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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.

 

May
4
Sat
Design & Sew a Quilt Square @ The Newark Public Library, Branch Brook Branch
May 4 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Design & Sew a Quilt Square @ The Newark Public Library, Branch Brook Branch | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Saturday, May 4th, 2019 | 12:00-2:00 PM
The Newark Public Library, Branch Brook Branch | 235 Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104

Sew a square for the Branch Brook Community Quilt! Then personalize it using fabric markers. Beginners are invited to learn how to use the sewing machines in our new sewing room! Can’t make it on Saturday? Stop by any time, the “Sewcial Club” is always open!

Click here to view the flyer.

Jun
5
Wed
NJPAC Presents Books on the Move at NPL’s Branch Brook Branch @ The Newark Public Library, Branch Brook Branch
Jun 5 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
NJPAC Presents Books on the Move at NPL's Branch Brook Branch @ The Newark Public Library, Branch Brook Branch | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Wednesday, June 5th | 4-6 PM
The Newark Public Library, Branch Brook Branch | 235 Clifton Avenue, Newark, NJ 07104

Join NJPAC Teaching Artist Wincey Terry in a reading of Mambo King, the inspiring true story about Tito Puente about his road from Spanish Harlem to the GRAMMY Awards.

This bilingual program will allow young listeners to role play parts of the book, complete arts and crafts activities, and enjoy dance steps and drum rhythms of the Mambo and Cha-Cha.

The first 25 families to RSVP receive a FREE copy of the book!

For more information, please contact 973.733.7754

RSVP at njpac.org/booksonthemove

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