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Press Releases for 2014

September 2014
The NJHRIC at The Newark Public Library presents an exhibit, "Newark '74: Remembering the Puerto Rican Riots – An Unexamined History" (9/25/14)
The Newark Public Library Celebrates Hispanic History with Edible History: How Latin American Food Evolved and Transformed the World (9/4/14)

July 2014
Newark Public Library's Booked for the Evening Gala to feature Arianna Huffington (7/8/14)

June 2014
Young People go Fizz! Boom! Read! for Newark Public Library's Summer Reading Challenge (6/18/14)

May 2014
Rotary International Funds Computers for The Newark Public Library's Children's Room (5/1/14)

April 2014
A Commemoration of the 125th Anniversary of The Newark Public Library (4/1/14)

January 2014
Black History Celebration of the African Diaspora (1/24/14)
Newark Public Library and New Jersey Center for the Book Celebrate 350 Years of New Jersey History (1/8/14)

Press Releases for 2013

October 2013
Bestselling Author Harlan Coben Featured at Newark Public Library's Booked for the Evening Benefit (10/18/13)
Best–Selling Author Harlan Coben to Headline Newark Public Library's Booked for the Evening Benefit (10/8/13)
Victoria Foundation Funds Jobs Skills Classes at the Newark Public Library (10/1/13)
Van Buren Branch of the Newark Public Library Hosts Free Computer Classes (10/1/13)

August 2013
The Newark Public Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage with Mesoamerican Mosaic: New Jersey's Guatemalan, Salvadoran and Honduran Communities (8/30/13)
The Newark Public Library Offers Free Computer Classes (8/28/13)
Newark Public Library's Head of Reference Leslie Kahn Named 2013 Librarian of the Year by New Jersey Library Association (8/23/13)

July 2013
The Newark Public Library Offers Free Computer Classes (7/31/13)
The Newark Public Library Publishes Catalogue of Philip Roth Photos (7/24/13)

June 2013
The Newark Public Library Announces New Hours (6/25/13)
Dig Into Reading at the Newark Public Library (6/14/13)

May 2013
Newark Public Library Celebrates Publication of Philip Roth Exhibit Catalogue (5/30/13)

March 2013
Philip Roth: An Exhibit of Photos from a Lifetime Opens at the Newark Public Library (3/21/13)

January 2013
Newark Public Library Celebrates Music During 2013 Black History Celebration (1/22/13)
Newark Public Library to Hold Jan. 23rd Exhibition Opening Featuring Contemporary, Multi–Generation Artists (1/16/13)

Press Releases for 2012

November 2012
Newark Public Library Hosts Dec. 1st "Family Fun Fest" Financial Fair for Preschoolers and Families at Main Library (11/21/12)
Biblioteca Publica de Newark Organiza el Primero de Diciembre Festival Familiar. Durante la Feria Financiera Para Preescolares y la Familia en la Biblioteca Principal (11/21/12)
UMDNJ–School of Nursing and Newark Public Library co–host "Grace Before Dying" Exhibit on Prison Hospice Program (11/15/12)

October 2012
Newark Public Library to Hold Oct. 27 Portfolio Review & Art Resource Fair (10/23/12)

September 2012
Newark Public Library Announces 2012-2013 Celebration of Newark Art & Artists Featuring Exhibition, Programs, and Events (9/28/12)
Newark Public Library Hosts Oct. 3 Financial Fair for Preschoolers and Families at Vailsburg Branch Library (9/18/12)
Newark Public Library Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2012 (9/13/12)
La Biblioteca Pública de Newark rendirá tributo a la presencia africana en Centro y Suramérica en su Celebración de la Herencia Hispana 2012 (9/12/12)

July 2012
Newark Public Library Hosts July 18 Financial Fair for Preschoolers and Families at North End Branch Library (7/6/12)

June 2012
Dream Big and Read at the Newark Public Library (6/25/12)

March 2012
El Programa de Educacion Financiera Para Niños Preescolares de la Biblioteca Publica de Newark Realizara 10 Eventos Musicales Entre los Meses de Abril a Junio de 2012 (3/5/12)
El Programa de Educacion Financeria Para Niños Preescolares de la Biblioteca Publica de Newark Realiza Feria Financiera el 28 de Marzo en Sucursal de Van Buren (3/5/12)
Newark Public Library's Financial Education Program Series for Preschoolers to Hold 10 Musical Performances in April–June (3/1/12)
Newark Public Library's Financial Education Program Series for Preschoolers to Hold March 28 Financial Fair at Van Buren Branch Library (3/1/12)

January 2012
Newark Public Library Celebrates Black Theatre (1/12/12)

