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Thursday July 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Picture Books & Craft for ages 3 - 5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for stories, fingerplays, clothesline rhymes, and music, followed by a craft

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Interactive Public Speaking, Novice Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    YOU MUST REGISTER & ATTEND ALL WORKSHOPS IN THE SERIES! PLEASE CHECK DATES BELOW AND REGISTER FOR ALL. YOU MAY REGISTER FOR NOVICE AND NOT FOR ADVANCED.

Interactive Public Speaking

… at the West Windsor Public Library

A free program offered by Jaidev Phadke and Jordon DeGroote, members of the local High School South Model United Nations team, ranked top 4 in the nation. The novice course will cover the purpose and basics of speaking, and will cater to students less comfortable to public speaking, while the advanced course will serve a more experienced crowd with a deeper analysis of the skill. Whether a beginner or a seasoned veteran, public speaking is an invaluable tool for every walk of life, and a key ingredient to success in the 21st Century.

Novice Class Schedule: July 23, 24, 30, 31

1st Class: 6pm-7:30 (23rd)

2nd Class: 12:30-2pm (24th)

3rd Class: 12:30-2pm (30th)

4th Class: 12:30-2pm (31st)

Advanced Class Schedule: August 13, 14, 20, 21

1st Class: 4pm-5:30 (13th)

2nd Class: 2:30-4pm (14th)

3rd Class: 5pm-6:30 (20th)

4th Class: 6pm-7:30 (21st)

Registration and Information:

For ages 12-18 only please.

Online registration at www.mcl.org is required.

Program Website: https://sites.google.com/site/interactivepublicspeaking/home

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Family Movie: Free Willy 2, The Adventure Home, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for this week's family movie, Free Willy 2, the Adventure Home.

Willy has been reunited with his family, but an oil spill is threatening his life.

PG, 98 minutes

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM D.I.Y. Art for ages 6-11   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Children ages 6-11 are welcome to this weekly art program geared to stimulate your child's independent creativity. To achieve this goal, children will pick the medium of their choice (paint, markers, collage, etc.) to create art of their choice. The librarian will provide assistance and instruction as necessary.

Please note that as the children create art parents and guardians are asked to wait in the library.

If your child is under 6 but you believe they can create art independently (without your presence in the art room) please get in touch as it may be possible for them to participate.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Friday August 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Singalong with Pat McKinley for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  3:45 PM Friday Crafts, Kidcraft for ages 6 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Friday afternoon is craft time at the library.

Kidcraft is designed for children from ages 6 to 8.

This week we will create sand art.

You must be registered in the Summer Reading Program to attend.

This is a STAR PROGRAM. By attending this program you may earn a raffle ticket for one of 3 grand prizes: Kindle Fire; Leap Frog; Target Gift card. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the SRP.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

If you are more than 10 minutes late for this program, you may forfeit your spot to someone on the waiting list.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Friday Crafts, Crafty Tweens for ages 9-11   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Friday afternoon is craft time at the library.

Crafty Tweens is designed for children from ages 9 to 11.

This week we will make sand art.

You must be registered in the Summer Reading Program to attend.

This is a STAR PROGRAM. By attending this program you may earn a raffle ticket for one of 3 grand prizes: Kindle Fire; Leap Frog; Target Gift card. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the SRP.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

If you are more than 10 minutes late for this program, you may forfeit your spot to someone on the waiting list.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 13 spaces available.
Saturday August 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:30 PM Explore Bharatnatyam, Classical Indian Dance, for ages 6 & up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Children will explore different movements of Bharatnatyam Dance in this workshop.

Teacher Kinnari Hundiwala has more than 20 years experience teaching this Indian classical dance style, as well as Indian folk dances.

No knowledge of dance is necessary.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
       
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Auditions for 2014 Halloween Play for ages 9-17   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Announcing Auditions for the 2014 Halloween Playfest at the West Windsor Branch Library.

The West Windsor Branch of the Mercer County Library Youth Services Department will be auditioning for a new musical play, "The Midnight Girl" to be performed in October.

Needed: Children and teens ages 9-17 and some adult roles.

AUDITION TIMES ARE:

Saturday, July 26, 2-4 pm

Wednesday, July 30, 6:30-8:30 pm

Saturday, August 2, 2-4 pm

Wednesday, August 6, 6:30-8:30 pm

Rehearsals begin in early September.

No acting experience necessary, but bring your resume and headshot if you have them. Auditions will consist of readings from the play scripts and, for singing roles, a selection of very well-known songs.

WE ALSO NEED HELP WITH MAKEUP, COSTUMES, MUSIC SET CONSTRUCTION, AND CHOREOGRAPHY.

Contact director Michael Kerr at (609) 275-8901, or email mkerr@mcl.org. for more details.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Auditions for 2014 Halloween Play for ages 9-17   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Announcing Auditions for the 2014 Halloween Playfest at the West Windsor Branch Library.

The West Windsor Branch of the Mercer County Library Youth Services Department will be auditioning for a new musical play, "The Midnight Girl" to be performed in October.

Needed: Children and teens ages 9-17 and some adult roles.

