List of Events

  

Wednesday August 15, 2018
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Powerpoint
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

This class deals with the basics of making presentations using Powerpoint, including making basic slides and putting them together to make a slideshow, plus adding animations, clipart, and transitions between slides. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Powerpoint 2007 or above. Signup for adults 18 and over only. Space is limited. Registration period begins July 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Word Beginner
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Work with tabs and groups. Learn to quickly navigate through the document. Use tools to cut, copy, and paste; format text; add bullets or numbers; set margins; and insert graphics. Signup for adults only. Space is limited. Registration begins July 22nd.

CONTACT:  Mary Astarita  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Word Intermediate
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn to create resumes, letters, flyers, and newsletters. Insert text boxes, WordArt, and tables into the document. View the finished product in various layouts. Proficiency with basic Word functions is required. Signup for adults only. Space is limited. Registration begins July 22nd.

CONTACT:  Mary Astarita  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
Thursday August 16, 2018
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Excel Beginner
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We will learn the basics of Excel through making a sample spreadsheet. Formatting, using the autofill feature, using formulas, and making simple charts are covered in this class. If you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above, you do not need to register for the class. Signup for adults 18 and up only. Space is limited, so you may register for only one Excel Beginner class per month. Registration period begins July 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Excel Intermediate
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We learn how to change chart colors and backgrounds. We will also learn how to download Excel compatible spreadsheets from the Internet, filter spreadsheets, add conditional formatting to spreadsheets, and create a pivot table. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above. Signup for adults over 18 only. Space is limited, so you may sign up for only one Excel Intermediate class per month. Registration period begins July 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Excel Advanced
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This course builds on Excel Intermediate and deals with some more useful techniques of working with data in Excel, including making data ranges into tables, useful tools in pivot tables, some key tools on the data tab such as goal seek and subtotal. We will also deal with linking data between workbooks and worksheets. Signup for adults 18 and over only. Space is limited. Registration begins July 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Tai Chi
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

Tai Chi is a gentle, low-impact exercise that provides huge health benefits to people of all ages and all physical capabilities.  Instructor Gang Huang, PhD (chemistry) will share with the audience some general knowledge about Tai Chi and will offer participants ample opportunities to follow along with him as he demonstrates movements.

Dr. Huang has learned and practiced Tai Chi for many years under the guidance of Grand Masters Yang Jun, Chen Zhenglei, and Chen Yu in China and has been teaching Tai Chi since 2015. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22; call 609-799-0462 with questions or to register.

Join our email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff    609-799-0462   mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Friday August 17, 2018
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Friday Morning Bookies: Once We Were Brothers, by Ronald H. Balson
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Adult Program

Elliot Rosenzweig, a respected civic leader and wealthy philanthropist, is attending a fundraiser when he is suddenly accosted and accused of being a former Nazi SS officer named Otto Piatek, “the butcher of Zamosc.” Although the charges are denounced as preposterous, his accuser, Ben Solomon, is convinced he is right. Solomon persuades attorney Catherine Lockhart to take his case, revealing that the true Piatek, who was abandoned as a child and raised by Solomon’s family, betrayed the family during the Nazi occupation. But has Solomon accused the right man?

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff    609-799-0462   
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Knit & Crochet Circle
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

This club meets every Friday. Bring yarn, and hook or needles, to start or continue your project. We will have needles on hand for those just starting out. All are welcome, whatever your skill level. Drop in and chat while knitting or crocheting. No need to register. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Join our email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Saturday August 18, 2018
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Wii Bowling
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Adult Program 

Join us for fun, exercise, and refreshments with bowling using the Nintendo Wii console. All adults are welcome. No previous experience necessary. Librarian and Wii enthusiast Dennis Beebe will be available to help newcomers. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
Tuesday August 21, 2018
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NOVA’s Decoding the Weather
2:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Adult Program

Disastrous hurricanes. Widespread droughts and wildfires. Withering heat. Extreme rainfall. It is hard not to conclude that something’s up with the weather, and many scientists agree. It’s the result of the weather machine itself—our climate—changing, becoming hotter and more erratic.

In this 2-hour documentary, NOVA will cut through the confusion around climate change. The screening will be following by an interactive discussion; audience participation is encouraged. Bring along ideas for earth-friendly strategies.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-275-8901  mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 23 spaces available.
 
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CANCELED: Job Hunting: The Résumé
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Rescheduled for November 13

Adult Program

Lisa Hill, author of Help! I Need a Job Now!, will discuss strategies and give tips for writing a winning résumé. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Thursday August 23, 2018
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Heartfulness Meditation
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Take a practical workshop on heartfulness meditation with yogic transmission. The facilitator will teach you simple yet effective guided relaxation and meditation techniques to reduce stress. Learn to calm your mind and improve the quality of your life.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-275-8901  mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 23 spaces available.
 
