List of Events

  

Wednesday January 24, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Little Explorers
11:00 AM

Little Explorers is a multi-week program with hands-on science activities for children ages 3 to 5, with an adult.

Please call 609-259-2150 to register.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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What’s Up Wednesdays
4:45 PM

This clas is part of a multi-week session for children in grades 3 to 5. Please be aware that this program will occasionally include food. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Mindfulness to Reduce Stress
7:00 PM

Mindfulness, or experiencing the present moment without judgement, can improve your quality of life. Learn how mindfulness can stop brain chatter, improve mood and energy, increase mental clarity, deepen enjoyment, and reduce stress.  Presented by Carolyn Schindewolf, Health Educator at Princeton HealthCare System. 

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 9 spaces available.
Thursday January 25, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Romp & Stomp
11:00 AM

Come and enjoy a music and movement program for children ages 2-5

Online registration begins on January 11. Please register each child separately.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 7 spaces available.
 
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Lego Club
6:30 PM

Build with us and stretch your imagination with Legos! For children ages 5 and up.

Online registration begins on January 11. Please register each child separately.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
Friday January 26, 2018
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Toddler Tunes
10:30 AM

Sing along with Miss Pat! All ages, with an adult.

Online registration begins on January 12. Please register each child separately.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
Saturday January 27, 2018
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Family Fun: Four Little Snowmen
10:30 AM

Listen to wintry tales and make four different snowmen! For children of all ages with their families. Please note this program will include a food craft.

Online registration begins on January 13. Please register each child separately.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 11 spaces available.
 
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CANCELLED-Stage your House to Sell!
2:00 PM

Get your house ready to sell, and spruce up for springtime (even if you’re not selling)! Join us for a presentation on how to stage or just spruce up your home with ideas on color choices, furniture, and accessories, as well as tips on decluttering, organizing, depersonalizing and updating every room in your house -- on a budget.  Presented by Suzanne Garfield, Real Estate Agent for Gloria Nilson in Robbinsville, Certified Interior Designer. 

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
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Monday January 29, 2018
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Little Explorers
2:00 PM

Little Explorers is a multi-week program with hands-on science activities for children ages 3 to 5, with an adult.

Please call 609-259-2150 to register.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Crazy 8s Math Club K-3
5:30 PM

Math and mischief at your library! Enjoy hands-on games that get kids fired up about math! For children in grades K-3.

Online registration begins on January 15. Please register each child separately.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 13 spaces available.
Tuesday January 30, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Babytime
10:30 AM

Enjoy songs and rhymes with Miss Cathy. For children ages 6 months - 24 months.

Online registration begins on January 16. Please register each child separately.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Create a...
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Princeton and the American Revolution
7:00 PM

The turning point of the Revolutionary War took place in our own back yard. Learn about the remarkable events of the “Ten Crucial Days” from Christmas 1776 to January 3rd, 1777, and hear the story of how the Continental soldiers’ bravery and perseverance led to victory and freedom.   Presented by Barry Singer, lecturer, author, and expert on Princeton history, through the Historical Society of Princeton. 

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
Wednesday January 31, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Little Explorers
11:00 AM

Little Explorers is a multi-week program with hands-on science activities for children ages 3 to 5, with an adult.

Please call 609-259-2150 to register.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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What’s Up Wednesdays
4:45 PM

This clas is part of a multi-week session for children in grades 3 to 5. Please be aware that this program will occasionally include food. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Thursday February 1, 2018
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Romp & Stomp
11:00 AM

Come and enjoy a music and movement program for children ages 2-5

Online registration begins on January 18. Please register each child separately.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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Gracefully Aging with Exercise
2:00 PM

As we age, our muscles change in ways that impact our strength and daily functioning. Exercise is a great way to build muscle and maintain an active lifestyle! Learn how to get motivated, and explore exercise options that combine fitness with fun!  Presented by Gia Petisco, NASM, Group Exercise Instructor and Coordinator at the Hamilton Area YMCA.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 26 spaces available.
Saturday February 3, 2018
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The Greatest Love Letters from the Last 300 Years
2:00 PM

From Napoleon’s letters to Josephine, to the letters of Taylor and Burton, love letters reveal the tenderness in fire-and-ice relationships. Learn how history has been affected through the expression of deep feelings in letters. Expect some history, some laughter, and maybe a tear or two! Presented by Terry Antoniewicz, artist, calligrapher, handwriting analyst, and educator.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
Monday February 5, 2018
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Little Explorers
2:00 PM

Little Explorers is a multi-week program with hands-on science activities for children ages 3 to 5, with an adult.

Please call 609-259-2150 to register.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Tuesday February 6, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Create a...
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Geeks & 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, audio books, or the catalog. 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. 

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Wednesday February 7, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Little Explorers
11:00 AM

Little Explorers is a multi-week program with hands-on science activities for children ages 3 to 5, with an adult.

