List of Events

  

Wednesday August 15, 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
Thursday August 16, 2018
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

Where is Kyra? (2018, R), with Michelle Pfeiffer, Kiefer Sutherland and Suzanne Shepherd. Kyra loses her job and struggles to survive on her ailing mother's income. As the weeks and months go on, her problems worsen. This leads her on a risky and enigmatic path that threatens her life. Runtime: 98 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday August 17, 2018
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Special Screening: Annihilation
1:00 PM

With Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tessa Thompson. A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply. Runtime: 115 min.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday August 18, 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
Monday August 20, 2018
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Never Stop Learning: Finding Free College Courses Online
11:30 AM

Many colleges such as Harvard and MIT now offer select courses online for free. Join us as we explore the best websites for continuing your education and keeping your mind sharp. These courses can be taken for fun or for something you can put on your resume. Certain classes may be taken on your own time while others may be taken over the course of several weeks. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 2 spaces available.
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Fit for a King: Archaeology of Joseph Bonaparte's Point Breeze Estate
7:00 PM

Presented by Michael J. Gall, Principal Senior Archaeologist at RGA, Inc. and Richard Viet, Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Department of History and Anthropology at Monmouth University. Joseph Bonaparte, former King of Naples and Spain, fled to America in 1816 and created a lavish estate at Point Breeze in Bordentown, New Jersey.  A mysterious fire destroyed the structure in 1820 and Joseph rebuilt on a different site. Join us for a look into this collection to discover how one of North America’s finest houses looked and how Joseph utilized the estate as a public stage as he sought to manage his image as a king in exile.  Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 37 spaces available.
Thursday August 23, 2018
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

Chappaquiddick (2018, PG-13), with Jason Clarke, Ed Helms and Kate Mara. Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne. Runtime: 105 min.

No admission fee!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday August 24, 2018
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Resume Review
10:00 AM

Let us help you turn your resume into one that will get noticed! Content, grammar, and layout will be reviewed by staff wordsmith Lisa Shrager. Appointments are limited to 20 minutes. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
Saturday August 25, 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
Monday August 27, 2018
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Microsoft Word Basics
11:30 AM

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

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 August 28, 2018
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Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

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

A Quiet Place (2018, PG-13), with Emily Blunt, John Krasinski and Millicent Simmonds. In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. Runtime: 90 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
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.

Wednesday September 5, 2018
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Yarnworks
7:00 AM

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
 
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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 at 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 these technologies, and the role played by the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) in their production and promotion. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 49 spaces available.
Friday September 7, 2018
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Special Screening: Isle of Dogs (2018, PG-13)
1:00 PM

With Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin and Edward Norton. Set in Japan, Isle of Dogs follows a boy's odyssey in search of his lost dog. For ages 18 and up. Runtime: 101 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday September 8, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Sunday September 9, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Roman J. Israel, Esq. (2017, PG-13), with Denzel Washington, Colin Farrell and Carmen Ejogo. Roman J. Israel, Esq., a driven, idealistic defense attorney, finds himself in a tumultuous series of events that lead to a crisis and the necessity for extreme action. Runtime: 122 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday September 10, 2018
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Yarnworks
7:00 AM

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
 
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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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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 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Ditch Your Clutter
7:00 PM

Presented by John Odalen of Organize and Maintain. Save time and money by cleaning up the clutter and organizing your home/office/business. Discover new ways to look at your stuff, assess the real value and in turn decide what you really need to keep. Learn affordable, simple solutions that offer quick results and are easy to maintain. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 49 spaces available.
Wednesday September 12, 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 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 17 spaces available.
Thursday September 13, 2018
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The Influenza Pandemic of 1918: Its Story and Lasting Impact after 100 Years
7:00 PM

Presented by Rita M. King, Ph.D.. Marking the 100th anniversary of the Spanish Flu of 1918, this fascinating program will cover the origin, spread, and continuing issues presented by the virus. What do we know about it, and what is left to learn? Are we prepared for the next pandemic? Dr. King teaches microbiology and the history of disease at The College of New Jersey. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 46 spaces available.
Saturday September 15, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. 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 September 16, 2018
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Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.
2:00 PM

Tully (2018, R), with Charlize Theron, Mackenzie Davis and Mark Duplass. A mother of three hires a night nanny to help with her newborn. Runtime: 95 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday September 17, 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. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
Thursday September 20, 2018
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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
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
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
Monday September 24, 2018
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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 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.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday September 25, 2018
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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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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 49 spaces available.
Friday September 28, 2018
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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 50 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 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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