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July 2019

Princeton Sketchers

Tuesday, July 2, 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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Origami Club for all Ages

Wednesday, July 10, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2020

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

Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 90 minutes of new, often seasonal, folding. Beginners are welcome. Adults must accompany children younger than 8.

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Princeton Sketchers

Tuesday, July 16, 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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Create Celestial-Themed Greeting Cards

Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

As part of the Out of This World craft series for adults, Alicia Vincelette of Inked Edge Paper Art leads a workshop where greeting cards with a celestial theme will be created. The one-of-a-kind cards for any occasion will be created using rubber stamped images and some remarkable folding and layering techniques. Registration, limited to 16, is required so that supplies may be prepared.  

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Chinese Culture Fair

Monday, July 22, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

All ages are invited to this hour long event featuring activities centered around Chinese culture and heritage presented by international students visiting our community from China. Activities include storytelling, arts and crafts, games, and music. Co-sponsored by the library and YingHua International School.

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Paint a Starry Night Vase

Wednesday, July 24, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Upcycle a wine bottle to create a unique vase featuring elements from Van Gogh's famous painting The Starry Night at this class that is part of the Out of this World craft series for adults.  All supplies, including the bottle, will be provided, and you will be guided step-by-step through the process by Morgan Taylor, head of adult services at the library. Registration, limited to 16, is required so that we can prepare supplies.  

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Crochet a Bookmark

Wednesday, July 31, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Crochet a "worm hole" bookmark as part of our Out of this World craft series for adults. This project is great for everyone from novice to accomplished crocheters. The easy pattern features corkscrew-style stitching, single stitches and a simple tassel. Crochet hooks and yarn will be provided, though you are welcome to bring your own supplies; a 2.5 mm needle is recommended. Registration, limited to 16, is required so that we can prepare supplies.

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August 2019

Princeton Sketchers

Tuesday, August 6, 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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Create an Infinity Scarf

Wednesday, August 7, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Learn how to upcycle a T-shirt to create an infinity scarf at this session that is part of our Out of this World craft series for adults. No sewing skills are needed to make an attractive scarf that you can wear any time of the year. Bring a T-shirt of your own or one will be provided. There are several ways to create an infinity scarf, so bring more than one shirt if you want to try them all. Registration,…

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Dog Man Party

Tuesday, August 13, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Children ages 5-12 are invited to celebrate the release of the new Dog Man book, "Dog Man: For Whom the Ball Rolls," with crafts, games and activities inspired by the part-human, part-canine hero of the Dave Pilkey series. Pilkey is also the creator of the Captain Underpants series.

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Origami Club for all Ages

Wednesday, August 14, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2020

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

Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 90 minutes of new, often seasonal, folding. Beginners are welcome. Adults must accompany children younger than 8.

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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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Toddler Drive-In: Rocket Ship Edition

Wednesday, August 28, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Toddlers (ages 2-5) accompanied by an adult will create their own rocket ship out of a cardboard box and other crafting supplies. Then, they'll land their rocket ship on the "nearest planet" and settle in to watch a short movie. Limited to 30 children accompanied by an adult. Bringing a cardboard box is encouraged. Registration is required:  

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September 2019

Origami Club for all Ages

Wednesday, September 11, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2020

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

Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 90 minutes of new, often seasonal, folding. Beginners are welcome. Adults must accompany children younger than 8.

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October 2019

Origami Club for all Ages

Wednesday, October 9, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until June 10, 2020

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

Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 90 minutes of new, often seasonal, folding. Beginners are welcome. Adults must accompany children younger than 8.

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