Attend: Adults

  • Beyond Words: An Evening to Benefit Princeton Public Library

    November 1, 2014 - 6:00pm - 10:00pm
    Location: McCosh 50 and Frick Chemistry Laboratory on the Princeton University Campus

    This year's Beyond Words: An Evening to Benefit Princeton Public Library features author Gary Shteyngart who will speak at McCosh 50 on the Princeton University Campus.

    Silent auction, dinner event and after-party will be at Frick Chemistry Lab, also on the campus.

    For tickets, visit princetonlibrary.org/beyondwords....

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  • Upper Princeton Swing Collective

    November 2, 2014 - 3:00pm - 4:00pm
    Location: Community Room

    The quintet plays standards from the Great American Songbook,
    well-known swing tunes from Fats Waller to Basie and Ellington and styles
    that range from Dixie to Bossa and Latin rhythms. The core members of the band are from Princeton, Skillman and Hopewell. Other local musicians often join the group. Part of the Listen...

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  • ESL Class

    November 2, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location: Conference Room, 2nd Floor

    Speakers of world languages who are learning English as a second language are invited to these two-hour classes. Conference Room

     

    Co-sponsored by the library and St. Paul’s Church.

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  • Talk: The Art of Teaching Without Teaching (presented in Japanese without translation)

    November 3, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:30pm
    Location: Community Room

    Japanese math teacher Tetsuya Miyamoto, creator of the KenKen numerical puzzles, talks about his educational philosophy and provides tips for helping children think more, start to like learning and improve their academic skills. More than 80 percent of his students pass entrance examinations at the most...

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  • Ask the Mac Pros

    November 3, 2014 - 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location: Technology Center

    Drop by these sessions where members of the Princeton Macintosh Users Group will answer questions about Apple devices and help you get started on our iMacs. 

    Mondays 4-6 p.m. and Wednesdays 10-12 p.m. from October 13 through December 17. 

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  • Introduction to Website Usage Statistics (Site Analytics)

    November 3, 2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
    Location: Technology Center

    Site analytics is the capture of detailed web-site traffic information about your web site visitors. By installing an analytics tool on your web site, you can learn a great deal about who is visiting your site including how they got there and why they came. Learn how to use various analytics tools to find out more about why people value...

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  • Continuing Conversations on Race

    November 3, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Princeton Room

    Members of Not In Our Town, the Princeton-based interracial and interfaith social action group, facilitate these discussions of race-related issues of relevance to our community and nation. Princeton Room

    Co-sponsored by the library and Not in Our Town Princeton.

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  • CANCELED: Author Yannick Grannec

    November 3, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Community Room

    The author discusses her best-selling debut novel about the life, marriage and legacy of Kurt Godel, the recently deceased mathematician whose widow Adele refuses to hand over his records to the Institute of Advanced Studies. When Anna Roth the daughter of two Princeton mathematicians is given the task of befriending Adele in order to...

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  • Mystery Book Group

    November 3, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Quiet Room

    Librarian Gayle Stratton leads a discussion of “The Hangman’s Daughter” by Oliver Potzsch. Quiet Room

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  • Writers Room

    November 4, 2014 - 12:00am - 2:00am
    Location: Princeton Room

    Writers can receive constructive feedback at these sessions, during which participants read their work and members offer suggestions. Works read are usually less than 15 minutes long, so there is time to discuss a number of pieces during each session. While nonfiction has been a focus in the past, fiction writers are welcome....

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