Open Book/Open Mind: Dr. Elisabeth RosenthalAdult Events 04/30/2017, 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Main Library – Auditorium
An Open Door to Top Writers & Thinkers
Healthcare In America and Book Launch for An American Sickness:
How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back
Editor-in-Chief of Kaiser Health News and Award-winning former New York Times reporter Dr. Elisabeth Rosenthal launches her new book An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back. She reveals the dangerous, expensive, and dysfunctional American healthcare system, and tells us exactly what we can do to solve its myriad problems. She will be in conversation about current American healthcare realities with Dr. Richard Besser, President and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and formerly ABC News’ Chief Health and Medical editor, and the acting director of the American Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC.)
Following the discussion, the authors will sign their books which will be available for purchase from Watchung Booksellers.
Limited number of seats by reservation. Remaining seats first come, first served. Register below or call 973-744-0500 ext 2235.
Series sponsored by Susan and Thomas Dunn, and a grant from The Montclair Foundation. This conversation is funded in part by a sponsorship from Partners For Health Foundation.
Microsoft Windows Basics & Computer BasicsAdult Events 05/02/2017, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Bellevue Avenue Branch
Come brush up on Windows skills and learn new ones with John Daquino, Information Specialist at Montclair Public Library! This class is intended for individuals who are new to computing or want to brush up on their basic skills. Participants will be introduced to basic computer terminology and given a general introduction on how to work with computers, in addition to the basics of Windows operating system. You’ll learn all about navigating settings, finding and organizing files, using shortcuts, and more.
This class will be held at the Bellevue Avenue Branch in the lower level classroom. The branch library is normally closed during this time, please enter through the lower level entrances when facing the library.
Registration is limited to ten participants. PC laptops running Windows 8 and equipped with a USB mouse will be provided. For more information, contact John Daquino at 973-744-0500 ext. 2267 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Coloring for Grown-Ups!Adult Events 05/02/2017, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Senior Space (1st Floor)
Come see what the adult coloring craze is all about! Join us for a fun, relaxing afternoon of coloring. We’ll provide coloring pages and art supplies, or feel free to bring your own!
Event is free and open to all adults. Registration is recommended. Register below or call (973) 744-0500 ext 2235.Click here for more details...
Reynaldo Rincón & Romeria FlamencaAdult Events 05/02/2017, 7:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
New York based flamenco music and dance ensemble, Romeria Flamenca delivers high-energy, “tablao” style flamenco featuring both traditional and original music alongside mesmerizing dance choreography. The group’s core members include Reynaldo Rincon (guitarist, singer, and artistic director), Willa Bronce (dancer), and Mario Rincon (singer and percussionist).
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Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 05/03/2017, 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 10a to 2p. Call the library reference desk at 973-744-0500 ext. 2235 or click here for the full calendar of upcoming events.Click here for more details...
Every Wednesday MatineeAdult Events 05/03/2017, 2:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
On Wednesdays at 2 p.m., Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a classic film series presented in its auditorium. Films about horses will be screened in May.
National Velvet (May 3) – Starring Mickey Rooney, Elizabeth Taylor and Donald Crisp. A jaded former jockey helps a young girl prepare a wild but gifted horse for England’s Grand National Sweepstakes. (1944, 123 minutes, Color)
The Killing (May 10) – Starring Sterling Hayden, Coleen Gray and Vince Edwards. Crooks plan and execute a daring race-track robbery. (1956, 85 minutes, B&W)
A Day at the Races (May 17) – Starring Groucho Marx, Chico Marx and Harpo Marx. A veterinarian posing as a doctor, a race-horse owner and his friends struggle to help keep a sanitarium open with the help of a misfit race-horse. (1937, 111 minutes, B&W)
The Story of Seabiscuit (May 24) – Starring Shirley Temple, Barry Fitzgerald and Lon McCallister. Working with thoroughbreds in Kentucky, Shawn O’Hara takes a liking to a yearling named Seabiscuit, and fights to convince the owner that the tiny horse will become a top-notch racehorse. (1949, 98 minutes, Color)
The Horse Soldiers (May 31) – Starring John Wayne, William Holden and Constance Towers. Based on the true story of Col. Benjamin H. Grierson, a Union Cavalry outfit is sent behind Confederate lines in strength to destroy a railroad and supply depot. (1959, 120 minutes, 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.Click here for more details...
Tech Support for Seniors @ Edgemont Park HouseAdult Events 05/04/2017, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Edgemont Park
Get the assistance you need with your electronic devices from John Daquino, Information Specialist from the Montclair Public Library. Bring your cell phones, tablets, or laptops. You can also learn about the Library’s eLibrary services and sign up for a Library card if you don’t already have one!
Location: Edgemont Park House – Edgemont Park, 274 Valley Road, Montclair, NJ 07042
No registration required. Please drop by!Click here for more details...
Understanding Arthritis – The Path To WellnessAdult Events 05/04/2017, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Main Library – Tower Room (2nd Floor)
Arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the United States. Upper body arthritis symptoms can severely affect daily life – unless we take a stand against it. The first steps in overcoming arthritis are understanding the facts, adapting to physical change, and knowing that help is by your side.
What is Arthritis? What is Occupational Therapy? How can an Occupational Therapist help me manage my arthritis symptoms in my hands, wrists, or elbows? Join us for the answers to these questions and more.
Presented by Professional Physical Therapy.
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