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Princeton, 08542 United States
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April 2017

American Repertory Ballet’s Pride and Prejudice: A Discussion

April 5 @ 7:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Douglas Martin, the innovative artistic director of American Repertory Ballet, will discuss his newest full-length ballet, Pride and Prejudice, with professor and renowned Jane Austen scholar Claudia Johnson. Jane Austen's beloved tale of love, manners and marriage comes to life in this brand-new story ballet which will have its world premiere at McCarter Theatre on April 21 and 22. The performance features live musical accompaniment by Princeton Symphony Orchestra under the musical direction of John Devlin. This marks the first-time Austen's…

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Job Seeker Sessions: Lynne M. Williams on Approaches for LinkedIn

April 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

LinkedIn has over 467 million users (as of 10/16) worldwide and welcomes a new member every two seconds? The best time for thought leadership postings on LinkedIn to create engagement is Tuesdays between 10-11 a.m. and the best times for shares is 10 a.m., 1 p.m., and 2 p.m.? 94% of recruiters are using LinkedIn to find job candidates and they spend an average of 6 seconds looking at either a resume or a LinkedIn profile? With statistics like these,…

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Geraldine Brooks

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

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Geraldine Brooks makes a special Friday evening appearance in the library's community room to discuss “The Secret Chord,” her novel about the life of King David that is being released in paperback. The book brings David to life in Second Iron Age Israel and traces the arc of his journey from obscurity to fame, from shepherd to soldier, from hero to traitor, from beloved king to murderous despot and into his remorseful and diminished dotage. Geraldine Brooks is…

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Discover Dinosaurs

April 11 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Bill Bosenberg of Snakes -n- Scales presents a program showcasing dinosaurs and fossils. Are there any descendants of dinosaurs alive today? Attend this exciting program to find out. Part of Spring Breakout!

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Harry Potter Trivia

April 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Muggles, witches and wizards in grades 5-8 are invited to test their Harry Potter knowledge in a “Jeopardy”-style trivia game.

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LEGO Challenge

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

This program, presented by the Young Engineers of Princeton, introduces elementary school students, ages 6 to 12, to the basic principles of science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM). Limited to 35 participants. Part of Spring Breakout!  

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GaliLEGO

April 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

The GaliLEGO program investigates mechanical systems from an engineer's point of view and focuses on finding solutions for building complex machines using teamwork. Participants will explore the mechanical, mathematical and physical aspects of machines and the logical processes that go into building them. Limited to 35 students between 10 and 14 years old.  Presented by the Young Engineers of Princeton. Part of Spring Breakout!  

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Job Seeker Sessions: Abby Kohut – Negotiate Your Salary at Every Step of the Process

April 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

The best day of you job search is most likely the day that you receive the call that your favorite company wants to offer you the job. In order to get to that special day, a number of other steps need to be completed successfully. Join Absolutely Abby as she teaches you about money in all the stages of the job search process: the search, the application, the phone screen, the interview, the offer and the counter offer. If you…

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Physics with a Bang!

April 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

David Maiullo from Rutgers returns with his popular physics program for children who are in kindergarten and older. Learn about the principles of physics and watch some demonstrations. Please be aware this program is extremely loud and not suitable for very young children.

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Job Seeker Sessions: Tom Callahan – The Wonderful World Senior Living (Careers)

April 28 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Learn about the opportunities for careers and jobs in the growing field of senior living from a recognized expert in the field.

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