List of Events

  
Wednesday October 23, 2019
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Craft Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Enjoy the company of other crafters while making a tasseled bookmark for yourself and for a friend.

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Current Events Chat
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

One of the Hickory Corner librarians will moderate a thoughtful discussion of current events by patrons. All adults are welcome. No preparation is necessary.

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Evening Craft
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Enjoy the company of other crafters while making a tasseled bookmark for yourself and for a friend.

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 16 spaces available.
Thursday October 24, 2019
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Embroidery Circle: Stitchathon
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program                                              

Join us for a series of hand-embroidery workshops designed for beginners and those who want to brush up on their embroidery skills. Some materials are provided by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library; to see a description of the materials you must bring, visit https://embroiderycircle.wixsite.com/stitchathon/materials-list

Registration is required, and begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ADULT PROGRAM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and fluency. Must have basic knowledge of English.

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
Friday October 25, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pet Sematary (2019; R; 133 minutes)

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Saturday October 26, 2019
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Toastmasters Club
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

ADULT PROGRAM

Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Members meet to deliver and evaluate prepared and impromptu speeches in an effort to improve as speakers and as leaders. In its 94-year history, Toastmasters has had 4 million members. Some speeches will be delivered in English, some in Tamil. All are welcome.

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 18 spaces available.
Sunday October 27, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hocus Pocus (1993; PG; 95 minutes)

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Monday October 28, 2019
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Nonfiction Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

ADULT PROGRAM

Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery, by Scott Kelly

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Mystery Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ADULT PROGRAM

Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delilah Owens

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
Tuesday October 29, 2019
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Knit & Crochet Corner
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                              

We meet weekly all year. Work on your project while chatting with others. All adults—beginners as well as experienced crocheters and knitters—are welcome! Instruction available for beginning crocheters.

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
Wednesday October 30, 2019
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Learn to Play Canasta
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program

Florence Nitti will teach you how to play canasta, an easy-to-learn card game in the rummy family. Florence has experience teaching canasta to people living in adult communities. Come and get in on the fun!

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Current Events Chat
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

One of the Hickory Corner librarians will moderate a thoughtful discussion of current events by patrons. All adults are welcome. No preparation is necessary.

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Book Talk: The Ride, by Nancy Cathers Demme
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Diego Ramirez, 15, flees his home in 1952 El Paso after setting fire to the barn where his abusive stepfather is working. He steals his mother’s life savings, flees the ranch, and hitchhikes through Texas. He accepts rides from a bigoted truck driver, a woman who gives rides only to children of crippled spirit, a ball bearing salesman who feeds Diego’s dreams of success, and others who help Diego unravel his crimes and abuse.

Nancy Cathers Demme is a retired children’s librarian. She teaches ESL “Writing in English” to adults and is an active member of the Garden State Storyteller’s League. The Ride, a young adult crossover novel, was recently published by the Stephen F. Austin State University Press.

Drop in to meet the author and hear her talk about this engaging book.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Magpie Murders, by Anthony Horowitz

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
Thursday October 31, 2019
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ADULT PROGRAM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and fluency. Must have basic knowledge of English.

Registration begins on September 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
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 21, 2019
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Craft Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Add some color to your table or window sill. We'll make several of these cute trees out of patterned paper. You can follow a nature color scheme or jazz up your holiday. See you soon!

Registration begins on October 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Evening Craft
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Add some color to your table or window sill. We'll make several of these cute trees out of patterned paper. You can follow a nature color scheme or jazz up your holiday. See you soon!

Registration begins on October 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Embroidery Circle: Stitchathon
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program                                              

Join us for a series of hand-embroidery workshops designed for beginners and those who want to brush up on their embroidery skills. Some materials are provided by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library; to see a description of the materials you must bring, visit https://embroiderycircle.wixsite.com/stitchathon/materials-list

Registration is required, and begins on October 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday November 25, 2019
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Paper Craft with Lonie
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Lonie Leong, of Paper Creations, will assist you in making a lovely hand-crafted item to display or give as a gift.

Registration is required and begins on October 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
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.

