Princeton Area Events
 

Compilation of upcoming featured events for adults sponsored by non-profit organizations in the Princeton area in New Jersey.  
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  • Event listings from Mon, Oct 21, 2019 to Mon, Jan 20, 2020
  • Updated Mon, Oct 21, 2019 - 04:15 AM
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• Princeton Public Library [PrPL]   - 40 of 72
 
• 65 Witherspoon, Princeton, NJ 08542     [Website]     [All Events]
• Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch [MCL-WW]   - 6 of 37
 
• 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550     [Website]     [All Events]
• N.J. State Library [NJSL]   - 13 of 17
 
• 185 W. State St., Trenton, NJ 08608     [Website]     [All Events]
• Holidays in the United States [Holiday]   - 10 of 10
Upcoming Events
October 2019
Mon, Oct 21 - [PrPL] SCORE Seminar: Sources of Funds for Small Business
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, October 21, 2019 - 06:30 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: This workshop will provide insights into the lending process, including tips on identifying your best financing strategy, common financing mistakes in the loan process, managing business credit, and positioning your company for loan eligibility. We will cover financing basics, start-up costs, small business lenders, applying for a loan, and more. Please Register for this event via Princeton SCORE Presenter Bio:After a successful 20-year Commercial Banking & Lending career in the NJ/NY region, Mr. Parag Nevatia started EZ Funding Solutions
Mon, Oct 21 - [PrPL] Panel Discussion: The Power of Faces: Looking at the Global Refugee Crisis
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, October 21, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Theresa Menders and Daniel Farber Huang will lead a presentation and discussion on "The Power of Faces," their global photojournalism project that humanizes the plight of refugees and illuminates their experiences. In collaboration with the Princeton-Trenton Area United Nations Association, Menders and Huang will discuss how "The Power of Faces" developed, share their multimedia work, and highlight key takeaways and experiences from this ongoing project. Afterward, they will be joined by Louise Sandburg from Interfaith-RISE, to discuss the challenges refugees
Tue, Oct 22 - [MCL-WW] Tech Help
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Adult Program Do you want to make better use of your digital device? Maybe youd like to manage your photos or download an e-book. Reference librarian Meg Baker will give youone-on-one help with your gadget. When you call to make the appointment, let us know the makeand version of your device, and the function you want to learn. Please note: library staff do not repair devices. Registration is required. Call the reference desk at 609-275-8901 to register for a 20-minute appointment.
Tue, Oct 22 - [NJSL] Persist and Prevail: African American Family Achievements
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Tracing African American lineage in the United States can be very difficult, especially if one's ancestors were slaves. While records were kept listing slaves as property, often times they did not include the name of the slave and if they did, it was only a first name. Please join us as Muriel "Dee Dee" Roberts and Barbara Riley Polk discuss how a 1938 Works Progress Administration slave narrative helped answer their family questions and expanded their research. They will also
Tue, Oct 22 - [PrPL] Author Alex Counts introduced by Sam Daley-Harris
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Counts discusses his book, Changing the World without Losing Your Mind: Leadership Lessons from Three Decades of Social Entrepreneurship, after being introduced by Princeton author and activist Sam Daley-Harris. Counts founded Grameen Foundation and became its president and CEO to continue his work in microfinance and poverty reduction. Daley-Harris is the author of Reclaiming Our Democracy: Healing the Break Between People and Government. Presented in partnership with the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice.
Wed, Oct 23 - [NJSL] WEBINAR Shining a Light on Fraud, Waste, and Abuse in all Levels of New Jersey Government
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: Online - , ,
  • Descr: Our tax dollars fund the State of New Jersey so it is important to ensure that our money is being spent properly. Fraud, waste, and abuse cause unnecessary burdens to be placed on not only the taxpayer, but different branches, departments, and agencies. In 2007, the Office of the State Comptroller was created to battle fraud, waste, and abuse through accountability, audits, and investigations. It also provides an avenue for citizens and groups to report suspected abuse, fraud, or waste
Wed, Oct 23 - [PrPL] Martin Koenig: Sound Portraits from Bulgaria and the Balkans: Photographs and Recordings
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 06:30 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Ethnographer and cultural specialist Martin Koenig discusses his half century of research into traditional music and dance of the Balkans. More than 50 years ago, Koenigembarked on a trip to Bulgaria armed with letters of introduction from anthropologist Margaret Mead and folklorist Alan Lomax. On this trip, as well as on numerous subsequent visits, he sought to research and document the traditional music and dance forms in their original settings. Working in villages throughout the area, he filmed, recorded, and
Thu, Oct 24 - [PrPL] Author Talk: Boris Fishman: Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Author Boris Fishman speaks about his new book "Savage Feast: Three Generations, Two Continents, and a Dinner Table," a personal story and family memoir told through meals and recipes. The bookfollows Fishman's Jewish family from 1945 Belarus to 2017 Brooklyn. Fishman is a lecturer in creative writing at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University. Fishman is a lecturer in creative writing at the Lewis Center for the Arts at Princeton University. He is also the author of
Sun, Oct 27 - [PrPL] Here Be Monsters (and Poetry and Music and Film)
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, October 27, 2019 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: This fun, immersive, multimedia experience examines literature and poetrythat embody the Halloween season. The event blends the spoken wordwith live music, film and theatrical effects. There will be a costume contest, so wearing one is strongly encouraged.Masks will be provided for those who dont have a costume. Intended foradults, this is a family-friendly event. It may not be suitable for very youngchildren or those who scare easily. Presented in partnership with the Einstein Alley Musicians Collaborative.

