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Sunday March 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM Take Home craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 5-10.

Stop by the Youth Services Desk for a take-out project. One bag per child.

Projects are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Pot of Gold craft 2-8yr   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 2-8, with a caregiver.

Drop in from 1-4pm and glue a pot of gold craft.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Afternoon Movie: Get on Up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   
    Based on the incredible life story of the Godfather of Soul, the film will give a fearless look inside the music, moves and moods of Brown, taking audiences on the journey from his impoverished childhood to his evolution into one of the most influential figures of the 20th century. Starring Chatwick Boseman and Viola Davis. Rated PG-13. No registration.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2 p.m.   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
    Fury (R), with Brad Pitt, Shia Labeouf and Logan Lerman. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre in April 1945, a battle-hardened Army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. No admission fee! Light refreshments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ewing Library.
    Location: Ewing Branch
Monday March 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM Teen Craft: Bag Tag   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Tweens and teens ages 10-18 can pick up supplies needed to make their own "bag tags" for their suitcase, backpack, etc.

Kits available by the Circulation Desk while supplies last.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Mini Spring Bonnets   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    * 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 creating a mini spring/Easter bonnet, perfect for bringing a bit of spring color into your home. Your job is to take a kit home and have fun putting it all together!

For ages 10-18.

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
 
misc_none 9:40 AM Teen & Tween Take-Home Craft: Paracord Keychains   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    For ages 10 and up.
Teens and tweens are busy these days so pick up a craft to do at home!
This month's craft is a paracord keychain.
Instructions and most materials are provided in the craft kit.
Supplies are limited and will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit from March 2nd to 31st while supplies last.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Dr. Seuss Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

For children ages 2-6

Stories, crafts and refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Introduction to Bharatanatyam Dance with Cecilia Jackson   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Bharantanatyam is one of the oldest classical dances of Southern India. It is an artistic yoga that involves the movement of body parts in an elegant manner.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Mouse Basics   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Learn to click, highlight text, scroll, cut & paste and click & drag. These skills are essential to all subsequent classes.


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.


    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Read Across America crafts   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Drop in any time to celebrate Dr. Seuss' birthday with Dr. Seuss themed crafts. For all ages with a caregiver.
Please note that the library is closed from 12pm - 1pm.
The library is on the second floor of the Hollowbrook Community Center. No registration required.
    Location: Hollowbrook Branch
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misc_none 10:30 AM Seuss on the Loose: A Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Celebrate the birthday of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss.
Enjoy Dr. Seuss stories, silly songs, birthday snacks and a craft.
Suggested for ages 18 months to 6 years.
Registration is required online starting Monday, February 2nd.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Happy Two’s Activity Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Happy Two’s Activity Time (recommended age 2 years; siblings welcome)

Books, crafts, songs and rhymes for toddlers in motion!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Suess Pom Pom Bookmark 8yrs+   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 8 years and older, with a caregiver.

Drop in from 12-8pm and create a Suess themed Pom Pom book mark

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:00 PM English & Spanish Bilingual Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children ages 2-6 will learn English and Spanish vocabulary through stories, songs, and activities.

Siblings welcome, too! No registration required. No knowledge of Spanish necessary.

Niños entre 2 y 6 años de edad aprenderán vocabulario en inglés y español con cuentos, canciones, y actividades.

El conocimiento de inglés no es necesario.La registración no es necesaria.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Pre-School Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 4 and 5. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM PC Basics   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Get familiar with Microsoft Windows. Learn important computer terms, and get comfortable with computer use!


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:15 PM Dr. Seuss Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Celebrate Dr. Seuss Birthday Party

For children ages 2-6

Stories, crafts and refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM Chair Yoga: Winter-Spring Series   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Chair yoga modifies traditional yoga postures that makes it suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Now almost everyone can gain the health and fitness benefits by practicing chair yoga. Yoga master Christine Donahue will teach this series of adaptive chair yoga practice. Registration is suggested.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm 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. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Fairy Tales Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children, ages 5-10, with adult.

Read and act out some well-known fairytales.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone for a 60 minute session.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
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misc_none 5:30 PM Crazy 8s Math Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Math and mischief at your library! Enjoy hands-on games that get kids fired up about math.

Grades K-2.

Online registration is required and will begin on February 16. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Wear your PJ’s & bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library! We will read stories and sing songs. Age appropriate craft will follow. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Friends of the Lawrence Library Meeting   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 7:15 PM  -  8:15 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   (609) 448 1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Girls ages 11 & up and their mothers are invited to discuss Hush: an Irish Princess Tale by Donna Jo Napoli.

No registration required. New members welcome!

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 7:15 PM  -  8:15 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   (609) 448 1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Girls ages 11 & up and their mothers are invited to discuss Hush: an Irish Princess Tale by Donna Jo Napoli.

No registration required. New members welcome!

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 7:15 PM  -  8:15 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Girls ages 11-18 and their mothers are invited to discuss the historical fiction novel Hush: An Irish Princess' Tale, by Donna Jo Napoli and enjoy snacks.

No registration required. New members welcome!

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 7:30 PM Yoga Practice   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Sunita Yadav teaches this series of yoga classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Water is provided. Class is limited to 25 participants. Registration is required and begins Monday, January 26, 9:30 a.m. Participants must register online for each individual class date. Dates are: February 9, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Tai Chi   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Learn this ancient art to promote good health and relaxation. No registration necessary.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Tuesday March 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 AM  -  5:15 AM Walk-In Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Walk-In Craft (recommended for children in grades K-5)

Make fun and useful crafts!

No registration required.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Books & Babies for 6-23 months   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for a fun, upbeat program of songs, rhymes, finger-plays, board books and activities to promote early literacy in infants and young toddlers.

Led by a librarian; caregiver participation is required.

Online registration is required and begins the Wednesday before each program at 9:30am.

Recommended for 6-23 months.

Ask staff if you have any questions.

Preference will be given to patrons with a valid Mercer County Library System card.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Digital Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   (609) 443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Learn the basics of the library’s two digital borrowing programs eLibraryNJ and hoopla.

PCs are guaranteed to the first 4 registrants who arrive on time.

If the class is full… Come anyway! You can observe or bring your own laptop with the required software and take the class.

If you have registered and cannot attend, please call to cancel so we can offer the computer to another person.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 3, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
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misc_none 10:30 AM Babytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Enjoy rhymes, songs, and simple stories.

