Calendar

Aug
23
Wed
Financial Investing Class ( Hosted by United Way of Essex and West Hudson) @ Main Library, 1st Floor James Brown African American Room
Aug 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Girls STEM Camp @ Newark Public Lbrary @ Main Library
Aug 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

STEM Camp

STEM Camp

Explore different branches of engineering the Summer at Newark Public Library.

Learn to code in binary, build circuits, make cars and build towers on Wednesdays in August from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm.

Intended for girls 2nd – 4th grades.

“See attached flyer for registration info”

Aug
24
Thu
Free Computer Assistance for Job Seekers @ Newark Public Library
Aug 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Drop in for guidance in developing your computer skills for career success.

 

Drop-in Thursdays for assistance with:

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

 

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

no RSVP required

Aug
25
Fri
The Library Music Sessions @ Courtyard, Main Library
Aug 25 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Summer in the City is going to be more fun!  Enjoy live performance and live bands!  Free entry!

Salsa! House! Merengue! Freestyle! Bachata! Dance! Wepa!

Every Friday in August in the Courtyard!

5:00 – 7:30 pm  Open Format
7:30 – 10:00 pm  House Music

Presented by Dwild MusicRadio and Butchie Nieves of the Puerto Rican Day Parade

Click here to download flyer

Aug
26
Sat
Rutgers-Newark Community Writing Center Workshop: Establishing a Social Media Presence @ Cafe 1st Floor, Main Library
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Rutgers University-Newark
COMMUNITY WRITING CENTER
Spring and Summer 2017 Workshops
Workshops will provide hands-on skills in writing for professional purposes, personal expression, academics, and civic engagement
Saturday, August 26, 2017
Topic: Establishing a Social Media Presence
Like it or not, social media is our new means of communication.
Learn the language of social media posting.
Light refreshments
No registration required

For more information, contact the Library at 973-733-7784

For more information about the Rutgers University-Newark Community Writing Center, click here or contact Marne Benson, Writing Center Manager at 973-353-5849 or marneb@rutgers.edu

The Frances E. Harper Literary Society presents: Writing Our Story, Reflections of Us! @ Main Library (1st Floor James Brown African American Room)
Aug 26 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Writing Our Story

The Frances E. Harper Literary Society presents:
Writing Our Story: Reflections of Us!

Saturday, August 26, 2017
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
1st Floor James Brown African American Room

Presenters: Ms. Gloria Mills, Ms. Jamilia Muhammad & Brother Jah Jah Shakur

This Program is Free and Open to the Public
For Information call: (973) 733-7793

Free Computer Assistance for Job Seekers @ Technology Training Center, Third Floor
Aug 26 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm

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Drop in for guidance in developing your computer skills for career success.

 

Drop-in Saturdays for assistance with:

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

 

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

no RSVP required

PROFILED, a film by Kathleen Foster & Panel Discussion @ Main Library @ Main Library, Centennial Hall, 2nd Floor
Aug 26 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

PROFILED

Profiled knits the stories of the families and supporters of Black and Latin youth murdered by the police into a powerful indictment of racial profiling and police brutality, and places them within the context of the roots of racism in the U.S.

Panel discussion about organizing and bringing communities together around these important issues.

Aug
28
Mon
Essex County CASA Newark Information Meeting @ Main Library @ Main Library, 1st Floor James Brown African American Room
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

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Help us improve the lives of abused and neglected children

Essex County has more children in foster care than any other New Jersey county.
Volunteer Court Appointed Special Advocates – CASAs – carry out our mission to ensure these
children have the opportunity to thrive while in foster care and beyond.
Learn how YOU can have a positive impact on a child who has been removed from their home
because of abuse or neglect by becoming a volunteer Advocate. At this Information Meeting
you will get an overview of the Essex County CASA program and the role of a volunteer
Advocate. Hear from current CASA Advocates about their experiences and meet CASA staff to
answer your questions.
Meeting lasts approximately 1 ½ hours.

Space is limited to 20 people
For more information and to RSVP, contact Brenda at 973-622-4831 or email:
bschwartz@cassaessex.org or Visit our website at: www.casaessex.org

Aug
29
Tue
Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway @ Main Library @ Main Library Courtyard
Aug 29 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

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Back-to-School Backpack Giveaway!

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Courtyard @ Main Library, 5 Washington Street

The first 400 students ages 18 or younger who live or go to school in Newark will receive a Free backpack!

If you live, work, or go to school in Newark, be sure to bring or sign up for a Newark Public Library Card.

Centennial Hall 2nd fl. will be the back up location in case of bad weather.