Mercer County Library System


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Monday February 24, 2020
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7:00 PM
Adult craft - Wood slice owls

Make a round wood slice into an adorable owl you can hang anywhere. 

All materials will be provided.   

For ages 13 and up.  Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 10 spaces available.

Make a round wood slice into an adorable owl you can hang anywhere. 

All materials will be provided.   

For ages 13 and up.  Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

There are 10 spaces available.

Wednesday February 26, 2020

Stories, songs, and play for ages 6 months - 2 years, with a caregiver.

 

CONTACT: Christine Crawford  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Stories, songs, and play for ages 6 months - 2 years, with a caregiver.

 

CONTACT:
  Christine Crawford
  
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

 

The Addams Family (2019)

Rated PG; 86 minutes

Dark hilarity ensues after the Addams family relocates to suburban New Jersey. Their macabre traditions are promptly challenged by modern technology and their neighbors' 21st century norms.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

The Addams Family (2019)

Rated PG; 86 minutes

Dark hilarity ensues after the Addams family relocates to suburban New Jersey. Their macabre traditions are promptly challenged by modern technology and their neighbors' 21st century norms.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Thursday February 27, 2020

Get your taxes done for free.

AARP representatives will be providing help filing taxes by appointment only.  Appointments will be available on Thursday mornings and are open to taxpayers of all ages.  AARP membership is not required.  You must make an appointment in person at the library or call 609-883-5914.  

CONTACT:   609-883-5914
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Get your taxes done for free.

AARP representatives will be providing help filing taxes by appointment only.  Appointments will be available on Thursday mornings and are open to taxpayers of all ages.  AARP membership is not required.  You must make an appointment in person at the library or call 609-883-5914.  

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Friday February 28, 2020
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10:00 AM
Storytime for ages 2-5

Stories, songs, games & crafts!

For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
 

CONTACT: Christine Crawford  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Stories, songs, games & crafts!

For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
 

CONTACT:
  Christine Crawford
  
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Monday March 2, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Dr. Seuss Storytime (Ages 3+)

Celebrate all things Dr. Seuss on Read Across America day! Hear Dr. Seuss stories and songs then visit stations with craft and simple stem activites.
Registration required.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 25 spaces available.

Celebrate all things Dr. Seuss on Read Across America day! Hear Dr. Seuss stories and songs then visit stations with craft and simple stem activites.
Registration required.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

There are 25 spaces available.

 
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2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Oobleck (Ages 5+)

Hear "Bartholomew and the Oobleck" by Dr. Seuss and then make your own oobleck slime to bring home.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 10 spaces available.

Hear "Bartholomew and the Oobleck" by Dr. Seuss and then make your own oobleck slime to bring home.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

There are 10 spaces available.

Thursday March 5, 2020

Get your taxes done for free.
AARP representatives will be providing help filing taxes by appointment only. Appointments will be available on Thursday mornings and are open to taxpayers of all ages. AARP membership is not required. You must make an appointment in person at the library or by phone.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Get your taxes done for free.
AARP representatives will be providing help filing taxes by appointment only. Appointments will be available on Thursday mornings and are open to taxpayers of all ages. AARP membership is not required. You must make an appointment in person at the library or by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Friday March 6, 2020

Stories, songs, games & crafts!

CONTACT: Christine Crawford  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Stories, songs, games & crafts!

CONTACT:
  Christine Crawford
  
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Wednesday March 11, 2020
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10:30 AM
Babytime (6-24 months)

Stories, songs, and play!

CONTACT: Christine Crawford  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
Thursday March 12, 2020

Get your taxes done for free.
AARP representatives will be providing help filing taxes by appointment only.  Appointments will be available on Thursday mornings and are open to taxpayers of all ages.  AARP membership is not required.  You must make an appointment in person at the library or by phone.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Get your taxes done for free.
AARP representatives will be providing help filing taxes by appointment only.  Appointments will be available on Thursday mornings and are open to taxpayers of all ages.  AARP membership is not required.  You must make an appointment in person at the library or by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Friday March 13, 2020

Stories, songs, games & crafts!

CONTACT: Christine Crawford  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Stories, songs, games & crafts!

CONTACT:
  Christine Crawford
  
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Monday March 16, 2020
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7:00 PM
Adult Craft - Paper Succulents (Ages 13+)

Learn to make adorable origami succulent plants.  These mini, care-free "plants" look adorable anywhere!
All materials will be provided.
Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 25 spaces available.

Learn to make adorable origami succulent plants.  These mini, care-free "plants" look adorable anywhere!
All materials will be provided.
Registration is required and space is limited.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

There are 25 spaces available.

Tuesday March 17, 2020
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3:00 PM
Green Cookie Decorating (Ages 3+)

Celebrate St. Patrick's day by decorating a cookie with green icing and a variety of candies.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 20 spaces available.

