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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Newark Public Library to Host Exhibition for City's 350th Anniversary


Newark, New Jersey: 2016 marks the 350th anniversary of the City of Newark, and several local organizations will commemorate this occasion, including the Newark Public Library. The main branch of the library will host a new exhibit called 'Newark 350: Settlement, Growth, Renewal'. An opening reception will be held on Tuesday, January 19th, from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, and the exhibit will remain on display for the rest of 2016. According to the library, the exhibit "provides both chronological and thematic approaches to the city’s people, places, architecture, politics, institutions, and education", and is funded in part by the New Jersey Historical Commission. The opening reception will feature a panel of notable Newarkers, moderated by Guy Sterling of the Newark History Society. To register, call (973) 733-7793. The Newark Public Library is located at 5 Washington Street, at the corner of Broad Street. Transportation is available using local NJ Transit buses and the Washington Park Station of the Newark Light Rail. Click here to learn more.

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