AUDITION TIMES ARE:

Saturday, July 26, 2-4 pm

Wednesday, July 30, 6:30-8:30 pm

Saturday, August 2, 2-4 pm

Wednesday, August 6, 6:30-8:30 pm

Rehearsals begin in early September.

No acting experience necessary, but bring your resume and headshot if you have them. Auditions will consist of readings from the play scripts and, for singing roles, a selection of very well-known songs.

WE ALSO NEED HELP WITH MAKEUP, COSTUMES, MUSIC SET CONSTRUCTION, AND CHOREOGRAPHY.

Contact director Michael Kerr at (609) 275-8901, or email mkerr@mcl.org. for more details.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Introduction to Scratch: Learn to Code, Code to Learn, for grades 3 to 5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Learn to Code, Code to Learn, will introduce children to Scratch.

Children can learn about computational thinking via Scratch, a fun interactive computer programming language.

A parent/guardian must stay with each child during the workshop.

YOU NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP COMPUTER FOR THIS CLASS.

MCLS and library staff are not responsible for computers.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
Monday August 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM End of Summer Reading Program Singalong for ages 1 mo. to 2 years.   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for the End of Summer Reading Program Celebration for Babies, ages 1 month to 2 years.

First we'll have a singalong and then we'll have a craft.

Please register for the Summer Reading Program before you attend this program.

No registration for this celebration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer Boot Camp with Scratch & More, for ages 12 to 15 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program requires absolutely no programming experience, and in fact, encourages those with no experience to come. We intend to teach students basic computer science principles using Scratch, and as time permits, move on to the basics of Java.

Through the course of the "camp," we will be designing games and other programs, culminating with a day of designing a final game with a team and showcasing it!

The camp lasts for five days: Monday,August 4; Tuesday, August 5, Wednesday, August 6; Friday, August 8; and Saturday, August 9. Students who sign up for the program are expected to come for all the days of the "camp," with Saturday being optional.

STUDENTS MUST BRING A LAPTOP COMPUTER EVERY DAY.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:45 PM Alphabet Time for ages 3 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Come and learn the alphabet.

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

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

Space is limited.

Registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Socrates Café   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

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

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
Tuesday August 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

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

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer Boot Camp with Scratch & More, for ages 12-15 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program requires absolutely no programming experience, and in fact, encourages those with no experience to come. We intend to teach students basic computer science principles using Scratch, and as time permits, move on to the basics of Java.

Through the course of the "camp," we will be designing games and other programs, culminating with a day of designing a final game with a team and showcasing it!

The camp lasts for five days: Monday,August 4; Tuesday, August 5, Wednesday, August 6; Friday, August 8; and Saturday, August 9. Students who sign up for the program are expected to come for all the days of the "camp," with Saturday being optional.

STUDENTS MUST BRING A LAPTOP EVERY DAY.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Library Garden, ages 4-11   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Learn how to garden organically, who the beneficial garden insects are, why pollination is important, how vegetables grow and mature, as well as about many other day-to-day garden happenings!

Please wear clothing/footwear that you don't mind getting dirty in the garden! It may also help to wear sunblock and a hat, and to bring along water!

For boys and girls ages 4-11! Siblings are welcome too!

If it is too hot or rainy outside, we will stay indoors, read books and make a craft.

Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Excel Beginner   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
    We will learn the basics of Excel through making a sample spreadsheet. Formatting, using the autofill feature, using formulas, and making simple charts are covered in this class. If you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above, you do not need to register for the class. Signup for adults only. Space is limited. Registration begins July 22nd.
    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM College Search: Finding a school that fits   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

7-8 p.m.

Online Registration Required

High school juniors and seniors and their parents are invited to join Barbara Rapaport for a look into the process of matching students to good fit colleges.

As the founder and principal consultant of Rapaport Consulting, Barbara brings over twenty years of experience supporting families on their educational journeys. She holds a BA in American Studies from Barnard College, Columbia University and the Post Graduate Certificate in College Counseling from UCLA. Barbara is the central NJ community representative for the Higher Education Consultants Association and belongs to the National and NJ Associations for Admission Counseling.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 36 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Excel Intermediate   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
    We learn how to change chart colors and backgrounds. We will also learn how to download Excel compatible spreadsheets from the Internet, filter spreadsheets, add conditional formatting to spreadsheets, and create a pivot table. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above. Signup for adults only. Space is limited. Registration period begins July 22nd.
    Location: West Windsor Branch
   
 
misc_none 8:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Excel Advanced   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
    This course builds on Excel Intermediate and deals with some more useful techniques of working with data in Excel, including making data ranges into tables, useful tools in pivot tables, some key tools on the data tab such as goal seek and subtotal. We will also deal with linking data between workbooks and worksheets. Signup for adults only. Registration begins July 22nd.
    Location: West Windsor Branch
   
Wednesday August 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 AM  -  3:00 AM Computer Boot Camp with Scratch & More, ages 12-15 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program requires absolutely no programming experience, and in fact, encourages those with no experience to come. We intend to teach students basic computer science principles using Scratch, and as time permits, move on to the basics of Java.

