Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society 2017-2018 Programs - Newark Public Library

Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society 2017-2018 Programs

Frances E.W. Harper Literary Society of
The Newark Public Library

Celebrating 30 years at the Newark Public Library, since 1987

Dorothea M. Moore, Chairperson

2018-2019 Literary Schedule

Monthly meetings will be held on the First Wednesday of each month, unless otherwise noted, from September to June

James Brown African American Room, Main Library, 5 Washington Street

Wednesday, September 19
6:30 pm
Film screening: Eye’s on the Prizes: The Sit-Ins 
Wednesday, October 3
6:30 pm
Going to Meet the Man by James Baldwin
Literary Forum
Wednesday, November 7
6:30 pm
Inside Newark by Robert Curvin
Wednesday, December 5
6:30 pm
Singing in the Comeback Choir by Bebe Moore Campbell
January 2019
No Meeting Scheduled
Happy New Year!
February 2019
6:30 pm
Celebrating Black History Month
(Guest to be announced)


Wednesday, March 13
6:30 pm
Celebrating Women’s History Month
From Suffragettes to the Statehouse by Barbara Kukla
Wednesday, April 3
6:30 pm
Celebrating National Poetry Month
Let the Poet Sing (a community read)
Wednesday, May 1
6:30 pm
Black Fortunes by Shomari Wills
Wednesday, June 5
6:30 pm
Celebrating the Black Diaspora
When Roots Die by Patricia Jones Jackson

For more information call 973-733-7793.
All programs are book discussions, unless otherwise noted.
Some of these books may be at other libraries and can be requested through our Interlibrary Services Department.