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Wednesday July 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM “Playing with Polymers” with Mad Science   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Giant molecule chains called polymers are vital to modern civilization, and they can be lots of fun for kids.  In this slimy class, they will explore, create and play with the most entertaining and useful molecule known to science, and discover its many shapes and forms.

For children ages 4 - 6.

Online registration is required and will begin on July 6. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Design a puzzle for ages 2-10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Crawford   609-883-5914   ccrawfor@mcl.org
    Use stamps, crayons and markers to design your own 16 piece jigsaw puzzle. For ages 2-10.
The library is located on the 2nd floor of the Hollowbrook Community Center.
Registration is required, space is limited.
    Location: Hollowbrook Branch
        There are 16 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Greek Myths Club (grades 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Do you like Greek Mythology? Join us for fun crafts, games and activities related to Greek Goddesses, Gods, Heroes and Monsters.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM “Playing with Polymers” with Mad Science   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Giant molecule chains called polymers are vital to modern civilization, and they can be lots of fun for kids.  In this slimy class, they will explore, create and play with the most entertaining and useful molecule known to science, and discover its many shapes and forms.

For children ages 4 - 6.

Online registration is required and will begin on July 6. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    The registration period has ended.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM Sidewalk Chalk   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
    For ages 2 and up.
Come decorate the library’s sidewalks with your chalk art.
No registration required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Duct Tape Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children in grades K and up.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 27 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Superhero Party!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

For ages 3-10.

Come dressed up as your favorite superhero are invited to dress up as their favorite superhero & enjoy games and light refreshments.

Online registration required beginning July 13.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Kidscraft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts,science experiments and traditional cooking for children ages 4 -9!
"Sand Art"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids Yoga (ages 6-10)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join Sue Tobert for this new class which will include fun yoga poses, a story, and a group activity.

Ages 6-10.
Registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Computer Coding with (and from!) Scratch, for Kids ages 7-11 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 7 to 11.

Learn how to write computer code with Scratch, a graphic programming language that can be used to create interactive stories, games, and animations. You will also find out about more advanced projects you can do with Scratch and other online coding tutorials.

Online registration is required, starting @ 7:00a.m., one day before the program on July 28th.

Please be on time. Your spot may be given to someone else if you are more than 5 minutes late.

If you need to cancel, please phone us at the Youth Reference Desk at (609) 989-6921. Spaces are limited at each session.

Space is limited. Preference may be given to MCLS library card holders.

Class will be held in the computer lab.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Game Night (ages 6-12)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Board games! Group games! Snacks! Music!
Feel free to bring your favorite board game and a friend!

All ages welcome!
We’ll split into two groups as needed:
Grades K-2 / Grades 3 and up

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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Thursday July 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 to 3 years; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Uncle John’s Puppet Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
    Suggested for ages 3 and up.
Uncle John had been making audiences laugh with his silly puppets shows for over 23 years. Come be a part of the fun!
Registration required online starting Monday, July 13th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 48 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Super Scientists (ages 6-8)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Are you interested in science? Do you wonder how things work? Want to do some fun experiments? Join us this summer to make some super scientific discoveries!

Registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM I'm Booked - Grades 1-2 Summer Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!!

Children entering Grades 1-2 in the Fall are invited to our new summer book club: "I'm Booked (Grades 1-2)" to read aloud great books from series like "My Weird School" and "Ivy and Bean" while doing related crafts and activities.

Light refreshments will also be served.

No registration necessary.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Master Gardeners   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children in grades 1-3.

Superheroes: Beneficial Bugs with Mercer County Master Gardeners

Register Early, limited to 15 children.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM KIDCRAFT FOR AGES 6 TO 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Kidcraft for ages 6-8

Each week children make a different craft. This week's craft is nature prints.

Children participate without a parent in order to foster independence and self confidence.

Weekly registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 3:00 PM Backyard Heroes: Caterpillars and Butterflies   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
    For ages 4-9.
Learn all about caterpillars and butterflies, hear a story and make a craft.
Live specimens may be available for display.
Registration required online starting Monday, July 13th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 4 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM I'm Booked - Summer Book Club (Grades 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!!

Children entering Grades 3-5 in the Fall are invited to our summer book club: "I'm Booked" to read aloud great books like "Percy Jackson" and "Harry Potter" while doing related crafts and activities.

Light refreshments will also be served.

No registration necessary.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 3:25 PM Read to the Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children in grades 1-3 may sign up for 15 minute session.

Children can read their own book or come early to pick the book.

Thursdays, July 2, 9,16,23,30, 3:30 p.m.

    Location: Ewing Branch
   
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Crafty Tweens for ages 9 to 11   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Crafty Tweens is designed for ages 9 to 11. Each week tweens make a different craft. This week's craft is nature prints.

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

Registration is required and begins July 23.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 15 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Balloon-Powered Cars, for ages 7-11   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 7-11.

Test your skills at making a balloon-powered car using nothing but cardboard, skewers, straws, duct tape, and balloons!

Online registration is required. Registration opens the day of the program at noon (12:00pm). Please register each child separately. Space is limited; please be on time. Your spot may be given to another if you are late. Call the Youth Desk at 609-989-6921 to cancel. Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Mosaic Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For all Ages!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 23 spaces available.
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misc_none 7:00 PM “Superheroes” with Sciencetellers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Throw on your lab coat and get ready to experience forces and reactions through several exciting, hands-on experiments that will have you laughing, learning and having fun! Enjoy this spectacular adventure and be swept away to a place where truly "super" heroes really do exist!

For children ages 6 and up.

Online registration is required and will begin on July 6. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Reader's Theater   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program has been rescheduled to August 13th.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 7:05 PM Foam door hanger craft 7-11yr   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Decorate a Foam bookmark with foam letters and shapes.

