List of Events

  

Monday July 23, 2018
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Tech Help
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Do you want to make better use of your digital device? Maybe you’d like to open a Facebook account or download an e-book. How about capturing a screen shot or attaching a photo to a text message? Make a 20-minute appointment with reference librarian Mary Astarita to get one-on-one help with your gadget.

Please note that library staff does not repair devices.

Appointment is required. On or after June 22, call 609-275-8901 or stop by the reference desk to make a 20-minute appointment. Let us know which device you’ll bring in and the function(s) you want to learn.

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
 
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Fitness for the Active Aging
10:30 AM

Presented by Bob Kirby. Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration begins June 11. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Windows 10: Your Questions Answered
11:30 AM

Windows 10 is the latest operating system released by Microsoft. It provides a new interface and features designed to simplify your connected experience. If you have any questions or if you'd just like to learn more about this software, sign up for a session today. There are no wrong questions! Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Lunch Time Guided Meditation
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for some guided mediation during your lunch hour.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Movie Matinee: Beatriz at Dinner (2017)
2:00 PM

A Mexican holistic medicine practitioner is stranded at a client's house and becomes a somewhat unwilling guest at a snooty dinner party that evening. 83 min. R-rated. Registration is suggested.

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Non-Fiction Book Club
2:00 PM

The group will be discussing The Loyal Son by Daniel Mark Epstein. No registration. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Adult English Learners Writing Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Improve your writing skills for school and work with this drop-in service. Taught by an experienced volunteer from Literacy NJ (formerly Literacy Volunteers).

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Eating Healthy on a Budget
7:00 PM

Tips on how to buy fruits and vegetables at a low cost, how to plan home meals and save money on food commonly consumed at home. Presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.  Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 27 spaces available.
 
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Grounds for Sculpture Visits the Ewing Branch Library
7:00 PM

Presented by Grounds for Sculpture Executive Director Gary Garrido Schnieder. Grounds for Sculpture passes are always in demand at the Ewing Branch Library. Join us for a presentation on the past and future of this fascinating park and museum. Along with an overview that includes historical photos, Mr. Garrido will provide insight into future projects at Grounds for Sculpture. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 39 spaces available.
 
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Off the Page
7:00 PM

Try out your acting chops (or indulge your secret passion) playing one of the great characters from dramatic literature or contemporary comedy—without the threat of performing in front of a live audience! We will “cast” and read a play aloud, around a table, as actors and production teams typically do at the first rehearsal of a play. Registration suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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The Fragrance of Wellness: Intro to Essential Oils
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program    

For thousands of years, essential oils have been used to enhance lives as beauty aids and dietary supplements, and to support spiritual and religious practices. These powerful plant extracts are a path to the lifelong wellness we are committed to helping you discover. Learn the various grades, what to use, and what not to use. Experience essential oils that enhance learning, support the body and mind, and clean the environment.

Nancy Orlen Weber, RN, is a certified clinical aromatherapist and medical intuitive in private practice since 1975. Gifted with psychic abilities, she has received two badges for her work with law enforcement and is seen on eighteen documentaries as a psychic detective.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on June 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 18 spaces available.
 
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Yoga
7:30 PM

Sunita Yadav teaches this series of yoga classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Class is limited to 30 participants. Registration is required and begins Monday, July 9, at 9:30 am. Participants must register online for each individual class date. Go to mcl.org, click on the PROGRAM tab at the top of the page to access EventKeeper. Class dates are: July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
There are 20 spaces available.
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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A.M. English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

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
 
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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.
 
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Beginning Spanish Language Class
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Learn Spanish with a native speaker.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Citizenship Test Review
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

If you are interested in becoming a US citizen, we can help! Join our free preparation class to study & practice for your citizenship exam.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Writers Support Group
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

All are welcome to attend and enjoy the challenges of becoming better writers, defeating writer’s block and perfecting the craft.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Essential Oils 101
7:00 PM

Presented Andrea Carroll, massage therapist. What are essential oils and how do you use them? Find out how essential oils in your home can benefit your life! Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 40 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 June 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   
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Learning English with Victor
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

English as a Second Language class. All abilities are welcome.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Blood Drive
11:30 AM - 7:25 PM

Sponsored by New Jersey Blood Services.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Movies for Adults -- Baby Driver
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams (Lily James), Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. Rated R, 113 minutes.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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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.
 
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Active Aging Fitness: Summer Series
3:00 PM

The health benefits of regular exercise for older adults are both physical and mental. Get moving with certified Senior Fitness Specialist Bob Kirby, and add some life to your years. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Movies for Adults -- Baby Driver
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

A talented, young getaway driver (Ansel Elgort) relies on the beat of his personal soundtrack to be the best in the game. When he meets the girl of his dreams (Lily James), Baby sees a chance to ditch his criminal life and make a clean getaway. Rated R, 113 minutes.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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College Admissions and Financial Aid Workshop
7:00 PM

Presented by author and nationally known expert Kevin Simme and James Gindhart from College Funding Alternatives, Inc. Learn why picking the right college matters. Find out what the financial aid officers do not want you to know! Discover how to receive all the money you are entitled to, what the ill-advised “prior-prior’ year means to your family and how to avoid the most common and costly mistakes most families make! Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Knitting Group *NEW*
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your current needle-craft project and join us for an hour of knitting (or crocheting...or need-craft of your choice!).

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM

The group will be discussing Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Evening Guided Meditation
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for some guided mediation at the end of your day.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Quilting Group
10:00 AM

The Quilting Group is open to all skill levels. Bring quilting projects you are working on to share with others or work in the good company of fellow quilters.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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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 over only. Space is limited, so you may register for only one Excel Beginner class per month. Registration period begins June 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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An Afternoon at the Movies- All the Money in the World
1:30 PM

The story of the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother to convince his billionaire grandfather Jean Paul Getty to pay the ransom. Starring Christopher Plummer, Michelle Williams, and Mark Wahlberg.  Rated R; 132 minutes.



