Makerspace Nights at the Library


Tuesday, February 27th at 6 PM 

Join Princeton University’s Council of Science and Technology to build a maker project on the last Tuesday of the month, starting in February. Projects will be decided at the beginning of the month, so check in on the library’s website to see what we are building and if the project is suitable for children. 2nd Floor Conference Room, every last Tuesday of the month.

See you at @PrincFarmMarket

381eb6d651dd07b71aeebd604585636a_full_sizeThe market will be held on Hinds Plaza from 11am to 4pm, rain or shine, and will feature 25 vendors offering local organic produce, free range beef, poultry, pork, eggs and cheese, baked goods with gluten-free options, nut butters, coffee, flowers, honey, pickles, crepes, a juice bar, and more.

Each market will host live music from 12:30pm to 2:30pm, a non-profit table, and a rotating vendor table with shifting weekly guests. Click here to see our vendor list.

This summer the market will partner with the Princeton Public Library to host community events on the first and fourth Thursday of each month.

Princeton Places Book Launch


On Wednesday, February 11, students from 2013-15 Princeton Arts Fellow Danielle Aubert’s advanced graphic design course will present and discuss a collective book created during the fall semester at a launch party at the Princeton Public Library. The book, entitled Princeton Places, uses written and visual material to examine different sites in the region including the Princeton Airport, Palmer Square, the Delaware and Raritan Canal towpath, the YMCA and YWCA, Princeton Running Company, and others. The event is free and open to the public.

Check out Anne Levin’s post on Town Topics

Hometown Halloween Parade!


Thursday, October 30th

Dress up in your best costume and join the Arts Council of Princeton for the Annual Hometown Halloween Parade!

Starting at 5:30, on Hinds plaza (across the street from the Princeton Public Library), the Princeton University Marching Band will perform as the town’s ghosts, goblins and all things spooky gather.  At 6:00 the marching band and a giant puppet parade will lead the procession to the Palmer Square Green for a spooky performance to celebrate Halloween!

Dancing Under the Stars

2014-08-06_12-34-50Dancing Under the Stars will take place on Friday, August 8th from 7pm-8pm at Hinds Plaza. (Plaza is located on Witherspoon Street next to the Princeton Public Library.

Members of Central Jersey Dance will give demonstrations and lead others in an evening of dancing. This event will continue twice monthly through September, weather permitting.

The music covers ALL dance disciplines and they take requests. It is recommended to wear light clothing, bring water, and flat bottomed dance sneakers. Learn basic steps to Ballroom and modern dances.

The event is co-sponsored by The Princeton Library and Central Jersey Dance.

This incredible, fun evening has received rave reviews so come and join the fun!

Chinese New Year Celebration at Princeton Public Library

Chinese New Year

Traditional Chinese dance, a lion dance, music, games and more are part of a Chinese New Year celebration for people of all ages. Hosted by Princeton High School  and the Princeton Chinese Language School. The event organizer is Shwu-Fen Lin, who teaches Mandarin at PHS. Students from several heritages and backgrounds will share many aspects of the Chinese culture as part of the celebration.


Saturday, February 15, 2014, 2:00 PM 

 Princeton Public Library, Princeton, N.J. (Community Room)