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Monday September 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM Concert with Miss Amy   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Miss Amy is "Making Music Fit for Kids!™"
Her concert gets the kids up and moving with her interactive songs.
This program is for ages 12 months to 5 years.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 1st.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 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 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 4:15 PM Fall Fun Bingo   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Join us for a fun game of bingo with a seasonal twist.
Small prizes will be awarded to all who participate.
This program is for ages 4 and up.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner 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. Register in person or by phone for a 30 minute session.
    Location: Hightstown Branch
Tuesday September 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  3:00 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 2:00 PM STORYTIME WITH ELMO AND COOKIE MONSTER FROM SESAME STREET LIVE!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Elmo and Cookie Monster from Sesame Street will be at the library for a special storytime!
All children in attendance will receive a coloring sheet with a discount code to purchase tickets to Sesame Street Live at the Sun National Bank Center.
No registration required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@hotmail.com
    Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our loom bracelet club. We will make loom bracelets, share ideas and try new patterns.

Participants should bring their own loom and rubber bands.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Origami Hour   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Learn how to make origami animals. Ages 6-12
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Drawing Classes for Kids ages 6 to 12 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Inspire your child's love of art with Young Rembrandts.

Lessons like our sun moon character will teach how to transform simple shapes into clever characters. Our bright macaw will develop color and pattern theory. Fanciful drawings like our pirate ship and challenging robot will stir adventure & imagination.

Online registration is required.

www.youngrembrandts.com/centralwestjersey

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    REGISTRATION CLOSED.   (NO WAITING LIST)
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Valley the Dog (grades K-5; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Valley is a local reading therapy dog who loves listening to stories. Valley will visit the Hopewell Branch Library Tuesday afternoons with his owner Carrie. Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Valley and Carrie. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read.

Registration is required. Please call to make an appointment.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  7:00 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 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Harry Potter Book Club (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 this summer to discuss the books, make crafts, play games, learn fun trivia and do other fun activities inspired by the series.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday September 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  11:00 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 Kidscraft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts,science experiments and traditional cooking for children ages 4 -9!
"Pinwheels"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Preschool Science Station for Ages 3-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

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

Online registration is required. Please register each child separately.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Student4Student Tutoring, Grades K-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tutoring in all subjects - grades k-8

Math - Science - Reading - Writing

Time and Location:

Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Windsor Library

September 10th to November 19th

High school students will be available to help students in grades k-8 with their homework and studies.

For more information please contact the West Windsor Branch Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM Bessie, The Reading Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Read your favorite stories to sweet Bessie the dog. For emerging readers.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
Thursday September 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (for ages 2 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 Paint a Story with Miss Barbara   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Children ages 2-6 are invited to listen to a story and unleash their inner artist while painting with watercolors.

Siblings welcome, too!

No registration necessary.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 2:30 PM Reuse, Recycle, Origami!   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robbinsville Branch   609-259-2150   
    Are you concerned about the environment? Do you want to learn how to make a variety of origami figures? Join Girl Scout Cadette Saradha Miriyala of Troop 71514 and learn all about recycling and how to construct origami figures. For children in grades K-3.

Online registration is required and will begin on September 11. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 22 spaces available.
 
misc_none 3:00 PM Play Dough Chefs   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Learn how to follow a recipe to make play dough from scratch.
Followed by free time to play and create with it using cookie cutters, rollers and extruders.
This program is for ages 3 to 8 years.
Registration is required Monday, September 8th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Buddies at Hightstown Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Independent readers ages 5-12 are invited to practice reading aloud to a teen buddy at the library for 30 minutes.

Sessions run from 4:30-5:00pm or 5:00-5:30pm.

Readers can bring their own books or choose from the library.

Registration required in person or by calling 609-448-1474.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
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Friday September 26, 2014 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 September 12. Please register each child separately.
    Location: Robbinsville Branch
        There are 26 spaces available.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:15 AM Spanish/English Story Time & Craft, for ages 4 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for Spanish/English Story Time & Craft.

NO KNOWLEDGE OF SPANISH IS NECESSARY TO ENJOY THIS CLASS.

The program includes stories, music, and a craft.

