List of Events

  

Wednesday September 20, 2017
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PROGRAM IS FULL: Baby Time
10:00 AM

For birth to 18 months. (We have a new Toddler Time program for ages 18 to 36 months at 11:00am)
Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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PROGRAM FULL: Toddler Time
11:00 AM

For 18 to 36 months.
Toddler Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
This class is designed to transition toddlers from Baby Time to Storytime.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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Homeschool Study Hall
1:00 PM

Join other homeschoolers to study together and grow at the library.
Bring your students' homework and enjoy working on it in a group.
This is a great time to do research and get help from other homeschooling families.
No registration required.

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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Embroidery Circle
7:00 PM

Whether you are looking to create your first stitch or expand your skills, learn new methods and techniques, or share embroidery art and craft knowledge, ideas and project work, 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.  Ages 14 and up. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday September 21, 2017
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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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Family Movie Matinee: Captain Underpants
2:00 PM

Join us for the movie adaptation of the popular series by Dav Pilkey.
Rated PG. 
Run time 1 hour and 29 minutes.
A small snack will be served.
Caregivers must remain in the room for the duration of the movie.
No registration required. 

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 Monday, September 4th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday September 22, 2017
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Movie: Going in Style
2:00 AM

Lifelong buddies Willie, Joe, and Al decide to buck retirement and step off the straight and narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. To pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.

Rated PG-13. 96 minutes. Starring Morgan Freeman and Michael Caine.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Creation Station and Open Play
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

For all ages.
Our activity room will be open from 10am to 4pm for you to come and make a craft or just play with our puzzles and toys.
This is a walk-in program. 
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen and Tween Yoga
11:00 AM

Join us for Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 to 18 years old.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 4th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday September 23, 2017
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

This is a multi-age program for families with young children.
Join us for stories, music, parachute games and other fun activities!
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday September 25, 2017
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Non-Fiction Book Club
2:00 PM

The group will be discussing Born to Run by Bruce Springsteen.  Discussion led by librarian, Jennifer Worringer. New members welcome. Call the library for more information.

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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday September 26, 2017
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Hatha Yoga: FULL
10:00 AM

With Anuradha Puri, Certified Yoga Instructor

Yoga increases flexibility, muscle strength and tone, improves respiration, energy & vitality, maintains a  balanced metabolism and improves cardio and circulatory health. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat if you have one. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
The registration period has ended.
 
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Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K
10:30 AM

Little Learners is an interactive program for preschoolers (ages 3-5) that focuses on concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).
Registration is required online starting the previous Tuesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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PJ Storytime for ages 2-5
7:00 PM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
You are invited to wear your pajamas.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday September 27, 2017
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

For birth to 18 months. (We have a new Toddler Time program for ages 18 to 36 months at 11:00am)
Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

For 18 to 36 months.
Toddler Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
This class is designed to transition toddlers from Baby Time to Storytime.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 9:30 PM     
 
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Crafts & Games for Adults
2:00 PM

Come join us for an afternoon of fun playing your favorite card games, Scrabble or Rummikub, or you can work on a fun craft. Sponsored by Friends of the Hickory Corner Library. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Fitness for Dummies
7:00 PM

Learn how to correctly set your fitness goals; how to create easy strategies and objectives to reach your goals and why most people fail in reaching their goals. Presented by Ajani Malik, owner of Snap Fitness. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 27 spaces available.
 
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HC Book Discussion
7:30 PM

The group will be discussing News of the World by Paulette Jiles. No registration. New Member welcome.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday September 28, 2017
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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. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Good Neighbor Day Special Program with East Windsor Fire Company
10:30 AM

Today is "Good Neighbor Day" and we welcome you to celebrate with our local heroes.
Meet East Windsor firefighters and see their truck up close.
Hear firefighter themed stories and do a special craft.
Light refreshments will also be provided.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 11th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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National Good Neighbor Day: A History of East Windsor
7:00 PM

In celebration of National Good Neighbor Day, local historian Cappy Stults will talk about the early history of East Windsor and Hightstown. Come learn about your community and how it came to be what it is today. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
Friday September 29, 2017
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Creation Station and Open Play
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

For all ages.
Our activity room will be open from 10am to 4pm for you to come and make a craft or just play with our puzzles and toys.
This is a walk-in program. 
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Sing-along with Kim Yarson
10:30 AM

For all ages.
Come sing along with local musician Kim Yarson as she performs classic children's songs.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 11th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday September 30, 2017
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

This is a multi-age program for families with young children.
Join us for stories, music, parachute games and other fun activities!
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday October 1, 2017
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Movie: Gifted
2:00 PM

Frank Adler is a single man raising a child prodigy, his spirited young niece Mary, in a coastal town in Florida. Frank's plans for a normal school life for Mary are foiled when the seven-year-old's mathematical abilities come to the attention of Frank's formidable mother Evelyn, whose plans for her granddaughter threaten to separate Frank and Mary..

