Friends of the Newark Free Library

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Please check the Newark Free Library calendar for full listings and any changes

We have a full range of children's programming from story time groups, to movement groups, to drama groups, to technology groups, to Lego club, to paws for People 

reading programs, to arts and crafts, and bilingual story times.


Teen and adult programming includes cooking and cultural clubs, card making workshops, sudoku, international game nights, film nights, music programming, poetry and writing workshops, to book clubs, help with technology and job searching, yarn groups, coding groups, chess nights, coloring for adults, and arts and crafts activities.

Book Groups for Adults and Teens


  • Noon Book Club - Second Tuesday of month at noon
  • African American Book Club - Second Tuesday of month at 7:00 pm
  • Evening Book Club - Third Tuesday of the month at 7:00 pm
  • Mother Daughter Book Club- Second Wednesday at 7:45
  • Teen LGBTQ Book Club - first Tuesday of month at 7:00 p.m.

Yarnivores Group

  Tuesdays  
7:00pm

Every Tuesday night bring your knitting or crocheting project and join other crafty yarners.  All levels are welcome.  No registration required.

Chess Night

Wednesdays

6:30 to 8:30


Open chess games for all ages and abilities

Lego Club