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Vol. LXII, No. 31
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
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CAN’T REFUSE: Valeria Olivares (left) of Johnson Park Elementary and Jessica Deely of Princeton Charter School create bags made out of duct tape during the Trashion workshop at the Public Library.

From Garbage to Garb for All Ages: Trashion Workshop Held at Library

Dilshanie Perera

“We’re redefining what a library can be” said Amanda Braun, a 2008 Princeton High School (PHS) graduate and employee of the Princeton Public Library, adding, “There’s nothing else like it.” She was referring to the innovative programs geared toward young people that have included a wizard rock concert, a student film and video festival, and now the “Recycle, Retro-fit, Reuse” trashion workshop.

A Passion for Genealogy Inspires Princeton Librarian’s Seminars on the Past

Ellen Gilbert

“My grandmother was the family historian, so I grew up listening to family history. I’m so sorry that she’s not around to know what I’ve found out,” observed Princeton Public Library’s Special Collections Librarian Terri Nelson recently. What she’s “found out” is pretty awesome: her family’s roots can be traced back to the Starbucks (the family, not the coffee shop) on Nantucket Island.

Princeton Resident Named to Gov. Richardson’s Task Force

Dilshanie Perera

Princeton resident Robert Stack, the president and CEO of Community Options, a non-profit organization that provides housing, support services, advocacy assistance, and locates employment for people with disabilities, has recently been named to New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson’s Poverty Reduction Task Force.

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