Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 04/25/2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Main Library – Senior Space (1st Floor)
The United Methodist Communities at PineRidge of Montclair, in collaboration with MPL and AngelaCARES, hosts a resource center for seniors in the library’s Senior Space. PineRidge of Montclair and AngelaCARES equip the space with resources and programs aimed at enriching the lives of local seniors. Senior Space programming takes place every Wednesday from 10am to 2pm. Call the library reference desk at 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.Click here for more details...
Business & Job Resource DemonstrationAdult Events 04/25/2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Main Library – Classroom (1st Floor)
Every Wednesday MatineeAdult Events 04/25/2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a classic film series presented in its auditorium. In April, 2018 movies featuring Lana Turner will be shown, as well as a bonus film! The movies are as follows:
The Postman Always Rings Twice (April 4) – Starring Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway. A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband. Once the deed is done, they must live with the consequences of their actions. 1946, 113 minutes, black & white).
April 11: NO MOVIE MATINEE THIS WEEK. Community Birthday Party! Join us from 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm for Montclair Public Library’s birthday with family friendly activities including story time, balloon animals, face painting, carnival games, crafts, and birthday cake!
*SPECIAL SCARY FRIDAY THE 13TH MOVIE*
Desk Set (April 13) – Celebrate Friday the 13th with a Library horror film! What happens when a computer threatens the livelihood of Librarians?! Find out in the 1957 film Desk Set starring Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn. . (1957, 103 minutes, color).
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (April 18) – Starring Lana Turner, Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman. Dr. Jekyll allows his dark side to run wild when he drinks a potion that turns him into the evil Mr. Hyde. (1941, 113 minutes, black & white).
Love Finds Andy Hardy (April 25) – Starring Lana Turner, Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland. Andy’s girlfriend Polly is planning to spend Christmas at her grandmother’s, which puts a kink in his plans to take her to the country club Christmas party. He agrees (for a fee) to pretend to be the boyfriend of his buddy Beezy’s girl Cynthia to discourage other suitors (Beezy is also leaving for the holidays), but Andy soon finds her too infatuated with him. Meanwhile, Andy’s next door neighbor Betsy begins to fall in love with Andy even though she’s younger than him. Everything comes to a head at the country club party. (1938, 92 minutes, black & white).
All films are free and open to the public, and the library is handicapped accessible. For more information, please call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.
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CANCELLED – Breathe to LiveAdult Events 04/26/2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
We often don’t consider the important role our lungs play in keeping us strong and well. It’s not until we experience problems breathing that we take notice. But the truth is, like the rest of our body, our lungs need daily care and attention. Presented by Dr. Steven Herman, Mountainside Medical Center Lung Program.
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Yoga on the Plaza!Adult Events 04/27/2018, 9:00 AM Main Library
The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity. Class is an alignment based vinyasa practice. Remember to bring a mat and water!
This is an open level class presented by the YMCA of Montclair. Class will be moved indoors as the weather dictates. Please enter through the café door. Doors will open at 8:50am.Click here for more details...
Montclair Reads Book Club @ The BranchAdult Events 04/28/2018, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Bellevue Avenue Branch
Join Head of Adult Services Molly Hone for a wide-ranging discussion about Cheaper by the Dozen, the true stories of one of Montclair most notable — and eccentric — families.Click here for more details...
The Book Doctors: How to Get Successfully PublishedAdult Events 04/29/2018, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
The Book Doctors: Editors Show Writers How to Get Successfully Published
WRITERS ALERT! Pick the brain of professional editors from the hot new publishing book: What Editors Do: The Art, Craft, and Business of Book Editing. Editors describe, in nuts and bolts details, what writers can do to help themselves get successfully published. From insider editing tricks of the trade, to working with an editor successfully, to navigating the stormy seas of publishing, this event will entertain and edify.
About the presenters:
Montclair’s own Book Doctors, David Henry Sterry & Arielle Eckstut, have helped hundreds of writers get successfully published. They are co-authors of The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published: How To Write It, Sell It, and Market It… Successfully (Workman, 2010). Arielle has been a literary agent for over 20 years at The Levine Greenberg Literary Agency. She is the author of nine books and the co-founder of the iconic brand, LittleMissMatched. David is the best-selling author of 16 books. His first book has been translated into 10 languages and his latest book was featured on the cover of the Sunday New York Times Book Review. They’ve taught everywhere from Stanford University to Smith College. They’ve appeared everywhere from The New York Times to NPR’s Morning Edition to USA Today.
Peter Ginna was publisher & editorial director at Bloomsbury Press; held editorial positions at Oxford University Press and Crown Publishers. He taught editing in NYU’s publishing program, and comments on publishing at Doctor Syntax. Twitter: @DoctorSyntaxClick here for more details...