Sunday December 1, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

Men in Black: International (2019). Rated PG-13; 114 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
Monday December 2, 2019
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Medicare and You
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Anthony Williams, insurance agent with BGA Insurance Group, will explain how Medicare works, who is eligible, what is covered, and the costs of coinsurance and deductibles. 

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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PTSD Support & Meditation
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Marvlyn Vincent endured a childhood of abuse. After years of struggling to put her past behind her, Marvlyn finally found a combination of methods to alleviate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She then started The Harmony Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering PTSD healing to others who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD. The weekly sessions provide peer support and meditation in a group setting, offering strength, a shoulder, and an ear.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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Medicare and You
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Anthony Williams, insurance agent with BGA Insurance Group, will explain how Medicare works, who is eligible, what is covered, and the costs of coinsurance and deductibles. 

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
Tuesday December 3, 2019
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Knit & Crochet Corner
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                         

We'll meet weekly all year. Work on your project while chatting with others. All adults—beginners as well as experienced crocheters and knitters—are welcome! Instruction available for beginning crocheters.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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Basic Skills Craft
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Adult Program                                              

Make a project to display or give away. Assistance is available. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
Wednesday December 4, 2019
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Learn to Play Canasta
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                           

An experienced instructor will teach you how to play canasta, a card game in the rummy family.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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Current Events Chat
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program                                      

One of the Hickory Corner librarians will moderate a thoughtful discussion of current events by patrons. All adults are welcome. No preparation is necessary.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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Stitchathon Extra Help
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program                                              

This program is an extension of Embroidery Circle: Stitchathon. We will review and practice the following hand embroidery stitches: straight stitch, back stitch, split stitch, stem stitch and chain stitch.

Please bring the following materials with you:

  • 8½  x 11-inch piece of white, cotton fabric
  • 6-inch embroidery hoop
  • embroidery needle 
  • 6-strand, cotton embroidery floss 

For additional information, please visit: https://embroiderycircle.wixsite.com/stitchathon/extra-help-sessions

Feel free to bring along any of your Embroidery Circle: Stitchathon embroidery kit(s) with you. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

This is a drop-in program; call 609-448-0957 with any questions.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Socrates Café
7:00 PM - 8:30 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.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program                                    

Disappearing Earth, by Julia Phillips

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday December 5, 2019
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and fluency. Must have basic knowledge of English.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday December 6, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

Pavarotti (2019). Rated PG-13; 115 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 8, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

The Sun Is Also a Star (2019). Rated PG-13; 120 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 9, 2019
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First Aid for Bleeding Injuries
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stop the Bleed® is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. The course educates the general public so they can help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Presented by BMS Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center.

Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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PTSD Support & Meditation
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Marvlyn Vincent endured a childhood of abuse. After years of struggling to put her past behind her, Marvlyn finally found a combination of methods to alleviate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She then started The Harmony Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering PTSD healing to others who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD. The weekly sessions provide peer support and meditation in a group setting, offering strength, a shoulder, and an ear.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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First Aid for Bleeding Injuries
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

Stop the Bleed® is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. The course educates the general public so they can help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Presented by BMS Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center.

Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Tuesday December 10, 2019
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Knit & Crochet Corner
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                         

We'll meet weekly all year. Work on your project while chatting with others. All adults—beginners as well as experienced crocheters and knitters—are welcome! Instruction available for beginning crocheters.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday December 11, 2019
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Learn to Play Canasta
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                           

An experienced instructor will teach you how to play canasta, a card game in the rummy family.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Current Events Chat
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program                                      

One of the Hickory Corner librarians will moderate a thoughtful discussion of current events by patrons. All adults are welcome. No preparation is necessary.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Learn about typical age-related changes versus common signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefits of diagnosis; available tests and assessments for the diagnostic process; and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

Presented by Nicolette Vasco, program coordinator at Alzheimer's Association.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday December 12, 2019
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Toastmasters Club
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Adult Program                                      

Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Members meet to deliver and evaluate prepared and impromptu speeches in an effort to improve as speakers and as leaders. In its 94-year history, Toastmasters has had 4 million members. Some speeches will be delivered in English, some in Tamil. All are welcome.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Embroidery Circle: Stitchathon
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program                                              

