List of Events

  

Wednesday August 15, 2018
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Essential Oils 101
7:00 PM

Learn how essential oils can be used as natural solutions for health and wellness, and what they can do for you. Danielle LoPinto, wellness advocate from doTerra International, will be here to answer your health concerns.

 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 8 spaces available.
Thursday August 16, 2018
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An Afternoon at the Movies- Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
1:30 PM

A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter's murder when they fail to catch the culprit.  Starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockewell. 
Rated R; 115 minutes, 2017.

Register online or by calling the Robbinsville Branch at 259-2150. Please register each person separately.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 21 spaces available.
 
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Antiques Appraisals
7:00 PM

Have your “treasures” evaluated! Bring in up to two items – coins, jewelry, toys, etc. - and an experienced appraiser will examine them and discuss them with the class.  Presented by Tom Petrino of Time Traveler Antiques and Appraisals, acting appraiser for the New Jersey State Treasury.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
Tuesday August 21, 2018
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New York Skyscrapers
7:00 PM

Do you know the story of New York’s greatest skyscrapers? With original photographs and historic images, author, lecturer, and photographer Kevin Woyce discusses the 1890 New York World building, Woolworth, Chrysler, Empire State buildings and more.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 18 spaces available.
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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Writing your College Application Essay
7:00 PM

What makes a college essay stand out from the rest? Discover how to choose a compelling topic, writing tips, and grammar pitfalls to avoid during this essay workshop. To get you started a short writing session will be provided. Parents welcome. Presented by Amy Stern, professional editor and former journalist.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 18 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.

Thursday September 6, 2018
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An Afternoon at the Movies- Phantom Thread
1:30 PM

A tailor finds his meticulous professional life upended after he falls for a working-class woman.  Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Lesley Manville, and Vicky Krieps.  Rated R; 130 minutes, 2017.

Register online or by calling the Robbinsville Branch at 259-2150. Please register each person separately.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
Tuesday September 11, 2018
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The Sixties: The American Pop/Rock Era
7:00 PM

From songwriters Burt Bacharach and Carole King, to the magic of Brian Wilson and the poetry of Bob Dylan-the influence of 60s music endures to this day.  Vinnie Bruno, Beatles scholar and Sixties rock historian, will talk about the rise of the many new artisits and sounds that captured a generation.

 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
Wednesday September 12, 2018
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Meet Bobby Rydell
1:30 PM

Meet 60s idol Bobby Rydell, singer, actor, and author of the autobiographical Teen Idol on the Rocks: A Tale of Second Chances.  Bobby will discuss his book and his life: his public triumphs, private demons, and personal and career ups and downs.  Presented by Bobby Rydell himself! 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
Thursday September 13, 2018
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Understanding Your Social Security Benefits
1:30 PM

Discover the role Medicare and Social Security benefits will play in your retirement.  To make the presentation more personal and meaningful, it is recommended that you register for mySocialSecurity before attending; please see How to Create an Online Account at www.ssa.gov/pubs/EN-05-10540.pdf.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Acid Reflux: The Burning Questions
7:00 PM

Gastrointestinal Reflux Disease (GERD) affects millions and can lead to Barrett’s Esophagus, a precursor to cancer. Learn about GERD’s symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment. There will be a special focus on endoscopic therapy of Barrett’s Esophagus.  Presented by Anish A. Sheth, MD, Board Certified in Gastroenterology, Chief of Gastroenterology at Penn Medicine Princeton.

 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Saturday September 15, 2018
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Yoga for Beginners
10:00 AM

Learn simple, safe, powerful Upa Yoga positions through a video presentation. These positions can activate joint, muscle, and energy systems, and are potent tools to enhance health, success, peace, joy, well-being, and inner exploration. Please bring a mat, plus a towel or cushion for support.  Presented by the Isha Foundation.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Tuesday September 18, 2018
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Geeks and Gadgets
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Members of the Mercer County Library System’s IT department will answer your questions about PCs and tablets, or library services such as eBooks and audio books. Bring in your electronic devices for troubleshooting, and get consumer tips if you’re considering purchasing a new computer or device.  If you have the manual for your device, please bring that too!

Registration is not required, but for best service, we suggest you email your questions to support@mcl.org at least a few days before the event.

 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Thursday September 20, 2018
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An Afternoon at the Movies- Molly's Game
1:30 PM

A woman organizes underground poker games for celebrity clients, but faces possible jail time after her establishment is raided by the FBI.  Starring Jessica Chastain, Idris Elba, and Kevin Costner.  Rated R; 140 minutes; 2017.


Register online or by calling the Robbinsville Branch at 259-2150. Please register each person separately.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Top Ten Cost-Effective Renovation Projects in your Home
7:00 PM

You can have an HGTV-perfect home! Discover renovation projects that will bring you the most return on your investment; the best places to shop for amazing things for your home; current trends in paints, kitchens, and baths; and some inexpensive tips and tricks you can implement right away.   Presented by Olga St. Pierre, Keller Williams Real Estate.
 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 28 spaces available.
Saturday September 22, 2018
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Internet Security
2:00 PM

This presentation will address Internet security from the perspective of the average user, focusing on practical steps to keep safe, manage passwords, and recognize typical cyberattack scenarios.  Presented by Josh Stone, owner of Digital Doc and Princeton Tiger Tech.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Wednesday September 26, 2018
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Goodbye Things
7:00 PM

Too many material things we don’t need can make us feel trapped, increase stress, and burden our lives.  Come laugh and learn at a fun-filled seminar that can show you how the minimalist viewpoint can help you say “Goodbye, things!”  Presented by Edie Glover, MSW, LSW.
 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Thursday September 27, 2018
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Fall Prevention
1:30 PM

Falls can be devastating, both physically and financially, to a senior citizen. Learn the risks and implications of falls in older adults, tips on fall prevention, and how to promote strength, balance, and flexibility through exercise. Presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield. 


 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Saturday September 29, 2018
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Hydroponics in Robbinsville
10:00 AM

Have you wondered about the huge green and white container parked on the grounds of the Robbinsville Senior Center? It’s the Leafy Green Machine, our town’s very own hydroponic farm! Learn the basics of hydroponics, take a virtual tour of the Machine, and make your own mini-hydroponic planter to take home. Presented by Kyle H. Clement, Hydroponic Farm Coordinator.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
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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