1 event for July 4
  • 10:30am - 11:00am

    Stories, songs and rhymes for children 2-8 years of age and their families.

    Adults must accompany their children.

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  • We're gonna need a bigger library

    Forty years ago the summer blockbuster, "Jaws" elicited fear in the hearts of thousands of moviegoers. Although it was a hit in the box office, the negative connotation that came with sharks after it was released was truly horrifying for the species. An apex predator that had been around for millions of years was now being sought out and killed because people assumed that they would get eaten should a shark be nearby.

    Posted Jul 2 2015 - 6:00am by ksullivan
  • Forthcoming nonfiction

    I'm not sure why, but recently I've been reading much more nonfiction than fiction. It's not that there isn't any interesting fiction being written (one need only glance at the monthly LibraryReads lists to find a novel worth reading), but nonfiction just feels more necessary in our complicated world. As I was ordering books for the library that are coming out in the next few months, I noticed a few nonfiction selections that looked especially appealing.

    Posted Jun 30 2015 - 6:00am by ALevie
  • A new way to browse bios

    If you're a Princeton Public Library user who frequents the shelves, you've probably had a brush or two with our biography collections.

    Posted Jun 24 2015 - 6:00am by egardiner
  • Life is too short

    Life is too short to read bad books. That's why if I start a book and don't like it, I just stop. There is an endless supply of books to read, so there is no need to limit my selection to the ones I have already begun. Many people are fast readers (not me), or just can't fathom putting a book down. But why keep reading a book you don't like?

    Posted Jun 23 2015 - 6:00am by sberens