Attend: Literary

  • Post-It Poetry

    April 24, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location: Teen Center

    Create poems (magnetic poetry style) with post it notes on the windows of the teen center.

  • Gente y Cuentos

    April 24, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Conference Room, 2nd Floor

    In discussing Latin American short stories in Spanish, participants recount their personal experiences and how they relate to the characters in the story. Conference Room

  • Reading Lab

    Reading Lab
    April 28, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location: Story Room

    It's Reading Lab at the Library!  Young readers are welcome to come read alone, with a buddy, or with a Reading Therapy Dog in a cozy corner at the library.  Come meet Sonny, an English Golden Retriever, and his owner, Milada Melli-Jones!

     

    Reading Lab is the perfect space for new or struggling readers...

  • Talk: "Consuming Kids: Raising Healthy Children in a Media-Saturated, Commercialized World"

    April 30, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Community Room

    Author and Harvard Medical School psychiatry instructor Susan Linn, who has written extensively on the effects of media and commercial marketing on children, talks about the magnitude of this global problem and what we can do about it. Linn is also the director of Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood. ...

  • Gente y Cuentos

    May 1, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Conference Room, 2nd Floor

    In discussing Latin American short stories in Spanish, participants recount their personal experiences and how they relate to the characters in the story. Conference Room

  • Author Barbara Ehrenreich in Conversation with Gideon Rosen

    May 1, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Community Room

    The author discusses her latest book, “Living with a Wild God: A Nonbeliever’s Search for the Truth About Everything” with Princeton University Professor Gideon Rosen. The event closes out the library’s Spotlight on the Humanities: Philosophy series. Community Room

  • Reading Lab

    Reading Lab
    May 5, 2014 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
    Location: Story Room

    It's Reading Lab at the Library!  Young readers are welcome to come read alone, with a buddy, or with a Reading Therapy Dog in a cozy corner at the library.  Come meet Sonny, an English Golden Retriever, and his owner, Milada Melli-Jones!

     

    Reading Lab is the perfect space for new or struggling readers...

  • Mystery Book Group

    May 5, 2014 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Quiet Room

    Librarian Gayle Stratton leads a discussion of “In the Woods” by Tana French. Quiet Room

  • Writers Room

    May 6, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location: Princeton Room

    Writers can receive constructive feedback at these sessions, during which participants read their work and members offer suggestions. Works read are usually less than 15 minutes long, so there is time to discuss a number of pieces during each session. While nonfiction has been a focus in the past, fiction writers are welcome....

  • Fiction Book Group

    May 8, 2014 - 10:30am - 11:30am
    Location: Conference Room, 2nd Floor

    Librarian Kristin Friberg leads a discussion of “We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves” by Karen Joy Fowler. Conference Room

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