The talk will take place at the Princeton Public Library.
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Thursday, May 2, 2013
Thursday, April 25, 2013
“He immediately understood that the library’s response post-storm was critical to establishing how essential it is to the community,” said library executive director Leslie Burger.
Princeton Public Library Communications Director Timothy Quinn has received a 2013 Movers and Shakers Award from library trade publication Library Journal. The award is given annually to individuals recognized by the editors as “emerging leaders in the library world who are innovative, creative and making a difference.” Quinn, who is responsible for the library’s marketing and brand identity, was recognized primarily for his efforts in establishing Princeton Public Library as a critical first responder during community emergencies. Through social media and other outlets, he conveyed that the library was open and a place to find relief in the wake of Hurricane Irene in 2011 and Superstorm Sandy in 2012. “He immediately understood that …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Winners will receive a certificate, a $250 McCaffrey's gift certificate, season tickets to Princeton University football or basketball, a family membership to the Princeton Community Pool and free CD/DVD library borrowing privileges.
Princeton and Princeton Public Library are holding a competition to rename Princeton's municipal buildings- the buildings known as Princeton Borough Hall (1 Monument Drive) and Princeton Township Hall (400 Witherspoon St.). The contest is open to Princeton residents at least 18 years old, the contest runs through Feb. 15 at 5 p.m., the deadline for entries to be submitted to the library. Contestants may submit one name for each building accompanied by a typewritten essay of not more than 250 words in support of the recommendation. If a contestant need access, the library has 100 computers and a typewriter available for public use. “We are pleased that the Princeton Public Library is sponsoring this competition,” Mayor Liz Lempert said. "…
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
The event is an opportunity for authors to gain exposure while showcasing their work.
Princeton Public Library is accepting applications from authors interested in participating in an Author Fair as part of the library’s fifth annual Local Author Day on April 13. Open to authors from Central New Jersey and Bucks County, Pa., with preference given to those who reside within 20 miles of Princeton Public Library, the Author Fair will take place from 1-4 p.m. as the highlight of Local Author Day. The event is an opportunity for authors to gain exposure while showcasing their work in the highly regarded setting of Princeton Public Library. While the day’s emphasis is on marketing and networking, authors are also given space to display, sign and sell their books during the Author Fair. Space is available for 40 authors with …
Friday, December 7, 2012
The library will reopen at 9 a.m. on Saturday.
The Princeton Public Library will close at 5 p.m. today, Friday Dec 7 for a teens-only A Capella Night that begins at 7 p.m.
Thursday, October 11, 2012
The Friends of the Princeton Public Library hosts its annual book sale this weekend, beginning on Friday and continuing though Sunday.
There’s no shortage of readers and academics in Princeton so the hot ticket in town this weekend may just be be the 2012 Friends of the Princeton Public Library Book Sale. More than 10,000 books will be for sale, most priced between $1 and $3. Art book and special selections are priced higher. The sale begins on Friday Oct. 12 and continues through Sunday in the library’s Community Room and in a tent on Hinds Plaza. Cash and checks will be accepted. All of the money raised (minus expenses) will go to the library to purchase new materials. Despite municipal funding, the library receives its entire budget to buy materials from the Friends of the Princeton Public Library, said Eve Niedergang, co-chair of this year’s sale. Last year, the …
Monday, September 17, 2012
The actress who rose to fame in movies like "The Breakfast Club" and "Pretty in Pink" came to town to read from her new book.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Princeton Student Film & Video Festival was held at Princeton Public Library last week.
Monday, July 16, 2012
Weiner recently stopped by Princeton Public Library to discuss her new book and answer fans' questions.
Best-selling author Jennifer Weiner, author of Good in Bed and In Her Shoes and Princeton University graduate, came to the library Wednesday to talk to an audience of her fans about her new book, The Next Best Thing, which follows the success and tribulations of a screenwriter in Hollywood. Patch spoke to Weiner after the event for a brief Q&A. One of our prepared questions was asked during the event, so we included Weiner's answer to that too. What distinguishes The Next Best Thing from some of your earlier novels? I think it’s set at a very specific place and millieur, if I can use a fancy word. I think the heroine is going to feel very familiar to people who like my books, where she is sort of the outsider girl – she is not the …
Monday, July 2, 2012
The program will take place at 3 p.m. today.
A 15-foot animated T-Rex that has been visiting libraries across the state will make a stop at Princeton Public Library today, Monday, at 3 p.m. From 3-4 p.m., representatives from Field Station: Dinosaur, an outdoor scientific dinosaur attraction in Secaucus, will present a program designed to get people excited about dinosaurs. The program is designed for children ages 5 and up and will be held in the Community Room. The program begins with a costumed character, “The Dinosaur Troubadour” reading Syd Hoff’s “Danny and the Dinosaur.” Dinosaur handlers and troubadours will also be on hand to sing fun dino-songs.