Through the course of the "camp," we will be designing games and other programs, culminating with a day of designing a final game with a team and showcasing it!

The camp lasts for five days: Monday,August 4; Tuesday, August 5, Wednesday, August 6; Friday, August 8; and Saturday, August 9. Students who sign up for the program are expected to come for all the days of the "camp," with Saturday being optional.

STUDENTS MUST BRING A LAPTOP EVERY DAY.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

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

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Learn to Knit, for ages 8-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Have fun learning to knit!! Join us for this basic class, which is intended for beginners who want to learn how to knit or crochet. Materials required: yarn, and any size knitting needles.

YOU MUST ATTEND THE FIRST CLASS IF YOU WISH TO CONTINUE WITH THE CLASS.

This class includes a series of six classes: July 16, July 23, July 30, Aug. 6, and Aug. 20, and Aug. 27. When you register for July 16, you are automatically registered for all six classes.

Registration is CLOSED.

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

Susan Flacks, sflacks@mcl.org, 609-799-0462

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Ice Cream Social for ages 8 to 11   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    If you are ages 8, 9, 10, or 11, celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program by attending an ice cream social just for you.

We'll play games, have relay races, and then top it off by making our own ice cream sundaes.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

IN PERSON REGISTRATION and PICK UP OF TICKETS BEGINS ON JULY 28 AT THE SUMMER READING REGISTRATION DESK IN THE CHILDREN'S AREA.

By attending this program you may earn a raffle ticket for one of 3 prizes: Kindle Fire; Leap Frog;or Gift card.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

You must be registered in the Summer Reading Program in order to attend this program.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Auditions for 2014 Halloween Play for ages 9-17   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Announcing Auditions for the 2014 Halloween Playfest at the West Windsor Branch Library.

The West Windsor Branch of the Mercer County Library Youth Services Department will be auditioning for a new musical play, "The Midnight Girl" to be performed in October.

Needed: Children and teens ages 9-17 and some adult roles.

AUDITION TIMES ARE:

Saturday, July 26, 2-4 pm

Wednesday, July 30, 6:30-8:30 pm

Saturday, August 2, 2-4 pm

Wednesday, August 6, 6:30-8:30 pm

Rehearsals begin in early September.

No acting experience necessary, but bring your resume and headshot if you have them. Auditions will consist of readings from the play scripts and, for singing roles, a selection of very well-known songs.

WE ALSO NEED HELP WITH MAKEUP, COSTUMES, MUSIC SET CONSTRUCTION, AND CHOREOGRAPHY.

Contact director Michael Kerr at (609) 275-8901, or email mkerr@mcl.org. for more details.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Auditions for 2014 Halloween Play for ages 9-17   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Announcing Auditions for the 2014 Halloween Playfest at the West Windsor Branch Library.

The West Windsor Branch of the Mercer County Library Youth Services Department will be auditioning for a new musical play, "The Midnight Girl" to be performed in October.

Needed: Children and teens ages 9-17 and some adult roles.

AUDITION TIMES ARE:

Saturday, July 26, 2-4 pm

Wednesday, July 30, 6:30-8:30 pm

Saturday, August 2, 2-4 pm

Wednesday, August 6, 6:30-8:30 pm

Rehearsals begin in early September.

No acting experience necessary, but bring your resume and headshot if you have them. Auditions will consist of readings from the play scripts and, for singing roles, a selection of very well-known songs.

WE ALSO NEED HELP WITH MAKEUP, COSTUMES, MUSIC SET CONSTRUCTION, AND CHOREOGRAPHY.

Contact director Michael Kerr at (609) 275-8901, or email mkerr@mcl.org. for more details.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Thursday August 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM The Juggling Hoffman's for ages 3-7   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Celebrate the End of Summer Reading Program with The Juggling Hoffman's.

IN PERSON REGISTRATION and PICK UP OF TICKETS BEGINS ON JULY 28 AT THE SUMMER READING REGISTRATION DESK IN THE CHILDREN'S AREA.

You must be registered in the Summer Reading Program to attend this event.

Only children need to have a ticket.

By attending this program you may earn a raffle ticket for one of 3 prizes: Kindle Fire; Leap Frog;or Gift card.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Excel Beginner   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
    We will learn the basics of Excel through making a sample spreadsheet. Formatting, using the autofill feature, using formulas, and making simple charts are covered in this class. If you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above, you do not need to register for the class. Signup for adults only. Space is limited. Registration begins July 22nd.
    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Excel Intermediate   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
    We learn how to change chart colors and backgrounds. We will also learn how to download Excel compatible spreadsheets from the Internet, filter spreadsheets, add conditional formatting to spreadsheets, and create a pivot table. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Excel 2007 or above. Signup for adults only. Space is limited. Registration period begins July 22nd.
    Location: West Windsor Branch
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Excel Advanced   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
    This course builds on Excel Intermediate and deals with some more useful techniques of working with data in Excel, including making data ranges into tables, useful tools in pivot tables, some key tools on the data tab such as goal seek and subtotal. We will also deal with linking data between workbooks and worksheets. Signup for adults only. Registration begins July 22nd.
    Location: West Windsor Branch
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Family Movie: Finding Nemo, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for this week's family movie, Finding Nemo.

