List of Events

  

Monday July 23, 2018
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

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

Science and math for toddlers!

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

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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 4 spaces available.
 
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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 4 spaces available.
 
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Movie Matinee:Wonder
2:00 PM

 (Rated: PG; 113 minutes)

This movie tells the incredibly inspiring and heartwarming story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time.Starring: Julia Roberts, Jacob Tremblay, Owen Wilson, Noah Jupe, Daveed Diggs.

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Open Craft:
3:00 PM

 

  • Monday, July 2, 3 p.m. Make a Music Kazoo. All ages!  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
  • Monday, July 9, 3 p.m. Make Music Harmonicas. All Ages! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
  • Monday, July 16, 3 p.m. Make Music Wind Flutes.  All Ages! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
  • Monday, July 23, 3 p.m. Make Music Rubber Band Guitars.  All Ages! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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BINGO
4:00 PM

For children ages 4-10,

Monday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 4 p.m.

Small prizes!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 30 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 39 spaces available.
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

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

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Just Play
11:15 AM

For children, ages 3-5 with adult in the program.

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Drawing with Amaris
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

For children in grades K-3

Tuesday, 9, 16, 23, 30, 3-3:45 p.m.

Learn Basic Drawing.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Ewing Scientists
4:30 PM

For grades K-3

  • Tuesday, July 3, 4-4:30 p.m., for children in grades K-3.  Fun will black light.  
  • Tuesday, July 10, 4-4:30 p.m., for children in grades K-3. POP: Rock Candy Experiments.  
  • Tuesday, July 17, 4-4:30 p.m., for children in grades K-3. Make Mini Rubber Balloon Cart. 
  • Tuesday, July 24, 4-4:30 p.m., for children in grades K-3.  Make a Glass Xylophone.  
  • Tuesday, July 31, 4-4:30 p.m., for children in grades K-3.  Make Rocket Balloons.
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    Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
 
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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 40 spaces available.
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

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

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Dance with Jen
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

For children in Grades 3-8

Wednesday, July 11, 18, 25, 12-12:45 p.m.

Learn basic dance steps.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Iron-On Tee Shirt
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For all Ages!

 

Sign-up early, limited to 24 participants! 

Please bring your own tee-shirt!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Needlework with Assia
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 For tween and teens

Wednesday, July 18, 6:30-7:30 p.m. and Wednesday, July 25, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

All materials will be supplied by the Library.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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College Admissions and Financial Aid Workshop
7:00 PM

Presented by author and nationally known expert Kevin Simme and James Gindhart from College Funding Alternatives, Inc. Learn why picking the right college matters. Find out what the financial aid officers do not want you to know! Discover how to receive all the money you are entitled to, what the ill-advised “prior-prior’ year means to your family and how to avoid the most common and costly mistakes most families make! Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

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

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

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

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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Open Craft
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Make a CD Spinner.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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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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Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle
10:30 AM

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

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

Adult must remain in the program.

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

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

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

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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
 
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Little Scientist: Slime
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For Children in Grades K-3

July 6, July 13, July 20, July 27, July 31

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
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
 
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Eyes of the Wild Animal Show
10:30 AM

Families welcome! “Animals Rock!” This program will feature the many ways in which animals use sound to communicate. We all know birds sing but did you know a wallaby has a special call for its baby, alligators make a boom sound in B Flat, & groundhogs whistle? We will discuss these & other surprising sounds animals use. Animals may include: birds, alligator, snake, wallaby, groundhog, skunk, degu, coati, porcupine. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 61 spaces available.
Monday July 30, 2018
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

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

Science and math for toddlers!

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

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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 2 spaces available.
 
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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 2 spaces available.
 
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Movie Matinee:Jumanji Welcome to the Jungle
2:00 PM

 (Rated: PG; 119 minutes)

Four high school kids discover an old video game console and are drawn into the game's jungle setting, literally becoming the adult avatars they chose.   Starring: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Karen Gillan, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Bobby Cannavale, Nick Jonas.         

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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BINGO
4:00 PM

For children ages 4-10,

Monday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 4 p.m.

Small prizes!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

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

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Drawing with Amaris
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

For children in grades K-3

Tuesday, 9, 16, 23, 30, 3-3:45 p.m.

Learn Basic Drawing.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Ewing Scientists
4:30 PM

For grades K-3

  • Tuesday, July 3, 4-4:30 p.m., for children in grades K-3.  Fun will black light.  
  • Tuesday, July 10, 4-4:30 p.m., for children in grades K-3. POP: Rock Candy Experiments.  
  • Tuesday, July 17, 4-4:30 p.m., for children in grades K-3. Make Mini Rubber Balloon Cart. 
  • Tuesday, July 24, 4-4:30 p.m., for children in grades K-3.  Make a Glass Xylophone.  
  • Tuesday, July 31, 4-4:30 p.m., for children in grades K-3.  Make Rocket Balloons.

     Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

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

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Dance with Jen
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

For children in Grades 3-8

Wednesday, August 1,8 12-12:45 p.m.

Learn basic dance steps.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Book Folding Art
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For tweens and teens

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Tucker Tales Puppet Theatre
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Tucker Tales Puppet Theatre, for children ages 4-11.

Don't miss the Fun, sign up early!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 74 spaces available.
 
