My Newark Story: Community History Day at the Weequahic Branch

Learn about the history of the Weequahic neighborhood!
Bring a photo to add to our digital archive!

Wednesday, April 19, 2017
4:00 – 7:00 pm
Weequahic Branch Library
355 Osborne Terrace, Newark, NJ 07112

All ages welcome, family friendly
Free and open to the public

Double Dutch at Weequahic
Activities will include

  • Newark Jeopardy
  • Historic Photo Display
  • Story Time
  • Community Time Capsule
  • Crafts for Children
  • Refreshments
  • Giveaways and Prizes

For more information, contact Karl Schwartz at kschwartz@npl.org or
call Weequahic Branch Library at 973-733-7751

For more My Newark Story activities and resources, click here.

My Newark Story is a new literacy program, designed to connect children and families with historic materials from the Library and to engage them in reading and writing activities. Families and members of the community are encouraged to document and share their stories and experiences, and to learn about them together. Digitized historic collections related to the Great Migration and Latino migration from the Newark Public Library’s collections, including photographs, newspapers, and manuscripts will be available in its digital archive, accessible through mynewarkstory.npl.org. My Newark Story family literacy activities and digitization projects are funded by a generous grant received from the Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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