List of Events

  

Tuesday June 19, 2018
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Summer Volunteer Orientation
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM

*For Teen Summer Volunteers ONLY* 

Please register only if you have received a confirmation email of acceptance. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are many spaces available.
Wednesday June 20, 2018
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Teen Volunteer Orientation ages 14-17 years
6:30 PM

Registration for this program starts at 7:00am on Monday May 30th and will continue while spaces are available. Space is limited in each session.

This orientation is intended for those students who have visited the Youth Services Department at Lawrence Branch and have signed for a Lawrence Teen Volunteer Application packet. You must be at least 14 years old at the time of volunteering.

***Printed applications will be available on an ongoing basis, but we will only have space for 45 total volunteers, who successfully sign up here for the June 6th, June 13th or June 20th orientation session on the Library’s website. 

Please register for only one orientation.

An adult or caregiver over the age of 18 must attend orientation with you.

If you change your mind and decide not to attend orientation, nor to volunteer, please phone us at (609) 989-6921 so that we can make space for another student.

You are responsible for reading the application packet thoroughly and following the instructions listed within.

If you miss your orientation, we cannot guarantee that space will be available on another date.

Further requirements:

* Be 14-17 years old at the time of volunteering

* Be a Lawrence resident

* Be a Mercer County Library card holder

* Be available for volunteer work during Summer Reading (June 25- August 11, 2018)

* Be able to commit to a total of at least 14 hours of volunteer work, including a potential Saturday shift

* Be flexible to volunteer for morning, afternoon, or evening shifts

 

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
There are 6 spaces available.
Saturday June 23, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as design structures will be explored. Students must bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows, no Chromebook), and be ready for a challenge! 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all ten classes as they build up from what was taught previously. Classes will be held on the following dates: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25.

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
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Summer Volunteer Orientation
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM

*For Teen Summer Volunteers ONLY* 

Please register only if you have received a confirmation email of acceptance. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are many spaces available.
 
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Summer Volunteer Orientation
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

*For Teen Summer Volunteers ONLY* 

Please register only if you have received a confirmation email of acceptance. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are many spaces available.
Monday June 25, 2018
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Summer Reading Program Volunteers
9:40 AM

Applications are available starting Tuesday, May 1, at the Youth Services Desk for those who are 14 years and up.  No previous library volunteer experience is necessary. A volunteer orientation for all accepted volunteers is required even if you volunteered for the Summer Reading Program before, community service will be given. Volunteers must attend one orientation;

Wednesday, June 6, 7 p.m.;

Wednesday, June 13, 7 p.m.;

Thursday, June 14, 8 p.m.;

Saturday, June 23, 11 a.m. and Saturday,

June 23, 2 p.m.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Youth Services Staff at 882-3130.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Maker Monday for Teens and Tweens: Upcycled Floppy Disk Pencil Holder
2:00 PM

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th) we will have a different maker program.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Maker Monday (Ages 10-17)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn how to create a DIY T-Shirt Tote Bag. 

No registration required. 

You must bring your own t-shirt!

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
 
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ReMARKable Mind Reading For Ages 11 +
7:00 PM

For ages 11 and up. 

Join mentalist Mark Zacharia here in his one-man program, "reMARKable". This show will get you to ask what is within your control and what has already been predetermined.

Come prepared to be amazed and amused.  

Online registration required beginning Monday, June 11.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association. 

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Tuesday June 26, 2018
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Teen Arts & Crafts Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Join local artists Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Singh as they teach you how to create a new craft each week!

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday June 27, 2018
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Teen Paper Lanterns, for ages 10-15yrs
4:00 PM

For ages 10-15 years.

Paint a 3-D paper lantern hot air balloon!  Acrylic paint will be used; dress appropriately.

Space is limited.  Please register each person separately.  Preference may be given to MCLS Library card holders.  Please be on time.  If you are late, your spot may be given to another.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Children under age 14 years must have a parent present in the building at all times.  Call the Youth Desk to cancel a registration at: 609-989-6921.

Online registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am unless otherwise noted. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
 
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Making a Scene: Teen Acting Workshop (Ages 12-18)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Through playing exciting and fun acting games, you will learn how to: 

  • Develop a character on the fly
  • Analyze a scene 
  • Have fun improvising scenes 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 17 spaces available.
Thursday June 28, 2018
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Teen and Tween Yoga
2:00 PM

Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 and up.
Held every Thursday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th).
Beginners welcome. Mats provided.  Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Teen Cooking Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Learn how to create easy, no-bake, healthy recipes. 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday June 30, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as design structures will be explored. Students must bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows, no Chromebook), and be ready for a challenge! 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all ten classes as they build up from what was taught previously. Classes will be held on the following dates: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25.

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday July 2, 2018
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Maker Monday for Teens and Tweens: Tie-dye
2:00 PM

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th) we will have a different maker program.
Today we will be doing tie-dye.
Bring a white/light colored t-shirt, pillowcase or cotton bag to deocrate.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen Craft
3:00 PM

DIY Pencil Holders

For ages 10-18.

