List of Events

  

Wednesday April 25, 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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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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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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Princeton & the American Revolution
7:00 PM

Learn about Princeton’s role in the American Revolution from Christmas 1771 to January 3rd, 1777. Hear the story of the sacrifice, bravery and perseverance of the Continental soldiers through unimaginable difficulties, leading to victory and freedom. Presented by Barry Singer of the Historical Society of Princeton. Sponsored by Friends of the Hickory Corner Library. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
The registration period has ended.
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM

The group will be discussing Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders. No registration is necessary and new members are welcome!

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday April 26, 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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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join librarian Mary Elizabeth Allen to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English.

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

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday April 28, 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 April 29, 2018
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Upcycling Crafts
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

For ages 5 to 10 years old.
Learn the importance of upcycling through fun activities, crafts and presentations.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Sunday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday April 30, 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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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 May 1, 2018
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Beaded Peace Sign Charm
9:35 AM

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

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
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.

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 May 2, 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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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

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

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

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

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 May 3, 2018
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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM

Join librarian Mary Elizabeth Allen to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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 Monday, April 16th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday May 4, 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
Saturday May 5, 2018
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Friends of the Hickory Corner Library Book Sale
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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 May 6, 2018
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Upcycling Crafts
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

For ages 5 to 10 years old.
Learn the importance of upcycling through fun activities, crafts and presentations.
Registration is required online each week starting the previous Sunday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Sunday, April 29, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Monday May 7, 2018
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Beaded Peace Sign Charm
9:35 AM

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

CONTACT:    448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Asthma & Allergies
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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School-age STEAM
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday May 8, 2018
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Baby Chick Hatch Day!
9:35 AM

Today's the day you have been waiting for...Our baby chicks will be hatching today!
Stop by and visit them in the children's department.  They will be here until Tuesday, May 15th at 5:30pm.
No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Yoga & Meditation
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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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, May 1, 2018 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.

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 May 9, 2018
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Visit our Baby Chicks!
9:35 AM

Our baby chicks are here!
Stop by and visit them in the children's department. 
They will be here until Tuesday, May 15th at 5:30pm.
No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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, May 2, 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, May 2, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Zentangle Drawing :FULL
1:00 PM

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

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

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 9 spaces available.
 
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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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Socrates Cafe
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday May 10, 2018
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Visit our Baby Chicks!
9:35 AM

Our baby chicks are here!
Stop by and visit them in the children's department. 
They will be here until Tuesday, May 15th at 5:30pm.
No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Baby Chick Birthday Party
10:30 AM

Suggested for ages 18 months to 5 years.
Join us for a special program to celebrate the hatching of our baby chicks!
We will read stories about chicks, sing song, make a craft and have a small treat.
Children will be allowed to touch or hold the chicks.
Registration is required online starting Monday, April 16th.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Mother's Day Bingo
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 4 to 8 years.
Come play a game of bingo with a Mother's Day Theme.
All participants will receive a small prize.
No registration required.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday May 11, 2018
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Visit our Baby Chicks!
9:35 AM

Our baby chicks are here!
Stop by and visit them in the children's department. 
They will be here until Tuesday, May 15th at 5:30pm.
No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
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.

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

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

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

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 9 spaces available.
Saturday May 12, 2018
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Visit our Baby Chicks!
9:35 AM

Our baby chicks are here!
Stop by and visit them in the children's department. 
They will be here until Tuesday, May 15th at 5:30pm.
No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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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Muffins for Mothers (and Others)
2:00 PM

Children of all ages accompanied by the special women in their lives are invited to join us for some light refreshments, music and a craft.
Enjoy an afternoon celebrating the ladies you love and who love you too!
Registration is required online starting Monday, April 16th.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday May 13, 2018
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Visit our Baby Chicks!
12:35 PM