No registration is necessary.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 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 11:00 AM Morning Movie: Muppets Most Wanted   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    The Muppets are back for another adventure!
This movie is rated PG and runs for 107 minutes.
A small snack will be provided.
Parents must remain with their children for the duration of the movie.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
 
misc_none 11:30 AM Kids MusicRound   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Kids MusicRound

Ages birth-7 years

Music activities that help to develop motor skills - such as dancing, clapping and bouncing.

    Location: Ewing Branch
Saturday September 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM CANCELLED, RE-SCHEDULED TO SEPT. 20 Scratch 2: Learn to Code, Code to Learn, for grades 3 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    THIS CLASS ON SEPT.27 IS CANCELLED. IT HAS BEEN RE-SCHEDULED TO SEPTEMBER 20. pLEASE REGISTER FOR THE CLASS ON SEPTEMBER 20 IF YOU CAN ATTEND.

Scratch 2: Learn to Code, Code to Learn, will build on the knowledge children have gained in the introduction to Scratch class.

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

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

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

MCLS and library staff are not responsible for computers.

Registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Sunday September 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess Club for ages 6 to 9 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Improve your chess skills.

You must know the basics of chess, moving pieces, checkmates, draws.

BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 14 spaces available.
Monday September 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 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 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. Register in person or by phone for a 30 minute session.
    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, September 15th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
Tuesday September 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 11:00 AM  -  3:00 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 3:55 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@hotmail.com
    Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our loom bracelet club. We will make loom bracelets, share ideas and try new patterns.

Participants should bring their own loom and rubber bands.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Valley the Dog (grades K-5; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Valley is a local reading therapy dog who loves listening to stories. Valley will visit the Hopewell Branch Library Tuesday afternoons with his owner Carrie. Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Valley and Carrie. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read.

Registration is required. Please call to make an appointment.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  7:00 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 6:00 PM  -  7:00 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
Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  11:00 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  -  6:30 PM Student4Student Tutoring, Grades K-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tutoring in all subjects - grades k-8

Math - Science - Reading - Writing

Time and Location:

Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Windsor Library

September 10th to November 19th

High school students will be available to help students in grades k-8 with their homework and studies.

For more information please contact the West Windsor Branch Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Thursday October 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Miss Amy concert for preschoolers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For toddlers and preschoolers, with a caregiver.

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

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

No registration required.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

Visit Miss Amy's website    

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (for ages 2 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 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Buddies at Hightstown Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Independent readers ages 5-12 are invited to practice reading aloud to a teen buddy at the library for 30 minutes.

Sessions run from 4:30-5:00pm or 5:00-5:30pm.

Readers can bring their own books or choose from the library.

Registration required in person or by calling 609-448-1474.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Henna Tattoo for ages 6 to 12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Celebrate Diwali with a henna tattoo.

The henna used is made with all natural ingredients. However, anyone with very sensitive skin should not register for this program.

Registration is required and begins on September 22.

There will be four half hour programs: 5-5:30, 5:30-6, 6-6:30, and 6:30 to 7 pm. Please register for one program only.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 5:30 PM  -  6:00 PM Henna Tattoo for ages 6 to 12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Celebrate Diwali with a henna tattoo.

The henna used is made with all natural ingredients. However, anyone with very sensitive skin should not register for this program.

Registration is required and begins September 22.

There will be four half hour programs: 5-5:30, 5:30-6, 6-6:30, and 6:30 to 7 pm. Please register for one program only.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  6:30 PM Henna Tattoo for ages 6 to 12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Celebrate Diwali with a henna tattoo.

The henna used is made with all natural ingredients. However, anyone with very sensitive skin should not register for this program.

Registration is required.

There will be four half hour programs: 5-5:30, 5:30-6, 6-6:30, and 6:30 to 7 pm. Please register for one program only.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Henna Tattoo for ages 6 to 12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Celebrate Diwali with a henna tattoo.

The henna used is made with all natural ingredients. However, anyone with very sensitive skin should not register for this program.

Registration is required and begins on September 22.

There will be four half hour programs: 5-5:30, 5:30-6, 6-6:30, and 6:30 to 7 pm. Please register for one program only.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Friday October 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Singalong with Pat McKinley for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 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
Saturday October 4, 2014 Go To Top
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
Sunday October 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  2:30 PM Garba (Indian Dance) Workshop for ages 6 to 12   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    In this workshop you will learn some of the basic steps of the traditional Indian dance, Garba.

