Art Exhibits

The New Providence Memorial Library seeks to provide access to educational, informational and cultural resources to the community. As part of that mission, the library encourages the artistic and cultural interests of the community by providing a showcase for art by local and area artists. Visit our gallery website, which covers our current and past exhibits.

On the Walls of the Reading Area:  

June - July: The Art of the Mask Community Art Show
August - September: Julie Harris - Photo-Intaglio Silkscreen Mixed media

On the Walls of the Conti Room: 

June - July: Ceramic Art Masks by Leslie Jacobsen
August-September: Photo-Intaglio Silkscreen Mixed Media by Julie Harris

In the Display Case:

June - July: Kiln Fired Paperclay by Jeanine Pennell of Bonetown Studio
August: New Providence Historical Society 
September: Jewelry by Joan Cummings 

Information for Artists

The Friends of the Library curate the exhibits. To inquire about exhibiting your art or craft work, please send an email to Art Curator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a description of your work, or fill out the online application form.

You will need a Friends application & waiver form as well as a library waiver form to display art.  Email or mail both forms to the New Providence Library, Attn: Art Displays, 377 Elkwood Avenue, New Providence, NJ 07974.

Spring is a time to plan..

We are beginning our second hundred years by planning for the future.  Help us set our direction by participating in one of our in-person or virtual community engagement sessions or by taking the online survey. 

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