For children ages 6 months to 24 months, accompanied by an adult.

Online registration is required and will begin on February 17. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Morning Story Time with Miss Liz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Toddlers and pre-schoolers ages 2–6 years will enjoy themed stories, songs, rhymes and a craft.

Siblings welcome. No registration necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Read and Play Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Read and Play Story Time (recommended ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Create a...   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@hotmail.com
    Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our loom bracelet club. We will make loom bracelets, share ideas and try new patterns.

Participants should bring their own loom and rubber bands.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Valley the Dog (grades K-5; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Valley is a local reading therapy dog who loves listening to stories. Valley will visit the Hopewell Branch Library Tuesday afternoons with his owner Carrie. Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Valley and Carrie. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read.

Registration is required. Please call to make an appointment.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM Read with Lucy the Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   
Lucy the Therapy Dog will be available for children to practice their reading skills.
Lucy is a great partner for children struggling with reading because she is non-judgmental.
By reading to Lucy, children learn to relax and will build self-confidence.
For independent readers ages 5 and up.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Beginning Spanish Language Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Please register in person or by telephone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Citizenship Test Review   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
    Please register in person or by telephone.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
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elect_computer1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Internet 3   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Discover what browsers like Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox do. Learn about the security & privacy features in IE 9. Explore more features in Google!
Requires some Internet experience!


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM PJ Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
    Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
You are invited to wear your pajamas.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Learning English with Victor   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
    English as a Second Language classes. Please register in person or by telephone.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday March 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM AARP Tax Help   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Volunteers from AARP will offer Tax Help from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please bring last year's completed forms. If you have health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, you must bring your completed Form 1095-A. Appointments are required; to register please call 609-259-2150.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Beginning Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
    Certified yoga instructor Michael Rosadivito will lead attendees in beginning yoga sessions. Mats provided.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Fitness for Seniors   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
    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.
    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 48 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 3, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time for children.

For ages 3-4, with adult

Play rhyming games!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Baby Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 3 to 23 months.
Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
Registration is required online starting the previous Wednesday.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Morning Story Time with Miss Liz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Toddlers and pre-schoolers ages 2–6 years will enjoy themed stories, songs, rhymes and a craft.

Siblings welcome. No registration necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM Bookplay   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
    Stories, dance, songs, games & crafts!
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Word Intermediate   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
    Work with tables. Explore advanced features in order to create a professional document.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Gentle Yoga & Movement   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Join Jackie Gibson for this gentle exercise class incorporating yoga and mental relaxation. No registration necessary.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Kidscraft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts,science experiments and traditional cooking for children ages 4 -9!
"Rainbow Mobile"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Crazy 8s Math Club! (for grades K-2) - Spy Training   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Youth Services   609-989-6921   
    For children in grades K-2.

Join Crazy 8s Math Club, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess… It’s math gone wild! With hands-on games that get kids fired up about math PLUS over-the-top fun with friends, this club makes math the cool thing to do after school.

Weekly attendance is highly encouraged. Registration will open the Wednesday before each session.

Registration is required.
Space is limited. Please call to cancel if you are unable to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library and Bedtime Math (www.bedtimemath.org).

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Harry Potter Book Club (grades 3-6)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Do you love all things Harry Potter? Join us to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn fun trivia and do other fun activities inspired by the series.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM PreK Math Club for ages 3-6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers are invited to learn mathematical concepts with hands-on activities at the library!

Online registration required.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM PreK Math Club for ages 3-6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers are invited to learn mathematical concepts with hands-on activities at the library!

Online registration required.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Creation Station   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For school-age children, grades K-5

Surprise crafts!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Manga Club (grades 6 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Do you like anime, manga, graphic novels, and/or superheroes? Join us for discussions, snacks, movies, and other activities! No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Spiritual Powers! Power to Withdraw, Power to Pack–Up, Power to Discern & Power to Judge   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
    In this 1st of a 2 part series you will learn how to use your inner spiritual powers to shape responses to people and the world around you. We all must empower ourselves and learn to realign with the changing environment by nurturing our self-esteem and self-control. In each session, you will learn four of the eight spiritual powers that can change your life.

Click the Register button, or call the library at 609-448-1474 to register or for information.

Please call or e-mail us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
        There are 9 spaces available.
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Spiritual Powers! Power to Withdraw, Power to Pack–Up, Power to Discern & Power to Judge   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
    In this 1st of a 2 part series you will learn how to use your inner spiritual powers to shape responses to people and the world around you. We all must empower ourselves and learn to realign with the changing environment by nurturing our self-esteem and self-control. In each session, you will learn four of the eight spiritual powers that can change your life.

Click the Register button, or call the library at 609-448-1474 to register or for information.

Please call or e-mail us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Knitting Circle: Spring-Summer Series   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Knitters who already know the basics are invited to drop in to socialize and work on a project of their choice.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Story Stretchers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
    Story Stretchers is a half hour program that combines stories with yoga and movement exercises.
Suggested for ages 3-8.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
Thursday March 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Miss Amy concert for preschoolers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

Enjoy this musical entertainment concert showcasing Miss Amy’s warm engaging manner and “positively enriching original music.”

Miss Amy is a singer/songwriter, an accredited music educator and a fitness instructor.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

Visit Miss Amy's website    

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 3, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (for ages 12 mths. to 3 years; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Internet 1   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Visit interesting websites and learn to use Search Engines to surf the web.


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Paint a Story with Miss Barbara   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children ages 2-6 are invited to listen to a story and unleash their inner artist while painting with watercolors.

Siblings welcome, too!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
    Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Mother Goose Activity Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome) No registration required.
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM Bookplay   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
    Stories, dance, songs, games & crafts!
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Pre-School Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 4 and 5. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Play-time Activities   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Play-time with Parachute & Other Surprise Activities, for children ages 2-5 with caregiver
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM Crochet Corner: Spring-Summer Series   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Needle crafters who already know the basic crochet stitches are invited to drop in to socialize and work on a project of their choice.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM For the Birds!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come and make a bird feeder out of cereal and pipe cleaners. We’ll also be painting with feathers!