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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 19 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 18 and over only. Space is limited, so please sign up for only one Excel Intermediate class per month. Registration period begins June 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 3 spaces available.
 
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Powerpoint
3:00 PM - 4:00 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 June 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 3 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)
 
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

The Commuter (2018, PG-13), with Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson. An Insurance Salesman/Ex-Cop is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home. Runtime: 105 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Rescheduled: Classical Indian Dance Workshop: an introduction
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us in this introduction to the tradition of classical Indian dance.

We’ll learn a little history, see some clothing & instruments and then learn some simple steps before we’re done.

We’ll be led by Sudipta Ghosh, a local dance instructor with 15 years of classical Indian and Bollywood dance experience.

Registration is required. Click the Register button, or call the library at (609) 448-1474 for information or to register.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
There is 1 space available.
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM

 

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Friday July 27, 2018
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Effective Doctor Visits
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This presentation walks participants through the steps that should be taken in preparation for doctor visits, as well as what to cover in the time spent with the doctor. By preparing and using the simple tools provided, the visit can flow smoothly and the patient will walk away feeling "heard". Post-visit responsibilities and the "contract" that was made with the practitioner will also be covered. Participants will acquire practical tools to help break the communication barrier between patient and physician. Presented by Michael Salas, an experienced community health representative at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Registration requested.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Blood sugar screenings and effective doctor visits
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Representatives from Horizon BCBS will be here to provide blood sugar screenings from 10:00 am - 11:00 am, followed immediately by a presentation on having effective doctor visits.

Registration is suggested but not required.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
 
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Foreign Film: Loveless (2017, R)
1:00 PM

With Maryana Spivak, Aleksey Rozin and Matvey Novikov. Best Foreign Language Film of the Year nominee. A couple going through a divorce must team up to find their son who has disappeared during one of their bitter arguments. Runtime: 127 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Relaxing Art
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Take a cool break at the library on a peaceful Friday afternoon – bring some knitting, coloring, quilting, or other relaxing craft, and share the company of other fellow craft enthusiasts. Feel free to bring a bag lunch or snack.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Movie:The Greatest Showman
2:00 PM

Musical. Inspired by the ambition and imagination of P.T. Barnum, the musical tells the story of a visionary who rose from nothing to create a mesmerizing spectacle that became a worldwide sensation. Starring Hugh Jackman. Rated PG. 105 minutes. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Knit & Crochet Circle
2:00 PM - 3:00 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. Come in with your hot beverage and enjoy cookies on us as we socialize while knitting or crocheting. All 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 June 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  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Meditation Circle
2:30 PM

Slow down and join Reference Librarian Ann Kerr and reduce stress using meditation. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Posture & Dance Exercises
3:30 PM

Reference Librarian Ann Kerr will share some simple exercises to improve your posture and increase your flexibility. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Saturday July 28, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Stress Management & Breathing Techniques
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

This guided meditation workshop will explore the elegant mind–breath–body connection and methods to consciously use breath to realize your full potential, manage your emotions, and live a happier life. Sponsored by the Art of Living Foundation.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Registration begins on June 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 20 spaces available.
 
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Yoga for Beginners
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn simple and powerful yoga postures to improve stability and balance. Bring a mat or a towel. Instruction by a trained Isha facilitator.

Registration required.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Yoga for Beginners
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn simple and powerful yoga postures to improvestability and balance. No physical agility or prior yoga experience needed. Bring a mat or large towel. English instruction by a trained Isha facilitator.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Click the Register button, or call the library at (609) 448-1474 for information or to register.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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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
 
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CANCELLED: Spirituality Insight Session
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Click the Register button, or call the library at (609) 448-1474 for information or to register.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
The registration period has ended.
 
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Anime Aficionados – Golden Kamuy
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Join us as we watch the first three episodes of this year’s historical adventure, Golden Kamuy.

Plot Summary: In the early twentieth century, Russo-Japanese War veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto scratches out a meager existence during the postwar gold rush on the wild frontier of Hokkaido. When he stumbles across a map to a fortune in hidden Ainu gold, he sets off on a treacherous quest to find it. (Source: Anime News Network)

Please Note: Anime will be shown in Japanese with English subtitles. Films are for an adult and older teen audience and June include adult (rating of 17+) content.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
Monday July 30, 2018
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Practicing Mindfulness to Reduce Stress
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Practicing mindfulness; experiencing the present moment without judgment; can help you manage stress and improve your quality of life. Attend this informative session led by Carolyn Schindewolf, Health Educator with Penn Medicine Princeton Health Community Wellness, to learn how mindfulness can help reduce or stop brain chatter and habitual reactions, improve mood and energy, increase focus and mental clarity, and deepen your enjoyment and appreciation of life.

Registration requested.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Learn Languages Through MCL Databases
11:30 AM

The Mercer County Library System offers language learning programs through our online databases. Join Librarian Andrew for an instructional on accessing Rosetta Stone, Mango Languages, and Pronounciator. These databases are FREE for all MCL card holders and can be accessed from the comfort of your own home. Feel free to ask any technical questions!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 2 spaces available.
 
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Lunch Time Guided Meditation
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for some guided mediation during your lunch hour.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Adult English Learners Writing Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Improve your writing skills for school and work with this drop-in service. Taught by an experienced volunteer from Literacy NJ (formerly Literacy Volunteers).

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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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.
 
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Protecting Yourself from the Sun
7:00 PM

Local pharmacist Harshav Raval will discuss what to look for in a sunscreen, the difference between waterproof and water resistant sunscreens; learn about types of ultraviolet rays, what SPF means and how to apply correctly. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Evening Book Group: Fall of Giants, by Ken Follett
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Adult Program

(Continued from June)

This saga follows the fates of five interrelated families—American , German, Russian, English, and Welsh—as they move through the dramas of the First World War, the Russian Revolution, and the struggle for women’s suffrage.

