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This Week at Princeton Public Library

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28
 
7 p.m.
Post-Election Panel Discussion
Stanley Katz,  director of the Center for Arts and Cultural Policy Studies at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, moderates a panel discussion about the 2016 presidential election. A Q&A session and discussion with the audience will follow commentary from the panelists.
 
Panelists include Ruth Mandel, director of Rutgers' Eagleton Institute of Politics and founder of Eagleton's Center for American Women and Politics; Sam Wang, professor of molecular biology and neuroscience at Princeton University and member of the Princeton Election Consortium; and Charles Stile, veteran political columnist at The Record of Bergen County.
 
Presented with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities: Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this programming do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
ALSO ON NOV. 28
9 a.m.,  Open Study Time
11 a.m.,  Letra Pequeña
3 p.m.,  Homework Help

 
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 29
 
 
9 a.m.
Open Study Time
The Community Room is available for work or quiet collaboration through 5 p.m.
 
ALSO ON NOV. 29
3 p.m.,  Homework Help
4 p.m.,    Chess
 
DATABASE SPOTLIGHT
 





Our Mango Language database includes more than tutorials for learning to speak a new language. The Specialty Courses section has a nice variety of lessons. Would you like to familiarize yourself with Spanish texting shorthand? How about Russian Slang or Shakespearean English? Delve into Mango Languages to learn more than a new tongue!  To access our Mano online language learning system, choose Explore at the top of the library's home page, then click on Research and Databases A-Z.
 
WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 30
 
 
6:30 p.m.
Recipes Worth Reading: A Tasting Event
Join the Central New Jersey Chapter of Room to Read to sample several recipes featured in the newly updated community cookbook, "Recipes Worth Reading." The cookbook contains over 150 recipes from New Jersey chefs, shops, restaurants and home cooks and also features some book recommendations. This updated edition features several Princeton cooks and chefs. Cookbooks are $25, with 100 percent of proceeds going to Room to Read.
 
The Central New Jersey Chapter of Room to Read aims to create awareness for literacy and gender equality in education worldwide, while promoting local businesses, connecting our local and global communities for good. Room to Read has benefited 10 million children across 17,000 communities in Africa and Asia. Community Room
 
ALSO ON NOV. 30
 
 
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 1
 
7 p.m.
A Taste of Suppers: Delicious Solutions to Managing Blood Sugar
Dr. Adi Benito, an integrative endocrinologist in Princeton, discusses strategies for preserving beta-cell function in those with diabetes and pre-diabetes. A panel will follow featuring members of The Suppers Programs who manage their blood sugar with whole natural foods. Please register here. Community Room
 
ALSO ON DEC. 1
2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m., Mercer County ID Card Program
3 p.m., Homework Help
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2
 
 
9:45 a.m.
Job Seekers Session: Amy Klein, Skills-Based Volunteering
Director of VolunteerConnect Amy Klein will give a presentation titled: Skills-Based Volunteering. Discover how using your professional skills to help a community organization can help you brush up on your skills, add depth to your resume, enhance your leadership, communication and decision making skills, increase your network and improve your morale. Community Room
 
 
ALSO ON DEC. 2
 
 
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 3
 
 
 
11 a.m.
The Magic of Mother Goose
Mother Goose (aka Marilyn Scanlon) helps us mark the 100th anniversary of the publishing of Blanche Fisher Wright's classic "The Real Mother Goose." Stories and rhymes will be presented using puppets, props, audience participation and a little magic.
 
In honor of this literary milestone, the library's entry in this year's Festival of Trees at Morven Museum and Garden has a Mother Goose theme. Community Room
 
ALSO ON DEC. 3
 
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 4
 
 
3 p.m.
Writers Block Performs Short Comedies
The ensemble of Princeton writers and actors returns to the library to present a program of short comedies including original plays and adaptations by Lillian Israel and Mary Greenberg, as well as plays by Murray Schisgal and Ethan Coen. Directed by Laura Huntsman with Sound by Ken Greenberg. Community Room
 
UPCOMING


Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m., Mystery Book Group
Dec. 6, 7 p.m.,  Writers Room
Dec. 7, 7 p.m., Holiday Tech 2016
Dec. 8, 7 p.m.,  Authors Michael A. Strauss and J. Richard Gott
Dec. 9, 9:45 a.m., Job Seekers Session: Beating the Applicant Tracking System
Dec. 10, 2 p.m.,  Mercer County Math Circle
Dec. 11, 3 p.m., Fred Miller: Lecture in Song




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