Mercer County Library System


Please note this page is updated frequently and new events may be added daily. 

Please visit the branch pages on our website for more information about ongoing programs.

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Wednesday February 19, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Midweek Math (Grades 1-12)

Students in Grades 1-12 will get math homework help & concept review from Peddie School Math Club tutors.  

No registration required - just drop in!

CONTACT:   609-448-1474
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch

Students in Grades 1-12 will get math homework help & concept review from Peddie School Math Club tutors.  

No registration required - just drop in!

CONTACT:
  
  609.448.1474
  

LOCATION: Hightstown Branch

 
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Setting Yourself Up for College Admissions Success: A Planner for Rising 9th & 10th Graders

Please join Brooke Stengel Fitzgerald, a well-respected college counselor with an extensive career in the field of college admissions and college counseling (as well as a WW-P HS South parent) for a presentation that will give you tips on how to navigate High School in preparation for the College Admissions Process.

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch
REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Please join Brooke Stengel Fitzgerald, a well-respected college counselor with an extensive career in the field of college admissions and college counseling (as well as a WW-P HS South parent) for a presentation that will give you tips on how to navigate High School in preparation for the College Admissions Process.

Registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch

REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)

Thursday February 20, 2020
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Learners' Ledge Writing Workshop (Ages 9-12)

For ages 9-12.

Calling all dreamers, readers, & writers - let's delve into the world of writing and explore the land of language arts!

Learners' Ledge is a Language Arts workshop focused on helping Elementary and Middle School students adjust to higher writing and reading levels based on the New Jersey language arts standards.
 
Taught by a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School teen volunteer.
 
Online registration suggested, but not required.
 
A parent/guardian must remain in the library while child attends the program.
CONTACT: Miss Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch

For ages 9-12.

Calling all dreamers, readers, & writers - let's delve into the world of writing and explore the land of language arts!

Learners' Ledge is a Language Arts workshop focused on helping Elementary and Middle School students adjust to higher writing and reading levels based on the New Jersey language arts standards.
 
Taught by a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School teen volunteer.
 
Online registration suggested, but not required.
 
A parent/guardian must remain in the library while child attends the program.
CONTACT:
  Miss Liz
  609.448.1474
  ehughes@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hightstown Branch


Sunday February 23, 2020

Free tutoring for students in grades K-12.

All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject.

PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School.

Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:   (609) 448-1330
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch

Free tutoring for students in grades K-12.

All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject.

PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School.

Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:
  
  (609) 448.1330
  

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch


 
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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Film Workshop (ages 12-18)

In the course of the class we will make a short film to be shown in the library.

Space is limited. Online registration is required. Call the Reference Desk @ 609-275-8901 if you have questions or need help registering. Registrants should be able to commit to attend all three sessions.

Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes (every Sunday from February 9th to February 23rd). 

CONTACT: Michael Kerr  609-275-8901  mkerr@mcl.org
LOCATION: West Windsor Branch

In the course of the class we will make a short film to be shown in the library.

Space is limited. Online registration is required. Call the Reference Desk @ 609-275-8901 if you have questions or need help registering. Registrants should be able to commit to attend all three sessions.

Once registered, you will be signed up for all classes (every Sunday from February 9th to February 23rd). 

CONTACT:
  Michael Kerr
  609.275.8901
  mkerr@mcl.org

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch

Tuesday February 25, 2020
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7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Math- Advanced Problem Solving (Grades 6-9)

In this problem solving program, we will go over the basic techniques that mathematicians use to solve difficult math problems. We will be going over a range of topics, such as algebra, geometry, combinatorics, and number theory. This program caters to middle schoolers who have a passion for math and wish to enrich their problem solving capability. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch

In this problem solving program, we will go over the basic techniques that mathematicians use to solve difficult math problems. We will be going over a range of topics, such as algebra, geometry, combinatorics, and number theory. This program caters to middle schoolers who have a passion for math and wish to enrich their problem solving capability. 

No registration required. 

LOCATION: West Windsor Branch

Thursday February 27, 2020
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Learners' Ledge Writing Workshop (Ages 9-12)

For ages 9-12.

Calling all dreamers, readers, & writers - let's delve into the world of writing and explore the land of language arts!

Learners' Ledge is a Language Arts workshop focused on helping Elementary and Middle School students adjust to higher writing and reading levels based on the New Jersey language arts standards.
 
Taught by a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School teen volunteer.
 
Online registration suggested, but not required.
 
A parent/guardian must remain in the library while child attends the program.
CONTACT: Miss Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch

For ages 9-12.

Calling all dreamers, readers, & writers - let's delve into the world of writing and explore the land of language arts!

Learners' Ledge is a Language Arts workshop focused on helping Elementary and Middle School students adjust to higher writing and reading levels based on the New Jersey language arts standards.
 
