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All branches will be closed from Saturday, May 28th through Monday, May 30th. For those of you who may want to know more about this national holiday, below are resources for patrons of all ages. Selected by our librarians.

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.

Resources

Memorial Day 2022: Facts, Meaning & Traditions – HISTORY
Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Memorial Day 2022 will occur on Monday, May 30…

Memorial Day 2022: When is Memorial Day? | The Old Farmer’s Almanac
Mark Memorial Day—Monday, May 30—on your calendars. Consider honoring vets by placing flags on vets’ graves on this day. Take a moment to learn the true meaning of Memorial Day, how it differs…

Memorial Day Weekend Events In New Jersey (new-jersey-leisure-guide.com)
Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in our nation’s service. It is a time for parades, flags, and wreath-laying ceremonies paying tribute the who…

TIME for Kids | The Meaning of Memorial Day
Technically, summer doesn’t start until June 20. But many people consider Memorial Day to be the unofficial start of the season. This year, we celebrate the holiday on May 31. Many families will heat…

MERCER COUNTY TO HOLD MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCE

TRENTON — Mercer County’s annual Memorial Day observance will take place Sunday, May 29, at 11 a.m. in the Veteran Section at Greenwood Cemetery, 1800 Hamilton Ave., Hamilton.

“I encourage everyone to pause during the holiday weekend to honor the men and women of our armed forces who gave their lives protecting our freedom,” said Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes. “All are invited to attend the county’s annual remembrance service at Greenwood Cemetery.” 

Col. Walter F. Conner, USMC (Ret), will deliver the keynote address at the event, which is organized each year by the Mercer County Division of Veteran Services.

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