Calendar

Oct
24
Tue
Storytime @ North End Branch Library
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us for folktales, picturebooks, and selections from early chapter books.
Get some ideas for what you want to read next!
for children in grades K-3.

Oct
25
Wed
NJPAC’s Books on the Move @ Van Buren Branch Library
Oct 25 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

NJPAC’s Books on the Move

Teaching artist, Wincey Terry, reads Firebird by Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African American Principal Dancer with
the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

Arts and Crafts activity included.

The first 25 families at each location will receive a free copy of Firebird to keep!

Oct
28
Sat
Rutgers Undergraduate Women in business Presents: The 5th Annual Characters Walk @ Main Library
Oct 28 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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Rutgers Undergraduate Women in Business Presents
the 5th Annual Characters Walk
Celebrating Children’s Literacy in the City of Newark
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Newark Public Library
5 Washington street
10 am – 1 pm
(Walk begins at 12:30 pm)

Dress Up As Your Favorite Character!
Costumes are encouraged.

Activities Include:

  • Face Painting
  • Crafts
  • Games
  • Story Time
  • DJ and Dancing
  • Sweet Free Trick or Treat

RUWIB will make a contribution to the Library towards the purchase of children’s books.

 

Nov
8
Wed
The Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society @ James Brown African American Room
Nov 8 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Book Discussion: I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou

This book may be at other libraries and can be requested through the Interlibrary Services Department.

For more information about the Harper Literary Society and the schedule for all 2017-2018 programs, click on this link.

Nov
14
Tue
Bianca Alves, Author @ Van Buren Branch Library
Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ironbound author Bianca Alves wrote and published a her own children’s chapter book called “The Princess and the Witch: The Forbidden Forest.”
The story is about a princess who explores a forbidden forest and the witch who wants to destroy it. Will anyone be able to save the forest in time? Come hear her read a passage from the book and talk about her creative process. Afterward, family are invited to participate in a related craft.

Dec
6
Wed
The Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society @ James Brown African American Room
Dec 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Book Discussion: Notes of a Native Son by James Baldwin

This book may be at other libraries and can be requested through the Interlibrary Services Department.

For more information about the Harper Literary Society and the schedule for all 2017-2018 programs, click on this link.

Jan
20
Sat
NJPAC’s Books on the Move! @ Vailsburg Branch Library
Jan 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

NJPAC’s Books on the Move

Teaching artist, Wincey Terry, reads Firebird by Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African American Principal Dancer with
the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

Arts and Crafts activity included.

The first 25 families at each location will receive a free copy of Firebird to keep!

Jan
27
Sat
NJPAC’s Books on the Move! @ Main Library
Jan 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

NJPAC’s Books on the Move

Teaching artist, Wincey Terry, reads Firebird by Misty Copeland, who made history as the first African American Principal Dancer with
the prestigious American Ballet Theatre.

Arts and Crafts activity included.

The first 25 families at each location will receive a free copy of Firebird to keep!