Mercer County Library System


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Thursday February 20, 2020
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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose Activity Time

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Scribble Time

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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4:30 PM
Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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7:00 PM
Declutter Your Home Stress Free!

Presented by Olga St. Pierre, Keller Williams Real Estate. One of the biggest challenges for many homeowners is going through their “stuff” at home, and deciding what to do with everything, and having the motivation to get through this very dreaded process. We will create an action plan and talk about common clutter misconceptions, making decisions, motivation, investing time in this process, getting family and kids involved and getting to the finish line a winner! Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 46 spaces available.

Presented by Olga St. Pierre, Keller Williams Real Estate. One of the biggest challenges for many homeowners is going through their “stuff” at home, and deciding what to do with everything, and having the motivation to get through this very dreaded process. We will create an action plan and talk about common clutter misconceptions, making decisions, motivation, investing time in this process, getting family and kids involved and getting to the finish line a winner! Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

There are 46 spaces available.

Friday February 21, 2020
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10:30 AM
Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle

For children, ages 1-5 (with adult).

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

For children, ages 1-5 (with adult).

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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11:00 AM
Play dough creations/ lego story time

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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11:30 AM
Sing-A-Long with Pat McKinley

For children, ages birth-7 years (with adult),

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

For children, ages birth-7 years (with adult),

 Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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1:00 PM
Documentary Screening: Pavarotti (2019, PG-13)

With Andrea Griminelli, Nicoletta Mantovani and Bono. A look at the life and work of opera legend, Luciano Pavarotti. Runtime: 114 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

With Andrea Griminelli, Nicoletta Mantovani and Bono. A look at the life and work of opera legend, Luciano Pavarotti. Runtime: 114 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Saturday February 22, 2020

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Family Winter Storytime

For children under 5 years old and their caregivers.

This will give an opportunity for working parents to be part of storytime.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

For children under 5 years old and their caregivers.

This will give an opportunity for working parents to be part of storytime.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Sunday February 23, 2020
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2:00 PM
Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2:00 p.m.

 Harriet (2019, PG-13), with Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr. and Joe Alwyn. The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Runtime: 125 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 Harriet (2019, PG-13), with Cynthia Erivo, Leslie Odom Jr. and Joe Alwyn. The extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's escape from slavery and transformation into one of America's greatest heroes, whose courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of slaves and changed the course of history. Runtime: 125 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Monday February 24, 2020
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9:40 AM
Children/TeensTake Home Craft : a Valentine craft

Stop by the Youth Service desk any time in February  for a free take-home craft kit.

Kit included supplies and instruction.  

Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Stop by the Youth Service desk any time in February  for a free take-home craft kit.

Kit included supplies and instruction.  

Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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10:30 AM
Fitness for the Active Aging

Presented by Bob Kirby. Monday, February 10, 10:30 a.m. and Monday, February 24, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Presented by Bob Kirby. Monday, February 10, 10:30 a.m. and Monday, February 24, 10:30 a.m. Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 

NEW TIME: For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

NEW TIME: For ages 1-3, with adult in the program.

Science and math for toddlers!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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11:00 AM
Happy Two’s Activity

NEW TIME: For children, age 2 years (with adult)

 Learn songs and rhymes!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday February 25, 2020
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10:30 AM
Read and Play Story Time

For children, ages 2-5 with adult in the program.

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Play Group with Stories

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

For children, ages 3-5 (with adult)

Open play with a variety of educational toys. 

Storytime includes plenty of finger plays, songs and other participatory activities that

 help children learn important literacy skills.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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7:00 PM
Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group

Educated by Tara Westover.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday February 26, 2020
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10:00 AM
Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time.

For children, ages 3-4, with adult in the program.

Play rhyming games! 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 

Tim Hoh will sing and play guitar to children 0-6 years

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Tim Hoh will sing and play guitar to children 0-6 years

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Thursday February 27, 2020
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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose Activity Time

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome)with adult in the program

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

No registration required.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Scribble Time

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

For children ages 12 months to 36 months with caregiver in the program.

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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4:30 PM
Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog

For children in grades 1-3,

Parent must remain in the library.

Please register!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday February 28, 2020
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10:30 AM
Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle

For children, ages 1-5 (with adult).

