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October 2017

Knit for Others: October 1st-December 31st

October 1 - December 31
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

The library is collecting hand-knit and crocheted items through the end of December as part of our eighth annual Knit for Others program. Donated items will be displayed on a clothesline behind the Welcome Desk through the end of the year and distributed to local organizations in early January. This year, we are focusing on collecting handmade mittens in all sizes, but we will gratefully accept items of all kinds. Items may be dropped off at the Welcome Desk.  

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Princeton & Slavery Library Exhibit

October 17 - December 15
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Discover more about Princeton's ties to slavery by visiting the Princeton & Slavery Library Exhibit. Drawing on historical documents from the Princeton University Archives and the Historical Society of Princeton archives, the exhibit illuminates both the town and gown's connection to slavery as researched in the four-year long Princeton & Slavery project. The exhibition reveals how deeply ingrained the practice of slavery was throughout the community well into the 19th century.  Exhibit will be open to the public any time…

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November 2017

Sew and Craft for the Holidays | Grades 4-6

November 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

10:30 a.m, Children in grades 4-6; Noon, all ages from 8 and up; 1:30 p.m., adults Instructors from Pennington Quilt Works provide sewing machines and a variety of fabrics and trimmings for many holidays for these one-hour sessions. Participants can create a fabric gift bag, a personalized card, a unique photo frame using washi tape plus an ornament. Space is limited and registration through the events calendar at princetonlibrary.org is requested but walk-ins will be accommodated as space allows. Community…

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Sew and Craft for the Holidays | All ages from 8-adult

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

10:30 a.m, Children in grades 4-6;  1:30 p.m., adults Noon, all ages from 8-adult  This session will be multi-generational with kids, teens and adults crafting together. Instructors from Pennington Quilt Works provide sewing machines and a variety of fabrics and trimmings for many holidays for these one-hour sessions. Participants can create a fabric gift bag, a personalized card, a unique photo frame using washi tape plus an ornament. Space is limited and registration through the events calendar at princetonlibrary.org is…

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Sew and Craft for the Holidays | Adults

November 18 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

10:30 a.m, Children in grades 4-6;  Noon, all ages from 8 and up; 1:30 p.m., adults Instructors from Pennington Quilt Works provide sewing machines and a variety of fabrics and trimmings for many holidays for these one-hour sessions. Participants can create a fabric gift bag, a personalized card, a unique photo frame using washi tape plus an ornament. Space is limited and registration through the events calendar at princetonlibrary.org is requested but walk-ins will be accommodated as space allows. Community…

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Mercer County Math Circle–CANCELLED

November 18 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 16, 2017

Teen Center, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

CANCELLED Designed for students in grades 6 to 12 who have a basic understanding of algebra, this series will integrate lectures with hands-on activities to illustrate how seemingly simple games and puzzles lay the foundation for many advanced topics in mathematics. These talks will be geared toward making students think about math in a different way than they are taught in school. Talks will be followed by hands-on activities and challenges. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton University Math…

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VOICES (Voices on Important Conversations Engaging Students)

November 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until November 18, 2017

Conference Room, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Meet other teens who are passionate about activism at these moderated discussions of hot topics in the news such as racial profiling, global warming, and international politics. Co-sponsored by the library, Redefy and Not in Our Town Princeton.

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Danielle Allen Cuz: The Life and Times of Michael A.

November 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau St.
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

The author discusses her critique of the American prison system and memoir of the life of her cousin Michael, who was tried as an adult and served 11 years in prison for an attempted carjacking he committed at age 15. Despite the devotion of Allen, who became a dean at the University of Chicago at 32, Michael did not survive the brutal realities encountered by newly released young men on the streets of South Central Los Angeles. Labyrinth Books, 122…

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Artist-in-Residence Andre Veloux

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Welcome Desk Area, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

The library's artist-in-residence, whose works are on display on the library's second floor through Jan. 5, interacts with the public as he creates new art. Veloux is a Princeton-based artist who uses Lego pieces to create artwork that includes three-dimensional portraits of iconic women including Jane Fonda, Lady Gaga and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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Italian Stories

November 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on October 1, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on November 19, 2017 at 4:00pm

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

Stories and songs in Italian for children over the age of two. Grown-ups must attend with child.

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Homework Help

November 20 @ 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 November 30, 2017

Third Floor, 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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Create, Design and Build with Lego and Duplo

November 20 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 16, 2017

One event on November 6, 2017 at 4:00pm

One event on November 20, 2017 at 4:00pm

Story Room, 65 Witherspoon St
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 outside the Story Room.

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SCORE Seminar: Website Types & Best Practices for Small Business

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Newsroom, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Description:  This workshop introduces website and blog sites. It discusses different types of sites, their benefits and site development best practices. It will also introduce some of the tools and programs available for creating a site and introduce Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Please register on SCORE's website HERE   Presenter Bio:  David Schuchman is an Information Technology professional with a true passion for website and applications design, development, and implementation. He is an IT manager with over 14 years of…

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“The Princeton and Slavery Plays” A Post-Show Community Conversation with Not in Our Town Princeton

November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

On the day following McCarter Theatre’s staging of “The Princeton and Slavery Plays,” facilitators from Not in Our Town Princeton present an opportunity to debrief on the personal audience experience of the plays. The discussion of the seven short plays, based on documents uncovered as part of the Princeton & Slavery Project, is also a chance to further examine the themes and issues underpinning the research and findings of the project that continue to resonate in and affect the community…

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Homework Help

November 21 @ 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 November 30, 2017

Third Floor, 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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