Registration is required. Registration begins on June 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:  mastarit@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff    609-799-0462   
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Yoga
7:30 PM

Sunita Yadav teaches this series of yoga classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Class is limited to 30 participants. Registration is required and begins Monday, July 9, at 9:30 am. Participants must register online for each individual class date. Go to mcl.org, click on the PROGRAM tab at the top of the page to access EventKeeper. Class dates are: July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
There are 23 spaces available.
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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A.M. English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

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
 
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Beginning Spanish Language Class
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Learn Spanish with a native speaker.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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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.
 
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Citizenship Test Review
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

If you are interested in becoming a US citizen, we can help! Join our free preparation class to study & practice for your citizenship exam.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Free Immigration Legal Clinic
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Register in person or by phone for a free 15 minute consultation with an immigration lawyer.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Learning English with Victor
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

English as a Second Language class. All abilities are welcome.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Paper Crafts with Lonie
2:00 PM
CONTACT:    6094480957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Active Aging Fitness: Summer Series
3:00 PM

The health benefits of regular exercise for older adults are both physical and mental. Get moving with certified Senior Fitness Specialist Bob Kirby, and add some life to your years. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Family & Friends CPR Training
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Child/Adult cardiopulmonary resuscitation and other lifesaving techniques, including relief of foreign body airway obstruction, choking and injuries. 

Facilitated by the Capital Health Community Education Emergency Medical Services (EMS).

Registration is required. Click the Register button, or call the library at (609) 448-1474 for information or to register.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Effective Doctors Visits
7:00 PM

Presented by Community Health Representative Michael Salas from Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield. This presentation will walk you through the steps we should take in preparation for our doctor visits. The time spent with the doctor is also discussed and shows how, by preparing and using the simple tools provided, the visit can flow smoothly and the patient will walk away feeling "heard". Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Knitting Group *NEW*
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your current needle-craft project and join us for an hour of knitting (or crocheting...or need-craft of your choice!).

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Evening Guided Meditation
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for some guided mediation at the end of your day.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Bookworms & Wiggle Worms Book Club & Play Group
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

This month's title, "A Bollywood Affair" by Sonali Dev

Little ones and their caregivers are invited to this monthly book club for adults/play group for children. 

Adults will discuss this month's book while the children play with the library's toys.

No registration required. New members always welcome!

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association. 

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Common Application Workshop (For Rising Seniors Only)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

In this free workshop, students will complete the answers to the nearly 50 questions included on the Common Application (including Profile, Family, Education, Testing, and Activities), as well as add up to (10) schools, answer institution-specific questions, and determine whether there are additional essays and short essays required by each of your ten schools.

Please bring: a fully charged laptop computer with adapter, a sheet of paper, an activities' resume, parents' info (college, work, etc.), testing results (ACT, SAT, SAT2, AP) and your senior schedule (an unofficial transcript). Students who have alreay started the Common Application should not attend this workshop. 

Vince Valenzuela is an independent college counselor (collegewise.com) and a former admissions officer at Villanova University. 

Registration required. 

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

The Illusionist (2018, R), with Edward Norton, Jessica Biel and Paul Giamatti. In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing. Runtime: 110 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Brain Games
7:00 PM

An interactive presentation on the important topic of brain health. Learn about routine maintenance activities you can do on a daily basis that will help to keep your brain healthy and in good working order, even as you age. There will also be games and exercises designed to stimulate and exercise different areas of the brain to help increase memory. Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of NJ. This program is designed for seniors. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 28 spaces available.
 
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Résumé Review
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

A good résumé is key to landing that all-important first interview. Librarian Mary Astarita will review your printed résumé for grammar, layout, and overall presentation.

Appointment is required. On or after July 22, call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 to make an appointment.

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  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
 
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Conversational ESL
7:05 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Friday August 3, 2018
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First Friday Film -- Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle (2018)
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Four teenagers are sucked into a jungle-themed video game. PG-13, 119 minutes.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Movie: Jersey Boys (2014)
2:00 PM

Musical. The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons. No registration. Rated R. 134 minutes.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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
 
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Drum Circle: Summer Series
4:30 PM

Join us for this drum circle. Bring your own drum or use one of ours. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Saturday August 4, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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SCORE Princeton: Small Business Seminar
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Stop by the library for our monthly small business themed seminar presented by SCORE (Counselors to America’s Small Businesses). Please call the library for this month’s presentation topic at 609-737-2610.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Parathas Cooking Workshop-for adults!
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Join culinary instructor, Sofia Milner in this Indian bread making workshop. Stuffed Parathas are a complete meal in themselves.

After her demonstration everyone will have the opportunity to try their hand at preparing them.

Registration is required. Click the Register button, or call the library at (609) 448-1474 for information or to register.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
There are 13 spaces available.
Monday August 6, 2018
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Résumé Review
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

A good résumé is key to landing that all-important first interview. Librarian Mary Astarita will review your printed résumé for grammar, layout, and overall presentation.

Appointment is required. On or after July 22, call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 to make an appointment.

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  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
 
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Lunch Time Guided Meditation
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for some guided mediation during your lunch hour.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Adult English Learners Writing Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Improve your writing skills for school and work with this drop-in service. Taught by an experienced volunteer from Literacy NJ (formerly Literacy Volunteers).

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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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 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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Yoga
7:30 PM

Sunita Yadav teaches this series of yoga classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Class is limited to 30 participants. Registration is required and begins Monday, July 9, at 9:30 am. Participants must register online for each individual class date. Go to mcl.org, click on the PROGRAM tab at the top of the page to access EventKeeper. Class dates are: July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
There are 23 spaces available.
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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A.M. English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

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
 
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Beginning Spanish Language Class
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Learn Spanish with a native speaker.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Citizenship Test Review
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

If you are interested in becoming a US citizen, we can help! Join our free preparation class to study & practice for your citizenship exam.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Benefits of Fermented Food
7:00 PM

Seeing or hearing about probiotics?  These “good” bacteria help the digestive system in many ways including easier digestion, and more vitamin & mineral production and absorption.  Probiotics are rich in fermented foods.  Please join Agnes Kozak, home fermenter, as she discusses the history of fermenting, benefits of fermented foods, fermenting at home, and a sampling! Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
 
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Current Events Discussion Club
7:00 PM

Join librarian Matthew Latta for a monthly open and informal discussion of events in the news.  We will consider social, political and cultural issues from around the nation and around the world. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Medicare Basics
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

Anthony Williams, licensed insurance broker for BGA Insurance, will discuss what is—and is not—covered by Medicare A and B. The presentation will be followed by a question-and-answer session.

