The Library Commission

The purpose of the our Commission is to represent and communicate the interests of the member municipalities in order to foster an effective County Library System.

The function of the Commission is to bring forth these interests, on an advisory basis, to the Mercer County Department of Human Services through the Mercer County Library Administration.

2019 Officers Position Branch
Carol Knowlton Chair Hopewell Township
Dennis Waters Vice Chair Lawrence Township
Curtis Crowell Hightstown
Joseph Cirafici West Windsor Township
Phyllis Anker East Windsor Township
Walter Brown Ewing Township

Contact the Commissioners

Mercer County Library System Administrative Office
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648

Or call the office at 609-883-8297

Commission 2019 Meeting Schedule

3rd Tuesday of the Month – bi-monthly at 12:30 PM

Date Location
January 21, 2020 Lawrence Headquarters Branch
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
*Administrative Offices
March 17, 2020: Canceled Hickory Corner Branch
138 Hickory Corner Road
East Windsor, NJ 08520
May 19, 2020: Canceled Robbinsville Branch
42 Robbinsville-Allentown Road
Robbinsville, NJ 08691
July 21, 2020 Go To Meeting
September 15, 2020: Postponed. New Date: TBA. Hightstown Branch
114 Franklin Street
Hightstown, NJ 08520
November 17, 2020 Lawrence Headquarters Branch
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, NJ 08648
*Administrative Offices

New Blog Posts from Staff

Halloween Prank: Horror Comedy Movie Suggestions

October 27, 2020 - 2:30pm

I was seven years old. My mom came in for our nightly chat before bedtime. We talked about my day at school and how my third-grade teacher wanted us to write poetry - a whole book full of more glitter, crayon, and the woes of elementary school than actual poetry. My mom had instructed me to close my eyes as we recited our prayers, said thanks for a good day, and asked for another one. I remember that it was an especially dark night and late into October, with Halloween right around the corner. My mom’s shadow then moved along the wall as she kissed me goodnight, turned off the light, and left... View the post.

Create an Outdoor Book-themed Library Path with Bricks and Paint

October 23, 2020 - 2:30pm

At our Library, we’ve been trying to creatively engage with our patrons in new ways due to the changes and challenges for service that have occurred in 2020. Youth librarians, educators, parents, camps, and other institutions that are involved in lifelong learning are likely familiar with indoor and outdoor paths that can be created with stickers, chalk, paint, artwork, signs, and physical structures. You may have seen some of these spring up with a flourish around your neighborhood during the quarantine. Activity and sensory paths, formal story walks and even window displays can be fun means... View the post.