2017. Starring Octavia Spencer. Rated PG-13. 101 minutes. No registration.
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday October 2, 2017
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Glowing Eyeballs
9:35 AM

Turn a tea light and a ping pong ball into a craft so fun it's scary!
For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Monday, October 2nd.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Read to Bessie the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

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

Caregivers must remain with children in the room while they are reading to Bessie.

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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Time Traveler Antiques Appraisals
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Tom Petrino of Time Traveler Antiques & Appraisals will be here to evaluate your “treasures”, including jewelry, coins, toys, books, military items, silverware, sports memorabilia and other collectibles. Tom has 35 years of experience in buying and appraising antiques.  Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 27 spaces available.
Tuesday October 3, 2017
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Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K
10:30 AM

Little Learners is an interactive program for preschoolers (ages 3-5) that focuses on concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).
Registration is required online starting the previous Tuesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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PJ Storytime for ages 2-5
7:00 PM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
You are invited to wear your pajamas.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday October 4, 2017
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

For birth to 18 months. (We have a new Toddler Time program for ages 18 to 36 months at 11:00am)
Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

For 18 to 36 months.
Toddler Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
This class is designed to transition toddlers from Baby Time to Storytime.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Travel Instruction 101: How to Use the Public Transportation System
2:00 PM

Become a confident and independent traveler. Learn about public transit options in the East Windsor area including bus, train and light rail; how to plan trips, read schedules, pay fares, use accessibility features and take safety precautions while traveling. Provided by Greater Mercer TMA. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Socrates Cafe
7:00 PM

The purpose of Socrates Cafe is to question and discuss philosophical issues – but the questions addressed are not limited to those of a philosophical nature, and you needn't have a background in philosophy. All participants may ask questions which are then voted on. The question with the highest vote is the topic for the evening's discussion. All are welcome, no registration necessary.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday October 5, 2017
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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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Benefits of a Gluten-free Diet
2:00 PM

Do people without a sensitivity to gluten benefit from a gluten free diet? Join Sara Feld, RD, Outpatient & Community Education Dietitian with University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro’s Nutrition Program, to discuss where gluten is found, symptoms that may be caused by gluten and whether a gluten free diet may be of benefit. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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Books and Bricks
7:00 PM

This is a hands-on class where children will listen to a story followed by a guided build with LEGO® DUPLO® bricks.
Suggested for ages 2-5.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 18th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday October 6, 2017
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Creation Station and Open Play
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

For all ages.
Our activity room will be open from 10am to 4pm for you to come and make a craft or just play with our puzzles and toys.
This is a walk-in program. 
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Dance Party
10:30 AM

Children of all ages and their caregivers too are invited to come dance with Miss Andrea to some of her favorite songs that are guaranteed to get you up and moving!
No registration required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday October 7, 2017
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

This is a multi-age program for families with young children.
Join us for stories, music, parachute games and other fun activities!
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Pumpkin Painting (session 1)
2:00 PM

Suggested for toddlers, kids, tweens and teens!  Everyone call join in the fun!
Get into the fall spirit and come paint a pumpkin (pumpkins will be provided).
Please wear old clothes or bring a smock.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 18th (only register for one session).

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Pumpkin Painting (session 2)
3:00 PM

Suggested for toddlers, kids, tweens and teens!  Everyone call join in the fun!
Get into the fall spirit and come paint a pumpkin (pumpkins will be provided).
Please wear old clothes or bring a smock.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 18th (only register for one session).

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
Sunday October 8, 2017
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Movie: Tommy's Honour
2:00 PM

Set against the early days of the sport and stunning landscape of Scotland, TOMMY'S HONOUR is based on the intimate and powerfully moving true story of the challenging relationship between "Old" Tom Morris ( Peter Mullan) and "Young" Tommy Morris (Jack Lowden,), the dynamic father-son team who ushered in the modern game of golf

2016. Rated PG. 112 minutes. No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday October 9, 2017
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
All branches are closed.
Tuesday October 10, 2017
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Glowing Eyeballs
9:35 AM

Turn a tea light and a ping pong ball into a craft so fun it's scary!
For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Monday, October 2nd.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K
10:30 AM

Little Learners is an interactive program for preschoolers (ages 3-5) that focuses on concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).
Registration is required online starting the previous Tuesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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PJ Storytime for ages 2-5
7:00 PM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
You are invited to wear your pajamas.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday October 11, 2017
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

