Sometimes the difference

Monday, April 15, 2013 - 1:00pm
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Sometimes the difference

Sometimes the difference between a good library and a great library is a pair of wandering minstrels.

Women's history month events

Sunday, March 10, 2013 - 1:47pm
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Women's history month events

On March 8, 1908, 15,000 working women garment workers marched on New York City’s Lower East Side to demand better hours and pay, an act that many point to as the birth of International Women’s Day (though that particular date was not set until 1913). In 1978, Sonoma County decided to expand International Women’s Day to Women’s History Week. The idea spread and, by 1987, Congress expanded the celebration to one month, declaring March Women’s History Month.

Flirting with a change of diet

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 7:00am
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Flirting with a change of diet

Vegan. Despite my own vegan flirtations the word sounds almost militant to my ears. As if this change of diet should be accompanied by a manifesto, too drastic to do 'just 'cause'. Not so. There are many delicious and healthful foods that are 'vegan' and it's worth checking out our wide range of cookbooks just to see all the interesting options available. Whether you are looking for something new or contemplating a change of diet, there are a lot of ways we can help.

Jar of dreams

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 - 7:00am
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Jar of dreams

As we begin the new year the air is filled with talk of resolutions. Many of us are taking this time to consider what we have accomplished and what adventures lie ahead. At our recent TEDxYouth@PrincetonLibrary, I had the honor of getting to know a lot of young people and to hear their dreams for the future.

Masterpieces you can play

Friday, June 8, 2012 - 8:00am
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Masterpieces you can play

Princeton Symphony Orchestra and Princeton Public Library have collaborated for a number of years on a variety of endeavors – the Soundtracks lecture series, children’s programs, and even Pi Weekend. In anticipation of the final concert of the year, “Spun Beauty,” we were recently lucky enough to host Christophe Landon of Christophe Landon Rare Violins.