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June 2018

John Burkhalter: More About What’s Baroque About Baroque Music?

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Scholar and musician John Burkhalter discusses music and instruments from the Age of the Baroque with a focus on pieces being presented in the Princeton Festival’s 2018 season.   Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton Festival.

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Job Seekers: Staying Calm During Transition (Because You’re Worth It!), David Kowalski

June 22 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Being in transition can be a very stressful time.  For many people, the drive to land their next job can start consuming so much time and effort that they forget to take care of themselves physically, emotionally and/or financially.  In this presentation, we'll look at ways for staying calm and taking care of YOU.  Being out of work can be stressful but, managed correctly, it can also be a source of multiple opportunities.  As long as you stay calm enough…

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Family Concert with Jim Gill

June 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

The award-winning musician and children’s author presents an interactive, energetic concert for the entire family. Audience members will clap, sing, dance and even sneeze along to silly and inspiring songs, rhymes and games. Featured will be selections from Gill’s newest CD: “Vote for Jim Gill!” and favorites such as “Spin Again” and “Silly Dance Contest.” Tickets are free but must be reserved in advance. Children 18 months and under do not need a ticket. All others must have a ticket. Please…

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Job Seekers: Does Social Media Really Matter for the Job Seeker?, Glenn Pasch

June 29 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Tips on how to leverage your online presence to help you obtain the job you are looking for, and maybe one you never thought of. Too often, people can get confused on using social media in today’s job search. Yet with more than 80% of the population having a profile and 90% of businesses using social media, learning the best way to leverage your online profile during your job search is more important than ever. Glenn Pasch, CEO of PCG…

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Open Chess

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 6:30pm

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Chess enthusiasts of all ages are invited to meet to play chess. All levels of skill are welcome. Please note that no formal instruction will be included.

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Teen Book Bash

June 30 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

A panel of six authors discuss and sign copies of their newest books followed by a teen-only party with the authors after library hours. Led by author Megan McCafferty, (the Jessica Darling series), the panel includes Cordelia Jensen ("Every Shiny Thing", co-written with Laurie Morrison; "The Way the Light Bends" and "Skyscraping"), Laurie Morrison (Every Shiny Thing, co-written with Cordelia Jensen; the upcoming "Up for Air"), Emily X.R. Pan ("The Astonishing Color of After"), Nisha Sharma ("My So-Called Bollywood Life"),…

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July 2018

Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege: Nationalism vs. Patriotism

July 2 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Presenters Caroline Clarke, Joyce Trotman-Jordan and Roberto Schiraldi explore the important distinction between nationalism and patriotism. Community Room

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Dark Side of Oz

July 3 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

A screening of “The Wizard of Oz” is synchronized with the Pink Floyd album “Dark Side of the Moon.” Although the band and others involved in the making of the album have called any relationship between the two works a coincidence, fans have identified up to a hundred moments where the music and lyrics on the album appear to correspond with what is happening on screen. Part of the Libraries Rock summer reading series for adults. Community Room

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American Red Cross Blood Drive

July 5 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Sponsored by the American Red Cross. Please register below. Drop-ins also welcome. Community Room.      

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Job Seekers: PSG Summer “Picnic”

July 6 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Join PSG for a summer "picnic" in the Community Room with an Independence Day theme -- to network, eat and drink, and have fun!  Bring something to share, and PSG will provide the drinks. This presentation is in collaboration with PSG of Mercer County and the Princeton Public Library.

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Film: “The Greatest Showman”

July 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This original musical is inspired by the story of P.T. Barnum’s creation of the Barnum & Bailey Circus. Hugh Jackman stars. 1 hour, 46 minutes. Community Room

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Maker Mondays: Make Your Own Puppet

July 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Young people are invited to develop puppetry skills at the library. Participants will design and make their own puppet to keep and then learn how to use it. All materials are provided. The workshop is designed for children in first through fifth grade, accompanied by an adult. Limited to 30; please register below.  

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Carte Blanche: The Beatles’ White Album

July 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Beatles scholar Aaron Krerowicz and Ken Womack, dean of humanities at Monmouth University and Beatles aficionado, make the case for which songs should have been kept if the Beatles’ only double album were instead released as a single disc. The audience will then discuss and debate the merits of each song to come up with a single album. Part of the Libraries Rock summer reading series. Community Room

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“The Carnival of Animals”

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Children ages 5 and up are invited for a hands-on exploration of the musical suite, “The Carnival of the Animals,” by French composer Camille Saint-Saëns. We’ll guess which animals will be attending the carnival at this entertaining and humorous introduction to classical music. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Limited to 30 children; please register below.

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Landscaping with Native Plants

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Judith Robinson explains how to transform your property into a garden that is beautiful and supports the pollinators that are vital to our food production and ecosystem.  Community Room

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Music Mania

July 12 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Children 7 and older are invited to celebrate music and join in related activities and games selected by the library’s teen volunteers with staff supervision.