The fretful Marlin and his young son Nemo become separated from each other in the Great Barrier Reef. Nemo, a clown fish, is unexpectedly taken from his home and thrust into a fish tank in a dentist's office overlooking Sydney Harbor. Buoyed by the companionship of a friendly fish named Dory, Marlin embarks on a dangerous trek and finds himself the unlikely hero.

G, 101 minutes

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Friday August 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer Boot Camp with Scratch & More, ages 12-15 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program requires absolutely no programming experience, and in fact, encourages those with no experience to come. We intend to teach students basic computer science principles using Scratch, and as time permits, move on to the basics of Java.

Through the course of the "camp," we will be designing games and other programs, culminating with a day of designing a final game with a team and showcasing it!

The camp lasts for five days: Monday,August 4; Tuesday, August 5, Wednesday, August 6; Friday, August 8; and Saturday, August 9. Students who sign up for the program are expected to come for all the days of the "camp," with Saturday being optional.

STUDENTS MUST BRING A LAPTOP EVERY DAY.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Arduino: Open Source Electronics Prototyping Platform   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dragana Drobnjak   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Arduino is an open-source platform used for building electronics projects.

It consists of a programmable circuit board and software that runs on a computer.

Working in small groups, we’ll use the SparkFun Inventor’s Kit. This kit includes everything needed to complete 15 circuits. We will learn how to read sensors, display information on an LCD, drive motors, and more.

Previous programming or electronics experience is not necessary.

For ages 12-18 with registration. Another session will take place on August 8th, register for this one as well if you wish to attend.

Please contact ddrobnja@mcl.org if you would like to help teach this program.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 3:15 PM  -  3:45 PM Friday Crafts, Kidcraft for ages 6 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Friday afternoon is craft time at the library.

Kidcraft is designed for children from ages 6 to 8.

This week is dedicated to painting. Choose your paint, tempera, watercolor, fingerpaint, or try them all.

You must be registered in the Summer Reading Program to attend.

This is a STAR PROGRAM. By attending this program you may earn a raffle ticket for one of 3 grand prizes: Kindle Fire; Leap Frog; Target Gift card. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the SRP.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

If you are more than 10 minutes late for this program, you may forfeit your spot to someone on the waiting list.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Friday Crafts, Crafty Tweens for ages 9-11   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Friday afternoon is craft time at the library.

Crafty Tweens is designed for children from ages 9 to 11.

This week is dedicated to painting, Use tempera, watercolor, or fingerpaint, or try them all.

You must be registered in the Summer Reading Program to attend.

This is a STAR PROGRAM. By attending this program you may earn a raffle ticket for one of 3 grand prizes: Kindle Fire; Leap Frog; Target Gift card. Prizes will be awarded at the end of the SRP.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

If you are more than 10 minutes late for this program, you may forfeit your spot to someone on the waiting list.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Saturday August 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing along with Pat McKinley for our Extra Special Kids, all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This is a Sing along for special needs children and their families. The library is wheel chair accessible and the room is large enough to accomodate strollers and wheel chairs.

Pat McKinley has been performing childrens' music for the past 26 years. Pat works full time as an Early Intervention Practitioner for Children's Specialized Hospital. Her specialties are working with the visually impaired and the hearing impaired.

All ages are welcome.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Computer Boot Camp with Scratch & More, for ages 12-15 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program requires absolutely no programming experience, and in fact, encourages those with no experience to come. We intend to teach students basic computer science principles using Scratch, and as time permits, move on to the basics of Java.

Through the course of the "camp," we will be designing games and other programs, culminating with a day of designing a final game with a team and showcasing it!

The camp lasts for five days: Monday,August 4; Tuesday, August 5, Wednesday, August 6; Friday, August 8; and Saturday, August 9. Students who sign up for the program are expected to come for all the days of the "camp," with Saturday being optional.

STUDENTS MUST BRING A LAPTOP EVERY DAY.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are many spaces available.
Monday August 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Eat Healthy, Live Healthy, Be Healthy: Intro to Nutrition & Exercise with Zumba, ages 8-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Join Ria Mittal for a weeklong workshop on eating and living healthily developed as her Girl Scout Gold Award project. The workshop consists of 5 sessions (Monday-Friday) in which trained specialists join her to encourage healthy eating, nutrition and fitness.

Since these programs are part of a series, please try to attend as many as possible. You must register for each program individually.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Boomer's Guide to Social Security   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

This presentation will focus on the retirement income challenge, latest news on Social Security, three little-known strategies to maximize your benefits, and much more!

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
Tuesday August 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Eat Healthy, Live Healthy, Be Healthy: Gardening, Nutrition and Craft, ages 8-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Join Ria Mittal for a weeklong workshop on eating and living healthily developed as her Girl Scout Gold Award project. The workshop consists of 5 sessions (Monday-Friday) in which trained specialists join her to encourage healthy eating, nutrition and fitness.

