List of Events

  

Tuesday June 26, 2018
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Sphero robot balls
2:00 PM

For ages 5-12.  Learn very simple coding and make a Sphero SPRK+ robot ball move around the room.

Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
Wednesday June 27, 2018
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Chapters Book Club
2:00 PM

Book discussions and activities for ages 5 to 10.  Topic: TBD.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
 
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LEGO chariot races
3:00 PM

Use LEGOs to design a "chariot" and make it move around the room using a SPRK+ robot ball.  

Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 9 spaces available.
Thursday June 28, 2018
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Little Bits coding kits
2:00 PM

Use snap-together circuits and simple coding to see an exciting result.  For ages 8-15.

Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Monday July 2, 2018
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Train Play
10:00 AM

Free play with wooden trains and tracks.

For all ages with a caregiver.
 

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford    ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Tuesday July 3, 2018
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STEM activity
2:00 PM

Boat building

Use a variety of upcycled materials to design and boat and see if it floats.  

For ages 5-12.

Registration not required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Thursday July 5, 2018
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Family craft
3:00 PM

Bird Kites

Decorate a bird-shaped kite and watch it fly.

For all ages.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Friday July 6, 2018
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Family move
9:30 AM

Coco

Rated PG, 109 mins.

For all ages.

Popcorn will be served.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Monday July 9, 2018
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Friendship bracelets
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For ages 7-18.

Drop in any time between 9 and 12 to make some string friendship bracelets.  All materials and instructions will be provided.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
 
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Friendship bracelets
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

For ages 7-18.

Drop in any time between 9 and 12 to make some string friendship bracelets.  All materials and instructions will be provided.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Tuesday July 10, 2018
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Eyes of the Wild animal show
3:30 PM

For all ages.

Meet and learn about a variety of live animals.

Registration is required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 37 spaces available.
Wednesday July 11, 2018
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Chapters Book Club
2:00 PM

Book discussions and activities for ages 5 to 10.  Topic: TBD.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Friday July 13, 2018
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Lego Open Play
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For all ages.

Drop in any time between 9 and 12 for free play with an large assortment of LEGOs.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
 
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Lego Open Play
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

For all ages.

Drop in any time between 9 and 12 for free play with an large assortment of LEGOs.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Monday July 16, 2018
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Train Play
10:00 AM

Free play with wooden trains and tracks.

For all ages with a caregiver.
 

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford    ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Tuesday July 17, 2018
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STEM activity
2:00 PM

Toothpick towers

Use toothpicks and other materials to build a tower.   How high can you go? 

For ages 5-12.

Registration not required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Wednesday July 18, 2018
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Lego Challenge
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

For ages 6-12.

Choose a challenge card and try to make what you picked using a large selection of LEGOs.  Come any time between 10 and 12.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
 
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Tie dye
2:00 PM

For ages 6-12.

Bring your own t-shirt (or other cotton item) to dye.  

Registration is required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 9 spaces available.
Thursday July 19, 2018
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Kim Yarson Concert
10:30 AM

For all ages.

Live music with children's musician Kim Yarson.

Registration is required.

 

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Family craft
3:00 PM

Pencil Holders

Upcycle toilet paper tubes into a personalized pencil holder.

For all ages.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Friday July 20, 2018
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Family move
9:30 AM

Paddington 2

Rated PG, 105 mins.

For all ages.

Popcorn will be served.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Monday July 23, 2018
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BINGO
2:00 PM

For ages 5-12.

Play classic BINGO.  Winners will receive small prizes.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Chapters Book Club
2:00 PM

Book discussions and activities for ages 5 to 10.  Topic: TBD.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Friday July 27, 2018
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Lego Open Play
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For all ages.

Drop in any time between 9 and 12 for free play with an large assortment of LEGOs.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Monday July 30, 2018
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Train Play
10:00 AM

Free play with wooden trains and tracks.

For all ages with a caregiver.
 

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford    ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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STEM activity
2:00 PM

Marble mazes

Use straws and a shoebox lid to desing your own marble maze.  

For ages 5-12.

Registration not required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Family craft
3:00 PM

Paper plate fans

Escape the heat by decorating a paper plate fan.

For all ages.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Friday August 3, 2018
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Family move
9:30 AM

Peter Rabbit

Rated PG, 100 mins.

For all ages.

Popcorn will be served.

No registration required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Monday August 6, 2018
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BINGO
10:00 AM

For ages 5-12.

Play classic BINGO.  Winners will receive small prizes.

No registration is required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Sphero robot balls
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

For ages 5-12.  Learn very simple coding and make a Sphero SPRK+ robot ball move around the room.

Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Chapters Book Club
2:00 PM

Book discussions and activities for ages 5 to 10.  Topic: TBD.

No registration required.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
 
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Balloon animals
3:00 PM

For ages 7-16.

Learn how to make simple balloon animals.

Registration is required.

 

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Little Bits coding kits
2:00 PM

Use snap-together circuits and simple coding to see an exciting result.  For ages 8-15.

Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
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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