Join us for a series of hand-embroidery workshops designed for beginners and those who want to brush up on their embroidery skills. Some materials are provided by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library; to see a description of the materials you must bring, visit https://embroiderycircle.wixsite.com/stitchathon/materials-list

Registration is required, and begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and fluency. Must have basic knowledge of English.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday December 13, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

The Hustle (2019). Rated PG-13; 94 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 15, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019). Rated PG-13; 132 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 16, 2019
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PTSD Support & Meditation
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Marvlyn Vincent endured a childhood of abuse. After years of struggling to put her past behind her, Marvlyn finally found a combination of methods to alleviate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She then started The Harmony Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering PTSD healing to others who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD. The weekly sessions provide peer support and meditation in a group setting, offering strength, a shoulder, and an ear.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Substance Abuse Info for Parents
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

The 15 Minute Child Break presentation is a one-hour multimedia program that informs, encourages, and empowers parents, grandparents, educators, coaches, and other adult caregivers about how to communicate effectively with children about the misuse and abuse of alcohol and other drugs.

The following topics are covered in the presentation:

  • Vaping and e-cigarettes
  • Marijuana use
  • Opioids and prescription medication
  • Underage Drinking

Presented by Bill Lillis of Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday December 17, 2019
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Knit & Crochet Corner
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                           

We'll meet weekly all year. Work on your project while chatting with others. All adults—beginners as well as experienced crocheters and knitters—are welcome! Instruction available for beginning crocheters.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday December 18, 2019
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Learn to Play Canasta
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                           

An experienced instructor will teach you how to play canasta, a card game in the rummy family.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Paper Craft with Lonie
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Lonie will help you in creating a lovely piece of paper art.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

Registration is required and begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Current Events Chat
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program                                      

One of the Hickory Corner librarians will moderate a thoughtful discussion of current events by patrons. All adults are welcome. No preparation is necessary.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Ray Valentino Sings from “America’s Song Book”
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Local crooner Ray Valentino will entertain us with songs that have stood the test of time, such as “Night and Day,” “I've Got You Under My Skin,” and “Pennies from Heaven.” With a nod to the season, he’ll also sing “White Christmas” and “The Christmas song.” All are welcome!

Sponsored by The Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday December 19, 2019
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Craft Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Create a beautiful watercolor on sheet music.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

Registration is required and begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Evening Craft
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Create a beautiful watercolor on sheet music.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

Registration is required and begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and fluency. Must have basic knowledge of English.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday December 20, 2019
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Drum Circle
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Adult Program

Create simple rhythms using hand-held drums and various percussion instruments. No experience required! Drums and instruments provided, or feel free to bring your own.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

Love Actually (2003). Rated R; 130 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 22, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

White Christmas (1954). Not rated; 120 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 23, 2019
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PTSD Support & Meditation
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Marvlyn Vincent endured a childhood of abuse. After years of struggling to put her past behind her, Marvlyn finally found a combination of methods to alleviate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She then started The Harmony Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering PTSD healing to others who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD. The weekly sessions provide peer support and meditation in a group setting, offering strength, a shoulder, and an ear.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
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.

Thursday December 26, 2019
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar, and fluency. Must have basic knowledge of English.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday December 27, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

A Dog’s Journey (2019). Rated PG; 108 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday December 28, 2019
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Toastmasters Club
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Adult Program                                      

Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Members meet to deliver and evaluate prepared and impromptu speeches in an effort to improve as speakers and as leaders. In its 94-year history, Toastmasters has had 4 million members. Some speeches will be delivered in English, some in Tamil. All are welcome.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 29, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

Aladdin (2019). Rated PG; 128 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 30, 2019
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PTSD Support & Meditation
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Marvlyn Vincent endured a childhood of abuse. After years of struggling to put her past behind her, Marvlyn finally found a combination of methods to alleviate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She then started The Harmony Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering PTSD healing to others who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD. The weekly sessions provide peer support and meditation in a group setting, offering strength, a shoulder, and an ear.

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Mystery Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

The Pigeon Pie Mystery, by Julia Stuart

Registration begins on November 22. Register online at www.mcl.org (Adult Programs), or call 609-448-0957 for assistance.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
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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