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An Afternoon “On the Boardwalk” Summer Reading Activity

Hopewell Boro Train Station Railroad Place, Hopewell, NJ

Join the Hopewell Public Library for an Afternoon "On the Boardwalk Summer Reading Activity at Hopewell Train Station on Wednesday, July 6th from 4pm to 5pm. Enjoy ice pops, temporary tattoos, juggling, and games! Be sure to BYOST (Bring Your Own Sand Toys) to explore the sandbox seashell dig. Please wear clothes you can get wet […]

Researching Local History: Exploring Seminary Ave

Hopewell Theater 5 S. Greenwood Ave, Hopewell, NJ

Join the Hopewell Public Library for "Researching Local History: Exploring Seminary Ave" Wednesday Night Out Series at Hopewell Theater on Wednesday, July 6 at 7pm. How can we find out about our local history – people and families, places and businesses? In this presentation, Doug Dixon of the Hopewell Valley History Project will follow up […]

Evening Blacksmithing at Howell Farm

Howell Living History Farm 70 Woodens Lane, Lambertville, NJ

Learn about the finer points of shaping metal, on July 9 at 5pm, when blacksmith Daniel Lapidow fires up the forge and heats wrought iron for bending, hammering, and sharpening. Help out by turning the crank of the forge blower until the iron glows orange, while he makes harness hooks, gate hinges, and other hardware […]

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Children’s Storytime the Gazebo

Hopewell Borough Gazebo Park Greenwood and Seminary, Hopewell, NJ

Join Children's Storytime at Hopewell Borough Park's gazebo every Monday at 10:30am hosted by the the Hopewell Public Library. The program includes several read-aloud stories, finger plays and a book-related activity. This program is intended for children ages 5 and under. Children must be accompanied by an adult throughout the program. Registration is not required. […]

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Guided Meditation (virtual)

Relax, refocus, and rejuvenate. Take a moment to regain the peace lost during our busy days. Facilitated by an MCLS staff member, Leena, who is a 13-year practitioner of Rajyoga meditation. Please email hopeprogs@mcl.org to register to receive link to program.  Mondays, July 11, 18 & 25, 4:00 pm   

Hopewell Public Library Book Club (virtual)

Join the "Hopewell Public Library (HPL) Book Club" over Zoom on Monday, July 11 at 7pm. The HPL Book Club chooses one book to read per month from both contemporary and classic fiction and nonfiction of all types. Led by volunteers, the Book Club suggests, discusses, and votes to decide on books for the upcoming […]

Short Story Book Club – The Short of It

Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch 245 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington, NJ

The short story -- short in length, but full of content! Join the Hopewell Branch discussion group, which focuses on the short story. This month, read and discuss Eudora Welty's short stories, "Moon Lake," "A Worn Path," and "Why I Live at the P.O." Copies available at the Hopewell Branch Reference Desk. The Short of […]

Mad Science Sea Life Workshop

Hopewell Boro Train Station Railroad Place, Hopewell, NJ

Join the Hopewell Public Library for "Mad Science Sea Life Workshop" Summer Reading Activity at Hopewell Train Station on Wednesday, July 13 from 4pm to 5pm. Don't forget the scuba gear! Participants will learn how sand is made; meet some creatures that live in the ocean; examine different shells, a starfish, and a sponge; discuss […]

The Arctic Meltdown (virtual)

The Arctic seems very far away, but the momentous changes occurring there affect us all. Global warming, sea-level rise, tropical storms, and extreme weather events are all connected to the rapidly melting and warming Arctic. Join Dr. Jennifer Francis of Woodwell Climate Research Center as she discusses recent research in this topic. Hosted by Mercer […]

Sports Book Club at Hopewell Branch Library

Mercer County Library - Hopewell Branch 245 Pennington Titusville Road, Pennington, NJ

Join the Hopewell Branch Library on Thursday, July 14, 7pm for Sports Book Club – Playing for Pizza by John Grisham.