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Monday February 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Active Aging Fitness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    This program is comprised of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility, and strength poses done to music. It also includes some chair yoga. No registration.
    Location: Hopewell 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 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Senior Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   dmiller@mcl.org
    In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson is the book for this month. All are welcome. Call the library at 609-737-2610 if you need a copy of the book.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Take 5 Take Home (grades 6 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Teens can join us Monday's after school to make something fun, creative crafty or useful.

For grades 6 and up. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Reading Buddies (ages 4-8)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Reading Buddies is a new program designed to give emerging readers extra practice reading aloud. Children are invited to drop-in anytime between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm to be paired with a teen buddy. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read.
    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.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Yoga CANCELLED   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    Yoga has been cancelled for February 8.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Tuesday February 9, 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.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 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.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Play Magic the Gathering (grades 6 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us to play Magic the Gathering at the library. Try your deck against other players in your neighborhood.

For grades 6 and up. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:50 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.
    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
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misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    Nancy MacCormack leads this class. Registration is required and is done on a weekly basis. Sign-up opens on Wednesday for the following Tuesday.
    Location: Hopewell 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
Wednesday February 10, 2016 Go To Top
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 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club (ages 5-11)   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.

No registration required.
    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.
    Location: Hopewell 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
Thursday February 11, 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.
    Location: Hopewell 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 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Crazy 8s Math Club (Grades K-2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club. Enjoy hands-on games that get kids fired up about math.
Grades K-2. Space is limited. Please register.

This week - Toilet Paper Olympics: Bet you never knew sports and toilet paper could go together, huh? Get on a roll with your Olympian skills in the shot put, the long jump, and the relay race.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM The Garden State in Bloom   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    Noted photographer, Walter Choroszewski, retraces the path taken in creating his award-winning book, THE GARDEN STATE In Bloom and revisits the beautiful public gardens of New Jersey. This program showcases Walter's 25 favorite pubic gardens with colorful photography and historical information about each garden.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
        There are 35 spaces available.
Friday February 12, 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.
    Location: Hopewell 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
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Saturday February 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:45 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 11:00 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 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.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday February 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM President's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Tuesday February 16, 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.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Lego Open Play & Lego Craft (ages 2 - 11 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Drop by the library for some LEGO® themed activities, games, and crafts. Use the library’s LEGO® collection to complete a building challenge. Find the mini figure scavenger hunt. Create your own mini figure and other Lego themed crafts and games. Ages 2 - 11 years. Supervision required. No registration required.

    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Play Magic the Gathering (grades 6 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us to play Magic the Gathering at the library. Try your deck against other players in your neighborhood.

For grades 6 and up. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    Nancy MacCormack leads this class. Registration is required and is done on a weekly basis. Sign-up opens on Wednesday for the following Tuesday.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday February 17, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Adult Craft: Decorate a Heart-shaped Box   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   amerrick@mcl.org
    Please register on-line. Space is limited.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
        There are 2 spaces available.
 
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 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club (ages 5-11)   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.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Harry Potter Book Club (grades 4-8)   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, and do other fun activities inspired by the series.

Please register online.
    Location: Hopewell 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
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Thursday February 18, 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.
    Location: Hopewell 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 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Take 5 Take Home (grades 6 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Teens can join us Monday's after school to make something fun, creative crafty or useful.

For grades 6 and up. No registration required.

This week - Diamond Lanterns: They're great to string around your room/ dorm, or use as a modern centerpiece!
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Crazy 8s Math Club (Grades K-2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club. Enjoy hands-on games that get kids fired up about math.
Grades K-2. Space is limited. Please register.

This week - Zip Line Zoo: Build a zip line for brave stuffed animals, and race them across the room. Measure the distance and time their rides to see how fast they can go!
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Friday February 19, 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.
    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.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday February 20, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Google Calendar   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   avanscoy@mcl.org
    Keep alive your New Year's resolution to be more organized by learning how to use Google’s online calendar. Google's calendar system allows you to effectively manage your time, as well as your time with others, by sharing events, distributing invitations and sending event notifications. Attendees are encouraged to have a Google account (gmail, etc.) in order to use the online software. Please register on-line, as attendance is limited to six.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
Monday February 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Active Aging Fitness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    This program is comprised of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility, and strength poses done to music. It also includes some chair yoga. No registration.
    Location: Hopewell 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 Reading Buddies (ages 4-8)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Reading Buddies is a new program designed to give emerging readers extra practice reading aloud. Children are invited to drop-in anytime between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm to be paired with a teen buddy. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read.
    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.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    Eliza Hammer leads this class. Registration is required and is done on a weekly basis. Sign-up opens on Tuesdays for the following Monday.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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Tuesday February 23, 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.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 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.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:50 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.
    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 5:00 PM  -  6:00 PM Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    Nancy MacCormack leads this class. Registration is required and is done on a weekly basis. Sign-up opens on Wednesday for the following Tuesday.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Writers Support Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    All are welcome to attend and enjoy the challenges of becoming better writers, defeating writer’s block and perfecting the craft. No registration necessary.
    Location: Hopewell 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
Wednesday February 24, 2016 Go To Top
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 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Movies for Adults: Ricki & the Flash   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    In an original film loaded with live musical performances, Meryl Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with her family. Rated PG-13. No registration.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club (ages 5-11)   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.

