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Our virtual events are often hosted on Zoom or Facebook Live. Nuestros eventos virtuales a menudo se alojan en Zoom o Facebook Live

Need help learning how to use Zoom? English
¿Necesita ayuda para aprender a usar Zoom? Espanol

For Facebook Live, try going directly to this page.
Para Facebook Live intente ir directamente a esta página

To watch past programs, para mirar programas pasados.

May
14
Fri
FREE Virtual Adult Learning High School Equivalency Prep Program
May 14 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
FREE Virtual Adult Learning High School Equivalency Prep Program

April 5th through July 2nd | Mondays & Fridays from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Classes to be held virtually

It’s spring and time to finally get your HIGH SCHOOL Diploma! Get your 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 HSE test. 

*Diverse learners are encouraged to register. We will review basic skills and advanced skills so you are prepared to successfully take your HSE test.

Please visit bit.ly/2021SPRINGHSE to register

Click here to view the flyer.

ASL Study Group with Lolata and Thyson
May 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
ASL Study Group with Lolata and Thyson

Fridays beginning March 12th 1 – 2:30 PM
Join us on Zoom

Join Lolata and Thyson for a weekly ASL Study Group! Practice your ASL skills with fellow ASL class attendees.

Register today by visiting bit.ly/2NB9rZ5

Click here to view the flyer.

May
15
Sat
Business Startup Kids with Rajeeyah Madinah
May 15 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Business Startup Kids with Rajeeyah Madinah

Saturday, May 15th | 10:30 AM
Hosted virtually on Zoom – register below

Join us! This fun program was created to teach children how to start a business. It’s never too early to learn entrepreneur skills. These skills can plant the seeds that will grow for a lifetime. The goal is for each child to feel empowered through business savvy. A few platforms used: Google Docs, Google Sheets.

Click here to register: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwkd-6hqzwtGdB-dYV75rkbf0O_2HxHzKBI

Click here to view the flyer.

Business Startup Teens with Rajeeyah Madinah
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Business Startup Teens with Rajeeyah Madinah

Saturday, May 15th | 12PM
Hosted Virtually on Zoom – register below

This program was created to teach teens how to start, manage and grow a business. It’s never too early to learn entrepreneur skills. We want teens to learn valuable skills that can enrich their lives for today and for their future. As the leaders of tomorrow, they can thrive with the resources, tools and skills that they learn about today. Many platforms used.

For ages 13-17.

Hosted by Rajeeyah Madina, Newark Native, Founder of Digital Kids Learning Academy.

Click here to register: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pd-6uqzMjH9bdtOT9PsLlj0orDGmvft80

May
17
Mon
FREE Virtual Adult Learning High School Equivalency Prep Program
May 17 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
FREE Virtual Adult Learning High School Equivalency Prep Program

April 5th through July 2nd | Mondays & Fridays from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
Classes to be held virtually

It’s spring and time to finally get your HIGH SCHOOL Diploma! Get your 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 HSE test. 

*Diverse learners are encouraged to register. We will review basic skills and advanced skills so you are prepared to successfully take your HSE test.

Please visit bit.ly/2021SPRINGHSE to register

Click here to view the flyer.

Eat Smart, Live Strong
May 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Eat Smart, Live Strong

Mondays, April 26th through May 17th | 2:30-3:30 PM
Tune in on Zoom – registration details below

EAT SMART, LIVE STRONG
Come join a free, fun, hands-on group focused on:
• Shopping for healthy food on a budget • New ways to prepare fruits and vegetables • Simple ways to get moving. Designed for Seniors.

LESSON TOPICS
● Lesson 1: Reach your goals, step by step– 4/26/2021
● Lesson 2: Challenges and Solutions – 5/3/2021
● Lesson 3: Colorful and Classic Favorites – 5/10/2021
● Lesson 4: Eat Smart, Spend Less – 5/17/2021

CONTACT/REGISTRATION (Zoom Link Below)
Keegan Fletcher – Kfletcher@npl.org
Ashley Policastro – apolicastro@cfbnj.org

Zoom Registration Information:
http://bit.ly/ESLSNewarkPublicLibrary

New Jersey Department of Human Services | New Jersey Department of Health
This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

Eating Smart, Being Active
May 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Eating Smart, Being Active

Mondays, April 26th through May 17th | 6-7 PM
Tune in on Zoom – registration details below

Join our free, fun, hands-on classes to learn more about:

• Planning, shopping and saving to stretch food dollars • Choosing healthy ingredients to create delicious meals • Ways to get active and build strong bones.

LESSON TOPICS
● Lesson 1: Get Moving! – 4/26/2021
●Lesson 2: Plan, Shop, $ave – 5/3/2021
●Lesson 3: Fruits and Veggies: Half Your Plate – 5/10/2021
●Lesson 4: Make a Change – 5/17/2021

CONTACT/REGISTRATION (Zoom Link Below)
Keegan Fletcher – Kfletcher@npl.org
Ashley Policastro – apolicastro@cfbnj.org

Zoom Registration Information:
http://bit.ly/ESBANewarkPublicLibrary

New Jersey Department of Human Services | New Jersey Department of Health

This material was funded by USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

May
18
Tue
ASL Classes
May 18 @ 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: http://facebook.com/newarkpubliclibrary

Watch all classes here.

See Flier.

May
19
Wed
College Options for Immigrant Students
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
College Options for Immigrant Students

Wednesday, May 19th | 5:00 PM
Click here to register // Inscríbase aquí: bit.ly/3gLQgZa

Learn more about applying to and attending college, as well as financial aid and additional resources for immigrant and DACAmented students. Workshop for parents and students, provided in English and Spanish.

Opciones universitarias para los estudiantes inmigrantes

Aprenda sobre solicitar admisión a las universidades, además de la ayuda financiera y recursos adicionales para los estudiantes inmigrantes y “DACAmented”. Un taller informativo para estudiantes y familias, provisto en inglés y español.

Presented by Maria Zamora-Porras, Undocumented Student Services, Rutgers University-Newark

Click here to view the flyer // Haga clic aquí para ver el folleto

Why We Need to Talk About Race, Justice & Asian Americans
May 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Why We Need to Talk About Race, Justice & Asian Americans

Wednesday, May 19th | 6:00 PM
Tune in on Zoom or Facebook Live – click here to register

North Jersey is home to some of the largest Asian American communities in the country. As the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the state last year, the number of anti-Asian bias incidents — which includes racial slurs and physical attacks — went up by nearly 75%. Join professors Khatri Joshi and Tammy Ho in a conversation about the history of anti-Asian violence and exclusion in the United States and how we can promote community safety, wellness and justice.

Click here to view the flyer & read more about our panelists.