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The Library will be closed on Monday, October 13, in observance of Columbus Day.

computer classes Free Computer Classes in September

Main Library, Technology Training Center

cacao beans Edible History:
How Latin American Food Evolved and Transformed the World

September 18 – December 31, 2014
Main Library, Second Floor Gallery

Press Release

riots Newark '74: Remembering the Puerto Rican Riots – An Unexamined History
On View October 1– December 31, 2014
Main Library, Fourth Floor

Opening Reception
Wednesday, October 1, 5:30pm
Main Library, Auditorium

Frances_E.W._Harper Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society
Honoring Amiri Baraka

Wednesday, October 1, 6:30pm
Main Library, James Brown African American Room

John Padovano Ironbound Crooner
John Padovano

Wednesday, October 1, 6:00pm
Van Buren Branch

Singer–songwriter John Padovano returns for an encore performance of favorite songs and recounts some personal Ironbound memories about the old days in the neighborhood.

2014 John Cotton Dana Distinguished Lecturer
Please join the Friends of the Newark Public Library
with Distinguished Lecturer
Mary Sue Sweeney Price

Wednesday, October 8, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Main Library, Centennial Hall
$25; $15 Seniors and Students

Girls Who Code Girls Who Code

Thursdays, September 25 – May 2015, 4:30–6:30pm
Main Library, 3rd Floor Technology Training Center

Dahlia Elsayed And Never Elsewhere
A Performance by Dahlia Elsayed

Friday, October 10, 4:15–5:00pm
Horizon Plaza, Newark Museum

In conjunction with Newark Arts Council Open Doors Citywide Arts Festival, a Performance by Dahlia Elsayed will take the form of a deinstallation and procession to the Newark Public Library, with participants ceremoniously carrying the yellow flags currently on view in the Newark Museum's Horizon Plaza.

Characters Walk Rutgers Undergraduate Women In Business Hosts
Characters Walk
In Support of Children's Literacy for the City of Newark

Saturday, October 25, 10:00am – 1:00pm
Washington Park

Pre–register or donate today!

Booked 2014 Save the Date!

Booked for the Evening:
A Benefit for The Newark Public Library

Featuring Bestselling Author Arianna Huffington
and Honoring Mikki Taylor

Tuesday, October 28

This is NJ This is New Jersey
350 Years of Garden State History

January 18 – December 20, 2014
Main Library, Third Floor Gallery

Press Release

Job & Career Resources

Titles for Teens Titles for Teens

The Friends of the Newark Public Library
need your help to add more books
to the Teen Collection.

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