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August 2018

Maker Mondays – Look, Describe, Make!

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

During this art appreciation workshop, children ages 3 to 7 will examine a range of artworks. Through careful observations, they will analyze and describe artists’ choices, and use their imagination to ask questions about what they see. A hands-on activity will follow. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Limited to 30; please register below.

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Princeton Girls Programming Camp

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this two-week coding camp for girls, students entering grades 6 to 8 will explore Scratch, HTML, and CSS and create a website targeting a social issue of their choice. There will also be Q&A sessions with guest speakers who will discuss the vast and varied field of computer science. Participants should plan on attending all sessions. Registration is required and is currently closed. Thank you for your interest. Co-sponsored by the library and Girls Make Apps.

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Family Musical Matinee: “Mary Poppins”

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In turn-of-the-century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. Rated G. 2 hours and 19 minutes.

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Film: “Pitch Perfect”

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

When Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is persuaded to join the Bellas, her school’s all-girls singing group, she adds some much-needed energy into their repertoire, leading to a showdown with their male rivals in a campus competition. The film is loosely adapted from Mickey Rapkin’s nonfiction book “Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory.” 1 hour, 52 minutes.

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Princeton Girls Programming Camp

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this two-week coding camp for girls, students entering grades 6 to 8 will explore Scratch, HTML, and CSS and create a website targeting a social issue of their choice. There will also be Q&A sessions with guest speakers who will discuss the vast and varied field of computer science. Participants should plan on attending all sessions. Registration is required and is currently closed. Thank you for your interest. Co-sponsored by the library and Girls Make Apps.

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Family Musical Matinee: “Frozen”

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Disney’s 2013 animated blockbuster, based on the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale “The Snow Queen,” tells the story of a fearless princess who sets off with a mountaineer and a reindeer to find the sister who has plunged their kingdom into perpetual winter. Rated PG. 1 hour, 48 minutes.

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Writers Room

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on June 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 3, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on July 17, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 7, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on August 21, 2018 at 7:00pm

Quiet Room, First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Writers receive constructive feedback at these sessions, during which participants read their work and members offer suggestions. Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. The group is led by Loretta and Fred Wish.

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Tell Us What You Think

August 22 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on August 16, 2018 at 5:00pm

One event on August 22, 2018 at 8:30am

Welcome Desk Area, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Drop by the area behind the Welcome Desk (Terra Libri Cafe on Aug. 22) for a casual chat with library staff who are eager to capture your thoughts about the future of your library.  We’ll ask a few questions and give you a chance to tell us how we can better enhance our community and the lives of all who come through our doors. Your answers will help us develop the Strategic Plan that we will use to determine priorities,…

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Princeton Girls Programming Camp

August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this two-week coding camp for girls, students entering grades 6 to 8 will explore Scratch, HTML, and CSS and create a website targeting a social issue of their choice. There will also be Q&A sessions with guest speakers who will discuss the vast and varied field of computer science. Participants should plan on attending all sessions. Registration is required and is currently closed. Thank you for your interest. Co-sponsored by the library and Girls Make Apps.

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Family Musical Matinee: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this 1971 adaptation of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” the world is astounded when the reclusive Willy Wonka announces that five people will be given a tour of his factory and shown the secrets of his candy – and that one will win a lifetime supply of Wonka chocolate. Rated G. 1 hour, 29 minutes.

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Toddler Drive-In

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Toddlers (ages 2-5) accompanied by an adult are invited to decorate their own cardboard-box car and watch a short drive-in movie. Limited to 30 children. Registration required below.

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Princeton Farmers Market

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until November 15, 2018

Hinds Plaza, 55 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Seasonal and organic produce from local farmers, flowers, crafts and a variety of edibles including free-range beef, poultry, pork and eggs; cheese, pickles, honey and baked goods are available at this weekly event. Live music from 12:30-2:30 p.m.

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Mercer County Community ID Card Program

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Thursday, repeating until August 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Thursday, repeating until July 12, 2018

One event on June 7, 2018 at 5:00pm

Princeton Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder’s personal identifying information, medical risk factors, and emergency contact information. This privately issued card, sponsored by the One Community Coalition, may be used at social service agencies, schools, clinics, parks, post offices, and to access basic municipal or health services and as a form of identification by check cashing companies, banks, retail stores or other establishments. The Latin American Legal Defense & Education Fund, a…

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Princeton Girls Programming Camp

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 31, 2018

Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this two-week coding camp for girls, students entering grades 6 to 8 will explore Scratch, HTML, and CSS and create a website targeting a social issue of their choice. There will also be Q&A sessions with guest speakers who will discuss the vast and varied field of computer science. Participants should plan on attending all sessions. Registration is required and is currently closed. Thank you for your interest. Co-sponsored by the library and Girls Make Apps.

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Family Musical Matinee: “Sing”

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine. Rated G. 1 hour, 48 minutes.

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