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Friday November 28, 2014 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.
Monday December 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Chanukah Storytime and Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    The Shalom Heritage Center, a Jewish Outreach organization based in East Windsor, will present a Chanukah Storytime!
Chanukah begins at sundown on December 16th.
Come learn about the holiday, its meaning and traditions followed by a craft.
This program is open to families of all faiths.
Suggested for ages 2-5.
Registration is required online at starting Monday, November 3rd.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
Wednesday December 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Constant Happiness   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448 1474   kluke@mcl.org
    Happiness is a decision. Let’s create Happiness & share it with others.

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

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

    Location: Hightstown Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
Thursday December 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Miss Amy concert for preschoolers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

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

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

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

Visit Miss Amy's website    

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM Holiday Cheer: Music and Merriment for Adults with Ian Gallagher   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Adults are invited to a special musical afternoon. Singer/guitarist Ian Gallagher will entertain you with a wonderful mix of holiday tunes, oldies, and popular songs. There will even be some sing-alongs!

Register online or by calling the Robbinsville Branch at 259-2150. Please register each person separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 26 spaces available.
Friday December 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Board Games at the Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   606-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Drop in to play Scrabble, Chess, Checkers or cards. No registration.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Author Visit with Dan Gutman   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children in Grades 2 and up are invited to meet the funny mastermind behind series like My Weird School and The Genuis Files.

Learn what it's like to be an author and get a chance to meet Dan Gutman himself and get a book signed!

Books will be for sale from the author.

Online registration required beginning Monday, November 24.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
Saturday December 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM A Christmas Carol: A Staged Radio Play   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: West Windsor Staff   609-275-8901   
   

Adapted from Charles Dickens’s classic novella, the story tells of a misanthropic pinchpenny named Ebenezer Scrooge and his ideological, ethical, and emotional transformation after the supernatural visits of Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Yet to Come. Presented by Raconteur Radio, this production features theatrical lighting, vintage commercials, Victorian carols, Golden Age radio equipment, and extensive sound effects!

Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library.

Registration required. Registration begins on November 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.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Visit with Santa Claus at Hightstown Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Come listen to stories and sing songs with Santa Claus at Hightstown Library. Get a chance to meet Santa and talk with him too!

Suggested for children ages 18 months and up.

If you wish, you may bring a non-perishable food item for the East Windsor/Hightstown Food Pantry.

Online registration required beginning Monday, November 24.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
Sunday December 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:30 PM  -  2:30 PM Math Advancement Center, grades 3 & up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0462   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Top high school math students from the New Jersey area will help you improve your mathematical thinking with CREATIVE ways of learning math!

Available topics include: Geometry, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Advanced Algebra II, Pre-Calc, SSAT/PSAT/SAT Math

Math Competition Training: MathCounts, AMC 8, AMC 10 and other Math competitions

Online Registration Required. Grades 3 and up or equivalent (home-schoolers welcome).

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 4 spaces available.
Monday December 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Breakfast with Santa   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Listen to Santa read stories and sing holiday songs.
Each child will get a turn to visit with Santa individually.
Please bring your own camera for photos and your child's wish list.
This program also includes a craft and light breakfast refreshments.
Suggested for ages 2 and up.
Younger children are welcome to come for photos.
Registration is required online at starting Monday, November 17th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
Tuesday December 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM mr. RAY concert for preschoolers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    A School will be present at this performance. For preschoolers.

Mr. Ray writes music which parents and children can enjoy together. Singing about friendship, dinosaurs and rainbows Mr. Ray’s clever lyrics and witty melodies inspire the imagination and encourage play.

Known for his trademarked black glasses, and eye catching colorful stickered guitar, Mr. Ray is the most ‘parent friendly’ children’s artist to date, offering ‘Music for the child in all of us’. Enjoy a great family music event!

Registration is required starting at 7pm on the day of the show.

Seating is limited. Strollers to be parked in lobby area.

Preference at the door may be given to patrons who have registered with a valid MCLS library card. Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

Visit mr. RAY's website:    

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Managing Holiday Overwhelm   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   606-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Too often the holidays slam us with busy schedules, overwhelming expectations, financial crises and family feuds. Take an hour to commit to doing the holidays differently this year. Presented by Catherine Wetzell LPC.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Thursday December 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM Guitar Music with Ken Hyman and Friends   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   (609) 443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Come and enjoy the music of these talented musicians.