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CANCELED: Job Hunting: Using Social Media
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

Rescheduled for November 20

Lisa Hill, author of Help! I Need a Job Now!, will discuss strategies and give tips for developing an online presence and managing social media to land the job you want. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Friday August 24, 2018
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Knit & Crochet Circle
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

This club meets every Friday. Bring yarn, and hook or needles, to start or continue your project. We will have needles on hand for those just starting out. All are welcome, whatever your skill level. Drop in and chat while knitting or crocheting. No need to register. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library..

Join our email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Saturday August 25, 2018
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CANCELED: Job Hunting: The Interview
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Rescheduled for November 27

Lisa Hill, author of Help! I Need a Job Now!, will discuss strategies and give tips for acing the interview and landing the job you want. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

 

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
 
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Word
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

A tour through the Microsoft Word toolbars. We will learn how to change font styles, bullet or number paragraphs, set margins, insert graphics, and more. Registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Word 2007 or above. Space is limited. Signup for adults over 18 only. Registration period begins July 22nd.

CONTACT:  Richard Peterson  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
Monday August 27, 2018
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Evening Book Group: The Summer Before the War, by Helen Simonson
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Adult Program

Arriving in the village of Rye, England, in 1914, Beatrice Nash, a young woman of good family, becomes the first female teacher of Latin at the local school and falls in love with her sponsor’s nephew.

Registration is required. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff    609-799-0462   mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Tuesday August 28, 2018
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Yoga with Nila
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Adult Program

Tuesdays, August 14 & 28, 6:30 - 7:30 pm

Classes are led by a certified yoga instructor and are geared toward beginners, but all are welcome regardless of experience. Please come in comfortable clothes with a mat or large towel. Class size is limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join our email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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Heartfulness Meditation
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Take a practical workshop on heartfulness meditation with yogic transmission. The facilitator will teach you simple yet effective guided relaxation and meditation techniques to reduce stress. Learn to calm your mind and improve the quality of your life.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-275-8901  mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday August 30, 2018
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Heartfulness Meditation
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Take a practical workshop on heartfulness meditation with yogic transmission. The facilitator will teach you simple yet effective guided relaxation and meditation techniques to reduce stress. Learn to calm your mind and improve the quality of your life.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on July 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-275-8901  mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
Friday August 31, 2018
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Knit & Crochet Circle
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

This club meets every Friday. Bring yarn, and hook or needles, to start or continue your project. We will have needles on hand for those just starting out. All are welcome, whatever your skill level. Drop in and chat while knitting or crocheting. No need to register. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Join our email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: mastarit@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor 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.

Tuesday September 4, 2018
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Heartfulness Meditation
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Take a practical workshop on heartfulness meditation with yogic transmission. The facilitator will teach you simple yet effective guided relaxation and meditation techniques to reduce stress. Learn to calm your mind and improve the quality of your life.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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College Financial Aid
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Adult Program

Local author Kevin Simme discusses strategies to getting the most money possible in financial aid. In this educational seminar, you will learn:

  • How to pick colleges that will give you the most free money, that is, the smallest amount in loans
  • Why a majority of families applying for financial aid do not receive all the money they are entitled to receive
  • What the financial aid officers don’t want you to know

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday September 5, 2018
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Heartfulness Meditation
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Take a practical workshop on heartfulness meditation with yogic transmission. The facilitator will teach you simple yet effective guided relaxation and meditation techniques to reduce stress. Learn to calm your mind and improve the quality of your life.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Thursday September 6, 2018
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Heartfulness Meditation
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Take a practical workshop on heartfulness meditation with yogic transmission. The facilitator will teach you simple yet effective guided relaxation and meditation techniques to reduce stress. Learn to calm your mind and improve the quality of your life.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Friday September 7, 2018
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Card Making with Alicia
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Adult Program

Alicia Vincelette, of Inked Edge Paper Art, will help you use various tools to create one-of-a-kind cards to celebrate any occasion or express any sentiment.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Knit & Crochet Circle
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

We meet every Friday. Bring yarn, and hook or needles, to start or continue your project. We will have materials on hand for those just starting out.  All adults are welcome, whatever your skill level! Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Saturday September 8, 2018
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Bollywood Workout
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

This is a fun-filled, intensive dance program set to Hindi songs beats. It is a full-body workout for adults designed to increase core strength and stamina. No prior training is required. As with any exercise program, check with your healthcare provider before participating.

Babita Negi is a teacher and choreographer of Bollywood dance with more than a decade of experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Monday September 10, 2018
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Bollywood Workout
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Adult Program 

This is a fun-filled, intensive dance program set to Hindi songs beats. It is a full-body workout for adults designed to increase core strength and stamina. No prior training is required. As with any exercise program, check with your healthcare provider before participating.