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

For children, ages 1-5 (with adult).

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to

 rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

Adult must remain in the program.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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11:00 AM
Play dough creations/ lego story time

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

 Ages 2-5 (with adult).

 

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Saturday February 29, 2020

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Relax and find your inner calm with our new Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required. Call 609-882-3148.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Sunday March 1, 2020
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2:00 PM
Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up

Parasite (2019, R), with Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee and Yeo-jeong Jo. All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident. Runtime: 122 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Parasite (2019, R), with Kang-ho Song, Sun-kyun Lee and Yeo-jeong Jo. All unemployed, Ki-taek and his family take peculiar interest in the wealthy and glamorous Parks, as they ingratiate themselves into their lives and get entangled in an unexpected incident. Runtime: 122 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Monday March 2, 2020
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9:40 AM
Children Take Home Craft: a Paper Flower

Stop by the Youth Service desk any time for a free take-home craft kit. Kit included supplies and instruction.  Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Stop by the Youth Service desk any time for a free take-home craft kit. Kit included supplies and instruction.  Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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9:40 AM
Teen Take Home Craft: a Paper Garland

Stop by the Youth Service desk any time for a free take-home craft kit. Kit included supplies and instruction. Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Stop by the Youth Service desk any time for a free take-home craft kit. Kit included supplies and instruction. Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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10:30 AM
Toddler STEM (Ages 1-3)

NEW TIME! Science and math for toddlers.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:00 AM
Happy Two’s Activity (Age 2)

NEW TIME! Learn songs and rhymes.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Tuesday March 3, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Game On! Board Gaming for Adults

Join our new club for board and card game enthusiasts. Bring your own games or use one of ours! Drop-ins welcome.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Join our new club for board and card game enthusiasts. Bring your own games or use one of ours! Drop-ins welcome.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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10:30 AM
Read and Play Story Time (Ages 2-5)

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Just Play! (Ages 3-5)
Open play with a variety of educational toys. 
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday March 4, 2020
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10:30 AM
Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time (Ages 3-4)

NEW TIME! Play rhyming games.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday March 5, 2020
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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose Activity Time (0-18 months)

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Scribble Time (Ages 1-3)

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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4:30 PM
Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog (Grades 1-3)
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday March 6, 2020
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10:15 AM - 10:30 AM
Sahaja Mediation for Young Children

Learn the basic meditation and yoga with your child.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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10:30 AM
Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle (Ages 1-5)

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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11:00 AM
Play dough creations/ lego story time (Ages 2-5)

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dr. Seuss Special Storytime (Ages 3-10)

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with stories and games.
Enjoy cupcakes!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with stories and games.
Enjoy cupcakes!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Dr. Seuss Special Storytime (Ages 3-10)

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with stories and games.
Enjoy cupcakes!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday with stories and games.
Enjoy cupcakes!
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Saturday March 7, 2020

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing.
Registration required online or by phone.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing.
Registration required online or by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

There are 50 spaces available.

 

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Sunday March 8, 2020
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2:00 PM
Sunday Afternoon at the Movies (Ages 18+)

Ford v Ferrari (2019, PG-13), with Matt Damon, Christian Bale and Jon Bernthal.
Summary: American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.
Runtime: 152 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Ford v Ferrari (2019, PG-13), with Matt Damon, Christian Bale and Jon Bernthal.
Summary: American car designer Carroll Shelby and driver Ken Miles battle corporate interference, the laws of physics and their own personal demons to build a revolutionary race car for Ford and challenge Ferrari at the 24 Hours of Le Mans in 1966.
Runtime: 152 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Monday March 9, 2020
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10:30 AM
Fitness for the Active Aging

Presented by Bob Kirby.  Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Registration required by phone.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Presented by Bob Kirby.  Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Registration required by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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10:30 AM
Toddler STEM (Ages 1-3)

NEW TIME! Science and math for toddlers.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:00 AM
Happy Two’s Activity (Age 2)

NEW TIME! Learn songs and rhymes.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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7:00 PM
Reclaiming Our Voice: New Jersey’s Central Role in the Fight for Woman Suffrage

Carol Levin will portray Lillian Feickert, who was president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association from 1912-1920, and will explore the overlooked role of New Jersey in the long, frustrating fight for women’s suffrage. Hear stories of suffrage advocates Lucy Stone and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Paul and how Dr. Florence Spearing Randolph brought black women into the movement. Participants will learn that women were not “given” the vote, but fought for it for generations.
This program is subsidized by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.

