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Category: Library


The tell-all


It has been about a week since “Spare,”  the tell-all autobiography by Prince Harry, was released. It immediately broke the UK record for the most sales on the first day […]


Reading abroad


As a speaker of several languages (some with less fluency than others), I’ve frequently flipped through the library’s youth world language collections. It’s a fun, rich resource to exercise language […]


Book shame


It’s time I made a confession. I, Dana Treichler, librarian and book nerd from Princeton Public Library, did not like “Where the Crawdads Sing,” the popular novel penned by Delia […]


New to you


A person is reading on the floor surrounded by books, candles, and a teapot

Working on the library’s service desks, I see plenty of people who are very aware of new and forthcoming books, particularly fiction, and add their names to multiple hold lists […]


Voices carry


stairwell of the library

The library’s main stairwell evokes a ship-like feeling. In fact, on a few occasions, patrons and staff members have reenacted part of the Titanic scene in which the protagonists, Jack […]


Coming soon


My favorite part of selecting books for the library is hearing about new titles months before they are published. Professional journals such as Library Journal and Publishers Weekly include reviews […]


Money matters


clear glass jar with coins and a plant

April is Financial Literacy Month. With tax season nearly in the rearview mirror, don’t let the topic of personal finance slip into the dark recesses of your mind. There are […]


Connect and enjoy


The library’s mission is to engage, inspire, educate and unite everyone in our diverse community. We want to help you learn, work, and be entertained through all of our resources: […]


PEFF: 16th year, 16 films


We’re looking forward to the Princeton Environmental Film Festival, coming up this year April 1-10. The 16th annual festival features 16 films that explore environmental sustainability from a variety of […]

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