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Friday June 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 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. [Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:45 PM Family Movie (All ages. Adult supervision required.)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for popcorn and the family movie Inside Out. (Emotions run wild in the mind of a little girl who is uprooted from her peaceful life in the Midwest and forced to move to San Francisco.

All ages. Adult supervision required.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday June 25, 2016 Go To Top
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. [Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday June 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Science (ages 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Interact with books, crafts and experiments while exploring the skills of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3-5.

Online registration required. [Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Reading with Ms. Connie (Grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Ms. Connie. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read. Grades K-5. Registration required. Please call to make an appointment. [Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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. [Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Tuesday June 28, 2016 Go To Top
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. [Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM 9 and Up Craft (recommended ages 9-12 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children 9 years old and up may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:30 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. No registration required. [Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Coding Club (recommended ages 9 - 13)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Learn how to make computer games, animations, and artwork, using Scratch, a computer language that works like puzzle pieces. Or just come in and share your love for coding! Weekly meetings will include structured lessons, as well as time for participants to help each other with coding techniques and tips. Ages 9 - 13. Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Wednesday June 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Afternoon Adventures (grades K-2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our weekly book club.  Each week we'll read books by a new author and then do some related activities.  For children who have completed grades K-2.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 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. [Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Fun Night   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    On your mark, get set and have some fun! Join us each week for an hour of family fun at the library. We will have hands-on activities, games and more. Intended for children ages 5-11 with their parents or caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Online registration required. [Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
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Thursday June 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Turtle Dance Music (All ages - with caregivers)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

This movement-focused 60 minute performance is designed to engage children in physical activity using awesome music, original stories, incredible visuals, exciting games and interactive music technology to promote fitness, healthy eating and going to your library and celebrating music! This show is accessible to kids of all developmental abilities.  

This event is for children and their parents or care givers. No registration is required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Play Dough Hour (ages 2-5; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Do you like to mold, sculpt, and create with play dough? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes.

No registration required. [Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:05 PM  -  4:00 PM Study Zone   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Local high school student will provide homework help and tutoring for students in history, language arts, math, science and more.

Grades K - 8. Registration required. Please call to sign up. 

Please review Youth Program Policy.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Writer's Workshop (entering Grades 2 - 6)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Unleash your creativity! Come work on your writing with creative writing prompts. Share your stories, journals, poetry and songs.

Entering Grades 2 - 6.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Friday July 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Harry Potter Book Club (ages 9-13)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you love all things Harry Potter? Join us this summer to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn fun trivia and do otherfun activities inspired by the series. Each week we'll do a new activity. Ages 9 - 13. No registration necessary.



 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego/STEM Club (grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to build and create with Lego bricks? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes. Each week we will try a new building challenge with and without Legos.

Grades K - 5. No registration required.

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Monday July 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_liberty 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Fourth of July   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
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Tuesday July 5, 2016 Go To Top
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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Mike Rose Magician (All ages - with caregivers)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

You will witness impossible magic tricks, weird mind reading stunts and off the wall comedy all themed around sports and fitness.  
All ages welcome.  Adult supervision required.  No registration is necessary.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM 9 and Up Craft (recommended ages 9-12 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children 9 years old and up may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:30 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Coding Club (recommended ages 9 - 13)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Learn how to make computer games, animations, and artwork, using Scratch, a computer language that works like puzzle pieces. Or just come in and share your love for coding! Weekly meetings will include structured lessons, as well as time for participants to help each other with coding techniques and tips. Ages 9 - 13. Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
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Wednesday July 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Afternoon Adventures (grades K-2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our weekly book club.  Each week we'll read books by a new author and then do some related activities.  For children who have completed grades K-2.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Fun Night   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

On your mark, get set and have some fun! Join us each week for an hour of family fun at the library. We will have hands-on activities, games and more. Intended for children ages 5-11 with their parents or caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Thursday July 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Play Dough Hour (ages 2-5; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to mold, sculpt, and create with play dough? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our new 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:05 PM  -  4:00 PM Study Zone   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Local high school student will provide homework help and tutoring for students in history, language arts, math, science and more.

Grades K - 8. Registration required. Please call to sign up. 

Please review Youth Program Policy.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Writer's Workshop (entering Grades 2 - 6)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Unleash your creativity! Come work on your writing with creative writing prompts. Share your stories, journals, poetry and songs.

Entering Grades 2 - 6.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Friday July 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Harry Potter Book Club (ages 9-13)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you love all things Harry Potter? Join us this summer to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn fun trivia and do otherfun activities inspired by the series. Each week we'll do a new activity. Ages 9 - 13. No registration necessary.