Carol Levin will portray Lillian Feickert, who was president of the New Jersey Woman Suffrage Association from 1912-1920, and will explore the overlooked role of New Jersey in the long, frustrating fight for women’s suffrage. Hear stories of suffrage advocates Lucy Stone and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Paul and how Dr. Florence Spearing Randolph brought black women into the movement. Participants will learn that women were not “given” the vote, but fought for it for generations.
This program is subsidized by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

There are 50 spaces available.

Tuesday March 10, 2020
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10:30 AM
Read and Play Story Time (Ages 2-5)

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Just Play! (Ages 3-5)

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday March 11, 2020
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10:30 AM
Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time (Ages 3-4)

NEW TIME! Play rhyming games.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday March 12, 2020
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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose Activity Time (0-18 months)

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Scribble Time (Ages 1-3)

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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4:30 PM
Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog (Grades 1-3)
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday March 13, 2020

Let us help you turn your resume into one that will get noticed! Content, grammar, and layout will be reviewed by staff wordsmith Lisa Shrager.
Appointments are limited to 20 minutes. Registration required, online or by phone.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 4 spaces available.

Let us help you turn your resume into one that will get noticed! Content, grammar, and layout will be reviewed by staff wordsmith Lisa Shrager.
Appointments are limited to 20 minutes. Registration required, online or by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

There are 4 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM
Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle (Ages 1-5)

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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11:00 AM
Play dough creations/ lego story time (Ages 2-5)

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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1:00 PM
Foreign Language Film Screening: Pain & Glory (2019, R)

With Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia and Penelope Cruz. A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him. Runtime: 112 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

With Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia and Penelope Cruz. A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him. Runtime: 112 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Saturday March 14, 2020

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing.
Registration required. Please call.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing.
Registration required. Please call.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Game On! Board Gaming for Adults

Join our new club for board and card game enthusiasts. Bring your own games or use one of ours! Drop-ins welcome.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Join our new club for board and card game enthusiasts. Bring your own games or use one of ours! Drop-ins welcome.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Sunday March 15, 2020
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2:00 PM
Sunday Afternoon at the Movies (Ages 18+): The Good Liar (2019, R)

With Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen and Russell Tovey.
Summary: Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.
Runtime: 109 min

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

With Helen Mirren, Ian McKellen and Russell Tovey.
Summary: Consummate con man Roy Courtnay has set his sights on his latest mark: the recently widowed Betty McLeish, worth millions. But this time, what should have been a simple swindle escalates into a cat-and-mouse game with the ultimate stakes.
Runtime: 109 min

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Monday March 16, 2020
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10:30 AM
Toddler STEM (Ages 1-3)

NEW TIME! Science and math for toddlers.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:00 AM
Happy Two’s Activity (Age 2)

NEW TIME! Learn songs and rhymes.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 

Pick any book about your favorite female heroine and share with the other members. Light Refreshments! All participants will receive a small prize. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Pick any book about your favorite female heroine and share with the other members. Light Refreshments! All participants will receive a small prize. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Tuesday March 17, 2020
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10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Game On! Board Gaming for Adults

Join our new club for board and card game enthusiasts. Bring your own games or use one of ours! Drop-ins welcome.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Join our new club for board and card game enthusiasts. Bring your own games or use one of ours! Drop-ins welcome.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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10:30 AM
Read and Play Story Time (Ages 2-5)

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Just Play! (Ages 3-5)

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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4:30 PM - 5:15 PM
Leprechauns are Hiding in the Library! (All Ages)

Games and Crafts! Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Wednesday March 18, 2020
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10:30 AM
Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time (Ages 3-4)

NEW TIME! Play rhyming games.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Thursday March 19, 2020
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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose Activity Time (0-18 months)

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Scribble Time (Ages 1-3)

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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4:30 PM
Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog (Grades 1-3)
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday March 20, 2020
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10:30 AM
Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle (Ages 1-5)

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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11:00 AM
Play dough creations/ lego story time (Ages 2-5)

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:30 AM
Sing-A-Long with Pat McKinley (Ages 0-7)

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday March 21, 2020

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing.
Registration required. Please call.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing.
Registration required. Please call.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Sunday March 22, 2020
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2:00 PM
Every Button Has a Story

Join us for an illustrated talk and hands-on experience presented by Barbara Figge Fox and Sara Howell (New Jersey State Button Society). Discover the possible gems you may have in your own button collection!
Registration required online or by phone.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.

