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Sep
28
Mon
Make Sure Newark Counts! Pop-up Census Site @ NPL
Sep 28 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Make Sure Newark Counts! Pop-up Census Site @ NPL

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays | 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

HAVEN’T FILLED OUT THE 2020 CENSUS YET?
Visit the pop-up Census site located on the sidewalk in front of the Main Library to receive one-on-one assistance to complete the Census online AND get a Shop Rite Gift Card!

It’s not too late! You have until September 30th.

  1. Visit The Newark Public Library’s pop-up Census site – located in front of the Main Library at 5 Washington St. in Newark – and
    get help completing the Census online.
  2. Once you complete your Census you will receive a Shop Rite gift card (one per family). I.D. required.
  3. Available while supplies last.

Less than half of the residents of Newark have filled out the 2020 Census! Make sure you and your family are counted.

Questions? Call 973-733-7779

Click here to view the flyer.haga clic aquí para ver el folleto en español

Free GED Classes {Fall}
Sep 28 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
Free GED Classes {Fall}

Mondays & Fridays, September 4th-December 28th | 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Join us for our next High School Equivalency Test Prep Classes (TASC/GED/HiSET).  Classes will meet for 17 weeks. If you are 16 years or older, and think you may need help reviewing your math, science or English skills for your TASC, GED or HiSET test, come check us out! Classes are free and led by a certified NJ educator! Let’s make your dreams come true! Virtual learning resources and support for reading and math are provided for students in need. Active participation is mandatory. *Classes will be offered virtually until further notice

Please visit bit.ly/2020FALLHSE to register

Click here to view the flyer.

Banned Books Week 2020 – Books Behind Bars
Sep 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Banned Books Week 2020 - Books Behind Bars

Monday, September 28th | 7:00 PM
Tune in on Zoom – details below

Banned Books Week is an annual event in the last week of September highlighting issues of censorship, and emphasizing the freedom to read as a human right.

This year, Newark Public Library brings light to contemporary book bans and reading restrictions in prisons which impact thousands of people across New Jersey. With us is Cassandra Gatelein, the founder of the first and only books-to-prisoners program in New Jersey, Books Behind Bars. We will discuss how to send books to our incarcerated family, friends, and neighbors, and why this is an act of love and solidarity.

https://zoom.us/j/95945237142?pwd=RVo4WC9Na25MSHlNV0FwdklsM2xhQT09 | Passcode: 15145569

Click here to view the flyer.

Sep
29
Tue
ASL Classes
Sep 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
ASL Classes

Join us for basic American sign langauge classes with Thyson H.! Tuesdays at 10AM on Facebook live: http://facebook.com/newarkpubliclibrary

Watch all classes here.

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Spanish Bedtime Storytime
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm
Sep
30
Wed
Make Sure Newark Counts! Pop-up Census Site @ NPL
Sep 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Make Sure Newark Counts! Pop-up Census Site @ NPL

Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays | 11:00 AM – 2:30 PM
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

HAVEN’T FILLED OUT THE 2020 CENSUS YET?
Visit the pop-up Census site located on the sidewalk in front of the Main Library to receive one-on-one assistance to complete the Census online AND get a Shop Rite Gift Card!

It’s not too late! You have until September 30th.

  1. Visit The Newark Public Library’s pop-up Census site – located in front of the Main Library at 5 Washington St. in Newark – and
    get help completing the Census online.
  2. Once you complete your Census you will receive a Shop Rite gift card (one per family). I.D. required.
  3. Available while supplies last.

Less than half of the residents of Newark have filled out the 2020 Census! Make sure you and your family are counted.

Questions? Call 973-733-7779

Click here to view the flyer.haga clic aquí para ver el folleto en español

The Puerto Rican Fine Print and Poster Collection at the Newark Public Library
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Puerto Rican Fine Print and Poster Collection at the Newark Public Library

Join Special Collections Librarian, Nadine Sergejeff, for an overview of the Puerto Rican Collection, presented in three parts:

  • Wednesday, September 23rd | 1 PM
  • Wednesday, September 30th | 1 PM
  • Wednesday, October 7th | 1 PM

Tune in on Facebook Live or YouTube. Video will be available for viewing at any time afterwards on the Library’s Facebook or YouTube pages.

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

La colección de grabados y carteles puertorriqueños en la Biblioteca Pública de Newark
Sep 30 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
La colección de grabados y carteles puertorriqueños en la Biblioteca Pública de Newark

Nadine Sergejeff, Bibliotecaria de Colecciones Especiales, ofrece un recorrido virtual por las obras que conforman la colección puertorriqueña.  Se presentará en tres partes:

  • Introducción, Miércoles, 23 de septiembre, 1:30 PM
  • Los artistas, Miércoles, 30 de septiembre, 1:30 PM
  • Carteles DIVEDCO y conclusión, Miércoles, 7 de octubre, 1:30 PM

Véalos en Facebook o YouTube.  Luego de la presentación inicial, podrá ver los videos de estos programas en las páginas de Facebook o YouTube de la Biblioteca cuando lo desee.

Haga clic aquí para ver el folleto

Virtual Student Success Series
Sep 30 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Virtual Student Success Series

Wednesdays in September | 4:30 PM
Tune in on IGTV @nclc2025

Join us on Instagram @nclc2025 every Wednesday in September for a live discussion on a variety of topics to help you be virtual college victorious!

  • Wednesday, September 16th – Financial Aid and Admissions Facts
  • Wednesday, September 23rd – Social Justice While Socially Distant
  • Wednesday, September 30th – Managing Your Finances as a Student

Click here to view the flyer.

Philip Roth Lecture
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

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