Since these programs are part of a series, please try to attend as many as possible. You must register for each program individually.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 16 spaces available.
Wednesday August 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Eat Healthy, Live Healthy, Be Healthy: Exercising and TaeKwanDo, ages 8-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Join Ria Mittal for a weeklong workshop on eating and living healthily developed as her Girl Scout Gold Award project. The workshop consists of 5 sessions (Monday-Friday) in which trained specialists join her to encourage healthy eating, nutrition and fitness.

Since these programs are part of a series, please try to attend as many as possible. You must register for each program individually.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 17 spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Powerpoint   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Michael Kerr   609-275-8901   
    This class deals with the basics of making presentations using Powerpoint, including making basic slides and putting them together to make a slideshow, plus adding animations, clipart, and transitions between slides. Online registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Powerpoint 2007 or above. Signup for adults only. Space is limited. Registration period begins July 22nd.
    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Word Intermediate   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Astarita   609-275-8901   
    In this class, we'll explore commands that enable you to create resumes, letters, flyers, and newsletters. For example, we'll incorporate text boxes and word art into the document. We'll also apply styles to tables. Then we'll experiment with viewing the finished product in various layouts. This program is recommended for users who feel comfortable using basic Word functions. Signup for adults only. Registration begins July 22nd.
    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There is 1 space available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Understanding the Nutrition Facts Food Label   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

This workshop will help you look past the deceptive and confusing claims made on food packages, so that you will be able to quickly and confidently discern exactly what's inside. Using the recommendations made by the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association regarding calories, fat, sodium, and sugars, Verna Dentino will show you how to apply these numbers to your personal situation every time you shop.

Registrants need to bring a pen and a calculator to this workshop!

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 23 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Understanding the Nutrition Facts Food Label   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

This workshop will help you look past the deceptive and confusing claims made on food packages, so that you will be able to quickly and confidently discern exactly what's inside. Using the recommendations made by the American Heart Association and the American Diabetes Association regarding calories, fat, sodium, and sugars, Verna Dentino will show you how to apply these numbers to your personal situation every time you shop.

Registrants need to bring a pen and a calculator to this workshop!

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 24 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Word Advanced   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mary Astarita   609-275-8901   
    In Word Advanced, we aim for a more polished document. We will further explore text boxes by resizing and repositioning them on the document. We will do similar work with Word objects and shapes. We’ll tweak tables by changing the size of rows, columns, and cells, as well as by adding and removing borders. Inserting Clip Art and images from the Internet will provide an added to dimension to our documents. This class builds on Word Intermediate and assumes intermediate skill level. Signup for adults only. Registration begins July 22nd.
    Location: West Windsor Branch
   
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:45 PM Globetrotters for ages 6-10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:      lkerr@mcl.org
    Calling all Globetrotters ages 6-10!

Join us for a trip around the globe.

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

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

Registration is required.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Interactive Public Speaking, Advanced Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    YOU MUST BE REGISTERED IN ALL ADVANCED COURSES TO ATTEND. PLEASE SEE DATES BELOW AND REGISTER. IF YOU CANNOT MAKE IT, PLEASE LET ME KNOW SO THAT I TAKE YOUR NAME OFF THE LIST.

Interactive Public Speaking

… at the West Windsor Public Library

A free program offered by Jaidev Phadke and Jordon DeGroote, members of the local High School South Model United Nations team, ranked top 4 in the nation. The novice course will cover the purpose and basics of speaking, and will cater to students less comfortable to public speaking, while the advanced course will serve a more experienced crowd with a deeper analysis of the skill. Whether a beginner or a seasoned veteran, public speaking is an invaluable tool for every walk of life, and a key ingredient to success in the 21st Century.

Novice Class Schedule: July 23, 24, 30, 31

1st Class: 6pm-7:30 (23rd)

2nd Class: 12:30-2pm (24th)

3rd Class: 12:30-2pm (30th)

4th Class: 12:30-2pm (31st)

Advanced Class Schedule: August 13, 14, 20, 21

1st Class: 4pm-5:30 (13th)

2nd Class: 2:30-4pm (14th)

3rd Class: 5pm-6:30 (20th)

4th Class: 6pm-7:30 (21st)

Registration and Information:

For ages 12-18 only please.

Online registration at www.mcl.org is required.

Program Website: https://sites.google.com/site/interactivepublicspeaking/home

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
Thursday August 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Eat Healthy, Live Healthy, Be Healthy: Yoga, ages 8-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Join Ria Mittal for a weeklong workshop on eating and living healthily developed as her Girl Scout Gold Award project. The workshop consists of 5 sessions (Monday-Friday) in which trained specialists join her to encourage healthy eating, nutrition and fitness.

Since these programs are part of a series, please try to attend as many as possible. You must register for each program individually.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 9 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Interactive Public Speaking, Advanced Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    YOU MUST BE REGISTERED IN ALL ADVANCED COURSES TO ATTEND. PLEASE SEE DATES BELOW AND REGISTER. IF YOU CANNOT MAKE IT, PLEASE LET ME KNOW SO THAT I TAKE YOUR NAME OFF THE LIST.

