Newark Library Blog

Magician Jean-Paul Valjean by Tracy
Thursday, June 30, 2011, 6:06 pm
Filed under: children, community, Events, Libraries, Newark

Magician Jean-Paul Valjean is a first-time performer for us, so let’s give him a great big Newark welcome!

Join us at the library on Saturday, July 2nd at 3 p.m. for his show. No registration is necessary, just come early to get a good seat.

All children’s events, free to you, are funded by the Newark Library League.


4th of July Craft by Tracy
Saturday, June 25, 2011, 4:00 pm
Filed under: children, Events, Libraries, Newark

To celebrate Independence Day we will be making U. S. flags out of craft sticks at the Newark Library on Thursday, June 30th from 3:30-4:30 p.m.

**If you are a teen who is interested in helping out with this craft, please contact Children’s Library Assistant Tracy at 510-795-2627×15 or

Children’s craft programs are sponsored by the Newark Library League.

Daffy Dave is comin’ to Newark Library by Kat Blair
Tuesday, June 21, 2011, 7:18 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

He’s going to make you laugh your pants off, so don’t be late! For a good seat come early – he will start off at 3 p.m. this Saturday.

 Thanks, as always, to the Newark Library League; this show will be free for you.

Tuesday Movie Matinee: Up by Tracy
Saturday, June 18, 2011, 5:00 pm
Filed under: children, Events, Libraries, Newark

The first screening in our Tuesday Movie Matinee series will be UP on June 21st. Join us at 2:00 p.m. for popcorn and the movie.

Refreshments are provided courtesy of the Newark Library League.

Tony Borders – Ventriloquist by Tracy
Thursday, June 16, 2011, 4:27 pm
Filed under: children, Events, Libraries, Newark

Speaking for the wildest animals you’ve ever seen, ventriloquist Tony Borders will be performing at the Newark Library this Saturday, June 18th from 3:00-3:45 p.m.

All children’s events, free to you, are funded by the Newark Library League.

World-Wide Knit in Public Day Celebrated Here! 6-11-11 by Kat Blair
Thursday, June 9, 2011, 3:08 pm
Filed under: community, Events, Libraries

This is a special day in the life of a knitter. Our group, Stitch an Inch will participate with Colette Pispisa as our teacher. We will meet extra long on this World Wide Knitting Dayand we invite crocheters and fiber artists as well. So bring your sunblock, snacks, fiber, hooks or needles & meet in the front of our library, should the weather be cooperative. We’ll be in the Conference Room otherwise. This Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 12:30-4 p.m.

Contact: Kathleen Blair (510) 795-2627 x23

Location: NEWARK BRANCH – Get Directions

Reading Club for 9-13 Year Olds by Kat Blair
Friday, June 3, 2011, 12:19 pm
Filed under: books, children, Events

Children ages 9 to 13 can meet in the Meeting Room at Newark Library to enjoy snacks and talk about what they are reading with their peers. We meet on the last Friday of every month from 3:30-4:30. We are currently reading Witch and Wizard by James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet. Contact Kat Blair to get a copy or check one out from your local library.

contact: or call 510-795-2627 x 23.

No registration is necessary, just drop-in.

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