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Panel: Considering Juneteenth

2023-06-18 10:00:00 2023-06-18 12:00:00 America/New_York Panel: Considering Juneteenth Princeton Public Library - Community Room

Sunday, June 18
10:00am - 12:00pm

Add to Calendar 2023-06-18 10:00:00 2023-06-18 12:00:00 America/New_York Panel: Considering Juneteenth Join us for speakers and light refreshments as we explore Juneteenth and what it means today. Registration requested. This program is in person only. Princeton Public Library - Community Room

Princeton Public Library

Community Room

Join us for speakers and light refreshments as we explore Juneteenth and what it means today. Registration requested. This program is in person only.

A video of the late Steve DiGregorio speaking about Juneteenth will introduce the panel moderated by Miles Smith, Associate Director of Athletics Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Princeton University. Panelists include Michelle Tuck-Ponder, Esq., Hendrik Hartog, Professor Emeritus, Princeton and Sherrod Smith, Deputy Attorney General for the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office of Public Integrity and Accountability.

Panelists

Michelle Tuck-Ponder, Esq. is the Chief Executive Officer of Destination Imagination, Inc. a global creative problem solving program for young people.  A former mayor of Princeton, NJ she is a member of the Princeton Board of Education.  She has served as Executive Director of the Women’s Fund of New Jersey, CEO of the Girl Scouts of Delaware-Raritan, Inc., assistant counsel to former Governor Jim Florio, assistant director of the New Jersey Division on Women and New Jersey Division on Civil Rights, director of development and public affairs at UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, and congressional aide to former US Representative Louis Stokes and the late US Senator Frank Lautenberg.  She also was a Community Builder Fellow with the US Department of Housing and Urban Development in Camden and has served as a lecturer at Princeton and Rutgers Universities.  Michele is a former trustee of New Jersey After 3, Princeton United Methodist Church, Leadership New Jersey and the Center for NonProfit Corporations, Morven Museum and Gardens, the Princeton Housing Authority and the United Front Against Riverblindness.  A graduate of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School, Tuck-Ponder is married to Rhinold Lamar Ponder, Esq. and is the mother of two children, Jamaica and William D’Artagnan.

Hendrik Hartog, Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty, Emeritus; Professor of History, Emeritus

Hendrik "Dirk" Hartog is the Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty, Emeritus. For a decade, he was the director of Princeton University’s Program in American Studies. Hartog has spent his scholarly life obsessed with the difficulties and opportunities that come with studying how broad political and cultural themes have been expressed in everyday legal conflicts. He has worked in a variety of areas of American legal history: on the history of city life, on the history of constitutional rights claims, on the history of marriage, on the history of slavery and emancipation, and on the historiography of legal change and of legal history. He is the author of Public Property and Private Power: the Corporation of the City of New York in American Law, 1730-1870 (1983), Man and Wife in America: a History (2000), Someday All This Will Be Yours: A History of Inheritance and Old Age (2012), and The Trouble with Minna: A Case of Slavery and Emancipation in the Antebellum North (2018). He has been awarded a variety of national fellowships and lectureships, and for a decade he coedited Studies in Legal History, the book series of the American Society for Legal History. In 2016, he was made an Honorary Fellow of the American Society for Legal History. He is affiliated with Princeton’s Program in Law and Public Affairs, with the Program in American Studies, and with the Program in Gender and Sexuality Studies. Before coming to Princeton, he taught at the University of Wisconsin Law School (1982-92) and at the Indiana University (Bloomington) School of Law (1977-82).

Sherrod Smith serves as a Deputy Attorney General for the New Jersey Attorney General’s Office of Public Integrity and Accountability.  In this role, he focuses on cases involving public corruption, criminal violations of civil rights laws, and illegal use of force by law enforcement officers. Earlier in his career, Sherrod served as a project coordinator for the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law where he focused on bias-motivated crimes and as a White House Liaison for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security during the Obama administration.  He is the former Vice Chair of the Princeton Civil Rights Commission.  Sherrod graduated with a B.A. from Boston University, an M.P.A. from the Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs, and a J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School.

