List of Events

  

Sunday February 18, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Battle of the Sexes (PG-13), with Emma Stone, Steve Carell and Andrea Riseborough. The true story of the 1973 tennis match between World number one Billie Jean King and ex-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs. Runtime: 121 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday February 19, 2018
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Wednesday February 21, 2018
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The Life and Writing of James Baldwin
7:00 PM

The influence of writer and social critic James Baldwin reached far and wide. In this unique exploration of Baldwin’s groundbreaking literary and social justice work, actor/comic Grant Cooper and scholar Dr. Lindsey Swindall engage participants in an interactive dialogue that unravels the truths of racism in this country and examines other themes in Baldwin’s writings. This program is a Public Scholar Project program funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 45 spaces available.
 
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Yarnworks
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday February 22, 2018
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Alzheimer's Association Seminar
7:00 PM

For centuries, we've know that the health of the brain and the body are connected.  But now, science is able to provide insights into how to optimize our physical and cognitive health as we age.  Join Nicolette Vasco from the Alzheimer’s Association to learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement, and use hands-on tools to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 47 spaces available.
Saturday February 24, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

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

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

The Mountain Between Us (PG-13), with Idris Elba, Kate Winslet and Beau Bridges. Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness. Runtime: 112 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday February 26, 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.

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 February 27, 2018
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Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday March 2, 2018
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Women's History Month Film Series
1:00 PM

Norma Rae (1979, PG, 104 min.), with Sally Field, Beau Bridges and Ron Leibman.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday March 3, 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 20 spaces available.
Sunday March 4, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Wonder Woman (2017, PG-13), with Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny. Runtime: 141 min.

No admission fee!  

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday March 5, 2018
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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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The World of St. Patrick
7:00 PM

Presented by Dr. Michael Norris, former educator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Through art and archaeology, you'll meet the historical Saint Patrick and the Ireland he knew. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday March 7, 2018
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Innovations that Changed the World: An Introduction to the David Sarnoff Collection
7:00 PM

Presented by Florencia Pierri, assistant curator of the Sarnoff Collection at The College of New Jersey. Long before the rise of Silicon Valley, New Jersey scientists and engineers formed the core of the nation's electronics industry. This talk will explore the evolution of some of the fascinating technologies developed in the Garden State, and the role played by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in their production and promotion.  Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Thursday March 8, 2018
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Divorce Workshop
6:00 PM

Join Kathleen Wood, Esq. of Altman, Legband & Mayrides and Noël Capuano, CPA/CFF,CVA of Friedman, LLP for an interactive discussion about the emotional, legal and financial issues of divorce. Member of the Second Saturday® Network. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Friday March 9, 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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Women's History Month Film Series
1:00 PM

Frida (2002, R, 123 min.), with Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina and Geoffrey Rush.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday March 10, 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 20 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 March 11, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Albert Nobbs (2011, R), with Glenn Close, Mia Wasikowska and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. Albert Nobbs struggles to survive in late 19th-century Ireland, where women aren't encouraged to be independent. Posing as a man so she can work as a butler in Dublin's most elegant hotel, Albert meets a handsome painter and looks to escape the lie she has been living. Runtime: 113 min.

No admission fee!  

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday March 12, 2018
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Special Movie Presentation: In America (2002, PG-13)
1:00 PM

With Paddy Considine, Samantha Morton, Djimon Hounsou. A family of Irish immigrants adjust to life on the mean streets of Hell's Kitchen while also grieving the death of a child. Runtime: 105 min.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday March 13, 2018
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Home Composting
7:00 PM

Join Rutgers Landscape & Nursery for a home composting program.  Learn what composting is, the science behind it, how to start a pile, and a recipe for composting.  Come and discover the importance of this sustainable and environmentally meaningful step you can take in your own home! Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
Thursday March 15, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
Friday March 16, 2018
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Women's History Month Film Series
1:00 PM

Frida (2002, R, 123 min.), with Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina and Geoffrey Rush.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday March 17, 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 20 spaces available.
Sunday March 18, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

American Made (2017, R), with Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson and Sarah Wright. The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair. Runtime: 115 min.

No admission fee!  

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday March 19, 2018
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Reducing Anxiety Through Meditation
7:00 PM

Presented by Jim Rose. Life in today’s world is stressful.  People are anxious about their health, their finances, their relationships, their safety and their work. By sitting in meditation, we can calm the body and the mind.  Through meditation we can cope with the stresses of life. This lecture includes a short meditation sitting. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Tuesday March 20, 2018
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Geeks & Gadgets
6:30 PM

Members of the Mercer County Library System’s IT department will answer your questions about PCs and tablets, or library services such as eBooks, audio books, or the catalog. Bring in your electronic devices for troubleshooting, and get consumer tips if you’re considering purchasing a new computer or device.  If you have the manual for your device, please bring that too! We suggest you email your questions to support@mcl.org at least a few days before the event. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday March 21, 2018
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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
Friday March 23, 2018
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Women's History Month Film Series
1:00 PM

The Rosa Parks Story (2002, NR, 97 min.), with Angela Bassett, Peter Francis James and Tonea Stewart

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday March 24, 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 20 spaces available.
Sunday March 25, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Grey Lady (2017, R), with Eric Dane, Natalie Zea, Amy Madigan. A Boston police officer goes to Nantucket to investigate the murder of his partner, but he finds more than he bargained for. Runtime: 107 min.

No admission fee!  

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday March 26, 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 required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Google: Unknown Features
11:30 AM

Google is a great search engine, but it also has a cool collection of tools and features that aren’t immediately obvious. Join Librarian Andrew for a presentation on the services other than web searching that Google offers. You will learn how to explore space, plan flights, and make use of the many other handy tools that are available. Registration required.

CONTACT:    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.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday March 27, 2018
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Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Exit West by Mohsin Hamid 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday March 30, 2018
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday March 31, 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 20 spaces available.
Sunday April 1, 2018
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 26, 2018
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 27, 2018
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday May 28, 2018
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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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