List of Events

  

Saturday December 15, 2018
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Junior Globetrotters (Ages 5-9)
1:00 PM

Explore the world through fun stories and crafts in this exciting program led by a local Girl Scout.

Children ages 5-9 will learn about different countries through folktales and traditional stories, craft projects, music, and fun activities.

Snacks and supplies will be provided.

No registration required. 

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Monday December 17, 2018
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Sing-Along with Kim Yarson
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

For ages 0-5 with a caregiver.

Sing along to classic children's songs and some original tunes sung by local musician Kim Yarson! Bring your energy and rhythm for a rockin' good time!

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

Online registration suggested. 

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Gingerbread Houses (Ages 2-18)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Children, tweens, and teens are invited to make their own one of a kind gingerbread houses at the library using graham crackers, frosting, and assorted candies.

Bring your creativity and appetite!

Online registration required beginning Monday, December 10.

Sponsored by Hightstown Library Association.

 

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Tuesday December 18, 2018
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Holidays and Lights,
4:45 PM

 Stories and Crafts about Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday December 19, 2018
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Gift Wrapping Time
3:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Bring your gifts to wrap, enjoy cookies and warm beverages.

Wrap your gifts and make your own special gift tags!

It’ll be a nice way to relax while getting a holiday task done! We will provide the wrapping paper, supplies & refreshments!

No registration necessary.

 

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1474  hiprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Thursday December 20, 2018
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Latin-American Guitar Masterpieces
7:00 PM

This evening of virtuoso guitar works will be centered around showpieces by the guitar’s greatest composers from Argentina, Cuba and Mexico. Performed by Classical Guitarist and Lawrenceville resident Dr. Stanley W. Alexandrowicz. Registration suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-883-8294  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
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.

Thursday December 27, 2018
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The Dark Days of the American Revolution
7:00 PM

Samuel Davis, a first-person interpreter of George Washington, will discuss the period of time from the Battle of the York all the way to the Battle of Princeton. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-883-8294  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
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.

Thursday January 3, 2019
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
6:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Sunday January 6, 2019
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Coloring Club,
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

 Are you in the 2nd or 3rd grade?  Do you like coloring?   If your answer is yes then come join the Coloring Club. Sunday, January 6, 3-4 p.m.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday January 10, 2019
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Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog
6:30 PM

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday January 17, 2019
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Saving On Your Taxes
6:30 PM

James P. Byrne, a Divisional Vice President with AXA Advisors, will host a program focusing on the recent tax reform changes, Social Security Planning, Retirement Income planning and other financial topics. Get a better understanding of the tax code changes and how they will affect your income and lifestyle. J.P. Byrne has over 10 years’ experience in the financial industry serving his clients both personally and at the corporate level. Registration is suggested. 

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-883-8294  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Friday January 18, 2019
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Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale: Preview Night
6:00 PM

Thousands of used, gently-read books will be available at the Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale. A special preview night will be held Friday, January 18. The library will be closed for normal operations during the preview event but you will have the first chance to get some amazing deals. Admission to the Preview Night is free for members of the Friends of the Lawrence Library, $5 for the general public, and $20 for booksellers. This event is the only time booksellers will be permitted to use scanning devices.  

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-883-8294  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Saturday January 19, 2019
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Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale
9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Thousands of used, gently-read books will be available at the Friends of the Lawrence Library Book Sale. A special preview night will be held Friday, January 18. The library will be closed for normal operations during the preview event but you will have the first chance to get some amazing deals. Admission to the Preview Night is free for members of the Friends of the Lawrence Library, $5 for the general public, and $20 for booksellers. This event is the only time booksellers will be permitted to use scanning devices.

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-883-8294  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
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.

Thursday January 24, 2019
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Abraham Lincoln Visits Philadelphia
7:30 PM

Lincoln first saw Independence Hall during his 1848 visit to Philadelphia. He visited Philadelphia four times and was moved spiritually and emotionally by each visit. Join historical lecturer and tour guide Michael Jesberger for a lecture on the president’s time in Philadelphia. Registration is suggested.

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-883-8294  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Friday January 25, 2019
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Tim Hoh’s Music For Kids
11:30 AM

Tim Hoh will sing and play guitar to children ages 0-6 years,

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Monday January 28, 2019
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Book Club
4:30 PM

For children in grades 3 and up

“Unusual Chickens for the Exceptional Poultry Farmer” by Kelly Farmer will be discussed.

Light Refreshments! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday January 31, 2019
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From a House of Chaos to a Home of Serenity
7:00 PM

Join Andrea Wait, an organizing expert with more than eight years of experience and clients in both New York and California, to receive practical tips and hear daily stories on how to declutter your life and home and achieve greater freedom and better clarity in a consumption-heavy society. Registration is suggested.

CONTACT:  Lawrence Programs  609-883-8294  lawprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Monday February 18, 2019
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

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

Wednesday November 27, 2019
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Thanksgiving Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

 
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday January 20, 2020
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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 17, 2020
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday April 10, 2020
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 12, 2020
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 23, 2020
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 24, 2020
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday May 25, 2020
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday July 3, 2020
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Fourth of July Observed
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday July 4, 2020
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Saturday September 5, 2020
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 6, 2020
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday September 7, 2020
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday October 12, 2020
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 3, 2020
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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.

Wednesday November 11, 2020
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Veterans Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

Wednesday November 25, 2020
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Thanksgiving Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

Thursday November 26, 2020
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Thanksgiving Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Friday November 27, 2020
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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.

Thursday December 24, 2020
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Friday December 25, 2020
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Thursday December 31, 2020
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Weather Closure
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

Due to the inclement weather, all branches of the Mercer County Library System are closing at 4:00pm today and all events are cancelled, please check our website and/or catalog for updates regarding due dates and other important announcements.

 
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New Year's Eve
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.


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