Join us for an illustrated talk and hands-on experience presented by Barbara Figge Fox and Sara Howell (New Jersey State Button Society). Discover the possible gems you may have in your own button collection!
Registration required online or by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

There are 50 spaces available.

Monday March 23, 2020
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10:30 AM
Fitness for the Active Aging

Presented by Bob Kirby.  Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Registration required. Please call.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Presented by Bob Kirby.  Enjoy the benefits of stretching and low-impact exercises while learning how staying fit can improve balance, posture, flexibility, endurance and more.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
Registration required. Please call.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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10:30 AM
Toddler STEM (Ages 1-3)

NEW TIME! Science and math for toddlers.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:00 AM
Happy Two’s Activity (Age 2)

NEW TIME! Learn songs and rhymes.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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6:30 PM
Gardening is for the Birds: A Ewing Green Team Presentation

Learn how to make simple changes in your garden to transform it into a year-round haven for birds that ensures their survival. Create a bird-friendly backyard that will attract a far wider range of species by investing in native plants that provide needed food and shelter.
This program will be presented by Mary Anne Borge, a naturalist, writer, photographer, and educator.
Registration required online or by phone.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.

Learn how to make simple changes in your garden to transform it into a year-round haven for birds that ensures their survival. Create a bird-friendly backyard that will attract a far wider range of species by investing in native plants that provide needed food and shelter.
This program will be presented by Mary Anne Borge, a naturalist, writer, photographer, and educator.
Registration required online or by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

There are 50 spaces available.

 

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Presented by Lee Pellegrino. Join fellow knitters and crocheters and tackle a new project or work on one you’ve already started.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Tuesday March 24, 2020
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10:30 AM
Read and Play Story Time (Ages 2-5)

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Just Play! (Ages 3-5)

Open play with a variety of educational toys.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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7:00 PM
Medicaid Application Process 101

Presented by Node Kludze (Kludze & Associates, LLC).
The Medicaid application process can be a challenging and overwhelming experience. Please join us for this informative course to learn if you are eligible for long-term care Medicaid, how to start planning for Medicaid, what to expect when you submit your application, and details of the Medicaid application process, including required documentation and the timeline of the process
Registration required online or by phone.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.

Presented by Node Kludze (Kludze & Associates, LLC).
The Medicaid application process can be a challenging and overwhelming experience. Please join us for this informative course to learn if you are eligible for long-term care Medicaid, how to start planning for Medicaid, what to expect when you submit your application, and details of the Medicaid application process, including required documentation and the timeline of the process
Registration required online or by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

There are 50 spaces available.

Wednesday March 25, 2020
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10:30 AM
Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time (Ages 3-4)

NEW TIME! Play rhyming games.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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10:30 AM
Music with Tim Hoh (Ages 0-6)

Tim Hoh will sing and play guitar. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Thursday March 26, 2020
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10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Mother Goose Activity Time (0-18 months)

Learn nursery rhymes and fingerplays!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Scribble Time (Ages 1-3)

Children will enjoy using crayons, paint, and glue to hang on the refrigerator at home.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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4:30 PM
Read to Breezy, the Therapy Dog (Grades 1-3)
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday March 27, 2020

The American Heart Association Family & Friends CPR program teaches you how to perform CPR on infants (up to one year) and how to help an infant who is choking. This course is designed for family members, friends and members of the general community who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card. Provided by Penn Medicine Princeton Health. Registration required online or by phone.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
There are 50 spaces available.

The American Heart Association Family & Friends CPR program teaches you how to perform CPR on infants (up to one year) and how to help an infant who is choking. This course is designed for family members, friends and members of the general community who want to learn CPR but do not need a course completion card. Provided by Penn Medicine Princeton Health. Registration required online or by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

There are 50 spaces available.

