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April 2017

Dial-A-Poem

April 23
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 30, 2017

Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the library! Each day during the month of April, Youth Services library staff will have a new poem to read 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, extension 1240 and ask for the poem of the day!

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Dial-A-Poem

April 24
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 30, 2017

Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the library! Each day during the month of April, Youth Services library staff will have a new poem to read 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, extension 1240 and ask for the poem of the day!

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CANCELLED Gente y Cuentos

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

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 Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Dial-A-Poem

April 25
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 30, 2017

Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the library! Each day during the month of April, Youth Services library staff will have a new poem to read 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, extension 1240 and ask for the poem of the day!

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Write Space

April 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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. Princeton Room

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Dial-A-Poem

April 26
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 30, 2017

Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the library! Each day during the month of April, Youth Services library staff will have a new poem to read 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, extension 1240 and ask for the poem of the day!

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Florence Williams

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
D&R Greenway Discovery Center, 1 Preservation Place, Princeton, NJ, 08540, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

The award-winning author discusses her book “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier and More Creative” in which she uncovers the science behind nature’s positive effects on the brain. Her investigation takes the reader from forest trails in Korea to islands in Finland and eucalyptus groves in California. D&R Greenway Johnson Education Center, One Preservation Place, Princeton   A special event of the Princeton Environmental Film Festival. Co-sponsored by the library, PEFF and D&R Greenway Land Trust and…

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Dial-A-Poem

April 27
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 30, 2017

Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the library! Each day during the month of April, Youth Services library staff will have a new poem to read 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, extension 1240 and ask for the poem of the day!

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Writing Workshop

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Writers who are working on book-length work are invited to the Writing Workshop to receive helpful, constructive critique aimed from peers. The group is designed so that writers can help other writers of fiction and book-length non-fiction to strengthen characters and story structure.  Participants range from published authors to those looking to improve their skills. Workshop leader is Don Donato. Stephen Arnold will be leader if Donato is absent. Princeton Room

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An Exclusive Friends Evening with Dani Shapiro

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

$75, limited to 50 guests Dani Shapiro shares an intimate reading from her new book Hourglass (Knopf), with drinks, light fare, desserts, and Q&A at a private home. Dani Shapiro is the bestselling author of the memoirs Still Writing, Devotion, and Slow Motion, and five novels. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Elle, The New York Times Book Review, and has been broadcast on NPR’s “This American Life”. Dani is a contributing editor at Condé Nast Traveler. Each guest ticket includes one copy of Hourglass*. *Books provided compliments…

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Dial-A-Poem

April 28
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 30, 2017

Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the library! Each day during the month of April, Youth Services library staff will have a new poem to read 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, extension 1240 and ask for the poem of the day!

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Dial-A-Poem

April 29
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 30, 2017

Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the library! Each day during the month of April, Youth Services library staff will have a new poem to read 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, extension 1240 and ask for the poem of the day!

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Dial-A-Poem

April 30
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until April 30, 2017

Third Floor, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States

Celebrate National Poetry Month with the library! Each day during the month of April, Youth Services library staff will have a new poem to read 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, extension 1240 and ask for the poem of the day!

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May 2017

CANCELLED Gente y Cuentos

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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 Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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Mystery Book Group

May 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Librarian Gayle Stratton leads a discussion of “Cocaine Blues” by Kerry Greenwood. Quiet Room

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