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Love is All You Need :)

What do you do when your friends need some support? You make room for them of course! We had an awesome visit from author & illustrator Barbara Valenza, who shared her book and brought a VERY special stuffed friend with her!

This Week in Princeton History for May 22-28

In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a decision made by the Bric-a-Brac is controversial, an anonymous donor gives $5 million, and more.

Heads, Bodies, Legs: A Handmade Version from the early 1800s

Heads, Bodies, Legs is a chain game for three that requires pencil and paper.   The group is supposed to produce a drawing together without any player seeing what the others have created.

Family, Art & Words: The Legacy of Toni and Slade Morrison’s Children’s Books

Just posted! A special edition BiblioFiles with Dr. Dana and co-host Dr. Jennifer Garcon, Librarian for Modern & Contemporary Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

This Week in Princeton History for May 15-21

In this week’s installment of our recurring series, the baseball team lacks uniforms, a stained glass window will be installed soon, and more.

Coronations for Children: Pomp versus Precedence

The coronation of King Charles III—the first since his mother’s in 1953—has caused a lot of ink to be spilled on both sides of the Atlantic.  Much of the commentary has revolved around the question, can such an expensive ceremony, …

Introducing the Special Collections Blog

As we recently told you in our post explaining the refreshed design of this blog, those interested in the Public Policy Papers can find our future writing about them in a new place. We are pleased to introduce you to the all-new Special Collections blog!

Pop’s Top 10: Fabulous Fails

We make (and get) ourselves into a lot of messes here at Pop Goes the Page, and today we are honoring all those...uh...valuable learning experiences by counting down Pop's Top Ten fails, misfires, and whoopsies!

This Week in Princeton University History for May 8-14

In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a speaker urges students to refuse to support war in their jobs, a senior’s mustache is admired, and more.

Treetop Architects

Design you own tree house complete with tire swing, water bucket, and stunning views of the verdant foliage. Best of all, it can be crafted with just about anything!

This Week in Princeton History for May 1-7

In this week’s installment of our recurring series, athletes enjoy a special treat after defeating Yale, a student is arrested for participation in “unbridled idiocy,” and more.

Studio Snapshots: Jorey Hurley

Clean lines, beautiful colors, and simple prose mark the work of Jorey Hurley, whose beautiful children’s books could easily double as artwork on your nursery walls.

This Week in Princeton History for April 24-30

In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a fight breaks out over fashion, a sophomore dies of a somewhat mysterious illness, and more.

“All the Fun of the Fair as if You were There:” A Writing Sheet from the Collection of Ricky Jay

Fairs and their attractions have always been a destination for gawkers, pickpockets, children, vendors of food, drink, and cheap trinkets, prostitutes, and entertainers.  The carnivalesque atmosphere has been celebrated and reprobated, often in the same breath.