List of Events

  

Monday March 25, 2019
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CANCELLED: Read to the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

Today's session of Read to the Therapy Dog has been cancelled. 

Next month's sessions will be on Mondays, April 8th and 22nd at 4:30pm.  Please join us then!
 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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School-age STEAM
7:00 PM

An interactive, hands-on science program focusing on different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math tailored for school-age children.
For grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday March 27, 2019
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Story Stretchers
4:30 PM

Story Stretchers is a half hour program that combines stories with yoga and movement exercises.
Suggested for ages 3-8.
No registration is required.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday March 28, 2019
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Bricks 4 Kidz
7:00 PM

This is a hands-on class where students will design and build machines, catapults, pyramids, derby cars, buildings and other constructions out of LEGO® bricks.
While exploring engineering, architecture and physics, students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
This program is for grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting Thursday, March 14th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday April 1, 2019
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School-age STEAM
7:00 PM

An interactive, hands-on science program focusing on different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math tailored for school-age children.
For grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, March 25, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday April 2, 2019
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Little Bits Animation
4:30 PM

For children in grades 2nd-5th. Experience with laptops and typing is helpful. 

Learn coding to make animation on an LED matrix using Little Bits coding blocks. 

This is a 4 week session that builds on what you learned the previous week. You must commit to all 4 weeks.

Online registration is required starting Tuesday, March 19th.*

*The same class is being offered on Wednesdays at 7pm.  Please choose either Tuesdays at 4:30pm or Wednesdays at 7pm.

**We will be repeating the same lessons that we did in October and January.**

 

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday April 3, 2019
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Story Stretchers
4:30 PM

Story Stretchers is a half hour program that combines stories with yoga and movement exercises.
Suggested for ages 3-8.
No registration is required.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Little Bits Animation
7:00 PM

For children in grades 2nd-5th. Experience with laptops and typing is helpful. 

Learn coding to make animation on an LED matrix using Little Bits coding blocks. 

This is a 4 week session that builds on what you learned the previous week. You must commit to all 4 weeks.

Online registration is required starting Tuesday, March 19th.*

*The same class is being offered on Tuesdays at 4:30pm.  Please choose either Tuesdays at 4:30pm or Wednesdays at 7pm.

**We will be repeating the same lessons that we did in October and January.**

 

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday April 7, 2019
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Leaders of Tomorrow: Leadership and Public Speaking for Youth
1:00 PM

Suggested for students in 5th-8th grade. 

In this program your child will enhance his or her public speaking skills as well as their skills in impromptu speaking.

We will take a look at several well-known speakers and their tactics of public speaking.

Leadership skills and public speaking starts at a young age. If your child wants to make a difference in the world, this program will help them with their preliminary steps.

This program will be led by Drishti Devnani, a junior at West Windsor -Plainsboro High School South, working on her Girl Scout Gold Award. She is a debater, an officer for Model United Nations and serves on her class council. She plans to implement the skills she has gained as a leader throughout her high school career.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday April 8, 2019
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Read to the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

Come practice reading with a certified therapy dog!
Suggested for emerging readers ages 5 and up.
No registration required.

Caregivers must remain with children in the room while they read.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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School-age STEAM
7:00 PM

An interactive, hands-on science program focusing on different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math tailored for school-age children.
For grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, April 1, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday April 9, 2019
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Little Bits Animation
4:30 PM

For children in grades 2nd-5th. Experience with laptops and typing is helpful. 

Learn coding to make animation on an LED matrix using Little Bits coding blocks. 

This is a 4 week session that builds on what you learned the previous week. You must commit to all 4 weeks.

Online registration is required starting Tuesday, March 19th.*

*The same class is being offered on Wednesdays at 7pm.  Please choose either Tuesdays at 4:30pm or Wednesdays at 7pm.

**We will be repeating the same lessons that we did in October and January.**

 

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday April 10, 2019
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Story Stretchers
4:30 PM

Story Stretchers is a half hour program that combines stories with yoga and movement exercises.
Suggested for ages 3-8.
No registration is required.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Little Bits Animation
7:00 PM

For children in grades 2nd-5th. Experience with laptops and typing is helpful. 

Learn coding to make animation on an LED matrix using Little Bits coding blocks. 

This is a 4 week session that builds on what you learned the previous week. You must commit to all 4 weeks.

Online registration is required starting Tuesday, March 19th.*

*The same class is being offered on Tuesdays at 4:30pm.  Please choose either Tuesdays at 4:30pm or Wednesdays at 7pm.

**We will be repeating the same lessons that we did in October and January.**

 

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday April 11, 2019
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Book Tasting
7:00 PM

Suggested for ages 8 to 11.

Come sample books from various genres, authors and series.

This is a perfect way for kids to nibble on a book and decide if they want to devour the whole thing! 

Registration is required starting Thursday, March 28th.

 

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Sunday April 14, 2019
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Leaders of Tomorrow: Leadership and Public Speaking for Youth
1:00 PM

Suggested for students in 5th-8th grade. 

In this program your child will enhance his or her public speaking skills as well as their skills in impromptu speaking.

We will take a look at several well-known speakers and their tactics of public speaking.

Leadership skills and public speaking starts at a young age. If your child wants to make a difference in the world, this program will help them with their preliminary steps.