For birth to 18 months. (We have a new Toddler Time program for ages 18 to 36 months at 11:00am)
Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

For 18 to 36 months.
Toddler Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
This class is designed to transition toddlers from Baby Time to Storytime.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Homeschool Study Hall
1:00 PM

Join other homeschoolers to study together and grow at the library.
Bring your students' homework and enjoy working on it in a group.
This is a great time to do research and get help from other homeschooling families.
No registration required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Paper Crafts for Adults
2:00 PM

Make a Thanksgiving or Halloween greeting card and matching envelope.  All supplies provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Hickory Corner Library. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Bon Appetit!
7:00 PM

Linda Kenyon presents her one woman show about the famous American cook, Julia Child, author and television personality who introduced French cuisine and cooking techniques to America. Sponsored by Friends of the Hickory Corner Library. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
Thursday October 12, 2017
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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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen and Tween Yoga
7:00 PM

Join us for Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 to 18 years old.
Beginners welcome
Mats are provided.
Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 18th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday October 13, 2017
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Creation Station and Open Play
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

For all ages.
Our activity room will be open from 10am to 4pm for you to come and make a craft or just play with our puzzles and toys.
This is a walk-in program. 
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday October 14, 2017
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

This is a multi-age program for families with young children.
Join us for stories, music, parachute games and other fun activities!
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday October 15, 2017
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The Intersection of Genealogy & Genetics
2:00 PM

Humans are 99.9% identical in their genetic makeup. Yet, differences in just 0.1% of our DNA answer questions about our recent and deep ancestral origins. DNA testing has recently made some of these answers accessible. This presentation will guide you in selecting the right DNA test, understanding your results in the context of your family tree, and provide examples of big discoveries that may be possible, even for those with little to no knowledge of their direct lineage. Presented by biochemist Anthony May. Sponsored by Friends of the Hickory Corner Library. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
Monday October 16, 2017
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Glowing Eyeballs
9:35 AM

Turn a tea light and a ping pong ball into a craft so fun it's scary!
For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Monday, October 2nd.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Windows 10
2:00 PM

Have you struggled with Windows 10? Bring your laptop or tablet and we’ll work on ways to use Windows 10 with less frustration.

If you’d like to use one of our laptops, let us know. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Read to Bessie the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

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

Caregivers must remain with children in the room while they are reading to Bessie.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Mystery Book Club
7:00 PM

The group will be discussing The Black House by Peter May. No registration.

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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday October 17, 2017
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Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K
10:30 AM

Little Learners is an interactive program for preschoolers (ages 3-5) that focuses on concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).
Registration is required online starting the previous Tuesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Movie: The Lego Batman Movie
12:30 PM

 In the irreverent spirit of fun that made The LEGO Movie a worldwide phenomenon, the self-described leading man of that ensemble, LEGO Batman, stars in his own big-screen adventure. But there are big changes brewing in Gotham, and if he wants to save the city from the Joker's hostile takeover, Batman may have to drop the lone vigilante thing, try to work with others, and maybe, just maybe, learn to lighten up.

2017. Animated feature. Rated PG. 104 minutes. No registration
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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PJ Storytime for ages 2-5
7:00 PM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
You are invited to wear your pajamas.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday October 18, 2017
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

For birth to 18 months. (We have a new Toddler Time program for ages 18 to 36 months at 11:00am)
Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

For 18 to 36 months.
Toddler Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
This class is designed to transition toddlers from Baby Time to Storytime.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Sell Your Stuff Locally
2:00 PM

Learn how to sell items on the popular e-commerce website, Craigslist, as well as by using popular apps like Letgo, OfferUp and Close 5. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Embroidery Circle
7:00 PM

Whether you are looking to create your first stitch or expand your skills, learn new methods and techniques, or share embroidery art and craft knowledge, ideas and project work, 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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday October 19, 2017
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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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

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 Monday, October 2nd.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
Friday October 20, 2017
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Creation Station and Open Play
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

For all ages.
Our activity room will be open from 10am to 4pm for you to come and make a craft or just play with our puzzles and toys.
This is a walk-in program. 
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday October 21, 2017
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

This is a multi-age program for families with young children.
Join us for stories, music, parachute games and other fun activities!
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday October 22, 2017
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Movie: My Cousin Rachel
2:00 PM

The movie is based on the 1951 novel by Daphne Du Maurier and tells the story of a young Englishman who plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin, believing that she murdered his guardian

 
2017. Starring Rachel Weisz. Rated PG-13. 106 minutes. No registration.
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday October 23, 2017
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Glowing Eyeballs
9:35 AM

