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This Week at Princeton Public Library

MONDAY, AUGUST 13
 

6:30 p.m.
Film: "West Side Story"
This winner of the 1962 Academy Award for Best Motion Picture, sets the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet against a backdrop of gang warfare in 1950s New York.
Part of the Libraries Rock summer reading series. 2 hours, 33 minutes. Community Room

ALSO ON MONDAY 5:30 p.m., Successfully Navigate Through College
TUESDAY, AUGUST 14
 
 
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. Princeton Room
 
SPOTLIGHT: EXTRA, EXTRA, READ ALL ABOUT IT!
 
 
Curious about what news filled the pages of The New York Times on the day your great grandfather was born? Trying to locate a stock price from 1969? Did you know that the library provides full coverage of The New York Times, dating back to 1851, whether you are at home or on-site? Check out how to read the paper from anywhere by visiting the newspaper section of our database page, where you'll find links to both The New York Times Archive, and a way to get current issues without hitting a paywall.  
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15


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
 
 
THURSDAY, AUGUST 16
 
 
10 a.m.
Mariana Iranzi in Concert
The musician and educator presents a bilingual, interactive concert for the whole family. Originally from Buenos Aires, Argentina, Iranzi gets her audiences up and dancing, playing and singing along with her music in both Spanish and English. For ages 2 and up with an adult. Community Room
 
ALSO ON THURSDAY
11 a.m. and 5 p.m., Tell Us What You Think
 
FRIDAY, AUGUST 17
 
6 p.m.
Libraries Rock: Summer Reading Rock 'n' Roll Wrap Up!
Participants of all ages have seen how "Libraries Rock" through our summer reading programs. In this final summer reading event, musicians from the Einstein Alley Musicians Collaborative will perform rock music selections that span the decades from the 1950s until today. This is a music event for all ages so pack a picnic dinner and the library will provide the watermelon and lemonade. Hula hoops and other fun activities will help keep everyone entertained and on their feet.
 
The Beagles will take the stage at 6 p.m. and then Been There/Done That will close out the evening. Community Park North Amphitheater, weather permitting, or Community Room
 
Co-sponsored by the library, Princeton Recreation Department and the Einstein Alley Musicians Collaborative.
ALSO ON FRIDAY
 
SATURDAY, AUGUST 18
 
10:30 a.m.
Saturday Stories
Stories, songs and rhymes for children and their families. Adults must accompany their children. Story Room
 
UPCOMING
 
Monday, Aug. 20, 1 p.m.,     Princeton Girls Programming Camp
 
Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2 p.m..,  Family Musical Matinee: "Frozen"
 
 
Thursday, Aug. 23, 10 a.m.,  Toddler Drive-In
 
Friday, Aug. 24, 8:30 a.m.,  Meet the Mayor

Saturday, Aug. 25, 10:30 a.m.,    Saturday Stories
 

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