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June 2019

Wacky Wednesday Storytime at Barnes & Noble

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 5, 2019

Barnes and Noble, Market Fair, 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400
Princeton , NJ 08540 United States
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Free

Join Barnes & Noble at MarketFait Wednesdays at 11 a.m. for storytime in the children's department, featuring your favorite characters and wacky adventures. Coloring activities to follow.

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Book Launch for ‘Tell Me Who You Are: Sharing Our Stories of Race, Culture, and Identity’

June 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Labyrinth Books, 122 Nassau Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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The book launch for Winona Guo and Priya Vulchi's "Tell Me Who You Are" will take place at 6 p.m. on June 5 at Labyrinth Books in Princeton. Come listen to the co-authors and Princeton natives tell their story and bring your questions. In the book, the two recount their experiences talking to people from all walks of life about race and identity on a cross-country tour of America. Spurred by the realization that they had nearly completed high school…

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Mostly Plants: 101 Delicious Flexitarian Recipes from the Pollan Family.

June 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Pollan family — including Emmy-nominated actress Tracy, her sisters Dana and Lori, and their mother, Corky — will offer insight into eating for optimal health and lead a cooking demonstration during a special event Wednesday, June 5, at Princeton Medical Center. The event, scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. in the Schreyer Education Center at PMC, will focus on the quartet’s latest cookbook, Mostly Plants: 101 Delicious Flexitarian Recipes from the Pollan Family. The book focuses on eating vegetables…

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Friday Fun Day Storytime at Barnes & Noble

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Friday, repeating until June 7, 2019

Barnes and Noble, Market Fair, 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400
Princeton , NJ 08540 United States
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Join Barnes & Noble every Friday for story time in the children's department every Friday at 11 a.m.. From classic stories and favorite characters to seasonal stories and new releases, there's always something fun in store. Coloring activities to follow.

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Senior Book Group

June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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All are welcome to discuss this month’s title, "Unsheltered", by Barbara Kingsolver.

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The Short of It: John Updike

June 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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The short story -- short in length, but full of content!  Each month the group reads and discusses three short stories by the same author. This month's author is John Updike and his short stories, “A & P,” "Son,” and “The Slump."

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Talking Baseball with Bob Ryan and Art Shamsky moderated by Bill Glovin

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$15 – $20

​‘69 Mets World Series winning baseball star Art Shamsky and ESPN’s “The Sports Reporters” celebrity journalist Bob Ryan share professional baseball highlights and insights with noted New Jersey sportswriter Bill Glovin. Q&A and book signings follow discussion. Ryan and Shamsky’s books available for purchase and signing separately following discussion. Special Opportunity: 5:45 p.m. doors open to the Mansion  for exclusive meet and greet wine reception with Bob Ryan & Art Shamsky: $100 per person, includes access to the exhibition, light…

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Gardening Book Club

June 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Join this fun group in reading and discussing works of fiction or non-fiction having to do with gardening, plants, nature, or the land. All are welcome to discuss this month's title, "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens.

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Summer Reading Soiree Featuring Juliet Grames and Sally Koslow

June 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Princeton Public Library, 65 Witherspoon St
Princeton, NJ United States
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Free

The fourth annual Summer Reading Soiree, an event that kicks of our summer reading program for adults, features Juliet Grames who will be discussing her debut novel, “The Seven or Eight Deaths of Stella Fortuna,” and Sally Koslow who will be speaking about the paperback release of her novel “Another Side of Paradise.” It will be an evening of fiction that focuses on life, loss and love. Attendees will have a chance to enjoy sparkling punch as well as fresh…

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July 2019

Senior Book Group Discusses ‘The Joy Luck Club’

July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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All are invited to discuss this month’s title, "The Joy Luck Club," by Amy Tan.

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The Short of It – Katherine Mansfield

July 10 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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The short story -- short in length, but full of content!  Each month the group reads and discuss three short stories by the same author. This month's author is Katherine Mansfield.

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Gardening Book Club Discusses ‘Lab Girl’

July 17 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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Join the library gardening book club in reading and discussing works of fiction or non-fiction having to do with gardening, plants, nature, or the land. All are welcome to discuss this month's title, "Lab Girl" by Hope Jahren.

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America’s Space Hero: Buzz Aldrin Storytime at Morven

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Morven Museum and Garden, 55 Stockton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540 United States
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$3 – $10

Astronauts Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong were the first two humans to land on the Moon. As part of the celebration of the 50th anniversary of this moon landing, and since Buzz Aldrin was one of Morven’s famous visitors during the Governors’ Era, the group will read the My Little Golden Book "About the First Moon Landing" by Charles Lovitt (Author), Bryan Sims (Illustrator) then  create a take-home rocket craft in Morven’s gardens.

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August 2019

Senior Book Group – Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania

August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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All are invited to discuss this month’s title, Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania, by Erik Larson.

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The Short of It – John Cheever

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mercer County Library Hopewell Branch, 245 Pennington-Titusville Rd
Pennington, 08534 United States
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The short story -- short in length, but full of content!  Each month the group reads and discusss three short stories by the same author. This month's author is John Cheever and his short stories, “Good Night, Brother,” "The Country Husband,” and “The Swimmer."

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The Girl with the Magic Curls Storytime with Evita Giron

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Barnes and Noble, Market Fair, 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400
Princeton , NJ 08540 United States
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What happens when a curious girl doesn't follow the rules and uses an ENTIRE bottle of magical hair growth oil on her curls? Join us for this special storytime with Author Evita Giron to find out what adventures happen to Tatiana and her new big hair responsibilities. Coloring activity to follow.

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Storytime and Activities Featuring The Color Monster: A Story About Emotions

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Barnes and Noble, Market Fair, 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400
Princeton , NJ 08540 United States
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Color Monster wakes up feeling very confused with his emotions all over the place. He feels so many things all at once! When he meets a little girl who shows him what feelings mean through color, he is able to define his emotions, and gain peace and self-awareness in the process. Get a coupon from our Café for a grilled cheese sandwich with milk or juice for $4 (Café stores only).

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Introduction to Krav Maga Combatives With David Kahn

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Barnes and Noble, Market Fair, 3535 US Highway 1 Suite 400
Princeton , NJ 08540 United States
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David Kahn will talk about Krav Maga Combatives. If you are interested in self-defense and prevailing without serious injury, you need only learn a few core combatives to be an effective fighter. The aim is to build a strong self-defense foundation through the ability to optimally counter-attack.  Seating will begin at 2:30 p.m. Seating is on a first come, first served basis with the purchase of David Kahn's book. Barnes & Noble proof of purchase required.

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