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Princeton, 08542 United States
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August 2017

Film: “Finding Nemo”

August 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:40 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

When a young clownfish is caught by a diver, his overly cautious father sets off to find him in this 2003 computer-animated blockbuster from Pixar Animation Studios. Part of Classic Family Movie Week.

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Toddler Drive-In

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Toddlers (ages 2 to 5) accompanied by an adult are invited to decorate their own cardboard box car. Then, we'll drive around and park our cars to watch a short drive-in movie. Limited to 30 children. Registration required.

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Film: “One Hundred and One Dalmatians”

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Disney’s 1961 animated classic tells the story of 101 Dalmatian puppies and the evil Cruella de Vil who wants to use their fur for a coat. Part of Classic Family Movie Week.

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September 2017

Job Seekers Session

September 1 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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Continuing Conversations on Race and White Privilege: Activism and Allyship

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Are you, or do you want to be, involved in the fight for racial justice? Representatives from SURJ-NJ (Standing Up for Racial Justice), which organizes white people for racial justice under the guidance of Black Lives Matter-NJ, will discuss working in solidarity and with accountability to people of color, including local opportunities to support and get involved.

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Community Play Reading: Cowboys and Con Artists in the Plays of Sam Shepard

September 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

In advance of McCarter Theatre’s production of “Simpatico” by Sam Shepard, a community play reading of scenes, monologues and dramatic moments from of the celebrated playwright’s most notable works (“Buried Child,” “Curse of the Starving Class,: “Fool for Love,” “True West”) will be held. The reading will be in round-robin format where everyone gets a chance to read aloud. No experience or preparation is needed.

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Job Seekers Session

September 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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Steven Nadler and Ben Nadler: “Heretics! The Wondrous (and Dangerous) Beginnings of Modern Philosophy”

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

The father and son discuss their graphic book that tells the story of the most consequential period in the history of Western philosophy and introduces readers to Galileo, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Leibniz, Newton and other bold thinkers of the 17th century. Steven Nadler is a professor of philosophy and professor of humanities at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Ben Nadler is an illustrator and a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. Community Room   Co-sponsored by the library…

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Films and Discussion: “4.1 Miles” and “From Damascus to Chicago”

September 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Attend a screening of two short documentaries: "4.1 Miles" and "From Damascus to Chicago," followed by a moderated discussion with NPR award-winning journalist Deborah Amos and Tom Charles of Nassau Presbyterian Church's refugee resettlement team. They will discuss the global refugee crisis as well as refugee resettlement locally and around the world.   “4.1 Miles” follows a day in the life of a captain in the Greek Coast Guard who, despite limited resources, attempt to save thousands of migrants from…

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Job Seekers Session

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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Naturalization Ceremony

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Immigrants become citizens of the United States by taking the Oath of Citizenship at this ceremony that is part of Welcoming Week. Welcoming Week is an annual series of events during which communities bring together immigrants and U.S.-born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone – including new Americans.   Co-sponsored by the library, the Latin American Task Force and the Princeton Department of Human Services  

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Princeton Tech Meetup

September 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Members of the Princeton area tech community, including creatives, entrepreneurs and investors are welcome to attend this meeting modeled after Tech Meetup groups in New York, Hoboken and Philadelphia. The goal is to bring technically-minded people together to benefit from each other’s advice, knowledge, perspective and energy. Meetings include a keynote speaker and unstructured time for networking and socializing. Registration required at www.meetup.com/princeton-tech/. Co-sponsored by the library and Princeton Tech Meetup.

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Job Seekers Session

September 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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Yuri Slezkine: “The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution”

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

The author discusses his epic story of the enormous apartment building where top Communist officials lived with their families and ruled the Soviet state until some 800 of them were evicted and led to prison or their deaths. Slezkine is a professor of history at the University of California, Berkeley. Part of the Thinking Allowed series.   Co-sponsored by the library, Princeton University Press and Labyrinth Books.

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Job Seekers Session

September 29 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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October 2017

Job Seekers Session

October 6 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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Princeton Tech Meetup

October 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Members of the Princeton area tech community, including creatives, entrepreneurs and investors are welcome to attend this meeting modeled after Tech Meetup groups in New York, Hoboken and Philadelphia. The goal is to bring technically-minded people together to benefit from each other’s advice, knowledge, perspective and energy. Meetings include a keynote speaker and unstructured time for networking and socializing. Registration required at www.meetup.com/princeton-tech/.   Co-sponsored by the library and Princeton Tech Meetup.

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Job Seekers Session

October 13 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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Poets at the Library

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

Featured contributors to the anthology "Forgotten Women: A Tribute in Poetry" will read from their work, followed by an open mic session.   The subjects of the poems in "Forgotten Women" are artists and scientists, sharp-shooters and lighthouse keepers, factory workers, athletes, homemakers, and musicians. Some are historical figures, while others are contemporary women. Included here are native-born Americans, recent and not so recent immigrants, and residents of other countries. Women who stood, nearly unnoticed, behind their more famous men…

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Joseph Williams: “The Sunken Gold: A Story of World War I Espionage and the Greatest Treasure Salvage in History”

October 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

On January 25, 1917, HMS Laurentic struck two German mines off the coast of Ireland and sank. The ship was carrying 44 tons of gold bullion to the still-neutral United States via Canada in order to finance the war effort for Britain and its allies. Britain desperately needed that sunken treasure, but any salvage had to be secret since the British government dared not alert the Germans to the presence of the gold. The salvage operation turned into a multiyear…

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Job Seekers Session

October 20 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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Job Seekers Session

October 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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November 2017

Job Seekers Session

November 3 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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Job Seekers Session

November 10 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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Job Seekers Session

November 17 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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Job Seekers Session

November 24 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Friday, repeating until November 24, 2017

Community Room, 65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, 08542 United States

  The library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County sponsor sessions for professionals who are seeking new employment and contracting opportunities throughout the region. Please check back for specific topics or see the calendar at psgofmercercounty.org.

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