Mon, Oct 28 - [PrPL] Legal and Estate Planning
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, October 28, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Learn what you need to know about estate and long-term care planning including what legal documents you need to have now to protect yourself and your family. Presenter Fiona Van Dyck has over 20 years of experience practicing law and assisting individuals and families in formulating estate plans, protecting the interests of disabled or elderly family members and probating wills. She is a former member of the board of trustees of the Princeton Senior Resource Center. Presented in collaboration
Mon, Oct 28 - [PrPL] Author Talk with Nora Krug on Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, October 28, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Award-winning author and illustrator Nora Krug speaks on her graphic novel "Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home," an illustrated and hand-lettered visual memoir on a German family's memory of WWII. Krug is a German-American author and illustrator whose drawings and visual narratives have appeared in the world's leading publications. She is a recipient of fellowships from Fulbright, theJohn Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, theMaurice Sendak Foundation,and the German Academic Exchange Service. She teaches at Parsons School
Tue, Oct 29 - [NJSL] WEBINAR Finding Your Women Ancestors in New Jersey Records
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: Online - , ,
  • Descr: Are you trying to research a female ancestor from New Jersey and dont know where to start? Regina Fitzpatrick, Genealogy Librarian at the New Jersey State Library will review how to find women in popular New Jersey genealogical collections. Learn smart research strategies within individual collections and more about collections you may not have thought to check for your ancestor. Click here to register!
Tue, Oct 29 - [PrPL] Author Caroline Maguire: Why Will No One Play with Me?
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Parenting expert Caroline Maguire discusses her book, "Why Will No One Play with Me? The Play Better Plan to Help Children of All Ages Make Friends and Thrive" in whichshe shares her decade-in-the-making protocol The Play Better Plan to help parents of children struggling with social skills connect with others and make friends. Co-presented with CHADD of Mercer County.
Wed, Oct 30 - [PrPL] Library Live at Labyrinth: Ross Kenneth Urken: Another Mother
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Labyrinth Books - 122 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Author Ross Kenneth Urken discusses his first book, "Another Mother."After his cherished childhood nanny dies, a Jewish young man realizes theres much he has yet to learn about the woman who lent him her accent and with whom he shared an unlikely kindred spirit.Part memoir, part reportage, the book isa story about family, an unlikely duo, and a woman whose strength heldit all together. Urken grew up in Princeton and is a graduate of The Lawrenceville School and Princeton University.
Wed, Oct 30 - [PrPL] Author Arthur I. Miller: The Artist in the Machine
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The Emeritus Professor of History and Philosophy of Science at University College London discusses his book, which examines questions of creativity in the age of machines. Now that computers can compose music like Bach or turn photographs into paintings in these style of Van Gogh, Miller reviews the creative process and interviews people on the cutting edge of artificial intelligence to discuss whether computers are already as creative as humans and if one day they will surpass us. Miller's other
Thu, Oct 31 - [Holiday] Halloween
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November 2019
Sat, Nov 02 - [MCL-WW] Mocktails: Non-Alcoholic Mixology
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Saturday, November 02, 2019 - 10:30 AM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Adult Program Learn how to create flavorful and sophisticated non-alcoholic drinks for entertaining and everyday enjoyment. Try new flavor combinations while we discuss the art of making drinks, syrups, infusions, and edible garnishes. We will even explore how to use herbs and spices to approximate the flavors of popular cocktail spirits. Mocktails are perfect for any occasion, and we will cover how to pair them with food for entertaining. Sponsored by the Friends of the West Windsor Library. Registration begins on October 22.
Sun, Nov 03 - [Holiday] Daylight Saving Time ends
Sun, Nov 03 - [PrPL] Author Danny Gregory: Art Before Breakfast: A Zillion Ways to Be More Creative No Matter How Busy You Are
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, November 03, 2019 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Artist and author Danny Gregory discusses his book, an inspirational guide for aspiring artists who want to draw and paint but can't find the time. With encouraging words and motivating illustrations, the book teaches readers how to develop a creative habit and lead a richer life through making art. Danny Gregory is the co-founder of Sketchbook Skool, a video-based art school designed to inspire creative storytelling through illustrated journaling. Sketchbook Skool encourages its global community of over 15,000 students to