 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego/STEM Club (grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to build and create with Lego bricks? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes. Each week we will try a new building challenge with and without Legos.

Grades K - 5. No registration required.

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday July 9, 2016 Go To Top
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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday July 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Science (ages 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Interact with books, crafts and experiments while exploring the skills of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3-5.

Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
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misc_none 3:55 PM Reading with Ms. Connie (Grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Ms. Connie. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read. Grades K-5. Registration required. Please call to make an appointment.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Tuesday July 12, 2016 Go To Top
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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM The Lizard Guys (All ages - with caregivers)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Come check out this amazing live animal show featuring "a main course of reptiles and amphibians sprinkled with tasty tidbits of fun and a side of giggle soup".


All ages welcome.  Adult supervision required.  No registration is necessary.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM 9 and Up Craft (recommended ages 9-12 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children 9 years old and up may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:30 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Coding Club (recommended ages 9 - 13)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Learn how to make computer games, animations, and artwork, using Scratch, a computer language that works like puzzle pieces. Or just come in and share your love for coding! Weekly meetings will include structured lessons, as well as time for participants to help each other with coding techniques and tips. Ages 9 - 13. Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Wednesday July 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Afternoon Adventures (grades K-2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our weekly book club.  Each week we'll read books by a new author and then do some related activities.  For children who have completed grades K-2.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Fun Night   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

On your mark, get set and have some fun! Join us each week for an hour of family fun at the library. We will have hands-on activities, games and more. Intended for children ages 5-11 with their parents or caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Thursday July 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Play Dough Hour (ages 2-5; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to mold, sculpt, and create with play dough? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our new 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 2:05 PM  -  4:00 PM Study Zone   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Local high school student will provide homework help and tutoring for students in history, language arts, math, science and more.

Grades K - 8. Registration required. Please call to sign up. 

Please review Youth Program Policy.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Writer's Workshop (entering Grades 2 - 6)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Unleash your creativity! Come work on your writing with creative writing prompts. Share your stories, journals, poetry and songs.

Entering Grades 2 - 6.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Friday July 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Pat McKinley's Toddler Tunes (recommended ages birth to 5 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Sing and dance to classic children’s songs played on live guitar! Parental supervision is recommended. No registration necessary.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Open Play & Craft (ages birth - 5 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Join us in the Children's Activity Room for Open Play Time—right after Pat McKinley!

This is a time for parents/caregivers and children to socialize. Toys and coloring supplies will be available for the children.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Harry Potter Book Club (ages 9-13)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you love all things Harry Potter? Join us this summer to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn fun trivia and do otherfun activities inspired by the series. Each week we'll do a new activity. Ages 9 - 13. No registration necessary.



 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego/STEM Club (grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to build and create with Lego bricks? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes. Each week we will try a new building challenge with and without Legos.

Grades K - 5. No registration required.

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday July 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 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 11:00 am and 12:00 noon to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday July 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Science (ages 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Interact with books, crafts and experiments while exploring the skills of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3-5.

Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Reading with Ms. Connie (Grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Ms. Connie. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read. Grades K-5. Registration required. Please call to make an appointment.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Tuesday July 19, 2016 Go To Top
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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Sciencetellers (All ages - with caregivers)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Sciencetellers Presents Race Against Time.  Sciencetellers will present a fast-paced summer adventure where things fly, bounce, transform and soar while telling a series of stories bound to energize and engage! 

All ages welcome.  Adult supervision required.  No registration is necessary.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM 9 and Up Craft (recommended ages 9-12 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children 9 years old and up may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:30 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Coding Club (recommended ages 9 - 13)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Learn how to make computer games, animations, and artwork, using Scratch, a computer language that works like puzzle pieces. Or just come in and share your love for coding! Weekly meetings will include structured lessons, as well as time for participants to help each other with coding techniques and tips. Ages 9 - 13. Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Wednesday July 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Afternoon Adventures (grades K-2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our weekly book club.  Each week we'll read books by a new author and then do some related activities.  For children who have completed grades K-2.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Fun Night   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

On your mark, get set and have some fun! Join us each week for an hour of family fun at the library. We will have hands-on activities, games and more. Intended for children ages 5-11 with their parents or caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Thursday July 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Play Dough Hour (ages 2-5; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to mold, sculpt, and create with play dough? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our new 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:05 PM  -  4:00 PM Study Zone   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Local high school student will provide homework help and tutoring for students in history, language arts, math, science and more.

Grades K - 8. Registration required. Please call to sign up. 