Interactive Public Speaking

… at the West Windsor Public Library

A free program offered by Jaidev Phadke and Jordon DeGroote, members of the local High School South Model United Nations team, ranked top 4 in the nation. The novice course will cover the purpose and basics of speaking, and will cater to students less comfortable to public speaking, while the advanced course will serve a more experienced crowd with a deeper analysis of the skill. Whether a beginner or a seasoned veteran, public speaking is an invaluable tool for every walk of life, and a key ingredient to success in the 21st Century.

Novice Class Schedule: July 23, 24, 30, 31

1st Class: 6pm-7:30 (23rd)

2nd Class: 12:30-2pm (24th)

3rd Class: 12:30-2pm (30th)

4th Class: 12:30-2pm (31st)

Advanced Class Schedule: August 13, 14, 20, 21

1st Class: 4pm-5:30 (13th)

2nd Class: 2:30-4pm (14th)

3rd Class: 5pm-6:30 (20th)

4th Class: 6pm-7:30 (21st)

Registration and Information:

For ages 12-18 only please.

Online registration at www.mcl.org is required.

Program Website: https://sites.google.com/site/interactivepublicspeaking/home

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Family Movie: The Lego Movie, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for this week's family movie, The Lego Movie.

Emmet, an ordinary, rules-following, perfectly average LEGO minifigure is mistakenly identified as the most extraordinary person and the key to saving the world. He is drafted into a fellowship of strangers on an epic quest to stop an evil tyrant, a journey for which Emmet is hopelessly and hilariously underprepared.

PG, 101 minutes

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chess Class for ages 6-10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Learn how to play chess with Kimberly and Andrew. Includes instruction and playing time.

This class is designed for ages 6 to 10 years.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Online registration is required and begins August 1.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday August 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Spanish/English Story Time & Craft, for ages 4 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for Spanish/English Story Time & Craft.

NO KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH IS NECESSARY TO ENJOY THIS CLASS.

The program includes stories, music, and a craft.

No registration is necessary.

This program is sponosred by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Friday Morning Bookies: Atonement, by Ian McEwan   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Explores the lives of two couples, one Jamaican and the other English, whose worlds intertwine in post–World War II Britain, at a turning point in the long relationship between the two countries. It is a story of tender emotion and sparkling wit, of crossings taken and passages lost, of shattering compassion and reckless optimism in the face of insurmountable barriers.

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 25 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  1:00 PM Eat Healthy, Live Healthy, Be Healthy: Sports, Craft and Party, ages 8-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Join Ria Mittal for a weeklong workshop on eating and living healthily developed as her Girl Scout Gold Award project. The workshop consists of 5 sessions (Monday-Friday) in which trained specialists join her to encourage healthy eating, nutrition and fitness.

Since these programs are part of a series, please try to attend as many as possible. You must register for each program individually.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Arduino: Open Source Electronics Prototyping Platform   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dragana Drobnjak   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Arduino is an open-source platform used for building electronics projects.

It consists of a programmable circuit board and software that runs on a computer.

Working in small groups, we’ll use the SparkFun Inventor’s Kit. This kit includes everything needed to complete 15 circuits. We will learn how to read sensors, display information on an LCD, drive motors, and more.

Previous programming or electronics experience is not necessary.

For ages 12-18 with registration. Another session will take place on August 8th, register for this one as well if you wish to attend.

Please contact ddrobnja@mcl.org if you would like to help teach this program.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   
Saturday August 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Scratch Part 2: Learn to Code, Code to Learn, for grades 3 to 5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Build on the knowledge you have gained in an introductory Scratch class.

Children can learn about computational thinking via Scratch, a fun interactive computer programming language. A basic knowledge of Scratch programming is required in order to take this class.

A parent/guardian must stay with each child during the workshop.

YOU NEED TO BRING YOUR OWN LAPTOP COMPUTER FOR THIS CLASS.

MCLS and library staff are not responsible for computers.

Online registration is required and begins August 2.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday August 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Books & Babies for ages birth to 2 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    A program of songs, rhymes, movement and simple stories designed to introduce under twos and infants to the library.

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

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Magic Tree House Book Club for ages 5-9   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    At each program we’ll read part of a book in the Magic Tree House Series by Mary Pope Osborne.

This month we are reading book number 20, Dingoes at Dinnertime.

YOU DON'T HAVE TO READ THE BOOK BEFORE YOU COME, but if you do, that's fine.

After reading a portion of the book, we'll explore some non-fiction titles about the place that Jack and Annie have just visited,

We’ll end with a craft.

IF YOU HAVE A COPY OF THE BOOK WE ARE READING, PLEASE BRING IT ALONG.

Registration is required. Registration begins July 7.

The book club will take place once a month on a Monday, from 4:00-5:00 pm. Hope to see you there!

    Location: West Windsor Branch
       
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Boomer's Guide to Social Security   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

This presentation will focus on the retirement income challenge, latest news on Social Security, three little-known strategies to maximize your benefits, and much more!

