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Ask a Lawyer


Lawyers will be at the library for free, private consultations on immigration and general legal issues. Registration for a private consultation will be between 7 and 7:30 p.m.  Spanish translators will be available. Referrals will be made when necessary. First come, first served. Co-sponsored by the Latin American Task Force, the Princeton Housing Authority and […]


Mercer County Community ID Card


All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder’s personal identifying information, medical risk factors, and emergency contact information. This privately issued card, sponsored by the One Community Coalition, may be used at social service agencies, schools, clinics, parks, post offices, and to access basic municipal or health services […]


Mercer County Community ID Card


All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder’s personal identifying information, medical risk factors, and emergency contact information. This privately issued card, sponsored by the One Community Coalition, may be used at social service agencies, schools, clinics, parks, post offices, and to access basic municipal or health services […]


Writers Room


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 […]


Glow in the Dark Storytime!


Help us light up the night with a special, not-so-spooky story time featuring glow-in-the-dark books, songs, black lights, glow sticks and other luminous fun! Attendees will receive a glow bracelet to take home. Be sure to wear white or fluorescent colors to see yourself glow. Please note: the room will be dark for the majority […]


Mercer County Community ID Card


All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder’s personal identifying information, medical risk factors, and emergency contact information. This privately issued card, sponsored by the One Community Coalition, may be used at social service agencies, schools, clinics, parks, post offices, and to access basic municipal or health services […]


Mercer County Community ID Card


All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder’s personal identifying information, medical risk factors, and emergency contact information. This privately issued card, sponsored by the One Community Coalition, may be used at social service agencies, schools, clinics, parks, post offices, and to access basic municipal or health services […]


Baby Playgroup


Come for Baby Storytime at 11 am and stay for our playgroup. This is for parents, caregivers and children 0 to 17 months of age. No big kids allowed.


Baby Storytime


Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 17 months. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Storytime!


Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 18 months and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Baby Playgroup


Come for Baby Storytime at 11 am and stay for our playgroup. This is for parents, caregivers and children 0 to 17 months of age. No big kids allowed.


Baby Storytime


Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 17 months. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Storytime!


Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 18 months and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


To Be Discussed (TBD)


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.


Baby Playgroup


Come for Baby Storytime at 11 am and stay for our playgroup. This is for parents, caregivers and children 0 to 17 months of age. No big kids allowed.


Baby Storytime


Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 17 months. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Storytime!


Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 18 months and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult.


Your Engaged Retirement: Organizing and Downsizing


Professional organizer John Odalen shares easy techniques for getting and staying organized. New ways to think about possessions will be discussed along with options for disposing of items you no longer want or need. Odalen specializes in helping people who feel overwhelmed by their possessions and want to get organized, but don’t know where to […]


CANCELLED – Letra Pequeña (Little Letter)


The 11/26/2018 session of Letra Pequeña is cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Through engagement with books, activities and crafts, these sessions are designed to help children and adults improve Spanish language skills. Sessions are conducted in Spanish and are intended for parents/caregivers to attend with babies and toddlers.


CANCELLED – Little Pandas


Through engagement with books, songs, rhymes and crafts, these sessions are designed to help children ages 2 to 5 years and their caregivers improve Mandarin Chinese language skills. Sessions are conducted in Mandarin Chinese by professional teachers from YingHua International School.


Sunday Stories


Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


Portuguese Stories


Children from birth to age 5 and their caregivers are invited to hear stories in Portuguese.


Saturday Stories


Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


Writers Room


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 […]


Author Talk with Keith Whittington on “Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech”


In his new book “Speak Freely: Why Universities Must Defend Free Speech,” Keith Whittington, William Nelson Cromwell Professor of Politics at Princeton University, argues that universities must protect and encourage vigorous free speech in order to fulfill their most basic, fundamental, and essential purposes, including fostering freedom of thought, ideological diversity, and tolerance. Examining such […]


SCORE Seminar: Quickbooks in the Cloud


This workshop provides basic training in the use of QuickBooks accounting software in the cloud. Through a lecture and demonstration format, you’ll get an overview of how to effectively use QuickBooks from the perspective of a small business owner. Registration for this event available on the SCORE Princeton Website HERE On the third Monday of […]


Maker Mondays: Build with Lego


Children in grades 1-5 are invited to participate in a non-competitive community-based Lego session, including building time and round-table discussion. Duplo blocks will be available for younger children outside the Story Room.