Tue, Nov 05 - [PrPL] Labyrinth Live at the Library: Emmet Gowin, The Nevada Test Site
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Labyrinth Books and the Princeton Public Library invite you to a presentation by the renowned photographer Emmet Gowin of his photographic study of the land that served as the main testing site for American nuclear devices for four decades More nuclear bombs have been detonated in America than in any other country in the world. Between 1951 and 1992, the Nevada National Security Test Site was the primary location for these activities, withstanding more than a thousand nuclear tests that
Wed, Nov 06 - [NJSL] Planning for Retirement
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Join us for a COMPLIMENTARY seminar from the Credit Union of New Jersey to help you better understand how people prepare for retirement. Retirement planning is the basis of a persons future financial well-being and all their long-term financial plans. Britany Enelow, Financial Advisor, will outline strategies you can use to help create a secure retirement plan, including: Envisioning your Retirement Building your Retirement Strategy Sources of Retirement Income Building your Nest Egg Retirement Risks to Consider NOT A CREDIT
Wed, Nov 06 - [PrPL] Research Your Roots: Exploring New Jersey Genealogy Resources
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 - 01:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Regina Fitzpatrick, genealogy librarian at the New Jersey State Library reviews genealogy basics and strategies for collecting information before visiting a repository such as the State Library or State Archives. She will also discuss great resources to discover your ancestors in records at these locations and how to use them. This program is ideal for those new to genealogy research as well as more experienced family historians.
Wed, Nov 06 - [PrPL] PSO Soundtracks: The New American Canon: Broadway, Film, Jazz and Pop
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, November 06, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: John Devlin, music director of the Wheeling Symphony Orchestra and former assistant conductor of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra, discusses "The New American Canon" of Broadway, film, jazz and pop music. The library and Princeton Symphony Orchestra present the Soundtracks series of lectures to deepen the concert-going experience by explaining more about the music being performed and the orchestra itself. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Symphony Orchestra.
Fri, Nov 08 - [NJSL] November 8th author talk- Second Platoon: Call Sign Hades
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Friday, November 08, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library - 185 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
  • Descr: On Friday, November 8 from noon to 1 p.m., the New Jersey State Library will present an author talk in recognition of Veterans Day and the Marine Corps birthday. Captain Mark A. Bodrog will take the talk from his book Second Platoon: Call Sign Hades. The war in Afghanistan is considered to be Americas longest and least talked about war, Bodrog shares.Bodrogs true story memorializes not only his men, but also the brave and the bold few still fighting to
Sat, Nov 09 - [MCL-WW] The Lorax and Peace Through Sustainability
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Saturday, November 09, 2019 - 01:00 PM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Adult Program West Windsor Human Relations Council invites everyone to celebrate Belated Peace Day. This community and family event will addressthe importance of combatting climate change to protect and promote peace, here and throughout the world. There will be speakers, a showing of the 2012 film The Lorax, and popcorn. The HRC asks you to bring a sustainable container to enjoy the popcorn.
Sun, Nov 10 - [PrPL] OnStage Seniors: In or Out: Stories of Belonging and Exclusion
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, November 10, 2019 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: In their annual performance at the library, On Stage Seniors presents "In or Out: Stories of Belonging and Exclusion," an array of stories, funny and sad, about moments of feeling accepted or left out. Originally founded in 2007, OnStage Seniors: A Community Project of McCarter Theatre creates documentary theater performances that explore the stories and issues of our community. Our ensemble membersall over 55perform in theaters, libraries, schools, conferences, hospitals, senior centers, and senior communities, generating delight, insight, and affirmation