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
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Learning English with Victor
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

English as a Second Language class. All abilities are welcome.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Yoga
6:00 PM

No experience necessary! Please bring a towel/yoga mat and wear comfortable clothing. Classes are limited, register early! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 16 spaces available.
 
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Allergies and Asthma
7:00 PM

Learn about the symptoms, causes and treatments of common allergy disorders in this informative program led by Neeti Gupta, MD, board certified in allergy and immunology. Dr. Gupta is a member of the Medical Staff of Penn Medicine Princeton Health.

 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 27 spaces available.
 
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Allergies & Asthma
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

Do you suffer from chronic nasal stuffiness, headaches, coughs, or other sinus, allergy, or asthma symptoms? In this informative program, Dr. Sandy Yip will discuss symptoms, causes, and treatments of common allergy disorders.

Sandy Yip, MD, of Princeton Allergy and Asthma Associates, treats an array of adult and pediatric allergy and immunology conditions, including: asthma, eye and nasal allergies, sinusitis, skin allergies (contact dermatitis, hives, and angioedema), food allergy, insect sting allergies, anaphylaxis, drug allergies, and immune deficiencies.

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 25 spaces available.
 
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Knitting Group *NEW*
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your current needle-craft project and join us for an hour of knitting (or crocheting...or need-craft of your choice!).

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Evening Guided Meditation
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for some guided mediation at the end of your day.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Cook Talks: Southern Brunch
11:00 AM

Let the Good Times Roll! Learn how to fix a Deep South Brunch. Spicy Shrimp with Grits, a Creole Scramble, and Cajun Coush-coush. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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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 July 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

The Illusionist (2018, R), with Edward Norton, Jessica Biel and Paul Giamatti. In turn-of-the-century Vienna, a magician uses his abilities to secure the love of a woman far above his social standing. Runtime: 110 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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African-American Author Spotlight -- Eric Jerome Dickey
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Join us for our newly formed group, which celebrates the contemporary African-American author. This month we'll discuss Eric Jerome Dickey’s Dying for Revenge and Resurrecting Midnight from the Gideon Series.

Registration requested.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Book Talk: American Pastoral, by Philip Roth
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program   New program! We meet monthly on the second Thursday of the month. 

Swede Levov is wrenched from the tranquility of his domestic life and into the turbulent 1960s by his cherished daughter, an antiwar terrorist.

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
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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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 July 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 6 spaces available.
 
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Conversational ESL
7:05 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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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 July 22nd.

CONTACT:  Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 6 spaces available.
Friday August 10, 2018
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Movie: Dreamgirls (2007)
2:00 PM

Three young women Deena Jones, Effie White, and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dream. Musical. Rated PG-13. 129 minutes.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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
 
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Meditation Circle
2:30 PM

Slow down and join Reference Librarian Ann Kerr and reduce stress using meditation. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Posture & Dance Exercises
3:30 PM

Reference Librarian Ann Kerr will share some simple exercises to improve your posture and increase your flexibility. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Saturday August 11, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Yoga for Success
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

How successful you are in life simply depends on how well you can use your mind and body. These sessions offer simple, but powerful yoga postures to bring stability and balance. Instruction by a trained Isha facilitator.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Paint-a-Canvas-for adults!
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

All participants will be instructed step-by-step to create your own piece of art in acrylics on canvas.

Everyone’s painting will be based on a similar design, but all will be unique. Open to all skill levels! All supplies provided.

Registration is required. Click the Register button, or call the library at (609) 448-1474 for information or to register.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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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 August 13, 2018
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Active Aging Fitness
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

This program is comprised of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility, and strength poses done to music. It also includes some chair yoga.

No registration is required.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609-737-2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Computer Basics: Open Lab
11:30 AM

If you want to learn how to operate a computer or use certain programs, come to our open computer lab for a stress-free experience. You’ll be able to work on a computer at your own pace and ask any questions you may have (this is not a formal course). Librarian Andrew will be there to guide you and provide information. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Lunch Time Guided Meditation
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for some guided mediation during your lunch hour.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Adult English Learners Writing Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Improve your writing skills for school and work with this drop-in service. Taught by an experienced volunteer from Literacy NJ (formerly Literacy Volunteers).

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Senior Book Club
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Please contact Diane Miller at dmiller@mcl.org or 737-2610 to find out this month’s title.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Fitness with Bob
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Adult Program

Come and enjoy the benefits of yoga and low-impact exercises. Bob’s program incorporates music while focusing on balance, posture, mobility, strength, and relaxation. Come in comfortable clothes with a water bottle and exercise mat or large towel.

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. 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
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Adult craft - Fabric scrap art
7:00 PM

Use fabric scraps on canvas to create a piece of art.   For ages 13 and up.

All materials will be provided. Registration is suggested.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are many spaces available.
 
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Children's Eye Health
7:00 PM

August is designated as Children's Eye Health and Safety Month! There are some specific warning signs that may indicate that your child has a vision problem including wandering or crossed eyes, family history, or disinterest in reading. Keeping your children's eyes safe is another part of maintaining healthy vision as eye injuries are the leading cause of vision loss in children. Help prevent your child from being one of the more than 12 million children who suffer from vision impairment by remembering a few basic safety rules that Colleen Coleman, MD, board certified in ophthalmology will introduce. Dr. Coleman is a member of the Medical Staff of Penn Medicine Princeton Health. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Medicare Basics
7:00 PM

Join Anthony Williams, licensed insurance broker from BGA Insurance Group, for an overview of Medicare Parts A and B and have your questions answered. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
 
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Off the Page
7:00 PM

Try out your acting chops (or indulge your secret passion) playing one of the great characters from dramatic literature or contemporary comedy—without the threat of performing in front of a live audience! We will “cast” and read a play aloud, around a table, as actors and production teams typically do at the first rehearsal of a play. Registration suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Craft Circle for knitters, crocheters, embroiderers, quilters +
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Crafters of all skill levels are invited to join our crafting group!