For ages 7-11yr.

Project will take about 15 minutes.

Registration begins at 7am on day of program.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday July 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Jumpin’ Jamie   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come sing and dance with Jumpin’ Jamie.

For children of all ages.

Online registration is required and will begin on July 6. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kim Yarson Family Singalong   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Kim returns to sing some of the most loved children's songs, like The ABC Song, Wheels on the Bus, If You're Happy and You Know it, and a couple of originals she wrote for her own sons.

Not only will you sit down but she will have you up and doing the hokey pokey and shaking eggs in her energetic style of entertaining the little ones.

Be prepared to join in with your child and have some fun. There are stickers for everyone at the end of the show.

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

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Reader's Theater   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program has been rescheduled to August 13th.
    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Harry Potter's Birthday Party (grades 3-6)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Do you love all things Harry Potter? Join us to celebrate his birthday. We will discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn trivia and do other fun activities inspired by the series.

For children in grades 3-6.
Registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 1:05 PM Foam door hanger craft 7-11yr   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Decorate a Foam bookmark with foam letters and shapes.

For ages 7-11yr.

Project will take about 15 minutes.

Registration begins at 7am on day of program.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Tie-dye   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For Tweens

Bring your own tee-shirt!

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 73 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:30 PM Movie: Disney's The Aristocats, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    On every Friday throughout the summer, we'll have an afternoon movie.

The movie will be DISNEY'S THE ARISTOCATS. G, 78 minutes

You may bring your own snacks.

No registration is required.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Saturday August 1, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time in Mandarin for ages 2 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program provides a casual and warm environment in which kids are read to in Chinese.

Activities include children's stories and folk songs in Mandarin.

We welcome native Chinese speakers to volunteer to help with the activities. Please talk to the host if you would like to volunteer in a future session.

No registration is required.

http://sites.google.com/site/wwstorytimeinmandarin/

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Pokémon Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children ages 5 through 11 are invited to join our new Pokémon club. We will discuss trading cards, books, games, and all things Pokémon. Bring your trading cards, handheld devices and anything else you would like to share and discuss. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Science Saturdays: Demos with DIY Lava Lamps and more, ages 5-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0462   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    This week: Demos with DIY Lava Lamps and more!

Hands-on science program for kids interested in science! Join us in the library activity room to discover, create, and learn with fun experiments and cool demos! Parents welcome to participate along with kids.

More cool DIY activities to follow.

Ages 5-8. Online registration required!

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 11:45 AM  -  1:00 PM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM FUN with SCRATCH   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    STEM Education Demo Class: Program FUN with SCRATCH

For children in grades 2-5.

Kids will learn basic programming concepts and create an engaging and interactive animated game.

Space is limited to 16 participants; register early!

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 5 spaces available.
Monday August 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Super Heroes Club (grades K-3)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    There are heroes all around us! Join us for fun crafts, games, books and activities related to Heroes, Sidekicks, and Villains.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Books & Babies End of Summer Reading Program Party, for ages 1 to 24 months   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Let's celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program.

Join us for songs, stories, and a craft designed just for babies.

Siblings are welcome.

Registration is recommended.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are many spaces available.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Tutoring Society--Math, for grades 3 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Let's all be mathematicians!

This class will tutor students entering 3rd to 8th grade using WW-P Math textbooks.

The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of August.

Get a jump start on the math you will study in school this fall.

Space is limited.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Waltens Acrobatic and Performing Dog Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For All Ages! Please note that this program includes live animals and will be held outside.

Please bring your own mat or folding chair.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 72 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM Stuffed Animal Clinic   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Bring your ailing stuffed animals in for some doctoring. Ages 2-6.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM KidCraft: Superhero Mask   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children ages 3-8 can drop in anytime during this program to create a superhero mask craft.

Online registration required beginning July 20.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Reading Buddies (recommended grades K-3)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Reading Buddies is a new program designed to give emerging readers extra practice reading aloud. Children are invited to drop-in anytime between 4:00 pm and 5:30 pm to be paired with a teen buddy. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Draw your Superhero Contest   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Prizes will be handed out for three best superhero pictures. There will be light refreshments.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Waltens Acrobatic and Performing Dog Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come enjoy this outdoor acrobatic variety show. Please note this program includes live animals. In case of inclement weather, this show will be presented on Monday, August 10.

For children of all ages.

Registration is not required.

    Location: Robbinsville Branch
Tuesday August 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Waltens Acrobatic Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For all ages.

This show will be held outdoors on the Route 1 side of the building. (weather permitting) Bring your own seating.(beach chairs, chair umbrellas, blankets or towels to sit on are all acceptable.)

We will hold the show indoors in case of rain, with seating on the floor. Space will be limited.

Willy and Tinkerbelle, now 36 years together as The Waltens Acrobatic Show have performed around the world with a variety show of hand balancing, foot balancing, juggling, rola bola and rolling globe.

The dogs, Einstein, Lizzy and Toby steal the show with their amazing tricks and comedy.

Registration is required, 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.

Visit their website:    

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Morning Family Movie: The LEGO Movie   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    "A lowly Lego figure (voiced by Chris Pratt) joins a group intent on battling an evil force after a case of mistaken identity in this computer-generated comedy from the filmmakers behind Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs and co-director Chris McKay (Robot Chicken)."
This movie is rated PG.
Running time is 100 minutes.
An adult must remain in the room with the child(ren) for the duration of the movie.
A small snack will be served.
No registration required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Create a...   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Thaumatrope   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Open Craft- Superhero Thaumatrope

For all ages!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Art Smart For Ages 5-10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children ages 5-10 can learn artistic techniques and create their own watercolor masterpieces.

