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The Abolitionists
Created Equal Film Screening
Sunday, September 21 at 2PM

As the third film of the Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle four part series, the West Orange Library will screen the first part of the award winning PBS documentary "The Abolitionists," which vividly brings to life the struggles of the men and women who led the battle to end slavery. The film will be introduced by Dr. Stephanie Steplight Johnson, Dean of Liberal Arts at Essex County College,
who will lead a community discussion after the screening

Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Struggle is made possible through a major grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, as part of its Bridging Cultures initiative, in partnership with the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. This event is locally sponsored by the West Orange African Heritage Organization.


Wimpy Kid Do-It-Yourself Comics Contest
For kids ages 8-13
Entry form and rules available in the Youth Services Department.

Submissions are accepted from Monday, September 8th through Friday, October 10.


Museum Passes
Thanks to some generous donations, museum passes are now available for check out to: The Montclair Art Museum, Children's Museum of Manhattan, The Frick Collection, The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms. For more information and to reserve a pass, please check the Museum Pass FAQs.

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Database of the Month

Back to school means back to homework – for teachers too! Check out our Teacher Reference Center. It provides indexing and abstracts for 280 of the most popular teacher and administrator journals and magazines to assist professional educators.
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