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Feb
19
Wed
Arts and Crafts for Children w/ the Newark Museum & Newark Ats Council @ Springfield Branch Library
Feb 19 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
College Prep Classes @ Springfield Branch Library
Feb 19 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

College Prep Classes

September 14, 2019 through May 14, 2020

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

Book Signing Revolution in the Hood (Time to make a change) Ballot, Bullet & Bible @ Clinton Branch Library
Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Book Signing Revolution in the Hood (Time to make a change) Ballot, Bullet & Bible @ Clinton Branch Library
Revolution in the Hood (Time to make a change) Ballot Bullet & Bible written by John Odom
For more details, please visit our website or call 973.733.7757
Newark FAFSA Challenge – FAFSA Completion Night @ The Newark Public Library, Springfield Branch
Feb 19 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Wednesday, February 19th, 2020 | 5-7 PM
The Newark Public Library, Springfield Branch | 50 Hayes Street, Newark, NJ 07103

Get Free Assistance to Complete the FAFSA for state and federal college financial aid, including NJ Dreamers!

Hosted By the High School Academic Support Program

Please RSVP and see what items to bring here: http://bit.ly/2vNyqzr

Fund your future!

Click here to view the flyer | Haga clic aquí para ver el volante en español

Bergen Crafters Crochet and Knitting Club
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Bergen Crafters Crochet and Knitting Club

Every Wednesday | 5:30 – 7:45 PM
The Newark Public Library, Clinton Branch | 739 Bergen Street, Newark, NJ 07108

Join us where adults and teens meet to Crochet and Knit individual or joint items!

Click here to view the flyer.

DROP–IN COMPUTER AND JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Van Buren Branch
Wednesdays/Miércoles

Assistance in English and Spanish (Click Here to Download Flyer for February)
Assistance in English and Spanish (Click Here to Download Flyer for February)

Wednesdays/Miércoles (no class February 12/no habre clase el 12 de febrero)
February/Febrero 5 – 5:30 – 7:30 PM – Drop-In Help/Asistencia informática
February/Febrero 19 – 5:30 – 7:30 PM – Drop-In Help/Asistencia informática
February/Febrero 26 – 5:30 – 7:30 PM – Drop-In Help/Asistencia informática

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK COMMUNITY WRITING CENTER WORKSHOPS @ Main Branch 1st Cafe
Feb 19 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK
COMMUNITY WRITING CENTER WORKSHOPS
NEWARK PUBLIC LIBRARY
1st Floor Café
WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-7:30 pm
BUILDING COMMUNITY ONE WORD AT A TIME

 

JANUARY
January 15, 2020 – Writing Flash Fiction
January 22, 2020 – Writing Song Lyrics
January 29, 2020 – Journaling for Inspiration
FEBRUARY
February 5, 2020 – Journaling
February 12, 2020 – Freeing Yourself from Writing Rules
February 19, 2020 – Plotting Your Novel
February 26, 2020 – Writing Letters You’ll Never Send
MARCH
March 4, 2020 – Literature through Plot
March 11, 2020 – Point of View in Fiction
March 18, 2020 – Writing Fantasy Fiction
March 25, 2020 – Writing an Effective Apology

APRIL
April 1, 2020 – Writing about Personal Experiences
April 8, 2020 – Finding Your Distinctive Voice
April 15, 2020 – Writing Through Trauma
April 22, 2020 – Writing Personal Statements
April 29, 2020 – Getting Your Work Published
MAY
May 6, 2020 – Immigrant and First- Generation Writing
May 13, 2020 – Writing Your Novel
May 20, 2020 – Writing for Social Media
May 27, 2020 – Writing Your Blog

Teen Zine Workshop @ Branch Brook Branch
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Feb
20
Thu
Celebrate National Cherry Pie Day at Clinton
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm
Celebrate National Cherry Pie Day at Clinton

Thursday, February 20th, 2020 | 9:30 AM-5:00 PM 
Newark Public Library, Clinton Branch | 739 Bergen Street, Newark NJ

Children up to eighth grade can enjoy and learn fun facts about cherry pie.

Click here to view the flyer

DROP–IN COMPUTER AND JOB SEARCH ASSISTANCE
Feb 20 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Main Library, Technology Training Center
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Drop-in Thursdays (no class February 6 or 13)
February 13 – 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
February 20 – 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
February 27 – 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

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

Job / Career Resources

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