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August 2019

Pop-Up Book Club: “My Life on the Road” by Gloria Steinem

Sunday, August 25, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Explore "Gloria Steinem: My Life on the Road," the author's most recently published memoir, in which she shares candid stories of what she has learned on the road as a self-described “modern nomad,” and how those lessons have informed her  life’s work as a leading activist for equality. Registration for this event is now full. This event is in advance of the Sept. 6 opening of "Gloria: A Life," at McCarter Theatre Center. Presented in partnership with the library, Labyrinth…

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September 2019

Mystery Book Group

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

The group discusses "Open Season" by C.J. Box.

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Contemporary Fiction Book Group: “There There”

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

The group discusses "There There" by Tommy Orange. New members are welcome.

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Black Voices Book Group

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

The group continues its July discussion of "Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America" by Ibram X. Kendi.    

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Book Group: Back to the Books with “Educated”

Wednesday, September 18, 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Join us for a discussion of "Educated" by Tara Westover.

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TBD (To Be Discussed)

Tuesday, September 24, 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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Historical Fiction Book Group: “The Shadow Lines” by Amitov Ghosh

Thursday, September 26, 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, Karen Pechilis, Professor of Comparative Religion at Drew University, will lead a discussion of "The Shadow Lines" by Amitav Ghosh. The book follows the stories of two families back and forth in time and space  between Calcutta and Europe, tracing stories through major events like World War II, Bengali partition, and more.     Registration…

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October 2019

Mystery Book Group

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

The group discusses "A Rising Man" by Amir Mukherjee.

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Contemporary Fiction Book Group: “Warlight”

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

The group discusses "Warlight" by Michael Ondaatje. New members are welcome.

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Black Voices Book Group

Thursday, October 10, 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm
Princeton Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The group discusses "Race After Technology" by Ruha Benjamin who will participate in the discussion.  

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Go Between Club

Saturday, October 12, 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 November 9, 2019

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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TBD (To Be Discussed)

Tuesday, October 22, 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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November 2019

Mystery Book Group

Monday, November 4, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Quiet Room – First Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The group discusses "Watching You" by Lisa Jewel.

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Go Between Club

Saturday, November 9, 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 November 9, 2019

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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Black Voices Book Group

Thursday, November 14, 7:15 am - 9:00 pm
Princeton Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The group discusses "Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge" by Erica Armstrong Dunbar.

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