Press Releases for 2011

November 2011
Newark Public Library Recognizes Supporters and Community Leaders at Booked for the Evening Gala (11/23/11)

October 2011
The Newark Public Library’s Financial Education Program Series for Preschoolers Arrives at Four Library Branches in October and November (10/17/11)
El Programa de Educacion Financiera para Niños Preescolares de la Biblioteca Publica de Newark Llega a Cuatro Sucursales en Octubre y Noviembre (10/17/11)

September 2011
Newark Public Library to Kick Off Financial Education Program for Preschoolers Funded Through PNC Foundation Grant (09/28/11)
Biblioteca Pública de Newark Inicia Programa de Educación Financiera para Niños Mediante la Ayuda de la Fundación PNC (09/28/11)
The Newark Public Library Pays Tribute to Mexican Culture During Hispanic Heritage Celebration 2011 Exhibition “Journey from Aztlán: Mexican Heritage New Jerseyans” (09/19/11)
Biblioteca Pública de Newark rendirá tributo a hermana República de México en el Mes de la Herencia Hispana 2011 (09/08/11)

June 2011
Reading Around the World at the Newark Public Library (06/21/11)

April 2011
Fine Prints Showcased in Newark Public Library’s Tribute to Retired Special Collections Librarian (04/19/11)

March 2011
Award-Winning Educator and Motivational Speaker (03/7/11)
Newark Library’s Black History Program Features Noted Educator (03/1/11)

February 2011
Newark Library’s Branches Hosts African Dancers (02/17/11)

January 2011
Newark Public Library Hosts Mystery Author Brad Parks (01/24/11)
Newark Library Marks Black History Month Exploring the Impact of Black Dance (01/19/11)
Newark Public Library to Host National Exhibition on Abraham Lincoln (01/5/11)

Press Releases for 2010

August 2010
La Biblioteca Pública de Newark Presenta Artistas, Escritoras y Dramaturgas Latinas (08/25/10)
Newark Public Library Celebrates Latina Artists, Writers and Playwrights (08/25/10)
Newark Public Library Announces Programs for September 2010 (08/19/10)

July 2010
Newark Public Library Announces Programs for August 2010 (07/16/10)
Concerned Newark Residents Speak Out Against Drastic Cuts to Library Services (07/16/10)
Van Buren Branch to Host Meeting on Significant Cuts in Service at Newark Public Library (07/12/10)

June 2010
City Budget Crisis Takes its Toll on Newark Public Library (06/29/10)
Newark Public Library Announces Programs for July 2010 (06/21/10)

May 2010
Newark Public Library Announces Programs for June 2010 (05/17/10)

April 2010
Newark History Society Presents Panel on Star-Ledger (04/19/10)
Newark Public Library Announces Programs for May 2010 (04/19/10)

March 2010
Newark Public Library Announces Programs for April 2010 (03/16/10)
Newark Public Library Exhibit Takes Viewers on European Grand Tour (03/09/10)

February 2010
Newark Public Library Announces Programs for March 2010 (02/10/10)

January 2010
106-Year-Old Discusses Recipes for a Long Life at Newark Public Library (01/25/10)
Newark Library's Literary Group Presents Black History Month Program (01/21/10)
Newark Public Library Celebrates Black History Month 2010 (01/14/10)

Press Releases for 2009

December 2009
Newark Public Library Announces Programs for January 2010 (12/21/09)

November 2009
Renowned Curator to Deliver Prestigious John Cotton Dana Lecture, Capping Distinguished 62-Year Career at the Newark Public Library (11/23/09)
Former Reporter Details Journey from the Star-Ledger to Mystery Novelist at Newark Public Library Event (11/16/09)

October 2009
Newark Public Library Announces November Programs (10/20/09)
Annual Newark Public Library Gala Will Honor Volunteers and Community Leaders (10/08/09)

September 2009
Newark Public Library Announces October Programs (9/16/09)
Newark Public Library Displays Jersey Artists' Views of the Garden State (9/15/09)
The Legacy of Ken Gibson Is Subject of Newark History Society and Newark Public Library Panel (9/08/09)
Newark Library Salutes Peruvians in New Jersey
Biblioteca Pública de Newark Inaugurará el 17 de Septiembre
Exhibición "Una jornada desde tiempos antiguos: Los peruanos en New Jersey"

August 2009
Newark's Students Encouraged to Get Their Free Newark Public Library Cards (8/26/09)
Summer Readers Learn at the Newark Public Library (8/24/09)
Newark’s Public Library and Museum Host Documentary on Founder of One of Nation’s Leading Latino Advocacy Group (8/14/09)
Newark Public Library Announces September Programs (8/10/09)