Bring a current project and work on it in the company of other crafters.

Drop in anytime during this monthly meeting to work on a project, share what you’ve made & chat over light refreshments.

Teens welcome!

CONTACT:  Kim Luke  (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Yoga
7:30 PM

Sunita Yadav teaches this series of yoga classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Class is limited to 30 participants. Registration is required and begins Monday, July 9, at 9:30 am. Participants must register online for each individual class date. Go to mcl.org, click on the PROGRAM tab at the top of the page to access EventKeeper. Class dates are: July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
There are 23 spaces available.
Tuesday August 14, 2018
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A.M. English Conversation Group
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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

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
 
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Beginning Spanish Language Class
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Learn Spanish with a native speaker.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Citizenship Test Review
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

If you are interested in becoming a US citizen, we can help! Join our free preparation class to study & practice for your citizenship exam.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Monthly Blood Pressure Checks
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Drop in for a blood pressure check from our local public health nurse.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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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 25 spaces available.
 
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Learning English with Victor
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

English as a Second Language class. All abilities are welcome.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
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 6 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 6 spaces available.
 
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The Short of It -- Shirley Jackson
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The short story -- short in length, but full of content! Join our discussion group, which has a focus on the short story. Each month we read and discuss three short stories by the same author. This month's author is Shirley Jackson and her short stories, “The Lottery,” “The Missing Girl,” and “Charles.”

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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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 6 spaces available.
 
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Essential Oils 101
7:00 PM

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

 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Yarnworks
7:00 PM

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Knitting Group *NEW*
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your current needle-craft project and join us for an hour of knitting (or crocheting...or need-craft of your choice!).

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Evening Guided Meditation
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for some guided mediation at the end of your day.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Thursday August 16, 2018
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Create a Red-Hot Resume
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Presented by Paul Martinetti. A one-on-one workshop for building a resume and conducting an effective job search. Four 30-minute individual appointments. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Afternoon Movie
12:30 PM
An American in Paris (1951). (Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron). Not Rated; 115 minutes.
A former GI who remained in France to study painting is discovered by a wealthy benefactor but he betrays her by romancing a woman who turns out to be in a relationhip with his best friend. 

Light refreshments will be served.

Registration is not required.

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford    ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
 
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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 6 spaces available.
 
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An Afternoon at the Movies- Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
1:30 PM

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

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 24 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 6 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 6 spaces available.
 
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Foreign and Independent Films at Your Library: In Between (Israel, 2016)
6:30 PM

Three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and modern culture. 103 min. Not rated. Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

Where is Kyra? (2018, R), with Michelle Pfeiffer, Kiefer Sutherland and Suzanne Shepherd. Kyra loses her job and struggles to survive on her ailing mother's income. As the weeks and months go on, her problems worsen. This leads her on a risky and enigmatic path that threatens her life. Runtime: 98 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Antiques Appraisals
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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Tech Help
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

Do you want to make better use of your digital device? Maybe you’d like to open a Facebook account or download an e-book. How about capturing a screen shot or attaching a photo to a text message? Make a 20-minute appointment with reference librarian Mary Astarita to get one-on-one help with your gadget.

Please note that library staff does not repair devices.

Appointment is required. On or after July 22, call 609-275-8901 or stop by the reference desk to make a 20-minute appointment. Let us know which device you’ll bring in and the function(s) you want to learn.

Join our 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
 
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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 25 spaces available.
 
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Conversational ESL
7:05 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Friday August 17, 2018
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Drum & Percussion Circle
10:30 AM

Join musician and teacher Jaclyn DiLouie of Mercer ARC to create simple rhythms using hand held drums and various percussion instruments. No experience required! Drums and instruments provided or feel free to bring your own. No registration.

CONTACT:    6094480957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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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Fiction Writing Workshop: Creating a Website Using Google Sites
1:00 PM

Learn how to create your own website using Google Sites.  If you do not already have a Gmail or Google account, you will need to set one up before the class. It would also be helpful if you brought a short bio to include on your website.  Google Sites is one of the many apps offered through Google and is very easy to use.  We also hope to discuss how to link Google’s “Blogger” to your website. Registration suggested.

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Special Screening: Annihilation
1:00 PM

With Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh and Tessa Thompson. A biologist signs up for a dangerous, secret expedition into a mysterious zone where the laws of nature don't apply. Runtime: 115 min.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Relaxing Art
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Take a cool break at the library on a peaceful Friday afternoon – bring some knitting, coloring, quilting, or other relaxing craft, and share the company of other fellow craft enthusiasts. Feel free to bring a bag lunch or snack.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Movie: The Post
2:00 PM

Determined to uphold the nation's civil liberties, Katharine Graham, publisher of the Washington Post, and hard-nosed editor Ben Bradlee join forces to expose a decades-long cover-up. However, the two must risk their careers and their freedom to bring truth to light. Rated PG-13. 116 minutes. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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
 
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Meditation Circle
2:30 PM

Slow down and join Reference Librarian Ann Kerr and reduce stress using meditation. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Posture & Dance Exercises
3:30 PM

Reference Librarian Ann Kerr will share some simple exercises to improve your posture and increase your flexibility. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Saturday August 18, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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: mastarit@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Yoga for Beginners
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Learn simple and powerful yoga postures to improvestability and balance. No physical agility or prior yoga experience needed. Bring a mat or large towel. English instruction by a trained Isha facilitator.

