Nicolas Cage and Olympia Dukakis. Loretta Castorini, a bookkeeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry. Runtime: 102 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Valentine’s Day Coloring Club
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Are you in the 2nd or 3rd grade?  Do you like coloring?   If your answer is yes, then come join the Coloring Club. Thursday, February 14, 3-4:30 p.m.

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 February 15, 2019
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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
 
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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 February 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
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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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 February 17, 2019
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up
2:00 PM

The Old Man & the Gun (2018, PG-13), with Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek and Casey Affleck. Based on the true story of Forrest Tucker and his audacious escape from San Quentin at the age of 70 to an unprecedented string of heists that confounded authorities and enchanted the public. Runtime: 93 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday February 18, 2019
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday February 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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Just Play!
11:15 AM

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

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday February 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
 
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Celebrate Black History Month
4:30 PM - 5:25 PM

For children ages 6 to 16.

Celebrate Black History Month with picture books, nonfiction books and middle grade books! 

<p>  Listen to stories. Also, looking for participants to read lines in a brief play. 

<p>Light refreshments! 

<p>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Three Centuries of African-American History in Trenton
7:00 PM

Learn about the people and places associated with Trenton's African-American community from its founding to the mid-twentieth century. Presented by Jennifer B. Leynes, author of Three Centuries of African-American History in Trenton: Significant People and Places, which was published by the Trenton Historical Society with support from the New Jersey Historical Commission. She serves on the Trenton Landmarks Commission and is employed as a Historic Preservation Specialist by the New Jersey Historic Preservation Office. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 46 spaces available.
 
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Three Centuries of African-American History in Trenton
7:00 PM

Learn about the people and places associated with Trenton's African-American community from its founding to the mid-twentieth century. Presented by Jennifer B. Leynes, author of Three Centuries of African-American History in Trenton: Significant People and Places, which was published by the Trenton Historical Society with support from the New Jersey Historical Commission. She serves on the Trenton Landmarks Commission and is employed as a Historic Preservation Specialist by the New Jersey Historic Preservation Office. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 46 spaces available.
Thursday February 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
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.
 
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Emotional Freedom Techniques “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. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 49 spaces available.
Friday February 22, 2019
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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
There are 75 spaces available.
Saturday February 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
There are 50 spaces available.
Sunday February 24, 2019
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up
2:00 PM

First Man (2018, PG-13), with Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy and Jason Clarke. A look at the life of the astronaut, Neil Armstrong, and the legendary space mission that led him to become the first man to walk on the Moon on July 20, 1969. Runtime: 141 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday February 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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Take Home Craft: a coloring sheet of the Presidents
9:45 AM

 

For All Ages!

Instructions are included

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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Ewing Community Wildlife Habitat Project
7:00 PM

Presented by Glenn Steinberg and Joanne Mullowney from the Ewing Green Team's Wildlife Gardening Committee. In our world of threatened ecosystems and loss of biodiversity, every garden matters. Ewing’s Green Team and Environmental Commission want your garden to be more than just your own private sanctuary, but also a refuge for birds, bees, butterflies, frogs, toads and many other of nature’s creatures. We invite you to join us and learn how your garden can make a difference to the natural world. 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
Tuesday February 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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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

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday February 27, 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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Celebrate Black History Month
4:30 PM - 5:25 PM

For children ages 6 to 16.

Celebrate Black History Month with picture books, nonfiction books and middle grade books! 

<p>  Listen to stories. Also, looking for participants to read lines in a brief play. 

<p>Light refreshments! 

<p>Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday February 28, 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
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 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.

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

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

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.

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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