 
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10:30 AM
Wiggle, Jingle, Mingle and Giggle (Ages 1-5)

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

The focus of this program is designed to get children and their caregivers a chance to sing and shout, move and dance to rhymes, clapping songs and musical songs.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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11:00 AM
Play dough creations/ lego story time (Ages 2-5)

Play dough creations/ Lego based on story time theme for children

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Saturday March 28, 2020

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required by phone.

CONTACT:   609-882-3148
LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Relax and find your inner calm with our Sahaja Yoga meditation program! Please wear comfortable clothing. Registration required by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.882.3148
  

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

 
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12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Game On! Board Gaming for Adults

Join our new club for board and card game enthusiasts. Bring your own games or use one of ours! Drop-ins welcome.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Join our new club for board and card game enthusiasts. Bring your own games or use one of ours! Drop-ins welcome.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Sunday March 29, 2020
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2:00 PM
Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up

Knives Out (2019, PG-13), with Daniel Craig, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas. A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. Runtime: 131 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Knives Out (2019, PG-13), with Daniel Craig, Chris Evans and Ana de Armas. A detective investigates the death of a patriarch of an eccentric, combative family. Runtime: 131 min.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch

Monday March 30, 2020
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10:30 AM
Toddler STEM (Ages 1-3)

NEW TIME! Science and math for toddlers.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:00 AM
Happy Two’s Activity (Age 2)

NEW TIME! Learn songs and rhymes.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Tuesday March 31, 2020
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10:30 AM
Read and Play Story Time (Ages 2-5)

Stories and crafts!

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Just Play! (Ages 3-5)
Open play with a variety of educational toys. 
LOCATION: Ewing Branch
 
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7:00 PM
Booktalking: Adult Book Discussion Group

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion.

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday April 10, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Good Friday

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 12, 2020

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 23, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Memorial Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 24, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Memorial Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Monday May 25, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Memorial Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Monday June 22, 2020
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9:35 AM - 9:00 PM
Summer Reading Program Begins

Imagine Your Story, MCLS's 2020 summer reading program for children, teens, and adults, starts today.  Stop by your local branch to register and see all the fun progams and events we have planned - from magic shows to take-home crafts and puzzles, there is something for everyone!

Imagine Your Story, MCLS's 2020 summer reading program for children, teens, and adults, starts today.  Stop by your local branch to register and see all the fun progams and events we have planned - from magic shows to take-home crafts and puzzles, there is something for everyone!

Friday July 3, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Fourth of July Observed

All branches are closed.

Saturday July 4, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Fourth of July

All branches are closed.

Saturday August 8, 2020
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9:35 AM - 9:00 PM
Last Day of Summer Reading Program

Today is the last day of the 2020 Summer Reading Program, Imagine Your Story.  Don't forget to stop in with your reading logs and make sure to check out our end of program events.

Today is the last day of the 2020 Summer Reading Program, Imagine Your Story.  Don't forget to stop in with your reading logs and make sure to check out our end of program events.

Saturday September 5, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Labor Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 6, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Labor Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Monday September 7, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Labor Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Monday October 12, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Columbus Day

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 3, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Election Day

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.

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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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Veterans Day

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.

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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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Thanksgiving Eve

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

Thursday November 26, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Thanksgiving Day

All branches are closed.

Friday November 27, 2020
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Day After Thanksgiving

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.

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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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Christmas Eve

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Friday December 25, 2020

All branches are closed.

Thursday December 31, 2020
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12:55 AM - 11:55 PM
New Year's Eve

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Friday January 1, 2021
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12:55 AM - 11:55 PM
New Year's Day

All branches are closed.

Monday January 18, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Martin Luther King Day

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.

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 15, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
President's Day

All branches are closed.

Friday April 2, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Good Friday

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 4, 2021

All branches are closed.

Saturday May 29, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Memorial Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Sunday May 30, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Memorial Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Monday May 31, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Memorial Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Sunday July 4, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Fourth of July

All branches are closed.

Monday July 5, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Fourth of July Observed

All branches are closed.

Saturday September 4, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Labor Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Sunday September 5, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Labor Day Weekend