List of Events

  

Wednesday June 19, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Financial Look at Senior Housing
7:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 44 spaces available.
Thursday June 20, 2019
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scribble Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
6:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday June 21, 2019
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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

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

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 June 22, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Monday June 24, 2019
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Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories”
12:30 AM

Program begins Monday, June 24, 2019 and ends Saturday, August 10, 2019.

MCLS presents three programs for different ages:

 
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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
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

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 June 25, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday June 26, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Bonnie Watson Coleman Community Office Hours
4:00 PM

Staff of Congresswoman Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman will assist individuals with their concerns regarding Social Security, the VA, Medicare, U.S. Immigration Services or any other federal agency and will also discuss issues about their community.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Pearl Observatory-
7:00 PM

 For ages 3 and up.

 Limited to 35 participants!

 Explore the Night Sky with the Pearl Observatory in Starlab Portable Planetarium! Zip across the Solar System and learn about & how to locate planets and constellations!

 Touch a real meteorite and more!  

Sponsored by the Friends of the Ewing Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 7 spaces available.
Thursday June 27, 2019
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scribble Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
6:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday June 28, 2019
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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

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Tim Hoh’s Music For Kids
11:30 AM

Tim Hoh will sing and play guitar to children ages 0-6 years,

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Tim Hoh’s Music For Kids
11:30 AM

Tim Hoh will sing and play guitar to children ages 0-6 years,

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday June 29, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Yarnworks
2:00 PM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday July 1, 2019
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night; 730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log.  Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Children’s Movie Matinee, Lego Movie 2: The Second Part.
2:00 PM

For ages 8 and up with adult

PG: 107 minutes.

Starring: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Tiffany Haddish, Stephanie Beatriz, Alison Brie, Nick Offerman, Charlie Day, Maya Rudolph, Will Ferrell, Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill.

It's been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: Lego Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild.

Light Refreshments! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday July 2, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday July 3, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday July 4, 2019
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday July 5, 2019
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Sahaja Mediation
10:00 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
10:30 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

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Adult Summer Reading Program’s “A Universe of Stories” Movie Series
1:00 PM

Apollo 13 (1995, PG), with Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton and Kevin Bacon. NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Sphero Ball and Little Bits
3:40 PM

For children in grades 3-7,

learn programming.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday July 6, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Monday July 8, 2019
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night; 730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log.  Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Fitness for the Active Aging
10:30 AM

Presented by Bob Kirby. Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Happy Two’s Activity
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Children’s Movie Matinee, How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
2:00 PM

For ages 8 and up with adult

  PG: 104 minutes.

Starring: Cate Blanchett, Gerard Butler, Kit Harington, Jonah Hill, Kristen Wiig, Jay Baruchel, Christopher Mintz-plasse, America Ferrera, F. Murray Abraham, Olafur Darri Olafsson, Craig Ferguson, Justin Rupple,

Aj Kan. Chief and ruler of Berk alongside Astrid, Hiccup has created a gloriously chaotic dragon utopia. When the sudden appearance of female Light Fury coincides with the darkest threat their village has ever faced, Hiccup and Toothless must leave the only home they've known, and journey to a hidden world thought only to exist in myth. As their true destines are revealed, dragon and rider will fight together to protect everything they've grown to treasure.

Light Refreshments! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Open Craft: Planets Mobile
3:00 PM

All Ages!

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 9, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Space Race,
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

For children ages 7 and up.  

Make a paper plane and challenge your opponent!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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The Space Race: 1957-1975
7:00 PM

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing on July 20, 1969, join author, photographer and lecturer Kevin Woyce for a presentation packed with historic photographs and vintage concept art. Relive the dramatic “Space Race,” from the pioneering Mercury and Gemini flights to the first Apollo Moon landings and the lesser-known scientific missions that followed. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
Wednesday July 10, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Iron-On Tee Shirt,
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

All Ages!

Sign-up early limited to 24 participants!

  Bring your own pre-washed white tee-shirt!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
 
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Heena Workshop,
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

For tweens and teens!