Registration will begin on September 22.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday October 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kelley's Kids for ages 1 to 24 months   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.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor 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 7:00 PM Pre-School Bricks 4 Kidz   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    During this program children will listen to a story and then do a guided build with Duplo® bricks.
This program is for ages 2 to 5 years.
Registration is required online starting Monday, September 22nd.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday October 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@hotmail.com
    Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our loom bracelet club. We will make loom bracelets, share ideas and try new patterns.

Participants should bring their own loom and rubber bands.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Diya Painting for ages 6 & up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Celebrate Diwali

Paint a Diya candle holder

On-line registration is required and begins September 22.

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Valley the Dog (grades K-5; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Valley is a local reading therapy dog who loves listening to stories. Valley will visit the Hopewell Branch Library Tuesday afternoons with his owner Carrie. Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Valley and Carrie. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read.

Registration is required. Please call to make an appointment.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
Wednesday October 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  11:00 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 Kidscraft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts,science experiments and traditional cooking for children ages 4 -9!
"Wood Animals"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Grades 1 & Up Halloween Science Station   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Children in Grades 1 and up are invited to create slimy, creepy Halloween experiments using household items!

Come ready to get messy!

Online registration required.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Student4Student Tutoring, Grades K-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tutoring in all subjects - grades k-8

Math - Science - Reading - Writing

Time and Location:

Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Windsor Library

September 10th to November 19th

High school students will be available to help students in grades k-8 with their homework and studies.

For more information please contact the West Windsor Branch Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM Bessie, The Reading Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Read your favorite stories to sweet Bessie the dog. For emerging readers.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
Thursday October 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (for ages 2 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 12:00 PM Fire truck   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Come sit on the West Trenton Fire truck.

Free give-a-ways!

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Lego Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Build amazing things with Legos.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  5:15 PM Diwali Stories and Craft (ages 12 and under)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Join us as we celebrate Diwali in style with Enjoy Explore India. This event will include stories, music and a craft based on the traditions connected with the Diwali festival.

For ages 12 and under with an adult.
Online registration requested.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Buddies at Hightstown Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Independent readers ages 5-12 are invited to practice reading aloud to a teen buddy at the library for 30 minutes.

Sessions run from 4:30-5:00pm or 5:00-5:30pm.

Readers can bring their own books or choose from the library.

Registration required in person or by calling 609-448-1474.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Friday October 10, 2014 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
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misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 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
Saturday October 11, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Sing along with Pat McKinley for our Extra Special Kids, all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This is a Sing along for special needs children and their families. The library is wheel chair accessible and the room is large enough to accomodate strollers and wheel chairs.

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

All ages are welcome. All children are welcome too.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Sunday October 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Take home craft for teens   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 10-18.

Pick up a take-out project at the children’s desk.

Available October 12-18.while supplies last.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Advanced Scratch: Learn to Code, Code to Learn, for grades 3 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Advanced Scratch: YOU MUST HAVE ATTENDED A BEGINNING SCRATCH CLASS IN ORDER TO REGISTER FOR ADVANCED SCRATCH. This class will build on the knowledge children have gained in the introduction to Scratch class.

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

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

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

MCLS and library staff are not responsible for computers.

Registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
       
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess Club for ages 6 to 9 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Improve your chess skills.

You must know the basics of chess, moving pieces, checkmates, draws.

BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Registration is required.

On the day of the class registration for the following week's class begins.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday October 13, 2014 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Tuesday October 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@hotmail.com
    Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our loom bracelet club. We will make loom bracelets, share ideas and try new patterns.

Participants should bring their own loom and rubber bands.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Valley the Dog (grades K-5; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Valley is a local reading therapy dog who loves listening to stories. Valley will visit the Hopewell Branch Library Tuesday afternoons with his owner Carrie. Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Valley and Carrie. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read.

Registration is required. Please call to make an appointment.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  7:00 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 4:30 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Mulligan the Therapy Dog for ages 5 & up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Mulligan the Therapy Dog will visit the library to be available for children to practice their reading skills.

Mulligan is a great partner for children struggling with reading because she is non-judgmental.

By reading to Mulligan, children learn to relax and build self-confidence.

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Special Diwali Storytime   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For All Ages!