Our baby chicks are here!
Stop by and visit them in the children's department. 
They will be here until Tuesday, May 15th at 5:30pm.
No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday May 14, 2018
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Beaded Peace Sign Charm
9:35 AM

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

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Visit our Baby Chicks!
9:35 AM

Our baby chicks are here!
Stop by and visit them in the children's department. 
They will be here until Tuesday, May 15th at 5:30pm.
No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Art of Living Yoga & Meditation
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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School-age STEAM
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, May 7, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday May 15, 2018
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Last Day to Visit our Baby Chicks!
9:35 AM

Today is the last day to visit our baby chicks before they go back to the farm.
Stop by the children's department before 5:30pm.
No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Yoga & Meditation
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 18 spaces available.
 
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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, May 8, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Movie: Captain Underpants: the First Epic Movie
12:30 PM

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

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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.

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 May 16, 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, May 9, 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, May 9, 2018 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.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Zentangle Drawing : FULL
1:00 PM

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

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

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

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

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

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

The Embroidery Circle is open to all skill levels – including absolute beginners. Bring embroidery projects you are working on to share with others or work in the good company of fellow embroiders. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday May 17, 2018
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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM

Join librarian Mary Elizabeth Allen to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
 
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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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Senior Moving Workshop
2:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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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, April 23rd.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Common Hip Problems
7:00 PM

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

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

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

Starring Gref Kinnear. Rated PG-13. 119 minutes.
 
No registration.
CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday May 19, 2018
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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
2:00 PM

All ages are welcome to join us in making slime!
Registration is required online starting Monday, April 23rd.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Isha Yoga & Meditation
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

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

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

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday May 21, 2018
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Beaded Peace Sign Charm
9:35 AM

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

CONTACT:    448-1330  
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.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Non-Fiction Book Club
2:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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How to Find a Great Job
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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School-age STEAM
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Mystery Book Club
7:05 PM - 8:00 PM

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

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

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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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, May 15, 2018 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.

This will be our last session.

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 May 23, 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, May 16, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Zentangle Drawing :FULL
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
The registration period has ended.
 
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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, May 16, 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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New Jersey Marijuana Legalization
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Thursday May 24, 2018
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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM

Join librarian Mary Elizabeth Allen to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
 
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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
4:30 PM

This program is for kids in grades K-5.
Basic coding activities for budding, young computer scientists.
Registration is required online starting Monday, April 23rd..  The same class will be held at 7pm. You may only attend one session.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Kids Can Code
7:00 PM

This program is for kids in grades K-5.
Basic coding activities for budding, young computer scientists.
Registration is required online starting Monday, April 23rd..  The same class will be held at 4:30pm. You may only attend one session.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
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Friday May 25, 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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Movie: The Sense of an Ending (2017)
2:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday May 26, 2018
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 27, 2018
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday May 28, 2018
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday May 29, 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, May 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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PJ Storytime for ages 2-5
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday May 30, 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, May 23, 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, May 23, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Free Blood Pressure Screenings
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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

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

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

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

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday May 31, 2018
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Conversational ESL
10:30 AM

Join librarian Mary Elizabeth Allen to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English.

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

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 7:48 PM     
Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday September 1, 2018
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 2, 2018
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday September 3, 2018
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday October 8, 2018
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 6, 2018
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Election Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

Monday November 12, 2018
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Veterans Day Observed
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

Thursday November 22, 2018
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Thanksgiving Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday November 23, 2018
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Day After Thanksgiving
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

Monday December 24, 2018
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Tuesday December 25, 2018
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday December 31, 2018
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Tuesday January 1, 2019
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday January 21, 2019
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Martin Luther King Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

Monday February 18, 2019
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday April 19, 2019
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 21, 2019
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 25, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 26, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday May 27, 2019
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Thursday July 4, 2019
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday August 31, 2019
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 1, 2019
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday September 2, 2019
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday October 14, 2019
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 5, 2019
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Election Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

Monday November 11, 2019
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Veterans Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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


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