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December 2019 Art Exhibit: “PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS” Published on: December 5, 2019

Brookdale Artists Workshop Presents: “PAINTINGS AND DRAWINGS” at the Montclair Public Library The Montclair Public Library’s popular art series continues with the Brookdale Artists Workshop on view in the Montclair Public Library Gallery during Library hours from December 1 – 29, 2019. An art reception is scheduled in the gallery for the artists on Sunday, December 8 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. As you walk through the gallery enjoy this eclectic exhibit that includes works by distinguished artists: Richard … Continue reading

November 2019 Art Exhibit: The Art Workshop Presents Different Strokes Published on: November 5, 2019

The Art Workshop Presents: Different Strokes The Montclair Public Library’s popular art series continues with “Different Strokes by The Art Workshop” on view in the Montclair Public Library Gallery during Library hours from November 1 – November 29, 2019. An art reception is scheduled in the gallery for the artists on Sunday, November 10, from 2-5 p.m. As you walk through the Gallery enjoy a breathtaking exhibit by distinguished artists: Richard Toglia, Luis Gallinat, Marcy Sabo, and Janice Szczyglinsky. These … Continue reading

What We’re Reading Published on: October 9, 2019

Check out what books MPL staff has been reading, as seen in the Off the Shelf eNewsletter. November 5, 2019 “My Dad, Yogi: A Memoir of Family and Baseball” by Dale Berra “Your Score: An Insider’s Secrets to Understanding, Controlling and Protecting your Credit Score” by Anthony Davenport “Beartown” by Fredrik Backman October 29, 2019 “Rich Dad Poor Dad” by Robert T. Kiyosaki “The Whisper Man” by Alex North “Summer of ’69” by Elin Hilderbrand October 22, 2019 “Hex” by … Continue reading

October Art Exhibit: The Color and Light Exhibit Published on: September 24, 2019

MPL presents an exciting photography exhibit by Ridgewood resident Peter Grad. The display will be on view in the Montclair Public Library Gallery during library hours from October 1 – October 30. Peter Grad has been capturing images in parks and gardens for more than a dozen years. He returns to many of the same spots time and again. Whether the visits are years apart or only a few minutes apart, there is always a new cast of colors, shades, … Continue reading

September 2019 Art Exhibit: “Mysterious Universe” Published on: August 22, 2019

Local Artist to be presenting her newest series of artwork created with the use of intuitive painting process at the Montclair Public Library. The Montclair Public Library Gallery, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, welcomes a solo exhibition “Mysterious Universe” featuring artist Agnieszka Golasik, on view during the month of September.  “Mysterious Universe” will feature newest works by Golasik created with the use of intuitive painting process in a spirit of embracing the mystery and self-love, letting go of fear or expectations to allow the … Continue reading

Summer Lunch for Kids – 2019 Published on: June 14, 2019

Summer Lunch for Kids at MPL will run Monday, July 1 through Friday, August 30, Noon – 2 p.m.* in the 1st floor Café (Main). No registration required. Stop by on Mondays through Fridays and pick up a brown-bag lunch. Free to kids 17 and under. This program is a partnership with Toni’s Kitchen, Montclair Public Library Foundation, and with a generous grant from Partners for Health Foundation. Supplies are limited; please note that we cannot accommodate special diets or food allergen restrictions. … Continue reading

Summer Reading 2019 Published on: May 2, 2019

Summer Reading for kids, teens, and adults is back for 2019!  This year’s theme is “A Universe of Stories” so join us for some space themed fun while you log your books or minutes read. Registration begins May 28, and runs through August 17 with the official kickoff on June 28. To register and start logging, go to montclairpubliclibrary.beanstack.org.  *On or after May 28 This year’s challenge is better than ever with more chances to earn prizes.  Here’s how it … Continue reading

Studio Montclair Presents: Portfolio Series: Love and Fear: An Exhibition at Montclair Public Library, April 2-29, 2019 Published on: March 20, 2019

STUDIO MONTCLAIR PRESENTS “PORTFOLIO SERIES: LOVE AND FEAR,” AN EXHIBITION AT MONTCLAIR PUBLIC LIBRARY GALLERY, APRIL 2-29, 2019 Contact: Janet Boltax, pr@studiomontclair.org, 862-500-1447 Studio Montclair presents “Portfolio Series: Love and Fear,” on exhibit from April 2 – 29 at Montclair Public Library Gallery, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ. An opening reception will take place on Sunday, April 7 and will include a moderated panel discussion with the exhibiting artists. The exhibit features the work of six artists—Amy Charmatz, Joanie Landau, … Continue reading

Free lunch during spring break Published on: March 15, 2019

Kids: grab a free healthy lunch at MPL. Friday, April 19 & Monday thru Friday April 22 – 26, noon-2pm Drop into the Main Library café area Monday through Friday and pick up a brown-bag lunch. Free to kids 17 and under. Supplies are limited. We cannot accommodate special diets or food allergen restrictions. For more details, click here.

February 2019 Art Exhibit: Memories by George Thaddeus Saj Published on: January 22, 2019

The Montclair Public Library’s popular art series continues with Memories by George Thaddeus Saj on display from February 1 through February 27 in the gallery of the Main Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042. George Thaddeus Saj lives and works in Montclair, NJ, where he practiced surgery for 31 years. His formal art education started at the Newark School of Fine and Industrial Arts and continued at Dartmouth College. However having always planned to be a doctor like … Continue reading

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