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Sunday October 20, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Captain Marvel (2019; PG-13; 124 minutes)

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Monday October 21, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-home Craft: Glowing Eyeball
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up. 

Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Tuesday, October 1st.

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

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 

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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Storytime with a Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 2 and up.

Join us for a special storytime with one or both of our therapy dogs.

After storytime, children are welcome to pet the dogs, give them treats or read books to them.

No registration required.

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Pumpkin-Carving Demo
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

The “King of Carving” will carve a face into a Halloween pumpkin. Will it be a scary face? A goofy one? Come and find out! All ages are welcome.

Glen Dalessandro, professional carver and painter, will also display his award-winning collection of painted gourds.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 28 spaces available.
Tuesday October 22, 2019
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Knit & Crochet Corner
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                              

We meet weekly all year. Work on your project while chatting with others. All adults—beginners as well as experienced crocheters and knitters—are welcome! Instruction available for beginning crocheters.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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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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Celebrate Diwali
4:30 PM

Children of all ages are invited to join us for a craft and snacks to celebrate the upcoming Diwali holiday.

Registration is required starting Tuesday, October 8th.

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 October 23, 2019
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

For birth to 18 months. (We have a 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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Craft Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Enjoy the company of other crafters while making a tasseled bookmark for yourself and for a friend.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Current Events Chat
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

One of the Hickory Corner librarians will moderate a thoughtful discussion of current events by patrons. All adults are welcome. No preparation is necessary.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Story Stretchers
4:30 PM

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

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Evening Craft
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Enjoy the company of other crafters while making a tasseled bookmark for yourself and for a friend.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 16 spaces available.
Thursday October 24, 2019
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Embroidery Circle: Stitchathon
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program                                              

Join us for a series of hand-embroidery workshops designed for beginners and those who want to brush up on their embroidery skills. Some materials are provided by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library; to see a description of the materials you must bring, visit https://embroiderycircle.wixsite.com/stitchathon/materials-list

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Make a Haunted Gingerbread House
7:00 PM

All ages are welcome to come decorate a mini graham cracker "gingerbread" house for Halloween.

Registration is required starting Thursday, October 10th.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ADULT PROGRAM

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Friday October 25, 2019
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Creation Station and Open Play
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Concert with Tim Hoh's Music for Kids
10:30 AM

Suggested for ages 5 and under.

"Mr. Tim" is a long-time musician and father of two young children who likes to bring his punk-rock style to his kids' music shows.

Join us for a rockin' good time!

Registration is required starting Friday, October 11th.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pet Sematary (2019; R; 133 minutes)

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Saturday October 26, 2019
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Toastmasters Club
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

ADULT PROGRAM

Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Members meet to deliver and evaluate prepared and impromptu speeches in an effort to improve as speakers and as leaders. In its 94-year history, Toastmasters has had 4 million members. Some speeches will be delivered in English, some in Tamil. All are welcome.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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Saturday Slime Time: Pumpkin Slime
2:30 PM

All ages are welcome to join us in making pumpkin slime just in time for Halloween!

Registration is required online starting Saturday, October 12th.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday October 27, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Hocus Pocus (1993; PG; 95 minutes)

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Monday October 28, 2019
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

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

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

ADULT PROGRAM

Endurance: A Year in Space, a Lifetime of Discovery, by Scott Kelly

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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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:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, October 21, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Mystery Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

ADULT PROGRAM

Where the Crawdads Sing, by Delilah Owens

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
Tuesday October 29, 2019
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Knit & Crochet Corner
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                              

We meet weekly all year. Work on your project while chatting with others. All adults—beginners as well as experienced crocheters and knitters—are welcome! Instruction available for beginning crocheters.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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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, October 22, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Halloween Bingo
4:30 PM

Play a fun game of bingo with a Halloween theme!

Suggested for ages 4 to 8 years old.

All participants will receive a small prize.

No registration 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 October 30, 2019
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

For birth to 18 months. (We have a 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, October 23, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Learn to Play Canasta
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program

Florence Nitti will teach you how to play canasta, an easy-to-learn card game in the rummy family. Florence has experience teaching canasta to people living in adult communities. Come and get in on the fun!

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Current Events Chat
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

One of the Hickory Corner librarians will moderate a thoughtful discussion of current events by patrons. All adults are welcome. No preparation is necessary.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Story Stretchers
4:30 PM

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

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Book Talk: The Ride, by Nancy Cathers Demme
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Diego Ramirez, 15, flees his home in 1952 El Paso after setting fire to the barn where his abusive stepfather is working. He steals his mother’s life savings, flees the ranch, and hitchhikes through Texas. He accepts rides from a bigoted truck driver, a woman who gives rides only to children of crippled spirit, a ball bearing salesman who feeds Diego’s dreams of success, and others who help Diego unravel his crimes and abuse.

