The Newark Public Library is proud to partner with the following organizations:


Newark City of Learning Collaborative (NCLC)
The NCLC and its Partners are committed to providing coordinated and comprehensive strategies that assist in building a college-going culture within the City of Newark, with the ultimate goal of increasing the percentage of Newark residents with a post-secondary degree, certificate, or other high quality credential to 25% by 2025.

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The Urban Libraries Council (ULC)
Quoted from the ULC Website:The Urban Libraries Council (ULC), founded in 1971, is the premier membership association of North America’s leading public library systems.

With the help of our members, ULC initiatives strategically advance the value that 21st century libraries provide communities in critical areas such as education/lifelong learning, workforce and economic development, public safety, health and wellness, safety and environmental sustainability.

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Knowing Newark – Selected Star-Ledger Columns by Charles F. Cummings
With the gracious cooperation of The Star-Ledger and the generous support of Newark Celebration 350, the Newark Public Library is pleased to make all of the Knowing Newark columns available in this keyword searchable website for the first time. By including photographs or illustrations that accompanied the columns when they first appeared in the newspaper, this website also provides access to one of the largest digitized collections of images of Newark. The website was launched in April 2016 with the first 100 Knowing Newark columns, and an additional 400 columns will be added gradually over the course of the year as part of the Library’s contribution to the celebration of Newark’s 350th anniversary. 

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