List of Events

  

Sunday February 25, 2018
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Black Hickory Month Movie: Hidden Figures (2016)
2:00 PM

 As the United States raced against Russia to put a man in space, NASA found untapped talent in a group of African-American female mathematicians that served as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in U.S. history. Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson crossed all gender, race, and professional lines while their brilliance and desire to dream big, beyond anything ever accomplished before by the human race, firmly cemented them in U.S. history as true American heroes.  Starring Octavia Spencer and Taraji Henson. Rated PG. 127 minutes. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday February 26, 2018
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Non-Fiction Book Club
2:00 PM

The group will be discussing American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Mystery Book Club
7:00 PM

The group will be discussing Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday February 27, 2018
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Beginning Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
 

Mira Desai has been teaching yoga for more than 30 years. Join her for a 1 1/2 hour session that includes breathing exercises  and meditation. Please register.

 
CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 2 spaces available.
Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Novelist Plus: What do I Read Next?
2:00 PM

Learn how to use this library database for book recommendations and reading lists. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM

The group will be discussing The Fortunes by Peter Ho Davies. No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday March 1, 2018
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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM

Join librarian Mary Elizabeth Allen to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
Friday March 2, 2018
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Tax Prep
9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Free face-to-face tax preparation for individuals and families with income of less than $60,000 a year. Provided by United Way of Greater Mercer County. Call 609 448-0957 for an appointment.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday March 4, 2018
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Movie: Battle of the Sexes
2:00 PM

Rated PG-13; 121 minutes.  2017

In the wake of the sexual revolution and the rise of the women's movement, the 1973 tennis match between women's world champion Billie Jean King and ex-men's-champ and serial hustler Bobby Riggs became one of the most watched televised sports events of all time, reaching 90 million viewers around theworld. As the rivalry between King and Riggs kicked into high gear, off-court each was fighting more personal and complex battles. Starring Emma Stone & Bill Pullman. No registration.
CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday March 6, 2018
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Beginning Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor Mira Desai has 30 years of experience in yoga. Join her for an introduction to basic yoga and meditation. Class is ½ hours. Bring a yoga mat or large towel. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
Wednesday March 7, 2018
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Paper Crafts for Adults
11:30 AM

New time!

Join Lonie Leong in creating a spring flowers card and envelope. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Socrates Cafe
7:00 PM

Socrates Café is a gathering where participants pose questions, listen to others, raise challenges and consider alternative answers. Background in philosophy not required; no preparation necessary.  

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday March 8, 2018
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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM

Join librarian Mary Elizabeth Allen to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Drawing from your Imagination
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Three part series of lessons. Additional lessons March 15 and 22. Learn to draw your own picture using felt-tip pens with the guidance of local artist Marge Rosen. All materials provided. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
Friday March 9, 2018
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Laugh Yoga:CANCELED
3:00 PM

Laugh yoga has many health benefits. The yoga breathing, in combination with laughter exercises, brings more oxygen to the body and makes you feel energetic and stay healthy. Presented by Atrium Health and Senior Living. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 18 spaces available.
Sunday March 11, 2018
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Movie: Marshall
2:00 PM
 
About a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career defining cases. Starring Chadwick Boseman. No registration.
 
2018. Rated PG-13. 119 minutes 
CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday March 12, 2018
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Art of Living Yoga & Meditation
7:00 PM

Discover how to relax and recharge your mind and unlock your full potential through gentle stretches, breathing and guided meditation. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Tuesday March 13, 2018
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Beginning Yoga
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Instructor Mira Desai has 30 years of experience in yoga. Join her for an introduction to basic yoga and meditation. Class is ½ hours. Bring a yoga mat or large towel. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Understand Your Social Security Benefits
3:00 PM

As you approach retirement, it is more important than ever to understand the role that Social Security benefits can and should play in your retirement plans. This informative seminar will show you how and when to apply for Medicare, Social Security and other topics. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Wednesday March 14, 2018
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Women's History Month Program. Eleanor Roosevelt
7:00 PM

Anna Eleanor Roosevelt was an American politician, diplomat and activist. She was the longest-serving First Lady of the United States.