Moderator

Miles Smith, Jr. comes to Princeton University as Associate Director of Athletics Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. In his capacity Smith will have oversight of all aspects of DEI education and training for student-athletes, coaches and staff within the athletics department. Smith will also serve as the liaison to the University Office of Diversity and Inclusion and student-athlete affinity groups. Smith will hold the role of the department’s NCAA athletics diversity and inclusion designee. 

The Philadelphia native served as the Associate Athletic Director for Compliance and Student Development at The College of New Jersey. Smith was responsible for working to develop educational, leadership and support programming for student-athletes, and to research, identify and solicit student-athletes for participation in leadership, career, internship and education programming offered by the NCAA and other organizations. Smith also served as the advisor for Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Athletic Diversity Inclusion Designee (ADID). In Smith role as ADID he worked with The College of New Jersey Inclusive Excellence Department on several initiatives such as the We Are TCNJ: A Strategy for Inclusive Excellence strategic plan and The Men of Color Success Initiative.  

Presented in partnership with the Civil Rights Commission.

Light refreshments will be served


Community Room Accessibility

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Assistive listening system compatible with personal T-coil-enabled devices (compatible  headphones also available for use during programs)
  • English-language subtitles for films (when available)
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Princeton Public Library - Community Room
This classic spy thriller, directed by Alfred Hitchcock, is a tale of mistaken identity, with an innocent man pursued across the U.S. by agents of a mysterious organization. 2 hours, 16 minutes.

Wed, Jul 24, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
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Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years old and up with an adult caregiver.

Thu, Jul 25, 10:30am - 12:00pm
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Thu, Jul 25, 11:00am - 1:00pm
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Constituent service representatives from the office of Sen. Andrew Zwicker provide information about select state services.

Thu, Jul 25, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months old with an adult caregiver.

Thu, Jul 25, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
After Baby Storytime, stay and enjoy free play and socialization with your baby in a supportive and nurturing environment.

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Princeton Public Library - 3rd Floor Pop-up Programming Area
Self-guided, interactive activities related to the 2024 Summer Reading theme, "Adventure Begins at Your Library." Activities change weekly.

Fri, Jul 26, 9:45am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Valerie S. Williams offers guidance to make the job search process smoother and submission faster, including networking tools, ways to showcase your skills, and supporting documents.

Fri, Jul 26, 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
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Sat, Jul 27, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years and up, accompanied by an adult.

Sat, Jul 27, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Storytime in Spanish for children and their caregivers.

Sat, Jul 27, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
These sessions are intended for youth in second grade through sixth grade who are beginners or have some chess experience. Registration is not necessary.

Sun, Jul 28, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Princeton Public Library - Hinds Plaza
A Little Bit Off – or ALBO as they are known to their fans – is an an all-female folk/bluegrass quartet from central New Jersey. Part of the Summer 2024 Listen Local Series.

Mon, Jul 29, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Join us for a playdate! These sessions offer an opportunity for parents and caregivers to play with their children, in a relaxed, fun and social learning space. Themes change weekly.

Mon, Jul 29, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Google Meet - https://meet.google.com/aet-vjgt-gvp
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet.

Tue, Jul 30, 10:30am - 11:00am
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
This interactive storytime features books, songs, rhymes and movement for kids 18 months and older, accompanied by an adult. Bring a blanket.

Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Join us for a playdate! These sessions offer an opportunity for parents and caregivers to play with their children, in a relaxed, fun and social learning space. Themes change weekly.

Canceled
Tue, Jul 30, 11:00am - 12:30pm
Princeton Public Library
Members of the Princeton Macintosh Users Group help resolve questions about Apple devices. Drop in at any time during this session.

Tue, Jul 30, 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
This is the second session of a two-part course. Registration required.

Tue, Jul 30, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princeton Public Library - 3rd Floor Pop-up Programming Area
Join us for self-guided, interactive activities related to the 2024 Summer Reading theme, "Adventure Begins at Your Library." Activities change weekly.

Tue, Jul 30, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
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All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder's personal identifying information, medical risk factors and emergency contact information.

Tue, Jul 30, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Quiet Room
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Quiet Room
Bring your knitting and/or crochet project (and your own supplies) to these drop-in social gatherings. Sessions will not include instruction. Registration is not required.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years old and up with an adult caregiver.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Conference Room
Sketchers of all abilities and experience levels meet twice monthly to sketch, draw and paint together in this social art group. Sessions held on the second Tuesday and last Wednesday of the month.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Newsroom
Participants listen to and discuss short stories in this four-week series facilitated by Ellen Gilbert.
Registration is now closed

Wed, Jul 31, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months old with an adult caregiver.

