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Friends of JBAAR 5th Annual Kwanzaa Celebration

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Celebramos Juntos la Navidad

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December Children’s Programs @ North End Branch

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December Children’s Programs at Weequahic Branch Library

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{RECORDING} 2021 Philip Roth Lecture Featuring Author Ayad Akhtar

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In-Person Tutoring Sessions @ NPL Main Children’s Room

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Large Scale Programs Policy

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Reconociendo Líderes Comunitarios / Recognizing Community Leaders

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I Want to Go Back to School Again: College Opportunities for 18-81 Year Olds

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November Children & Teen Programming @ NPL Main Library

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Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables

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November Events at NPL Springfield Branch

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Nineteenth Century Newark Photographers: A Talk by Gary D. Saretzky

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November 2021 Children’s Programs @ NPL North End Branch

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The Assault on Women’s Reproductive Rights

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Thanksgiving Storytime with Mr. Paul @ Vailsburg Branch Library

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Sewing Together the African Diaspora

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Celebramos Juntos la Navidad

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Introducing the Newark Evening News Digitization Project

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Newark Public Library Book Club

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2021 Latino Celebration

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FREE Virtual Adult Learning High School Equivalency Prep Program

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Begin with Me: Life Skills Workshops

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Storytime with Mx. Aly @ NPL Main Children’s Room

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Nov
29
Mon
FREE Virtual Adult Learning High School Equivalency Prep Program {VIRTUAL}
Nov 29 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
FREE Virtual Adult Learning High School Equivalency Prep Program {VIRTUAL}

Mondays & Fridays | 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
September 10th through December 31st
Hosted virtually – register here: bit.ly/2021FALLHSE

It’s Fall and time to finally get your HIGH SCHOOL Diploma! Join us virtually to get online high school prep support from Nashima Harvey, Ed.M., a NJ Educational Consultant and Special Educator.

Let’s work together to prepare for the: Math, Science, Writing, Reading and Social Studies portions of your GED, TASC, or HiSet test.

*Diverse learners are encouraged to register.

We will review basic skills and advanced skills so you are prepared to successfully take your GED, TASC, or HiSet test.

For more information, please email Nashima Harvey at nharvey@npl.org

Click here to view the flyer.

In-Person Tutoring Sessions @ NPL Main Children’s Room
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
In-Person Tutoring Sessions @ NPL Main Children's Room

Math tutoring is available for children in grades K through 8 in a small group format.

Sessions will be run by NJIT Honors Students and are open to residents seeking homework help or content review.

Questions? Contact Amanda Cruz @ amc245@njit.edu

Click here to view the flyer.

Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables
Nov 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Just Say Yes to Fruits and Vegetables

Mondays | November 29th, December 6th, 13th, and 20th | 6-7 PM
Tune in on Facebook Live

JUST SAY YES TO FRUITS AND VEGETABLES (JSY) is a free nutrition education program for (SNAP) recipients and applicants. The JSY program offers a series of thirteen workshops that provide practical nutrition information in a way that is fun and easy to understand. Each workshop has a nutrition talk and a recipe discussion.

LESSON TOPICS

  1. Cooking Matters at the Store: November 29th 6-7 PM
  2. MyPlate: December 6th 6-7 PM
  3. Nutrition Facts Label: December 13th 6-7 PM
  4. Stretching Food Dollars: December 20th 6-7 PM

Contact/Register:

Click here to view the flyer.

Dec
1
Wed
Nintendo Switch Game Night @ NPL Main Children’s Room
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Sewing Together the African Diaspora
Dec 1 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Sewing Together the African Diaspora

Wednesdays: November 10 & 17, December 1, 8, & 15th | 6:00 PM
The Newark Public Library, LGBTQ Room | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ

Join us for 5 lessons on Afro-doll creations with Afro Ecuadorian women from South America. Learn step by step instructions on how to create these symbolic forms of art. Each workshop will include discussions on key themes such as the Black diaspora, feminism, and more.

Participants should attend all 5 workshops. Light refreshments will be served. For more information contact Yesenia Lopez, ylopez@npl.org

Please RSVP here: https://bit.ly/31fNh5G

Click here to view the flyer.

Dec
2
Thu
Storytime with Mx. Aly @ NPL Main Children’s Room
Dec 2 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Storytime with Mx. Aly @ NPL Main Children's Room

Tuesdays | 3:00 – 4:00 PM
NPL Main Children’s Room | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ

Join Mx. Aly for Storytime every Tuesday from 3-4 PM!

Click here to view the flyer.

Nineteenth Century Newark Photographers: A Talk by Gary D. Saretzky
Dec 2 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nineteenth Century Newark Photographers: A Talk by Gary D. Saretzky

Tune in on Zoom.

December 2, 2021
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Archivist, historian, and photographer Gary D. Saretzky explores the history of photography in Newark. 19th century Newark was home to a number of prominent photographers, a center for the manufacture of photographic material, and the site of significant inventions in the field.

Sponsored by the Newark Public Library.

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Meeting ID 826 2493 4157
Passcode  59261858

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Dec
3
Fri
FREE Virtual Adult Learning High School Equivalency Prep Program {VIRTUAL}
Dec 3 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
FREE Virtual Adult Learning High School Equivalency Prep Program {VIRTUAL}

Mondays & Fridays | 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM
September 10th through December 31st
Hosted virtually – register here: bit.ly/2021FALLHSE

It’s Fall and time to finally get your HIGH SCHOOL Diploma! Join us virtually to get online high school prep support from Nashima Harvey, Ed.M., a NJ Educational Consultant and Special Educator.

Let’s work together to prepare for the: Math, Science, Writing, Reading and Social Studies portions of your GED, TASC, or HiSet test.

*Diverse learners are encouraged to register.

We will review basic skills and advanced skills so you are prepared to successfully take your GED, TASC, or HiSet test.

For more information, please email Nashima Harvey at nharvey@npl.org

Click here to view the flyer.

Dec
4
Sat
Let Your Hands Do The Talking {ASL Classes}
Dec 4 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Let Your Hands Do The Talking {ASL Classes}

Saturday, September 18th | 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Main Library • 5 Washington Street | Newark, NJ 07102

Back in session! Join us for a meet & Greet with the instructors

Classes will be held on the following dates:

Saturdays in person, 1st floor LGBTQ Room

  • 10:30AM – 12:00 PM:
    • 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, 10/30
    • 11/6, 11/13, 11/20
    • 12/4, 12/11, and 12/18

Tuesdays virtual via Facebook Live

  • 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM:
    • 10/5, 10/19
    • 11/16, 11/23, 12/14

Click here to view the flyer.

Tamil, Bharatanatyam & Carnatic Singing Classes
Dec 4 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Tamil, Bharatanatyam & Carnatic Singing Classes

Saturdays beginning September 11th | 11 AM – 2 PM
NPL Branch Brook Branch | 235 Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104

Ilankai Tamil Mantram New Jersey & Newark Public Library Present Tamil, Bharatanatyam & Carnatic Singing Classes.

  • Tamil Class (11 AM – 1 PM)
  • Bharatanatyam Dance Class & Carnatic Singing Class (1-2 PM)

Please arrive September 11th @ 11 AM-2 PM to register for classes.

Click here to view the flyer | ஃப்ளையரைப் பார்க்க இங்கே கிளிக் செய்யவும்

 

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