Learn how to make a Heena cone from scratch! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday July 11, 2019
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Create a Red-Hot Resume
10:00 AM

Presented by Paul Martinetti. A one-on-one workshop for building a resume and conducting an effective job search. Four 30-minute individual appointments. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scribble Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Cupcake Decorations
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

All Ages!

Must Register! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 75 spaces available.
 
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

If Beale Street Could Talk (2018, R), with KiKi Layne, Stephan James and Regina King. A woman in Harlem embraces her pregnancy while she and her family struggle to prove her fiancé innocent of a crime. Based on the novel by James Baldwin. Runtime: 119 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday July 12, 2019
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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

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Adult Summer Reading Program’s “A Universe of Stories” Movie Series
1:00 PM

Interstellar (2014, PG-13), with Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain. A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Cosmic Bath Bomb
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For tweens and teens.

Must Register!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
Saturday July 13, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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 15, 2019
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night; 730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log.  Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Children’s Movie Matinee, Mary Poppins Returns,
2:00 PM

For ages 8 and up with adult

PG: 130 minutes.

Starring:  Emily Blunt, Emily Mortimer, Meryl Streep, Dick Van Dyke, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Colin Firth.

Decades after her original visit, the magical nanny returns to help Michael's three children, along with grown-up Jane and Michael Banks, through a difficult period in their lives.

Light Refreshments! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday July 16, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Moon Activities
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

For children ages 4 and up.

Learn moon phases with Oreo cookies!

  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday July 17, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Perler Beads Craft
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 For children ages 4 and up.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Nutrition Workshop
7:00 PM

Join Alyssa Luning, RD, LDN, CSOWM, Registered Dietician with Princeton Medical Center, to learn how to make nutritious, tasty and inexpensive meals for a small household. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Thursday July 18, 2019
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scribble Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Unique Creatures
1:00 PM

 Get a chance to be up close to some unique animals- including snakes, lizards, insects, birds, and mammals.  

Sponsored by the Friends of the Ewing Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Unique Creatures
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

All Ages! 

Animal show that has unique creatures, not to be missed! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

They Shall Not Grow Old (2018, R). Marking the centenary of the First World War, internationally renowned director Peter Jackson uses the voices of the veterans combined with original archival footage to bring to life the reality of war on the front line for a whole new generation. Footage has been colorized and transformed with modern production techniques to present never-before-seen detail. Runtime: 99 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday July 19, 2019
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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 4 spaces available.
 
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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

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Adult Summer Reading Program’s “A Universe of Stories” Movie Series
1:00 PM

Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977, PG), with Richard Dreyfuss, François Truffaut and Teri Garr. Roy Neary, an electric lineman, watches how his quiet and ordinary daily life turns upside down after a close encounter with a UFO.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Canvas Moon Art Work
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For tweens and teens.

 Use acrylic paint on canvas,

Library will supply materials! 

Limited to 20 participants! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
Saturday July 20, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday July 22, 2019
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night; 730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log.  Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Children’s Movie Matinee, Spiderman: Into the Spider-Verse
2:00 PM

For ages 8 and up with adult 

PG: 117 minutes.

Starring: Shameik Moore, Jake Johnson, Hailee Steinfeld, Mahershala Ali, Brian Tyree, Lily Tomlin.

In Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, Miles Morales becomes one of the many Spider-Men from various dimensions who team up to save New York City from Kingpin

. Light Refreshments! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 
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Open Craft: Constellation Luminary Paper
3:00 PM

For children ages 5- 8.  

Learn the constellations! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday July 23, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Life in the Universe
7:00 PM

Presented by Mike Buttitta, STEM teacher and NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador & Endeavor Fellow, New Jersey - NJTEEA/ITEEA State Affiliate Rep. This program will arouse our natural curiosity by exploring fundamental questions such as: How did life begin on Earth? What are the most extreme forms of life currently known? What do we know about the possibility of life beyond Earth?  How are we currently searching for ET? Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Wednesday July 24, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Balloon Car
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 For children ages 5-8.