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Zone   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Crafts, Cooking & Science
"Apple Crisp"
Ages 8-12
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM Crazy 8's Math Club for GRADES 3-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Children in grades 3-5 are invited to join a fun club to learn math concepts through exciting, hands-on activities.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.
Please register for each session individually.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Crazy 8s Math Club (grades K-2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children in Grades K-2 are invited to join the Crazy 8s Math Club. This eight week program will get kids fired up about math. Each week we will introduce new concepts with fun hands-on activities.

Online registration required. Please sign up for each session.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Buddies at Hightstown Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Independent readers ages 5-12 are invited to practice reading aloud to a teen buddy at the library for 30 minutes.

Sessions run from 4:30-5:00pm or 5:00-5:30pm.

Readers can bring their own books or choose from the library.

Registration required in person or by calling 609-448-1474.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Foreign and Independent Films at Your Library: 2 Autumns, 3 Winters (2013)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Over the course of two autumns and three winters, Arman, Amélie and Benjamin share the incidental moments, unexpected accidents, unconventional love stories and unforgettable memories that will define who they are. French with English subtitles. Not rated. 93 minutes.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Medication Safety   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Keeping track of multiple medications can be overwhelming. Come learn about sticking to your doctor’s recommended treatment, managing multiple prescriptions, drug interactions, and medication-related problems. Presented by Susan Jafar, RN-BC, MSN, ONC, CNL.

Online registration required. Please register each person separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 29 spaces available.
Friday March 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:50 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Resume Review   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
    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.
    Location: Ewing Branch
        There is 1 space available.
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misc_none 10:00 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs with Ms. Christine   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver. The library is on the second floor of the Hollowbrook Community Center. No registration required.
    Location: Hollowbrook Branch
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Word 1   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Create a word document. Learn to format and edit, type, preview and learn to print a simple document.
Strong mouse skills are essential!


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Creation Station   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
    Stop by the activity room and create a craft or art project.
Suggested for ages 2 and up.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Storybooks in Action   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come watch the animated version of a storybook and make a craft.

Ages 2 and up, accompanied by an adult.

Online registration is required and will begin on February 20. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM English & Spanish Baby Time - Bilingual Bebes   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Children from Birth - 2.5 years old and their caregivers will learn Spanish & English vocabulary through songs and rhymes.

No knowledge of Spanish necessary.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Singalong with Pat McKinley for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM Trucks N Stuff   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
    Creative Play for Toddlers
Ages 2-4 with a caregiver
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Play dough creations/ lego story time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 2-5, with adult
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Board Games at the Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Drop in to play Scrabble, Chess, Checkers or cards. No registration.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Afternoon Movie: The Judge   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   
    Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his estranged father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. He sets out to discover the truth and along the way reconnects with the family he walked away from years before. Starring Robert Duvall. Rated R. No registration.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
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elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Open Lab   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    This is an unstructured project oriented class. Practice what you learned in your classes. An instructor will be available to help you. You must register.


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM Meditation Circle   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Slow down and join Reference Librarian Ann Kerr. Learn to reduce stress using meditation.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Posture Perfect   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Reference Librarian Ann Kerr will share simple exercises to improve posture and increase flexibility.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Drum Circle: Winter–Spring Series   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Join us for this beginner’s drum circle. Bring your own drum or use one of ours. Refreshments served. Registration is suggested.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
Saturday March 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Saturday Morning Wii Bowling   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Wii is a fun and easy way to get some light exercise and socialize with friends. Refreshments served. Registration is suggested.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Rhymes and Play (ages birth to 3; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Age appropriate books, songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures will be introduced. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. Adult supervision required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Celtic Irish Music with Ian Gallagher   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early with Celtic Irish Music and Songs. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Pokémon Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children ages 5 through 11 are invited to join our new Pokémon club. We will discuss trading cards, books, games, and all things Pokémon. Bring your trading cards, handheld devices and anything else you would like to share and discuss. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:45 AM  -  1:00 PM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Irish Emigration to New Jersey: 1875-1900   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come learn about the causes of the Irish emigration to New Jersey and why many of the immigrants chose to remain here. Presented by Dr. Thomas Callahan, Jr., Professor of History at Rider University and a member of the American Conference for Irish Studies and the Social History Society of Ireland. Copies of Dr. Callahan’s book, I’m Sending a Shamrock to Remind You of Home: Roscommon Families and the Irish Diaspora 1860-1950, will be available for sale during this program.

Register online or by calling the Robbinsville Branch at 259-2150. Please register each person separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 25 spaces available.
Sunday March 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM Take Home craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 5-10.

Stop by the Youth Services Desk for a take-out project. One bag per child.

Projects are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Pot of Gold craft 2-8yr   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 2-8, with a caregiver.

Drop in from 1-4pm and glue a pot of gold craft.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Sunday Afternoon at the Movies for ages 18 and up at 2 p.m.   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
    Gone Girl (R), with Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike and Neil Patrick Harris. On the occasion of his fifth wedding anniversary, Nick Dunne reports that his wife, Amy, has gone missing. Soon his lies, deceits and strange behavior have everyone asking the same dark question. Did Nick Dunne kill his wife? Based on the bestselling novel. No admission fee! Light refreshments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ewing Library.
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Yarnworks   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    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
        There are 16 spaces available.
Monday March 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:30 PM Friends of the West Windsor Library (FWWL) Annual Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

This is the one book sale you wait for all year! (https://sites.google.com/site/friendsofthewestwindsorlibrary). Come find that book you’ve been wanting to add to your to-read stack. Or browse through the rooms for those hidden gems. Whatever your interest—computer, business, law, literature, foreign languages, history—we have a great selection for you. Young adults, you’ll appreciate our expanded YA section, including plenty of fiction, as well as textbooks and study guides. Parents of toddlers, there’s a whole room dedicated to books for your children! This event is not to be missed.

The sale runs during library hours from Tuesday, March 10, through Sunday, March 15, with a preview day for members on Monday, March 9.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  3:00 PM VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Tax preparation assistance is available FREE as a face-to-face appointment for individuals or families earning $58,000 per year or less.

Call 609-448-1474 for an appointment.

Space is limited.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  9:00 PM Coupon Swap   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
    Bring coupons to share and take what you need! Coupons available in the library all day.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 9:40 AM Teen & Tween Take-Home Craft: Paracord Keychains   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    For ages 10 and up.
Teens and tweens are busy these days so pick up a craft to do at home!
This month's craft is a paracord keychain.
Instructions and most materials are provided in the craft kit.
Supplies are limited and will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit from March 2nd to 31st while supplies last.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Play Group with Stories   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 3-5, with adult.

