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Newark Public Library

5 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3175
+1 973-733-7784
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Another Hidden Gem!

There is a vast amount of knowledge in this building, as with all libraries. BUT if you want a vast... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
theodore919
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Newark, New Jersey
A very helpful library.

I just went here today, and in addition to reading many kinds of books, this library also helps... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Dotty K
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Haddonfield, New Jersey
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5 Washington St, Newark, NJ 07102-3175
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a vast amount of knowledge in this building, as with all libraries. BUT if you want a vast amount of in depth history about ANYTHING in the city, you can find it here.

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

I just went here today, and in addition to reading many kinds of books, this library also helps those who need help in filing their taxes, using the computers for different--especially for job seeking. One can also look at special exhibits on two floors; today...More

Thank Dotty K
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

I visited this library to do some research for my book . It was black history month and the exhibits were valuable . What really attracted me was the old architecture of the building and it's modern day technology use . Staff very helpful .

Thank Geoffrey A
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Reviewed 17 January 2018

the are very quiet place very friendly people the works over ther the computers is great i love to spend time at the library an kearny

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

A valuable resource especially for the history of Newark and African American History. The interior is embellished with beautiful wall decor in a space that is ample, quiet and conducive to reading. Speeches and exhibits are frequent at this site.

Thank Jonathan W
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a very nice library in downtown Newark. It's worth visiting if only to see the building itself, but also worth visiting the 3rd floor to take in the history of Newark. It was not particularly quiet due to the amount of tourists so...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2017

The Newark Public Library boasts a treasure trove of historical documents and displays. The building is beautiful and it's well worth a visit.

Thank GloriaAndLorraine
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

I was advised to start at the third floor, with the history of Newark, and then worked my way down, finishing with the new displays in the James Brown African American history room. Lovely library building itself, beautiful stained glass ceiling, large wall mural, and...More

Thank CountryGirlAgain
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

This venerable library is located in a classic piece of architecture, and the collection has many classics, including a great jazz collection and historical items as well. and the librarians are there to help you!

Thank tenisax
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Majority of the staff do not respect the fact that it is a liibrary and people are trying to read and study. I aware that the temperature inside the building exceeds that of the outside, I believe it to be common knowledge at this time...More

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