Princeton Library: Check It Out

Princeton students, there is still time to enter the 1st Annual Summer Fiction Writing Contest at the Princeton Library, but do it soon – the deadline is August 1. All eligible students are encouraged to enter; see complete submission guidelines posted at the Princeton Library.
Everyone is welcome to join us at the Princeton Library on Friday, August 4 from 1:30-2:30 when MN Zoomobile presents “Cool Animals of the North” in the Community Room. See live animals native to Minnesota and learn about our ecology and how to be a good steward of the environment. This event is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Space is limited! Free tickets are required and are available at the library starting July 25.
The Afternoon Delight Book Club meets on Thursday, August 10 at 3:00 p.m. This month we’ll be discussing “Safe from the Sea” by Minnesota author Peter Geye. If you enjoy Lake Superior and the North Shore, the setting for this novel, be sure to join us.
One-on-one computer help will be available for adults on Thursday, August 24 at 6:00-8:00 p.m. Help with basic computer needs such as setting up an email account, navigating the Internet, or using Microsoft Word is available for up to half-hour per session. Registration is required; stop by or call 763-389-3753 (ask for the Princeton branch) to register.
Did you know that, in addition to a great selection of books, CDs and DVDs, the Princeton Library offers computer and printing services? Public Internet computers are available on a first come, first served basis, for up to 60 minutes per session. You will need your library card to use the computers. Wireless Internet for your devices is also available. Copy, printing and fax services are available for a nominal fee, as well as scanners. See the library staff for more information.
East Central Regional Library recently announced two new online resources for lifelong learners. Through the ECRL website, patrons now have access to the Universal Class and Atomic Training databases. Universal Class offers hundreds of courses in over 30 different subject areas, from art to yoga and much more in between. Atomic Training will help you improve your job skills and become proficient in Microsoft and other software programs. Check it out at or stop by the library if you have questions.