List of Events

  

Sunday April 22, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
3:30 PM - 4:30 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 decisin 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: 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 5/6, and 5/13. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday April 23, 2018
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Washer Necklaces
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Monday, April 2nd.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Wednesday April 25, 2018
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Black-Out Poetry Workshop (Ages 12-17)
7:00 PM - 7:45 PM

In celebration of National Poetry Month, learn how to create black-out poetry. 

No registration necessary. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Saturday April 28, 2018
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Poem in Your Pocket
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Attention 6th graders and up (yes, adults, too!)!!  Celebrate National Poetry Month at the Hopewell Branch Library.

You are invited to share poems in your pockets (poems 15 lines or less that can be folded and put in a pocket).

Poems can be favorites of your own work or from a favorite poet. 

Locally renowned poets, Eloise Bruce, Lois Marie Harrod, Judy Michaels and Gretna Wilkinson will facilitate the reading and share poems of their own. Refreshments will be provided.

Registration is requested.

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Each month you can recieve Hopewell Branch's Adult Programs Newsletter in your inbox.
Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to subscribe!

CONTACT:  Hopewell Programs  609.737.2610  hopeprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
Tuesday May 1, 2018
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Beaded Peace Sign Charm
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Monday, May 1st.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
Saturday May 5, 2018
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Math and English Language Arts Essential Techniques (Grades 7-12)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This week's session will focus on Angles at a Point and Parallel Lines

Learning about angles in grade 5 does not stop in high school! It only gets more challenging. Learn about angles, parallel lines and elementary assumptions when solving them. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Sunday May 6, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
3:30 PM - 4:30 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 decisin 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: 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 5/6, and 5/13. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday May 7, 2018
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Beaded Peace Sign Charm
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Monday, May 1st.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Youth Services Staff at 882-3130.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday May 9, 2018
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Teen Movie: Star Wars: Last Jedi
5:00 PM

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

For ages 13 and up.  Rated PG-13.  152 minutes.  Preregistration preferred.

 

CONTACT:  Twin Rivers Staff  609-443-1880  twinprogs@mcl.org
LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch
There are 30 spaces available.
 
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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
Registration will begin on Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 9:30 AM     
Saturday May 12, 2018
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Math and English Language Arts Essential Techniques (Grades 7-12)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This week's session will focus on English Language Arts

Learn how to write good answers to questions related to the central idea of a paragraph or essay. Learn a few ways to improve developing, proving and supporting the central idea in paragraph or essay - topic sentence or a thesis statement. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Sunday May 13, 2018
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Intro to Programming in Java (Grades 6-8)
3:30 PM - 4:30 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 decisin 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: 2/25, 3/4, 3/11, 3/18, 3/25, 4/8, 4/15, 4/22, 5/6, and 5/13. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday May 14, 2018
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Beaded Peace Sign Charm
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Monday, May 1st.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Youth Services Staff at 882-3130.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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Young Adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club
7:00 PM

Young Adult Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club, Adoration of Jenna Fox” by Mary Pearson will be discussed. 

Teens and adults are welcome! 

Light Refreshments! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday May 19, 2018
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Math and English Language Arts Essential Techniques (Grades 7-12)
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This week's session will focus on Polygons and Parallelograms

Learn what kind of polygons are called parallelograms and the differences among different types of parallelograms- theorems and problem solving. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
Monday May 21, 2018
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Teen and Tween Take-Home Craft: Beaded Peace Sign Charm
9:35 AM

For ages 9 and up.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit starting Monday, May 1st.
Supplies are limited.  Kits are handed out on a first come, first serve basis.

CONTACT:    448-1330  
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch
 
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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.  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Youth Services Staff at 882-3130.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

Wednesday May 30, 2018
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Popcorn and a Movie - Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Ages 12-17)
6:00 PM

Enjoy Star Wars: The Last Jedi and free popcorn!

Rated PG-13. Runtime: 152 minutes. 

Ages 12-17

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
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 decisin 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 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 decisin 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
Wednesday July 4, 2018
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Fourth of July
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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 decisin 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 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 decisin 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 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 decisin 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 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 decisin 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 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 decisin 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 11, 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 decisin 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 decisin 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 decisin 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

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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