Tuesday, December 23, 2008

Quilt Winner

Congratulations to Donna Valvano, who won our quilt raffle yesterday!

The Newark Library thanks everyone who purchased a ticket. The money raised from this raffle goes into the library's operating fund.

We are, as always, thankful for your continuous support.

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Holiday Dates Closed

Just as a reminder...

The library will be closed Wednesday December 24th and Thursday December 25th.

We will be closing early, at 1 pm, on Wednesday December 31st. We will then be closed Thursday January 1st, 2009!

Have a Happy Holiday and a wonderful New Year!

Monday, December 15, 2008


"Blankets wrap you in warmth, quilts wrap you in love."

If you know someone that would love a quilt as a gift or if your bed is missing that warming love, come to the Newark Public Library and enter our raffle to win a hand made quilt. This quilt was made by a staff member here at NPL. The tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. The drawing will take place on December 22nd.

Clipart from Clipartheaven.com

Saturday, December 13, 2008

New Teen Fiction

Looking for something new to read?

Here are some of the new titles in the Teen Spot!

Secrets of My Hollywood Life on Location by Jen Calonita
Never War by D.J MacHale
True Meaning of Smekday by Adam Rex
Be With You by Takuji Ichikawa
Zombie Blondes by Brian James
Stop in the Name of Pants by Louise Rennison

We also have lots of new books written by Teen Book Festival authors including Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Tim Green, Kenneth Oppel, Sharon Flake and Cinda Williams Chima!

Want to learn more about the Teen Book Festival for 2009? Check out the website and check back here for more details very soon!

Friday, December 12, 2008

Update on Teen Time

So this blog hasn't been updated since September? What is up with that?

Well, we have been having a good time at Teen Time. Have you been there? Did you know we now meet at 3:30 on Wednesdays? Do you know we are moving the times of Teen Time during the school break?

On Monday December 22nd Teen Time will be from 3pm to 5pm. Then on Monday December 29th, we will again meet from 3pm to 5pm but this time we will have "Dance, Dance Revolution".

We also have some cool new titles in our collection. Check back soon for a list.