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Volume 11 Number 1, Winter 2000

In This Issue:

The Year of the Branch

The Director’s Journal

Library fundraisers

Forthcoming exhibitions

Treasures of the Library

Library Celebrates African-American History Month

African-American History Month Celebration Calendar

Library holds awards ceremony

Have a reference question?

Grants support valuable services and programs

Friends grants top $14,000

Friends install new officers

Friends set dates for Book Sale; need volunteers

Forthcoming exhibitions

A number of exhibitions are planned for the first half of 2000. The list includes:

  • African-American Firsts: Lest We Forget, January 10 through March 4, Second-Floor Gallery
  • The Essential Calendar, January 10 through April 29, Third-Floor Gallery
  • Women Artists, March 9 through April 29, Second-Floor Gallery
  • Animal Prints, May 8 through June 30, Second- and Third-Floor Galleries

Calendar exhibition through April.

Charles F. Cummings, an Assistant Director at the Library, talks with novelist Philip Roth during the book festival in Aix-en-Provence, France, which saluted Roth and his native Newark. Cummings curated the accompanying exhibition, "What is Newark? Where is Newark?".

For more information about the Library’s exhibitions, please call William J. Dane at 733-7745, or access the Library’s home page at and click on "Programs and Exhibits".

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