Mon, Nov 11 - [Holiday] Veterans Day
Tue, Nov 12 - [NJSL] Interview Tips and Tricks
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: The interview process is the last hurdle in getting a new job, promotion, or starting a new career. It is during the interview that you as an individual truly get to shine and finally explain why you are the best person for the job. The interview can also be the most stressful part of the job-searching process because it often feels like one misstep could turn everything against you. Fear not! Join us as we walk you through the interview
Tue, Nov 12 - [PrPL] Library Live at Labyrinth: Steve Schapiro in Conversation with Eddie Glaude, Fire Next Time
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Labyrinth Books - 122 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Celebrated photographer Steve Schapiro, famous for his evocative images of the Civil Rights movement and iconic film and pop culture photography, will discuss the new edition of James Baldwin's classic "The Fire Next Time," in conversation with Princeton professor Eddie Glaude Jr. In a new edition from Taschen Books, Baldwin's powerful prose about the black experience in America is enhanced with photography by Schapiro, who accompanied the author through the South during the '60s for Life Magazine. Glaude is the
Wed, Nov 13 - [NJSL] Introduction to Finding Grants
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Technical Training Lab, Level 5 - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Are you new to the field of grant seeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders in this introductory class. This class will cover the 10 most important things you need to know about finding grants, and you will have an opportunity to do some hands-on funding research using the Foundation Directory Online Professional database. *Registration is limited to 16 participants. Please register only if you can attend*
Thu, Nov 14 - [PrPL] Library Live at Labyrinth: Suzy Hansen and Daphne Kalotay
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Labyrinth Books - 122 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The library and Labyrinth Books host authors Suzy Hansen ("Notes on a Foreign Country: An American Abroad in a Post-American World") and Daphne Kalotay ("Blue Hours") for a reading from and conversation about their latest works. Kalotay teaches creative writing at Princeton University's Lewis Center for the Arts and is the author of "Calamity and Other Stories," "Russian Winter," and "Sight Reading." Hansen is a contributing writer to The New York Times Magazine. "Notes on a Foreign Country" is her
Thu, Nov 14 - [PrPL] CANCELLED Curating Votes for Women: A Portrait of Persistence with Kate Lemay
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled and will not be rescheduled. Historian Kate Clarke Lemayof the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery speaks about organizing a major exhibition on the history of women's suffrage. In organizing this major exhibition, Lemay faced several critical problems, including how to create a more inclusive narrative, and how to find appropriate objects that would tell this history. During this lecture, Lemay will relate how she addressed these issues, and guide members of the audience through the
Sat, Nov 16 - [MCL-WW] Word 1
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Saturday, November 16, 2019 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: A tour through the Microsoft Word toolbars. We will learn how to change font styles, bullet or number paragraphs, set margins, insert graphics, and more. Registration required unless you can bring your own laptop with Word 2007 or above. Space is limited. Signup for adults over 18 only. Registration period begins October 22nd.
Sun, Nov 17 - [PrPL] Poetry Brunch Featuring No River Twice
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, November 17, 2019 - 11:00 AM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: No River Twice presents an improvisational poetry reading during which the poets and audience collaborate to decide the direction of the performance from beginning to end, poem by poem. By the end of the event, a new poem will be created that tells the story of the reading and those who were present to guide it. No River Twice is an experiment in how to bring playfulness, surprise and communal participation into the realm of poetry readings. Doors open at

