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Library announces November program schedule
Press Release October 25, 2002

The Newark Public Library has announced its schedule of programs for the month of November. For additional information on the programs, which are free and open to the public (except for the November 12 program for which there is a fee), patrons may call Herb Williams at (973) 733-3610, or they may visit the library’s website at www.npl.org.

In addition to these programs, the library is offering a series of free computer classes. Although they are free, registration is required, since seating is limited to ten participants. For more information, or to register for a computer class, please call (973) 733-3603 or visit the Victoria Technology Center, which is on the third floor of the main library, located at 5 Washington Street.

Following is the November schedule.

Exhibition
Remembering Newark’s Greeks: An American Odyssey, lobby, 2nd & 3rd floor galleries of the Main Library, through December 31,2002. Library hours. Call (973) 733-4870 for information.

Computer Classes
Some of the topics include Word Processing for Seniors, Business on the Web and Webwise (for Kids!). Selected classes are also offered in Spanish. Call (973) 733-3603 for information.

Monday, November 4 10am A viewing of Legacy, a remarkable new documentary on the struggle of three generations of African-American women to free themselves from welfare and poverty. Auditorium.

Wednesday, November 6 6:30pm F.E.W. Harper Literary Society holds a book discussion of Michele Andrea Bowen’s Church Folk. African-American Room.

Saturday, November 9 2pm Hooray for Children program series presents a "Multicultural Concert" with singer-songwriter Patricia Shih. She presents a concert that is a delectable smorgasbord of languages and cultures. Centennial Hall.

Tuesday, November 12 6pm The Friends of The Newark Public Library present the John Cotton Dana Distinguished Lecture. This year’s presenter is Dr. Clement Alexander Price. Dr. Price’s keynote address is entitled "Newark’s Twentieth Century: Reflections on the Culture of Race and Civic Life." Seating for the John Cotton Dana Distinguished Lecture is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets ($15 donation in advance; $20 at the door; $10 students in advance) may be purchased by sending a check made out to The Friends of The Newark Public Library, in care of The Newark Public Library, PO Box 630, Newark, NJ 07101-0630.

Thursday, November 14 Noon and 6pm The Final Message, a group that has appeared at numerous concerts and on television and radio programs, presents a "harvest program" of music and thanks. Centennial Hall.

 

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