List of Events

  

Wednesday September 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
Thursday September 20, 2018
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KidsMusicRound
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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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Friends of the Library Book and Flea Market Sale
4:00 PM - 8:00 PM

No admission fee. Preview sale for Friends’ members Thursday, September 20, 11:00 am-2:00 pm (memberships may be purchased at the door). Large inventory of books for adults, young adults, and children; DVDs, CD music CDs, books on CD, and flea market with unexpected special finds and collectibles!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday September 21, 2018
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Friends of the Library Book and Flea Market Sale
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

No admission fee. Large inventory of books for adults, young adults, and children; DVDs, CD music CDs, books on CD, and flea market with unexpected special finds and collectibles!

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

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

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

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

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

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 September 22, 2018
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Friends of the Library Book and Flea Market Sale
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

No admission fee. Large inventory of books for adults, young adults, and children; DVDs, CD music CDs, books on CD, and flea market with unexpected special finds and collectibles!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday September 23, 2018
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BINGO
3:00 PM

For children ages 4 and up,

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday September 24, 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. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 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. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 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 September 25, 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

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday September 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
 
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Financial Fitness Seminar: Managing Debt So It Doesn't Manage You
6:30 PM

Presented by the Credit Union of NJ. Join us for a seminar that will cover the types of debt, good and bad debt, the warning signs of having too much debt, how to manage your debt by avoiding common pitfalls, and improving your credit. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 47 spaces available.
 
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Financial Fitness Seminar: Managing Debt So It Doesn't Manage You
7:00 PM

Presented by the Credit Union of NJ. Join us for a seminar that will cover the types of debt, good and bad debt, the warning signs of having too much debt, how to manage your debt by avoiding common pitfalls, and improving your credit. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 47 spaces available.
Thursday September 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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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday September 28, 2018
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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:30 AM

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

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

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

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

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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Special Screening: Ready Player One (2018, PG-13)
1:00 PM

With Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke and Ben Mendelsohn. When the creator of a virtual reality world called the OASIS dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Based on the novel by Ernest Cline. For ages 18 and up. Runtime: 140 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday September 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. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 49 spaces available.
Sunday September 30, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

On Chesil Beach (2018, R), with Saoirse Ronan, Emily Watson and Anne-Marie Duff. Based on Ian McEwan's novel. In 1962 England, a young couple find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night. Runtime: 110 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday October 1, 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.

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.

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 October 2, 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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Take Better Photos with Your Digital Cameras
7:00 PM

Presented by the Princeton Photo Workshop.  Learn how to use camera settings (including the relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO) and how to effectively compose shots in order to get better results. No camera? No problem. Smartphone users will learn about the basics needed to take pictures to be proud of! Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
 
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Take Better Photos with Your Digital Cameras
7:00 PM

Presented by the Princeton Photo Workshop.  Learn how to use camera settings (including the relationship between aperture, shutter speed and ISO) and how to effectively compose shots in order to get better results. No camera? No problem. Smartphone users will learn about the basics needed to take pictures to be proud of! Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
Wednesday October 3, 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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College Admissions and Financial Aid Workshop
7:00 PM

Presented by author and nationally known expert Kevin Simme and James Gindhart from College Funding Alternatives, Inc. Learn why picking the right college matters. Find out what the financial aid officers do not want you to know! Discover how to receive all the money you are entitled to, what the ill-advised “prior-prior’ year means to your family and how to avoid the most common and costly mistakes most families make. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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College Admissions and Financial Aid Workshop
7:00 PM

Presented by author and nationally known expert Kevin Simme and James Gindhart from College Funding Alternatives, Inc. Learn why picking the right college matters. Find out what the financial aid officers do not want you to know! Discover how to receive all the money you are entitled to, what the ill-advised “prior-prior’ year means to your family and how to avoid the most common and costly mistakes most families make. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Thursday October 4, 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
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday October 5, 2018
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Sahaja Yoga Mediation
10:30 AM

For children ages, 2-6

An introduction to mediation and energy centers.

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

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday October 6, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program.  Please wear comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 15 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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday October 7, 2018
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Teens Read to Preschoolers
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Book Club (2018, PG-13), with Diane Keaton, Jane Fonda and Candice Bergen. Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club. Runtime: 104 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday October 8, 2018
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday October 9, 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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Book Swap
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 

Teen Book Swap-Bring in a book from your collection and receive a new book.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday October 10, 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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Get Caught Reading
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

 Get Caught Reading- Receive a piece of candy.

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 15 spaces available.
Thursday October 11, 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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Teens Read to Preschoolers
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday October 12, 2018
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Resume Review
10:00 AM - 11:20 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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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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
 
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Design a New Cover for Your Favorite Book
3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday October 13, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program.  Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Teens Read to Preschoolers
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Teens Read to Preschoolers
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday October 14, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Adrift (2018, PG-13), with Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin and Jeffrey Thomas. A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history. Runtime: 94 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday October 15, 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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MCL's Virtual Library
11:30 AM

Join us for an overview on how you can use and access these major apps (Hoopla, Flipster, Freegal and ELibraryNJ) to download books, movies, TV shows and music. It costs nothing to use these services. It’s all part of the benefits of being a Mercer County Library patron! They can be used on your PCs, tablets, and smartphones. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148  
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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MCL's Virtual Library
11:30 AM