Wed, Jul 31, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
After Baby Storytime, stay and enjoy free play and socialization with your baby in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Wed, Jul 31, 2:00pm - 4:10pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
A weekend fishing trip takes a dark turn for two best friends who find themselves fleeing law enforcement across the American Southwest. R. 2 hours and 10 minutes.

Wed, Jul 31, 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Teens and adults are invited to view screenings of original short films by filmmakers ages 14-25. Filmmakers who attend will participate in post-screening Q&A sessions.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years old and up with an adult caregiver.

Thu, Aug 01, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Google Meet
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Thu, Aug 01, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Lobby
Learn more about the work of the Latin American Legal Defense and Education fund and potential volunteer opportunities.

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Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months old with an adult caregiver.

Thu, Aug 01, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
After Baby Storytime, stay and enjoy free play and socialization with your baby in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Thu, Aug 01, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Princeton Public Library - 3rd Floor Pop-up Programming Area
Join us for self-guided, interactive activities related to the 2024 Summer Reading theme, "Adventure Begins at Your Library." Activities change weekly.

Thu, Aug 01, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Neurodivergent individuals looking to connect with others are invited to attend a craft session to work on creative projects brought from home.

Thu, Aug 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
Learn to create and enhance documents using Microsoft's word processing software. Registration required.

Fri, Aug 02, 9:45am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Presenter: Lisa Manyoky

Fri, Aug 02, 7:00pm - 9:45pm
Off-Site - Palmer Square
Join library staff on Palmer Square for some fun and games prior to a screening of the classic animated film "Aladdin" as part of the Movie Night on the Green summer series.

Sat, Aug 03, 9:00am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - 3rd Floor Pop-up Programming Area
Stop by the third floor Youth Services Dept. for a take-home maker activity while supplies last.

Sat, Aug 03, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years and up, accompanied by an adult.

Sat, Aug 03, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Community Room
Musicians and composers present collaborative and original percussion compositions developed during the So Percussion Summer Institute on the "SoSI Day of Sonic Exploration."

Sat, Aug 03, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - STEAM Studio
These sessions are intended for youth in second grade through sixth grade who are beginners or have some chess experience. Registration is not necessary.

Mon, Aug 05, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Join us for a playdate! These sessions offer an opportunity for parents and caregivers to play with their children, in a relaxed, fun and social learning space. Themes change weekly.

Mon, Aug 05, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Princeton Public Library - STEAM Studio
Rising third- to fifth-graders learn the fundamentals of engineering design and experimentation in this weeklong camp led by Princeton High School students.
This event is full

Mon, Aug 05, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Google Meet - https://meet.google.com/aet-vjgt-gvp
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet.

Tue, Aug 06, 10:30am - 11:00am
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
This interactive storytime features books, songs, rhymes and movement for kids 18 months and older, accompanied by an adult. Bring a blanket.

Tue, Aug 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Join us for a playdate! These sessions offer an opportunity for parents and caregivers to play with their children, in a relaxed, fun and social learning space. Themes change weekly.

Tue, Aug 06, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Princeton Public Library - STEAM Studio
Rising third- to fifth-graders learn the fundamentals of engineering design and experimentation in this weeklong camp led by Princeton High School students.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 06, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Princeton Room
All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder's personal identifying information, medical risk factors and emergency contact information.

Tue, Aug 06, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Quiet Room
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer.

Tue, Aug 06, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Conference Room
Writers receive constructive feedback at these twice-monthly group sessions during which participants read passages from a work in progress and members offer suggestions.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Quiet Room
Bring your knitting and/or crochet project (and your own supplies) to these drop-in social gatherings. Sessions will not include instruction. Registration is not required.

Wed, Aug 07, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years old and up with an adult caregiver.

Wed, Aug 07, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months old with an adult caregiver.

Wed, Aug 07, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
After Baby Storytime, stay and enjoy free play and socialization with your baby in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Wed, Aug 07, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Princeton Public Library - STEAM Studio
Rising third- to fifth-graders learn the fundamentals of engineering design and experimentation in this weeklong camp led by Princeton High School students.
This event is full

Wed, Aug 07, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Registration required.