Design a one-of-a-kind pencil holder.  All materials will be provided.

Registration is required and space is limited

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford    ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 8 spaces available.
 
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Maker Monday (Ages 10-17)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn how to create a mandala using a recycled CD!

Please register. Materials provided. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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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
Registration will begin on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 12:00 AM     
Tuesday July 3, 2018
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Teen Arts & Crafts Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Join local artists Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Singh as they teach you how to create a new craft each week!

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Thursday July 5, 2018
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Teen and Tween Yoga
2:00 PM

Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 and up.
Held every Thursday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th).
Beginners welcome. Mats provided.  Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen Cooking Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Learn how to create easy, no-bake, healthy recipes. 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, June 28, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday July 7, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as design structures will be explored. Students must bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows, no Chromebook), and be ready for a challenge! 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all ten classes as they build up from what was taught previously. Classes will be held on the following dates: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25.

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday July 9, 2018
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Maker Monday for Teens and Tweens: Mini Rock Gardens
2:00 PM

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th) we will have a different maker program.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Maker Monday (Ages 10-17)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Create a cozy pillow without having to use a needle and thread! 

Please register. Materials provided. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, July 2, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday July 10, 2018
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Teen Arts & Crafts Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Join local artists Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Singh as they teach you how to create a new craft each week!

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday July 11, 2018
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Teen Sand Art, for ages 10-15yrs
4:00 PM

For ages 10-15 years.

Make a colorful sand art creation! 

Space is limited.  Please register each person separately.  Preference may be given to MCLS Library card holders.  Please be on time.  If you are late, your spot may be given to another.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Children under age 14 years must have a parent present in the building at all times.  Call the Youth Desk to cancel a registration at: 609-989-6921.

Online registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am unless otherwise noted. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
 
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Starlab Portable Planetarium (Ages 12 & up)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Explore the solar system inside the library! 

Traveling education company, Pearl Observatory will be at the libray with their portable planetarium. 

*Once the program has started, you will not be able to enter the planetarium. Please arrive on time* 

Sponsored by The Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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Mehndi Tattoos,
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday July 12, 2018
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Teen and Tween Yoga
2:00 PM

Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 and up.
Held every Thursday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th).
Beginners welcome. Mats provided.  Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen Cooking Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Learn how to create easy, no-bake, healthy recipes. 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday July 14, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as design structures will be explored. Students must bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows, no Chromebook), and be ready for a challenge! 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all ten classes as they build up from what was taught previously. Classes will be held on the following dates: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25.

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday July 16, 2018
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Maker Monday for Teens and Tweens: Upcycled CD Suncatchers
2:00 PM

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th) we will have a different maker program.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen Craft
3:00 PM

DIY Whiteboard

For ages 10-18.

Decorate a personalized white board.  All materials will be provided.

Registration is required and space is limited

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford    ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Maker Monday (Ages 10-17)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate the Summer Reading theme of Libraries Rock! by exploring the art of rock painting. 

Please register. Materials provided. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, July 9, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday July 17, 2018
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Teen Arts & Crafts Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Join local artists Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Singh as they teach you how to create a new craft each week!

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday July 18, 2018
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Teen Charm Bracelets, for ages 10-15yrs
4:00 PM

For ages 10-15 years.

Create your own beaded charm bracelet! 

Space is limited.  Please register each person separately.  Preference may be given to MCLS Library card holders.  Please be on time.  If you are late, your spot may be given to another.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Children under age 14 years must have a parent present in the building at all times.  Call the Youth Desk to cancel a registration at: 609-989-6921.

Online registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am unless otherwise noted. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
Thursday July 19, 2018
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Teen and Tween Yoga
2:00 PM

Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 and up.
Held every Thursday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th).
Beginners welcome. Mats provided.  Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen Cooking Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Learn how to create easy, no-bake, healthy recipes. 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 12, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday July 21, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as design structures will be explored. Students must bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows, no Chromebook), and be ready for a challenge! 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all ten classes as they build up from what was taught previously. Classes will be held on the following dates: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25.

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday July 23, 2018
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Maker Monday for Teens and Tweens: Slime
2:00 PM

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th) we will have a different maker program.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Maker Monday (Ages 10-17)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Create a decorative piece of String Art for your room!

Please register. Materials provided. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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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
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 12:00 AM     
Tuesday July 24, 2018
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Teen Arts & Crafts Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Join local artists Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Singh as they teach you how to create a new craft each week!

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday July 25, 2018
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Teen Velvet Posters, for ages 10-15yrs
4:00 PM

For ages 10-15 years.

Use markers to complete a beautiful velvet poster! 

Space is limited.  Please register each person separately.  Preference may be given to MCLS Library card holders.  Please be on time.  If you are late, your spot may be given to another.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Children under age 14 years must have a parent present in the building at all times.  Call the Youth Desk to cancel a registration at: 609-989-6921.

