List of Events

  

Thursday April 26, 2018
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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM - 11:30 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.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday April 27, 2018
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Movie: Darkest Hour
2:00 PM

 During the early days of World War II, the fate of Western Europe hangs on the newly appointed British Prime Minister, Winston Churchill, who must decide whether to negotiate with Hitler, or fight on against incredible odds. Starring Gary Oldman. PG-13. 125 minutes. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday May 3, 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.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday May 5, 2018
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Friends of the Hickory Corner Library Book Sale
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Books, DVDs, CDs, and more. All proceeds go to children’s and adult programming.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday May 7, 2018
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Asthma & Allergies
7:00 PM

Learn about  symptoms and treatments for controlling these conditions. Presented by Harshav Raval, pharmacist at Hickory Pharmacy. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
Tuesday May 8, 2018
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Yoga & Meditation
10:00 AM

Instructor Mira Desai has 30 years of experience in yoga. Join her for an introduction to basic yoga and meditation. Class is 1½ hours. Bring a yoga mat or large towel. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 18 spaces available.
Wednesday May 9, 2018
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Zentangle Drawing :FULL
1:00 PM

Zentangle is an easy to learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. First in a  series of three classes. Must take all three classes. Limited space. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
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Paper Crafts with Lonie
2:00 PM

Join us in creating a wine bottle tag and matching card. Please register. Limited seating.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 9 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.  No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday May 10, 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.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday May 11, 2018
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Windows 10
10:30 AM

Eliminate frustration & add to your know-how! Learn how to navigate Microsoft Windows 10 and its features. Bring your  laptop or ask to use one of ours. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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Pinterest for Beginners
2:30 PM

Beginners will learn how to search for fun and helpful information. Decide whether to begin an account. See what others are working on: bakers, crafters, builders, readers and many more hobbies. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 9 spaces available.
Monday May 14, 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 29 spaces available.
Tuesday May 15, 2018
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Yoga & Meditation
10:00 AM

Instructor Mira Desai has 30 years of experience in yoga. Join her for an introduction to basic yoga and meditation. Class is 1½ hours. Bring a yoga mat or large towel. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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Movie: Captain Underpants: the First Epic Movie
12:30 PM

Captain Underpants: the First Epic Movie (2017). Animated feature. PG.  90 minutes

Two overly imaginative pranksters named George and Harold hypnotize their principal into thinking he's a ridiculously enthusiastic, incredibly dimwitted superhero named Captain Underpants. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday May 16, 2018
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Zentangle Drawing : FULL
1:00 PM

Zentangle is an easy to learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. First in a  series of three classes. Must take all three classes. Limited space. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
The registration period has ended.
 
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Adult Craft Circle
2:00 PM

Join us in creating beautiful hyacinth flowers from paper.  All supplies provided. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Landlord/Tenant Laws in New Jersey
7:00 PM

A free informational seminar provided by the Mercer County Superior Court “Courts & You” program. Learn about your rights as a tenant or landlord. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Embroidery Circle
7:05 PM - 8:30 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 May 17, 2018
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Senior Moving Workshop
2:00 PM

Downsizing and moving is stressful at any age. This informative workshop by Keller Williams Real Estate will talk about the current real estate market; selling your home for top dollar, downsizing to a house, condo or retirement community; decluttering. and adding value to your home. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Common Hip Problems
7:00 PM

Hip problems can make even the simple, everyday tasks seem challenging. Join Brian Culp, MD, specializing in orthopedic surgery, as he discusses common hip problems, including arthritis, and details a range of joint replacement options. Dr. Culp is a member of the Medical Staff of Penn Medicine Princeton Health. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Friday May 18, 2018
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Movie: Same Kind of Different as Me
2:00 PM

International art dealer Ron Hall must befriend a dangerous homeless man in order to save his struggling marriage to his wife, a woman whose dreams will lead all three of them on the journey of their lives.

Starring Gref Kinnear. Rated PG-13. 119 minutes.
 
No registration.
CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday May 19, 2018
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Isha Yoga & Meditation
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

The Isha Foundation, an International non- profit, founded by Sadhguru, is offering Yoga and Meditation workshops in and around New Jersey. These yoga and meditation practices or technologies for wellbeing are offered free of charge and include invigorating physical postures, breathing methods and meditation. No yoga experience necessary. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 11 spaces available.
Sunday May 20, 2018
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Movie: The Shape of Water
2:00 PM

An other-worldly fairy tale, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962. In the hidden high security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa is trapped in a life of isolation. Elisa's life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda discover a secret classified experiment. Starring Sally Hawkins. Rated R. 103 minutes. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday May 21, 2018
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Non-Fiction Book Club
2:00 PM

The group will be discussing American Fire: Love, Arson and Life in a Vanishing Land by Monica Hesse. New members welcome. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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How to Find a Great Job
7:00 PM

Career and job search pro Lisa Hill has more than 25 years of experience in the recruiting business, helping people find jobs and finding candidates for companies. Learn about creating a resume, job search methods, finding the right career/job for you; how to market yourself; how to search for jobs on the Internet and much more. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Mystery Book Club
7:05 PM - 8:00 PM

The group will be discussing Defending Jacob by William Landay. New members welcome. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday May 22, 2018
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Yoga & Meditation
10:00 AM

Instructor Mira Desai has 30 years of experience in yoga. Join her for an introduction to basic yoga and meditation. Class is 1½ hours. Bring a yoga mat or large towel. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday May 23, 2018
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Zentangle Drawing :FULL
10:30 AM

Zentangle is an easy to learn, relaxing and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. First in a  series of three classes.Must take all three classes. Limited space. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
The registration period has ended.
 
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New Jersey Marijuana Legalization
7:00 PM

Nick Scalera of NJ Cannabis Consulting, will discuss the US legal recreational marijuana market and describe the legalization process currently underway in New Jersey. This informational seminar will identify potential opportunities for various types of organizations and provide interested parties with a set of immediate action items. Mr. Scalera has more than 30 years of experience in the areas of business management and marketing and is not an advocate for the legalization of marijuana in New Jersey. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Friday May 25, 2018
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Movie: The Sense of an Ending (2017)
2:00 PM

A man becomes haunted by his past and is presented with a mysterious legacy that causes him to re-think his current situation in life. Starring Jim Broadbent. Rated PG-13. 108 minutes.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
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 May 30, 2018
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Free Blood Pressure Screenings
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Stop in for a free blood pressure screening provided by Capital Health.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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End of Life Planning
7:00 PM

Richard Zimmer of Barlow & Zimmer Funeral home will discuss end of life planning and preparation to ensure that both you and your loved ones are properly cared for according to your wishes. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:28 PM     
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM

The group will be discussing Someone by Alice McDermott. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday May 31, 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.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Home Buying Workshop
7:00 PM

Pinky Shah from Fairway Mortgage will discuss what is involved in obtaining a mortgage, Samir Patel will talk about insurance, and Cheryl Poeder of Ashton Realty will present what is currently going on in the real estate market. An attorney will also be present to discuss the legal process. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:48 PM     
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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