March Book Discussion Information

Title: Excellent Women Author: Barbara Pym Publication Date: 1952 Synopsis:Excellent Women is one of Barbara Pym's richest and most amusing high comedies. Mildred Lathbury is a clergyman's daughter and a mild-mannered spinster in 1950s England. She is one of those "excellent women," the smart, supportive, repressed women who men take for granted. As Mildred gets embroiled in the … Continue reading March Book Discussion Information

Program Reminder

Juliette Wells’ and Publishing Northanger Abbey: A History in Documents Program date/time: Sunday, February 16 at 2:30 pm Location: Princeton Public Library Parking information: Library parking is available in the Spring Street Garage located adjacent to the library. Drivers may enter the lot from Spring Street or through the library access driveway (Sylvia Beach Way) off … Continue reading Program Reminder

Program Review – The music of Jane Austen in practice and prose

The music of Jane Austen in practice and prose On October 20, the New Jersey Region of the Jane Austen Society of North America sponsored a wonderful program on the music of Jane Austen’s time, presented by period music duo The Practitioners of Musick. The program took place at the public library in Plainsboro. In … Continue reading Program Review – The music of Jane Austen in practice and prose

The Lower Deck of the Royal Navy During the Regency Era

The Lower Deck of the Royal Navy During the Regency Era Presented by Andrew Lyter While the weather wasn’t all that great, we had a wonderful presentation at Fort Mott on Sunday, August 18th.  We have records and books on the lives of officers in the Royal Navy, but what about those men that served … Continue reading The Lower Deck of the Royal Navy During the Regency Era