Programs & Exhibits

Current Programs

Current Exhibits

Upcoming Programs and Events

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.

 

Feb
22
Fri
2019 BLACK HISTORY CELEBRATION After Work Hip Hop Dance Party! @ Centennial Hall, 2nd Floor
Feb 22 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm

DJ Wallah will “spin” some of the old school hip hop classics from such artists as Grand Master Flash, Run DMC, Tribe Called Quest; Outkast, Lords of the Underground and Naughty by Nature and contemporary chart toppers Cardi B, Jay Z, Drake and others.

Event Capacity: 120

 

PNC Foundation is proud to support the Newark Public Library’s Black History Celebration exhibition and public programs.

Feb
23
Sat
American Sign Language Classes (ASL) Beginners Level I @ Auditorium, 4th Floor
Feb 23 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
American Sign Language Classes (ASL) Beginners Level I @ Auditorium, 4th Floor | Newark | New Jersey | United States

ASL Winter 2019

American Sign Language Classes (ASL)

Saturdays: Beginners Level I
10:30 am until 12:00 pm

January 19 through December 1, 2018 (No Class: February 16th)
(March 30th Class room to be announced) 

Free and Open to the Public

Newark Public Library
Auditorium, 4th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

For more information, email Lolata Greggs: lgreggs@npl.org

Groovy Tots @ Branch Brook Branch Library
Feb 23 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm
Groovy Tots @ Branch Brook Branch Library | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Bring your little one (ages 3-6) to wiggle and move to the beat. Learn the basics of Ballet, Hip-hop, and more in a shortened class for their attention spans! (Parents must stay with child).


Branch Brook Branch
Feb 23 | Mar 30 | Apr 20
235 Clifton Avenue, Newark

Please click here to view the flyer for Branch Brook.

American Sign Language Classes (ASL) Beginners Level II @ 4th Floor Auditorium
Feb 23 @ 12:20 pm – 1:30 pm
American Sign Language Classes (ASL) Beginners Level II @ 4th Floor Auditorium | Newark | New Jersey | United States

American Sign Language Classes (ASL)
ASL Winter 2019

Saturdays: Beginners Level II
12:20 pm until 1:30 pm

January 19 through March 30, 2019 (No Class: February 16th)
(March 30th Class room to be announced)

Free and Open to the Public

Newark Public Library
Auditorium, 4th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

For more information, email Lolata Greggs: lgreggs@npl.org

American Sign Language Classes

Feb
25
Mon
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES @ Newark Public Library
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

January 14, 2019 (Main Library) Monday-Friday | 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

The Newark Public Library and La Casa de Don Pedro are hosting Free ESL classes!  Pre-registration begins December 3, 2018. Space is limited – register today!

Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please visit La Casa de Don Pedro:
39 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07104

Click here to view the flyer in Spanish.
Click here to view the flyer in English.

For more information, please contact:
Jacqueline Perez 973.481.4568
Miriam Martinez 973.481.4703

Funding for these ESL classes is supported in part by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. 

Lego Club Mondays @ The Newark Public Library, 1st Floor Children's Room
Feb 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Mondays in February | February 4th & 25th, 4-5 PM

Join us Mondays in February to make some fun and interesting creations and see them displayed at the Library!

Feb
26
Tue
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES @ Newark Public Library
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

January 14, 2019 (Main Library) Monday-Friday | 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

The Newark Public Library and La Casa de Don Pedro are hosting Free ESL classes!  Pre-registration begins December 3, 2018. Space is limited – register today!

Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please visit La Casa de Don Pedro:
39 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07104

Click here to view the flyer in Spanish.
Click here to view the flyer in English.

For more information, please contact:
Jacqueline Perez 973.481.4568
Miriam Martinez 973.481.4703

Funding for these ESL classes is supported in part by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. 

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE CLASSES @ Newark Public Library - Van Buren Branch
Feb 26 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

January 15, 2019 (Van Buren Branch) Tuesdays, Thursdays & Fridays 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM
140 Van Buren Street, Newark, NJ 07105

The Newark Public Library and La Casa de Don Pedro are hosting Free ESL classes!  Pre-registration begins December 3, 2018. Space is limited – register today!

Pre-registration is required. To pre-register, please visit La Casa de Don Pedro:
39 Broadway
Newark, NJ 07104

Click here to view the flyer in Spanish.
Click here to view the flyer in English.

For more information, please contact:
Jacqueline Perez 973.481.4568
Miriam Martinez 973.481.4703

Funding for these ESL classes is supported in part by the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development. 

Games Galore @ Van Buren Branch Library
Feb 26 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Games Galore @ Van Buren Branch Library | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Children of all ages are invited to play Nintendo Switch, Group Games, Board Games and more.

Click here to view the flyer.