Nancy Cathers Demme is a retired children’s librarian. She teaches ESL “Writing in English” to adults and is an active member of the Garden State Storyteller’s League. The Ride, a young adult crossover novel, was recently published by the Stephen F. Austin State University Press.

Drop in to meet the author and hear her talk about this engaging book.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

The Magpie Murders, by Anthony Horowitz

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
Thursday October 31, 2019
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Halloween Parade and Party
10:30 AM

For children of all ages.

Dress the kids up in their Halloween costumes and bring them in for a trick or treat parade through the library. 

We will also read Halloween stories, sing songs, play games, make a craft and have light refreshments.

Registration is required starting Thursday, October 17th.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

ADULT PROGRAM

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Friday November 1, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-home Craft: Denim Lip Balm Holders
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up. 

Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Friday, November 1st.

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

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 

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
Saturday November 2, 2019
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday November 4, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-home Craft: Denim Lip Balm Holders
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up. 

Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Friday, November 1st.

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

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 

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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Storytime with a Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 2 and up.

Join us for a special storytime with one or both of our therapy dogs.

After storytime, children are welcome to pet the dogs, give them treats or read books to them.

No registration required.

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

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

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

 
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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
Wednesday November 6, 2019
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Story Stretchers
4:30 PM

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

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday November 7, 2019
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Decorate a Turkey Cookie
2:00 PM

Fun for all ages.

Come decorate a sugar cookie to resemble a turkey.

If you are off from school today, why not come to the library for some sweet fun?

Registration is required starting Thursday, October 24th.

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

Suggested for ages 2 to 5 years old.

A story followed by a build with DUPLO bricks.

Registration is required online starting Thursday, October 24th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday November 8, 2019
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Creation Station and Open Play
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

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

For all ages.

Come dance with Miss Andrea to some of her favorite songs (from oldies to current pop music to the chicken dance)!

We will use scarves, shakers, instruments and more!

No registration is required.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday November 9, 2019
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

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

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

 
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Teen and Tween Take-home Craft: Denim Lip Balm Holders
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up. 

Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Friday, November 1st.

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

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 

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
Tuesday November 12, 2019
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Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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 starting Tuesday, November 5th.

The same class will be offered on Thursday, November 14th at 7pm.  Please only register for one class.

 

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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PJ Storytime for ages 2-5
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday November 13, 2019
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Story Stretchers
4:30 PM

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

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday November 14, 2019
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

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

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

This program is for kids in grades K-5.

Basic coding activities for budding, young computer scientists.

Registration is required starting Thursday, November 7th.

The same class will be offered on Tuesday, November 12th at 4:30pm.  Please only register for one class.

 

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday November 15, 2019
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Creation Station and Open Play
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday November 16, 2019
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Saturday Slime Time
2:30 PM

All ages are welcome to join us in making slime!

Registration is required online starting Saturday, November 2nd.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday November 18, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-home Craft: Denim Lip Balm Holders
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up. 

Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Friday, November 1st.

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

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 

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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Storytime with a Therapy Dog
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 2 and up.

Join us for a special storytime with one or both of our therapy dogs.

After storytime, children are welcome to pet the dogs, give them treats or read books to them.

No registration required.

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday November 19, 2019
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Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Setting the Turkeys Free
4:30 PM

Suggested for ages 2 to 8.

Join us for a reading of the book Setting the Turkeys Free followed by a handprint turkey craft.

No registration 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 November 20, 2019
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Toddler Time
11:00 AM

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

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Story Stretchers
4:30 PM

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

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday November 21, 2019
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Embroidery Circle: Stitchathon
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program                                              

Join us for a series of hand-embroidery workshops designed for beginners and those who want to brush up on their embroidery skills. Some materials are provided by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library; to see a description of the materials you must bring, visit https://embroiderycircle.wixsite.com/stitchathon/materials-list

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Bricks 4 Kidz
7:00 PM

This program is for children in grades K to 5th.

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.

Registration is required online starting Thursday, November 7th.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday November 22, 2019
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Creation Station and Open Play
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Concert with Mr. Jim
10:30 AM

Suggested for ages 5 and under.

Jim Gaven, known to us as "Mr. Jim," is an upbeat singer/songwriter who wants to make a positive difference in the world and truly believes that music has the ability to do that.

Registration is required online starting Friday, November 8th.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday November 23, 2019
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday November 25, 2019
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Storytime for ages 2-5
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday November 26, 2019
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Little Learners: STEAM program for Pre-K
10:30 AM

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

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

Play a fun game of bingo with a Thanksgiving theme!