No registration required. Siblings welcome, too.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Superman Sciencetellers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Learn the mysteries of science in a hilarious new way. Ages 4 and up.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 50 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Walten's Acrobatic and Performing Dog Show, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Walten's Acrobatic and Performing Dog Show will take place outside, next to the library.

This variety show is full of surprizes. And the dogs are adorable.

This is a show for the whole family.

No registration is required.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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Wednesday August 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Concert with mr. RAY   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
    Suggested for ages 2-8.
mr. RAY has been making and performing music for kids for over 20 years.
Registration required online starting Monday, July 20th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 65 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Tutoring Society--Math, for grades 3 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Let's all be mathematicians!

This class will tutor students entering 3rd to 8th grade using WW-P Math textbooks.

The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of August.

Get a jump start on the math you will study in school this fall.

Space is limited.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (WAITING LIST FULL)
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Penny and the Puppettes (all ages; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join us for this live, interactive, musical-comedy puppet show!
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Greek Myths Club (grades 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Do you like Greek Mythology? Join us for fun crafts, games and activities related to Greek Goddesses, Gods, Heroes and Monsters.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Kidscraft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts,science experiments and traditional cooking for children ages 4 -9!
"Faux Stained Glass Art"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids Yoga (ages 6-10)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join Sue Tobert for this new class which will include fun yoga poses, a story, and a group activity.

Ages 6-10.
Registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Preschool Science Station for Ages 3-5 - Rescheduled   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Please note this program has been rescheduled from July 22.

Children ages 3-5 will explore science concepts with hands-on activities using everyday household items.

Online registration is required.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
 
misc_none 5:00 PM Bessie, the Reading Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Read your favorite stories to Bessie. She's a great listener. For emerging readers.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Penny and the Puppettes   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Join us for this live, interactive, musical-comedy puppet show.

For children ages 4 and up.

Online registration is required and will begin on July 6. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Game Night (ages 6-12)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Board games! Group games! Snacks! Music!
Feel free to bring your favorite board game and a friend!

All ages welcome!
We’ll split into two groups as needed:
Grades K-2 / Grades 3 and up

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 to 3 years; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:15 PM Super Scientists (ages 6-8)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Are you interested in science? Do you wonder how things work? Want to do some fun experiments? Join us this summer to make some super scientific discoveries!

Registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM I'm Booked - Grades 1-2 Summer Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!!

Children entering Grades 1-2 in the Fall are invited to our new summer book club: "I'm Booked (Grades 1-2)" to read aloud great books from series like "My Weird School" and "Ivy and Bean" while doing related crafts and activities.

Light refreshments will also be served.

No registration necessary.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Open craft for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Cardboard bracelets for boys and girls, for all ages with a caregiver.
The library is on the second floor of the Hollowbrook Community Center. No registration required.
    Location: Hollowbrook Branch
 
misc_none 2:45 PM  -  3:15 PM KIDCRAFT FOR AGES 6 TO 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Kidcraft for ages 6-8

Each week children make a different craft. This week's craft is painting and decorating a t-shirt.

Each child need to bring a white or light colored t-shirt with them to paint.

Children participate without a parent in order to foster independence and self confidence.

Weekly registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM I'm Booked - Summer Book Club (Grades 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!!

Children entering Grades 3-5 in the Fall are invited to our summer book club: "I'm Booked" to read aloud great books like "Percy Jackson" and "Harry Potter" while doing related crafts and activities.

Light refreshments will also be served.

No registration necessary.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 3:30 PM Great Take Apart   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Have you ever wondered what makes a television work? Satisfy your curiosity as we take apart everything from televisions to alarm clocks. Ages 6-12.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Crafty Tweens for ages 9 to 11   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Crafty Tweens is designed for ages 9 to 11. Each week tweens make a different craft. This week's craft is painting and decorating a t-shirt.

Each tween need to bring a white or light colored t-shirt with them to paint.

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

Registration is required and begins July 30.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Read to the Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children in grades 1-3 may sign up for 15 minute session.

Children can read their own book or come early to pick the book.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chess Class for ages 6 to 10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Learn to play chess with Kimberly and Andrew Ding.

The program will include instruction and playing time.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM End of Summer Reading Party featuring The Juggling Hoffmans   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    (609) 448-1330   
    The performance will be followed by ice cream for everyone!
For all participants of the Summer Reading Program.
Registration required online starting Monday, July 20th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
        There are 65 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Reader’s Theater   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 8-11 years.

Do you have the acting bug?! Enjoy picturing what the characters sound like in your head while you’re immersed in reading a great book?!

Well here’s your chance! We’ll provide the script…you provide the voices as we ‘perform’ our own Reader’s Theater play. Reader’s Theater involves each person reading aloud their part, without costumes or props, similar to the way famous actors dub the voices of their characters in animated movies.

Come help bring our characters to life and enjoy refreshments at our very own ‘wrap party’.

Online registration is required. Registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am. Please register each child separately. Register and attend only one Reader’s Theater program. Space is limited; please be on time. Your spot may be given to another if you are late. Call the Youth Desk at 609-989-6921 to cancel. Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 9:35 AM Movies from Books   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Crawford   609-883-5914   ccrawfor@mcl.org
    "Hugo"
For all ages, with a caregiver. (Rated PG)
Watch the movie and enjoy some popcorn.
The library is located on the 2nd floor of the Hollowbrook Community Center.
No registration required.
    Location: Hollowbrook Branch
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misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM CANCELLED Reading Practice for ages 4 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program has been cancelled. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

This is for beginning readers.

Join a small group of children and practice your reading.

Children will read aloud to one another.

The tutor is a certified K-12 teacher.

Space is limited.

Registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM American Girl Tea Party   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Join us for crafts, food, and special games. Moms and special dolls are invited also!

For children ages 5 and up.