Taught by a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School teen volunteer.
 
Online registration suggested, but not required.
 
A parent/guardian must remain in the library while child attends the program.
CONTACT:
  Miss Liz
  609.448.1474
  ehughes@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hightstown Branch


Saturday February 29, 2020
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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Teen Advisory Board

Want to get involved at the library? Join other teens to come up with ideas for programs you would like to participate in.  Ages 12 – 17.

LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch

Want to get involved at the library? Join other teens to come up with ideas for programs you would like to participate in.  Ages 12 – 17.

LOCATION: Twin Rivers Branch


Sunday March 1, 2020

Free tutoring for students in grades K-12. All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject. PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School. Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:   609-448-1330
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch

Free tutoring for students in grades K-12. All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject. PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School. Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:
  
  609.448.1330
  

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch


Monday March 2, 2020
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9:35 AM
Teen Take-Out Craft: Finger Twister (Ages 10-18)

*Available all month!* Stop by the Library any time in March, and pick up a free take-home craft kit. The Library will provide supplies and instructions for making Finger Twister!  Your job is to take a kit home and have fun putting it together.  Better yet, unlike a library book, this is yours to keep! Pick up a kit at the Youth Services Desk. Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last. Teens must come in person to receive a kit. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch

*Available all month!* Stop by the Library any time in March, and pick up a free take-home craft kit. The Library will provide supplies and instructions for making Finger Twister!  Your job is to take a kit home and have fun putting it together.  Better yet, unlike a library book, this is yours to keep! Pick up a kit at the Youth Services Desk. Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last. Teens must come in person to receive a kit. Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

LOCATION: Lawrence 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

Thursday March 5, 2020
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Learners' Ledge Writing Workshop (Ages 9-12)

Calling all dreamers, readers, & writers - let's delve into the world of writing and explore the land of language arts! Learners' Ledge is a Language Arts workshop focused on helping Elementary and Middle School students adjust to higher writing and reading levels based on the New Jersey language arts standards. Taught by a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School teen volunteer. Online registration suggested, but not required.

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

Calling all dreamers, readers, & writers - let's delve into the world of writing and explore the land of language arts! Learners' Ledge is a Language Arts workshop focused on helping Elementary and Middle School students adjust to higher writing and reading levels based on the New Jersey language arts standards. Taught by a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School teen volunteer. Online registration suggested, but not required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Liz
  609.448.1474
  ehughes@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hightstown Branch


Sunday March 8, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
PS Tutoring (Grades K-12)

All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject. PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School. Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:   609-448-1330
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch

All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject. PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School. Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:
  
  609.448.1330
  

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch


Thursday March 12, 2020
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5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Learners' Ledge Writing Workshop (Ages 9-12)

Calling all dreamers, readers, & writers - let's delve into the world of writing and explore the land of language arts! Learners' Ledge is a Language Arts workshop focused on helping Elementary and Middle School students adjust to higher writing and reading levels based on the New Jersey language arts standards. Taught by a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School teen volunteer. Online registration suggested, but not required.

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

Calling all dreamers, readers, & writers - let's delve into the world of writing and explore the land of language arts! Learners' Ledge is a Language Arts workshop focused on helping Elementary and Middle School students adjust to higher writing and reading levels based on the New Jersey language arts standards. Taught by a West Windsor-Plainsboro High School teen volunteer. Online registration suggested, but not required.

CONTACT:
  Miss Liz
  609.448.1474
  ehughes@mcl.org

LOCATION: Hightstown Branch


Sunday March 15, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
PS Tutoring (Grades K-12)

Free tutoring for students. All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject. PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School. Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:   609-448-1330
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch

Free tutoring for students. All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject. PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School. Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:
  
  609.448.1330
  

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch


Wednesday March 18, 2020
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6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Midweek Math (Grades 1-12)

Get math homework help & concept review from Peddie School Math Club tutors. No registration required - just drop in!

CONTACT:   609-448-1474
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch

Get math homework help & concept review from Peddie School Math Club tutors. No registration required - just drop in!

CONTACT:
  
  609.448.1474
  

LOCATION: Hightstown Branch

Sunday March 22, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
PS Tutoring (Grades K-12)

All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject. PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School. Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:   609-448-1330
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch

All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject. PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School. Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:
  
  609.448.1330
  

LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch


Sunday March 29, 2020
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
PS Tutoring (Grades K-12)

All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject. PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School. Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:   609-448-1330
LOCATION: Hickory Corner Branch

All core subjects covered including math, English, science, history, business, and Spanish. Tutors will cater to any child who needs assistance on any subject. PS Tutoring is a non-profit, community based organized made up of Honors and AP students from Hightstown High School. Registration online is highly recommended, but walk-ins are welcome.

CONTACT:
  
  609.448.1330
  

LOCATION: Hickory Corner 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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