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November 2019

Contemporary Fiction Book Group: “The Bluest Eye”

Thursday, November 14, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

The group discusses "The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison. New members are welcome.

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Black Voices Book Group

Thursday, November 14, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Princeton Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Tonight's meeting of the  Black Voices Book Group begins at 7:30 p.m. The group discusses "Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge" by Erica Armstrong Dunbar.

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TBD (To Be Discussed)

Tuesday, November 26, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 26, 2020

Story Room – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

All high school students are welcome to participate in this monthly discussion of great books, films, music, non-fiction, poetry, and all things cultural. Participants may also help create book displays and reading lists for the library, take group trips to see current films, and do group-reads.

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December 2019

Mystery Book Group

Monday, December 2, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Quiet Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The group discusses "Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas" by Stephanie Barron.

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Historical Fiction Book Group: “Their Finest Hour and a Half” by Lissa Evans

Wednesday, December 11, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Historical Society of Princeton, Updike Farmstead, 354 Quaker Road
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The Historical Fiction Book Group features scholar-led book discussions about the fictional elements and nonfictional historic and regional context of selected books. At this session, Frank Wetta, a lecturer at Kean University, leads a discussion of "Their Finest Hour and a Half" by Lissa Evans, a story of Britain's Ministry of Information producing a propaganda film based on the evacuation of Allied troops at Dunkirk. Registration is requested but not required at the Historical Society of Princeton website.   Presented…

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Contemporary Fiction Book Group: “My Sister, the Serial Killer”

Thursday, December 12, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

The group discusses "My Sister, the Serial Killer" by Oyinkan Braithwaite. New members are always welcome.

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Black Voices Book Group

Thursday, December 12, 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Princeton Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The group will be reading, “Negrophobia: An Urban Parable” by Darius James, with introduction by Amy Abugo Origiri.

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Go Between Club

Saturday, December 14, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

All sixth, seventh, and eighth graders are welcome to join us on the second Saturday of every month for a fun discussion of books and other interests.

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January 2020

Mystery Book Group

January 6, 2020, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Quiet Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The group discusses "Jade Lady Burning" by Martin Limon.

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Contemporary Fiction Book Group: “Lake Success”

January 9, 2020, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

The group discusses "Lake Success" by Gary Shteyngart. New members are always welcome.

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Black Voices Book Group

January 9, 2020, 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Princeton Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The group discusses "The Bluest Eye" by Toni Morrison.

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Go Between Club

January 11, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

All sixth, seventh, and eighth graders are welcome to join us on the second Saturday of every month for a fun discussion of books and other interests.

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Book Discussion (Part 1): “This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism”

January 16, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Quiet Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Nicole Maccarone of the Princeton Senior Resource Center leads a six-part discussion of  "This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism" by Ashton Applewhite. The group will discuss a chapter or two each week. Registration opens Dec. 2 and is required. The series continues Jan. 23, Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20. About the book (from the author's website): From childhood on, we’re barraged by messages that it’s sad to be old. That wrinkles are embarrassing, and old…

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Book Discussion (Part 2): “This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism”

January 23, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Quiet Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Nicole Maccarone of the Princeton Senior Resource Center leads a six-part discussion of  "This Chair Rocks: A Manifesto Against Ageism" by Ashton Applewhite. The group will discuss a chapter or two each week. Registration opens Dec. 2 and is required. The series continues Jan. 30, Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20. About the book (from the author's website): From childhood on, we’re barraged by messages that it’s sad to be old. That wrinkles are embarrassing, and old people useless.…

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TBD (To Be Discussed)

January 28, 2020, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 26, 2020

Story Room – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

All high school students are welcome to participate in this monthly discussion of great books, films, music, non-fiction, poetry, and all things cultural. Participants may also help create book displays and reading lists for the library, take group trips to see current films, and do group-reads.

Find out more »
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