Online registration is required and will begin on July 6. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 3 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM End of SRP Party (all ages; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Calling all super heroes! Come to the library dressed as your favorite super hero. Win Prizes! Make masks! Enjoy a balloon art presentation and some yummy donut holes!
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Mad Science End of Summer Reading Program Celebration for ages 3-7   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    SOUNDS LIKE SCIENCE is designed for ages 3 to 7.

This 40-minute show highlights the sense of sound. Through a combination of demonstrations and audience participation we bring the science of sound to your children.

Among the experiments the students will witness how sound waves travel using both the audience and a Slinky.

They'll participate in creating a rainstorm complete with rain, thunder and lighting.

For a finale they will get to hear the quack of Quacker the Duck, the growl of Terry the Tiger and the roar of Rex the T-Rex.

Please attend only one of the Mad Science programs.

YOU MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM AND HAVE A TICKET TO ATTEND. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE SRP REGISTRATION DESK.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM End of the Summer Reading Program Party   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children ages 2-11.

Prizes for the most read books in each age group.

Refreshments and free books!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 71 spaces available.
 
misc_none 1:00 PM Reader’s Theater   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 8-11 years.

Do you have the acting bug?! Enjoy picturing what the characters sound like in your head while you’re immersed in reading a great book?!

Well here’s your chance! We’ll provide the script…you provide the voices as we ‘perform’ our own Reader’s Theater play. Reader’s Theater involves each person reading aloud their part, without costumes or props, similar to the way famous actors dub the voices of their characters in animated movies.

Come help bring our characters to life and enjoy refreshments at our very own ‘wrap party’.

Online registration is required. Registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am. Please register each child separately. Register and attend only one Reader’s Theater program. Space is limited; please be on time. Your spot may be given to another if you are late. Call the Youth Desk at 609-989-6921 to cancel. Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM American Girl Tea Party   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Join us for crafts, food, and special games. Moms and special dolls are invited also!

For children ages 5 and up.

Online registration is required and will begin on July 6. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 10 spaces available.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:45 PM Mad Science End of Summer Reading Program Celebration for ages 8 - 12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Spin, Pop, Boom for ages 8 - 12

In this 45-minute presentation, the Mad Scientist will use simple but exciting science experiments and demonstrations to involve your group in the discovery process of science.

Included in the event will be such experiments as the "Famous, Flaming Didgeridoo" and the "Fantastic Flying Foam Factory".

There will also be some audience participation.

Children need to be able to attend without parent/adult, unless of special need.

Please attend only one Mad Science Program.

Spectacular experiments spark the children's curiosity and highlight the very best of Mad Science.

YOU MUST BE REGISTERED FOR THE SUMMER READING PROGRAM AND HAVE A TICKET TO ATTEND. TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE SRP REGISTRATION DESK.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM End of Summer Reading Program Party   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children and teens of all ages can celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with a luau-themed party featuring crafts, games, & Rita's Water Ice.

Online registration required beginning July 20.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Open Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children ages 2-11.
    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 50 spaces available.
Saturday August 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time in Mandarin for ages 2 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program provides a casual and warm environment in which kids are read to in Chinese.

Activities include children's stories and folk songs in Mandarin.

We welcome native Chinese speakers to volunteer to help with the activities. Please talk to the host if you would like to volunteer in a future session.

No registration is required.

http://sites.google.com/site/wwstorytimeinmandarin/

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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misc_none 11:45 AM  -  1:00 PM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Scratch Programming using Raspbery Pi for Grades 1 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Kids in grades 1 to 6 can develop a foundation for programming by getting get hands on experience with Raspberry Pi.

This 2 part program will take place on August 8 and August 15. Students who register for August 8 are expected to attend the August 15 class.

Registration is required and begins on August 1.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 10:00 AM Origami games for ages 6-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Crawford   609-883-5914   ccrawfor@mcl.org
    Create origami you can play with. This session we'll be making "folded bulls-eyes". For ages 6-12.
The library is located on the 2nd floor of the Hollowbrook Community Center.
No registration required.
    Location: Hollowbrook Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Tutoring Society--Math, for grades 3 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Let's all be mathematicians!

This class will tutor students entering 3rd to 8th grade using WW-P Math textbooks.

The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of August. BY REGISTERING ON AUGUST 10, YOU ARE AUTOMATICALLY REGISTERED FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE CLASSES: August 12, 17, 19, 24, and 26.

PLEASE DON'T REGISTER UNLESS YOU CAN ATTEND ALL THE REMAINING CLASSES

The teacher wants to help students survey their entire math text book, and this will take a series of classes.

Get a jump start on the math you will study in school this fall.

Space is limited.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Movie Matinees   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Home (94 minutes) Rated: PG

A lovable misfit from another planet meets a girl named Tip. The two unlikely friends embark on the greatest journey of all time. The combination of Home's layered message, fun score, and clever comedy make it a colorful choice for moviegoers of any age.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Superhero cape making, for ages 4-8 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children ages 4 to 8 years, with a caregiver.

Bring your imagination and create a superhero cape.

Design your own symbol or pick one from your favorite superhero. Decorate it with rhinestones, fabric paint, markers, and more.

Fly home with your very own cape!

Please note: this program is identical to the one that was held on July 20th.

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

Space is limited to 12. 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.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday August 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Create a...   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
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misc_none 12:00 PM Mad Science *Spin, Pop, Boom* for 5-11 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For 5-11 years, with a caregiver.

In this 45-minute presentation, the Mad Scientist will use simple but exciting science experiments and demonstrations to involve your group in the discovery process of science.

Included in the event will be such experiments as the "Famous, Flaming Didgeridoo" and the "Fantastic Flying Foam Factory".

There will also be some audience participation. Spectacular experiments spark the children's curiosity and highlight the very best of Mad Science.