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 22 spaces available.
Tuesday August 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

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

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Library Garden Party, ages 4-11   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Join us for the last official Library Garden program of the season! We will celebrate by eating snacks, creating art and observing changes in the garden.

Parents/guardians must stay with children as we will be going outside!

Please wear clothing/footwear that you don't mind getting dirty in the garden! It may also help to wear sunblock and a hat, and to bring along water!

Online registration is required. Regular participants do not need to register.

Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 7 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ABCs of DNA: An Introduction to Genetic Genealogy & Personal Genomics   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Walter Choroszewski shares his personal experiences with DNA testing for genealogical and medical purposes and will help unravel the confusing terminology associated with Genetics and DNA.

A minimum attendance of 25 is required or the program will be cancelled. You will be notified if the program is cancelled.

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 13 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM ABCs of DNA: An Introduction to Genetic Genealogy & Personal Genomics   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Walter Choroszewski shares his experiences with DNA testing and teaches you how You can discover the hidden treasures within your DNA.

As a former science educator, Walter helps decode the confusing terminology and translates it into common language. He compares genetic testing companies and directs how to find your genetic relative, bio-geographical origins and so much more!

A minimum attendance of 25 is required or the program will be cancelled. You will be notified if the program is cancelled.

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 55 spaces available.
Wednesday August 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

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

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Learn to Knit, for ages 8-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Have fun learning to knit!! Join us for this basic class, which is intended for beginners who want to learn how to knit or crochet. Materials required: yarn, and any size knitting needles.

YOU MUST ATTEND THE FIRST CLASS IF YOU WISH TO CONTINUE WITH THE CLASS.

This class includes a series of six classes: July 16, July 23, July 30, Aug. 6, and Aug. 20, and Aug. 27. When you register for July 16, you are automatically registered for all six classes.

Registration is CLOSED.

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

Susan Flacks, sflacks@mcl.org, 609-799-0462

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Interactive Public Speaking, Advanced Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    YOU MUST BE REGISTERED IN ALL ADVANCED COURSES TO ATTEND. PLEASE SEE DATES BELOW AND REGISTER. IF YOU CANNOT MAKE IT, PLEASE LET ME KNOW SO THAT I TAKE YOUR NAME OFF THE LIST.

Interactive Public Speaking

… at the West Windsor Public Library

A free program offered by Jaidev Phadke and Jordon DeGroote, members of the local High School South Model United Nations team, ranked top 4 in the nation. The novice course will cover the purpose and basics of speaking, and will cater to students less comfortable to public speaking, while the advanced course will serve a more experienced crowd with a deeper analysis of the skill. Whether a beginner or a seasoned veteran, public speaking is an invaluable tool for every walk of life, and a key ingredient to success in the 21st Century.

Novice Class Schedule: July 23, 24, 30, 31

1st Class: 6pm-7:30 (23rd)

2nd Class: 12:30-2pm (24th)

3rd Class: 12:30-2pm (30th)

4th Class: 12:30-2pm (31st)

Advanced Class Schedule: August 13, 14, 20, 21

1st Class: 4pm-5:30 (13th)

2nd Class: 2:30-4pm (14th)

3rd Class: 5pm-6:30 (20th)

4th Class: 6pm-7:30 (21st)

Registration and Information:

For ages 12-18 only please.

Online registration at www.mcl.org is required.

Program Website: https://sites.google.com/site/interactivepublicspeaking/home

    Location: West Windsor Branch
   
Thursday August 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Family Movie: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for this week's family movie, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze.

PG, 88 minutes

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM D.I.Y. Art for ages 6-11   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Children ages 6-11 are welcome to this weekly art program geared to stimulate your child's independent creativity. To achieve this goal, children will pick the medium of their choice (paint, markers, collage, etc.) to create art of their choice. The librarian will provide assistance and instruction as necessary.

Please note that as the children create art parents and guardians are asked to wait in the library.

If your child is under 6 but you believe they can create art independently (without your presence in the art room) please get in touch as it may be possible for them to participate.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Interactive Public Speaking, Advanced Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    YOU MUST BE REGISTERED IN ALL ADVANCED COURSES TO ATTEND. PLEASE SEE DATES BELOW AND REGISTER. IF YOU CANNOT MAKE IT, PLEASE LET ME KNOW SO THAT I TAKE YOUR NAME OFF THE LIST.

Interactive Public Speaking

… at the West Windsor Public Library

A free program offered by Jaidev Phadke and Jordon DeGroote, members of the local High School South Model United Nations team, ranked top 4 in the nation. The novice course will cover the purpose and basics of speaking, and will cater to students less comfortable to public speaking, while the advanced course will serve a more experienced crowd with a deeper analysis of the skill. Whether a beginner or a seasoned veteran, public speaking is an invaluable tool for every walk of life, and a key ingredient to success in the 21st Century.

