Hours and Closings

Hours and Closings

Below are the hours for all branches, except Hollowbrook*:

Mondays: 9:30 am to 8:30 pm,
Tuesdays: 9:30 am to 8:30 pm,
Wednesdays: 9:30 am to 8:30 pm,
Thursdays: 9:30 am to 8:30 pm,
Fridays: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm,
Saturdays: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm, and
Sundays (during the School Year**) at Ewing, Hickory Corner, Lawrence, and West Windsor: 12:30 pm to 5:00 pm.

*The Hollowbrook Branch is open weekdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

**Due to Juneteenth falling on a Sunday in 2022 (June 19, observed Monday, June 20), we will make our last Sunday opening at the four branches to be Sunday, June 12. 

Closings

Please note that we are either closed or operating with limited access on the below dates. Check the description of each event for the branches it effects and the modified opening schedule.

Saturday, May 28th

Memorial Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Sunday, May 29th

Memorial Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Monday, May 30th

Memorial Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Thursday, June 2nd

(Virtual) Gender Diversity and Pronouns

Increasingly, people are mentioning their preferred pronouns in their email signatures and when they introduce themselves. Learn more about this practice at a virtual event entitled Gender Diversity and Pronouns. Speaker Alex Brandell will provide an introductory presentation on gender diversity, the importance of pronouns, and issues facing the transgender community in this virtual event. Alex Brandell, OTD (they/them/theirs) is an occupational therapist and transgender health educator. They completed their occupational therapy doctorate at Boston University, with a special focus on transgender health. Co-sponsored by Friends of the Ewing Library, Friends of the Hickory Corner Library,Friends of the Lawrence Library, and Friends of the West Windsor Library.Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

Contact: MCLS Staff : hopeprogs@mcl.org

Wednesday, June 15th

(Virtual) Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Informational Meeting

Calling all rising ninth graders! Join us for an informational meeting about the MCLS Teen Advisory Board! Hear from current members! Find out how you can enhance your leadership skills, earn community service hours, help run library programs, and write book reviews. Parents and guardians are welcome to attend.Registration with an email is required, so we can send you a link to connect through GoToMeeting. You will receive the link approximately 24 hours before the program.

Contact: MCLS Staff : hopeprogs@mcl.org

Monday, June 20th

Juneteenth Observed

All branches are closed.

Monday, July 4th

Fourth of July

All branches are closed.

Saturday, September 3rd

Labor Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Sunday, September 4th

Labor Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Monday, September 5th

Labor Day Weekend

All branches are closed.

Monday, October 10th

Columbus Day

All branches are closed.

Tuesday, November 8th

Election Day

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 11th

Veterans Day

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 23rd

Thanksgiving Eve

All branches will close at 5:00pm.

Thursday, November 24th

Thanksgiving Day

All branches are closed.

Friday, November 25th

Day After Thanksgiving

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 24th

Christmas Eve

All branches will close at 3:00pm.

Sunday, December 25th

Christmas

All branches are closed.

Monday, December 26th

Christmas Observed

All branches will be closed.

Saturday, December 31st

New Year's Eve

All branches will closeat 3:00pm.

Sunday, January 1st

New Year's Day

All branches are closed.

Monday, January 2nd

New Year's Day Observed

All branches are closed.

Monday, January 16th

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

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 20th

Presidents' Day

All branches are closed.

Friday, April 7th

Good Friday

All branches are closed.

Sunday, April 9th

Easter

All branches are closed.

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