List of Events

  

Monday November 20, 2017
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: DIY Smartphone Speakers
9:35 AM

All you need are plastic cups and a toilet paper tube and you can make your own smartphone speakers!
For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Wednesday, November 1st.
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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Thanksgiving Bingo
4:30 PM

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

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

The group will be discussing Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz. 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 November 21, 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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Library Apps
2:00 PM

Learn how to access free magazines, movies, music and books directly on your device through the Mercer County Library System. This includes ebooks and audiobooks using Overdrive, magazines using Flipster; music on Freegal and movies and books using hoopla. Bring your device, charged and ready to go! and your library card. Limited space.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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Elephant & Piggie Book Club
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 4-8 years old.
Each week we will read a different Elephant & Piggie adventure and do a corresponding activity.
No registration is 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 November 22, 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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PROGRAM FULL: Toddler Time
11:00 AM

Today's program is full to capacity and we are not taking any more registrations at this time.

You can being registering for next Wednesday's class at 9:30am this Wednesday.

Thank you for your interest in our program.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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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
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.
 
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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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Family Movie: Cars 3
11:00 AM

Rated G. 
Run time 1 hour and 42 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
Saturday November 25, 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 November 26, 2017
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Movie: The Big Sick
2:00 PM

Starring Kumail Nanjiani. Rated R. 120 minutes.

Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail connects with grad student Emily after a standup set. However, what they thought would be just a one-night stand blossoms into the real thing.
No registration.
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday November 27, 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 Destiny of the Republic by Candice Millard. No registration.

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 November 28, 2017
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Hatha Yoga
10:00 AM

Yoga increases flexibility, muscle strength and tone, improves respiration, energy and vitality, maintains a balanced metabolism and improves cardio and circulatory health. Led by certified yoga instructor Anuradha Puri. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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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, November 21, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Movies: Wonder Woman (2017)
12:30 PM
 
Before she was Wonder Woman she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained warrior. When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, she leaves home to fight a war to end all wars, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
 
PG-13. Starring Gal Gadot. 141 minutes.
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Elephant & Piggie Book Club
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 4-8 years old.
Each week we will read a different Elephant & Piggie adventure and do a corresponding activity.
No registration is 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 November 29, 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, November 22, 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, November 22, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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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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Adult Craft
2:00 PM

Join us in creating some beautiful hanging snowflakes. Limited space448. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 4 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, 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. No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday November 30, 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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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
Friday December 1, 2017
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Pop-up Holiday Card
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Friday, December 1st.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

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
Saturday December 2, 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 December 3, 2017
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Movie: The Beguiled
2:00 PM

The Beguiled (2017): (Nicole Kidman). Rated R; 94 minutes

At a girls' school in Virginia during the Civil War, where the young women have been sheltered from the outside world, a wounded Union soldier is taken in. Soon, the house is taken over with sexual tensions, rivalries, and an unexpected turn of events.

No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 4, 2017
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Pop-up Holiday Card
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Friday, December 1st.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Resume Workshop
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Bring your resume on a flash drive or in writing and a librarian will critique it for grammar and content. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 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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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, November 27, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday December 5, 2017
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Hatha Yoga
10:00 AM

Yoga increases flexibility, muscle strength and tone, improves respiration, energy and vitality, maintains a balanced metabolism and improves cardio and circulatory health. Led by certified yoga instructor Anuradha Puri. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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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, November 28, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Elephant & Piggie Book Club
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 4-8 years old.
Each week we will read a different Elephant & Piggie adventure and do a corresponding activity.
No registration is 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 December 6, 2017
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Art of Living Yoga & Meditation
10:00 AM

Discover how to relax and recharge your mind and unlock your full potential through gentle stretches, breathing and guided meditation. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
The registration period has ended.
 
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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, November 29, 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, November 29, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Papercrafts with Lonie
2:00 PM

Join us in designing cup coasters using ceramic tiles and decorative paper glued on with Modge Podge. Limited seating. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Understand Your Social Security Benefits
3:00 PM

As you approach retirement, it is more important than ever to understand the role that Social Security benefits can and should play in your retirement plans. This informative seminar will show you how and when to apply for Medicare, Social Security and other topics. 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

Socrates Café is a gathering where participants pose questions, listen to others, raise challenges and consider alternative answers. Background in philosophy not required; no preparation necessary. No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM

The group will be discussing Saint Maize by Jami Attenberg. No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday December 7, 2017
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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 stories and sing holiday songs.
Each child will get a turn to visit with Santa individually so bring your lists and cameras!
This program includes a craft and light breakfast refreshments.
Registration is required online starting Monday, November 20th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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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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, November 20th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday December 8, 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 December 9, 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 December 10, 2017
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Movie: Lady Macbeth
2:00 PM

Lady Macbeth (2017): (Florence Pugh). Rated R; 89 minutes

Rural England, 1865. Katherine (Florence Pugh) is stifled by her loveless marriage to a bitter man twice her age, whose family are cold and unforgiving. When she embarks on a passionate affair with a young worker on her husband's estate, a force is unleashed inside her, so powerful that she will stop at nothing to get what she wants. No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 11, 2017
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Pop-up Holiday Card
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Friday, December 1st.
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, December 4, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Sending Your Child to College
7:00 PM

This workshop will help you define a college saving goal that’s right for you, determine today’s cost and payment options, and navigate the complex financial aid landscape. Presented by Brian Reiss, CFP®, CMFC® of Three Bridges Wealth Advisors-Ameriprise Financial. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
Tuesday December 12, 2017
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Hatha Yoga
10:00 AM

