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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
GPS: 40.266154, -74.718522
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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Bus Routes to Lawrence Branch
Go here and select "bus map." When you click on the "route" button, you can select the 603 or the 606. It is important to select the 603 or 606 button on the side after you selected the route. The blue boxes tell you where the buses are, and the red dots tell you the different stops. If you want to find the Princeton Pike/Darrah Lane stop, you can click the "find stop" button and type in 22432.

Directions to Ewing Branch Library
The Mercer County Library System
61 Scotch Road
Ewing, NJ 08628
GPS: 40.267897, -74.800951
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
GPS: 40.261171, -74.538421
Phone: (609) 448-1330

From the NJ Turnpike
Take Exit 8 towards Hightstown. Follow Route 33 West (Franklin St) to North Main Street. Turn left onto North Main St /NJ 33. Continue on NJ 33 for 1.5 miles. Turn right onto Hickory Corner Road. Continue on Hickory Corner Road, crossing over Route 130, for 1/2 mile. The library entrance is on the right-hand side of the road and the library building sits back off the road.

From Route 195
Take Exit 5b to Route 130 North through Hamilton, NJ for 6 miles 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 1/3 mile through 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
GPS: 40.270305, -74.521330
Phone: (609) 448-1474

From Route 130 South
Take Route 130 North and bear right at the sign for “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 the Tavern on the Lake on the right). The library is the brick building past the parking lot and next to Peddie Lake. There is also street parking around the corner at the front of the library.

From Route 130 North
Take Route130 South and make a left (from left-most lane) onto 571 (Stockton St.). Take 571 to Main St.--a “T” intersection with a traffic light which will be directly across from the Tavern on the Lake. Make a left at the light (Main St.) and an immediate right into the municipal lot next to the Tavern on the Lake. The library is the brick building past the parking lot and next to Peddie Lake. There is also street parking around the corner at the front of the library.

From Route 571
Continue on 571 to Main St.--a “T” intersection with a traffic light which will be directly across from the Tavern on the Lake. Make a left at the light (Main St.) and an immediate right into the municipal lot next to the Tavern on the Lake. The library is the brick building past the parking lot and next to Peddie Lake. There is also street parking around the corner at the front of the library.

From Twin Rivers
Head west on Route 33 into Hightstown. The library is on the left, past Maxwell Ave. and just before Main St. There is no designated parking lot, but street parking is available nearby.

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Directions to Hollowbrook Branch Library
The Mercer County Library System
320 Hollowbrook Drive
Trenton, NJ 08638
GPS: 40.264341, -74.769176
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
GPS: 40.327399, -74.801122
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
GPS: 40.214678, -74.619016
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. Turn left on the library access road, Folsom Way, about 400 feet from the intersection (first left after the strip mall).

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 Robbinsville-Allentown Road). Rusert’s Deli is on the corner. Turn left on the library access road (Folsom Way) about 400 feet from the intersection (first left after the strip mall).

From the South (Route 130 North)
Take Route 130 North past Route 195 overpass to second traffic light. Turn right onto Route 526 (Robbinsville-Allentown Road). Rusert’s Deli is on the corner. Turn left on the library access road (Folsom Way) about 400 feet from the intersection (first left after the strip mall).

From Toms River (South)
Take Route 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 Route 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 Robbinsville-Allentown 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 Route 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
GPS: 40.264410, -74.488178
Phone: (609) 443-1880

From the N.J. Turnpike

  • Take Exit 8 and follow the signs to Route 33 East, towards Freehold.
  • Stay toward the right. • Go through the traffic light at Lake Drive.
  • The right lane will turn into an exit-only lane, with a CVS on the right.
  • Take the exit.
  • Go left at the stop sign.
  • You will see the Twin Rivers Animal Hospital on your left and then a blue Library sign on your right. Turn right at the library sign.
  • Drive straight back through the open parking lot until you arrive at the library’s parking lot all the way at the end.

From Princeton or Route 1

  • Take Route 571 (Princeton-Hightstown Road) into East Windsor.
  • After the light at Old Trenton Road, stay in the right lane and take the exit for Route 133 East.
  • Travel on Route 133 East until you see the exit for 33E/Freehold/Hightstown (last exit before toll).
  • At the bottom of the exit ramp, bear left.
  • Stay in the right lane on Route 33E.
  • Go through the traffic light at Lake Drive.
  • The right lane will turn into an exit-only lane, with a CVS on the right.
  • Take the exit.
  • Go left at the stop sign.
  • You will see the Twin Rivers Animal Hospital on your left and then a blue Library sign on your right. Turn right at the library sign.
  • Drive straight back through the open parking lot until you arrive at the library’s parking lot all the way at the end.

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.”
  • Take the exit, then bear left in the jughandle to make a left turn onto Twin Rivers Drive.
  • At the traffic light, cross over Route 33.
  • Make a right at the first street (Abbington Drive).
  • Follow Abbington Drive until you see a bus stop shelter on your right.
  • Turn left into the shopping center parking lot.
  • Drive straight back until you can go no further.
  • The 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 Route 130 N to East Windsor.
  • Follow signs to Route 133 East.
  • Exit onto Route 133 East and follow the directions above for Princeton and Route 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
GPS: 40.306989, -74.633254
Phone: (609) 799-0462

From Route 1 South
Take the exit to 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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