Story and craft (decorate plate and clay lamp for Diwali occasion).

Enjoy delicious refreshments!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 30 spaces available.
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Wednesday October 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Take home craft for teens   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 10-18.

Pick up a take-out project at the children’s desk.

Available October 12-18.while supplies last.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  11:00 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 Kidscraft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts,science experiments and traditional cooking for children ages 4 -9!
"Sailing Ships"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Student4Student Tutoring, Grades K-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tutoring in all subjects - grades k-8

Math - Science - Reading - Writing

Time and Location:

Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Windsor Library

September 10th to November 19th

High school students will be available to help students in grades k-8 with their homework and studies.

For more information please contact the West Windsor Branch Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Thursday October 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (for ages 2 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 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Buddies at Hightstown Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Independent readers ages 5-12 are invited to practice reading aloud to a teen buddy at the library for 30 minutes.

Sessions run from 4:30-5:00pm or 5:00-5:30pm.

Readers can bring their own books or choose from the library.

Registration required in person or by calling 609-448-1474.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Friday October 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:30 AM Take home craft for teens   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 10-18.

Pick up a take-out project at the children’s desk.

Available October 12-18.while supplies last.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
 
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
       
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 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
Saturday October 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Pokémon Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Children ages 5 through 11 are invited to join our new Pokémon club. We will discuss trading cards, books, games, and all things Pokémon. Bring your trading cards, handheld devices and anything else you would like to share and discuss. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Drop-in Science (ages 3-11)   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 a fun experiment?

Children may stop at the children’s activity room at any point between 1:00 and 3:00 pm to try the experiment of the month. No registration necessary. Adult Supervision Required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
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misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Pumpkin Carving Demonstration   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    609 448-1330   hcprogs@mcl.org
    Glen Dalessandro, the "King of Carving", will conduct a pumpkin carving demonstration for ages 7 to adult. Glenn has been painting, crafting and carving pumpkins and gourds professionally since 1991. He has appeared on local television and has been featured in several local newspapers. Sponsored by Friends of the Hickory Corner Library.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
       
Sunday October 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Advanced Scratch: Learn to Code, Code to Learn, for grades 3 to 6   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Advanced Scratch: YOU MUST HAVE ATTENDED A BEGINNING SCRATCH CLASS IN ORDER TO REGISTER FOR ADVANCED SCRATCH. This class will build on the knowledge children have gained in the introduction to Scratch class.

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

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

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

MCLS and library staff are not responsible for computers.

Registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
       
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess Club for ages 6 to 9 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Improve your chess skills.

You must know the basics of chess, moving pieces, checkmates, draws.

BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Registration is required.

On the day of the class registration for the following week's class begins.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Monday October 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Miss Kelley's Kids (recommended ages birth to 2 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 11:00 AM  -  12:00 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 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  -  5:10 PM Pumpkin Patch   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For All Ages!

Decorate next day.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 69 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM Diwali Celebration   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Enjoy, Explore India will present stories and traditions connected with the festival of Diwali.
See a beautiful display of Diwali decorations, make a Diwali craft, and enjoy Indian music and dance.
Suggested for ages 2-12.
Registration is required online at starting Monday, September 29th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Tuesday October 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@hotmail.com
    Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our loom bracelet club. We will make loom bracelets, share ideas and try new patterns.

Participants should bring their own loom and rubber bands.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  7:00 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 4:30 PM  -  5:15 PM Pumpkin Decorating   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Please bring back your pumpkin, which you picked on Monday, October 20.

Library will supply decorations!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 71 spaces available.
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Wednesday October 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  11:00 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 Kidscraft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts,science experiments and traditional cooking for children ages 4 -9!
"Honeyed Popcorn Balls"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:15 PM Halloween Storytime (ages 2-11, adult supervision required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Wear Your Costume and trick-or treat in the library! We’ll listen to stories, play some fun games, and make a spooky craft.

Ages 2-11, siblings welcome.
Online registration requested.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
       
 
misc_none 4:15 PM  -  4:45 PM Preschool Halloween Science Station for Ages 3-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz    609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
   

Come ready to get messy with Halloween-themed science experiments for ages 3-5!.

