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June Events @Princeton Public Library

Princeton Public Library, Sands Library Building, 65 Witherspoon Street

Princeton, NJ  08542

609.924.9529

www.princetonlibrary.org

 

May 27, 2024

 

CONTACT

Tim Quinn, Communications Director

 (609) 924-9529, ext. 1258

tquinn@princetonlibrary.org

 

PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY JUNE EVENTS

 

AUTHORS

 

Epic Pride Author Panel Book Brunch

Sunday, June 2, 11 a.m.

Kick off Pride Month at a brunch event featuring Epic Reads authors Erik J. Brown, Vichet Chum, Alex Crespo, Tony Keith Jr., Kasey LeBlanc and Jenna Miller. Community Room

 

Kathleen Grissom

Sunday, June 9, 3 p.m.

The New York Times bestselling author of "The Kitchen House" and "Glory Over Everything" discusses her latest novel "Crow Mary." Tea and cookies will be served. Community Room

 

 

MOVIES

 

“Crazy Rich Asians”

Wednesday, June 26, 2 p.m.

Community Room

 

OTHER EVENTS

 

Conversation: Steve Kornacki with Ingrid Reed

Wednesday, June 5, 7 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m.

NBC News national political correspondent Steve Kornacki and political analyst Ingrid Reed look back at the primary and toward the general election. Community Room and livestreamed

 

Drop in and Knit

Wednesday, June 5, 12, 26, 10 a.m.

Bring your knitting and/or crochet project (and your own supplies) to these drop-in social gatherings. Sessions will not include instruction. Community Room

 

Neurodivergent Crafts and Games

Thursday, Thursday, June 6, 20, 4 p.m.

Neurodivergent individuals 17 and older who would like to connect with others are invited to attend a craft session to work on creative projects brought from home. Story Room

 

Concert: Generations

Sunday, June 2, 4 p.m.

Classic rock from all eras. Hinds Plaza

 

Continuing Conversations on Race

Monday, June 3, 7 p.m.

Princeton Hight School racial literacy students offer their annual presentation. Newsroom

 

Princeton Festival Artists Roundtable

Tuesday, June 4, 7 p.m.

The Princeton Festival Guild holds a roundtable discussion about putting on an opera and its upcoming production of "Così Fan Tutte." Registration is requested, but not required. Community Room

 

Dancing Under the Stars

Friday, June 7, 21, 7 p.m.

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

 

Worldwide Knit in Public Day

Saturday, June 8, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Bring your knitting and crochet projects (and a chair) and join us for this four-hour, in-person event on the green at the Princeton Shopping Center.

 

Lecture Recitals by the New School for Music Study

Saturday, June 8, 2 p.m.

Faculty from the New School for Music Study (NSMS) in Kingston present a lecture recital in which they play and discuss historic repertoire for the piano. Community Room

 

Lecture: “What is Citizenship?”

Wednesday, June 12, 6 p.m.

Holly Korbey, journalist and author of "Building Better Citizens: A New Civics Education for All," presents the second lecture of the "So You Think You Know Civics?" Series. On Zoom. Register for link.

 

Walnut Lane Film Festival

Wednesday, June 12, 6:30 p.m.

This event showcases a selection of short films in a range of genres created by Princeton middle school students, organized and curated by students from Princeton High School. Community Room

 

Publishers Summer Book Buzz

Thursday, June 13, 11 a.m.

Publisher reps from Hachette, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Sourcebooks and Union Square & Co. share summer reading picks for adults. Mocktails and light refreshments will be served. Community Room

 

Black Voices Book Group

Thursday, June 13, 7:15 p.m.

The group discusses “Notes to a Native Son” by James Baldwin. All are welcome. On Google Meet. Register for link.

 

Summer Reading Kickoff Party for all Ages

Saturday, June 15, 2-4 p.m.

Celebrate the start of Summer Reading 2024. Community Room and Hinds Plaza

 

Songwriters Circle and Open Mic

Tuesday, June 18, 7 p.m.

The Princeton Chapter of the Nashville Songwriters Association provides feedback and tips to help songwriters improve at this event that also includes an acoustic open mic. Community Room

 

TECHNOLOGY CLASSES

 

Scheduling with Google Calendar

Wednesday, June 5, 1 p.m.

Registration required. Technology Center

 

Mac Photos 101

Thursday, June 13, 1 p.m.

Registration required. Technology Center

 

iCloud

Monday, June 17, 1 p.m.

Registration required; Technology Center

 

Video Editing with Final Cut Pro

Thursday, June 20, 6:30 p.m.

Registration required. Technology Center

 

Video Editing with Final Cut Pro Advanced

Thursday, June 27, 6:30 p.m.

Registration required. Technology Center

 

Apps for Seniors

Tuesday, June 25, 10 a.m.

Registration required. On Zoom

 

Using and Apple Watch

Wednesday, June 26, 1 p.m.

Registration required. Technology Center

 

 

KIDS AND TEENS

 

Outdoor Storytime at Princeton Shopping Center

Tuesday, June 11, 18, 25, 10:30 a.m.

Interactive stories for kids 18 months and older with an adult. Check website for updates.

 

Family Fort Night

Thursday, June 20, 6:30 p.m.

Families of all ages are invited to join us for fort building and cozy reading time on the third floor.

 

Public Speaking and Debate Summer Camp

Monday, June 24 to Friday, June 28, 1:30 p.m.

Rising fifth to ninth graders learn the basics of debate and public speaking under the guidance of experienced high school student debaters. For novice and experienced debaters. STEAM Studio

 

Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Friday, June 28, 5 p.m.

Children ages 3 and older are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal to a special story time after which they can leave their stuffed animals overnight at the library. Story Room

 

 

 

 

 

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