Due to distributor contracts, we cannot list movie titles here. Please call the Circulation Desk if you would like more information about a particular movie night: 815-875-1331, ext 200. All movies are free and open to all.

Monday Night Movies
Aug 1, 5:30 pm
Aug 8, 5:30 pm
Aug 15, 5:30 pm
Aug 22, 5:30 pm
Aug 29, 5:30 pm

Widmark Wednesday Movies
Aug 10, 5:30 pm

Movie Night in collaboration with Owen Lovejoy Homestead
Aug 18, 5:30 pm

NOTE: No in-person or Facebook storytimes in August (This is our break after Summer reading to get ready for the Fall!)

Monday, Aug 1 Happy 15th Anniversary, Princeton Public Library! We’ll have free coffee and lemonade to celebrate our tenure at 698 E. Peru Street! Though the traditional gift for 15 years is crystal, and the modern gift is timepieces, a smile or a reminiscence—and perhaps checking out a great book or a movie—is all we expect from our patrons!

Monday, Aug 1 “Take and Make” Kits: Up-cycled Pill Bottle Containers and DVD Coasters Turn old pill bottles and DVDs into pretty and useful items with a whole new life.  Don’t throw out what you can re-create! We will give you a few supplies to get you started but we are sure you will love these and be able to get creative with your own pill bottles and old DVDs.  Simple, Fast, Cute and Practical. You can pick up your “Take and Make” kits in the main circulation lobby.

Description: C:\Users\ppladmin\Desktop\Upcycle pill bottles and dvd.jpgYou can pick up your “Take and Make” kits on August 1st.

Wednesday, Aug 3, 5:30–7:30 pm Chicks with Sticks Experienced and novice knitters and crocheters are welcome to join in this social crafting time.

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Tuesday, August 9, 5:30–7:30 pm Board Game and Card Playing Night Come for a social evening with your favorite board game and/or easy-to-play card games.

Thursday, Aug 11, 6:30 pm Page Turners Book Club The book selected for August will be What Happened to the Bennetts?, a heart-wrenching thriller from best-selling author Lisa Scottoline.Patrons should call the library to reserve a copy of the book.  Bring a book title and author that you would recommend to the group for future monthly selections.  The Page Turners Book Club is open to all library card holders looking for their next great read!

POSTPONED Saturday, Aug 13, 10:00 am–3:00 pm Tractor Show Presented by the Indian Valley Tractor Club in the Princeton Public Library parking lot New date to be announced.

Tuesday, Aug 16, 5:30–7:30 pm Music Jam Bring your instrument or a song to sing, or just come to listen and enjoy a casual evening of (mostly folk) music.

Saturday, August 20, 10:00 am Medicare 101 Tim Burgess from Physicians Mutual, will talk about and answer questions on Medicare.

Thursday, August 25, 6:00 pm Laura Keyes: Little Fashionista on the Prairie Have you ever found yourself wondering what Laura Ingalls Wilder actually wore during her time on the prairie? If you imagine a parade of calico dresses capped with a pink sunbonnet over braided pigtails cascading down her back, you might want to rethink that. Don’t fret, though – this program is here to help! This illustrated lecture dives into the historic terms of clothing, how Mrs. Wilder used them (correctly or incorrectly) when writing books in the 1930s and 1940s, and some detailed photos of original items. You will also learn all the steps it takes to get into costumes like the ones the Ingalls and Wilder ladies wore.

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