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
        There are 19 spaces available.
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Student4Student Tutoring, Grades K-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tutoring in all subjects - grades k-8

Math - Science - Reading - Writing

Time and Location:

Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Windsor Library

September 10th to November 19th

High school students will be available to help students in grades k-8 with their homework and studies.

For more information please contact the West Windsor Branch Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 5:00 PM Bessie, The Reading Therapy Dog   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Read your favorite stories to sweet Bessie the dog. For emerging readers.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Paper pumpkin craft for 2-10yr   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 2-10 years with an adult to supervise.

No registration is needed.

Make a 3D pumpkin using paper strips.

Project will take about 15 minutes to complete.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Thursday October 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (for ages 2 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 4:00 PM Lego Club   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Build amazing things with Legos.
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Buddies at Hightstown Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Independent readers ages 5-12 are invited to practice reading aloud to a teen buddy at the library for 30 minutes.

Sessions run from 4:30-5:00pm or 5:00-5:30pm.

Readers can bring their own books or choose from the library.

Registration required in person or by calling 609-448-1474.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
Friday October 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 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 8:00 PM  -  9:30 PM Halloween Playfest for ages 8 & up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The annual Halloween Playfest is here! Come and enjoy several plays written and directed by Michael Kerr, West Windsor Reference Librarian.

Here is the schedule:

Friday, October 24, 8 pm to 9:30 pm

Saturday, October 25, 3 pm and 8 pm

Sunday, October 26, 3 pm

The actors are local students.

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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Saturday October 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM Duct Tape Trick-or-Treat Bag   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Trick-or-treat in style this year with a one of a kind trick-or-treat bag made from duct tape!

For ages 8-16.

Online registration required beginning Monday, September 22.

Sponsored by the Hightstown Library Association.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
       
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Hello Kitty   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children ages, 3-6

Cake, Activities, and Stories!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 24 spaces available.
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Meet Hello Kitty for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Hello Kitty is visiting the library. Come and meet her.

Stories and craft and photo opportunity.

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

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 2:00 PM Calling All Ninja! Meet the Author and Karate Demo   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Local author Corey Schwartz will read her new book Ninja Red Riding Hood.
Followed by a karate demo by Master Brooks from CMB Karate.
Learn some ninja moves!
This program is for ages 4-10.
Registration is required online starting Monday, October 6th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:00 PM  -  9:30 PM Halloween Playfest for ages 8 & up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The annual Halloween Playfest is here! Come and enjoy several plays written and directed by Michael Kerr, West Windsor Reference Librarian.

Here is the schedule:

Friday, October 24, 8 pm to 9:30 pm

Saturday, October 25, 3 pm and 8 pm

Sunday, October 26, 3 pm

The actors are local students.

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Sunday October 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Halloween craft table for 2-7yr   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 2-7 years with an adult to supervise.

No registration is needed.

Choose from a selection of Halloween crafts to complete at the library.

Project will take about 15 minutes to complete.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
 
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:30 PM Chess Club for ages 6 to 9 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Improve your chess skills.

You must know the basics of chess, moving pieces, checkmates, draws.

BRING YOUR OWN CHESS BOARD.

Registration is required.

On the day of the class registration for the following week's class begins.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 8:00 PM  -  9:30 PM Halloween Playfest for ages 8 & up   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The annual Halloween Playfest is here! Come and enjoy several plays written and directed by Michael Kerr, West Windsor Reference Librarian.

Here is the schedule:

Friday, October 24, 8 pm to 9:30 pm

Saturday, October 25, 3 pm and 8 pm

Sunday, October 26, 3 pm

The actors are local students.

No registration is required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Monday October 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 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 4:00 PM  -  5:30 PM Halloween 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 a special Halloween craft. 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 4:15 PM Halloween Bingo   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Join us for a fun game of bingo with a seasonal twist.
Small prizes will be awarded to all who participate.
This program is for ages 4 and up.
No registration is required.
    Location: Hickory Corner 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, October 6th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
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Tuesday October 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Time (recommended ages birth to 2 years; Adult Supervision Required)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This program is a great way to introduce your child to library story times and reading. Age appropriate books are shared with the group. Songs, nursery rhymes, puppets, and felt board figures create a rich audio-visual and social experience. After 20 minutes of structured group time, there is time for play and for socializing. No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 3:55 PM Drop-in Loom Bracelet Club (ages 5-11)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@hotmail.com
    Children ages 5 to 11 are invited to join our loom bracelet club. We will make loom bracelets, share ideas and try new patterns.

