List of Events

  

Tuesday December 11, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Windows 10 for Beginners
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program

Join us to learn about Windows 10. Decide whether you'd prefer to use the Start functions or the desktop. Learn how the taskbar can help you with everyday tasks. Most important, practice how to find your files and folders without confusion! The library will provide the laptop; therefore, the class size is limited to 5.

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Word Beginner
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Adult Program

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word: format text, quickly correct mistakes, and use shortcuts such as copy and paste. The library will provide the laptop; therefore, the class size is limited to 5.

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Gingerbread Playdough
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 3 and up.

Come learn how to make homemade playdough with a holiday twist!

Registration is required online starting Tuesday, November 27th.

 

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday December 12, 2018
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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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Paper Craft with Lonie
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Lonie will assist you in creating a holiday card. Materials are provided by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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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 Hangout
1:00 PM

Join other homeschool families for an hour of social time and fun activities.
Come hangout and make new friends!
No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Craft Circle: Words on Wood
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program

Learn how to transfer a word, phrase, or image onto a piece of wood to make a country chic art piece. Materials are provided by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 2 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.

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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Sparks Learning Studio STEM Workshop
6:00 PM

For childen in grades kindergarten through 5th.

Create hands-on projects aimed at enhancing creativity, innovation and build problem solving skills.

Class size is limited.

Registration is required online starting Wednesday, November 28th.

If this session is full, there is another session on Wednesday, December 19th. 

You may only register for one session.

This is the same class that was offered in November.  If you came to one of those classes, please do not register.

 

 

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Thursday December 13, 2018
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Breakfast with Santa
10:30 AM

Suggested for ages 18 months and up.  Younger children welcome for pictures.

Listen to Santa read a story and sing holiday songs.

Each child will have turn to visit with Santa individually so bring your wish lists and have your cameras ready!

This free program also includes a special holiday craft and light breakfast refreshments. 

Registration is required online starting Thursday, November 29th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program

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

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Friday December 14, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Movie: Same Kind of Different as Me
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program

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

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 40 spaces available.
Saturday December 15, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 16, 2018
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Child ID Cards
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Adult Program

In only three to five minutes, a child ID card is printed for each parent or guardian. Child ID cards feature a child’s photo, fingerprints, contact information, and other pertinent data needed by the police in case of an emergency. Please note that children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. No child’s information or pictures are electronically retained; all data are automatically erased after the child ID is printed. 

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 28 spaces available.
Monday December 17, 2018
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Crystal Snowflakes
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting December 1st.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Nonfiction Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program

You choose: The Rights of Man, by Thomas Paine; or Democracy in America, by Alexis De Tocqueville. If you’re so inclined, read both! We will compare and contrast the books.

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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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
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Kids Can Code
4:30 PM

This program is for kids in grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting Tuesday, December 4th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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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, December 12, 2018 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, December 12, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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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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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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Sparks Learning Studio STEM Workshop
6:00 PM

For childen in grades kindergarten through 5th.

Create hands-on projects aimed at enhancing creativity, innovation and build problem solving skills.

Class size is limited.

Registration is required online starting Wednesday, December 5th.

There is another session being offered on Wednesday, December 12th. You may only register for one session.

This is the same class that was offered in November.  If you came to one of those classes, please do not register.

 

 

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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Conversational ESLEmbroidery Circle
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

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 embroiderers.

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
Thursday December 20, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Kids Can Code
7:00 PM

This program is for kids in grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting Thursday, December 6th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Hula Hoop Lesson
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

Agnes Carbone, certified hula hoop instructor, will teach you how to “hoop.”  Hooping is a low-impact cardio exercise that can help you burn calories, and tone and strengthen your entire body. Agnes promises that everyone will leave with a smile! Wear a cotton (non-silky) shirt and bring a bottle of water.

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

 

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

Adult Program

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

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Friday December 21, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Kids' Music Round Free Demo Class
10:30 AM

For ages 2 months to 5 years.

Kids' Music Round is a singing, laughing, giggling, jiggling, clapping, dancing, bouncing, fun-filled, award-winning music and movement experience.

Join us for this free demo class!

Registration is required online starting Friday, December 7th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Mini Graham Cracker Gingerbread Houses
2:00 PM

Suggested for toddlers to teens.

Everyone in the family can enjoy decorating a mini graham cracker "gingerbread" house with candies and icing!

