Joins us to discuss Regarding the Fountain by Kate Klise. Bring a friend! Please visit the Youth Services Desk to register and to borrow a copy of the book..

Enjoy a family story time together!  For children of all ages with an adult.
     Thursday, May 1 at 4 PM * Marvellous Mice*
Please register at the Youth Services Desk or by calling 973-226-5441!


In honor of National Library Week and Jazz Appreciation Month, author and former Star-Ledger editor Barbara Kukla will discuss her new book "America's Music: Jazz in Newark" on Sunday, April 13 at 2:00 pm. She will trace Newark's rich jazz history from the 1920s. In conjunction with this program, the Newark band  Jazz Just-Us featuring Lady CiCi and drummer Don Williams will perform some jazz standards. For more information, see: JAZZ IN NEWARK FLYER.pdf

Need new stuff? Want to get rid of old stuff? Do both at our Earth Day T-Shirt Craft and Book, DVD & CD Swap onTuesday, April 22 at 5:30! Open to teens in grades 6-12. Just bring in an old t-shirt, and up to FIVE books, graphic novels, DVDs and CDs in good condition to swap. Call 973-226-5441,  stop by the library or check out the event page to sign-up!

Celebrate jazz appreciation month at the West Caldwell Public Library with a live performance, featuring the trumpet and guitar duo of Steve Badalamenti and Herb Lenhart playing classics from the great American songbook, on April 26 at 2 pm. Registration is required. To sign-up, call 973-226-5441.

In honor of New Jersey’s 350th anniversary, David Cowellwill present a lecture titled “The Great Road: A History of Bloomfield Avenue” on Wednesday, April 23 at 7:00 pm. Bloomfield Avenue was the main thoroughfare that linked Newark with outlying communities in Essex County.  This program, funded by Robert and Janet Markman, is free and open to the public, but advance registration is required. To sign-up, call the Library at 973-226-5441.

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