Directions to Mercer County Library Branches


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Directions to Lawrence Headquarters Branch
The Mercer County Library System
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
Phone: (609) 882-9246

From North Jersey
Take Route 1 South. After I-295 overpass there will be a traffic light at Franklin Corner Road. Stay to the right onto Business Route 1. Make right turn at next traffic light, onto Darrah Lane. Library is on the right.

From Trenton
Take Route 1 North to Whitehead Road Exit. Make left onto Whitehead Road and follow until traffic light. Make Right onto Business Route 1 and continue North for about one mile. Immediately after the third traffic light, move into jug-handle to cross over Route 1 onto Darrah Lane. Library is on Right.

From Eastern New Jersey
Take I-195 West to I-295 North. Exit at Route at 1 South. Follow "From North Jersey" directions, above.

From South Jersey
Follow Route I-295 North. Exit at Route 1 South. Follow "From North Jersey" directions, above.

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Directions to Ewing Branch Library
The Mercer County Library System
61 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
Phone: (609) 882-3130

From New Jersey Turnpike, Route 1, Interstate 195 (I-195) or Route 206
Take Route 1 South to I-95 South to the Scotch Road exit (Scotch Road South, Exit 3A). Continue on the ramp and on Scotch Road past the Marriott Courtyard Hotel, the Trenton-Mercer Airport, two small strip malls, a condominium complex, cemetery, and a church. Go around a sharp bend. The library is just a few hundred feet on the right, across from Mikonos Restaurant and before Curtis Bowling Lanes.

From South Jersey
Follow I-295 North. This route changes to I-95 South once Route 1 is crossed. Follow I-95 to Exit 3A (Scotch Road South). Continue on the ramp and on Scotch Road past the Marriott Courtyard Hotel, the Trenton-Mercer Airport, two small strip malls, a condominium complex, cemetery, and a church. Go around a sharp bend. The library is just a few hundred feet on the right, across from Mikonos Restaurant and before Curtis Bowling Lanes.

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Directions to Hickory Corner Branch Library
The Mercer County Library System
138 Hickory Corner Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520
Phone: (609) 448-1330

From the NJ Turnpike
Take Exit 8 for Hightstown/Princeton. Follow Route 33 West (Franklin St) to North Main Street. Turn left onto North Main St /NJ 33. Continue on NJ 33 for 1/2 mile. Turn right onto Hickory Corner Rd. Continue on Hickory Corner Rd, crossing over Route 130, for 1/4 mile. The library entrance is on the right-hand side of the road. The library building sits back off the road.

From Rte 295
Take Route 130 North through Hamilton, NJ, to Hickory Corner Road in East Windsor, NJ (just past where Route 33 branches off to the right). Turn left at the Hickory Corner Road traffic light and drive 1/2 mile, past the residential area to the library. The library sign is on the right-hand side of the road and the library sits back off the road.

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Directions to Hightstown Memorial Library Branch
The Mercer County Library System
114 Franklin Street
Hightstown, NJ 08520
Phone: (609) 448-1474

From Route 130 South
Take Route 130 North to the sign saying “Route 33 East, Hightstown.” Take Route 33 (Mercer Street) into Hightstown. You can park after the second traffic light, in the municipal lot next to Theo’s Restaurant. Or, at the third traffic light by the Hightstown Fire Station, make a right. The library is the brick building on the right by Peddie Lake. You can park along this street, Franklin Street (Route 33), or Broad Street (on left).

From Route 130 North
Take Route130 South to the intersection of Route 571 (Princeton-Hightstown Road) and take a left (from left-most lane) onto 571. Take 571 to the center of Hightstown to a “T” intersection with a traffic light. Make a left at the light and an immediate right into the municipal lot next to Theo’s Restaurant. Or, at the next traffic light by the Hightstown Fire Station, make a right. The library is the brick building on the right. You can park along this street, Franklin Street (Route 33), or Broad Street (on left).

From Route 571
Take 571 to the center of Hightstown to a “T” intersection with a traffic light. Make a left at the light and an immediate right into the municipal lot next to Theo’s Restaurant. Or, at the next traffic light by the Hightstown Fire Station, make a right. The library is the brick building on the right. You can park along this street, Franklin Street (Route 33), or Broad Street (on left).

