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Saturday July 22, 2017
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Make a Fidget Quilt!
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Be a part of creating a Fidge Quilt!

For this event, please make 6-1/2” squares ahead of time to contribute and/or create fidget quilts.  If possible, please bring a sewing machine and extension cord.

The fidget quilts created at this event will be donated to various local nursing homes and/or the Alzheimer's Foundation.

For more information, please call the Janet Wyckoff at 609-466-2516.

What is a Fidget Quilt?

Sometimes people who have Alzheimer’s Disease or other cognitive issues may have restless hands.  Fidget Quilts are made to address this problem. Small square quilts, about 24” x 24”, are made of 6” squares that incorporate fabrics with texture, fabrics with a large motif, squares embellished with ribbons, lace, tucks, etc., and squares with something to manipulate (zippers, pockets, buttons). 

LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
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Monday July 24, 2017
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George the Magician & Bubble Show
11:00 AM

Watch George perform magic and create huge, hard-to-pop bubbles with his special formula!

Registration is preferred.

This program was made possible by generous support from the Friends of the Twin Rivers Library.

For all ages.

LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
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Tuesday July 25, 2017
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Build a Better World with the Swedish History Museum
2:00 PM

For ages 6-11.

Children are invited to learn about alternative energy and see how they can make the world a better place. Children will build a model of an energy-efficient home and learn how Sweden is building a better world.

Online registration required beginning July 10.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

 

LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
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Wednesday July 26, 2017
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Healthy Pet, Healthy You
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn how to protect yourself and your furry family members from diseases transferred from pets and 1st aid tips to help your sick pet until the veterinarian sees them. Presented by Dr. Beshoy Rafla from Cranbury Animal Hospital.

Please register. Click the Register button, or call the library for information or to register. Please call if you need to cancel.

LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
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State Health Insurance Assistance Program: Information Session
7:00 PM

Join Cathy Forbes and learn about the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP), a free statewide health benefits counseling service for Medicare beneficiaries and their families or caregivers. The SHIP program is administered by the New Jersey Department of Human Services with financial assistance through a grant from the U.S. Administration for Community Living. Registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
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Wednesday August 2, 2017
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Philosophy of Karma Insight Session
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

What goes around comes around…Life is made up of action and reaction – nothing less. One of the most essential laws of the universe is the Law of Karma; for every action, there is a reaction of the same proportion as the original action.

Our universe is a hall of mirrors, each moment a reflection of an earlier scene or interaction. Which means, of course, that each moment is a unique opportunity to avoid doing anything that will bring us future pain and, instead, sow a seed that will bring us the sweetest of fruits. Our consciousness behind every action is creating our life and this understanding becomes an incentive to create pure and positive karma. You can draw the line of your destiny with the pen of your elevated actions.

Please join us as we explore the philosophy of karma.

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.

Please register. Click the Register button, or call the library for information or to register. Please call if you need to cancel.

LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
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Stress Relief with Acupuncture
7:00 PM

James Slaymaker, licensed acupuncturist, will discuss and provide a demo of auricular (ear) acupuncture, a treatment that has been utilized internationally as a relaxation protocol, stress reduction technique, addictions recovery tool, and in disaster relief efforts to provide balance and emotional well-being to people of all walks of life. Incorporating the 5 Element Theory of Oriental Medicine, up to 5 Acupuncture needles are inserted into one or both ears, and retained for 30 to 40 minutes. Registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 46 spaces available.
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Thursday August 10, 2017
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The Sixties: Bob Dylan Revisited
7:00 PM

This lecture presented by Rock historian Vincent Bruno will travel on the road with Bob Dylan as he navigates through the turbulent decade of 1960’s. From his childhood in Minnesota, to folk troubadour of Greenwich Village, to his ground breaking trilogy (“Bringing It All Back Home” “Highway 61 Revisited”, and “Blonde on Blonde”) to becoming the rock/poet enigma of his time. His extraordinary artistic achievements as a songwriter, poet and cultural icon of the 20th century will be discussed. Registration is suggested.  

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
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Tuesday August 15, 2017
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Kids' Public Speaking Class (Ages 8-12)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Children ages 8-12 are invited to learn the basics of public speaking while gaining self-confidence in this fun and educational program led by a teen volunteer.

Each week will feature different public speaking activities like: presenting a sporting event, making a commercial & more!

No registration is required. 

Parents/guardians must stay in the library while the child attends the program. 

LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
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Wednesday August 16, 2017
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Financial Fitness Seminar: Take the Wheel: Get the Best Car Deal
6:30 PM

Presented by Jaime Gangone from the Credit Union of New Jersey. This seminar covers how to determine how much you can afford for a car, a car inspection and test-drive checklist and how to negotiate the best car price. Registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 48 spaces available.
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Monday August 21, 2017
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A Salute to Great Male Vocalists concert with Ambiance the Duo
7:00 AM

Hear selections by Nat King Cole, Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby, Al Martino, Johnny Mathis, and more, performed on clarinet and bass. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 49 spaces available.
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Great American Eclipse Viewing
1:00 PM

Ready to witness the rare event of a solar eclipse? Sign up to reserve your spot and eclipse viewer to see the partial solar eclipse that will be visible in our area. Eclipse starts approx. 1:20 p.m. Max eclipse coverage in our area begins at 2:45 p.m. Light refreshments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 21 spaces available.
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Thursday August 24, 2017
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Adult Craft Workshop: Crafted Book Art Vase
6:00 PM

Give an old book a second life. Make a book for storing water-less flora like dried grasses and flowers. Materials will be provided. Registration is suggested and is limited to 12 participants. 

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
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Monday August 28, 2017
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Trans 101 for Parents & Family Members
7:00 PM

Presented by Princeton HiTOPS. This informational session will provide participants with a basic framework for understanding the needs of transgender individuals and build sensitivity around what it means to be transgender. Participants will gain the basic knowledge and resources needed to be able to support, affirm and empower their loved ones, friends and the overall transgender and gender-non binary community. Registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.
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Thursday August 31, 2017
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Vassil Bebelekov (1960-2016): A Bulgarian Bagpipe (Gaida) Virtuoso
6:30 PM

Join members of the Princeton Friday Night and Tuesday Night Folk Dance Groups, and the Highland Park Folkdance Circle in this evening dedicated to the memory of Vassil Bebelekov - a virtuoso Bulgarian bagpipe (gaida) player and teacher who suddenly passed away in July 2016. A documentary about him produced by Bill Selden, a member of the groups, will be screened, and the evening will proceed with listening and dancing to recorded traditional Bulgarian music performed by Vassil Bebelekov. Registration suggested.

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
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Saturday September 2, 2017
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
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Sunday September 3, 2017
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
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Monday September 4, 2017
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
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Monday October 9, 2017
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Columbus Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
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Tuesday November 7, 2017
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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.
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Friday November 10, 2017
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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.

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Thursday November 23, 2017
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Thanksgiving Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
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Friday November 24, 2017
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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.
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Sunday December 24, 2017
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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Monday December 25, 2017
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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Sunday December 31, 2017
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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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Monday January 1, 2018
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New Year's Day
12:55 AM - 11:55 PM

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Monday January 15, 2018
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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.

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Monday February 19, 2018
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President's Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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Friday March 30, 2018
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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Sunday April 1, 2018
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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Saturday May 26, 2018
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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Sunday May 27, 2018
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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Monday May 28, 2018
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Memorial Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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Saturday September 1, 2018
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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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

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

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

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

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