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
Saturday December 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM New Jersey Facts and Firsts   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    New Jersey began in 1664 as a royal gift. This program, developed by the Historical Society of Princeton to commemorate the 350th anniversary of our state, highlights the Lenape Indians and early European settlers, the development of cities and suburbs, as well as technology and inventions. This lively and interactive presentation concludes with a multiple choice game to identify N.J. facts, symbols and local celebrities. Registration is suggested.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Sam's Gems   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Twin Rivers Staff   (609) 443-1880   twinprogs@mcl.org
   

Learn how to make jewelry. All ages are welcome to attend!

    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
Sunday December 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Listen to Christmas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-882-3148   
    Presented by Traveling Literary Theater. Listen to professional actors read classic and modern Christmas stories, including The Gift of the Magi, Holiday, and Yes Virginia, There is a Santa Claus. Sponsored by the Friends of the Ewing Library.
    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 50 spaces available.
Monday December 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Kids Music Round demonstration class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Recommended for ages 6 months through 5 years, with a caregiver.

A music and movement class for infants, toddlers and preschoolers that includes activities designed to promote musical learning across ages.

Activities include playing rhythm instruments, having fun with finger plays, and singing and dancing to music of different meters and tonalities.

Registration is required, beginning at 7am on day of program.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday December 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:00 PM Origami Hour   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Learn how to make origami animals. Ages 6-12
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
Thursday December 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM Jane Austen Movie Night: Sense and Sensibility   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Programs   609-989-6920   lawprogs@mcl.org
    In honor of Jane Austen’s birthday on December 16 we will be showing the 1995 film version of her classic novel "Sense and Sensibility". The film directed by Ang Lee received seven Oscar nominations and stars Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Kate Winslet and Alan Rickman. Rated PG, 136 min. Refreshments will be served. Registration is suggested.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
Friday December 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Board Games at the Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Taylor-Ogren   606-737-2610   ktayloro@mcl.org
    Drop in to play Scrabble, Chess, Checkers or cards. No registration.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday December 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Decorate a Gingerbread House Session 1   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children, tweens, & teens ages 2-18 are invited to make and decorate a gingerbread house at the library!

Online registration required beginning December 8.

Please register your child for only one of the sessions.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Decorate a Gingerbread House Session 2   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children, tweens, & teens ages 2-18 are invited to make and decorate a gingerbread house at the library!

Online registration required beginning December 8.

Please register your child for only one of the sessions.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday December 24, 2014 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.
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Thursday December 25, 2014 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 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Animal Skull Identification   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For elementary grades 3+/third grade+

Younger siblings may register, with a parent to supervise.

After a brief lesson on the characteristics of animal teeth and their function, the kids will discover how the different teeth aid in the animals’ survival and are adapted to their particular diet.

A discussion of herbivore, carnivore and omnivore will help the kids understand that an animals’ diet is reflected in the types of teeth they have.

The children will then learn the basic principles behind using a dichotomous key on some familiar evergreen trees, then put these skills to work to identify 7 common animal skulls.

Registration is required starting one week ahead on December 21.

Preference at the door may be given to patrons who have registered with a valid MCLS library card. Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday December 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM Magic Show with John Carlson   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Reference Desk     
    For children ages 4-9 years. Siblings and families are welcome. Strollers to be parked in lobby.

Show includes magic, ventriloquism, comedy and even a rabbit!

Registration is required, beginning at 7am on the day of the program.

Preference at the door may be given to patrons who have registered with a valid MCLS library card. Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday December 31, 2014 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.
Thursday January 1, 2015 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 19, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_MLK_face.GIF 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Martin Luther King Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Monday February 16, 2015 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 3, 2015 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 5, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Easter   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Saturday May 23, 2015 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 24, 2015 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 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
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Friday July 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_liberty 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Fourth of July Observed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Saturday July 4, 2015 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 5, 2015 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 6, 2015 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 7, 2015 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 12, 2015 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 3, 2015 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.
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.
Thursday November 26, 2015 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 27, 2015 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.
Thursday December 24, 2015 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.
Friday December 25, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_santa_hat 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
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Thursday December 31, 2015 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.
Friday January 1, 2016 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 18, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_MLK_face.GIF 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Martin Luther King Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Monday February 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.
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.
Saturday May 21, 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 22, 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 23, 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.
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Monday September 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday October 17, 2016 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 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 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
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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