Library Board MeetingAdult Events 03/27/2017, 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
Board of Trustee meetings are scheduled for the fourth Monday of each month in 2017. Public notice of all meetings is posted in The Montclair Times. The Montclair Public Library Board of Trustees complies with the requirement of the State of New Jersey’s Open Public Meetings Act.
All meetings are held at 7:30pm in the Main Library auditorium. No meetings are scheduled for August or December.Click here for more details...
Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 03/29/2017, 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 03/29/2017, 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. Below are the films being screened this March:
3:10 to Yuma (March 1) – Starring Glenn Ford, Van Heflin and Felicia Farr. Broke small-time rancher Dan Evans is hired by the stagecoach line to put big-time captured outlaw leader Ben Wade on the 3:10 train to Yuma but Wade’s gang tries to free him. (1957, 92 minutes, B&W)
The Great Locomotive Chase (March 8) – Starring Fess Parker, Jeffrey Hunter and Jeff York. During the Civil War Union spy Andrews and his men volunteer to steal a Confederate train and drive it to Union territory while destroying the Confederate railway system along the way. (1956, 85 minutes, Color)
The Train (March 15) – Starring Burt Lancaster, Paul Scofield and Jeanne Moreau. In 1944, a German colonel loads a train with French art treasures to send to Germany. The Resistance must stop it without damaging the cargo. (1964, 133 minutes, B&W)
Murder on the Orient Express (March 22) – Starring Albert Finney, Lauren Bacall and Ingrid Bergman. In December 1935, when his train is stopped by deep snow, detective Hercule Poirot is called on to solve a murder that occurred in his car the night before. (1974, 128 minutes, Color)
The Lady Vanishes (March 29) – Starring Margaret Lockwood, Michael Redgrave and Paul Lukas. While traveling in continental Europe, a rich young playgirl realizes that an elderly lady seems to have disappeared from the train. (1938, 96 minutes, B&W)
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.Click here for more details...
Tech Support for Seniors @ Edgemont Park HouseAdult Events 03/30/2017, 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...
Communication Tips and Techniques in Alzheimer’s DiseaseAdult Events 03/30/2017, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM Main Library – Senior Space (1st Floor)
As Alzheimer’s disease progresses, people with the disease lose their ability to use words to communicate. Learn from representatives from Alzheimer’s New Jersey how to enhance communication at each stage of the disease, including how to recognize behavior as a form of communication. Topics include how to identify verbal and non-verbal messages and tips on how to maintain your relationship with your loved one as Alzheimer’s disease brings changes.
Registration required. Please register below, or call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.
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Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings – Rebecca Naomi JonesAdult Events 03/30/2017, 7:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
(This is a screening of a performance recorded on April 4, 2014 at Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse. Run-time: 48m 57s)
Appearing in some of the best new rock musicals including Passing Strange and American Idiot, this dynamic pop-rock powerhouse is an unparalleled leader of the new Broadway generation.
The screening will be introduced by Elisa Heinsohn, owner of Broadway Performing Arts. Elisa can currently be seen on re-runs of the TV series Fame. Her Broadway credits include Phantom of the Opera (as the original Meg), Annie Get Your Gun (as Sylvia Potter Porter), Ragtime, 42nd Street and Smile.
Lincoln Center Local partners with your local library to bring exclusive free screenings of Lincoln Center’s finest performances directly to your neighborhood. Major support for Lincoln Center Local: Free Screenings is provided by the Oak Foundation. Additional support is provided by the Booth Ferris Foundation and the Altman Foundation.Click here for more details...
Coloring for Grown-Ups!Adult Events 04/04/2017, 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...
TH Kieren and The Jefferson Jazz concertAdult Events 04/04/2017, 7:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
The ensemble known as TH Kieren and the Jefferson Jazz will perform music largely from the 40s to the 70s made famous by jazz artists and singers such as Harry James, Ray Anthony, Nat King Cole, Maynard Ferguson and Chris Botti. The performance also will include arrangers and composers who have thrived in jazz, swing and pop music such as Erving Berlin, Johnny Mercer, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Victor Young, Stan Kenton and Duke Ellington. Trumpeter TH Kieren will take the lead supported by his group made up of string bass, guitar, keyboard, and their very talented vocalist. Come and take a musical trip back a few years when lively and varied jazz and swing type music was the rage.
Register below or call (973) 744-0500 ext. 2235.Click here for more details...