Open play time with a variety of educational toys.

Storytime includes plenty of fingerplays, songs, and other participatory activities that help children learn important literacy skill.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Introduction to Bharatanatyam Dance with Cecilia Jackson   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Bharantanatyam is one of the oldest classical dances of Southern India. It is an artistic yoga that involves the movement of body parts in an elegant manner.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Excel 1   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Learn the basics of this spreadsheet program. See how easy it is to input and edit data. Make some simple calculations.
Strong mouse skills are essential!


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
    Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies for ages birth to 2 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    A program of songs, rhymes, movement and simple stories designed to introduce under twos and infants to the library.

This program is one on one with your child. Each child must be accompanied by an adult.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Miss Kelley's Kids (recommended ages birth to 5 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join Miss Kelley for a fun-filled program designed for very young children. Learn new ways to interact with your child. Enjoy music and movement.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Happy Two’s Activity Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Happy Two’s Activity Time (recommended age 2 years; siblings welcome)

Books, crafts, songs and rhymes for toddlers in motion!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Movie Matinee: Jersey Boys (2014)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic ‘60s rock group, The Four Seasons. Rated R, 134 minutes. Refreshments will be served. Registration suggested.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Pre-School Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 4 and 5. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:40 PM Messy Play Craft Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children, ages 2-3

Kids get messy with painting and making crafts! Bring a smock or old tee-shirt.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM PC Essentials   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Work with the Windows environment. Use the many features of the Start Screen. Rename, move and delete files and folders using Windows 8.
Take PC Basics and Word 1 first!


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teens explain apps on their phone to seniors   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Online registration required.

Earn community service hour!

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Teen Tech Week Craft: Duct Tape Cases for Your Cell Phone, Tablet or E-reader   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    For ages 10 and up.
In honor of Teen Tech Week, come in and make a duct tape case for your cell phone, tablet or e-reader.
Registration is required online starting Monday, February 16th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm 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. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Fairy Tales Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children, ages 5-10, with adult.

Read and act out some well-known fairytales.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
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misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone for a 60 minute session.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 5:30 PM Crazy 8s Math Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Math and mischief at your library! Enjoy hands-on games that get kids fired up about math.

Grades K-2.

Online registration is required and will begin on February 23. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Teen Writers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   609-443-1880   
    Share your poems and stories with other teen writers.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Alphabet Time for ages 3 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Come and learn the alphabet.

Each evening we will focus on one letter of the alphabet.

We will here stories, play games, songs and a craft.

Space is limited.

Registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Wear your PJ’s & bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library! We will read stories and sing songs. Age appropriate craft will follow. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Meet the - Bark Buddies - Therapy Reading Dogs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children ages 5-12 and their caregivers are welcome to drop in meet our certified therapy dogs from "Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc." who will be available later in the month as "Bark Buddies" for children to practice reading out loud.

No registration necessary.

Feel free to drop in any time between 6:30 and 7:30 pm to meet the dogs, their handlers, and learn about the new reading program!

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Meet the - Bark Buddies - Therapy Reading Dogs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children ages 5-12 and their caregivers are welcome to drop in meet our certified therapy dogs from "Bright & Beautiful Therapy Dogs, Inc." who will be available later in the month as "Bark Buddies" for children to practice reading out loud.

No registration necessary.

Feel free to drop in any time between 6:30 and 7:30 pm to meet the dogs, their handlers, and learn about the new reading program!

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 7:30 PM Yoga Practice   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Sunita Yadav teaches this series of yoga classes. All levels of experience are welcome. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or yoga mat. Water is provided. Class is limited to 25 participants. Registration is required and begins Monday, January 26, 9:30 a.m. Participants must register online for each individual class date. Dates are: February 9, March 2, March 9, March 16, March 23, March 30.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Tai Chi   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Learn this ancient art to promote good health and relaxation. No registration necessary.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Tuesday March 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:30 PM Friends of the West Windsor Library (FWWL) Annual Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

This is the one book sale you wait for all year! (https://sites.google.com/site/friendsofthewestwindsorlibrary). Come find that book you’ve been wanting to add to your to-read stack. Or browse through the rooms for those hidden gems. Whatever your interest—computer, business, law, literature, foreign languages, history—we have a great selection for you. Young adults, you’ll appreciate our expanded YA section, including plenty of fiction, as well as textbooks and study guides. Parents of toddlers, there’s a whole room dedicated to books for your children! This event is not to be missed.

The sale runs during library hours from Tuesday, March 10, through Sunday, March 15, with a preview day for members on Monday, March 9.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM Teen Craft: Bag Tag   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Tweens and teens ages 10-18 can pick up supplies needed to make their own "bag tags" for their suitcase, backpack, etc.

Kits available by the Circulation Desk while supplies last.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Books & Babies for 6-23 months   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for a fun, upbeat program of songs, rhymes, finger-plays, board books and activities to promote early literacy in infants and young toddlers.

Led by a librarian; caregiver participation is required.

Online registration is required and begins the Wednesday before each program at 9:30am.

Recommended for 6-23 months.

Ask staff if you have any questions.

Preference will be given to patrons with a valid Mercer County Library System card.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 3, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Sudoku Made Easy   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    William Traubel will show you how to master Sudoku, whether you're just beginning or at the intermediate level. Please register as each session is limited to 10 participants
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Babytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Enjoy rhymes, songs, and simple stories.

For children ages 6 months to 24 months, accompanied by an adult.

Online registration is required and will begin on February 24. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Babytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    A rollicking, rhyming time for you and your baby (6 months-2 years).
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Morning Story Time with Miss Liz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Toddlers and pre-schoolers ages 2–6 years will enjoy themed stories, songs, rhymes and a craft.

Siblings welcome. No registration necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY TODDLER CLASSES ARE IDENTICAL.

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Read and Play Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Read and Play Story Time (recommended ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Create a...   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Special Movie Presentation: Boyhood   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
    A groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a boy named Mason, who ages from six to eighteen years old on screen. (164 minutes, Rated R). Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM Toddler Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts for children ages 2-4. "Dinosaur Feet"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
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misc_none 2:00 PM Tea and a Book   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   (609) 443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Come and talk about books!