Participants should bring their own loom and rubber bands.

No registration required.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Read to Valley the Dog (grades K-5; siblings welcome)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Briana Cahill   609-737-2610   bcahill@mcl.org
    Valley is a local reading therapy dog who loves listening to stories. Valley will visit the Hopewell Branch Library Tuesday afternoons with his owner Carrie. Children who would like to practice reading aloud may sign-up for one 15 minute session with Valley and Carrie. Children should arrive with a book of their choice to read.

Registration is required. Please call to make an appointment.
    Location: Hopewell Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM  -  7:00 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 4:15 PM Spooktacular Magic Show   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Laugh & be amazed with the wizardry of magician, Joe Fischer. Ages 3-12
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
Wednesday October 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:35 AM  -  11:00 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 Kidscraft   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Crafts,science experiments and traditional cooking for children ages 4 -9!
"Bat Mobiles"
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Student4Student Tutoring, Grades K-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tutoring in all subjects - grades k-8

Math - Science - Reading - Writing

Time and Location:

Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Windsor Library

September 10th to November 19th

High school students will be available to help students in grades k-8 with their homework and studies.

For more information please contact the West Windsor Branch Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM Drawing Class   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children, ages 6 to 12.

Drawing Class for Kids Presented by Young Rembrandts.

Learn how to transform simple shapes into clever characters.

    Location: Ewing Branch
        There are 23 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Paper pumpkin craft for 2-10yr   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For ages 2-10 years with an adult to supervise.

No registration is needed.

Make a 3D pumpkin using paper strips.

Project will take about 15 minutes to complete.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
Thursday October 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM Trick*or*Treat Parade for preschoolers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Staff     
    Parade begins at 10am sharp. Arrive early. For preschoolers.

Wear your costume and parade through the Library to collect treats.

A Guitar sing-along with Pat McKinley will begin after the parade, at 10:20am. With crafts and refreshments.

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

Register each child separately.

Preference to participate may be given to patrons holding a valid MCLS library card.

On the day of the program, those who have not registered may be admitted as space permits, while supplies last.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Toddler Rock (for ages 2 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 10:30 AM Halloween Parade and Party   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact:    448-1330   
    Halloween stories and songs.
Followed by a parade through the library for treats!
Light refreshments will be served.
Wear your Halloween costume.
Suggested for ages 2-5.
Registration is required online at starting Monday, October 6th.
    Location: Hickory Corner Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:30 AM Music Concert & Costume Parade with Guitar Bob, for infants to 5 year olds   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Join us for a music concert featuring spooky Halloween songs.

Guitar Bob is back by popular demand and he'll play some music from his new CD.

Wear your costume. We'll go trick or treating around the library.

No registration is required.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
 
misc_none 4:00 PM Halloween Parade   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Nancy Demme   443-1880   
    Trick or Treat through the library in your costumes! Ages 3-8
    Location: Twin Rivers Branch
 
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Book Buddies at Hightstown Library   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Liz   609-448-1474   ehughes@mcl.org
    Independent readers ages 5-12 are invited to practice reading aloud to a teen buddy at the library for 30 minutes.

Sessions run from 4:30-5:00pm or 5:00-5:30pm.

Readers can bring their own books or choose from the library.

Registration required in person or by calling 609-448-1474.

    Location: Hightstown Branch
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Reduce, Reuse, Origami!, grades 3-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0462   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Reduce, Reuse, Origami!

Concerned about the environment? Do you love arts and crafts? Come learn all about paper waste, recycling and how to make various 3D origami figures with Girl Scout Saradha Miriyala.

Thursdays, Oct 30th, Nov 6th, and Nov 13th 6 to 7:30pm

Online registration required. Grades 3-5 only please.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 24 spaces available.
Friday October 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 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 12:00 PM Halloween Parade   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    For children ages birth-5 years.

Wear your costume and parade in the library!

Staff will be handing out treats!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Ewing Branch
Tuesday November 4, 2014 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 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Student4Student Tutoring, Grades K-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tutoring in all subjects - grades k-8

Math - Science - Reading - Writing

Time and Location:

Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Windsor Library

September 10th to November 19th

High school students will be available to help students in grades k-8 with their homework and studies.

