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Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society of The Newark Public Library
Celebrating 28 years at the Newark Public Library (since 1987) Dorothea M. Moore, Chairperson


Monthly meetings will be:
The first Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted. September to June.

Main Library – James Brown African American Room
5 Washington Street
unless otherwise noted.

2015-2016 Literary Schedule
In 2015, the nation and the world has lost some of its greatest leaders and authors. Among them were: Julian Bond, Carl Stokes, John A. Williams, Charlie Sifford, Colleen McCullough, Percy Sledge, B.B. King, Ben E. King, John Carroll, Frank Gifford, Bess Myerson, Edward W. Brooke, Mario Cuomo, Bobbi K. Brown, Clark Terry, Leonard Nimoy, Minnie Minoso, Rev. Robert H. Schuller, and Arthur A. Hartman

Saturday, September 12
11:00am – 12:00pm
Registration in the James Brown African-American Room
September 16th
Film showing of To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
October 7
The Man Who Cried I Am by John A. Williams

November 4

Gonna Sit At The Welcome Table by Julian Bond
December 2
Kindred by Octavia Butler
January 2016
No Meeting Scheduled
February 3
Celebrating Black History Month
Blessed Experiences: Genuinely Southern, Proudly Black by James E. Clyburn
March 2
Celebrating Women's History Month
April 6
Celebrating National Poetry Month
A Community Poetry Read—Bring Out The Poets
May 4
Digital Fortress by Dan Brown
June 1
Celebrating the Black Diaspora
Alek by Alek Wek

For more information call 973-733-7793.
All programs are book discussions, unless otherwise noted.
Some of these books may be at other libraries and can be requested
through our Interlibrary Services Department.

A special program for The Celebration of the 350th Birthday of Newark will be announced.

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