Refreshments will be served

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teens explain apps on their phone to seniors   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Online registration required.

Earn community service hour!

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@hotmail.com
    Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our loom bracelet club. We will make loom bracelets, share ideas and try new patterns.

Participants should bring their own loom and rubber bands.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Crazy Eights Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Explore math in an exciting, new way. For children grades K-2.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM Read with Lucy the Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
   
Lucy the Therapy Dog will be available for children to practice their reading skills.
Lucy is a great partner for children struggling with reading because she is non-judgmental.
By reading to Lucy, children learn to relax and will build self-confidence.
For independent readers ages 5 and up.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Walk-In Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Walk-In Craft (recommended for children in grades K-5)

Make fun and useful crafts!

No registration required.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Beginning Spanish Language Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Please register in person or by telephone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Citizenship Test Review   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
    Please register in person or by telephone.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
elect_computer1 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Mouse Basics   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
   

Learn to click, highlight text, scroll, cut & paste and click & drag. These skills are essential to all subsequent classes.


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.


    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Ipad Beginner   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
    Learn how to perform basic applications on your device such as email and internet searching.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM PJ Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
    Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
You are invited to wear your pajamas.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
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misc_none 7:00 PM Tracing your Immigrant Ancestors   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come learn how documents such as passenger records and naturalization papers can take you back across the ocean and straight to the village where your ancestors lived. Presented by local genealogist Cathy Zahn.

Online registration required. Please register each person separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 24 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM S.A.T. Info Session: Everything You Need to Know About the Old SAT, the New SAT, the ACT, and More!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    This event is for all high school parents and students.

This informative session presented by Susan Alaimo will cover the following:
  • Early steps (freshman & sophomore year) of college preparation
  • PSAT / SAT / ACT Test Preparation
  • How to effectively choose your colleges
  • Strategies to best increase your chances for acceptance
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid
  • Open-ended Question and Answer session
Presenter Susan Alaimo is the founder and director of S.A.T. Smart and author of SAT Smart: Strategies and Answers to the SAT. Ms. Alaimo has over 20 years of experience as an SAT teacher and college counselor. She earned a Masters Degree from Columbia University and is a member of the New Jersey Association for College Admission Counseling.

For more information, visit http://www.satsmart.com.

Online registration is required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Learning English with Victor   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
    English as a Second Language classes. Please register in person or by telephone.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday March 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  12:30 PM AARP Tax Help   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Volunteers from AARP will offer Tax Help from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Please bring last year's completed forms. If you have health coverage under the Affordable Care Act, you must bring your completed Form 1095-A. Appointments are required; to register please call 609-259-2150.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:30 PM Friends of the West Windsor Library (FWWL) Annual Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

This is the one book sale you wait for all year! (https://sites.google.com/site/friendsofthewestwindsorlibrary). Come find that book you’ve been wanting to add to your to-read stack. Or browse through the rooms for those hidden gems. Whatever your interest—computer, business, law, literature, foreign languages, history—we have a great selection for you. Young adults, you’ll appreciate our expanded YA section, including plenty of fiction, as well as textbooks and study guides. Parents of toddlers, there’s a whole room dedicated to books for your children! This event is not to be missed.

The sale runs during library hours from Tuesday, March 10, through Sunday, March 15, with a preview day for members on Monday, March 9.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  11:30 AM One-on-One Help: eBooks, Audiobooks, Hoopla   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Need help downloading library eBooks to your iPad, NOOK, Kindle, or another device? Interested in getting audiobooks onto your iPad, MP3 player, or other compatible device? Have you tried out Hoopla, our resource for streaming movies, television shows, music, and audiobooks? Register for a 30-minute session with a librarian for some one-on-one guidance. Remember to bring your library card, as well as the usernames and passwords (e.g., Apple ID, Amazon, etc.) associated with your device.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  11:30 AM One-on-One Help: eBooks, Audiobooks, Hoopla   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Need help downloading library eBooks to your iPad, NOOK, Kindle, or another device? Interested in getting audiobooks onto your iPad, MP3 player, or other compatible device? Have you tried out Hoopla, our resource for streaming movies, television shows, music, and audiobooks? Register for a 30-minute session with a librarian for some one-on-one guidance. Remember to bring your library card, as well as the usernames and passwords (e.g., Apple ID, Amazon, etc.) associated with your device
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Beginning Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Certified yoga instructor Michael Rosadivito will lead attendees in beginning yoga sessions. Mats provided.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 3, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Cat, Hat, Sat Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Cat, Hat, Sat rhyming words activity time for children.

For ages 3-4, with adult

Play rhyming games!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Open Lab   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    This is an unstructured project oriented class. Practice what you learned in your classes. An instructor will be available to help you. You must register.


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
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misc_none 10:30 AM Baby Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 3 to 23 months.
Baby Time is 30 minutes of songs, fingerplays and activities including scarves, shakers and board books.
Registration is required online starting the previous Wednesday.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Morning Story Time with Miss Liz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Toddlers and pre-schoolers ages 2–6 years will enjoy themed stories, songs, rhymes and a craft.

Siblings welcome. No registration necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY TODDLER CLASSES ARE IDENTICAL.

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM Bookplay   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
    Stories, dance, songs, games & crafts!
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Gentle Yoga & Movement   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Join Jackie Gibson for this gentle exercise class incorporating yoga and mental relaxation. No registration necessary.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teens explain apps on their phone to seniors   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Online registration required.

Earn community service hour!

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Kidscraft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts,science experiments and traditional cooking for children ages 4 -9!
"Paper Mache Masks Week One"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Globetrotters for ages 6-10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:      lkerr@mcl.org
    Calling all Globetrotters ages 6-10!

Join us for a trip around the globe.

Every program we will visit and learn about a different country through books, crafts, sometimes snacks and games.

Don't forget to get your Globetrotter passport stamped so you can earn prizes.

Registration is required.

Please note that sometimes we will have snacks and or drinks in this program. Please email me if there are any food allergies.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Crazy 8s Math Club! (for grades K-2) - Flying Marshmallows   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Youth Services   609-989-6921   
    For children in grades K-2.

Join Crazy 8s Math Club, where you’ll build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess… It’s math gone wild! With hands-on games that get kids fired up about math PLUS over-the-top fun with friends, this club makes math the cool thing to do after school.

