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  • March top 5 for under 5We invite you to check out this month’s PPL Youth Services recommendations for activities, resources and new books in the library collection for children up to 5 years old and their families. Storytime At Home Create your own storytime adventure! We’ve made it easy to do storytime with your child(ren) at home or in your […] Read More Posted Mar 1, 2021 by Martha Liu
  • Make a change with the cottage spiritTrends, styles, and aesthetics come and go over the years, and most of us grab bits and pieces of them to build something of our own. One trend that gained traction in 2020 and continues into 2021 is #cottagecore, an aesthetic that celebrates an idealized version of cozy cottage life, featuring home baking, knitwear, and […] Read More Posted Feb 23, 2021 by Nora Walsh
  • Community partner spotlight: The John H. Pace, Jr. ’39 Center for Civic EngagementTo extend our community outreach, the library partners with the many municipal, non-profit, and business organizations that make Princeton such an extraordinary town. This month, we spoke with Charlotte Collins, associate director and Gwen McNamara, communications specialist at the John H.Pace, Jr. ’39 Center for Civic Engagement at Princeton University (Pace Center for Civic Engagement). […] Read More Posted Feb 16, 2021 by Kim
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