This program will be led by Drishti Devnani, a junior at West Windsor -Plainsboro High School South, working on her Girl Scout Gold Award. She is a debater, an officer for Model United Nations and serves on her class council. She plans to implement the skills she has gained as a leader throughout her high school career.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday April 15, 2019
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School-age STEAM
7:00 PM

An interactive, hands-on science program focusing on different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math tailored for school-age children.
For grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, April 8, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday April 16, 2019
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Little Bits Animation
4:30 PM

For children in grades 2nd-5th. Experience with laptops and typing is helpful. 

Learn coding to make animation on an LED matrix using Little Bits coding blocks. 

This is a 4 week session that builds on what you learned the previous week. You must commit to all 4 weeks.

Online registration is required starting Tuesday, March 19th.*

*The same class is being offered on Wednesdays at 7pm.  Please choose either Tuesdays at 4:30pm or Wednesdays at 7pm.

**We will be repeating the same lessons that we did in October and January.**

 

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday April 17, 2019
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Story Stretchers
4:30 PM

Story Stretchers is a half hour program that combines stories with yoga and movement exercises.
Suggested for ages 3-8.
No registration is required.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Little Bits Animation
7:00 PM

For children in grades 2nd-5th. Experience with laptops and typing is helpful. 

Learn coding to make animation on an LED matrix using Little Bits coding blocks. 

This is a 4 week session that builds on what you learned the previous week. You must commit to all 4 weeks.

Online registration is required starting Tuesday, March 19th.*

*The same class is being offered on Tuesdays at 4:30pm.  Please choose either Tuesdays at 4:30pm or Wednesdays at 7pm.

**We will be repeating the same lessons that we did in October and January.**

 

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday April 18, 2019
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Kids Can Code
7:00 PM

This program is for kids in grades K-5.

Basic coding activities for budding, young computer scientists.

Registration is required online starting Thursday, April 4th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
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.

Monday April 22, 2019
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Read to the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

Come practice reading with a certified therapy dog!
Suggested for emerging readers ages 5 and up.
No registration required.

Caregivers must remain with children in the room while they read.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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School-age STEAM
7:00 PM

An interactive, hands-on science program focusing on different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math tailored for school-age children.
For grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, April 15, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday April 23, 2019
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Little Bits Animation
4:30 PM

For children in grades 2nd-5th. Experience with laptops and typing is helpful. 

Learn coding to make animation on an LED matrix using Little Bits coding blocks. 

This is a 4 week session that builds on what you learned the previous week. You must commit to all 4 weeks.

Online registration is required starting Tuesday, March 19th.*

*The same class is being offered on Wednesdays at 7pm.  Please choose either Tuesdays at 4:30pm or Wednesdays at 7pm.

**We will be repeating the same lessons that we did in October and January.**

 

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday April 24, 2019
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Magnet Mania
2:00 PM

Suggested for ages 5 and up. 

Come discover the wonders of magnetism by building with jumbo magnet tiles, playing with magnetic slime and more! 

No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Story Stretchers
4:30 PM

Story Stretchers is a half hour program that combines stories with yoga and movement exercises.
Suggested for ages 3-8.
No registration is required.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Little Bits Animation
7:00 PM

For children in grades 2nd-5th. Experience with laptops and typing is helpful. 

Learn coding to make animation on an LED matrix using Little Bits coding blocks. 

This is a 4 week session that builds on what you learned the previous week. You must commit to all 4 weeks.

Online registration is required starting Tuesday, March 19th.*

*The same class is being offered on Tuesdays at 4:30pm.  Please choose either Tuesdays at 4:30pm or Wednesdays at 7pm.

**We will be repeating the same lessons that we did in October and January.**

 

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday April 25, 2019
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Cup Stacking Challenge
2:00 PM

Suggested for ages 5 and up.

Whether you are trying to stack for speed, for height or just for fun, come join us! 

No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Bricks 4 Kidz
7:00 PM

This is a hands-on class where students will design and build machines, catapults, pyramids, derby cars, buildings and other constructions out of LEGO® bricks.
While exploring engineering, architecture and physics, students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
This program is for grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting Thursday, April 11th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Sunday April 28, 2019
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Leaders of Tomorrow: Leadership and Public Speaking for Youth
1:00 PM

Suggested for students in 5th-8th grade. 

In this program your child will enhance his or her public speaking skills as well as their skills in impromptu speaking.

We will take a look at several well-known speakers and their tactics of public speaking.

Leadership skills and public speaking starts at a young age. If your child wants to make a difference in the world, this program will help them with their preliminary steps.

This program will be led by Drishti Devnani, a junior at West Windsor -Plainsboro High School South, working on her Girl Scout Gold Award. She is a debater, an officer for Model United Nations and serves on her class council. She plans to implement the skills she has gained as a leader throughout her high school career.

No registration required.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday April 29, 2019
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School-age STEAM
7:00 PM

An interactive, hands-on science program focusing on different aspects of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math tailored for school-age children.
For grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday April 30, 2019
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Young Authors
4:30 PM

Suggested for children in grades 1st-5th.

Calling all young writers.

We will write stories using the illustrations in wordless picture books as inspiration. 

No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
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.

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

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

 
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

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

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

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

 
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


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