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Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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November 2019

Maker Mondays: Make a Light-up Card!

Monday, November 25, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Children in grades 1-5 are invited to read a book and then create or explore a hands-on maker activity inspired by the story. This week we will be reading Glow: Animals With Their Own Night-Lights by W.H. Beck and creating our own light-up creature using paper circuits.

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December 2019

Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

Monday, December 2, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

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Sharpen Your Chess Skills

Wednesday, December 4, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 11, 2019

One event on November 20, 2019 at 4:30 pm

One event on December 4, 2019 at 4:30 pm

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This chess series for 6- to 12-years-olds who are familiar with the basics of chess, is conducted by local chess instructor and US Chess Federation National Master Ben Johnson. Each class features a compact lesson with strategies and tips, and time for supervised play. Participation is limited to 20. Please make certain your child can attend all session dates (9/25, 10/9, 10/23, 11/13, 11/20, 12/4) before registering. Registration required. For wait list information, email kids@princetonlibrary.org

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Origami Club for all Ages

Wednesday, December 4, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 90 minutes to work on new origami projects, many of them seasonal. Beginners are welcome. Adults must accompany children younger than 8.

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Winter Craft: Air Plant Containers

Tuesday, December 10, 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Bring some greenery into your home this winter with hardy air plants. In this craft session, you'll learn the basics of macrame and work with clay and other materials to create personalized displays for your plants. Plants and materials will be provided. Space is limited to 12, and registration is required.

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Go Between Club

Saturday, December 14, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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

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Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

Monday, December 16, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

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Tabletop Game Night

Thursday, December 26, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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One event on October 24, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on November 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm

One event on December 26, 2019 at 6:00 pm

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Everyone 16 and older is invited to enjoy an evening of playing tabletop and strategy games. The library will provide several games to choose from, but you’re also welcome to bring your own.

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January 2020

Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

January 6, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

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Sharpen Your Chess Skills

January 8, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on February 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on February 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This chess series for 6- to 12-years-olds who are familiar with the basics of chess, is conducted by local chess instructor and U.S. Chess Federation National Master Ben Johnson. Each class features a compact lesson with strategies and tips, and time for supervised play. Participation is limited to 20 and registration is required. Please make certain your child can attend all session dates (Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 5, 19) before registering.  

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Go Between Club

January 11, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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

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Winter Craft: Create a Fascinator

January 12, 2020, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Use our supplies and your creativity to create a fashionable fascinator that can be as demure or outlandish as you like. Following the craft, don your new fascinator and join us for tea as we watch the 2019 film, "Downton Abbey," at 3 p.m. in the Community Room. Space is limited, and registration is required. Registration will be available on Dec. 16.

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Maker Mondays: Make a Thank You Card

January 13, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Participants of all ages are invited to reflect on kindnesses both big and small by creating a thank you card. Supplies (construction paper, die cuts, stickers and more) will be provided.

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Chemistry Saturdays

January 18, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 2:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 16, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Children in grades first through fifth grades are invited to join graduate students from the Princeton Chemistry Department in conducting fun and exciting chemistry experiments and hands-on science activities. Children 8 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton University Chemistry Department.

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Sharpen Your Chess Skills

January 22, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on February 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on February 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This chess series for 6- to 12-years-olds who are familiar with the basics of chess, is conducted by local chess instructor and U.S. Chess Federation National Master Ben Johnson. Each class features a compact lesson with strategies and tips, and time for supervised play. Participation is limited to 20 and registration is required. Please make certain your child can attend all session dates (Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 5, 19) before registering.  

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February 2020

Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

February 3, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

Find out more »

Sharpen Your Chess Skills

February 5, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on February 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on February 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This chess series for 6- to 12-years-olds who are familiar with the basics of chess, is conducted by local chess instructor and U.S. Chess Federation National Master Ben Johnson. Each class features a compact lesson with strategies and tips, and time for supervised play. Participation is limited to 20 and registration is required. Please make certain your child can attend all session dates (Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 5, 19) before registering.  

Find out more »

Go Between Club

February 8, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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

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Winter Craft: Card-Making Workshop for Adults

February 9, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Linda Willimer leads a workshop where participants will learn techniques to create three unique greeting cards to give to someone they love on Valentine's Day or any day of the year. Registration is limited to 16 participants.

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Maker Mondays: Make a Snow Globe!

February 10, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Children in grades 1-5 will make a simple (no liquid) snow globe in this hands-on maker session.

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Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

February 17, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

Find out more »

Sharpen Your Chess Skills

February 19, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on January 22, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on February 5, 2020 at 4:30 pm

One event on February 19, 2020 at 4:30 pm

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

This chess series for 6- to 12-years-olds who are familiar with the basics of chess, is conducted by local chess instructor and U.S. Chess Federation National Master Ben Johnson. Each class features a compact lesson with strategies and tips, and time for supervised play. Participation is limited to 20 and registration is required. Please make certain your child can attend all session dates (Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 5, 19) before registering.  

Find out more »

Chess for Beginners

February 20, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 21, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Children in kindergarten through third grade are invited to a drop-in workshop to learn the basics of chess in a fun, noncompetitive environment. Led by members of the Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science Chess Club. Co-presented by the Princeton Internationals School of Mathematics and Science.

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March 2020

Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

March 2, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

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Maker Mondays: Painting with Worms!

March 9, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Children in grades 1-5 are invited to read "Carl and the Meaning of Life" by Deborah Freedman, then discover how to paint with "worms."  Don't worry, no real worms will be harmed in this craft.

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Go Between Club

March 14, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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

Find out more »

Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

March 16, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

Find out more »

Chemistry Saturdays

March 21, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 2:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 16, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Children in grades first through fifth grades are invited to join graduate students from the Princeton Chemistry Department in conducting fun and exciting chemistry experiments and hands-on science activities. Children 8 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton University Chemistry Department.

Find out more »

April 2020

Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

April 6, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

Find out more »

Go Between Club

April 11, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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

Find out more »

Chess for Beginners

April 16, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 21, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Children in kindergarten through third grade are invited to a drop-in workshop to learn the basics of chess in a fun, noncompetitive environment. Led by members of the Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science Chess Club. Co-presented by the Princeton Internationals School of Mathematics and Science.

Find out more »

Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

April 20, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

Find out more »

May 2020

Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

May 4, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

Find out more »

Go Between Club

May 9, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 9, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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

Find out more »

Chemistry Saturdays

May 16, 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every 2 months that begins at 2:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 16, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Children in grades first through fifth grades are invited to join graduate students from the Princeton Chemistry Department in conducting fun and exciting chemistry experiments and hands-on science activities. Children 8 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton University Chemistry Department.

Find out more »

Maker Mondays: Let’s Lego!

May 18, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day First of the month, repeating until May 4, 2020

An event every month that begins at 4:00 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 18, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

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.

Find out more »

Chess for Beginners

May 21, 2020, 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30 pm on day Third of the month, repeating until May 21, 2020

STEAM Studio – Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Children in kindergarten through third grade are invited to a drop-in workshop to learn the basics of chess in a fun, noncompetitive environment. Led by members of the Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science Chess Club. Co-presented by the Princeton Internationals School of Mathematics and Science.

Find out more »
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