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Newark Family Trivia
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 7 @ 8:00 pm
Newark Family Trivia

Play anytime from Friday, June 5th @ 12pm to Sunday, June 7th @ 8pm
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Join us for a fun trivia game for kids and adults of all ages. This week’s topic will be: Black History! Winners will get a digital shoutout on the Newark Public Library’s social media pages.

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Virtual Storytime
Jun 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Exploring Views of Newark from the Fine Prints Collection
Jun 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Exploring Views of Newark from the Fine Prints Collection

Monday, June 8th | 1:00 PM
Tune in on Facebook or YouTube

Please join us for a peek into the William J. Dane Fine Prints Collection at the Newark Public Library with Special Collections Librarian, Nadine Sergejeff.

In this presentation, we will explore a sampling of historic prints of Newark from the 19th and early 20th centuries. Tune in to learn about some of the city’s landmarks and how Newark evolved over time.

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Virtual Storytime
Jun 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Bedtime Storytime
Jun 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bedtime Storytime with Mx. Aly, live Mondays and a reshowing Wednesdays and Fridays.

ASL Classes
Jun 9 @ 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:

Watch all classes here.

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Virtual Storytime
Jun 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Virtual Storytime
Jun 9 @ 2:00 pm – 2:45 pm
Join Newark Public Library and Central Ward Councilwoman LaMonica McIver for a Live Q & A
Jun 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Join Newark Public Library and Central Ward Councilwoman LaMonica McIver for a Live Q & A

Tuesday, June 9th | 6:30 PM
Tune in on Facebook Live

Tweens, Young Adults and Families are welcome to bring your questions. Join us on Facebook Live!

We look forward to your participation!

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Spanish Bedtime Storytime
Jun 9 @ 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm

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