Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 01/30/2019, 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.
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Questions? Call the library reference desk at 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.Click here for more details...
Write Group: Memoir GroupsLibrary Groups Events 01/30/2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Main Library – Classroom (1st Floor)
Memoir Groups for those seriously writing memoir. Groups 1 & 2 meet alternating Wednesdays. This is not a drop-in group.Click here for more details...
Every Wednesday Movie MatineeAdult Events 01/30/2019, 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 January 2019, we we will be watching movies based on true crimes. The movies are as follows:
January 2: Anatomy of a murder –Starring: James Stewart, Lee Remick, Ben Gazzara. In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case? (1959, 160 minutes, black & white).
January 9: Bonnie and Clyde –Starring: Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, Michael J. Pollard. Bonnie Parker, a bored waitress falls in love with an ex-con named Clyde Barrow and together they start a violent crime spree through the country, stealing cars and robbing banks. (1967, 111 minutes, color).
January 16: The wrong man — Starring: Henry Fonda, Vera Miles, Anthony Quayle. In 1953, an innocent man named Christopher Emmanuel “Manny” Balestrero is arrested after being mistaken for an armed robber. (1956, 105 minutes, black & white).
January 23: I want to live! –Starring: Susan Hayward, Simon Oakland, Virginia Vincent. The true story of brazen bad girl Barbara Graham, a perpetual offender, who tries to go straight but is sent to death row after being implicated in a murder. (1958, 120 minutes, black & white).
January 30: The Boston Strangler — Starring: Tony Curtis, Henry Fonda, George Kennedy. A series of brutal murders in Boston sparks a seemingly endless and increasingly complex manhunt. (1968, 116 minutes, black & white).Click here for more details...
Creativity Café with the Creativity CaravanAdult Events 01/31/2019, 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Boosting Brain Health with Essential OilsAdult Events 01/31/2019, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
Write Group: Free-for-AllLibrary Groups Events 01/31/2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Main Library – Tower Room (2nd Floor)
Free-for-All writing events on different writing topics every Thursday evening.Click here for more details...
Write Group: Novelist GroupsLibrary Groups Events 02/01/2019, 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM Main Library – Classroom (1st Floor)
Novelist Groups meets every Thursday and Friday. This is not a drop-in group.Click here for more details...
Play Go! (Board Game for All Ages)Adult Events 02/02/2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Write Group: Free WriteLibrary Groups Events 02/02/2019, 10:15 AM - 1:00 PM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
Free Write creative writing workshops – write to prompts every Saturday morning.Click here for more details...
Third Annual African American Read-InAdult Events 02/02/2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
We invite everyone to celebrate African American authors by participating in an African American Read-In! Choose your favorite passage from a book, poem, or speech by an African American and sign up for a two-minute time slot to read your chosen piece aloud. Join us as we come together to read, hear, and shine a spotlight on African American literature.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up and submit your reading.
To attend without reading a passage, please register below or call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.
About the African American Read-In:
Sponsored by the Black Caucus of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) and endorsed by the International Literacy Association, the goal of the African American Read-In is to document readers making the celebration of African American literacy a traditional part of Black History Month activities.Click here for more details...