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First Avenue Branch Library

282 First Avenue   (Map)
Newark, NJ 07107
(973) 733-8091

We regret to announce that due to budget cuts the First Avenue branch is permanently closing.
Friday, August 27, is our last day of service.
It has been a privilege to serve you.

Please visit us at another library location.


Location
Bus Routes
History
Library Photos
Map
Collections/Services for:
   Adults
   Children and Young Adults

Location

The First Avenue Branch Library is located on First Avenue and 10th Street, south of Bloomfield Avenue, and west of Roseville Avenue.

Click here for a local map.

Bus Routes

  • #34 Bloomfield stops at First Ave. & 10th St.
  • #11, #28, #29, #72 stop at Bloomfield Ave. & Roseville Ave. (by St. Francis Church) or Bloomfield Ave. & 11th St.

History

The First Avenue Branch opened in December 1974.

Collections and Services for Adults

Books and Movies

  • Fiction and non-fiction books
  • Books from weekly bestseller lists
  • Popular video collectio
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Computers
  • Word processing
  • Internet
  • Access to the library's electronic resources

Collections and Services for Children and Young Adults

Parents, teachers, preschools, and students from grades K - 8 can benefit from our services.

For Children

  • Help with homework assignments from our Club Success teacher
  • Books, book and cassette sets, and magazines to read for fun
  • Picture books for the early readers
  • Movies
  • Computers for:
    • Word processing
    • Internet
    • Access to the library's electronic resources
Special activities are held throughout the year, including the popular Summer Reading Challenge. Preschool and kindergarten classes can visit and enjoy stories, films, and other fun activities.

For Young Adults

  • Fiction, non-fiction, and paperback books
  • Books for high school assignments and papers.

Photos from Library Events

Photos from the First Avenue Branch's Reopening Celebration
November 16, 2006

 

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