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Directions to Hollowbrook Branch Library
The Mercer County Library System
320 Hollowbrook Drive
Trenton, NJ 08638
Phone: (609) 883-5914

Directions to Hollowbrook Branch (located in the Hollowbrook Community Center Ewing, NJ)

From the North
From Route 1, Interstate 195 (I-195) or Route 206
Take Route 1 South/Route 206 South to I-95 South. Proceed on I-95 to Exit 5A (Federal City Road South). Take Federal City Road to Ewingville Road (CR-636). At the traffic light make a left and proceed on Ewingville Road about half a mile to Green Lane. Make a right onto Green Lane and continue one half mile, passing V.F.W. Post 7298 on the left. Make a left on Hollowbrook Drive (the first street after the Post). The Community Center is the two-story brick building on the left. The library is on the second floor, Room 200.

From the South
Take I-295 North to I-95 South and get off at Exit 5A (Federal City Road South). Take Federal City Road to Ewingville Road (CR-636). At the traffic light make a left and proceed on Ewingville Road about half a mile to Green Lane. Make a right onto Green Lane and continue one half mile, passing V.F.W. Post 7298 on the left. Make a left on Hollowbrook Drive (the first street after the Post). The Community Center is the two-story brick building on the left. The library is on the second floor, Room 200.

From Trenton
Take Route 31 North (Pennington Road) to Green Lane. Make a right on Green Lane and continue four streets to Hollowbrook Drive. Turn right onto Hollowbrook Drive. The Community Center is the two-story brick building on the left. The library is on the second floor, Room 200.

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Directions to Hopewell Branch Library
The Mercer County Library System
245 Pennington-Titusville Road
Pennington, NJ 08534
Phone: (609) 737-
2610

From the North
Take Route 1 South to I-95 South to Exit 4, Route 31 North. Proceed North on Route 31 through one traffic light. Go around circle, staying on Route 31 North. Go straight through one blinking yellow traffic light and proceed to first working traffic light. At the light, make a left onto Pennington-Titusville Road. The 2nd drive on the right is the library.
Or:
Take Route 31 South to Pennington-Titusville Road. Make a right at the traffic light. The 2nd drive on the right is the library.

From the East
Take I-95 West to I -295 North to I-95 South to Exit 4, Route 31 North. Proceed North on Route 31 through one traffic light. Go around circle, staying on Route 31 North. Go straight through one blinking yellow traffic light and proceed to first working traffic light. At the light, make a left onto Pennington-Titusville Road. The 2nd drive on the right is the library.

From the South
Take I-295 North to I-95 South to Exit 4, Route 31 North. Proceed North on Route 31 through one traffic light. Go around circle, staying on Route 31 North. Go straight through one blinking yellow traffic light and proceed to first working traffic light. At the light, make a left on to Pennington-Titusville Road. The 2nd drive on the right is the library.

From the West
Take I-95 North to Exit 4, Route 31 North. Proceed North on Route 31 through three traffic lights. Go around circle, staying on Route 31 North. Go straight through one blinking yellow traffic light and proceed to first working traffic light. At the light, make a left on to Pennington-Titusville Road. The 2nd drive on the right is the library.

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Directions to Robbinsville Branch
The Mercer County Library System
42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road
Robbinsville, NJ 08691
Phone: (609) 259-2150

From the West (Route 33 East)
Proceed East and bear right at fork where 33 and 526 meet. Stay on Route 526 and cross over Route 130. Library is on left hand side about 400 feet from intersection.

From the North (Route 130 South)
Take Route 130 South past Hightstown. Proceed South past Robbinsville Township Fire House on your left and Suburban Propane Gas Company on your right. After Suburban, at the second traffic light make a left onto Route 526 Allentown-Robbinsville Road). Rusert’s Deli is on the corner. Library is on left hand side about 400 feet from intersection.

From the South (Route 130 North)
Take Route 130 North past Route 195 overpass to second traffic light. Turn right onto Route 526 (Allentown-Robbinsville Road). Russert’s Deli is on the corner. Library is on left hand side about 400 feet from intersection.

From Toms River (South)
Take Rte 195 west. Get off at Robbinsville Allentown exit. Keep right onto Robbinsville-Allentown Road. Continue a little less than 2 miles. Where the road curves to the right (the bypass road), make a sharp LEFT turn to stay on Robbinsville-Allentown Road. Library is on right. The library access road (Folsom Way) is just before a strip mall and before the Dunkin Donuts. If you reach Rte 130, you have passed the library.

