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Author: Claire Legrand

Claire works in the Lending Services department, where she helps customers at the check-out desk, shelves books, wrangles the library elves, and is always on the look-out for her next great read. She's also a novelist (five currently published, with six more on the way!). You can find all her books—written for children and teens, but enjoyed by readers of all ages—on the third floor.

So many library books, so little time

If you’re anything like me, you sometimes get a little over-ambitious when it comes to checking out books from the library. You’re browsing the catalog, trying to find a new cookbook to bring home, and before you know it, you’ve put ten different things on hold–five cookbooks, a beautiful children’s graphic novel, a non-fiction book […]

A universe of sci-fi films

If you’ve been to the library at all in the past couple of months, you will have noticed the plethora of space-themed paraphernalia decorating our shelves, particularly on the children’s floor. Thanks to this year’s summer reading theme, “A Universe of Stories”—a nationwide theme selected by the Collaborative Summer Library Program—we at the Princeton Public […]

Staff spotlight: Kay Fuger

Here at the Princeton Public Library, we are lucky to have many exceptional employees who work hard to make visiting the library a memorable and joyful experience for every community member. One of my very favorite colleagues is Kay Fuger, who has worked at PPL for nearly ten years. Kay is in the Lending Services […]

Embracing the romance genre

I’m a huge sap. I’ve always loved romantic comedies, and often my favorite element of any book is the romance. But for some reason, I had never been interested in reading romance novels – Romance with a capital R, that is. The genre defined by beautiful people overcoming obstacles to get their happily ever afters. I love […]