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Job Seekers: Finding Anyone on LinkedIn: Boolean Search for Job Seekers, Ed Han

July 13 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

We all know that informational interviews and discovering hiring managers are critical parts of the job search process. But there can be some challenges. Ever try to find your interviewer on LinkedIn without luck? Just couldn't find the appropriate informational interviewer? Having trouble finding someone you met here? It's Boolean search to the rescue! Using the same technique as recruiters both on LinkedIn and on search engines! Join us, see how this works at the presentation. Time to power up…

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Lecture: Music and the Brain

July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This talk is an exploration of the profound physical, emotional, intellectual, and spiritual connections that we have to music. Music and sound have a deep connection to us that provide more than just entertainment value. Our brains are hard-wired for sound, and we have physical and emotional responses that make us want to move, cry, respond to therapy, heal faster, and unite us as communities in many recognized ways. Steve Pollack is a multitalented, versatile, and experienced performer and lecturer. He…

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Phonographic Memory: An Evening of Music and Stories

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This storytelling event, modeled after a program started in 2014 in San Francisco, focuses on vinyl records and personal memories attached to them. Presenters will be given 10-12 minutes to tell a story about a record and then play a song from that album. If you would like to share a story and song, email register@phonographicmemory.org. All are welcome to come and listen. Community Room

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Princeton Student Film Festival

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Original short films, created by filmmakers ages 14-25, are featured as part of the three-night festival (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday). Now in its 15th year, the event features films chosen from local, national and international entries. Filmmakers are invited to Q&A sessions after the screenings, which are f>or teen and adult audiences. Refreshments follow each evening.

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Princeton Student Film Festival

July 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 19, 2018 at 7:00pm

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Original short films, created by filmmakers ages 14-25, are featured as part of the three-night festival (Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday). Now in its 15th year, the event features films chosen from local, national and international entries. Filmmakers are invited to Q&A sessions after the screenings, which are f>or teen and adult audiences. Refreshments follow each evening.

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Job Seekers: Taking Charge of Your Life, Jim Donovan

July 20 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Jim Donovan presents on how to stop chasing rainbows and land the job that fits you perfectly, including what prevents you from having what you want, how a few simple changes in your daily actions can have a huge impact on your results, and how you can increase your happiness and fulfillment in whatever work you choose. Community Room. This presentation is in collaboration with PSG of Mercer County and the Princeton Public Library.

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Film: “Black Panther”

July 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name, this film tells what happens when T'Challa/Black Panther returns home as king of Wakanda but finds his sovereignty challenged by a new adversary in a conflict with global consequences.

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History of Rock Featuring Marc Black

July 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Sing Along to the History of the 1950’s and 60’s through Popular Song.  Join New York Blues Hall of Fame inductee Marc Black for a musical tour through these two historically defining decades.  You’ll sing along with wonderful songs as diverse as Itsy Bitsy, Teeny Weeny Yellow Polka -Dot Bikini and Blowin’ in the Wind; by artists ranging from Gene Autry to George Harrison.  In addition to the music and discussion, this popular program features a slide show that’s sure to…

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Painting with Wood Stain for Adults

July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Led by Artist-in-Residence Sean Carney, whose works are on display at the library, participants will learn the many ways to paint with water-based wood stain. The techniques are similar to painting with watercolor or acrylic. All materials will be supplied. Registration required.  Limited to 20, age 18 and older. Community Room. Sean Carney’s artist residency is co-sponsored by the library and the Arts Council of Princeton.

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Science of Music

July 26 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Learn about the science of sound during musical activities selected by our teen volunteers with staff supervision. For ages 5 and up.

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Job Seekers: Skills-Based Volunteering, Amy Klein

July 27 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Join Amy Klein, the Executive Director of Volunteer Connect, to learn about this growing national trend. Discover how using your professional skills to help a community organization can help you brush up on your skills, add depth to your resume, enhance your leadership, communication and decision making skills, increase your network and improve your morale. Skills-based volunteerism is happening right here in greater Mercer County. Join the movement and share your skills.  Community Room. This presentation is in collaboration with PSG…

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Open Chess

July 27 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 6:30pm

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Chess enthusiasts of all ages are invited to meet to play chess. All levels of skill are welcome. Please note that no formal instruction will be included.

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Maker Mondays – Make a Cardboard Cinema

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Children 7 to 11 years old are invited to read books about film, then make their own cardboard cinema. Participants will draw, paint, and use collage techniques to create individual scenes that they will assemble to make their own motion picture. Limited to 30; please register below.  