From the New Jersey Turnpike
Get off the NJ Turnpike at Exit 7A. After paying toll, go directly right onto Route 195 East; stay in the right lane. Take the first exit off Route 195 (sign says Robbinsville Allentown), then make the left (sign says Robbinsville) onto Allentown-Robbinsville Road. Continue a little less than two miles. Where the road curves to the right (the bypass road), make a sharp LEFT turn to stay on Robbinsville-Allentown Road. Library is on right. The library access road (Folsom Way) is just before a strip mall and before the Dunkin Donuts. If you reach Rte 130, you have passed the library.

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Directions to Twin Rivers Branch
The Mercer County Library System
276 Abbington Drive
East Windsor, NJ 08520
Phone: (609) 443-1880

PLEASE NOTE: Due to NJ turnpike widening, there is major construction on Rt 133, Rt 33 and the NJ Turnpike. Please allow extra travel time.

From the N.J. Turnpike

  • Take Exit 8 and follow the signs to Route 33 East, towards Freehold.
  • Exit right just before the first light “Twin Rivers Cranbury Station”. Stay to the left in the jughandle.
  • Follow the blue library sign by going straight at the stop sign.
  • You are now on Abbington Dr.
  • Follow Abbington Dr. as it curves around. You will pass a PNC bank on the left, CVS pharmacy on your right and then a small shopping center will be on your right. Just after you see Twin Rivers Animal Hospital on your left there will be an entrance to the shopping center on your right.
  • Turn right into the parking lot and drive straight until you can go no further. Twin Rivers Library will be the last building on your right.

From Princeton or Rt 1

  • Take Rt 571 (Princeton-Hightstown Road) into East Windsor.
  • After the light at Old Trenton Rd. follow the signs for Rt 133 East. This will be a jughandle turn
  • Make sure to stay in the right lane to follow Rt. 133 East. At the end of the ramp, turn left towards Freehold (East Rt 33).
  • Stay to the right on Rt. 33 to exit just before the first light. "Twin Rivers Cranbury Station", then stay to the left and follow the blue library sign.
  • Follow the blue library sign by going straight at the stop sign.
  • You are now on Abbington Dr.
  • Follow Abbington Dr. as it curves around. You will pass a PNC bank on the left, CVS on your right and then a small shopping center will be on your right. Just after you see Twin Rivers Animal Hospital on your left there will be an entrance to the shopping center on your right.
  • Turn right into the parking lot and drive straight until you can go no further. Twin Rivers Library will be the last building on your right.

From Freehold or East

  • We are approximately 9 miles west of Freehold Mall on the border of Mercer/Middlesex and Monmouth Counties.
  • Take Route 33 West.
  • Less than a mile after the light at Applegarth Rd, you will see a large cement sign that says “Twin Rivers” Exit right bear left in the jughandle and make a left turn onto Twin Rivers Drive.
  • At the light go straight and cross Route 33.
  • Make your right at the first street onto Abbington Drive.
  • Follow Abbington drive until you see a bus stop on your right. Turn left into the shopping center parking lot.
  • Drive straight back until you can go no further. Twin Rivers Library will be the last building on your right.

From Hamilton/Robbinsville Areas

  • We are approximately 10 miles north of Hamilton Marketplace.
  • Take Rt. 130 N to East Windsor.
  • Follow signs to Rt 133 East.
  • Exit onto Rt. 133 East and follow the directions above for Princeton and Rt. 1.

If you need further help, call (609) 443-1880.

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Directions to West Windsor Branch
The Mercer County Library System
333 N. Post Road
Princeton Jct., NJ 08550
Phone: (609) 799-0462

From Route 1 South
Turn right onto Quakerbridge Road. At second light turn left onto Clarksville Road. At the second light (about 1.5 miles) turn left onto North Post Road. The Library will be on your left.

From Route 1 North
Take the second Alexander Rd. exit, marked “Alexander Rd. East, Princeton Junction.” Follow Alexander Rd. until you go over the railroad bridge and then bear right at the traffic circle onto N. Post Rd. Go up N. Post Rd. about a half-mile and you will see the library building on your right, just before you get to Municipal Drive. Turn right into Municipal Drive, then take the first right into the library parking lot.

From Route 130
Follow Route 130 to Route 571 West (Princeton Hightstown Road) until you reach Clarksville road; turn left onto Clarksville Road (WWPHS will be on your left). At second light turn right onto North Post Road. The library will be on your left.

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