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MONDAY, MAY 22
 
7 p.m.
Invasive Plant Species
Mike Van Clef of the New Jersey Invasive Species Strike Team will share results of a study of existing and emergent invasive plant species in Princeton's open space and offer an overview of the ecological health of the preserved land in Princeton. Emily Blackman, land protection associate and native nursery manager at D&R Greenway Land Trust; Jeff Geist, naturalist at Friends of Princeton Open Space; and other experts will discuss ways identify and eradicate invasive plants and to offer advice to homeowners seeking to find native alternatives.
 
Co-sponsored by the library, D&R Greenway Land Trust, Friends of Princeton Open Space and the Princeton Environmental Commission.
ALSO ON MONDAY
10 a.m.,  Little Pandas
3 p.m.,  Homework Help

4 p.m., Ask the Mac Pros

SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: KANOPY
 
 
The library is proud to offer a premium video streaming service via Kanopy.  Kanopy offers a broad selection of quality documentaries, feature films and training videos from producers including The Criterion Channel, The Great Courses, PBS, Music Box Films, Kino Lorber, First Run Features, BBC, and many more. 
 
Films can be streamed via http://princetonlibrary.kanopystreaming.com/.  Library cardholders are entitled to five checkouts per month and each checkout is active for a three-day period. We hope you enjoy this new digital collection and always welcome your feedback to help us improve.
TUESDAY, MAY 23
 
7 p.m.
Write Space
Led by local author Christina Paul, these drop-in workshops focus on the encouragement of writing, finding your voice, and the producing of words through guided prompts and other writing exercises. All levels of writers are welcome. Quiet Room
ALSO ON TUESDAY
3 p.m.,   Homework Help
4 p.m.,    Chess
7 p.m., To Be Discussed (TBD)
 
WEDNESDAY, MAY 24
   
7 p.m.
Sam Daley-Harris: Writing Checks, Signing Petitions, and Protest Marches: Is That All There Is?
Has this election left you hungry to have a bigger voice in our democracy? Are you frustrated by the options you see: writing more checks, signing more petitions, and joining more protests or counter-protests?  Are you wondering if that's all there is? In this talk, Sam Daley-Harris shows that there's actually much more. Join him as he guides us around the pitfalls and on a path to making a profound difference on issues like getting money out of politics, climate change, ending global and domestic poverty, and ending mass incarceration. Community Room
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 WEDNESDAY
10 a.m.,  Ask the Mac Pros
THURSDAY, MAY 25
 
10 a.m.
Princeton Farmers Market
Seasonal and organic produce from local farmers, flowers, crafts and a variety of edibles are available through 3 p.m. at this weekly event. Live music from 12:30-2:30 p.m. Hinds Plaza
 
Co-sponsored by the library and Princeton Farmers Market.
ALSO ON THURSDAY
 
FRIDAY, MAY 26
 
 
9:45 a.m.
Job Seekers Session: David Schuchman on Uncovering the Hidden Job Market
Schuchman discusses why employers often use non-published ways of finding professional talent (up to 70 percent of open positions are not actively published) and ways to begin to overcome this challenge in order to be exposed to more professional opportunities.Community Room
Co-sponsored by the library and Professional Services Group of Mercer County.
 
ALSO ON FRIDAY
8:30 a.m., Meet the Mayor
7 p.m., Dancing Under the Stars Opening Night
SATURDAY, MAY 27
 
 
SUNDAY, MAY 28
 
 
4 p.m.
Voyage ESL
Speakers of world languages who are learning English as a second language are invited to drop in any time during these two-hour sessions. Appropriate for beginning English learners. Second floor
UPCOMING

Monday, May 29, The library is closed for Memorial Day.
 
Tuesday, May 30, 3 p.m.,  Wordpress for Website Building
 
Wednesday, May 31, 10 a.m.,  Ask the Mac Pros
 

 

Friday, June 2, 6:30 p.m., Film: "Queen of Katwe"
 

Sunday, June 4, 4 p.m., Concert: Sarah Donner




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