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Art Show: Local Women in their Crowns: A Portraits and Stories Community Project

March 1 - May 30
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Photographs and stories of local and regional African American women wearing their church hats are exhibited in conjunction with McCarter Theatre’s March 13-April 1 production of “Crowns.” The visual storytelling project, celebrating African American culture, tradition and storytelling, was a collaboration between McCarter and The Arts Council of Princeton.   Part of Migrations: A Princeton Community Collaboration. #PrincetonMigrations  

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April 2 - April 30
Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

To celebrate National Poetry Month, each day during April, Youth Services library staff will to read a new poem to you over the phone. Build phone literacy skills and develop an appreciation for poetry by calling often to hear the daily poem. Call 609-924-9529, ext. 1240 and ask for the poem of the day.

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9:00 am

Exhibit: “I Am Innocent: The Migration Back to Freedom for the Innocent in Prison”

April 17 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until May 30, 2018

Reading Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Photographs and stories conveying the physical and emotional upheaval experienced by men and women who were wrongfully imprisoned and released are on view as part of Migrations: A Princeton Community Collaboration. The photographs were captured by Diane Bladecki of Centurion Ministry, an innocence organization that has freed 61 people since it was founded in Princeton […]

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1:00 pm

Advanced Photos on Your Apple Device

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

In this class, we will work with Photos, the picture and picture editing program on apple devices, and explore some of the more powerful features, including the advanced editing tools, slideshow itunes integration, and face recognition. During a portion of the class time, students will be able to practice new skills so bring photos. Instructor: […]

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4:00 pm


April 17 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 29, 2018

Story Room, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, 08542

Children can learn to play and practice chess at these weekly drop-in sessions led by Princeton High School Chess Club members. Co-sponsored by the library and Princeton High School Chess Club.

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6:30 pm

Open Archive: Trolleys, Trains, and Transit

April 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Discovery Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Princeton has always drawn its significance as a town from its centrality between major metropolises and the transportation that brings residents there. The Historical Society of Princeton will display artifacts and documents from its collection that illustrate how integral transit has always been to Princeton life. The Historical Society of Princeton’s Open Archive series allows […]

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7:00 pm

Writers Room

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

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

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

One event on May 1, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 15, 2018 at 7:00pm

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 […]

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Jim Neal in Conversation with Brett Bonfield

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

American Library Association President Jim Neal engages in conversation with Princeton Public Library Executive Director Brett Bonfield. One of the most respected librarians in the world, Neal was vice president for information services and university librarian at Columbia from 2001- 14. He has received many awards including Joseph W. Lippincott Award for “distinguished service to […]

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