Please review Youth Program Policy.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Writer's Workshop (entering Grades 2 - 6)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Unleash your creativity! Come work on your writing with creative writing prompts. Share your stories, journals, poetry and songs.

Entering Grades 2 - 6.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Friday July 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Harry Potter Book Club (ages 9-13)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you love all things Harry Potter? Join us this summer to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn fun trivia and do otherfun activities inspired by the series. Each week we'll do a new activity. Ages 9 - 13. No registration necessary.



 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego/STEM Club (grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to build and create with Lego bricks? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes. Each week we will try a new building challenge with and without Legos.

Grades K - 5. No registration required.

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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Saturday July 23, 2016 Go To Top
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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday July 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Preschool Science (ages 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Interact with books, crafts and experiments while exploring the skills of science, technology, engineering, art and math. Ages 3-5.

Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Reading with Ms. Connie (Grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Ms. Connie. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read. Grades K-5. Registration required. Please call to make an appointment.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Tuesday July 26, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Presley & Melody's Interactive Musical (All ages - with caregivers)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Get your game on this summer with Presley and Melody's Interactive Musical.  Their lively musical production will inspire everyone to be a winner and read! Children become stars on stage as they engage with a wide assortment of props.  Get set for a captiviting concert experience. 

All ages welcome.  Adult supervision required.  No registration is necessary.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM 9 and Up Craft (recommended ages 9-12 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children 9 years old and up may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:30 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Coding Club (recommended ages 9 - 13)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Learn how to make computer games, animations, and artwork, using Scratch, a computer language that works like puzzle pieces. Or just come in and share your love for coding! Weekly meetings will include structured lessons, as well as time for participants to help each other with coding techniques and tips. Ages 9 - 13. Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday July 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Afternoon Adventures (grades K-2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join our weekly book club.  Each week we'll read books by a new author and then do some related activities.  For children who have completed grades K-2.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Family Fun Night   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

On your mark, get set and have some fun! Join us each week for an hour of family fun at the library. We will have hands-on activities, games and more. Intended for children ages 5-11 with their parents or caregivers. Siblings welcome.

Online registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Thursday July 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 1:00 PM Play Dough Hour (ages 2-5; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to mold, sculpt, and create with play dough? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our new 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:05 PM  -  4:00 PM Study Zone   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Local high school student will provide homework help and tutoring for students in history, language arts, math, science and more.

Grades K - 8. Registration required. Please call to sign up. 

Please review Youth Program Policy.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Writer's Workshop (entering Grades 2 - 6)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Unleash your creativity! Come work on your writing with creative writing prompts. Share your stories, journals, poetry and songs.

Entering Grades 2 - 6.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Friday July 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 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.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Harry Potter Book Club (ages 9-13)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you love all things Harry Potter? Join us this summer to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn fun trivia and do otherfun activities inspired by the series. Each week we'll do a new activity. Ages 9 - 13. No registration necessary.



 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Lego/STEM Club (grades K-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Do you like to build and create with Lego bricks? Join us at the library to create fun designs and shapes. Each week we will try a new building challenge with and without Legos.

Grades K - 5. No registration required.

 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday July 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 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 11:00 am and 12:00 noon to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday September 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Sunday September 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday September 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday October 10, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
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Tuesday November 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_vote.gif 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Election Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Friday November 11, 2016 Go To Top
nat_poppy 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Thursday November 24, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_turkey 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Thanksgiving Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Friday November 25, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_cornucopia 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Day After Thanksgiving   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Saturday December 24, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches will close at 3:00pm.
Sunday December 25, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_santa_hat 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday December 26, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_santa_hat 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Observed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Saturday December 31, 2016 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches will close at 3:00pm.
Sunday January 1, 2017 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday January 2, 2017 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day Observed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday January 16, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_MLK_face.GIF 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Martin Luther King Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Monday February 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM President's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
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Friday April 14, 2017 Go To Top
relig_easter3 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Good Friday   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Sunday April 16, 2017 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Easter   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Saturday May 27, 2017 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Sunday May 28, 2017 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday May 29, 2017 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Tuesday July 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_liberty 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Fourth of July   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Saturday September 2, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Sunday September 3, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday September 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_vote.gif 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Election Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Friday November 10, 2017 Go To Top
nat_poppy 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day Observed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
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Thursday November 23, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_turkey 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Thanksgiving Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Friday November 24, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_cornucopia 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Day After Thanksgiving   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Sunday December 24, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches will close at 5:00pm.
Monday December 25, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_santa_hat 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Sunday December 31, 2017 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches will close at 5:00pm.
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