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Job Seekers Session: Is it Time to Consider a “Plan B”?


Is the time and effort you put in to your job search producing the results you expect and need? If not, it may be time to closely evaluate your job search strategy. Specifically, the skills you will bring to your next employer and the skills your next employer (and the market place) may really need. […]


Job Seekers Session: Is it Time to Consider a “Plan B”?


Is the time and effort you put in to your job search producing the results you expect and need? If not, it may be time to closely evaluate your job search strategy. Specifically, the skills you will bring to your next employer and the skills your next employer (and the market place) may really need. […]


Job Seekers Session: Preparing for the Job Hunt


Before you submit your next resume there are some things you can do to make the process smoother and submission faster. This session will help you by giving you the ultimate job hunt checklist. This session will also give you networking tools, ways to showcase your skills, and supporting documents to help you track your […]


Job Seekers Session: Dealing with Ageism


Marty Latman discusses ageism to help job seekers strengthen their position as ideal candidates for employment. Presented in partnership with PSG of Mercer County.


What is Princeton Doing to be Climate Resilient?


More extreme heat, flooding and health problems – this is what climate science says is in store for the Princeton region. Planning and preparation can help mitigate the worst of these effects and reduce the economic burden of dealing with them after the fact. Find out what Princeton is doing to be climate resilient. Refreshments will […]


Job Seekers Session: Networking 101, David Schuchman


For the job seeker, networking is not a mere exchange of business cards or casual introductions. It is building relationships on the basis of trust. Learn why it is important to make connections with people, informing people who you are, and what kind of job opportunities to send your way. Presented in partnership with PSG […]


CANCELED – Code It


Students in fourth through eighth grades are invited to drop in for an hour to learn to code using the programming language Python. Each session includes a core concept and exercise. No coding experience is necessary. Instructors: Valeria Torres-Olivares & Kyara Torres-Olivares of Code Equal. Join the “Code It” mailing list for more information and […]


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.


Engaged Retirement: Financial Basics for the 50+


Jeanette Yu of AARP will discuss financial issues for those 50 and over. Topics include budgeting and goal setting, taking charge of credit and debt, the importance of developing a savings plan and protecting your assets.  Yu is a licensed financial service professional specializing in retirement.   Presented in collaboration with Princeton Senior Resource Center


Meet the Mayor


Princeton residents are invited to discuss concerns with Mayor Liz Lempert in the library lobby through 10 a.m.


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 […]


POSTPONED – What is Princeton Doing to be Climate Resilient?


Due to the anticipated weather conditions, we are postponing this event. More extreme heat, flooding and health problems – this is what climate science says is in store for the Princeton region. Planning and preparation can help mitigate the worst of these effects and reduce the economic burden of dealing with them after the fact. […]


CANCELED – VOICES (Voices on Important Conversations Engaging Students)


The February meeting of VOICES will be canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience. Meet other high school teens who are passionate about activism at these moderated discussions of hot topics in the news such as racial profiling, global warming, and international politics. Co-sponsored by Redefy and Not in Our Town Princeton.


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 […]


Black Voices Book Group: An American Marriage


Please note: Black Voices Book Group is meeting at a special time this month so that people can attend the Black Poetry: A Gala Reading at McCarter The group discusses “An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones.


Code It


Students in fourth through eighth grades are invited to drop in for an hour to learn to code using the programming language Python. Each session includes a core concept and exercise. No coding experience is necessary. Instructors: Valeria Torres-Olivares & Kyara Torres-Olivares of Code Equal. Join the “Code It” mailing list for more information and […]


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.


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. Conference Room


Job Seekers Session: Twitter for Job Seekers


Susan Borbely, Princeton Public Library librarian, gives a presentation about using the social media platform Twitter as a job-seeking tool. Topics include how Twitter can be used to find job leads, network with industry leaders, research companies and build your personal brand. Co-sponsored by the library and PSG of Mercer County.


Lit Lab


Students in first through fifth grades are invited to join us to read a book and create or explore a hands-on maker activity inspired by the story. STEAM Studio


Math Circle for Middle Schoolers


Students in grades 6-8 engage in hands-on activities and solve puzzles designed by high school students at PRISMS. Important math concepts, including functions, geometry and combinatorics, will be explored. Co-Lab


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 […]


Job Seekers Session: Job Loss Impact on Family and Relationships


Tamarra Causley Robinson discusses the emotional and psychological affects of job loss on the individual and their family and friends. This discussion will focus on steps for self-care during this time of transition and on increasing awareness around preserving and potentially strengthening relationships at home. Co-sponsored by the library and PSG of Mercer County.