Sunday Stories


Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


Performance: Trenton Brass Quintet Plus One


Trenton Brass Quintet Plus One, under the leadership of Karl I. Megules, performs selections from the 1400s to the present day including special jazz arrangements and repertoire including ragtime, Disney, show tunes, and music for brass quintets.


Chemistry Saturdays


Graduate students from Princeton University’s chemistry department conduct exciting hands-on experiments that make science fun. For children 6 -13 years old; children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult. STEAM Studio. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton Chemistry Graduate Student Organization.


Preschool Fair


Representatives from Princeton area preschools provide information about school programs, curriculum, philosophy and the admission process at this two-hour annual event.


Girls Who Code Club


Girls in grades 6 through 12 are invited to explore the core concepts of coding while building confidence, learning teamwork and making friends. Activities for all levels of experience will be included. Girls Who Code is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology and preparing girls for the future. For […]


Saturday Stories


Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


RESCHEDULED Historical Fiction Book Group: “News of the World”


THIS EVENT IS RESCHEDULED FOR DECEMBER 4 AT 6:30PM. The Historical Fiction Book Group features scholar-led book discussions about the fictional elements and nonfictional historic and regional context of selected books.  For this meeting, Camilla Townsend, professor of history at Rutgers University, leads a discussion of “News of the World” by Paulette Jiles, a story […]


Mercer County Community ID Card


All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder’s personal identifying information, medical risk factors, and emergency contact information. This privately issued card, sponsored by the One Community Coalition, may be used at social service agencies, schools, clinics, parks, post offices, and to access basic municipal or health services […]


CANCELED Girl Code


Girls in grades 4 through 8 are invited to attend this hourlong class that explores the programming language Python. In each session, a core concept will be covered, along with an exercise to put your new skills to the test. No coding experience necessary. Instructors: Valeria Torres-Olivares & Kyara Torres-Olivares of Code Equal. Join the […]


Mercer County Community ID Card


All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder’s personal identifying information, medical risk factors, and emergency contact information. This privately issued card, sponsored by the One Community Coalition, may be used at social service agencies, schools, clinics, parks, post offices, and to access basic municipal or health services […]


Citizenship Preparation Classes


This series of six classes is offered by the Latin American Task Force to assist those who are preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Test. Classes include history, civics and a review of basic English necessary for the citizenship interview. Conference Room Co-sponsored by the library and the Latin American Task Force.


Origami Club for All Ages


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.


Fall Family Movie: “A Wrinkle in Time”


Meg meets three supernatural beings who transport her through the universe to rescue her father, who mysteriously disappeared and is being held captive by an evil force. Rated PG. 1 hour, 49 minutes.


Open Archive: Farming the Garden State


Did you know that, throughout the 1800s, almost 50 percent of New Jersey was farmland? At this event, attendees can explore ledgers, bills, and other ephemera that illustrate Princeton’s important agricultural past. The Historical Society of Princeton’s Open Archive series allows visitors to interact with little-seen artifacts and documents from HSP’s vast collection. Featuring a […]


Fall Family Movie: “The Incredibles”


Known to the world as superheroes Mr. Incredible and Elastigirl, Bob Parr and his wife Helen were among the world’s greatest crime fighters, saving lives and battling evil on a daily basis. Fifteen years later, they have been forced to adopt civilian identities and retreat to the suburbs to live “normal” lives with their three […]


Voyage ESL


Speakers of world languages who are learning English as a second language are invited to these 90-minute sessions. Conference Room


Sunday Stories


Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children.


CANCELED Family Tech Time: Electronics Crafts – Night Light


This hands-on workshop introduces participants to creative projects and making a functional night light. We’ll use accessible materials to learn the basics of circuit building and the principles of energy. Ages 5 to 8. Tickets for the workshop will be available at the Youth Services desk starting at 2:30 p.m. Limited to 15 participants or […]


Science Circle


Budding scientists in third through sixth grades are invited to participate in hands-on science activities designed by high school students at Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science. Important concepts will be explored in monthly sessions, each of which focuses on a different scientific discipline. Co-sponsored by the library and Princeton International School of Mathematics […]


Go Between Club


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


Japanese Stories


Children ages 2 and older are invited to hear stories in Japanese.


Spanish Stories


Children ages 2 and older are invited to hear stories in Spanish. Adults must accompany their children.

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