Wed, Aug 07, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Virtual - Zoom
The Historical Society of Princeton discusses J. Robert Oppenheimer's life in Princeton, the local academics recruited to the Manhattan Project and historic context not explored in the 2023 film. 
Register

Thu, Aug 08, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years old and up with an adult caregiver.

Thu, Aug 08, 10:30am - 11:45am
Princeton Public Library
Make some time to read together in silence at this summer "read-treat."

Thu, Aug 08, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Thu, Aug 08, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months old with an adult caregiver.

Thu, Aug 08, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
After Baby Storytime, stay and enjoy free play and socialization with your baby in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Thu, Aug 08, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Princeton Public Library - STEAM Studio
Rising third- to fifth-graders learn the fundamentals of engineering design and experimentation in this weeklong camp led by Princeton High School students.
This event is full

Thu, Aug 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Special Collections, Firestone Library
Reading & Discovery with Princeton University Library Special Collections: Join us at Firestone Library to discuss a book and examine items from the collection tied to themes from the book.

Thu, Aug 08, 7:15pm - 8:30pm
Virtual - Google Meet
The group discusses "The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in America" by Kerri Greenidge. All are welcome.

Fri, Aug 09, 9:45am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Newsroom
The event opens for networking at 9:45 a.m. followed by a presentation at 10 a.m.

Fri, Aug 09, 10:30am - 11:15am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Children ages 2-6 years old are invited to attend a Bluey-themed party with fun crafts and activities selected and led by our teen volunteers with staff supervision.

Fri, Aug 09, 1:30pm - 4:00pm
Princeton Public Library - STEAM Studio
Rising third- to fifth-graders learn the fundamentals of engineering design and experimentation in this weeklong camp led by Princeton High School students.
This event is full

Fri, Aug 09, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Teen Center
Stop by the Teen Center for a take home maker activity while supplies last.

Fri, Aug 09, 7:00pm - 10:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Hinds Plaza
Members of Central Jersey Dance demonstrate basic steps and lead others in an evening of dancing to recorded music of all kinds on Hinds Plaza, weather permitting; or Community Room.

Sat, Aug 10, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years and up, accompanied by an adult.

Sat, Aug 10, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
These sessions are intended for youth in second grade through sixth grade who are beginners or have some chess experience. Registration is not necessary.

Sun, Aug 11, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Storytime in Spanish for children and their caregivers.

Sun, Aug 11, 4:00pm - 5:15pm
Princeton Public Library - Hinds Plaza
Tigertown Classic Jazz is a six-piece band that plays traditional jazz music from the 1920s to the 1940s. Part of the 2024 Listen Local Series.

Mon, Aug 12, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Join us for a playdate! These sessions offer an opportunity for parents and caregivers to play with their children, in a relaxed, fun and social learning space. Themes change weekly.

Mon, Aug 12, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Google Meet - https://meet.google.com/aet-vjgt-gvp
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet.

Tue, Aug 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Conference Room
Sketchers of all abilities and experience levels meet twice monthly to sketch, draw and paint together in this social art group. Sessions held on the second Tuesday and last Wednesday of the month.

Tue, Aug 13, 10:30am - 11:00am
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
This interactive storytime features books, songs, rhymes and movement for kids 18 months and older, accompanied by an adult. Bring a blanket.

Tue, Aug 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Join us for a playdate! These sessions offer an opportunity for parents and caregivers to play with their children, in a relaxed, fun and social learning space. Themes change weekly.

Tue, Aug 13, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Princeton Room
All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder's personal identifying information, medical risk factors and emergency contact information.

Tue, Aug 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Quiet Room
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Quiet Room
Bring your knitting and/or crochet project (and your own supplies) to these drop-in social gatherings. Sessions will not include instruction. Registration is not required.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years old and up with an adult caregiver.

Wed, Aug 14, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months old with an adult caregiver.

Wed, Aug 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
After Baby Storytime, stay and enjoy free play and socialization with your baby in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 14, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Registration required.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years old and up with an adult caregiver.

Thu, Aug 15, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Thu, Aug 15, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months old with an adult caregiver.