Registration is recommended, though walk-ins are welcome. Click the Register button, or call the library at (609) 448-1474 for information or to register.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
Monday August 20, 2018
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Heartfulness Meditation
10:00 AM

First of two practical sessions on heartfulness meditation with yogic transmission. Experience simple yet effective guided relaxation and meditation techniques. Reduces stress, calms your mind and improves your quality of life. Please register.

CONTACT:    6094480957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Tech Help
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

Do you want to make better use of your digital device? Maybe you’d like to open a Facebook account or download an e-book. How about capturing a screen shot or attaching a photo to a text message? Make a 20-minute appointment with reference librarian Mary Astarita to get one-on-one help with your gadget.

Please note that library staff does not repair devices.

Appointment is required. On or after July 22, call 609-275-8901 or stop by the reference desk to make a 20-minute appointment. Let us know which device you’ll bring in and the function(s) you want to learn.

Join our 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
 
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Never Stop Learning: Finding Free College Courses Online
11:30 AM

Many colleges such as Harvard and MIT now offer select courses online for free. Join us as we explore the best websites for continuing your education and keeping your mind sharp. These courses can be taken for fun or for something you can put on your resume. Certain classes may be taken on your own time while others may be taken over the course of several weeks. Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Lunch Time Guided Meditation
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for some guided mediation during your lunch hour.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Movie Matinee: Phantom Thread (2017)
2:00 PM

Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover. 130 min. R-rated. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Adult English Learners Writing Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Improve your writing skills for school and work with this drop-in service. Taught by an experienced volunteer from Literacy NJ (formerly Literacy Volunteers).

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Mystery Book Club
7:00 PM

The group will be discussing Sun Storm by Asa Larsson. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Yoga
7:30 PM

Sunita Yadav teaches this series of yoga classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Class is limited to 30 participants. Registration is required and begins Monday, July 9, at 9:30 am. Participants must register online for each individual class date. Go to mcl.org, click on the PROGRAM tab at the top of the page to access EventKeeper. Class dates are: July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
Tuesday August 21, 2018
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Science Fiction Book Club: All the Windwracked Stars, by Elizabeth Bear

On the Last Day, the historian Muire fled the battle, leaving her sibling Valkyries to die. More than 2,300 years later, only a single city, Eiledon, has survived as the dying world slowly turns into ice. Ashamed of her cowardice, Muire now vows to keep the last humans safe, but as she slowly pieces together the horrific truth behind the magic that has kept Eiledon standing, she must decide whether it's worth the price. Next sci-fi book title is: American Gods by Neil Gaiman. Registration is suggested.  

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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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: mastarit@mcl.org

 

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-275-8901  mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Beginning Spanish Language Class
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Learn Spanish with a native speaker.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Citizenship Test Review
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

If you are interested in becoming a US citizen, we can help! Join our free preparation class to study & practice for your citizenship exam.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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New York Skyscrapers
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 23 spaces available.
 
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Job Hunting: The Résumé
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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: mastarit@mcl.org

CONTACT:  West Windsor Staff  609-799-0462  mastarit@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 45 spaces available.
 
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Learning English with Victor
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

English as a Second Language class. All abilities are welcome.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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Adult Craft Circle
2:00 PM

Join us in creating a fun project for your home. Ages 18 and up. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Gardening Book Club *NEW*
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join us in reading and discussing works of fiction or non-fiction having to do with gardening, plants, nature, or the land. All are welcome to discuss this month's title, The Botany of Desire: A Plant's Eye View of the World, by Michael Pollan. Green thumb not required.

No registration necessary.

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Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Embroidery Circle
7:00 PM

Open to all skill levels – including absolute beginners. Bring embroidery projects you are working on to share with others or work in the good company of fellow embroiders. No registration is necessary.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Fit for a King: Archaeology of Joseph Bonaparte's Point Breeze Estate
7:00 PM

Presented by Michael J. Gall, Principal Senior Archaeologist at RGA, Inc. and Richard Viet, Professor of Anthropology and Chair of the Department of History and Anthropology at Monmouth University. Joseph Bonaparte, former King of Naples and Spain, fled to America in 1816 and created a lavish estate at Point Breeze in Bordentown, New Jersey.  A mysterious fire destroyed the structure in 1820 and Joseph rebuilt on a different site. Join us for a look into this collection to discover how one of North America’s finest houses looked and how Joseph utilized the estate as a public stage as he sought to manage his image as a king in exile.  Registration required. 

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
 
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Knitting Group *NEW*
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your current needle-craft project and join us for an hour of knitting (or crocheting...or need-craft of your choice!).

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Evening Guided Meditation
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for some guided mediation at the end of your day.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown 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 25 spaces available.
 
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PolarTrec Virtual Demonstration
10:55 AM

For ages 8 to adult.

Join educators Dr. Lauren Neitzke Adamo, Dr. Lucas Zoet and the research team studying sliding glaciers, broadcast live from the mountains of Switzerland.

Registration is required.

CONTACT:    609-883-5914  
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are many spaces available.
 
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

Chappaquiddick (2018, PG-13), with Jason Clarke, Ed Helms and Kate Mara. Depicting Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claims the life of a young campaign strategist, Mary Jo Kopechne. Runtime: 105 min.

No admission fee!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Job Hunting: Using Social Media
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Adult Program

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
There are 45 spaces available.
 
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Conversational ESL
7:05 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
Friday August 24, 2018
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Resume Review
10:00 AM

Let us help you turn your resume into one that will get noticed! Content, grammar, and layout will be reviewed by staff wordsmith Lisa Shrager. Appointments are limited to 20 minutes. Registration required. Call 882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.
 
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Relaxing Art
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Take a cool break at the library on a peaceful Friday afternoon – bring some knitting, coloring, quilting, or other relaxing craft, and share the company of other fellow craft enthusiasts. Feel free to bring a bag lunch or snack.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Movie: All the Money in the World
2:00 PM

The kidnapping of sixteen-year-old John Paul Getty III and the desperate attempt by his devoted mother Gail to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. No registration. Rated R. 132 minutes. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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
 
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Meditation Circle
2:30 PM

Slow down and join Reference Librarian Ann Kerr and reduce stress using meditation. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Posture & Dance Exercises
3:30 PM

Reference Librarian Ann Kerr will share some simple exercises to improve your posture and increase your flexibility. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Saturday August 25, 2018
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Guided Meditation
10:00 AM

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Job Hunting: The Interview
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Adult Program

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
There are 45 spaces available.
 
