November Programs

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
Nov 7, 5:30 pm
Nov 14, 5:30 pm
Nov 21, 5:30 pm
Nov 28, 5:30 pm

Widmark Wednesday Movie
Nov 9, 5:30 pm

In-Person Preschool Storytime and Craft
Tues, Nov 1, 10:30 am – Dia de los Muertos and Glow in the Dark Slime
Tues, Nov 8, 10:30 am
– Falling Leaves and Negative Space Leaf painting
Tues, Nov 15, 10:30 am
– Space and Oatmeal Box Planetarium craft
Tues, Nov 22, 10:30 am
– Harvest/Thanksgiving and Ear of Corn collage craft
Tues, Nov 29, 10:30 am – Bears/Hibernation and Yarn Monoprints paint craft

Peter Fletcher

Tuesday, Nov 1, 5:30–7:30 pm Peter Fletcher, Classical Guitar: Music of Four Centuries Peter Fletcher is an American classical guitarist based in Detroit and New York City. He performs over 80 concerts a year, and has performed at Princeton Public Library on a number of occasions.  Peter will play music from the Baroque Period through the 20th century including works by Santiago de Murcia, Domenico Scarlatti, J.S. Bach, Mauro Giuliani, Nicolò Paganini, Manuel Ponce, Edvard Grieg, Alexander Tansman, Francisco Tárrega, and Isaac Albeniz. This concert is FREE and all are welcome to attend.

Wednesday, Nov 2, 5:30–7:30 pm Chicks with Sticks Experienced and novice knitters and crocheters are welcome to join in this social crafting time.

Thursday, Nov 3, 5:30–7:30 pm Read Em and Weed Gardening Group All are welcome; whether you like house plants, grow food, or just enjoy flowers…we have room for you.

Tuesday, Nov 8 PPL “Take and Make”—DIY Pumpkin CandleThese candles are a simple way to add another level of enjoyment to the autumn season or decorate your Thanksgiving table. The kit includes a pumpkin, soy wax flakes, a wick, cinnamon, a skewer, and a tin can for melting wax. You will need a double boiler, a knife, scissors, plastic wrap, and a spoon. The candle kits will be available for pick up on Tuesday, Nov. 8, while supplies last.

Thursday, Nov 10, 6:30 pm Page Turners Book Club The club’s November selection will be The Girl in His Shadow by Audrey Blake. “A suspenseful story of a courageous young woman determined to become a surgeon in repressive Victorian England. Fluidly written, impeccably researched, The Girl in His Shadow is a memorable literary gift to be read, reread, and treasured.”―Gloria Goldreich, author of The Paris Children
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!

Friends of the Princeton Public Library Book Sale
Thursday, Nov 10, 10 am–6 pm
Friday, Nov 11, 10 am –5 pm
Saturday, Nov 12, 10 am–2 pm Saturday is Bag Day. Fill a normal-size bag for $5.00; any item over $1.00 is HALF-PRICE on Saturday!

Tuesday, Nov 15, 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.

Wednesday, Nov 16, 7-8 pm Illinois Libraries Present: A Conversation with Caitlin Doughty Join us for a conversation with Caitlin Doughty, mortician, bestselling author, and advocate for death acceptance. Hailed by The New York Times as “a relentlessly curious and chipper tour guide to the underworld,” she’ll discuss reform of Western funeral industry practices and much more with Mark Bazer (The Interview Show).
This event is made possible by Illinois Libraries Present, a statewide collaboration among public libraries offering premier events.  This online event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. REGISTER HERE

CANCELED Saturday, Nov 19, 10:00 am Medicare 101 Tim Burgess from Physicians Mutual, will talk about and answer questions on Medicare.

Thanksgiving Holiday Princeton Public Library will close at 6 pm on Wednesday, Nov 23, and will be closed Thursday, Nov 24, and Friday, Nov 25.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 4:00–7:00 pm ImpactLife Blood Drive Sign up directly at to reserve your place and time.

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