Spring 2017 Events Calendar

Sunday, March 5, 2pm

Raconteur Radio performance of Moby Dick

Wednesday, March 8, 7pm

Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen and Kwame Anthony Appiah

Sunday, March 19, 2pm

The Value of the Book with Ray Rickman

Sunday, April 23, 5pm at Labyrinth Books

Author Talk: Democracy Now! Covering the Movements Changing America

Monday, April 24, 6pm

A Look at Criminal Justice: A Discussion of the System and Reforms

Monday, April 24, 6pm

A Look at Criminal Justice: A Discussion of the System and Reforms

Monday, May 15, 7pm

WWI Monuments in New Jersey with Erik Burro

Wednesday, May 17, 7pm

The End of the End of History with Kim Lane Scheppele

Thursday, May 18, 7pm

Author Talk: “I Hear My People Singing” with Kathryn Watterson

Celebrating Women’s History Month 

Saturday, March 4, 4pm

Screening: CODE: Debugging the Gender Gap

Sunday, March 12, 2pm

A Musical Salute to Molly Picon, Star of the Yiddish Theater

Thursday, March 16, 6pm

Library Live at Labyrinth: Maria DiBattita and Deborah Nord

Friday, March 17, 6:30pm

Screening: Jackie 

Monday, March 20, 6:30pm

Screening and discussion: “Equal Means Equal” 

Monday, March 27, 7pm

Author talk: Amy Gary on “In the Great Green Room”

Spotlight on the Humanities 2016-2017 series: Religion in American Life

Tuesday, March 21, noon

Jewish Urban Politics in an Era of Crisis with Lila Corwin-Berman

Tuesday, April 4, noon

Humor, Celebrity, and Religious Dissent in Early America: Thomas Paine and Lorenzo Dow with Seth Perry


Jazz Appreciation Month

All programs presented in partnership with the Arts Council of Princeton

Tuesday, April 4, 7pm

Opening Concert: Sonic Liberation 8 with Oliver Lake
Arts Council of Princeton

Thursday, April 6, 7pm

Jazz Appreciation Performance and Discussion
Princeton Public Library Community Room

Sunday, April 9, 3pm

The Masters of Swing with Gordon James
Princeton Public Library Community Room

Monday, April 10, 6pm

Book Discussion: Toni Morrison’s Jazz with Kinohi Nishikawa
Princeton Public Library Quiet Room

Tuesday, April 11, 6pm

Screening and Discussion: “Satchmo the Great” with Ricky Riccardi
Princeton Public Library Community Room

Tuesday, April 18, 6:30pm

Screening: Mary Lou Williams – The Lady Who Swings the Band
Arts Council of Princeton

Sunday, April 23, 2pm

Performance: Princeton University’s Small Group A and Rudresh Manahthappa
Princeton Public Library Community Room

Thursday, April 27, 6pm

Screening and Discussion: “The Jazz Loft according to W. Eugene Smith” with Dan Buskirk
The Garden Theater

Friday, April 28, 6pm

Jazz Month Closing Concert: Applied Harmony
Hinds Plaza

Poets at the Library

Monday, March 13, 7pm

Gina and John Larkin

Sunday, March 26, 1:15pm

Book Launch: US 1 Worksheets

Monday, April 17, 7pm

Cynthia Arrieu-King and Wanda S. Praisner

Monday, May 8, 7pm

Elane Gutterman and Anna Evans


All events take place in the Community Room unless otherwise noted.

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All programs are 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.