Join us for an overview on how you can use and access these major apps (Hoopla, Flipster, Freegal and ELibraryNJ) to download books, movies, TV shows and music. It costs nothing to use these services. It’s all part of the benefits of being a Mercer County Library patron! They can be used on your PCs, tablets, and smartphones. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148  
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
Tuesday October 16, 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 October 17, 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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Pumpkin Patch,
5:00 PM

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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The Jazz Age and the Dawn of American’s Culture Wars
7:00 PM

America is more divided than ever before...or is it?  In fact, the culture wars raging around us are not new. They have a history, and it is one that goes farther back than you might think. Come hear Dr. Erica Ryan, Associate Professor of History at Rider University, discuss the deep divides of the Jazz Age as she presents timely information from her new book The World Broke in Two: The Roaring Twenties and the Dawn of America’s Culture Wars. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 46 spaces available.
 
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The Jazz Age and the Dawn of American’s Culture Wars
7:00 PM

America is more divided than ever before...or is it?  In fact, the culture wars raging around us are not new. They have a history, and it is one that goes farther back than you might think. Come hear Dr. Erica Ryan, Associate Professor of History at Rider University, discuss the deep divides of the Jazz Age as she presents timely information from her new book The World Broke in Two: The Roaring Twenties and the Dawn of America’s Culture Wars. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 46 spaces available.
 
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Yarnworks
7:00 PM - 8:00 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 October 18, 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.

CONTACT:    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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Decorate Your Pumpkin
4:00 PM

 The Library will supply Halloween decorations!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday October 19, 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
 
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Independent Film Screening: The Rider (2018, R)
1:00 PM

With Brady Jandreau, Tim Jandreau and Lilly Jandreau. After suffering a near fatal head injury, a young cowboy undertakes a search for new identity and what it means to be a man in the heartland of America. Runtime: 104 min.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday October 20, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program.  Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Sunday October 21, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

The Dinner (2017, R), with Richard Gere, Laura Linney and Steve Coogan. Two sets of wealthy parents meet for dinner to decide what to do about a crime their sons have committed. Runtime: 120 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday October 22, 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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Basics of Microsoft Excel
11:30 AM

Join Librarian Andrew for a tutorial on the basics of Microsoft Excel. You’ll learn how to crunch numbers and spice up your spreadsheets. No need to feel overwhelmed, we will tackle these features at a comfortable pace. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148  
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Basics of Microsoft Excel
11:30 AM

Join Librarian Andrew for a tutorial on the basics of Microsoft Excel. You’ll learn how to crunch numbers and spice up your spreadsheets. No need to feel overwhelmed, we will tackle these features at a comfortable pace. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148  
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Halloween Party
5:00 PM

For school-age children, in grades K-5

Games, crafts, and light refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday October 23, 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 October 24, 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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Behind the Scenes of Paranormal Investigations: Help for the Haunted
7:00 PM

Presented by Joanne Emmons, founder of Paranormal Consulting & Investigations of New Jersey. Come behind the scenes with PCINJ to learn what they do when they get called in on a case. Learn what they do to help the haunted by spending a little time in our world – one where things really do go bump in the night! Discover the history and ghostly stories of the spirited Gladstone Tavern, and the results of their amazing investigation.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
 
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Behind the Scenes of Paranormal Investigations: Help for the Haunted.
7:00 PM

Presented by Joanne Emmons, founder of Paranormal Consulting & Investigations of New Jersey. Come behind the scenes with PCINJ to learn what they do when they get called in on a case. Learn what they do to help the haunted by spending a little time in our world – one where things really do go bump in the night! Discover the history and ghostly stories of the spirited Gladstone Tavern, and the results of their amazing investigation.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
Thursday October 25, 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
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday October 26, 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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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Only the Brave (2017, PG-13), with Josh Brolin, Miles Teller and Jeff Bridges. Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters who risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. Runtime: 134 min.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday October 27, 2018
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Guided Meditation

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program.  Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday October 29, 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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Halloween Party
5:00 PM

For school-age children, in grades K-5

Games, crafts, and light refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Princeton Cemetery: Virtual Tour
7:00 PM

Presented by Eve Mandel of the Historical Society of Princeton. Get into the Princeton spirit with a virtual tour of Princeton Cemetery, referred to as the “Westminster Abbey of the United States.”  Hear the fascinating stories, accompanied by images of the final resting places, of many of Princeton’s prominent citizens, including a U.S. president, a vice president, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 47 spaces available.
 
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Princeton Cemetery: Virtual Tour
7:00 PM

Presented by Eve Mandel of the Historical Society of Princeton. Get into the Princeton spirit with a virtual tour of Princeton Cemetery, referred to as the “Westminster Abbey of the United States.”  Hear the fascinating stories, accompanied by images of the final resting places, of many of Princeton’s prominent citizens, including a U.S. president, a vice president, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.  Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 47 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 October 30, 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

The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday October 31, 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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Halloween Parade with Pat McKinley,
12:00 PM

 Sing with Pat McKinley! Wear your costume! 

Free treats for the kids from the staff!

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday November 6, 2018
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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 12, 2018
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Veterans Day Observed
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 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.

Monday December 24, 2018
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Tuesday December 25, 2018
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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.

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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