July 2009
Newark Public Library Announces August Programs (7/13/09)

June 2009
Newark Teens Invited to Create Comic Poster for Newark Public Library (6/26/09)
Special Memories of Newark’s Weequahic Section come to the
Newark Public Library for a First Showing in a Public Venue
(6/22/09)
Newark Public Library Announces July Programs (6/19/09)
Summer Reading Magic Coming to the Newark Public Library (6/08/09)

May 2009
Newark Public Library Hosts Collection of Images from Children’s Illustrators Leo and Diane Dillon (5/28/09)
Library Announces June Programs (5/19/09)

April 2009
Library Announces May Programs (4/27/09)
Newark Public Library Exhibit Explores the Rise and Fall and Rise (again) of Baseball in New Jersey (4/23/09)
Gutenberg Bible, Nuremberg Chronicles, Other World Treasures on View at the Newark Library as It Explores the History of Printing (4/07/09)

March 2009
Friends' Annual Book Sale and Create Your Own Book Contest Highlight April Programs at the Newark Public Library (3/26/09)
Newark Public Library Welcomes Children's Author to Explore Non-Violence and the Fight for Civil Rights (3/18/09)
Newark Public Library Celebrates National Poetry Month (3/18/09)
Newark Public Library Holds Annual Book Sale (3/16/09)

February 2009
Newark Public Library announces March programs (2/23/09)

January 2009
Newark Public Library hosts AARP Tax-AIDE service and Announces "Programs at Branches" initiative for February (1/30/09)
Newark Public Library announces February programs (1/21/09)
Newark Public Library Explores the Lives and Legacy of Its Great African-American Medical Men and Women for Black History Month (1/20/09)
Newark Public Library announces January programs (1/05/09)

Click here for past press releases (1998 – 2008).


Photos from Recent Events

2011
Financial Education for Preschoolers Kick-Off (09/28/11)
Prudential Summer Reading Challenge 2011 (08/13/11)
Roscoe the Bed Bug Dog from Bell Environmental (07/7/11)
Prudential Summer Reading Kick-Off (06/30/11)
Ribbon Cutting and Reception to Celebrate the Completion of The Main Library Accessibility Ramp and Systemwide Improvements (06/22/11)
A Lifetime of Giving: The William J. Dane Fine Print Collection (04/27/11)
Combat Paper Project at Newark Public Library (04/22/11)
For Me, For You, For Later--PNC Grow Up Great (04/13/11)
2011 Black History Celebration Opening Reception (02/10/11)

2010

Clinton Branch Read-Out (11/10/10)
Main Library Read-Out (11/04/10)
Roseville Branch Read-Out (11/03/10)
Branch Brook Read-Out (10/27/10)
Hispanic Heritage Celebration 2010 (09/15/10)
24 Hour Read-In (08/31/10)
Prudential Summer Reading Challenge Closing Ceremony (08/21/10)
Community Meeting at North End (06/30/10)
Prudential Foundation Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff (06/29/10)
Senior Library Director for a Day (06/28/10)
Dreams from Our Fathers (02/24/10)
Aunt Sarah's Recipes (02/13/10)
Writing Our Story: Reflections of Us (02/03/10)
2010 Black History Celebration Opening Reception (01/27/10)
2010 Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative Lecture with Donna Brazile (01/12/10)

2009

2009 Booked for the Evening Fundraiser (11/05/09)
Amiri Baraka Book Signing and Birthday Party (10/08/09)
Springfield Branch College Fair (09/26/09)
Photos of Our Special Services Room (2009)
2009 Hispanic Heritage Opening Reception (09/17/09)
2009 Prudential Foundation Summer Reading Challenge Awards (08/15/09)
Weequahic Memoirs Exhibition and Opening Reception (07/09/09)
2009 Prudential Foundation Summer Reading Challenge Kickoff (06/23/09)
Sir Topham Hatt Visits the Library (06/04/09)
I Hear the Voice of the Poets - National Poetry Month (04/22/09)
January 2009 Black History Celebration Opening Reception (01/29/09)

2008

2008 Library Fundraising Gala, Booked for the Evening (11/13/08)
September 2008 College Fair at Springfield Branch (09/27/08)
2008 Prudential Foundation Summer Reading Challenge Awards Ceremony (08/16/08)
2008 Book Classic Golf Tournament (07/22/08)
Opening Reception for EWR Turns 80 Exhibition (04/07/08)
Of Blood and Sorrow Book Signing (02/15/08)
Harlem Writers Guild event for Black History Month 2008 (01/30/08)
Opening Reception for Black History Month 2008 (01/23/08)
40 Years After King (01/17/08)
 

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