Babita Negi is a teacher and choreographer of Bollywood dance with more than a decade of experience. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Socrates Café
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Adult Program

Socrates Café is a gathering where participants pose questions, listen to others, raise challenges, and consider alternative answers. Background in philosophy is not required; no preparation is necessary.

Registration is required. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register..

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday September 11, 2018
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A.M. English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Adult Program

Have fun practicing your English through informal conversation with other ESL learners and librarian Elka Frankel. No need to register—just come! Must have basic knowledge of English.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
 
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Foreign Film: ha-Ushpizin
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Adult Program    

Hebrew; 2004; rated PG; 92 minutes

An ultra-Orthodox Jewish couple experiences a very eventful Succoth.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on Augugst 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff    609-799-0462   mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Yoga with Nila
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Adult Program

Classes are led by a certified yoga instructor and are geared toward beginners, but all are welcome regardless of experience. Please come in comfortable clothes with a mat or large towel. Class size is limited. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday September 12, 2018
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Decluttering
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Cluttered home? Cluttered self? Declutter your home and the rest will follow.

Professional organizer Andrea Wait will give tips and ideas on how to declutter your home. Andrea will help you identify what might be holding you back and tell you how to create a clutter-free life.

In her capacity as a professional organizer, Andrea wears many hats. Part project manager, part life coach, she has been privileged to work with hundreds of individuals in their homes and offices. As part of her experience, she has collected stories and best practices that will resonate with anyone.

There will be an opportunity for a Q&A at the end so bring your questions. This is an informational hour you won’t want to miss!

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Thursday September 13, 2018
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Thursday Movie Matinee: American Made
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Adult Program    

2017; rated R; 115 minutes

A pilot works for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff    609-799-0462   mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Retirement Income Planning
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Adult Program

In this informative seminar, Lynda K Dillman, FIC, MSM, financial associate at Thrivent Financial, will discuss:

  • How to put together a retirement road map
  • Factors that influence when you should retire and how long your retirement could last
  • How to "crunch the numbers" by estimating your retirement expenses and retirement income, while factoring in inflation and taxes
  • How to use tax-advantaged savings vehicles such as IRAs and 401(k)s

 

Lynda will distribute free workbooks created just for this presentation. The workbook contains key information, worksheets, and questions to help you remember important points from the seminar.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Excel Beginner
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

We will learn the basics of Excel through making a sample spreadsheet. Formatting, using the autofill feature, using formulas, and making simple charts are covered in this class. If you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above, you do not need to register for the class. Signup for adults 18 and up only. Space is limited, so you may register for only one Excel Beginner class per month. Registration period begins August 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Excel Intermediate
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

We learn how to change chart colors and backgrounds. We will also learn how to download Excel compatible spreadsheets from the Internet, filter spreadsheets, add conditional formatting to spreadsheets, and create a pivot table. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above. Signup for adults over 18 only. Space is limited, so you may sign up for only one Excel Intermediate class per month. Registration period begins August 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Excel Advanced
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This course builds on Excel Intermediate and deals with some more useful techniques of working with data in Excel, including making data ranges into tables, useful tools in pivot tables, some key tools on the data tab such as goal seek and subtotal. We will also deal with linking data between workbooks and worksheets. Signup for adults 18 and over only. Space is limited. Registration begins August 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Retirement Income Planning
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

In this informative seminar, Lynda K Dillman, FIC, MSM, financial associate at Thrivent Financial, will discuss:

  • How to put together a retirement road map
  • Factors that influence when you should retire and how long your retirement could last
  • How to "crunch the numbers" by estimating your retirement expenses and retirement income, while factoring in inflation and taxes
  • How to use tax-advantaged savings vehicles such as IRAs and 401(k)s

 

Lynda will distribute free workbooks created just for this presentation. The workbook contains key information, worksheets, and questions to help you remember important points from the seminar.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Friday September 14, 2018
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Knit & Crochet Circle
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

We meet every Friday. Bring yarn, and hook or needles, to start or continue your project. We will have materials on hand for those just starting out.  All adults are welcome, whatever your skill level! Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Saturday September 15, 2018
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Wii Bowling
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Adult Program

Join us for fun, exercise, and refreshments with bowling using the Nintendo Wii console. All adults are welcome. No previous experience necessary. Librarian and Wii enthusiast Dennis Beebe will be available to help newcomers. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Word
3:10 PM - 4:30 PM

A tour through the Microsoft Word toolbars. We will learn how to change font styles, bullet or number paragraphs, set margins, insert graphics, and more. Registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Word 2007 or above. Space is limited. Signup for adults over 18 only. Registration period begins August 22nd.

