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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.

 

Feb
20
Wed
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES @ Newark Public Library
Feb 20 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

January 14, 2019 (Main Library) Monday-Friday | 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

The Newark Public Library and La Casa de Don Pedro are hosting Free ESL classes!  Pre-registration begins December 3, 2018. Space is limited – register today!

Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please visit La Casa de Don Pedro:
39 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07104

Click here to view the flyer in Spanish.
Click here to view the flyer in English.

For more information, please contact:
Jacqueline Perez 973.481.4568
Miriam Martinez 973.481.4703

Funding for these ESL classes is supported in part by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. 

The Four Pillars of Healthy Eating
Feb 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
The Four Pillars of Healthy Eating

Wednesday, February 20, 2019, 2-3 PM
The Newark Public Library, Springfield Branch | 50 Hayes Street, Newark, NJ 07103

Join us for a healthy eating demonstration at The Newark Public Library’s Springfield Branch.

The Four Pillars Foundation gives you the ability to make significant health changes with an emphasis on whole foods, plant-strong, healthy fats, and nutrient density.

This program is made possibly through Whole Cities Foundation.

For more details, please visit our website or call 973.733.7736

Click here to view the flyer.

Homework Help @ Van Buren Branch Library
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

High school volunteers are available to help students in grades K-6 with their homework. Help is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Teens who wish to volunteer can stop by the Van Buren Branch Children’s desk.

Teen Sew @ Van Buren Branch Library
Feb 20 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Teen Sew @ Van Buren Branch Library | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Teens will sew a heart pillow.

Free program; all materials provided.

 

This event is limited to 12 attendees.

Please contact us at 973.733.7750 for more information

College Prep Classes @ Springfield Branch Library
Feb 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

Empowering the Narrative: Newark Book Arts Workshop for Children @ North End Branch
Feb 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Join us for an arts workshop as part of The Newark Public Library and The Newark Museum’s Anniversary celebration!

Mansa K. Mussa will instruct students in the design of a folded accordion spiral design book that contains the story of their life’s odyssey, filled with facts, flights of reverie, and brief moments of euphoria.

Participants will incorporate the mediums of collage, drawing, text, graphics, and photographs taken during the workshop. Students will also add geometric shapes, peel and stick graphics, and written text to complete the book.

Click here to view the flyer.

Free and open to the public. These programs are part of the anniversary celebration of The Newark Public Library and The Newark Museum. The exhibit, Promoting Books and Objects: Empowering Newarkers, will be on view from January 15th to August 31st, 2019.

Black History Month Celebration for Children @ The Newark Public Library, Clinton Branch
Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Black History Month Celebration for Children @ The Newark Public Library, Clinton Branch | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Children up to 8th grade can join us for food and a movie for Black History Month. Parents are welcome!

Click here to view the flyer.

For more information, please call 973.733.7754

Board Games @ Branch Brook Branch
Feb 20 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Board Games @ Branch Brook Branch | Pittsburgh | Pennsylvania | United States

Join us on Wednesdays to play fun Board Games with friends and family.

 

Click here to download the flyer.

Bergen Crafters Crochet and Knitting Club @ Clinton Branch Library
Feb 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.

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