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March 2018

Art Show: Local Women in their Crowns: A Portraits and Stories Community Project

March 1 - May 30
Technology Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Photographs and stories of local and regional African American women wearing their church hats are exhibited in conjunction with McCarter Theatre’s March 13-April 1 production of “Crowns.” The visual storytelling project, celebrating African American culture, tradition and storytelling, was a collaboration between McCarter and The Arts Council of Princeton.   Part of Migrations: A Princeton Community Collaboration. #PrincetonMigrations  

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April 2018

Dial-A-Poem

April 2 - April 30
Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

To celebrate National Poetry Month, each day during April, Youth Services library staff will to read a new poem to you over the phone. Build phone literacy skills and develop an appreciation for poetry by calling often to hear the daily poem. Call 609-924-9529, ext. 1240 and ask for the poem of the day.

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Exhibit: “I Am Innocent: The Migration Back to Freedom for the Innocent in Prison”

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until May 30, 2018

Reading Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Photographs and stories conveying the physical and emotional upheaval experienced by men and women who were wrongfully imprisoned and released are on view as part of Migrations: A Princeton Community Collaboration. The photographs were captured by Diane Bladecki of Centurion Ministry, an innocence organization that has freed 61 people since it was founded in Princeton in 1980. Kate Germond, Centurion Ministry executive director, discusses the exhibit at an art talk at the library on May 10. Reading Room and Second…

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Homework Help

April 24 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2018

CoLab Space, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Princeton University students provide after-school homework help in all subjects to students in elementary through high school. Registration is not required.

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Makerspace Nights at the Library: National DNA Day

April 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
2nd floor conference room, 65 Witherspoon

To mark National DNA Day on April 25, we will explore the structure of DNA and learn about the history and impact of the Human Genome Project. Participants will get a chance to extract their own DNA using household products. Paul Durst from Princeton University’s Council on Science and Technology will be on hand to lead the activities, and answer questions about DNA, genetics, and the human genome. National DNA Day commemorates the completion of the Human Genome Project in April…

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To Be Discussed (TBD)

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 22, 2018

Story Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

All high school students are welcome to participate in this monthly discussion of great books, films, music, non-fiction, poetry, and all things cultural. Participants may also help create book displays and reading lists for the library, take group trips to see current films, and do group-reads.

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Write Space

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on March 20, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 10, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 24, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 8, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 22, 2018 at 7:00pm

Princeton Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Led by local author Christina Paul, these drop-in workshops focus on the encouragement of writing, finding your voice, and the producing of words through guided prompts and other writing exercises. All levels of writers are welcome.

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McCarter Live at the Library with Emily Mann and Christopher Durang

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Tony and Obie Award-winning playwright Christopher Durang and McCarter Theatre Center Artistic Director and Resident Playwright Emily Mann engage in a moderated discussion about their close friendship and professional collaborations on "Miss Witherspoon"; "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"; and, now, "Turning Off the Morning News." Durang will speak about what inspired this new play and the nature of his writing process, and Mann will talk about the experience of bringing Durang’s McCarter commission and world premiere to the…

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Exhibit: “I Am Innocent: The Migration Back to Freedom for the Innocent in Prison”

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until May 30, 2018

Reading Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Photographs and stories conveying the physical and emotional upheaval experienced by men and women who were wrongfully imprisoned and released are on view as part of Migrations: A Princeton Community Collaboration. The photographs were captured by Diane Bladecki of Centurion Ministry, an innocence organization that has freed 61 people since it was founded in Princeton in 1980. Kate Germond, Centurion Ministry executive director, discusses the exhibit at an art talk at the library on May 10. Reading Room and Second…

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Storytime!

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays through May 16; except April 3-19
Story Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 18 months and up. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Baby Storytime

April 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays through May 16; except April 3-19
Story Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 0 to 17 months. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Baby Playgroup

April 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays through May 16; except April 3-19
Story Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Come for Baby Storytime at 11 am and stay for our playgroup. This is for parents, caregivers and children 0 to 17 months of age. No big kids allowed.

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Homework Help

April 25 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until April 30, 2018

CoLab Space, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Princeton University students provide after-school homework help in all subjects to students in elementary through high school. Registration is not required.

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Julian E. Zelizer: ‘The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment’

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Join Julian Zelizer, editor of The Presidency of Barack Obama: A First Historical Assessment and Princeton University professor of history and public affairs, as he discusses his latest book, an original account of the Obama presidency from a group of leading political historians. The writers offer assessments of the big issues that shaped the Obama years and put the president and his administration into political and historical context. This program is co-sponsored with Princeton University Press. Community Room   Julian E. Zelizer is…

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Citizen Preparation Classes

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on April 11, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 18, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on April 25, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 2, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 9, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 16, 2018 at 7:00pm

One event on May 23, 2018 at 7:00pm

  This series of eight sessions is offered by The Latin American Task Force to assist in preparing for the U.S. Citizenship Test. Classes include history and civics lessons and a review of basic English necessary for the citizenship interview. Conference Room except for April 11 and May 16, when sessions will be held in the Princeton Room Co-sponsored by the library and the Latin American Task Force.

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