CONTACT:  Richard Peterson  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday September 18, 2018
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A.M. English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Adult Program

Have fun practicing your English through informal conversation with other ESL learners and librarian Elka Frankel. No need to register—just come! Must have basic knowledge of English.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Wednesday September 19, 2018
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Excel Beginner
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

We will learn the basics of Excel through making a sample spreadsheet. Formatting, using the autofill feature, using formulas, and making simple charts are covered in this class. If you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above, you do not need to register for the class. Signup for adults 18 and up only. Space is limited, so you may register for only one Excel Beginner class per month. Registration period begins August 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Excel Intermediate
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

We learn how to change chart colors and backgrounds. We will also learn how to download Excel compatible spreadsheets from the Internet, filter spreadsheets, add conditional formatting to spreadsheets, and create a pivot table. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above. Signup for adults over 18 only. Space is limited, so you may sign up for only one Excel Intermediate class per month. Registration period begins August 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Excel Advanced
8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This course builds on Excel Intermediate and deals with some more useful techniques of working with data in Excel, including making data ranges into tables, useful tools in pivot tables, some key tools on the data tab such as goal seek and subtotal. We will also deal with linking data between workbooks and worksheets. Signup for adults 18 and over only. Space is limited. Registration begins August 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Thursday September 20, 2018
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Friends of the West Windsor Library Book Sale: Member Preview Night
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Featuring a wide selection of gently use books for everyone in your family.

Prices are:

  • Hardcover: $2.00
  • Large paperback: $1.00
  • Paperback: $.50
  • CDs: $1.00
  • DVDs: $2.00

or as marked.

All funds raised support the West Windsor Library programs and events; the Friends fund adult and children’s library programs, museum passes, and the summer reading program.

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Friday September 21, 2018
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Friends of the West Windsor Library Book Sale: General Admission Day
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Featuring a wide selection of gently use books for everyone in your family.

Prices are:

  • Hardcover: $2.00
  • Large paperback: $1.00
  • Paperback: $.50
  • CDs: $1.00
  • DVDs: $2.00

or as marked.

All funds raised support the West Windsor Library programs and events; the Friends fund adult and children’s library programs, museum passes, and the summer reading program.

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
 
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Friday Morning Bookies: Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

 

Adult Program

One of the comedy world’s fastest-rising stars tells his wild coming-of-age story during the twilight of Apartheid in South Africa and the tumultuous days of freedom that followed. The stories collected here are by turns hilarious, dramatic, and deeply affecting.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff    609-799-0462   mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Knit & Crochet Circle
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

We meet every Friday. Bring yarn, and hook or needles, to start or continue your project. We will have materials on hand for those just starting out.  All adults are welcome, whatever your skill level! Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Saturday September 22, 2018
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Friends of the West Windsor Library Book Sale: 1/2-Price Day
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Featuring a wide selection of gently use books for everyone in your family.

Regular prices are:

  • Hardcover: $2.00
  • Large paperback: $1.00
  • Paperback: $.50
  • CDs: $1.00
  • DVDs: $2.00

or as marked.

All funds raised support the West Windsor Library programs and events; the Friends fund adult and children’s library programs, museum passes, and the summer reading program.

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Sunday September 23, 2018
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Friends of the West Windsor Library Book Sale: $5 Bag & Box Sale
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Featuring a wide selection of gently use books for everyone in your family.

Regular prices are:

  • Hardcover: $2.00
  • Large paperback: $1.00
  • Paperback: $.50
  • CDs: $1.00
  • DVDs: $2.00

or as marked.

All funds raised support the West Windsor Library programs and events; the Friends fund adult and children’s library programs, museum passes, and the summer reading program.

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday September 24, 2018
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Evening Book Group: The Summer before the War, by Helen Simonson
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

 

Adult Program

A New England girl, contemptuous of and bored by the petty interests of her peers, defies the moral strictures of the village to which she has been taken, living with a degenerate group of outlaws and surrendering to clandestine love.

Registration is required. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff    609-799-0462   mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday September 25, 2018
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A.M. English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Adult Program

Have fun practicing your English through informal conversation with other ESL learners and librarian Elka Frankel. No need to register—just come! Must have basic knowledge of English.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Friday September 28, 2018
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Knit & Crochet Circle
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Adult Program

We meet every Friday. Bring yarn, and hook or needles, to start or continue your project. We will have materials on hand for those just starting out.  All adults are welcome, whatever your skill level! Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Saturday September 29, 2018
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Bullying Stops—Today!
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Would you know if your child were being bullied? Would you know if your child were bullying another child? As a school principal and director of guidance, Mark Walters has regularly spoken out against the evils of bullying—in schools as well as in society in general. His time-proven strategy will give parents and students a way to deal with the bullying issue that is seen in the typical community. Visit Mark’s website at www.Bullyingstopstoday.com

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on August 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-799-0462 for information or to register.

Join the West Windsor Branch email list to receive advance notice of adult programs. Email: dbeebe@mcl.org

 

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
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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