H. H. Holmes: America’s First Serial Killer – Documentary ScreeningAdult Events 04/22/2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
Torture chambers, acid vats, greased chutes and gassing rooms were just some of the devices of death designed by the Torture Doctor, H.H. Holmes in his castle of horrors. Follows Holmes’ entire life as a criminal mastermind.
Registration is recommended, but not required.Click here for more details...
Poker for BeginnersAdult Events 04/23/2019, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Main Library – Classroom (1st Floor)
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? Join Poker for Beginners! Taught by Rita Bettenbender.
Space is limited, registration is required.Click here for more details...
Just Walk! – Fitness ClassAdult Events 04/23/2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
Class is free, and open to those aged 12+. Registration is required.
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Green Cleaning with Essential OilsAdult Events 04/23/2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Main Library – Classroom (1st Floor)
Detox your home and mind with plant-based essential oils. In this workshop, we will discuss how common household cleaners can be doing more harm than good. Learn how to use essential oils to make simple changes that are safe for your home and healthy for your family. Presented by Jenn Forino, founder of PLUSOILS. Space is limited – please register.Click here for more details...
Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 04/24/2019, 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.
Click here for the current monthly schedule.
Questions? Call the library reference desk at 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.Click here for more details...
Every Wednesday Movie MatineeAdult Events 04/24/2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a film series presented in its auditorium. In April 2019, we celebrate Shirley Temple. The movies are as follows:
April 3: Bright eyes — Starring: Shirley Temple, James Dunn, Jane Darwell.
An orphaned girl is taken in by a snobbish family at the insistence of their rich, crotchety uncle, even as her devoted aviator godfather fights for custody. (1934, 85 minutes, black & white).
April 10: Curly top – Starring: Shirley Temple, John Boles, Rochelle Hudson.
Wealthy Edward Morgan becomes charmed with a curly-haired orphan and her pretty older sister Mary and arranges to adopt both under the alias of “Mr. Jones.” As he spends more time with them, he soon finds himself falling in love with Mary. (1935, 75 minutes, black & white).
April 17: The little colonel — Starring: Shirley Temple, Lionel Barrymore, Evelyn Venable.
After Southern belle Elizabeth Lloyd runs off to marry Yankee Jack Sherman, her father, a former Confederate colonel during the Civil War, vows to never speak to her again. Several years pass and Elizabeth returns to her home town with her husband and young daughter. The little girl charms her grandfather and tries to patch things up between him and her mother. (1935, 81 minutes, black & white).
April 24: Little Miss Broadway – Starring: Shirley Temple, George Murphy, Jimmy Durante.
An orphan is provisionally adopted by the manager of a hotel populated by show business people. The hotel’s owner doesn’t like the entertainers and wants the girl returned to the orphanage.
(1938, 72 minutes, black & white).
Drop in Tech Support @ Edgemont!Adult Events 04/25/2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Edgemont Park
Curious about eBooks, eAudiobooks, videos, or music? Or do you need help with your tablet or smartphone?
Tech support is back at the Edgemont Park House!
Edgemont Park House is located on Valley Road in Edgemont Memorial Park.
Be sure to bring your Montclair Library card if you need assistance with MPL resources.Click here for more details...