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Newark Patch

Newark Groups Team Up for Homeless Outreach Event  

NJTV News

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

TAPinto

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

Patch.com

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

NYT:
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

NJ.com:
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

Bustle:
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

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

Radio

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

NPR:
All Things Considered

WBGO:
Philip Roth Book Collection Coming “Home”

Viewpoints:
16-45 Segment 1: Supporting Libraries

About the Author

A distinguished librarian, Mr. Jeffrey Trzeciak has spent his entire career in urban library settings and joins the Library from Washington University in St. Louis, where he served as University Librarian.  Over- the course of his 30-year career, marked by innovation and collaboration, Jeffrey has been a champion of civil rights and social justice, particularly in the African American, Hispanic and LGBTQ communities.