It's a kid's show the adults will love, too!

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

Preference at the door may be given to those 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 August 12, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Presented by Beth Chaim Preschool, for ages 2 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for a special story time and craft presented by Beth Chaim Preschool.

Siblings are welcome!

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Tutoring Society--Math, for grades 3 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Let's all be mathematicians!

This class will tutor students entering 3rd to 8th grade using WW-P Math textbooks.

The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of August. You must have registered on August 10 in order to attend the rest of the classes. These include August 12, 17, 19, 24, and 26.

Get a jump start on the math you will study in school this fall.

Space is limited.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Create a mask for ages 3-10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Crawford   609-883-5914   ccrawfor@mcl.org
    Design a mask! Become a superhero or disguise yourself. For ages 3-10
The library is located on the 2nd floor of the Hollowbrook Community Center.
    Location: Hollowbrook Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Kidscraft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts,science experiments and traditional cooking for children ages 4 -9!
"Fruit Smoothie"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids Yoga (ages 6-10)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join Sue Tobert for this new class which will include fun yoga poses, a story, and a group activity.

Ages 6-10.
Registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Thursday August 13, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 to 3 years; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Kids Movie Matinee - Home (PG)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Online registration begins on July 30.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM I'm Booked - Grades 1-2 Summer Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!!

Children entering Grades 1-2 in the Fall are invited to our new summer book club: "I'm Booked (Grades 1-2)" to read aloud great books from series like "My Weird School" and "Ivy and Bean" while doing related crafts and activities.

Light refreshments will also be served.

No registration necessary.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM I'm Booked - Summer Book Club (Grades 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!!

Children entering Grades 3-5 in the Fall are invited to our summer book club: "I'm Booked" to read aloud great books like "Percy Jackson" and "Harry Potter" while doing related crafts and activities.

Light refreshments will also be served.

No registration necessary.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Lego Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Build amazing things! Ages 4-12.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chess Class for ages 6 to 10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Learn to play chess with Kimberly and Andrew Ding.

The program will include instruction and playing time.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Online registration is required and begins August 6.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Reader’s Theater   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 8-11 years.

Do you have the acting bug?! Enjoy picturing what the characters sound like in your head while you’re immersed in reading a great book?!

Well here’s your chance! We’ll provide the script…you provide the voices as we ‘perform’ our own Reader’s Theater play. Reader’s Theater involves each person reading aloud their part, without costumes or props, similar to the way famous actors dub the voices of their characters in animated movies.

Come help bring our characters to life and enjoy refreshments at our very own ‘wrap party’.

Online registration is required. Registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am. Please register each child separately. Register and attend only one Reader’s Theater program. Space is limited; please be on time. Your spot may be given to another if you are late. Call the Youth Desk at 609-989-6921 to cancel. Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday August 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Guitar sing-along with Pat McKinley   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Staff   609-882-9246   
   

For ages 5 and under, with a caregiver.

Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

Action songs encourage audience participation.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM CANCELLED Reading Practice for ages 4 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program has been cancelled. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

This is for beginning readers.

Join a small group of children and practice your reading.

Children will read aloud to one another.

The tutor is a certified K-12 teacher.

Space is limited.

Registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Painting Fun   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Children of all ages, accompanied by an adult, are welcome to drop in and create a special painting.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Singalong Pete for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Singalong Pete plays the guitar and sings favorite children's songs and folk songs.

Everyone is encouraged to sing along.

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

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Board Games   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 6-11.
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM Movie: Disney's The Lady and the Tramp, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    On every Friday throughout the summer, we'll have an afternoon movie.

The movie will be DISNEY'S THE LADY AND THE TRAMP. G, 75 minutes

You may bring your own snacks.

No registration is required.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Saturday August 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time in Mandarin for ages 2 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program provides a casual and warm environment in which kids are read to in Chinese.

Activities include children's stories and folk songs in Mandarin.

We welcome native Chinese speakers to volunteer to help with the activities. Please talk to the host if you would like to volunteer in a future session.

No registration is required.

http://sites.google.com/site/wwstorytimeinmandarin/

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Creation Station   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Pokémon Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children ages 5 through 11 are invited to join our new Pokémon club. We will discuss trading cards, books, games, and all things Pokémon. Bring your trading cards, handheld devices and anything else you would like to share and discuss. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:15 PM Science Saturdays, ages 5-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0462   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Hands-on science program for kids interested in science! Join us in the library activity room to discover, create, and learn with fun experiments and cool demos! Parents welcome to participate along with kids.

More cool DIY activities to follow.

Ages 5-8. Online registration required!

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 11:45 AM  -  1:00 PM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Scratch Programming using Raspbery Pi for Grades 1 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Kids in grades 1 to 6 can develop a foundation for programming by getting get hands on experience with Raspberry Pi.

This 2 part program will take place on August 8 and August 15. Students who register for the August 8 program are expected to attend the August 15 class.

You must attend on August 11 in order to be eligible to attend on August. 15.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Monday August 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Miss Kelley's Kids (recommended ages birth to 5 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join Miss Kelley for a fun-filled program designed for very young children. Learn new ways to interact with your child. Enjoy music and movement.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Tutoring Society--Math, for grades 3 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Let's all be mathematicians!

This class will tutor students entering 3rd to 8th grade using WW-P Math textbooks.

The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of August. You must have registered on August 10 in order to attend the rest of the classes. These include August 12, 17, 19, 24, and 26.

Get a jump start on the math you will study in school this fall.

