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Friday July 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Art of Speaking for Ages 9-14   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Tweens & Teens ages 9-14 can gain confidence & learn the fundamentals of public speaking through fun and engaging activties such as making a commercial, presenting a news report, etc.

We will feature a different activity and topic each week. 

No registration required.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Monday August 1, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Take Home Craft - Mini Woven Turtles (Ages 12-17)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stop by the Youth Services Desk to pick a Mini Woven Turtle Take Home Craft! Available while supplies last. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM Book Review Swap (Ages 12-18)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stop by the Teen Zone any time this month to pick out a free book in exchange for a book review.

Reviews will be displayed in the Teen Zone.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM Teen Take Out Craft: Door Knob Hanger   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Tweens and teens ages 10-18 can pick up this month's Teen Take Out craft kit that contains supplies needed to make a custom door knob hanger.

While supplies last. One kit per person, please.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Cute Paper Birds   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

* Available all month! *

Stop by the Library any time in August and pick up a free take-home craft kit.

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for creating a cute paper bird out of paper curls. Your job is to take a kit home and have fun putting it together!

For ages 10-18.

Pick up a kit at the Youth Services Desk.

Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last.

Teens must come in person to receive a kit.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM DIY Mondays for Teens and Tweens: Tie-dye   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

BRING SOMETHING TO TIE-DYE (Suggestions: t-shirt, pillow case, cloth bag, scarf, etc.) AND PRE-WASH IT BEFORE COMING TO THE PROGRAM!
For ages 9 to 18 years old.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
lib_book3 7:15 PM  -  8:15 PM Mother-Daughter Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Girls ages 11-18 and their mothers are invited to enjoy great snacks and fun conversation at our monthly book club meeting.

This month's title is The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater.

New members welcome. No registration necessary

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Tuesday August 2, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Teen Event - Quidditch Match   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
   

Special Event:  Come try your hand and your wizardly skills in a game of Quidditch Pong! Play in teams for a chance to win a Prize!

Ages 13 and up.  No registration is necessary.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Heartfulness Mediation Workshop (Ages 12-17)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a practical workshop on Heartfulness Meditation with Yogic Transmission. You’ll experience simple yet effective guided relaxation and meditation techniques to reduce stress, calm your mind and improve the quality of your life.

Please Register. 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 12 spaces available.
Wednesday August 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Halloween Play Auditions (Ages 12-17)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Youth Services Department of the West Windsor Branch of the Mercer County Library System will be holding open auditions for teens ages 12-17, as well as some adult roles, for our upcoming Halloween musical play, “Sleepyhead.” The auditions will take place on Saturdays July 23rd and August 6th from 2:30-4:30 pm, and Wednesdays July 27th and August 3rd from 6:30-8:30 pm. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. For singing roles there will be a a selection of well-known songs. Scripts will be available for inspection at the reference desk, or can be sent by e-mail. Auditions will take place at the West Windsor Branch, 333 North Post Rd., Princeton Junction. Rehearsals will begin in early September. The performances will take place on October 21st to 23rd. We also welcome help with makeup, costumes, choreography, music, and set construction. Please call director Michael Kerr at (609) 275-8901 or e-mail mkerr@mcl.org with any questions.

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Thursday August 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Yoga and mindfulness for children ages 9 to 18 years old.
Beginners welcome.
Mats provided.
Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Teen Movie (Ages 13 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for movie night for teens.  All movies chosen by the Teen Advisory Board.   Some light snacks provided. Feel free to bring your own!  

Ages 13 and up.  No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 6:30 PM 20/20 For All: Teen Volunteer Opportunities   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For teens ages 10-16 and their parents.

Come learn about the nonprofit organization founded by a teen, 20/20 For All, and how you can be a part of bringing the gift of sight to underprivelidged children and adults around the world!

No registration required.

Bring your friends!

20/20 For All Website    
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Teen Night - Down the Shore   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
   

Create a beach themed sign.

Ages 11 and up.

Online registration begins on July 8.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 8 spaces available.
Friday August 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:45 PM Art of Speaking for Ages 9-14   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
   

Tweens & Teens ages 9-14 can gain confidence & learn the fundamentals of public speaking through fun and engaging activties such as making a commercial, presenting a news report, etc.

We will feature a different activity and topic each week. 

No registration required.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Saturday August 6, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Halloween Play Auditions (Ages 12-17)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

The Youth Services Department of the West Windsor Branch of the Mercer County Library System will be holding open auditions for teens ages 12-17, as well as some adult roles, for our upcoming Halloween musical play, “Sleepyhead.” The auditions will take place on Saturdays July 23rd and August 6th from 2:30-4:30 pm, and Wednesdays July 27th and August 3rd from 6:30-8:30 pm. Auditions will consist of readings from the script. For singing roles there will be a a selection of well-known songs. Scripts will be available for inspection at the reference desk, or can be sent by e-mail. Auditions will take place at the West Windsor Branch, 333 North Post Rd., Princeton Junction. Rehearsals will begin in early September. The performances will take place on October 21st to 23rd. We also welcome help with makeup, costumes, choreography, music, and set construction. Please call director Michael Kerr at (609) 275-8901 or e-mail mkerr@mcl.org with any questions.

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Monday August 8, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:15 PM Teen Craft: Paracord Bracelet (Ages 10-16)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Please note: this program was rescheduled from 7/25/16

For Ages 10-16.

