Kids’ Place - Newark Public Library

Kids’ Place



During our closure the library has many resources for kids! Have a question? E-mail for help with any question!

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2021 Summer Reading Challenge: Tails and Tales!

The Newark Public Library presents the 2021 Summer Reading Challenge, Tails and Tales!

June 28th through August 7th.

Please visit for more details and information on how to sign up!

Upcoming Events

Click here for Recordings of Past Programs 

Make Your Own Dream Catchers @ Main Library
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Maximum 10. Rain Date: July 28th.

Creative Writing Workshop @ North End Branch
Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Ages 8+.

Rain Date July 29th, August 12th, and August 26th.

Outdoor Preschool Storytime @ Vailsburg Branch
Jul 27 @ 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm

Toddlers and preschoolers and their parents/caregivers are invited to an outdoor story time. Preregistration is required. Please call 973-733-7755 to register.

All programs from 3:00 pm – 3:45 pm.


Rain dates are: 7/7, 7/14, 7/21, and 7/28.




Get A Library Card

No card? No problem!

Click here to get one! You can also create a pin if you don’t have one to access our online resources!

Newark Books

The library created 3 books to help you learn about Newark’s history.
My Newark Story
Knowing Newark
Newark Eagles 101

Ebooks and Audiobooks

You can check out thousands of ebooks and audiobooks with your library card! Click here!




Online Resources

For homework help, fun activities, free books, learning resources and more: visit our online resources. If you don’t have a library card get one here to access these!


NPL hosts daily virtual storytimes Monday-Saturday at 11 and 2 on Facebook Live. Click here to find out how to send in your videos forCommunity Storytime. Click here to watch all our storytimes!

Links for Learning

Librarians suggest these free websites in English and Spanish as great resources for homework, free books, exercise, learning and for just having fun! Click here!


For Parents and Teachers

Encouraging early childhood literacy in your home is the cornerstone to building a lifelong love of learning. Learn More (English) (Spanish)