List of Events

  

Saturday April 20, 2019
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Chess Club (Grades 6-8)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn to play chess!

Middle School students familiar with the game are recommended to attend the Saturday classes. 

No registration required. Class is open to the first 20 students.  

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Sunday April 21, 2019
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Monday April 22, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Scratch-Art CD Suncatcher
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting Monday, April 1st.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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Maker Monday (Grades 6 & up)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Create a Clothespin Picture Frame!

All materials provided. 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 13 spaces available.
 
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Chess Club (Grades 6-8)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to play chess!

Middle School students with no experience are recommended to attend the Monday classes. 

No registration required. Class is open to the first 20 students.  

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Tuesday April 23, 2019
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Teen Craft - Avengers Bottle Cap Magnets (Grades 6 & up)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Create bottle cap magnets for your locker of your favorite Avengers! 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 19 spaces available.
Wednesday April 24, 2019
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Midweek Math Tutoring
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Get a handle on math homework!

Drop in math help for 1st -12th grade students with Peddie School Math Club student tutors.

No registration necessary.

CONTACT:  Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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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

Space is limited. Online registration required. Call the Reference Desk @ 609-275-8901 if you have questions or need help registering.   

 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
 
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College Admissions 201 (Grades 8-11 and their parents)
7:00 PM

Discover Collegewise strategies to make you a stronger applicant and help you avoid the most common mistakes.

No matter where you want to go to college there are always things you can do to improve your chances of admission. Grades, test scores, activities, essays and interviews–we’ll cover all the elements at this seminar. What is “demonstrated interest?” We’ll also briefly discuss the College Admission scandal that came to our attention in March.

Vincent H. Valenzuela, former assistant director of admissions at Villanova University and current director of college counseling at CW- Princeton LLC, will host the presentation. Vince is a proud 1990 graduate of West Windsor- Plainsboro HS (South).

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 23 spaces available.
Thursday April 25, 2019
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Teen Craft - Hand-Sewn Bookmark (Grades 6 & up)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Learn how to sew your own bookmark! 

No experience necessary. 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 14 spaces available.
Friday April 26, 2019
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Recycled Arts & Crafts
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Join Kelly and Katie for our new monthly program where recycled goods become arts and crafts. Let your creative juices flow while doing something to save the planet. Supplies will be provided.  For ages middle school and up.

Registration required.

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CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
There are 5 spaces available.
 
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Teen Cooking - Pizza in a Mug (Grades 6 & up)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Learn how to create a delicious pizza in a mug! 

Must bring your own mug. 

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 11 spaces available.
Sunday April 28, 2019
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Making a Scene: Teen Acting Workshop (Ages 12-18)
1:30 PM - 3:30 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

Space is limited. Online registration required. Call the Reference Desk @ 609-275-8901 if you have questions or need help registering.   

 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
There are 15 spaces available.
 
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids 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 decision structures will be explored. Kids 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 (3/3, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19). 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday April 29, 2019
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Chess Club (Grades 6-8)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to play chess!

Middle School students with no experience are recommended to attend the Monday classes. 

No registration required. Class is open to the first 20 students.  

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Wednesday May 1, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Paper Clip Daisies
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting Wednesday, May 1st.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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Teen Take Out Craft: Egg Carton Wreath (Ages 10-18)
9:35 AM

Tweens & teens ages 10-18 can stop by the library to pick up supplies needed to make this month's Teen Take Out Craft: a DIY egg carton wreath.

One kit per person. While supplies last. 

CONTACT:    609-448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Saturday May 4, 2019
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Chess Club (Ages 8 & up)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn to play chess!

Students familiar with the game are recommended to attend the Saturday classes. 

No registration required. Class is open to the first 20 students.  

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Sunday May 5, 2019
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids 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 decision structures will be explored. Kids 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 (3/3, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19). 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday May 6, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Paper Clip Daisies
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting Wednesday, May 1st.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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Chess Club (Ages 8 & up)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to play chess!

Students with no experience are recommended to attend the Monday classes. 

No registration required. Class is open to the first 20 students.  

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
 
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College Application Essay Workshop (Grades 9+)
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Students in Grades 9-12 and their parents/guardians will learn tips and tricks to crafting great essays for college applications from Nancy Exume, founder of Strategic College Essays, LLC in Princeton, NJ.

There will be a Q&A period after the presentation.

Online registration required beginning April 22. 

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Registration will begin on Monday, April 22, 2019 at 12:00 AM     
Thursday May 9, 2019
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Teen Take Out Craft: Egg Carton Wreath (Ages 10-18)
4:35 PM

Tweens & teens ages 10-18 can stop by the library to pick up supplies needed to make this month's Teen Take Out Craft: a DIY egg carton wreath.

One kit per person. While supplies last. 

CONTACT:    609-448-1474  
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
Saturday May 11, 2019
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Chess Club (Ages 8 & up)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn to play chess!

Students familiar with the game are recommended to attend the Saturday classes. 

No registration required. Class is open to the first 20 students.  

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Sunday May 12, 2019
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids 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 decision structures will be explored. Kids 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 (3/3, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19). 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday May 13, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Paper Clip Daisies
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting Wednesday, May 1st.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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Heritage Month
7:00 PM

May is Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month and Jewish American Heritage Month. Monday, May 13, 7 p.m., preteens and teens listen to music and eat an ethnic food!  Must Register!  Sponsored by the Friends of the Library!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Chess Club (Ages 8 & up)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to play chess!

Students with no experience are recommended to attend the Monday classes. 

No registration required. Class is open to the first 20 students.  

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Saturday May 18, 2019
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Chess Club (Ages 8 & up)
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Learn to play chess!

Students familiar with the game are recommended to attend the Saturday classes. 

No registration required. Class is open to the first 20 students.  

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Sunday May 19, 2019
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids 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 decision structures will be explored. Kids 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 (3/3, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12, 5/19). 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday May 20, 2019
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Paper Clip Daisies
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.

Ask at the reference desk for you craft kit starting Wednesday, May 1st.

The number of kits is limted and are given out on a first come, first serve basis.

Instructions and most supplies are included.

 
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Chess Club (Ages 8 & up)
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Learn to play chess!

Students with no experience are recommended to attend the Monday classes. 

No registration required. Class is open to the first 20 students.  

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
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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