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James Brown African American Room

Newark Public Library
1st Floor, Main Library
5 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
(973) 733-5411

Summer hours effective June 22 - September 12
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Wednesday: 9:00am – 8:30pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 3:00pm

Fall/Winter hours effective September 14
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:00am – 5:30pm
Thursday: 9:00am – 8:30pm
Saturday: 9:00am – 5:30pm

Named after the librarian who founded it, this room has a collection that is principally for browsing and provides cross-disciplinary access to materials about African American life, history, and culture. Titles of current interest, classics, and standard reference sources are available. Reference, readers’ advisory, and programs are offered. Programs include the James Brown Memorial Lecture Series, Black History Month, Lorraine Hansberry Lecture Series, Malcolm X Remembered, W.E.B. Du Bois Reading Circle and Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society. The Newark Public Library specializes in African American studies.

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