Space is limited.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Movie Matinees   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Spongebob Movie : Sponge Out of Water (92 minutes) Rated: PG

When pirate Burger Beard steals the secret recipe for the beloved Krabby Patties, SpongeBob and friends come ashore to bring back the missing formula. To succeed, they must team up with former rival, Plankton, but soon realize that to defeat a super-villain, they must unleash their inner superheroes.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Pre-school Bricks 4 Kidz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    This is a hands-on class where children will listen to a story followed by a guided build with LEGO® DUPLO® bricks.
For ages 2-5.
Registration is required online starting Monday, Aug. 3rd.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday August 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Morning Family Movie: Anastasia   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Animated musical tale of Anastasia, a princess of Russia's Romanoff family, who is separated from her family early in life.
In an effort to start a new life as an adult, she finds love, family and happiness, all while fighting off the seemingly indestructible villain Rasputin.
This movie is rated G.
Running time is 94 minutes.
An adult must remain in the room with the child(ren) for the duration of the movie.
A small snack will be served.
No registration required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Create a...   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Family Dance Party, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For families (all ages welcome with caregiver).

Do you love singing and dancing in story-time? Then join for a fun night of music! We will dance along to all your story-time favorites.

This program is geared towards toddlers and preschoolers but the whole family is invited to twist, jump, and dance along!

We will also take a water/juice break and do a craft.

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

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.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday August 19, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Play Dough Chefs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come help make and play with play dough. For children ages 2-10 accompanied by an adult.

Online registration begins on August 5.

Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Play Dough Chefs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come help make and play with play dough. For children ages 2-10 accompanied by an adult.

Online registration begins on August 5.

Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Tutoring Society--Math, for grades 3 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Let's all be mathematicians!

This class will tutor students entering 3rd to 8th grade using WW-P Math textbooks.

The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of August. You must have registered on August 10 in order to attend the rest of the classes. These include August 12, 17, 19, 24, and 26.

Get a jump start on the math you will study in school this fall.

Space is limited.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids Yoga (ages 6-10)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join Sue Tobert for this new class which will include fun yoga poses, a story, and a group activity.

Ages 6-10.
Registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 5:00 PM Bessie, the Reading Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Read your favorite stories to Bessie. She's a great listener. For emerging readers.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Little Ninjas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Join us for fun and and fitness while learning the principles of Karate (discipline, focus, and respect). For children ages 4-11. Caregivers must be present. Presented by USA Karate & Fitness of Hamilton. 

Online registration begins on August 5.

Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Thursday August 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (ages 1 to 3 years; adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Too old for Baby Time and not quite ready to sit through a Story Time? Join us for singing, dancing, and rhymes. Through structured group activities, we play with musical instruments, puppets, parachutes, and more! There is an emphasis on interaction with the music and the rhymes through singing, actions, and props to build pre-literacy skills. This program runs about 30 minutes. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Kids Music Round Free Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    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.
Recommended for ages 2 months through 5 years.
Registration is required starting Monday, August 3rd.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Open Playtime with Craft, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Visit the activity room and find a variety of activities for your child including a craft. From playdough to puzzles, toys to activity sheets, you're bound to find something that will interest your child.

Children must be supervised by an adult, as no librarian will remain in the room.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM I'm Booked - Grades 1-2 Summer Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!!

Children entering Grades 1-2 in the Fall are invited to our new summer book club: "I'm Booked (Grades 1-2)" to read aloud great books from series like "My Weird School" and "Ivy and Bean" while doing related crafts and activities.

Light refreshments will also be served.

No registration necessary.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Kids Movie Matinee -The Incredibles (PG)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come dressed as your favorite superhero!
Online registration begins on Aug 6.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Open craft for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Tissue paper stained glass, for all ages with a caregiver.
The library is on the second floor of the Hollowbrook Community Center. No registration required.
    Location: Hollowbrook Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM I'm Booked - Summer Book Club (Grades 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!!

Children entering Grades 3-5 in the Fall are invited to our summer book club: "I'm Booked" to read aloud great books like "Percy Jackson" and "Harry Potter" while doing related crafts and activities.

Light refreshments will also be served.

No registration necessary.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chess Class for ages 6 to 10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Learn to play chess with Kimberly and Andrew Ding.

The program will include instruction and playing time.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Online registration is required and begins August 13.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM DIY Faux Stained Glass Suncatchers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 7-11 years.

Come make your own "stained glass" suncatcher! We'll be using permanent marker and special brilliantly colored highlighters that will make your creation glow in any window!

Online registration is required. Registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am. Please register each child separately. Space is limited; please be on time. Your spot may be given to another if you are late. Call the Youth Desk at 609-989-6921 to cancel. Younger/older siblings will not be permitted except as observers with parent supervision.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday August 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM Movies from Books   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Christine Crawford   609-883-5914   ccrawfor@mcl.org
    "The adventures of Tintin"
For all ages, with a caregiver. (Rated PG)
Watch the movie and enjoy some popcorn.
The library is located on the 2nd floor of the Hollowbrook Community Center.
No registration required.
    Location: Hollowbrook Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM Kids’ Music Round   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    This music and movement program is for children ages 6 months and up accompanied by an adult.

Online registration begins on August 7.

Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Pat McKinley's Toddler Tunes (recommended ages birth to 5 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Sing and dance to classic children’s songs played on live guitar! Parental supervision is recommended. No registration necessary.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing-Along with Kim Yarson!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Join us for Kim’s high-energy guitar music as she plays classic and original songs for young children.

Suggested for ages 0-5.

Online registration suggested.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
        There are 27 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Board Games   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 6-11.
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM Movie: Big Hero 6, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    On every Friday throughout the summer, we'll have an afternoon movie.

The movie will be BIG HERO 6. PG, 102 minutes

You may bring your own snacks.

No registration is required.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Saturday August 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time in Mandarin for ages 2 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program provides a casual and warm environment in which kids are read to in Chinese.

Activities include children's stories and folk songs in Mandarin.

