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Events for Tuesday April 25, 2023

Read & Pick Kids Program, Terhune Orchards

Tuesday April 25, 2023
9:30 AM

9:30 and 11am


Read & Pick is an innovative program that combines hands-on farm activity with your young child followed by an education program with stories highlighting the fruit or farm area. Parents and young children (ages preschool to 8 years) are welcome to celebrate everything wonderful about chickens at 9:30 am and 11 am. We will be reading two books about chickens and learn the many ways chickens are useful to humans. We will visit our “lady hens,” make a clucking chicken, and even learn a dance! The cost is $12.00 per child and includes the craft activity. Two sessions on Tuesday, April 25th at 9:30 am and 11 am, lasting about one hour.

Registration required online  - $12.00 per child includes activity.








Outdoor Storytime at Princeton Shopping Center, PPL

Tuesday April 25, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Join us in the courtyard of Princeton Shopping Center for an interactive event featuring books, songs, rhymes and movement for children of all ages and their adult caregiver(s).

If the weather is inclement, Outdoor Storytime will be canceled and the library website updated on the morning of the scheduled program. Bring a blanket to sit on. Registration is not required.

Food: A Journey Through Three Centuries of Human History (Zoom)

Tuesday April 25, 2023
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Fee: $10 resident/$15 nonresident

The story of human history is intimately tied to our need for food. The culture we have built around food offers a unique frame to examine the evolution of social and political systems, economic empires, human migrations, and so much more. Join award winning professor Ken Albala as we take a deep dive into the exploration, global trade, and food culture of the fifteenth–seventeenth centuries. Together, we’ll discover the food that made history!

Guest Lecturer: Ken Albala is the Tully Knoles Endowed Professor of History at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, California. He has published twenty-seven books including academic monographs, single subject food books, reference works, translations, and cookbooks. He has also edited more than one hundred titles in various food series and has done two food history shows on Wondrium. He grew up in Monmouth County.

Teen Event: Craft, Chat and Chill - Paint Positive Thoughts, Princeton Public Library

Tuesday April 25, 2023
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Join us for a monthly craft and chat hour where teens do hands-on projects and chat books, movies, podcasts, music and more. All levels of artistic ability are welcome. This week’s project is painting wooden signs with positive quotes or images. For craft tutorials and book recommendations, follow us on Instagram and TikTok, @ppl.teens.

LLL Presents Kevin Kruse & Julian Zelizer, Labyrinth Books & Princeton Public Library

Tuesday April 25, 2023
6:00 PM

In "Myth America: Historians Take on the Biggest Lies about the Past," America's top historians set the record straight on the most pernicious myths about our nation's past. Presentation and conversation with the editors of a collection of essays by an all-star team of fellow historians who all push back against a crisis of bad history and misinformation.

122 Nassau Street, Princeton.


Film Screening: 'Love and Communication', Princeton Garden Theatre

Tuesday April 25, 2023
7:00 PM

The New Jersey premiere of Love and Communication, an award-winning new film about the personal cost of autism, will be held at the Princeton Garden Theatre on April 25 at 7 pm. Written and directed by Princeton playwright Jim Christy, Jr., Love and Communication follows the experiences of parents of a child with autism, desperate to find the right treatment for their son. This unique film shows the personal cost of a broken special needs system, within a universal story about a couple struggling to find common ground.

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