Due to the latest forecast for extreme temperatures on Saturday, The Newark Public Library's Main Branch at 5 Washington Street will extend its hours to 5:00 PM on Saturday, July 20th. Building access will be limited to the First Floor during the extended hours and no library services will be offered.

Main Library: M, T, TH, & Fri: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM | Wed: 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM | Sat: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Branches: Mon: Closed | T. TH, & Fri: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM | Wed: 1:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Sat: 9:30 AM - 1:30 PM

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Jul
22
Mon
2020 Census Training Classes @ LGBTQ Center & Newark Public Library Resource Center
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

2020 Census Training Classes – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Classes Are Not Open To The General Public

Newark Public Library
1st Floor LGBTQ Center & Newark Public Library Resource Center
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Monday, July 22, 2019
Thursday, July 25, 2019
Friday, July 26, 2019
Monday, July 29, 2019
Tuesday, July 30, 2019
Thursday, August 1, 2019
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Friday, August 9, 2019
Thursday, August 15, 2019
Friday, August 16, 2019
Thursday, August 22, 2019
Friday, August 23, 2019

For more information, please contact Mr. Derrick Hall – derrick.hall@2020census.gov

Spanish Drop-In Computer Assistance @ The Newark Public Library, La Sala Hispanoamericana
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Newark Black Film Festival – Youth Film Screenings @ The Newark Public Library, 1st Floor Children's Room
Jul 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Newark Black Film Festival - Youth Film Screenings @ The Newark Public Library, 1st Floor Children's Room | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Mondays July 8, 15, 22, 29th | 10:30 AM
The Newark Public Library, 1st Floor Children’s Room | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

The Youth Series of the Newark Black Film Festival will be screened in the 1st floor Children’s Room (5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102) on July 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th.

Click here to view the full flyer for the Newark Black Film Festival.

Jul
23
Tue
Free GED Classes @ NPL @ The Newark Public Library, Technology Training Center
Jul 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free GED Classes @ NPL @ The Newark Public Library, Technology Training Center | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Tuesdays and Wednesdays | July 9th through August 28th, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Newark Public Library, Third Floor Technology Training Room | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

If you are 16 or older, like working with a group, and think you may need help reviewing your math, science, or English skills for your TASC or GED test, join us for our High School Equivalency Test Prep Classes (TASC/GED)!

Classes are free and led by a certified NJ Educator. Let’s make your dreams come true! Classes will meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 AM – 12 PM for eight weeks, starting on July 9th and ending on August 28th, 2019.

Light snacks and water will be provided.

For more information or to register to attend, please contact nharvey@npl.org

Click here to view the flyer.

One Giant Leap: North End Branch @ The Newark Public Library, North End Branch
Jul 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
One Giant Leap: North End Branch @ The Newark Public Library, North End Branch | Newark | New Jersey | United States

North End Branch: Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | 11 AM-12 PM
The Newark Public Library | 722 Summer Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landings, Kevin Conod, the Planetarium Manager and Astronomer from the Newark Museum, will present “One Giant Leap” at the library. In this exciting program we will look at one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century: humans first setting foot on our nearest neighbor in space, the Moon.

Click here to view the flyer.

Drop-In Computer and Job Search Assistance @ The Newark Public Library, Technology Training Center
Jul 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Tuesdays, July 16th, 23rd, & 30th | 10 AM – 1 PM
The Newark Public Library, 3rd Floor Technology Training Center | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Drop-in Tuesdays (no class July 2 or July 9)
July 16th, 1 – 4 PM : Drop-in Help (English and Spanish)
July 23rd, 1 – 4 PM: Drop-in Help (English and Spanish)
July 30th, 1 – 4 PM: Drop-in Help (English and Spanish)

Assistance in English (Click Here to View Flyer for July)

 

Spacey Steam @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm

Children ages 5+ can learn and explore the science of space. Every Tuesday through the summer.

One Giant Leap: Branch Brook Branch @ The Newark Public Library, Branch Brook Branch
Jul 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
One Giant Leap: Branch Brook Branch @ The Newark Public Library, Branch Brook Branch | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Branch Brook Branch: Tuesday, July 23rd, 2019 | 3-4 PM
The Newark Public Library | 235 Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landings, Kevin Conod, the Planetarium Manager and Astronomer from the Newark Museum, will present “One Giant Leap” at the library. In this exciting program we will look at one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century: humans first setting foot on our nearest neighbor in space, the Moon.

Click here to view the flyer.

Jul
24
Wed
Free GED Classes @ NPL @ The Newark Public Library, Technology Training Center
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Free GED Classes @ NPL @ The Newark Public Library, Technology Training Center | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Tuesdays and Wednesdays | July 9th through August 28th, 2019 | 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
The Newark Public Library, Third Floor Technology Training Room | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

If you are 16 or older, like working with a group, and think you may need help reviewing your math, science, or English skills for your TASC or GED test, join us for our High School Equivalency Test Prep Classes (TASC/GED)!

Classes are free and led by a certified NJ Educator. Let’s make your dreams come true! Classes will meet on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 10 AM – 12 PM for eight weeks, starting on July 9th and ending on August 28th, 2019.

Light snacks and water will be provided.

For more information or to register to attend, please contact nharvey@npl.org

Click here to view the flyer.

Spanish Drop-In Computer Assistance @ The Newark Public Library, La Sala Hispanoamericana
Jul 24 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

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