Mon, Nov 18 - [PrPL] SCORE Seminar: Social Media Marketing
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, November 18, 2019 - 06:30 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: As part of its months series of seminars for established or aspiring small business owners, SCORE Princeton will present, "Social Media Marketing" by David Schuchman. Please register for this event on the SCORE Princeton website.
Mon, Nov 18 - [PrPL] Author Rebecca Thompson: Fire, Ice, and Physics: The Science of Game of Thrones
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, November 18, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The author discusses her book, which explores the science behind George R. R. Martin's fantasy world. Touching on its climatology, astronomy, metallurgy, chemistry and biology, Thompson turns a scientist's eye on Game of Thrones, exploring, among other things, the science of an ice wall, the genetics of the Targaryen and Lannister families and the biology of beheading. Thompson is a physicist and author of the popular Spectra series of comic books about physics. She heads of the Office of Education
Tue, Nov 19 - [NJSL] Autism New Jersey Resources and Services
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: New Jersey has the highest rate of autism in the nation (1 in 34) with often devastating effects on the individual, his/her family, and society.Fortunately, treatment can be life changing. With more than a combined four decades of clinical and policy experience, Autism New Jersey Executive Director, Dr. Suzanne Buchanan, and Public Policy Director, Eric Eberman, will provide an overview of autism, individuals and families challenges, privately- and publicly-funded services and resources, and recommendations to increase community acceptance and meaningful
Tue, Nov 19 - [PrPL] Lecture: Jeff Heller: Frontier Feminists
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 06:30 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Jeff Heller presents the stories of Marie Chouteau, Elizabeth Freeman and Molly Brant, three 18th-century women who found their voices and rose above their circumstances in very difficult times. Marie Chouteau, who built a family dynasty in French-controlled St. Louis by shrewdly using French laws which (unlike English law) empowered widows to inherit fair shares of money from the estates of their deceased husbands; Elizabeth Freeman, an enslaved African-American who successfully challenged the legality of slavery in Massachusetts courts, and
Wed, Nov 20 - [PrPL] Author Christine Coulson: Metropolitan Stories
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The author discusses hernovela series of vignettes that takes readers into the backrooms, hallways, conservation rooms and offices at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Alternating between history and fantasy, the vignettes add up to love letter to art and artists. Coulsonbegan her career at the Met in 1991 as a summer intern and returned in 1994 to begin a 25-year career in museum administration and in department of European sculpture and decorative arts. She left the Met this year to
Thu, Nov 21 - [PrPL] Gould Lecture: Michael S. A. Graziano: Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The author andprofessor of psychology and neuroscience at Princeton University, discusses his book, "Rethinking Consciousness: A Scientific Theory of Subjective Experience" in which he puts forward a ground-breaking new theory of the origin of consciousness.Graziano is also the author of four previous neuroscience books and has written for The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Huffington Post and Aeon. He lives in Princeton. This is the sixth annual lecture endowed by the family of Dr. Kenneth Gould.
Fri, Nov 22 - [PrPL] The Moth Mainstage
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Friday, November 22, 2019 - 08:00 PM
  • Venue: McCarter Theatre Center - 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ 08540
  • Descr: Five diverse, unscripted storytellers share first-person tales that honor both the diversity and commonality of human experience as The Moth Mainstage makes its McCarter Theatre debut. The Moth was founded in 1997 by poet and best-selling novelist George Dawes Green, who, after moving to New York City wanted to recreate the summer nights he and a circle of friends spent sharing spellbinding tales on his Georgia back porch where moths were attracted to the light. From Greens living room, where