No registration required.
    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.
    Location: Hopewell 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
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movies for Adults: Ricki & the Flash   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    In an original film loaded with live musical performances, Meryl Streep stars as Ricki Rendazzo, a guitar heroine who made a world of mistakes as she followed her dreams of rock-and-roll stardom. Returning home, Ricki gets a shot at redemption and a chance to make things right as she faces the music with her family. Rated PG-13. No registration.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Thursday February 25, 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.
    Location: Hopewell 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 4:15 PM  -  5:00 PM Crazy 8s Math Club (Grades K-2)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join Bedtime Math's Crazy 8s, a totally new kind of math club. Enjoy hands-on games that get kids fired up about math.
Grades K-2. Space is limited. Please register.

This week - Bouncy Dice Explosion: Your big chance to throw things because you're supposed to. Find out your chances of rolling a 2 or a 5, then try to be the winning chip on a giant human Bingo board.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Friday February 26, 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.
    Location: Hopewell 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
Saturday February 27, 2016 Go To Top
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 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 1:00 PM Minecraft Madness (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join us for some Minecraft fun! Bring your devices to the library and play Minecraft together. Enjoy some fun games and make Minecraft crafts.

Ages 5-11
Online registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Monday February 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Active Aging Fitness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    This program is comprised of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility, and strength poses done to music. It also includes some chair yoga. No registration.
    Location: Hopewell 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  -  4:00 PM Take 5 Take Home (grades 6 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Teens can join us Monday's after school to make something fun, creative crafty or useful.

For grades 6 and up. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 3:55 PM Reading Buddies (ages 4-8)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Reading Buddies is a new program designed to give emerging readers extra practice reading aloud. Children are invited to drop-in anytime between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm to be paired with a teen buddy. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Book Club (ages 14 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us to discuss this months book - Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor.

Snacks and drinks will be provided.
No registration required.
    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.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprogs@mcl.org
    Eliza Hammer leads this class. Registration is required and is done on a weekly basis. Sign-up opens on Tuesdays for the following Monday.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday March 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Manga Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Youth Services   609-737-2610   avanscoy@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday March 7, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Active Aging Fitness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    This program consists of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility and strength poses done to music. It also includes some chair yoga.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Tai Chi   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    All are welcome to join this group and participate in the traditional practice of Tai Chi.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday March 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Manga Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Youth Services   609-737-2610   avanscoy@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday March 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Active Aging Fitness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    This program consists of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility and strength poses done to music. It also includes some chair yoga.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Tai Chi   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    All are welcome to join this group and participate in the traditional practice of Tai Chi.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Tuesday March 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM I Took the Shot--Now What?   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    Noted photographer, Walter Choroszewski, will demonstrate basic photo editing techniques using popular software and will offer tips and tricks for emailing, sharing and printing photos. He will also help you take the next steps in developing a Digital Work Flow and File Management plan on your computer.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday March 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Adult Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Manga Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Youth Services   609-737-2610   avanscoy@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday March 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Active Aging Fitness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    This program consists of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility and strength poses done to music. It also includes some chair yoga.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Tai Chi   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    All are welcome to join this group and participate in the traditional practice of Tai Chi.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Tuesday March 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM NJ Writers Society Support Group   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    Leader is Cary Sullivan carysullivan@gmail.com
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday March 23, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Manga Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Youth Services   609-737-2610   avanscoy@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Friday March 25, 2016 Go To Top
relig_easter3 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Good Friday   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Sunday March 27, 2016 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Easter   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday March 28, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  1:30 PM Active Aging Fitness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    This program consists of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility and strength poses done to music. It also includes some chair yoga.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Tai Chi   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    All are welcome to join this group and participate in the traditional practice of Tai Chi.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday March 30, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Movies for Adults:   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Movies for Adults:   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Friday April 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Chair Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hoperef@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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Monday April 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Tai Chi   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hoperef@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday April 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Manga Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Youth Services   609-737-2610   avanscoy@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday April 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Tai Chi   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday April 13, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Manga Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Youth Services   609-737-2610   avanscoy@mcl.org
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Thursday April 14, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ABCs of DNA   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Hopewell Reference   609-737-2610   hopeprog@mcl.org
    Walter Choroszewski shares his experience with DNA testing and shows how you can discover the hidden treasures in your DNA. As a former science educator, Walter decodes the confusing science of DNA and translates it into common language. He compares genetic testing companies and directs how to find your genetic relatives, biogeographical origins and so much more!
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday May 28, 2016 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 29, 2016 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 30, 2016 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 July 4, 2016 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 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.
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Monday October 10, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
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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.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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