Novice Class Schedule: July 23, 24, 30, 31

1st Class: 6pm-7:30 (23rd)

2nd Class: 12:30-2pm (24th)

3rd Class: 12:30-2pm (30th)

4th Class: 12:30-2pm (31st)

Advanced Class Schedule: August 13, 14, 20, 21

1st Class: 4pm-5:30 (13th)

2nd Class: 2:30-4pm (14th)

3rd Class: 5pm-6:30 (20th)

4th Class: 6pm-7:30 (21st)

Registration and Information:

For ages 12-18 only please.

Online registration at www.mcl.org is required.

Program Website: https://sites.google.com/site/interactivepublicspeaking/home

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chess Class for ages 6-10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Learn how to play chess with Kimberly and Andrew. Includes instruction and playing time.

This class is designed for ages 6 to 10 years.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Online registration is required and begins August 14.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday August 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Singalong Pete for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Singalong Pete plays classic and contemporary folk songs.

He specializes in entertaining young children with a fun, engaging and interactive show.

No registration is required.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Saturday August 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:00 PM Word   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Richard Peterson   609-275-8901   
    A tour through the Microsoft Word 2007 and 2010 toolbars. We will learn how to change font styles, bullet or number paragraphs, set margins, insert graphics, and more. Registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Word 2007 or above. Signup for adults only. Space is limited. Registration period begins July 22nd.
    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Mozart at the Movies!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Mozart’s music appears in more than 550 movies. Join us for this multimedia program, which will examine well-known movies in which Mozart’s music is featured. Clips from Master and Commander, Elvira Madigan, Shawshank Redemption, Out of Africa, Amadeus, The King’s Speech, and Adieu Mozart (a documentary about Mozart’s three trips to Prague) are followed by the real story behind the music.

This program is presented by Catherine Sprague, a pianist with musical training at Mount Holyoke College and Indiana University. Ms. Sprague has lectured on classical music throughout New Jersey and is a member of the Mozart Society of America.

A minimum attendance of 20 is required or the program will be cancelled. You will be notified if the program is cancelled.

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 49 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Mozart at the Movies!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Mozart’s music appears in more than 550 movies. Join us for this multimedia program, which will examine well-known movies in which Mozart’s music is featured. Clips from Master and Commander, Elvira Madigan, Shawshank Redemption, Out of Africa, Amadeus, The King’s Speech, and Adieu Mozart (a documentary about Mozart’s three trips to Prague) are followed by the real story behind the music.

This program is presented by Catherine Sprague, a pianist with musical training at Mount Holyoke College and Indiana University. Ms. Sprague has lectured on classical music throughout New Jersey and is a member of the Mozart Society of America.

A minimum attendance of 20 is required or the program will be cancelled. You will be notified if the program is cancelled.

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 24 spaces available.
Monday August 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kids Music Round Demo for ages birth to 5 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Kids Music Round Demo Class for ages birth to 5 years

Enjoy a class of music and movement for young children.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  9:00 PM Evening Book Group: To the Lighthouse, by Virginia Woolf   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-799-0462   
   

Disillusionment, turmoil, and a world on the brink of war plague a British aristocratic family. Observed across the years at their vacation house facing the gales of the North Atlantic, Mrs. Ramsay and her family seek to recapture meaning from the flux of things and the passage of time.

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

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 25 spaces available.
Tuesday August 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

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

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Wednesday August 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Toddler Storytime & Craft for ages 2 - 4   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for stories and a craft geared toward Toddlers!

Siblings are welcome!

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

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Learn to Knit, for ages 8-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Have fun learning to knit!! Join us for this basic class, which is intended for beginners who want to learn how to knit or crochet. Materials required: yarn, and any size knitting needles.

YOU MUST ATTEND THE FIRST CLASS IF YOU WISH TO CONTINUE WITH THE CLASS.

This class includes a series of six classes: July 16, July 23, July 30, Aug. 6, and Aug. 20, and Aug. 27. When you register for July 16, you are automatically registered for all six classes.

Registration is CLOSED.

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

Susan Flacks, sflacks@mcl.org, 609-799-0462

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:40 PM Family Movie: Little Rascals Save the Day, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for this week's family movie, Little Rascals Save the Day.

Join the fun with Spanky, Alfalfa, Darla, Buckwheat, Petey the dog, and the whole gang as they are up to their usual mischief! The Rascals try anything to raise the money needed to save their grandma's bakery. The only trouble is, they just can't seem to do anything right! From botched pet washes to terrible taxi service, they can't raise a penny. Their only hope is to win prize money from the local talent show, but have you ever heard Alfalfa sing?

PG, 98 minutes

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chess Class for ages 6-10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Learn how to play chess with Kimberly and Andrew. Includes instruction and playing time.

This class is designed for ages 6 to 10 years.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Online registration is required and begine August 21.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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    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.
Tuesday November 11, 2014 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 27, 2014 Go To Top
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    All branches are closed.
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    All branches will close at 5:00pm.
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    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Wednesday November 11, 2015 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.
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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.
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    All branches will close at 5:00pm.
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    All branches are closed.
Thursday December 31, 2015 Go To Top
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    All branches will close at 5:00pm.
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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 15, 2016 Go To Top
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trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
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
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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 5:00pm.
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.
Saturday December 31, 2016 Go To Top
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