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August 2019

Learning Python with Turtle Graphics

Monday, August 19, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 23, 2019

Technology Center – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

In this week-long coding camp, students entering grades 6 to 9 will explore Python programming using the Turtle module to create graphics and drawings. Participants should plan to attend all sessions. Register (limited to 16) for the week here.

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SCORE Seminar: Supply Chain Strategies for Small Business

Monday, August 19, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This workshop will focus on strategies and solutions for bringing products and services to market while assessing and mitigating supply chain risks.  This is a highly interactive session to provide expertise and support for participants looking to solve real business challenges.  Some of the topics being covered include: - 3PLs - Product Sourcing - Inventory Management - Local Supply Chain - Building A Global Supply Chain - Upcoming SCORE Supply Chain Events There will be time for networking with fellow…

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Final Italian Conversation Class

Monday, August 19, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Quiet Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

All are welcome to attend an Italian language class led by Stefania Franklin, a high school teacher in Italy. The class is intended to foster the Italian language learner's communication skills and enrich their knowledge of the Italian language. Franklin taught Spanish and English in a high school in Milan last year. She is Italian and holds a master's degree in specialized translation (English and Spanish) and a bachelor's degree in linguistic and intercultural communication.

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SOLD OUT: “Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am”

Monday, August 19, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Princeton Garden Theater, 160 Nassau St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This screening is now completely sold out. This documentary examines the life of American novelist, essayist, editor, teacher, and professor emeritus at Princeton University Toni Morrison who died this month at the age of 88. Morrison was the first African-American woman to win the Nobel Prize in Literature and is known for her nuanced discussion of race in America. Through the use of archival material, art and interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Angela Davis and Morrison herself, the film presents pieces of Morrison’s life,…

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Storytime!

Tuesday, August 20, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10AM when the library is open
Story Room – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 18 months and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Princeton Sketchers

Tuesday, August 20, 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day First of the month, repeating until August 7, 2019

An event every month that begins at 10:30 am on day Third of the month, repeating until August 28, 2019

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Sketchers of all abilities meet monthly on the first and third Tuesdays at the library before walking to a chosen location in town, on campus or somewhere indoors, to sketch for two hours or so. Everyone shares their drawings with the group at the end of the session. The meetups are a fun way to share or discover a love of drawing, turning a solitary activity into a group event where ideas and tips are shared and new friendships are formed. There are…

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Baby Storytime

Tuesday, August 20, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11AM when the library is open
Story Room – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 17 months. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Baby Playgroup

Tuesday, August 20, 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Tuesdays and Thursdays at 11:30AM when the library is open
Story Room – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Following Baby Storytime at 11 a.m., parents, caregivers and children up to 17 months old are invited to stay for our play group. No big kids allowed.

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Learning Python with Turtle Graphics

Tuesday, August 20, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 23, 2019

Technology Center – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

In this week-long coding camp, students entering grades 6 to 9 will explore Python programming using the Turtle module to create graphics and drawings. Participants should plan to attend all sessions. Register (limited to 16) for the week here.

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Writers Room

Tuesday, August 20, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, repeating until August 28, 2019

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. Works read are usually less than 15 minutes long, so there is time to discuss a number of pieces during each session. While nonfiction has been a focus in the past, fiction writers are welcome. Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. The group is led by Loretta and Fred Wish in the first floor Quiet Room.

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Author Talk: John Calu

Tuesday, August 20, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Novelist John Calu, the author of more than a dozen books, will speak about his recently released memoir In the Name of Grace in which he tells the story of his mother and what it was like to grow up as her child.  On the back cover of the book,  John writes the following: It has taken me the better part of thirty years to become the son she deserved and just as long to develop the writing skills required…

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Learning Python with Turtle Graphics

Wednesday, August 21, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until August 23, 2019

Technology Center – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

In this week-long coding camp, students entering grades 6 to 9 will explore Python programming using the Turtle module to create graphics and drawings. Participants should plan to attend all sessions. Register (limited to 16) for the week here.

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Afternoons with Austen: “Sense and Sensibility” (1995)

Wednesday, August 21, 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Enjoy a cup of tea and a film adaptation of a Jane Austen novel on Wednesday afternoons this summer when the library presents Afternoons with Austen. For true Austen fanatics, "Addicted to Austen" calling cards will be distributed at each screening to be stamped by staff. Those who attend three or more screenings will be entered in a drawing to win a prize pack of copies of all of the films shown in the series. "Sense and Sensibility" follows the…

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Film and Discussion: “Feminists: What Were They Thinking?”

Wednesday, August 21, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

McCarter Theatre Center Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann shares  a screening of Johanna Demetrakas’ 2018 documentary followed by conversation and story sharing. The film revisits Cynthia MacAdams’ “Emergence,” a landmark collection of portraits of second-wave pioneering feminists including Gloria Steinem, Kate Millett, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda and has many of the original subjects and their third-wave successors reflecting on the portraits, their identity as feminists, and their own experience as women in the Movement. Community Room This…

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Storytime!

Thursday, August 22, 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10AM when the library is open
Story Room – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 18 months and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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