List of Events

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Friday February 28, 2020
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Miss Amy Concert (All ages)
10:30 AM

Sing, dance and enjoy the tunes of Miss Amy! 

Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library. 

 
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Open Playtime (All ages)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Enjoy games, toys and puzzles with friends!

No registration required. 

 
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PJ Movie Night: Frozen 2
6:30 PM

Join us for a special Friday night screening of the hit sequel featuring Elsa, Anna and Olaf!

This movie is rated PG and runs for 103 minutes. Light refreshments will be served.

Caregivers must remain with their children for the duration of the movie. 

Kids are welcome to wear their pajamas.

Because this event takes place after hours, you can enter through our community room entrance.  The main building will not be accessible for this event. 

Doors will open at 6:15pm and the movie will begin promptly at 6:30pm

Registration is required starting Friday, February 14th.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
Saturday February 29, 2020
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Mr. Dennis’s Seuss Themed Magic Show
10:30 AM

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s birthday with a magic show!  All ages, with an adult.

Online registration begins on Feb. 15. Please register each child separately.

CONTACT:  Robbinsville Branch  609-259-2150  
There are 12 spaces available.
 
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Frozen II Party (Ages 4-12)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Children & tweens ages 4-12 will journey “Into the Unknown” with Anna, Elsa and friends with games, music, and crafts inspired by the Frozen II movie. 

Snacks will be served.

Some activities may be messy - please dress accordingly.

Online registration required begining Saturday, February 15. 

Sponsored by the HIghtstown Library Association.

CONTACT:  Miss Liz  609-448-1474  ehughes@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hightstown Branch
 
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Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 11:00 am and 12:00 noon to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels.

Ages 3-8.  Caregiver supervision required.  No registration required.

 

CONTACT:  Briana Cahill  609-737-2610  bcahill@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
Monday March 2, 2020
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Children Take Home Craft: a Paper Flower
9:40 AM

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
Wednesday March 4, 2020
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Life-size Snakes and Ladders
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Come play a life-size game of Snakes and Ladders! Families and friends will become part of the game as they try to be the first person to make it to the end (watch out for the snakes!).
Please call the library for registration details.

CONTACT:    609-259-2150  
Thursday March 5, 2020
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Celebrate Seuss (18 months to 5 years)
10:30 AM

Come celebrate the belated birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss. There will be Dr. Seuss stories, silly songs, special snacks and a fun craft!
Registration is required online.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
 
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Purim Storytime
4:45 PM

Celebrate Purim with a fun craft, story, and snack. All ages, accompanied by an adult. Sponsored by Beth El Synagogue in East Windsor.
Registration is required. Please register each child separately.

CONTACT:    609-259-2150  
There are 8 spaces available.
Tuesday March 10, 2020
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Rainbow Playdough (Ages 3+)
4:30 PM

Come learn how to make homemade playdough in every color of the rainbow. No registration required.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
Wednesday March 11, 2020
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Toddler Tunes with Pat McKinley
10:00 AM

Sing and dance to classic children's songs with Pat McKinley as she plays her guitar!
Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
 
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Toddler Tunes with Pat McKinley
10:00 AM

Sing and dance to classic children's songs with Pat McKinley as she plays her guitar!
Ages birth to 5 years. No registration required.

LOCATION: Lawrence Branch
Thursday March 12, 2020
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Leprechaun Hunt (Ages 3+)
7:00 PM

Search high and low to find the leprechauns hidden in the library. Maybe you’ll even find the leprechaun’s treasure! Registration is required online.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
Saturday March 14, 2020
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Saturday Slime Time: Rainbow Slime
2:30 PM

All ages are invited to join us in making slime every color of the rainbow. Registration is required online.

CONTACT:    609-448-1330  
Registration will begin on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 9:30 AM     
Tuesday March 17, 2020
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Green Cookie Decorating (Ages 3+)
3:00 PM

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 19 spaces available.
 
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Shamrock Bingo (Ages 4-8)
4:30 PM

Play a fun game of bingo with a St. Patrick's Day theme! All participants will receive a small prize. No registration required.

CONTACT:    (609) 448-1330  
 
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Leprechauns are Hiding in the Library! (All Ages)
4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

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

LOCATION: Ewing Branch
Friday March 20, 2020
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Toddler Tunes with Pat McKinley (Ages 0-5)
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM

Sing and dance to classic children's songs with Pat McKinley as she plays her guitar!
No registration required.

CONTACT:  Briana Cahill  609-737-2610  bcahill@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
Saturday March 21, 2020
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NJ Makers Day (All Ages)
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Join us for our annual NJ Makers Day!
Participate in robotics demonstrations, crafts and discover what you can create!
No registration required.

Wednesday April 1, 2020
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Egg Hunt (ages 11 and under)
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Alert! Hidden eggs at the library! Please help us find them. The hunt will be preceded by a story and craft.
Ages 11 and under. Space is limited, please register.

CONTACT:  Briana Cahill  609-737-2610  bcahill@mcl.org
LOCATION: Hopewell Branch
Friday April 10, 2020
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Good Friday
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 12, 2020
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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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Fourth of July Observed
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

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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Labor Day Weekend
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Wednesday November 11, 2020
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Veterans Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Wednesday November 25, 2020
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Thanksgiving Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

Thursday December 24, 2020
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Christmas Eve
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Friday December 25, 2020
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

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

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

Sunday April 4, 2021
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Easter
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

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

All branches are closed.

Tuesday November 2, 2021
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Election Day
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

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

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

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

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

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

All branches are closed.

Friday November 26, 2021
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Day After Thanksgiving
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.

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

All branches will be closed.

Saturday December 25, 2021
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Christmas
12:05 AM - 11:55 PM

All branches are closed.

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

All branches will be closed.


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