• Book it

    Monday, April 29, 2013 - 6:00am
    KFriberg
    books

    In the market for a good book? Taking a trip, and looking for some travel guides? Take a few minutes and try Book It, a new service to help you discover your next favorite book, or just what you need before you take that trip to Italy. We will deliver a list of suggested titles based on information you provide within a week's time.

  • Be the first to know

    Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 5:30pm
    KFriberg
    books, summer reading

    Simon & Schuster recently held a breakfast for librarians to showcase its summer list. A way to build buzz and generate excitement for the objects of our desire (books!), these publishing events are a highly anticipated outing. Below are some titles to look out for. They're not in our catalog yet, but rest assured, they will be.

  • Happiness is a cup of joe

    Monday, February 25, 2013 - 7:00am
    KFriberg
    coffee, Princeton
    Happiness is a cup of joe

    Coffee and I have a love affair that has been raging ever since I was a little girl, accompanying my dad to Chock Full o’Nuts on West 57th, across from Carnegie Hall. It’d be after dance lessons that we’d go for a treat. He’d have his straight up, while I had hot chocolate, waiting to discover why my father could not be parted from a steady stream of black coffee. 

  • Courageously saying, I do

    Monday, January 28, 2013 - 7:29am
    KFriberg
    Resolutions, travel
    Courageously saying, I do

    Are you up for a challenge? Resolutions, vows, declarations abound, year in and year out. The courage to simply do the things you promise to do can elude you for years, or a lifetime.

  • PPL's best book picks

    Tuesday, December 18, 2012 - 9:00am
    KFriberg
    books
    PPL's best book picks

    This is the time of year when “best book” lists are everywhere. Professional critics aside, the hallmarks of what makes a book stand out can vary wildly for individual readers. Recently, we conducted a staff “best books of 2012” survey, and while the results were scattered, there was one book that garnered multiple votes for best mystery or thriller.

  • Walk on the Wild side

    Monday, November 12, 2012 - 9:00am
    KFriberg
    Walk on the Wild side

    In preparation of the next meeting of Books on Tap, I flipped open "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed to continue where I had left off.

  • Here to help

    Friday, November 2, 2012 - 1:53pm
    KFriberg
    Sandy

    Looking for a place to warm up? More than 19,000 visits have been logged here at the Princeton Public Library since Tuesday, and we continue to provide resources for anyone in need. All of Princeton is rallying together to help one another, including the folks at the Township Municipal building, the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, the United Methodist Church, and many more.

  • Let's talk politics

    Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 9:15am
    KFriberg
    book group, books
    Let's talk politics

    Talking about politics can evoke heated passion, although, if you watched last week's presidential debate, you might say that it could also lead to a mind-numbing headache. If you're looking for a stimulating forum to discuss the current political climate, we have the group for you.

  • September book groups

    Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 3:53pm
    KFriberg
    book, book group
    September book groups

    Not hitting the textbooks this fall? How about joining one of the library’s book groups? From mysteries to politics, Spanish to fiction, to beer and books at The Tap Room, we’ve got you covered. Join us to discuss this month's fiction book group selection, "Salvage the Bones," on September 13th.

  • Midlife media crisis

    Sunday, August 19, 2012 - 2:33pm
    KFriberg
    books, media
    Midlife media crisis

    You’ve heard it before. A major monthly increase in the cable/Internet/phone bundle can contribute to serious contemplation over “just how much do I really need television?” The answer’s simple. Of course, no one needs television. I grew up in the seventies, lying on the couch watching entirely too much television. Everyone around me did, too. But, the hyper-technological environment of how we live today is an entirely new realm.