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...
Open Book/ Open Mind: The Power of a Black SuperheroAdult Events 04/29/2018, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Main Library – Auditorium
English for Restaurant Workers/Inglés para Empleados de RestaurantesAdult Events 04/30/2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Main Library – Classroom (1st Floor)
This class meets on Mondays from 10am to 12pm beginning February 5 and running through April 30. The class is free and open to all. Montclair residents and those in the restaurant industry will be given priority. Childcare provided for free!
Registration required. For more information and to register, call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Presented in partnership with LINK Language Learning. Funded in part by a grant from Vernon Library Supplies.
Esta clase se reúne los lunes de 10am a 12pm, comenzando el 5 de febrero y hasta el 30 de abril. Las clases comienzan el 5 de febrero de 2018 y finalizan el 30 de abril del mismo año, son gratuitas y todos son bienvenidos. Los residentes de Montclair y empleados de restaurantes tendrán prioridad. Ofrecemos cuidado de niños ¡Gratis!
Se requiere registración. Para obtener más información y para registrarse, llame al 973-744-0500 ext. 2235 o envíe un correo electrónico a email@example.com.
Presentado en asociación con LINK Language Learning. Financiado en parte por una subvención de Vernon Library Supplies.Click here for more details...
Lecture: “The Gilbreth Family of Montclair”Adult Events 04/30/2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
Join us for a lecture about the Gilbreth Family with Montclair Historian Mike Farrelly.
This event is part of our community-wide read: Montclair Reads Cheaper By the Dozen.Click here for more details...
Open Book Club – Cheaper By The DozenAdult Events 04/30/2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Main Library – Isabel Rose Café
Our May meeting will happen just a few hours shy of May! MPL is celebrating Cheaper By The Dozen, a popular book written in 1948 by Montclair residents Frank B. Gilbreth and Ernestine Gilbreth Carey with events in April-May. Our Open Book Club will discuss this American family’s life and the cultural similarities and differences from the fictional Latino families we have been reading this year. We have free copies of the book to give to Club members. Please register below and pick up the book at the 3rd floor administration office.
Immediately before our meeting starts, there will be a lecture in the auditorium on the Gilbreth family by Mike Farrelly from 6-7PM.
Please register below and join MPL at the other events to celebrate this piece of Montclair history.Click here for more details...
Poker for BeginnersAdult Events 05/01/2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Main Library – Classroom (1st Floor)
Seniors…poker is here!
Did you ever want to learn poker? Would you like to learn the basic rules of the game? Would you like to learn with a small group? Then Poker for Beginners is for you! Join instructor Rita Bettenbender for an hour of beginner poker.
Seats are limited, registration is required. Please register below or call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.Click here for more details...
Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 05/02/2018, 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...
Every Wednesday MatineeAdult Events 05/02/2018, 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 May 2018, family classic movies will be shown. The movies are as follows:
May 2: Cheaper by the Dozen – Starring: Clifton Webb, Myrna Loy and Jeanne Crain. A family classic, based on the true life story of Frank Bunker Gilbreth and his wife, Lillian Moller Gilbreth, early twentieth century industrial engineers who lived in Montclair. As an efficiency expert, Frank Gilbreth tries to apply his exacting work standards to raising their twelve children. (1950, 126 minutes, color).
May 9: Belles on their Toes – Starring: Jeanne Crain, Myrna Loy, Debra Paget, Jeffrey Hunter and Edward Arnold. In this sequel to the classic “Cheaper By The Dozen” Lillian Moller Gilbreth is a widow. She, however, continues her work as an industrial engineer, while struggling to keep her family together. (1952, 89 minutes, color).
May 16: Meet Me In St. Louis – Starring: Judy Garland, Margaret O’Brien, Lucille Bremer, Mary Astor and Leon Ames. Four sisters at the turn of the 20th century learn vital lessons about life and love as their family prepares to move to New York City. (1944, 113 minutes, color).
May 23: The King and I – Starring: Yul Brynner, Deborah Kerr, Rita Moreno, Martin Benson, Terry Saunders and Rex Thompson. Mrs. Anna Leonowens and her son arrive in Bangkok, where she has been contracted to serve as a governess to the many children of the King of Siam. The house she has been promised is not available, she threatens to leave, but falls in love with the royal children. Anna and the King start to fall in love, but her upbringing inhibits her from joining the King’s harem. She is about to leave Siam but something important she finds out makes her think about changing her mind. (1956, 133 minutes, color).
May 30: Captains Courageous – Starring: Freddie Bartholomew, Spencer Tracey, Lionel Barry Moore and Melvyn Douglas. A boy comes of age on a fishing schooler captained by a man who teaches him valuable lessons in life, respect, self-sufficiency and discipline. (1937, 112 mins, color).
All films are free and open to the public, and the library is handicapped accessible. For more information, call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.
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