Please Support the Newark Public Library

Donations from generous individuals and institutions allow the Library to update and increase collections, and provide special events and programs for the entire community.

Learn More

Calendar

Feb
7
Thu
2019 BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION EXHIBIT The World is Yours — Hip Hop: Newark and Beyond Curated by Dr. Zain Abdullah, Consultant & Temple University Associate Professor and Dale E. Colston, Esq., Librarian, James Brown African American Room @ 2nd Floor Gallery, Main Library
Feb 7 – Apr 30 all-day

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.

 

Mar
20
Wed
College Prep Classes @ Springfield Branch Library
Mar 20 @ 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

NJPAC Presents Books on the Move at NPL’s Springfield Branch @ The Newark Public Library, Springfield Branch
Mar 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NJPAC Presents Books on the Move at NPL's Springfield Branch @ The Newark Public Library, Springfield Branch | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Wednesday, March 20th | 4-6 PM
The Newark Public Library, Springfield Branch | 50 Hayes Street, Newark, NJ 07103

Join NJPAC Teaching Artist Wincey Terry in a reading of Mambo King, the inspiring true story about Tito Puente about his road from Spanish Harlem to the GRAMMY Awards.

This bilingual program will allow young listeners to role play parts of the book, complete arts and crafts activities, and enjoy dance steps and drum rhythms of the Mambo and Cha-Cha.

The first 25 families to RSVP receive a FREE copy of the book!

For more information, please contact Eyesha Marable at 973.353.8058

RSVP at njpac.org/booksonthemove

Click here to view the flyer.

JAZZ IN THE STACKS @ The Newark Public Library
Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
JAZZ IN THE STACKS @ The Newark Public Library | Newark | New Jersey | United States

March 20th, 5-6 PM | Main Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

NJPAC presents Jazz in the Stacks! Join us at the Newark Public Library Main Library and Branches for performances by Wells Fargo Jazz for Teens!

Click here to view the flyer.

For more information on the series and Wells Fargo Jazz for Teensnjpac.org/jazzinthestacks • 973.353.7058 • artseducation@njpac.org 

Yarn Works @ North End Branch
Mar 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yarn Works @ North End Branch | Newark | New Jersey | United States
Crochet, Knit, Chat: Beginners welcome. Learn basic stitches or bring a project you are already working on.
 
G or H crochet hook or size 10 or 11 knitting needles recommended for beginners.
Bergen Crafters Crochet and Knitting Club @ Clinton Branch Library
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Bergen Crafters Crochet and Knitting Club @ Clinton Branch Library | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Adult and Teens meet to Crochet and Knit joint and individual items.

For more information contact Clinton Branch
(973) 733-7757

Click here to download the flyer.

Writing Character Through Poetry @ Café, 1st Floor
Mar 20 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Rutgers University-Newark will be hosting Writing Workshops @ The Newark Public Library.

Writing Character Through Poetry

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Newark Public Library
1st Floor Café
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

Click here to view the flyer.

Leap into Science Balance & Gravity Workshop for Families at North End Branch @ North End Branch Library
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Newark Public Library North End Branch is pleased to offer a FREE Leap into Science Balance & Gravity Workshop for families. Leap into Science is a nationwide program from The Franklin Institute Science Museum that integrates open-ended science activities with children’s books, for children and families to learn together.

Who? Children ages 3-9 and their caregivers

When? 6:00 PM Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Where? North End Branch, 722 Summer Avenue

Families will:

  • Explore the science of Balance & Gravity through hands-on activities and children’s books
  • Have fun while learning to think like scientists!

 

Questions? Contact: 973.733.7683

Click here to view the flyer.

Free Bilingual Computer Assistance for Job Seekers @ Van Buren Branch Library
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Consultas Gratuitas en espanol (e ingles) Sobre Computacion para Personas en Busqueda de Empleo

In the Computer Room / En el Centro de Computadoras

Wednesdays, 6:30 – 7:30 pm – March 6, 13, 20 and 27
Miércoles, de 6:30 – 7:30 pm – el 6, 13, 20, y 27 de marzo

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

  • Resume Preparation
  • Job Searches and Job Applications
  • 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 job-related skills

Your time with the tutor may be limited to 20 minutes when others are waiting.

Visítenos para conocer al instructor de computación y tecnología, y solicitar su asistencia en temas como:

  • Preparacíon de resumé (Para poder guardar su trabajo, traiga una unidad flash.)
  • Búsquedas de empleo y solictudes de empleo
  • Primeros pasos con el mouse
  • Búsquedas en Internet
  • Cómo configurar una cuenta de Gmail y archivos adjuntos de correo electrónico
  • Microsoft Word, formato y fórmulas de Excel; PowerPoint
  • y mas
    Puede que su tiempo con el instructor se limite a 20 minutos cuando haya otras personas esperando

Free Bilingual Computer Help

Newark School of Theology Beginning Biblical Hebrew (Spring Modules – Wednesday 6:30-8) @ Board Room, 2nd Floor
Mar 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

This course introduces the students to Biblical and Prayer Book Hebrew. Its aims are to teach students the Hebrew alphabet and how to read and write words and sentences in Hebrew, using the modern Sephardic pronunciation. some common grammatical forms and patterns of Hebrew are introduced through the study of brief texts from Exodus Chap. 20 and The Book of Psalms. After completing this course, students are able to read simple Hebrew texts, use a Hebrew-English dictionary, and consult interlinear texts for further study. this course provides students with the ability to use Biblical Hebrew texts for sermon preparation and Bible study.

Knowledge of the Hebrew Alphabet and the ability to read and write Hebrew are necessary skills for success in completing the seminary level class in Biblical Hebrew that The Newark School of Theology offers.

CLASS SIZE LIMITED TO 8 MAX

All Classes from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Week I   —  March 6:  Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew, Chapter 1
Week II  —  March 20 Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew, Chapter 2
Week III —  April 3:     Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew, Chapter 3 & 4
Week IV —  April 17:   Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew, Chapter 4 & 5

Week V —   May 1:     Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew, Chapter 6
Week VI —  May 15:   Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew, Chapter 7
Week VII — May 29:   Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew, Chapter 8
Week VIII – June 12:  Teach Yourself to Read Hebrew, Chapter 9 &10

For further information call (201) 814-4573 or email us at nstnewark@aol.com

CELEBRATING OUR 22nd YEAR OF OFFERING SEMINARY LEVEL CLASSES IN NEWARK

FOR PEOPLE WHO WALK THROUGH WALLS

The Newark School of Theology does not practice any form of discrimination.

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

Job / Career Resources

Get a Library Card

Reference Service

 

Facebook

YouTube

Twitter

Instagram

Flickr