For more information please contact the West Windsor Branch Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writer's Club, for grades 4-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Do you want to …

Develop skills in formal and informal writing?

Get comfortable sharing ideas with peers?

Have fun while writing?

Then join the Writer’s Club! Meeting (almost) every first Thursday of the month from 6-7:00PM at the West Windsor Public Library.

Online registration is limited, so please make sure that you can actually attend if you register!!!

Upcoming Meetings:

October 2nd- Mulling over Mood (explore different moods in writing)

November 6th- Please People Persuasively (writing persuasive essays)

December 4th- Finding out Fairy Tales (explore cultural fairy tales)

January 2015- Personal Plots and Plights (Personal narratives)

February 2015- Chatter to Convince (persuasive speaking/speech writing)

March 2015- Power in Poetry (explore poetry and song lyrics)

April 2015- Notable News (explore news and informative writing)

For 4th and 5th graders only please.

Online registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 6 spaces available.
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Reduce, Reuse, Origami!, grades 3-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0462   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Reduce, Reuse, Origami!

Concerned about the environment? Do you love arts and crafts? Come learn all about paper waste, recycling and how to make various 3D origami figures with Girl Scout Saradha Miriyala.

Thursdays, Oct 30th, Nov 6th, and Nov 13th 6 to 7:30pm

Online registration required. Grades 3-5 only please.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 24 spaces available.
Saturday November 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Reuse, Recycle, Origami!, grades k-3   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0462   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Are you concerned about the environment? Do you love arts and crafts? Come learn all about paper waste, recycling and how to make various origami figures with Girl Scout Saradha Miriyala.

Online Registration required. Kindergarten through 3rd grade only please!

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 22 spaces available.
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Tuesday November 11, 2014 Go To Top
nat_poppy 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Student4Student Tutoring, Grades K-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tutoring in all subjects - grades k-8

Math - Science - Reading - Writing

Time and Location:

Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Windsor Library

September 10th to November 19th

High school students will be available to help students in grades k-8 with their homework and studies.

For more information please contact the West Windsor Branch Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Thursday November 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:30 PM Reduce, Reuse, Origami!, grades 3-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0462   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Reduce, Reuse, Origami!

Concerned about the environment? Do you love arts and crafts? Come learn all about paper waste, recycling and how to make various 3D origami figures with Girl Scout Saradha Miriyala.

Thursdays, Oct 30th, Nov 6th, and Nov 13th 6 to 7:30pm

Online registration required. Grades 3-5 only please.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 24 spaces available.
Friday November 14, 2014 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
Saturday November 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing along with Pat McKinley for our Extra Special Kids, all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This is a Sing along for special needs children and their families. The library is wheel chair accessible and the room is large enough to accomodate strollers and wheel chairs.

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

All ages are welcome.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Monday November 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kelley's Kids for ages 1 to 24 months   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.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Wednesday November 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 4:30 PM  -  6:30 PM Student4Student Tutoring, Grades K-8   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Tutoring in all subjects - grades k-8

Math - Science - Reading - Writing

Time and Location:

Wednesdays 4:30 to 6:30 at the West Windsor Library

September 10th to November 19th

High school students will be available to help students in grades k-8 with their homework and studies.

For more information please contact the West Windsor Branch Library.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Saturday November 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:30 PM SAT Practice Test (provided by Kaplan)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Take a practice SAT test as administered by a Kaplan proctor. Even though this is a practice test it is to be respectfully treated as an actual test so please be on time.

The test starts right at 10 am, after which the doors will be closed.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 39 spaces available.
Thursday November 27, 2014 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 28, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_cornucopia 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Day After Thanksgiving   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Thursday December 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM Writer's Club, for grades 4-5   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Do you want to …

Develop skills in formal and informal writing?

Get comfortable sharing ideas with peers?

Have fun while writing?

Then join the Writer’s Club! Meeting (almost) every first Thursday of the month from 6-7:00PM at the West Windsor Public Library.

Online registration is limited, so please make sure that you can actually attend if you register!!!