Celebrate St. Patrick's day by decorating a cookie with green icing and a variety of candies.
Registration is required.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

There are 20 spaces available.

Wednesday March 18, 2020
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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
End of Life Planning

Dennis Lysaght from the Ewing Church Cemetery & Mausoleum will be discussing end of life planning for you or a loved one, including the many ways to handle these necessary arrangements.
Registration is suggested.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 25 spaces available.

Dennis Lysaght from the Ewing Church Cemetery & Mausoleum will be discussing end of life planning for you or a loved one, including the many ways to handle these necessary arrangements.
Registration is suggested.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

There are 25 spaces available.

Thursday March 19, 2020

Get your taxes done for free.
AARP representatives will be providing help filing taxes by appointment only.  Appointments will be available on Thursday mornings and are open to taxpayers of all ages.  AARP membership is not required.  You must make an appointment in person at the library or by phone.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Get your taxes done for free.
AARP representatives will be providing help filing taxes by appointment only.  Appointments will be available on Thursday mornings and are open to taxpayers of all ages.  AARP membership is not required.  You must make an appointment in person at the library or by phone.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Friday March 20, 2020
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop in Plant Craft (All Ages)

Celebrate Spring! Drop in any time between 1pm and 5pm to decorate a small pot and plant a seed or live plant in it.
Registration is not required.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Celebrate Spring! Drop in any time between 1pm and 5pm to decorate a small pot and plant a seed or live plant in it.
Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

 
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1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Drop in Plant Craft (All Ages)

Celebrate Spring! Drop in any time between 1pm and 5pm to decorate a small pot and plant a seed or live plant in it.
Registration is not required.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Celebrate Spring! Drop in any time between 1pm and 5pm to decorate a small pot and plant a seed or live plant in it.
Registration is not required.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Monday March 23, 2020

This month we will be discussing "Circe" by Madeline Miller. Copies of the book are available at the library.
Registration is suggested, but not required.

CONTACT: Christine Crawford  609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch
There are 24 spaces available.

This month we will be discussing "Circe" by Madeline Miller. Copies of the book are available at the library.
Registration is suggested, but not required.

CONTACT:
  Christine Crawford
  609.883.5914
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

There are 24 spaces available.

Wednesday March 25, 2020
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10:30 AM
Babytime (6-24 months)

Stories, songs, and play!

 

CONTACT: Christine Crawford  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Stories, songs, and play!

 

CONTACT:
  Christine Crawford
  
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

 
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12:30 PM
Afternoon Movie -- Knives Out

Knives Out (2019). (Christopher Plummer, Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Evans). Rated PG-13; 130 minutes. Summery: On his 85th birthday, crime novelist Harlan Thrombley is found dead in his room with his throat slit.  Just as authorities are about to dismiss the tragedy as suicide, Benoit Blanc arrives at the scene to conduct his own investigation. Light refreshments will be served.
No registration required.

CONTACT:   609-883-5914  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Knives Out (2019). (Christopher Plummer, Daniel Craig, Jamie Lee Curtis, Chris Evans). Rated PG-13; 130 minutes. Summery: On his 85th birthday, crime novelist Harlan Thrombley is found dead in his room with his throat slit.  Just as authorities are about to dismiss the tragedy as suicide, Benoit Blanc arrives at the scene to conduct his own investigation. Light refreshments will be served.
No registration required.

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Thursday March 26, 2020

Get your taxes done for free.
AARP representatives will be providing help filing taxes by appointment only.  Appointments will be available on Thursday mornings and are open to taxpayers of all ages.  AARP membership is not required.  You must make an appointment in person at the library or by phone.  

CONTACT:   609-883-5914
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Get your taxes done for free.
AARP representatives will be providing help filing taxes by appointment only.  Appointments will be available on Thursday mornings and are open to taxpayers of all ages.  AARP membership is not required.  You must make an appointment in person at the library or by phone.  

CONTACT:
  
  609.883.5914
  

LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Friday March 27, 2020

Stories, songs, games & crafts!

CONTACT: Christine Crawford  ccrawfor@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hollowbrook Branch

Stories, songs, games & crafts!

CONTACT:
  Christine Crawford
  
  ccrawfor@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hollowbrook 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

All branches are closed.

Monday October 11, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Columbus Day

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 2, 2021
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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.

Thursday November 11, 2021
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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 24, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Thanksgiving Eve

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

Thursday November 25, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Thanksgiving Day

All branches are closed.

Friday November 26, 2021
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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.

Friday December 24, 2021
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12:05 AM - 11:55 PM
Christmas Observed

All branches will be closed.

Saturday December 25, 2021

All branches are closed.

Friday December 31, 2021
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12:55 AM - 11:55 PM
New Year's Observed

All branches will be closed.


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