New Newark district-library partnership gives library cards to all students

September 20, 2019 | TAPinto Newark

The Newark Public Library will distribute about 45,000 library cards to all students and staff in the Newark school district as part of a new partnership with the schools.

“In the digital age we are in, now more than ever is it critically important to foster and instill the love of reading in all of our children,” Superintendent Roger León said. “This partnership will help us do just that.”

The Newark Public Library announced the partnership with the district Tuesday morning by handing out library cards to 30 third grade students from Elliott Street School.

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