Weekly attendance is highly encouraged. Registration will open the Wednesday before each session.

Registration is required.
Space is limited. Please call to cancel if you are unable to attend.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library and Bedtime Math (www.bedtimemath.org).

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM PreK Math Club for ages 3-6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Children ages 3-6 and their caregivers are invited to learn mathematical concepts with hands-on activities at the library!

Online registration required.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
        There are 13 spaces available.
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misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Creation Station   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For school-age children, grades K-5

Surprise crafts!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Student4Student Tutoring, Grades K-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tutoring in all subjects - grades k-8

Math - Science - Reading - Writing

Time and Location:

Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Windsor Library

High school students will be available to help students in grades k-8 with their homework and studies.

For more information please contact the West Windsor Branch Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM Bessie, the Reading Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Show Bessie how smart you are and read your favorite stories to her. For emerging readers.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Manga Club (grades 6 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Do you like anime, manga, graphic novels, and/or superheroes? Join us for discussions, snacks, movies, and other activities! No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Story Stretchers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
    Story Stretchers is a half hour program that combines stories with yoga and movement exercises.
Suggested for ages 3-8.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Sudoku Made Easy   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    William Traubel will show you how to master Sudoku, whether you're just beginning or at the intermediate level. Please register as each session is limited to 10 participants
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Thursday March 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:30 PM Friends of the West Windsor Library (FWWL) Annual Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

This is the one book sale you wait for all year! (https://sites.google.com/site/friendsofthewestwindsorlibrary). Come find that book you’ve been wanting to add to your to-read stack. Or browse through the rooms for those hidden gems. Whatever your interest—computer, business, law, literature, foreign languages, history—we have a great selection for you. Young adults, you’ll appreciate our expanded YA section, including plenty of fiction, as well as textbooks and study guides. Parents of toddlers, there’s a whole room dedicated to books for your children! This event is not to be missed.

The sale runs during library hours from Tuesday, March 10, through Sunday, March 15, with a preview day for members on Monday, March 9.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 9:50 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Toddler Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 2 to 3, accompanied by an adult. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (for ages 12 mths. to 3 years; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Internet 2   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Learn valuable search techniques and get tips on evaluating websites.
Requires some Internet experience!


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Paint a Story with Miss Barbara   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children ages 2-6 are invited to listen to a story and unleash their inner artist while painting with watercolors.

Siblings welcome, too!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
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misc_none 10:30 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
    Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  10:50 AM Mother Goose Activity Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Mother Goose Activity Time (recommended birth-18 months; siblings welcome) No registration required.
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Picture Books & Craft for ages 3 & up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for stories, fingerplays, clothesline rhymes, and music, followed by a craft

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:45 AM Bookplay   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
    Stories, dance, songs, games & crafts!
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Pre-School Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 4 and 5. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Play-time Activities   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Play-time with Parachute & Other Surprise Activities, for children ages 2-5 with caregiver
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Fiction Writing Workshop   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Meet fellow writers and enjoy experimenting in a supportive environment. Librarian Donna Wolfe leads the class of both beginning writers and published authors through exercises designed to improve their writing. Members are encouraged but not required to share their work. Registration is suggested.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM An Afternoon at the Movies-Gone Girl   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    With his wife's disappearance having become the focus of an intense media circus, a man sees the spotlight turned on him when it's suspected that he may not be innocent. Starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike.

Register online or by calling the Robbinsville Branch at 259-2150. Please register each person separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM Excel Formulas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
    Do simple calculations, freeze panes, insert comment boxes and practice formatting.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Databases   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Learn how to access electronic versions of magazines and free library databases.


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 14 spaces available.
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teens explain apps on their phone to seniors   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Online registration required.

Earn community service hour!

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Tween Zone   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Crafts, Cooking & Science
"Washi Tape Straw Shooters"
Ages 8-12
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM Crazy 8's Math Club for GRADES 3-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Children in grades 3-5 are invited to join a fun club to learn math concepts through exciting, hands-on activities.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.
Please register for each session individually.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Crazy 8s Math Club (grades K-2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children in Grades K-2 are invited to join the Crazy 8s Math Club. This eight week program will get kids fired up about math. Each week we will introduce new concepts with fun hands-on activities.

Online registration required. Please sign up for each session.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Buddies at Hightstown Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Independent readers ages 5-12 are invited to practice reading aloud to a teen buddy at the library for 30 minutes.

Sessions run from 4:30-5:00pm or 5:00-5:30pm.

Readers can bring their own books or choose from the library.

Registration required in person or by calling 609-448-1474.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Word for Beginners   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   (609) 443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Prepare a simple Word document. Format and edit, type, and preview.

PCs are guaranteed to the first 4 registrants who arrive on time.

If the class is full… Come anyway! You can observe or bring your own laptop with the required software and take the class.

If you have registered and cannot attend, please call to cancel so we can offer the computer to another person.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Meet Artist D.J. Haslett   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Meet Artist D.J. Haslett in the library’s Community Room. Mr. Haslett will be available to discuss his works, his views on art, and his insights into starting a new career in middle age. Light refreshments will be served. This is a drop-in program; no registration necessary. Mr. Haslett’s artwork will be on display in the library during the month of March. Please call the library 609-259-2150 with any questions.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Meet Artist D.J. Haslett   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Meet Artist D.J. Haslett in the library’s Community Room. Mr. Haslett will be available to discuss his works, his views on art, and his insights into starting a new career in middle age. Light refreshments will be served. This is a drop-in program; no registration necessary. Mr. Haslett’s artwork will be on display in the library during the month of March. Please call the library 609-259-2150 with any questions.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Disaster Preparedness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
    Learn how to make a disaster plan and how to be prepared for any type of disaster that might strike such as fire, floods and other weather-related events, and acts of terrorism. Provided by the American Red Cross.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 39 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Get Organized!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
    Presented by John Odalen of Organize and Maintain. Save time and money by cleaning up clutter and organizing your home/office/business. Learn affordable, simple solutions that offer quick results and are easy to maintain.
    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 49 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Poetry Circle: Kay Ryan   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    American poet Kay Ryan (1945–) is an accomplished poet whose poems are known for their brevity, wit and frequent use of slant and internal rhymes. Her poem "How Birds Sing" has been permanently installed at New York’s Central Park Zoo. Registration is suggested.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
Friday March 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends of the West Windsor Library (FWWL) Annual Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

This is the one book sale you wait for all year! (https://sites.google.com/site/friendsofthewestwindsorlibrary). Come find that book you’ve been wanting to add to your to-read stack. Or browse through the rooms for those hidden gems. Whatever your interest—computer, business, law, literature, foreign languages, history—we have a great selection for you. Young adults, you’ll appreciate our expanded YA section, including plenty of fiction, as well as textbooks and study guides. Parents of toddlers, there’s a whole room dedicated to books for your children! This event is not to be missed.