We welcome native Chinese speakers to volunteer to help with the activities. Please talk to the host if you would like to volunteer in a future session.

No registration is required.

http://sites.google.com/site/wwstorytimeinmandarin/

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 11:45 AM  -  1:00 PM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Monday August 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Kids' MusicRound Class for ages birth to 4 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Kids' MusicRound offers varied fun-filled music education activities that assure something for everyone. KMR addresses the different learning styles and music development levels of individual children.

No registration is necessary.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Tutoring Society--Math, for grades 3 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Let's all be mathematicians!

This class will tutor students entering 3rd to 8th grade using WW-P Math textbooks.

The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of August. You must have registered on August 10 in order to attend the rest of the classes. These include August 12, 17, 19, 24, and 26.

Get a jump start on the math you will study in school this fall.

Space is limited.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Movie Matinees   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Hercules (93 minutes) Rated: G

Taken from the gods as a newborn and adopted on earth, Hercules is just an awkward pillar of strength trying to fit in. What he wants most is to impress his father Zeus. When Hercules discovers Hades' sinister plot to take over Mount Olympus, he goes from zero to hero and, with the help of his pals Pegasus and Phil, discovers that real strength comes from the heart!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Kids' Open Craft (recommended ages 3-8 years)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 4:00 and 5:30 pm to construct the craft of the week. A staff member will be present to aid with the craft. The projects can usually be easily adapted to meet a variety of age and skill levels. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Tuesday August 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM Morning Family Movie: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    "Charlie and five others draw golden tickets from Wonka chocolate bars and win a guided tour of the legendary candy factory that no outsider has seen in fifteen years.
Dazzled by one amazing sight after another, Charlie is drawn into Wonka's fantastic world."
This movie is rated PG.
Running time is 115 minutes.
An adult must remain in the room with the child(ren) for the duration of the movie.
A small snack will be served.
No registration required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  5:00 PM Create a...   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM Library Scavenger Hunt, for ages 5-9 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children ages 5 to 9 years.

Join us for a scavenger hunt and see how much you know about the library.

Work in teams with family and friends, or by yourself, and search for clues hidden throughout the library.

Find them all and solve the puzzle for a small prize!

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

Space is limited to 20. 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.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday August 26, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Tutoring Society--Math, for grades 3 to 8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Let's all be mathematicians!

This class will tutor students entering 3rd to 8th grade using WW-P Math textbooks.

The class will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays throughout the month of August. You must have registered on August 10 in order to attend the rest of the classes. These include August 12, 17, 19, 24, and 26.

Get a jump start on the math you will study in school this fall.

Space is limited.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Ready-for-school craft 5-11yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Register on day of program.

For ages 5-11 years.

Create a back-to-school craft. (A few choices will be available.) Registration is required. Drop-in between 12:00 noon, through 2pm.

Caregivers should plan to supervise. (Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Special Craft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Make a new object from recycle vinyl record.
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Kids Yoga (ages 6-10)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join Sue Tobert for this new class which will include fun yoga poses, a story, and a group activity.

Ages 6-10.
Registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
Thursday August 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Open Playtime with Craft, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Visit the activity room and find a variety of activities for your child including a craft. From playdough to puzzles, toys to activity sheets, you're bound to find something that will interest your child.

Children must be supervised by an adult, as no librarian will remain in the room.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 1:30 PM  -  2:30 PM I'm Booked - Grades 1-2 Summer Book Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!!

Children entering Grades 1-2 in the Fall are invited to our new summer book club: "I'm Booked (Grades 1-2)" to read aloud great books from series like "My Weird School" and "Ivy and Bean" while doing related crafts and activities.

Light refreshments will also be served.

No registration necessary.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Duct Tape Folder   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Make a Duct Tape Folder for School.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM I'm Booked - Summer Book Club (Grades 3-5)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!!

Children entering Grades 3-5 in the Fall are invited to our summer book club: "I'm Booked" to read aloud great books like "Percy Jackson" and "Harry Potter" while doing related crafts and activities.

Light refreshments will also be served.

No registration necessary.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Chess Class for ages 6 to 10   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Learn to play chess with Kimberly and Andrew Ding.

The program will include instruction and playing time.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Online registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 7:00 PM Movie Night with Award-winning Short Children's Videos   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 4-10 years.

Join us for a movie night with some of the best short videos for children!

Each year the American Library Association chooses the best Notable Videos for Children. We'll show a few of these award-winning short videos on our Activity Room's TV/DVD player and who doesn't enjoy a bag of popcorn at the movies?!

Online registration is required. Registration opens the day of the program at 7:00am. Please register each child separately. Space is limited; please be on time. Your spot may be given to another if you are late. Call the Youth Desk at 609-989-6921 to cancel.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday August 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Toddler Tunes   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Come sing and dance with Miss Pat.

For children of all ages, accompanied by an adult.

Online registration is required and will begin on August 14. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM 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 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Board Games   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 6-11.
    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM Movie: Disney's the Rescuers, for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    On every Friday throughout the summer, we'll have an afternoon movie.

The movie will be DISNEY'S THE RESCUERS. G, 77 minutes

You may bring your own snacks.

No registration is required.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Saturday August 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  3:00 PM Creation Station   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Drop in and create a project with the materials provided.

Children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

Registration is not required.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
Monday August 31, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM Juggling Hoffmans   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For 5-10 years, and all ages, with a caregiver.

You'll be amazed by the tricks and amused by the antics in a smile-a-long, laugh-a-long interactive good time for all ages.

It's a kid's show the adults will love, too!

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

Preference at the door may be given to those 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.

