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EVENT HIGHLIGHTS FOR YOUTH AND FAMILIES For details and a listing of all library events, visit princetonlibrary.org/events Origami Club for all Ages Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m., Dec. 4, Jan. 8, Feb. 12 Anyone interested in the traditional Japanese art of paper folding is invited to meet for 90 minutes of new, often seasonal, folding. Beginners are welcome. Adults must accompany children younger than 8. STEAM Studio (Dec. 4) and Quiet Room

Science Circle Saturday, Feb. 8, 3 p.m. Budding scientists in grades 3-6 are invited to participate in hands-on science activities designed by high school students at Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science. Important concepts, focusing on a different scientific discipline each month, will be explored. CoLab Space

Presented in partnership with Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science.

This is Why We Heart You! Friday, Feb. 14, 4:30 p.m. Children are invited to show their family and friends how much they love them by crafting a valentine. Members of the library’s Teen Advisory Board will be on hand to help out and to inspire creativity. Story Room Chess for Beginners Thursday, Feb. 20, 4:30 p.m. Children in kindergarten through third grade are invited to a drop-in workshop to learn the basics of chess in a fun, noncompetitive environment. Led by members of the Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science Chess Club. STEAM Studio

Presented in partnership with Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science.

WINTER FILMS

All screenings are at 3 p.m. in the Community Room. Monday, Dec. 9, “The Lion King” Friday, Dec. 20, “Planes” Monday, Dec. 23, “Toy Story” Thursday, Dec. 26, “Toy Story 2” Sharpen Your Chess Skills Wednesdays, 4:30 p.m., Jan. 8, 22; Feb. 5, 19 This chess series for 6- to 12-years-olds who are familiar with the basics of chess, is conducted by local chess instructor and U.S. Chess Federation National Master Ben Johnson. Each class features a compact lesson with strategies and tips, and time for supervised play. Participation is limited to 20. Registration is required through the library’s events calendar. Please make certain your child can attend all session dates before registering. STEAM Studio Chemistry Saturdays Saturday, Jan. 18, 2 p.m. Children in first through fifth grades are invited to join graduate students from the Princeton Chemistry Department in conducting fun and exciting chemistry experiments and hands-on science activities. Children 8 years old and younger must be accompanied by an adult. STEAM Studio Co-sponsored by the library and the Princeton University Chemistry Department.

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Saturday, Dec. 28, “Toy Story 3” Monday, Dec. 30, “Toy Story 4”

Wednesday Jan. 29 Celebrate National Puzzle Day on the third floor of the library where a variety of puzzles and riddles will be available for children and families.

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