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This Week at Princeton Public Library

MONDAY, JUNE 25

7 p.m.
Your Government and Your Money: What Public Budgets Tell Us
Richard Keevey, senior policy fellow at Rutgers School of Planning and Policy and a lecturer at Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School discusses where New Jersey's money comes from, where it is spent and whether that will change in a new state budget. Keevey is a former budget director and comptroller for the state of New Jersey, having been appointed by two governors. He also served as chief financial officer for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and as the deputy under secretary for finance for the U.S. Department of Defense. In the private sector, he was a practice director for Arthur Andersen and the director for core administration programs for Unisys Corporation. Community Room
ALSO ON MONDAY
4 p.m., Ask the Mac Pros
 
TUESDAY, JUNE 26
 
 
6 p.m.
Summer Jazz: Steve Kramer Quartet
Pianist Steve Kramer, a former Artie Shaw sideman and music educator in Princeton Public Schools, leads a jazz quartet of Princeton Studio Band alumni, including trumpeter Liam Sutcliffe, drummer Gabriel Bar-Cohen and bassist Kai Gibson.Community Room
ALSO ON TUESDAY
7 p.m.,  Write Space
 
SPOTLIGHT: ACCESSING DIGITAL NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES
 
Keeping up to date with national and world events is easy. While you probably know that the Newsroom is home to our print and digital newspaper and magazine collections, did you know the collections reach beyond the physical space? If you have a PPL card, The New York Times is accessible anytime and anywhere when you create an account. The Wall Street Journal is accessible in the library, anywhere when you go to wsj.com/ppl and the Washington Post is available anytime the library is open on our Newsroom iPads. Ask Us for more info and to get your access code to create a New York Times account. 
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27

11 a.m.
Rock and Rhythm
Join us for a special summer session of Rock and Rhythm, which blends music, movement, rhymes, read alouds, fingerplays and other interactive activities while enhancing early literacy skills. This program is intended for children ages 18 months and older accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Story Room

ALSO ON WEDNESDAY
6:30 p.m.,  Family Concert with Jim Gill - Registration is full.
7 p.m., Ask a Lawyer
 
THURSDAY, JUNE 28
 
 
1 p.m.
Ask the Mac Pros
In these drop-in sessions, work with members of the Princeton Macintosh Users Group (PMUG), who will provide one-on-one assistance with using your Apple devices and iMac and Mac applications using the library's computers. Technology Center
ALSO ON THURSDAY
 
FRIDAY, JUNE 29
 
9:45 a.m.
Job Seekers Session
Glenn Pasch: Does Social Media Matter for the Job Seeker?
Glenn Pasch, CEO of PCG companies, a digital marketing firm in New Jersey, will share some ways that you can market yourself and present yourself in a way that recruiters and business owners notice. Tips for leveraging your online presence will be shared. Community Room
 
Co-sponsored by the library and PSG of Mercer County.
 
ALSO ON FRIDAY
6:30 p.m.,  Open Chess
 
SATURDAY, JUNE 30
 
4:30 p.m.
Teen Book Bash
A panel of six authors discuss and sign copies of their latest books followed by a teens-only party with the authors after library hours.
 
Led by author Megan McCafferty, (the Jessica Darling series), the panel includes Cordelia Jensen ("Every Shiny Thing", co-written with Laurie Morrison; "The Way the Light Bends" and "Skyscraping"), Laurie Morrison (Every Shiny Thing, co-written with Cordelia Jensen; the upcoming "Up for Air"), Emily X.R. Pan ("The Astonishing Color of After"), Nisha Sharma ("My So-Called Bollywood Life"), Claire Legrand ("Furyborn", "Some Kind of Happiness", "Foxheart" and others); and Anica Mrose  Rissi ("Always Forever Maybe").
 
Readers of all ages are welcome to attend the panel discussion that will be held in the Community Room starting at 4:30 p.m. A Q&A and book signing will follow. Books from all the authors will be provided for sale by Labyrinth Books.
 
From 6-7:30 p.m., the authors and library staff will host an after-hours party on the third floor. Rising 7th graders and above will get a chance to hang out and chat with the authors while enjoying pizza, a make-your-own-sundae station and other treats. We will host a book trivia competition featuring questions from beloved books with each author leading a team. An author selfie station along with other surprises and games will round out the book bash. Be sure to register early as participation in the author party is limited.
ALSO ON SATURDAY
10:30 a.m., Saturday Stories
 
SUNDAY, JULY 1

Through July 9
Exhibit: 110 Years of the Princeton-Blairstown Center
This exhibit explores the history of the Princeton-Blairstown Center, from its founding to the present. For 110 years, the Princeton-Blairstown Center (PBC) and its predecessor organizations - the Princeton Summer Camp and the Princeton Education Center at Blairstown - have been providing meaningful outdoor adventure experiences for youth from under-served communities. Princeton Room
 
Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton-Blairstown Center.
 
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.
 
 
UPCOMING
 
Tuesday, July 3, 6:30 p.m.,  Dark Side of Oz
 
Wednesday, July 4,  The library is closed
 
Thursday, July 5,  9 a.m.,  American Red Cross Blood Drive
 
Friday, July 6,  6:30 p.m.,   Film: "The Greatest Showman"

Saturday, July 7,  10:30 a.m.,  Saturday Stories

Sunday, July 8, 6 p.m., Shakespeare in the Park: "All's Well that Ends Well"
 

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