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Yoga for Beginners
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Learn simple and powerful yoga postures to improve stability and balance. Bring a mat or a towel. Instruction by a trained Isha facilitator.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Hopewell Fantasy Football League: Draft Pizza Party
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join the Hopewell Branch librarians for Fantasy Football at the library! Team “Co-Owners” (e.g., siblings, mother/daughter, father/son, etc.) are welcome!

Space is limited; registration required.

Please either call 609.737.2610 or email hopeprogs@mcl.org to register.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell 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 6 spaces available.
Monday August 27, 2018
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Heartfulness Meditation
10:00 AM

Second of two practical sessions on heartfulness meditation with yogic transmission. Experience simple yet effective guided relaxation and meditation techniques. Reduces stress, calms your mind and improves your quality of life. Please register.

CONTACT:    6094480957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Microsoft Word Basics
11:30 AM

Join Librarian Andrew for a tutorial on the basics of Microsoft Word. You’ll learn how to navigate through its essential features. This course is for absolute beginners and those in need of a refresher. No need to feel overwhelmed, we will tackle these features at a comfortable pace. Registration required.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Lunch Time Guided Meditation
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM

Join us for some guided mediation during your lunch hour.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Nonfiction Book Club
2:00 PM

The group will be discussing The Book of Joy by Dalai Lama. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Adult English Learners Writing Class
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Improve your writing skills for school and work with this drop-in service. Taught by an experienced volunteer from Literacy NJ (formerly Literacy Volunteers).

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Off the Page
7:00 PM

Try out your acting chops (or indulge your secret passion) playing one of the great characters from dramatic literature or contemporary comedy—without the threat of performing in front of a live audience! We will “cast” and read a play aloud, around a table, as actors and production teams typically do at the first rehearsal of a play. Registration suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Yarnworks
7:00 PM

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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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.
 
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Yoga
7:30 PM

Sunita Yadav teaches this series of yoga classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Class is limited to 30 participants. Registration is required and begins Monday, July 9, at 9:30 am. Participants must register online for each individual class date. Go to mcl.org, click on the PROGRAM tab at the top of the page to access EventKeeper. Class dates are: July 23, July 30, August 6, August 13, August 20, August 27. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
There are 24 spaces available.
Tuesday August 28, 2018
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Beginning Spanish Language Class
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Learn Spanish with a native speaker.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Citizenship Test Review
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

If you are interested in becoming a US citizen, we can help! Join our free preparation class to study & practice for your citizenship exam.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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College Admissions 201: Admission to the Most Selective Colleges
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Presented by Vince Valenzuela, Director of College Counseling at Collegewise. Grades, test scores and impressive activities alone won't get a student admitted to schools that reject almost all of their applicants. Learn Collegewise's strategies to improve a student's chances of admission at the most selective schools. Make college admissions less stressful and get straight answers about what it will really take to have a shot at getting in. Perfect for sophomores, juniors and parents. Mr. Valenzuela is the Director of College Counseling at Collegewise and was the former assistant Director of Admission at Villanova University.

Registration requested.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Writers Support Group
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

All are welcome to attend and enjoy the challenges of becoming better writers, defeating writer’s block and perfecting the craft.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Free Immigration Legal Clinic
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Register in person or by phone for a free 15 minute consultation with an immigration lawyer.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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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 25 spaces available.
 
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Adult Book Discussion Group
7:00 PM

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann.

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Learning English with Victor
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

English as a Second Language class. All abilities are welcome.

Please register in person or by telephone.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
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.
 
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Movies for Adults – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
1:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. PG-13, 129 minutes.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Adult Craft Workshop: Paper Quilling
6:00 PM

Create beautiful flowers out of paper through the process of quilling. Strips of paper are rolled, shaped and glued together to create decorative floral designs. Registration is suggested and limited to 15 participants.

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Movies for Adults – Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)
6:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Johnny Depp returns to the big screen as the iconic, swashbuckling anti-hero Jack Sparrow in the all-new Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales. PG-13, 129 minutes.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Writing your College Application Essay
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
 
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Knitting Group *NEW*
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your current needle-craft project and join us for an hour of knitting (or crocheting...or need-craft of your choice!).

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM

The group will be discussing Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Evening Guided Meditation
8:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Join us for some guided mediation at the end of your day.

Meditation connects us with our original self that is pure, peaceful, and powerful. Develop clarity to make the right decisions, help control anger and reduce stress and anxiety.

Facilitated by library staff member, Leena, a 10 year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation, delivers youth and adult programs on values and facilitates workshops on topics such as Harmony in Relationships, Stress Free Living, & more. She conducts classes at different Brahmakumaris locations including Piscataway New Jersey and at Peace Village Retreat Center in New York.

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Thursday August 30, 2018
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Quilting Group
10:00 AM

The Quilting Group is open to all skill levels. Bring quilting projects you are working on to share with others or work in the good company of fellow quilters.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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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.
 
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Thursday Evening at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 6:30 p.m.
6:30 PM

A Quiet Place (2018, PG-13), with Emily Blunt, John Krasinski and Millicent Simmonds. In a post-apocalyptic world, a family is forced to live in silence while hiding from monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing. Runtime: 90 min.

No admission fee!

CONTACT:    609-882-3148   
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Conversational ESL
7:05 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register. 