Linda Kenyon is back with her one woman play about this famous woman. Dressed in period costume, Linda will tell the story of her life. Sponsored by Friends of the Hickory Corner Library. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 34 spaces available.
Thursday March 15, 2018
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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM

Join librarian Mary Elizabeth Allen to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
Friday March 16, 2018
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Movie: American Made
2:00 PM
 
A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s. Starring Tom Cruise. No registration.
 
2017. Rated R. 115 minutes
CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday March 19, 2018
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Sending Your Child to College: How to Pay for It
7:00 PM

This workshop will help you define a college saving goal that’s right for you, determine today’s cost and payment options, and navigate the complex financial aid landscape. Presented by Brian Reiss, CFP®, CMFC® of Three Bridges Wealth Advisors-Ameriprise Financial. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Mystery Book Club
7:05 PM - 8:00 PM

The group will be discussing The Ritual Bath by Faye Kellerman. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday March 21, 2018
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Adult Craft Circle
2:00 PM

Create a colorful bouquet using twigs and baubles. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Embroidery Circle
7:00 PM

The Embroidery Circle is open to all skill levels – including absolute beginners. Bring embroidery projects you are working on to share with others or work in the good company of fellow embroiders. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday March 22, 2018
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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM

Join librarian Mary Elizabeth Allen to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Retirement on Your Own Terms
7:00 PM

This workshop will help you make your retirement dreams/goals a reality. Learn about important dates and deadlines with your retirement plans; how to prioritize your retirement saving and spending plans; identify risks and create a meaningful legacy. Presented by Brian Reiss, CFP®, CMFC® of Three Bridges Wealth Advisors-Ameriprise Financial. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
Friday March 23, 2018
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Ten Best Informational Websites
1:30 PM

Have you ever needed a Consume Reports review of washers and dryers or information about a medication you’ve been prescribed? Learn about some trusted websites you can use to find the information you need. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Movie: Only the Brave
2:00 PM
 
Based on the true story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of elite firefighters risk everything to protect a town from a historic wildfire. Starring Josh Brolin and Jeff Bridges. No registration.
 
2017. Rated PG-13. 133 minutes
CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday March 26, 2018
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Non-Fiction Book Club
2:00 PM

The group will be discussing The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris 1830 to 1900 by David McCullough. No registration. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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The Sinking of the Titanic
7:00 PM

There are many questions surrounding the sinking of the Titanic in 1912. Why was the ship speeding through an ice field? Why did the “unsinkable” ship sink in only 2.5 hours? Why didn’t a nearby ship respond to their distress call?  Whey were so many life boats launched at less than capacity? Join maritime historian Michael A. Hyduk who will address these and many other questions based on his research and analysis and describe a stunning conclusion! Sponsored by Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 49 spaces available.
Tuesday March 27, 2018
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Movie: Wonder
12:30 PM

 Based on the New York best seller, this 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 and Owen Wilson. 

PG  113 minutes.  No registration.
CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Dementia Conversations
7:00 PM

Learn how to handle difficult conversation around some of the most common issues that arise regarding Alzheimer’s or Dementia.; how to plan ahead to reduce stress and about helpful resources to enhance quality of life for people suffering from the disease. Presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of New Jersey. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM

The group will be discussing I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday March 29, 2018
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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM

Join librarian Mary Elizabeth Allen to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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PowerPoint for Beginners
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Learn how to create a basic presentation, how to add new slides, text and images. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 4:27 PM     
 
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Publisher for Beginners
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Newsletters, posters, and brochures are a snap with Publisher. Learn how to work with text and images to create your documents.Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 10:03 AM     
Friday March 30, 2018
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 1, 2018
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 6, 2018
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Election Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

Monday November 12, 2018
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Veterans Day Observed
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

Thursday November 22, 2018
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Thanksgiving Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday November 23, 2018
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Day After Thanksgiving
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

Monday December 24, 2018
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Tuesday December 25, 2018
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday December 31, 2018
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Tuesday January 1, 2019
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday January 21, 2019
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Martin Luther King Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

Monday February 18, 2019
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday April 19, 2019
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 21, 2019
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 25, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 26, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday May 27, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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


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