Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society of The Newark Public Library

Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society of harper_smThe Newark Public Library

Celebrating 29 years at the Newark Public Library, since 1987

Dorothea M. Moore, Chairperson

2016-2017 Literary Schedule

Monthly meetings will be held on the First Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted, from September to June

James Brown African American Room, Main Library, 5 Washington Street

Saturday, September 10
11:00am – 12:00pm
Opening registration in the James Brown African-American Room
Wednesday, September 14
Film showing of Goin’ to Chicago by George King
Wednesday, October 5
The Book of Negroes by Lawrence Hill
Wednesday, November 2
King of the Cats: The Life and Times of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. by Wil Haygood
Wednesday, December 7
Another Country by James Baldwin
January 2017
No Meeting Scheduled Happy New Year!
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Celebrating Black History Month
The Disenfranchisement of the Black Vote: The Voting Rights Act in 2016
Speaker: Zayid Muhammad
Wednesday, March 1
Celebrating Women’s History Month
Wednesday, April 5
Celebrating National Poetry Month
Theme: The Voice of the Poets
Wednesday, May 3
The Power of Broke by Daymond John
Wednesday, June 7
Celebrating the Black Diaspora
Home and Exile by Chinua Achebe

For more information call 973-733-7793.
All programs are book discussions, unless otherwise noted.
Some of these books may be at other libraries and can be requested through our Interlibrary Services Department.