Grab your lunch and join us for another Library Lunch Hour on Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022 at 12 PM EST! Centro Library Manager, Aníbal Arocho will be joined by Archivist Juber Ayala to explore the Puerto Rican Community Archives!!
Founded in 2002, the New Jersey Hispanic Research & Information Center at The Newark Public Library addresses the informational needs of the state’s diverse Hispanic communities, from the newly arrived monolingual immigrant to the English dominant scholarly researcher. It consists of three components: the Sala Hispanoamericana, the Hispanic Reference Collection, and the Puerto Rican Community Archives. Mr. Ayala has worked extensively with both Centro collections and the Puerto Rican Community Archives and will speak about some of the commonalities and connections across the collections and answer questions about resources available for research at the NJHRIC. Want to explore more? Be sure to RSVP for this Library Lunch Hour!
Centro Director, Yarimar Bonilla and Author Sherina Feliciano-Santos on October 7, 2021, discussing her latest book A Contested Caribbean Indigeneity: Language, Social Practice and Identity within Puerto Rican Taino Activism. … Continued