Turn a tea light and a ping pong ball into a craft so fun it's scary!
For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Monday, October 2nd.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Non-Fiction Book Club
2:00 PM

The group will be discussing To the Bright Edge of the World by Eowyn Ivey. New members welcome. No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Medicare Workshop
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn about changes to Medicate in 2017; the five biggest mistakes made by Medicare beneficiaries; original Medicare vs Medicare Advantage Plans; Medicare supplement policies and prescription programs. Presented by Senior Advisor. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday October 24, 2017
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Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K
10:30 AM

Little Learners is an interactive program for preschoolers (ages 3-5) that focuses on concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).
Registration is required online starting the previous Tuesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Make Pumpkin Spice Play-dough
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 3 to 8 years.
Learn to make homemade pumpkin spice scented play-dough from scratch using simple ingredients.
Use clay tools, extruders and cookie cutters to make your own creations.
No registration required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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PJ Storytime for ages 2-5
7:00 PM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
You are invited to wear your pajamas.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday October 25, 2017
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

For birth to 18 months. (We have a new Toddler Time program for ages 18 to 36 months at 11:00am)
Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

For 18 to 36 months.
Toddler Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
This class is designed to transition toddlers from Baby Time to Storytime.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Wednesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Homeschool Study Hall
1:00 PM

Join other homeschoolers to study together and grow at the library.
Bring your students' homework and enjoy working on it in a group.
This is a great time to do research and get help from other homeschooling families.
No registration required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Crafts & Games for Adults
2:00 PM

Come join us for an afternoon of fun playing your favorite card games, Scrabble or Rummikub, or you can work on a fun craft. Sponsored by Friends of the Hickory Corner Library. No registration.

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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Tell Us Your Ghost Story
7:00 PM

Have you ever experienced an inexplicable phenomenon? Have you ever seen or heard or seen a ghost or spirit? Come and share your paranormal experience with others. Registration required.  

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 at 4:15 PM     
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM

The group will be discussing The Orchard by Theresa Weir. No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday October 26, 2017
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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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Halloween Parade and Party
10:30 AM

Suggested for ages 18 months to 5 years.
Dress the kids up in their Halloween costumes and bring them in for a trick or treat parade through the library.
Afterwards we will read Halloween stories, sing songs, play games, make a craft and have light refreshments.
Registration is required online starting Monday, October 2nd.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Halloween Bingo
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 4 to 8 years.
Come play a game of bingo with a Halloween theme.
All participants will receive a small prize.
No registration required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday October 27, 2017
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Creation Station and Open Play
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

For all ages.
Our activity room will be open from 10am to 4pm for you to come and make a craft or just play with our puzzles and toys.
This is a walk-in program. 
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Movie: The Picture of Dorian Gray
2:00 PM

 Years change, handsome Dorian Gray does not. He remains youthful-looking, but a portrait of him tells another story. It changes with the years, revealing the horrific effects of Gray's life of debauchery and evil

1945. Starring Angela Lansbury. Rated NR. 110 minutes
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday October 28, 2017
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

This is a multi-age program for families with young children.
Join us for stories, music, parachute games and other fun activities!
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday October 29, 2017
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What Lies Beneath
2:00 PM
When Claire Spencer begins seeing ghostly images and hearing mysterious voices in her home, her husband Norman suspects it is just her imagination, until the images turn real. Together they uncover the truth.
 2002 . Starring Michele Pfeiffer. Rated PG-13. 130 minutes. No registration.
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday October 30, 2017
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Read to Bessie the Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

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

Caregivers must remain with children in the room while they are reading to Bessie.

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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday October 31, 2017
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Halloween Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K
10:30 AM

Little Learners is an interactive program for preschoolers (ages 3-5) that focuses on concepts in Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Math (STEAM).

Registration is required online starting the previous Tuesday.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday November 7, 2017
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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 8, 2017
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Achieving the Dream of Home Ownership
7:00 PM

This workshop will explore some of the key reasons why people hesitate to begin the process of purchasing a home. Through education, the workshop will give prospective home buyers the confidence to get started. Common misconceptions about obtaining a mortgage will be reviewed as well as an overview of the timeline for purchasing a home from contract to closing. Presented by Alterra Home Loans. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 40 spaces available.
Friday November 10, 2017
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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 23, 2017
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Thanksgiving Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
All branches are closed.
Friday November 24, 2017
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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 24, 2017
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will be closed.

Monday December 25, 2017
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday December 31, 2017
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will be closed.

Monday January 1, 2018
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday January 15, 2018
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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 19, 2018
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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.


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