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Check out a kit today! Published on: October 19, 2017

Artworks in all Media by the Instructors and Students of Adult School Department Published on: September 29, 2017

The Montclair Public Library welcomes an exciting new multi-media exhibit by the instructors and students of the Adult School Department of the Montclair Public Library. The presentation of these works will be on view in the Montclair Public Library Gallery and cases at 50 South Fullerton Avenue, during library hours from October 2 through October 27. This exhibition will highlight the creativity of the instructors and their students through various media taught at the Adult School Department. Media will include … Continue reading

Join us as we celebrate Weather Week! Published on: September 28, 2017

MPL will celebrate Weather Week from October 15 through 22. To celebrate Montclair Art Museum’s Charles E. Burchfield: Weather Event, the library has created a week of weather-related activities. Join us as we celebrate this exhibition by attending a program, checking out a book, or playing our Weather Week Game! You could win a year-long Family Membership to the Montclair Art Museum.   Kids & Teen Programs The 2017 Little Read will feature weather-related books! Weather Week Storytimes will feature themed titles: Babies in … Continue reading

Alison Bauer sworn in as a Library Trustee Published on: September 25, 2017

The Montclair Public Library Board of Trustees today announced the appointment of Alison Bauer as a member of the board by Mayor Robert Jackson. Bauer was sworn in by Municipal Clerk Linda Wanat at the Municipal Building earlier today. Bauer, a graduate of the University of Maryland, is the past Chair of the Montclair Public Library Foundation. The Montclair Public Library Board of Trustees regularly scheduled meeting tonight at 7 pm will be Bauer’s first as a Library Trustee. The … Continue reading

Borrow a museum pass and take in an exhibit. Published on: September 22, 2017

Help Us Shape the Future of Your Library! Published on: September 11, 2017

MPL will be holding two community forums for residents to share their thoughts about the programs and services offered by the Library. Registration is recommended. Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at 7pm Main Library Auditorium Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 7pm Bellevue Avenue Branch Reading Room Additionally, residents are encouraged to complete a survey to share their assessment of the Library. The survey is available at the Library as well as online by clicking here. Forum attendees will be entered in … Continue reading

Join us for a spectacular conversation this November! Published on: September 9, 2017

We want to hear from you and build on the past 125 years. Published on: September 8, 2017

Acclaimed Artist John Monto to Exhibit in September Published on: September 5, 2017

The Montclair Public Library Gallery, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, presents an exhibit by acclaimed artist John Monto. The display will be on view in the Montclair Public Library Gallery, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, during library hours Sept. 1- through Sept. 29, 2017. A reception for the artist is scheduled for Tuesday, September 26 from 6-8pm in the gallery area. John Monto is a Montclair, New Jersey artist recently relocated from Minnesota. He is part of a group of artists who … Continue reading

Celebrate Your Right to Read! Published on: September 4, 2017

During the week of September 24 to September 30, libraries, book stores, schools, and others who believe in the freedom to read will celebrate Banned Books Week. An annual observance created by the American Library Association (ALA), the week highlights the importance of the freedom to read and sheds light on the harms of censorship. Some feel that people shouldn’t read books that talk about certain topics, ideas, or have certain words or language in them. So they try to … Continue reading

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