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Bobby Rydell: “Teen Idol on the Rocks”

July 30 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Enjoy an evening of nostalgia with actor, singer, and author Bobby Rydell, who will discuss details of his life through his new book, “Teen Idol On the Rocks”. Bobby will also answer questions from the audience. From his vivid childhood in South Philadelphia, to his reign as the Justin Bieber of the "Camelot" era, his battles with alcoholism, and his lifesaving double-transplant surgery, Bobby Rydell has one incredible story to tell.   Co-written with award-winning musician, author, and filmmaker Allan…

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August 2018

The Library Bee

August 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Teams of rising fourth through eighth graders compete in a spelling bee with a game show format. Audience members of all ages will get the chance to showcase their spelling talents at the end of the bee. Registration encouraged.

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Job Seekers: Define Yourself As a Brand That Delivers Value, Mark Beal

August 3 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

As a brand marketer for more than 25 years, Mark Beal is the host of the 101 Lessons Podcast series, which features interviews with CEOs and leaders, and the author of 101 Lessons They Never Taught You In College.  Mark’s presentation will take a three-step approach to successfully searching for and securing your next job: 1: Developing Your Brand Narrative; 2: Detailing Your Target Industries and Companies; 3: Driving Your Contacts To Act On Your Behalf.  Attendees will leave this…

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Let’s Dance with DJ Tony

August 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Library favorite Tony Goyden spins classic childhood favorites that will have you and your child dancing and singing. For children of all ages accompanied by an adult.

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Film: “American Folk”

August 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Two strangers, stranded in Los Angeles when their plane is grounded after the Sept. 11 attacks, embark on a road trip to get back to New York. 1 hour, 39 minutes. Community Room

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Summer Debate Camp

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 10, 2018

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Rising 8th, 9th and 10th graders from the Princeton region get the chance to build debating confidence and skills in a fun and constructive environment under the guidance of Princeton High School Debate Club members. Participants will do public speaking exercises, learn how to effectively research and ask questions, construct compelling arguments and compete for prizes in a mock tournament. Visit bit.ly/summerdebatePPL to register (required) and for additional information. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton High School Debate Club.

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Film and Q&A: “Quest”

August 6 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Filmed over the course of eight years, this documentary chronicles the daily struggles and successes of an African-American family in North Philadelphia whose patriarch produces recordings by local hip-hop talent in a basement music studio. 1 hour, 45 minutes. Director Jonathan Olshefski will attend and participate in a post-screening Q&A session. Beginning at 6 p.m., Not in Our Town Princeton will host time for socializing where all are welcome. Part of the Libraries Rock summer reading series.  Community Room  …

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Summer Debate Camp

August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 10, 2018

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Rising 8th, 9th and 10th graders from the Princeton region get the chance to build debating confidence and skills in a fun and constructive environment under the guidance of Princeton High School Debate Club members. Participants will do public speaking exercises, learn how to effectively research and ask questions, construct compelling arguments and compete for prizes in a mock tournament. Visit bit.ly/summerdebatePPL to register (required) and for additional information. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton High School Debate Club.

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Summer Debate Camp

August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 10, 2018

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Rising 8th, 9th and 10th graders from the Princeton region get the chance to build debating confidence and skills in a fun and constructive environment under the guidance of Princeton High School Debate Club members. Participants will do public speaking exercises, learn how to effectively research and ask questions, construct compelling arguments and compete for prizes in a mock tournament. Visit bit.ly/summerdebatePPL to register (required) and for additional information. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton High School Debate Club.

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Summer Debate Camp

August 9 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 10, 2018

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Rising 8th, 9th and 10th graders from the Princeton region get the chance to build debating confidence and skills in a fun and constructive environment under the guidance of Princeton High School Debate Club members. Participants will do public speaking exercises, learn how to effectively research and ask questions, construct compelling arguments and compete for prizes in a mock tournament. Visit bit.ly/summerdebatePPL to register (required) and for additional information. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton High School Debate Club.

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Job Seekers: Coping with the Strain of Your Search on Your Family, John West Hadley

August 10 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

A career search can be a stressful time: a primary source of income has dried up, you don't know when you will land, and you experience the rollercoaster of emotional ups and downs as opportunities arise, and then fall through. Your spouse, partner and family are going through all of that with you, yet they feel they have no control over the process. You can go to more group networking events, schedule more networking meetings, take more courses, send out…

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Summer Debate Camp

August 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating until August 10, 2018

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Rising 8th, 9th and 10th graders from the Princeton region get the chance to build debating confidence and skills in a fun and constructive environment under the guidance of Princeton High School Debate Club members. Participants will do public speaking exercises, learn how to effectively research and ask questions, construct compelling arguments and compete for prizes in a mock tournament. Visit bit.ly/summerdebatePPL to register (required) and for additional information. Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton High School Debate Club.

