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.

 

Apr
20
Sat
Join Us for Yoga On Saturdays @ The Newark Public Library @ LGBTQ Center, 1st Floor
Apr 20 @ 11:00 am – 11:45 am
Join Us for Yoga On Saturdays @ The Newark Public Library @ LGBTQ Center, 1st Floor | Newark | New Jersey | United States

CLASS IS OPEN TO ALL

SATURDAYS @ 11 AM – 11:45 AM
beginning on March 2nd

Click here to view the flyer.

College Prep Classes @ Springfield Branch Library
Apr 20 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

CollegeSAT Prep 2018-19

College Prep Classes

September 12, 2018 through May 15, 2019

Wednesdays 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Saturdays 11:30 – 1:30 pm

Springfield Branch Library
50 Hayes Street
Newark, NJ 07103

Springfield Branch Library invites all high school seniors to attend free weekly SAT/ACT Prep Classes

  • SAT/ACT Prepping
  • College Essay Writing
  • Financial Aid/Scholarship Assistance
  • College Fairs
  • Mentoring
  • Community Services

For more information please call the branch at (973) 733-7736 or Mr. Brown Coordinator at (862) 368-4261

The program is free and open to the public.

Funding for the program is provided by the Victoria Foundation

Groovy Tots @ Branch Brook Branch Library
Apr 20 @ 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.

Apr
22
Mon
Lego Club Mondays @ The Newark Public Library, 1st Floor Children's Room
Apr 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Lego Club Mondays @ The Newark Public Library, 1st Floor Children's Room | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Mondays in April – April 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th | 4-5 PM
The Newark Public Library, Children’s Room | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Join us on Mondays in April to make some fun and interesting creations and see them displayed at the library!

For more information, please contact us at 973.733.7797

Click here to view the flyer.

 

Apr
23
Tue
The Art of Networking | Career Connections Workshop @ The Newark Public Library, 3rd Floor Technology Training Center
Apr 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
The Art of Networking | Career Connections Workshop @ The Newark Public Library, 3rd Floor Technology Training Center | Newark | New Jersey | United States

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 | 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM
The Newark Public Library, Technology Training Center (3rd Floor) | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Master the art of networking with proven tips and suggestions

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

This program is made possible with a grant from The New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development.

Tuesday Game Night @ The Newark Public Library, 1st Floor Children's Room
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019 | 6-7PM
The Newark Public Library, Children’s Room | 5 Washington Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Join us for Game Night at The Newark Public Library in the first floor children’s room!

Click here to view the flyer.

For more details, please contact us at 973.733.7797

Apr
24
Wed
College Prep Classes @ Springfield Branch Library
Apr 24 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CollegeSAT Prep 2018-19

College Prep Classes

September 12, 2018 through May 15, 2019

Wednesdays 4:00 – 7:00 pm

Saturdays 11:30 – 1:30 pm

Springfield Branch Library
50 Hayes Street
Newark, NJ 07103

Springfield Branch Library invites all high school seniors to attend free weekly SAT/ACT Prep Classes

  • SAT/ACT Prepping
  • College Essay Writing
  • Financial Aid/Scholarship Assistance
  • College Fairs
  • Mentoring
  • Community Services

For more information please call the branch at (973) 733-7736 or Mr. Brown Coordinator at (862) 368-4261

The program is free and open to the public.

Funding for the program is provided by the Victoria Foundation

Yarn Works @ North End Branch
Apr 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Yarn Works @ North End Branch | Newark | New Jersey | United States
Crochet, Knit, Chat: Beginners welcome. Learn basic stitches or bring a project you are already working on.
 
G or H crochet hook or size 10 or 11 knitting needles recommended for beginners.