A Library Story: Jay Warner

The library provides so much more than books. It is a place for socializing, education and entertainment.

A Library Story: Kyara and Valeria Torres-Olivares

An open and welcoming community hub. That’s how Kyara and Valeria Torres-Olivares describe the library.

A Library Story: Liz Cutler

A literature teacher at Princeton Day School, Liz was a voracious reader when she moved to town; her first stop was PPL.

A Library Story: Shalu Naso

In addition to offering numerous books and media, the library serves as a welcoming space.

Adobe Creative Cloud (Pro Software)

The Adobe Creative Cloud includes design, video and audio software for creative work.

Amy Jo Burns

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Annual Booksale

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Annual Reports

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Apple (Pro Software)

Apple offers its own professional tools such as Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for video and audio production.

Arts & Music (Research Subject)

Download albums, take online art classes, and access databases on American art and music.

Ask the Mac Pros

One-on-one assistance available with a Princeton Macintosh Users Group volunteer for any Apple technology or product.

Audiobooks (eLibrary)

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Black Voices Book Group

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Book List Browser

Explore staff-curated book lists for readers of all ages including staff favorites, lists for heritage months and more

Book Reviews & Literature (Research Subject)

Discover your next great read, research authors and literary themes, including biographies and literary criticism.

Books and Authors Newsletter

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Business & Careers (Research Subject)

Find your next job, create resumes, investigate new careers, conduct market research or explore company information.


Citizenship Test Prep Course

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Coding (Pro Software)

Coding software with Swift, Python and many other coding languages are available for developing apps and websites.

Comics & Graphic Novels (eLibrary)

Read the best and latest of illustrated literature using Comics Plus, Hoopla and Libby.


PCs and Macs are available on the 2nd and 3rd floors

Consumer (Research Subject)

Use these resources to choose the best products for the home, personal financial planning, buying insurance, and more.

Continuing Conversations on Race

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Craft, Chat and Chill

Join us for a monthly craft and chat hour where teens do hands-on projects and chat books, movies, podcasts, music and more.



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Download & Stream (Research Subject)

Explore the wide variety of digital options including books, audiobooks, magazines, newspapers, films, music, and online courses.


ebooks (eLibrary)

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Education (Research Subject)

Educators and learners can take advantage of these curriculum and test prep materials, access to online tutors, and more.

en espanol (Research Subject)

Research resources and other materials in Spanish. Recursos de investigacion y ostros materiales en espanol.

Engage Princeton

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Facebook (Social Media)

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Family History & Genealogy (Research Subject)

Explore your family history using these favorite genealogy.


Send free faxes via the scanning stations in the second floor Business Center.

Fiction Book Group

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Film & TV (elibrary)

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Gadget Lending

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Go Between Club

All sixth, seventh and eighth graders are welcome to join us for a fun discussion of books and other interests.


Health & Wellness (Research Subject)

Covering general health topics, drug and prescription medications, sports and exercise, plus access to research information.

Historical Fiction Book Group

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History & Social Sciences (Research Subject)

Research historical eras, social issues, geography and more, scholarly journals, databases for youth and newspapers.

Homework Help

Princeton University students provide after-school help in all academic subjects to students in elementary through high school.


Instagram (Social Media)

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Instagram – Teens

The official Instagram for teens at the Princeton Public Library. Follow @ppl.teens for updates! 📸

Interlibrary Loans

Can't find it in our collection? We might be able to get it from another library.

Internet & Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi, with speeds up to 250 Mbps, is available throughout the library.



Keeping TABs Podcast

Members of the Teen Advisory Board interview authors about their writing process and more.

Kids, Teens and Families Newsletter (KTF)

Sign up for the monthly KTF newsletter for the latest information on youth events and services.


Language Learning (Research Subject)

Learn a new language through mobile apps, downloadable audiobooks, ebook and print books, films, and classes.

Languages (eLibrary)

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Legal (Research Subject)

Materials to assist the average person with legal questions, legislation questions, popular legal forms and government websites.

Librarian by Appointment

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Library By Mail

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Library History

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LinkedIn (Social Media)

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Little Thinker Kits

Kits help young children develop early literacy skills through screen-free technology.


MacBook Lending

Borrow MacBook Airs from the second and third floor Information Desks for use in the library by PPL cardholders grade 6 to adult.


View/scan/digitize images from multiple formats including microfilm, fiche, negatives and slides with multiple options for saving.

Morning Tech Series

Virtual classes catering to the interests of older adults. Presented in partnership with Princeton Senior Resource Center.

Music (elibrary)

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Mystery Book Group

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Newspapers (Research Subject)

Historical and current newspapers, local and domestic, international, available in print and electronically.


Online Courses (elibrary)

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Copy in black I& white or color, with 3 options for paper size @ 20 cents per page.

Playtime Fun

These sessions offer an opportunity for parents and caregivers to play with their children in a relaxed and social learning space.

Princeton & Local History (Research Subject)

Begin your local history research with these Princeton resources, many found in the Princeton Room at the library.


Print in color or black & white from all library computers and personal devices @ 20 cents per page.



Resource Guides

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Free self-serve scanning available using a flat bed scanner or document feeder, sizes up to 11x17.

Science & Nature (Research Subject)

Find abstracts, full-text scholarly articles, biographies, experiments and more, for all ages, across scientific disciplines.

Spotify – Teen

Browse teen-curated playlists inspired by books and more. 🎧

Storytime Songs & Rhymes

Rhyme and sing along with Youth Services staff as they share the best of storytime.

Strategic Plan

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Teen Advisory Board (TAB)

Serve as a bridge between the teen community and the library in this school year program.

Take and Make – Teens

Stop by the Teen Center for a take-home maker activity while supplies last. New kits drop monthly.

Tech Classes

Classes and sessions on a variety of topics for users at any skill level.

Teen Literacy Advocate

Volunteer with the library by creating content promoting books and reading.

Teen Program Instructor

Get involved at the library by organizing and leading an event.

TikTok (Social Media)

The official TikTok for teens at the Princeton Public Library. Follow @ppl.teens for updates! 🤳

Teen Summer Volunteer Program (TSV)

Promote literacy and community engagement in this seasonal volunteer opportunity.

Twitter – Kids (Social Media)

Twitter feed for all things kids (and teens) related at Princeton Public Library.



Voices of Princeton

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William Fernekes – Jan. 23, 2024

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