Princeton Library: Check out events, new calendar

Fall is almost here, and the Princeton Library’s 1st Annual Summer Fiction Writing Contest has come to a close. Congratulations to 1st place winner of Division 3, 9th grader John C. Mathews, for his story titled “Honor” and 1st place winner of Division 4, 11th grader Samuel Mathews, for his story titled “Honesty: The Expensive Gift.” Winners can pick up their award certificates and prize money on September 1 from the Princeton librarian.
Princeton Library’s Afternoon Delight Book Club will discuss “The Diary of Anne Frank,” on Thursday, Sept. 14 at 3 p.m. in the library’s community room. All are welcome to join us.
Reading books on the go on your smartphone has never been easier. The Libby app allows you to check out eBooks and audiobooks from the library to your phone. Download the Libby app to your smartphone at the Google Play Store (Android) or the App Store (iPhone).
Did you know that you can learn about upcoming activities at any ECRL branch by searching online at and clicking on “Events Calendar?” One of the first fall events for children ages 3-5 is Pre School Storytime on Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 11a.m. to 12 p.m. Two other fall events will develop your school age children’s architectural skills. Join The Lego Club on Tuesday, Sept. 26 and Gumdrop Design on Thursday, Sept. 28. Both activities run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the community room.
In October, the Afternoon Delight Book Club will host a discussion of the ECRL Community-wide Read Program book Ice Out by Minnesota author Mary Casanova. Mary Casanova has published over 31 books. She plans to visit the Princeton Library in November.
Also in October, Mark Moran from Antique Road Show will be here to discuss antiques, collectibles, and decorative arts. Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 28 to meet Mark.
In November, educator Arn Kind will present WWI artifacts, uniforms, and equipment, and discuss life for the doughboys. We look forward to Arn’s engaging living-history presentation.