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Princeton Trivia Contest

Join Mimi Omiencinski of Princeton Tour Company to test your knowledge of all things Princeton in this fun, interactive program for all ages. Newsroom.

Robotic Rockettes

The all-female group of local middle school students that focuses on maker projects to promote STEM demonstrates their award-winning robot. Discovery Center.

Photographer Oleg Moiseyenko

The photographer whose works are on view in the Technology Center shows visitors the vintage (1950s and ‘60s) cameras he uses to create his photographs that often take many hours to set up and capture. He will also answer questions about traditional photography and darkroom techniques. A slide show of Moiseyenko’s work will also be […]

Author Hester Young

The author reads from “The Shimmering Road,” the second book of her Charlie Cates trilogy. The reading will be followed by a book signing. Labyrinth Books will provide books for sale. Newsroom.

Storytime with Author Ame Dyckman

Princeton  Children’s Book Festival favorite Ame Dyckman, author of classics such as Boy+Bot, leads a special family story time featuring a reading of her newly published book, “You Don’t Want a Unicorn.” Ame will also gladly answer questions about what it is like to write books for kids as a living. A book signing will […]

Author Michael Lemonick

The acclaimed science writer and Princeton resident discusses his new book, “The Perpetual Now: A Story of Amnesia, Memory and Love.” The book is the story of Lonnie Sue Johnson, a renowned artist and Princeton resident who was left amnesic after an illness and now lives in a present that rarely progresses beyond 10 to […]

Whiplash Smartphone Film Challenge

Calling all budding filmmakers 25 and younger, working individually or in teams! Your mission: Write, shoot and edit a short film, two minutes or less, in just six hours. Meet in the Technology Center at 11:30 a.m. for a list of challenge guidelines and to receive tips for creating and editing your films using your […]

Meet the Artist: Jay McPhillips

Meet and chat with Jay McPhillips, the artist whose paintings of Princeton and the surrounding area will be on display in the Reading Room  art gallery until August 1st. The exhibition, curated by the Arts Council of Princeton, will welcome you to the newly renovated second floor with many familiar scenes in this show that […]

2Reimagine Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

Library Executive Director Brett Bonfield, Mayor Liz Lempert and Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees President Kevin Royer hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open our new second floor in the Discovery Center. After the ribbon cutting, explore the newly reimagined second floor and enjoy a full day of activities that includes author talks, a […]

The librarian and the lever

We are sometimes asked why we do not have a particular item in the collection, or, when every copy in the collection is checked out to other cardholders, why we do not have enough copies to always have one available. This can be a difficult question to answer, because every library deals somewhat differently with […]