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Fire up the grill


One of the best things about summer is the opportunity to cook and dine al fresco. I checked our catalog at the library and found we have many cookbooks with recipes and ideas for outdoor entertaining. Digging a bit deeper I looked up our most popular outdoor cooking titles and the top 10 books are […]

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Community partner: The Princeton Festival


To extend our community outreach, the library partners with many of the municipal, non-profit, and business organizations that make Princeton such an extraordinary town. This month, The Princeton Festival is in the spotlight. Each June, for the past 14 years, the library and The Princeton Festival have worked together to offer a wide array of […]

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Hello spring!


Is there any time of the year that’s better than spring? Flowers are blooming, the weather is finally warm and it feels as if the entire world is smiling. One of my favorite authors said it best: “When spring came, even the false spring, there were no problems except where to be happiest.” And me? […]

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May top 5 for under 5


Check out this month’s recommendations for upcoming events at the library and around town, and new picture books for children ages five years old and younger and their families, curated by the Youth Services department.  Storytime With Airlie Anderson To celebrate Children’s Book Week, award-winning author/illustrator Airlie Anderson will read from her picture books Momo […]


Another kind of storytime


This won’t surprise you, but we’re big into storytelling at the library. I presume that, by now, you’ve noticed the books, but we also share stories through our film and cultural festivals, oral history programs, music and the arts, food, and sometimes through objects.   I’ve long been a collector of small objects: coins, sea […]

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Transitions


Walking along Nassau Street, I was transfixed by the rich depth of color of the blue sky and the brick red buildings which played off of one another with striking clarity and warmth. Looking around, everything seemed vibrant, vivid, and bold. I found myself glancing at others to see if they were noticing this incredible […]

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Community partner: Labyrinth Books


To extend our community outreach, the library partners with many of the municipal, non-profit, and business organizations that make Princeton such an extraordinary town. This month, Labyrinth Books is in the spotlight. Although it might seem that a library and bookstore would be at odds with one another, this is not the case at all. […]

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Sharing on Library Giving Day


Library Giving Day Logo

Libraries have always been about sharing. We share books and movies and a vast array of other materials with our communities. We help people learn and share experiences through classes and programs. Libraries also share with each other. This includes sharing our materials but we also share ideas. The first annual Library Giving Day (#LibraryGivingDay) […]


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 […]


April top 5 for under 5


It can be challenging for parents of the youngest children to keep up with upcoming events at the library and around town, new picture books, music, and helpful apps. That’s why the Youth Services department makes monthly recommendations for things of interest for children ages five years old and younger and their families. We hope […]

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