Thu, Aug 15, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
After Baby Storytime, stay and enjoy free play and socialization with your baby in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Thu, Aug 15, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Neurodivergent individuals looking to connect with others are invited to attend a craft session to work on creative projects brought from home.

Fri, Aug 16, 9:45am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Newsroom
Librarian Nora Walsh presents on the resources, classes and databases libraries can offer to job seekers, business owners or those in career transition.

Sat, Aug 17, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - 3rd Floor Pop-up Programming Area
Stop by the third floor Youth Services Dept. for a take-home maker activity while supplies last.

Sat, Aug 17, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years and up, accompanied by an adult.

Sat, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Off-Site - Morven Museum & Garden
Jane Austen scholar Juliette C. Welles delivers an illustrated lecture and discusses her recently published book "A New Jane Austen: How Americans Brought Us the World's Greatest Novelist."

Sat, Aug 17, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Princeton Public Library - STEAM Studio
These sessions are intended for youth in second grade through sixth grade who are beginners or have some chess experience. Registration is not necessary.

Mon, Aug 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Conference Room
Writers receive constructive feedback at these twice-monthly group sessions during which participants read passages from a work in progress and members offer suggestions.

Mon, Aug 19, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Join us for a playdate! These sessions offer an opportunity for parents and caregivers to play with their children, in a relaxed, fun and social learning space. Themes change weekly.

Mon, Aug 19, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Google Meet - https://meet.google.com/aet-vjgt-gvp
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet.

Tue, Aug 20, 10:30am - 11:00am
Off-Site - Princeton Shopping Center
This interactive storytime features books, songs, rhymes and movement for kids 18 months and older, accompanied by an adult. Bring a blanket.

Tue, Aug 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
Join us for a playdate! These sessions offer an opportunity for parents and caregivers to play with their children, in a relaxed, fun and social learning space. Themes change weekly.

Tue, Aug 20, 4:00pm - 7:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Princeton Room
All Mercer County residents are eligible for this photo ID card, which provides the cardholder's personal identifying information, medical risk factors and emergency contact information.

Tue, Aug 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Conference Room
This yearlong book group examines fundamental texts in history and political theory, focusing particularly upon the theme of democracy. Established in partnership with the Catherine Project.
This event is full

Tue, Aug 20, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Quiet Room
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer.

Tue, Aug 20, 7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual - Zoom
Writers receive constructive feedback at these monthly Zoom group sessions during which participants read passages from a work in progress and members offer suggestions.

Wed, Aug 21, 9:30am - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Lobby
Community members are invited to meet staff from Princeton Human Services Department and partner organizations during these "open office" hours on the third Wednesday of each month.

Wed, Aug 21, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Quiet Room
Bring your knitting and/or crochet project (and your own supplies) to these drop-in social gatherings. Sessions will not include instruction. Registration is not required.

Wed, Aug 21, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years old and up with an adult caregiver.

Wed, Aug 21, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months old with an adult caregiver.

Wed, Aug 21, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
After Baby Storytime, stay and enjoy free play and socialization with your baby in a supportive and nurturing environment.

Wed, Aug 21, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Tech Center
Learn how to use Instagram to share pictures and videos with friends and family or advertise your business in an engaging and creative ways. Registration required.

Canceled
Wed, Aug 21, 4:00pm - 5:30pm
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Registration required.

Wed, Aug 21, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Princeton Public Library - Newsroom
The library's Board of Trustees will meet at the Princeton Public Library.

Wed, Aug 21, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Conference Room
This social club meets once each month to set up personalized bullet journals for the month to come. Some materials will be provided, or bring your own preferred supplies. For adults and teens 16+.

Thu, Aug 22, 10:30am - 11:00am
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children 2 years old and up with an adult caregiver.

Thu, Aug 22, 10:30am - 12:00pm
Virtual - Google Meet
Practice your English speaking skills with others during conversation facilitated by a volunteer on Google Meet. Please register in advance.

Thu, Aug 22, 11:30am - 12:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
This interactive, in-person story time features books, songs, rhymes, fingerplays and movement for children up to 24 months old with an adult caregiver.

Thu, Aug 22, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Princeton Public Library - Story Room
After Baby Storytime, stay and enjoy free play and socialization with your baby in a supportive and nurturing environment.