Make plans to attend opening reception for the new exhibit Brick and Martyr,
the kick off event for Black History Celebration, on Thursday, February 1, 2018, starting at 5:00 pm.

The Library's catalog will be temporarily unavailable on Monday, January 29, 2018, due to a system upgrade.
eLibraryNJ will not be available for new registrations or check outs.

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Jan
24
Wed
English Conversation Club @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 24 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Informal club which meets weekly to practice English through conversation, activities and games.  New members are always welcome.

On-Site College Fair @ Springfield Branch Library
Jan 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

On-Site College Fair 2018pdf

The High School Academic Support Program has organized a winter College Fair.  High school juniors and seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend this college fair and meet with recruiters.

  • Obtain scholarship applications
  • Receive assistance in completing financial aid forms
  • Meet recruiters from St. John’s, Rutgers, William Paterson, Fairleigh Dickinson, New Jersey City University, Johnson & Wales, Ramapo, Felician, Bloomfield, Caldwell, Seton Hall, Delaware State, Johnson C. Smith, Lincoln University (Pennsylvania), Rowan, Richard Stockton, Berkeley, and more.

For on-site consideration, students are requested to bring:

  • Two (2) letters of recommendations
  • Personal statement
  • High school transcripts
  • SAT/ACT scores

For further information please contact the Springfield Branch at (973) 733-7736 or Mr. Brown, Program Coordinator, at (862) 368-4261

 

Funding for this program was generously provided by the Victoria Foundation and the Community Foundation of New Jersey.

College Prep/SAT Prep Classes @ Springfield Branch Library
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

College Prep Classes

Springfield Branch Library invites all high school seniors to attend free weekly SAT/ACT Prep Classes, beginning September 13, 2017, through May 9, 2018

Wednesdays
5:00 – 7:00 pm

Saturdays
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

  • SAT/ACT Prepping
  • College Essay Writing
  • Financial Aid/Scholarship Assistance
  • College Fairs
  • Mentoring
  • Community Service

For more information, please call Springfield Branch Library at 973-733-7736, or Mr. Brown, Program Coordinator, at 862-368-4261.

This program is free and open to the public.

Funding for this program was generously provided by the Victoria Foundation.

Click here to download flyer

Free Bilingual Computer Help for Job Seekers @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

Please note that, when others are waiting, your session may be limited to 20 minutes.

Click here to download flyer

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

Haga click aquí para descargar el folleto

Jazz In The Stacks! NJPAC presents Jazz Concerts for all ages. @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

NJPAC presents – Jazz Concerts for all ages.

Time: 5:00-6:00 pm

Van Buren Branch Library
140 Van Buren Street
Newark, NJ 07105
973-733-7750

My Newark Story Workshop: Everybody Wins: Newark Trivia Night @ Main Library, James Brown African American Room
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

MyNewarkStoryWorkshopsALLflyer2018

Everybody Wins: Newark Trivia Night

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
5 – 7 pm
Main Library, James Brown African American Room

All Material Provided.
Free and Open to the Public.
Snacks will be Provided.

My Newark Story – mynewarkstory.npl.org
Carnegie corporation of New York

Jan
25
Thu
English as a Second Language (ESL) Winter Classes @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

Newark Public Library and La Casa de Don Pedro
English as a Second Language (ESL) Winter Classes

Tuesday – Friday 9:30 am to 1:30 pm

Course Length 7.5 weeks

Start Date: January 16, 2018
End Date: March 23, 2018

Instructor One – Ingrid Cruz
Instructor Two – Nan Silver
Instructor Three – Karen V. Price

Free Computer Assistance for Job Seekers @ Technology Training Center, Third Floor, Main Library
Jan 25 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

  • Resume Preparation*
  • Job Searches
  • Job Applications
  • and more

*Resume students: Bring a list of the schools you attended with dates of attendance and of the jobs you have held with the names of employers and with the dates you held them, along with notes about your responsibilities in those jobs. So that you can save your work, bring a flash drive (sold for $7.50 at the VTC desk).

Assistance in English (Click Here to Download PDF Flyer)

Steam Club: Edible Version! @ Van Buren Branch Library
Jan 25 @ 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

Children can participate in creative science experiments that involve food.

Girls Who Code @ Main Library, Technology Training Center (TTC)
Jan 25 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Girls Who Code

Girls Who Code clubs provide free after-school programs for 6-12th grade girls to use computer science to impact their community and join our sisterhood of supportive peers and role models

Thursdays, 4:30-6:00 pm
Club Begins October 5th

Newark Public Library
Technology Training Center
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ

Space is limited. email mcard@npl.org to register.

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