The sale runs during library hours from Tuesday, March 10, through Sunday, March 15, with a preview day for members on Monday, March 9.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM Guitar sing-along with Pat McKinley   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Staff   609-882-9246   
   

For ages 5 and under, with a caregiver.

Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

Action songs encourage audience participation.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Tech Talk with Jay   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
    By appointment only. Our resident techie will answer your questions. Bring in your smartphones, tablets, laptops, or just your questions!
    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Downloading Ebooks   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
    Learn how to borrow ebooks from the library by downloading them to your mobile device, eReader or computer.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Open craft for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Scratch art for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
The library is on the second floor of the Hollowbrook Community Center. No registration required.
    Location: Hollowbrook Branch
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Word 2   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Learn to work with Tabs and the Office Ribbon. Explore the many extra features that can help you create a professional-looking document.
Take Word 1 first!


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Creation Station   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  4:00 PM Creation Station   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
    Stop by the activity room and create a craft or art project.
Suggested for ages 2 and up.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Baby and Toddler Time with Miss Liz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Infants and toddlers birth through 2.5 years of age and their caregivers are invited to 30 minutes of singing, rhyming, and movement fun!

Siblings welcome.

No registration necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Sing Along with Miss Amy   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come sing and dance with Miss Amy.

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult.

Online registration is required and will begin on February 27. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 21 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing & Play for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join Ms. Susan for a sing-along program with guitar and CD music.

Action songs, finger plays and musical instruments encourage audience participation.

Playtime with instruments and puppets will follow the musical part of the program.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    These story times introduce children to the best age-appropriate stories in children’s literature. Action rhymes, songs, and felt board activities are part of the program. The content of each story time centers on a different theme. An age-appropriate craft follows story time. Each program runs about 45 minutes. Each theme is the same all week. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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misc_none 10:45 AM  -  11:30 AM Trucks N Stuff   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   609-443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
    Creative Play for Toddlers
Ages 2-4 with a caregiver
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Play dough creations/ lego story time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 2-5, with adult
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Walk-in Craft for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    A sample craft and all the materials for a child to make one will be provided.

An adult must supervise this activity as no librarian will be present.

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Music and Movement with Kelley’s Kids   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children, ages birth-7, with adult

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Family History   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Find out how to research your family tree using online research databases such as Ancestry.com and others.


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM Meditation Circle   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Slow down and join Reference Librarian Ann Kerr. Learn to reduce stress using meditation.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Teens explain apps on their phone to seniors   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Online registration required.

Earn community service hour!

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Posture Perfect   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Reference Librarian Ann Kerr will share simple exercises to improve posture and increase flexibility.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
Saturday March 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends of the West Windsor Library (FWWL) Annual Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

This is the one book sale you wait for all year! (https://sites.google.com/site/friendsofthewestwindsorlibrary). Come find that book you’ve been wanting to add to your to-read stack. Or browse through the rooms for those hidden gems. Whatever your interest—computer, business, law, literature, foreign languages, history—we have a great selection for you. Young adults, you’ll appreciate our expanded YA section, including plenty of fiction, as well as textbooks and study guides. Parents of toddlers, there’s a whole room dedicated to books for your children! This event is not to be missed.

The sale runs during library hours from Tuesday, March 10, through Sunday, March 15, with a preview day for members on Monday, March 9.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM Storytime with STEAM - School-age storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    School age children will enjoy science experiments and crafts conducted by Girl Scout Cadette Troop # 70538 under the supervision of library staff. Grades K-3.

Registration is required and will begin on February 28.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 14 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Teens Helping School-Age Children   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact Susan and Chetna 609-882-3130

sseidenb@mcl.org/Ckukreja@mcl.org

Saturday March 14, 21, and 28, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.

High school students will be available to help students in grades K-8 with their homework and studies.

Online registration required. Please call us if you cannot make the time

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Creation Station   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:45 AM  -  1:00 PM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM CANCELLED-Ellis Island: The New Jersey Side   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Many people don’t realize that most of Ellis Island is located in the Garden State. Come find out how New Jersey and New York came to share the land, and learn about the little hospital there that helped more than a million of our ancestors as they entered the United States. Presented by Sue Kaufmann, writer and publisher of Hidden New Jersey (www.hiddennj.com).

Register online or by calling the Robbinsville Branch at 259-2150. Please register each person separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Twin Rivers Writers' Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   (609) 443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Bring 5 pages of a work-in-progress to discuss with other writers.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
Sunday March 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 AM  -  5:00 PM Friends of the West Windsor Library (FWWL) Annual Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

This is the one book sale you wait for all year! (https://sites.google.com/site/friendsofthewestwindsorlibrary). Come find that book you’ve been wanting to add to your to-read stack. Or browse through the rooms for those hidden gems. Whatever your interest—computer, business, law, literature, foreign languages, history—we have a great selection for you. Young adults, you’ll appreciate our expanded YA section, including plenty of fiction, as well as textbooks and study guides. Parents of toddlers, there’s a whole room dedicated to books for your children! This event is not to be missed.

The sale runs during library hours from Tuesday, March 10, through Sunday, March 15, with a preview day for members on Monday, March 9.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM Take Home craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 5-10.

Stop by the Youth Services Desk for a take-out project. One bag per child.

Projects are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Pot of Gold craft 2-8yr   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 2-8, with a caregiver.

