All locations of the Newark Public Library will be closed on Monday, February 19, 2018, in observance of President's Day.

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Calendar

Feb
19
Mon
Presidents’ Day @ Newark Public Library
Feb 19 all-day
Feb
20
Tue
English as a Second Language (ESL) Winter Classes @ Van Buren Branch Library
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Newark Public Library and La Casa de Don Pedro
English as a Second Language (ESL) Winter Classes

Tuesday – Friday 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Course Length 7.5 weeks

Start Date: January 16, 2018
End Date: March 23, 2018

Instructor One – Ingrid Cruz
Instructor Two – Nan Silver
Instructor Three – Karen V. Price

Free Computer Assistance for Job Seekers @ Technology Training Center, Third Floor, Main Library
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Drop in to meet the computer and technology tutor for assistance with topics like:

  • Resume Preparation*
  • Job Searches
  • Job Applications
  • and more

*Resume students: Bring a list of the schools you attended with dates of attendance and of the jobs you have held with the names of employers and with the dates you held them, along with notes about your responsibilities in those jobs. So that you can save your work, bring a flash drive (sold for $7.50 at the VTC desk).

Assistance in English (Click Here to Download PDF Flyer)

Fairy Tale Time @ Van Buren Branch Library
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Preschoolers and elementary-age students can listen to a classic fairy tale and then work on a project based on the tale.

Feb
21
Wed
English Conversation Club
Feb 21 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Informal club which meets weekly to practice English through conversation, activities and games.  New members are always welcome.

Community Quilt Activity for Children with My Newark Story @ Branch Brook Branch Library
Feb 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Community Quilt Activity for children with My Newark Story

Contribute to our community quilt! each quilt square made during this activity will be collected and saved by the Library. Once pieced together, the quilt will be displayed at the Main Library later this year.

All Materials Provided.

Free and Open to the Public.

This program was made possible by:
My Newark Story
mynewarkstory.npl.org & Carnegie Corporation of New York

College Prep/SAT Prep Classes @ Springfield Branch Library
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

College Prep Classes

Springfield Branch Library invites all high school seniors to attend free weekly SAT/ACT Prep Classes, beginning September 13, 2017, through May 9, 2018

Wednesdays
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Saturdays
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

  • SAT/ACT Prepping
  • College Essay Writing
  • Financial Aid/Scholarship Assistance
  • College Fairs
  • Mentoring
  • Community Service

For more information, please call Springfield Branch Library at 973-733-7736, or Mr. Brown, Program Coordinator, at 862-368-4261.

This program is free and open to the public.

Funding for this program was generously provided by the Victoria Foundation.

Click here to download flyer

My Newark Story Workshop: I Am! Community Project Making Poetry & Art Together @ Main Library, Café
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

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I Am! Community Project
Making Poetry & Art Together

Wednesday, February 21st, Wednesday, March 14th & Wednesday, May 2, 2018
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Main Library, Café
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ

All Materials Provided.
Free and Open to the Public.
Snacks will be Provided.

My Newark Story – mynewarkstory.npl.org
Carnegie Corporation of New York

SIS (Steps into Sisterhood) @ Main Library, Special Services Room
Feb 21 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

SIS (Steps into Sisterhood)

Schedule & Topics

Sessions begin February 15th and meet Wednesdays, 5 pm – 6:30 pm.

Meetings will be held in the Special Services Room at the NPL.

  • Thursday, February 15th – Flawless: Your AMAZING body and caring for it.
  • Wednesday, February 21st – Born this Way: Sexually and Acceptance
  • Wednesday, February 28th: Play No Games: Safe and Healthy Sex Practices
  • Wednesday, March 7th – Sorry Not Sorry: Recognizing the signs of unhealthy relationships
  • Wednesday, March 14th – Unpretty: Social Media and Media’s View of Women and Girls
  • Wednesday, March 21st: Closing Celebration
Free Bilingual Computer Help for Job Seekers @ Van Buren Branch Library
Feb 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Consultas Gratuitas en espanol (e ingles) Sobre Computacion para Personas en Busqueda de Empleo

Drop in to meet the computer and technology tutor for assistance with topics like:

  • Resume Preparation
  • Job Searches and Job Applications
  • Getting started using the mouse
  • Internet searching
  • How to set up a Gmail account: email attachments
  • Microsoft Word, Excel formatting and formulas, PowerPoint
  • and more job-related skills

Please note that, when others are waiting, your session may be limited to 20 minutes.

Click here to download flyer

Visítenos para conocer al instructor de computación y tecnología, y solicitar su asistencia en temas como:

  • Preparacíon de resumé (Para poder guardar su trabajo, traiga una unidad flash.)
  • Búsquedas de empleo y solictudes de empleo
  • Primeros pasos con el mouse
  • Búsquedas en Internet
  • Cómo configurar una cuenta de Gmail y archivos adjuntos de correo electrónico
  • Microsoft Word, formato y fórmulas de Excel; PowerPoint
  • y mas

Puede que su tiempo con el instructor se limite a 20 minutos cuando haya otras personas esperando

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