Hip Hop, now in its fifth decade, continues to influence, intrigue and inspire locally and globally. The exhibit features photos, artifacts, lyrics and commentary about four elements of Hip Hop: DJ-ing, MC-ing, Graffiti and Breaking/Breakdancing. Newark and New Jersey are at the foundation of this lifestyle and continue to produce music, dictate style and deliver artists today.
FREE and open to the public
PNC Foundation is proud to support the Newark Public Library’s Black History Celebration exhibition and public programs.
January 14, 2019 (Main Library) Monday-Friday | 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
The Newark Public Library and La Casa de Don Pedro are hosting Free ESL classes! Pre-registration begins December 3, 2018. Space is limited – register today!
Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please visit La Casa de Don Pedro:
Newark, NJ 07104
For more information, please contact:
Jacqueline Perez 973.481.4568
Miriam Martinez 973.481.4703
Funding for these ESL classes is supported in part by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 2-3 PM
The Newark Public Library, Springfield Branch | 50 Hayes Street, Newark, NJ 07103
Join us for a healthy eating demonstration at The Newark Public Library’s Springfield Branch.
The Four Pillars Foundation gives you the ability to make significant health changes with an emphasis on whole foods, plant-strong, healthy fats, and nutrient density.
This program is made possibly through Whole Cities Foundation.
For more details, please visit our website or call 973.733.7736
High school volunteers are available to help students in grades K-6 with their homework. Help is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Teens who wish to volunteer can stop by the Van Buren Branch Children’s desk.
College Prep Classes
September 12, 2018 through May 15, 2019
Wednesdays 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Saturdays 11:30 – 1:30 pm
Springfield Branch Library
50 Hayes Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Springfield Branch Library invites all high school seniors to attend free weekly SAT/ACT Prep Classes
For more information please call the branch at (973) 733-7736 or Mr. Brown Coordinator at (862) 368-4261
The program is free and open to the public.
Funding for the program is provided by the Victoria Foundation
Join us for an arts workshop as part of The Newark Public Library and The Newark Museum’s Anniversary celebration!
Mansa K. Mussa will instruct students in the design of a folded accordion spiral design book that contains the story of their life’s odyssey, filled with facts, flights of reverie, and brief moments of euphoria.
Participants will incorporate the mediums of collage, drawing, text, graphics, and photographs taken during the workshop. Students will also add geometric shapes, peel and stick graphics, and written text to complete the book.
Free and open to the public. These programs are part of the anniversary celebration of The Newark Public Library and The Newark Museum. The exhibit, Promoting Books and Objects: Empowering Newarkers, will be on view from January 15th to August 31st, 2019.