Suggested for ages 4 to 8 years old.

All participants will receive a small prize.

No registration 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 November 27, 2019
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Thanksgiving Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

 
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Baby Time
10:00 AM

For birth to 18 months. (We have a 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
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.

 
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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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Morning Movie: Toy Story 4
10:30 AM

Join us for Buzz and Woddy's latest adventure.

This movie is rated G with a run time of 1 hours and 40 minutes.

Caregivers must be present for the duration of the movie.

A small snack and drink will be served.

No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday November 30, 2019
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Family Fun Time
10:30 AM

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

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 1, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

Men in Black: International (2019). Rated PG-13; 114 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
Monday December 2, 2019
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Medicare and You
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Anthony Williams, insurance agent with BGA Insurance Group, will explain how Medicare works, who is eligible, what is covered, and the costs of coinsurance and deductibles. 

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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PTSD Support & Meditation
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Marvlyn Vincent endured a childhood of abuse. After years of struggling to put her past behind her, Marvlyn finally found a combination of methods to alleviate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She then started The Harmony Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering PTSD healing to others who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD. The weekly sessions provide peer support and meditation in a group setting, offering strength, a shoulder, and an ear.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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Medicare and You
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Anthony Williams, insurance agent with BGA Insurance Group, will explain how Medicare works, who is eligible, what is covered, and the costs of coinsurance and deductibles. 

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
Tuesday December 3, 2019
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Knit & Crochet Corner
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                         

We'll meet weekly all year. Work on your project while chatting with others. All adults—beginners as well as experienced crocheters and knitters—are welcome! Instruction available for beginning crocheters.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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Basic Skills Craft
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Adult Program                                              

Make a project to display or give away. Assistance is available. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
Wednesday December 4, 2019
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Learn to Play Canasta
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                           

An experienced instructor will teach you how to play canasta, a card game in the rummy family.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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Current Events Chat
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program                                      

One of the Hickory Corner librarians will moderate a thoughtful discussion of current events by patrons. All adults are welcome. No preparation is necessary.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, November 22, 2019 at 10:00 AM     
 
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Stitchathon Extra Help
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program                                              

This program is an extension of Embroidery Circle: Stitchathon. We will review and practice the following hand embroidery stitches: straight stitch, back stitch, split stitch, stem stitch and chain stitch.

Please bring the following materials with you:

  • 8½  x 11-inch piece of white, cotton fabric
  • 6-inch embroidery hoop
  • embroidery needle 
  • 6-strand, cotton embroidery floss 

For additional information, please visit: https://embroiderycircle.wixsite.com/stitchathon/extra-help-sessions

Feel free to bring along any of your Embroidery Circle: Stitchathon embroidery kit(s) with you. Sponsored by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

This is a drop-in program; call 609-448-0957 with any questions.

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Socrates Café
7:00 PM - 8:30 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.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program                                    

Disappearing Earth, by Julia Phillips

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday December 5, 2019
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday December 6, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

Pavarotti (2019). Rated PG-13; 115 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 8, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

The Sun Is Also a Star (2019). Rated PG-13; 120 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 9, 2019
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First Aid for Bleeding Injuries
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stop the Bleed® is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. The course educates the general public so they can help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Presented by BMS Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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PTSD Support & Meditation
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Marvlyn Vincent endured a childhood of abuse. After years of struggling to put her past behind her, Marvlyn finally found a combination of methods to alleviate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She then started The Harmony Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering PTSD healing to others who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD. The weekly sessions provide peer support and meditation in a group setting, offering strength, a shoulder, and an ear.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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First Aid for Bleeding Injuries
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

Stop the Bleed® is a national awareness campaign and a call to action. The course educates the general public so they can help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Presented by BMS Trauma Center at Capital Health Regional Medical Center.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Tuesday December 10, 2019
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Knit & Crochet Corner
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                         

We'll meet weekly all year. Work on your project while chatting with others. All adults—beginners as well as experienced crocheters and knitters—are welcome! Instruction available for beginning crocheters.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday December 11, 2019
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Learn to Play Canasta
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                           

An experienced instructor will teach you how to play canasta, a card game in the rummy family.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Current Events Chat
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program                                      

One of the Hickory Corner librarians will moderate a thoughtful discussion of current events by patrons. All adults are welcome. No preparation is necessary.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Learn about typical age-related changes versus common signs of Alzheimer’s and dementia; how to approach someone about memory concerns; the importance of early detection and benefits of diagnosis; available tests and assessments for the diagnostic process; and Alzheimer’s Association resources.

