List of Events

  

Friday February 23, 2018
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LEGO Play
11:00 AM

 

Play with LEGOS at the library.

For ages 2 - 5.

Registration is suggested.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
There are 30 spaces available.
Saturday February 24, 2018
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Family Movie: My Little Pony: The Movie
10:00 AM

Come watch a movie at the library! 

Rated: PG  Running Time: 99 minutes

 

This program was made possible by generous support from the Friends of the Twin Rivers Library.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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Writers' Group
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Please bring 5 pages of a work in progress to discuss.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Monday February 26, 2018
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Baby Time
11:00 AM

Socialize and play in our activity room with your baby.
 

Ages 6 months to 2 years welcome with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 28 spaces available.
 
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Monday Night Book Group: Blood, Bones and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef
6:30 PM

Follow Chef Gabrielle Hamilton's extraordinary journey through the places she has inhabited over the years: the rural kitchen of her childhood, the kitchens of France, Greece, and Turkey, and the kitchen of her beloved Italian mother-in-law. 

Preregistration is preferred.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Tuesday February 27, 2018
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Story Time for ages 2 - 5
11:00 AM

Pizza themed stories, songs, games & crafts!

For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Upcycling at the Library: Infinity T-Shirt Scarf
6:00 PM

Use an old t-shirt to make an infinity scarf. 

Please bring an old t-shirt to craft with. 

Ages 15 and up.  Preregistration is required.

 

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
Wednesday February 28, 2018
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Black History Month Film Festival: Loving (2016)
11:00 AM

The story of Richard and Mildred Loving, a couple whose arrest for interracial marriage

in 1960s Virginia began a legal battle that would end with the Supreme Court's historic 1967 decision. 

Rated PG-13. Running time:  123 minutes. Pre-registration is preferred.

This program was made possible by generous funding from the Friends of the Twin Rivers Branch.

CONTACT:  Staff:   609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Thursday March 1, 2018
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Teen Take-out Craft
9:35 AM - 8:50 PM

Tweens and teens ages 10-18 can pick up this month's Teen Take Out craft kit

containing supplies needed to make a Spring sock bunny.

While supplies last.

One kit per teen, please.

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
 
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Story Time for ages 2 - 5
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.

Today's theme is Women's History Month.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Holi Craft
3:00 PM

Let's learn about the Hindu Festival of Colors by making a craft for Holi.

Ages 10 and up.
 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Monday March 5, 2018
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Music Mondays
11:00 AM

Play instruments, learn about rhythm, and sing songs with friends.

For ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.
 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
Tuesday March 6, 2018
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Story Time for ages 2 - 5
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.

Today's theme is Girl power.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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DIY Vanilla Sugar Coconut Body Scrub
6:00 PM

Use household ingredients to learn to make a luxurious in shower body scrub to pamper yourself with. 

Ages 15 and up. 

Preregistration required.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday March 7, 2018
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Wii Sports
5:00 PM

Take turns playing the sport of your choice on the Nintendo Wii.

For ages 7 - 12.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday March 8, 2018
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Word Basics
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn the basics of creating and formatting documents in Word.

Mouse and keyboard skills are essential.

Registration is required.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Story Time for ages 2 - 5
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.

Today's theme is Dr. Seuss.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
Friday March 9, 2018
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Free Tax Help
9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Get your tax return done for free with trained volunteers from the United Way of Mercer County. 
This program is for households with income under $65,000. 
Appointment is required—please call 609-443-1880.
 

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Saturday March 10, 2018
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Writers' Group
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Please bring 5 pages of a work in progress to share with other writers.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Monday March 12, 2018
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Baby Time
11:00 AM

Socialize and play in our activity room with your baby.

For ages 6 months - 2 years with a caregiver. 
 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Sci-Fi Movie Night: Escape from New York (1981)
6:00 PM

In 1997, a major war between the United States and the Soviet Union is concluding,

and the entire island of Manhattan has been converted into a giant maximum security prison.

When Air Force One is hijacked and crashes into the island, the president is taken hostage by a group of inmates.

Rated R; 106 minutes.

This program was made possible by generous funding from the Friends of the Twin Rivers Branch.

 

CONTACT:  Staff:   609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Tuesday March 13, 2018
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Story Time for ages 2 - 5
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.

