Senior Space WednesdaysAdult Events 08/15/2018, 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 08/15/2018, 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...
Babies in the LibraryKid & Family Events 08/15/2018, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM Main Library – Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Babies meet babies! Parents and caregivers sing nursery rhymes together with their little ones. Songs, language activities, and board books will be introduced during each session. Make baby’s first library experience a special one! Please note that registration is required for each individual storytime.
Registration required (registration begins on Monday, July 23).
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.Click here for more details...
Treasure lsland Read AloudGreat American Read 08/15/2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Main Library – Isabel Rose Café
Programming for The Great American Read is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association and PBS.
Every Wednesday MatineeAdult Events 08/15/2018, 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 July 2018, Patriotic movies will be shown. The movies are as follows:
August 1: The Fuller Brush Girl – Starring: Lucille Ball, Eddie Albert, Carl Benton Reid .
Sally Elliott tries to get a job as a Fuller brush girl and desperate for money she borrows her friend’s kit without permission and her attempts at selling cosmetics door-to-door are disastrous. She and her fiancé, Humphrey, get involved in a smuggling scheme and she becomes the prime suspect in two murders. They find themselves dodging the police while trying to catch the real killers. (1950, 85 minutes, color).
August 8: Her Husband’s Affairs – Starring: Lucille Ball, Franchot Tone, Edward Everett Horton .
A scientist invents a formula that removes old, thinning hair and replaces it with thick, new hair. Complications ensue. (1947, 84 minutes, color).
August 15: Miss Grant takes Richmond – Starring: Lucille Ball, William Holden, Janis Carter .
A newly hired dumb secretary working for a bookie masquerading as a Realtor causes unintended hilarious troubles for her employer. (1949, 87 minutes, color).
August 22: The long, long trailer – Starring: Lucille Ball, Desi Arnaz, Marjorie Main .
Nicky and Tacy get married and decide to take their honeymoon in their trailer. The humor comes from several disastrous adventures the couple has while traveling including Tacy’s awkward attempt to cook dinner in a moving trailer, and a ride through the mountains that nearly destroys their marriage. (1954, 96 minutes, color).
August 29: Yours, mine and ours — Starring: Lucille Ball, Henry Fonda, Van Johnson.
A widower with ten children falls for a widow with eight, and they must decide about forming a huge, unconventional family. (1968, 111 minutes, color).
All films are free and open to the public, and the library is handicapped accessible. For more information and the library calendar, visit montclairlibrary.org/calendar or contact 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.Click here for more details...
Film: Treasure Island (1934)Adult Events 08/16/2018, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Main Library – Auditorium
Join us for a special screening of Treasure Island (1934) as part of our Great American Read celebration.
Starring Jackie Cooper and Lionel Barrymore. 1 hour, 50 minutes. Young Jim Hawkins is torn between his loyalty to his benefactors and his affection for lovable rogue Long John Silver in their struggle to recover a buried pirate treasure. -IMDB
Programming for The Great American Read is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association and PBS.Click here for more details...
Comic Book Crunch: Intro to Comic Book Illustration with Max FuchsKid & Family Events 08/16/2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Main Library – Youth Services Dept. (3rd Floor)
Ever want to learn how to create your own comic books or graphic novels? Professional comic book artist and Kubert School instructor, Max Fuchs will give students an introduction on how to create and draw characters, how to create narration and dialogue, and how to create a storyboard. Students will get a blank comic book to start during the program. Materials generously provided by East Side Mags.
Ages 10+Click here for more details...
Write Group: Free-for-AllLibrary Groups Events 08/16/2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM Main Library – Tower Room (2nd Floor)
Free-for-All writing events on different writing topics every Thursday evening.Click here for more details...
Yoga on the Plaza!Adult Events 08/17/2018, 9:00 AM Main Library
The physical practice of yoga integrates spirit, mind and body while developing strength, flexibility, relaxation and general well being. All movements can be modified to decrease or increase the intensity. Class is an alignment based vinyasa practice. Remember to bring a mat and water!
This is an open level class presented by the YMCA of Montclair. Class will be moved indoors as the weather dictates. Please enter through the café door. Doors will open at 8:50am.Click here for more details...
Write Group: Novelist GroupsLibrary Groups Events 08/17/2018, 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...