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Princeton, New Jersey 08542

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January 2019

Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees Meeting

January 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

The public is invited to attend the monthly meeting of the Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees.

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VOICES (Voices on Important Conversations Engaging Students)

January 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until February 16, 2019

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

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.

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Writing Workshop

January 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 10 times

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Writers who are working on book-length works are invited to receive constructive critique from peers. The group is designed so that writers can help other writers of fiction and book-length non-fiction to strengthen characters and story structure.  Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. Don Donato leads the workshop.

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Writing Workshop: Writing About Other People’s Memories

January 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until February 11, 2019

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Ellen G. Friedman, author of The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story, offers a two-part workshop on writing about memories that have been passed down from previous generations. The first session will focus on such topics as getting started, gathering and organizing material, and what memories are important to carry forward. Participants will produce a short writing based on some artifact or photograph or memory they bring to the workshop.  The second session will focus on editing skills and moving forward. Participants…

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February 2019

CERT and Your Neighborhood

February 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Learn how the Princeton Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) is partnering with the New Neighborhood Buddy Initiative, the Princeton Senior Resource Center and Sustainable Princeton on an enhanced emergency preparedness program. The partnership is looking for volunteers to work with in neighborhoods on preparedness. CERT is federal program that educates volunteers about disaster preparedness and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations. The Neighborhood Buddy Initiative encourages residents to…

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Book Discussion of “The Looming Tower” with Bernard Haykel

February 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Join Princeton University Professor of Near Eastern Studies Bernard Haykel as he leads a discussion of Lawrence Wright's book "The Looming Tower." The 10-part Hulu series of the same name is based on Wright's book. Screenings of the TV series are taking place at the library on Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. on the following dates: Dec. 13, Jan. 3, 10, 17, 24, 31; Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28.  One episode will be shown per night. Co-sponsored by the library and Princeton…

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Writing Workshop: Writing About Other People’s Memories

February 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until February 11, 2019

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Ellen G. Friedman, author of The Seven, A Family Holocaust Story, offers a two-part workshop on writing about memories that have been passed down from previous generations. The first session will focus on such topics as getting started, gathering and organizing material, and what memories are important to carry forward. Participants will produce a short writing based on some artifact or photograph or memory they bring to the workshop.  The second session will focus on editing skills and moving forward. Participants…

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Contemporary Fiction Book Group: “Asymmetry”

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

The group will discuss “Asymmetry” by Lisa Halliday.

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VOICES (Voices on Important Conversations Engaging Students)

February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until February 16, 2019

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

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.

Find out more »

Writing Workshop

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 10 times

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Writers who are working on book-length works are invited to receive constructive critique from peers. The group is designed so that writers can help other writers of fiction and book-length non-fiction to strengthen characters and story structure.  Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. Don Donato leads the workshop.

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March 2019

Writing Workshop

March 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 10 times

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Writers who are working on book-length works are invited to receive constructive critique from peers. The group is designed so that writers can help other writers of fiction and book-length non-fiction to strengthen characters and story structure.  Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. Don Donato leads the workshop.

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Ask a Lawyer

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

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 the Mercer County Bar Association.

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Writing Workshop

March 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 10 times

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Writers who are working on book-length works are invited to receive constructive critique from peers. The group is designed so that writers can help other writers of fiction and book-length non-fiction to strengthen characters and story structure.  Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. Don Donato leads the workshop.

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April 2019

Citizenship Preparation Classes

April 3 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

This series of eight 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.

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Citizenship Preparation Classes

April 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

This series of eight 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.

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Writing Workshop

April 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 10 times

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Writers who are working on book-length works are invited to receive constructive critique from peers. The group is designed so that writers can help other writers of fiction and book-length non-fiction to strengthen characters and story structure.  Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. Don Donato leads the workshop.

Find out more »

Citizenship Preparation Classes

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

This series of eight 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.

Find out more »

Citizenship Preparation Classes

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

This series of eight 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.

Find out more »

Writing Workshop

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 10 times

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Writers who are working on book-length works are invited to receive constructive critique from peers. The group is designed so that writers can help other writers of fiction and book-length non-fiction to strengthen characters and story structure.  Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. Don Donato leads the workshop.

Find out more »

May 2019

Citizenship Preparation Classes

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

This series of eight 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.

Find out more »

Citizenship Preparation Classes

May 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

This series of eight 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.

Find out more »

Writing Workshop

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 10 times

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Writers who are working on book-length works are invited to receive constructive critique from peers. The group is designed so that writers can help other writers of fiction and book-length non-fiction to strengthen characters and story structure.  Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. Don Donato leads the workshop.

Find out more »

Citizenship Preparation Classes

May 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

This series of eight 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.

Find out more »

Citizenship Preparation Classes

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

This series of eight 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.

Find out more »

Writing Workshop

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Second of the month, happening 9 times

An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, happening 10 times

Conference Room – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

Writers who are working on book-length works are invited to receive constructive critique from peers. The group is designed so that writers can help other writers of fiction and book-length non-fiction to strengthen characters and story structure.  Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. Don Donato leads the workshop.

Find out more »
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