Today's theme is Dr. Seuss.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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PowerPoint Basics
2:30 PM

Learn to create basic presentations, format text, and insert images.

Mouse and keyboard skills are essential.  

Registration required. 

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Upcycling: Scrap Fabric Rag Doll
6:00 PM

Use left-over scraps of fabric to make a cute little rag doll for a little someone in your life. 

Ages 15 and up. 

Preregistration required.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday March 14, 2018
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Adult Movie: Marshall (2017)
2:00 PM

Biopic of Thurgood Marshall. 

Rated PG-13.  Running time:  118 minutes.  Preregistration preferred. 

This program was made possible by generous funding from the Friends of the Twin Rivers Branch.

CONTACT:  Staff:   609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Thursday March 15, 2018
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Story Time for ages 2 - 5
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.

Today's theme is St. Patrick's Day. 

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
Friday March 16, 2018
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St. Patrick's Day Craft
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us to make a craft for St. Patty’s Day. 
 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Monday March 19, 2018
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Music Mondays
11:00 AM

Play instruments, learn about rhythm, and sing songs with friends.

For ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Reading Genius Book Club
4:00 PM

Join us in discussing books you’ve read and we’ll do a related craft project.

This month’s theme is fairy tales and fantasy. 
 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Tuesday March 20, 2018
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Story Time for ages 2 - 5
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.

Today's theme is Spring.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Spring Craft
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Winter's over! Let's make a craft to celebrate spring. 
 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Adult Craft: Salt Dough Hearts
6:00 PM

Use salt dough and paint to make a pretty hanging decoration for your home. 

Ages 15 and up. 

Preregistration required.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday March 21, 2018
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Excel Basics
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Learn how to input data and format spreadsheets for everyday tasks.

Mouse and keyboard skills are essential.  

Preregistration required.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Wii Sports
5:00 PM

Take turns playing the sport of your choice on the Nintendo Wii.

For ages 7 - 12. 
 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Thursday March 22, 2018
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Story Time for ages 2 - 5
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.

Today's theme is Spring.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Adult Movie: Stronger (2017)
6:30 PM

Based on the true story of one of the victims of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. 

Rated R.  Running time:  116 minutes.  Preregistration preferred. 

This program was made possible by generous funding from the Friends of the Twin Rivers Branch.

CONTACT:  Staff:   609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Saturday March 24, 2018
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Family Movie: Coco
10:00 AM

Coco (2017): When Miguel accidentally finds himself in the land of the dead, he’ll need the help of his great-great grandfather to make it back home. 
Rated PG. Run time:  109 minutes. 

This program was made possible with generous support from the Friends of the Twin Rivers Library.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Writers' Group
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Please bring 5 pages of a work in progress to share with other writers.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Monday March 26, 2018
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Monday Night Book Group: Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
6:30 PM

For two years before she left Iran in 1997, Azar Nafisi gathered seven young women at her house every

Thursday morning to read and discuss forbidden works of Western literature.

Join us for our monthly meeting to discuss this fascinating book.  

Preregistration preferred. 

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Tuesday March 27, 2018
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Story Time for ages 2 - 5
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.

Today's theme is holiday.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Classic Movie Matinée: Singin' in the Rain (1952)
2:00 PM

Come for an afternoon matinee and watch and Old Hollywood classic. 

Ages 15 and up. Preregistration preferred. 

This program was made possible by generous funding from the Friends of the Twin Rivers Branch.

CONTACT:  Staff:   609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Wednesday March 28, 2018
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Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer's Disease: The Basics
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Presented by the Alzheimer's Association, this workshop will cover:

  • The facts and myths regarding aging, Alzheimer’s disease, and dementia;
  • The common risk factors and causes; and
  • The stages of the disease and current treatments.

Preregistration required.

LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Thursday March 29, 2018
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Cuentos en español/Bilingual Story Time
11:00 AM

Cuentos, juegos, música y artesanías. 
Stories, songs, games , and crafts for ages 2 - 5 with a caregiver.
 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609.443.1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
 
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Adult Movie: Get Out (2017)
6:30 PM

When a young African American man visits his white girlfriend’s family,

he discovers a sinister reason for the invitation. 

Rated R.  Running time:  103 minutes.  Preregistration preferred. 

This program was made possible by generous funding from the Friends of the Twin Rivers Branch.

CONTACT:  Staff:   609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 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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