Online registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am unless otherwise noted. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
Thursday July 26, 2018
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Teen and Tween Yoga
2:00 PM

Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 and up.
Held every Thursday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th).
Beginners welcome. Mats provided.  Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen Cooking Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Learn how to create easy, no-bake, healthy recipes. 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 19, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday July 28, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as design structures will be explored. Students must bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows, no Chromebook), and be ready for a challenge! 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all ten classes as they build up from what was taught previously. Classes will be held on the following dates: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25.

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday July 30, 2018
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Maker Monday for Teens and Tweens: Sheet Music Origami
2:00 PM

For ages 9 and up.
Each Monday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th) we will have a different maker program.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen Craft
3:00 PM

DIY Notebooks

For ages 10-18.

Make and decorate a personalized notebook.  All materials will be provided.

Registration is required and space is limited

CONTACT:  Christine Crawford    ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Maker Monday (Ages 10-17)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Learn how to make a colorful mosaic using recycled CDs! 

Please register. Materials provided. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, July 23, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
 
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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
Registration will begin on Monday, July 16, 2018 at 12:00 AM     
Tuesday July 31, 2018
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Teen Arts & Crafts Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Join local artists Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Singh as they teach you how to create a new craft each week!

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday August 1, 2018
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Tie dye
2:00 PM

For ages 10-18.

Bring your own t-shirt (or other cotton item) to dye.  

Registration is required.

CONTACT:      ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 10 spaces available.
 
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Teen Weaving Loom, for ages 10-15yrs
4:00 PM

For ages 10-15 years.

Weave your own potholders or coasters! 

Space is limited.  Please register each person separately.  Preference may be given to MCLS Library card holders.  Please be on time.  If you are late, your spot may be given to another.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Children under age 14 years must have a parent present in the building at all times.  Call the Youth Desk to cancel a registration at: 609-989-6921.

Online registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am unless otherwise noted. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
Thursday August 2, 2018
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Teen and Tween Yoga
2:00 PM

Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 and up.
Held every Thursday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th).
Beginners welcome. Mats provided.  Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen Cooking Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Learn how to create easy, no-bake, healthy recipes. 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday August 4, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as design structures will be explored. Students must bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows, no Chromebook), and be ready for a challenge! 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all ten classes as they build up from what was taught previously. Classes will be held on the following dates: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25.

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday August 6, 2018
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Maker Monday for Teens and Tweens: Ice Cream Sundaes
2:00 PM

For ages 9 and up.
Celebrate the last Maker Monday by making ice cream sundaes!
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Maker Monday (Ages 10-17)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Do you have a favorite lyric from a song? Transform that lyric into a work of art on canvas!

Please register. Materials provided. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, July 30, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday August 7, 2018
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Teen Arts & Crafts Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Join local artists Mrs. Mehta and Poonam Singh as they teach you how to create a new craft each week!

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Wednesday August 8, 2018
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Teen Paper Lanterns, for ages 10-15yrs
4:00 PM

For ages 10-15 years.

Paint a 3-D paper lantern hot air balloon! Acryic paint will be used; dress appropriately.

Space is limited.  Please register each person separately.  Preference may be given to MCLS Library card holders.  Please be on time.  If you are late, your spot may be given to another.  Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.  Children under age 14 years must have a parent present in the building at all times.  Call the Youth Desk to cancel a registration at: 609-989-6921.

Online registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am unless otherwise noted. 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Registration will begin on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 7:00 AM     
Thursday August 9, 2018
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Teen and Tween Yoga
2:00 PM

Yoga and mindfulness for ages 9 and up.
Held every Thursday during the summer reading program (June 25th - August 11th).
Beginners welcome. Mats provided.  Bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Teen Cooking Class (Ages 12 & up)
5:30 PM - 6:15 PM

Learn how to create easy, no-bake, healthy recipes. 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Registration will begin on Thursday, August 2, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday August 11, 2018
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SAT Practice Test presented by Princeton Review
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Princeton Review will offer a free SAT practice test for students who will be juniors or seniors in September.
Please bring several No. 2 pencils, a calculator, a small snack and water.
Arrive 15 minutes early becaust the test started promptly at 10am!
Registration is required online starting Monday, July 23rd.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as design structures will be explored. Students must bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows, no Chromebook), and be ready for a challenge! 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all ten classes as they build up from what was taught previously. Classes will be held on the following dates: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25.

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Saturday August 18, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as design structures will be explored. Students must bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows, no Chromebook), and be ready for a challenge! 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all ten classes as they build up from what was taught previously. Classes will be held on the following dates: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25.

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Saturday August 25, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Students will learn the fundamentals of computer science and will be introduced to Java syntax. Through this course, the concepts of object-oriented programming as well as design structures will be explored. Students must bring their own laptop (Mac or Windows, no Chromebook), and be ready for a challenge! 

Registration required. Once registered, you will be signed up for all ten classes as they build up from what was taught previously. Classes will be held on the following dates: 6/23, 6/30, 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, 7/28, 8/4, 8/11, 8/18, 8/25.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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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

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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