Make and race your car!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Tie-Dye
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For tweens and teens. 

Please bring your own prewashed white tee-shirt. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Mendhi Tattoo
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 For tweens and teens,

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday July 25, 2019
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Scribble Time
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

The Mustang (2019, R), with Matthias Schoenaerts, Jason Mitchell and Bruce Dern. The story of Roman Coleman, a violent convict, who is given the chance to participate in a rehabilitation therapy program involving the training of wild mustangs. Runtime: 96 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday July 26, 2019
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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

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

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 0-6 years,

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Adult Summer Reading Program’s “A Universe of Stories” Movie Series
1:00 PM

The Right Stuff (1983, PG), with Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn and Ed Harris. The story of the original Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Martian Blocks Craft,
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For children ages 3- 10.

Color and cut out cubes and then rotate cube to make unique extraterrestrials.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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No Sew Fleece Pillow,
3:15 PM - 4:15 PM

For tweens and teens. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.   

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday July 27, 2019
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday July 29, 2019
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

Read a book to your newborn, infant, and/or toddler. You may repeat books as often as you like.  You can reach 365 books in a year if you read every night; 730 books in two years; and 1,095 books in three years. Prizes given out for every 100 books read and recorded in the log.  Got questions?  See the youth services librarians.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Fitness for the Active Aging
10:30 AM

Presented by Bob Kirby. Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Happy Two’s Activity
10:30 AM

For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Children’s Movie Matinee, Bernie the Dolphin
2:00 PM

For ages 8 and up with adult

G: 88 minutes.

Starring: Lola Sultan, Logan Allen, Kevin Sorbo, Stelio Savante, Jimel Atkins. 

Family adventure about siblings who befriend a badly sunburned dolphin separated from his family and uncover a secret plan that could destroy the beach and their new friend's home. The kids must devise a clever plan to stop the bad guys, protect the sea life, and, most importantly, save their best friend, Bernie. 

Light Refreshments! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Galaxy Slime Squishy
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For children 5 and up.

Make and take the squishy slime!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Special Screening: Us (2019, R)
6:30 PM

With Lupita Nyong'o, Winston Duke and Elisabeth Moss. A family's serene beach vacation turns to chaos when their doppelgängers appear and begin to terrorize them. Runtime: 116 min. For adults aged 18 and up.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday July 30, 2019
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Play Group with Stories
11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Lava Slime,
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

 For children in grades K-5. 

Slime changes colors with a special ingredient! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Astronaut Training
4:00 PM - 4:40 PM

For children ages 3-10.

See what it takes to become an astronaut. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison. 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday July 31, 2019
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Make a Sundial
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For children ages 3-10

See how a pencil and a paper plate can become a sundial! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday August 31, 2019
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 1, 2019
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday September 2, 2019
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday October 14, 2019
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 5, 2019
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Election Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Monday November 11, 2019
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Veterans Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

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

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

Thursday November 28, 2019
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Thanksgiving Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday November 29, 2019
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Day After Thanksgiving
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Tuesday December 24, 2019
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Wednesday December 25, 2019
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday December 31, 2019
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Wednesday January 1, 2020
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

 
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday January 20, 2020
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Martin Luther King Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Monday February 17, 2020
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday April 10, 2020
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 12, 2020
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 23, 2020
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 24, 2020
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday May 25, 2020
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday July 3, 2020
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Fourth of July Observed
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday July 4, 2020
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday September 5, 2020
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 6, 2020
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday September 7, 2020
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday October 12, 2020
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 3, 2020
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Election Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Wednesday November 11, 2020
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Veterans Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Wednesday November 25, 2020
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Thanksgiving Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

Thursday November 26, 2020
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Thanksgiving Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday November 27, 2020
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Day After Thanksgiving
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Thursday December 24, 2020
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Friday December 25, 2020
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Thursday December 31, 2020
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Weather Closure
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

Due to the inclement weather, all branches of the Mercer County Library System are closing at 4:00pm today and all events are cancelled, please check our website and/or catalog for updates regarding due dates and other important announcements.

 
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


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