Fade to Books: Free Haircuts for Young ReadersKid & Family Events 07/14/2018, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Get a free haircut when you read a book out loud!
Mahir Abdul-Hakim of Mahir’s Unisex Barbershop, 320 Orange Rd, Montclair, is graciously offering to cut young readers’ hair for free if they read a book while getting their haircut. Just go to the barber shop during listed hours and tell your barber you are ready to read for a haircut.
Participating youngsters will get to enter Montclair Public Library’s monthly drawing for Movie Tickets, Comics, Books & other prizes and you can pick out your free, new book! We are very grateful to East Side Mags and watchung booksellers for donating raffle prizes.
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For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org or call: 973744-0500 ext. 2236.
Ages 12 & under
- Mahir’s World of Beauty, 320 Orange Rd, Montclair
- Please call ahead: (973)744-2026
Saturdays, April-August, 7am-12pm & 2pm-5pmClick here for more details...
Write Group: Free WriteLibrary Groups Events 07/14/2018, 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...
Mariachi Oro de Mexico: An Outdoor Performance and Introduction for KidsKid & Family Events 07/14/2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Main Library
Join us outside at the Library’s plaza as we enjoy a traditional acoustic street performance by Mariachi Oro de Mexico. They’ll perform timeless classics from Mexico’s infinite catalog of folkloric music. Afterwards, we’ll go to the auditorium space to enjoy a brief history about Mariachis.
No registration required
All ages welcome
Outdoor PlazaClick here for more details...
Family Storytime @ Bellevue Avenue BranchKid & Family Events 07/16/2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Bellevue Avenue Branch
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.
This program is designed for newborns through five year-olds accompanied by a favorite adult. Share books, stories, finger-plays, rhymes, and music with your children. Enjoy a story session that encourages a love of reading and fosters the development of early literacy skills. Children of all abilities welcome.
Registration required (registration begins Monday, June 25)
Newborns to 5 year-olds
Kids Place @ Bellevue Avenue Branch Library, 185 Bellevue Ave., Upper MontclairClick here for more details...
Write Group: Support GroupLibrary Groups Events 07/17/2018, 10:15 AM - 11:30 AM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
Support Group core meeting every Tuesday morning to review our writing progress & discuss writing topics.Click here for more details...
Bridge GroupLibrary Groups Events 07/17/2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
All ages and skill levels are welcome to play Bridge every Tuesday afternoon in the Library’s Conference Room.
For more information about this group please contact Linda Welch at 973-744-0500 ext. 2221 or via email at email@example.com.Click here for more details...
Rizzo’s Wildlife DiscoveryKid & Family Events 07/17/2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
Rizzo’s Wildlife Discovery returns to Montclair Public Library with an array of live reptiles and other wonderful critters! Learn how they survive in and out of the water! Don’t miss this assembly of ambassadors from the bug-eating world of amphibians and reptiles!
Registration required (registration begins on Monday, June 25).
Ages 4 & upClick here for more details...
English Conversation GroupLibrary Groups Events 07/17/2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM Main Library – Conference Room (1st Floor)
There is an English Conversation Group that meets every Tuesday from 7 to 8pm in the Main Library’s Conference Room. This is not an ESOL class, rather an informal group conversation aimed at improving your English speaking skills.
This group is unaffiliated with LVA. For more information, please call 973-746-4319 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.Click here for more details...
Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 07/18/2018, 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. Call the library reference desk at 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.Click here for more details...
Write Group: Memoir GroupsLibrary Groups Events 07/18/2018, 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...