List of Events

  

Monday June 25, 2018
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CANCELED: Beyond Facebook: Discovering Social Media Sites
11:30 AM

The world is more connected than ever! Facebook is only the tip of the social media iceberg. Join us for an overview of some popular social media websites you may not have heard of. These websites will allow you to keep yourself informed of the latest news and keep yourself connected to like-minded people. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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The History of New York City's Skyscrapers
7:00 PM

Presented by Kevin Woyce, author, photographer, and lecturer specializing in regional American history. Using original photographs and historic images, he will tell the story of New York’s greatest skyscrapers, from the 1890 New York World building to the Woolworth, Chrysler, and Empire State buildings. He will explain how and why they were built, and introduce the architects and businessmen whose visions shaped the world-famous skyline. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 40 spaces available.
Tuesday June 26, 2018
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Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday June 28, 2018
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

The Greatest Showman (2017, PG), with Hugh Jackman, Michelle Williams and Zac Efron. Inspired by the imagination of P. T. Barnum, The Greatest Showman is an original musical that celebrates the birth of show business, and tells of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Runtime: 105 min.

No admission fee!  Sponsored by the Friends of the Ewing Library.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday June 29, 2018
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Special Screening: Black Panther (2018, PG-13)
1:00 PM

With Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and Lupita Nyong'o. T'Challa, the King of Wakanda, rises to the throne in the isolated, technologically advanced African nation, but his claim is challenged by a vengeful outsider who was a childhood victim of T'Challa's father's mistake. For adults 18 years and up. Runtime: 134 min.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday June 30, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Yarnworks
2:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Thursday July 5, 2018
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

Hostiles (2018, R), with Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike and Wes Studi. In 1892, a legendary Army captain reluctantly agrees to escort a Cheyenne chief and his family through dangerous territory. Runtime: 134 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday July 7, 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 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday July 9, 2018
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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 begins June 11. Call 882-3148.

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 July 10, 2018
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Libraries Rock Concert
6:00 PM

Celebrate the summer reading program with a concert featuring local band JB Rocks. Bring your own picnic and enjoy the music! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Wednesday July 11, 2018
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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. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Thursday July 12, 2018
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

Game Night (2018, R), Jason Bateman, Rachel McAdams, Kyle Chandler. A group of friends who meet regularly for game nights find themselves entangled in a real-life mystery. Runtime: 100 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday July 14, 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 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Yarnworks
2:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday July 16, 2018
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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. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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NJ Native Plant Gardening
7:00 PM

Presented by Judith Robinson, co-founder of the Princeton Farmers’ Market. Learn how you can transform your property into a garden that is beautiful, supports our pollinators, and requires less maintenance by using choices of native flowers, bushes, ground covers, and trees. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
Wednesday July 18, 2018
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Medical Marijuana in New Jersey; Who Can Use It? How Do You Get It?
7:00 PM

Presented by Ken Wolski, RN from the Coalition for Medical Marijuana of NJ. Do you, or does a loved one, qualify for medical marijuana in New Jersey? Come learn all about this important alternative to pharmaceutical drugs. Come with questions! Ken has worked as a registered nurse for the past 42 years.  His clinical experience includes professional employment in psychiatric hospitals, community hospitals, university hospitals, public health, and the New Jersey Department of Corrections. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Thursday July 19, 2018
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

The 15:17 to Paris (2018, PG-13), with Alek Skarlatos, Anthony Sadler and Spencer Stone. Three Americans discover a terrorist plot aboard a train while in France. Runtime: 94 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday July 21, 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 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday July 23, 2018
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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 begins June 11. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Windows 10: Your Questions Answered
11:30 AM

Windows 10 is the latest operating system released by Microsoft. It provides a new interface and features designed to simplify your connected experience. If you have any questions or if you'd just like to learn more about this software, sign up for a session today. There are no wrong questions! Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Grounds for Sculpture Visits the Ewing Branch Library
7:00 PM

Presented by Grounds for Sculpture Executive Director Gary Garrido Schnieder. Grounds for Sculpture passes are always in demand at the Ewing Branch Library. Join us for a presentation on the past and future of this fascinating park and museum. Along with an overview that includes historical photos, Mr. Garrido will provide insight into future projects at Grounds for Sculpture. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 47 spaces available.
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Essential Oils 101
7:00 PM

Presented Andrea Carroll, massage therapist. What are essential oils and how do you use them? Find out how essential oils in your home can benefit your life! Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 47 spaces available.
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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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. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

The Commuter (2018, PG-13), with Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson. An Insurance Salesman/Ex-Cop is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home. Runtime: 105 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday July 27, 2018
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Foreign Film: Loveless (2017, R)
1:00 PM

With Maryana Spivak, Aleksey Rozin and Matvey Novikov. Best Foreign Language Film of the Year nominee. A couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments. Runtime: 127 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday July 28, 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 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday July 30, 2018
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Learn Languages Through MCL Databases
11:30 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday September 1, 2018
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 2, 2018
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday September 3, 2018
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday October 8, 2018
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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.

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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