Calendar

Oct
23
Tue
Candy Counting Contest @ Clinton Branch Library
Oct 23 all-day

In the spirit of Halloween, children from first-eighth grade can guess the amount of candy corn in the jar. the one who guesses the correct number, or comes closest to the correct number without going over will receive a prize.

Clinton Branch Library
739 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07108
Tuesday, October 23 – Wednesday, October 31, 2018
( Anytime during library hours)

 

Children’s Writing Journal @ Children's Room
Oct 23 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Children’s Writing Journal

Let’s Journal!
PERSONALIZE YOUR JOURNAL

October
Wednesdays 16th, 23rd & 30th
3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

The Newark Public Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102

For more info, please call the Children’s Room
(973) 733-7797

LETS JOURNAL

Spoken Word Poetry Workshops @ Teen Room, 3rd floor
Oct 23 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

This fall, Jasmine Mans will provide free afterschool poetry workshops at The Newark Public Library for teens in grades 8 -12. Workshops will be held on Tuesdays, Oct. 16 – Dec. 4, from 4:30 – 6:30 pm and for adults ages 18-24, Wednesdays, Oct. 17– Dec. 5, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Email mcard@npl.org for more info. Follow the link to register: goo.gl/sCDXb7

Jasmine Mans is an author, performer, poet, teacher, and artist. She has successfully competed in HBO’s Russell Simmons Presents Brave New Voices and Knicks Poetry Slam competitions. Mans released her first book, Chalk Outlines of Snow Angels in May 2012. That same year, she was chosen by Glamour Magazine, as one of their Top 10 Most Influential Woman in College. Jasmine is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, where she began mentoring younger poets and teaching creative writing in the First Wave program, and Newark’s own Arts High School.

Event Capacity – 30

Tuesdays, 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
October 16th – December 4th (Ages 12-17)

This program was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

Teen Poetry Workshops 2018

Newark School of Theology at Newark Public Library Fall 2018 Classes @ Board Room, 2nd Floor
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Newark School of Theology at Newark Public Library Fall 2018 Classes

All Classes from 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Tuesday’s Class: “The Old Testament: Part I”
Wednesday’s Class: “Pastoral Theology”
Thursday’s class: “The New Testament”

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

Oct
24
Wed
College Prep Classes @ Springfield Branch Library
Oct 24 @ 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

Family Bingo @ Van Buren Branch Library
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Families can play bingo for small prizes.

 

More STEAM @ Springfield Branch Library
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Children will explore STEAM activities and games.

Springfield Branch Library
50 Hayes Street
Newark, NJ 07103

Express Yourself Teen Workshop @ Vailsburg Branch Library
Oct 24 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Create your own symbols; decorate spirit flags or bandanas to express themes about your personality, spirit and ideas.

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Vailsburg Branch Library
75 Alexander Street
Newark, NJ 07106

Crochet & Knitting Club @ Clinton Branch Library
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Adults and teens work on crochet and knitting projects as well as personal items

Newark School of Theology at Newark Public Library Fall 2018 Classes @ Board Room, 2nd Floor
Oct 24 @ 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Newark School of Theology at Newark Public Library Fall 2018 Classes

All Classes from 5:30 pm – 8:15 pm

Tuesday’s Class: “The Old Testament: Part I”
Wednesday’s Class: “Pastoral Theology”
Thursday’s class: “The New Testament”

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