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August programs at the library
Press Release 7/14/99

The Newark Public Library announced its schedule of August programs, including special Saturday childrenís events at the branches. The branch library programs will feature "Aesopís Fables," with the Robert Rogers puppets (enjoy your favorite Aesop tales and stories through the magic and fun of puppets), and "I Love to Read," a show of comedy, magic and illusions with George Franzen. Programs not specified for a branch library will be held at the main library, 5 Washington Street. Following is the schedule.

August 7 Van Buren branch; "I Love to Read," 11am.

Roseville branch; "Aesopís Fables," 11am.

August 14 Springfield branch; "Aesopís Fables," 11am.

August 21 Sensations Magazine Poetry Series; Centennial Hall, 11am.

Exhibitions: Now through September 4: Lobby Window, Second- and Third-Floor Galleries: Nostalgic and Unforgettable Travel Posters from the 20th Century, curated by William J. Dane.

For more information about the programs, services and collections at the branch libraries, visit or call the number listed for the respective branch:

Branch Brook, 235 Clifton Ave., 733-6388; Clinton, 739 Bergen St., 733-7754; First Avenue, 282 First Ave., 733-8091; Madison, 791 Clinton Ave., 733-8090; North End, 722 Summer Ave., 733-7766; Roseville, 99 Fifth St., 733-7770; Springfield, 50 Hayes St., 733-7736; Vailsburg, 75 Alexander St., 733-7749; Van Buren, 140 Van Buren St., 733-3897; Weequahic, 355 Osborne Terrace, 733-7751.

The "Travel Poster" exhibition may be viewed without charge during regular summer hours at the main library: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9am to 5:30pm; Wednesday from 9am to 8:30pm; and Saturday from 9:30am to 1:30pm. For additional information, please call William J. Dane at (973) 733-7745, or access the libraryís Web page ( and click-on "Programs & Exhibits."

To hear a listing of the current weekís main library programs, call the Program Hotline recording at 733-5643; for a monthly listing of programs, check the Libraryís home page ( by clicking-on "Programs & Exhibits," then selecting "Bulletin Board."


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