Please call 609-259-2150 to register.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Thursday February 8, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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An Afternoon at the Movies-The Big Sick
1:30 PM

A Pakistani-American man falls for white grad student, and hides their romance from his family. However, their relationship gets more serious when she develops a mysterious illness, which in turn forces him to bond with her parents.  Starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano. Rated R; 119 minutes, 2017.

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

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
 
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Family Food Traditions
7:00 PM

Our food traditions enhance family bonding, promote well-being, and celebrate our culture. Learn how to identify and foster meaningful traditions for your family, your friends, and yourself; discover how to document food memories, preserve recipes, create new traditions, and infuse joy and meaning into family meals. Presented by Vanessa Young, poet, wife, mother, former arts director, and instructor.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
Saturday February 10, 2018
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Chinese New Year Open House
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Celebrate the Year of the Dog! Experience Chinese games and traditions, and sample some authentic Chinese food.

This is a drop-in program; no registration is necessary! Please call the library at 609-259-2150 with any questions. 

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Monday February 12, 2018
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Little Explorers
2:00 PM

Little Explorers is a multi-week program with hands-on science activities for children ages 3 to 5, with an adult.

Please call 609-259-2150 to register.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Tuesday February 13, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Create a...
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Antiques Appraisals
7:00 PM

Have your “treasures” evaluated! Bring in up to two items only – 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

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
Wednesday February 14, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Little Explorers
11:00 AM

Little Explorers is a multi-week program with hands-on science activities for children ages 3 to 5, with an adult.

Please call 609-259-2150 to register.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Thursday February 15, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Preparing Heart- Healthy Foods
2:00 PM

The first step to healthy eating is knowing what to put on the menu. Heart-healthy cooking will be the focus of this demonstration.  Learn to identify recipes and make dishes that are delicious, nutritious and easy to prepare.  Presented by Princeton HealthCare System.  

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 28 spaces available.
Monday February 19, 2018
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday February 20, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Create a...
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Wednesday February 21, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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Little Explorers
11:00 AM

Little Explorers is a multi-week program with hands-on science activities for children ages 3 to 5, with an adult.

Please call 609-259-2150 to register.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Thursday February 22, 2018
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Storytime
10:00 AM

This storytime is part of a multi-week session for children ages 2 to 5, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
 
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An Afternoon at the Movies-The Glass Castle
1:30 PM

A woman reflects on her unconventional upbringing at the hands of her artsy, nonconformist parents. Now married to a man who works in finance in New York, she faces criticism from her parents that she's betrayed their values.  Starring Brie Larson, Woody Harrelson, and Naomi Watts.  Rated PG-13; 127 minutes, 2017.

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

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
Tuesday February 27, 2018
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Create a...
11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Saturday March 3, 2018
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New York City During World War 2
2:00 PM

Learn how the city and its inhabitants coped during wartime, and about the German American Bund, the troop ships Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth, the Manhattan Project, the Brooklyn Army Terminal, the Brooklyn Navy Yard, the Stage Door Canteen, and more.  Presented by Marty Schneit, New York City tour guide, lecturer, and native New Yorker. 

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Wednesday March 7, 2018
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Julia Child Says . . . Bon Appetit!
7:00 PM

Julia Child was an American cook, author, and TV personality who introduced French cuisine to America. While her public persona is familiar to all of us, this one-woman play is a love story that focuses on her private side, and her relationship with her husband, Paul. Presented by Linda Kenyon, actor and professional narrator.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
Thursday March 8, 2018
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An Afternoon at the Movies-Dunkirk
1:30 PM

WWII thriller about the evacuation of Dunkirk, France, in which 400,000 Allied troops were rescued following a catastrophic defeat.  Starring Fionn Whitehead, Damien Bonnard, and Aneurin Bonnard.  Rated PG-13; 105 minutes, 2017.

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

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
 
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Keep This, Toss That
7:00 PM

Are you dreading spring cleaning?  Jamie Novak, best-selling author of Keep This Toss That, will present an informative and humorous program to show you how to clean out your closets, organize your space, make your piles of paper disappear, and stay motivated!

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
Tuesday March 13, 2018
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What Are Your Symptoms Trying to Tell You? Decoding the Language of the Body
7:00 PM

Come learn how to understand what your body is telling you through your emotional and physical symptoms, and how to tap into your own energy reserves to return to a state of harmony and balance.  Presented by Jody Levy, transformative coach and advanced Reiki III Practitioner.

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 27 spaces available.
Thursday March 22, 2018
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An Afternoon at the Movies-Victoria and Abdul
1:30 PM

Queen Victoria strikes up an an unlikely friendship with a young Indian clerk named Abdul Karim.  Starring Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, and Eddie Izzard. Rated PG-13; 112 minutes, 2017.

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

LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
Friday March 30, 2018
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 1, 2018
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 26, 2018
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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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