Mon, Nov 25 - [PrPL] Affordable Housing in Princeton: Opportunities and Challenges
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, November 25, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Ed Truscelli, executive director of Princeton Community Housing and Maureen Fullaway, affordable housing manager for the Municipality of Princeton, present a short history of affordable housing in Princeton, the scope of current availability, application and eligibility criteria and a look toward the future of housing in Princeton. Presented in partnership with the Princeton Senior Resource Center.
Tue, Nov 26 - [MCL-WW] Word 3
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 01:00 PM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Resize & reposition text boxes, adjust columns in tables, draw objects & insert symbols. In this class you will learn how to create a polished Word document. Proficiency with Word 2 functions is required. Registration begins October 22nd.
Tue, Nov 26 - [MCL-WW] Publisher
  • Host: Mercer County Library - West Windsor Branch
  • Date: Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 02:00 PM
  • Venue: West Windsor Branch - 333 North Post Road, Princeton Junction, NJ 08550
  • Descr: Create documents that emphasize design, such as calendars, flyers, greeting cards, and advertisements. Work with pages, text, text boxes, and images. This class is appropriate for Publisher beginners and intermediate users who are comfortable using the mouse and keyboard. Registration begins October 22nd.
Thu, Nov 28 - [Holiday] Thanksgiving Day
Fri, Nov 29 - [Holiday] Black Friday
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December 2019
Sun, Dec 01 - [PrPL] Fred Miller: Sentimental Journey: WWII And The Big Bands
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, December 01, 2019 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Library favorite Fred Miller delivers a "Lecture in Song" examining the era of 1938-1945, the time of big bands and the Second World War. The popular culture, lingo, new inventions, crazes, commercial products and songs of this distinct American era will be covered. Be sure to visit the related exhibit, "World War II on the Princeton Homefront," on the second floor of the library before or after the show.

Tue, Dec 03 - [NJSL] Exploring Languages with Pronunciator
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: In honor of Learn a Foreign Language Month, the NJSL will be offering an informational session on using Pronunciator. Pronunciator is a language learning program that covers 80 languages that can be learned in any of 50 languages. Whether you want to learn a new language or just familiarize yourself with a few phrases for a trip abroad, Pronunciator can help. The database includes courses for each language including different types of drills, quizzes, audio lessons, pronunciation analysis, and phrase
Tue, Dec 03 - [PrPL] Open Archive: Memorializing Princetons History
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Discovery Center Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The monuments and memorials found throughout Princeton take various forms from trees to sculptures to green ovals on buildings. Stop by the Discovery Center to explore documents and artifacts that reveal the history behind these commemorations. The Historical Society of Princetons Open Archive series allows visitors to interact with little-seen artifacts and documents from its vast collection. Featuring a different theme each time, these events present historical material with minimal interpretation and encourage visitors to make observations, ask questions,
Tue, Dec 03 - [PrPL] Author Roger V. Moseley: Morality: A Natural History
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, December 03, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: What is morality and what is the source of our moral ideas? In this book, Dr. Roger Moseley presents a multi-disciplinary discussion of the topic, revealing a common thread among seemingly diverse fields of study. Moseley posits that morality is rooted in evolutionary forces that optimize human welfare; and given that no species lasts forever, it is at our peril that we neglect our evolved moral values of cooperation, altruism, truthfulness, and empathy. About the author: Moseley attended Princeton
Wed, Dec 04 - [PrPL] Shrink Your Footprint On The Go
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, December 04, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Learn how you can help Princeton reduce emissions by exploring transportation options. This is the second of four programs in Sustainable Princeton's 2019-20 Great Ideas series focused on practical, actionable and evidence-based steps to reduce the footprint of our daily lives. Presented in partnership with Sustainable Princeton.
Thu, Dec 05 - [PrPL] Author David Price: The Road to Assunpink Creek: A New Look at the Ten Crucial Days of the American Revolution
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, December 05, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Borrowing from his new book, David Price offers a new perspective on the Ten Crucial Days of the American Revolution the period from December 25, 1776 through January 3, 1777 in which George Washingtons army won its first three significant victories. Price's latest work provides a unique interpretation of this critical period in American history by emphasizing the importance of the Battle of Assunpink Creek on Jan. 2, 1777. Price is a historical interpreter at Washington Crossing Historic
Fri, Dec 06 - [PrPL] Teens-Only A Cappella Night
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Friday, December 06, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: This annual, teens-only event features vocal groups from Princetons four high schools and is only open to students who attend the schools. The library will close at 6 p.m. for this event. Co-sponsored by the library, Corner House and the Princeton Alcohol and Drug Alliance.

