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Vol. LXIV, No. 50
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Wednesday, December 15, 2010
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LIBRARY’S KNITTERS: As part of its centennial celebration, the Princeton Public Library recently participated in the Knit for Other initiatives, donating 200 hand-knitted winter hats to local social social service agencies. Among the many members of the community and library staff who knitted hats for the drive were (from left): Executive Director Leslie Burger, and Princeton Public Library staff members Barbara Bradsell, Carol Meyer, and Gayle Stratton.

Public Library Recalls a Remarkable Year, Continues to Optimize Reduced Resources

Ellen Gilbert

The mayors of both municipalities were present at the Princeton Public Library Board of Trustees meeting last week to hear President Katherine McGavern thank them for their support over the past year. Along with other board members, Borough Mayor Mildred Trotman and Township Mayor Bernie Miller also received copies of Library Director Leslie Burger’s annual report to Borough Administrator Bob Bruschi and Township Administrator Jim Pascale describing the year’s accomplishments and goals for 2011.

Recreation Department Director Jack Roberts Says Good-Bye After 40 Years of Service

Ellen Gilbert

“I’ve put off retiring five times,” said Princeton Recreation Department Director Jack Roberts in a recent interview. “Now is the time.”

“Self-Possession in a World of Distractions”: Stanley Fish Celebrates “The Fugitive”

Ellen Gilbert

Introducing him as “the original Stanley Fish” at last week’s Lewis Library event, Law and Public Affairs Program Director Kim Lane Scheppele acknowledged the guest speaker’s lengthy list of titles, many accomplishments (he is a Milton scholar), and reputation as a provocateur (among his essays is one on the Randy Newman song, “Short People”). As if that wasn’t enough, he is currently a regular contributor to the New York Times’s “Opinionator” blog.

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