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Film: “West Side Story”

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This winner of the 1962 Academy Award for Best Motion Picture, sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950s New York. Part of the Libraries Rock summer reading series. 2 hours, 33 minutes. Community Room

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Mariana Iranzi in Concert

August 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

The musician and educator presents a bilingual, interactive concert for the whole family. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Iranzi gets her audiences up and dancing, playing and singing along with her music in both Spanish and English. For ages 2 and up with an adult.

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Job Seekers: Your Bad Attitude is Like a Flat Tire. Unless You Change it, You Won’t Get Very Far., Joey Himelfarb

August 17 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Join us for a thought provoking, highly interactive, and entertaining program that will address why and how your attitude does effect your ability to sell yourself in your job search, your business, or your daily activities. With a blank white board or flip chart, 2 different colored markers, and an audience thirsting for knowledge, you will: Learn why taking responsibility for your attitude is, well, your responsibility.  Discover how self-fulfilling prophecies hold you down or set you free. Hint: you…

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Maker Mondays – Look, Describe, Make!

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

During this art appreciation workshop, children ages 3 to 7 will examine a range of artworks. Through careful observations, they will analyze and describe artists’ choices, and use their imagination to ask questions about what they see. A hands-on activity will follow. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Limited to 30; please register below.

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Family Musical Matinee: “Mary Poppins”

August 20 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In turn-of-the-century London, a magical nanny employs music and adventure to help two neglected children become closer to their father. Rated G. 2 hours and 19 minutes.

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Film: “Pitch Perfect”

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

When Beca, a freshman at Barden University, is persuaded to join the Bellas, her school’s all-girls singing group, she adds some much-needed energy into their repertoire, leading to a showdown with their male rivals in a campus competition. The film is loosely adapted from Mickey Rapkin’s nonfiction book “Pitch Perfect: The Quest for Collegiate A Cappella Glory.” 1 hour, 52 minutes.

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Family Musical Matinee: “Frozen”

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Disney’s 2013 animated blockbuster, based on the Hans Christian Anderson fairy tale “The Snow Queen,” tells the story of a fearless princess who sets off with a mountaineer and a reindeer to find the sister who has plunged their kingdom into perpetual winter. Rated PG. 1 hour, 48 minutes.

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Family Musical Matinee: “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”

August 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this 1971 adaptation of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” the world is astounded when the reclusive Willy Wonka announces that five people will be given a tour of his factory and shown the secrets of his candy – and that one will win a lifetime supply of Wonka chocolate. Rated G. 1 hour, 29 minutes.

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Toddler Drive-In

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Toddlers (ages 2-5) accompanied by an adult are invited to decorate their own cardboard-box car and watch a short drive-in movie. Limited to 30 children. Registration required below.

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Family Musical Matinee: “Sing”

August 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

A koala impresario stages a gala singing competition in order to save his theater, and the contest attracts the attention of such musically inclined animals as a harried pig mom, a teenage gorilla, a shy elephant and a punk porcupine. Rated G. 1 hour, 48 minutes.

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Job Seekers: Skills-Based Volunteering, Amy Klein

August 24 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Join Amy Klein, the Executive Director of Volunteer Connect, to learn about this growing national trend. Discover how using your professional skills to help a community organization can help you brush up on your skills, add depth to your resume, enhance your leadership, communication and decision making skills, increase your network and improve your morale. Skills-based volunteerism is happening right here in greater Mercer County. Join the movement and share your skills.  Community Room. This presentation is in collaboration with PSG…

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Family Musical Matinee: “Coco”

August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In this 2017 Academy Award winner for Best Animated Film, a boy is accidentally transported into the Land of the Dead where he seeks the help of his musician great-great-grandfather to return to his family. Rated PG. 1 hour, 49 minutes.

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Film: “Singing with Angry Bird”

August 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Jae-Chang Kim runs a children's choir in Pune, India. Although his quick temper earned him the nickname "Angry Bird," he has made significant changes in the lives of the choir children. But skeptical of the practical value of music education, their parents are reluctant to let them sing. In order to convince them, Angry Bird decides to train the parents with their children for a joint concert, showing them the power of music in bringing families closer together. 1 hour.…

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Film: “Cameraperson”

August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife; an intimate family moment at home: These scenes and others are woven into a tapestry of footage captured over the 25-year career of cinematographer Kirsten Johnson. A work that combines documentary, autobiography, and ethical inquiry, this film examines what it means to train a camera on the world. 1 hour, 30 minutes. Community Room   This event is a collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent…

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Job Seekers: Is it Time to Consider a “Plan B”?, David Schuman

August 31 @ 9:45 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

The library and Professional Service Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new opportunities throughout the region. This presentation is in collaboration with PSG of Mercer County and the Princeton Public Library.

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Open Chess

August 31 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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One event on July 27, 2018 at 6:30pm

One event on August 31, 2018 at 6:30pm

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Chess enthusiasts of all ages are invited to meet to play chess. All levels of skill are welcome. Please note that no formal instruction will be included.

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