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Newark Public Library holds seven "Saturday Programs @ the Branches" events in April
Press Release March 16, 2006
Media only contact: J. Dennis Papp
(973) 733-7798; dpapp@npl.org

The Newark Public Library, 5 Washington Street, announced it would hold seven events from its "Saturday Programs @ the Branches" series of entertaining and educational children’s programs, funded by the Newark Public Schools. All programs are free and open to the public. For more information call the number listed with the description, or visit www.npl.org/Pages/KidsPlace/calendar.html.
 

April 1, 2006


Clinton Branch, 739 Bergen Street
10:15 am
973-733-7754
Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters "A Day in the Life of a Slave"
Join the sisters of the Williams family as they tell the story of their ancestors through songs and quilts. Learn about the lives of their ancestors and the history of quilting through crafts, songs and stories.

Madison Branch, 790 Clinton Avenue
12:00 pm
973-733-8090
Seven Quilts for Seven Sisters "A Day in the Life of a Slave"
Join the sisters of the Williams family as they tell the story of their ancestors through songs and quilts. Learn about the lives of their ancestors and the history of quilting through crafts, songs and stories.

Vailsburg Branch, 75 Alexander Street
11:00 am
973-733-7755
Dragons and Dreams
Join Andrew Piccirillo, from Piccirillo Sciencetelling, as he takes you on a journey through a land of castles and dragons. Learn about the science of Fire & Ice with the telling of a tale of Dragons & Dreams that uses experiments of flash paper, exploding bottles, "cool" dry ice, and much more. Wouldn't dragon's breath be an amazing sight?

April 15, 2006


North End Branch, 722 Summer Avenue
11:00 am
973-733-7749
Blazing New Trails
Join Andrew Piccirillo, from Piccirillo Sciencetelling, as he takes you on a journey through time and the development of electricity. Celebrate the ideas and inventions of Nikola Tesla with demonstrations of the properties of insulators and conductors, frying an egg, shocking a potato, electrifying silly putty, exploding Gatorade bottles and making an electrical path of objects so incredible it will short-circuit your mind.

Weequahic Branch, 355 Osborne Terrace
11:00 am
973-733-7752
The Lizard Guy
Join The Lizard Guy for an exciting glimpse into fabulous animals of the world. The Lizard Guy brings some exotic animals, such as lizards, turtles, frogs, and a huge special guest for the finale. You will learn many different facts about these animals, such as where they are from, and what they eat.

April 29, 2006


Branch Brook Branch, 235 Clifton Avenue
11:00 am
973-733-6388
The Planet of The Others
Join Andrew Piccirillo, from Piccirillo Sciencetelling, as he takes you on a journey with Larkin and pilot Lightspeed to the Planet of The Others. Learn about the science of Fire & Light, using lasers, flash paper, firework glasses, exploding bottles, and much more. Discover whether Larkin and Lightspeed will make it back to Earth in time!

Springfield Branch, 50 Hayes Street
11:00 am
973-733-7736
The Lizard Guy
Join The Lizard Guy for an exciting glimpse into fabulous animals of the world. The Lizard Guy brings some exotic animals, such as lizards, turtles, frogs, and a huge special guest for the finale. Learn many different facts about these animals, such as where they are from, and what they eat.

 

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