Tue, Dec 10 - [NJSL] How to Manage Debt
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Descr: Debt and credit impact our lives in many ways, from determining what we can afford to interest rates on loans. Managing your debt effectively can open financial doors and is a great indicator of your financial health. Please join us as the Credit Union of New Jersey will discuss debt management, including: The different kinds of debt The benefits and costs of credit The warning signs you have too much debt How to improve your credit
Wed, Dec 11 - [NJSL] Introduction to Proposal Writing
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Are you new to proposal writing or want a quick refresher? This introductory class will provide you with an overview of the basics of writing a grant proposal for foundation funding. It will include: The basic elements of a grant proposal The dos and donts of writing and submitting a proposal How to follow up whether the answer is yes or no
Wed, Dec 11 - [PrPL] Library Live at Labyrinth: Adam Higginbotham: Midnight in Cherynobyl: The Untold Story of the Worlds Greatest Nuclear Disaster
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, December 11, 2019 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Labyrinth Books - 122 Nassau St., Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: The author discusses his years-in-the-making book - a powerful investigation into how propaganda, secrecy and myth have obscured the true story of one of the 20th century's greatest disasters. Presented in partnership with Labyrinth Books.
Thu, Dec 12 - [PrPL] Lecture: Joseph Benatov: How the Bulgarian Jews Survived the Holocaust
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: In this talk, Joseph Benatov discusses the history of Bulgarian Jews during the Holocaust. In 1943, Bulgaria complied with German demands and deported nearly 11,400 Jews from occupied territories in northern Greece and Yugoslavia (Macedonia). At the same time, Bulgaria successfully resisted German pressures to deport the 50,000 Jews living in Bulgaria. Benatov offers an overview of the facts surrounding these historical events and focuses on the conflicting opinions about the role played by King Boris III, church officials and
Sat, Dec 14 - [PrPL] Frankenstein Materials Science Day
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Saturday, December 14, 2019 - 02:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: This fun and interactive event features exciting maker activities related to robotics, genetic engineerin, and electricity. By teaching a robot how to draw, experimenting with simple machines, or even bringing their own creature to life, participants will confront the same questions and ideas that bedeviled the fictional Victor Frankenstein on a dark and stormy night two centuries ago. Come create your ownmonstrous creatures, masks,speak with Mary Shelley herself and much more. The NSF-funded Princeton Center for Complex Materials believes that
Sun, Dec 15 - [PrPL] Writers Block Presents Short Comedies
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Sunday, December 15, 2019 - 03:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Writers Block, the ensemble of Princeton writers and actors that includes Julia Poulos, Mary Greenberg, Lillian Israel, John Weeren and Kenneth Greenberg, presents a program of short adult comedies including an original play. Directed by Laura Huntsman with sound by Nate Greenberg.

