Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society of The Newark Public Library – Newark Public Library

Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society of The Newark Public Library


Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society of The Newark Public Library

James Brown African American Room, Second Floor, Main Library, 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102
Dorothea M. Moore, Chairperson

Celebrating 32 years at the Newark Public Library, since 1987

The Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM, unless otherwise noted, in the James Brown African American Room at The Newark Public Library, 5 Washington Street.

 

2018-2019 Literary Schedule

Wednesday, September 18th, 2018 Eyes on the Prize: The Sit-Ins 1960 (film)
Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018 Going to Meet the Man by James Baldwin
Wednesday, November 28th, 2018 Inside Newark by Robert Curvin
Guest Speaker Nancy Zak
Wednesday, December 5th, 2018 Singing in the Comeback Choir by Bebe Moore Campbell
January 2019 No Meeting Scheduled; Happy New Year!
Wednesday, February 27, 2019, 6-8 PM Celebrating Black History Month
Guest Speaker Dr. Akil Kokayi Khalfani. Topic “The Living Legacy of Dr. Carter G. Woodson”
Wednesday, March 13th, 2019 Celebrating Women’s History Month
From Suffragettes to the Statehouse by Barbara Kukla
Wednesday, April 3rd, 2019 Celebrating National Poetry Month
Let the Poet Sing (a community read)
Wednesday, May 1st, 2019 Black Fortunes by Shamari Wills
Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 Celebrating the Black Diaspora
When Roots Die by Patricia Jones Jackson


Extra Read: Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth

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For more information call 973-733-7793.
All programs are book discussions, unless otherwise noted.
Some of these books may be at other libraries and can be requested
through our Interlibrary Services Department.

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