Board of Trustees

Board Members

Dr. Timothy J. Crist, President

Ms. Trish Morris-Yamba, Vice President

Mr. Thomas Alrutz, Treasurer

Dr. Anasa Maat, Secretary

Mr. Jeremy Johnson – Alternate for Ras J. Baraka, Mayor
Mr. De’Shawn Wright – Alternate for Mr. Christopher Cerf, State District Superintendent,
Newark Public Schools

Mr. Charles Auffant
Ms. Sandra King
Dr. Rosemary Steinbaum

Meeting Dates

Tuesday, January 23, 5:00 pm
Tuesday, March 27, 5:00 pm
Tuesday, May 22, 5:00 pm
Wednesday, July 25, 5:00 pm
Tuesday, September 25, 5:00 pm
Tuesday, November 27, 5:00 pm

All meetings will be held in the 2nd Floor Board Room at the Main Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark.


The Newark Public Library transforms lives and strengthens communities through innovative services, stimulating programs, and inspiring collections.

Meeting Minutes




Meeting Minutes will be posted as they become available.

Meeting Minutes will be posted as they become available.

Strategic Plan

This is a time of transformation for the Newark Public Library. Learn about how we imagine the future and plan to engage all stakeholders.

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