Mon, Dec 16 - [PrPL] SCORE Seminar: Small Business Financials
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Monday, December 16, 2019 - 06:30 PM
  • Venue: Newsroom Second Floor - 65 Witherspoon St, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Val Matthews leads a workshop that covers creating a budget, recording financial transactions, creating a financial statement and other fundamental entrepreneurial responsibilities. Registration required at princeton.score.org. Presented in partnership with SCORE Princeton.
Tue, Dec 17 - [PrPL] Person Place Thing featuring Deborah Amos
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 06:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Randy Cohen interviews Deborah Amos for "Person, Place, Thing," his public radio program during which guests are asked to speak about a person, a place and a thing they find meaningful rather than about themselves. Deborah Amos is an award-winning international correspondent for NPR News. Her reporting on the Middle East and refugees in the United States is regularly featured on NPRs "Morning Edition," "Weekend Edition," and "All Things Considered." She previously reported for ABCs "Nightline" and PBSs "Frontline." She
Wed, Dec 18 - [NJSL] 10 Warning Signs of Alzheimers
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library, Meeting Room, Fifth Floor - 185 W State Street, Trenton, NJ 08625
  • Descr: Alzheimer's is a progressive disease that can oftentimes be written off in the early stages as old-age related conditions. However, being able to identify early signs of Alzheimer's can better prepare individuals and their families on how to handle all the stages of the disease. Please join us as the Alzheimer's Association will cover the following topics: Typical age-related changes Common signs of Alzheimer's and dementia Tips for how to approach someone about memory concerns The importance of early detection
Wed, Dec 18 - [PrPL] Lecture and Workshop: Illuminating Incarceration in Antiquity through Digital Humanities
  • Host: Princeton Public Library
  • Date: Wednesday, December 18, 2019 - 07:00 PM
  • Venue: Community Room First Floor - 65 Witherspoon Street, Princeton, NJ 08542
  • Descr: Historians, archaeologists and other scholars have traditionally thought that no prisons existed in antiquity, and that prisons began with modernity in Europe and the United States. However, a closer look at the material and textual data indicates otherwise. Professors Matthew Larsen in Religion and Caroline Cheung in Classics will guide audiences into the history of incarceration in conjunction with the use of digital humanities. The instructors will start by canvassing global developments including those of the ancient Mediterranean. Next, the

Tue, Dec 24 - [Holiday] Christmas Eve
Wed, Dec 25 - [Holiday] Christmas Day
Thu, Dec 26 - [NJSL] Dec. 26 for Patriots Week-talk on George Washingtons Ten Crucial Days
  • Host: N.J. State Library
  • Date: Thursday, December 26, 2019 - 12:00 PM
  • Venue: New Jersey State Library - 185 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
  • Descr: Please join us on December 26th for a talk during Patriot's Week. The program will be from noon to 1 p.m. in the Level 2 Reading Room of the State Library with author William "Larry" Kidder and is taken from his latest book, Ten Crucial Days: Washington's Vision for Victory Unfolds. Note: Seating for this program is on a first come, first served basis. Once the room capacity of 75 individuals is reached, no further attendees will be admitted. ID
Tue, Dec 31 - [Holiday] New Year's Eve
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Wed, Jan 01 - [Holiday] New Year's Day

Mon, Jan 20 - [Holiday] Martin Luther King Jr. Day
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Statistics

Time Range - 4 Months: 2019-10-21 18:30:00 - 2020-01-20 00:00:00

Src in out key xinv xrpt xdup xnot xkey
PrPL 72 40 0 27 0 4 0 1
MCL-WW 37 6 0 0 0 27 0 4
NJSL 17 13 0 0 2 1 0 0
Holiday 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 136 69 0 27 2 32 0 5

Legend:
In   - Event entries found
Out - Event entries included in listing
Accepted Entries:
Key - Entry contains Keywords that are always accepted
Omitted Entries:
xInv - Invalid (title / date)
xRpt - Marked as Repeating / Recurring
xDup - Duplicated event (repeats)
xNot - Entry is a Note (e.g. holiday, closing) with no venue / description
xKey - Entry contains Keywords that indicate non-adult, non-featured

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