Yoga increases flexibility, muscle strength and tone, improves respiration, energy and vitality, maintains a balanced metabolism and improves cardio and circulatory health. Led by certified yoga instructor Anuradha Puri. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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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, December 5, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Elephant & Piggie Book Club
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 4-8 years old.
Each week we will read a different Elephant & Piggie adventure and do a corresponding activity.
No registration is 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 December 13, 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, December 6, 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, December 6, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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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
Thursday December 14, 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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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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Internet for Beginners
2:00 PM

Learn the basics of searching the Internet with web browsers like Chrome, Firefox and Microsoft Edge.  Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Happy Holidays Bingo
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 4 to 8 years.
Come play a game of bingo with holiday themed pictures and words.
All participants will receive a small prize.
No registration required.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Retiring on Your Own Terms
7:00 PM

This workshop will help you make your retirement dreams/goals a reality. Learn about important dates and deadlines with your retirement plans; how to prioritize your retirement saving and spending plans; identify risks and create a meaningful legacy. Presented by Brian Reiss, CFP®, CMFC® of Three Bridges Wealth Advisors-Ameriprise Financial. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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Fitness for Dummies
7:05 PM - 8:05 PM

Learn how to set your fitness goals, how to create easy strategies and objectives to reach your goals and how to avoid failure. Presented by Ajani Malik ,owner of Snap Fitness. Please register.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Friday December 15, 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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Drum Circle
10:30 AM

Drumming is an ancient multi-cultural tradition that is proven to relieve stress and help you stay healthy. Join musician and teacher Jaclyn DiLouie of Mercer ARC to create simple rhythms using hand held drums and various percussion instruments. No experience required! Drums and instruments provided or feel free to bring your own. No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday December 16, 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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Holiday Fun: Make Cinnamon Applesauce Ornaments and Play Dreidel
2:00 PM

All ages are invited to get in the holiday spirit with this fun program.
We will be making holiday ornaments with cinnamon and applesauce.
We will also be playing dreidel.
Registration is required online starting Monday, November 20th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 17, 2017
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Movie: Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
2:00 PM

Christmas in Connecticut (1945): (Barbara Stanwyck). Not Rated; 101 minutes

 Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country's most famous food writer. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children and being an excellent cook. But this is all lies. In reality she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't even boil an egg. The owner of the magazine she works for has decided that a heroic sailor will spend his Christmas on "her" farm. Miss Lane knows that her career is over if the truth comes out, but what can she do? No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 18, 2017
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Pop-up Holiday Card
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Friday, December 1st.
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 The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson. No registration.

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

The group will be discussing Dark Corners by Ruth Rendell. 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
Registration will begin on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday December 19, 2017
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Hatha Yoga
10:00 AM

Yoga increases flexibility, muscle strength and tone, improves respiration, energy and vitality, maintains a balanced metabolism and improves cardio and circulatory health. Led by certified yoga instructor Anuradha Puri. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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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, December 12, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Elephant & Piggie Book Club
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 4-8 years old.
Each week we will read a different Elephant & Piggie adventure and do a corresponding activity.
No registration is 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 December 20, 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, December 13, 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, December 13, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Adult Craft Circle
2:00 PM

Join us in creating a fun pair of mittens for you or a friend. All supplies provided. Sponsored by Friends of the Hickory Corner Library. Limited seating. Please register. 

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

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 December 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 12 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, November 20th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday December 22, 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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Kids' Music Round Free Class Demo
10:30 AM

For ages 2 months to 5 years.
Kids' Music Round is a singing, laughing, jiggling, clapping, dancing, bouncing, fun-filled, award-winning music and movement experience.
Registration is required online starting Monday, November 20th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday December 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
 
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Candy Cane Slime
2:00 PM

All ages are welcome to this slime making program with a seasonal twist.
We will be making red and white slime scented with peppermint.
Registration is required online starting Monday, November 20th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
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.

Tuesday December 26, 2017
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Hatha Yoga
10:00 AM

Yoga increases flexibility, muscle strength and tone, improves respiration, energy and vitality, maintains a balanced metabolism and improves cardio and circulatory health. Led by certified yoga instructor Anuradha Puri. Please register. 

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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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, December 19, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Family Movie Matinee: Despicable Me 3
2:00 PM

Rated PG. 
Run time 1 hour and 30 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
Wednesday December 27, 2017
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Concert with Alex and the Kaleidoscope
10:30 AM

Emmy award-winning children’s entertainer, Alex Mitnick from the musical group Alex and the Kaleidoscope will be here to encourage and inspire kids through the power of songs.
Alex has been captivating kids and adults alike with his fresh approach to music for young audiences for over a decade.
Audiences clap along, sing, and dance, actively participating in the concert.
This show is suggested for all ages.
Registration is required online starting Monday, December 4th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Teen and Tween Yoga
2:00 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, December 4th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, December 4, 2017 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.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday December 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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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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Mini Graham Cracker Gingerbread Houses
2:00 PM

An enjoyable program for toddler to teens and all in between.
Come build a mini "gingerbread" house out of graham crackers then decorate with candy and icing!
Registration is required online starting Monday, December 4th.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, December 4, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
 
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School-age STEAM (moved to Thursday just for this week)
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 Thursday, December 21st.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 9:30 AM     
Friday December 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
Saturday December 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 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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