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Nov
20
Tue
English Language Classes @ Special Services Room, 1st Floor
Nov 20 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

This course is fully registered.

For more information about other classes, contact La Casa de Don Pedro

English Language Classes @ Van Buren Branch Library
Nov 20 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

This course is fully registered.

For more information about other classes, contact La Casa de Don Pedro

Free Computer Assistance for Job Seekers @ Technology Training Center, 3rd Floor
Nov 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

 

Drop-In Tuesdays: November 13, 20, 27 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (no class Nov. 6)

Drop in to meet the computer and technology tutor for assistance with topics like:

  • Resume Preparation*
  • Job Searches
  • Job Applications
  • and more!

*Resume students: Bring a list of the schools you attended with dates of attendance and of the jobs you have held with the names of employers and with the dates you held them, along with notes about your responsibilities in those jobs. So that you can save your work, bring a flash drive (sold for $7.50 at the VTC desk).

You can also ask questions about:

  • Getting started using the mouse
  • Internet searching
  • How to set up a Gmail account
  • Email attachments
  • Microsoft Word
  • Excel formatting and formulas
  • PowerPoint
  • and more

Please note that, when others are waiting, your session may be limited to 20 minutes.

November Free Computer Assistance

 

Turkey Talk @ Van Buren Branch Library
Nov 20 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

NJ Audubon will talk about turkeys and turkey calls. Then families can make a craft for their Thanksgiving table.

Event Capacity: 25 (Please call (973) 733-7750 for details)

This event is brought to you by:

Spoken Word Poetry Workshops @ Teen Room, 3rd floor
Nov 20 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This fall, Jasmine Mans will provide free afterschool poetry workshops at The Newark Public Library for teens in grades 8 -12. Workshops will be held on Tuesdays, Oct. 16 – Dec. 4, from 4:30 – 6:30 pm and for adults ages 18-24, Wednesdays, Oct. 17– Dec. 5, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Email mcard@npl.org for more info. Follow the link to register: goo.gl/sCDXb7

Jasmine Mans is an author, performer, poet, teacher, and artist. She has successfully competed in HBO’s Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices and Knicks Poetry Slam competitions. Mans released her first book, Chalk Outlines of Snow Angels in May 2012. That same year, she was chosen by Glamour Magazine, as one of their Top 10 Most Influential Woman in College. Jasmine is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, where she began mentoring younger poets and teaching creative writing in the First Wave program, and Newark’s own Arts High School.

Event Capacity – 30

Tuesdays, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
October 16th – December 4th (Ages 12-17)

This program was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

Teen Poetry Workshops 2018

Newark School of Theology at Newark Public Library Fall 2018 Classes @ Board Room, 2nd Floor
Nov 20 @ 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Newark School of Theology at Newark Public Library Fall 2018 Classes

All Classes from 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Tuesday’s Class: “The Old Testament: Part I”
Wednesday’s Class: “Pastoral Theology”
Thursday’s class: “The New Testament”

Newark Public Library
Board Room, 2nd Floor
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Nov
21
Wed
English Language Classes @ Special Services Room, 1st Floor
Nov 21 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

This course is fully registered.

For more information about other classes, contact La Casa de Don Pedro

College Prep Classes @ Springfield Branch Library
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CollegeSAT Prep 2018-19

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

  • SAT/ACT Prepping
  • College Essay Writing
  • Financial Aid/Scholarship Assistance
  • College Fairs
  • Mentoring
  • Community Services

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

Newark School of Theology at Newark Public Library Fall 2018 Classes @ Board Room, 2nd Floor
Nov 21 @ 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Newark School of Theology at Newark Public Library Fall 2018 Classes

All Classes from 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Tuesday’s Class: “The Old Testament: Part I”
Wednesday’s Class: “Pastoral Theology”
Thursday’s class: “The New Testament”

Newark Public Library
Board Room, 2nd Floor
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Spoken Word Poetry Workshops @ Teen Room, 3rd floor
Nov 21 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This fall, Jasmine Mans will provide free afterschool poetry workshops at The Newark Public Library for teens in grades 8 -12. Workshops will be held on Tuesdays, Oct. 16 – Dec. 4, from 4:30 – 6:30 pm and for adults ages 18-24, Wednesdays, Oct. 17– Dec. 5, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Email mcard@npl.org for more info. Follow the link to register: goo.gl/sCDXb7

Jasmine Mans is an author, performer, poet, teacher, and artist. She has successfully competed in HBO’s Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices and Knicks Poetry Slam competitions. Mans released her first book, Chalk Outlines of Snow Angels in May 2012. That same year, she was chosen by Glamour Magazine, as one of their Top 10 Most Influential Woman in College. Jasmine is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, where she began mentoring younger poets and teaching creative writing in the First Wave program, and Newark’s own Arts High School.

Event Capacity – 30

Wednesdays, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
October 17th – December 5th (Ages 18 – 24)

This program was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

Teen Poetry Workshops 2018

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