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Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch

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245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
6097372610 https://www.mcl.org

September 2019

Active Aging Fitness

September 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Exercise program comprised of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility, and strength poses done to music. Includes some chair yoga.

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Guided Meditation with Mira Desai

September 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until September 30, 2019

Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Mira Desai is back to lead this fall’s guided meditation series. Participants should wear comfortable clothing, and if you'd like, bring a towel or yoga mat.

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Writers Support Group

September 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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All are welcome to attend and enjoy the challenges of becoming better writers, defeating writer’s block and perfecting the craft.

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Movies for Adults: Book Club (2018)

September 25 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on September 25, 2019 at 6:30 pm

Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Four friends in a book club are inspired to spice things up after reading "Fifty Shades of Grey." With each of them in a different romantic situation, the women gather inspiration and tips for the bedroom and try new things later in life. Rated PG-13; 104 minutes  

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Fiber Arts Circle

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until September 25, 2019

Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Bring your current needle-craft project and join the group for an hour of knitting, crocheting, or need-craft of your choice! No registration necessary.

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Quilting Group

September 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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The quilting group is open to all skill levels. Bring quilting projects you are working on to share with others or work in the good company of fellow quilters.

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Recyclable Arts and Crafts

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Recycled goods become arts and crafts! Let your creative juices flow while doing something to save the planet. Supplies will be provided. Registration required.

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Yoga for Success

September 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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How successful you are in life simply depends on how well you can use your mind and body. These sessions offer simple, but powerful yoga postures to bring stability and balance. No prior experience with yoga is necessary. Anyone ages 7 and up can attend. Provided by the Isha Foundation. No registration is required

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October 2019

Fiber Arts Circle

October 2 @ 7:00 pm - October 3 @ 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Bring your current needle-craft project and join us for an hour of knitting, crocheting, or need-craft of your choice! No registration necessary.

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First Friday Film: Rosemary’s Baby (1968)

October 4 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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A young woman in NYC fears she is beset by evil during a bizarre pregnancy. As she falls increasingly ill, she grows terrified at the prospect that her outwardly benevolent neighbors aren't who they appear to be. Rated R, 136 minutes.

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Documentaries at Your Library: Stories We Tell (2012)

October 7 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Sarah Polley explores her family history, including the revelation that the man she was raised by wasn't her biological father. The film also features interviews with her siblings and a look at her parents' less-than-ideal marriage. Not Rated, 108 minutes.

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Guided Meditation with Mira Desai

October 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Mira Desai is back to lead this fall’s guided meditation series. Participants should wear comfortable clothing, and if you'd like, bring a towel or yoga mat.

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Historical Talk: The Completion of the Transcontinental Railroad

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Railroad historian John Kilbride will tell the story of the building of the Transcontinental Railroad and its impact on life in America for the 150th anniversary of the project. Come to hear great stories about railroad travel in the USA! Registration requested.

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Sports Book Group *New Program*

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Join the library in Hopewell for the new book club with a sports twist!  Each month the group will discuss a book revolving around a sport, an athlete, a team, or a league. If the book is related to sports, it's fair game! This month's book is Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis No registration necessary.

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Could It Be Poison?

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Every year, between 2 to 4 million poisonings occur in the United States, according to the New Jersey Poison Control Center. Unintentional poisoning can be caused by over-the-counter, prescribed or illegally obtained pain medications and sedatives; antidepressants and other medications prescribed for various health conditions; drug and alcohol interactions; and even household cleaning products. Learn to identify poisons, how poisons can enter the body, the dos and don’ts of using medications and household cleaners, and what to do if you…

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Kathak for Diwali

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Immerse yourself in the vibrant, dynamic classical dance style of northern India. This dance presentation, performed by Daad Arts - A Performing and Visual Arts Company, takes you on a journey of Kathak and explains the various elements of the dance style. Graceful and elegant, dynamic and enthralling, this form of dance is known for its rhythmic footwork, strong pirouettes, speed and energy. Presentation is followed by a small workshop for interested audience members. Registration requested.

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Family-Friendly Trivia

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Join the library in Hopewell for an evening of family-friendly trivia. Questions are geared toward adults, but kids 10 and over are welcome to participate, too! Play alone or form a team (of up to 5 adult members). Please include team name and number of members when registering via email to tgardner@mcl.org.

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Adult Craft – Fall Embroidery Hoop Décor

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Join the library in Hopewell for this month’s adult craft. Materials will be provided. Registration required.

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The Short of It – Roald Dahl

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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The short story -- short in length, but full of content! Each month the group reads and discusses three short stories by the same author. This month's author is Roald Dahl and his short stories, “Lamb to the Slaughter,” "Royal Jelly,” and “Beware of the Dog."

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The Current State of Cybercrime

October 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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The presentation will provide an overview of the different types of profit-motivated cybercrimes targeting consumers. Tactics and trends in cybercrime, including, but not limited to, ransomware, business email compromise, data theft, skimming devices, point-of-sale malware, malicious advertising, and other extortion tactics will be covered. A question and answer session with attendees will conclude the presentation. Presented by the New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell. Registration requested.

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Gardening Book Club

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Join the group in reading and discussing works of fiction or non-fiction having to do with gardening, plants, nature, or the land. All are welcome to discuss this month's title, The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean. No registration necessary.

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Seniors: Preparing for a Move

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Free

This workshop will provide concrete, actionable information to help you feel in control and less stressed. Topics include: Downsizing to a house/condo/retirement community, de-cluttering, coordinating and managing your move; navigating the current real estate market, adding value to your home; identifying repairs that make the most impact, and selling your home for top dollar. Registration requested.

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Recyclable Arts and Crafts

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Free

Join the library in Hopewell for a program where recycled goods become arts and crafts. Let your creative juices flow while doing something to save the planet. Supplies will be provided. Registration required.

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Yoga for Success

October 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Free

How successful you are in life simply depends on how well you can use your mind and body. These sessions offer simple, but powerful yoga postures to bring stability and balance. No prior experience with yoga is necessary. Anyone ages 7 and up can attend. Provided by the Isha Foundation. No registration is required.

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Active Aging Fitness

October 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Free

Exercise program comprised of stretching, balance, posture, flexibility, and strength poses done to music. Includes some chair yoga.

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Screening: Robbery of the Heart

October 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Free

Kristallnacht, the day that forever changed Jewish life, refers to the night of Nov. 9 to Nov. 10, 1938, when German Nazis attacked Jewish persons and property. Robbery of the Heart is a documentary that delves into the story of that night from holocaust survivors and German citizens alike, told from different perspectives but ultimately leading to the same result: the pogroms (66 minutes). Registration requested; space is limited.

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Movies for Adults: It (2017)

October 30 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 30, 2019 at 6:15 pm

Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Free

Seven bullied kids battle a child-murdering clown in 1989 small-town Maine. Rated R, 135 minutes.

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Quilting Group

October 31 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Free

The quilting group is open to all skill levels. Bring quilting projects you are working on to share with others or work in the good company of fellow quilters.

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