Upcoming Meetings:

October 2nd- Mulling over Mood (explore different moods in writing)

November 6th- Please People Persuasively (writing persuasive essays)

December 4th- Finding out Fairy Tales (explore cultural fairy tales)

January 2015- Personal Plots and Plights (Personal narratives)

February 2015- Chatter to Convince (persuasive speaking/speech writing)

March 2015- Power in Poetry (explore poetry and song lyrics)

April 2015- Notable News (explore news and informative writing)

For 4th and 5th graders only please.

Online registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 11 spaces available.
Friday December 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Singalong with Pat McKinley for all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Pat invites children to sing favorite and familiar songs, while she sings and plays the guitar.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
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Monday December 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kids Music Round Demo for ages birth to 5 years   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Kids Music Round Demo Class for ages birth to 5 years

Enjoy a class of music and movement for young children.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Tuesday December 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM mr. RAY concert for preschoolers   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    A School will be present at this performance. For preschoolers.

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

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

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

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

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

Visit mr. RAY's website:    

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Saturday December 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  2:00 PM SAT/ACT Practice Test (provided by Kaplan)   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Staff   609-799-0461   ddrobnja@mcl.org
    Take a practice SAT/ACT test as administered by a Kaplan proctor. Even though this is a practice test it is to be respectfully treated as an actual test so please be on time.

The test starts right at 10 am, after which the doors will be closed.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
        There are 39 spaces available.
Monday December 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Kelley's Kids for ages 1 to 24 months   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.

No registration required.

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Saturday December 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  11:00 AM Sing along with Pat McKinley for our Extra Special Kids, all ages   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    This is a Sing along for special needs children and their families. The library is wheel chair accessible and the room is large enough to accomodate strollers and wheel chairs.

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

All ages are welcome.

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

    Location: West Windsor Branch
Wednesday December 24, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches will close at 5:00pm.
Thursday December 25, 2014 Go To Top
holiday_santa_hat 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Tuesday December 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM Magic Show with John Carlson   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    Contact: Youth Reference Desk     
    For children ages 4-9 years. Siblings and families are welcome. Strollers to be parked in lobby.

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

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

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

Sponsored by the Friends of the Lawrence Library.

    Location: Lawrence Branch
    The registration period has not begun.
Wednesday December 31, 2014 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches will close at 5:00pm.
Thursday January 1, 2015 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday January 19, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_MLK_face.GIF 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Martin Luther King Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Monday February 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM President's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
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Friday April 3, 2015 Go To Top
relig_easter3 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Good Friday   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Sunday April 5, 2015 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Easter   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Saturday May 23, 2015 Go To Top
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    All branches are closed.
Sunday May 24, 2015 Go To Top
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    All branches are closed.
Monday May 25, 2015 Go To Top
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    All branches are closed.
Friday July 3, 2015 Go To Top
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    All branches are closed.
Saturday July 4, 2015 Go To Top
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    All branches are closed.
Saturday September 5, 2015 Go To Top
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    All branches are closed.
Sunday September 6, 2015 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday September 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_construction 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Labor Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday October 12, 2015 Go To Top
trans_mayflower 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Columbus Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Tuesday November 3, 2015 Go To Top
misc_vote.gif 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Election Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
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Wednesday November 11, 2015 Go To Top
nat_poppy 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Veterans Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Thursday November 26, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_turkey 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Thanksgiving Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Friday November 27, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_cornucopia 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Day After Thanksgiving   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Thursday December 24, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_xmastree 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches will close at 5:00pm.
Friday December 25, 2015 Go To Top
holiday_santa_hat 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Christmas   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Thursday December 31, 2015 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Eve   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches will close at 5:00pm.
Friday January 1, 2016 Go To Top
nat_snowman 12:55 AM  -  11:55 PM New Year's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Monday January 18, 2016 Go To Top
holiday_MLK_face.GIF 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Martin Luther King Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    The Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence and West Windsor branches will be open for holiday hours, 9:30-5:00pm. All other branches will be closed.
Monday February 15, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM President's Day   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Friday March 25, 2016 Go To Top
relig_easter3 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Good Friday   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Sunday March 27, 2016 Go To Top
anim_rabbit 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Easter   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
Saturday May 21, 2016 Go To Top
misc_usflag 12:05 AM  -  11:55 PM Memorial Day Weekend   Download Event Info Tell a Friend
    All branches are closed.
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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.
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.
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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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