AANHPI Heritage Month

This month we are highlighting Asian American and Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month. Below are the programs we are hosting as well as some resources to learn more. Please click the day/time you would like to attend for more information. For our full event listing, please go to our Event page. For Adults Poetry Circle: Four Active Asian American […]

Stars for First Responders

Join us in honoring our beloved first responders, military personnel & veterans, by writing their name down on a star to be proudly displayed in our branches between May 1st – July 5th! Stars will be provided by the branches in three different colors: red, white, and blue. Simply ask for a star and write the name of someone you […]

Get Past Plastic

Starting May 4, 2022, New Jersey retail stores, grocery stores and food service businesses may not provide or sell single-use plastic carryout bags and polystyrene foam food service products. Single-use paper carryout bags are allowed to be provided or sold, except by grocery stores equal to or larger than 2500 square feet, which may only provide or sell reusable carryout […]

Earth Day

April 22 is Earth Day and we have been celebrating all month long. Below are the programs we are hosting. Please go to our Event page for more information. In addition, click here for our Earth Day printable flyer. For Kids Upcycle ChallengesThursdays, April 7, 14, 21 & 28, 3:30 pmLocation: Lawrence Branch STEM Earth Day Sensory BinMonday, April 11, […]

Music is History

Big Library Read is an opportunity for those with a valid library card to read the same digital title at the same time without any wait lists or holds. April’s Big Library Read Music Is History combines Questlove’s deep musical expertise with his curiosity about history, examining America over the past fifty years. Focusing on the years 1971 to the […]

April is…

This month we are highlighting Autism Acceptance Month and National Poetry Month. Below are the programs we are hosting as well as some resources to learn more. Please click the day/time you would like to attend for more information. For our full event listing, please go to our Event page. Autism Acceptance Month Sensory StorytimeFridays: April 1, 10:00 am, April […]

A Poetry Happening

ATTENTION MERCER COUNTY POETS: Submit a poem now for the first ever A Poetry Happening: Mercer Poets Read virtual poetry reading event, the culmination of our celebrations of National Poetry Month. E-mail your poem to hcprogs@mcl.org by April 19. Selected winners will be chosen to read at our virtual poetry event on Tuesday, April 26, 7:00-8:00 pm. Contact hcprogs@mcl.org for […]

Predict the Oscars!

Think you know who will take home the Oscars this year? Stop by your library and share your predictions for a chance to win a $50 Fandango Gift Card! Ballots will be available at all branches beginning Tuesday, March 1. Submissions due by Saturday, March 26. One entry per person. Actress in a Leading Role Jessica Chastain, “The Eyes of […]

Conflict in Ukraine

“Mercer County stands with Ukraine in this one-sided unprovoked attack on a sovereign nation. We condemn the aggression by Russian leader Vladimir Putin, and we pray for an end to the unwarranted war on the Ukrainian citizens and a swift restoration to peace.” Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes We are constantly updating this page with more resources on the […]

Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month with us at these events and programs for adults and kids. Click on the event time you want to register. Registration is required prior to all events. Also, check out these items highlighted from our collection. Black Freedom Struggle ProQuest’s openly available website features 2,000 expertly selected primary source documents – historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence […]

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