Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 08/14/2019, 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...
Walkers (Babies and toddlers of walking age)Kid & Family Events 08/14/2019, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Main Library – Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
No registration required (space limited, preference given to MPL cardholders).
Toddlers and early walkers explore language and numbers through stories and songs. Picture books and nursery rhymes are used to introduce the wonder of books. Please note that registration is required for each individual storytime.Click here for more details...
Every Wednesday MatineeAdult Events 08/14/2019, 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 August 2019 we will be watching Space movies. The movies are as follows:
The Day the Earth Stood Still (August 7) – Starring: Michael Rennie, Patricia Neal, Hugh Marlowe, & Sam Jaffe. A humanoid alien visitor named Klaatu that comes to Earth, accompanied by a powerful eight-foot tall robot, Gort, to deliver an important message that will affect the entire human race. (1951, 92 mintues, Black & White).
The Martian (August 14) – Starring: Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, & Michael Peña. After being presumed dead on a mission to Mars, an astronaut is left behind by his crew and must find a way to survive and signal to Earth that he is still alive. (2015, 142 mintues, color).
Forbidden Planet (August 21) – Starring: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen, & Robby the Robot. Leslie Nielsen plays the commander who brings his space cruiser crew, and Robby the Robot, to the green-skied world that’s home to Dr. Morbius and his daughter, and to a mysterious terror. (1956, 98 Minutes, Color?).
Interstellar (August 28) – Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain. A team of explorers undertakes the most important mission in human history; traveling beyond this galaxy to discover whether mankind has a future among the stars. (2015, 169 mintues, Color).
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Wednesday Craft: Moon Button Mosaic (Ages 6-11)Kid & Family Events 08/14/2019, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Online registration is available for valid Montclair Public Library card holders. All others should call the Youth Services Department to be added to the waiting list.
Registration required (registration begins Monday, July 22).
Let your imagination sail away into the night sky with stories about the moon. Afterwards we’ll make a crescent moon mosaic with buttons, glue and imagination.
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Page Turn-Her Book GroupAdult Events 08/14/2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
The group was started by Ronald Murphy and Harold Bell in the early 1990s. Titles, selected by members and the group’s facilitator, focus primarily on African American subjects or by African American authors, as well as recommended and popular titles. This group meets on the second Wednesday of each month. The group is currently at capacity. To join the waiting list, contact Adrienne Harden at 973-744-0500 ext. 2241. This group is best suited for ages 55 and up.Click here for more details...
Drop in Tech Support @ EdgemontAdult Events 08/15/2019, 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...
Write Group: Free-for-AllLibrary Groups Events 08/15/2019, 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...
Ice Cream Social: Summer Reading Finale (All ages welcome)Kid & Family Events 08/16/2019, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
No registration required.
Summer’s halfway over and you’ve attended lots of exciting programs at the Library while reading your favorite books! Now it’s time to reward yourself by joining your fellow young readers at our Ice Cream Social! We’ll provide ice cream and games, all you have to bring is your love of reading! Please advise of food allergies.Click here for more details...
Write Group: Free WriteLibrary Groups Events 08/17/2019, 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...
Sankofa Genealogy Support GroupLibrary Groups Events 08/17/2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
Meets monthly to support and share sources of information for family tree research. Multiple sources include online, DNA, workshops, and quest speakers.
Open to the public.Click here for more details...