(Summer events at most branches are intended to meet the demand of individuals and families residing in member municipalities. While all programs are free, some may require children to pre-register with a valid Mercer County Library System card. Groups or organizations physically located within member municipalities may contact their local branch to find out which months of the year they may best be accommodated with outreach programming, or if any summer programs may be appropriate for larger groups.)

Visit their website    

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Movie Matinees   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Puss in Boots (90 minutes) Rated: PG

A story about the events leading up to the sword fighting cat's meeting with Shrek and his friends. Years before meeting Shrek and Donkey, the adorable but tricky Puss in Boots must clear his name from all charges making him a wanted fugitive.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Bricks 4 Kidz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    This is a hands-on class where students will design and build machines, catapults, pyramids, derby cars, buildings and other constructions out of LEGO® bricks.
While exploring engineering, architecture and physics, students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
This program is for grades K-5.
Registration is required online starting Monday, August 17th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday September 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Origami Club, for ages 10-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 10-12.

Expand your origami skills and repertoire! Each meeting will have one piece for everyone to do together, then students will have free time to work on their own projects. The library will offer a number of origami books from which to work, and students may also bring in books to use.

Origami Club will meet every Wednesday in September from 4-5pm. Some experience with origami (paper folding) is recommended but not required.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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Thursday September 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Concert with Miss Amy for toddlers   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.

Vist Miss Amy's website    

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Friday September 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 11:30 AM Guitar sing-along with Pat McKinley   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Lawrence Staff   609-882-9246   
   

For ages 5 and under, with a caregiver.

Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

Action songs encourage audience participation.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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.
Tuesday September 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Wednesday September 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Origami Club, for ages 10-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 10-12.

Expand your origami skills and repertoire! Each meeting will have one piece for everyone to do together, then students will have free time to work on their own projects. The library will offer a number of origami books from which to work, and students may also bring in books to use.

Origami Club will meet every Wednesday in September from 4-5pm. Some experience with origami (paper folding) is recommended but not required.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Thursday September 10, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Kids Music Round free demo 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.

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

Visit their website    

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday September 11, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Monday September 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Tuesday September 15, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Wednesday September 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Origami Club, for ages 10-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 10-12.

Expand your origami skills and repertoire! Each meeting will have one piece for everyone to do together, then students will have free time to work on their own projects. The library will offer a number of origami books from which to work, and students may also bring in books to use.

Origami Club will meet every Wednesday in September from 4-5pm. Some experience with origami (paper folding) is recommended but not required.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Friday September 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Monday September 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Tuesday September 22, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Wednesday September 23, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Origami Club, for ages 10-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 10-12.

Expand your origami skills and repertoire! Each meeting will have one piece for everyone to do together, then students will have free time to work on their own projects. The library will offer a number of origami books from which to work, and students may also bring in books to use.

Origami Club will meet every Wednesday in September from 4-5pm. Some experience with origami (paper folding) is recommended but not required.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Friday September 25, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Sunday September 27, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Paper apple craft 3-8yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For ages 3-8years, with a caregiver.

Decorate a paper apple cutout with collage materials. Project will take about 10 minutes.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
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Monday September 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Kindergarten-6th Grade Tutoring   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609-448-1474   
    Homework help by high school students for children in grades K-6.

Register in person or by phone.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Tuesday September 29, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Wednesday September 30, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Presented by Beth Chaim Preschool, for ages 2 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for a special story time and craft presented by Beth Chaim Preschool.

Siblings are welcome!

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:25 AM Open activity room time for 1-5 yrs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    No registration required.

For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

The children’s activity room will be open for children ages 5 and under. For safety reasons, the caregiver that brings the child must remain in the room to supervise.

(Library staff will not be present in the room.)

Children and caregivers may play and socialize. Toys, chalkboards, magnet board, puzzles, crayons and a variety of rotating educational items are housed in this room.

Materials have been purchased by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Origami Club, for ages 10-12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 10-12.

Expand your origami skills and repertoire! Each meeting will have one piece for everyone to do together, then students will have free time to work on their own projects. The library will offer a number of origami books from which to work, and students may also bring in books to use.

Origami Club will meet every Wednesday in September from 4-5pm. Some experience with origami (paper folding) is recommended but not required.

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Learn Spanish for Children (Ages 8-12)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

NEW!

For ages 8-12.

Come learn Spanish vocabulary words and beginning grammar with fun activities and games.

No knowledge of Spanish necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday October 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:15 AM  -  4:45 AM Learn Spanish for Children (Ages 8-12)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    For ages 8-12. Come learn Spanish vocabulary words and beginning grammar with fun activities and games.

No knowledge of Spanish necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
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.
Wednesday October 14, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:15 AM  -  4:45 AM Learn Spanish for Children (Ages 8-12)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    For ages 8-12. Come learn Spanish vocabulary words and beginning grammar with fun activities and games.

No knowledge of Spanish necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday October 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:15 AM  -  4:45 AM Learn Spanish for Children (Ages 8-12)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    For ages 8-12. Come learn Spanish vocabulary words and beginning grammar with fun activities and games.

No knowledge of Spanish necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Wednesday October 28, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 4:15 AM  -  4:45 AM Learn Spanish for Children (Ages 8-12)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    For ages 8-12. Come learn Spanish vocabulary words and beginning grammar with fun activities and games.

No knowledge of Spanish necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Presented by Beth Chaim Preschool, for ages 2 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for a special story time and craft presented by Beth Chaim Preschool.

Siblings are welcome!

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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.
Wednesday November 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Story Time Presented by Beth Chaim Preschool, for ages 2 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for a special story time and craft presented by Beth Chaim Preschool.

Siblings are welcome!

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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.
Wednesday December 9, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Hanukkah Story Time Presented by Beth Chaim Preschool, for ages 2 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please join us for a special Hanukkah story time and craft presented by Beth Chaim Preschool.

Siblings are welcome!

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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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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