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Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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February 2019

“The Looming Tower” Screening: Episode 9

Thursday, February 21, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Episode 9: Tuesday. The CIA becomes aware that Hazmi and Mihdhar are gone and must relay that to the FBI. O’Neill accepts a job as head of security at the World Trade Center. Soufan is sent back to Yemen. Hazmi, Mihdhar and Atta head to Vegas for a final indulgence. Based on “The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11,” the Pulitzer-Prize winning book by Lawrence Wright, this 10-episode series traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and…

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Engaged Retirement: Financial Basics for the 50+

Monday, February 25, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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

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“The Looming Tower” Screening: Episode 10

Thursday, February 28, 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Episode 10: 9/11. September 11, 2001 and no one can get a hold of O’Neill. Soufan’s evacuation from Yemen stops short as the CIA Station Chief gives him all the answers he has been asking for. Schmidt is reinstated into Alec Station. Soufan finally interrogates Abu Jandal. Based on “The Looming Tower: Al-Qaeda and the Road to 9/11,” the Pulitzer-Prize winning book by Lawrence Wright, this 10-episode series traces the rising threat of Osama Bin Laden and Al-Qaeda in the…

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March 2019

Poets at the Library

Monday, March 11, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Featured readers Steve Nolan and Luray Gross read from their works for 20 minutes each, followed by an open-mic session. Nolan did his undergraduate work at the University of Miami in English and Psychology and his Masters at Barry University, in clinical social work, also in Miami, Florida. He is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who spent 25 years as a therapist and 30 years in the military ending his career as the chief of combat stress for Paktika Province…

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Free

SCORE Seminar: Small Business Supply Chain Strategies

Monday, March 18, 8:00 am - 8:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Speaker Mike Brisebois presents a workshop that focuses on strategies and solutions for bringing products and services to market while assessing and mitigating supply chain risks. This is a highly interactive session to provide expertise and support for participants looking to solve real business challenges. Topics include: 3PLs, product sourcing, inventory management, local supply chain, building a global supply chain and upcoming SCORE supply chain events. Register through princeton.score.org.  

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April 2019

Poets at the Library

Monday, April 15, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Featured poets Dennis Nurkse and Coleen Marks read for 20 minutes from their works, followed by an open-mic session. Nurkse's 11th poetry collection "Love in the Last Days" was published by Knopf in 2017. He is the recipient of the Literature Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Whiting Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. He has also taught poetry at Rikers Island and served on the board of…

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Author Gyan Prakash: “Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy’s Turning Point”

Tuesday, April 16, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Gyan Prakash, author and professor of history at Princeton University, discusses "Emergency Chronicles: Indira Gandhi and Democracy's Turning Point" his comprehensive account of India in the mid-1970s after Indira Gandhi declared a state of emergency. The book details the suspension of constitutional rights, the coercion and intimidation of Gandhi's political rivals, and the harrowing months that followed. Drawing on archival records, private papers and letters, published sources, film and literary materials, and interviews with victims and perpetrators, Prakash traces the…

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May 2019

Aaron Krerowicz: Stairway to Zeppelin

Tuesday, May 7, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Beatles scholar Aaron Krerowicz  gives a talk about Led Zepplin. When "Led Zeppelin II" replaced "Abbey Road" as the No. 1 album in December, 1969, it symbolized a passing of the torch to a new era in popular music. This 60-minute multimedia presentation observes how 1960s rock bands The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Yardbirds paved the way for Led Zeppelin in the 1970s.

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Author Alafair Burke: “The Better Sister”

Thursday, May 9, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The New York Times and internationally bestselling author discusses her new novel, the story of what happens when a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered and two estranged sisters - one the dead man's widow, the other his ex-wife - have to set aside mistrust and old resentments. Burke's acclaimed psychological thriller, "The Wife," is currently being adapted into a feature film.

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Poets at the Library

Monday, May 13, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Check back for updated information on featured readers this week.   Co-sponsored by the library, US1 Poets’ Cooperative and Delaware Valley Poets. Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Free

SCORE Seminar: Frugal Entrepreneurship

Monday, May 20, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Newsroom – Second Floor, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Shilpi Mahajan leads this workshop on using creativity instead of cash to "bootstrap" a business and discovering innovative tools that help entrepreneurs spend time, energy and money wisely and strategically. Registration required at princeton.score.org.

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