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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The Boys in Blue and Gray - Civil War Baseball
7:30 PM

Long considered America’s National Pastime, and much more than a typical sporting event, baseball has evolved to become a significant part of the American experience. During the American Civil War, Americans from the home front to the battlefront, Union and Confederate, played this wonderful game while great armies met and fought each other on the battlefield to decide the Country’s fate. Join Historical Reenactor, Lecturer and Tour Guide Michael Jesberger for a discussion on the evolution of the game and how it impacted the soldiers who fought during the American Civil War. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Friday August 31, 2018
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Relaxing Art
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Take a cool break at the library on a peaceful Friday afternoon – bring some knitting, coloring, quilting, or other relaxing craft, and share the company of other fellow craft enthusiasts. Feel free to bring a bag lunch or snack.

No registration necessary.

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Want to know which programs are coming to the Hopewell Branch?
Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
 
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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
 
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Meditation Circle
2:30 PM

Slow down and join Reference Librarian Ann Kerr and reduce stress using meditation. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Posture & Dance Exercises
3:30 PM

Reference Librarian Ann Kerr will share some simple exercises to improve your posture and increase your flexibility. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-989-6920  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence 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.

Wednesday September 5, 2018
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Socrates Cafe
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday September 6, 2018
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An Afternoon at the Movies- Phantom Thread
1:30 PM

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

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
 
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Card Making Class
2:00 PM

Alicia Vincelette, card making teacher with 18+ years of experience, will teach the basics of greeting card making using rubber stamped images, interesting folding and layering techniques to create one- of -a kind cards. This is a hands on class where you'll use various tools to create cards that can be used for whatever occasion you’d like. Limited space. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 1:41 PM     
 
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Conversational ESL
7:00 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 4:07 PM     
Friday September 7, 2018
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Movie: The Commuter
2:00 PM

A businessman is caught up in a criminal conspiracy during his daily commute home. Starring Liam Neeson. Rated PG-13. 105 minutes. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Sunday September 9, 2018
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Movie: Dirty Dancing (1987)
2:00 PM

The summer of 1963 innocent 17-year-old Baby vacations with her parents at a Catskill's resort. One evening she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny, the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. Baby soon becomes Johnny's pupil in dance and love. Starring Patrick Swayze. PG-13 . 97 minutes

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday September 11, 2018
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Decluttering Your Life
7:00 PM

Professional organizer Andrea Wait will present practical, easy-to-implement tips for better space management to helping identify underlying causes for clutter and the impact they have on our daily lives. She will share collected stories from her eight years of experience to encourage attendees to identify their roadblocks. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 11:36 AM     
 
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The Sixties: The American Pop/Rock Era
7:00 PM

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

 

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

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 25 spaces available.
Thursday September 13, 2018
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Understanding Your Social Security Benefits
1:30 PM

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

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

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

 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Get the Facts: Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
7:00 PM

It is estimated that 8-20% of woman of reproductive age have polycystic ovary syndrome. Most woman are diagnosed during their twenties or thirties, but PCOS may affect girls as young as 11 who have not even had their first period. Join Bruce Pierce, MD, board certified in obstetrics and gynecology, as he discusses the signs and symptoms, health issues, fertility challenges and treatment options for woman with polycystic ovary syndrome. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 11:58 AM     
 
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Conversational ESL
7:05 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, August 13, 2018 at 4:09 PM     
Saturday September 15, 2018
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Yoga for Beginners
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 12 spaces available.
Monday September 17, 2018
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Mystery Book Club
7:00 PM

The group will be discussing The Cold Moon by Jeffrey Deaver. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Tuesday September 18, 2018
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Geeks and Gadgets
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

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

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

 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
Wednesday September 19, 2018
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Adult Craft Circle
2:00 PM

Join us in creating a fun craft for your home. All supplies provided. Limited seating. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:41 AM     
 
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Embroidery Circle
7:00 PM
CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday September 20, 2018
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An Afternoon at the Movies- Molly's Game
1:30 PM

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


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

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

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
 
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Conversational ESL
7:05 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 4:10 PM     
Friday September 21, 2018
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Movie: The Miracle Season
2:00 PM

After the tragic death of star volleyball player Caroline "Line" Found, a team of dispirited high school girls must band together under the guidance of their tough-love coach in hopes of winning the state championship. Starring William Hurt and Helen Hunt. Rated PG. 101 minutes

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday September 22, 2018
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Internet Security
2:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
Sunday September 23, 2018
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Movie: Chappaquiddick
2:00 PM

Based on historical events, this suspenseful thriller examines the infamous 1969 death of Mary Jo Kopechne, who drowned after Senator Ted Kennedy drove off a bridge on Chappaquiddick Island, and the moral and legal complexities that play out over the following week. Starring Jason Clarke. Rated PG-13. 101 minutes. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Monday September 24, 2018
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American Sign Language Introductory Workshop
7:00 AM

Suzan Colon of the Katzenbach School for the Deaf will present this informative, interactive introduction to American Sign Language. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Friday, August 24, 2018 at 2:37 PM     
 
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Nonfiction Book Club
2:00 PM

The group will be discussing Last Hope Island by Lynne Olson. No registration.

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday September 26, 2018
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Estate Planning
7:00 PM

This informational seminar will cover New Jersey inheritance and estate taxes, New Jersey probate procedures, and a discussion on how the basic estate planning documents work. Robert Morris with Stark & Stark will present.  Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 2:40 PM     
 
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Goodbye Things
7:00 PM

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  (609)259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Hickory Corner Book Discussion
7:30 PM

The group will be discussing Sing Unburied Sing by Jesmyn Ward. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday September 27, 2018
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Fall Prevention
1:30 PM

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


 

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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Conversational ESL
7:05 PM - 8:30 PM

Join ESL instructor Arthur Spero to learn how to improve your English language speaking skills, pronunciation, vocabulary, grammar and fluency. Must have some basic knowledge of English. Please register.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  hcprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 4:06 PM     
Friday September 28, 2018
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Movie: Brad's Status
2:00 PM

A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life's choices. Starring Ben Stiller. Rated R. 102 minutes. No registration.

CONTACT:    609 448-0957  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday September 29, 2018
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Hydroponics in Robbinsville
10:00 AM

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

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
LOCATION: Robbinsville Branch
There are 29 spaces available.
Monday October 8, 2018
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.