List of Events

  

Monday July 23, 2018
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Music Mondays
11:00 AM

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

For ages 2 – 6.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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Maker Mondays: Sand Art
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Use your maker skills to create a craft - Sand Art.

This program is limited to children between ages 7 - 12.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Story Time
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 6 with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
 
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Word Basics
2:30 PM

Learn the basics of creating and formatting documents in Word.

Mouse and keyboard skills are essential.  

Preregistration required.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 2 spaces available.
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Classic Movie Matinée: Rear Window (1954)
2:00 PM

A wheelchair-bound photographer spies on his neighbors from his apartment window,

and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. 

Rated PG.  112 minutes.  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 20 spaces available.
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Cuentos en español/ Bilingual Story Time
11:00 AM

Cuentos y música en español para niños.

Edades 2 – 6.

Stories, music, games and a craft in English and Spanish.  Speakers of any language are welcome. 

Ages 2 – 6.
 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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Scratch Coding
1:00 PM

Like playing computer games? Learn how to make them yourself!  
This six-week class will teach you to use Scratch, an introductory computer program, to design interactive games.
Open to ages 9 – 12.  Attendance at all 6 weeks is necessary.  
Bringing your own laptop is strongly recommended, but those without one can be accommodated as well. 

Space is limited.  Registration required.

Please call the branch at 609-443-1880 with questions on how to register.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
 
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Snakes-N-Scales
3:00 PM

Alligators, turtles, snakes, and more.  See and learn about different types of scaly creatures.

When registering online, please register each child or adult separately.  If you need assistance with registration, please call the branch at 609-443-1880.

All ages.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Improve Your English
6:30 PM

In this group for beginners, we’ll work on our written and spoken English, as well as reading. 

Students should have some knowledge of English. Preregistration preferred.

CONTACT:  Twin Circulation  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Friday July 27, 2018
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Family Movie: Sherlock Gnomes
10:00 AM

Watch a movie with the family. Bring a bagged lunch or snack to enjoy with the movie.

Rated PG. 96 minutes.

All ages.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 28 spaces available.
Saturday July 28, 2018
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Writers' Group
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bring five pages of a work-in-progress to discuss with other writers.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Monday July 30, 2018
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Music Mondays
11:00 AM

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

Ages 2 - 6.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 28 spaces available.
 
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Maker Mondays: DIY Ice Cream
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Use your maker skills to create a craft - DIY Ice Cream.

This program is limited to children ages 7 - 12.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Monday Night Book Group: Down the Nile: Alone in a Fisherman's Skiff by Rosemary Mahoney
6:30 PM

Rosemary Mahoney was determined to take a solo trip down the Egyptian Nile in a small boat,

even though civil unrest and vexing local traditions conspired to create obstacles every step of the way.  

Join us for our monthly meeting.

Preregistration preferred.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Story Time
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 6 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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Adult Craft: Upcycling at the Library-Accordion Book Organizer
6:00 PM

Use an old book and its pages to make a cool new organizer.

Ages 15 and up. 

Preregistration required.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Using Craigslist to Sell Your Stuff
10:30 AM

Learn how to use Craigslist—the largest online classified-ad Web site—to search, buy, and sell anything, from trading cards to bikes to cars. Mouse and keyboard skills are essential.  Registration is required

LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Story Time
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 6 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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Scratch Coding
1:00 PM

Like playing computer games? Learn how to make them yourself!  
This six-week class will teach you to use Scratch, an introductory computer program, to design interactive games.
Open to ages 9 – 12.  Attendance at all 6 weeks is necessary.  
Bringing your own laptop is strongly recommended, but those without one can be accommodated as well. 

Space is limited.  Registration required.

Please call the branch at 609-443-1880 with questions on how to register.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Friday August 3, 2018
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Family Movie: Frozen Sing-Along
10:00 AM

Watch a movie with the family. Bring a bagged lunch or snack to enjoy with the movie.

Rated PG. 108 minutes.

All ages.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Dennis the Magician
1:00 PM

Experience amazing magical tricks with Dennis the Magician.

When registering online, please register each child or adult separately.  If you need assistance with registration, please call the branch at 609-443-1880.

All ages.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
Monday August 6, 2018
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Maker Mondays: Bookmarks
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Use your maker skills to create a craft.

Bookmarks

This program is limited to children ages 7 - 12.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 18 spaces available.
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Story Time
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 6 with a caregiver.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Movie: A Quiet Place
2:00 PM

In order to avoid detection by creatures that hunt their prey using sound, a family must live in total silence and use sign language to communicate—or risk death. 

Ages 15 and up.  Rated PG-13.  90 minutes.  Preregistration preferred.

LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Story Time
11:00 AM

Stories, songs, games, and crafts for ages 2 - 6 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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Scratch Coding
1:00 PM

Like playing computer games? Learn how to make them yourself!  
This six-week class will teach you to use Scratch, an introductory computer program, to design interactive games.
Open to ages 9 – 12.  Attendance at all 6 weeks is necessary.  
Bringing your own laptop is strongly recommended, but those without one can be accommodated as well. 

Space is limited.  Registration required.

Please call the branch at 609-443-1880 with questions on how to register.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
 
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Introduction to Pixlr Photo Editing
2:30 PM

Learn the basics of using Pixlr, a freely available photo-editing software.

Learn how to crop and resize, as well as make adjustments and add effects to photos you upload or find online.

Mouse and keyboard skills are essential.  Registration required

LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Friday August 10, 2018
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End of Summer Reading Party
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Join us to celebrate your summer reading achievements. 

Activities/crafts/raffle prizes/light refreshments. 

Registration preferred. 

LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 40 spaces available.
Saturday August 11, 2018
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Writers' Group
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bring five pages of a work-in-progress to discuss with other writers.

 

CONTACT:  Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
Thursday August 16, 2018
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Scratch Coding
1:00 PM

Like playing computer games? Learn how to make them yourself!  
This six-week class will teach you to use Scratch, an introductory computer program, to design interactive games.
Open to ages 9 – 12.  Attendance at all 6 weeks is necessary.  
Bringing your own laptop is strongly recommended, but those without one can be accommodated as well. 

Space is limited.  Registration required.

Please call the branch at 609-443-1880 with questions on how to register.

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 7 spaces available.
Thursday August 23, 2018
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Scratch Coding
1:00 PM

Like playing computer games? Learn how to make them yourself!  
This six-week class will teach you to use Scratch, an introductory computer program, to design interactive games.
Open to ages 9 – 12.  Attendance at all 6 weeks is necessary.  
Bringing your own laptop is strongly recommended, but those without one can be accommodated as well. 

Space is limited.  Registration required.

Please call the branch at 609-443-1880 with questions on how to register.

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