Make a "cobra knot" paracord bracelet. 

Online registration is required, click the "register" button below. 

Children ages 10-13: Caregiver must stay in library while child is in program.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
Tuesday August 9, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Heartfulness Mediation Workshop (Ages 12-17)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for a practical workshop on Heartfulness Meditation with Yogic Transmission. You’ll experience simple yet effective guided relaxation and meditation techniques to reduce stress, calm your mind and improve the quality of your life.

Please Register. 

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
Wednesday August 10, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:30 PM College Essay Writing Seminar   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For college bound high school juniors and seniors.

Learn how to reflect the best of you in your college essay. Tell a compelling story so you get into the college of your choice. Find out what colleges look for in an essay. Learn how you can present yourself in the best way. Complete your essay and be ready to apply to your chosen colleges.

Sponsored by United Way of Greater Mercer County.

Registration is required online or by calling the library at (609) 448-1330 by Monday, August 8th.

    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM KNITwits: Teen Knitting Club (Ages 12-18)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Beginners welcome! Sit, socialize, and knit! Some materials will be provided for in-library-use only.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
Thursday August 11, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Yoga and mindfulness for children ages 9 to 18 years old.
Beginners welcome.
Mats provided.
Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Teen Movie (Ages 13 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for movie night for teens.  All movies chosen by the Teen Advisory Board.   Some light snacks provided. Feel free to bring your own!  

Ages 13 and up.  No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday August 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Take Home Craft - Mini Woven Turtles (Ages 12-17)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stop by the Youth Services Desk to pick a Mini Woven Turtle Take Home Craft! Available while supplies last. 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM Book Review Swap (Ages 12-18)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Stop by the Teen Zone any time this month to pick out a free book in exchange for a book review.

Reviews will be displayed in the Teen Zone.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
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Tuesday August 16, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM College Essay Crash Course (High School Students)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

High School English Teacher, Jason Armstrong, will provide students with essential essay ingredients, highlight proven strategies and teach you how to tell your best story! 

This seminar is for students and parents.

Registration Required. Register once for student and parent(s). Registration begins August 9th.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday August 18, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Yoga and mindfulness for children ages 9 to 18 years old.
Beginners welcome.
Mats provided.
Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Teen Book Club (ages 14 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Discuss the book (to be decided) with us over light snacks.

Ages 14 and up. No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Monday August 22, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM DIY Mondays for Teens and Tweens: Duct Tape School Folders   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Make a folder for back to school with colorful duct tape!
For ages 9 to 18 years old.
Registration is required online starting the previous Monday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Maker Monday (Ages 12-17)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Create your own Exploding Box. Materials provided.

Registration Required. Registration begins August 15th.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM Back-to-School Pencil Holder, for tweens   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

For ages 9-13.

Make an eye-catching, crayon-wrapped pencil holder that's perfect for holding your school pens, pencils, and markers! (Note: Hot glue will be used.)

Online registration is required.

Space is limited. Please phone the Youth Desk if you register and are not able to attend, so that we may allow another child to participate. (609) 989-6921.

Those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits.

Registration opens the morning of the program at 7am.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday August 24, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM KNITwits: Teen Knitting Club (Ages 12-18)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Beginners welcome! Sit, socialize, and knit! Some materials will be provided for in-library-use only.

No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: West Windsor Branch
Thursday August 25, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM Teen and Tween Yoga   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Yoga and mindfulness for children ages 9 to 18 years old.
Beginners welcome.
Mats provided.
Please bring a water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Registration is required online starting the previous Thursday.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Teen Movie (Ages 13 and up)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join us for movie night for teens.  All movies chosen by the Teen Advisory Board.   Some light snacks provided. Feel free to bring your own!  

Ages 13 and up.  No registration required.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Saturday August 27, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM Duct Tape School Supplies (Ages 8-16)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Get ready to go back to school in style.

Tweens & teens ages 8-16 can make a pencil case out of duct tape and decorate a folder with patterened duct tape.

Online registration required. 

Children ages 13 and under - an adult must remain in the library while the child attends the program.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

[Youth Program Policy]
    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
Monday August 29, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM Teen Take-Out Craft: Cute Paper Birds   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

* Available all month! *

Stop by the Library any time in August and pick up a free take-home craft kit.

The Library will provide supplies and instructions for creating a cute paper bird out of paper curls. Your job is to take a kit home and have fun putting it together!

For ages 10-18.

Pick up a kit at the Youth Services Desk.

Kits are available throughout the month during regular library hours, while supplies last.

Teens must come in person to receive a kit.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Wednesday August 31, 2016 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Advisory Board (Ages 14-17)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
   

Join West Windsor Library's Teen Advisory Board!

Let your voice be heard! Get more involved with the library and make a difference in your community and earn volunteer hours!

Snacks provided!

 

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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Saturday September 3, 2016 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Sunday September 4, 2016 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday September 5, 2016 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday October 10, 2016 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
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.
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Sunday January 1, 2017 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday January 2, 2017 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day Observed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday January 16, 2017 Go To Top
holiday_MLK_face.GIF 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Martin Luther King Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Monday February 20, 2017 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM President's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
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.
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Monday September 4, 2017 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday October 9, 2017 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Tuesday November 7, 2017 Go To Top
misc_vote.gif 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Election Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Friday November 10, 2017 Go To Top
nat_poppy 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day Observed   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
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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