Registration is required online starting Friday, December 7th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday December 22, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 23, 2018
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Movie: Uncle Drew
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program

After draining his life savings to enter a team in the Rucker Classic street ball tournament in Harlem, Dax is dealt a series of unfortunate setbacks, including losing his team to his longtime rival. Desperate to win the tournament and the cash prize, Dax stumbles upon the man, the myth, the legend--Uncle Drew--and convinces him to return to the court one more time. (2018; rated PG-13; 103 minutes)

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 40 spaces available.
Monday December 24, 2018
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

 
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Crystal Snowflakes
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting December 1st.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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Twas the Night Before Christmas Storytime
10:30 AM

Join us for a special Christmas Eve storytime!
Suggested for ages 2-5 with a caregiver. Younger siblings welcome.
We will be making "reindeer food" to sprinkle on your front lawn.
No registration is required.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday December 25, 2018
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Wednesday December 26, 2018
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Winter Sing-along with Kim Yarson
10:30 PM

Suggested for families with children of all ages

Join us for a winter sing-along with local musician Kim Yarson.

Registration is required online starting Wednesday, December 12th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, December 12, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Thursday December 27, 2018
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Unique Creatures Animal Show
11:00 AM

Suggested for ages 3 and up.

Join us for an entertaining and educational show featuring some of the world's "unique creatures."

Learn about these exotic critters and have fun while doing it! 

Yes, there will be live animals at this program.

Registration is required online starting Thursday, December 13th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Teen and Tween Yoga
2:00 PM

For ages 9 to 18 years.

Beginners welcome.

Mats provided. Please bring water and wear comfortable clothes.

Registration is required online starting Thursday, December 13th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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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, December 13th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, December 13, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program

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

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Friday December 28, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday December 29, 2018
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 30, 2018
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Movie: Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program

An exploration of the life, lessons, and legacy of iconic children's television host Fred Rogers. (2018; rated PG-13; 94 minutes)

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

 

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 40 spaces available.
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.

 
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New Year's Countdown to Noon Party
11:30 AM

Suggested for ages 2 and up. Younger siblings welcome.

Can't stay up until midnight? (I'm looking at you parents...) Ring in the new year at noon instead!

Make a craft and have light refreshements.

We will even have a ball drop.

Registration is required online starting Monday, December 17th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, December 17, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday January 1, 2019
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Wednesday January 2, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft:
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting Wednesday, January 2nd.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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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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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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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 January 3, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Books & Bricks
7:00 PM

Suggested for ages 2 to 5 years old.
A story followed by a build with DUPLO bricks.
Registration is required online starting Thursday, December 20th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday January 4, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday January 5, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Building with Big Bricks
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Suggested for ages 2 to 10 years.

Fun free play with oversized Lego-style bricks. Come build a tower taller than you are!

No registration is required.

Monday January 7, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft:
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting Wednesday, January 2nd.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Winter Bingo
4:30 PM

Warm up with a fun game of bingo with a winter theme.
Suggested for ages 4-8. 
All participants receive a small prize.
No registration required.

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
Tuesday January 8, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday January 9, 2019
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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 Hangout
1:00 PM

Join other homeschool families for an hour of social time and fun activities.
Come hangout and make new friends!
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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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 January 10, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Building with Big Bricks
7:00 PM

Suggested for ages 2 to 10 years.

Fun free play with oversized Lego-style bricks. Come build a tower taller than you are!

No registration is required.

Friday January 11, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday January 12, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Saturday Slime Time: Snowball Slime
2:00 PM

All ages are welcome to join us in making this fluffy slime perfect for a cold winter day!
Registration is required online starting Saturday, December 29th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday January 14, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft:
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting Wednesday, January 2nd.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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
Tuesday January 15, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday January 16, 2019
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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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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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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 January 17, 2019
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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.

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, January 3rd.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday January 18, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday January 19, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Building with Big Bricks
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Suggested for ages 2 to 10 years.

Fun free play with oversized Lego-style bricks. Come build a tower taller than you are!

No registration is required.

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.

 
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft:
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting Wednesday, January 2nd.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Building with Big Bricks
2:00 PM

Suggested for ages 2 to 10 years.

Fun free play with oversized Lego-style bricks. Come build a tower taller than you are!

No registration is required.

Tuesday January 22, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday January 23, 2019
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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 Hangout
1:00 PM

Join other homeschool families for an hour of social time and fun activities.
Come hangout and make new friends!
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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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 January 24, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Kids Can Code
7:00 PM

This program is for kids in grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting Thursday, January 10th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday January 25, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday January 26, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Salt Dough Snowmen
2:00 PM

All ages are welcome to join us in making snowmen out of salt dough.

We promise that this snowman won't melt!

Registration is required online starting Saturday, January 12th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday January 28, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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
Tuesday January 29, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday January 30, 2019
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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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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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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 January 31, 2019
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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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Building with Big Bricks
7:00 PM

Suggested for ages 2 to 10 years.

Fun free play with oversized Lego-style bricks. Come build a tower taller than you are!

No registration is required.

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.

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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