List of Events

  

Monday July 23, 2018
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#MakersClub For Ages 9-14
7:00 PM

Learn problem-solving skills and get creative in this program that features different activites from origami to slime to computer coding!

Ages 9-14

Online registration is required beginning the previous Monday.

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Thursday July 26, 2018
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From Opera to ABBA-Music of Sweden (Ages 5-10)
3:00 PM

Explore the history of Sweden’s music & how it relates to culture and every day life. Get your groove on with some of today’s top hits, make your own fiddle craft, and take home a CD of music from the program!

Presented by the American Swedish Historical Museum.

Updated: For ages 5-10.

Online registration required beginning Monday, July 9. 

 

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-488-1484  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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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.
Monday July 30, 2018
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Harry Potter Birthday Party (Ages 11+)
7:00 PM

Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with trivia games, crafts, and potion slime.

Feel free to come dressed as your favorite character!

Light refreshments will be served.

For ages 11-18

Online registration required beginning Monday, July 16. 

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-488-1484  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Happy Birthday Harry Potter (Ages 7-10)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with trivia games, crafts, and potion slime.

Feel free to come dressed as your favorite character!

Light refreshments will be served.

For ages 7-10

Online registration required beginning Monday, July 16. 

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-488-1484  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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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.
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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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.
Monday August 13, 2018
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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.
Wednesday August 22, 2018
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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.
Wednesday August 29, 2018
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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
Thursday August 30, 2018
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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
Saturday September 1, 2018
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 2, 2018
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday September 3, 2018
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday October 8, 2018
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

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

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

All branches are closed.

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

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

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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


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