Presented by Nicolette Vasco, program coordinator at Alzheimer's Association.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday December 12, 2019
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Toastmasters Club
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Adult Program                                      

Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Members meet to deliver and evaluate prepared and impromptu speeches in an effort to improve as speakers and as leaders. In its 94-year history, Toastmasters has had 4 million members. Some speeches will be delivered in English, some in Tamil. All are welcome.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Embroidery Circle: Stitchathon
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program                                              

Join us for a series of hand-embroidery workshops designed for beginners and those who want to brush up on their embroidery skills. Some materials are provided by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library; to see a description of the materials you must bring, visit https://embroiderycircle.wixsite.com/stitchathon/materials-list

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday December 13, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

The Hustle (2019). Rated PG-13; 94 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 15, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019). Rated PG-13; 132 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 16, 2019
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PTSD Support & Meditation
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Marvlyn Vincent endured a childhood of abuse. After years of struggling to put her past behind her, Marvlyn finally found a combination of methods to alleviate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She then started The Harmony Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering PTSD healing to others who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD. The weekly sessions provide peer support and meditation in a group setting, offering strength, a shoulder, and an ear.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Substance Abuse Info for Parents
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

The 15 Minute Child Break presentation is a one-hour multimedia program that informs, encourages, and empowers parents, grandparents, educators, coaches, and other adult caregivers about how to communicate effectively with children about the misuse and abuse of alcohol and other drugs.

The following topics are covered in the presentation:

  • Vaping and e-cigarettes
  • Marijuana use
  • Opioids and prescription medication
  • Underage Drinking

Presented by Bill Lillis of Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday December 17, 2019
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Knit & Crochet Corner
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                           

We'll meet weekly all year. Work on your project while chatting with others. All adults—beginners as well as experienced crocheters and knitters—are welcome! Instruction available for beginning crocheters.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday December 18, 2019
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Learn to Play Canasta
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program                                           

An experienced instructor will teach you how to play canasta, a card game in the rummy family.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Paper Craft with Lonie
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Lonie will help you in creating a lovely piece of paper art.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Current Events Chat
2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program                                      

One of the Hickory Corner librarians will moderate a thoughtful discussion of current events by patrons. All adults are welcome. No preparation is necessary.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Ray Valentino Sings from “America’s Song Book”
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Local crooner Ray Valentino will entertain us with songs that have stood the test of time, such as “Night and Day,” “I've Got You Under My Skin,” and “Pennies from Heaven.” With a nod to the season, he’ll also sing “White Christmas” and “The Christmas song.” All are welcome!

Sponsored by The Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday December 19, 2019
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Craft Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Create a beautiful watercolor on sheet music.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Evening Craft
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                          

Create a beautiful watercolor on sheet music.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday December 20, 2019
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Drum Circle
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Adult Program

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.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

Love Actually (2003). Rated R; 130 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 22, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

White Christmas (1954). Not rated; 120 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 23, 2019
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PTSD Support & Meditation
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Marvlyn Vincent endured a childhood of abuse. After years of struggling to put her past behind her, Marvlyn finally found a combination of methods to alleviate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She then started The Harmony Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering PTSD healing to others who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD. The weekly sessions provide peer support and meditation in a group setting, offering strength, a shoulder, and an ear.

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

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

Thursday December 26, 2019
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Friday December 27, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

A Dog’s Journey (2019). Rated PG; 108 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday December 28, 2019
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Toastmasters Club
11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Adult Program                                      

Toastmasters Club provides a supportive and positive learning experience in which members are empowered to develop communication and leadership skills, resulting in greater self-confidence and personal growth. Members meet to deliver and evaluate prepared and impromptu speeches in an effort to improve as speakers and as leaders. In its 94-year history, Toastmasters has had 4 million members. Some speeches will be delivered in English, some in Tamil. All are welcome.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday December 29, 2019
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Movie
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Adult Program                                      

Aladdin (2019). Rated PG; 128 minutes

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday December 30, 2019
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PTSD Support & Meditation
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

Marvlyn Vincent endured a childhood of abuse. After years of struggling to put her past behind her, Marvlyn finally found a combination of methods to alleviate posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). She then started The Harmony Place, a non-profit organization dedicated to offering PTSD healing to others who suffer from the effects of trauma and PTSD. The weekly sessions provide peer support and meditation in a group setting, offering strength, a shoulder, and an ear.

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Mystery Book Club
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program                                              

The Pigeon Pie Mystery, by Julia Stuart

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

CONTACT:    609-448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday December 31, 2019
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

 
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

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

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

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

 
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


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