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The Daily Heller: Designing the Philip Roth Library Room. Click here to read the full article.


Libraries in N.J. forced to turn the page, reimagine services in post-COVID world. Click here to read the full article.


Philip Roth devuelve sus libros. Click here to read the full article.


Newark Library Gets 200 Pieces Of Donated Office Furniture. Click here to read the full article.


Newark library’s Philip Roth collection will give intimate glimpse into his research and writing process. Click here to read the full article.


ASL Instructor Thyson Halley featured on the cover of New Jersey Monthly. Click here to view the cover and read the full article.



Members of Newark Library, Nottinghamshire, enjoy cultural exchange with Newark Public Library, New Jersey, US


{Newark Public} Library wants residents to document their coronavirus experience for its archives


Newark Public Library becomes a virtual lifeline during the coronavirus pandemic


Newark Public Library is offering free services, resources, for residents of all ages


‘Radical Women’ Exhibit on View at Newark Public Library, as featured on WNBC Channel 4


The Sacrifices of “radical” women, black athletes honored in Newark Public Library exhibits


Issues and Ideas podcast:


Jill Horner speaks with Tom Alrutz, Interim Director from the Newark Public Library, about Newark Library’s Public Programs.


Powerful Newark Art Exhibit Honors Women’s Rights, 19th Amendment:


Philip Roth Left More Than $2 Million to His Hometown Library in Newark, N.J.


Newark Public Library Gives 45,000 TOTAL Library Cards To Kick Off Library Card Sign-Up Month:


Free Library Cards Will Empower 45000 Newark Students, Teachers:


Video – CBS New York: Thousands of Newark Public Schools Students, Teachers To Receive Library Cards:


Video – WMBC TV: Partnership between Newark Public Schools and Newark Public Library:


TapINTO: New District-Library Partnership Guarantees Library Cards for All Students:


My9NJ: Census jobs available to people with disabilities


Tap into Newark: Mayor Baraka Launches Youth Book Club


Newark Literacy Coalition #NewarkReads:


Tap into Newark: Newark LGBTQ Center Opening Features New Jersey First Lady Tammy Murphy.

United Hemispheres  “Three Perfect Days in Newark”

Atlas Obscura: click here to view the article.

Brick City Live:

Video: Newark Public Library is the place to be in Newark

Caucus: New Jersey

Newark Patch

Newark Groups Team Up for Homeless Outreach Event  

Newark Remembers James ‘Library’ Brown


 NJ program improves access to the internet for the blind and visually impaired 


Free Haircuts, Links to Social Services at the Newark Public Library

Atlas Obscura:

At the Newark Public Library, Shopping Bags Carry Local History

Free Press:
Race, the Media, and Politics in the Trump Era

Midland Reporter-Telegram:

Sotomayor tells kids: Reading helped me reach Supreme Court

Newark Outreach To Homeless: Free Lunch, Haircuts, Social Service

A Scene Right Out of Philip Roth: His Books Come Home to Newark’s Library

The Boston Globe:
Philip Roth leaves his library to his hometown and lists 15 books that had an impact on his life

The New Yorker:
Above & Beyond | Readings and Talks: Newark Public Library
Read like Philip Roth: Famed author’s books coming to Newark Library
Library looks to create fitting nook for literary giant’s books

The Jewish Daily Forward:
Why Zadie Smith Thinks Philip Roth, and Alexander Portnoy, Changed The World
At His Library in Newark, Philip Roth Names 15 of His Favorite Books
Zadie Smith’s Lecture, Nora Ephron’s Revolt and 4 Other Things To Watch, Read, And Do This Weekend

Jewish Link of NJ:
Novelist Philip Roth Bequeaths Entire Personal Library to Newark Public Library

The Economist:
America across the river
A great novelist has bequeathed his book collection to a struggling public library

The Paris Review:
Roth’s Reading Room

Philip Roth Is Donating 4,000 Of His Personal Books To The Newark Public Library

The Newark Times:
Philip Roth Entrusts His Entire Personal Library to Newark Public Library

La Repubblicca:
Philip Roth dona 4mila libri alla sua città natale

Newark Library Forsakes the Dewey Decimal System in Honor of Philip Roth’s 4,000-Book Donation


Dear President: What You Need to Know about Race: Newark Edition

All Things Considered