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Effective Doctors Visits
7:00 PM

Presented by Community Health Representative Michael Salas from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield. This presentation will walk you through the steps we should take in preparation for our doctor visits. The time spent with the doctor is also discussed and shows how, by preparing and using the simple tools provided, the visit can flow smoothly and the patient will walk away feeling "heard". Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Effective Doctors Visits
7:00 PM

Presented by Community Health Representative Michael Salas from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield. This presentation will walk you through the steps we should take in preparation for our doctor visits. The time spent with the doctor is also discussed and shows how, by preparing and using the simple tools provided, the visit can flow smoothly and the patient will walk away feeling "heard". Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

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

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

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

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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Open Craft: Lanyard Animal
3:00 PM

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

The Illusionist (2018, R), with Edward Norton, Jessica Biel and Paul Giamatti. In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing. Runtime: 110 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday August 3, 2018
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Carnival
1:30 AM - 3:30 AM

For children ages 2-11. 

Sand art, games, face painting and light refreshments. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday August 4, 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 6, 2018
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

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

Science and math for toddlers!

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

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Movie for Children, Lego Ninjago Movie,
2:00 PM

 Rated: PG; 101 minutes,

 The young Master Builder Lloyd, aka the Green Ninja, along with his friends, that are all secret ninja warriors. Led by Master Wu, is wise-cracking as he is wise, they must defeat evil warlord Garmadon, who also happens to be Lloyd's dad. Pitting mech against mech and father against son, this showdown will test this fierce but undisciplined team of modern-day ninjas who must learn to check their egos and pull together to unleash their inner power of Spinjitzu. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Open Craft: Rainstick
3:00 PM

For all ages!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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BINGO
4:00 PM

For children ages 4-10,

Small prizes!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

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

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Drawing with Amaris
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM

For children in grades K-3

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Ewing Scientists
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

For children in grades K-3. 

Ice-cream in a Bag.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Benefits of Fermented Food
7:00 PM

Seeing or hearing about probiotics?  These “good” bacteria help the digestive system in many ways including easier digestion, and more vitamin & mineral production and absorption.  Probiotics are rich in fermented foods.  Please join Agnes Kozak, home fermenter, as she discusses the history of fermenting, benefits of fermented foods, fermenting at home, and a sampling! Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
 
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Benefits of Fermented Food
7:00 PM

Seeing or hearing about probiotics?  These “good” bacteria help the digestive system in many ways including easier digestion, and more vitamin & mineral production and absorption.  Probiotics are rich in fermented foods.  Please join Agnes Kozak, home fermenter, as she discusses the history of fermenting, benefits of fermented foods, fermenting at home, and a sampling! Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

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

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Dance with Jen
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

For children in Grades 3-8

Wednesday, August 1,8 12-12:45 p.m.

Learn basic dance steps.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Open Craft: Pencil Holder from Craft Sticks
3:30 PM

For all Ages! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Yoga
6:00 PM

No experience necessary! Please bring a towel/yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Classes are limited, register early! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 16 spaces available.
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

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

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

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

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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Make Clay Pot,
3:55 PM - 5:00 PM

For children in grades 3 to 6

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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

The Illusionist (2018, R), with Edward Norton, Jessica Biel and Paul Giamatti. In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing. Runtime: 110 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday August 10, 2018
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Play dough creations/ lego story time
11:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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End of the Summer Reading Party and Talent Show
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

If you can sing or play an instrument,

please sign-up for time.

Reading Certificates, Prizes and Raffles! Refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 75 spaces available.
Saturday August 11, 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 13, 2018
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

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

Science and math for toddlers!

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

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Computer Basics: Open Lab
11:30 AM

If you want to learn how to operate a computer or use certain programs, come to our open computer lab for a stress-free experience. You’ll be able to work on a computer at your own pace and ask any questions you may have (this is not a formal course). Librarian Andrew will be there to guide you and provide information. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Computer Basics: Open Lab
11:30 AM

If you want to learn how to operate a computer or use certain programs, come to our open computer lab for a stress-free experience. You’ll be able to work on a computer at your own pace and ask any questions you may have (this is not a formal course). Librarian Andrew will be there to guide you and provide information. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Medicare Basics
7:00 PM

Join Anthony Williams, licensed insurance broker from BGA Insurance Group, for an overview of Medicare Parts A and B and have your questions answered. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Medicare Basics
7:00 PM

Join Anthony Williams, licensed insurance broker from BGA Insurance Group, for an overview of Medicare Parts A and B and have your questions answered. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Tuesday August 14, 2018
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

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

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Young Adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club
7:00 PM

“Wizard of Earthsea” by Ursula Le Guin will be discussed. 

Teens and adults are welcome!

Light Refreshments! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday August 15, 2018
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

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

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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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Create a Red-Hot Resume
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 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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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

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

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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Play dough creations/ lego story time
11:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Sing-A-Long with Pat McKinley
11:30 AM

For children, ages birth-7 years (with adult),

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

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

Science and math for toddlers!

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

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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 5 spaces available.
 
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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 5 spaces available.
Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Read and Play Story Time
10:30 AM

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

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

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

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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 48 spaces available.
 
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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 48 spaces available.
Thursday August 23, 2018
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

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

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

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

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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

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

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 4 spaces available.
 
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Play dough creations/ lego story time
11:00 AM

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

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

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
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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1000 Books Before Kindergarten
9:35 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Toddler STEM
10:00 AM

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

Science and math for toddlers!

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

For children, age 2 years, with adult in the program.

Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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 5 spaces available.
 
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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 5 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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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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Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time
10:00 AM

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

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

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday August 30, 2018
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Mother Goose Activity Time
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

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

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

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

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

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Local Author, Jennifer Ann Hoh
1:00 PM

Local Author, Jennifer Ann Hoh, will read her books

All are welcome! 

There will be an opportunity to purchase Brat Cat books!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 40 spaces available.
 
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

 

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

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

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
Friday August 31, 2018
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Play dough creations/ lego story time
11:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
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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