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*Summer hours are in effect through September 10

Closings: Branch Brook Branch and Vailsburg Branch will be closed on Saturday, June 25

The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day


Read 2016 Summer Reading Challenge

Summer fun activities continue through August 27

More information

computer classes Drop–In Computer and Job Search Assistance in June

Assistance in English
Main Library, Technology Training Center


Assistance in English  |  Asistencia en español
Van Buren Branch

Drop–In Computer and Job Search Assistance in July

Assistance in English
Main Library, Technology Training Center


Assistance in English  |  Asistencia en español
Van Buren Branch

Knowing Newark
The Newark Public Library
announces the publication of
Knowing Newark: Selected Star-Ledger Columns by Charles F. Cummings



Nationalist Heroines Nationalist Heroines: Puerto Rican Women History Forgot, 1930s-1950s

Wednesday, June 29, 6:00pm
Main Library, Centennial Hall

Dr. Olga Jiménez de Wagenheim, Professor Emerita in History, Rutgers University, presents her new book, Nationalist Heroines: Puerto Rican Women History Forgot, 1930s-1950s. A book signing and reception will follow the presentation. This event is cosponsored by the Friends of HRIC. Books will be available for sale at a discounted price and a percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the New Jersey Hispanic Research and Information Center at the Newark Public Library. For more information, please contact the Sala Hispanoamericana at 973-733-7772, or email ibetancourt@npl.org.

Children's Programs Presented by
the Essex County Environmental Center

June 22 – August 3

Misako Rocks!

Friday, July 1, 1:30-3:00pm
Weequahic Branch

Learn step-by-step how to draw manga-style characters from Japanese comic strip artist Misako. Please register at the Weequahic Branch or call 973-733-7751.

You've Got to Be Beading!

• Thursday, July 21, 1:30pm
Weequahic Branch

• Thursday, July 28, 2:00pm
Springfield Branch

Teen classes with TiaMarie Beading Studio.



Newark 350 Newark at 350:
Settlement, Growth, Renewal


Main Library, Third Floor Gallery
January 19 December 31, 2016
Press Release




Cerone, Hazzard, Donnell
Newark Lifetimes:
Recollections and Reflections
Rick Cerone, Larry Hazzard,
and Li'za Donnell

Wednesday, July 27, 6:00 - 8:00pm
Main Library, Centennial Hall

Sakkai Impressions of the Natural World:
Japanese Prints from the Special Collections Division


Main Library, Second Floor Gallery
Exhibit on view April 18 - August 6, 2016

Press Release


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Everyday Book Sale

Main Library, First Floor

Used books for sale! All proceeds support the library.

SAT Prep Classes
Springfield Branch


September 14, 2016 - May 10, 2017
• Wednesdays, 5:00pm – 7:00pm
• Saturdays, 11:00am – 1:30pm


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Job & Career Resources



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to the Teen Collection.

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