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*Summer hours are in effect through September 10

Springfield Branch will be closed on Saturday, July 23

Read 2016 Summer Reading Challenge

Summer fun activities continue through August 27

More information

computer classes Drop–In Computer and Job Search Assistance in July

Assistance in English
Main Library, Technology Training Center

Assistance in English  |  Asistencia en español
Van Buren Branch

Children's Programs Presented by
the Essex County Environmental Center

June 22 – August 3

Newark_Black_Film_Festival Newark Black Film Festival
Youth Cinema Schedule

Mondays, July 11 - August 8, 10:30am
Main Library

Newark 350 Newark at 350:
Settlement, Growth, Renewal

Main Library, Third Floor Gallery
January 19 – December 31, 2016
Press Release

Cerone, Hazzard, Donnell
Newark Lifetimes:
Recollections and Reflections
Rick Cerone, Larry Hazzard,
and Li'za Donnell

Wednesday, July 27, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Main Library, Centennial Hall

You've Got to Be Beading!

Thursday, July 28, 2:00pm
Springfield Branch

Teen classes with TiaMarie Beading Studio.

Dedicated to Every Block Dedicated to Every Block in Newark
An Art Exhibition about Urban Planning

by People Power Planning Newark
and Bisa Washington

July 20 - September 15, 2016
Main Library, Lobby

FAFSA The Newark Public Library in partnership with Rutgers University–Newark presents:
Debunking Myths about Financial Aid

Wednesday, August 17, 5:00 - 7:00pm
Main Library, Centennial Hall

Open to high school students and families, transfer students, and school counselors. To attend, register at

Knowing Newark
The Newark Public Library
announces the publication of
Knowing Newark: Selected Star-Ledger Columns by Charles F. Cummings

Sakkai Impressions of the Natural World:
Japanese Prints from the Special Collections Division

Main Library, Second Floor Gallery
Exhibit on view April 18 - August 6, 2016

Press Release

SAT Prep Classes
Springfield Branch

September 14, 2016 - May 10, 2017
• Wednesdays, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
• Saturdays, 11:00am – 1:30pm

Learn to Control Your Diabetes

October 4 - November 8, 2016, 1:00 - 3:30pm
Springfield Branch

A free 6-week workshop. Call Jarmaine Williams to register: 732-955-8168

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Everyday Book Sale

Main Library, First Floor

Used books for sale! All proceeds support the library.

Job & Career Resources

Titles for Teens Titles for Teens

The Friends of the Newark Public Library
need your help to add more books
to the Teen Collection.

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