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 […]


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.


CANCELED – Build and Launch Web Apps


In this multi-week program, 10- to 16-year-olds will use KidzideazTECH to learn code and design their own web application and launch it on the web. Attendance of session 1 (October 9) and/or session 2 (October 23) is required. Registration is closed.


Engaged Retirement: Legal and Estate Planning


Learn what you need to know about estate and long-term care planning including what legal documents you need to have now to protect yourself and your family. Preseneter Fiona Van Dyck has over 20 years of experience practicing law and assisting individuals and families in formulating estate plans, protecting the interests of disabled or elderly […]


Job Seekers Session: “Cracking the Communicaton Code”


Keri Zoumas shares techniques for eliminating obstacles when communicating with others. This program will show you how to build rapport, trust and credibility in any one-on-one situation. Co-sponsored by the library and PSG of Mercer County.


Code It


Students in fourth through eighth grades are invited to drop in for an hour to learn to code using the programming language Python. Each session includes a core concept and exercise. No coding experience is necessary. Instructors: Valeria Torres-Olivares & Kyara Torres-Olivares of Code Equal. Join the “Code It” mailing list for more information and […]


Author Talk with Andrew Curran on “Diderot & The Art of Thinking Freely”


The author discusses “Diderot and the Art of Thinking Freely,” a spirited biography of the prophetic and sympathetic philosopher who helped build the foundations of the modern world. From Other Press website: Denis Diderot is often associated with the decades-long battle to bring the world’s first comprehensive Encyclopédie into existence. But his most daring writing […]


Author Talk with David Howard on “Chasing Phil: The Adventures of Two Undercover Agents with the World’s Most Charming Con Man”


The author discusses “Chasing Phil: The Adventures of Two Undercover Agents with the World’s Most Charming Con Man,” his true-crime story about the high-stakes 1970s FBI pursuit of notorious con man Phil Kitzer. From Howard’s website: “Chasing Phil” is the incredible true story of the FBI’s first undercover white-collar crime investigation, in 1977. The book […]


Build and Launch Web Apps


In this multi-week program, 10- to 16-year-olds will use KidzideazTECH to learn code and design their own web application and launch it on the web. Attendance of session 1 (October 9) and/or session 2 (October 23) is required. Registration is closed.


VOICES (Voices on Important Conversations Engaging Students)


Meet other high school teens who are passionate about activism at these moderated discussions of hot topics in the news such as racial profiling, global warming, and international politics. Co-sponsored by Redefy and Not in Our Town Princeton.


Chemistry Saturdays


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


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 […]


Meet the Mayor


Princeton residents are invited to discuss concerns with Mayor Liz Lempert in the library lobby through 10 a.m.


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 […]


Historical Fiction Book Group: “Telex From Cuba”


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, Jeremy Adelman, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History and Director of the Global History Lab at Princeton University, will lead a discussion on Rachel Kushner’s “Telex From Cuba.” The book follows a […]


Financial Literacy: Becoming an Informed Investor


This presentation is being offered as a pro-bono service to the New Jersey community by the Investor Advocacy Project (IAP) of Seton Hall Law School. The IAP program is the result of the collaborative work of the law students and law professors of Seton Hall Law School, and was made possible through an origination grant […]


Build and Launch Web Apps


In this multi-week program, 10- to 16-year-olds will use KidzideazTECH to learn code and design their own web application and launch it on the web. Attendance of session 1 (October 9) and/or session 2 (October 23) is required. Registration is closed.


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. Conference Room


Code It


Students in fourth through eighth grades are invited to drop in for an hour to learn to code using the programming language Python. Each session includes a core concept and exercise. No coding experience is necessary. Instructors: Valeria Torres-Olivares & Kyara Torres-Olivares of Code Equal. Join the “Code It” mailing list for more information and […]


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.


Build and Launch Web Apps


In this multi-week program, 10- to 16-year-olds will use KidzideazTECH to learn code and design their own web application and launch it on the web. Attendance of session 1 (October 9) and/or session 2 (October 23) is required. Registration is closed.

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