Drop in from 1-4pm and glue a pot of gold craft.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Afternoon Movie: Fury   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   
    In April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and her five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Outnumbered and outgunned, and with a rookie soldier thrust into their platoon, Wardaddy and his men face overwhelming odds in their heroic attempts to strike at the heart of Nazi Germany. Starring Brad Pitt. Rated R. No registration.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Bridge Builder in Petticoats: Emily Warren Roebling   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
    Presented by Carol Simon Levin. A one-woman show about the woman who acted as the first female field engineer and saw to the completion of the Brooklyn Bridge. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.
    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 50 spaces available.
Monday March 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM  -  9:30 PM Friends of the West Windsor Library (FWWL) Annual Book Sale   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

This is the one book sale you wait for all year! (https://sites.google.com/site/friendsofthewestwindsorlibrary). Come find that book you’ve been wanting to add to your to-read stack. Or browse through the rooms for those hidden gems. Whatever your interest—computer, business, law, literature, foreign languages, history—we have a great selection for you. Young adults, you’ll appreciate our expanded YA section, including plenty of fiction, as well as textbooks and study guides. Parents of toddlers, there’s a whole room dedicated to books for your children! This event is not to be missed.

The sale runs during library hours from Tuesday, March 10, through Sunday, March 15, with a preview day for members on Monday, March 9.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  3:00 PM VITA (Volunteer Income Tax Assistance)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1474   
   

Tax preparation assistance is available FREE as a face-to-face appointment for individuals or families earning $58,000 per year or less.

Call 609-448-1474 for an appointment.

Space is limited.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 9:40 AM Teen & Tween Take-Home Craft: Paracord Keychains   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    For ages 10 and up.
Teens and tweens are busy these days so pick up a craft to do at home!
This month's craft is a paracord keychain.
Instructions and most materials are provided in the craft kit.
Supplies are limited and will be handed out on a first come, first serve basis.
Ask at the reference desk for your craft kit from March 2nd to 31st while supplies last.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM Morning Book Club: Beautiful Ruins, by Jess Walter   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    The story begins in 1962. On a rocky patch of the sun-drenched Italian coastline, a young innkeeper, chest-deep in daydreams, looks out over the incandescent waters of the Ligurian Sea and spies an apparition: a tall, thin woman, a vision in white, approaching him on a boat. She is an actress, he soon learns, as American starlet, and she is dying. Copies of this month’s book selection are available at the Lawrence headquarters Branch Library’s Circulation Desk. Registration suggested.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 AM Play Group with Stories   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 3-5, with adult.

Open play time with a variety of educational toys.

Storytime includes plenty of fingerplays, songs, and other participatory activities that help children learn important literacy skill.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Introduction to Bharatanatyam Dance with Cecilia Jackson   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   609-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Bharantanatyam is one of the oldest classical dances of Southern India. It is an artistic yoga that involves the movement of body parts in an elegant manner.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
elect_computer1 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Excel 2   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Do different calculations, freeze panes, insert comment boxes and practice formatting.
Take Excel 1 first!


Please call or email us if you need to cancel.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 8 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Storytime for ages 2-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1330   
    Storytime is a half hour program of stories and songs.
For ages 2-5 with a caregiver.
A craft is included at the end.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kelley's Kids for ages 1 to 24 months   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join Miss Kelley for a fun-filled program designed for very young children. Learn new ways to interact with your child. Enjoy music and movement.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Story-time for 2-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Story-time and craft for ages 2-5 with a caregiver.

Registration is not required but we ask you to limit attendance to one story-time per week and respect age guidelines.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:45 AM Happy Two’s Activity Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Happy Two’s Activity Time (recommended age 2 years; siblings welcome)

Books, crafts, songs and rhymes for toddlers in motion!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Pre-School Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This storytime is part of a six week session for children ages 4 and 5. Please call to register.

Registration is required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:40 PM Messy Play Craft Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children, ages 2-3

Kids get messy with painting and making crafts! Bring a smock or old tee-shirt.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Buying & Selling Safely on Craigslist   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
    A librarian will explain the basics of how to buy and sell safely on this popular website.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
elect_computer1 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM PC Advanced   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-989-6922   classreg@mcl.org
    Learn to work with Windows 8. Explore the various features in the Accessories folder. Learn all about Gadgets, Jump Lists and more.
Strong computer skills necessary!

    Location: Lawrence Branch
        There are 13 spaces available.
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm 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. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Pen and paper, grades 4-7   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0462   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    This program is for 4th-7th graders looking to develop writing skills needed for schoolwork.

Bring schoolwork, assignments, independent projects, and any material that you're interested in working on!

Online registration required. Please do not register unless you are certain that you can make it. Registration for each subsequent week opens on Monday at 12 am.

This program is led by Doria Pei who leads the Writer's Club program (which meets once a month on Thursdays).

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:15 PM Shamrock Bingo   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Join us for a fun game of bingo with a seasonal twist.
Small prizes will be awarded to all who participate.
This program is for ages 4 and up.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Fairy Tales Story Time   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children, ages 5-10, with adult.

Read and act out some well-known fairytales.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone for a 60 minute session.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 5:30 PM Crazy 8s Math Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Math and mischief at your library! Enjoy hands-on games that get kids fired up about math.

Grades K-2.

Online registration is required and will begin on March 2. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Alphabet Time for ages 3 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Come and learn the alphabet.

Each evening we will focus on one letter of the alphabet.

We will here stories, play games, songs and a craft.

Space is limited.

Registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:15 PM PJ Storytime (ages 2-5 years; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Wear your PJ’s & bring your favorite stuffed animal to the library! We will read stories and sing songs. Age appropriate craft will follow. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Mystery Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
    The group will be discussing Deadly Decisions by Kathy Reichs. No registration.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Off the Page   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    Try out your acting chops (or indulge your secret passion) to play one of the great characters from dramatic literature or contemporary comedy—without the threat of performing in front of a live audience! We will “cast” and read a play aloud, around a table, as actors and production teams typically do at the first rehearsal of a play. We’re saving a place for you at the table! Registration suggested.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Pre-school Bricks 4 Kidz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    This is a hands-on class where children will listen to a story followed by a guided build with LEGO® DUPLO® bricks.
For ages 2-5.
Registration is required online starting Monday, February 23rd.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Socrates Café   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

Socrates Café is a gathering where participants pose questions, listen to others, raise challenges, and consider alternative answers. Background in philosophy is not required; no preparation is necessary.

Please register. Registration begins on February 22. Click the Register button, or call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 for information or to register.

Please call or e-mail us if you need to cancel.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 14 spaces available.
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